Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 119 110 101
Rank change year-on-year -9 -9 -1
Contract jobs citing MySQL 675 1,087 1,183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.24% 2.44% 2.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.56% 10.13% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 799 945
London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £346 £325 £325
90th Percentile £663 £626 £625
England median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 8
London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +23.89% -59.64%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00

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 7,059 10,732 11,087
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 23.42% 24.12% 23.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,037 7,931 8,357
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £355
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £481 £475
% change year-on-year -1.14% +1.16% +9.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 46 60
London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.24 £26.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.04% +17.06% -19.74%
10th Percentile £20.97 £19.09 £17.25
90th Percentile £54.28 £47.50 £58.75
England median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £31.15
% change year-on-year -7.14% +12.36% +13.27%

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 23 January 2020.

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
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 January 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 -4 133 £475 -9.52% 90
West London +33 36 £525 +38.16% 61
South London +21 21 £475 -9.52% 5
East London +8 5 £450 -18.18% 23
North London +9 2 £425 +6.25% 2
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 272 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
2 214 (31.70%) AWS
3 200 (29.63%) Microservices
4 195 (28.89%) JavaScript
5 193 (28.59%) Linux
6 189 (28.00%) SQL
7 182 (26.96%) Java
8 168 (24.89%) Python
9 167 (24.74%) Docker
10 161 (23.85%) SQL Server
11 159 (23.56%) PostgreSQL
12 157 (23.26%) Git (software)
13 151 (22.37%) Azure
14 147 (21.78%) Finance
15 137 (20.30%) PHP
15 137 (20.30%) DevOps
16 136 (20.15%) HTML
17 134 (19.85%) Web Services
17 134 (19.85%) AngularJS
18 133 (19.70%) Relational Database
19 132 (19.56%) Scrum
20 131 (19.41%) TDD
21 121 (17.93%) CSS
22 111 (16.44%) REST
23 106 (15.70%) MongoDB
24 105 (15.56%) NoSQL
24 105 (15.56%) Oracle
25 101 (14.96%) C#
26 93 (13.78%) .NET
27 83 (12.30%) Software Engineering

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 76 (11.26%) Elasticsearch
2 42 (6.22%) Confluence
3 37 (5.48%) Apache
4 29 (4.30%) Apache Spark
5 21 (3.11%) nginx
5 21 (3.11%) Tomcat
6 16 (2.37%) Drupal
7 15 (2.22%) WordPress
8 14 (2.07%) CMS
8 14 (2.07%) Mattermost
9 10 (1.48%) SAS
10 7 (1.04%) IIS
10 7 (1.04%) JBoss
11 6 (0.89%) Anypoint
11 6 (0.89%) Mendix
11 6 (0.89%) Moodle
11 6 (0.89%) OpenStack
11 6 (0.89%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
12 5 (0.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (0.89%) Zeplin
2 5 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.44%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.15%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.15%) SPSS
4 1 (0.15%) Stata
Business Applications
1 8 (1.19%) PolarLake
2 7 (1.04%) Magento
3 6 (0.89%) Markit EDM
3 6 (0.89%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.30%) Social Studio
5 2 (0.30%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 214 (31.70%) AWS
2 151 (22.37%) Azure
3 58 (8.59%) GCP
4 37 (5.48%) GitHub
4 37 (5.48%) Serverless
5 33 (4.89%) AWS Lambda
6 23 (3.41%) Amazon S3
7 20 (2.96%) Amazon EC2
8 18 (2.67%) Power Platform
9 15 (2.22%) Office 365
10 14 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
11 10 (1.48%) Amazon ECS
11 10 (1.48%) Amazon SQS
11 10 (1.48%) Heroku
11 10 (1.48%) PaaS
12 8 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
12 8 (1.19%) IaaS
