Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 93 92
Rank change year-on-year -7 -1 -17
Contract jobs citing MySQL 2252 2475 2429
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.46% 2.51% 2.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.13% 11.17% 9.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1704 1718 1721
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £238
90th Percentile £575 £575 £525
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 20 38
England median hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £39.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.15% -22.47% +30.05%
10th Percentile £26.08 £11.08 £13.78
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.00 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.50 £39.34
% change year-on-year -1.23% +2.95% -1.65%

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 20226 22152 24352
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 22.13% 22.49% 23.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 13842 14906 16171
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £308 £288 £268
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 348 377
England median hourly rate £30.50 £28.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.02% +3.64% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.75 £11.43 £12.65
90th Percentile £53.63 £48.75 £52.17
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £29.53 £28.13
% change year-on-year +1.61% +4.98% +12.50%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -13 1141 £488 +14.71% 308
South East +6 379 £400 +9.59% 124
North of England +39 341 £389 +0.32% 161
North West +32 178 £381 +1.67% 106
Midlands +42 173 £350 -6.67% 107
Yorkshire +25 145 £400 - 47
East of England -3 115 £449 +13.61% 52
West Midlands +32 98 £375 - 59
South West -7 97 £350 +0.07% 58
East Midlands +19 75 £350 -6.67% 46
North East +33 24 £450 +5.88% 8
MySQL
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 980 (43.52%) Agile Software Development
2 846 (37.57%) Linux
3 796 (35.35%) JavaScript
4 754 (33.48%) HTML
5 745 (33.08%) Java
6 726 (32.24%) PHP
7 686 (30.46%) CSS
8 651 (28.91%) Git (software)
9 556 (24.69%) SQL
10 535 (23.76%) TDD
11 530 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
12 527 (23.40%) PostgreSQL
13 505 (22.42%) Python
14 476 (21.14%) Oracle
15 444 (19.72%) DevOps
16 400 (17.76%) MongoDB
17 385 (17.10%) NoSQL
18 359 (15.94%) Jenkins
19 358 (15.90%) SQL Server
20 354 (15.72%) Continuous Integration
21 350 (15.54%) Puppet
22 326 (14.48%) Docker
23 316 (14.03%) Scrum
24 304 (13.50%) Microservices
25 295 (13.10%) Spring
26 289 (12.83%) Ansible
27 288 (12.79%) Relational Database
28 284 (12.61%) jQuery
29 282 (12.52%) OO
30 277 (12.30%) Finance

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
1 262 (11.63%) Apache
2 234 (10.39%) Tomcat
3 175 (7.77%) Drupal
4 123 (5.46%) OpenStack
5 122 (5.42%) Confluence
6 111 (4.93%) WebLogic
7 108 (4.80%) nginx
7 108 (4.80%) WordPress
8 89 (3.95%) WebSphere
9 79 (3.51%) CMS
10 75 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
11 68 (3.02%) JBoss
12 53 (2.35%) Apache Spark
13 45 (2.00%) Apache Solr
14 37 (1.64%) Cloud Foundry
15 30 (1.33%) IIS
16 26 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 17 (0.75%) Apache Pig
17 17 (0.75%) SharePoint
18 16 (0.71%) WildFly
Applications
1 26 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (0.98%) Photoshop
3 18 (0.80%) HipChat
4 13 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
5 10 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
5 10 (0.44%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.22%) SPSS
7 5 (0.22%) Stata
8 3 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.089%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.089%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 74 (3.29%) Magento
2 8 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
3 7 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (0.18%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.089%) Primavera
5 2 (0.089%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.044%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.044%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.044%) Odoo
6 1 (0.044%) OpenText Process Suite
6 1 (0.044%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.044%) RMDS
