Period
to 13 December 2019

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 13 December 2019 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
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 134 101 109
Rank change year-on-year -33 +8 -7
Contract jobs citing MySQL 1,425 2,449 2,186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.96% 2.55% 2.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.14% 11.21% 10.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 977 1,697 1,651
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £308 £283
90th Percentile £614 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 16
England median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% -15.15% +150.00%
10th Percentile £6.00 £12.38 £27.38
90th Percentile £37.25 £45.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year -14.29% -15.15% +17.86%

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 15,598 21,850 20,906
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.44% 22.73% 21.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,589 15,348 14,580
England median daily rate £475 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.70% +8.82%
10th Percentile £325 £319 £313
90th Percentile £663 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 231 241
England median hourly rate £31.75 £35.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.29% +7.69% +18.18%
10th Percentile £13.92 £14.00 £15.00
90th Percentile £72.15 £57.50 £56.88
UK median hourly rate £31.75 £32.50 £30.95
% change year-on-year -2.31% +5.01% +10.54%

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 13 December 2019.

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 13 December 2019.

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 13 December 2019. 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 -21 705 £500 - 291
North of England -26 223 £400 - 296
South East -38 179 £400 -5.88% 155
North West -9 142 £388 -3.13% 145
Midlands +12 114 £400 - 154
East of England -14 112 £431 -4.17% 59
South West -62 88 £425 - 142
West Midlands +7 66 £400 - 96
Yorkshire -48 56 £425 +4.94% 103
East Midlands +15 49 £350 -12.55% 58
North East +19 25 £495 +4.21% 48
MySQL
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 2019, 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.

1 472 (33.12%) Linux
2 460 (32.28%) JavaScript
3 442 (31.02%) Agile Software Development
4 420 (29.47%) AWS
5 399 (28.00%) PHP
6 366 (25.68%) HTML
7 356 (24.98%) SQL
8 343 (24.07%) Git (software)
9 333 (23.37%) Python
10 327 (22.95%) CSS
11 325 (22.81%) Java
12 322 (22.60%) SQL Server
13 315 (22.11%) PostgreSQL
14 310 (21.75%) DevOps
15 279 (19.58%) Oracle
16 276 (19.37%) Relational Database
16 276 (19.37%) Docker
17 254 (17.82%) Microservices
18 239 (16.77%) Azure
19 210 (14.74%) MongoDB
20 205 (14.39%) TDD
21 198 (13.89%) Web Services
22 196 (13.75%) Scrum
23 183 (12.84%) AngularJS
24 181 (12.70%) Finance
25 166 (11.65%) Jenkins
26 160 (11.23%) JIRA
27 158 (11.09%) Kubernetes
28 152 (10.67%) MVC
28 152 (10.67%) REST