13 7 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
14 6 (0.89%) IBM Cloud
14 6 (0.89%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.81%) Firewall
2 15 (2.22%) HTTP
3 14 (2.07%) DNS
4 13 (1.93%) SSH
5 10 (1.48%) NAS
6 9 (1.33%) DHCP
7 8 (1.19%) Internet
8 7 (1.04%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (1.04%) TCP/IP
8 7 (1.04%) VPN
9 5 (0.74%) IPsec
9 5 (0.74%) SNMP
10 4 (0.59%) Kerberos
10 4 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.44%) AMQP
11 3 (0.44%) DOCSIS
11 3 (0.44%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.44%) IP Telephony
11 3 (0.44%) MPLS
11 3 (0.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (23.85%) SQL Server
2 159 (23.56%) PostgreSQL
3 133 (19.70%) Relational Database
4 106 (15.70%) MongoDB
5 105 (15.56%) NoSQL
6 82 (12.15%) Redis
7 57 (8.44%) RDBMS
8 35 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
9 33 (4.89%) Apache Cassandra
10 32 (4.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 32 (4.74%) Big Data
10 32 (4.74%) Hadoop
11 25 (3.70%) Amazon Aurora
12 24 (3.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 23 (3.41%) Apache Hive
14 20 (2.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 18 (2.67%) Power BI
16 17 (2.52%) MariaDB
17 13 (1.93%) BigQuery
18 12 (1.78%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 157 (23.26%) Git (software)
2 68 (10.07%) JIRA
3 53 (7.85%) Jenkins
4 49 (7.26%) Maven
5 43 (6.37%) JUnit
6 42 (6.22%) Gradle
6 42 (6.22%) Mockito
7 40 (5.93%) Selenium
8 29 (4.30%) Jasmine
9 22 (3.26%) Protractor
10 15 (2.22%) TeamCity
11 11 (1.63%) GitLab
11 11 (1.63%) MSBuild
11 11 (1.63%) Octopus Deploy
12 10 (1.48%) Subversion
13 9 (1.33%) CircleCI
13 9 (1.33%) webpack
14 8 (1.19%) Mocha
15 7 (1.04%) Cucumber
15 7 (1.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 147 (21.78%) Finance
2 35 (5.19%) Banking
3 31 (4.59%) Front Office
4 21 (3.11%) Public Sector
5 17 (2.52%) Marketing
6 16 (2.37%) Games
7 13 (1.93%) Back Office
8 12 (1.78%) Pharmaceutical
9 10 (1.48%) Retail
10 8 (1.19%) Investment Banking
11 7 (1.04%) Financial Institution
11 7 (1.04%) Telecoms
12 5 (0.74%) Advertising
12 5 (0.74%) Legal
13 2 (0.30%) Electronics
13 2 (0.30%) iGaming
13 2 (0.30%) Law
13 2 (0.30%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.30%) Publishing
13 2 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 446 (66.07%) Developer
2 84 (12.44%) PHP Developer
3 68 (10.07%) Java Developer
4 59 (8.74%) Senior Developer
5 45 (6.67%) Backend Developer
6 44 (6.52%) Python Developer
7 42 (6.22%) Architect
8 39 (5.78%) DevOps Engineer
9 38 (5.63%) .NET Developer
10 37 (5.48%) Full Stack Developer
10 37 (5.48%) Software Engineer
11 36 (5.33%) C# Developer
12 34 (5.04%) React Developer
13 32 (4.74%) Angular Developer
14 28 (4.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 28 (4.15%) MySQL Developer
15 27 (4.00%) AWS Developer
15 27 (4.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
16 23 (3.41%) Symfony Developer
17 22 (3.26%) PHP Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (20.15%) HTML
2 134 (19.85%) AngularJS
2 134 (19.85%) Web Services
3 121 (17.93%) CSS
4 111 (16.44%) REST
5 93 (13.78%) .NET
6 77 (11.41%) React
7 69 (10.22%) Kafka
8 66 (9.78%) Spring
9 57 (8.44%) RESTful
10 56 (8.30%) Node.js
10 56 (8.30%) RabbitMQ
11 49 (7.26%) JSON
12 47 (6.96%) LAMP
13 44 (6.52%) SOAP
14 42 (6.22%) HTML5
14 42 (6.22%) Spring Boot
15 40 (5.93%) ASP.NET
16 39 (5.78%) jQuery
16 39 (5.78%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 34 (5.04%) User Experience
2 32 (4.74%) Greenfield Project
3 20 (2.96%) Linux Command Line
4 19 (2.81%) Pricing Data
5 16 (2.37%) Algorithms
5 16 (2.37%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (2.22%) Data Centre
7 12 (1.78%) Management Information System
8 11 (1.63%) NHS
9 10 (1.48%) Mobile App
10 9 (1.33%) Data Structures
10 9 (1.33%) Replication
11 8 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (1.04%) Cloud Native
12 7 (1.04%) PKI
13 6 (0.89%) Client/Server
13 6 (0.89%) Public Cloud
13 6 (0.89%) Renewable Energy
