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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 85 86
Rank change year-on-year -6 +1  
Contract jobs citing MySQL 1159 1285 1256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.68% 2.60% 2.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.98% 11.93% 10.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 823 956 846
Median daily rate £425 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 6
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.07% +47.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.80 £10.40 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.45 £116.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £33.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year +42.85% +54.65%  

MySQL is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 9673 10772 11887
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 22.38% 21.78% 23.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6387 7370 7871
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 180 173
Median hourly rate £31.00 £31.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +19.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.70 £15.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.00 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.14 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.04% +19.75%  

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing MySQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -39 512 £475 +11.76% 211
South East +32 225 £403 +10.27% 123
North West +31 91 £408 -0.91% 81
Yorkshire +19 78 £400 +1.91% 70
East of England +22 69 £435 +8.75% 40
West Midlands +56 65 £335 +3.07% 56
East Midlands +9 51 £338 +22.72% 29
South West -14 50 £345 +6.15% 57
North East +66 15 £475 +52.00% 6
Midlands - 2 - - 86
MySQL
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 807 (38.28%) Linux
2 795 (37.71%) Agile Software Development
3 767 (36.39%) HTML
4 690 (32.73%) JavaScript
5 686 (32.54%) PHP
6 679 (32.21%) Java
7 664 (31.50%) CSS
8 593 (28.13%) SQL
9 590 (27.99%) Git (software)
10 488 (23.15%) Python
11 460 (21.82%) TDD
12 438 (20.78%) Oracle
13 419 (19.88%) PostgreSQL
14 400 (18.98%) MongoDB
15 391 (18.55%) DevOps
16 375 (17.79%) Jenkins
17 369 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
18 355 (16.84%) NoSQL
19 344 (16.32%) SQL Server
20 310 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
21 298 (14.14%) Spring
22 292 (13.85%) Puppet
23 277 (13.14%) Scrum
24 275 (13.05%) Apache
25 267 (12.67%) jQuery
26 259 (12.29%) Ansible
27 258 (12.24%) Relational Database
28 253 (12.00%) REST
29 252 (11.95%) LAMP
30 247 (11.72%) Microservices

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
1 275 (13.05%) Apache
2 189 (8.97%) Tomcat
3 152 (7.21%) Drupal
4 95 (4.51%) nginx
4 95 (4.51%) WordPress
5 86 (4.08%) CMS
6 79 (3.75%) OpenStack
7 75 (3.56%) JBoss
8 71 (3.37%) Elasticsearch
8 71 (3.37%) WebSphere
9 69 (3.27%) Confluence
10 63 (2.99%) WebLogic
11 48 (2.28%) Apache Spark
12 24 (1.14%) Apache Solr
12 24 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 23 (1.09%) SharePoint
14 18 (0.85%) Apache Pig
15 15 (0.71%) IIS
16 12 (0.57%) Moodle
17 11 (0.52%) GlassFish
Applications
1 27 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (1.00%) Photoshop
3 12 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 11 (0.52%) HipChat
5 10 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (0.24%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.24%) SPSS
6 5 (0.24%) Stata
7 4 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.095%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.047%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 1 (0.047%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 68 (3.23%) Magento
2 15 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 14 (0.66%) Payment Gateway
4 6 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 5 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.24%) SAP Hybris
6 3 (0.14%) OpenCart
7 2 (0.095%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.095%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.095%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.095%) Primavera
7 2 (0.095%) Siebel CRM
7 2 (0.095%) Teamcenter
8 1 (0.047%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.047%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.047%) RMDS
8 1 (0.047%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.047%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.047%) SAP MDM
8 1 (0.047%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 369 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
2 107 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 67 (3.18%) GitHub
4 39 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
5 38 (1.80%) Amazon S3
6 36 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
