Period
to 10 August 2020

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 10 August 2020 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
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 123 116 105
Rank change year-on-year -7 -11 +1
Contract jobs citing MySQL 624 1,825 2,373
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 2.01% 2.18% 2.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.14% 9.84% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 1,313 1,763
Median daily rate £500 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £308 £313 £300
90th Percentile £725 £620 £600
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 20
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +28.87% -32.10%
10th Percentile £29.75 £27.50 £14.85
90th Percentile £54.90 £47.17 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.16
% change year-on-year - +28.87% -32.10%

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 6,827 18,541 21,685
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.99% 22.17% 22.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,498 12,851 15,288
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £697 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 240 230
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £15.53 £14.23 £14.00
90th Percentile £54.90 £60.08 £52.83
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year - +16.67% -6.25%

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 10 August 2020.

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 10 August 2020.

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 10 August 2020. 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 +8 371 £525 +5.00% 110
North of England -3 76 £425 +6.25% 149
East of England +9 71 £475 +8.32% 40
North West +11 49 £488 +21.94% 65
South East +23 47 £475 +5.56% 61
South West +6 24 £475 +22.98% 80
Midlands -4 23 £400 +3.90% 72
Yorkshire +28 18 £275 -31.25% 70
West Midlands +6 16 £400 +18.52% 34
North East +15 9 £429 -6.28% 14
East Midlands +21 7 £325 -20.25% 38
MySQL
UK

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, 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.

