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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 June 2022 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 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 201 184 115
Rank change year-on-year -17 -69 +1
Contract jobs citing MySQL 1,000 759 773
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.40% 1.46% 2.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.23% 6.87% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 748 526 551
10th Percentile £363 £293 £325
25th Percentile £425 £369 £405
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £498
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% -4.63% +7.98%
75th Percentile £625 £540 £600
90th Percentile £713 £625 £713
UK median daily rate £523 £475 £479
% change year-on-year +10.00% -0.73% +4.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 2
10th Percentile - - £30.90
25th Percentile £20.75 £19.00 £36.75
Median hourly rate £45.00 £21.00 £46.50
Median % change year-on-year +114.29% -54.84% +32.86%
75th Percentile £53.75 £25.23 £56.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £35.48 £62.10
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £21.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year +114.29% -54.84% +32.86%

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 13,838 11,047 8,330
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.31% 21.32% 22.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,036 7,686 5,898
10th Percentile £375 £325 £330
25th Percentile £450 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £506 £500
Median % change year-on-year +8.80% +1.10% +4.17%
75th Percentile £675 £613 £600
90th Percentile £763 £700 £688
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 170 109
10th Percentile £14.25 £11.49 £13.52
25th Percentile £21.25 £19.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate £40.15 £24.72 £25.00
Median % change year-on-year +62.42% -1.12% -25.93%
75th Percentile £63.60 £45.25 £46.00
90th Percentile £75.00 £64.50 £65.10
UK median hourly rate £40.15 £26.00 £24.86
% change year-on-year +54.42% +4.61% -17.15%

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 June 2022.

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 June 2022.

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 June 2022. 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
Jobs
London +18 527 £575 +15.00% 168
North of England -23 139 £438 +9.38% 116
South East -31 90 £468 +16.88% 51
Midlands -49 87 £495 +11.55% 71
North West -24 77 £475 +26.67% 64
West Midlands -52 64 £495 +6.45% 41
Yorkshire -1 56 £438 +2.94% 42
South West -12 44 £475 +5.56% 57
East of England -29 43 £428 -9.42% 28
East Midlands -7 23 £468 +55.83% 30
North East -6 12 £475 +2.15% 10
MySQL
UK

For the 6 months to 30 June 2022, 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.

1 342 (34.20%) SQL
2 339 (33.90%) AWS
3 310 (31.00%) Oracle
4 305 (30.50%) Agile
5 297 (29.70%) JavaScript
6 292 (29.20%) Java
7 291 (29.10%) Linux
8 257 (25.70%) PostgreSQL
9 247 (24.70%) Python
10 229 (22.90%) SQL Server
11 227 (22.70%) Relational Database
12 224 (22.40%) Git (software)
13 222 (22.20%) Azure
14 209 (20.90%) PHP
15 203 (20.30%) MongoDB
16 196 (19.60%) Docker
17 184 (18.40%) Social Skills
18 179 (17.90%) DevOps
19 165 (16.50%) CI/CD
20 164 (16.40%) React
21 162 (16.20%) Windows
22 160 (16.00%) Finance
23 159 (15.90%) Unix
23 159 (15.90%) HTML
24 157 (15.70%) Jenkins
25 153 (15.30%) Kubernetes
26 149 (14.90%) Node.js
27 148 (14.80%) Microservices
27 148 (14.80%) CSS
28 142 (14.20%) Analytics

