Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 November 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
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 92 93
Rank change year-on-year -10 +1 -15
Contract jobs citing MySQL 1162 1300 1200
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.48% 2.89% 2.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.43% 12.36% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 910 928 868
London median daily rate £500 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
England median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 4
London median hourly rate £32.00 £40.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -20.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £26.08 £24.96 £41.33
90th Percentile £40.00 £88.00 £151.38
England median hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year +100.00% -44.83% +22.88%

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 11136 10521 11307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 23.81% 23.39% 24.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 8265 7444 8057
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £353 £325 £305
90th Percentile £663 £638 £625
England median daily rate £462 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.71% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 40 75
London median hourly rate £26.88 £30.94 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.11% +37.51% -14.29%
10th Percentile £18.23 £15.25 £14.85
90th Percentile £58.75 £82.58 £92.00
England median hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £27.78
% change year-on-year +16.36% -1.01% +12.24%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 25 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL in London over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor 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 25 November 2017. 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 -14 180 £450 +5.88% 48
West London 0 87 £503 +18.24% 27
South London -16 35 £525 +40.00% 2
East London -9 13 £575 +53.33% 13
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 628 (54.04%) Agile Software Development
2 437 (37.61%) Java
3 431 (37.09%) Linux
4 420 (36.14%) Amazon AWS
5 375 (32.27%) PostgreSQL
6 357 (30.72%) JavaScript
7 348 (29.95%) TDD
8 343 (29.52%) Git (software)
9 338 (29.09%) Python
10 307 (26.42%) DevOps
11 280 (24.10%) Continuous Integration
12 273 (23.49%) HTML
13 268 (23.06%) NoSQL
14 258 (22.20%) Puppet
15 248 (21.34%) PHP
15 248 (21.34%) CSS
16 239 (20.57%) SQL
17 225 (19.36%) Ansible
18 219 (18.85%) Docker
19 217 (18.67%) Oracle
20 202 (17.38%) MongoDB
21 201 (17.30%) Jenkins
22 193 (16.61%) OO
23 191 (16.44%) Relational Database
23 191 (16.44%) Microservices
24 189 (16.27%) Finance
25 175 (15.06%) Opscode Chef
26 163 (14.03%) BDD
27 156 (13.43%) Web Services
27 156 (13.43%) SQL Server

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
1 140 (12.05%) Tomcat
2 126 (10.84%) Apache
3 103 (8.86%) OpenStack
4 91 (7.83%) WebLogic
5 88 (7.57%) WebSphere
6 82 (7.06%) Drupal
7 75 (6.45%) nginx
8 58 (4.99%) Elasticsearch
9 54 (4.65%) Confluence
10 45 (3.87%) WordPress
11 40 (3.44%) CMS
12 31 (2.67%) Apache Spark
13 29 (2.50%) Apache Solr
14 18 (1.55%) JBoss
15 16 (1.38%) Cloud Foundry
16 10 (0.86%) IIS
16 10 (0.86%) SharePoint
16 10 (0.86%) uWSGI
17 9 (0.77%) Jetty
17 9 (0.77%) MQSeries
Applications
1 12 (1.03%) Photoshop
2 11 (0.95%) HipChat
3 5 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 25 (2.15%) Magento
2 6 (0.52%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.17%) Actimize
3 2 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.086%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.086%) Odoo
4 1 (0.086%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.086%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.086%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 420 (36.14%) Amazon AWS
2 139 (11.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 83 (7.14%) GitHub
4 39 (3.36%) Amazon EC2
4 39 (3.36%) Amazon S3
5 33 (2.84%) Cloud Computing
6 30 (2.58%) SaaS
7 27 (2.32%) AWS CloudFormation
8 22 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
