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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 23 May 2022 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
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 197 226 117
Rank change year-on-year +29 -109 +4
Contract jobs citing MySQL 538 282 461
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.41% 1.16% 2.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.76% 4.94% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 213 328
10th Percentile £400 £336 £350
25th Percentile £475 £419 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +15.00% - -
75th Percentile £653 £588 £625
90th Percentile £788 £675 £733
England median daily rate £515 £465 £475
% change year-on-year +10.75% -2.11% +2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
10th Percentile £42.20 £35.45 -
25th Percentile £42.50 £47.66 -
Median hourly rate £45.50 £68.00 £27.00
Median % change year-on-year -33.09% +151.85% -22.86%
75th Percentile £49.00 - -
90th Percentile £49.60 - -
England median hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -2.27% -18.52% -22.86%

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 7,953 5,708 4,888
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.78% 23.51% 24.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,860 4,026 3,564
10th Percentile £406 £375 £363
25th Percentile £488 £450 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £579 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +10.26% - -
75th Percentile £700 £638 £625
90th Percentile £788 £713 £703
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 37 28
10th Percentile £26.25 £11.60 £15.81
25th Percentile £27.75 £20.00 £19.55
Median hourly rate £52.50 £29.63 £25.00
Median % change year-on-year +77.22% +18.50% +2.04%
75th Percentile £72.50 £57.63 £34.69
90th Percentile £75.67 £65.60 £47.83
England median hourly rate £44.48 £24.25 £24.71
% change year-on-year +83.40% -1.86% -17.63%

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 23 May 2022.

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
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 23 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London +9 72 £600 +22.45% 49
West London -8 2 £513 +53.60% 11
South London -18 2 £600 - 5
North London - 2 £475 -
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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.

1 207 (38.48%) AWS
2 196 (36.43%) Agile
3 175 (32.53%) SQL
4 169 (31.41%) PostgreSQL
5 164 (30.48%) Java
6 157 (29.18%) JavaScript
7 152 (28.25%) Relational Database
8 146 (27.14%) Azure
9 143 (26.58%) Linux
10 136 (25.28%) Finance
11 135 (25.09%) SQL Server
12 129 (23.98%) Oracle
13 123 (22.86%) Python
14 122 (22.68%) MongoDB
15 110 (20.45%) Kubernetes
16 108 (20.07%) Docker
17 102 (18.96%) DevOps
17 102 (18.96%) React
18 100 (18.59%) HTML
19 99 (18.40%) Terraform
20 98 (18.22%) Git (software)
21 92 (17.10%) Microservices
22 91 (16.91%) CI/CD
23 90 (16.73%) CSS
24 86 (15.99%) PHP
24 86 (15.99%) Analytics
25 85 (15.80%) Node.js
26 81 (15.06%) Microsoft
27 77 (14.31%) Banking
28 70 (13.01%) Social Skills