6 1 (0.044%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 530 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 176 (7.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 85 (3.77%) GitHub
4 54 (2.40%) AWS CloudFormation
5 50 (2.22%) Slack
6 46 (2.04%) SaaS
7 44 (1.95%) Amazon EC2
8 43 (1.91%) Amazon S3
9 39 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
10 36 (1.60%) Google Cloud Platform
11 31 (1.38%) Serverless
12 29 (1.29%) AWS Lambda
13 25 (1.11%) PaaS
14 21 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 20 (0.89%) IaaS
16 18 (0.80%) G Suite
16 18 (0.80%) Route 53
17 15 (0.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 15 (0.67%) Amazon ELB
18 14 (0.62%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 143 (6.35%) HTTP
2 91 (4.04%) TCP/IP
3 76 (3.37%) SSL
4 59 (2.62%) Internet
5 56 (2.49%) Firewall
6 55 (2.44%) DNS
7 47 (2.09%) LDAP
8 28 (1.24%) VPN
9 15 (0.67%) Intranet
9 15 (0.67%) SAN
9 15 (0.67%) WAN
10 14 (0.62%) LAN
10 14 (0.62%) SNMP
11 13 (0.58%) Kerberos
11 13 (0.58%) SSH
12 12 (0.53%) HTTPS
13 11 (0.49%) DSL
14 9 (0.40%) SMTP
15 8 (0.36%) AMQP
15 8 (0.36%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 527 (23.40%) PostgreSQL
2 400 (17.76%) MongoDB
3 385 (17.10%) NoSQL
4 358 (15.90%) SQL Server
5 288 (12.79%) Relational Database
6 163 (7.24%) Apache Cassandra
7 126 (5.60%) RDBMS
8 106 (4.71%) Hadoop
9 99 (4.40%) Redis
10 81 (3.60%) Big Data
11 65 (2.89%) Oracle Database
12 58 (2.58%) DB2
13 49 (2.18%) Amazon RDS
14 47 (2.09%) MariaDB
15 44 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
16 42 (1.87%) Data Mining
17 41 (1.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 30 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
19 29 (1.29%) MarkLogic
20 27 (1.20%) HBase
Development Applications
1 651 (28.91%) Git (software)
2 359 (15.94%) Jenkins
3 226 (10.04%) JIRA
4 121 (5.37%) Subversion
5 114 (5.06%) JUnit
6 89 (3.95%) Maven
7 77 (3.42%) Bitbucket
7 77 (3.42%) Cucumber
8 68 (3.02%) MSTest
8 68 (3.02%) NUnit
9 58 (2.58%) Mockito
10 55 (2.44%) Selenium
11 48 (2.13%) Artifactory
12 39 (1.73%) gulp
13 38 (1.69%) Vagrant
14 37 (1.64%) GitLab
14 37 (1.64%) PHPUnit
15 34 (1.51%) Eclipse
15 34 (1.51%) Hudson
16 33 (1.47%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 277 (12.30%) Finance
2 123 (5.46%) Marketing
3 100 (4.44%) Retail
4 71 (3.15%) Banking
5 57 (2.53%) Telecoms
6 45 (2.00%) Games
7 34 (1.51%) Electronics
7 34 (1.51%) Manufacturing
8 22 (0.98%) Publishing
9 19 (0.84%) Advertising
10 15 (0.67%) Investment Banking
11 12 (0.53%) Front Office
11 12 (0.53%) Legal
12 10 (0.44%) French Language
13 7 (0.31%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.22%) Billing
14 5 (0.22%) Digital Economy
14 5 (0.22%) Online Betting
15 4 (0.18%) Law
16 3 (0.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1376 (61.10%) Developer
2 377 (16.74%) Java Developer
3 354 (15.72%) PHP Developer
4 248 (11.01%) DevOps Engineer
5 164 (7.28%) Senior Developer
6 120 (5.33%) Drupal Developer
7 107 (4.75%) MySQL Developer
8 96 (4.26%) DBA
9 95 (4.22%) Python Developer
10 92 (4.09%) Linux Engineer
11 86 (3.82%) Administrator
12 83 (3.69%) Full Stack Developer
13 79 (3.51%) JavaScript Developer
14 78 (3.46%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 76 (3.37%) Web Developer
16 73 (3.24%) Architect
17 68 (3.02%) PHP MySQL Developer
18 67 (2.98%) Linux DevOps Engineer
19 64 (2.84%) Analyst
19 64 (2.84%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 754 (33.48%) HTML
2 686 (30.46%) CSS
3 295 (13.10%) Spring
4 284 (12.61%) jQuery
5 277 (12.30%) Node.js
6 273 (12.12%) REST
7 266 (11.81%) Web Services
8 264 (11.72%) RESTful
9 242 (10.75%) HTML5
10 238 (10.57%) AngularJS
10 238 (10.57%) LAMP
11 205 (9.10%) Hibernate
12 193 (8.57%) CSS3
13 167 (7.42%) XML
14 150 (6.66%) Symfony
15 147 (6.53%) JSON
16 145 (6.44%) Laravel
17 129 (5.73%) React
18 128 (5.68%) SOAP
19 110 (4.88%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 95 (4.22%) Greenfield Project
2 93 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
3 85 (3.77%) Computer Science
4 66 (2.93%) User Experience
5 60 (2.66%) Clustering
6 54 (2.40%) Mobile App
7 41 (1.82%) Replication
8 35 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
9 33 (1.47%) Public Cloud
10 27 (1.20%) Fintech
11 25 (1.11%) Linux Command Line
12 24 (1.07%) Data Centre
