Period
to 18 January 2021

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 6 months to 18 January 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
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 125 131 98
Rank change year-on-year +6 -33 +6
Contract jobs citing MySQL 709 1,309 2,339
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 2.10% 1.99% 2.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.76% 9.28% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 959 1,663
Median daily rate £488 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.05%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £306
90th Percentile £668 £638 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 11
Median hourly rate £68.00 £22.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +202.22% -35.71% -
UK median hourly rate £68.00 £22.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +202.22% -35.71% -

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 England with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 7,262 14,112 20,801
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.48% 21.45% 22.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,038 9,732 14,623
Median daily rate £488 £475 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% -1.04% +2.13%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £320
90th Percentile £668 £669 £650
UK median daily rate £480 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +1.05% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 194 205
Median hourly rate £26.00 £26.25 £27.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.95% -5.34% -7.57%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.75 £14.43
90th Percentile £61.45 £58.90 £55.00
Median hourly rate £26.00 £26.00 £26.38
% change year-on-year - -1.43% -11.34%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing MySQL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for MySQL in England

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing MySQL in England.

Daily rate trend for MySQL in England

MySQL
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing MySQL in England over the 6 months to 18 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for MySQL in England

MySQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing MySQL in England.

Hourly rate trend for MySQL in England

MySQL
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing MySQL in England over the 6 months to 18 January 2021.

Hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 18 January 2021. 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 -8 373 £525 +5.00% 184
North of England +26 117 £400 - 187
North West +17 77 £425 +6.25% 106
Midlands +36 73 £383 -4.25% 110
West Midlands +47 50 £383 -4.25% 58
East of England +27 48 £450 +3.45% 44
South East +20 36 £425 +6.25% 76
South West +66 34 £375 -11.76% 90
Yorkshire +30 33 £375 -14.29% 67
East Midlands +15 23 £369 +1.72% 51
North East +27 7 £450 -7.46% 14
MySQL
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 England region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 288 (40.62%) Agile Software Development
2 267 (37.66%) Java
2 267 (37.66%) SQL
3 263 (37.09%) Oracle
4 260 (36.67%) AWS
5 203 (28.63%) Linux
6 191 (26.94%) SQL Server
7 186 (26.23%) JavaScript
7 186 (26.23%) Git (software)
8 181 (25.53%) Python
9 172 (24.26%) Docker
10 164 (23.13%) Microservices
11 159 (22.43%) PostgreSQL
12 156 (22.00%) Azure
13 148 (20.87%) Jenkins
14 138 (19.46%) Web Services
14 138 (19.46%) HTML
15 136 (19.18%) DevOps
16 124 (17.49%) CSS
17 123 (17.35%) Kubernetes
18 121 (17.07%) MongoDB
19 115 (16.22%) Relational Database
19 115 (16.22%) Finance
20 113 (15.94%) Apache
21 112 (15.80%) Unix
22 109 (15.37%) PHP
23 106 (14.95%) Spring
24 103 (14.53%) TDD
25 94 (13.26%) Node.js
26 92 (12.98%) Windows

