Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 118 108 108
Rank change year-on-year -10 0 -3
Contract jobs citing MySQL 1,230 2,150 2,159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.02% 2.39% 2.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.40% 10.61% 10.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 844 1,451 1,627
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £302 £306 £300
90th Percentile £638 £610 £594
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 22
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -3.45% +81.25%
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year - -3.45% -16.67%

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 13,080 20,264 20,331
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.45% 22.51% 21.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,773 14,111 14,329
England median daily rate £488 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.63% +8.57%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 216 221 224
England median hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +4.48% +29.12%
10th Percentile £14.00 £14.00 £15.20
90th Percentile £58.75 £55.00 £57.31
UK median hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +2.94% +28.30%

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 23 February 2020.

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 23 February 2020.

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 23 February 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 +6 629 £500 - 328
North of England -14 205 £400 - 289
South East -39 146 £419 -1.47% 196
North West +3 139 £400 - 152
East of England -11 92 £438 - 74
Midlands +10 85 £400 - 140
South West -21 69 £400 -5.88% 162
West Midlands +27 52 £400 +6.67% 71
Yorkshire -21 47 £450 - 98
East Midlands +12 33 £300 -33.33% 69
North East +2 19 £475 +5.56% 39
MySQL
UK

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 474 (38.54%) Agile Software Development
2 425 (34.55%) JavaScript
3 375 (30.49%) AWS
4 349 (28.37%) Linux
5 325 (26.42%) PHP
6 314 (25.53%) Java
7 303 (24.63%) HTML
8 287 (23.33%) SQL
9 282 (22.93%) Docker
10 279 (22.68%) Git (software)
11 268 (21.79%) SQL Server
12 262 (21.30%) Microservices
13 259 (21.06%) CSS
14 250 (20.33%) PostgreSQL
15 248 (20.16%) Azure
16 243 (19.76%) Python
17 228 (18.54%) DevOps
18 227 (18.46%) Scrum
19 222 (18.05%) Relational Database
19 222 (18.05%) AngularJS
20 214 (17.40%) Web Services
21 206 (16.75%) Oracle
22 203 (16.50%) MongoDB
23 184 (14.96%) TDD
24 169 (13.74%) REST
25 162 (13.17%) Finance
26 161 (13.09%) React
27 146 (11.87%) RESTful
28 145 (11.79%) JIRA
29 139 (11.30%) C#

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
1 124 (10.08%) Elasticsearch
2 108 (8.78%) Apache
3 81 (6.59%) Confluence
4 53 (4.31%) nginx
5 44 (3.58%) Tomcat
6 32 (2.60%) Apache Spark
7 27 (2.20%) WordPress
8 23 (1.87%) Drupal
9 21 (1.71%) JBoss
10 20 (1.63%) CMS
11 16 (1.30%) IIS
12 14 (1.14%) Mattermost
13 11 (0.89%) SharePoint
13 11 (0.89%) WebSphere
14 10 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
15 9 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 9 (0.73%) WebLogic
16 8 (0.65%) Mendix
16 8 (0.65%) Umbraco
17 7 (0.57%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (1.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.49%) Zeplin
5 2 (0.16%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.16%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.081%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.081%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.081%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.081%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 45 (3.66%) Magento
2 6 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (0.33%) Markit EDM
4 4 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.33%) PolarLake
5 3 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (0.24%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 2 (0.16%) Shopify
6 2 (0.16%) Social Studio
7 1 (0.081%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.081%) Sage 1000
7 1 (0.081%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 375 (30.49%) AWS
2 248 (20.16%) Azure
3 89 (7.24%) GCP
4 69 (5.61%) GitHub
5 62 (5.04%) Serverless
6 58 (4.72%) AWS Lambda
7 57 (4.63%) Amazon EC2
8 44 (3.58%) Amazon S3
9 30 (2.44%) PaaS
10 26 (2.11%) Power Platform
11 23 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
12 21 (1.71%) SaaS
13 18 (1.46%) IaaS
13 18 (1.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 16 (1.30%) Amazon SQS
15 15 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
15 15 (1.22%) CloudFront
16 14 (1.14%) Amazon EMR
16 14 (1.14%) npm
17 13 (1.06%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 48 (3.90%) HTTP
2 31 (2.52%) DNS
3 21 (1.71%) SSH
4 20 (1.63%) Firewall
5 13 (1.06%) NAS
5 13 (1.06%) VPN
6 12 (0.98%) DHCP
6 12 (0.98%) HTTPS
7 11 (0.89%) TCP/IP
8 10 (0.81%) SNMP
8 10 (0.81%) Wireless
9 9 (0.73%) Internet
10 8 (0.65%) SAN
10 8 (0.65%) SSL
11 5 (0.41%) Asterisk PBX
11 5 (0.41%) IPsec
11 5 (0.41%) iSCSI
12 4 (0.33%) Network Security
12 4 (0.33%) WAN
13 3 (0.24%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 268 (21.79%) SQL Server
2 250 (20.33%) PostgreSQL
3 222 (18.05%) Relational Database
4 203 (16.50%) MongoDB
5 133 (10.81%) NoSQL
6 116 (9.43%) Redis
7 80 (6.50%) RDBMS
8 64 (5.20%) Data Warehouse
9 47 (3.82%) Apache Cassandra
10 46 (3.74%) Hadoop
11 44 (3.58%) Oracle Database
12 43 (3.50%) Big Data
13 41 (3.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 41 (3.33%) MariaDB
14 32 (2.60%) Pentaho
15 31 (2.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 27 (2.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 26 (2.11%) Power BI
18 25 (2.03%) Oracle Database 12c
19 24 (1.95%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 279 (22.68%) Git (software)
2 145 (11.79%) JIRA
3 129 (10.49%) Jenkins
4 75 (6.10%) Selenium
5 67 (5.45%) JUnit
6 64 (5.20%) Maven
7 58 (4.72%) Gradle
8 56 (4.55%) Mockito
9 44 (3.58%) GitLab
10 42 (3.41%) Jasmine
11 37 (3.01%) Octopus Deploy
12 30 (2.44%) Protractor
13 25 (2.03%) Cucumber
14 24 (1.95%) Bitbucket
14 24 (1.95%) Subversion
14 24 (1.95%) TeamCity
15 21 (1.71%) Vagrant
16 18 (1.46%) Eclipse
17 17 (1.38%) Ant
18 15 (1.22%) MSBuild
General
1 162 (13.17%) Finance
2 62 (5.04%) Public Sector
3 38 (3.09%) Banking
4 36 (2.93%) Front Office
5 34 (2.76%) Games
6 28 (2.28%) Marketing
7 23 (1.87%) Retail
8 16 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
9 13 (1.06%) Telecoms
10 12 (0.98%) Legal
11 11 (0.89%) Back Office
12 10 (0.81%) Law
13 8 (0.65%) Advertising
13 8 (0.65%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.57%) Investment Banking
15 5 (0.41%) Automotive
15 5 (0.41%) Military
16 4 (0.33%) Manufacturing
17 3 (0.24%) Multimedia
17 3 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 768 (62.44%) Developer
2 183 (14.88%) PHP Developer
3 128 (10.41%) Java Developer
4 86 (6.99%) Senior Developer
5 81 (6.59%) Full Stack Developer
6 76 (6.18%) DevOps Engineer
7 67 (5.45%) Architect
8 58 (4.72%) Software Engineer
9 57 (4.63%) Backend Developer
10 56 (4.55%) Python Developer
11 55 (4.47%) React Developer
12 52 (4.23%) .NET Developer
13 48 (3.90%) Analyst
13 48 (3.90%) DBA
13 48 (3.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 46 (3.74%) Angular Developer
15 37 (3.01%) MySQL Developer
16 36 (2.93%) JavaScript Developer
17 35 (2.85%) C# Developer
18 33 (2.68%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 303 (24.63%) HTML
2 259 (21.06%) CSS
3 222 (18.05%) AngularJS
4 214 (17.40%) Web Services
5 169 (13.74%) REST
6 161 (13.09%) React
7 146 (11.87%) RESTful
8 138 (11.22%) .NET
9 129 (10.49%) Node.js
9 129 (10.49%) Spring
10 124 (10.08%) Laravel
11 122 (9.92%) HTML5
12 118 (9.59%) LAMP
13 108 (8.78%) XML
14 97 (7.89%) Kafka
15 94 (7.64%) jQuery
16 92 (7.48%) JSON
17 89 (7.24%) Spring Boot
18 82 (6.67%) Vue.js
19 80 (6.50%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 63 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (4.31%) User Experience
3 48 (3.90%) Greenfield Project
4 46 (3.74%) Mobile App
5 37 (3.01%) Linux Command Line
6 25 (2.03%) Data Centre
7 23 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
8 22 (1.79%) Cloud Native
9 21 (1.71%) Algorithms
9 21 (1.71%) Data Structures
10 20 (1.63%) Replication
11 19 (1.54%) Management Information System
11 19 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
12 14 (1.14%) NHS
13 13 (1.06%) Pricing Data
13 13 (1.06%) Public Cloud
14 12 (0.98%) Clustering
14 12 (0.98%) Reference Data
15 9 (0.73%) PKI
16 8 (0.65%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 349 (28.37%) Linux
2 108 (8.78%) Windows
3 79 (6.42%) Unix
4 50 (4.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 47 (3.82%) CentOS
6 43 (3.50%) Windows Server
7 21 (1.71%) Ubuntu
8 15 (1.22%) Apple iOS
9 14 (1.14%) Android
10 13 (1.06%) Mac OS
11 12 (0.98%) Mac OS X
12 9 (0.73%) Debian
13 7 (0.57%) AIX
13 7 (0.57%) Solaris
13 7 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (0.33%) Mac OS X Server
16 3 (0.24%) HPUX
17 2 (0.16%) Windows 10
18 1 (0.081%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 474 (38.54%) Agile Software Development
2 262 (21.30%) Microservices
3 228 (18.54%) DevOps
4 227 (18.46%) Scrum
5 184 (14.96%) TDD
6 128 (10.41%) Continuous Integration
7 126 (10.24%) Software Engineering
8 115 (9.35%) MVC
9 113 (9.19%) Pair Programming
10 98 (7.97%) Open Source
11 91 (7.40%) E-Commerce
12 89 (7.24%) OO
12 89 (7.24%) Problem-Solving
13 87 (7.07%) Test Automation
14 79 (6.42%) Front End Development
15 76 (6.18%) Mentoring
16 73 (5.93%) Web Development
17 71 (5.77%) BDD
17 71 (5.77%) Data Modelling
18 68 (5.53%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 425 (34.55%) JavaScript
2 325 (26.42%) PHP
3 314 (25.53%) Java
4 287 (23.33%) SQL
5 243 (19.76%) Python
6 139 (11.30%) C#
7 78 (6.34%) Ruby
8 74 (6.02%) Bash Shell
9 70 (5.69%) Java 8
10 56 (4.55%) PowerShell
11 45 (3.66%) C++
12 41 (3.33%) TypeScript
13 40 (3.25%) Scala
14 34 (2.76%) Perl
15 33 (2.68%) C
16 29 (2.36%) F#
17 28 (2.28%) Go
18 23 (1.87%) PHP 7
19 22 (1.79%) Shell Script
20 18 (1.46%) ES6
Qualifications
1 100 (8.13%) Security Cleared
2 77 (6.26%) SC Cleared
3 53 (4.31%) Degree
4 17 (1.38%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (1.14%) DV Cleared
6 7 (0.57%) Master's Degree
7 5 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.41%) OCPJP
7 5 (0.41%) SAS Certification
8 4 (0.33%) AWS Certification
8 4 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.33%) CCNA
8 4 (0.33%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.24%) CCNP
10 2 (0.16%) Chartered Engineer
10 2 (0.16%) HND
10 2 (0.16%) ISEB
10 2 (0.16%) MCP
10 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.16%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (2.93%) QA
2 15 (1.22%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.57%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.49%) SLA
5 3 (0.24%) HL7
5 3 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.081%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.081%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.081%) GDPR
7 1 (0.081%) ISO 20022
7 1 (0.081%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.081%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.081%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.081%) WCAG
System Software
1 282 (22.93%) Docker
2 29 (2.36%) Active Directory
3 20 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (1.46%) Apache Flume
5 12 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (0.57%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.41%) Corosync
9 5 (0.41%) DRBD
9 5 (0.41%) FreeRADIUS
9 5 (0.41%) Postfix
9 5 (0.41%) Varnish
10 4 (0.33%) RACF
10 4 (0.33%) vSphere
11 3 (0.24%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 3 (0.24%) iptables
11 3 (0.24%) Oracle Clusterware
11 3 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.24%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 139 (11.30%) Kubernetes
2 93 (7.56%) Ansible
3 80 (6.50%) Terraform
4 52 (4.23%) Puppet
5 33 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
6 30 (2.44%) Rancher
7 16 (1.30%) HAProxy
8 14 (1.14%) Grafana
8 14 (1.14%) Nagios
9 13 (1.06%) Data Guard
10 11 (0.89%) Jamf Pro
10 11 (0.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 11 (0.89%) Prometheus
11 9 (0.73%) Kibana
11 9 (0.73%) Salt
11 9 (0.73%) ZABBIX
12 8 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
12 8 (0.65%) Packer
12 8 (0.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 7 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 206 (16.75%) Oracle
2 102 (8.29%) Microsoft
3 68 (5.53%) Google
4 64 (5.20%) VMware
5 39 (3.17%) Red Hat
6 35 (2.85%) Zend
7 31 (2.52%) Atlassian
8 29 (2.36%) Splunk
9 24 (1.95%) MuleSoft
9 24 (1.95%) NetApp
10 23 (1.87%) Cisco
10 23 (1.87%) IBM
11 21 (1.71%) Sybase
12 19 (1.54%) EMC
12 19 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
13 18 (1.46%) Dell
13 18 (1.46%) Tableau
14 12 (0.98%) SAP
15 11 (0.89%) Apple
15 11 (0.89%) F5