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
1 105 (10.50%) Confluence
2 70 (7.00%) Apache
3 57 (5.70%) Drupal
4 49 (4.90%) SAS
5 37 (3.70%) nginx
6 28 (2.80%) JBoss
7 22 (2.20%) Apache Spark
8 20 (2.00%) Mule
9 17 (1.70%) Apache Solr
9 17 (1.70%) Red Hat Fuse
10 15 (1.50%) SharePoint
10 15 (1.50%) Tomcat
10 15 (1.50%) WordPress
11 13 (1.30%) CMS
12 11 (1.10%) OpenStack
13 8 (0.80%) IIS
14 7 (0.70%) Apache Airflow
14 7 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 6 (0.60%) WebLogic
16 5 (0.50%) Alfresco
Applications
1 44 (4.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.40%) SPSS
5 1 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.10%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 12 (1.20%) Magento
2 9 (0.90%) Misys Midas
3 8 (0.80%) SAP FI-CA
3 8 (0.80%) SAP PSCD
4 6 (0.60%) Payment Gateway
4 6 (0.60%) Shopify
5 5 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.10%) assyst
9 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.10%) SAP Hybris
9 1 (0.10%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 339 (33.90%) AWS
2 222 (22.20%) Azure
3 106 (10.60%) GCP
4 54 (5.40%) GitHub
5 53 (5.30%) Serverless
6 52 (5.20%) Amazon S3
7 51 (5.10%) Amazon EC2
8 46 (4.60%) Power Platform
9 39 (3.90%) AWS Lambda
9 39 (3.90%) PaaS
10 37 (3.70%) Azure DevOps
11 29 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
11 29 (2.90%) SaaS
12 25 (2.50%) Amazon SQS
12 25 (2.50%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 23 (2.30%) npm
14 19 (1.90%) Tricentis Tosca
15 18 (1.80%) Amazon ECS
16 17 (1.70%) CloudFront
16 17 (1.70%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 46 (4.60%) DNS
2 26 (2.60%) SSL
3 23 (2.30%) HTTP
4 21 (2.10%) SSH
4 21 (2.10%) TCP/IP
5 20 (2.00%) Internet
6 16 (1.60%) DHCP
7 14 (1.40%) Firewall
7 14 (1.40%) SMTP
8 12 (1.20%) HTTPS
9 11 (1.10%) VPN
10 9 (0.90%) FTP
10 9 (0.90%) SNMP
10 9 (0.90%) VLAN
11 8 (0.80%) MPLS
12 7 (0.70%) WAN
13 6 (0.60%) Ethernet
13 6 (0.60%) Intrusion Detection
13 6 (0.60%) Kerberos
13 6 (0.60%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 257 (25.70%) PostgreSQL
2 229 (22.90%) SQL Server
3 227 (22.70%) Relational Database
4 203 (20.30%) MongoDB
5 106 (10.60%) NoSQL
6 86 (8.60%) Redis
7 74 (7.40%) Data Warehouse
8 69 (6.90%) Pentaho
9 67 (6.70%) Hadoop
10 63 (6.30%) DynamoDB
11 61 (6.10%) Amazon RDS
12 55 (5.50%) MariaDB
13 51 (5.10%) Oracle Database
14 50 (5.00%) HBase
15 47 (4.70%) RDBMS
16 45 (4.50%) Power BI
17 39 (3.90%) Amazon Redshift
18 38 (3.80%) Apache Hive
19 36 (3.60%) Apache Cassandra
20 28 (2.80%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 224 (22.40%) Git (software)
2 157 (15.70%) Jenkins
3 130 (13.00%) JIRA
4 75 (7.50%) Bitbucket
5 62 (6.20%) GitLab
6 44 (4.40%) JUnit
7 42 (4.20%) Maven
8 36 (3.60%) Cypress.io
8 36 (3.60%) Subversion
9 33 (3.30%) Gradle
10 26 (2.60%) Selenium
11 20 (2.00%) Postman
11 20 (2.00%) Sonatype Nexus
11 20 (2.00%) Zephyr
12 19 (1.90%) SonarQube
13 18 (1.80%) jMock
14 17 (1.70%) Artifactory
15 16 (1.60%) Cucumber
15 16 (1.60%) Mockito
16 14 (1.40%) SoapUI
General
1 184 (18.40%) Social Skills
2 160 (16.00%) Finance
3 74 (7.40%) Banking
4 66 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
5 64 (6.40%) Public Sector
