Period
to 2 July 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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 99 123 109
Rank change year-on-year +24 -14 +5
Contract jobs citing MySQL 452 965 1,208
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.57% 2.36% 2.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.28% 9.56% 10.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 713 918
Median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £354 £325 £338
90th Percentile £750 £674 £631
England median daily rate £497 £455 £450
% change year-on-year +9.13% +1.11% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +28.87% -27.57%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.16
% change year-on-year - +28.87% -32.10%

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 4,396 10,092 11,574
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 24.98% 24.67% 25.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,048 7,331 8,664
Median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £356
90th Percentile £713 £688 £675
England median daily rate £500 £483 £475
% change year-on-year +3.63% +1.58% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 58 74
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% +0.62%
10th Percentile £20.70 £17.71 £20.25
90th Percentile £45.25 £56.50 £47.68
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year - +4.48% +11.67%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +22 69 £425 -15.00% 33
West London +47 10 £485 +7.78% 4
South London +31 7 £488 +30.00% 2
East London +33 6 £438 -12.50% 5
North London +10 1 £450 +12.50% 1
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 226 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 200 (44.25%) Java
3 190 (42.04%) SQL Server
4 187 (41.37%) AWS
5 185 (40.93%) Microservices
6 159 (35.18%) Docker
7 156 (34.51%) SQL
8 145 (32.08%) Python
9 144 (31.86%) Azure
10 140 (30.97%) JavaScript
11 137 (30.31%) PostgreSQL
12 134 (29.65%) Web Services
13 128 (28.32%) DevOps
14 124 (27.43%) Finance
15 116 (25.66%) Linux
16 115 (25.44%) AngularJS
17 110 (24.34%) Scrum
18 109 (24.12%) Oracle
19 89 (19.69%) Kubernetes
20 88 (19.47%) Elasticsearch
20 88 (19.47%) Software Engineering
21 74 (16.37%) Google
22 73 (16.15%) MongoDB
22 73 (16.15%) Apache
23 72 (15.93%) Pair Programming
24 71 (15.71%) REST
24 71 (15.71%) React
25 69 (15.27%) GCP
26 68 (15.04%) Banking
27 67 (14.82%) Git (software)

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 88 (19.47%) Elasticsearch
2 73 (16.15%) Apache
3 28 (6.19%) Tomcat
4 21 (4.65%) Confluence
5 20 (4.42%) SharePoint
6 10 (2.21%) JBoss
7 9 (1.99%) nginx
8 6 (1.33%) Apache Spark
8 6 (1.33%) Red Hat Fuse
8 6 (1.33%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.11%) Mule
9 5 (1.11%) WordPress
10 4 (0.88%) CMS
10 4 (0.88%) IIS
10 4 (0.88%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.66%) Appian
11 3 (0.66%) Drupal
12 2 (0.44%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.44%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 15 (3.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 11 (2.43%) Magento
3 4 (0.88%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.66%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 187 (41.37%) AWS
2 144 (31.86%) Azure
3 69 (15.27%) GCP
4 60 (13.27%) Serverless
5 56 (12.39%) AWS Lambda
6 49 (10.84%) Amazon ECS
7 36 (7.96%) GitHub
8 32 (7.08%) Apigee
9 20 (4.42%) IaaS
10 13 (2.88%) Datadog
10 13 (2.88%) PaaS
10 13 (2.88%) Power Platform
11 12 (2.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 10 (2.21%) Slack
13 9 (1.99%) Amazon EC2
14 7 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
14 7 (1.55%) OpenShift
15 6 (1.33%) Amazon S3
15 6 (1.33%) Heroku
16 4 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.43%) DHCP
1 11 (2.43%) DNS
2 10 (2.21%) Firewall
2 10 (2.21%) HTTP
3 9 (1.99%) Internet
