Period
to 20 September 2020

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 20 September 2020 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
20 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 97 114 108
Rank change year-on-year +17 -6 +2
Contract jobs citing MySQL 369 923 1,190
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.81% 2.38% 2.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.22% 9.85% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 696 895
Median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £356 £350 £338
90th Percentile £750 £675 £625
England median daily rate £500 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +8.11% +8.82% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% - -
England median hourly rate £31.25 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -10.71% +55.56% -43.75%

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 3,290 9,371 11,481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 25.06% 24.13% 24.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,217 6,765 8,563
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £363 £363 £360
90th Percentile £713 £688 £675
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 57 57
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +27.27% +0.62%
10th Percentile £20.08 £15.60 £19.40
90th Percentile £50.06 £54.45 £47.60
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year - +17.65% -0.83%

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 20 September 2020.

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 20 September 2020. 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 +21 44 £498 -0.50% 32
West London +28 6 £548 +21.67% 20
South London +34 5 £500 +33.33% 3
North London +13 4 £450 +12.50% 3
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 2020, 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.

1 223 (60.43%) Java
2 192 (52.03%) SQL Server
3 175 (47.43%) SQL
3 175 (47.43%) Python
4 171 (46.34%) AWS
5 155 (42.01%) PostgreSQL
6 148 (40.11%) Oracle
7 147 (39.84%) Agile Software Development
8 146 (39.57%) DevOps
9 143 (38.75%) Microservices
10 142 (38.48%) Finance
11 131 (35.50%) Azure
11 131 (35.50%) Docker
12 124 (33.60%) Web Services
12 124 (33.60%) Linux
13 119 (32.25%) Banking
14 118 (31.98%) Kubernetes
15 106 (28.73%) Apache
16 99 (26.83%) Software Engineering
17 96 (26.02%) Asset Management
18 94 (25.47%) Jenkins
18 94 (25.47%) gRPC
19 93 (25.20%) GCP
20 90 (24.39%) GitLab
20 90 (24.39%) Serverless
21 88 (23.85%) Google
22 87 (23.58%) JavaScript
22 87 (23.58%) AWS Lambda
23 85 (23.04%) Amazon Redshift
24 84 (22.76%) Amazon ECS

