Period
to 26 June 2019

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 26 June 2019 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
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 117 104 109
Rank change year-on-year -13 +5 -30
Contract jobs citing MySQL 950 1,193 971
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.35% 2.64% 2.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.54% 10.48% 9.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 670 887 766
London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +2.86%
10th Percentile £331 £338 £313
90th Percentile £675 £631 £581
England median daily rate £460 £450 £420
% change year-on-year +2.22% +7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 9
London median hourly rate £35.00 £27.16 £27.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.87% - -45.68%
10th Percentile £31.48 £25.75 £20.64
90th Percentile £37.50 £43.75 £40.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £27.16 £42.50
% change year-on-year +28.87% -36.09% +6.25%

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 9,955 11,380 9,755
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 24.67% 25.15% 24.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,227 8,517 7,072
London median daily rate £525 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £356 £325
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 74 46
London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.90% +1.64% +10.91%
10th Percentile £19.65 £20.25 £18.97
90th Percentile £55.15 £47.68 £47.25
England median hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +2.94% +13.33% +5.26%

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 26 June 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL in London over the 6 months to 26 June 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 26 June 2019. 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 -4 201 £500 +5.26% 15
West London -45 19 £450 -14.29% 8
East London -8 17 £500 -8.05% 3
South London -9 15 £375 -28.57% 3
North London +2 11 £400 +21.77% 1
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, 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.

1 394 (41.47%) Agile Software Development
2 375 (39.47%) JavaScript
3 318 (33.47%) Linux
4 317 (33.37%) SQL
4 317 (33.37%) Java
5 291 (30.63%) Amazon AWS
6 270 (28.42%) SQL Server
7 257 (27.05%) Python
8 255 (26.84%) Docker
9 252 (26.53%) HTML
10 234 (24.63%) CSS
11 232 (24.42%) PostgreSQL
12 208 (21.89%) PHP
13 198 (20.84%) MongoDB
14 194 (20.42%) NoSQL
14 194 (20.42%) Git (software)
15 188 (19.79%) Jenkins
16 182 (19.16%) Microservices
17 180 (18.95%) Relational Database
18 178 (18.74%) DevOps
19 171 (18.00%) Microsoft Azure
20 167 (17.58%) Oracle
20 167 (17.58%) TDD
21 166 (17.47%) Scrum
22 160 (16.84%) Open Source
23 136 (14.32%) Finance
24 133 (14.00%) AngularJS
25 131 (13.79%) OO
26 119 (12.53%) Test Automation
27 115 (12.11%) Continuous Integration

