Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 205 118 122
Rank change year-on-year -87 +4 -10
Contract jobs citing MySQL 377 381 962
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.27% 2.33% 2.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.26% 9.11% 9.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 281 687
10th Percentile £334 £356 £329
25th Percentile £425 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £584 £675 £575
90th Percentile £670 £750 £650
England median daily rate £475 £500 £463
% change year-on-year -5.00% +8.11% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
10th Percentile " £27.30 £26.35
25th Percentile £27.31 £28.88 £32.50
Median hourly rate £29.63 £32.50 £35.00
Median % change year-on-year -8.85% -7.14% +28.87%
75th Percentile £31.94 £35.88 £37.50
90th Percentile " £37.30 "
England median hourly rate £21.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -44.00% +7.14% +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 7,167 4,181 10,351
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 24.07% 25.59% 25.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,076 3,025 7,598
10th Percentile £385 £363 £363
25th Percentile £460 £438 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +2.19%
75th Percentile £650 £626 £609
90th Percentile £725 £725 £688
England median daily rate £513 £500 £483
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.63% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 28 57
10th Percentile £11.00 £15.98 £15.60
25th Percentile £19.06 £20.38 £20.00
Median hourly rate £28.31 £27.50 £24.50
Median % change year-on-year +2.95% +12.24% -18.33%
75th Percentile £44.78 £39.81 £43.75
90th Percentile £57.72 £49.80 £51.55
England median hourly rate £26.00 £24.70 £30.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% -17.67% -6.25%

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 July 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
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 July 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 -30 42 £478 +0.63% 94
East London +9 7 £431 +1.47% 21
West London -3 6 £468 - 28
South London +21 1 - - 3
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 135 (35.81%) JavaScript
2 134 (35.54%) SQL
3 130 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
4 126 (33.42%) Linux
5 124 (32.89%) Java
6 123 (32.63%) AWS
7 111 (29.44%) Python
8 102 (27.06%) Oracle
9 99 (26.26%) SQL Server
9 99 (26.26%) Azure
10 86 (22.81%) Social Skills
11 85 (22.55%) PostgreSQL
12 83 (22.02%) PHP
13 81 (21.49%) HTML
13 81 (21.49%) MongoDB
14 79 (20.95%) Docker
15 76 (20.16%) Windows
16 71 (18.83%) DevOps
16 71 (18.83%) React
17 70 (18.57%) Relational Database
18 67 (17.77%) CSS
19 65 (17.24%) Web Services
20 64 (16.98%) Git (software)
20 64 (16.98%) REST
21 63 (16.71%) GCP
22 62 (16.45%) Microservices
23 55 (14.59%) Kubernetes
24 52 (13.79%) TDD
24 52 (13.79%) Spring
25 51 (13.53%) Finance

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 34 (9.02%) Apache
2 30 (7.96%) JBoss
3 29 (7.69%) Apache Spark
4 21 (5.57%) Red Hat Fuse
5 18 (4.77%) Mule
5 18 (4.77%) Tomcat
6 16 (4.24%) CMS
6 16 (4.24%) Confluence
7 14 (3.71%) Elasticsearch
8 13 (3.45%) IIS
9 10 (2.65%) SharePoint
10 9 (2.39%) Drupal
10 9 (2.39%) WordPress
11 7 (1.86%) nginx
11 7 (1.86%) WebLogic
11 7 (1.86%) WebSphere
12 6 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (1.06%) Appian
14 3 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 3 (0.80%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (2.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.86%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.53%) GIMP
3 2 (0.53%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.53%) SPSS
4 1 (0.27%) Adobe XD
4 1 (0.27%) Figma
4 1 (0.27%) Sketch
4 1 (0.27%) Stata
Business Applications
1 8 (2.12%) Magento
2 5 (1.33%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.53%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.27%) SAP MDG
4 1 (0.27%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 123 (32.63%) AWS
2 99 (26.26%) Azure
3 63 (16.71%) GCP
4 35 (9.28%) Serverless