9 17 (1.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 16 (1.38%) Route 53
11 14 (1.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 11 (0.95%) G Suite
13 10 (0.86%) Amazon ELB
13 10 (0.86%) Google Play
13 10 (0.86%) Serverless
14 9 (0.77%) Amazon EMR
14 9 (0.77%) Amazon SQS
15 8 (0.69%) AWS Lambda
15 8 (0.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (6.71%) HTTP
2 72 (6.20%) TCP/IP
3 46 (3.96%) SSL
4 43 (3.70%) Internet
5 37 (3.18%) Firewall
6 33 (2.84%) DNS
7 23 (1.98%) LDAP
8 19 (1.64%) VPN
9 11 (0.95%) DSL
9 11 (0.95%) Kerberos
10 10 (0.86%) ICMP
11 8 (0.69%) Intranet
11 8 (0.69%) SSH
12 5 (0.43%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (0.34%) AMQP
13 4 (0.34%) FTP
13 4 (0.34%) SAN
13 4 (0.34%) Skype
13 4 (0.34%) SMTP
14 3 (0.26%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 375 (32.27%) PostgreSQL
2 268 (23.06%) NoSQL
3 202 (17.38%) MongoDB
4 191 (16.44%) Relational Database
5 156 (13.43%) SQL Server
6 93 (8.00%) RDBMS
7 73 (6.28%) Redis
8 63 (5.42%) Hadoop
9 54 (4.65%) Apache Cassandra
10 47 (4.04%) Amazon RDS
11 46 (3.96%) Big Data
12 40 (3.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 31 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
14 22 (1.89%) HBase
15 20 (1.72%) DB2
16 17 (1.46%) MarkLogic
16 17 (1.46%) Neo4j
17 13 (1.12%) Apache Hive
18 12 (1.03%) Data Mining
18 12 (1.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 343 (29.52%) Git (software)
2 201 (17.30%) Jenkins
3 107 (9.21%) JIRA
4 83 (7.14%) NUnit
5 82 (7.06%) MSTest
6 53 (4.56%) Maven
7 51 (4.39%) Subversion
8 47 (4.04%) JUnit
9 43 (3.70%) Cucumber
10 42 (3.61%) Artifactory
11 39 (3.36%) Bitbucket
12 34 (2.93%) Mockito
13 28 (2.41%) Vagrant
14 25 (2.15%) GitLab
14 25 (2.15%) Sonatype Nexus
15 20 (1.72%) Selenium
16 17 (1.46%) TeamCity
17 14 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 13 (1.12%) Gradle
19 12 (1.03%) Eclipse
General
1 189 (16.27%) Finance
2 70 (6.02%) Marketing
3 48 (4.13%) Banking
4 44 (3.79%) Retail
5 33 (2.84%) Retail Banking
6 31 (2.67%) Telecoms
7 30 (2.58%) Games
7 30 (2.58%) Publishing
8 25 (2.15%) Manufacturing
9 24 (2.07%) Electronics
10 13 (1.12%) Advertising
11 10 (0.86%) Investment Banking
12 7 (0.60%) Legal
13 6 (0.52%) Front Office
14 5 (0.43%) Digital Economy
14 5 (0.43%) Online Betting
15 4 (0.34%) Back Office
15 4 (0.34%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.34%) French Language
16 2 (0.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 707 (60.84%) Developer
2 242 (20.83%) Java Developer
3 166 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 125 (10.76%) Senior Developer
5 92 (7.92%) PHP Developer
6 73 (6.28%) Full Stack Developer
7 72 (6.20%) Python Developer
8 64 (5.51%) Scala Developer
9 53 (4.56%) Drupal Developer
9 53 (4.56%) Linux Engineer
10 52 (4.48%) Senior Java Developer
11 48 (4.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 43 (3.70%) AWS Engineer
13 41 (3.53%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 38 (3.27%) Senior DevOps
15 36 (3.10%) Consultant
15 36 (3.10%) Digital Developer
15 36 (3.10%) Digital Transformation
16 34 (2.93%) Administrator
16 34 (2.93%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 273 (23.49%) HTML
2 248 (21.34%) CSS
3 156 (13.43%) Web Services
4 144 (12.39%) Node.js
5 139 (11.96%) Spring
6 137 (11.79%) jQuery
7 129 (11.10%) RESTful
8 125 (10.76%) REST
9 123 (10.59%) HTML5
10 115 (9.90%) AngularJS
11 92 (7.92%) LAMP
12 87 (7.49%) Hibernate
13 80 (6.88%) CSS3
14 72 (6.20%) JSON
15 70 (6.02%) React
16 67 (5.77%) Sass
17 62 (5.34%) Elastic Stack
18 60 (5.16%) RabbitMQ
18 60 (5.16%) XML
19 59 (5.08%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 58 (4.99%) Computer Science
2 54 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (4.39%) Greenfield Project
4 38 (3.27%) Fintech
5 31 (2.67%) Replication
6 21 (1.81%) Online Games
6 21 (1.81%) User Experience
7 20 (1.72%) Device Driver
7 20 (1.72%) Linux Command Line
8 19 (1.64%) Clustering
8 19 (1.64%) Mobile App
9 17 (1.46%) Public Cloud
9 17 (1.46%) STB
10 12 (1.03%) Data Centre
11 10 (0.86%) Data Structures
11 10 (0.86%) Derivative
11 10 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (0.77%) Blog
12 9 (0.77%) Equities
