Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 101 108
Rank change year-on-year -2 +7 -24
Contract jobs citing MySQL 2,145 2,059 2,138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.34% 2.33% 2.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.71% 10.40% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,617 1,459 1,494
England median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% +8.11%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £600 £563 £567
UK median daily rate £438 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 11 39
England median hourly rate £41.25 £20.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +106.25% -50.00% +55.34%
10th Percentile £25.56 £14.50 £17.13
90th Percentile £58.63 £45.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £41.25 £41.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +3.13% +33.33%

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 20,033 19,789 22,736
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.84% 22.42% 22.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,108 13,338 15,360
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £295 £278
90th Percentile £635 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +8.82% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 257 372
England median hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.08% -3.64% -
10th Percentile £15.25 £9.25 £11.53
90th Percentile £58.25 £47.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £34.25 £26.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year +29.25% -5.36% +1.82%

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 18 February 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 18 February 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 18 February 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 0 1,158 £500 +11.11% 438
North of England +17 350 £400 - 311
South East -14 328 £400 - 229
North West +18 189 £350 -3.45% 190
Yorkshire +9 147 £420 +2.44% 100
Midlands +1 146 £345 -8.00% 166
West Midlands -10 98 £350 -6.67% 89
East of England -8 79 £425 +6.25% 106
South West -20 79 £394 +16.67% 111
East Midlands +13 48 £340 -2.86% 76
North East +18 18 £425 -5.56% 21
MySQL
UK

For the 6 months to 18 February 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.

1 997 (46.48%) Agile Software Development
2 838 (39.07%) JavaScript
3 789 (36.78%) Java
4 722 (33.66%) Linux
5 686 (31.98%) HTML
6 667 (31.10%) CSS
7 655 (30.54%) Git (software)
8 639 (29.79%) PHP
9 631 (29.42%) Amazon AWS
10 575 (26.81%) PostgreSQL
11 568 (26.48%) SQL
12 563 (26.25%) TDD
13 516 (24.06%) Python
14 461 (21.49%) DevOps
15 457 (21.31%) MongoDB
16 455 (21.21%) NoSQL
17 427 (19.91%) Jenkins
18 383 (17.86%) Oracle
19 377 (17.58%) SQL Server
20 374 (17.44%) Puppet
21 362 (16.88%) Continuous Integration
22 327 (15.24%) Scrum
22 327 (15.24%) Microservices
23 308 (14.36%) Web Services
23 308 (14.36%) REST
24 306 (14.27%) Ansible
25 305 (14.22%) Finance
26 302 (14.08%) Node.js
27 293 (13.66%) AngularJS
28 292 (13.61%) 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
1 226 (10.54%) Tomcat
2 216 (10.07%) Apache
3 149 (6.95%) Confluence
4 131 (6.11%) OpenStack
5 124 (5.78%) WebLogic
6 119 (5.55%) WebSphere
7 117 (5.45%) nginx
8 111 (5.17%) Drupal
9 109 (5.08%) Elasticsearch
10 88 (4.10%) WordPress
11 74 (3.45%) CMS
12 62 (2.89%) Apache Spark
13 53 (2.47%) JBoss
14 44 (2.05%) IIS
15 27 (1.26%) Apache Solr
16 23 (1.07%) Cloud Foundry
17 15 (0.70%) MQSeries
17 15 (0.70%) SAS
18 13 (0.61%) Apache Pig
18 13 (0.61%) Joomla!
Applications
1 31 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (0.93%) Photoshop
3 15 (0.70%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
4 13 (0.61%) HipChat
5 12 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
9 2 (0.093%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 1 (0.047%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 70 (3.26%) Magento
2 14 (0.65%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 5 (0.23%) Actimize
3 5 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.093%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.093%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.093%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.093%) Shopify
6 1 (0.047%) CiviCRM
6 1 (0.047%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.047%) Odoo
6 1 (0.047%) OpenCart
