Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 101 94
Rank change year-on-year -1 -7 -4
Contract jobs citing MySQL 2,347 2,183 2,540
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.51% 2.48% 2.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.95% 10.94% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,679 1,646 1,828
England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 21
England median hourly rate £26.08 £42.50 £21.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.63% +100.47% +16.16%
10th Percentile £14.55 £26.08 £12.75
90th Percentile £49.13 £48.75 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £26.08 £42.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.63% +54.55% +50.68%

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 21,434 19,953 22,468
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 22.95% 22.62% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,104 13,429 15,247
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £285
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 231 335
England median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +10.34%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.17 £12.00
90th Percentile £52.65 £52.50 £50.60
UK median hourly rate £28.75 £31.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year -7.26% +8.77% +4.34%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 16 August 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 +9 1,165 £500 +5.26% 372
North of England -1 389 £400 +2.56% 302
South East -31 337 £400 - 207
Yorkshire +1 187 £400 - 102
North West -13 180 £390 -2.50% 178
Midlands -32 173 £388 +10.71% 154
South West +34 141 £410 +17.14% 133
East of England 0 141 £425 -2.86% 113
West Midlands -18 118 £400 +14.29% 90
East Midlands -32 55 £361 +3.21% 64
North East -3 22 £393 -12.78% 22
MySQL
UK

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 974 (41.50%) Agile Software Development
2 894 (38.09%) JavaScript
3 806 (34.34%) Java
4 781 (33.28%) Linux
5 710 (30.25%) Amazon AWS
6 707 (30.12%) HTML
7 694 (29.57%) PHP
8 674 (28.72%) CSS
9 645 (27.48%) SQL
10 628 (26.76%) Git (software)
11 578 (24.63%) PostgreSQL
12 577 (24.58%) Oracle
13 533 (22.71%) TDD
14 513 (21.86%) Python
15 496 (21.13%) MongoDB
16 468 (19.94%) DevOps
17 446 (19.00%) Jenkins
18 443 (18.88%) NoSQL
19 395 (16.83%) Continuous Integration
20 383 (16.32%) Docker
21 376 (16.02%) Puppet
22 374 (15.94%) SQL Server
23 360 (15.34%) Ansible
24 347 (14.78%) Relational Database
25 344 (14.66%) OO
26 317 (13.51%) Microservices
27 309 (13.17%) Open Source
28 302 (12.87%) Spring
29 301 (12.82%) Node.js
30 298 (12.70%) Web Services

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
1 217 (9.25%) Tomcat
2 204 (8.69%) Apache
3 182 (7.75%) Elasticsearch
4 151 (6.43%) Confluence
5 149 (6.35%) WebLogic
6 147 (6.26%) OpenStack
7 143 (6.09%) WebSphere
8 93 (3.96%) WordPress
9 90 (3.83%) nginx
10 88 (3.75%) Drupal
11 79 (3.37%) Apache Spark
12 77 (3.28%) CMS
13 54 (2.30%) JBoss
14 28 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 25 (1.07%) IIS
16 24 (1.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 15 (0.64%) Apache Pig
18 13 (0.55%) Jetty
18 13 (0.55%) Oracle Service Bus
18 13 (0.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 41 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (0.68%) MS Visio
3 14 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (0.34%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.21%) Chatbot
6 4 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.085%) HipChat
8 2 (0.085%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 1 (0.043%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.043%) InVision
Business Applications
1 90 (3.83%) Magento
2 9 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
2 9 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.17%) Shopify
5 3 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
5 3 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.085%) Actimize
6 2 (0.085%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.085%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.085%) Odoo
6 2 (0.085%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.085%) Retail-J
6 2 (0.085%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (0.085%) Siebel CRM
7 1 (0.043%) OpenCart
