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 3 months to 28 June 2017 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 67 82
Rank change year-on-year -39 +15  
Contract jobs citing MySQL 512 734 624
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.47% 3.38% 2.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.41% 14.87% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 569 424
Median daily rate £475 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 1
Median hourly rate £27.16 £21.20 £187.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.11% -88.69%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £33.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year +42.85% +54.65%  

MySQL is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 4917 4936 5504
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 23.68% 22.74% 23.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3569 3645 3851
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £338 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 18 50
Median hourly rate £24.66 £35.00 £27.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.54% +25.98%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £15.85 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.30 £136.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.14 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.04% +19.75%  

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing MySQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -12 76 £475 +11.76% 44
Croydon -12 5 £500 +29.03%
Greenwich - 3 £180 -
Heathrow - 3 £425 -
Uxbridge - 2 £300 -
Hammersmith - 2 £438 - 1
Hounslow +3 1 £600 +31.14%
Canary Wharf +3 1 £800 +113.33%
Osterley - 1 £284 -
Bromley - 1 £500 -
Chessington - 1 - -
Feltham - 1 £460 -
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MySQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 407 (41.79%) Agile Software Development
2 363 (37.27%) Linux
3 339 (34.80%) Java
4 311 (31.93%) JavaScript
5 276 (28.34%) Python
6 272 (27.93%) HTML
7 267 (27.41%) SQL
8 261 (26.80%) TDD
9 252 (25.87%) Git (software)
10 250 (25.67%) DevOps
11 233 (23.92%) PHP
12 224 (23.00%) Amazon AWS
13 223 (22.90%) CSS
14 211 (21.66%) PostgreSQL
15 202 (20.74%) Jenkins
16 188 (19.30%) NoSQL
17 187 (19.20%) Continuous Integration
18 169 (17.35%) Oracle
19 168 (17.25%) Puppet
20 161 (16.53%) Ansible
21 160 (16.43%) Docker
21 160 (16.43%) MongoDB
22 151 (15.50%) Relational Database
23 150 (15.40%) Node.js
24 144 (14.78%) SQL Server
25 142 (14.58%) Apache
26 140 (14.37%) Scrum
27 136 (13.96%) jQuery
28 127 (13.04%) Spring
29 123 (12.63%) Microservices

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
1 142 (14.58%) Apache
2 117 (12.01%) Tomcat
3 74 (7.60%) nginx
4 71 (7.29%) Drupal
5 55 (5.65%) Elasticsearch
6 52 (5.34%) OpenStack
7 47 (4.83%) WebSphere
8 46 (4.72%) CMS
9 36 (3.70%) WebLogic
10 35 (3.59%) Apache Spark
10 35 (3.59%) WordPress
11 33 (3.39%) JBoss
12 29 (2.98%) Confluence
13 16 (1.64%) Apache Pig
14 15 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 11 (1.13%) Jetty
15 11 (1.13%) SharePoint
16 10 (1.03%) Apache Solr
17 7 (0.72%) IIS
17 7 (0.72%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (1.13%) Photoshop
3 10 (1.03%) HipChat
4 5 (0.51%) SPSS
4 5 (0.51%) Stata
5 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.21%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 19 (1.95%) Magento
2 13 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (0.82%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.51%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 5 (0.51%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.21%) Siebel CRM
6 1 (0.10%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.10%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.10%) RMDS
6 1 (0.10%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.10%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 224 (23.00%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (7.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (4.62%) GitHub
4 32 (3.29%) Amazon S3
5 28 (2.87%) Amazon EC2
6 25 (2.57%) AWS CloudFormation
7 23 (2.36%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (1.44%) Amazon EMR