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
1 142 (9.96%) Apache
2 86 (6.04%) Confluence
3 77 (5.40%) Elasticsearch
4 70 (4.91%) nginx
5 54 (3.79%) Tomcat
6 43 (3.02%) WordPress
7 41 (2.88%) Drupal
8 40 (2.81%) Apache Spark
9 37 (2.60%) CMS
10 33 (2.32%) JBoss
11 31 (2.18%) IIS
12 17 (1.19%) SharePoint
13 14 (0.98%) Mattermost
14 13 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 12 (0.84%) SAS
16 11 (0.77%) MS Exchange
16 11 (0.77%) WebLogic
17 10 (0.70%) Cloud Foundry
18 8 (0.56%) ColdFusion
18 8 (0.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 23 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (0.63%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.28%) SPSS
5 4 (0.28%) Stata
6 3 (0.21%) Chatbot
6 3 (0.21%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.070%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.070%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.070%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.070%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.070%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.070%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 48 (3.37%) Magento
2 8 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
2 8 (0.56%) PolarLake
3 6 (0.42%) Markit EDM
3 6 (0.42%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.28%) Shopify
5 3 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.21%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 2 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.070%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.070%) OpenCart
7 1 (0.070%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.070%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.070%) Sage 1000
7 1 (0.070%) Social Studio
7 1 (0.070%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 420 (29.47%) AWS
2 239 (16.77%) Azure
3 115 (8.07%) GCP
4 82 (5.75%) Serverless
5 76 (5.33%) Amazon EC2
6 74 (5.19%) AWS Lambda
6 74 (5.19%) GitHub
7 69 (4.84%) Amazon S3
8 31 (2.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 27 (1.89%) Office 365
9 27 (1.89%) Power Platform
10 26 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
10 26 (1.82%) PaaS
10 26 (1.82%) SaaS
11 25 (1.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 23 (1.61%) CloudFront
13 22 (1.54%) Route 53
14 20 (1.40%) Amazon SQS
15 19 (1.33%) Amazon EMR
16 18 (1.26%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 77 (5.40%) HTTP
2 54 (3.79%) DNS
3 51 (3.58%) Firewall
4 36 (2.53%) TCP/IP
5 32 (2.25%) Internet
6 30 (2.11%) SSL
7 28 (1.96%) SSH
8 18 (1.26%) VPN
9 16 (1.12%) FTP
10 15 (1.05%) HTTPS
11 13 (0.91%) DHCP
11 13 (0.91%) IPsec
12 12 (0.84%) Intrusion Detection
12 12 (0.84%) NAS
13 9 (0.63%) IP Telephony
13 9 (0.63%) MPLS
14 7 (0.49%) Broadband
15 6 (0.42%) iSCSI
15 6 (0.42%) Wireless
16 5 (0.35%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 322 (22.60%) SQL Server
2 315 (22.11%) PostgreSQL
3 276 (19.37%) Relational Database
4 210 (14.74%) MongoDB
5 134 (9.40%) NoSQL
6 108 (7.58%) RDBMS
7 97 (6.81%) Redis
8 73 (5.12%) Hadoop
9 68 (4.77%) Big Data
10 66 (4.63%) Data Warehouse
11 65 (4.56%) Oracle Database
12 53 (3.72%) Apache Cassandra
13 51 (3.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 50 (3.51%) Amazon Aurora
15 46 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
16 42 (2.95%) Apache Hive
17 41 (2.88%) MariaDB
18 32 (2.25%) BigQuery
19 29 (2.04%) Oracle Database 12c
20 27 (1.89%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 343 (24.07%) Git (software)
2 166 (11.65%) Jenkins
3 160 (11.23%) JIRA
4 70 (4.91%) Maven
5 56 (3.93%) Selenium
6 54 (3.79%) JUnit
7 50 (3.51%) Subversion
8 48 (3.37%) GitLab
8 48 (3.37%) Mockito
9 40 (2.81%) Gradle
10 33 (2.32%) Cucumber
11 32 (2.25%) SonarQube
12 27 (1.89%) Bitbucket
13 26 (1.82%) Vagrant
14 23 (1.61%) Ant
15 20 (1.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 19 (1.33%) Eclipse
17 17 (1.19%) webpack
18 15 (1.05%) PHPUnit
19 13 (0.91%) Mocha
General
1 181 (12.70%) Finance
2 48 (3.37%) Public Sector
3 44 (3.09%) Banking
3 44 (3.09%) Marketing
4 37 (2.60%) Retail
5 35 (2.46%) Games
6 26 (1.82%) Telecoms
7 19 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
8 11 (0.77%) Front Office
8 11 (0.77%) Investment Banking
9 10 (0.70%) Automotive
9 10 (0.70%) Back Office
10 8 (0.56%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.49%) Law
12 6 (0.42%) Electronics
12 6 (0.42%) Military
12 6 (0.42%) Publishing
13 5 (0.35%) Advertising
13 5 (0.35%) Legal
13 5 (0.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 831 (58.32%) Developer
2 235 (16.49%) PHP Developer
3 142 (9.96%) Java Developer
4 119 (8.35%) DevOps Engineer
5 107 (7.51%) Senior Developer
6 88 (6.18%) Architect
7 86 (6.04%) Full Stack Developer
8 82 (5.75%) DBA
9 66 (4.63%) Python Developer
10 56 (3.93%) Backend Developer
11 54 (3.79%) Software Engineer
12 51 (3.58%) Administrator
13 42 (2.95%) React Developer
14 41 (2.88%) AWS Developer
14 41 (2.88%) JavaScript Developer
15 36 (2.53%) Oracle DBA
16 35 (2.46%) .NET Developer
16 35 (2.46%) MySQL Developer
16 35 (2.46%) PHP Laravel Developer
17 34 (2.39%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 366 (25.68%) HTML
2 327 (22.95%) CSS
3 198 (13.89%) Web Services
4 183 (12.84%) AngularJS
5 152 (10.67%) REST
6 150 (10.53%) Node.js
6 150 (10.53%) React
7 149 (10.46%) jQuery
8 147 (10.32%) Laravel
9 143 (10.04%) HTML5
10 137 (9.61%) LAMP
11 133 (9.33%) Spring
12 123 (8.63%) RESTful
13 122 (8.56%) .NET
14 118 (8.28%) JSON
15 112 (7.86%) XML
16 86 (6.04%) RabbitMQ
17 82 (5.75%) Kafka
18 75 (5.26%) Spring Boot
18 75 (5.26%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 63 (4.42%) Greenfield Project
2 55 (3.86%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (3.30%) Linux Command Line
4 46 (3.23%) Mobile App
5 45 (3.16%) User Experience
6 35 (2.46%) Replication
7 32 (2.25%) Clustering
8 31 (2.18%) Data Structures
9 29 (2.04%) Data Centre
10 23 (1.61%) Pricing Data
11 20 (1.40%) Management Information System
11 20 (1.40%) Public Cloud
12 19 (1.33%) Algorithms
12 19 (1.33%) Self-Motivation
13 17 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
14 14 (0.98%) Cloud Native
15 10 (0.70%) NHS
16 9 (0.63%) PKI
17 8 (0.56%) Social Media
18 6 (0.42%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 472 (33.12%) Linux
2 142 (9.96%) Windows
3 109 (7.65%) Unix
4 83 (5.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 75 (5.26%) CentOS
6 49 (3.44%) Ubuntu
7 45 (3.16%) Windows Server
8 23 (1.61%) Mac OS X
9 21 (1.47%) Android
10 20 (1.40%) Apple iOS
11 19 (1.33%) Debian
12 13 (0.91%) Mac OS
13 11 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.28%) Mac OS X Server
14 4 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
15 3 (0.21%) AIX
15 3 (0.21%) Solaris
15 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
15 3 (0.21%) zOS
16 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 442 (31.02%) Agile Software Development
2 310 (21.75%) DevOps
3 254 (17.82%) Microservices
4 205 (14.39%) TDD
5 196 (13.75%) Scrum
6 152 (10.67%) MVC
7 122 (8.56%) Continuous Integration
8 115 (8.07%) Software Engineering
9 110 (7.72%) E-Commerce
10 108 (7.58%) Open Source
11 107 (7.51%) Configuration Management
12 103 (7.23%) Test Automation
13 97 (6.81%) Problem-Solving
14 95 (6.67%) OO
15 85 (5.96%) ETL
16 81 (5.68%) BDD
16 81 (5.68%) Web Development
17 77 (5.40%) Kanban
18 76 (5.33%) Analytics
18 76 (5.33%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 460 (32.28%) JavaScript
2 399 (28.00%) PHP
3 356 (24.98%) SQL
4 333 (23.37%) Python
5 325 (22.81%) Java
6 124 (8.70%) C#
7 107 (7.51%) Bash Shell
8 104 (7.30%) Ruby
9 65 (4.56%) PowerShell
10 62 (4.35%) Java 8
11 60 (4.21%) TypeScript
12 47 (3.30%) Perl
13 46 (3.23%) Scala
14 43 (3.02%) C++
15 42 (2.95%) Shell Script
16 31 (2.18%) ES6
16 31 (2.18%) Go
17 29 (2.04%) C
18 22 (1.54%) PHP 7
18 22 (1.54%) R
Qualifications
1 115 (8.07%) Security Cleared
2 72 (5.05%) SC Cleared
3 59 (4.14%) Degree
4 27 (1.89%) DV Cleared
5 17 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
6 11 (0.77%) CCNP
6 11 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (0.77%) CISSP
7 10 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (0.42%) Master's Degree
9 5 (0.35%) CEH
9 5 (0.35%) GCIA
9 5 (0.35%) GCIH
9 5 (0.35%) GIAC
9 5 (0.35%) GSEC
9 5 (0.35%) OCPJP
9 5 (0.35%) SAS Certification
10 4 (0.28%) AWS Certification
10 4 (0.28%) CCIE
11 3 (0.21%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (3.23%) QA
2 10 (0.70%) SLA
3 9 (0.63%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.49%) GDPR
5 5 (0.35%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.21%) COBIT
7 3 (0.21%) GLBA
7 3 (0.21%) HIPAA
7 3 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (0.21%) NIST
7 3 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.14%) HL7
8 2 (0.14%) MiFID
9 1 (0.070%) ISO 20022
9 1 (0.070%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.070%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 276 (19.37%) Docker
2 41 (2.88%) Active Directory
3 25 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
5 17 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (0.84%) Apache Flume
7 10 (0.70%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.42%) Postfix
9 5 (0.35%) Corosync
9 5 (0.35%) DRBD
9 5 (0.35%) FreeRADIUS
10 4 (0.28%) pfSense
10 4 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.21%) KVM
11 3 (0.21%) Varnish
11 3 (0.21%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.21%) XenApp
12 2 (0.14%) vCloud
12 2 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 158 (11.09%) Kubernetes
2 142 (9.96%) Ansible
3 110 (7.72%) Terraform
4 88 (6.18%) Puppet
5 74 (5.19%) Opscode Chef
6 32 (2.25%) Salt
7 29 (2.04%) Grafana
8 21 (1.47%) HAProxy
9 20 (1.40%) Prometheus
10 16 (1.12%) Nagios
10 16 (1.12%) Rancher
11 14 (0.98%) Packer
12 13 (0.91%) Data Guard
12 13 (0.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 12 (0.84%) Kibana
13 12 (0.84%) SCCM
13 12 (0.84%) ZABBIX
14 9 (0.63%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
14 9 (0.63%) Jamf Pro
15 7 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 279 (19.58%) Oracle
2 143 (10.04%) Microsoft
3 85 (5.96%) Google
4 56 (3.93%) Red Hat
5 50 (3.51%) VMware
6 45 (3.16%) Sybase
7 40 (2.81%) Zend
8 38 (2.67%) Splunk
9 32 (2.25%) Cisco
10 25 (1.75%) Atlassian
10 25 (1.75%) NetApp
11 24 (1.68%) Tableau
12 23 (1.61%) MuleSoft
13 22 (1.54%) IBM
14 21 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
15 19 (1.33%) Dell
15 19 (1.33%) EMC
16 16 (1.12%) HP
16 16 (1.12%) Talend
17 14 (0.98%) F5