Period
to 30 November 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 30 November 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
30 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 206 108 135
Rank change year-on-year -98 +27 -21
Contract jobs citing MySQL 535 389 718
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.41% 2.45% 2.07%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.84% 9.91% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 306 506
10th Percentile £366 £363 £337
25th Percentile £460 £452 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £540 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +2.86% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £638 £654 £575
90th Percentile £700 £713 £650
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
England median hourly rate £57.25 £23.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +148.91% -23.33% -14.29%

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 9,155 3,927 8,431
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 24.17% 24.74% 24.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,745 2,848 6,159
10th Percentile £400 £350 £363
25th Percentile £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £570 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +8.57% - -
75th Percentile £675 £625 £613
90th Percentile £750 £700 £700
England median daily rate £525 £495 £475
% change year-on-year +6.06% +4.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 22 50
10th Percentile £24.50 £21.10 £15.00
25th Percentile £25.50 £27.25 £21.19
Median hourly rate £36.26 £38.22 £29.96
Median % change year-on-year -5.12% +27.55% +8.04%
75th Percentile £60.00 £52.91 £43.31
90th Percentile £65.00 £65.35 £53.93
England median hourly rate £39.73 £29.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year +36.98% +7.41% -9.24%

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 30 November 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 30 November 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 -40 67 £525 +6.06% 102
West London -7 17 £500 -11.50% 25
East London -9 4 £530 +30.86% 26
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 30 November 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.

1 203 (37.94%) Agile Software Development
2 202 (37.76%) Java
3 177 (33.08%) SQL
4 169 (31.59%) JavaScript
5 164 (30.65%) AWS
6 153 (28.60%) Linux
7 146 (27.29%) PostgreSQL
8 129 (24.11%) SQL Server
9 126 (23.55%) MongoDB
10 125 (23.36%) Python
11 115 (21.50%) Oracle
12 111 (20.75%) React
13 110 (20.56%) Relational Database
13 110 (20.56%) Docker
14 106 (19.81%) PHP
14 106 (19.81%) HTML
15 105 (19.63%) CSS
16 102 (19.07%) Azure
16 102 (19.07%) DevOps
17 95 (17.76%) Microservices
17 95 (17.76%) Finance
18 91 (17.01%) Kubernetes
19 90 (16.82%) REST
20 89 (16.64%) NoSQL
21 86 (16.07%) Windows
21 86 (16.07%) Git (software)
22 85 (15.89%) Test Automation
22 85 (15.89%) Spring
23 79 (14.77%) TDD
23 79 (14.77%) 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 42 (7.85%) Confluence
2 36 (6.73%) JBoss
3 34 (6.36%) Apache
4 28 (5.23%) nginx
5 24 (4.49%) Apache Spark
5 24 (4.49%) Tomcat
6 20 (3.74%) CMS
6 20 (3.74%) Red Hat Fuse
7 19 (3.55%) Mule
8 17 (3.18%) IIS
9 16 (2.99%) OpenStack
10 14 (2.62%) Elasticsearch
10 14 (2.62%) SharePoint
11 13 (2.43%) WebLogic
11 13 (2.43%) WordPress
12 11 (2.06%) WebSphere
13 7 (1.31%) Apache Solr
13 7 (1.31%) Appian
13 7 (1.31%) Drupal
13 7 (1.31%) Moodle
Applications
1 17 (3.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.31%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.75%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.75%) SPSS
4 3 (0.56%) GIMP
5 2 (0.37%) Notepad++
6 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.19%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 4 (0.75%) Magento
2 2 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.19%) Cognos Controller
3 1 (0.19%) IBM Planning Analytics
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 164 (30.65%) AWS
