Period
to 24 May 2018

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 24 May 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
UK > England
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 101 95
Rank change year-on-year +4 -6 -4
Contract jobs citing MySQL 2,293 1,984 2,270
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.49% 2.38% 2.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.05% 10.52% 10.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,677 1,483 1,658
England median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £600 £563 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 13 27
England median hourly rate £27.16 £43.00 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.84% -3.37% +122.50%
10th Percentile £19.05 £26.08 £14.60
90th Percentile £56.75 £48.20 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £27.16 £43.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year -36.84% +2.38% +102.41%

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 20,760 18,866 21,489
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 22.54% 22.60% 22.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,586 12,689 14,696
England median daily rate £475 £447 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.26% +5.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £638 £615 £600
UK median daily rate £473 £437 £425
% change year-on-year +8.12% +2.82% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 220 330
England median hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +9.09% -4.15%
10th Percentile £14.03 £9.25 £12.25
90th Percentile £53.50 £48.88 £53.53
UK median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £27.75
% change year-on-year +10.00% +8.11% -3.28%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MySQL in England

MySQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MySQL in England

MySQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL in England over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Contractor 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 24 May 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 +2 1,177 £500 +11.11% 461
North of England +7 400 £398 -0.63% 312
South East +4 361 £400 - 233
North West +2 215 £375 -3.23% 199
Midlands -22 178 £350 - 141
Yorkshire +5 173 £425 +6.25% 90
West Midlands -23 115 £373 +6.43% 78
East of England -1 100 £425 - 75
South West +3 76 £400 +16.79% 141
East Midlands +3 63 £350 +1.82% 62
North East 0 12 £363 -23.68% 23
MySQL
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 England region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 991 (43.22%) Agile Software Development
2 877 (38.25%) JavaScript
3 825 (35.98%) Java
4 800 (34.89%) Linux
5 686 (29.92%) HTML
6 681 (29.70%) SQL
7 673 (29.35%) Amazon AWS
8 670 (29.22%) Git (software)
9 666 (29.04%) CSS
10 645 (28.13%) PostgreSQL
11 617 (26.91%) PHP
12 578 (25.21%) Python
13 541 (23.59%) TDD
14 531 (23.16%) MongoDB
15 488 (21.28%) DevOps
16 473 (20.63%) Jenkins
17 455 (19.84%) NoSQL
18 448 (19.54%) Oracle
19 416 (18.14%) SQL Server
20 385 (16.79%) Puppet
21 363 (15.83%) Continuous Integration
22 355 (15.48%) Node.js
23 345 (15.05%) Docker
24 335 (14.61%) Ansible
25 329 (14.35%) Microservices
26 324 (14.13%) Web Services
27 316 (13.78%) Scrum
28 313 (13.65%) Finance
28 313 (13.65%) Open Source
29 306 (13.34%) REST

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
1 234 (10.20%) Apache
2 205 (8.94%) Tomcat
3 150 (6.54%) Elasticsearch
4 145 (6.32%) Confluence
5 127 (5.54%) nginx
6 119 (5.19%) WebLogic
7 118 (5.15%) WebSphere
8 114 (4.97%) OpenStack
9 97 (4.23%) Apache Spark
10 79 (3.45%) WordPress
11 75 (3.27%) Drupal
12 69 (3.01%) CMS
13 64 (2.79%) JBoss
14 35 (1.53%) IIS
15 26 (1.13%) Apache Pig
16 22 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 16 (0.70%) Jetty
18 15 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 13 (0.57%) Joomla!
19 13 (0.57%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 46 (2.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (0.87%) MS Visio
3 16 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (0.44%) Photoshop
5 9 (0.39%) HipChat
6 8 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.087%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.087%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.044%) InVision
9 1 (0.044%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 78 (3.40%) Magento
2 11 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.22%) Actimize
4 5 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
5 4 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.13%) Shopify
7 2 (0.087%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.087%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.087%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.044%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.044%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.044%) OpenCart
8 1 (0.044%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.044%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.044%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.044%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.044%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 673 (29.35%) Amazon AWS
2 266 (11.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 100 (4.36%) GitHub
4 70 (3.05%) Google Cloud Platform
5 62 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
6 60 (2.62%) Slack
7 57 (2.49%) Amazon S3
8 55 (2.40%) Serverless
9 48 (2.09%) AWS Lambda
9 48 (2.09%) SaaS
10 45 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
11 37 (1.61%) PaaS
12 26 (1.13%) Google Analytics
13 25 (1.09%) npm
14 23 (1.00%) Amazon ELB
15 21 (0.92%) Amazon SQS
16 19 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
17 18 (0.78%) IaaS
18 16 (0.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 15 (0.65%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 154 (6.72%) TCP/IP
2 150 (6.54%) HTTP
3 126 (5.49%) DNS
4 121 (5.28%) SSL
5 103 (4.49%) Firewall
6 57 (2.49%) Internet
7 44 (1.92%) DHCP
8 42 (1.83%) VPN
9 41 (1.79%) IPsec
10 34 (1.48%) FTP
11 30 (1.31%) SMS
12 19 (0.83%) SNMP
13 17 (0.74%) DMARC
13 17 (0.74%) SAN
14 14 (0.61%) DKIM
15 13 (0.57%) Kerberos
15 13 (0.57%) VLAN
16 11 (0.48%) Reverse Proxy
17 10 (0.44%) ICMP
17 10 (0.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 645 (28.13%) PostgreSQL
2 531 (23.16%) MongoDB
3 455 (19.84%) NoSQL
4 416 (18.14%) SQL Server
5 301 (13.13%) Relational Database
6 177 (7.72%) Redis
7 155 (6.76%) Apache Cassandra
8 150 (6.54%) Big Data
9 144 (6.28%) Hadoop
10 114 (4.97%) RDBMS
11 76 (3.31%) Oracle Database
12 73 (3.18%) HBase
13 61 (2.66%) Apache Hive
14 53 (2.31%) DB2
15 49 (2.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 49 (2.14%) MariaDB
16 45 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
17 44 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
18 36 (1.57%) Data Lake
18 36 (1.57%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 670 (29.22%) Git (software)
2 473 (20.63%) Jenkins
3 232 (10.12%) JIRA
4 155 (6.76%) JUnit
5 132 (5.76%) Subversion
6 93 (4.06%) Maven
7 86 (3.75%) Cucumber
8 84 (3.66%) Artifactory
9 83 (3.62%) Selenium
10 80 (3.49%) NUnit
11 79 (3.45%) MSTest
12 73 (3.18%) Jasmine
13 65 (2.83%) Mockito
13 65 (2.83%) Vagrant
14 63 (2.75%) GitLab
15 43 (1.88%) Sonatype Nexus
16 42 (1.83%) Visual Studio
17 41 (1.79%) Eclipse
18 40 (1.74%) Bitbucket
18 40 (1.74%) gulp
General
1 313 (13.65%) Finance
2 104 (4.54%) Marketing
3 71 (3.10%) Banking
4 68 (2.97%) Retail
5 52 (2.27%) Games
6 34 (1.48%) Telecoms
7 18 (0.78%) Advertising
8 15 (0.65%) Retail Banking
9 14 (0.61%) Automotive
9 14 (0.61%) Publishing
10 13 (0.57%) Law
11 10 (0.44%) Front Office
11 10 (0.44%) Investment Banking
12 9 (0.39%) Back Office
12 9 (0.39%) Billing
12 9 (0.39%) Legal
12 9 (0.39%) Manufacturing
12 9 (0.39%) Spanish Language
13 8 (0.35%) Electronics
14 7 (0.31%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1,298 (56.61%) Developer
2 396 (17.27%) Java Developer
3 305 (13.30%) PHP Developer
4 251 (10.95%) DevOps Engineer
5 162 (7.06%) Senior Developer
6 101 (4.40%) Senior Java Developer
7 99 (4.32%) Architect
7 99 (4.32%) AWS Engineer
8 97 (4.23%) JavaScript Developer
9 94 (4.10%) Full Stack Developer
10 88 (3.84%) DBA
11 82 (3.58%) Software Engineer
12 81 (3.53%) Python Developer
13 80 (3.49%) MySQL Developer
14 76 (3.31%) AWS DevOps
15 72 (3.14%) Administrator
16 70 (3.05%) Linux Engineer
17 68 (2.97%) Data Engineer
18 63 (2.75%) Linux/Unix DevOps
19 62 (2.70%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 686 (29.92%) HTML
