The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for MySQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MySQL over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
MySQL
UK / England
Rank 99 103 95
Rank change year-on-year +4 -8  
Contract jobs citing MySQL 958 1074 1032
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.29% 2.19% 2.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.03% 9.81% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 723 740 654
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 4
Median hourly rate £42.75 £47.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.04% +213.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £19.00 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.10 £51.80 £32.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £31.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +36.80% -16.66%  

MySQL is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 9553 10944 10785
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 22.86% 22.31% 22.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6496 7406 7015
Median daily rate £450 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 159 147
Median hourly rate £34.24 £32.75 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing MySQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for MySQL in England

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MySQL in England

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL in England over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MySQL in England

MySQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MySQL in England

MySQL
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the England region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -5 467 £425 -5.55% 249
South East -13 118 £375 +4.16% 117
North West +30 101 £388 +19.23% 83
Yorkshire +12 75 £358 -4.66% 73
West Midlands +53 74 £375 +41.50% 46
East of England -11 41 £421 +5.25% 41
East Midlands -12 31 £350 +3.70% 39
South West -35 31 £325 -7.14% 49
North East -8 12 £469 +33.92% 18
Midlands - 4 £600 -
South Coast - 1 - -
MySQL
UK

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MySQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 790 (39.30%) Linux
2 760 (37.81%) HTML
3 749 (37.26%) JavaScript
4 722 (35.92%) Agile Software Development
5 697 (34.68%) PHP
6 662 (32.94%) CSS
7 617 (30.70%) Java
8 568 (28.26%) Git (software)
9 523 (26.02%) SQL
10 440 (21.89%) PostgreSQL
11 413 (20.55%) Python
12 387 (19.25%) Oracle
13 374 (18.61%) MongoDB
14 362 (18.01%) Jenkins
15 338 (16.82%) SQL Server
16 329 (16.37%) DevOps
17 322 (16.02%) Amazon AWS
18 319 (15.87%) Web Services
19 317 (15.77%) TDD
20 309 (15.37%) Apache
21 301 (14.98%) Scrum
22 292 (14.53%) NoSQL
23 287 (14.28%) Ruby
24 286 (14.23%) HTML5
25 282 (14.03%) REST
26 278 (13.83%) LAMP
27 269 (13.38%) Puppet
28 263 (13.08%) jQuery
29 256 (12.74%) Continuous Integration
30 236 (11.74%) MVC