2 102 (19.07%) Azure
3 47 (8.79%) GCP
4 34 (6.36%) PaaS
5 32 (5.98%) GitHub
6 31 (5.79%) Serverless
7 27 (5.05%) Amazon S3
8 25 (4.67%) AWS Lambda
9 22 (4.11%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 21 (3.93%) Amazon EC2
11 19 (3.55%) Power Platform
11 19 (3.55%) SaaS
12 15 (2.80%) Amazon SQS
13 14 (2.62%) AWS CloudFormation
14 11 (2.06%) Azure Data Factory
14 11 (2.06%) IaaS
14 11 (2.06%) Snowflake
15 9 (1.68%) Amazon ECS
15 9 (1.68%) Amazon EKS
15 9 (1.68%) Kong
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.67%) DNS
2 24 (4.49%) SSL
3 17 (3.18%) HTTP
4 14 (2.62%) Internet
5 11 (2.06%) Firewall
6 9 (1.68%) Kerberos
7 7 (1.31%) Intranet
7 7 (1.31%) SMTP
7 7 (1.31%) SSH
7 7 (1.31%) TCP/IP
8 6 (1.12%) FTP
8 6 (1.12%) OpenLDAP
8 6 (1.12%) PuTTY
9 5 (0.93%) DHCP
9 5 (0.93%) Telnet
9 5 (0.93%) VPN
9 5 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (0.93%) WinSCP
10 3 (0.56%) IPv4
10 3 (0.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (27.29%) PostgreSQL
2 129 (24.11%) SQL Server
3 126 (23.55%) MongoDB
4 110 (20.56%) Relational Database
5 89 (16.64%) NoSQL
6 41 (7.66%) Apache Cassandra
7 39 (7.29%) Hadoop
8 38 (7.10%) Data Warehouse
9 30 (5.61%) MariaDB
10 27 (5.05%) HBase
10 27 (5.05%) Oracle Database
10 27 (5.05%) Redis
11 18 (3.36%) Amazon RDS
11 18 (3.36%) Power BI
12 17 (3.18%) DB2
12 17 (3.18%) RDBMS
13 16 (2.99%) Couchbase
14 15 (2.80%) Data Lake
15 14 (2.62%) Flink
15 14 (2.62%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 86 (16.07%) Git (software)
2 58 (10.84%) Jenkins
2 58 (10.84%) JIRA
3 38 (7.10%) Subversion
4 34 (6.36%) Maven
5 28 (5.23%) JUnit
6 23 (4.30%) GitLab
7 21 (3.93%) Sonatype Nexus
8 19 (3.55%) jMock
9 16 (2.99%) Bitbucket
10 14 (2.62%) Mockito
11 13 (2.43%) Cypress.io
12 11 (2.06%) Gradle
13 9 (1.68%) Eclipse
13 9 (1.68%) gulp
13 9 (1.68%) TeamCity
14 8 (1.50%) Cucumber
14 8 (1.50%) JMeter
15 7 (1.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 7 (1.31%) Grunt
General
1 95 (17.76%) Finance
2 79 (14.77%) Social Skills
3 49 (9.16%) Banking
4 42 (7.85%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (4.67%) Investment Banking
6 23 (4.30%) Front Office
7 15 (2.80%) Public Sector
7 15 (2.80%) Retail
8 12 (2.24%) Games
8 12 (2.24%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.87%) Law
10 7 (1.31%) Marketing
10 7 (1.31%) Presentation Skills
11 6 (1.12%) Financial Institution
11 6 (1.12%) Legal
12 5 (0.93%) Advertising
12 5 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.56%) Automotive
14 2 (0.37%) International Banking
14 2 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 289 (54.02%) Developer
2 93 (17.38%) Java Developer
3 50 (9.35%) PHP Developer
4 49 (9.16%) Senior Developer
5 36 (6.73%) Software Engineer
6 32 (5.98%) Full Stack Developer
7 27 (5.05%) Analyst
8 25 (4.67%) Senior Java Developer
9 23 (4.30%) Architect
10 22 (4.11%) Data Engineer
11 21 (3.93%) Python Developer
12 19 (3.55%) DevOps Engineer
13 18 (3.36%) C# Developer
14 16 (2.99%) DBA
14 16 (2.99%) Integration Developer
14 16 (2.99%) Java Middleware Developer
14 16 (2.99%) Middleware Developer
15 15 (2.80%) Backend Developer
15 15 (2.80%) React Developer
16 12 (2.24%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (20.75%) React
2 106 (19.81%) HTML
3 105 (19.63%) CSS
4 90 (16.82%) REST
5 85 (15.89%) Spring
6 76 (14.21%) Node.js
7 69 (12.90%) Web Services
8 58 (10.84%) Kafka
9 56 (10.47%) .NET
10 55 (10.28%) AngularJS
11 41 (7.66%) Hibernate
11 41 (7.66%) Laravel
12 39 (7.29%) RESTful
12 39 (7.29%) Spring Boot
12 39 (7.29%) XML
13 36 (6.73%) JSON
14 32 (5.98%) LAMP
15 28 (5.23%) RabbitMQ
16 27 (5.05%) Java EE
17 26 (4.86%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (3.18%) User Experience
2 16 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (2.62%) Data Structures
3 14 (2.62%) Mobile App
4 13 (2.43%) Cloud Native
5 12 (2.24%) Clustering
6 9 (1.68%) Replication
7 8 (1.50%) e-Learning
7 8 (1.50%) Greenfield Project
7 8 (1.50%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.50%) Public Cloud
