Period
to 9 April 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 9 April 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
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 131 118 99
Rank change year-on-year -13 -19 +5
Contract jobs citing MySQL 1,041 1,981 2,295
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.91% 2.24% 2.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.06% 9.95% 11.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 737 1,334 1,722
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £313 £300 £300
90th Percentile £631 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 26
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.70% -20.59%
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -23.53%

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 11,485 19,918 20,693
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.09% 22.50% 22.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,597 13,826 14,453
Median daily rate £488 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £637
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £470
% change year-on-year - +1.06% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 208 225 225
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.06% +20.00%
10th Percentile £14.93 £15.00 £14.56
90th Percentile £54.13 £57.50 £53.65
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year - +2.19% +24.55%

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 9 April 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 9 April 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 9 April 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 -3 552 £500 - 188
North of England -5 181 £410 +2.50% 147
North West +4 117 £400 - 69
South East -18 113 £450 +1.69% 101
East of England -16 85 £438 +1.16% 35
Midlands +8 54 £400 - 77
South West -10 47 £406 -2.11% 80
Yorkshire +14 46 £475 +8.57% 60
West Midlands +40 37 £400 +3.23% 48
North East +9 18 £475 +18.75% 18
East Midlands 0 17 £406 -9.72% 29
MySQL
UK

For the 6 months to 9 April 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.

1 428 (41.11%) Agile Software Development
2 393 (37.75%) JavaScript
3 339 (32.56%) AWS
4 337 (32.37%) Linux
5 275 (26.42%) Docker
6 274 (26.32%) Java
7 250 (24.02%) Azure
8 248 (23.82%) Microservices
8 248 (23.82%) SQL Server
9 246 (23.63%) HTML
10 245 (23.54%) PHP
11 241 (23.15%) SQL
12 226 (21.71%) Git (software)
13 223 (21.42%) Python
14 215 (20.65%) AngularJS
15 210 (20.17%) DevOps
15 210 (20.17%) Scrum
16 206 (19.79%) MongoDB
17 205 (19.69%) CSS
18 186 (17.87%) PostgreSQL
19 182 (17.48%) Web Services
20 180 (17.29%) Relational Database
21 179 (17.20%) Oracle
22 160 (15.37%) React
23 159 (15.27%) TDD
24 140 (13.45%) REST
25 139 (13.35%) NoSQL
26 137 (13.16%) JIRA
27 136 (13.06%) Finance
28 130 (12.49%) Kubernetes

