Period
to 20 October 2018

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 20 October 2018 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 101 94
Rank change year-on-year +5 -7 -3
Contract jobs citing MySQL 2,437 2,247 2,473
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.61% 2.46% 2.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.45% 11.10% 11.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,710 1,708 1,720
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £310 £279 £263
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 20
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +31.15% -22.47%
10th Percentile £12.00 £26.08 £11.08
90th Percentile £45.00 £48.75 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% -1.23% +2.95%

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 21,291 20,252 22,125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 22.76% 22.16% 22.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,997 13,870 14,897
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £314 £308 £288
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 255 348
England median hourly rate £32.48 £30.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.48% +7.02% +3.64%
10th Percentile £13.74 £13.75 £11.50
90th Percentile £56.03 £53.25 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year - +1.69% +5.36%

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 20 October 2018.

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 20 October 2018.

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 20 October 2018. 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 +5 1,181 £500 +2.56% 415
North of England -2 414 £400 +2.89% 335
South East -30 338 £425 +6.25% 218
Yorkshire +3 197 £400 - 108
North West -7 192 £400 +4.92% 201
South West +32 181 £413 +17.77% 151
Midlands -29 162 £400 +14.29% 169
East of England +29 156 £450 +0.56% 98
West Midlands -3 111 £434 +17.63% 100
East Midlands -18 51 £400 +14.29% 68
North East +8 28 £500 +11.11% 26
MySQL
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, 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 1,015 (41.65%) Agile Software Development
2 982 (40.30%) JavaScript
3 873 (35.82%) Java
4 816 (33.48%) PHP
5 793 (32.54%) Amazon AWS
6 777 (31.88%) Linux
7 736 (30.20%) HTML
8 704 (28.89%) CSS
9 636 (26.10%) SQL
10 607 (24.91%) Git (software)
11 605 (24.83%) Oracle
12 593 (24.33%) PostgreSQL
13 567 (23.27%) TDD
14 510 (20.93%) Python
15 499 (20.48%) MongoDB
15 499 (20.48%) DevOps
16 493 (20.23%) Docker
17 461 (18.92%) NoSQL
18 422 (17.32%) Jenkins
19 402 (16.50%) Puppet
19 402 (16.50%) Ansible
20 396 (16.25%) SQL Server
21 386 (15.84%) Continuous Integration
22 380 (15.59%) Relational Database
23 360 (14.77%) Microservices
24 357 (14.65%) OO
25 344 (14.12%) Node.js
26 335 (13.75%) Microsoft Azure
27 325 (13.34%) Spring
28 319 (13.09%) Opscode Chef

