Period
to 30 October 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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 99 120 101
Rank change year-on-year +21 -19 +3
Contract jobs citing MySQL 679 1,622 2,470
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 2.42% 2.09% 2.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.67% 9.51% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 1,218 1,803
Median daily rate £500 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £308
90th Percentile £713 £625 £590
UK median daily rate £495 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +10.00% +3.45% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 13
Median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £14.85 £6.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £36.30 £37.25 £49.00
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00

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 6,364 17,064 21,737
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 22.70% 22.04% 22.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,141 11,758 15,311
Median daily rate £490 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.16% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £310 £325 £315
90th Percentile £675 £663 £638
UK median daily rate £480 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +1.05% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 240 217
Median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.90% +5.08% -3.28%
10th Percentile £14.15 £14.00 £13.51
90th Percentile £53.93 £60.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £28.66
% change year-on-year +12.90% +8.18% -4.48%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing MySQL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for MySQL in England

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing MySQL in England.

Daily rate trend for MySQL in England

MySQL
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing MySQL in England over the 6 months to 30 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for MySQL in England

MySQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing MySQL in England.

Hourly rate trend for MySQL in England

MySQL
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing MySQL in England over the 6 months to 30 October 2020.

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 30 October 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 +21 384 £525 +5.00% 171
North of England +29 101 £425 +6.25% 185
North West +29 71 £450 +16.13% 117
East of England +24 60 £473 +7.39% 26
Midlands +16 52 £400 +16.36% 91
South East +45 39 £425 +3.03% 75
West Midlands +31 36 £400 +8.11% 54
Yorkshire +52 25 £288 -28.13% 57
South West +24 22 £463 +8.82% 85
East Midlands +12 16 £313 -10.71% 37
North East +8 5 £450 -9.09% 11
MySQL
UK

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 309 (45.51%) Java
2 272 (40.06%) Oracle
3 269 (39.62%) AWS
4 250 (36.82%) SQL
5 247 (36.38%) Agile Software Development
6 231 (34.02%) Python
7 220 (32.40%) SQL Server
8 206 (30.34%) Linux
9 196 (28.87%) Docker
10 194 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
11 190 (27.98%) Microservices
12 175 (25.77%) DevOps
13 170 (25.04%) Azure
14 167 (24.59%) Git (software)
15 156 (22.97%) Jenkins
16 154 (22.68%) Finance
17 153 (22.53%) Web Services
18 151 (22.24%) JavaScript
18 151 (22.24%) Kubernetes
19 145 (21.35%) Apache
20 121 (17.82%) Banking
21 115 (16.94%) Relational Database
22 110 (16.20%) Spring
23 107 (15.76%) HTML
24 106 (15.61%) Unix
25 105 (15.46%) Software Engineering
25 105 (15.46%) Serverless
26 102 (15.02%) AWS Lambda
27 100 (14.73%) GCP
27 100 (14.73%) MongoDB