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
1 120 (11.53%) Elasticsearch
2 92 (8.84%) Apache
3 77 (7.40%) Confluence
4 48 (4.61%) nginx
5 45 (4.32%) Tomcat
6 25 (2.40%) WordPress
7 24 (2.31%) Drupal
8 19 (1.83%) CMS
9 15 (1.44%) Apache Spark
9 15 (1.44%) WebSphere
10 14 (1.34%) IIS
11 12 (1.15%) Cloud Foundry
11 12 (1.15%) JBoss
12 10 (0.96%) SharePoint
13 9 (0.86%) WebLogic
14 8 (0.77%) Mendix
14 8 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 8 (0.77%) Umbraco
15 7 (0.67%) OpenStack
16 6 (0.58%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (1.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (0.86%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.48%) Zeplin
4 4 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.19%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.096%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.096%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.096%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.096%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.096%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 41 (3.94%) Magento
2 6 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.58%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.29%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (0.29%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 2 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.19%) Shopify
5 1 (0.096%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.096%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.096%) Sage 1000
5 1 (0.096%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.096%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 339 (32.56%) AWS
2 250 (24.02%) Azure
3 70 (6.72%) GCP
4 55 (5.28%) GitHub
5 35 (3.36%) Amazon EC2
5 35 (3.36%) Serverless
6 33 (3.17%) AWS Lambda
6 33 (3.17%) PaaS
7 30 (2.88%) Amazon S3
8 27 (2.59%) Power Platform
9 22 (2.11%) IaaS
10 21 (2.02%) SaaS
11 16 (1.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 14 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
12 14 (1.34%) Heroku
13 13 (1.25%) OpenShift
14 11 (1.06%) npm
14 11 (1.06%) Route 53
14 11 (1.06%) Slack
15 10 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 47 (4.51%) HTTP
2 35 (3.36%) DNS
3 28 (2.69%) Firewall
4 20 (1.92%) DHCP
5 17 (1.63%) VPN
6 14 (1.34%) SNMP
6 14 (1.34%) SSH
7 13 (1.25%) TCP/IP
8 12 (1.15%) SSL
8 12 (1.15%) Wireless
9 10 (0.96%) NAS
10 7 (0.67%) DOCSIS
10 7 (0.67%) SAN
11 6 (0.58%) HTTPS
11 6 (0.58%) Internet
11 6 (0.58%) IPsec
11 6 (0.58%) WAN
12 5 (0.48%) AMQP
12 5 (0.48%) MQTT
12 5 (0.48%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 248 (23.82%) SQL Server
2 206 (19.79%) MongoDB
3 186 (17.87%) PostgreSQL
4 180 (17.29%) Relational Database
5 139 (13.35%) NoSQL
6 118 (11.34%) Redis
7 60 (5.76%) RDBMS
8 51 (4.90%) Data Warehouse
9 44 (4.23%) Apache Cassandra
10 38 (3.65%) Oracle Database
11 35 (3.36%) MariaDB
12 34 (3.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 33 (3.17%) Hadoop
14 32 (3.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 32 (3.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 30 (2.88%) Pentaho
16 27 (2.59%) Power BI
17 24 (2.31%) Big Data
18 23 (2.21%) Amazon RDS
19 22 (2.11%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 226 (21.71%) Git (software)
2 137 (13.16%) JIRA
3 115 (11.05%) Jenkins
4 64 (6.15%) Selenium
5 58 (5.57%) JUnit
6 56 (5.38%) Maven
7 50 (4.80%) Mockito
8 47 (4.51%) Gradle
9 46 (4.42%) GitLab
10 43 (4.13%) Octopus Deploy
11 38 (3.65%) Jasmine
12 30 (2.88%) Protractor
13 29 (2.79%) TeamCity
14 21 (2.02%) MSBuild
15 18 (1.73%) Cucumber
16 17 (1.63%) Bitbucket
17 14 (1.34%) PHPUnit
18 13 (1.25%) Mocha
18 13 (1.25%) SonarQube
18 13 (1.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 136 (13.06%) Finance
2 58 (5.57%) Public Sector
3 36 (3.46%) Front Office
4 28 (2.69%) Games
5 17 (1.63%) Telecoms
6 16 (1.54%) Banking
7 14 (1.34%) Marketing
8 13 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
9 12 (1.15%) Legal
10 11 (1.06%) Law
11 10 (0.96%) Advertising
11 10 (0.96%) Retail
12 6 (0.58%) Back Office
13 5 (0.48%) Automotive
14 4 (0.38%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.38%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.29%) Multimedia
16 2 (0.19%) iGaming
16 2 (0.19%) Publishing
16 2 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 631 (60.61%) Developer
2 116 (11.14%) PHP Developer
3 99 (9.51%) Java Developer
4 78 (7.49%) Full Stack Developer
5 74 (7.11%) Senior Developer
6 65 (6.24%) DevOps Engineer
7 57 (5.48%) React Developer
8 56 (5.38%) .NET Developer
8 56 (5.38%) Architect
9 51 (4.90%) Analyst
9 51 (4.90%) Backend Developer
10 46 (4.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 44 (4.23%) Angular Developer
11 44 (4.23%) Software Engineer
12 39 (3.75%) Python Developer
13 31 (2.98%) JavaScript Developer
14 30 (2.88%) C# Developer
15 29 (2.79%) DBA
15 29 (2.79%) Web Developer
16 27 (2.59%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 246 (23.63%) HTML
2 215 (20.65%) AngularJS
3 205 (19.69%) CSS
4 182 (17.48%) Web Services
5 160 (15.37%) React
6 140 (13.45%) REST
7 129 (12.39%) .NET
8 125 (12.01%) Spring
9 120 (11.53%) RESTful
10 111 (10.66%) Node.js
11 100 (9.61%) HTML5
12 94 (9.03%) Kafka
13 93 (8.93%) Spring Boot
14 89 (8.55%) LAMP
15 88 (8.45%) XML
16 82 (7.88%) SOAP
17 81 (7.78%) jQuery
18 75 (7.20%) RabbitMQ
19 68 (6.53%) Laravel
20 66 (6.34%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 56 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (5.19%) User Experience
3 33 (3.17%) Greenfield Project
3 33 (3.17%) Linux Command Line
4 31 (2.98%) Mobile App
5 22 (2.11%) Cloud Native
6 21 (2.02%) Self-Motivation
7 20 (1.92%) Replication
8 19 (1.83%) Data Centre
9 17 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
9 17 (1.63%) Management Information System
10 15 (1.44%) Public Cloud
11 14 (1.34%) Algorithms
11 14 (1.34%) NHS
12 12 (1.15%) Clustering
12 12 (1.15%) Reference Data
13 11 (1.06%) Data Structures
14 9 (0.86%) Blog
15 8 (0.77%) PKI
16 6 (0.58%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 337 (32.37%) Linux
2 118 (11.34%) Windows
3 80 (7.68%) Unix
4 45 (4.32%) Windows Server
5 43 (4.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 42 (4.03%) CentOS
7 16 (1.54%) Mac OS
8 15 (1.44%) Ubuntu
9 11 (1.06%) AIX
10 10 (0.96%) Android
10 10 (0.96%) Apple iOS
10 10 (0.96%) Windows Server 2016
11 9 (0.86%) Mac OS X
12 8 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (0.67%) Debian
13 7 (0.67%) Solaris
13 7 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.38%) Windows 10
15 3 (0.29%) HPUX
16 2 (0.19%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 428 (41.11%) Agile Software Development
2 248 (23.82%) Microservices
3 210 (20.17%) DevOps
3 210 (20.17%) Scrum
4 159 (15.27%) TDD
5 117 (11.24%) Pair Programming
6 108 (10.37%) Continuous Integration
7 96 (9.22%) MVC
7 96 (9.22%) Software Engineering
8 83 (7.97%) Problem-Solving
9 78 (7.49%) Open Source
10 74 (7.11%) OO
11 73 (7.01%) Test Automation
12 72 (6.92%) Front End Development
12 72 (6.92%) Mentoring
13 67 (6.44%) Web Development
14 65 (6.24%) Data Modelling
15 63 (6.05%) Migration
16 62 (5.96%) ETL
17 58 (5.57%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 393 (37.75%) JavaScript
2 274 (26.32%) Java
3 245 (23.54%) PHP
4 241 (23.15%) SQL
5 223 (21.42%) Python
6 125 (12.01%) C#
7 71 (6.82%) Java 8
8 66 (6.34%) Ruby
9 60 (5.76%) Bash Shell
10 57 (5.48%) PowerShell
11 40 (3.84%) C++
12 39 (3.75%) Perl
13 35 (3.36%) F#
14 34 (3.27%) C
15 31 (2.98%) TypeScript
16 27 (2.59%) Scala
17 20 (1.92%) Go
18 19 (1.83%) PHP 7
19 17 (1.63%) ES6
20 14 (1.34%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 80 (7.68%) Security Cleared
2 60 (5.76%) SC Cleared
3 40 (3.84%) Degree
4 12 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (0.96%) DV Cleared
6 9 (0.86%) CCNA
7 7 (0.67%) CCNP
7 7 (0.67%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (0.48%) Master's Degree
9 5 (0.48%) SAS Certification
10 4 (0.38%) AWS Certification
10 4 (0.38%) OCPJP
11 3 (0.29%) ISEB
11 3 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.29%) OCP
11 3 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.36%) QA
2 15 (1.44%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.38%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.38%) SLA
4 3 (0.29%) HL7
4 3 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.19%) GDPR
6 1 (0.096%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.096%) WCAG
System Software
1 275 (26.42%) Docker
2 40 (3.84%) Active Directory
3 17 (1.63%) Apache Flume
3 17 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
4 9 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (0.58%) RACF
5 6 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (0.48%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.48%) Varnish
6 5 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.48%) vSphere
7 4 (0.38%) Corosync
7 4 (0.38%) DRBD
7 4 (0.38%) FreeRADIUS
7 4 (0.38%) iptables
7 4 (0.38%) Postfix
8 3 (0.29%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 3 (0.29%) Oracle Clusterware
8 3 (0.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 130 (12.49%) Kubernetes
2 93 (8.93%) Terraform
3 79 (7.59%) Ansible
4 52 (5.00%) Puppet
5 30 (2.88%) Opscode Chef
5 30 (2.88%) Rancher
6 14 (1.34%) Kibana
7 13 (1.25%) Nagios
8 12 (1.15%) Grafana
8 12 (1.15%) HAProxy
9 10 (0.96%) Data Guard
10 9 (0.86%) Packer
11 8 (0.77%) Prometheus
12 7 (0.67%) Jamf Pro
12 7 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
12 7 (0.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 7 (0.67%) Oracle RMAN
12 7 (0.67%) Single Sign-On
12 7 (0.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 7 (0.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 179 (17.20%) Oracle
2 85 (8.17%) Microsoft
3 57 (5.48%) Google
4 47 (4.51%) VMware
5 31 (2.98%) IBM
6 29 (2.79%) Red Hat
7 27 (2.59%) Atlassian
8 25 (2.40%) Splunk
9 20 (1.92%) Tableau
10 19 (1.83%) Sybase
11 17 (1.63%) SAP
12 16 (1.54%) Zend
13 13 (1.25%) Cisco
14 11 (1.06%) MuleSoft
15 10 (0.96%) HP
15 10 (0.96%) NetApp
15 10 (0.96%) Symantec
16 9 (0.86%) OutSystems
17 8 (0.77%) Adobe
17 8 (0.77%) Salesforce.com