Period
to 13 April 2021

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 13 April 2021 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
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 103 99 112
Rank change year-on-year -4 +13 +6
Contract jobs citing MySQL 36 79 149
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.49% 1.95% 2.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.03% 8.20% 8.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 60 107
10th Percentile £350 £349 £337
25th Percentile £402 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £481 £475 £500
Median % change year-on-year +1.32% -5.00% +1.27%
75th Percentile £541 £561 £575
90th Percentile £574 £647 £615
Central London median daily rate £478 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +0.63% -5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
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 512 964 1,761
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 21.17% 23.75% 25.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 738 1,394
10th Percentile £360 £366 £406
25th Percentile £425 £425 £456
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £537
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.82% +2.21%
75th Percentile £638 £600 £600
90th Percentile £701 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £526 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +5.25% -4.76% +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 9
10th Percentile " " £19.85
25th Percentile £21.73 £24.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate £23.45 £31.75 £35.00
Median % change year-on-year -26.14% -9.29% +59.09%
75th Percentile £25.18 £41.38 £37.50
90th Percentile " £45.20 £56.50
Central London median hourly rate £42.98 £31.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year +35.35% -9.29% +55.56%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing MySQL as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing MySQL in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for MySQL in the City of London

MySQL
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing MySQL in the City of London over the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for MySQL in the City of London

MySQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing MySQL in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for MySQL in the City of London

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, 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 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (47.22%) SQL
3 16 (44.44%) Oracle
4 14 (38.89%) SQL Server
4 14 (38.89%) Linux
4 14 (38.89%) AWS
5 12 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (30.56%) Migration
6 11 (30.56%) Git (software)
7 10 (27.78%) Amazon RDS
7 10 (27.78%) CSS
7 10 (27.78%) Python
7 10 (27.78%) HTML
7 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
8 9 (25.00%) Java
8 9 (25.00%) ETL
8 9 (25.00%) Amazon Aurora
8 9 (25.00%) Serverless
9 8 (22.22%) AWS Lambda
9 8 (22.22%) Finance
9 8 (22.22%) MongoDB
10 7 (19.44%) NoSQL
10 7 (19.44%) Amazon S3
10 7 (19.44%) Azure
10 7 (19.44%) Oracle Database
10 7 (19.44%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (19.44%) User Experience
10 7 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (16.67%) Data Modelling