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
1 145 (21.35%) Apache
2 60 (8.84%) Confluence
3 46 (6.77%) Tomcat
4 42 (6.19%) JBoss
5 24 (3.53%) Elasticsearch
5 24 (3.53%) nginx
6 23 (3.39%) WebLogic
7 20 (2.95%) Mule
8 18 (2.65%) Red Hat Fuse
9 13 (1.91%) Appian
10 12 (1.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 11 (1.62%) Apache Spark
11 11 (1.62%) SharePoint
11 11 (1.62%) WebSphere
12 10 (1.47%) WordPress
13 7 (1.03%) IIS
14 6 (0.88%) NetWeaver
15 5 (0.74%) Drupal
15 5 (0.74%) Jetty
15 5 (0.74%) MQSeries
Applications
1 25 (3.68%) Spreadsheet
2 11 (1.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.29%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.15%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 18 (2.65%) Magento
2 11 (1.62%) SAP FI-CA
3 10 (1.47%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 3 (0.44%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.29%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.15%) Exstream
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.15%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 269 (39.62%) AWS
2 170 (25.04%) Azure
3 105 (15.46%) Serverless
4 102 (15.02%) AWS Lambda
5 100 (14.73%) GCP
6 93 (13.70%) Amazon ECS
7 64 (9.43%) Apigee
8 60 (8.84%) Amazon S3
9 37 (5.45%) GitHub
10 30 (4.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 22 (3.24%) Datadog
12 21 (3.09%) Amazon EC2
13 16 (2.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 14 (2.06%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 14 (2.06%) OpenShift
15 13 (1.91%) AWS CloudFormation
15 13 (1.91%) SaaS
16 12 (1.77%) Azure Data Factory
16 12 (1.77%) CloudFront
16 12 (1.77%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 35 (5.15%) DNS
2 23 (3.39%) Firewall
2 23 (3.39%) HTTP
3 18 (2.65%) SSH
4 16 (2.36%) DHCP
5 11 (1.62%) Intrusion Detection
5 11 (1.62%) Wireless
6 10 (1.47%) SSL
6 10 (1.47%) VPN
7 9 (1.33%) Skype
7 9 (1.33%) TCP/IP
8 8 (1.18%) Internet
8 8 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (1.03%) IPsec
9 7 (1.03%) SNMP
10 6 (0.88%) HTTPS
10 6 (0.88%) Kerberos
10 6 (0.88%) PBX
10 6 (0.88%) VoIP
10 6 (0.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (32.40%) SQL Server
2 194 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
3 115 (16.94%) Relational Database
4 100 (14.73%) MongoDB
5 87 (12.81%) Amazon Redshift
6 68 (10.01%) Data Warehouse
7 54 (7.95%) NoSQL
8 49 (7.22%) Hadoop
9 46 (6.77%) Pentaho
10 43 (6.33%) Apache Hive
11 41 (6.04%) Amazon Aurora
12 39 (5.74%) Oracle Database
13 35 (5.15%) Big Data
14 30 (4.42%) MariaDB
15 25 (3.68%) RDBMS
16 24 (3.53%) Impala
17 23 (3.39%) Amazon RDS
18 19 (2.80%) Redis
19 17 (2.50%) Data Lake
20 15 (2.21%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 167 (24.59%) Git (software)
2 156 (22.97%) Jenkins
3 90 (13.25%) GitLab
4 87 (12.81%) JIRA
5 80 (11.78%) Artifactory
6 45 (6.63%) Maven
7 40 (5.89%) Selenium
8 33 (4.86%) Cucumber
9 28 (4.12%) Subversion
10 26 (3.83%) Gradle
10 26 (3.83%) JUnit
11 21 (3.09%) SoapUI
12 18 (2.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 16 (2.36%) Bitbucket
14 15 (2.21%) FishEye
14 15 (2.21%) SonarQube
15 14 (2.06%) Eclipse
15 14 (2.06%) Hudson
16 13 (1.91%) Postman
16 13 (1.91%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 154 (22.68%) Finance
2 121 (17.82%) Banking
3 50 (7.36%) Public Sector
4 38 (5.60%) Back Office
5 19 (2.80%) Investment Banking
6 14 (2.06%) Retail
7 12 (1.77%) Marketing
8 11 (1.62%) Front Office
9 10 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (1.33%) Law
10 9 (1.33%) Telecoms
11 7 (1.03%) Advertising
12 6 (0.88%) Electronics
13 4 (0.59%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.59%) Games
13 4 (0.59%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.29%) French Language
14 2 (0.29%) Local Government
14 2 (0.29%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 344 (50.66%) Developer
2 124 (18.26%) Java Developer
3 69 (10.16%) AWS Engineer
4 68 (10.01%) AWS Developer
5 67 (9.87%) Software Engineer
6 66 (9.72%) Java Engineer
7 60 (8.84%) Architect
8 58 (8.54%) Java Software Engineer
9 54 (7.95%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 54 (7.95%) Java Software Developer
10 52 (7.66%) Full Stack Developer
11 51 (7.51%) AWS Software Engineer
12 42 (6.19%) SQL Developer
13 41 (6.04%) PHP Developer
14 38 (5.60%) Senior Developer
15 33 (4.86%) Solutions Architect
16 30 (4.42%) Pentaho Developer
17 29 (4.27%) Support Engineer
18 27 (3.98%) DBA
18 27 (3.98%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (22.53%) Web Services
2 110 (16.20%) Spring
3 107 (15.76%) HTML
4 90 (13.25%) CSS
5 88 (12.96%) gRPC
6 70 (10.31%) Swagger
7 69 (10.16%) OAuth
8 68 (10.01%) React
9 65 (9.57%) XML
10 63 (9.28%) Node.js
11 59 (8.69%) REST
12 56 (8.25%) AngularJS
13 50 (7.36%) SOAP
14 49 (7.22%) LAMP
15 45 (6.63%) JSON
15 45 (6.63%) RESTful