8 7 (1.31%) Hybrid Cloud
9 6 (1.12%) Legacy Applications
9 6 (1.12%) SCORM
10 5 (0.93%) Video on Demand
10 5 (0.93%) Wiki
11 4 (0.75%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.75%) Data Centre
11 4 (0.75%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.56%) Legacy Systems
Operating Systems
1 153 (28.60%) Linux
2 86 (16.07%) Windows
3 54 (10.09%) Unix
4 40 (7.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (4.86%) Debian
6 23 (4.30%) Ubuntu
7 13 (2.43%) Windows Server
8 12 (2.24%) CentOS
9 9 (1.68%) Solaris
10 6 (1.12%) Amazon Linux
10 6 (1.12%) Oracle Linux
11 5 (0.93%) Android
11 5 (0.93%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.56%) AIX
12 3 (0.56%) zOS
13 2 (0.37%) Fedora
13 2 (0.37%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (37.94%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (19.07%) DevOps
3 95 (17.76%) Microservices
4 85 (15.89%) Test Automation
5 79 (14.77%) TDD
6 68 (12.71%) OO
7 65 (12.15%) Scrum
8 63 (11.78%) Problem-Solving
9 61 (11.40%) Full Stack Development
10 58 (10.84%) Software Engineering
11 56 (10.47%) Analytics
12 53 (9.91%) BDD
13 48 (8.97%) SDLC
14 39 (7.29%) Open Source
15 37 (6.92%) Computer Science
15 37 (6.92%) Web Development
16 34 (6.36%) Data Modelling
17 31 (5.79%) Business Intelligence
18 30 (5.61%) Migration
19 29 (5.42%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 202 (37.76%) Java
2 177 (33.08%) SQL
3 169 (31.59%) JavaScript
4 125 (23.36%) Python
5 106 (19.81%) PHP
6 55 (10.28%) C#
7 46 (8.60%) TypeScript
8 38 (7.10%) Java 8
9 29 (5.42%) Java 11
10 28 (5.23%) Bash Shell
10 28 (5.23%) PowerShell
11 22 (4.11%) Perl
11 22 (4.11%) T-SQL
12 20 (3.74%) PL/SQL
13 19 (3.55%) C
13 19 (3.55%) C++
14 17 (3.18%) Shell Script
15 15 (2.80%) VBScript
16 13 (2.43%) Ruby
17 12 (2.24%) Scala
Qualifications
1 43 (8.04%) Degree
2 21 (3.93%) Security Cleared
3 18 (3.36%) SC Cleared
4 17 (3.18%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (2.24%) ISTQB
6 9 (1.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (1.12%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.93%) ISEB
8 5 (0.93%) Numerate Degree
8 5 (0.93%) OCPJP
8 5 (0.93%) RHCE
8 5 (0.93%) Sun Certification
9 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.19%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.19%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.19%) CBAP
10 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.19%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.79%) QA
2 17 (3.18%) Data Quality
3 13 (2.43%) Accessibility
4 10 (1.87%) GDPR
5 7 (1.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.93%) GRC
6 5 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 110 (20.56%) Docker
2 28 (5.23%) Active Directory
3 14 (2.62%) Oracle RAC
3 14 (2.62%) vCloud
4 8 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.37%) Postfix
6 2 (0.37%) Shibboleth
6 2 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.19%) HDFS
7 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.19%) Varnish
7 1 (0.19%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 91 (17.01%) Kubernetes
2 61 (11.40%) Terraform
3 52 (9.72%) Ansible
4 31 (5.79%) Prometheus
5 27 (5.05%) Grafana
6 20 (3.74%) HAProxy
7 18 (3.36%) ZABBIX
8 15 (2.80%) Puppet
9 14 (2.62%) Consul
9 14 (2.62%) Fluentd
9 14 (2.62%) Kibana
10 13 (2.43%) Data Guard
11 12 (2.24%) Nagios
12 10 (1.87%) SCCM
13 9 (1.68%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
14 8 (1.50%) Docker Swarm
15 7 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
16 4 (0.75%) Marathon
16 4 (0.75%) Mesos
16 4 (0.75%) yum
Vendors
1 115 (21.50%) Oracle
2 55 (10.28%) Microsoft
3 54 (10.09%) Red Hat
4 40 (7.48%) Sybase
5 33 (6.17%) VMware
6 16 (2.99%) CyberArk
7 15 (2.80%) Databricks
7 15 (2.80%) Google
7 15 (2.80%) Sonatype
8 14 (2.62%) CA
9 13 (2.43%) Zend
10 10 (1.87%) Dynatrace
10 10 (1.87%) IBM
11 9 (1.68%) Alibaba
11 9 (1.68%) Alteryx
11 9 (1.68%) SAP
12 8 (1.50%) Atlassian
12 8 (1.50%) Informatica
13 7 (1.31%) AppDynamics
13 7 (1.31%) Sun