6 1 (0.047%) OpenText Process Suite
6 1 (0.047%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.047%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.047%) SAP MDG
6 1 (0.047%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 631 (29.42%) Amazon AWS
2 245 (11.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 91 (4.24%) GitHub
4 74 (3.45%) Slack
5 65 (3.03%) SaaS
6 64 (2.98%) Google Cloud Platform
7 54 (2.52%) Amazon EC2
8 50 (2.33%) Serverless
9 49 (2.28%) Amazon S3
10 47 (2.19%) AWS Lambda
11 39 (1.82%) PaaS
12 28 (1.31%) AWS CloudFormation
13 25 (1.17%) Amazon ELB
14 22 (1.03%) Amazon SQS
14 22 (1.03%) Google Analytics
14 22 (1.03%) IaaS
14 22 (1.03%) Route 53
15 21 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
16 20 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 16 (0.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 114 (5.31%) TCP/IP
2 96 (4.48%) HTTP
3 70 (3.26%) Firewall
3 70 (3.26%) SSL
4 67 (3.12%) DNS
5 42 (1.96%) Internet
6 34 (1.59%) VPN
7 27 (1.26%) DHCP
8 21 (0.98%) IPsec
9 18 (0.84%) FTP
9 18 (0.84%) SMS
10 17 (0.79%) SAN
11 15 (0.70%) Intranet
12 14 (0.65%) MQTT
13 13 (0.61%) ICMP
14 11 (0.51%) Kerberos
15 9 (0.42%) WAN
16 8 (0.37%) Network Security
17 7 (0.33%) SNMP
18 6 (0.28%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 575 (26.81%) PostgreSQL
2 457 (21.31%) MongoDB
3 455 (21.21%) NoSQL
4 377 (17.58%) SQL Server
5 254 (11.84%) Relational Database
6 160 (7.46%) Redis
7 133 (6.20%) Apache Cassandra
8 107 (4.99%) RDBMS
9 105 (4.90%) Hadoop
10 97 (4.52%) Big Data
11 71 (3.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 59 (2.75%) Amazon RDS
13 54 (2.52%) DB2
14 52 (2.42%) MariaDB
15 51 (2.38%) Oracle Database
16 49 (2.28%) HBase
17 47 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
18 38 (1.77%) Apache Hive
19 24 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 23 (1.07%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 655 (30.54%) Git (software)
2 427 (19.91%) Jenkins
3 229 (10.68%) JIRA
4 118 (5.50%) Subversion
5 114 (5.31%) JUnit
6 113 (5.27%) Cucumber
7 98 (4.57%) Maven
7 98 (4.57%) NUnit
8 96 (4.48%) MSTest
9 70 (3.26%) Selenium
10 63 (2.94%) Jasmine
11 62 (2.89%) Bitbucket
12 59 (2.75%) TeamCity
13 58 (2.70%) Mockito
13 58 (2.70%) Vagrant
14 54 (2.52%) Sonatype Nexus
15 53 (2.47%) Artifactory
16 45 (2.10%) gulp
17 37 (1.72%) Grunt
17 37 (1.72%) PHPUnit
General
1 305 (14.22%) Finance
2 86 (4.01%) Marketing
3 82 (3.82%) Banking
4 76 (3.54%) Retail
5 54 (2.52%) Games
6 36 (1.68%) Retail Banking
7 29 (1.35%) Telecoms
8 27 (1.26%) Publishing
9 18 (0.84%) Advertising
10 12 (0.56%) Manufacturing
11 11 (0.51%) Automotive
12 10 (0.47%) Electronics
13 9 (0.42%) Billing
14 8 (0.37%) Back Office
14 8 (0.37%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.37%) Front Office
14 8 (0.37%) Investment Banking
14 8 (0.37%) Law
15 5 (0.23%) Digital Economy
16 3 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,358 (63.31%) Developer
2 426 (19.86%) Java Developer
3 306 (14.27%) PHP Developer
4 225 (10.49%) DevOps Engineer
5 176 (8.21%) Senior Developer
6 109 (5.08%) Full Stack Developer
7 105 (4.90%) JavaScript Developer
8 94 (4.38%) Senior Java Developer
9 90 (4.20%) Architect
10 88 (4.10%) Python Developer
11 83 (3.87%) MySQL Developer
12 81 (3.78%) Drupal Developer
13 79 (3.68%) AWS Engineer
14 71 (3.31%) HTML Developer
15 70 (3.26%) AWS DevOps
15 70 (3.26%) Software Engineer
16 69 (3.22%) Linux Engineer
17 65 (3.03%) Linux/Unix DevOps
18 57 (2.66%) Senior DevOps
19 54 (2.52%) AWS DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 686 (31.98%) HTML
2 667 (31.10%) CSS
3 308 (14.36%) REST
3 308 (14.36%) Web Services
4 302 (14.08%) Node.js
5 293 (13.66%) AngularJS
6 281 (13.10%) Spring
7 273 (12.73%) HTML5
8 260 (12.12%) jQuery
9 231 (10.77%) RESTful
10 214 (9.98%) CSS3
11 167 (7.79%) React
12 166 (7.74%) LAMP
13 164 (7.65%) XML
14 162 (7.55%) JSON
15 157 (7.32%) SOAP
16 150 (6.99%) .NET
16 150 (6.99%) Hibernate
17 146 (6.81%) Spring Boot
18 110 (5.13%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 95 (4.43%) Computer Science
2 93 (4.34%) Analytical Skills
2 93 (4.34%) User Experience
3 91 (4.24%) Greenfield Project
4 66 (3.08%) Fintech
5 56 (2.61%) Mobile App
6 48 (2.24%) Public Cloud
7 41 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
8 35 (1.63%) Data Centre
9 33 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
10 30 (1.40%) Data Structures