3 9 (1.99%) SNMP
4 7 (1.55%) SSH
5 6 (1.33%) Wireless
6 5 (1.11%) DOCSIS
6 5 (1.11%) Kerberos
7 4 (0.88%) 2G
7 4 (0.88%) 3G
7 4 (0.88%) 4G
7 4 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.66%) 5G
8 3 (0.66%) AMQP
8 3 (0.66%) MQTT
8 3 (0.66%) VLAN
8 3 (0.66%) VPN
9 2 (0.44%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (42.04%) SQL Server
2 137 (30.31%) PostgreSQL
3 73 (16.15%) MongoDB
4 65 (14.38%) Relational Database
5 61 (13.50%) NoSQL
6 60 (13.27%) Redis
7 51 (11.28%) Amazon Redshift
8 47 (10.40%) Data Warehouse
9 26 (5.75%) Apache Cassandra
10 24 (5.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 23 (5.09%) Big Data
12 20 (4.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 18 (3.98%) RDBMS
14 16 (3.54%) Amazon Aurora
15 14 (3.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 13 (2.88%) Power BI
17 12 (2.65%) Oracle Database
18 11 (2.43%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
19 9 (1.99%) SQL Server 2016
20 8 (1.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 67 (14.82%) Git (software)
2 51 (11.28%) Jenkins
3 49 (10.84%) GitLab
4 41 (9.07%) JIRA
5 39 (8.63%) JUnit
5 39 (8.63%) Selenium
6 37 (8.19%) Maven
7 34 (7.52%) Artifactory
8 32 (7.08%) Mockito
9 30 (6.64%) Gradle
9 30 (6.64%) Jasmine
9 30 (6.64%) Protractor
10 20 (4.42%) TeamCity
11 15 (3.32%) MSBuild
11 15 (3.32%) Octopus Deploy
11 15 (3.32%) Subversion
12 10 (2.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 9 (1.99%) Cucumber
14 8 (1.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 5 (1.11%) Hudson
General
1 124 (27.43%) Finance
2 68 (15.04%) Banking
3 31 (6.86%) Public Sector
4 29 (6.42%) Back Office
4 29 (6.42%) Front Office
5 9 (1.99%) Games
5 9 (1.99%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.55%) Advertising
6 7 (1.55%) Marketing
7 6 (1.33%) Local Government
7 6 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.11%) Law
8 5 (1.11%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.88%) Electronics
10 2 (0.44%) Retail
11 1 (0.22%) International Banking
11 1 (0.22%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.22%) Legal
11 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 272 (60.18%) Developer
2 61 (13.50%) Java Developer
3 36 (7.96%) Architect
4 35 (7.74%) PHP Developer
4 35 (7.74%) Software Engineer
5 34 (7.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 33 (7.30%) Java Engineer
7 31 (6.86%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 29 (6.42%) Backend Developer
9 27 (5.97%) DevOps Engineer
10 25 (5.53%) Java Software Developer
10 25 (5.53%) Java Software Engineer
11 24 (5.31%) .NET Developer
11 24 (5.31%) AWS Engineer
11 24 (5.31%) Full Stack Developer
11 24 (5.31%) SQL Developer
12 23 (5.09%) React Developer
13 21 (4.65%) AWS Developer
14 20 (4.42%) Angular Developer
14 20 (4.42%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (29.65%) Web Services
2 115 (25.44%) AngularJS
3 71 (15.71%) React
3 71 (15.71%) REST
4 64 (14.16%) Spring
5 62 (13.72%) HTML
6 56 (12.39%) gRPC
7 53 (11.73%) CSS
8 49 (10.84%) .NET
9 48 (10.62%) LAMP
10 45 (9.96%) SOAP
11 39 (8.63%) RESTful
12 37 (8.19%) Spring Boot
12 37 (8.19%) Swagger
13 34 (7.52%) OAuth
14 33 (7.30%) RabbitMQ
15 32 (7.08%) .NET Core
16 31 (6.86%) XML
17 29 (6.42%) Node.js
18 28 (6.19%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 50 (11.06%) Hedge funds
2 32 (7.08%) User Experience
3 29 (6.42%) Greenfield Project
4 23 (5.09%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (3.98%) Linux Command Line
6 14 (3.10%) NHS
7 12 (2.65%) Replication
8 11 (2.43%) Management Information System
9 10 (2.21%) Blog
9 10 (2.21%) Mobile App
10 9 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.77%) Pricing Data
12 7 (1.55%) Cloud Native
13 5 (1.11%) Data Structures
13 5 (1.11%) Fixed Income
13 5 (1.11%) Public Cloud
14 4 (0.88%) Self-Motivation
15 3 (0.66%) Algorithms
15 3 (0.66%) Clustering