MySQL
Co-occurring 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
1 113 (15.94%) Apache
2 55 (7.76%) Confluence
3 51 (7.19%) JBoss
4 26 (3.67%) Tomcat
5 25 (3.53%) Red Hat Fuse
6 24 (3.39%) Mule
7 22 (3.10%) Elasticsearch
8 20 (2.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 20 (2.82%) WebLogic
9 18 (2.54%) nginx
10 16 (2.26%) WebSphere
11 13 (1.83%) WordPress
12 12 (1.69%) Apache Spark
12 12 (1.69%) Appian
13 10 (1.41%) Drupal
14 8 (1.13%) IIS
15 6 (0.85%) SAS
16 5 (0.71%) CMS
16 5 (0.71%) NetWeaver
16 5 (0.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 35 (4.94%) Spreadsheet
2 11 (1.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (2.82%) Magento
2 15 (2.12%) SAP FI-CA
3 8 (1.13%) SAP PSCD
3 8 (1.13%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 3 (0.42%) Shopify
5 2 (0.28%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.14%) Exstream
6 1 (0.14%) FastStats
6 1 (0.14%) FastStats PeopleStage
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 260 (36.67%) AWS
2 156 (22.00%) Azure
3 83 (11.71%) Serverless
4 78 (11.00%) AWS Lambda
5 77 (10.86%) Amazon S3
6 68 (9.59%) GCP
7 57 (8.04%) Amazon ECS
8 37 (5.22%) GitHub
9 36 (5.08%) Apigee
10 29 (4.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 25 (3.53%) Amazon EC2
12 22 (3.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 20 (2.82%) AWS CloudFormation
14 19 (2.68%) OpenShift
15 18 (2.54%) Power Platform
16 17 (2.40%) CloudFront
17 14 (1.97%) Amazon EKS
17 14 (1.97%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 14 (1.97%) Amazon SQS
17 14 (1.97%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.95%) HTTP
2 25 (3.53%) DNS
3 21 (2.96%) Firewall
4 11 (1.55%) Intrusion Detection
5 10 (1.41%) SSH
6 9 (1.27%) DHCP
6 9 (1.27%) TCP/IP
7 8 (1.13%) VPN
8 7 (0.99%) CTI
8 7 (0.99%) Softphone
8 7 (0.99%) SSL
9 6 (0.85%) HTTPS
9 6 (0.85%) IPsec
9 6 (0.85%) Skype
10 5 (0.71%) MPLS
10 5 (0.71%) NAS
10 5 (0.71%) PBX
10 5 (0.71%) VoIP
10 5 (0.71%) WAN
10 5 (0.71%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 191 (26.94%) SQL Server
2 159 (22.43%) PostgreSQL
3 121 (17.07%) MongoDB
4 115 (16.22%) Relational Database
5 66 (9.31%) NoSQL
6 62 (8.74%) Hadoop
7 59 (8.32%) Data Warehouse
8 49 (6.91%) Apache Hive
9 48 (6.77%) Amazon Redshift
10 39 (5.50%) Pentaho
11 37 (5.22%) Amazon RDS
12 33 (4.65%) Impala
12 33 (4.65%) Oracle Database
13 32 (4.51%) Amazon Aurora
14 31 (4.37%) Big Data
15 27 (3.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 27 (3.81%) MariaDB
16 26 (3.67%) Redis
17 18 (2.54%) Power BI
17 18 (2.54%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 186 (26.23%) Git (software)
2 148 (20.87%) Jenkins
3 83 (11.71%) JIRA
4 61 (8.60%) GitLab
5 55 (7.76%) Artifactory
5 55 (7.76%) Maven
6 33 (4.65%) Selenium
7 32 (4.51%) Cucumber
7 32 (4.51%) JUnit
8 31 (4.37%) Gradle
9 30 (4.23%) Subversion
10 26 (3.67%) SoapUI
11 22 (3.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 20 (2.82%) Hudson
12 20 (2.82%) jMock
13 19 (2.68%) Bitbucket
13 19 (2.68%) FishEye
14 15 (2.12%) Postman
15 14 (1.97%) SonarQube
16 13 (1.83%) gulp
General
1 115 (16.22%) Finance
2 80 (11.28%) Banking
3 54 (7.62%) Public Sector
4 23 (3.24%) Investment Banking
5 19 (2.68%) Retail
6 15 (2.12%) Back Office
6 15 (2.12%) Marketing
7 13 (1.83%) Law
8 10 (1.41%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (1.13%) Advertising
10 8 (1.13%) Front Office
11 7 (0.99%) Multimedia
12 6 (0.85%) Games
13 4 (0.56%) Electronics
13 4 (0.56%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.42%) Automotive
14 3 (0.42%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.42%) French Language
15 2 (0.28%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 380 (53.60%) Developer
2 111 (15.66%) Java Developer
3 74 (10.44%) Full Stack Developer
4 58 (8.18%) AWS Engineer
5 56 (7.90%) Architect
5 56 (7.90%) AWS Developer
5 56 (7.90%) Senior Developer
6 51 (7.19%) PHP Developer
7 50 (7.05%) Software Engineer
8 37 (5.22%) AWS Software Engineer
9 35 (4.94%) Java Engineer
10 34 (4.80%) Java Software Engineer
11 31 (4.37%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 31 (4.37%) Java Software Developer
11 31 (4.37%) SQL Developer
12 29 (4.09%) React Developer
13 28 (3.95%) DBA
14 25 (3.53%) Senior Java Developer
15 24 (3.39%) Data Engineer
16 23 (3.24%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (19.46%) HTML
1 138 (19.46%) Web Services
2 124 (17.49%) CSS
3 106 (14.95%) Spring
4 94 (13.26%) Node.js
5 87 (12.27%) REST
6 86 (12.13%) React
7 85 (11.99%) XML
8 65 (9.17%) .NET
9 59 (8.32%) AngularJS
10 57 (8.04%) Middleware
11 54 (7.62%) JSON
12 51 (7.19%) SOAP
13 48 (6.77%) RESTful
14 47 (6.63%) Laravel
15 44 (6.21%) HTML5