1 285 (45.67%) Java
2 247 (39.58%) AWS
3 234 (37.50%) Oracle
4 230 (36.86%) SQL Server
4 230 (36.86%) SQL
4 230 (36.86%) Python
5 221 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
6 219 (35.10%) Linux
7 211 (33.81%) JavaScript
8 186 (29.81%) PostgreSQL
9 183 (29.33%) Microservices
10 180 (28.85%) DevOps
11 178 (28.53%) Azure
12 162 (25.96%) Docker
13 143 (22.92%) Finance
14 142 (22.76%) Git (software)
15 141 (22.60%) Kubernetes
16 132 (21.15%) Web Services
17 129 (20.67%) PHP
18 122 (19.55%) Apache
19 114 (18.27%) Jenkins
20 111 (17.79%) HTML
21 107 (17.15%) JIRA
22 106 (16.99%) Relational Database
23 100 (16.03%) Software Engineering
24 99 (15.87%) GCP
24 99 (15.87%) MongoDB
25 95 (15.22%) Banking
25 95 (15.22%) Unix
26 94 (15.06%) 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
1 122 (19.55%) Apache
2 69 (11.06%) Confluence
3 54 (8.65%) Tomcat
4 42 (6.73%) Elasticsearch
5 31 (4.97%) JBoss
6 24 (3.85%) nginx
7 21 (3.37%) SharePoint
8 20 (3.21%) WebLogic
9 16 (2.56%) Mule
9 16 (2.56%) Red Hat Fuse
10 10 (1.60%) Apache Spark
11 9 (1.44%) WebSphere
11 9 (1.44%) WordPress
12 8 (1.28%) OpenStack
13 7 (1.12%) Appian
13 7 (1.12%) Drupal
13 7 (1.12%) IIS
14 6 (0.96%) Cloud Foundry
14 6 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 5 (0.80%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 9 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.16%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 18 (2.88%) Magento
2 15 (2.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 8 (1.28%) SAP FI-CA
4 6 (0.96%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 3 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.48%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.16%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 247 (39.58%) AWS
2 178 (28.53%) Azure
3 99 (15.87%) GCP
4 83 (13.30%) Serverless
5 77 (12.34%) AWS Lambda
6 67 (10.74%) Amazon ECS
7 47 (7.53%) Apigee
8 27 (4.33%) Amazon S3
9 24 (3.85%) IaaS
10 23 (3.69%) PaaS
11 21 (3.37%) Datadog
12 20 (3.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 17 (2.72%) GitHub
14 15 (2.40%) OpenShift
15 14 (2.24%) Power Platform
16 13 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
16 13 (2.08%) SaaS
17 11 (1.76%) Slack
18 9 (1.44%) Amazon EMR
18 9 (1.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (5.93%) DNS
2 28 (4.49%) HTTP
3 25 (4.01%) Firewall
4 23 (3.69%) DHCP
5 16 (2.56%) SSH
6 15 (2.40%) SSL
7 12 (1.92%) SNMP
8 11 (1.76%) VPN
8 11 (1.76%) Wireless
9 9 (1.44%) Internet
9 9 (1.44%) TCP/IP
10 8 (1.28%) Skype
11 7 (1.12%) IPsec
12 6 (0.96%) MPLS
12 6 (0.96%) WAN
13 5 (0.80%) PBX
13 5 (0.80%) VoIP
14 4 (0.64%) 3G
14 4 (0.64%) DOCSIS
14 4 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 230 (36.86%) SQL Server
2 186 (29.81%) PostgreSQL
3 106 (16.99%) Relational Database
4 99 (15.87%) MongoDB
5 79 (12.66%) NoSQL
6 78 (12.50%) Amazon Redshift
7 59 (9.46%) Data Warehouse
8 47 (7.53%) Redis
9 44 (7.05%) Oracle Database
10 30 (4.81%) Big Data
11 28 (4.49%) Pentaho
12 26 (4.17%) Amazon Aurora
12 26 (4.17%) Hadoop
13 23 (3.69%) MariaDB
14 22 (3.53%) Apache Cassandra
15 21 (3.37%) Apache Hive
16 20 (3.21%) RDBMS
17 19 (3.04%) Data Lake
18 17 (2.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 15 (2.40%) DB2
Development Applications
1 142 (22.76%) Git (software)
2 114 (18.27%) Jenkins
3 107 (17.15%) JIRA
4 73 (11.70%) GitLab
5 55 (8.81%) Artifactory
6 35 (5.61%) Selenium
7 27 (4.33%) Cucumber
8 24 (3.85%) Subversion
9 21 (3.37%) Maven
10 20 (3.21%) JUnit
11 18 (2.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 18 (2.88%) Eclipse
12 15 (2.40%) Bitbucket
13 14 (2.24%) SonarQube
13 14 (2.24%) TeamCity
14 13 (2.08%) Ant
14 13 (2.08%) FishEye
15 12 (1.92%) Hudson
15 12 (1.92%) SoapUI
15 12 (1.92%) Vagrant
General
1 143 (22.92%) Finance
2 95 (15.22%) Banking
3 47 (7.53%) Public Sector
4 35 (5.61%) Back Office
5 16 (2.56%) Front Office
6 13 (2.08%) Investment Banking
7 11 (1.76%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.60%) Retail
9 9 (1.44%) Law
10 8 (1.28%) Games
11 7 (1.12%) Advertising
11 7 (1.12%) Marketing
12 6 (0.96%) Local Government
13 5 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.64%) Electronics
14 4 (0.64%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.48%) Legal
16 2 (0.32%) Manufacturing
17 1 (0.16%) Automotive
17 1 (0.16%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 316 (50.64%) Developer
2 82 (13.14%) Java Developer
3 60 (9.62%) Architect
4 49 (7.85%) PHP Developer
5 47 (7.53%) Software Engineer
6 45 (7.21%) AWS Engineer
6 45 (7.21%) Java Engineer
7 40 (6.41%) Full Stack Developer
8 39 (6.25%) Senior Developer
9 38 (6.09%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 38 (6.09%) Java Software Engineer
10 37 (5.93%) Java Software Developer
11 35 (5.61%) AWS Developer
12 34 (5.45%) SQL Developer
13 33 (5.29%) DevOps Engineer
14 29 (4.65%) AWS Software Engineer
14 29 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
15 27 (4.33%) Analyst
16 25 (4.01%) DBA