9 12 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
10 11 (1.13%) Google Analytics
11 10 (1.03%) SaaS
11 10 (1.03%) Slack
11 10 (1.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 8 (0.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 8 (0.82%) AWS Lambda
13 6 (0.62%) Office 365
14 5 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
14 5 (0.51%) Datadog
14 5 (0.51%) G Suite
14 5 (0.51%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 77 (7.91%) HTTP
2 48 (4.93%) TCP/IP
3 46 (4.72%) SSL
4 38 (3.90%) LDAP
5 35 (3.59%) DNS
6 26 (2.67%) Firewall
7 23 (2.36%) Internet
8 21 (2.16%) VPN
9 17 (1.75%) Kerberos
10 14 (1.44%) HTTPS
11 9 (0.92%) SSH
12 5 (0.51%) Intranet
12 5 (0.51%) Network Security
12 5 (0.51%) OpenLDAP
12 5 (0.51%) SAN
12 5 (0.51%) WAN
13 4 (0.41%) FTP
13 4 (0.41%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (0.41%) tcpdump
13 4 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (21.66%) PostgreSQL
2 188 (19.30%) NoSQL
3 160 (16.43%) MongoDB
4 151 (15.50%) Relational Database
5 144 (14.78%) SQL Server
6 83 (8.52%) RDBMS
7 70 (7.19%) Hadoop
8 56 (5.75%) Big Data
9 53 (5.44%) Apache Cassandra
10 40 (4.11%) Redis
11 38 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
11 38 (3.90%) MariaDB
12 30 (3.08%) HBase
13 26 (2.67%) Apache Hive
14 23 (2.36%) Data Mining
15 18 (1.85%) MarkLogic
15 18 (1.85%) Neo4j
16 15 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
16 15 (1.54%) Oracle Database
17 13 (1.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 252 (25.87%) Git (software)
2 202 (20.74%) Jenkins
3 79 (8.11%) JIRA
4 65 (6.67%) Subversion
5 50 (5.13%) Maven
6 45 (4.62%) JUnit
7 33 (3.39%) Bitbucket
8 30 (3.08%) Cucumber
9 25 (2.57%) Artifactory
9 25 (2.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 24 (2.46%) Mockito
10 24 (2.46%) Sonatype Nexus
11 23 (2.36%) Ant
12 22 (2.26%) MSTest
12 22 (2.26%) NUnit
12 22 (2.26%) Selenium
12 22 (2.26%) Vagrant
13 18 (1.85%) GitLab
14 17 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
15 11 (1.13%) Mercurial
General
1 97 (9.96%) Finance
2 62 (6.37%) Marketing
3 45 (4.62%) Retail
4 41 (4.21%) Banking
5 40 (4.11%) Telecoms
6 22 (2.26%) Publishing
7 14 (1.44%) Advertising
8 13 (1.33%) Electronics
8 13 (1.33%) Manufacturing
9 12 (1.23%) Front Office
9 12 (1.23%) Games
9 12 (1.23%) Investment Banking
10 7 (0.72%) French Language
11 5 (0.51%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.31%) Billing
12 3 (0.31%) Legal
12 3 (0.31%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.21%) Automotive
13 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.10%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 573 (58.83%) Developer
2 160 (16.43%) Java Developer
3 130 (13.35%) DevOps Engineer
4 92 (9.45%) Senior Developer
5 84 (8.62%) PHP Developer
6 68 (6.98%) Python Developer
7 57 (5.85%) Drupal Developer
8 55 (5.65%) Linux Engineer
9 53 (5.44%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 46 (4.72%) Web Developer
11 45 (4.62%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 41 (4.21%) Node.js Developer
13 40 (4.11%) Administrator
14 38 (3.90%) DBA
14 38 (3.90%) MySQL Developer
15 37 (3.80%) Full Stack Developer
16 35 (3.59%) Architect
17 32 (3.29%) Scala Developer
18 30 (3.08%) JavaScript Developer
19 29 (2.98%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 272 (27.93%) HTML
2 223 (22.90%) CSS
3 150 (15.40%) Node.js
4 136 (13.96%) jQuery
5 127 (13.04%) Spring
6 120 (12.32%) AngularJS
7 118 (12.11%) REST
8 111 (11.40%) RESTful
9 110 (11.29%) LAMP
10 103 (10.57%) HTML5
11 102 (10.47%) Web Services
12 96 (9.86%) XML
13 80 (8.21%) JSON
14 78 (8.01%) Hibernate
14 78 (8.01%) RabbitMQ
15 61 (6.26%) SOAP
16 59 (6.06%) CSS3
17 50 (5.13%) LEMP Stack
18 45 (4.62%) Kafka
19 43 (4.41%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 62 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (4.93%) Computer Science
3 42 (4.31%) User Experience
4 40 (4.11%) Greenfield Project
5 22 (2.26%) Algorithms
6 20 (2.05%) STB
7 17 (1.75%) Data Centre
7 17 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (1.64%) Fintech
9 15 (1.54%) Client/Server
9 15 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
10 14 (1.44%) Management Information System