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
1 225 (9.23%) Tomcat
2 224 (9.19%) Apache
3 178 (7.30%) Elasticsearch
4 161 (6.61%) OpenStack
5 159 (6.52%) Confluence
6 150 (6.16%) WebLogic
7 145 (5.95%) WebSphere
8 116 (4.76%) WordPress
9 94 (3.86%) Drupal
10 77 (3.16%) CMS
11 65 (2.67%) nginx
12 56 (2.30%) JBoss
13 52 (2.13%) Apache Spark
14 28 (1.15%) IIS
15 25 (1.03%) Apache Solr
16 22 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 20 (0.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 15 (0.62%) Mule
19 14 (0.57%) Apache Pig
20 13 (0.53%) Gunicorn
Applications
1 30 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (1.03%) Photoshop
3 17 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
4 13 (0.53%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.45%) Fireworks
6 7 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.21%) Chatbot
8 3 (0.12%) HipChat
8 3 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.12%) SPSS
9 2 (0.082%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.082%) InVision
9 2 (0.082%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 2 (0.082%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 76 (3.12%) Magento
2 13 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 8 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
4 6 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.25%) SAP Hybris
5 5 (0.21%) Distributed Ledger
6 4 (0.16%) OpenCart
6 4 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.16%) Shopify
7 2 (0.082%) Odoo
7 2 (0.082%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.082%) Retail-J
7 2 (0.082%) Siebel CRM
8 1 (0.041%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.041%) SAP MDG
8 1 (0.041%) SAP MDM
8 1 (0.041%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.041%) ScheduALL
Cloud Services
1 793 (32.54%) Amazon AWS
2 335 (13.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 170 (6.98%) GitHub
4 135 (5.54%) Amazon EC2
5 134 (5.50%) Amazon S3
6 113 (4.64%) AWS Lambda
6 113 (4.64%) Serverless
7 67 (2.75%) Amazon ELB
8 59 (2.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 52 (2.13%) Amazon SQS
10 48 (1.97%) Route 53
11 45 (1.85%) Slack
12 39 (1.60%) AWS CloudFormation
12 39 (1.60%) Google Cloud Platform
13 38 (1.56%) SaaS
14 35 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
15 27 (1.11%) Amazon EMR
15 27 (1.11%) npm
16 24 (0.98%) PaaS
17 22 (0.90%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 135 (5.54%) HTTP
2 87 (3.57%) DNS
3 83 (3.41%) TCP/IP
4 76 (3.12%) SSL
5 70 (2.87%) Firewall
6 32 (1.31%) Internet
7 27 (1.11%) VPN
8 26 (1.07%) SSH
9 25 (1.03%) DHCP
9 25 (1.03%) IPsec
10 20 (0.82%) FTP
11 18 (0.74%) SNMP
12 17 (0.70%) BIG-IP
12 17 (0.70%) SAN
13 16 (0.66%) AMQP
14 15 (0.62%) SMS
15 12 (0.49%) LAN
16 10 (0.41%) HTTPS
16 10 (0.41%) Intranet
16 10 (0.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 593 (24.33%) PostgreSQL
2 499 (20.48%) MongoDB
3 461 (18.92%) NoSQL
4 396 (16.25%) SQL Server
5 380 (15.59%) Relational Database
6 156 (6.40%) Apache Cassandra
7 141 (5.79%) RDBMS
8 112 (4.60%) Hadoop
9 95 (3.90%) Redis
10 91 (3.73%) Big Data
11 78 (3.20%) MariaDB
12 69 (2.83%) Amazon RDS
13 66 (2.71%) Oracle Database
14 65 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
15 48 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 47 (1.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 46 (1.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 46 (1.89%) Apache Hive
18 42 (1.72%) Amazon Aurora
19 36 (1.48%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 607 (24.91%) Git (software)
2 422 (17.32%) Jenkins
3 286 (11.74%) JIRA
4 149 (6.11%) Selenium
5 141 (5.79%) Maven
6 129 (5.29%) NUnit
7 127 (5.21%) MSTest
8 109 (4.47%) GitLab
9 108 (4.43%) JUnit
10 85 (3.49%) Subversion
11 67 (2.75%) Gatling
12 62 (2.54%) Artifactory
12 62 (2.54%) Vagrant
13 59 (2.42%) Cucumber
14 53 (2.17%) Bitbucket
15 44 (1.81%) SonarQube
16 39 (1.60%) Eclipse
16 39 (1.60%) Gradle
17 36 (1.48%) JMeter
18 35 (1.44%) PHPUnit
General
1 238 (9.77%) Finance
2 148 (6.07%) Retail
3 101 (4.14%) Marketing
4 45 (1.85%) Banking
5 44 (1.81%) Advertising
6 40 (1.64%) Legal
7 30 (1.23%) Telecoms
8 27 (1.11%) Games
9 26 (1.07%) Back Office
10 20 (0.82%) Publishing
11 17 (0.70%) Investment Banking
12 9 (0.37%) Automotive
12 9 (0.37%) Billing
12 9 (0.37%) Front Office
13 8 (0.33%) Manufacturing
14 7 (0.29%) Law
14 7 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.25%) Prime Brokerage
16 4 (0.16%) Multimedia
17 3 (0.12%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1,467 (60.20%) Developer
2 407 (16.70%) PHP Developer
3 395 (16.21%) Java Developer
4 246 (10.09%) DevOps Engineer
5 163 (6.69%) Senior Developer
6 153 (6.28%) Full Stack Developer
7 109 (4.47%) MySQL Developer
8 101 (4.14%) Architect
9 95 (3.90%) AWS Engineer
9 95 (3.90%) Software Engineer
10 84 (3.45%) DBA
11 80 (3.28%) Analyst
12 75 (3.08%) JavaScript Developer
13 74 (3.04%) Web Developer
14 71 (2.91%) Administrator
14 71 (2.91%) AWS DevOps
14 71 (2.91%) Senior Java Developer
15 69 (2.83%) PHP MySQL Developer
16 66 (2.71%) Python Developer
17 63 (2.59%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 736 (30.20%) HTML
2 704 (28.89%) CSS
3 344 (14.12%) Node.js
4 325 (13.34%) Spring
5 284 (11.65%) Web Services
6 279 (11.45%) HTML5
7 270 (11.08%) jQuery