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
1 105 (11.05%) Apache
2 100 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
3 69 (7.26%) Confluence
4 45 (4.74%) WordPress
5 34 (3.58%) Drupal
6 31 (3.26%) Tomcat
7 30 (3.16%) CMS
8 29 (3.05%) Apache Spark
9 26 (2.74%) Apache Solr
10 25 (2.63%) nginx
11 24 (2.53%) MS Exchange
12 23 (2.42%) JBoss
13 21 (2.21%) SharePoint
14 20 (2.11%) OpenStack
15 18 (1.89%) IIS
15 18 (1.89%) SAS
16 11 (1.16%) Cloud Foundry
17 10 (1.05%) Appian
17 10 (1.05%) WebLogic
18 9 (0.95%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (1.37%) Photoshop
2 9 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.84%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (0.63%) SPSS
4 6 (0.63%) Stata
5 4 (0.42%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.11%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.05%) Magento
2 7 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.42%) Adobe Campaign
3 4 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.42%) SAP ERP
3 4 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.42%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.11%) Orchestrade
Cloud Services
1 291 (30.63%) Amazon AWS
2 171 (18.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 82 (8.63%) Serverless
4 77 (8.11%) GitHub
5 68 (7.16%) AWS Lambda
6 67 (7.05%) Amazon S3
7 66 (6.95%) Google Cloud Platform
8 61 (6.42%) Amazon EC2
9 46 (4.84%) Amazon SQS
10 42 (4.42%) npm
11 28 (2.95%) Amazon ECS
12 27 (2.84%) Office 365
13 25 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
14 23 (2.42%) PaaS
15 22 (2.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 22 (2.32%) Cloud Computing
15 22 (2.32%) Power Platform
16 20 (2.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 17 (1.79%) CloudFront
18 16 (1.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (6.74%) HTTP
2 55 (5.79%) DNS
3 48 (5.05%) TCP/IP
4 45 (4.74%) FTP
4 45 (4.74%) Internet
5 40 (4.21%) SSL
6 38 (4.00%) IPsec
7 37 (3.89%) DHCP
8 31 (3.26%) Firewall
9 18 (1.89%) Intranet
10 16 (1.68%) SAN
11 12 (1.26%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (0.95%) MPLS
13 7 (0.74%) IP Telephony
13 7 (0.74%) VPN
14 5 (0.53%) Intrusion Detection
15 4 (0.42%) HTTPS
16 3 (0.32%) NAS
16 3 (0.32%) Network Security
16 3 (0.32%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 270 (28.42%) SQL Server
2 232 (24.42%) PostgreSQL
3 198 (20.84%) MongoDB
4 194 (20.42%) NoSQL
5 180 (18.95%) Relational Database
6 100 (10.53%) RDBMS
7 80 (8.42%) Apache Cassandra
8 70 (7.37%) Big Data
9 63 (6.63%) Amazon RDS
10 58 (6.11%) Data Warehouse
11 56 (5.89%) Redis
12 42 (4.42%) Hadoop
13 41 (4.32%) Apache Hive
14 36 (3.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 29 (3.05%) Data Mining
16 26 (2.74%) MariaDB
17 23 (2.42%) Amazon Redshift
18 22 (2.32%) Power BI
19 20 (2.11%) BigQuery
19 20 (2.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 194 (20.42%) Git (software)
2 188 (19.79%) Jenkins
3 113 (11.89%) JIRA
4 78 (8.21%) Maven
5 54 (5.68%) Cucumber
6 49 (5.16%) Selenium
7 41 (4.32%) gulp
8 40 (4.21%) Jasmine
9 38 (4.00%) Travis CI
10 37 (3.89%) Subversion
11 35 (3.68%) Grunt
12 34 (3.58%) Karma Test Runner
12 34 (3.58%) Protractor
13 32 (3.37%) JUnit
14 29 (3.05%) Mockito
15 22 (2.32%) Vagrant
16 17 (1.79%) Sonatype Nexus
17 14 (1.47%) EasyMock
18 13 (1.37%) Bitbucket
18 13 (1.37%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 136 (14.32%) Finance
2 53 (5.58%) Banking
3 51 (5.37%) Marketing
4 39 (4.11%) Retail
5 26 (2.74%) Financial Institution
6 20 (2.11%) Legal
7 18 (1.89%) Games
8 16 (1.68%) Law
8 16 (1.68%) Pharmaceutical
9 14 (1.47%) Investment Banking
10 13 (1.37%) Front Office
11 12 (1.26%) Publishing
12 5 (0.53%) Online Betting
13 2 (0.21%) Advertising
13 2 (0.21%) French Language
13 2 (0.21%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.11%) Automotive
14 1 (0.11%) Digital Economy
14 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 556 (58.53%) Developer
2 103 (10.84%) Java Developer
3 94 (9.89%) PHP Developer
4 75 (7.89%) DevOps Engineer
5 66 (6.95%) Senior Developer
6 58 (6.11%) Architect
7 51 (5.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 49 (5.16%) Data Engineer
9 46 (4.84%) Backend Developer
9 46 (4.84%) Full Stack Developer
10 41 (4.32%) AWS Developer
11 35 (3.68%) Python Developer
12 34 (3.58%) JavaScript Developer
13 33 (3.47%) Analyst
13 33 (3.47%) AWS Engineer
14 32 (3.37%) DBA
15 31 (3.26%) Software Engineer
16 30 (3.16%) Angular Developer
16 30 (3.16%) Python Engineer
17 29 (3.05%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 252 (26.53%) HTML
2 234 (24.63%) CSS
3 133 (14.00%) AngularJS
4 115 (12.11%) Web Services
5 113 (11.89%) jQuery
6 107 (11.26%) Spring
7 105 (11.05%) Node.js
8 103 (10.84%) REST
9 99 (10.42%) HTML5
10 97 (10.21%) JSON
11 85 (8.95%) .NET
12 80 (8.42%) RESTful
13 78 (8.21%) LAMP
13 78 (8.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 65 (6.84%) React
15 60 (6.32%) SOAP
16 59 (6.21%) CSS3
17 52 (5.47%) Spring Boot
17 52 (5.47%) Vue.js
18 48 (5.05%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 63 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (4.21%) User Experience
3 33 (3.47%) Data Structures
4 31 (3.26%) Replication
5 28 (2.95%) Greenfield Project
6 24 (2.53%) Data Centre
6 24 (2.53%) Management Information System
7 20 (2.11%) NHS
8 16 (1.68%) Linux Command Line
8 16 (1.68%) Private Cloud
9 13 (1.37%) Public Cloud
9 13 (1.37%) Social Media
10 12 (1.26%) Algorithms
11 11 (1.16%) Mobile App
11 11 (1.16%) Self-Motivation
12 10 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (0.95%) PKI
13 9 (0.95%) Robotics
14 8 (0.84%) Data Protection Act
14 8 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 318 (33.47%) Linux
2 95 (10.00%) Windows
3 74 (7.79%) Unix
4 30 (3.16%) Ubuntu
5 20 (2.11%) Windows Server
6 11 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (0.95%) Mac OS X
8 8 (0.84%) Android
9 7 (0.74%) Apple iOS
10 6 (0.63%) CentOS
10 6 (0.63%) Solaris
11 4 (0.42%) Debian
12 3 (0.32%) SUSE
12 3 (0.32%) VMS
13 2 (0.21%) AIX
13 2 (0.21%) FreeBSD
13 2 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.11%) Fedora
14 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 394 (41.47%) Agile Software Development
2 182 (19.16%) Microservices
3 178 (18.74%) DevOps
4 167 (17.58%) TDD
5 166 (17.47%) Scrum
6 160 (16.84%) Open Source
7 131 (13.79%) OO
8 119 (12.53%) Test Automation
9 115 (12.11%) Continuous Integration
10 103 (10.84%) BDD
11 96 (10.11%) Front End Development
12 92 (9.68%) Analytics
13 83 (8.74%) Software Engineering
14 81 (8.53%) ETL
14 81 (8.53%) Migration
15 71 (7.47%) Configuration Management
16 69 (7.26%) Problem-Solving
17 63 (6.63%) Web Development
18 61 (6.42%) Business Intelligence
19 59 (6.21%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 375 (39.47%) JavaScript
2 317 (33.37%) Java
2 317 (33.37%) SQL
3 257 (27.05%) Python
4 208 (21.89%) PHP
5 77 (8.11%) TypeScript
6 67 (7.05%) ES6
6 67 (7.05%) Ruby
7 65 (6.84%) Bash Shell
8 61 (6.42%) C#
9 57 (6.00%) PowerShell
10 53 (5.58%) Perl
11 49 (5.16%) Scala
12 46 (4.84%) Java 8
13 31 (3.26%) Go
14 28 (2.95%) C++
14 28 (2.95%) PHP 7
15 27 (2.84%) Shell Script
16 26 (2.74%) PL/SQL
16 26 (2.74%) R
Qualifications
1 56 (5.89%) Degree
2 45 (4.74%) Security Cleared
3 25 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
4 14 (1.47%) Master's Degree
5 13 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
6 8 (0.84%) CTC Cleared
7 7 (0.74%) DBS Check
8 6 (0.63%) PhD
9 4 (0.42%) CISSP
9 4 (0.42%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.32%) BC Cleared
10 3 (0.32%) CHECK Team Member
11 2 (0.21%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
12 1 (0.11%) GCIA
12 1 (0.11%) GCIH
12 1 (0.11%) GIAC
12 1 (0.11%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (4.53%) QA
2 10 (1.05%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.63%) GDPR
4 5 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.42%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.42%) SLA
6 3 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.21%) WCAG
System Software
1 255 (26.84%) Docker
2 45 (4.74%) Virtual Machines
3 34 (3.58%) Active Directory
4 17 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (1.68%) Apache Flume
6 14 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (1.37%) Shibboleth
8 12 (1.26%) VMware NSX
9 9 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
10 8 (0.84%) HDFS
11 6 (0.63%) Varnish
12 5 (0.53%) Hyper-V
12 5 (0.53%) vSphere
13 3 (0.32%) KVM
13 3 (0.32%) RHEV
13 3 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.21%) etcd
15 1 (0.11%) Forefront TMG
15 1 (0.11%) Postfix
15 1 (0.11%) PowerDNS
Systems Management
1 102 (10.74%) Ansible
2 81 (8.53%) Puppet
3 77 (8.11%) Kubernetes
4 71 (7.47%) Terraform
5 53 (5.58%) Opscode Chef
6 34 (3.58%) SCCM
7 14 (1.47%) Single Sign-On
8 12 (1.26%) WSUS
9 10 (1.05%) Kibana
9 10 (1.05%) logstash
10 7 (0.74%) Prometheus
11 6 (0.63%) HAProxy
11 6 (0.63%) Salt
12 5 (0.53%) Data Guard
12 5 (0.53%) Docker Swarm
12 5 (0.53%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 5 (0.53%) Nagios
12 5 (0.53%) Packer
13 4 (0.42%) Hadoop YARN
13 4 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 167 (17.58%) Oracle
2 96 (10.11%) Microsoft
3 59 (6.21%) Google
4 37 (3.89%) VMware
5 28 (2.95%) Tableau
6 25 (2.63%) Splunk
7 21 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
8 16 (1.68%) hybris
9 13 (1.37%) Sony
9 13 (1.37%) Talend
10 12 (1.26%) New Relic
11 11 (1.16%) F5
11 11 (1.16%) Informatica
11 11 (1.16%) Zend
12 10 (1.05%) Cadence
12 10 (1.05%) Vertica
13 8 (0.84%) IBM
13 8 (0.84%) Palo Alto
14 7 (0.74%) Adobe
14 7 (0.74%) Red Hat