13 7 (0.60%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 431 (37.09%) Linux
2 141 (12.13%) Unix
3 79 (6.80%) Windows
4 77 (6.63%) Ubuntu
5 51 (4.39%) CentOS
6 36 (3.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 35 (3.01%) Mac OS X
8 28 (2.41%) Solaris
9 21 (1.81%) Apple iOS
10 16 (1.38%) Android
11 11 (0.95%) Windows Server
12 10 (0.86%) HPUX
13 8 (0.69%) CoreOS
14 6 (0.52%) Debian
15 5 (0.43%) AIX
16 3 (0.26%) Scientific Linux
17 2 (0.17%) Windows 7
17 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
17 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
18 1 (0.086%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 628 (54.04%) Agile Software Development
2 348 (29.95%) TDD
3 307 (26.42%) DevOps
4 280 (24.10%) Continuous Integration
5 193 (16.61%) OO
6 191 (16.44%) Microservices
7 163 (14.03%) BDD
8 146 (12.56%) Configuration Management
9 144 (12.39%) Scrum
10 119 (10.24%) Continuous Delivery
11 115 (9.90%) Open Source
12 108 (9.29%) Test Automation
13 79 (6.80%) Continuous Deployment
13 79 (6.80%) Web Development
14 78 (6.71%) E-Commerce
15 77 (6.63%) Digital Transformation Programme
16 68 (5.85%) MVC
17 66 (5.68%) Mentoring
18 62 (5.34%) Business Intelligence
19 60 (5.16%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 437 (37.61%) Java
2 357 (30.72%) JavaScript
3 338 (29.09%) Python
4 248 (21.34%) PHP
5 239 (20.57%) SQL
6 117 (10.07%) Scala
7 106 (9.12%) Bash Shell
8 103 (8.86%) Ruby
9 75 (6.45%) Go
10 50 (4.30%) C#
11 37 (3.18%) R
12 36 (3.10%) Perl
13 33 (2.84%) Shell Script
14 28 (2.41%) C++
14 28 (2.41%) Groovy
15 23 (1.98%) PowerShell
16 17 (1.46%) Objective-C
17 16 (1.38%) ES6
18 15 (1.29%) C
18 15 (1.29%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 118 (10.15%) Security Cleared
2 98 (8.43%) SC Cleared
3 71 (6.11%) Degree
4 26 (2.24%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (0.77%) CTC Cleared
6 8 (0.69%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.34%) AWS Certification
8 4 (0.34%) CCNA
8 4 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.34%) CISSP
9 3 (0.26%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.17%) CCSA
10 2 (0.17%) CISA
10 2 (0.17%) CISM
10 2 (0.17%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.086%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.086%) MCITP
11 1 (0.086%) RHCT
11 1 (0.086%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (4.99%) QA
2 8 (0.69%) GCP
3 7 (0.60%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.26%) SLA
5 2 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.17%) SEPA
6 1 (0.086%) GDPR
6 1 (0.086%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.086%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.086%) MiFID
6 1 (0.086%) WCAG
System Software
1 219 (18.85%) Docker
2 27 (2.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (1.72%) vCloud
4 11 (0.95%) Active Directory
4 11 (0.95%) NFS
5 7 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 7 (0.60%) HDFS
6 5 (0.43%) Varnish
7 4 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (0.34%) Xen
8 3 (0.26%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.26%) Firmware
8 3 (0.26%) iptables
8 3 (0.26%) KVM
8 3 (0.26%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.17%) vSphere
9 2 (0.17%) XenApp
9 2 (0.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 258 (22.20%) Puppet
2 225 (19.36%) Ansible
3 175 (15.06%) Opscode Chef
4 105 (9.04%) Kubernetes
5 70 (6.02%) Terraform
6 57 (4.91%) Grafana
7 45 (3.87%) Nagios
8 27 (2.32%) HAProxy
8 27 (2.32%) logstash
9 23 (1.98%) Icinga
10 21 (1.81%) Galera Cluster
10 21 (1.81%) Prometheus
11 19 (1.64%) Kibana
12 16 (1.38%) Graphite
12 16 (1.38%) Salt
13 15 (1.29%) Packer
13 15 (1.29%) Sysdig
14 12 (1.03%) StatsD
15 8 (0.69%) Mesos
15 8 (0.69%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 217 (18.67%) Oracle
2 54 (4.65%) Microsoft
3 50 (4.30%) Google
4 42 (3.61%) Red Hat
5 40 (3.44%) VMware
6 34 (2.93%) SaltStack
7 33 (2.84%) SAP
8 30 (2.58%) Salesforce.com
9 21 (1.81%) Atlassian
10 20 (1.72%) Sybase
10 20 (1.72%) Zend
11 18 (1.55%) Cloudera
11 18 (1.55%) Splunk
12 17 (1.46%) Tableau
13 15 (1.29%) hybris
14 14 (1.20%) IBM
15 12 (1.03%) Apple
16 11 (0.95%) Cisco
17 10 (0.86%) WSO2
18 9 (0.77%) Talend