Period
to 18 May 2021

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 6 months to 18 May 2021 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
6 months to
18 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 211 115 119
Rank change year-on-year -96 +4 -14
Contract jobs citing MySQL 288 470 961
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.21% 2.31% 2.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.16% 9.48% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 335 673
10th Percentile £337 £341 £331
25th Percentile £414 £423 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £500
75th Percentile £598 £625 £588
90th Percentile £675 £713 £650
England median daily rate £450 £475 £460
% change year-on-year -5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Median hourly rate £68.00 £27.00 £35.00
Median % change year-on-year +151.85% -22.86% +28.87%
England median hourly rate £22.00 £27.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -18.52% -22.86% +28.87%

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 London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 5,576 4,956 10,228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 23.35% 24.37% 25.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,941 3,616 7,518
10th Percentile £375 £363 £363
25th Percentile £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £525 £525
75th Percentile £638 £625 £609
90th Percentile £713 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 29 47
10th Percentile £10.40 £15.85 £18.61
25th Percentile £20.00 £19.99 £20.44
Median hourly rate £34.88 £25.00 £24.50
Median % change year-on-year +39.52% +2.04% -10.91%
75th Percentile £58.75 £37.50 £43.75
90th Percentile £66.50 £48.13 £53.80
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.70 £30.00
% change year-on-year -2.83% -17.67% +10.46%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing MySQL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for MySQL in London

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing MySQL in London.

Daily rate trend for MySQL in London

MySQL
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing MySQL in London over the 6 months to 18 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for MySQL in London

MySQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing MySQL in London.

Hourly rate trend for MySQL in London

MySQL
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing MySQL in London over the 6 months to 18 May 2021.

Hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 18 May 2021. 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
Central London -18 32 £490 +5.95% 70
East London +18 10 £421 -6.39% 21
West London +5 3 £334 -31.19% 24
South London +27 1 - - 1
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 18 May 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 118 (40.97%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (34.72%) SQL
3 96 (33.33%) Linux
4 93 (32.29%) JavaScript
5 90 (31.25%) Java
6 84 (29.17%) Oracle
7 81 (28.13%) AWS
8 78 (27.08%) SQL Server
9 77 (26.74%) PostgreSQL
10 75 (26.04%) Azure
11 72 (25.00%) Python
12 67 (23.26%) MongoDB
13 62 (21.53%) HTML
14 60 (20.83%) Git (software)
15 58 (20.14%) CSS
15 58 (20.14%) DevOps
16 57 (19.79%) Microservices
16 57 (19.79%) Social Skills
17 56 (19.44%) Relational Database
18 55 (19.10%) Docker
18 55 (19.10%) Node.js
18 55 (19.10%) REST
19 53 (18.40%) Kubernetes
20 49 (17.01%) NoSQL
21 47 (16.32%) Finance
21 47 (16.32%) TDD
22 46 (15.97%) Web Services
22 46 (15.97%) Windows
23 45 (15.63%) Unix
24 44 (15.28%) PHP