6 37 (3.70%) Retail
7 26 (2.60%) Telecoms
8 24 (2.40%) Investment Banking
9 21 (2.10%) Games
10 18 (1.80%) Marketing
11 17 (1.70%) Front Office
12 13 (1.30%) Legal
12 13 (1.30%) Presentation Skills
13 12 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
14 11 (1.10%) Financial Institution
15 10 (1.00%) Law
15 10 (1.00%) Military
15 10 (1.00%) Police
16 5 (0.50%) Documentation Skills
16 5 (0.50%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 492 (49.20%) Developer
2 125 (12.50%) PHP Developer
3 95 (9.50%) Java Developer
4 73 (7.30%) Analyst
5 60 (6.00%) Architect
6 56 (5.60%) DBA
7 55 (5.50%) Software Engineer
8 47 (4.70%) Senior Developer
9 42 (4.20%) Full Stack Developer
10 38 (3.80%) React Developer
11 35 (3.50%) Oracle DBA
12 33 (3.30%) DevOps Engineer
13 28 (2.80%) Administrator
13 28 (2.80%) Data Engineer
13 28 (2.80%) Support Engineer
14 27 (2.70%) Linux Engineer
14 27 (2.70%) Senior Software Engineer
14 27 (2.70%) Test Analyst
15 24 (2.40%) Software Developer
16 23 (2.30%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (16.40%) React
2 159 (15.90%) HTML
3 149 (14.90%) Node.js
4 148 (14.80%) CSS
5 115 (11.50%) Spring
6 104 (10.40%) REST
7 88 (8.80%) Laravel
8 87 (8.70%) AngularJS
8 87 (8.70%) Kafka
9 83 (8.30%) .NET
10 73 (7.30%) Web Services
11 66 (6.60%) RESTful
12 58 (5.80%) JSON
13 55 (5.50%) XML
14 53 (5.30%) Vue.js
15 49 (4.90%) jQuery
15 49 (4.90%) Spring Boot
16 48 (4.80%) Hibernate
17 45 (4.50%) LAMP
18 44 (4.40%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 32 (3.20%) User Experience
2 31 (3.10%) Cloud Native
2 31 (3.10%) Public Cloud
3 29 (2.90%) Data Structures
4 25 (2.50%) Replication
5 20 (2.00%) Clustering
5 20 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
5 20 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
6 18 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (1.60%) Management Information System
8 14 (1.40%) PKI
9 12 (1.20%) Mobile App
10 11 (1.10%) Hedge funds
11 10 (1.00%) iPad
11 10 (1.00%) Self-Motivation
12 9 (0.90%) Algorithms
12 9 (0.90%) Legacy Systems
13 8 (0.80%) Derivative
13 8 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
13 8 (0.80%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 291 (29.10%) Linux
2 162 (16.20%) Windows
3 159 (15.90%) Unix
4 38 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (2.70%) CentOS
6 19 (1.90%) Solaris
7 16 (1.60%) Windows Server
8 14 (1.40%) Debian
9 11 (1.10%) Ubuntu
10 7 (0.70%) AIX
11 6 (0.60%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.50%) Android
13 4 (0.40%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.40%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.20%) FreeNAS
15 2 (0.20%) HPUX
15 2 (0.20%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.20%) VMS
16 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (30.50%) Agile
2 179 (17.90%) DevOps
3 165 (16.50%) CI/CD
4 148 (14.80%) Microservices
5 142 (14.20%) Analytics
5 142 (14.20%) Full Stack Development
6 136 (13.60%) Test Automation
7 131 (13.10%) Software Engineering
8 115 (11.50%) ETL
9 109 (10.90%) Scrum
10 107 (10.70%) TDD
11 99 (9.90%) Continuous Integration
12 97 (9.70%) Problem-Solving
13 96 (9.60%) Migration
14 93 (9.30%) OOP
15 84 (8.40%) OO
