Period
to 22 September 2019

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 September 2019 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 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 115 98 102
Rank change year-on-year -17 +4 -6
Contract jobs citing MySQL 1,726 2,440 2,250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.16% 2.62% 2.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.91% 11.42% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,194 1,712 1,705
England median daily rate £469 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.01% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £301 £288
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £465 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +9.41% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 23
England median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.56% -43.75% +23.08%
10th Percentile £12.45 £12.15 £26.08
90th Percentile £43.92 £44.50 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £23.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +47.35% -40.62% +15.94%

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 17,420 21,359 20,306
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.80% 22.93% 22.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,996 15,107 13,723
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £306
90th Percentile £663 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 227 257
England median hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.64% -1.67% -
10th Percentile £13.99 £13.87 £12.00
90th Percentile £60.68 £56.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £28.75 £29.56
% change year-on-year +21.74% -2.74% -1.47%

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 September 2019.

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 September 2019.

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 September 2019. 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 -3 911 £500 - 289
North of England -35 225 £413 +3.13% 299
South East -53 199 £425 +4.87% 182
East of England +25 158 £440 +3.53% 85
North West 0 144 £400 - 167
Midlands -1 122 £385 -3.75% 163
South West -47 110 £425 +4.94% 118
West Midlands -16 66 £370 -7.50% 83
East Midlands +18 54 £400 - 80
Yorkshire -72 51 £400 - 104
North East +35 30 £495 +26.92% 28
MySQL
UK

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, 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.

1 603 (34.94%) Agile Software Development
2 601 (34.82%) Linux
3 539 (31.23%) AWS
4 537 (31.11%) JavaScript
5 497 (28.79%) SQL
6 489 (28.33%) Java
7 449 (26.01%) PHP
8 414 (23.99%) SQL Server
9 410 (23.75%) PostgreSQL
10 406 (23.52%) HTML
11 394 (22.83%) Oracle
11 394 (22.83%) Python
12 393 (22.77%) Git (software)
13 376 (21.78%) DevOps
14 373 (21.61%) CSS
15 356 (20.63%) Docker
16 307 (17.79%) Relational Database
17 306 (17.73%) Microservices
18 299 (17.32%) Jenkins
19 296 (17.15%) TDD
20 289 (16.74%) MongoDB
21 274 (15.87%) Scrum
22 256 (14.83%) Azure
23 222 (12.86%) NoSQL
24 213 (12.34%) Web Services
25 211 (12.22%) JIRA
26 203 (11.76%) Finance
27 201 (11.65%) AngularJS
28 192 (11.12%) jQuery
29 191 (11.07%) Open Source