17 24 (3.85%) Pentaho Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (21.15%) Web Services
2 111 (17.79%) HTML
3 82 (13.14%) Spring
4 80 (12.82%) CSS
4 80 (12.82%) React
5 72 (11.54%) gRPC
6 71 (11.38%) Node.js
7 68 (10.90%) AngularJS
8 65 (10.42%) LAMP
9 63 (10.10%) XML
10 52 (8.33%) OAuth
10 52 (8.33%) Swagger
11 49 (7.85%) SOAP
12 44 (7.05%) RabbitMQ
13 43 (6.89%) Laravel
14 41 (6.57%) jQuery
14 41 (6.57%) LDAP
14 41 (6.57%) REST
15 40 (6.41%) JSON
15 40 (6.41%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 65 (10.42%) Hedge funds
2 36 (5.77%) Greenfield Project
3 34 (5.45%) Linux Command Line
4 30 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (4.65%) User Experience
6 20 (3.21%) Mobile App
7 19 (3.04%) Replication
8 15 (2.40%) Hybrid Cloud
8 15 (2.40%) Self-Motivation
9 13 (2.08%) Public Cloud
10 11 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (1.60%) Blog
11 10 (1.60%) Fixed Income
11 10 (1.60%) PKI
11 10 (1.60%) Pricing Data
12 9 (1.44%) Cloud Native
12 9 (1.44%) Management Information System
13 8 (1.28%) Data Centre
13 8 (1.28%) Mainframe
14 7 (1.12%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 219 (35.10%) Linux
2 95 (15.22%) Unix
3 94 (15.06%) Windows
4 34 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (3.69%) CentOS
6 20 (3.21%) Android
6 20 (3.21%) Apple iOS
7 17 (2.72%) Mac OS X
8 11 (1.76%) Debian
9 10 (1.60%) Windows Server
10 9 (1.44%) AIX
11 8 (1.28%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.80%) Solaris
13 3 (0.48%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.48%) SUSE
13 3 (0.48%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2016
14 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (29.33%) Microservices
3 180 (28.85%) DevOps
4 100 (16.03%) Software Engineering
5 93 (14.90%) Scrum
6 78 (12.50%) Asset Management
7 75 (12.02%) TDD
8 71 (11.38%) Test Automation
9 63 (10.10%) Mentoring
10 62 (9.94%) Investment Management
11 60 (9.62%) Migration
12 55 (8.81%) ETL
13 51 (8.17%) Problem-Solving
14 45 (7.21%) BDD
14 45 (7.21%) Computer Science
15 41 (6.57%) Unit Testing
16 39 (6.25%) Configuration Management
16 39 (6.25%) OO
16 39 (6.25%) Project Management
17 38 (6.09%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 285 (45.67%) Java
2 230 (36.86%) Python
2 230 (36.86%) SQL
3 211 (33.81%) JavaScript
4 129 (20.67%) PHP
5 67 (10.74%) Bash Shell
6 49 (7.85%) Ruby
7 47 (7.53%) C#
8 38 (6.09%) Perl
9 35 (5.61%) PowerShell
10 33 (5.29%) C++
11 25 (4.01%) Java 8
12 19 (3.04%) PL/SQL
13 17 (2.72%) C
14 16 (2.56%) Apex Code
15 14 (2.24%) BeanShell
15 14 (2.24%) T-SQL
16 13 (2.08%) Go
16 13 (2.08%) PHP 7
17 11 (1.76%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 63 (10.10%) Security Cleared
2 54 (8.65%) SC Cleared
3 42 (6.73%) Degree
4 25 (4.01%) Computer Science Degree
4 25 (4.01%) Sun Certification
5 19 (3.04%) BPSS Clearance
6 12 (1.92%) ISTQB
7 10 (1.60%) DV Cleared
8 9 (1.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (1.28%) Master's Degree
10 7 (1.12%) AWS Certification
10 7 (1.12%) CCNA
10 7 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (1.12%) OCPJP
11 6 (0.96%) ISEB
12 4 (0.64%) CCNP
13 3 (0.48%) MCSA
13 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.48%) OCP
13 3 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (6.57%) QA
2 10 (1.60%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.28%) GDPR
4 5 (0.80%) SLA
5 3 (0.48%) COBIT
6 2 (0.32%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.32%) NCSC
7 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 162 (25.96%) Docker
2 42 (6.73%) Active Directory
3 14 (2.24%) HDFS
4 9 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (1.28%) RACF
6 6 (0.96%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (0.80%) vSphere
8 4 (0.64%) Squid
9 3 (0.48%) NFS
10 2 (0.32%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.32%) PowerDNS
10 2 (0.32%) RHEV
10 2 (0.32%) Varnish
10 2 (0.32%) vCloud
10 2 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.32%) XenApp
10 2 (0.32%) zsh
11 1 (0.16%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 141 (22.60%) Kubernetes
2 73 (11.70%) Terraform
3 47 (7.53%) Ansible
4 34 (5.45%) Puppet
5 26 (4.17%) Nagios
6 20 (3.21%) Opscode Chef
7 17 (2.72%) Kibana
8 12 (1.92%) Grafana
9 10 (1.60%) Packer
10 7 (1.12%) Data Guard
10 7 (1.12%) HAProxy
10 7 (1.12%) Salt
11 5 (0.80%) Prometheus
12 4 (0.64%) Graphite
12 4 (0.64%) HP ALM
12 4 (0.64%) Oracle RMAN
13 3 (0.48%) Foglight
13 3 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
13 3 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 3 (0.48%) vMotion
Vendors
1 234 (37.50%) Oracle
2 92 (14.74%) Google
3 62 (9.94%) Microsoft
4 53 (8.49%) Sybase
5 30 (4.81%) Red Hat
6 26 (4.17%) SAP
7 23 (3.69%) Splunk
8 20 (3.21%) Salesforce.com
9 16 (2.56%) Atlassian
9 16 (2.56%) IBM
10 15 (2.40%) Sun
11 14 (2.24%) Tableau
12 13 (2.08%) HP
12 13 (2.08%) VMware
13 11 (1.76%) Cisco
13 11 (1.76%) Cloudera
14 8 (1.28%) Novell
14 8 (1.28%) PeopleSoft
15 7 (1.12%) Murex
15 7 (1.12%) New Relic