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in England 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
1 309 (15.37%) Apache
2 159 (7.91%) Tomcat
3 126 (6.27%) Drupal
4 117 (5.82%) Elasticsearch
4 117 (5.82%) nginx
5 93 (4.63%) CMS
6 77 (3.83%) WordPress
7 68 (3.38%) Confluence
8 57 (2.84%) JBoss
9 56 (2.79%) OpenStack
10 53 (2.64%) WebSphere
11 40 (1.99%) Apache Spark
12 38 (1.89%) Apache Solr
13 35 (1.74%) IIS
14 34 (1.69%) WebLogic
15 29 (1.44%) Jetty
16 26 (1.29%) Mule ESB
17 18 (0.90%) Moodle
17 18 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 15 (0.75%) WildFly
Applications
1 74 (3.68%) MS Excel
2 22 (1.09%) Photoshop
3 13 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 9 (0.45%) MS Office
5 6 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.20%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.15%) HipChat
8 2 (0.100%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.050%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.050%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 56 (2.79%) Magento
2 10 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 4 (0.20%) SAP Business One
6 3 (0.15%) assyst
6 3 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
6 3 (0.15%) OpenCart
6 3 (0.15%) RMDS
7 2 (0.100%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.100%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.050%) nopCommerce
8 1 (0.050%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.050%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.050%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.050%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 322 (16.02%) Amazon AWS
2 103 (5.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 60 (2.99%) GitHub
4 40 (1.99%) Amazon EC2
4 40 (1.99%) SaaS
5 32 (1.59%) Amazon S3
6 27 (1.34%) IaaS
7 26 (1.29%) Google Analytics
8 25 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
9 22 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
9 22 (1.09%) PaaS
10 20 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
10 20 (1.00%) Slack
11 13 (0.65%) Route 53
12 12 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 10 (0.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 10 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
14 9 (0.45%) Amazon EMR
15 8 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
15 8 (0.40%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 152 (7.56%) HTTP
2 117 (5.82%) TCP/IP
3 85 (4.23%) SSL
4 61 (3.03%) Firewall
5 57 (2.84%) DNS
6 50 (2.49%) LDAP
7 44 (2.19%) Internet
7 44 (2.19%) SAN
8 35 (1.74%) VPN
9 22 (1.09%) LAN
10 21 (1.04%) Network Security
10 21 (1.04%) WAN
11 19 (0.95%) HTTPS
11 19 (0.95%) Intranet
12 18 (0.90%) Kerberos
13 17 (0.85%) DHCP
13 17 (0.85%) Reverse Proxy
14 15 (0.75%) AMQP
15 13 (0.65%) SNMP
15 13 (0.65%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 440 (21.89%) PostgreSQL
2 374 (18.61%) MongoDB
3 338 (16.82%) SQL Server
4 292 (14.53%) NoSQL
5 189 (9.40%) Relational Database
6 150 (7.46%) Apache Cassandra
7 88 (4.38%) Big Data
8 82 (4.08%) Hadoop
9 79 (3.93%) Redis
10 72 (3.58%) MariaDB
10 72 (3.58%) Oracle Database
11 67 (3.33%) RDBMS
12 59 (2.94%) HBase
13 56 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
14 37 (1.84%) Apache Hive
15 30 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
16 27 (1.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 25 (1.24%) CouchDB
18 24 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
18 24 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 568 (28.26%) Git (software)
2 362 (18.01%) Jenkins
3 138 (6.87%) JIRA
4 137 (6.82%) Subversion
5 102 (5.07%) JUnit
6 82 (4.08%) Maven
7 53 (2.64%) Vagrant
8 52 (2.59%) Eclipse
9 49 (2.44%) Cucumber
10 46 (2.29%) Mercurial
11 42 (2.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 38 (1.89%) Jasmine
12 38 (1.89%) Mockito
13 36 (1.79%) Selenium
14 34 (1.69%) Bitbucket
15 32 (1.59%) GitLab
16 27 (1.34%) Ant
17 25 (1.24%) Sonatype Nexus
18 24 (1.19%) Grunt
18 24 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 171 (8.51%) Finance
2 66 (3.28%) Marketing
3 58 (2.89%) Telecoms
4 46 (2.29%) Banking
5 37 (1.84%) Retail
6 33 (1.64%) Publishing
7 25 (1.24%) Games
8 23 (1.14%) Advertising
9 19 (0.95%) Manufacturing
10 13 (0.65%) Investment Banking
11 12 (0.60%) Legal
12 10 (0.50%) Electronics
13 7 (0.35%) Financial Institution
13 7 (0.35%) Front Office
14 6 (0.30%) Aerospace
14 6 (0.30%) Billing
14 6 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.15%) Back Office
15 3 (0.15%) Local Government
16 2 (0.100%) Law
Job Titles
1 1179 (58.66%) Developer
2 332 (16.52%) PHP Developer
3 281 (13.98%) Java Developer
4 155 (7.71%) DevOps Engineer
5 122 (6.07%) DBA
6 118 (5.87%) Senior Developer
7 115 (5.72%) Architect
8 111 (5.52%) MySQL Developer
9 99 (4.93%) Administrator
10 87 (4.33%) Drupal Developer
11 74 (3.68%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 72 (3.58%) Linux Engineer
12 72 (3.58%) Web Developer
13 68 (3.38%) JavaScript Developer
14 59 (2.94%) MySQL DBA
15 58 (2.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 55 (2.74%) Linux/Unix DevOps
17 54 (2.69%) Full Stack Developer
18 50 (2.49%) Analyst
19 47 (2.34%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 760 (37.81%) HTML
2 662 (32.94%) CSS
3 319 (15.87%) Web Services
4 286 (14.23%) HTML5
5 282 (14.03%) REST
6 278 (13.83%) LAMP
7 263 (13.08%) jQuery
8 233 (11.59%) AngularJS
9 228 (11.34%) Spring
10 208 (10.35%) XML
11 202 (10.05%) JSON
12 199 (9.90%) Node.js
13 185 (9.20%) RESTful
14 180 (8.96%) CSS3
15 132 (6.57%) SOAP
16 119 (5.92%) .NET
17 118 (5.87%) Symfony
18 117 (5.82%) Laravel
19 115 (5.72%) Ajax
20 97 (4.83%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 102 (5.07%) User Experience
2 80 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
3 58 (2.89%) Computer Science
3 58 (2.89%) Replication
4 55 (2.74%) Mobile App
5 43 (2.14%) Data Centre
6 37 (1.84%) Clustering
7 30 (1.49%) Client/Server
8 28 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
