Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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.

MySQL
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 94 98
Rank change year-on-year -10 +4 -22
Contract jobs citing MySQL 2264 2418 2345
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.39% 2.47% 2.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.80% 10.94% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1716 1662 1674
England median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% +3.45%
10th Percentile £290 £275 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
UK median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 21 40
England median hourly rate £40.00 £21.20 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.68% -43.84% +27.97%
10th Percentile £26.08 £11.25 £14.86
90th Percentile £49.63 £45.00 £43.84
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.75
% change year-on-year +14.29% -7.28% +17.05%

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 20954 22096 24092
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 22.08% 22.56% 23.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14518 14800 16043
England median daily rate £460 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £290 £275
90th Percentile £638 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 266 319 380
England median hourly rate £31.75 £28.00 £27.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.39% +0.39% +13.84%
10th Percentile £14.39 £11.20 £12.00
90th Percentile £56.18 £48.15 £52.17
UK median hourly rate £31.23 £28.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year +11.54% -2.61% +15.00%

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 22 November 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 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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 -17 1182 £500 +11.11% 205
South East +6 365 £400 +6.67% 117
North of England +29 338 £388 +3.33% 120
North West +25 179 £375 - 70
Midlands +45 173 £350 -12.50% 77
Yorkshire +12 141 £400 +6.67% 43
East of England -3 108 £425 +6.25% 38
West Midlands +31 101 £375 -6.25% 44
South West -23 88 £355 -2.07% 53
East Midlands +20 72 £350 -12.50% 33
North East +27 25 £425 - 7
MySQL
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 1032 (45.58%) Agile Software Development
2 861 (38.03%) Linux
3 808 (35.69%) JavaScript
4 748 (33.04%) Java
5 731 (32.29%) HTML
6 720 (31.80%) PHP
7 682 (30.12%) CSS
8 680 (30.04%) Git (software)
9 607 (26.81%) Amazon AWS
10 581 (25.66%) PostgreSQL
11 569 (25.13%) TDD
12 553 (24.43%) SQL
13 511 (22.57%) Python
14 490 (21.64%) DevOps
15 454 (20.05%) Oracle
16 431 (19.04%) NoSQL
17 419 (18.51%) MongoDB
18 404 (17.84%) Jenkins
19 396 (17.49%) Continuous Integration
20 366 (16.17%) Puppet
21 365 (16.12%) SQL Server
22 339 (14.97%) Docker
23 332 (14.66%) Scrum
24 326 (14.40%) Microservices
25 311 (13.74%) Ansible
26 296 (13.07%) Web Services
27 295 (13.03%) OO
28 290 (12.81%) Relational Database
29 289 (12.77%) Finance
30 286 (12.63%) 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
1 243 (10.73%) Apache
2 240 (10.60%) Tomcat
3 154 (6.80%) Drupal
4 137 (6.05%) Confluence
4 137 (6.05%) OpenStack
5 125 (5.52%) WebLogic
6 114 (5.04%) nginx
7 109 (4.81%) WordPress
8 105 (4.64%) WebSphere
9 90 (3.98%) Elasticsearch
10 75 (3.31%) CMS
11 57 (2.52%) JBoss
12 50 (2.21%) Apache Spark
13 42 (1.86%) Apache Solr
14 38 (1.68%) Cloud Foundry
15 37 (1.63%) IIS
16 22 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 19 (0.84%) SharePoint
18 15 (0.66%) WildFly
19 13 (0.57%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
1 21 (0.93%) Photoshop
2 17 (0.75%) HipChat
3 12 (0.53%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
5 10 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.088%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.088%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.044%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (0.044%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.044%) SPSS
8 1 (0.044%) Stata
Business Applications
1 86 (3.80%) Magento
2 14 (0.62%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 4 (0.18%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.088%) Actimize
4 2 (0.088%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.088%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.088%) Primavera
4 2 (0.088%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.044%) CiviCRM
5 1 (0.044%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.044%) Odoo
5 1 (0.044%) OpenText Process Suite
