Period
to 4 December 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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 110 131 112
Rank change year-on-year +21 -19 -3
Contract jobs citing MySQL 393 725 1,127
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.39% 2.07% 2.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.84% 8.54% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 545 853
Median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £350 £325 £333
90th Percentile £713 £650 £612
England median daily rate £498 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +10.68% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Median hourly rate £53.75 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.57% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -14.29% -12.50%

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 3,995 8,491 11,360
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 24.33% 24.22% 24.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,678 6,117 8,511
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £350 £363 £363
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
England median daily rate £488 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +2.63% - +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 60 50
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £27.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +26.74% +3.82%
10th Percentile £24.40 £15.59 £18.95
90th Percentile £64.70 £57.70 £47.53
Median hourly rate £35.00 £30.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year +14.75% -8.96% +7.54%

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 4 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing MySQL in London over the 6 months to 4 December 2020.

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 4 December 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 +30 48 £463 -7.50% 44
South London +35 6 £450 -2.70% 8
West London +13 5 £565 +25.56% 23
North London +10 4 £488 +18.18% 6
East London +47 2 £405 +35.00% 17
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 208 (52.93%) Java
2 171 (43.51%) AWS
3 170 (43.26%) Agile Software Development
4 168 (42.75%) SQL Server
5 166 (42.24%) SQL
6 163 (41.48%) Python
7 151 (38.42%) Oracle
8 136 (34.61%) Microservices
9 134 (34.10%) Finance
9 134 (34.10%) PostgreSQL
10 133 (33.84%) Docker
11 132 (33.59%) Linux
12 130 (33.08%) Web Services
13 129 (32.82%) DevOps
14 117 (29.77%) Azure
15 111 (28.24%) Banking
16 108 (27.48%) Kubernetes
17 95 (24.17%) Jenkins
18 91 (23.16%) Serverless
19 89 (22.65%) AWS Lambda
20 86 (21.88%) Apache
21 82 (20.87%) JavaScript
22 81 (20.61%) Software Engineering
23 78 (19.85%) Spring
24 75 (19.08%) Asset Management
24 75 (19.08%) GitLab
24 75 (19.08%) gRPC
25 74 (18.83%) Amazon ECS
26 73 (18.58%) Unix
27 72 (18.32%) GCP

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 86 (21.88%) Apache
2 40 (10.18%) JBoss
3 31 (7.89%) Confluence
4 25 (6.36%) Elasticsearch
4 25 (6.36%) Red Hat Fuse
5 23 (5.85%) Tomcat
6 15 (3.82%) Mule
7 13 (3.31%) WebLogic
8 12 (3.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 10 (2.54%) Appian
10 8 (2.04%) nginx
11 7 (1.78%) Apache Spark
12 6 (1.53%) IIS
12 6 (1.53%) Jetty
13 5 (1.27%) MQSeries
13 5 (1.27%) Oracle Self-Service HR
14 4 (1.02%) Drupal
14 4 (1.02%) SAS
14 4 (1.02%) SharePoint
14 4 (1.02%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.78%) Magento
1 7 (1.78%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 2 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 171 (43.51%) AWS
2 117 (29.77%) Azure
3 91 (23.16%) Serverless
4 89 (22.65%) AWS Lambda
5 74 (18.83%) Amazon ECS
6 72 (18.32%) GCP
7 55 (13.99%) Apigee
8 25 (6.36%) GitHub
9 23 (5.85%) Amazon S3
10 19 (4.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 18 (4.58%) OpenShift
12 15 (3.82%) Amazon EC2
12 15 (3.82%) Datadog
13 14 (3.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 11 (2.80%) Route 53
15 10 (2.54%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 10 (2.54%) Azure Data Factory
15 10 (2.54%) CloudFront
16 9 (2.29%) Power Platform
17 8 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.85%) HTTP
2 13 (3.31%) Firewall
3 11 (2.80%) Intrusion Detection
3 11 (2.80%) SSH
4 9 (2.29%) DNS
5 8 (2.04%) TCP/IP
6 7 (1.78%) CTI
6 7 (1.78%) Softphone
7 6 (1.53%) HTTPS
7 6 (1.53%) Internet
7 6 (1.53%) IPsec
7 6 (1.53%) Kerberos
7 6 (1.53%) SNMP
8 5 (1.27%) DHCP
9 4 (1.02%) 2G
9 4 (1.02%) 3G
9 4 (1.02%) 4G
9 4 (1.02%) NAS
9 4 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (1.02%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (42.75%) SQL Server
2 134 (34.10%) PostgreSQL
3 70 (17.81%) MongoDB
4 67 (17.05%) Amazon Redshift
5 63 (16.03%) Relational Database
6 49 (12.47%) Data Warehouse
7 40 (10.18%) NoSQL
8 31 (7.89%) Amazon Aurora
9 23 (5.85%) Amazon RDS
9 23 (5.85%) Big Data
10 22 (5.60%) RDBMS
11 19 (4.83%) Redis
12 17 (4.33%) Apache Cassandra
13 16 (4.07%) Hadoop
14 14 (3.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 12 (3.05%) MariaDB
15 12 (3.05%) Oracle Database
16 9 (2.29%) Power BI
17 8 (2.04%) Data Lake
17 8 (2.04%) HBase
Development Applications
1 95 (24.17%) Jenkins
2 75 (19.08%) GitLab
3 66 (16.79%) Artifactory
4 62 (15.78%) Git (software)
5 47 (11.96%) JIRA
6 40 (10.18%) Maven
7 34 (8.65%) Subversion
8 28 (7.12%) JUnit
8 28 (7.12%) Selenium
9 23 (5.85%) Cucumber
10 21 (5.34%) Gradle
11 20 (5.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 19 (4.83%) FishEye
12 19 (4.83%) Hudson
13 18 (4.58%) jMock
14 13 (3.31%) SonarQube
15 12 (3.05%) LoadRunner
16 10 (2.54%) SoapUI
17 9 (2.29%) Bitbucket
17 9 (2.29%) Mockito
General
1 134 (34.10%) Finance
2 111 (28.24%) Banking
3 26 (6.62%) Back Office
4 23 (5.85%) Investment Banking
5 22 (5.60%) Public Sector
6 11 (2.80%) Front Office
7 9 (2.29%) Advertising
8 8 (2.04%) Marketing
9 7 (1.78%) Multimedia
9 7 (1.78%) Retail
10 5 (1.27%) Law
10 5 (1.27%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.76%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.51%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.51%) Electronics
12 2 (0.51%) French Language
12 2 (0.51%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.25%) International Banking
13 1 (0.25%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 201 (51.15%) Developer
2 91 (23.16%) Java Developer
3 66 (16.79%) AWS Engineer
4 63 (16.03%) AWS Developer
5 58 (14.76%) Software Engineer
6 53 (13.49%) Java Engineer
6 53 (13.49%) Java Software Engineer
7 51 (12.98%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 50 (12.72%) AWS Software Engineer
8 50 (12.72%) Java Software Developer
9 42 (10.69%) Architect
10 37 (9.41%) SQL Developer
11 34 (8.65%) Full Stack Developer
12 27 (6.87%) DevOps Engineer
13 26 (6.62%) Senior Developer
14 25 (6.36%) Solutions Architect
15 21 (5.34%) Java Architect
16 20 (5.09%) Cloud Architect
16 20 (5.09%) Data Architect
16 20 (5.09%) Java Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (33.08%) Web Services
2 78 (19.85%) Spring
3 75 (19.08%) gRPC
4 58 (14.76%) Swagger
5 56 (14.25%) OAuth
6 54 (13.74%) HTML
7 47 (11.96%) REST
8 42 (10.69%) React
9 40 (10.18%) CSS
10 36 (9.16%) XML
11 35 (8.91%) Node.js
12 34 (8.65%) AngularJS
12 34 (8.65%) Apache Camel
12 34 (8.65%) Java EE
13 33 (8.40%) Hibernate
14 29 (7.38%) JMS
14 29 (7.38%) Middleware
15 27 (6.87%) .NET
16 26 (6.62%) Spring Boot
17 25 (6.36%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 62 (15.78%) Hedge funds
2 45 (11.45%) Greenfield Project
3 24 (6.11%) User Experience
4 20 (5.09%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (5.09%) Fixed Income
5 14 (3.56%) Linux Command Line
5 14 (3.56%) Pricing Data
6 10 (2.54%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.78%) IVR
8 6 (1.53%) Derivative
8 6 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.53%) Equities
8 6 (1.53%) Replication
9 5 (1.27%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.02%) Blog
