Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 111 99 99
Rank change year-on-year -12 0 -5
Contract jobs citing MySQL 1,905 2,305 1,982
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.27% 2.48% 2.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.06% 11.02% 10.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,256 1,686 1,488
England median daily rate £463 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +9.09% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £638 £600 £563
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £410
% change year-on-year +2.22% +9.76% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 14
England median hourly rate £35.00 £27.16 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.87% -38.97% -
10th Percentile £20.98 £19.05 £26.08
90th Percentile £47.50 £56.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £27.16 £44.50
% change year-on-year +28.87% -38.97% +5.95%

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 18,934 20,926 18,889
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 22.59% 22.55% 22.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,116 14,704 12,724
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £650 £638 £615
UK median daily rate £475 £473 £438
% change year-on-year +0.53% +8.00% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 214 216
England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.53% +7.50% +6.19%
10th Percentile £14.00 £14.08 £9.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £53.50 £49.38
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £29.82
% change year-on-year +4.48% +12.36% +6.48%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -14 965 £500 - 100
North of England -19 274 £400 +0.63% 121
South East -28 258 £425 +6.25% 46
East of England +45 188 £435 +2.35% 25
North West -12 150 £400 +6.67% 90
Midlands -36 110 £400 +14.29% 67
South West -1 103 £388 - 43
Yorkshire -36 94 £400 -5.88% 22
West Midlands -41 64 £375 +0.67% 41
East Midlands +5 44 £408 +16.43% 26
North East +29 30 £400 +10.34% 9
MySQL
UK

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 779 (40.89%) Agile Software Development
2 697 (36.59%) Linux
3 657 (34.49%) JavaScript
4 614 (32.23%) Java
5 573 (30.08%) Amazon AWS
6 567 (29.76%) SQL
7 483 (25.35%) PHP
8 473 (24.83%) Oracle
9 468 (24.57%) HTML
10 450 (23.62%) CSS
11 426 (22.36%) Git (software)
12 423 (22.20%) PostgreSQL
13 422 (22.15%) SQL Server
14 417 (21.89%) Python
15 411 (21.57%) Docker
15 411 (21.57%) DevOps
16 410 (21.52%) Jenkins
17 366 (19.21%) NoSQL
18 362 (19.00%) MongoDB
19 350 (18.37%) TDD
20 337 (17.69%) Microservices
21 304 (15.96%) Scrum
22 296 (15.54%) Relational Database
23 282 (14.80%) Open Source
24 275 (14.44%) Microsoft Azure
25 260 (13.65%) OO
26 258 (13.54%) Continuous Integration
27 255 (13.39%) Ansible
28 248 (13.02%) JIRA
29 244 (12.81%) AngularJS

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
1 181 (9.50%) Apache
2 157 (8.24%) Elasticsearch
3 112 (5.88%) Confluence
4 101 (5.30%) Tomcat
5 80 (4.20%) WordPress
6 69 (3.62%) Apache Spark
6 69 (3.62%) nginx
7 60 (3.15%) OpenStack
8 57 (2.99%) CMS
9 54 (2.83%) Drupal
10 53 (2.78%) JBoss
11 50 (2.62%) WebLogic
12 46 (2.41%) WebSphere
13 40 (2.10%) SharePoint
14 35 (1.84%) IIS
15 32 (1.68%) Apache Solr
16 26 (1.36%) MS Exchange
17 18 (0.94%) SAS
18 17 (0.89%) Apache Airflow
18 17 (0.89%) Luigi
Applications
1 27 (1.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.52%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.26%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.10%) SPSS
7 2 (0.10%) Stata
8 1 (0.052%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.052%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.052%) Adobe XD
8 1 (0.052%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.052%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.052%) InVision
8 1 (0.052%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 38 (1.99%) Magento
2 14 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.21%) Adobe Campaign
5 4 (0.21%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
6 3 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.10%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.052%) Distributed Ledger
8 1 (0.052%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.052%) OpenCart
8 1 (0.052%) Orchestrade
8 1 (0.052%) Shopify
8 1 (0.052%) Unica