5 1 (0.044%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.044%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.044%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.044%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.044%) SAP MDG
5 1 (0.044%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.044%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 607 (26.81%) Amazon AWS
2 210 (9.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 103 (4.55%) GitHub
4 60 (2.65%) Slack
5 59 (2.61%) AWS CloudFormation
6 56 (2.47%) Amazon EC2
7 55 (2.43%) Amazon S3
8 53 (2.34%) SaaS
9 39 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
9 39 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
10 34 (1.50%) Serverless
11 32 (1.41%) AWS Lambda
12 28 (1.24%) PaaS
13 27 (1.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 26 (1.15%) IaaS
14 26 (1.15%) Route 53
15 18 (0.80%) Amazon ELB
15 18 (0.80%) G Suite
16 17 (0.75%) Amazon SQS
17 16 (0.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 130 (5.74%) HTTP
2 97 (4.28%) TCP/IP
3 73 (3.22%) SSL
4 68 (3.00%) Internet
5 64 (2.83%) Firewall
6 59 (2.61%) DNS
7 43 (1.90%) LDAP
8 35 (1.55%) VPN
9 18 (0.80%) Intranet
10 16 (0.71%) SAN
11 13 (0.57%) SSH
12 12 (0.53%) Kerberos
13 11 (0.49%) DHCP
13 11 (0.49%) DSL
13 11 (0.49%) ICMP
14 10 (0.44%) Network Security
14 10 (0.44%) SNMP
15 9 (0.40%) LAN
15 9 (0.40%) SMTP
15 9 (0.40%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 581 (25.66%) PostgreSQL
2 431 (19.04%) NoSQL
3 419 (18.51%) MongoDB
4 365 (16.12%) SQL Server
5 290 (12.81%) Relational Database
6 167 (7.38%) Apache Cassandra
7 129 (5.70%) RDBMS
8 109 (4.81%) Redis
9 90 (3.98%) Hadoop
10 74 (3.27%) Big Data
11 65 (2.87%) Amazon RDS
12 64 (2.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 63 (2.78%) Oracle Database
14 59 (2.61%) DB2
15 44 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
16 42 (1.86%) MariaDB
17 26 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 25 (1.10%) Data Mining
18 25 (1.10%) HBase
19 23 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 680 (30.04%) Git (software)
2 404 (17.84%) Jenkins
3 238 (10.51%) JIRA
4 121 (5.34%) Subversion
5 115 (5.08%) Maven
6 111 (4.90%) JUnit
7 100 (4.42%) Cucumber
8 90 (3.98%) NUnit
9 88 (3.89%) MSTest
10 75 (3.31%) Bitbucket
11 65 (2.87%) Selenium
12 56 (2.47%) Mockito
13 54 (2.39%) Artifactory
14 51 (2.25%) Vagrant
15 46 (2.03%) GitLab
16 42 (1.86%) TeamCity
17 38 (1.68%) gulp
18 37 (1.63%) Jasmine
19 36 (1.59%) Eclipse
19 36 (1.59%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 289 (12.77%) Finance
2 102 (4.51%) Marketing
3 84 (3.71%) Retail
4 73 (3.22%) Banking
5 53 (2.34%) Games
6 48 (2.12%) Telecoms
7 36 (1.59%) Publishing
7 36 (1.59%) Retail Banking
8 32 (1.41%) Manufacturing
9 29 (1.28%) Electronics
10 20 (0.88%) Advertising
11 11 (0.49%) Investment Banking
12 10 (0.44%) Financial Institution
12 10 (0.44%) Legal
13 8 (0.35%) Front Office
14 7 (0.31%) French Language
15 5 (0.22%) Back Office
15 5 (0.22%) Digital Economy
15 5 (0.22%) Online Betting
16 4 (0.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1385 (61.17%) Developer
2 376 (16.61%) Java Developer
3 343 (15.15%) PHP Developer
4 260 (11.48%) DevOps Engineer
5 174 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 104 (4.59%) Drupal Developer
7 101 (4.46%) MySQL Developer
8 97 (4.28%) Full Stack Developer
9 89 (3.93%) Linux Engineer
9 89 (3.93%) Python Developer
10 86 (3.80%) JavaScript Developer
11 84 (3.71%) Administrator
11 84 (3.71%) DBA
12 77 (3.40%) Architect
12 77 (3.40%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 69 (3.05%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 69 (3.05%) Scala Developer
14 68 (3.00%) AWS Engineer
14 68 (3.00%) Magento Developer
15 66 (2.92%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 731 (32.29%) HTML
2 682 (30.12%) CSS
3 296 (13.07%) Web Services
4 286 (12.63%) REST
5 285 (12.59%) Spring
6 265 (11.70%) jQuery
7 264 (11.66%) Node.js
8 254 (11.22%) RESTful
9 251 (11.09%) HTML5
10 233 (10.29%) AngularJS
11 218 (9.63%) LAMP
12 199 (8.79%) CSS3
13 185 (8.17%) Hibernate
14 159 (7.02%) JSON
15 157 (6.93%) XML
16 132 (5.83%) Laravel
17 131 (5.79%) Symfony
18 130 (5.74%) React
19 124 (5.48%) .NET
20 123 (5.43%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 101 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
2 95 (4.20%) Greenfield Project
3 75 (3.31%) User Experience
4 70 (3.09%) Computer Science
5 60 (2.65%) Clustering
6 55 (2.43%) Mobile App
7 46 (2.03%) Replication
8 40 (1.77%) Fintech
8 40 (1.77%) Public Cloud
9 32 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
9 32 (1.41%) Linux Command Line