7 30 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
8 27 (1.28%) Slack
9 26 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
10 22 (1.04%) Google Analytics
11 20 (0.95%) SaaS
12 18 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
13 15 (0.71%) Amazon EMR
13 15 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 13 (0.62%) Office 365
15 9 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 9 (0.43%) G Suite
16 8 (0.38%) PaaS
17 7 (0.33%) IaaS
17 7 (0.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 150 (7.12%) HTTP
2 101 (4.79%) TCP/IP
3 89 (4.22%) SSL
4 71 (3.37%) LDAP
5 69 (3.27%) Firewall
6 68 (3.23%) DNS
7 47 (2.23%) Internet
8 30 (1.42%) HTTPS
9 29 (1.38%) VPN
10 23 (1.09%) LAN
11 22 (1.04%) WAN
12 19 (0.90%) Kerberos
13 16 (0.76%) SAN
13 16 (0.76%) SSH
14 14 (0.66%) Intranet
15 11 (0.52%) FTP
15 11 (0.52%) Network Security
16 9 (0.43%) AMQP
16 9 (0.43%) DHCP
16 9 (0.43%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 419 (19.88%) PostgreSQL
2 400 (18.98%) MongoDB
3 355 (16.84%) NoSQL
4 344 (16.32%) SQL Server
5 258 (12.24%) Relational Database
6 159 (7.54%) Apache Cassandra
7 102 (4.84%) RDBMS
8 87 (4.13%) Hadoop
9 82 (3.89%) Big Data
10 79 (3.75%) Oracle Database
11 76 (3.61%) MariaDB
12 73 (3.46%) Redis
13 62 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
14 46 (2.18%) DB2
15 42 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
16 37 (1.76%) Data Mining
17 34 (1.61%) CouchDB
18 33 (1.57%) HBase
19 31 (1.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
20 29 (1.38%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 590 (27.99%) Git (software)
2 375 (17.79%) Jenkins
3 178 (8.44%) JIRA
4 136 (6.45%) Subversion
5 113 (5.36%) JUnit
6 84 (3.98%) Maven
7 70 (3.32%) Bitbucket
8 64 (3.04%) Mockito
9 48 (2.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 47 (2.23%) Cucumber
10 47 (2.23%) Eclipse
11 39 (1.85%) Selenium
12 37 (1.76%) PHPUnit
13 34 (1.61%) Vagrant
14 32 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
15 31 (1.47%) Hudson
15 31 (1.47%) Sonatype Nexus
16 28 (1.33%) MSTest
16 28 (1.33%) NUnit
17 26 (1.23%) Grunt
General
1 180 (8.54%) Finance
2 98 (4.65%) Marketing
3 79 (3.75%) Retail
4 60 (2.85%) Banking
5 58 (2.75%) Telecoms
6 31 (1.47%) Publishing
7 24 (1.14%) Games
8 18 (0.85%) Advertising
9 17 (0.81%) Electronics
10 15 (0.71%) Manufacturing
11 13 (0.62%) Investment Banking
12 12 (0.57%) Front Office
13 9 (0.43%) French Language
13 9 (0.43%) Legal
14 6 (0.28%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.19%) Billing
15 4 (0.19%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.14%) Back Office
16 3 (0.14%) Local Government
16 3 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1286 (61.01%) Developer
2 351 (16.65%) Java Developer
3 345 (16.37%) PHP Developer
4 199 (9.44%) DevOps Engineer
5 139 (6.59%) Senior Developer
6 111 (5.27%) DBA
6 111 (5.27%) Drupal Developer
7 109 (5.17%) MySQL Developer
8 97 (4.60%) Python Developer
9 90 (4.27%) Web Developer
10 88 (4.17%) Architect
11 86 (4.08%) Administrator
12 81 (3.84%) Linux Engineer
13 73 (3.46%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 72 (3.42%) MySQL DBA
15 66 (3.13%) Full Stack Developer
15 66 (3.13%) PHP MySQL Developer
16 62 (2.94%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 60 (2.85%) Analyst
18 54 (2.56%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 767 (36.39%) HTML
2 664 (31.50%) CSS
3 298 (14.14%) Spring
4 267 (12.67%) jQuery
5 253 (12.00%) REST
6 252 (11.95%) LAMP
7 243 (11.53%) HTML5
8 240 (11.39%) RESTful
9 235 (11.15%) AngularJS
10 233 (11.05%) Web Services
11 230 (10.91%) Node.js
12 206 (9.77%) XML
13 168 (7.97%) Hibernate
14 166 (7.87%) CSS3
15 164 (7.78%) JSON
16 145 (6.88%) Symfony
17 143 (6.78%) Laravel
18 138 (6.55%) SOAP
19 108 (5.12%) Ajax
20 92 (4.36%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 111 (5.27%) Greenfield Project
2 95 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
3 90 (4.27%) User Experience
4 63 (2.99%) Computer Science
5 56 (2.66%) Clustering
6 54 (2.56%) Mobile App
7 45 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
8 38 (1.80%) Replication
9 35 (1.66%) Client/Server
10 29 (1.38%) Data Centre
10 29 (1.38%) Management Information System
11 28 (1.33%) Algorithms
12 24 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
13 22 (1.04%) STB
14 18 (0.85%) Fintech
14 18 (0.85%) Video on Demand
15 16 (0.76%) NHS
16 11 (0.52%) W3C
17 9 (0.43%) CMDB
17 9 (0.43%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 807 (38.28%) Linux
2 187 (8.87%) Unix
3 171 (8.11%) Windows
4 129 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 113 (5.36%) CentOS
6 68 (3.23%) Ubuntu
7 43 (2.04%) Mac OS X
8 36 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 34 (1.61%) Solaris
9 34 (1.61%) Windows Server
10 24 (1.14%) Android
10 24 (1.14%) Apple iOS
11 19 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
12 17 (0.81%) HPUX
13 14 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (0.43%) AIX
15 8 (0.38%) SUSE
16 7 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
17 6 (0.28%) Debian
17 6 (0.28%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 795 (37.71%) Agile Software Development
2 460 (21.82%) TDD
3 391 (18.55%) DevOps
4 310 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
5 277 (13.14%) Scrum
6 247 (11.72%) Microservices
7 231 (10.96%) MVC
8 227 (10.77%) Configuration Management
9 221 (10.48%) Web Development
10 216 (10.25%) OO
10 216 (10.25%) Open Source
11 186 (8.82%) BDD
12 174 (8.25%) Software Engineering
13 144 (6.83%) Continuous Delivery
14 143 (6.78%) Test Automation
15 140 (6.64%) Kanban
16 126 (5.98%) E-Commerce
17 124 (5.88%) OOP
18 111 (5.27%) Mentoring
19 88 (4.17%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 690 (32.73%) JavaScript
2 686 (32.54%) PHP
3 679 (32.21%) Java
4 593 (28.13%) SQL
5 488 (23.15%) Python
6 217 (10.29%) Ruby
7 153 (7.26%) Perl
8 152 (7.21%) Bash Shell
9 126 (5.98%) Scala
10 111 (5.27%) C#
11 62 (2.94%) Shell Script
12 55 (2.61%) PL/SQL
13 52 (2.47%) PowerShell
14 51 (2.42%) Groovy
15 49 (2.32%) Go
16 43 (2.04%) C++
17 35 (1.66%) C
18 29 (1.38%) PHP 5
18 29 (1.38%) T-SQL
19 25 (1.19%) R
Qualifications
1 108 (5.12%) Security Cleared
2 82 (3.89%) Degree
2 82 (3.89%) SC Cleared
3 27 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (0.38%) Master's Degree
6 7 (0.33%) MySQL Certification
6 7 (0.33%) OCPJP
7 6 (0.28%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.28%) RHCE
8 5 (0.24%) AWS Certification
8 5 (0.24%) CISM
8 5 (0.24%) CISSP
8 5 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.19%) MCSE
10 3 (0.14%) CCNA
11 2 (0.095%) CCNP
11 2 (0.095%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.095%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (2.61%) QA
2 21 (1.00%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (0.24%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.19%) GCP
5 4 (0.19%) SLA
6 2 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.047%) FATCA
7 1 (0.047%) GDPR
7 1 (0.047%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.047%) WCAG
System Software
1 227 (10.77%) Docker
2 60 (2.85%) Active Directory
3 47 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (1.47%) HDFS
5 27 (1.28%) Xen
6 17 (0.81%) KVM
7 15 (0.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 14 (0.66%) Hyper-V
8 14 (0.66%) NFS
9 12 (0.57%) LXC
9 12 (0.57%) Squid
9 12 (0.57%) vCloud
10 9 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
10 9 (0.43%) Samba
11 7 (0.33%) XenServer
12 6 (0.28%) vSphere
13 5 (0.24%) Apache Flume
13 5 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 5 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
14 4 (0.19%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 292 (13.85%) Puppet
2 259 (12.29%) Ansible
3 199 (9.44%) Opscode Chef
4 97 (4.60%) Kubernetes
5 57 (2.70%) Nagios
6 45 (2.13%) Salt
6 45 (2.13%) Terraform
7 40 (1.90%) logstash
8 39 (1.85%) Grafana
9 37 (1.76%) HAProxy
10 27 (1.28%) Hadoop YARN
11 25 (1.19%) Galera Cluster
12 24 (1.14%) Kibana
12 24 (1.14%) ZABBIX
13 21 (1.00%) Graphite
14 18 (0.85%) Mesos
15 10 (0.47%) Webmin
16 9 (0.43%) Icinga
16 9 (0.43%) Pingdom
17 8 (0.38%) Rancher
Vendors
1 438 (20.78%) Oracle
2 124 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 116 (5.50%) Red Hat
4 86 (4.08%) VMware
5 73 (3.46%) Zend
6 69 (3.27%) Google
7 40 (1.90%) IBM
8 35 (1.66%) SaltStack
8 35 (1.66%) SAP
8 35 (1.66%) Splunk
9 33 (1.57%) Tableau
10 32 (1.52%) Atlassian
11 27 (1.28%) Rackspace
12 25 (1.19%) HP
12 25 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
13 22 (1.04%) Adobe
14 18 (0.85%) Cisco
14 18 (0.85%) Percona
15 15 (0.71%) Cloudera
15 15 (0.71%) Talend
Warwickshire
Oscar
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Austin Fraser
Posted: 4 hours ago
South East London
D4 Digital Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: UKP 550 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
East Midlands
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Thatcher MCS
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £400.00 - £444.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Freshtechit
Rate: From £100 to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Talendrone.com
Rate: Negotiable/Excellent Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
ABW Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Computer People
Rate: £240 - £260 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + + Neg
Posted: 6 days ago
London Bridge
Digital Marmalade
Rate: £27,500 - £37,500 depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: €70 - €75 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Intec Select
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday