Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 154 118 124
Rank change year-on-year -36 +6 -19
Contract jobs citing MySQL 342 634 988
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.74% 2.25% 2.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.47% 9.27% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 463 723
Median daily rate £511 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.25% - -
10th Percentile £350 £338 £325
90th Percentile £690 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £68.00 £27.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +151.85% +20.00% -17.16%
England median hourly rate £68.00 £22.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +202.22% -35.71% -6.67%

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 4,579 6,837 10,616
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 23.36% 24.26% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,249 4,979 7,897
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £350 £363 £363
90th Percentile £694 £700 £675
England median daily rate £488 £484 £485
% change year-on-year +0.72% -0.21% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 33 40
Median hourly rate £43.50 £35.00 £24.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.29% +42.57% -9.61%
10th Percentile £20.70 £18.70 £16.64
90th Percentile £68.00 £64.10 £47.50
Median hourly rate £24.75 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -1.00% -16.67% -5.23%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +8 42 £500 +5.26% 72
East London +30 7 £421 -3.71% 31
South London +37 4 £400 -15.79% 5
West London +22 3 £548 +21.67% 35
North London +9 1 £488 +2.63% 3
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 142 (41.52%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (37.13%) SQL
3 124 (36.26%) Java
4 115 (33.63%) AWS
5 111 (32.46%) SQL Server
6 102 (29.82%) Oracle
7 97 (28.36%) Linux
7 97 (28.36%) Python
8 89 (26.02%) PostgreSQL
9 87 (25.44%) Azure
10 86 (25.15%) JavaScript
11 81 (23.68%) Finance
12 77 (22.51%) Web Services
12 77 (22.51%) DevOps
13 74 (21.64%) Microservices
14 73 (21.35%) Docker
15 65 (19.01%) Kubernetes
16 64 (18.71%) MongoDB
17 60 (17.54%) Git (software)
18 59 (17.25%) HTML
19 58 (16.96%) Relational Database
20 57 (16.67%) TDD
21 55 (16.08%) Banking
21 55 (16.08%) Jenkins
21 55 (16.08%) Serverless
22 54 (15.79%) REST
23 53 (15.50%) Spring
23 53 (15.50%) CSS
24 52 (15.20%) Unix
24 52 (15.20%) AWS Lambda

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 36 (10.53%) Apache
2 27 (7.89%) JBoss
3 19 (5.56%) Confluence
4 15 (4.39%) Red Hat Fuse
5 14 (4.09%) Mule
6 13 (3.80%) Apache Spark
7 12 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (2.63%) Drupal
8 9 (2.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 7 (2.05%) WordPress
10 6 (1.75%) Appian
10 6 (1.75%) CMS
10 6 (1.75%) IIS
10 6 (1.75%) SAS
11 5 (1.46%) Tomcat
11 5 (1.46%) WebLogic
12 4 (1.17%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.88%) nginx
14 2 (0.58%) Camunda
14 2 (0.58%) Jetty
Applications
1 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.34%) Magento
2 2 (0.58%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.58%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 115 (33.63%) AWS
2 87 (25.44%) Azure
3 55 (16.08%) Serverless
4 52 (15.20%) AWS Lambda
5 41 (11.99%) GCP
6 32 (9.36%) Amazon ECS
7 29 (8.48%) Amazon S3
8 21 (6.14%) Apigee
9 18 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
9 18 (5.26%) GitHub
10 14 (4.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 14 (4.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 12 (3.51%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 11 (3.22%) AWS CloudFormation
12 11 (3.22%) OpenShift
13 10 (2.92%) CloudFront
13 10 (2.92%) Power Platform
13 10 (2.92%) Route 53
14 9 (2.63%) AWS Step Functions