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
1 172 (9.97%) Apache
2 110 (6.37%) Elasticsearch
3 94 (5.45%) Confluence
4 75 (4.35%) WordPress
5 65 (3.77%) Tomcat
6 64 (3.71%) Apache Spark
7 58 (3.36%) nginx
8 46 (2.67%) Drupal
8 46 (2.67%) JBoss
9 45 (2.61%) CMS
10 34 (1.97%) IIS
11 23 (1.33%) Apache Solr
11 23 (1.33%) SharePoint
12 21 (1.22%) MS Exchange
13 18 (1.04%) SAS
14 17 (0.98%) Jetty
15 16 (0.93%) Appian
15 16 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 14 (0.81%) Moodle
16 14 (0.81%) OpenStack
Applications
1 28 (1.62%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (0.75%) Photoshop
4 9 (0.52%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (0.41%) SPSS
6 7 (0.41%) Stata
7 4 (0.23%) Chatbot
8 3 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 3 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.12%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.058%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.058%) FileZilla
10 1 (0.058%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.058%) Notepad++
10 1 (0.058%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 38 (2.20%) Magento
2 11 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
3 8 (0.46%) PolarLake
4 6 (0.35%) Markit EDM
5 5 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
6 3 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.17%) Shopify
6 3 (0.17%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.058%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.058%) OpenCart
8 1 (0.058%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.058%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.058%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.058%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.058%) Social Studio
8 1 (0.058%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 539 (31.23%) AWS
2 256 (14.83%) Azure
3 119 (6.89%) Serverless
4 116 (6.72%) GCP
5 106 (6.14%) Amazon EC2
6 100 (5.79%) AWS Lambda
7 96 (5.56%) Amazon S3
8 91 (5.27%) GitHub
9 53 (3.07%) Amazon SQS
10 39 (2.26%) Office 365
11 38 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
11 38 (2.20%) Power Platform
12 33 (1.91%) PaaS
13 30 (1.74%) npm
14 29 (1.68%) AWS CloudFormation
14 29 (1.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 28 (1.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 28 (1.62%) Slack
16 27 (1.56%) Route 53
17 26 (1.51%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 116 (6.72%) HTTP
2 81 (4.69%) DNS
3 71 (4.11%) TCP/IP
4 63 (3.65%) SSL
5 56 (3.24%) Internet
6 51 (2.95%) FTP
7 48 (2.78%) Firewall
8 44 (2.55%) IPsec
9 41 (2.38%) DHCP
10 24 (1.39%) SSH
11 18 (1.04%) HTTPS
12 16 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
13 14 (0.81%) SAN
14 13 (0.75%) VPN
15 12 (0.70%) MPLS
16 11 (0.64%) Intranet
16 11 (0.64%) IP Telephony
17 6 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
18 5 (0.29%) Kerberos
18 5 (0.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 414 (23.99%) SQL Server
2 410 (23.75%) PostgreSQL
3 307 (17.79%) Relational Database
4 289 (16.74%) MongoDB
5 222 (12.86%) NoSQL
6 154 (8.92%) RDBMS
7 117 (6.78%) Oracle Database
8 110 (6.37%) Data Warehouse
9 107 (6.20%) Big Data
10 91 (5.27%) Hadoop
11 83 (4.81%) Redis
12 81 (4.69%) Amazon RDS
13 78 (4.52%) Apache Cassandra
14 62 (3.59%) Amazon Aurora
15 61 (3.53%) Apache Hive
16 56 (3.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 46 (2.67%) Amazon Redshift
18 40 (2.32%) DB2
19 38 (2.20%) Power BI
19 38 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 393 (22.77%) Git (software)
2 299 (17.32%) Jenkins
3 211 (12.22%) JIRA
4 93 (5.39%) Maven
5 86 (4.98%) Selenium
6 81 (4.69%) JUnit
7 68 (3.94%) Subversion
8 59 (3.42%) Cucumber
9 42 (2.43%) SonarQube
10 38 (2.20%) Mockito
11 36 (2.09%) Travis CI
12 34 (1.97%) Bitbucket
13 32 (1.85%) GitLab
14 30 (1.74%) Ant
14 30 (1.74%) Eclipse
14 30 (1.74%) gulp
14 30 (1.74%) Vagrant
15 28 (1.62%) Jasmine
16 27 (1.56%) Gradle
16 27 (1.56%) SoapUI
General
1 203 (11.76%) Finance
2 81 (4.69%) Public Sector
3 62 (3.59%) Banking
4 61 (3.53%) Retail
5 59 (3.42%) Marketing
6 28 (1.62%) Telecoms
7 23 (1.33%) Financial Institution
7 23 (1.33%) Games
8 19 (1.10%) Publishing
9 16 (0.93%) Law
10 15 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
11 14 (0.81%) Front Office
11 14 (0.81%) Investment Banking
12 12 (0.70%) Legal
13 11 (0.64%) Automotive
14 8 (0.46%) Manufacturing
15 7 (0.41%) Back Office
16 6 (0.35%) Billing
16 6 (0.35%) Electronics
17 5 (0.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 958 (55.50%) Developer
2 232 (13.44%) PHP Developer
3 193 (11.18%) Java Developer
4 141 (8.17%) DevOps Engineer
5 109 (6.32%) DBA
6 100 (5.79%) Senior Developer
7 83 (4.81%) Full Stack Developer
8 82 (4.75%) Architect
9 67 (3.88%) Backend Developer
10 64 (3.71%) Data Engineer
11 63 (3.65%) Administrator
12 58 (3.36%) Software Engineer
13 56 (3.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 53 (3.07%) Analyst
15 51 (2.95%) AWS Developer
16 50 (2.90%) AWS Engineer
17 47 (2.72%) Oracle DBA
18 46 (2.67%) Python Developer
19 43 (2.49%) Java Engineer
20 41 (2.38%) MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 406 (23.52%) HTML
2 373 (21.61%) CSS
3 213 (12.34%) Web Services
4 201 (11.65%) AngularJS
5 192 (11.12%) jQuery
6 179 (10.37%) Spring
7 175 (10.14%) Node.js
8 161 (9.33%) .NET
