Period
to 26 April 2019

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 26 April 2019 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
26 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 111 114 113
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1 -14
Contract jobs citing MySQL 139 154 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.10% 2.20% 2.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.12% 8.86% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 133 119
City of London median daily rate £475 £488 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +14.71% -
10th Percentile £337 £340 £313
90th Percentile £638 £625 £575
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £403
% change year-on-year - +24.22% -6.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £35.00 - -
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 1,711 1,739 1,701
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 25.82% 24.86% 27.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,355 1,465 1,355
City of London median daily rate £538 £513 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.88% +5.13% +2.63%
10th Percentile £406 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £675 £644
Central London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
% change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 1
City of London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £22.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.56% +0.74% +17.55%
10th Percentile £29.43 £20.06 £21.67
90th Percentile £57.78 £40.81 £23.00
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £22.34
% change year-on-year +16.67% +34.32% +17.55%

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 26 April 2019.

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

MySQL
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the City of London region over the 6 months to 26 April 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge -37 13 £550 -
MySQL
Central London

For the 6 months to 26 April 2019, 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 56 (40.29%) SQL
1 56 (40.29%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (35.97%) JavaScript
3 48 (34.53%) PostgreSQL
4 46 (33.09%) Java
5 43 (30.94%) Amazon AWS
6 40 (28.78%) Python
7 39 (28.06%) TDD
8 35 (25.18%) HTML
9 33 (23.74%) SQL Server
9 33 (23.74%) Linux
9 33 (23.74%) Microsoft Azure
10 30 (21.58%) Git (software)
10 30 (21.58%) NoSQL
10 30 (21.58%) Oracle
11 29 (20.86%) PHP
12 28 (20.14%) OO
13 27 (19.42%) CSS
14 26 (18.71%) Node.js
14 26 (18.71%) Ansible
14 26 (18.71%) Docker
15 25 (17.99%) Finance
15 25 (17.99%) Continuous Integration
16 24 (17.27%) MongoDB
17 22 (15.83%) DevOps
17 22 (15.83%) Windows
18 21 (15.11%) Relational Database
19 20 (14.39%) Big Data
20 19 (13.67%) Bash Shell
20 19 (13.67%) Microservices