15 8 (2.34%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.39%) Firewall
2 11 (3.22%) HTTP
3 9 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (2.05%) CTI
4 7 (2.05%) Softphone
5 6 (1.75%) NAS
5 6 (1.75%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.46%) DNS
6 5 (1.46%) Kerberos
7 4 (1.17%) DHCP
7 4 (1.17%) Network Security
8 3 (0.88%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.88%) SMTP
8 3 (0.88%) SSH
8 3 (0.88%) SSL
8 3 (0.88%) VPN
9 2 (0.58%) IPsec
9 2 (0.58%) iSCSI
9 2 (0.58%) SAN
9 2 (0.58%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (32.46%) SQL Server
2 89 (26.02%) PostgreSQL
3 64 (18.71%) MongoDB
4 58 (16.96%) Relational Database
5 48 (14.04%) NoSQL
6 39 (11.40%) Data Warehouse
7 32 (9.36%) Amazon Redshift
8 30 (8.77%) Amazon RDS
9 27 (7.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 22 (6.43%) Big Data
11 19 (5.56%) Redis
12 17 (4.97%) Hadoop
13 16 (4.68%) Amazon Aurora
14 14 (4.09%) MariaDB
15 13 (3.80%) Apache Cassandra
16 11 (3.22%) Apache Hive
16 11 (3.22%) HBase
16 11 (3.22%) Oracle Database
17 10 (2.92%) Power BI
18 9 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 60 (17.54%) Git (software)
2 55 (16.08%) Jenkins
3 31 (9.06%) JIRA
4 30 (8.77%) Maven
5 28 (8.19%) GitLab
6 26 (7.60%) Artifactory
7 21 (6.14%) JUnit
7 21 (6.14%) Subversion
8 17 (4.97%) Selenium
9 16 (4.68%) Cucumber
9 16 (4.68%) Gradle
9 16 (4.68%) jMock
10 13 (3.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 12 (3.51%) FishEye
11 12 (3.51%) Hudson
12 10 (2.92%) LoadRunner
13 9 (2.63%) CircleCI
14 8 (2.34%) SoapUI
15 7 (2.05%) Cypress.io
15 7 (2.05%) Mockito
General
1 81 (23.68%) Finance
2 55 (16.08%) Banking
3 18 (5.26%) Investment Banking
4 16 (4.68%) Retail
5 11 (3.22%) Public Sector
6 8 (2.34%) Marketing
7 7 (2.05%) Advertising
7 7 (2.05%) Back Office
7 7 (2.05%) Multimedia
7 7 (2.05%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.46%) Front Office
9 3 (0.88%) Automotive
9 3 (0.88%) Electronics
10 2 (0.58%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.58%) French Language
10 2 (0.58%) Law
10 2 (0.58%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.58%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 185 (54.09%) Developer
2 53 (15.50%) Java Developer
3 40 (11.70%) Senior Developer
4 35 (10.23%) Full Stack Developer
5 29 (8.48%) AWS Developer
6 27 (7.89%) AWS Engineer
7 26 (7.60%) Architect
8 23 (6.73%) Software Engineer
9 21 (6.14%) DevOps Engineer
10 18 (5.26%) React Developer
11 17 (4.97%) PHP Developer
11 17 (4.97%) SQL Developer
12 16 (4.68%) AWS Software Engineer
12 16 (4.68%) Java Engineer
13 15 (4.39%) DBA
13 15 (4.39%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 15 (4.39%) Java Software Engineer
13 15 (4.39%) Senior Java Developer
14 14 (4.09%) Java Software Developer
14 14 (4.09%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (22.51%) Web Services
2 59 (17.25%) HTML
3 54 (15.79%) REST
4 53 (15.50%) CSS
4 53 (15.50%) Spring
5 47 (13.74%) Node.js
6 43 (12.57%) React
7 32 (9.36%) XML
8 29 (8.48%) .NET
8 29 (8.48%) Middleware
9 28 (8.19%) Apache Camel
10 26 (7.60%) Java EE
11 24 (7.02%) SOAP
11 24 (7.02%) Swagger
12 23 (6.73%) AngularJS
12 23 (6.73%) Hibernate
13 22 (6.43%) gRPC
13 22 (6.43%) OAuth
14 21 (6.14%) JMS
15 20 (5.85%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.60%) User Experience
2 25 (7.31%) Greenfield Project
3 23 (6.73%) Hedge funds
4 22 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (4.68%) Fixed Income
6 10 (2.92%) Mobile App
7 8 (2.34%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.34%) Replication
8 7 (2.05%) IVR
8 7 (2.05%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (1.46%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.46%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.17%) Equities
11 3 (0.88%) Cloud Native