2 666 (29.04%) CSS
3 355 (15.48%) Node.js
4 324 (14.13%) Web Services
5 306 (13.34%) REST
6 305 (13.30%) Spring
7 302 (13.17%) AngularJS
8 260 (11.34%) RESTful
9 252 (10.99%) HTML5
10 238 (10.38%) jQuery
11 201 (8.77%) CSS3
12 189 (8.24%) LAMP
12 189 (8.24%) XML
13 185 (8.07%) React
13 185 (8.07%) SOAP
14 175 (7.63%) JSON
15 159 (6.93%) RabbitMQ
16 153 (6.67%) Spring Boot
17 138 (6.02%) .NET
18 124 (5.41%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 100 (4.36%) User Experience
2 92 (4.01%) Computer Science
3 91 (3.97%) Greenfield Project
4 84 (3.66%) Mobile App
5 79 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
6 72 (3.14%) Linux Command Line
7 55 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
8 47 (2.05%) Replication
9 45 (1.96%) Clustering
9 45 (1.96%) Fintech
10 43 (1.88%) Data Centre
11 41 (1.79%) Public Cloud
12 29 (1.26%) Algorithms
12 29 (1.26%) Data Structures
13 18 (0.78%) Derivative
14 17 (0.74%) Self-Motivation
15 14 (0.61%) Cloud Native
15 14 (0.61%) Device Driver
16 13 (0.57%) Management Information System
16 13 (0.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 800 (34.89%) Linux
2 260 (11.34%) Unix
3 158 (6.89%) Windows
4 119 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 91 (3.97%) CentOS
6 76 (3.31%) Ubuntu
7 72 (3.14%) Android
8 65 (2.83%) Windows Server
9 58 (2.53%) Apple iOS
10 20 (0.87%) Debian
11 15 (0.65%) Solaris
12 14 (0.61%) Mac OS X
13 13 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (0.44%) HPUX
15 8 (0.35%) AIX
16 7 (0.31%) CoreOS
17 6 (0.26%) SmartOS
17 6 (0.26%) Windows NT
18 5 (0.22%) Fedora
18 5 (0.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 991 (43.22%) Agile Software Development
2 541 (23.59%) TDD
3 488 (21.28%) DevOps
4 363 (15.83%) Continuous Integration
5 329 (14.35%) Microservices
6 316 (13.78%) Scrum
7 313 (13.65%) Open Source
8 277 (12.08%) Test Automation
9 273 (11.91%) OO
10 251 (10.95%) BDD
11 224 (9.77%) MVC
12 215 (9.38%) Configuration Management
13 187 (8.16%) Software Engineering
14 177 (7.72%) Problem-Solving
15 163 (7.11%) E-Commerce
16 156 (6.80%) Kanban
17 149 (6.50%) Web Development
18 144 (6.28%) Continuous Delivery
19 127 (5.54%) Migration
20 119 (5.19%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 877 (38.25%) JavaScript
2 825 (35.98%) Java
3 681 (29.70%) SQL
4 617 (26.91%) PHP
5 578 (25.21%) Python
6 263 (11.47%) Ruby
7 229 (9.99%) Bash Shell
8 140 (6.11%) Java 8
9 133 (5.80%) C#
10 131 (5.71%) Perl
11 117 (5.10%) Scala
12 109 (4.75%) Go
13 55 (2.40%) Groovy
14 47 (2.05%) Shell Script
15 44 (1.92%) C
15 44 (1.92%) TypeScript
16 42 (1.83%) R
17 41 (1.79%) ES6
18 39 (1.70%) T-SQL
19 37 (1.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 142 (6.19%) Security Cleared
2 131 (5.71%) Degree
3 120 (5.23%) SC Cleared
4 58 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
5 24 (1.05%) Master's Degree
6 14 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (0.52%) DV Cleared
8 10 (0.44%) AWS Certification
9 9 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (0.35%) MySQL Certification
10 8 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
11 7 (0.31%) OCP
11 7 (0.31%) TOGAF Certification
12 6 (0.26%) CISSP
12 6 (0.26%) Numerate Degree
13 5 (0.22%) CCNP
13 5 (0.22%) CEH
13 5 (0.22%) GCIA
13 5 (0.22%) GIAC
13 5 (0.22%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (4.19%) QA
2 26 (1.13%) Data Quality
3 25 (1.09%) GDPR
4 22 (0.96%) GCP
5 11 (0.48%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 8 (0.35%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.22%) SEPA
8 3 (0.13%) SLA
9 2 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.044%) COBIT
10 1 (0.044%) MiFID
10 1 (0.044%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 345 (15.05%) Docker
2 74 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (2.35%) Virtual Machines
4 41 (1.79%) Active Directory
5 22 (0.96%) Hyper-V
6 21 (0.92%) HDFS
7 17 (0.74%) etcd
8 16 (0.70%) KVM
9 15 (0.65%) Apache Flume
9 15 (0.65%) Xen
10 14 (0.61%) flannel
11 13 (0.57%) vCloud
12 12 (0.52%) Varnish
13 11 (0.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 10 (0.44%) VirtualBox
15 9 (0.39%) NFS
15 9 (0.39%) XenApp
16 8 (0.35%) Ceph
16 8 (0.35%) Squid
17 7 (0.31%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 385 (16.79%) Puppet
2 335 (14.61%) Ansible
3 287 (12.52%) Opscode Chef
4 179 (7.81%) Terraform
5 154 (6.72%) Kubernetes
6 67 (2.92%) Grafana
7 57 (2.49%) HAProxy
8 50 (2.18%) Nagios
9 46 (2.01%) logstash
10 43 (1.88%) Galera Cluster
11 39 (1.70%) Prometheus
12 38 (1.66%) Kibana
13 37 (1.61%) Salt
14 30 (1.31%) ZABBIX
15 19 (0.83%) rkt
16 15 (0.65%) Consul
16 15 (0.65%) Icinga
17 14 (0.61%) Rancher
18 13 (0.57%) Graylog
18 13 (0.57%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 448 (19.54%) Oracle
2 189 (8.24%) Microsoft
3 136 (5.93%) Red Hat
4 114 (4.97%) Google
5 98 (4.27%) VMware
6 65 (2.83%) IBM
7 63 (2.75%) Salesforce.com
8 56 (2.44%) Splunk
9 55 (2.40%) Zend
10 53 (2.31%) SAP
11 42 (1.83%) Atlassian
12 35 (1.53%) SaltStack
13 31 (1.35%) Talend
14 29 (1.26%) Cloudera
15 28 (1.22%) Sybase
16 27 (1.18%) New Relic
17 26 (1.13%) Alteryx
18 25 (1.09%) Tableau
19 24 (1.05%) Percona
20 22 (0.96%) Citrix