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 28 (5.20%) Apache
2 27 (5.02%) JBoss
3 24 (4.46%) Confluence
4 23 (4.28%) Elasticsearch
5 22 (4.09%) nginx
6 20 (3.72%) Mule
7 19 (3.53%) Apache Spark
7 19 (3.53%) Red Hat Fuse
8 17 (3.16%) Drupal
9 13 (2.42%) CMS
10 12 (2.23%) Tomcat
11 10 (1.86%) SAS
11 10 (1.86%) SharePoint
11 10 (1.86%) WordPress
12 9 (1.67%) Apache Solr
13 6 (1.12%) Apache Airflow
13 6 (1.12%) IIS
13 6 (1.12%) OpenStack
14 5 (0.93%) Luigi
14 5 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 18 (3.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.56%) SPSS
4 2 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (1.67%) Misys Midas
2 6 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.74%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.56%) Dynamics GP
5 3 (0.56%) Magento
6 2 (0.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.19%) assyst
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.19%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.19%) Shopify
7 1 (0.19%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 207 (38.48%) AWS
2 146 (27.14%) Azure
3 61 (11.34%) GCP
4 32 (5.95%) Amazon EC2
5 26 (4.83%) Amazon S3
5 26 (4.83%) Serverless
6 25 (4.65%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 23 (4.28%) npm
7 23 (4.28%) PaaS
8 19 (3.53%) GitHub
8 19 (3.53%) Power Platform
9 17 (3.16%) Amazon EKS
9 17 (3.16%) SaaS
10 14 (2.60%) Amazon MSK
10 14 (2.60%) Amazon SQS
11 13 (2.42%) Amazon EMR
11 13 (2.42%) AWS Lambda
11 13 (2.42%) Datadog
12 12 (2.23%) Azure Functions
12 12 (2.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.35%) Internet
2 14 (2.60%) DNS
3 12 (2.23%) Firewall
4 9 (1.67%) HTTP
4 9 (1.67%) Kerberos
4 9 (1.67%) SSL
5 7 (1.30%) VPN
6 6 (1.12%) LAN
6 6 (1.12%) SSH
6 6 (1.12%) WAN
7 5 (0.93%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.74%) Network Security
8 4 (0.74%) VLAN
9 3 (0.56%) DKIM
9 3 (0.56%) DMARC
9 3 (0.56%) FTP
10 2 (0.37%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.37%) OpenLDAP
10 2 (0.37%) SMTP
11 1 (0.19%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (31.41%) PostgreSQL
2 152 (28.25%) Relational Database
3 135 (25.09%) SQL Server
4 122 (22.68%) MongoDB
5 65 (12.08%) NoSQL
6 43 (7.99%) Redis
7 42 (7.81%) Data Warehouse
8 41 (7.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 38 (7.06%) MariaDB
10 30 (5.58%) Amazon RDS
11 28 (5.20%) Apache Cassandra
12 27 (5.02%) RDBMS
13 25 (4.65%) Hadoop
14 24 (4.46%) Data Lake
15 21 (3.90%) HBase
16 20 (3.72%) Amazon Redshift
16 20 (3.72%) Oracle Database
17 19 (3.53%) Amazon Aurora
17 19 (3.53%) Tableau
18 17 (3.16%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 98 (18.22%) Git (software)
2 66 (12.27%) Jenkins
3 41 (7.62%) JUnit
4 39 (7.25%) Cypress.io
5 36 (6.69%) Subversion
6 35 (6.51%) GitLab
7 29 (5.39%) JIRA
8 20 (3.72%) Maven
9 19 (3.53%) jMock
10 17 (3.16%) Mockito
11 16 (2.97%) Gradle
12 15 (2.79%) Bitbucket
12 15 (2.79%) SonarQube
13 14 (2.60%) Sonatype Nexus
14 10 (1.86%) Oracle Forms
15 9 (1.67%) Artifactory
16 7 (1.30%) TeamCity
16 7 (1.30%) webpack
17 6 (1.12%) Mercurial
17 6 (1.12%) Selenium
General
1 136 (25.28%) Finance
2 77 (14.31%) Banking
3 70 (13.01%) Social Skills
4 33 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (5.20%) Retail
6 24 (4.46%) Investment Banking
7 19 (3.53%) Front Office
7 19 (3.53%) Public Sector
8 11 (2.04%) Legal
9 10 (1.86%) Presentation Skills
9 10 (1.86%) Telecoms
10 8 (1.49%) Financial Institution
10 8 (1.49%) Games
10 8 (1.49%) Marketing
11 6 (1.12%) Advertising
11 6 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.74%) Back Office
12 4 (0.74%) Corporate Banking
12 4 (0.74%) French Language
12 4 (0.74%) Law
Job Titles
1 267 (49.63%) Developer
2 63 (11.71%) Java Developer
3 37 (6.88%) PHP Developer
4 33 (6.13%) Architect
5 32 (5.95%) React Developer
6 30 (5.58%) Analyst
6 30 (5.58%) Senior Developer
7 29 (5.39%) DevOps Engineer
8 25 (4.65%) Full Stack Developer
9 24 (4.46%) Data Engineer
9 24 (4.46%) DBA
10 19 (3.53%) Administrator
10 19 (3.53%) Integration Developer
10 19 (3.53%) Java Middleware Developer
10 19 (3.53%) Middleware Developer
10 19 (3.53%) Python Developer
11 17 (3.16%) Backend Developer
11 17 (3.16%) C# Developer
12 16 (2.97%) AWS Engineer
13 15 (2.79%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (18.96%) React
2 100 (18.59%) HTML
3 90 (16.73%) CSS
4 85 (15.80%) Node.js
5 67 (12.45%) Spring
6 61 (11.34%) Kafka
7 57 (10.59%) .NET
7 57 (10.59%) REST
8 48 (8.92%) Web Services