11 3 (0.88%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.88%) Web 2.0
12 2 (0.58%) Clustering
12 2 (0.58%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (0.58%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 97 (28.36%) Linux
2 52 (15.20%) Unix
3 35 (10.23%) Windows
4 13 (3.80%) Apple iOS
5 11 (3.22%) Android
6 5 (1.46%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.17%) CentOS
7 4 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.58%) AIX
8 2 (0.58%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (41.52%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (22.51%) DevOps
3 74 (21.64%) Microservices
4 57 (16.67%) TDD
5 46 (13.45%) Migration
6 41 (11.99%) Software Engineering
7 35 (10.23%) BDD
8 32 (9.36%) Problem-Solving
9 29 (8.48%) OO
9 29 (8.48%) Scrum
10 28 (8.19%) ETL
10 28 (8.19%) Test Automation
11 26 (7.60%) Data Migration
12 25 (7.31%) Business Intelligence
13 23 (6.73%) Open Source
14 21 (6.14%) Asset Management
14 21 (6.14%) Investment Management
14 21 (6.14%) Mentoring
14 21 (6.14%) SDLC
15 20 (5.85%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 127 (37.13%) SQL
2 124 (36.26%) Java
3 97 (28.36%) Python
4 86 (25.15%) JavaScript
5 43 (12.57%) PHP
6 25 (7.31%) Go
7 24 (7.02%) C#
8 18 (5.26%) Perl
9 17 (4.97%) C++
9 17 (4.97%) Ruby
9 17 (4.97%) TypeScript
10 16 (4.68%) Bash Shell
11 15 (4.39%) PL/SQL
12 12 (3.51%) ES6
12 12 (3.51%) Java 8
12 12 (3.51%) Shell Script
13 10 (2.92%) T-SQL
14 9 (2.63%) PowerShell
14 9 (2.63%) VB
15 8 (2.34%) Scala
Qualifications
1 20 (5.85%) SC Cleared
1 20 (5.85%) Security Cleared
2 12 (3.51%) AWS Certification
2 12 (3.51%) Degree
3 9 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (2.05%) Sun Certification
5 5 (1.46%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.88%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.58%) CCNP
7 2 (0.58%) CEH
7 2 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.58%) CISSP
7 2 (0.58%) GCIA
7 2 (0.58%) GCIH
7 2 (0.58%) GIAC
7 2 (0.58%) GSEC
8 1 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.29%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (9.36%) QA
2 4 (1.17%) GDPR
3 3 (0.88%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.58%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.58%) GxP
4 2 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.29%) PMO
5 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 73 (21.35%) Docker
2 9 (2.63%) HDFS
3 8 (2.34%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.46%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.58%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.29%) GPFS
7 1 (0.29%) iptables
7 1 (0.29%) NFS
7 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 65 (19.01%) Kubernetes
2 29 (8.48%) Terraform
3 21 (6.14%) Ansible
4 9 (2.63%) Puppet
5 7 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.46%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 4 (1.17%) Foglight
7 4 (1.17%) Istio
7 4 (1.17%) Nagios
8 3 (0.88%) Galera Cluster
8 3 (0.88%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.58%) Kibana
9 2 (0.58%) Packer
9 2 (0.58%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.58%) SCOM
9 2 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.58%) WMI
10 1 (0.29%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.29%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.29%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 102 (29.82%) Oracle
2 34 (9.94%) Google
3 25 (7.31%) Microsoft
3 25 (7.31%) Sybase
4 13 (3.80%) Atlassian
5 12 (3.51%) Murex
6 11 (3.22%) Splunk
7 9 (2.63%) ArcSight
8 7 (2.05%) Talend
9 6 (1.75%) HP
9 6 (1.75%) IBM
9 6 (1.75%) Teradata
9 6 (1.75%) VMware
10 5 (1.46%) Dynatrace
10 5 (1.46%) F5
10 5 (1.46%) Informatica
11 4 (1.17%) CyberArk
11 4 (1.17%) MuleSoft
11 4 (1.17%) ServiceNow
11 4 (1.17%) Vertica