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 29 (10.07%) JBoss
2 26 (9.03%) Apache
3 18 (6.25%) Apache Spark
4 16 (5.56%) Confluence
5 15 (5.21%) Red Hat Fuse
6 13 (4.51%) Mule
7 12 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
7 12 (4.17%) Tomcat
8 11 (3.82%) Drupal
9 8 (2.78%) CMS
9 8 (2.78%) WordPress
10 7 (2.43%) IIS
10 7 (2.43%) SAS
11 6 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 6 (2.08%) WebSphere
12 4 (1.39%) Appian
12 4 (1.39%) Jetty
12 4 (1.39%) nginx
12 4 (1.39%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.35%) Adobe XD
2 1 (0.35%) Figma
2 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.35%) Sketch
2 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.35%) SPSS
2 1 (0.35%) Stata
Business Applications
1 5 (1.74%) Magento
2 2 (0.69%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.35%) SAP MDG
3 1 (0.35%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 81 (28.13%) AWS
2 75 (26.04%) Azure
3 37 (12.85%) GCP
4 19 (6.60%) Serverless
5 16 (5.56%) AWS Lambda
6 15 (5.21%) Amazon S3
7 13 (4.51%) OpenShift
8 12 (4.17%) GitHub
8 12 (4.17%) Power Platform
9 10 (3.47%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
11 8 (2.78%) Azure Logic Apps
11 8 (2.78%) Google Data Studio
11 8 (2.78%) SaaS
12 7 (2.43%) Dynamics 365
12 7 (2.43%) Power Automate
13 6 (2.08%) Amazon SQS
14 5 (1.74%) Cloud Functions
14 5 (1.74%) PaaS
14 5 (1.74%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.21%) Firewall
2 10 (3.47%) HTTP
3 6 (2.08%) DNS
4 5 (1.74%) DHCP
4 5 (1.74%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.74%) VPN
5 4 (1.39%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (1.39%) Kerberos
5 4 (1.39%) LAN
5 4 (1.39%) VLAN
6 3 (1.04%) IPv4
6 3 (1.04%) Network Security
6 3 (1.04%) SMTP
7 2 (0.69%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (0.69%) iSCSI
7 2 (0.69%) NAS
7 2 (0.69%) SAN
7 2 (0.69%) SSL
7 2 (0.69%) WAN
8 1 (0.35%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (27.08%) SQL Server
2 77 (26.74%) PostgreSQL
3 67 (23.26%) MongoDB
4 56 (19.44%) Relational Database
5 49 (17.01%) NoSQL
6 26 (9.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 26 (9.03%) Hadoop
7 23 (7.99%) Data Warehouse
8 20 (6.94%) Amazon RDS
8 20 (6.94%) Big Data
9 18 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
10 17 (5.90%) Redis
11 16 (5.56%) Amazon Redshift
12 12 (4.17%) BigQuery
12 12 (4.17%) MariaDB
12 12 (4.17%) Power BI
13 11 (3.82%) HBase
13 11 (3.82%) Tableau
14 10 (3.47%) Apache Hive
14 10 (3.47%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 60 (20.83%) Git (software)
2 32 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 24 (8.33%) JIRA
4 23 (7.99%) Maven
5 22 (7.64%) Subversion
6 15 (5.21%) JUnit
7 13 (4.51%) jMock
8 12 (4.17%) Gradle
9 9 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 9 (3.13%) CircleCI
9 9 (3.13%) Cucumber
9 9 (3.13%) FishEye
9 9 (3.13%) Hudson
10 8 (2.78%) GitLab
11 7 (2.43%) Visual Studio
12 6 (2.08%) Bitbucket
12 6 (2.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 5 (1.74%) Artifactory
13 5 (1.74%) Mockito
13 5 (1.74%) Travis CI
General
1 57 (19.79%) Social Skills
2 47 (16.32%) Finance
3 26 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (8.33%) Banking
5 15 (5.21%) Investment Banking
5 15 (5.21%) Retail
6 10 (3.47%) Marketing
6 10 (3.47%) Presentation Skills
7 7 (2.43%) Advertising
8 6 (2.08%) Front Office
8 6 (2.08%) Public Sector
8 6 (2.08%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.74%) Influencing Skills
10 4 (1.39%) Games
11 3 (1.04%) Automotive
11 3 (1.04%) Law
12 2 (0.69%) Organisational Skills
13 1 (0.35%) Documentation Skills
13 1 (0.35%) Electronics
13 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 160 (55.56%) Developer
2 42 (14.58%) Senior Developer
3 35 (12.15%) Java Developer
4 25 (8.68%) Full Stack Developer
5 23 (7.99%) DevOps Engineer
6 20 (6.94%) React Developer
7 18 (6.25%) PHP Developer
8 15 (5.21%) Architect
8 15 (5.21%) Data Engineer
9 13 (4.51%) Java Middleware Developer
9 13 (4.51%) Middleware Developer
10 12 (4.17%) Integration Developer
11 11 (3.82%) AWS Engineer
11 11 (3.82%) Node.js Developer
11 11 (3.82%) Senior Java Developer
12 10 (3.47%) Backend Developer
12 10 (3.47%) Cloud Engineer
12 10 (3.47%) Lead Developer
12 10 (3.47%) Python Developer
13 9 (3.13%) Senior Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (21.53%) HTML
2 58 (20.14%) CSS
3 55 (19.10%) Node.js
3 55 (19.10%) REST
4 46 (15.97%) Web Services
5 44 (15.28%) Spring
6 40 (13.89%) React