7 1 (0.043%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.043%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.043%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 710 (30.25%) Amazon AWS
2 284 (12.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 173 (7.37%) GitHub
4 97 (4.13%) Amazon S3
5 88 (3.75%) Amazon EC2
6 74 (3.15%) Cloud Computing
7 61 (2.60%) Serverless
8 56 (2.39%) AWS Lambda
9 44 (1.87%) Google Cloud Platform
10 41 (1.75%) Slack
11 39 (1.66%) Amazon ELB
12 37 (1.58%) SaaS
13 33 (1.41%) npm
14 30 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
15 27 (1.15%) Amazon SQS
15 27 (1.15%) PaaS
16 21 (0.89%) IaaS
17 20 (0.85%) Route 53
17 20 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 19 (0.81%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 141 (6.01%) HTTP
2 122 (5.20%) DNS
3 120 (5.11%) TCP/IP
4 116 (4.94%) SSL
5 94 (4.01%) Firewall
6 57 (2.43%) Internet
7 39 (1.66%) VPN
8 34 (1.45%) DHCP
9 32 (1.36%) IPsec
10 27 (1.15%) FTP
11 22 (0.94%) SNMP
12 20 (0.85%) SSH
13 17 (0.72%) DMARC
13 17 (0.72%) SAN
14 16 (0.68%) SMS
15 14 (0.60%) DKIM
15 14 (0.60%) Intranet
16 12 (0.51%) AMQP
16 12 (0.51%) VLAN
17 11 (0.47%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 578 (24.63%) PostgreSQL
2 496 (21.13%) MongoDB
3 443 (18.88%) NoSQL
4 374 (15.94%) SQL Server
5 347 (14.78%) Relational Database
6 156 (6.65%) Apache Cassandra
7 136 (5.79%) RDBMS
8 120 (5.11%) Redis
9 117 (4.99%) Big Data
10 110 (4.69%) Hadoop
11 89 (3.79%) Oracle Database
12 54 (2.30%) Amazon RDS
12 54 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
13 50 (2.13%) Apache Hive
14 47 (2.00%) MariaDB
15 45 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 43 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 41 (1.75%) HBase
18 39 (1.66%) Power BI
19 34 (1.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 628 (26.76%) Git (software)
2 446 (19.00%) Jenkins
3 264 (11.25%) JIRA
4 123 (5.24%) JUnit
5 116 (4.94%) NUnit
6 115 (4.90%) MSTest
7 114 (4.86%) Maven
8 105 (4.47%) GitLab
8 105 (4.47%) Subversion
9 101 (4.30%) Selenium
10 89 (3.79%) Artifactory
11 72 (3.07%) Cucumber
12 57 (2.43%) Vagrant
13 46 (1.96%) Bitbucket
14 42 (1.79%) Jasmine
14 42 (1.79%) Mockito
15 38 (1.62%) Visual Studio
16 36 (1.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 35 (1.49%) Eclipse
18 32 (1.36%) gulp
General
1 259 (11.04%) Finance
2 105 (4.47%) Marketing
3 91 (3.88%) Retail
4 53 (2.26%) Banking
5 39 (1.66%) Games
6 34 (1.45%) Telecoms
7 27 (1.15%) Advertising
8 24 (1.02%) Legal
9 19 (0.81%) Publishing
10 14 (0.60%) Investment Banking
11 11 (0.47%) Back Office
11 11 (0.47%) Manufacturing
11 11 (0.47%) Spanish Language
12 9 (0.38%) Law
13 8 (0.34%) Automotive
13 8 (0.34%) Electronics
14 7 (0.30%) Front Office
15 6 (0.26%) Billing
15 6 (0.26%) Prime Brokerage
16 5 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1,346 (57.35%) Developer
2 370 (15.76%) Java Developer
3 353 (15.04%) PHP Developer
4 240 (10.23%) DevOps Engineer
5 139 (5.92%) Senior Developer
6 121 (5.16%) Full Stack Developer
7 110 (4.69%) DBA
8 101 (4.30%) AWS Engineer
9 96 (4.09%) Architect
10 89 (3.79%) Administrator
11 85 (3.62%) Analyst
11 85 (3.62%) MySQL Developer
12 73 (3.11%) JavaScript Developer
13 72 (3.07%) AWS DevOps
14 71 (3.03%) Data Engineer
15 70 (2.98%) Python Developer
16 64 (2.73%) Software Engineer
17 63 (2.68%) Senior Java Developer
17 63 (2.68%) Web Developer
18 59 (2.51%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 707 (30.12%) HTML
2 674 (28.72%) CSS
3 302 (12.87%) Spring
4 301 (12.82%) Node.js
5 298 (12.70%) Web Services
6 297 (12.65%) AngularJS
7 287 (12.23%) HTML5
8 262 (11.16%) REST
9 234 (9.97%) jQuery
10 228 (9.71%) RESTful
11 223 (9.50%) CSS3
12 221 (9.42%) LAMP
13 200 (8.52%) React
14 182 (7.75%) XML
15 181 (7.71%) JSON
16 162 (6.90%) Laravel
17 155 (6.60%) RabbitMQ
18 143 (6.09%) Spring Boot
19 139 (5.92%) SOAP
20 131 (5.58%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 112 (4.77%) Analytical Skills
2 79 (3.37%) User Experience
3 77 (3.28%) Linux Command Line
4 72 (3.07%) Greenfield Project
5 71 (3.03%) Mobile App
6 67 (2.85%) Replication
7 61 (2.60%) Clustering
8 59 (2.51%) Computer Science
9 51 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
10 31 (1.32%) Data Structures
11 29 (1.24%) Fintech
12 25 (1.07%) Algorithms
13 23 (0.98%) Public Cloud
14 22 (0.94%) Data Centre
14 22 (0.94%) Self-Motivation
15 18 (0.77%) Fixed Income
15 18 (0.77%) Management Information System
16 12 (0.51%) Cloud Native
