Period
to 20 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for MySQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MySQL over the 6 months to 20 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

MySQL
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 98 116 116
Rank change year-on-year +18 0 -7
Contract jobs citing MySQL 103 146 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.09% 2.18% 2.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.09% 8.83% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 104 126
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.59% +6.10%
10th Percentile £354 £305 £319
90th Percentile £675 £596 £625
Central London median daily rate £475 £525 £494
% change year-on-year -9.52% +6.33% +16.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

MySQL is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,133 1,654 1,756
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 22.95% 24.71% 24.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 890 1,325 1,472
City of London median daily rate £518 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.43% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £375 £381 £363
90th Percentile £675 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £510 £525 £513
% change year-on-year -2.86% +2.44% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 6
City of London median hourly rate £25.00 £37.09 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.60% +33.66% -38.33%
10th Percentile £22.17 £29.50 £23.38
90th Percentile £46.50 £65.61 £33.25
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.09 £27.50
% change year-on-year -5.63% +34.87% -38.89%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing MySQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for MySQL in the City of London

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MySQL in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for MySQL in the City of London

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MySQL in the City of London

MySQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MySQL in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 January 2020, IT contractor jobs citing MySQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 41 (39.81%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (29.13%) TDD
2 30 (29.13%) PHP
3 29 (28.16%) Python
3 29 (28.16%) Docker
4 28 (27.18%) AWS
5 27 (26.21%) JavaScript
6 25 (24.27%) SQL
7 24 (23.30%) Microservices
8 23 (22.33%) Linux
8 23 (22.33%) Finance
9 22 (21.36%) HTML
10 21 (20.39%) Git (software)
11 20 (19.42%) Azure
11 20 (19.42%) PostgreSQL
12 19 (18.45%) Scrum
13 18 (17.48%) Web Services
13 18 (17.48%) Kubernetes
13 18 (17.48%) DevOps
14 17 (16.50%) Java
15 16 (15.53%) CSS
16 15 (14.56%) C#
16 15 (14.56%) JIRA
16 15 (14.56%) Terraform
17 14 (13.59%) AngularJS
17 14 (13.59%) Migration
18 13 (12.62%) Test Automation
18 13 (12.62%) Relational Database
19 12 (11.65%) React
19 12 (11.65%) Symfony

MySQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (11.65%) Confluence
2 9 (8.74%) Apache
2 9 (8.74%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (5.83%) nginx
4 3 (2.91%) Anypoint
4 3 (2.91%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.91%) IIS
4 3 (2.91%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.91%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.94%) CMS
6 1 (0.97%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.97%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.97%) Drupal
6 1 (0.97%) JBoss
6 1 (0.97%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.97%) SugarCRM
6 1 (0.97%) WildFly
6 1 (0.97%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Zeplin
2 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Magento
2 3 (2.91%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 28 (27.18%) AWS
2 20 (19.42%) Azure
3 10 (9.71%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (9.71%) GCP
4 8 (7.77%) AWS Lambda
4 8 (7.77%) Serverless
5 7 (6.80%) GitHub
6 4 (3.88%) Amazon S3
6 4 (3.88%) Office 365
7 3 (2.91%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (2.91%) Amazon ECS
7 3 (2.91%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (2.91%) CloudFront
7 3 (2.91%) PaaS
8 2 (1.94%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (1.94%) AWS CodeDeploy
8 2 (1.94%) AWS CodePipeline
8 2 (1.94%) AWS Fargate
8 2 (1.94%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (1.94%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.85%) Firewall
2 4 (3.88%) Internet
3 3 (2.91%) DNS
3 3 (2.91%) IP Telephony
3 3 (2.91%) MPLS
4 2 (1.94%) HTTP
5 1 (0.97%) AMQP
5 1 (0.97%) Broadband
5 1 (0.97%) DHCP
5 1 (0.97%) DOCSIS
5 1 (0.97%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.97%) MQTT
5 1 (0.97%) NAS
5 1 (0.97%) SNMP
5 1 (0.97%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.42%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (12.62%) Relational Database
3 11 (10.68%) NoSQL
3 11 (10.68%) Redis
4 8 (7.77%) RDBMS
4 8 (7.77%) SQL Server
5 6 (5.83%) Apache Hive
5 6 (5.83%) MongoDB
6 5 (4.85%) Hadoop
7 4 (3.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (3.88%) Big Data
8 3 (2.91%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (2.91%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.91%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (2.91%) Impala
8 3 (2.91%) Spark SQL
9 2 (1.94%) Amazon Aurora
9 2 (1.94%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.94%) BigQuery
9 2 (1.94%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 21 (20.39%) Git (software)
2 15 (14.56%) JIRA
3 5 (4.85%) Gradle
3 5 (4.85%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.85%) Selenium
4 4 (3.88%) Cypress.io
4 4 (3.88%) Jasmine
4 4 (3.88%) JUnit
4 4 (3.88%) Maven
4 4 (3.88%) Mockito
5 3 (2.91%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.91%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.94%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.94%) Liquibase
6 2 (1.94%) Mocha
6 2 (1.94%) PHPUnit
6 2 (1.94%) Protractor
6 2 (1.94%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.94%) Travis CI
General
1 23 (22.33%) Finance
2 7 (6.80%) Banking
3 4 (3.88%) Advertising
4 3 (2.91%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.94%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.94%) Games
5 2 (1.94%) Legal
5 2 (1.94%) Marketing
6 1 (0.97%) Publishing
6 1 (0.97%) Retail
Job Titles
1 74 (71.84%) Developer
2 23 (22.33%) PHP Developer
3 11 (10.68%) MySQL Developer
3 11 (10.68%) Python Developer
3 11 (10.68%) Senior Developer
4 9 (8.74%) .NET Developer
4 9 (8.74%) Architect
4 9 (8.74%) Full Stack Developer
4 9 (8.74%) React Developer
4 9 (8.74%) Symfony Developer
5 8 (7.77%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 8 (7.77%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 6 (5.83%) Azure Developer
6 6 (5.83%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (5.83%) Principal Developer
6 6 (5.83%) Web Developer
7 5 (4.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (4.85%) PHP Web Developer
7 5 (4.85%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (4.85%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (21.36%) HTML
2 18 (17.48%) Web Services
3 16 (15.53%) CSS
4 14 (13.59%) AngularJS
5 12 (11.65%) React
5 12 (11.65%) Symfony
6 11 (10.68%) .NET
6 11 (10.68%) Kafka
6 11 (10.68%) RESTful
7 9 (8.74%) HTML5
7 9 (8.74%) RabbitMQ
7 9 (8.74%) REST
8 8 (7.77%) LAMP
8 8 (7.77%) Node.js
9 7 (6.80%) Jest
10 6 (5.83%) Express
10 6 (5.83%) React Native
10 6 (5.83%) Spring Boot
11 5 (4.85%) jQuery
11 5 (4.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.80%) User Experience
2 5 (4.85%) Renewable Energy
3 4 (3.88%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.91%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.94%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.94%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.94%) NHS
5 2 (1.94%) Video\Live Streaming
6 1 (0.97%) Blog
6 1 (0.97%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.97%) Clustering
6 1 (0.97%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.97%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.97%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (22.33%) Linux
2 5 (4.85%) Unix
2 5 (4.85%) Windows
3 2 (1.94%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.97%) Android
4 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.97%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.97%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (39.81%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (29.13%) TDD
3 24 (23.30%) Microservices
4 19 (18.45%) Scrum
5 18 (17.48%) DevOps
6 14 (13.59%) Migration
7 13 (12.62%) Test Automation
8 9 (8.74%) BDD
8 9 (8.74%) Fintech
8 9 (8.74%) Pair Programming
9 8 (7.77%) Multithreading
9 8 (7.77%) Unit Testing
10 7 (6.80%) B2C
10 7 (6.80%) Continuous Deployment
10 7 (6.80%) Dependency Injection
10 7 (6.80%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 7 (6.80%) Front End Development
10 7 (6.80%) MVC
11 6 (5.83%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (5.83%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 30 (29.13%) PHP
2 29 (28.16%) Python
3 27 (26.21%) JavaScript
4 25 (24.27%) SQL
5 17 (16.50%) Java
6 15 (14.56%) C#
7 10 (9.71%) Go
8 5 (4.85%) TypeScript
9 4 (3.88%) Java 8
9 4 (3.88%) Ruby
9 4 (3.88%) Scala
10 3 (2.91%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.97%) ES6
11 1 (0.97%) PHP 7
11 1 (0.97%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.97%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (4.85%) SC Cleared
1 5 (4.85%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.91%) Degree
3 2 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.97%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.97%) CISSP
4 1 (0.97%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.97%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.80%) QA
System Software
1 29 (28.16%) Docker
2 6 (5.83%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.94%) Varnish
4 1 (0.97%) zsh
Systems Management
1 18 (17.48%) Kubernetes
2 15 (14.56%) Terraform
3 10 (9.71%) Ansible
4 5 (4.85%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (3.88%) Puppet
6 3 (2.91%) SCCM
7 2 (1.94%) MIIS
7 2 (1.94%) Salt
8 1 (0.97%) Galera Cluster
8 1 (0.97%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.97%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.97%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (7.77%) Google
2 7 (6.80%) Atlassian
3 5 (4.85%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.88%) MuleSoft
5 3 (2.91%) Citrix
5 3 (2.91%) Cloudera
5 3 (2.91%) Hortonworks
6 2 (1.94%) F5
6 2 (1.94%) IBM
6 2 (1.94%) SaltStack
6 2 (1.94%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.94%) Splunk
7 1 (0.97%) Adobe
7 1 (0.97%) CyberArk
7 1 (0.97%) HubSpot
7 1 (0.97%) NetApp
7 1 (0.97%) New Relic
7 1 (0.97%) Nokia
7 1 (0.97%) Oracle
7 1 (0.97%) VMware