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
1 106 (28.73%) Apache
2 33 (8.94%) Tomcat
3 29 (7.86%) JBoss
4 25 (6.78%) Elasticsearch
5 22 (5.96%) Confluence
6 19 (5.15%) SharePoint
7 18 (4.88%) Red Hat Fuse
8 10 (2.71%) WebLogic
9 9 (2.44%) Mule
10 6 (1.63%) Apache Spark
10 6 (1.63%) Appian
10 6 (1.63%) nginx
11 5 (1.36%) IIS
11 5 (1.36%) Jetty
11 5 (1.36%) MQSeries
11 5 (1.36%) Oracle Self-Service HR
12 4 (1.08%) Drupal
12 4 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (1.08%) WordPress
13 3 (0.81%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (1.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (3.79%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 6 (1.63%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 3 (0.81%) Magento
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 171 (46.34%) AWS
2 131 (35.50%) Azure
3 93 (25.20%) GCP
4 90 (24.39%) Serverless
5 87 (23.58%) AWS Lambda
6 84 (22.76%) Amazon ECS
7 65 (17.62%) Apigee
8 24 (6.50%) GitHub
9 23 (6.23%) Datadog
10 20 (5.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 13 (3.52%) OpenShift
12 11 (2.98%) Amazon S3
13 8 (2.17%) Azure Data Factory
14 7 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
14 7 (1.90%) SaaS
15 6 (1.63%) Kong
15 6 (1.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 5 (1.36%) Amazon Cognito
16 5 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
16 5 (1.36%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.07%) Firewall
2 14 (3.79%) HTTP
3 11 (2.98%) DNS
4 9 (2.44%) SSH
5 8 (2.17%) Internet
5 8 (2.17%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (1.63%) Kerberos
6 6 (1.63%) SNMP
7 5 (1.36%) DHCP
7 5 (1.36%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.08%) 2G
8 4 (1.08%) 3G
8 4 (1.08%) 4G
8 4 (1.08%) HTTPS
8 4 (1.08%) IPsec
8 4 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (1.08%) Wireless
9 3 (0.81%) 5G
9 3 (0.81%) SAN
9 3 (0.81%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (52.03%) SQL Server
2 155 (42.01%) PostgreSQL
3 85 (23.04%) Amazon Redshift
4 51 (13.82%) MongoDB
5 48 (13.01%) Relational Database
6 47 (12.74%) Data Warehouse
7 34 (9.21%) Big Data
8 33 (8.94%) NoSQL
9 25 (6.78%) Amazon Aurora
10 21 (5.69%) RDBMS
11 16 (4.34%) Apache Cassandra
12 14 (3.79%) Redis
13 12 (3.25%) Hadoop
13 12 (3.25%) Oracle Database
14 11 (2.98%) Amazon RDS
15 10 (2.71%) Data Lake
16 9 (2.44%) MariaDB
17 8 (2.17%) Azure SQL Database
18 7 (1.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 6 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 94 (25.47%) Jenkins
2 90 (24.39%) GitLab
3 75 (20.33%) Artifactory
4 50 (13.55%) Git (software)
5 35 (9.49%) Maven
6 33 (8.94%) JIRA
7 26 (7.05%) Subversion
8 21 (5.69%) JUnit
9 17 (4.61%) Gradle
9 17 (4.61%) Selenium
10 16 (4.34%) Cucumber
11 15 (4.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 15 (4.07%) FishEye
12 14 (3.79%) Hudson
12 14 (3.79%) SonarQube
13 11 (2.98%) jMock
14 9 (2.44%) Sonatype Nexus
15 8 (2.17%) gulp
16 7 (1.90%) Eclipse
17 6 (1.63%) Ant
General
1 142 (38.48%) Finance
2 119 (32.25%) Banking
3 40 (10.84%) Back Office
4 28 (7.59%) Public Sector
5 18 (4.88%) Investment Banking
6 13 (3.52%) Front Office
7 7 (1.90%) Marketing
8 6 (1.63%) Local Government
9 5 (1.36%) Electronics
10 4 (1.08%) Advertising
10 4 (1.08%) Law
10 4 (1.08%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.81%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.81%) Retail
12 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.27%) Games
13 1 (0.27%) International Banking
13 1 (0.27%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 180 (48.78%) Developer
2 79 (21.41%) Java Developer
3 63 (17.07%) Java Engineer
4 58 (15.72%) Software Engineer
5 56 (15.18%) Java Software Engineer
6 55 (14.91%) AWS Engineer
7 54 (14.63%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 53 (14.36%) Java Software Developer
9 52 (14.09%) AWS Developer
10 47 (12.74%) Architect
11 45 (12.20%) AWS Software Engineer
12 40 (10.84%) SQL Developer
13 31 (8.40%) Solutions Architect
14 28 (7.59%) Java Architect
15 27 (7.32%) Cloud Architect
15 27 (7.32%) Data Architect
15 27 (7.32%) DevOps Engineer
15 27 (7.32%) Full Stack Developer
15 27 (7.32%) Java Solutions Architect
16 26 (7.05%) Cloud Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (33.60%) Web Services
2 94 (25.47%) gRPC
3 68 (18.43%) Swagger
4 66 (17.89%) OAuth
5 64 (17.34%) Spring
6 47 (12.74%) HTML
7 38 (10.30%) LAMP
8 36 (9.76%) AngularJS
8 36 (9.76%) CSS
9 34 (9.21%) React
10 32 (8.67%) XML
11 30 (8.13%) REST