16 12 (0.51%) Social Media
17 11 (0.47%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 781 (33.28%) Linux
2 236 (10.06%) Unix
3 142 (6.05%) Windows
4 95 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 86 (3.66%) CentOS
6 58 (2.47%) Ubuntu
7 55 (2.34%) Android
8 46 (1.96%) Apple iOS
8 46 (1.96%) Windows Server
9 21 (0.89%) Solaris
10 16 (0.68%) VMS
11 14 (0.60%) Debian
12 11 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (0.43%) AIX
13 10 (0.43%) SUSE
14 9 (0.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 6 (0.26%) Windows NT
16 5 (0.21%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.17%) Fedora
17 4 (0.17%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 974 (41.50%) Agile Software Development
2 533 (22.71%) TDD
3 468 (19.94%) DevOps
4 395 (16.83%) Continuous Integration
5 344 (14.66%) OO
6 317 (13.51%) Microservices
7 309 (13.17%) Open Source
8 271 (11.55%) Scrum
9 246 (10.48%) Test Automation
10 222 (9.46%) MVC
11 218 (9.29%) Problem-Solving
12 210 (8.95%) BDD
13 194 (8.27%) Configuration Management
14 169 (7.20%) Software Engineering
15 165 (7.03%) Web Development
16 159 (6.77%) E-Commerce
17 157 (6.69%) Migration
18 128 (5.45%) OOP
19 120 (5.11%) Kanban
20 117 (4.99%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 894 (38.09%) JavaScript
2 806 (34.34%) Java
3 694 (29.57%) PHP
4 645 (27.48%) SQL
5 513 (21.86%) Python
6 238 (10.14%) Ruby
7 184 (7.84%) Bash Shell
8 148 (6.31%) Perl
9 145 (6.18%) C#
10 133 (5.67%) Java 8
11 100 (4.26%) Go
12 99 (4.22%) Shell Script
13 84 (3.58%) Scala
14 45 (1.92%) TypeScript
15 44 (1.87%) PHP 7
16 43 (1.83%) C
16 43 (1.83%) C++
17 41 (1.75%) ES6
17 41 (1.75%) PowerShell
18 40 (1.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 186 (7.93%) Security Cleared
2 157 (6.69%) SC Cleared
3 107 (4.56%) Degree
4 37 (1.58%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (0.60%) ISTQB
7 13 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
8 12 (0.51%) DV Cleared
9 10 (0.43%) Master's Degree
10 9 (0.38%) MySQL Certification
10 9 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
11 8 (0.34%) OCP
12 7 (0.30%) AWS Certification
12 7 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
13 6 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 5 (0.21%) CCNA
14 5 (0.21%) TOGAF Certification
15 4 (0.17%) MCSE
15 4 (0.17%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (4.77%) QA
2 35 (1.49%) Data Quality
3 26 (1.11%) GDPR
4 14 (0.60%) GCP
5 11 (0.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 7 (0.30%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.17%) SLA
8 3 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.085%) COBIT
9 2 (0.085%) PMO
9 2 (0.085%) SEPA
9 2 (0.085%) WCAG
10 1 (0.043%) HL7
10 1 (0.043%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.043%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.043%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 383 (16.32%) Docker
2 55 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
4 43 (1.83%) Active Directory
5 21 (0.89%) etcd
6 19 (0.81%) KVM
7 17 (0.72%) Hyper-V
8 16 (0.68%) flannel
8 16 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
8 16 (0.68%) Xen
9 15 (0.64%) HDFS
10 12 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 12 (0.51%) vCloud
11 10 (0.43%) VirtualBox
12 9 (0.38%) XenApp
13 8 (0.34%) Apache Flume
13 8 (0.34%) LXC
14 7 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
15 6 (0.26%) BitLocker
15 6 (0.26%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 376 (16.02%) Puppet
2 360 (15.34%) Ansible
3 289 (12.31%) Opscode Chef
4 172 (7.33%) Terraform
5 165 (7.03%) Kubernetes
6 66 (2.81%) Grafana
7 59 (2.51%) logstash
8 55 (2.34%) Prometheus
9 54 (2.30%) Nagios
10 51 (2.17%) Galera Cluster
11 45 (1.92%) HAProxy
12 44 (1.87%) Kibana
13 37 (1.58%) ZABBIX
14 25 (1.07%) Salt
15 23 (0.98%) Rancher
16 22 (0.94%) Uchiwa
17 20 (0.85%) Pingdom
18 16 (0.68%) Consul
18 16 (0.68%) rkt
19 15 (0.64%) Icinga
Vendors
1 577 (24.58%) Oracle
2 152 (6.48%) Microsoft
3 113 (4.81%) Red Hat
4 86 (3.66%) Google
5 77 (3.28%) VMware
6 74 (3.15%) Zend
7 56 (2.39%) Splunk
8 54 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
9 50 (2.13%) SAP
9 50 (2.13%) Sybase
10 49 (2.09%) New Relic
11 48 (2.05%) Tableau
12 40 (1.70%) Atlassian
13 39 (1.66%) IBM
14 35 (1.49%) Talend
15 32 (1.36%) Percona
16 30 (1.28%) Adobe
17 27 (1.15%) SaltStack
18 25 (1.07%) Cloudera
19 23 (0.98%) hybris