Period
to 16 August 2018

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 16 August 2018 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 117 101
Rank change year-on-year -2 -16 +4
Contract jobs citing MySQL 150 137 155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.15% 2.08% 2.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.32% 7.97% 9.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 105 133
City of London median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +16.13%
10th Percentile £322 £319 £294
90th Percentile £625 £583 £588
Central London median daily rate £464 £470 £438
% change year-on-year -1.33% +7.43% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 1,803 1,720 1,680
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 25.85% 26.09% 24.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,426 1,336 1,327
City of London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% +5.56%
10th Percentile £367 £355 £315
90th Percentile £681 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £463
% change year-on-year +5.00% +8.11% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 8
City of London median hourly rate £21.75 £22.99 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.40% +21.01% -36.67%
10th Percentile £19.50 £20.75 £15.83
90th Percentile £32.70 £31.44 £26.72
Central London median hourly rate £22.00 £24.49 £19.00
% change year-on-year -10.15% +28.87% -30.44%

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 16 August 2018.

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 16 August 2018. 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 -17 5 £550 -
Moorgate - 2 £450 -
MySQL
Central London

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, 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 66 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (35.33%) HTML
3 50 (33.33%) PHP
3 50 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 47 (31.33%) JavaScript
4 47 (31.33%) CSS
5 45 (30.00%) Java
6 43 (28.67%) SQL
7 41 (27.33%) Linux
8 40 (26.67%) TDD
9 36 (24.00%) MongoDB
10 35 (23.33%) Finance
11 33 (22.00%) Git (software)
12 30 (20.00%) Relational Database
12 30 (20.00%) DevOps
12 30 (20.00%) Oracle
13 29 (19.33%) Python
14 27 (18.00%) OO
15 24 (16.00%) SQL Server
16 23 (15.33%) MVC
16 23 (15.33%) PostgreSQL
17 22 (14.67%) Docker
17 22 (14.67%) NoSQL
18 20 (13.33%) Open Source
19 19 (12.67%) Puppet
20 18 (12.00%) CSS3
20 18 (12.00%) Ansible
21 17 (11.33%) Kubernetes
21 17 (11.33%) Ruby
21 17 (11.33%) Web Services