8 1 (0.052%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 573 (30.08%) Amazon AWS
2 275 (14.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 119 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
4 110 (5.77%) Amazon S3
5 94 (4.93%) GitHub
6 88 (4.62%) Serverless
7 87 (4.57%) Google Cloud Platform
8 69 (3.62%) AWS Lambda
9 58 (3.04%) npm
10 55 (2.89%) Amazon SQS
11 49 (2.57%) Office 365
11 49 (2.57%) PaaS
12 46 (2.41%) SaaS
13 45 (2.36%) AWS CloudFormation
14 37 (1.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 36 (1.89%) Power Platform
15 36 (1.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 31 (1.63%) Amazon Kinesis
17 30 (1.57%) Amazon ELB
18 25 (1.31%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 129 (6.77%) HTTP
2 104 (5.46%) DNS
3 82 (4.30%) TCP/IP
4 73 (3.83%) SSL
5 68 (3.57%) DHCP
6 65 (3.41%) IPsec
7 64 (3.36%) FTP
8 62 (3.25%) Internet
9 51 (2.68%) Firewall
10 21 (1.10%) Intranet
11 19 (1.00%) SAN
12 18 (0.94%) VPN
13 14 (0.73%) MPLS
13 14 (0.73%) MQTT
13 14 (0.73%) SSH
14 13 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
15 11 (0.58%) SNMP
15 11 (0.58%) VLAN
15 11 (0.58%) WAN
16 9 (0.47%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 423 (22.20%) PostgreSQL
2 422 (22.15%) SQL Server
3 366 (19.21%) NoSQL
4 362 (19.00%) MongoDB
5 296 (15.54%) Relational Database
6 143 (7.51%) RDBMS
7 128 (6.72%) Apache Cassandra
8 126 (6.61%) Oracle Database
9 118 (6.19%) Big Data
10 110 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
11 109 (5.72%) Amazon RDS
12 105 (5.51%) Redis
13 81 (4.25%) Hadoop
14 61 (3.20%) MariaDB
15 58 (3.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 51 (2.68%) Amazon Aurora
17 45 (2.36%) Apache Hive
18 42 (2.20%) Amazon Redshift
19 38 (1.99%) BusinessObjects
19 38 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 426 (22.36%) Git (software)
2 410 (21.52%) Jenkins
3 248 (13.02%) JIRA
4 143 (7.51%) Maven
5 99 (5.20%) JUnit
6 94 (4.93%) Selenium
7 87 (4.57%) gulp
8 80 (4.20%) Cucumber
9 73 (3.83%) Subversion
10 62 (3.25%) Sonatype Nexus
10 62 (3.25%) Travis CI
11 59 (3.10%) SonarQube
12 54 (2.83%) Grunt
13 53 (2.78%) GitLab
14 52 (2.73%) Jasmine
15 50 (2.62%) SoapUI
16 47 (2.47%) Karma Test Runner
17 46 (2.41%) Protractor
18 38 (1.99%) Vagrant
19 36 (1.89%) NUnit
General
1 204 (10.71%) Finance
2 74 (3.88%) Banking
3 70 (3.67%) Marketing
4 67 (3.52%) Retail
5 32 (1.68%) Games
6 30 (1.57%) Telecoms
7 28 (1.47%) Legal
8 26 (1.36%) Publishing
9 25 (1.31%) Financial Institution
10 24 (1.26%) Law
11 21 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
12 18 (0.94%) Investment Banking
13 15 (0.79%) Front Office
14 12 (0.63%) Advertising
14 12 (0.63%) Manufacturing
15 9 (0.47%) Billing
16 8 (0.42%) Electronics
17 7 (0.37%) Automotive
17 7 (0.37%) Multimedia
18 6 (0.31%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1,050 (55.12%) Developer
2 236 (12.39%) PHP Developer
3 224 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 168 (8.82%) DevOps Engineer
5 115 (6.04%) Architect
6 105 (5.51%) Senior Developer
7 102 (5.35%) Full Stack Developer
8 93 (4.88%) DBA
9 82 (4.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 73 (3.83%) Analyst
11 66 (3.46%) Administrator
12 65 (3.41%) Data Engineer
13 58 (3.04%) AWS Engineer
14 56 (2.94%) Python Developer
15 54 (2.83%) Lead Developer
16 52 (2.73%) JavaScript Developer
17 50 (2.62%) SQL Developer
18 49 (2.57%) Software Engineer
19 48 (2.52%) AWS Developer
20 46 (2.41%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 468 (24.57%) HTML
2 450 (23.62%) CSS
3 244 (12.81%) AngularJS
4 229 (12.02%) Spring
5 211 (11.08%) jQuery
6 210 (11.02%) Web Services
7 203 (10.66%) Node.js
8 180 (9.45%) .NET
9 172 (9.03%) LAMP
10 165 (8.66%) HTML5
11 155 (8.14%) RESTful
12 154 (8.08%) REST
13 147 (7.72%) JSON
14 133 (6.98%) React
15 129 (6.77%) Spring Boot
16 128 (6.72%) SOAP
17 122 (6.40%) Kafka
18 116 (6.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 104 (5.46%) CSS3
20 102 (5.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 96 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (3.52%) User Experience
3 48 (2.52%) Management Information System
4 47 (2.47%) Data Structures
5 46 (2.41%) Fintech
6 44 (2.31%) Linux Command Line
7 43 (2.26%) Greenfield Project
7 43 (2.26%) Replication
8 40 (2.10%) Data Centre
9 36 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
10 34 (1.78%) Mobile App
11 31 (1.63%) NHS
11 31 (1.63%) Private Cloud
11 31 (1.63%) Public Cloud