9 24 (1.19%) Linux Command Line
10 22 (1.09%) Data Structures
11 21 (1.04%) Management Information System
12 20 (1.00%) Algorithms
12 20 (1.00%) Fintech
13 14 (0.70%) Public Cloud
14 13 (0.65%) STB
14 13 (0.65%) W3C
15 10 (0.50%) CMDB
16 9 (0.45%) Digital Media
16 9 (0.45%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 790 (39.30%) Linux
2 181 (9.00%) Unix
3 175 (8.71%) Windows
4 127 (6.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 97 (4.83%) CentOS
6 64 (3.18%) Ubuntu
7 44 (2.19%) Windows Server
8 42 (2.09%) Android
9 40 (1.99%) Apple iOS
10 39 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
11 31 (1.54%) Solaris
12 19 (0.95%) Mac OS X
13 17 (0.85%) Debian
13 17 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (0.60%) CoreOS
14 12 (0.60%) HPUX
14 12 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
15 10 (0.50%) AIX
16 7 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
17 6 (0.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 722 (35.92%) Agile Software Development
2 329 (16.37%) DevOps
3 317 (15.77%) TDD
4 301 (14.98%) Scrum
5 256 (12.74%) Continuous Integration
6 236 (11.74%) MVC
7 230 (11.44%) Open Source
8 214 (10.65%) Configuration Management
9 202 (10.05%) Web Development
10 174 (8.66%) E-Commerce
11 169 (8.41%) Microservices
12 159 (7.91%) Software Engineering
13 156 (7.76%) OO
14 140 (6.97%) Kanban
15 126 (6.27%) BDD
16 101 (5.02%) Mentoring
17 97 (4.83%) Continuous Delivery
18 93 (4.63%) Front End Development
19 92 (4.58%) OOP
20 87 (4.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 749 (37.26%) JavaScript
2 697 (34.68%) PHP
3 617 (30.70%) Java
4 523 (26.02%) SQL
5 413 (20.55%) Python
6 287 (14.28%) Ruby
7 169 (8.41%) Perl
8 152 (7.56%) Bash Shell
9 125 (6.22%) Scala
10 116 (5.77%) C#
11 50 (2.49%) Go
12 48 (2.39%) C++
12 48 (2.39%) PowerShell
13 46 (2.29%) Shell Script
14 40 (1.99%) PL/SQL
15 38 (1.89%) Groovy
16 30 (1.49%) T-SQL
17 27 (1.34%) C
18 19 (0.95%) PHP 5
19 18 (0.90%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 115 (5.72%) Security Cleared
2 80 (3.98%) SC Cleared
3 73 (3.63%) Degree
4 20 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 11 (0.55%) RHCE
6 9 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (0.35%) CCNA
7 7 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (0.35%) DV Cleared
8 6 (0.30%) CCNP
9 5 (0.25%) MCSA
9 5 (0.25%) MCSE
10 4 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
10 4 (0.20%) RHCA
10 4 (0.20%) RHCSA
11 3 (0.15%) CESG Certified Professional
11 3 (0.15%) CISSP
11 3 (0.15%) OCPJP
12 2 (0.100%) MCP
12 2 (0.100%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (2.29%) QA
2 18 (0.90%) Data Quality
3 14 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
4 10 (0.50%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.30%) SLA
6 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.15%) SDET
7 1 (0.050%) COBIT
7 1 (0.050%) ISO27005
7 1 (0.050%) PMO
7 1 (0.050%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 177 (8.81%) Docker
2 90 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (3.08%) Active Directory
4 38 (1.89%) HDFS
5 24 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
6 22 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
6 22 (1.09%) Xen
7 18 (0.90%) NFS
8 16 (0.80%) LXC
9 14 (0.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 13 (0.65%) VirtualBox
10 13 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
11 10 (0.50%) Postfix
12 9 (0.45%) GlusterFS
12 9 (0.45%) Hyper-V
12 9 (0.45%) Varnish
13 7 (0.35%) KVM
13 7 (0.35%) XenServer
14 6 (0.30%) Squid
Systems Management
1 269 (13.38%) Puppet
2 220 (10.95%) Ansible
3 180 (8.96%) Opscode Chef
4 80 (3.98%) Nagios
5 72 (3.58%) Salt
6 52 (2.59%) HAProxy
7 48 (2.39%) Kibana
7 48 (2.39%) logstash
8 41 (2.04%) Terraform
9 29 (1.44%) Kubernetes
10 28 (1.39%) Hadoop YARN
11 22 (1.09%) ZABBIX
12 15 (0.75%) Galera Cluster
13 14 (0.70%) Grafana
14 13 (0.65%) Mesos
15 12 (0.60%) Zenoss
16 10 (0.50%) Cobbler
16 10 (0.50%) Oracle RMAN
17 9 (0.45%) ITRS Geneos
17 9 (0.45%) StatsD
Vendors
1 387 (19.25%) Oracle
2 154 (7.66%) Red Hat
3 152 (7.56%) Microsoft
4 141 (7.01%) VMware
5 92 (4.58%) Zend
6 77 (3.83%) Google
7 54 (2.69%) IBM
8 41 (2.04%) Rackspace
9 37 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
9 37 (1.84%) SAP
10 35 (1.74%) Tableau
11 30 (1.49%) Cisco
12 29 (1.44%) Adobe
13 25 (1.24%) hybris
14 23 (1.14%) HP
14 23 (1.14%) Splunk
15 22 (1.09%) Atlassian
15 22 (1.09%) Sybase
16 21 (1.04%) SaltStack
17 20 (1.00%) Talend
Warwickshire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £275 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Affinity Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Firway Consulting
Rate: Good
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £300 - £350 Per Day PHP, Symfony, Support Developer, MySQL
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Scunthorpe, South Humberside
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day 6 months initially likely to extend
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Edison Hill Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £340 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £530 per day + 6 Months
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £479 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North West
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Claremont Consulting Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £475 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Stonehouse, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Thame, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Claremont Consulting Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £300-400
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £479 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £340 to £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Searchability
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £380 - £450 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago