Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 106 98
Rank change year-on-year +6 -8 +1
Contract jobs citing MySQL 2,456 2,189 2,337
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.56% 2.30% 2.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.24% 10.47% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,704 1,656 1,594
England median daily rate £450 £425 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.10% +9.54%
10th Percentile £306 £281 £275
90th Percentile £600 £598 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 19
England median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +127.27% -52.86%
10th Percentile £12.38 £26.18 £12.45
90th Percentile £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -6.67% -6.25% +14.29%

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 21,852 20,899 21,627
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 22.77% 21.99% 22.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,339 14,590 14,466
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +1.19%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £292
90th Percentile £650 £638 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 242 307
England median hourly rate £32.50 £32.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.76% +19.09% -
10th Percentile £14.00 £15.18 £10.82
90th Percentile £57.50 £56.86 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £32.48 £31.15 £28.00
% change year-on-year +4.25% +11.25% -0.44%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +1 1,149 £500 - 390
North of England -3 393 £400 +3.56% 288
South East -1 359 £425 +6.32% 210
North West -25 193 £400 +6.67% 179
South West +47 192 £425 +19.72% 143
East of England +45 187 £450 +10.57% 87
Yorkshire +2 169 £425 - 86
Midlands -12 169 £400 +14.29% 165
West Midlands -16 102 £400 +8.47% 96
East Midlands +10 66 £400 +14.36% 68
North East +12 35 £469 +10.29% 23
South Coast - 2 - -
MySQL
UK

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 1,109 (45.15%) Agile Software Development
2 946 (38.52%) JavaScript
3 875 (35.63%) Java
4 869 (35.38%) Amazon AWS
5 816 (33.22%) PHP
6 754 (30.70%) Linux
7 721 (29.36%) HTML
8 697 (28.38%) Oracle
9 686 (27.93%) CSS
10 621 (25.29%) PostgreSQL
11 612 (24.92%) TDD
12 599 (24.39%) SQL
13 563 (22.92%) Git (software)
14 522 (21.25%) DevOps
15 507 (20.64%) NoSQL
16 495 (20.15%) Docker
17 470 (19.14%) Ansible
17 470 (19.14%) MongoDB
18 456 (18.57%) Python
19 429 (17.47%) Puppet
20 415 (16.90%) Jenkins
21 409 (16.65%) Microsoft Azure
22 407 (16.57%) SQL Server
23 402 (16.37%) Continuous Integration
24 386 (15.72%) OO
25 374 (15.23%) Relational Database
26 371 (15.11%) Microservices
27 347 (14.13%) Opscode Chef
28 335 (13.64%) Node.js
29 314 (12.79%) Test Automation

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
1 271 (11.03%) Tomcat
2 211 (8.59%) OpenStack
3 205 (8.35%) WebLogic
4 200 (8.14%) WebSphere
5 195 (7.94%) Apache
6 177 (7.21%) Elasticsearch
7 173 (7.04%) Confluence
8 119 (4.85%) WordPress
9 95 (3.87%) CMS
10 85 (3.46%) Drupal
11 76 (3.09%) nginx
12 61 (2.48%) JBoss
13 39 (1.59%) Apache Spark
14 26 (1.06%) IIS
15 25 (1.02%) Apache Solr
16 21 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 20 (0.81%) Apache Pig
18 16 (0.65%) Mule
19 14 (0.57%) Gunicorn
20 13 (0.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (1.02%) Photoshop
2 18 (0.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (0.45%) Fireworks
3 11 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (0.33%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.16%) HipChat
7 3 (0.12%) Chatbot
7 3 (0.12%) SPSS
8 2 (0.081%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.081%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (0.081%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.081%) Windchill
9 1 (0.041%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.041%) InVision
Business Applications
1 53 (2.16%) Magento
2 14 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
3 7 (0.29%) SAP Hybris
4 5 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.20%) Shopify
5 4 (0.16%) Distributed Ledger
5 4 (0.16%) OpenCart
6 2 (0.081%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.081%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.081%) Retail-J
7 1 (0.041%) Exstream
7 1 (0.041%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.041%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.041%) SAP MDG
7 1 (0.041%) SAP MDM
7 1 (0.041%) ScheduALL
7 1 (0.041%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 869 (35.38%) Amazon AWS
2 409 (16.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 174 (7.08%) GitHub
4 149 (6.07%) Amazon EC2
5 139 (5.66%) Amazon S3
6 113 (4.60%) Serverless
7 111 (4.52%) AWS Lambda
8 77 (3.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 64 (2.61%) Amazon ELB
10 59 (2.40%) Route 53
11 55 (2.24%) Amazon SQS
12 50 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
13 49 (2.00%) SaaS
14 41 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
15 40 (1.63%) npm
16 38 (1.55%) Slack
17 31 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
18 30 (1.22%) Amazon EMR
19 28 (1.14%) IaaS
20 25 (1.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 131 (5.33%) HTTP
2 87 (3.54%) DNS
3 68 (2.77%) TCP/IP
4 63 (2.57%) SSL
5 60 (2.44%) Firewall
6 32 (1.30%) DHCP
6 32 (1.30%) VPN
7 30 (1.22%) IPsec
8 29 (1.18%) Internet
9 27 (1.10%) FTP
10 24 (0.98%) SSH
11 20 (0.81%) LAN
12 16 (0.65%) BIG-IP
12 16 (0.65%) Intranet
12 16 (0.65%) SNMP
13 15 (0.61%) WAN
14 12 (0.49%) AMQP
14 12 (0.49%) VoIP
15 11 (0.45%) SAN
16 9 (0.37%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 621 (25.29%) PostgreSQL
2 507 (20.64%) NoSQL
3 470 (19.14%) MongoDB
4 407 (16.57%) SQL Server
5 374 (15.23%) Relational Database
6 165 (6.72%) RDBMS
7 142 (5.78%) Apache Cassandra
8 112 (4.56%) Hadoop
9 107 (4.36%) Redis
10 100 (4.07%) Big Data
11 88 (3.58%) Oracle Database
12 86 (3.50%) MariaDB
13 77 (3.14%) Amazon RDS
14 67 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
15 54 (2.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 53 (2.16%) Amazon Aurora
17 50 (2.04%) Apache Hive
18 38 (1.55%) Pentaho
19 36 (1.47%) Couchbase
20 35 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 563 (22.92%) Git (software)
2 415 (16.90%) Jenkins
3 305 (12.42%) JIRA
4 181 (7.37%) NUnit
5 180 (7.33%) MSTest
6 161 (6.56%) Selenium
7 151 (6.15%) Maven
8 124 (5.05%) GitLab
9 98 (3.99%) JUnit
10 79 (3.22%) Subversion
11 77 (3.14%) Cucumber
12 72 (2.93%) Gatling
13 56 (2.28%) SonarQube
14 48 (1.95%) Eclipse
15 47 (1.91%) gulp
16 45 (1.83%) Artifactory
16 45 (1.83%) Bitbucket
17 44 (1.79%) Vagrant
18 39 (1.59%) JMeter
19 37 (1.51%) PHPUnit
General
1 224 (9.12%) Finance
2 154 (6.27%) Retail
3 93 (3.79%) Marketing
4 44 (1.79%) Legal
5 42 (1.71%) Banking
6 41 (1.67%) Advertising
7 37 (1.51%) Telecoms
8 36 (1.47%) Publishing
9 29 (1.18%) Back Office
10 28 (1.14%) Games
11 15 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
12 14 (0.57%) Investment Banking
13 13 (0.53%) Manufacturing
14 12 (0.49%) Billing
15 10 (0.41%) Automotive
15 10 (0.41%) Front Office
16 9 (0.37%) Law
17 8 (0.33%) Multimedia
18 6 (0.24%) Electronics
19 3 (0.12%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 1,505 (61.28%) Developer
2 422 (17.18%) Java Developer
3 404 (16.45%) PHP Developer
4 228 (9.28%) DevOps Engineer
5 166 (6.76%) Full Stack Developer
6 164 (6.68%) Senior Developer
7 117 (4.76%) Architect
8 105 (4.28%) MySQL Developer
9 99 (4.03%) Software Engineer
10 88 (3.58%) AWS Engineer
11 87 (3.54%) Analyst
12 83 (3.38%) Administrator
13 78 (3.18%) AWS Developer
13 78 (3.18%) DBA
14 74 (3.01%) JavaScript Developer
15 73 (2.97%) Senior Java Developer
15 73 (2.97%) Web Developer
16 66 (2.69%) PHP MySQL Developer
17 60 (2.44%) React Developer
18 58 (2.36%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 721 (29.36%) HTML
2 686 (27.93%) CSS
3 335 (13.64%) Node.js
4 308 (12.54%) Spring
5 285 (11.60%) jQuery
6 280 (11.40%) AngularJS
7 279 (11.36%) HTML5
7 279 (11.36%) Web Services
8 262 (10.67%) REST
9 242 (9.85%) LAMP
10 226 (9.20%) React
11 200 (8.14%) CSS3
12 181 (7.37%) JSON
13 180 (7.33%) RESTful
14 156 (6.35%) Spring Boot
15 155 (6.31%) Laravel
16 148 (6.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 147 (5.99%) XML
18 140 (5.70%) Elastic Stack
19 137 (5.58%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 121 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (2.81%) User Experience
3 55 (2.24%) Greenfield Project
4 52 (2.12%) Replication
5 45 (1.83%) Mobile App
6 40 (1.63%) Fintech
7 37 (1.51%) Linux Command Line
8 34 (1.38%) Public Cloud
9 30 (1.22%) Clustering
9 30 (1.22%) Data Structures
10 27 (1.10%) Management Information System
11 25 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
11 25 (1.02%) Self-Motivation
12 24 (0.98%) Data Centre
13 23 (0.94%) Algorithms
14 21 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
15 17 (0.69%) Fixed Income
16 15 (0.61%) NHS
17 13 (0.53%) Cloud Native
17 13 (0.53%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 754 (30.70%) Linux
2 243 (9.89%) Unix
3 174 (7.08%) Windows
4 136 (5.54%) CentOS
5 116 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 48 (1.95%) Android
7 46 (1.87%) Apple iOS
8 37 (1.51%) Windows Server
9 34 (1.38%) Solaris
10 30 (1.22%) Ubuntu
11 19 (0.77%) VMS
12 18 (0.73%) Debian
13 16 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
14 15 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
15 14 (0.57%) Mac OS X
16 13 (0.53%) SUSE
16 13 (0.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 10 (0.41%) AIX
18 8 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
19 6 (0.24%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,109 (45.15%) Agile Software Development
2 612 (24.92%) TDD
3 522 (21.25%) DevOps
4 402 (16.37%) Continuous Integration
5 386 (15.72%) OO
6 371 (15.11%) Microservices
7 314 (12.79%) Test Automation
8 294 (11.97%) Scrum
9 250 (10.18%) BDD
10 227 (9.24%) Open Source
11 217 (8.84%) Software Engineering
12 215 (8.75%) Migration
13 193 (7.86%) MVC
13 193 (7.86%) Web Development
14 176 (7.17%) Problem-Solving
15 163 (6.64%) E-Commerce
16 160 (6.51%) Configuration Management
17 141 (5.74%) Kanban
18 131 (5.33%) Mentoring
19 127 (5.17%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 946 (38.52%) JavaScript
2 875 (35.63%) Java
3 816 (33.22%) PHP
4 599 (24.39%) SQL
5 456 (18.57%) Python
6 171 (6.96%) Ruby
7 145 (5.90%) Java 8
8 136 (5.54%) C#
9 133 (5.42%) Bash Shell
10 121 (4.93%) Perl
11 106 (4.32%) Shell Script
12 102 (4.15%) Go
13 95 (3.87%) ES6
14 78 (3.18%) PHP 7
15 66 (2.69%) PowerShell
16 63 (2.57%) TypeScript
17 59 (2.40%) PL/SQL
18 52 (2.12%) C
19 46 (1.87%) C++
20 43 (1.75%) Scala
Qualifications
1 175 (7.13%) Security Cleared
2 133 (5.42%) SC Cleared
3 83 (3.38%) Degree
4 34 (1.38%) Computer Science Degree
5 20 (0.81%) DV Cleared
6 16 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
7 15 (0.61%) ISTQB
8 11 (0.45%) AWS Certification
9 6 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.24%) OCP
9 6 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
10 5 (0.20%) BC Cleared
10 5 (0.20%) CCNA
11 4 (0.16%) CISSP
11 4 (0.16%) GIAC
11 4 (0.16%) Master's Degree
11 4 (0.16%) OCPJP
11 4 (0.16%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (3.87%) QA
2 26 (1.06%) Data Quality
3 12 (0.49%) GDPR
4 7 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.24%) SLA
6 4 (0.16%) PMO
7 3 (0.12%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.12%) WCAG
8 2 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.081%) PSD2
9 1 (0.041%) COBIT
9 1 (0.041%) HL7
System Software
1 495 (20.15%) Docker
2 53 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (2.04%) Active Directory
4 39 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
5 31 (1.26%) Oracle RAC
6 18 (0.73%) HDFS
7 14 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 14 (0.57%) Hyper-V
8 13 (0.53%) Apache Flume
9 10 (0.41%) KVM
10 9 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
11 7 (0.29%) NFS
11 7 (0.29%) Xen
12 6 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (0.24%) vSphere
13 5 (0.20%) vCloud
14 3 (0.12%) LXC
14 3 (0.12%) Samba
14 3 (0.12%) Snort
15 2 (0.081%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 470 (19.14%) Ansible
2 429 (17.47%) Puppet
3 347 (14.13%) Opscode Chef
4 198 (8.06%) Terraform
5 169 (6.88%) Kubernetes
6 71 (2.89%) Prometheus
7 67 (2.73%) Grafana
8 59 (2.40%) Nagios
9 54 (2.20%) Kibana
10 52 (2.12%) Packer
11 50 (2.04%) logstash
12 42 (1.71%) ZABBIX
13 40 (1.63%) Rancher
14 23 (0.94%) HAProxy
15 21 (0.86%) Salt
16 19 (0.77%) Icinga
17 17 (0.69%) Data Guard
18 15 (0.61%) Consul
18 15 (0.61%) Uchiwa
19 14 (0.57%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 697 (28.38%) Oracle
2 144 (5.86%) Microsoft
3 106 (4.32%) Google
4 103 (4.19%) Red Hat
5 76 (3.09%) VMware
6 63 (2.57%) Zend
7 54 (2.20%) Sybase
8 40 (1.63%) Splunk
9 36 (1.47%) Tableau
10 33 (1.34%) Atlassian
10 33 (1.34%) Cisco
10 33 (1.34%) New Relic
11 32 (1.30%) Black Duck
12 28 (1.14%) SAP
13 27 (1.10%) hybris
13 27 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
14 25 (1.02%) Talend
15 23 (0.94%) HP
16 21 (0.86%) Cloudera
17 19 (0.77%) ServiceNow