7 270 (11.08%) REST
8 268 (11.00%) AngularJS
9 261 (10.71%) LAMP
10 223 (9.15%) React
11 212 (8.70%) CSS3
12 199 (8.17%) RESTful
13 175 (7.18%) JSON
14 167 (6.85%) Laravel
15 165 (6.77%) XML
16 162 (6.65%) Spring Boot
17 142 (5.83%) .NET
18 131 (5.38%) Elastic Stack
19 128 (5.25%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 114 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
3 64 (2.63%) User Experience
4 55 (2.26%) Computer Science
5 52 (2.13%) Replication
6 49 (2.01%) Linux Command Line
6 49 (2.01%) Mobile App
7 37 (1.52%) Clustering
7 37 (1.52%) Public Cloud
8 36 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
9 35 (1.44%) Fintech
10 30 (1.23%) Data Structures
11 24 (0.98%) Algorithms
12 22 (0.90%) Fixed Income
13 21 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
14 20 (0.82%) Data Centre
14 20 (0.82%) Management Information System
15 16 (0.66%) Self-Motivation
16 14 (0.57%) PKI
17 13 (0.53%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 777 (31.88%) Linux
2 236 (9.68%) Unix
3 160 (6.57%) Windows
4 123 (5.05%) CentOS
5 115 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 55 (2.26%) Android
7 49 (2.01%) Apple iOS
8 43 (1.76%) Windows Server
9 40 (1.64%) Ubuntu
10 33 (1.35%) Solaris
11 23 (0.94%) VMS
12 17 (0.70%) SUSE
13 16 (0.66%) Debian
13 16 (0.66%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 14 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
15 12 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
16 11 (0.45%) AIX
17 7 (0.29%) Mac OS X
18 6 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
19 5 (0.21%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,015 (41.65%) Agile Software Development
2 567 (23.27%) TDD
3 499 (20.48%) DevOps
4 386 (15.84%) Continuous Integration
5 360 (14.77%) Microservices
6 357 (14.65%) OO
7 274 (11.24%) Test Automation
8 264 (10.83%) Scrum
9 248 (10.18%) BDD
10 236 (9.68%) Open Source
11 218 (8.95%) MVC
12 211 (8.66%) Software Engineering
13 188 (7.71%) Problem-Solving
14 182 (7.47%) Web Development
15 176 (7.22%) Configuration Management
15 176 (7.22%) E-Commerce
16 162 (6.65%) Migration
17 146 (5.99%) Mentoring
18 137 (5.62%) SDLC
19 134 (5.50%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 982 (40.30%) JavaScript
2 873 (35.82%) Java
3 816 (33.48%) PHP
4 636 (26.10%) SQL
5 510 (20.93%) Python
6 201 (8.25%) Ruby
7 158 (6.48%) Perl
8 150 (6.16%) Bash Shell
9 144 (5.91%) Java 8
10 142 (5.83%) C#
11 111 (4.55%) Go
12 103 (4.23%) Shell Script
13 77 (3.16%) ES6
14 72 (2.95%) PHP 7
15 56 (2.30%) C
16 55 (2.26%) Scala
17 54 (2.22%) PL/SQL
18 48 (1.97%) C++
19 45 (1.85%) T-SQL
19 45 (1.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 154 (6.32%) Security Cleared
2 126 (5.17%) SC Cleared
3 84 (3.45%) Degree
4 36 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
5 13 (0.53%) DV Cleared
6 12 (0.49%) ISTQB
6 12 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (0.29%) AWS Certification
7 7 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (0.29%) OCP
7 7 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
8 6 (0.25%) CISSP
8 6 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (0.21%) CCNA
9 5 (0.21%) GIAC
9 5 (0.21%) Master's Degree
10 4 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.16%) MCSE
10 4 (0.16%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (3.86%) QA
2 25 (1.03%) Data Quality
3 14 (0.57%) GDPR
4 3 (0.12%) COBIT
4 3 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.12%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.12%) WCAG
5 2 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.082%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.082%) PMO
5 2 (0.082%) SLA
6 1 (0.041%) HL7
6 1 (0.041%) PSD2
System Software
1 493 (20.23%) Docker
2 58 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (1.76%) Active Directory
4 31 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
5 15 (0.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 15 (0.62%) HDFS
5 15 (0.62%) Hyper-V
6 14 (0.57%) etcd
7 13 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
8 11 (0.45%) KVM
9 10 (0.41%) Apache Flume
10 9 (0.37%) Xen
11 8 (0.33%) flannel
11 8 (0.33%) vCloud
12 7 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
13 6 (0.25%) LXC
13 6 (0.25%) NFS
13 6 (0.25%) vSphere
14 5 (0.21%) XenApp
15 4 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 402 (16.50%) Ansible
1 402 (16.50%) Puppet
2 319 (13.09%) Opscode Chef
3 212 (8.70%) Terraform
4 174 (7.14%) Kubernetes
5 75 (3.08%) Nagios
6 70 (2.87%) Grafana
6 70 (2.87%) Prometheus
7 55 (2.26%) logstash
8 53 (2.17%) Kibana
8 53 (2.17%) ZABBIX
9 41 (1.68%) Rancher
10 40 (1.64%) Packer
11 32 (1.31%) Galera Cluster
12 30 (1.23%) Salt
13 26 (1.07%) Uchiwa
14 23 (0.94%) Icinga
15 20 (0.82%) HAProxy
15 20 (0.82%) Pingdom
16 16 (0.66%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 605 (24.83%) Oracle
2 159 (6.52%) Microsoft
3 120 (4.92%) Red Hat
4 90 (3.69%) Google
5 85 (3.49%) VMware
6 83 (3.41%) Zend
7 55 (2.26%) Sybase
8 52 (2.13%) Splunk
9 44 (1.81%) New Relic
9 44 (1.81%) Tableau
10 37 (1.52%) Atlassian
11 36 (1.48%) hybris
12 32 (1.31%) SAP
13 30 (1.23%) Adobe
14 29 (1.19%) Talend
15 28 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
16 26 (1.07%) Black Duck
17 24 (0.98%) Cisco
18 23 (0.94%) IBM
19 21 (0.86%) PagerDuty