12 28 (7.59%) RabbitMQ
13 27 (7.32%) LDAP
14 26 (7.05%) Hibernate
14 26 (7.05%) Node.js
15 24 (6.50%) Spring Boot
16 23 (6.23%) Apache Camel
16 23 (6.23%) J2EE
17 22 (5.96%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 84 (22.76%) Hedge funds
2 45 (12.20%) Greenfield Project
3 22 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (4.88%) User Experience
5 17 (4.61%) Linux Command Line
6 14 (3.79%) Pricing Data
7 13 (3.52%) Fixed Income
8 10 (2.71%) Blog
9 9 (2.44%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.63%) Derivative
11 5 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.08%) Equities
12 4 (1.08%) Public Cloud
13 3 (0.81%) CMDB
13 3 (0.81%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.81%) Replication
14 2 (0.54%) Data Centre
14 2 (0.54%) Data Structures
14 2 (0.54%) NHS
14 2 (0.54%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 124 (33.60%) Linux
2 74 (20.05%) Unix
3 42 (11.38%) Windows
4 16 (4.34%) Mac OS X
5 11 (2.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (2.44%) CentOS
7 7 (1.90%) Android
7 7 (1.90%) Debian
8 6 (1.63%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.63%) Ubuntu
9 5 (1.36%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (39.84%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (39.57%) DevOps
3 143 (38.75%) Microservices
4 99 (26.83%) Software Engineering
5 96 (26.02%) Asset Management
6 80 (21.68%) Investment Management
7 54 (14.63%) Mentoring
8 42 (11.38%) Computer Science
9 34 (9.21%) Scrum
9 34 (9.21%) TDD
10 33 (8.94%) Migration
11 31 (8.40%) Technology Roadmap
12 27 (7.32%) OO
12 27 (7.32%) SDLC
13 25 (6.78%) ETL
14 24 (6.50%) Test Automation
15 23 (6.23%) Configuration Management
15 23 (6.23%) Performance Monitoring
16 22 (5.96%) Data Migration
17 20 (5.42%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 223 (60.43%) Java
2 175 (47.43%) Python
2 175 (47.43%) SQL
3 87 (23.58%) JavaScript
4 41 (11.11%) PHP
5 40 (10.84%) Bash Shell
6 38 (10.30%) Ruby
7 28 (7.59%) C++
8 20 (5.42%) C#
9 19 (5.15%) Perl
10 16 (4.34%) Apex Code
11 12 (3.25%) Java 8
12 11 (2.98%) Shell Script
12 11 (2.98%) T-SQL
13 10 (2.71%) PL/SQL
14 6 (1.63%) PowerShell
15 5 (1.36%) Clojure
15 5 (1.36%) Go
15 5 (1.36%) Groovy
15 5 (1.36%) Scala
Qualifications
1 33 (8.94%) Degree
2 31 (8.40%) Security Cleared
3 28 (7.59%) SC Cleared
4 24 (6.50%) Sun Certification
5 23 (6.23%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (2.17%) Master's Degree
7 7 (1.90%) AWS Certification
8 5 (1.36%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.27%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.27%) ISEB
10 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.27%) MySQL Certification
10 1 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.05%) QA
2 8 (2.17%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.36%) GDPR
4 3 (0.81%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.54%) GxP
5 2 (0.54%) SLA
6 1 (0.27%) PMO
System Software
1 131 (35.50%) Docker
2 13 (3.52%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.08%) Squid
4 3 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.54%) NFS
5 2 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.54%) zsh
6 1 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.27%) HDFS
6 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.27%) oVirt
6 1 (0.27%) PowerDNS
6 1 (0.27%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 118 (31.98%) Kubernetes
2 46 (12.47%) Terraform
3 26 (7.05%) Nagios
4 19 (5.15%) Ansible
5 16 (4.34%) Puppet
6 12 (3.25%) Kibana
7 8 (2.17%) Grafana
8 7 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (1.90%) Salt
9 3 (0.81%) Forum Sentry
9 3 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.54%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.54%) Packer
11 1 (0.27%) Argo
11 1 (0.27%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.27%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.27%) Knative
11 1 (0.27%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.27%) vMotion
11 1 (0.27%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 148 (40.11%) Oracle
2 88 (23.85%) Google
3 53 (14.36%) Sybase
4 26 (7.05%) Microsoft
5 23 (6.23%) Splunk
6 17 (4.61%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (3.25%) Red Hat
8 11 (2.98%) Atlassian
9 9 (2.44%) Murex
10 8 (2.17%) SAP
11 7 (1.90%) ArcSight
11 7 (1.90%) Cloudera
11 7 (1.90%) CyberArk
11 7 (1.90%) Databricks
11 7 (1.90%) Hortonworks
11 7 (1.90%) McAfee
12 6 (1.63%) New Relic
12 6 (1.63%) SaltStack
12 6 (1.63%) Sparx
12 6 (1.63%) Symantec