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 (8.00%) Apache
2 11 (7.33%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (7.33%) OpenStack
3 9 (6.00%) Drupal
3 9 (6.00%) WebLogic
4 8 (5.33%) Tomcat
5 7 (4.67%) JBoss
6 6 (4.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 6 (4.00%) Apache Spark
6 6 (4.00%) nginx
6 6 (4.00%) WebSphere
7 4 (2.67%) CMS
7 4 (2.67%) WordPress
8 3 (2.00%) Apache Solr
8 3 (2.00%) Confluence
9 2 (1.33%) Apache Pig
9 2 (1.33%) MQSeries
9 2 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.33%) Magento
2 2 (1.33%) Actimize
2 2 (1.33%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 50 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (6.00%) Amazon S3
4 8 (5.33%) GitHub
5 7 (4.67%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (4.67%) SaaS
6 6 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (2.67%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (2.00%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (1.33%) AdWords
9 2 (1.33%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (1.33%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.33%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (1.33%) CloudFront
9 2 (1.33%) Fastly
9 2 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (1.33%) npm
9 2 (1.33%) Serverless
10 1 (0.67%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.67%) HTTP
2 7 (4.67%) VPN
3 6 (4.00%) OpenVPN
3 6 (4.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.33%) Firewall
4 5 (3.33%) Internet
5 4 (2.67%) DNS
5 4 (2.67%) SSL
6 2 (1.33%) DKIM
6 2 (1.33%) DMARC
7 1 (0.67%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.67%) GoToMeeting
7 1 (0.67%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.67%) IPsec
7 1 (0.67%) NAS
7 1 (0.67%) NGN
7 1 (0.67%) Skype
7 1 (0.67%) SSH
7 1 (0.67%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (0.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (24.00%) MongoDB
2 30 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 24 (16.00%) SQL Server
4 23 (15.33%) PostgreSQL
5 22 (14.67%) NoSQL
6 12 (8.00%) Big Data
7 8 (5.33%) Hadoop
7 8 (5.33%) MariaDB
8 7 (4.67%) RDBMS
9 6 (4.00%) Power BI
10 5 (3.33%) InfluxDB
11 4 (2.67%) Amazon Redshift
11 4 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (2.00%) HBase
12 3 (2.00%) Redis
12 3 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (1.33%) DB2
13 2 (1.33%) Riak
13 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 33 (22.00%) Git (software)
2 16 (10.67%) Jenkins
3 10 (6.67%) GitLab
4 8 (5.33%) JUnit
4 8 (5.33%) Xdebug
5 7 (4.67%) Artifactory
5 7 (4.67%) webpack
6 6 (4.00%) JIRA
6 6 (4.00%) Mockito
7 5 (3.33%) Bitbucket
7 5 (3.33%) Grunt
7 5 (3.33%) gulp
7 5 (3.33%) MSTest
7 5 (3.33%) NUnit
8 4 (2.67%) Maven
9 3 (2.00%) Gradle
9 3 (2.00%) Selenium
9 3 (2.00%) Subversion
9 3 (2.00%) Wercker
10 2 (1.33%) RSpec
General
1 35 (23.33%) Finance
2 11 (7.33%) Marketing
3 9 (6.00%) Banking
4 6 (4.00%) Advertising
5 5 (3.33%) Retail Banking
6 4 (2.67%) Mandarin Language
7 3 (2.00%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.00%) Publishing
8 2 (1.33%) Cantonese Language
8 2 (1.33%) Digital Economy
8 2 (1.33%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.33%) French Language
8 2 (1.33%) Front Office
8 2 (1.33%) German Language
8 2 (1.33%) Italian Language
8 2 (1.33%) Japanese Language
8 2 (1.33%) Prime Brokerage
8 2 (1.33%) Retail
8 2 (1.33%) Russian Language
8 2 (1.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 94 (62.67%) Developer
2 29 (19.33%) PHP Developer
3 25 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 18 (12.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (7.33%) Senior Developer
6 9 (6.00%) Drupal Developer
7 8 (5.33%) Analyst
7 8 (5.33%) Data Engineer
7 8 (5.33%) Full Stack Developer
7 8 (5.33%) LAMP Developer
7 8 (5.33%) MySQL Developer
7 8 (5.33%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 8 (5.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 7 (4.67%) AWS Engineer
8 7 (4.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 6 (4.00%) AWS DevOps
9 6 (4.00%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 6 (4.00%) Senior DevOps
10 5 (3.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 5 (3.33%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (35.33%) HTML
2 47 (31.33%) CSS
3 18 (12.00%) CSS3
4 17 (11.33%) Web Services
5 16 (10.67%) LAMP
6 15 (10.00%) React
6 15 (10.00%) Spring
7 14 (9.33%) HTML5
7 14 (9.33%) Symfony
8 13 (8.67%) AngularJS
8 13 (8.67%) Node.js
9 11 (7.33%) Java EE
9 11 (7.33%) REST
10 9 (6.00%) DOM
10 9 (6.00%) jQuery
10 9 (6.00%) Kafka
11 8 (5.33%) JMS
11 8 (5.33%) Middleware
11 8 (5.33%) Silex
11 8 (5.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.00%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.33%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (2.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.67%) Fintech
3 4 (2.67%) Fixed Income
4 3 (2.00%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.00%) Derivative
5 2 (1.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.33%) Equities
5 2 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.33%) OTC Derivatives
5 2 (1.33%) SWIFT
5 2 (1.33%) User Experience
6 1 (0.67%) Clustering
6 1 (0.67%) Handset
6 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 41 (27.33%) Linux
2 17 (11.33%) Unix
3 2 (1.33%) AIX
3 2 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.33%) Windows
4 1 (0.67%) Android
4 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.67%) CentOS
4 1 (0.67%) Solaris
4 1 (0.67%) SUSE
4 1 (0.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (26.67%) TDD
3 30 (20.00%) DevOps
4 27 (18.00%) OO
5 23 (15.33%) MVC
6 20 (13.33%) Open Source
7 13 (8.67%) Microservices
8 12 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (8.00%) E-Commerce
8 12 (8.00%) Scrum
9 11 (7.33%) BDD
9 11 (7.33%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (6.67%) Migration
11 8 (5.33%) Analytics
11 8 (5.33%) Configuration Management
11 8 (5.33%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
11 8 (5.33%) Identity Management
11 8 (5.33%) OOP
11 8 (5.33%) SDLC
11 8 (5.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 50 (33.33%) PHP
2 47 (31.33%) JavaScript
3 45 (30.00%) Java
4 43 (28.67%) SQL
5 29 (19.33%) Python
6 17 (11.33%) Ruby
7 9 (6.00%) Java 8
8 8 (5.33%) Bash Shell
8 8 (5.33%) Perl
9 7 (4.67%) TypeScript
10 6 (4.00%) Shell Script
11 5 (3.33%) R
12 4 (2.67%) C
12 4 (2.67%) C++
12 4 (2.67%) Go
13 3 (2.00%) C#
13 3 (2.00%) PowerShell
13 3 (2.00%) Scala
14 2 (1.33%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (3.33%) Degree
2 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.67%) CISSP
4 1 (0.67%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.67%) MCSA
4 1 (0.67%) MCSE
4 1 (0.67%) OCP
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.33%) GDPR
1 5 (3.33%) QA
2 2 (1.33%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (1.33%) SEPA
System Software
1 22 (14.67%) Docker
2 6 (4.00%) Ceph
2 6 (4.00%) KVM
3 3 (2.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.67%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.67%) HDFS
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.67%) vCloud
4 1 (0.67%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 19 (12.67%) Puppet
2 18 (12.00%) Ansible
3 17 (11.33%) Kubernetes
4 14 (9.33%) Terraform
5 13 (8.67%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (6.00%) Prometheus
7 4 (2.67%) Kibana
7 4 (2.67%) Nagios
7 4 (2.67%) ZABBIX
8 3 (2.00%) logstash
8 3 (2.00%) Pingdom
8 3 (2.00%) Uchiwa
9 2 (1.33%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.33%) Packer
9 2 (1.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.67%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.67%) CFEngine
10 1 (0.67%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.67%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.67%) Salt
Vendors
1 30 (20.00%) Oracle
2 13 (8.67%) Sybase
3 12 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 8 (5.33%) SAP
6 6 (4.00%) Adobe
6 6 (4.00%) Tableau
7 5 (3.33%) New Relic
8 4 (2.67%) Google
9 3 (2.00%) CyberArk
9 3 (2.00%) hybris
9 3 (2.00%) PagerDuty
9 3 (2.00%) Talend
10 2 (1.33%) Alteryx
10 2 (1.33%) IBM
10 2 (1.33%) Jaspersoft
10 2 (1.33%) Murex
10 2 (1.33%) SaltStack
10 2 (1.33%) VMware
10 2 (1.33%) Zend