13 23 (1.02%) Management Information System
14 22 (0.98%) Derivative
14 22 (0.98%) Online Games
15 21 (0.93%) STB
16 15 (0.67%) iPad
17 14 (0.62%) Video on Demand
18 13 (0.58%) Client/Server
18 13 (0.58%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 846 (37.57%) Linux
2 262 (11.63%) Unix
3 181 (8.04%) Windows
4 130 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 96 (4.26%) Ubuntu
6 88 (3.91%) CentOS
7 44 (1.95%) Solaris
8 40 (1.78%) Mac OS X
9 36 (1.60%) Windows Server
10 31 (1.38%) Apple iOS
11 26 (1.15%) Android
12 16 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
13 15 (0.67%) HPUX
14 14 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
15 13 (0.58%) Debian
16 11 (0.49%) CoreOS
17 9 (0.40%) SUSE
17 9 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
18 4 (0.18%) AIX
19 3 (0.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 980 (43.52%) Agile Software Development
2 535 (23.76%) TDD
3 444 (19.72%) DevOps
4 354 (15.72%) Continuous Integration
5 316 (14.03%) Scrum
6 304 (13.50%) Microservices
7 282 (12.52%) OO
8 246 (10.92%) Open Source
9 235 (10.44%) Configuration Management
10 229 (10.17%) Web Development
11 223 (9.90%) BDD
12 202 (8.97%) MVC
13 189 (8.39%) Software Engineering
14 186 (8.26%) Continuous Delivery
15 184 (8.17%) Test Automation
16 152 (6.75%) Kanban
17 128 (5.68%) Mentoring
18 120 (5.33%) E-Commerce
19 106 (4.71%) OOP
20 105 (4.66%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 796 (35.35%) JavaScript
2 745 (33.08%) Java
3 726 (32.24%) PHP
4 556 (24.69%) SQL
5 505 (22.42%) Python
6 170 (7.55%) Ruby
7 154 (6.84%) Bash Shell
8 153 (6.79%) Scala
9 107 (4.75%) C#
10 97 (4.31%) Perl
11 92 (4.09%) Shell Script
12 76 (3.37%) Go
13 49 (2.18%) C++
14 48 (2.13%) Groovy
15 45 (2.00%) PowerShell
16 44 (1.95%) R
17 40 (1.78%) C
17 40 (1.78%) PL/SQL
18 37 (1.64%) T-SQL
19 36 (1.60%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 156 (6.93%) Security Cleared
2 130 (5.77%) SC Cleared
3 117 (5.20%) Degree
4 33 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
5 16 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
6 15 (0.67%) MySQL Certification
7 10 (0.44%) DV Cleared
8 9 (0.40%) AWS Certification
9 6 (0.27%) CISSP
9 6 (0.27%) Master's Degree
9 6 (0.27%) OCPJP
10 5 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.22%) DBS Check
11 4 (0.18%) CISM
12 3 (0.13%) CCNA
12 3 (0.13%) CCNP
12 3 (0.13%) SAS Certification
12 3 (0.13%) Sun Certification
13 2 (0.089%) CCDP
13 2 (0.089%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (3.82%) QA
2 21 (0.93%) Data Quality
3 16 (0.71%) GCP
4 6 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (0.27%) SLA
5 5 (0.22%) GDPR
5 5 (0.22%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.18%) WCAG
7 2 (0.089%) 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
1 326 (14.48%) Docker
2 39 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (1.33%) Active Directory
4 23 (1.02%) vCloud
4 23 (1.02%) Xen
5 20 (0.89%) HDFS
6 15 (0.67%) KVM
7 14 (0.62%) Hyper-V
8 12 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 11 (0.49%) NFS
10 8 (0.36%) Apache Flume
11 7 (0.31%) Squid
11 7 (0.31%) vSphere
12 6 (0.27%) LXC
12 6 (0.27%) Varnish
12 6 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
13 5 (0.22%) Samba
14 4 (0.18%) iptables
14 4 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
14 4 (0.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 350 (15.54%) Puppet
2 289 (12.83%) Ansible
3 242 (10.75%) Opscode Chef
4 148 (6.57%) Kubernetes
5 81 (3.60%) Terraform
6 74 (3.29%) Nagios
7 54 (2.40%) Grafana
8 45 (2.00%) logstash
9 27 (1.20%) Kibana
10 26 (1.15%) Galera Cluster
10 26 (1.15%) Graphite
10 26 (1.15%) Salt
11 24 (1.07%) HAProxy
12 23 (1.02%) ZABBIX
13 22 (0.98%) Icinga
13 22 (0.98%) Mesos
14 21 (0.93%) Rancher
15 18 (0.80%) Sysdig
16 17 (0.75%) Packer
17 16 (0.71%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 476 (21.14%) Oracle
2 100 (4.44%) Microsoft
2 100 (4.44%) Red Hat
3 77 (3.42%) Zend
4 72 (3.20%) VMware
5 67 (2.98%) Google
6 50 (2.22%) SaltStack
7 46 (2.04%) Splunk
8 43 (1.91%) SAP
9 35 (1.55%) Atlassian
10 28 (1.24%) IBM
10 28 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
11 27 (1.20%) Sybase
11 27 (1.20%) Tableau
12 26 (1.15%) Cisco
13 25 (1.11%) Cloudera
14 18 (0.80%) HP
15 17 (0.75%) Adobe
16 14 (0.62%) Citrix
16 14 (0.62%) Rackspace