16 83 (8.30%) BDD
17 78 (7.80%) Configuration Management
18 77 (7.70%) MVC
19 66 (6.60%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 342 (34.20%) SQL
2 297 (29.70%) JavaScript
3 292 (29.20%) Java
4 247 (24.70%) Python
5 209 (20.90%) PHP
6 88 (8.80%) PL/SQL
7 86 (8.60%) TypeScript
8 78 (7.80%) Bash
9 73 (7.30%) C#
10 71 (7.10%) Perl
11 64 (6.40%) Scala
12 57 (5.70%) Shell Script
13 44 (4.40%) VBA
14 42 (4.20%) PowerShell
15 41 (4.10%) Go
16 38 (3.80%) R
17 35 (3.50%) HiveQL
17 35 (3.50%) Ruby
18 18 (1.80%) ES6
19 15 (1.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 118 (11.80%) Security Cleared
2 86 (8.60%) SC Cleared
3 39 (3.90%) Degree
4 28 (2.80%) ISTQB
4 28 (2.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 27 (2.70%) DV Cleared
6 18 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
7 10 (1.00%) ISEB
8 9 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
8 9 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (0.80%) MCSA
10 7 (0.70%) OCA
10 7 (0.70%) OCP
10 7 (0.70%) Oracle Certification
10 7 (0.70%) PMP
10 7 (0.70%) RHCE
11 5 (0.50%) MCSE
12 4 (0.40%) MCP
13 3 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.30%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (5.30%) QA
2 16 (1.60%) SLA
3 13 (1.30%) GDPR
4 11 (1.10%) Data Quality
5 9 (0.90%) Accessibility
6 8 (0.80%) WCAG
7 7 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.30%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.10%) COBIT
10 1 (0.10%) FATCA
10 1 (0.10%) PMBOK
System Software
1 196 (19.60%) Docker
2 41 (4.10%) HDFS
3 34 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (3.30%) Active Directory
5 20 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
6 13 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (1.00%) vCloud
8 7 (0.70%) Firmware
9 6 (0.60%) Varnish
10 5 (0.50%) Hyper-V
10 5 (0.50%) NFS
10 5 (0.50%) Slurm Workload Manager
11 3 (0.30%) Postfix
11 3 (0.30%) Samba
11 3 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.20%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 2 (0.20%) Oracle Clusterware
12 2 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.10%) pfSense
13 1 (0.10%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 153 (15.30%) Kubernetes
2 137 (13.70%) Ansible
3 126 (12.60%) Terraform
4 52 (5.20%) Puppet
5 38 (3.80%) Grafana
6 35 (3.50%) Prometheus
7 34 (3.40%) Opscode Chef
8 21 (2.10%) Kibana
9 16 (1.60%) Data Guard
10 15 (1.50%) BladeLogic
11 14 (1.40%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 14 (1.40%) Nagios
11 14 (1.40%) ZABBIX
12 12 (1.20%) HAProxy
12 12 (1.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 12 (1.20%) Oracle RMAN
13 11 (1.10%) Consul
14 10 (1.00%) Fluentd
15 8 (0.80%) SCCM
16 7 (0.70%) logstash
Vendors
1 310 (31.00%) Oracle
2 126 (12.60%) Microsoft
3 64 (6.40%) Talend
4 59 (5.90%) VMware
5 44 (4.40%) Red Hat
6 38 (3.80%) Google
6 38 (3.80%) Informatica
7 31 (3.10%) SAP
7 31 (3.10%) Sybase
8 22 (2.20%) Splunk
9 20 (2.00%) CyberArk
9 20 (2.00%) IBM
10 19 (1.90%) Atlassian
11 18 (1.80%) ServiceNow
12 15 (1.50%) Dynatrace
13 13 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
14 12 (1.20%) Alteryx
15 11 (1.10%) Databricks
15 11 (1.10%) HP
15 11 (1.10%) New Relic