10 14 (1.44%) NHS
11 10 (1.03%) Mobile App
11 10 (1.03%) Replication
12 8 (0.82%) Blog
12 8 (0.82%) Digital Media
12 8 (0.82%) Market Risk
13 7 (0.72%) Clustering
13 7 (0.72%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 363 (37.27%) Linux
2 111 (11.40%) Unix
3 65 (6.67%) Windows
4 60 (6.16%) CentOS
4 60 (6.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 41 (4.21%) Ubuntu
6 22 (2.26%) Mac OS X
7 21 (2.16%) Solaris
8 14 (1.44%) HPUX
9 13 (1.33%) Windows Server
10 12 (1.23%) Apple iOS
11 11 (1.13%) Android
12 6 (0.62%) Fedora
13 5 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (0.31%) CoreOS
14 3 (0.31%) SmartOS
14 3 (0.31%) SUSE
14 3 (0.31%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 2 (0.21%) Mac OS X Server
15 2 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 407 (41.79%) Agile Software Development
2 261 (26.80%) TDD
3 250 (25.67%) DevOps
4 187 (19.20%) Continuous Integration
5 140 (14.37%) Scrum
6 123 (12.63%) Microservices
7 118 (12.11%) OO
8 112 (11.50%) BDD
9 103 (10.57%) Configuration Management
10 87 (8.93%) Open Source
11 85 (8.73%) Continuous Delivery
12 74 (7.60%) E-Commerce
12 74 (7.60%) Web Development
13 69 (7.08%) Test Automation
14 65 (6.67%) Kanban
14 65 (6.67%) MVC
15 64 (6.57%) OOP
16 63 (6.47%) Business Intelligence
17 55 (5.65%) Software Engineering
18 52 (5.34%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 339 (34.80%) Java
2 311 (31.93%) JavaScript
3 276 (28.34%) Python
4 267 (27.41%) SQL
5 233 (23.92%) PHP
6 119 (12.22%) Ruby
7 94 (9.65%) Bash Shell
8 80 (8.21%) Perl
9 74 (7.60%) Scala
10 37 (3.80%) Go
11 36 (3.70%) C#
12 31 (3.18%) Shell Script
13 28 (2.87%) PowerShell
14 27 (2.77%) Groovy
15 22 (2.26%) R
16 18 (1.85%) C++
17 16 (1.64%) Clojure
18 14 (1.44%) C
18 14 (1.44%) PL/SQL
19 10 (1.03%) Jython
Qualifications
1 59 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 56 (5.75%) Degree
3 52 (5.34%) SC Cleared
4 21 (2.16%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (0.62%) Master's Degree
6 4 (0.41%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.31%) OCPJP
8 2 (0.21%) CCNA
8 2 (0.21%) CCSA
8 2 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.21%) CISM
8 2 (0.21%) CISSP
8 2 (0.21%) JNCIA
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.10%) MCITP
9 1 (0.10%) MCSA
9 1 (0.10%) MCSE
9 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.10%) PhD
9 1 (0.10%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.08%) QA
2 14 (1.44%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.41%) SLA
4 3 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.21%) GCP
5 2 (0.21%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.10%) GDPR
System Software
1 160 (16.43%) Docker
2 26 (2.67%) Active Directory
3 25 (2.57%) HDFS
4 19 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (1.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 12 (1.23%) vCloud
7 8 (0.82%) NFS
8 5 (0.51%) Apache Flume
8 5 (0.51%) Xen
9 4 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.41%) Squid
9 4 (0.41%) XenServer
10 3 (0.31%) Postfix
10 3 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.21%) Corosync
11 2 (0.21%) LXC
11 2 (0.21%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.21%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 168 (17.25%) Puppet
2 161 (16.53%) Ansible
3 92 (9.45%) Opscode Chef
4 74 (7.60%) Kubernetes
5 38 (3.90%) Terraform
6 37 (3.80%) HAProxy
7 32 (3.29%) Nagios
8 27 (2.77%) Grafana
9 25 (2.57%) logstash
10 22 (2.26%) Hadoop YARN
11 21 (2.16%) Kibana
12 20 (2.05%) Graphite
13 17 (1.75%) ZABBIX
14 15 (1.54%) Mesos
15 13 (1.33%) Salt
16 12 (1.23%) Galera Cluster
17 8 (0.82%) Icinga
18 7 (0.72%) HP SiteScope
18 7 (0.72%) Packer
19 6 (0.62%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 169 (17.35%) Oracle
2 45 (4.62%) Microsoft
3 43 (4.41%) Red Hat
4 34 (3.49%) VMware
5 30 (3.08%) Google
6 23 (2.36%) Salesforce.com
7 22 (2.26%) Tableau
8 21 (2.16%) SAP
9 20 (2.05%) Atlassian
10 18 (1.85%) SaltStack
11 16 (1.64%) Splunk
12 15 (1.54%) Cloudera
13 14 (1.44%) Dynatrace
13 14 (1.44%) Zend
14 13 (1.33%) IBM
15 12 (1.23%) hybris
15 12 (1.23%) Teradata
16 11 (1.13%) HP
17 9 (0.92%) F5
17 9 (0.92%) Talend
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