The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for MySQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MySQL over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 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
England / London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 90 87
Rank change year-on-year -11 -3  
Contract jobs citing MySQL 461 556 533
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.36% 2.48% 2.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.40% 10.24% 10.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 416 352
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £52.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +250.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £31.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +37.60% -16.66%  

MySQL is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 4903 5431 5120
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 25.06% 24.20% 24.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3554 3905 3551
Median daily rate £490 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.15% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 36 40
Median hourly rate £30.00 £43.00 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.23% +88.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £18.00 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £109.50 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing MySQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for MySQL in London

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MySQL in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for MySQL in London

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL in London over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MySQL in London

MySQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MySQL in London

MySQL
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the London region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -21 55 £425 -5.55% 72
Croydon +12 7 £225 -42.67% 2
Hayes - 2 £388 - 2
Hammersmith +1 1 £225 -52.63% 1
Canary Wharf -5 1 £260 -60.00%
Heathrow - 1 £425 -
Brentford - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 - -
Enfield - 1 £450 -
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MySQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 400 (40.28%) Linux
2 389 (39.17%) Agile Software Development
3 355 (35.75%) JavaScript
4 337 (33.94%) HTML
5 310 (31.22%) Java
6 297 (29.91%) PHP
7 292 (29.41%) Git (software)
8 277 (27.90%) CSS
9 250 (25.18%) SQL
9 250 (25.18%) Python
10 224 (22.56%) Jenkins
11 205 (20.64%) DevOps
12 201 (20.24%) Amazon AWS
13 195 (19.64%) PostgreSQL
14 194 (19.54%) TDD
15 173 (17.42%) Oracle
16 167 (16.82%) Scrum
17 166 (16.72%) Puppet
18 162 (16.31%) MongoDB
19 158 (15.91%) Ruby
20 157 (15.81%) Apache
21 154 (15.51%) REST
22 149 (15.01%) jQuery
22 149 (15.01%) Web Services
23 144 (14.50%) HTML5
24 143 (14.40%) Continuous Integration
25 138 (13.90%) NoSQL
26 137 (13.80%) LAMP
26 137 (13.80%) SQL Server
27 128 (12.89%) Ansible

MySQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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
1 157 (15.81%) Apache
2 103 (10.37%) Tomcat
3 101 (10.17%) Elasticsearch
4 78 (7.85%) nginx
5 70 (7.05%) Drupal
6 60 (6.04%) CMS
7 42 (4.23%) WebSphere
8 36 (3.63%) OpenStack
9 34 (3.42%) Confluence
10 31 (3.12%) JBoss
11 27 (2.72%) WordPress
12 26 (2.62%) Apache Spark
13 23 (2.32%) Apache Solr
14 17 (1.71%) Jetty
14 17 (1.71%) WebLogic
15 16 (1.61%) IIS
16 11 (1.11%) WildFly
17 10 (1.01%) Commerce Server
18 9 (0.91%) Mule ESB
18 9 (0.91%) uWSGI
Applications
1 29 (2.92%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.11%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.30%) HipChat
4 2 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.10%) MS Office
5 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (1.71%) Magento
2 6 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.40%) SAP Business One
4 3 (0.30%) RMDS
4 3 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.20%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.10%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.10%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.10%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 201 (20.24%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (4.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (4.53%) GitHub
4 26 (2.62%) Amazon EC2
5 21 (2.11%) Amazon S3
5 21 (2.11%) SaaS
6 16 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
7 15 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (1.21%) Google Analytics
9 11 (1.11%) IaaS
10 10 (1.01%) PaaS
11 9 (0.91%) Amazon EMR
11 9 (0.91%) Slack
12 7 (0.70%) G Suite
13 6 (0.60%) TestFlight
14 5 (0.50%) Amazon ELB
14 5 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
14 5 (0.50%) Heroku
14 5 (0.50%) OpenShift
15 4 (0.40%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 76 (7.65%) HTTP
2 53 (5.34%) TCP/IP
3 41 (4.13%) SSL
4 28 (2.82%) Firewall
4 28 (2.82%) LDAP
5 27 (2.72%) DNS
6 25 (2.52%) VPN
7 24 (2.42%) SAN
8 17 (1.71%) Internet
9 13 (1.31%) HTTPS
9 13 (1.31%) Reverse Proxy
10 12 (1.21%) Kerberos
11 9 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (0.81%) DMZ
12 8 (0.81%) IPsec
12 8 (0.81%) Network Security
13 7 (0.70%) DHCP
13 7 (0.70%) NAS
13 7 (0.70%) RTSP
13 7 (0.70%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (19.64%) PostgreSQL
2 162 (16.31%) MongoDB
3 138 (13.90%) NoSQL
4 137 (13.80%) SQL Server
5 112 (11.28%) Relational Database
6 57 (5.74%) Apache Cassandra
7 55 (5.54%) Hadoop
8 53 (5.34%) RDBMS
9 51 (5.14%) Big Data
10 48 (4.83%) Redis
11 46 (4.63%) MariaDB
12 40 (4.03%) HBase
13 30 (3.02%) Data Warehouse
14 24 (2.42%) Oracle Database
15 23 (2.32%) Apache Hive
16 14 (1.41%) Neo4j
17 11 (1.11%) DB2
18 10 (1.01%) SQLite
19 9 (0.91%) DataStage
19 9 (0.91%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 292 (29.41%) Git (software)
2 224 (22.56%) Jenkins
3 63 (6.34%) Subversion
4 60 (6.04%) JIRA
5 44 (4.43%) JUnit
6 40 (4.03%) Maven
7 35 (3.52%) Vagrant
8 33 (3.32%) Cucumber
9 25 (2.52%) Mercurial
10 24 (2.42%) GitLab
11 22 (2.22%) Ant
12 18 (1.81%) Mockito
13 17 (1.71%) Selenium
14 16 (1.61%) Artifactory
15 15 (1.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 15 (1.51%) Gerrit
16 14 (1.41%) RSpec
16 14 (1.41%) SonarQube
17 13 (1.31%) Jasmine
18 11 (1.11%) Bitbucket
General
1 91 (9.16%) Finance
2 38 (3.83%) Telecoms
3 37 (3.73%) Marketing
4 33 (3.32%) Banking
5 23 (2.32%) Publishing
6 20 (2.01%) Retail
7 17 (1.71%) Games
8 12 (1.21%) Advertising
9 9 (0.91%) Investment Banking
10 6 (0.60%) Electronics
10 6 (0.60%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.60%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.50%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.50%) Front Office
12 4 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.30%) Billing
14 2 (0.20%) Law
15 1 (0.10%) Back Office
15 1 (0.10%) French Language
15 1 (0.10%) Legal
Job Titles
1 561 (56.50%) Developer
2 148 (14.90%) Java Developer
3 100 (10.07%) DevOps Engineer
4 99 (9.97%) PHP Developer
5 76 (7.65%) Senior Developer
6 73 (7.35%) DBA
7 61 (6.14%) Drupal Developer
8 57 (5.74%) Administrator
9 52 (5.24%) Linux Engineer
10 38 (3.83%) Architect
10 38 (3.83%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 38 (3.83%) MySQL DBA
11 35 (3.52%) MySQL Developer
12 32 (3.22%) Python Developer
13 31 (3.12%) JavaScript Developer
13 31 (3.12%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 30 (3.02%) Full Stack Developer
15 27 (2.72%) Web Developer
16 26 (2.62%) Node.js Developer
17 25 (2.52%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 337 (33.94%) HTML
2 277 (27.90%) CSS
3 154 (15.51%) REST
4 149 (15.01%) jQuery
4 149 (15.01%) Web Services
5 144 (14.50%) HTML5
6 137 (13.80%) LAMP
7 117 (11.78%) Spring
8 115 (11.58%) AngularJS
9 104 (10.47%) JSON
10 101 (10.17%) Node.js
11 93 (9.37%) RESTful
11 93 (9.37%) XML
12 76 (7.65%) CSS3
13 67 (6.75%) SOAP
14 66 (6.65%) RabbitMQ
15 53 (5.34%) LEMP Stack
16 52 (5.24%) Hibernate
17 49 (4.93%) Symfony
18 45 (4.53%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 46 (4.63%) User Experience
2 44 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (3.32%) Computer Science
4 26 (2.62%) Data Centre
5 25 (2.52%) Replication
6 21 (2.11%) Fintech
6 21 (2.11%) Mobile App
7 17 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (1.51%) Data Structures
9 14 (1.41%) Linux Command Line
10 13 (1.31%) Algorithms
10 13 (1.31%) STB
11 12 (1.21%) Management Information System
12 11 (1.11%) Client/Server
13 10 (1.01%) Clustering
14 9 (0.91%) Streaming Video
15 8 (0.81%) Public Cloud
16 7 (0.70%) CMDB
16 7 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