12 29 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
13 25 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
14 23 (1.21%) Clustering
15 16 (0.84%) Data Protection Act
16 15 (0.79%) Algorithms
17 12 (0.63%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 697 (36.59%) Linux
2 226 (11.86%) Unix
3 196 (10.29%) Windows
4 94 (4.93%) CentOS
5 86 (4.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 50 (2.62%) Ubuntu
7 37 (1.94%) Windows Server
8 27 (1.42%) Solaris
9 26 (1.36%) Android
10 23 (1.21%) Debian
11 18 (0.94%) Apple iOS
12 12 (0.63%) VMS
12 12 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (0.37%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.26%) AIX
14 5 (0.26%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
15 4 (0.21%) SUSE
15 4 (0.21%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 779 (40.89%) Agile Software Development
2 411 (21.57%) DevOps
3 350 (18.37%) TDD
4 337 (17.69%) Microservices
5 304 (15.96%) Scrum
6 282 (14.80%) Open Source
7 260 (13.65%) OO
8 258 (13.54%) Continuous Integration
9 221 (11.60%) Test Automation
10 176 (9.24%) BDD
11 160 (8.40%) Migration
12 158 (8.29%) Problem-Solving
13 141 (7.40%) Configuration Management
14 139 (7.30%) ETL
15 138 (7.24%) Front End Development
16 137 (7.19%) MVC
17 133 (6.98%) Software Engineering
18 125 (6.56%) Web Development
19 123 (6.46%) E-Commerce
20 121 (6.35%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 657 (34.49%) JavaScript
2 614 (32.23%) Java
3 567 (29.76%) SQL
4 483 (25.35%) PHP
5 417 (21.89%) Python
6 143 (7.51%) Bash Shell
7 133 (6.98%) C#
8 110 (5.77%) Ruby
9 104 (5.46%) Java 8
10 101 (5.30%) PowerShell
11 93 (4.88%) Perl
12 90 (4.72%) TypeScript
13 88 (4.62%) ES6
14 82 (4.30%) Scala
15 59 (3.10%) Shell Script
16 47 (2.47%) PHP 7
17 41 (2.15%) C
17 41 (2.15%) C++
18 34 (1.78%) PL/SQL
18 34 (1.78%) R
Qualifications
1 118 (6.19%) Security Cleared
2 111 (5.83%) Degree
3 79 (4.15%) SC Cleared
4 35 (1.84%) Computer Science Degree
5 29 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
6 15 (0.79%) OCPJP
6 15 (0.79%) Sun Certification
7 14 (0.73%) DBS Check
8 13 (0.68%) AWS Certification
9 10 (0.52%) DV Cleared
9 10 (0.52%) Master's Degree
10 9 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (0.42%) PhD
12 7 (0.37%) BC Cleared
12 7 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
13 6 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (0.26%) HND
14 5 (0.26%) MCP
14 5 (0.26%) MCSA
15 4 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (4.15%) QA
2 18 (0.94%) Data Quality
3 16 (0.84%) GDPR
4 10 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
5 8 (0.42%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.31%) WCAG
7 5 (0.26%) HL7
7 5 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.16%) SLA
9 2 (0.10%) PMO
9 2 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.052%) PSD2
10 1 (0.052%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 411 (21.57%) Docker
2 80 (4.20%) Virtual Machines
3 69 (3.62%) Active Directory
4 42 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 35 (1.84%) Apache Flume
6 31 (1.63%) Oracle RAC
7 20 (1.05%) KVM
8 15 (0.79%) HDFS
8 15 (0.79%) Shibboleth
9 13 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (0.68%) VMware NSX
9 13 (0.68%) vSphere
10 10 (0.52%) Hyper-V
10 10 (0.52%) Varnish
11 9 (0.47%) NFS
11 9 (0.47%) Squid
12 8 (0.42%) RACF
12 8 (0.42%) Xen
13 6 (0.31%) Postfix
14 5 (0.26%) BIND 9
Systems Management
1 255 (13.39%) Ansible
2 214 (11.23%) Puppet
3 164 (8.61%) Opscode Chef
4 146 (7.66%) Terraform
5 130 (6.82%) Kubernetes
6 39 (2.05%) SCCM
7 30 (1.57%) logstash
8 25 (1.31%) Packer
9 24 (1.26%) Prometheus
10 22 (1.15%) Nagios
11 19 (1.00%) Grafana
11 19 (1.00%) Kibana
11 19 (1.00%) Rancher
11 19 (1.00%) Single Sign-On
12 18 (0.94%) Data Guard
13 16 (0.84%) HAProxy
14 13 (0.68%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
14 13 (0.68%) WSUS
15 12 (0.63%) ZABBIX
16 11 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 473 (24.83%) Oracle
2 201 (10.55%) Microsoft
3 107 (5.62%) Red Hat
4 77 (4.04%) Google
5 71 (3.73%) VMware
6 39 (2.05%) Zend
7 36 (1.89%) Splunk
8 32 (1.68%) Tableau
9 27 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
10 23 (1.21%) Cisco
10 23 (1.21%) Informatica
11 22 (1.15%) hybris
11 22 (1.15%) SAP
12 21 (1.10%) HP
13 20 (1.05%) Sybase
14 19 (1.00%) Atlassian
14 19 (1.00%) New Relic
15 18 (0.94%) Talend
16 17 (0.89%) Black Duck
16 17 (0.89%) F5