16 43 (6.33%) Spring Boot
17 37 (5.45%) Middleware
18 35 (5.15%) .NET
18 35 (5.15%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 79 (11.63%) Hedge funds
2 50 (7.36%) Greenfield Project
3 34 (5.01%) User Experience
4 33 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (4.27%) Linux Command Line
6 17 (2.50%) Mobile App
7 14 (2.06%) Fixed Income
7 14 (2.06%) Pricing Data
8 12 (1.77%) Hybrid Cloud
8 12 (1.77%) Self-Motivation
9 10 (1.47%) Data Centre
9 10 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.47%) Management Information System
9 10 (1.47%) Public Cloud
10 9 (1.33%) PKI
10 9 (1.33%) Replication
11 7 (1.03%) Cloud Native
11 7 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (0.88%) Derivative
12 6 (0.88%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 206 (30.34%) Linux
2 106 (15.61%) Unix
3 86 (12.67%) Windows
4 27 (3.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (3.53%) CentOS
6 20 (2.95%) Android
7 19 (2.80%) Apple iOS
8 18 (2.65%) Debian
9 13 (1.91%) Solaris
10 12 (1.77%) Mac OS X
11 11 (1.62%) Windows Server
12 10 (1.47%) AIX
12 10 (1.47%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.44%) Windows Server 2019
13 3 (0.44%) zOS
14 2 (0.29%) SUSE
14 2 (0.29%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.29%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (36.38%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (27.98%) Microservices
3 175 (25.77%) DevOps
4 105 (15.46%) Software Engineering
5 94 (13.84%) Scrum
6 90 (13.25%) Asset Management
7 74 (10.90%) ETL
7 74 (10.90%) Investment Management
7 74 (10.90%) TDD
8 72 (10.60%) Problem-Solving
9 64 (9.43%) Test Automation
10 58 (8.54%) Unit Testing
11 56 (8.25%) Configuration Management
12 55 (8.10%) Mentoring
13 54 (7.95%) Migration
14 52 (7.66%) BDD
15 46 (6.77%) Computer Science
16 43 (6.33%) OO
17 38 (5.60%) Continuous Integration
17 38 (5.60%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 309 (45.51%) Java
2 250 (36.82%) SQL
3 231 (34.02%) Python
4 151 (22.24%) JavaScript
5 98 (14.43%) PHP
6 67 (9.87%) Bash Shell
7 42 (6.19%) Ruby
8 41 (6.04%) Perl
9 39 (5.74%) Java 8
10 33 (4.86%) C#
10 33 (4.86%) C++
11 29 (4.27%) PL/SQL
12 20 (2.95%) Go
13 15 (2.21%) TypeScript
14 14 (2.06%) Shell Script
15 12 (1.77%) T-SQL
16 9 (1.33%) C
16 9 (1.33%) PHP 7
17 8 (1.18%) Groovy
18 6 (0.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 80 (11.78%) Security Cleared
2 68 (10.01%) SC Cleared
3 38 (5.60%) Degree
4 31 (4.57%) Sun Certification
5 28 (4.12%) Computer Science Degree
6 16 (2.36%) BPSS Clearance
7 10 (1.47%) DV Cleared
7 10 (1.47%) Master's Degree
8 9 (1.33%) AWS Certification
9 8 (1.18%) ISTQB
9 8 (1.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (1.03%) OCPJP
11 4 (0.59%) ISEB
12 3 (0.44%) MCSA
12 3 (0.44%) MCSE
12 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.29%) CCNP
13 2 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.29%) CISSP
13 2 (0.29%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (8.39%) QA
2 14 (2.06%) PCI DSS
3 13 (1.91%) GDPR
4 7 (1.03%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.88%) COBIT
5 6 (0.88%) SLA
6 4 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.44%) NCSC
8 2 (0.29%) GxP
9 1 (0.15%) PMO
System Software
1 196 (28.87%) Docker
2 36 (5.30%) HDFS
3 30 (4.42%) Active Directory
4 9 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.59%) Squid
6 4 (0.59%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.44%) NFS
7 3 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.29%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.29%) PowerDNS
8 2 (0.29%) vCloud
8 2 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.29%) zsh
9 1 (0.15%) GPFS
9 1 (0.15%) iptables
9 1 (0.15%) oVirt
9 1 (0.15%) Postfix
9 1 (0.15%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 151 (22.24%) Kubernetes
2 63 (9.28%) Ansible
3 59 (8.69%) Terraform
4 37 (5.45%) Puppet
5 27 (3.98%) Nagios
6 15 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (1.62%) Kibana
8 8 (1.18%) Salt
9 7 (1.03%) HAProxy
10 6 (0.88%) Grafana
11 5 (0.74%) Packer
12 4 (0.59%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 4 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
13 3 (0.44%) Control-M
13 3 (0.44%) Forum Sentry
13 3 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
13 3 (0.44%) Prometheus
13 3 (0.44%) Rancher
14 2 (0.29%) Foglight
14 2 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 272 (40.06%) Oracle
2 90 (13.25%) Google
3 55 (8.10%) Sybase
4 49 (7.22%) Microsoft
5 31 (4.57%) Cloudera
6 29 (4.27%) SAP
7 28 (4.12%) Red Hat
7 28 (4.12%) Splunk
8 14 (2.06%) Atlassian
8 14 (2.06%) VMware
9 13 (1.91%) Talend
10 12 (1.77%) IBM
11 11 (1.62%) MuleSoft
11 11 (1.62%) Sun
12 10 (1.47%) ArcSight
12 10 (1.47%) Cisco
12 10 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
12 10 (1.47%) Sparx
13 9 (1.33%) Murex
14 8 (1.18%) McAfee