15 3 (0.66%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 116 (25.66%) Linux
2 57 (12.61%) Unix
3 45 (9.96%) Windows
4 12 (2.65%) Mac OS X
5 9 (1.99%) CentOS
6 8 (1.77%) AIX
7 7 (1.55%) Android
7 7 (1.55%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.88%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.44%) Debian
11 2 (0.44%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.44%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.44%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2016
12 1 (0.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (40.93%) Microservices
3 128 (28.32%) DevOps
4 110 (24.34%) Scrum
5 88 (19.47%) Software Engineering
6 72 (15.93%) Pair Programming
7 63 (13.94%) TDD
8 62 (13.72%) Asset Management
9 51 (11.28%) Mentoring
10 47 (10.40%) Investment Management
11 38 (8.41%) Migration
12 37 (8.19%) Front End Development
13 35 (7.74%) Test Automation
14 33 (7.30%) Open Source
15 32 (7.08%) Computer Science
16 30 (6.64%) BDD
16 30 (6.64%) ETL
16 30 (6.64%) SDLC
17 28 (6.19%) OO
18 27 (5.97%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 200 (44.25%) Java
2 156 (34.51%) SQL
3 145 (32.08%) Python
4 140 (30.97%) JavaScript
5 62 (13.72%) PHP
6 52 (11.50%) C#
7 38 (8.41%) Ruby
8 35 (7.74%) Java 8
9 34 (7.52%) Bash Shell
10 29 (6.42%) C++
11 23 (5.09%) F#
12 21 (4.65%) PowerShell
13 16 (3.54%) Apex Code
13 16 (3.54%) Scala
14 12 (2.65%) Go
14 12 (2.65%) TypeScript
15 11 (2.43%) Perl
16 8 (1.77%) T-SQL
17 7 (1.55%) PL/SQL
18 6 (1.33%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 34 (7.52%) Degree
2 30 (6.64%) Security Cleared
3 23 (5.09%) SC Cleared
4 17 (3.76%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (2.88%) Sun Certification
6 7 (1.55%) Master's Degree
7 5 (1.11%) CCNA
7 5 (1.11%) CCNP
7 5 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.66%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.66%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.66%) ISEB
8 3 (0.66%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.22%) MySQL Certification
10 1 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.54%) QA
2 8 (1.77%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.11%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.44%) GDPR
5 1 (0.22%) HL7
5 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.22%) SLA
5 1 (0.22%) WCAG
System Software
1 159 (35.18%) Docker
2 21 (4.65%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.11%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (0.88%) Squid
4 4 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.66%) XenApp
6 2 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.44%) zsh
7 1 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.22%) iptables
7 1 (0.22%) NFS
7 1 (0.22%) PowerDNS
7 1 (0.22%) Varnish
7 1 (0.22%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 89 (19.69%) Kubernetes
2 41 (9.07%) Terraform
3 21 (4.65%) Ansible
4 18 (3.98%) Nagios
5 13 (2.88%) Puppet
6 11 (2.43%) Kibana
7 9 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (1.77%) Grafana
9 4 (0.88%) Data Guard
10 3 (0.66%) Salt
11 2 (0.44%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.44%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.44%) Jamf Pro
11 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Intune
11 2 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.44%) Packer
11 2 (0.44%) Prometheus
11 2 (0.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 2 (0.44%) vMotion
Vendors
1 109 (24.12%) Oracle
2 74 (16.37%) Google
3 39 (8.63%) Microsoft
3 39 (8.63%) Sybase
4 18 (3.98%) Splunk
5 17 (3.76%) Salesforce.com
6 15 (3.32%) Tableau
7 12 (2.65%) SAP
8 11 (2.43%) IBM
9 8 (1.77%) HP
9 8 (1.77%) Novell
9 8 (1.77%) PeopleSoft
9 8 (1.77%) SaltStack
9 8 (1.77%) Sun
10 7 (1.55%) CA
10 7 (1.55%) Red Hat
10 7 (1.55%) VMware
11 6 (1.33%) Atlassian
11 6 (1.33%) Zend
12 5 (1.11%) Cisco