5 29 (7.69%) AWS Lambda
6 19 (5.04%) GitHub
7 17 (4.51%) Cloud Functions
7 17 (4.51%) Power Platform
8 13 (3.45%) PaaS
9 12 (3.18%) SaaS
10 11 (2.92%) Amazon S3
11 10 (2.65%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 10 (2.65%) OpenShift
12 9 (2.39%) Amazon EC2
12 9 (2.39%) Cloud Computing
13 8 (2.12%) Azure Data Factory
13 8 (2.12%) Azure Logic Apps
14 7 (1.86%) Azure Service Bus
14 7 (1.86%) Google Data Studio
14 7 (1.86%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.51%) Firewall
1 17 (4.51%) HTTP
2 9 (2.39%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.12%) DNS
4 7 (1.86%) DHCP
4 7 (1.86%) Internet
4 7 (1.86%) SMTP
4 7 (1.86%) SSH
4 7 (1.86%) SSL
5 6 (1.59%) Kerberos
5 6 (1.59%) VPN
6 5 (1.33%) FTP
6 5 (1.33%) PuTTY
6 5 (1.33%) Telnet
6 5 (1.33%) WinSCP
7 4 (1.06%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (1.06%) LAN
8 3 (0.80%) IPv4
8 3 (0.80%) VLAN
8 3 (0.80%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (26.26%) SQL Server
2 85 (22.55%) PostgreSQL
3 81 (21.49%) MongoDB
4 70 (18.57%) Relational Database
5 51 (13.53%) NoSQL
6 32 (8.49%) Data Warehouse
6 32 (8.49%) Hadoop
7 25 (6.63%) Apache Cassandra
8 22 (5.84%) DB2
8 22 (5.84%) Redis
9 21 (5.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 19 (5.04%) MariaDB
11 18 (4.77%) HBase
12 17 (4.51%) Power BI
13 16 (4.24%) Big Data
14 14 (3.71%) Data Lake
15 13 (3.45%) Amazon Redshift
15 13 (3.45%) Oracle Database
16 12 (3.18%) BigQuery
16 12 (3.18%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 64 (16.98%) Git (software)
2 40 (10.61%) Jenkins
3 35 (9.28%) Subversion
4 27 (7.16%) JIRA
5 21 (5.57%) Maven
6 20 (5.31%) JUnit
7 18 (4.77%) jMock
8 12 (3.18%) Gradle
9 9 (2.39%) GitLab
9 9 (2.39%) TeamCity
9 9 (2.39%) Visual Studio
10 8 (2.12%) Bitbucket
11 6 (1.59%) Visual Studio Team System
12 5 (1.33%) Artifactory
12 5 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (1.33%) Eclipse
12 5 (1.33%) FishEye
12 5 (1.33%) Mercurial
12 5 (1.33%) Mockito
12 5 (1.33%) Vagrant
General
1 86 (22.81%) Social Skills
2 51 (13.53%) Finance
3 35 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (8.49%) Banking
5 24 (6.37%) Investment Banking
6 15 (3.98%) Front Office
7 13 (3.45%) Retail
8 12 (3.18%) Presentation Skills
9 10 (2.65%) Marketing
9 10 (2.65%) Public Sector
10 6 (1.59%) Advertising
10 6 (1.59%) Law
11 5 (1.33%) Games
12 4 (1.06%) Legal
12 4 (1.06%) Telecoms
13 3 (0.80%) Automotive
14 2 (0.53%) Influencing Skills
14 2 (0.53%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.53%) Organisational Skills
15 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 208 (55.17%) Developer
2 48 (12.73%) Java Developer
3 47 (12.47%) Senior Developer
4 33 (8.75%) PHP Developer
5 26 (6.90%) Data Engineer
6 25 (6.63%) Full Stack Developer
7 21 (5.57%) DevOps Engineer
8 19 (5.04%) Analyst
9 18 (4.77%) Java Middleware Developer
9 18 (4.77%) Middleware Developer
10 16 (4.24%) Integration Developer
11 15 (3.98%) Software Engineer
12 13 (3.45%) Lead Developer
12 13 (3.45%) Python Developer
13 12 (3.18%) Architect
13 12 (3.18%) Backend Developer
14 9 (2.39%) Cloud Engineer
14 9 (2.39%) Consultant
14 9 (2.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 9 (2.39%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (21.49%) HTML
2 71 (18.83%) React
3 67 (17.77%) CSS
4 65 (17.24%) Web Services
5 64 (16.98%) REST
6 52 (13.79%) Spring
7 51 (13.53%) Node.js
8 39 (10.34%) SOAP
9 33 (8.75%) .NET
9 33 (8.75%) XML
10 32 (8.49%) HTML5
11 31 (8.22%) Hibernate
12 30 (7.96%) RESTful
13 29 (7.69%) JSON
13 29 (7.69%) LAMP
13 29 (7.69%) Laravel
14 28 (7.43%) JMS
14 28 (7.43%) Kafka
14 28 (7.43%) Middleware
15 24 (6.37%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.84%) User Experience
2 15 (3.98%) Data Structures
3 12 (3.18%) Mobile App
4 8 (2.12%) Fixed Income
4 8 (2.12%) Replication
5 7 (1.86%) Data Centre
5 7 (1.86%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (1.33%) Cloud Native
6 5 (1.33%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.33%) Public Cloud
6 5 (1.33%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (1.33%) Wiki
7 4 (1.06%) Clustering