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 15 (10.79%) OpenStack
2 14 (10.07%) Tomcat
3 13 (9.35%) Confluence
3 13 (9.35%) WebLogic
3 13 (9.35%) WebSphere
4 12 (8.63%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (7.19%) Apache
6 7 (5.04%) IIS
6 7 (5.04%) JBoss
6 7 (5.04%) MS Exchange
6 7 (5.04%) SharePoint
7 5 (3.60%) CMS
7 5 (3.60%) Drupal
7 5 (3.60%) WordPress
8 4 (2.88%) Apache Spark
9 3 (2.16%) Gunicorn
9 3 (2.16%) nginx
10 2 (1.44%) Mule
11 1 (0.72%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.72%) SPSS
2 1 (0.72%) Stata
Business Applications
1 6 (4.32%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.44%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.44%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.72%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 43 (30.94%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (23.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (8.63%) AWS Lambda
3 12 (8.63%) Serverless
4 9 (6.47%) Amazon S3
5 8 (5.76%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (5.76%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (5.04%) Office 365
7 6 (4.32%) Datadog
8 4 (2.88%) Google Analytics
9 3 (2.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (2.16%) Amazon Kinesis
9 3 (2.16%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (2.16%) Azure Functions
10 2 (1.44%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (1.44%) AWS CloudTrail
10 2 (1.44%) CloudFront
10 2 (1.44%) npm
10 2 (1.44%) PaaS
10 2 (1.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.19%) DNS
2 9 (6.47%) HTTP
3 8 (5.76%) Firewall
4 7 (5.04%) Internet
4 7 (5.04%) TCP/IP
5 6 (4.32%) IP Telephony
5 6 (4.32%) MPLS
6 4 (2.88%) AMQP
7 3 (2.16%) DHCP
7 3 (2.16%) IPsec
7 3 (2.16%) NAS
8 2 (1.44%) FTP
8 2 (1.44%) SSL
9 1 (0.72%) DMARC
9 1 (0.72%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.72%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.72%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.72%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (34.53%) PostgreSQL
2 33 (23.74%) SQL Server
3 30 (21.58%) NoSQL
4 24 (17.27%) MongoDB
5 21 (15.11%) Relational Database
6 20 (14.39%) Big Data
7 11 (7.91%) Amazon RDS
8 9 (6.47%) RDBMS
8 9 (6.47%) Redis
9 7 (5.04%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (5.04%) Hadoop
9 7 (5.04%) MariaDB
10 6 (4.32%) BigQuery
10 6 (4.32%) Power BI
11 5 (3.60%) Amazon Aurora
11 5 (3.60%) HBase
11 5 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (2.88%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (2.88%) Apache Hive
12 4 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 30 (21.58%) Git (software)
2 18 (12.95%) JIRA
3 16 (11.51%) Subversion
4 13 (9.35%) Jenkins
4 13 (9.35%) MSTest
4 13 (9.35%) NUnit
5 10 (7.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 10 (7.19%) FishEye
6 8 (5.76%) Selenium
7 7 (5.04%) Gatling
7 7 (5.04%) Maven
8 6 (4.32%) jMock
8 6 (4.32%) JUnit
8 6 (4.32%) SonarQube
8 6 (4.32%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (3.60%) Hudson
10 4 (2.88%) Cucumber
10 4 (2.88%) Mocha
11 3 (2.16%) Jasmine
11 3 (2.16%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 25 (17.99%) Finance
2 11 (7.91%) Marketing
3 10 (7.19%) Banking
4 6 (4.32%) Front Office
4 6 (4.32%) Investment Banking
4 6 (4.32%) Retail
5 3 (2.16%) Games
5 3 (2.16%) Legal
5 3 (2.16%) Publishing
6 1 (0.72%) Digital Economy
6 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 81 (58.27%) Developer
2 20 (14.39%) Java Developer
3 14 (10.07%) Senior Developer
4 13 (9.35%) Analyst
5 12 (8.63%) PHP Developer
6 11 (7.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 10 (7.19%) AWS Developer
7 10 (7.19%) React Developer
8 9 (6.47%) Python Developer
9 7 (5.04%) Data Engineer
9 7 (5.04%) Full Stack Developer
9 7 (5.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (5.04%) JavaScript Developer
9 7 (5.04%) SQL Developer
10 6 (4.32%) Applications Specialist
10 6 (4.32%) Applications Support
10 6 (4.32%) Digital Developer
10 6 (4.32%) Digital Transformation
10 6 (4.32%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (3.60%) Applications Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (25.18%) HTML
2 27 (19.42%) CSS
3 26 (18.71%) Node.js
4 16 (11.51%) AngularJS
4 16 (11.51%) React
5 15 (10.79%) REST
6 12 (8.63%) RESTful
7 11 (7.91%) HTML5
7 11 (7.91%) JSON
8 10 (7.19%) Flask
9 9 (6.47%) Redux
9 9 (6.47%) XML
10 8 (5.76%) CSS3
10 8 (5.76%) Express
10 8 (5.76%) jQuery
10 8 (5.76%) LAMP
10 8 (5.76%) Spring
10 8 (5.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (5.04%) Hibernate
11 7 (5.04%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.91%) Fintech
3 6 (4.32%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (3.60%) Replication
5 4 (2.88%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.88%) Fixed Income
6 3 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.16%) Social Media
7 2 (1.44%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.44%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.44%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.44%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.44%) User Experience
8 1 (0.72%) Clustering
8 1 (0.72%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.72%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.72%) iPhone
8 1 (0.72%) NHS
8 1 (0.72%) Robotics
8 1 (0.72%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 33 (23.74%) Linux
2 22 (15.83%) Windows
3 9 (6.47%) Unix
4 4 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.44%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.44%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.44%) Solaris
5 2 (1.44%) SUSE
6 1 (0.72%) AIX
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (40.29%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (28.06%) TDD
3 28 (20.14%) OO
4 25 (17.99%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (15.83%) DevOps
6 19 (13.67%) Microservices
7 18 (12.95%) Migration
8 14 (10.07%) Test Automation
9 13 (9.35%) Front End Development
9 13 (9.35%) Unit Testing
10 12 (8.63%) Analytics
10 12 (8.63%) Software Engineering
11 11 (7.91%) BDD
11 11 (7.91%) Open Source
12 10 (7.19%) Problem-Solving
13 9 (6.47%) Data Analysis
13 9 (6.47%) Data Science
13 9 (6.47%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (5.76%) Change Management
14 8 (5.76%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 56 (40.29%) SQL
2 50 (35.97%) JavaScript
3 46 (33.09%) Java
4 40 (28.78%) Python
5 29 (20.86%) PHP
6 19 (13.67%) Bash Shell
7 16 (11.51%) ES6
8 12 (8.63%) PowerShell
9 10 (7.19%) C#
9 10 (7.19%) Shell Script
10 8 (5.76%) Go
11 5 (3.60%) PL/SQL
11 5 (3.60%) TypeScript
12 3 (2.16%) ES7
12 3 (2.16%) R
12 3 (2.16%) Ruby
12 3 (2.16%) VBA
13 2 (1.44%) C++
13 2 (1.44%) Perl
14 1 (0.72%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 13 (9.35%) Degree
2 5 (3.60%) SC Cleared
2 5 (3.60%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.16%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (1.44%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.72%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.88%) QA
2 1 (0.72%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.72%) GDPR
System Software
1 26 (18.71%) Docker
2 8 (5.76%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.88%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.16%) Apache Flume
4 3 (2.16%) HDFS
5 2 (1.44%) KVM
5 2 (1.44%) RHEV
5 2 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.72%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (18.71%) Ansible
2 17 (12.23%) Puppet
3 16 (11.51%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (4.32%) SCCM
5 5 (3.60%) Terraform
6 3 (2.16%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (1.44%) Data Guard
7 2 (1.44%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.72%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.72%) Nagios
8 1 (0.72%) Opsview
8 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.72%) Salt
8 1 (0.72%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 30 (21.58%) Oracle
2 15 (10.79%) Microsoft
3 10 (7.19%) Splunk
4 9 (6.47%) Tableau
5 8 (5.76%) Sybase
6 6 (4.32%) Sonatype
7 4 (2.88%) Atlassian
7 4 (2.88%) Murex
7 4 (2.88%) VMware
8 3 (2.16%) Citrix
8 3 (2.16%) Google
8 3 (2.16%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.16%) Zend
9 2 (1.44%) Alteryx
9 2 (1.44%) Cloudera
9 2 (1.44%) Informatica
9 2 (1.44%) Rackspace
9 2 (1.44%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.44%) Talend
9 2 (1.44%) Teradata