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 5 (13.89%) Drupal
2 3 (8.33%) Confluence
2 3 (8.33%) SAS
3 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.78%) Camunda
4 1 (2.78%) CMS
4 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.78%) JBoss
4 1 (2.78%) Mule
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Fuse
4 1 (2.78%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.78%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Magento
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.78%) SAP MDG
2 1 (2.78%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 14 (38.89%) AWS
2 9 (25.00%) Serverless
3 8 (22.22%) AWS Lambda
4 7 (19.44%) Amazon S3
4 7 (19.44%) Azure
5 5 (13.89%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (13.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (11.11%) Azure Data Factory
6 4 (11.11%) GitHub
7 3 (8.33%) Amazon ECS
8 2 (5.56%) CloudFront
8 2 (5.56%) GCP
8 2 (5.56%) Route 53
9 1 (2.78%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (2.78%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (2.78%) Amazon Glacier
9 1 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (2.78%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (2.78%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
1 1 (2.78%) Kerberos
1 1 (2.78%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 12 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (27.78%) Amazon RDS
4 9 (25.00%) Amazon Aurora
5 8 (22.22%) MongoDB
6 7 (19.44%) NoSQL
6 7 (19.44%) Oracle Database
7 5 (13.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (13.89%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (13.89%) Relational Database
8 4 (11.11%) MS Access
9 2 (5.56%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (5.56%) Apache Hive
9 2 (5.56%) ArangoDB
9 2 (5.56%) Big Data
9 2 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (5.56%) Hadoop
9 2 (5.56%) Redis
10 1 (2.78%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 11 (30.56%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.11%) Cypress.io
2 4 (11.11%) Selenium
3 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (8.33%) JIRA
3 3 (8.33%) Maven
3 3 (8.33%) Subversion
4 2 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (5.56%) Gradle
4 2 (5.56%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.78%) Ant
5 1 (2.78%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.78%) CircleCI
5 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.78%) FishEye
5 1 (2.78%) Hudson
5 1 (2.78%) jMock
5 1 (2.78%) JUnit
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Retail
4 1 (2.78%) International Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Law
4 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Developer
2 10 (27.78%) Senior Developer
3 7 (19.44%) DBA
4 5 (13.89%) Administrator
4 5 (13.89%) Drupal Developer
5 4 (11.11%) ETL Tester
5 4 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
5 4 (11.11%) Senior Drupal Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Tester
6 3 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (5.56%) AWS Developer
7 2 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Magento Developer
7 2 (5.56%) PostgreSQL DBA
7 2 (5.56%) React Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior React Developer
7 2 (5.56%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) CSS
1 10 (27.78%) HTML
2 6 (16.67%) SOAP
2 6 (16.67%) Spring
3 5 (13.89%) Node.js
3 5 (13.89%) Sass
4 4 (11.11%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 4 (11.11%) React
4 4 (11.11%) RESTful
4 4 (11.11%) XML
5 3 (8.33%) AngularJS
5 3 (8.33%) JSON
5 3 (8.33%) Spring Boot
6 2 (5.56%) Hibernate
6 2 (5.56%) HTML5
6 2 (5.56%) JMS
6 2 (5.56%) Redux
6 2 (5.56%) REST
7 1 (2.78%) JAXB
7 1 (2.78%) JTS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) User Experience
2 5 (13.89%) Replication
3 2 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.78%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 14 (38.89%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Unix
2 2 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (30.56%) Migration
3 9 (25.00%) ETL
4 7 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (19.44%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (16.67%) BDD
5 6 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
5 6 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 6 (16.67%) TDD
6 5 (13.89%) Data Migration
6 5 (13.89%) Front End Development
6 5 (13.89%) High Availability
6 5 (13.89%) SDLC
6 5 (13.89%) Task Automation
6 5 (13.89%) Test Automation
7 4 (11.11%) ATDD
7 4 (11.11%) DevOps
7 4 (11.11%) Microservices
7 4 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
7 4 (11.11%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 17 (47.22%) SQL
2 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
2 10 (27.78%) Python
3 9 (25.00%) Java
4 5 (13.89%) Bash Shell
4 5 (13.89%) Ruby
5 3 (8.33%) PHP
5 3 (8.33%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.56%) C#
6 2 (5.56%) C++
6 2 (5.56%) Go
6 2 (5.56%) Perl
6 2 (5.56%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.78%) HiveQL
7 1 (2.78%) Java 8
7 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.78%) Scala
7 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) GDPR
2 1 (2.78%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (8.33%) Docker
3 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.78%) HDFS
3 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 4 (11.11%) Foglight
3 3 (8.33%) Kubernetes
4 2 (5.56%) Ansible
4 2 (5.56%) Terraform
5 1 (2.78%) Control-M
5 1 (2.78%) Data Guard
5 1 (2.78%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.78%) Puppet
5 1 (2.78%) QRadar
5 1 (2.78%) Salt
5 1 (2.78%) Tivoli
5 1 (2.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) Oracle
2 2 (5.56%) IBM
2 2 (5.56%) Informatica
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) Sybase
2 2 (5.56%) Talend
3 1 (2.78%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.78%) BMC
3 1 (2.78%) Cognos
3 1 (2.78%) CyberArk
3 1 (2.78%) Dynatrace
3 1 (2.78%) EMC
3 1 (2.78%) Google
3 1 (2.78%) Murex
3 1 (2.78%) Qualys
3 1 (2.78%) SAP
3 1 (2.78%) Serena
3 1 (2.78%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.78%) Splunk
3 1 (2.78%) VMware