10 25 (1.10%) Online Games
11 24 (1.06%) Data Centre
12 21 (0.93%) Derivative
13 20 (0.88%) Device Driver
14 19 (0.84%) Data Structures
14 19 (0.84%) Management Information System
15 18 (0.80%) STB
16 16 (0.71%) iPad
17 12 (0.53%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 861 (38.03%) Linux
2 270 (11.93%) Unix
3 191 (8.44%) Windows
4 126 (5.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 102 (4.51%) Ubuntu
6 87 (3.84%) CentOS
7 44 (1.94%) Mac OS X
8 41 (1.81%) Solaris
9 37 (1.63%) Apple iOS
10 36 (1.59%) Windows Server
11 32 (1.41%) Android
12 21 (0.93%) Debian
13 17 (0.75%) HPUX
14 15 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
15 13 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
16 9 (0.40%) CoreOS
17 8 (0.35%) AIX
17 8 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
18 5 (0.22%) SUSE
19 4 (0.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1032 (45.58%) Agile Software Development
2 569 (25.13%) TDD
3 490 (21.64%) DevOps
4 396 (17.49%) Continuous Integration
5 332 (14.66%) Scrum
6 326 (14.40%) Microservices
7 295 (13.03%) OO
8 273 (12.06%) Open Source
9 250 (11.04%) BDD
10 238 (10.51%) Configuration Management
11 210 (9.28%) Web Development
12 209 (9.23%) Test Automation
13 198 (8.75%) MVC
14 192 (8.48%) Continuous Delivery
15 191 (8.44%) Software Engineering
16 153 (6.76%) Mentoring
17 149 (6.58%) Kanban
18 134 (5.92%) E-Commerce
19 100 (4.42%) SDLC
20 99 (4.37%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 808 (35.69%) JavaScript
2 748 (33.04%) Java
3 720 (31.80%) PHP
4 553 (24.43%) SQL
5 511 (22.57%) Python
6 177 (7.82%) Ruby
7 171 (7.55%) Bash Shell
8 158 (6.98%) Scala
9 124 (5.48%) C#
10 88 (3.89%) Go
11 79 (3.49%) Perl
12 78 (3.45%) Shell Script
13 50 (2.21%) C++
14 43 (1.90%) Groovy
14 43 (1.90%) R
15 36 (1.59%) C
15 36 (1.59%) PowerShell
16 33 (1.46%) T-SQL
17 29 (1.28%) PHP 5
17 29 (1.28%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 158 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 123 (5.43%) SC Cleared
3 113 (4.99%) Degree
4 31 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
5 19 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
6 16 (0.71%) MySQL Certification
7 11 (0.49%) AWS Certification
8 9 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
8 9 (0.40%) DV Cleared
9 8 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (0.35%) CISSP
10 6 (0.27%) CCNA
10 6 (0.27%) CISM
11 5 (0.22%) CCNP
11 5 (0.22%) DBS Check
12 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.13%) SAS Certification
13 3 (0.13%) Sun Certification
13 3 (0.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (3.93%) QA
2 17 (0.75%) GCP
3 11 (0.49%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.27%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.27%) SLA
5 5 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (0.22%) GDPR
6 4 (0.18%) WCAG
7 2 (0.088%) SEPA
7 2 (0.088%) WAI
8 1 (0.044%) HL7
8 1 (0.044%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.044%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.044%) MiFID
8 1 (0.044%) PMO
System Software
1 339 (14.97%) Docker
2 47 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (1.33%) Active Directory
4 22 (0.97%) vCloud
5 20 (0.88%) Xen
6 15 (0.66%) Hyper-V
7 12 (0.53%) HDFS
7 12 (0.53%) NFS
8 10 (0.44%) KVM
9 9 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 8 (0.35%) vSphere
11 7 (0.31%) VirtualBox
12 6 (0.27%) LXC
12 6 (0.27%) Varnish
12 6 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
13 5 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
14 4 (0.18%) Apache Flume
14 4 (0.18%) iptables
14 4 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
14 4 (0.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 366 (16.17%) Puppet
2 311 (13.74%) Ansible
3 268 (11.84%) Opscode Chef
4 139 (6.14%) Kubernetes
5 102 (4.51%) Terraform
6 79 (3.49%) Nagios
7 68 (3.00%) Grafana
8 45 (1.99%) logstash
9 40 (1.77%) Galera Cluster
10 31 (1.37%) Kibana
11 29 (1.28%) Prometheus
12 28 (1.24%) HAProxy
12 28 (1.24%) Salt
13 26 (1.15%) Icinga
14 24 (1.06%) Rancher
15 21 (0.93%) Graphite
16 20 (0.88%) StatsD
16 20 (0.88%) ZABBIX
17 18 (0.80%) Packer
18 17 (0.75%) Mesos
Vendors
1 454 (20.05%) Oracle
2 115 (5.08%) Microsoft
3 107 (4.73%) Red Hat
4 79 (3.49%) Google
5 76 (3.36%) VMware
6 74 (3.27%) Zend
7 49 (2.16%) SaltStack
8 48 (2.12%) Splunk
9 43 (1.90%) SAP
10 39 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
11 35 (1.55%) Atlassian
12 33 (1.46%) IBM
13 28 (1.24%) Sybase
14 25 (1.10%) Cloudera
15 24 (1.06%) Cisco
16 22 (0.97%) New Relic
16 22 (0.97%) Rackspace
17 20 (0.88%) HP
17 20 (0.88%) Tableau
18 18 (0.80%) hybris