7 31 (10.76%) Middleware
8 29 (10.07%) .NET
8 29 (10.07%) XML
9 23 (7.99%) SOAP
10 22 (7.64%) Hibernate
11 21 (7.29%) AngularJS
11 21 (7.29%) HTML5
11 21 (7.29%) JSON
12 20 (6.94%) Apache Camel
12 20 (6.94%) Java EE
12 20 (6.94%) LAMP
12 20 (6.94%) RESTful
13 19 (6.60%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.64%) User Experience
2 13 (4.51%) Fixed Income
3 12 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 9 (3.13%) Public Cloud
5 7 (2.43%) Data Structures
6 6 (2.08%) Cloud Native
6 6 (2.08%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.74%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.74%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (1.74%) Replication
8 4 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.04%) Equities
9 3 (1.04%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.04%) Web 2.0
10 2 (0.69%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.69%) Clustering
10 2 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.69%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.69%) NHS
10 2 (0.69%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 96 (33.33%) Linux
2 46 (15.97%) Windows
3 45 (15.63%) Unix
4 13 (4.51%) Apple iOS
5 11 (3.82%) Android
6 7 (2.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (2.08%) Windows Server
8 4 (1.39%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.04%) CentOS
9 3 (1.04%) Solaris
9 3 (1.04%) VMS
9 3 (1.04%) Windows Server 2019
10 2 (0.69%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (0.35%) AIX
11 1 (0.35%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (40.97%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (20.14%) DevOps
3 57 (19.79%) Microservices
4 47 (16.32%) TDD
5 38 (13.19%) Problem-Solving
6 32 (11.11%) OO
7 31 (10.76%) Analytics
8 30 (10.42%) Software Engineering
9 29 (10.07%) Migration
10 27 (9.38%) BDD
11 26 (9.03%) Business Intelligence
11 26 (9.03%) Open Source
12 21 (7.29%) Scrum
12 21 (7.29%) SDLC
13 20 (6.94%) Data Science
13 20 (6.94%) ETL
13 20 (6.94%) Test Automation
14 17 (5.90%) MVC
15 16 (5.56%) Unit Testing
15 16 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 100 (34.72%) SQL
2 93 (32.29%) JavaScript
3 90 (31.25%) Java
4 72 (25.00%) Python
5 44 (15.28%) PHP
6 31 (10.76%) C#
7 18 (6.25%) Go
7 18 (6.25%) Perl
8 17 (5.90%) C++
9 16 (5.56%) Bash Shell
9 16 (5.56%) PL/SQL
10 15 (5.21%) ES6
10 15 (5.21%) PowerShell
10 15 (5.21%) TypeScript
11 12 (4.17%) Ruby
12 11 (3.82%) C
12 11 (3.82%) VB
13 10 (3.47%) Scala
13 10 (3.47%) Shell Script
14 9 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (5.21%) SC Cleared
1 15 (5.21%) Security Cleared
2 13 (4.51%) Degree
3 8 (2.78%) AWS Certification
4 5 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.39%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.69%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.69%) RHCE
7 1 (0.35%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.35%) CCNA
7 1 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.35%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.17%) QA
2 5 (1.74%) GRC
3 3 (1.04%) GDPR
4 2 (0.69%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.35%) FISMA
5 1 (0.35%) NIST
5 1 (0.35%) SLA
5 1 (0.35%) WCAG
System Software
1 55 (19.10%) Docker
2 11 (3.82%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.43%) HDFS
4 3 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.69%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.69%) KVM
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 53 (18.40%) Kubernetes
2 33 (11.46%) Terraform
3 25 (8.68%) Ansible
4 13 (4.51%) Puppet
5 10 (3.47%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.74%) Istio
7 4 (1.39%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (1.04%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.69%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.69%) Capistrano
9 2 (0.69%) Forum Sentry
9 2 (0.69%) Galera Cluster
9 2 (0.69%) Grafana
9 2 (0.69%) SCCM
9 2 (0.69%) SCOM
9 2 (0.69%) WMI
10 1 (0.35%) Graphite
10 1 (0.35%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.35%) Packer
10 1 (0.35%) QRadar
Vendors
1 84 (29.17%) Oracle
2 31 (10.76%) Microsoft
3 21 (7.29%) Google
4 18 (6.25%) Sybase
5 13 (4.51%) IBM
6 12 (4.17%) Teradata
6 12 (4.17%) VMware
7 11 (3.82%) Atlassian
8 9 (3.13%) Murex
8 9 (3.13%) Red Hat
9 8 (2.78%) SAP
10 6 (2.08%) Alibaba
10 6 (2.08%) Alteryx
10 6 (2.08%) HP
10 6 (2.08%) Informatica
11 5 (1.74%) BMC
11 5 (1.74%) ServiceNow
12 4 (1.39%) ArcSight
12 4 (1.39%) Citrix
12 4 (1.39%) Splunk