7 4 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (0.80%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (0.80%) Legacy Applications
8 3 (0.80%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.80%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.53%) iPad
9 2 (0.53%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 126 (33.42%) Linux
2 76 (20.16%) Windows
3 45 (11.94%) Unix
4 17 (4.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (3.18%) Windows Server
6 8 (2.12%) Android
6 8 (2.12%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.86%) CentOS
8 6 (1.59%) Solaris
8 6 (1.59%) Ubuntu
9 4 (1.06%) VMS
10 2 (0.53%) AIX
10 2 (0.53%) Debian
10 2 (0.53%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.53%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2019
10 2 (0.53%) zOS
11 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (18.83%) DevOps
3 62 (16.45%) Microservices
4 52 (13.79%) TDD
5 44 (11.67%) Problem-Solving
6 42 (11.14%) Open Source
6 42 (11.14%) Test Automation
7 39 (10.34%) OO
8 36 (9.55%) Scrum
8 36 (9.55%) Software Engineering
9 35 (9.28%) Analytics
10 33 (8.75%) BDD
11 32 (8.49%) Business Intelligence
12 30 (7.96%) E-Commerce
12 30 (7.96%) SDLC
13 27 (7.16%) Computer Science
14 26 (6.90%) Data Pipeline
14 26 (6.90%) Migration
15 25 (6.63%) MVC
16 24 (6.37%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 135 (35.81%) JavaScript
2 134 (35.54%) SQL
3 124 (32.89%) Java
4 111 (29.44%) Python
5 83 (22.02%) PHP
6 40 (10.61%) C#
7 33 (8.75%) Perl
8 25 (6.63%) Bash Shell
9 21 (5.57%) PowerShell
10 15 (3.98%) C++
10 15 (3.98%) Go
10 15 (3.98%) Shell Script
11 14 (3.71%) Ruby
11 14 (3.71%) TypeScript
12 13 (3.45%) C
12 13 (3.45%) PL/SQL
13 12 (3.18%) Scala
13 12 (3.18%) T-SQL
14 9 (2.39%) ES6
14 9 (2.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (8.75%) Degree
2 19 (5.04%) Security Cleared
3 16 (4.24%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (1.59%) ISTQB
5 6 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.06%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.80%) RHCE
8 2 (0.53%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.27%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.27%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.27%) CBAP
9 1 (0.27%) CCNA
9 1 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.27%) OCPJP
9 1 (0.27%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.27%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.27%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.71%) GRC
2 10 (2.65%) Data Quality
3 8 (2.12%) Accessibility
3 8 (2.12%) QA
4 6 (1.59%) GDPR
5 2 (0.53%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.27%) FISMA
6 1 (0.27%) NIST
6 1 (0.27%) SLA
6 1 (0.27%) WCAG
System Software
1 79 (20.95%) Docker
2 14 (3.71%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.33%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.53%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.53%) KVM
8 1 (0.27%) RACF
8 1 (0.27%) Varnish
8 1 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.27%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 55 (14.59%) Kubernetes
2 36 (9.55%) Terraform
3 32 (8.49%) Ansible
4 14 (3.71%) Puppet
5 9 (2.39%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (1.86%) Nagios
7 6 (1.59%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (1.06%) Data Guard
8 4 (1.06%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 4 (1.06%) Galera Cluster
9 3 (0.80%) BladeLogic
9 3 (0.80%) Control-M
9 3 (0.80%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (0.80%) Istio
9 3 (0.80%) QRadar
9 3 (0.80%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.53%) Forum Sentry
10 2 (0.53%) Grafana
10 2 (0.53%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 102 (27.06%) Oracle
2 41 (10.88%) Microsoft
3 28 (7.43%) Sybase
4 23 (6.10%) Google
5 19 (5.04%) Red Hat
6 18 (4.77%) Alibaba
6 18 (4.77%) VMware
7 16 (4.24%) IBM
7 16 (4.24%) SAP
8 12 (3.18%) ServiceNow
9 11 (2.92%) Databricks
9 11 (2.92%) HP
10 10 (2.65%) Alteryx
11 7 (1.86%) Atlassian
11 7 (1.86%) BMC
11 7 (1.86%) Teradata
12 6 (1.59%) EMC
12 6 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (1.59%) Xamarin
13 5 (1.33%) Splunk