9 42 (7.81%) Hibernate
10 40 (7.43%) AngularJS
11 39 (7.25%) Redux
12 36 (6.69%) Laravel
12 36 (6.69%) Spring Boot
13 35 (6.51%) HTML5
14 30 (5.58%) Apache Camel
15 28 (5.20%) Middleware
16 25 (4.65%) JMS
17 24 (4.46%) Java EE
17 24 (4.46%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 27 (5.02%) Cloud Native
2 26 (4.83%) User Experience
3 15 (2.79%) Clustering
4 14 (2.60%) Data Structures
4 14 (2.60%) Public Cloud
5 13 (2.42%) Greenfield Project
6 12 (2.23%) Replication
7 11 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (2.04%) Hedge funds
8 10 (1.86%) Linux Command Line
9 8 (1.49%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.30%) Derivative
11 6 (1.12%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
11 6 (1.12%) Legacy Systems
11 6 (1.12%) PKI
11 6 (1.12%) Private Cloud
12 5 (0.93%) Renewable Energy
12 5 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 143 (26.58%) Linux
2 63 (11.71%) Windows
3 55 (10.22%) Unix
4 29 (5.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (2.04%) Ubuntu
6 8 (1.49%) Windows Server
7 7 (1.30%) CentOS
7 7 (1.30%) Debian
7 7 (1.30%) Solaris
8 3 (0.56%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.37%) Amazon Linux
9 2 (0.37%) Android
9 2 (0.37%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.37%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.37%) VMS
10 1 (0.19%) AIX
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (36.43%) Agile
2 102 (18.96%) DevOps
3 92 (17.10%) Microservices
4 91 (16.91%) CI/CD
5 86 (15.99%) Analytics
6 68 (12.64%) TDD
6 68 (12.64%) Test Automation
7 56 (10.41%) OO
8 54 (10.04%) Full Stack Development
9 52 (9.67%) BDD
9 52 (9.67%) Fintech
10 51 (9.48%) Software Engineering
11 48 (8.92%) Scrum
12 43 (7.99%) Continuous Integration
13 39 (7.25%) Problem-Solving
14 38 (7.06%) Migration
15 37 (6.88%) ETL
16 36 (6.69%) Asset Management
17 35 (6.51%) Data Modelling
18 32 (5.95%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 175 (32.53%) SQL
2 164 (30.48%) Java
3 157 (29.18%) JavaScript
4 123 (22.86%) Python
5 86 (15.99%) PHP
6 64 (11.90%) TypeScript
7 49 (9.11%) C#
8 34 (6.32%) Bash
8 34 (6.32%) PowerShell
9 26 (4.83%) Scala
10 24 (4.46%) Ruby
11 22 (4.09%) Go
11 22 (4.09%) PL/SQL
12 18 (3.35%) Perl
13 17 (3.16%) T-SQL
14 14 (2.60%) VBA
15 12 (2.23%) Shell Script
16 11 (2.04%) ES6
16 11 (2.04%) R
17 10 (1.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (6.32%) Security Cleared
2 27 (5.02%) SC Cleared
3 19 (3.53%) Degree
4 8 (1.49%) DV Cleared
4 8 (1.49%) RHCE
5 7 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.74%) PMP
8 3 (0.56%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.56%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.37%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.19%) CCNA
10 1 (0.19%) CCNP
10 1 (0.19%) CISSP
10 1 (0.19%) ISEB
10 1 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.35%) QA
2 15 (2.79%) GDPR
3 8 (1.49%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.93%) SLA
6 3 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.37%) Accessibility
7 2 (0.37%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.19%) FATCA
8 1 (0.19%) GLBA
8 1 (0.19%) NIST
System Software
1 108 (20.07%) Docker
2 22 (4.09%) Active Directory
3 16 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (0.93%) vCloud
6 4 (0.74%) HDFS
6 4 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.56%) NFS
7 3 (0.56%) Postfix
7 3 (0.56%) Samba
8 2 (0.37%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.37%) Varnish
9 1 (0.19%) Firmware
9 1 (0.19%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 110 (20.45%) Kubernetes
2 99 (18.40%) Terraform
3 52 (9.67%) Ansible
4 34 (6.32%) Puppet
5 29 (5.39%) Grafana
6 26 (4.83%) Prometheus
7 23 (4.28%) Opscode Chef
8 18 (3.35%) Kibana
9 12 (2.23%) Nagios
9 12 (2.23%) ZABBIX
10 11 (2.04%) Data Guard
11 7 (1.30%) HAProxy
11 7 (1.30%) logstash
12 6 (1.12%) SCCM
12 6 (1.12%) yum
13 5 (0.93%) BladeLogic
13 5 (0.93%) Consul
13 5 (0.93%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
13 5 (0.93%) Fluentd
13 5 (0.93%) Icinga
Vendors
1 129 (23.98%) Oracle
2 81 (15.06%) Microsoft
3 40 (7.43%) Red Hat
4 30 (5.58%) Sybase
5 29 (5.39%) VMware
6 20 (3.72%) Google
7 16 (2.97%) Talend
8 14 (2.60%) SAP
9 13 (2.42%) Atlassian
10 12 (2.23%) Databricks
10 12 (2.23%) Salesforce.com
11 11 (2.04%) Dynatrace
12 10 (1.86%) Alteryx
13 8 (1.49%) BMC
13 8 (1.49%) CyberArk
13 8 (1.49%) IBM
14 6 (1.12%) Informatica
14 6 (1.12%) Zend
15 5 (0.93%) CA
15 5 (0.93%) SolarWinds