16 43 (6.06%) gRPC
16 43 (6.06%) Swagger
17 42 (5.92%) OAuth
18 41 (5.78%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 47 (6.63%) Greenfield Project
2 38 (5.36%) Hedge funds
3 36 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (4.65%) User Experience
5 21 (2.96%) Fixed Income
6 18 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (2.54%) Linux Command Line
7 16 (2.26%) Mobile App
8 10 (1.41%) Public Cloud
9 9 (1.27%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.13%) Hybrid Cloud
10 8 (1.13%) Replication
11 7 (0.99%) Cloud Native
11 7 (0.99%) Data Centre
11 7 (0.99%) IVR
11 7 (0.99%) PKI
11 7 (0.99%) Virtual Team
12 6 (0.85%) Pricing Data
13 5 (0.71%) Algorithms
13 5 (0.71%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 203 (28.63%) Linux
2 112 (15.80%) Unix
3 92 (12.98%) Windows
4 27 (3.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (3.53%) CentOS
6 21 (2.96%) Android
6 21 (2.96%) Apple iOS
7 17 (2.40%) Debian
8 14 (1.97%) Solaris
9 11 (1.55%) Ubuntu
10 10 (1.41%) AIX
10 10 (1.41%) Windows Server
11 8 (1.13%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.42%) zOS
13 2 (0.28%) SUSE
13 2 (0.28%) VME
13 2 (0.28%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.28%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 288 (40.62%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (23.13%) Microservices
3 136 (19.18%) DevOps
4 103 (14.53%) TDD
5 90 (12.69%) Problem-Solving
6 88 (12.41%) ETL
6 88 (12.41%) Software Engineering
7 73 (10.30%) Scrum
8 70 (9.87%) Migration
9 66 (9.31%) Test Automation
10 61 (8.60%) Configuration Management
11 59 (8.32%) BDD
12 55 (7.76%) OO
12 55 (7.76%) Unit Testing
13 49 (6.91%) Continuous Integration
13 49 (6.91%) Open Source
14 44 (6.21%) Asset Management
15 42 (5.92%) Business Intelligence
16 41 (5.78%) Analytics
16 41 (5.78%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 267 (37.66%) Java
1 267 (37.66%) SQL
2 186 (26.23%) JavaScript
3 181 (25.53%) Python
4 109 (15.37%) PHP
5 45 (6.35%) Bash Shell
6 43 (6.06%) PL/SQL
7 42 (5.92%) C#
7 42 (5.92%) Perl
8 35 (4.94%) Ruby
9 32 (4.51%) Java 8
10 29 (4.09%) C++
11 25 (3.53%) Go
11 25 (3.53%) TypeScript
12 17 (2.40%) Shell Script
13 15 (2.12%) ES6
13 15 (2.12%) T-SQL
14 11 (1.55%) Scala
15 10 (1.41%) C
15 10 (1.41%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 73 (10.30%) Security Cleared
2 59 (8.32%) SC Cleared
3 27 (3.81%) Degree
4 18 (2.54%) Computer Science Degree
5 16 (2.26%) Sun Certification
6 13 (1.83%) AWS Certification
7 12 (1.69%) ISTQB
7 12 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 10 (1.41%) ISEB
9 8 (1.13%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.71%) Master's Degree
11 4 (0.56%) OCPJP
12 2 (0.28%) CCNP
12 2 (0.28%) CEH
12 2 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.28%) CISSP
12 2 (0.28%) GCIA
12 2 (0.28%) GCIH
12 2 (0.28%) GIAC
12 2 (0.28%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (8.32%) QA
2 11 (1.55%) GDPR
2 11 (1.55%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.85%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.85%) SLA
4 5 (0.71%) COBIT
5 4 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.42%) GxP
6 3 (0.42%) NCSC
7 2 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.28%) NIST
8 1 (0.14%) PMO
System Software
1 172 (24.26%) Docker
2 45 (6.35%) HDFS
3 25 (3.53%) Active Directory
4 12 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (0.71%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.28%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.28%) NFS
10 1 (0.14%) GPFS
10 1 (0.14%) iptables
10 1 (0.14%) oVirt
10 1 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 123 (17.35%) Kubernetes
2 67 (9.45%) Ansible
3 50 (7.05%) Terraform
4 33 (4.65%) Puppet
5 13 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (1.69%) Nagios
7 6 (0.85%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 4 (0.56%) Control-M
8 4 (0.56%) Foglight
8 4 (0.56%) Istio
8 4 (0.56%) Kibana
8 4 (0.56%) Salt
9 3 (0.42%) Forum Sentry
9 3 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.42%) Prometheus
9 3 (0.42%) Rancher
9 3 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.28%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 263 (37.09%) Oracle
2 60 (8.46%) Google
3 59 (8.32%) Microsoft
4 43 (6.06%) Sybase
5 38 (5.36%) Cloudera
6 30 (4.23%) SAP
7 26 (3.67%) Red Hat
8 19 (2.68%) Splunk
9 18 (2.54%) VMware
10 17 (2.40%) Atlassian
10 17 (2.40%) IBM
11 16 (2.26%) Murex
12 12 (1.69%) Informatica
12 12 (1.69%) Talend
13 10 (1.41%) ArcSight
13 10 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
14 9 (1.27%) CyberArk
14 9 (1.27%) MuleSoft
15 8 (1.13%) Dynatrace
15 8 (1.13%) McAfee