11 24 (1.12%) Clustering
11 24 (1.12%) Derivative
12 23 (1.07%) Replication
13 22 (1.03%) Device Driver
14 21 (0.98%) Online Games
15 20 (0.93%) Algorithms
16 16 (0.75%) Management Information System
17 10 (0.47%) Social Media
18 9 (0.42%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 722 (33.66%) Linux
2 251 (11.70%) Unix
3 167 (7.79%) Windows
4 124 (5.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 87 (4.06%) CentOS
6 74 (3.45%) Ubuntu
7 46 (2.14%) Android
8 41 (1.91%) Apple iOS
8 41 (1.91%) Windows Server
9 33 (1.54%) Mac OS X
10 29 (1.35%) Solaris
11 24 (1.12%) Debian
12 16 (0.75%) HPUX
13 15 (0.70%) CoreOS
14 14 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (0.47%) AIX
16 8 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
17 6 (0.28%) SmartOS
18 5 (0.23%) SUSE
18 5 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 997 (46.48%) Agile Software Development
2 563 (26.25%) TDD
3 461 (21.49%) DevOps
4 362 (16.88%) Continuous Integration
5 327 (15.24%) Microservices
5 327 (15.24%) Scrum
6 286 (13.33%) BDD
7 268 (12.49%) Open Source
8 265 (12.35%) OO
9 255 (11.89%) Test Automation
10 198 (9.23%) Configuration Management
11 194 (9.04%) MVC
12 176 (8.21%) Software Engineering
13 173 (8.07%) Web Development
14 166 (7.74%) Mentoring
15 163 (7.60%) Continuous Delivery
16 155 (7.23%) E-Commerce
17 153 (7.13%) Kanban
18 102 (4.76%) SDLC
19 100 (4.66%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 838 (39.07%) JavaScript
2 789 (36.78%) Java
3 639 (29.79%) PHP
4 568 (26.48%) SQL
5 516 (24.06%) Python
6 199 (9.28%) Ruby
7 176 (8.21%) Bash Shell
8 130 (6.06%) C#
9 129 (6.01%) Scala
10 106 (4.94%) Go
11 64 (2.98%) Perl
12 62 (2.89%) R
13 54 (2.52%) Groovy
14 49 (2.28%) C
15 47 (2.19%) C++
16 43 (2.00%) ES6
17 38 (1.77%) Shell Script
18 32 (1.49%) GraphQL
19 28 (1.31%) T-SQL
19 28 (1.31%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 130 (6.06%) Degree
2 102 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 71 (3.31%) SC Cleared
4 52 (2.42%) Computer Science Degree
5 20 (0.93%) Master's Degree
6 11 (0.51%) AWS Certification
6 11 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
7 9 (0.42%) CTC Cleared
7 9 (0.42%) DV Cleared
8 8 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.28%) CCNP
9 6 (0.28%) CISSP
10 5 (0.23%) CCNA
10 5 (0.23%) CEH
10 5 (0.23%) GCIA
10 5 (0.23%) GIAC
10 5 (0.23%) GSEC
10 5 (0.23%) OCP
10 5 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (4.20%) QA
2 21 (0.98%) GCP
3 15 (0.70%) GDPR
4 11 (0.51%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.28%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.23%) SEPA
6 5 (0.23%) SLA
7 4 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.093%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.093%) MiFID
8 2 (0.093%) WCAG
9 1 (0.047%) COBIT
9 1 (0.047%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.047%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.047%) WAI
System Software
1 279 (13.01%) Docker
2 64 (2.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (1.17%) Active Directory
3 25 (1.17%) Virtual Machines
4 17 (0.79%) Hyper-V
5 11 (0.51%) HDFS
5 11 (0.51%) Varnish
6 10 (0.47%) Apache Flume
7 9 (0.42%) vCloud
7 9 (0.42%) Xen
8 8 (0.37%) NFS
9 7 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
9 7 (0.33%) VirtualBox
10 6 (0.28%) iptables
11 5 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 5 (0.23%) KVM
11 5 (0.23%) LXC
11 5 (0.23%) Squid
11 5 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 374 (17.44%) Puppet
2 306 (14.27%) Ansible
3 292 (13.61%) Opscode Chef
4 128 (5.97%) Terraform
5 111 (5.17%) Kubernetes
6 74 (3.45%) Grafana
7 60 (2.80%) Nagios
8 44 (2.05%) Prometheus
9 33 (1.54%) logstash
10 31 (1.45%) Kibana
11 30 (1.40%) HAProxy
12 29 (1.35%) Galera Cluster
12 29 (1.35%) Salt
13 26 (1.21%) Icinga
14 22 (1.03%) ZABBIX
15 20 (0.93%) Packer
16 16 (0.75%) StatsD
17 14 (0.65%) Rancher
18 10 (0.47%) Cacti
18 10 (0.47%) Mesos
Vendors
1 383 (17.86%) Oracle
2 164 (7.65%) Microsoft
3 131 (6.11%) Red Hat
4 115 (5.36%) Google
5 85 (3.96%) VMware
6 58 (2.70%) Splunk
7 56 (2.61%) Zend
8 49 (2.28%) IBM
9 47 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
10 35 (1.63%) SaltStack
11 34 (1.59%) Atlassian
12 32 (1.49%) SAP
13 27 (1.26%) hybris
14 25 (1.17%) Talend
15 24 (1.12%) New Relic
16 21 (0.98%) Alteryx
17 20 (0.93%) HP
18 17 (0.79%) Cisco
18 17 (0.79%) Sybase
19 16 (0.75%) Rackspace