9 147 (8.52%) HTML5
10 146 (8.46%) LAMP
11 143 (8.29%) Laravel
12 139 (8.05%) RESTful
13 137 (7.94%) REST
14 135 (7.82%) React
15 125 (7.24%) JSON
16 118 (6.84%) XML
17 102 (5.91%) SOAP
18 100 (5.79%) Spring Boot
19 82 (4.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 75 (4.35%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 85 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (3.59%) Linux Command Line
3 59 (3.42%) Greenfield Project
4 58 (3.36%) Replication
5 53 (3.07%) User Experience
6 44 (2.55%) Mobile App
7 43 (2.49%) Data Structures
8 41 (2.38%) Clustering
9 37 (2.14%) Management Information System
10 31 (1.80%) Data Centre
11 24 (1.39%) Public Cloud
12 18 (1.04%) Pricing Data
12 18 (1.04%) Self-Motivation
13 17 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
14 16 (0.93%) NHS
15 14 (0.81%) Social Media
16 13 (0.75%) Algorithms
16 13 (0.75%) Robotics
17 11 (0.64%) Life Science
18 9 (0.52%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 601 (34.82%) Linux
2 182 (10.54%) Windows
3 160 (9.27%) Unix
4 101 (5.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 87 (5.04%) CentOS
6 56 (3.24%) Ubuntu
7 51 (2.95%) Windows Server
8 24 (1.39%) Android
8 24 (1.39%) Mac OS X
9 21 (1.22%) Apple iOS
10 19 (1.10%) Debian
11 13 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (0.70%) Solaris
13 6 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (0.23%) AIX
14 4 (0.23%) Mac OS X Server
14 4 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
15 3 (0.17%) SUSE
15 3 (0.17%) VMS
15 3 (0.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 603 (34.94%) Agile Software Development
2 376 (21.78%) DevOps
3 306 (17.73%) Microservices
4 296 (17.15%) TDD
5 274 (15.87%) Scrum
6 191 (11.07%) Open Source
7 188 (10.89%) Continuous Integration
8 170 (9.85%) Test Automation
9 160 (9.27%) BDD
10 151 (8.75%) Software Engineering
11 150 (8.69%) Configuration Management
11 150 (8.69%) MVC
12 143 (8.29%) OO
13 134 (7.76%) Problem-Solving
14 128 (7.42%) ETL
15 120 (6.95%) Analytics
16 116 (6.72%) Migration
17 114 (6.60%) E-Commerce
18 112 (6.49%) Front End Development
19 85 (4.92%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 537 (31.11%) JavaScript
2 497 (28.79%) SQL
3 489 (28.33%) Java
4 449 (26.01%) PHP
5 394 (22.83%) Python
6 140 (8.11%) Bash Shell
7 131 (7.59%) Ruby
8 127 (7.36%) C#
9 99 (5.74%) PowerShell
10 95 (5.50%) Perl
11 78 (4.52%) Scala
12 75 (4.35%) TypeScript
13 66 (3.82%) Shell Script
14 64 (3.71%) Java 8
15 45 (2.61%) ES6
16 42 (2.43%) PHP 7
17 41 (2.38%) Go
17 41 (2.38%) PL/SQL
18 36 (2.09%) C
18 36 (2.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 136 (7.88%) Security Cleared
2 99 (5.74%) Degree
3 79 (4.58%) SC Cleared
4 30 (1.74%) DV Cleared
5 27 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
6 25 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
7 14 (0.81%) Master's Degree
8 13 (0.75%) CISSP
9 11 (0.64%) OCPJP
9 11 (0.64%) Sun Certification
10 9 (0.52%) CCNP
10 9 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (0.52%) DBS Check
11 8 (0.46%) HND
12 6 (0.35%) Chartered Engineer
12 6 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
12 6 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.29%) CEH
13 5 (0.29%) ISTQB
13 5 (0.29%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (4.00%) QA
2 14 (0.81%) GDPR
3 11 (0.64%) SLA
4 9 (0.52%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
6 6 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.23%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.17%) COBIT
8 3 (0.17%) GLBA
8 3 (0.17%) HIPAA
8 3 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 3 (0.17%) NIST
8 3 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.12%) HL7
9 2 (0.12%) MiFID
System Software
1 356 (20.63%) Docker
2 61 (3.53%) Active Directory
3 51 (2.95%) Virtual Machines
4 34 (1.97%) Oracle RAC
5 33 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
6 21 (1.22%) Apache Flume
7 16 (0.93%) Hyper-V
8 9 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (0.46%) RACF
10 7 (0.41%) Shibboleth
10 7 (0.41%) VMware NSX
11 6 (0.35%) KVM
11 6 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (0.29%) HDFS
12 5 (0.29%) Varnish
13 4 (0.23%) pfSense
13 4 (0.23%) vCloud
14 3 (0.17%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.17%) XenApp
15 2 (0.12%) NFS
Systems Management
1 168 (9.73%) Ansible
2 153 (8.86%) Kubernetes
3 139 (8.05%) Terraform
4 133 (7.71%) Puppet
5 116 (6.72%) Opscode Chef
6 33 (1.91%) Salt
7 28 (1.62%) Grafana
7 28 (1.62%) SCCM
8 22 (1.27%) Prometheus
9 21 (1.22%) Data Guard
10 19 (1.10%) Packer
11 17 (0.98%) Kibana
11 17 (0.98%) Nagios
11 17 (0.98%) Rancher
12 16 (0.93%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
13 15 (0.87%) HAProxy
14 13 (0.75%) logstash
14 13 (0.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 13 (0.75%) WSUS
15 9 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 394 (22.83%) Oracle
2 184 (10.66%) Microsoft
3 99 (5.74%) Red Hat
4 96 (5.56%) Google
5 70 (4.06%) VMware
6 46 (2.67%) Sybase
7 41 (2.38%) Zend
8 35 (2.03%) Tableau
9 34 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
10 28 (1.62%) HP
11 27 (1.56%) Cisco
12 25 (1.45%) Splunk
13 20 (1.16%) IBM
14 19 (1.10%) Talend
15 18 (1.04%) NetApp
16 17 (0.98%) Citrix
16 17 (0.98%) Informatica
17 16 (0.93%) New Relic
17 16 (0.93%) Vertica
18 15 (0.87%) Cloudera