16 7 (0.70%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 400 (40.28%) Linux
2 104 (10.47%) Unix
3 64 (6.45%) CentOS
4 61 (6.14%) Windows
5 59 (5.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 45 (4.53%) Ubuntu
7 30 (3.02%) Apple iOS
8 24 (2.42%) Android
9 21 (2.11%) Solaris
10 13 (1.31%) Debian
11 12 (1.21%) HPUX
12 9 (0.91%) Windows Server
13 7 (0.70%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.60%) Fedora
15 5 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
15 5 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
16 4 (0.40%) Mac OS X Server
16 4 (0.40%) SmartOS
17 3 (0.30%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 3 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 389 (39.17%) Agile Software Development
2 205 (20.64%) DevOps
3 194 (19.54%) TDD
4 167 (16.82%) Scrum
5 143 (14.40%) Continuous Integration
6 115 (11.58%) Open Source
7 112 (11.28%) Microservices
8 109 (10.98%) E-Commerce
9 99 (9.97%) Configuration Management
10 81 (8.16%) MVC
11 71 (7.15%) OO
12 70 (7.05%) BDD
13 68 (6.85%) Web Development
14 64 (6.45%) Kanban
15 57 (5.74%) Continuous Delivery
16 56 (5.64%) Mentoring
17 53 (5.34%) OOP
17 53 (5.34%) Software Engineering
18 44 (4.43%) Business Intelligence
19 43 (4.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 355 (35.75%) JavaScript
2 310 (31.22%) Java
3 297 (29.91%) PHP
4 250 (25.18%) Python
4 250 (25.18%) SQL
5 158 (15.91%) Ruby
6 111 (11.18%) Perl
7 104 (10.47%) Bash Shell
8 64 (6.45%) Scala
9 35 (3.52%) Shell Script
10 33 (3.32%) Go
11 25 (2.52%) C#
12 20 (2.01%) Groovy
12 20 (2.01%) PowerShell
13 18 (1.81%) C++
14 16 (1.61%) Clojure
15 12 (1.21%) T-SQL
16 10 (1.01%) Apple Swift
16 10 (1.01%) Objective-C
16 10 (1.01%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 43 (4.33%) Security Cleared
2 39 (3.93%) Degree
3 38 (3.83%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.50%) CCNA
4 5 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (0.40%) CCNP
5 4 (0.40%) RHCE
6 3 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.30%) OCPJP
6 3 (0.30%) RHCA
6 3 (0.30%) RHCSA
7 2 (0.20%) MCSA
7 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.10%) CISSP
8 1 (0.10%) MCITP
8 1 (0.10%) MCP
8 1 (0.10%) MCSE
8 1 (0.10%) PhD
8 1 (0.10%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.42%) QA
2 12 (1.21%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.70%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.30%) SLA
6 2 (0.20%) SDET
7 1 (0.10%) COBIT
7 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.10%) ISO27005
7 1 (0.10%) PMO
7 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 122 (12.29%) Docker
2 40 (4.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (3.52%) Active Directory
4 22 (2.22%) HDFS
5 15 (1.51%) Virtual Machines
6 14 (1.41%) Xen
7 13 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (1.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 12 (1.21%) NFS
9 11 (1.11%) Virtual Servers
10 9 (0.91%) Postfix
11 7 (0.70%) GlusterFS
12 6 (0.60%) vCloud
13 5 (0.50%) XenServer
14 4 (0.40%) iptables
14 4 (0.40%) KVM
14 4 (0.40%) Squid
14 4 (0.40%) VirtualBox
14 4 (0.40%) VMware ESX
15 3 (0.30%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 166 (16.72%) Puppet
2 128 (12.89%) Ansible
3 83 (8.36%) Opscode Chef
4 53 (5.34%) Nagios
5 48 (4.83%) HAProxy
6 39 (3.93%) Kibana
6 39 (3.93%) logstash
7 31 (3.12%) Terraform
8 28 (2.82%) Salt
9 20 (2.01%) Hadoop YARN
10 19 (1.91%) Kubernetes
11 15 (1.51%) Galera Cluster
12 14 (1.41%) Grafana
13 11 (1.11%) Mesos
13 11 (1.11%) Zenoss
14 10 (1.01%) Graphite
14 10 (1.01%) ZABBIX
15 9 (0.91%) Cobbler
15 9 (0.91%) ITRS Geneos
16 8 (0.81%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 173 (17.42%) Oracle
2 78 (7.85%) Red Hat
3 71 (7.15%) VMware
4 54 (5.44%) Microsoft
5 42 (4.23%) Zend
6 32 (3.22%) Google
7 31 (3.12%) IBM
8 30 (3.02%) Salesforce.com
9 23 (2.32%) hybris
10 22 (2.22%) SAP
11 20 (2.01%) Sybase
12 17 (1.71%) Atlassian
12 17 (1.71%) Tableau
13 16 (1.61%) EMC
14 13 (1.31%) Adobe
14 13 (1.31%) ATG
15 12 (1.21%) HP
15 12 (1.21%) Percona
15 12 (1.21%) Rackspace
16 11 (1.11%) Cloudera
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
aap3
Rate: £400.00 - £500 per day + Neg
Posted: 21 hours ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £322.84 - £363.20 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £300 - £340 per day on a 3 month rolling contract
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Sytel Reply
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £300 - £400 per day for a 3-24 month contract
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Salt
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: Up to £600 per day on a rolling 3 month contract
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Affinity Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Intrinsic Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Nakama
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
FRG Technology Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
james joseph associates
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £300 - £350 Per Day PHP, Symfony, Support Developer, MySQL
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £530 per day + 6 Months
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £250-£350
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500 - £530 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Claremont Consulting Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: market rates
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Claremont Consulting Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £300-400
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £300-£400
Posted: 5 days ago