10 4 (1.02%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.02%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.76%) CMDB
11 3 (0.76%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.51%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 132 (33.59%) Linux
2 73 (18.58%) Unix
3 43 (10.94%) Windows
4 13 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (2.54%) CentOS
5 10 (2.54%) Mac OS X
6 7 (1.78%) Android
6 7 (1.78%) Debian
7 6 (1.53%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.53%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.76%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (43.26%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (34.61%) Microservices
3 129 (32.82%) DevOps
4 81 (20.61%) Software Engineering
5 75 (19.08%) Asset Management
6 60 (15.27%) Investment Management
7 59 (15.01%) TDD
8 39 (9.92%) Mentoring
8 39 (9.92%) Migration
9 38 (9.67%) Scrum
10 36 (9.16%) BDD
10 36 (9.16%) ETL
11 33 (8.40%) Computer Science
12 32 (8.14%) Test Automation
13 26 (6.62%) OO
14 25 (6.36%) UML
15 24 (6.11%) Continuous Delivery
16 23 (5.85%) Business Intelligence
16 23 (5.85%) Problem-Solving
16 23 (5.85%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 208 (52.93%) Java
2 166 (42.24%) SQL
3 163 (41.48%) Python
4 82 (20.87%) JavaScript
5 38 (9.67%) PHP
6 33 (8.40%) Bash Shell
6 33 (8.40%) Ruby
7 24 (6.11%) Perl
8 23 (5.85%) Go
9 21 (5.34%) C++
10 18 (4.58%) Shell Script
11 16 (4.07%) C#
12 15 (3.82%) Java 8
13 13 (3.31%) TypeScript
14 12 (3.05%) PL/SQL
14 12 (3.05%) Scala
15 7 (1.78%) T-SQL
15 7 (1.78%) VBA
16 6 (1.53%) Clojure
16 6 (1.53%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 34 (8.65%) Security Cleared
2 32 (8.14%) SC Cleared
3 26 (6.62%) Degree
4 19 (4.83%) Computer Science Degree
4 19 (4.83%) Sun Certification
5 9 (2.29%) AWS Certification
6 6 (1.53%) DV Cleared
6 6 (1.53%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.51%) CCNP
8 2 (0.51%) CEH
8 2 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.51%) CISSP
8 2 (0.51%) GCIA
8 2 (0.51%) GCIH
8 2 (0.51%) GIAC
8 2 (0.51%) GSEC
8 2 (0.51%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.25%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (9.67%) QA
2 7 (1.78%) GDPR
3 5 (1.27%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.76%) GxP
6 2 (0.51%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.51%) SLA
7 1 (0.25%) PMO
System Software
1 133 (33.84%) Docker
2 10 (2.54%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.53%) HDFS
4 4 (1.02%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (1.02%) Squid
5 3 (0.76%) NFS
5 3 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.51%) zsh
7 1 (0.25%) GPFS
7 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.25%) iptables
7 1 (0.25%) oVirt
7 1 (0.25%) PowerDNS
7 1 (0.25%) vCloud
7 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 108 (27.48%) Kubernetes
2 48 (12.21%) Terraform
3 28 (7.12%) Ansible
4 22 (5.60%) Puppet
5 17 (4.33%) Nagios
6 11 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (2.29%) Kibana
8 8 (2.04%) Salt
9 5 (1.27%) Grafana
10 4 (1.02%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 4 (1.02%) Foglight
10 4 (1.02%) Packer
11 3 (0.76%) Forum Sentry
11 3 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
12 2 (0.51%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.51%) Istio
12 2 (0.51%) Prometheus
13 1 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
13 1 (0.25%) vMotion
13 1 (0.25%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 151 (38.42%) Oracle
2 68 (17.30%) Google
3 53 (13.49%) Sybase
4 28 (7.12%) Microsoft
5 20 (5.09%) Splunk
6 15 (3.82%) Atlassian
7 14 (3.56%) Murex
8 11 (2.80%) Red Hat
9 10 (2.54%) ArcSight
10 9 (2.29%) MuleSoft
10 9 (2.29%) Talend
11 8 (2.04%) Cloudera
11 8 (2.04%) CyberArk
11 8 (2.04%) Informatica
11 8 (2.04%) McAfee
12 7 (1.78%) Hortonworks
12 7 (1.78%) New Relic
12 7 (1.78%) Sparx
12 7 (1.78%) Symantec
13 6 (1.53%) SaltStack