14 5 (0.74%) Self-Motivation
15 4 (0.59%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 193 (28.59%) Linux
2 55 (8.15%) Windows
3 42 (6.22%) Unix
4 25 (3.70%) CentOS
5 17 (2.52%) Ubuntu
6 16 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (2.07%) Windows Server
8 11 (1.63%) Apple iOS
9 10 (1.48%) Mac OS
10 9 (1.33%) Mac OS X
11 8 (1.19%) Android
11 8 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.59%) Mac OS X Server
12 4 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.44%) Solaris
14 2 (0.30%) Debian
15 1 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
2 200 (29.63%) Microservices
3 137 (20.30%) DevOps
4 132 (19.56%) Scrum
5 131 (19.41%) TDD
6 83 (12.30%) Software Engineering
7 79 (11.70%) Pair Programming
8 60 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
9 56 (8.30%) Front End Development
10 54 (8.00%) BDD
11 52 (7.70%) Test Automation
12 50 (7.41%) MVC
13 49 (7.26%) Open Source
14 39 (5.78%) ETL
14 39 (5.78%) Machine Learning
15 36 (5.33%) E-Commerce
15 36 (5.33%) Fintech
16 35 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
16 35 (5.19%) Continuous Delivery
16 35 (5.19%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 195 (28.89%) JavaScript
2 189 (28.00%) SQL
3 182 (26.96%) Java
4 168 (24.89%) Python
5 137 (20.30%) PHP
6 101 (14.96%) C#
7 50 (7.41%) Ruby
8 47 (6.96%) Java 8
9 38 (5.63%) Bash Shell
9 38 (5.63%) Scala
10 31 (4.59%) Go
11 24 (3.56%) F#
12 23 (3.41%) Perl
12 23 (3.41%) TypeScript
13 21 (3.11%) PowerShell
14 19 (2.81%) C++
15 11 (1.63%) R
16 10 (1.48%) Groovy
17 9 (1.33%) C
17 9 (1.33%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 34 (5.04%) Degree
2 33 (4.89%) Security Cleared
3 20 (2.96%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.48%) DV Cleared
5 6 (0.89%) CCNP
5 6 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (0.74%) CISSP
6 5 (0.74%) SAS Certification
7 4 (0.59%) OCPJP
8 3 (0.44%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.44%) CEH
8 3 (0.44%) GCIA
8 3 (0.44%) GCIH
8 3 (0.44%) GIAC
8 3 (0.44%) GSEC
9 2 (0.30%) CCIE
9 2 (0.30%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.15%) CCNA
10 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.85%) QA
2 4 (0.59%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.44%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.44%) SLA
4 2 (0.30%) COBIT
4 2 (0.30%) GDPR
4 2 (0.30%) GLBA
4 2 (0.30%) HIPAA
4 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (0.30%) NIST
5 1 (0.15%) HL7
5 1 (0.15%) ISO 20022
5 1 (0.15%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.15%) WCAG
System Software
1 167 (24.74%) Docker
2 18 (2.67%) Active Directory
3 14 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (0.59%) pfSense
6 3 (0.44%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.44%) Varnish
7 2 (0.30%) LXC
7 2 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.15%) HDFS
8 1 (0.15%) KVM
8 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.15%) Xen
8 1 (0.15%) XenApp
8 1 (0.15%) zsh
Systems Management
1 74 (10.96%) Kubernetes
2 47 (6.96%) Ansible
3 42 (6.22%) Terraform
4 22 (3.26%) Puppet
5 21 (3.11%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (1.63%) Jamf Pro
7 10 (1.48%) Grafana
8 9 (1.33%) Nagios
8 9 (1.33%) Salt
9 8 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
9 8 (1.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 6 (0.89%) Single Sign-On
11 4 (0.59%) Prometheus
11 4 (0.59%) SCCM
11 4 (0.59%) WSUS
11 4 (0.59%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.44%) HAProxy
12 3 (0.44%) Kibana
12 3 (0.44%) Sysdig
13 2 (0.30%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 105 (15.56%) Oracle
2 68 (10.07%) Microsoft
3 53 (7.85%) Google
4 34 (5.04%) VMware
5 26 (3.85%) Sybase
6 25 (3.70%) Cisco
7 23 (3.41%) Atlassian
7 23 (3.41%) NetApp
8 22 (3.26%) MuleSoft
9 21 (3.11%) Splunk
10 18 (2.67%) EMC
10 18 (2.67%) Red Hat
11 17 (2.52%) Dell
12 16 (2.37%) Tableau
13 13 (1.93%) F5
13 13 (1.93%) Salesforce.com
13 13 (1.93%) Symantec
14 11 (1.63%) Apple
15 10 (1.48%) IBM
16 8 (1.19%) Bloomberg