Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 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
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 129 104 108
Rank change year-on-year -25 +4 -16
Contract jobs citing MySQL 780 1,157 1,163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.16% 2.53% 2.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.03% 10.30% 10.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 863 908
London median daily rate £500 £500 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.01% +10.00%
10th Percentile £337 £350 £320
90th Percentile £650 £622 £625
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 13
London median hourly rate £35.00 - £29.00
England median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -14.29% -12.50% +88.68%

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 8,634 11,236 10,954
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 23.96% 24.52% 23.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,248 8,385 8,102
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £350
90th Percentile £700 £675 £656
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 50 61
London median hourly rate £35.00 £27.62 £26.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.74% +3.80% -20.58%
10th Percentile £15.57 £16.15 £18.25
90th Percentile £54.28 £48.73 £58.75
England median hourly rate £32.00 £32.99 £31.00
% change year-on-year -2.99% +6.41% +10.71%

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 12 November 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
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 12 November 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 -16 161 £510 -2.39% 86
West London +21 45 £450 -14.29% 61
South London +4 16 £420 -20.00% 11
North London - 5 £413 - 5
East London +12 4 £513 +2.50% 24
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 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.

1 267 (34.23%) Linux
2 266 (34.10%) Agile Software Development
3 249 (31.92%) Java
4 247 (31.67%) AWS
5 230 (29.49%) PostgreSQL
6 224 (28.72%) SQL
6 224 (28.72%) Python
7 221 (28.33%) JavaScript
8 206 (26.41%) Docker
9 188 (24.10%) Microservices
10 179 (22.95%) Git (software)
11 178 (22.82%) HTML
12 171 (21.92%) SQL Server
13 163 (20.90%) DevOps
14 158 (20.26%) CSS
15 156 (20.00%) Finance
16 151 (19.36%) TDD
17 150 (19.23%) PHP
18 146 (18.72%) Relational Database
19 140 (17.95%) Azure
19 140 (17.95%) Oracle
20 117 (15.00%) NoSQL
21 116 (14.87%) Scrum
22 110 (14.10%) Web Services
22 110 (14.10%) MongoDB
23 101 (12.95%) Jenkins
24 94 (12.05%) JIRA
24 94 (12.05%) REST
25 92 (11.79%) Spring
26 90 (11.54%) Kubernetes

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 66 (8.46%) Confluence
2 59 (7.56%) Apache
3 56 (7.18%) Elasticsearch
4 33 (4.23%) Apache Spark
5 28 (3.59%) Tomcat
6 26 (3.33%) WordPress
7 24 (3.08%) nginx
8 23 (2.95%) CMS
9 22 (2.82%) Drupal
10 17 (2.18%) JBoss
11 15 (1.92%) SAS
12 14 (1.79%) Mattermost
13 12 (1.54%) IIS
14 10 (1.28%) WebLogic
15 9 (1.15%) Apache Solr
15 9 (1.15%) Appian
15 9 (1.15%) OpenStack
16 8 (1.03%) SharePoint
17 7 (0.90%) Jetty
17 7 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 9 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (1.15%) Photoshop
2 8 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.64%) SPSS
4 5 (0.64%) Stata
5 3 (0.38%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.26%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.26%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.13%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.13%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 8 (1.03%) PolarLake
2 6 (0.77%) Markit EDM
2 6 (0.77%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 4 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.38%) Magento
4 3 (0.38%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 2 (0.26%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.13%) OpenCart
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.13%) Social Studio
6 1 (0.13%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 247 (31.67%) AWS
2 140 (17.95%) Azure
3 76 (9.74%) GCP
4 57 (7.31%) Serverless
5 50 (6.41%) AWS Lambda
6 49 (6.28%) GitHub
7 33 (4.23%) Amazon S3
8 31 (3.97%) Amazon SQS
9 29 (3.72%) Amazon EC2
10 24 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
11 19 (2.44%) Amazon ECS
11 19 (2.44%) Office 365
12 14 (1.79%) Power Platform
13 12 (1.54%) CloudFront
14 11 (1.41%) AWS CloudFormation
14 11 (1.41%) Google Analytics
15 10 (1.28%) Heroku
15 10 (1.28%) PaaS
16 9 (1.15%) npm
17 8 (1.03%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.85%) HTTP
2 26 (3.33%) Firewall
3 22 (2.82%) DNS
4 18 (2.31%) Internet
4 18 (2.31%) SSH
5 15 (1.92%) FTP
6 13 (1.67%) Intrusion Detection
6 13 (1.67%) TCP/IP
7 11 (1.41%) IPsec
8 10 (1.28%) DHCP
8 10 (1.28%) NAS
9 8 (1.03%) SSL
9 8 (1.03%) VPN
10 5 (0.64%) HTTPS
11 4 (0.51%) IP Telephony
11 4 (0.51%) Kerberos
11 4 (0.51%) MPLS
11 4 (0.51%) SAN
11 4 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (0.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 230 (29.49%) PostgreSQL
2 171 (21.92%) SQL Server
3 146 (18.72%) Relational Database
4 117 (15.00%) NoSQL
5 110 (14.10%) MongoDB
6 70 (8.97%) RDBMS
7 53 (6.79%) Redis
8 50 (6.41%) Hadoop
9 43 (5.51%) Big Data
10 37 (4.74%) Apache Hive
10 37 (4.74%) Data Warehouse
11 36 (4.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 36 (4.62%) Apache Cassandra
12 34 (4.36%) Amazon Aurora
13 21 (2.69%) Amazon RDS
13 21 (2.69%) Oracle Database
14 20 (2.56%) BigQuery
15 15 (1.92%) Amazon Redshift
16 14 (1.79%) Power BI
17 13 (1.67%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 179 (22.95%) Git (software)
2 101 (12.95%) Jenkins
3 94 (12.05%) JIRA
4 59 (7.56%) Maven
5 45 (5.77%) Mockito
6 42 (5.38%) Selenium
7 41 (5.26%) JUnit
8 32 (4.10%) Gradle
9 23 (2.95%) Cucumber
10 22 (2.82%) Subversion
11 17 (2.18%) Vagrant
12 15 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 14 (1.79%) Jasmine
14 11 (1.41%) Ant
14 11 (1.41%) Mocha
15 8 (1.03%) Bitbucket
15 8 (1.03%) EasyMock
15 8 (1.03%) GitLab
15 8 (1.03%) Mercurial
15 8 (1.03%) SonarQube
General
1 156 (20.00%) Finance
2 43 (5.51%) Banking
3 27 (3.46%) Marketing
4 19 (2.44%) Public Sector
4 19 (2.44%) Retail
5 15 (1.92%) Games
6 11 (1.41%) Front Office
6 11 (1.41%) Investment Banking
6 11 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
7 10 (1.28%) Financial Institution
7 10 (1.28%) Legal
8 9 (1.15%) Back Office
9 6 (0.77%) Publishing
10 5 (0.64%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.51%) Advertising
11 4 (0.51%) Law
12 2 (0.26%) Electronics
12 2 (0.26%) iGaming
12 2 (0.26%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.26%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 478 (61.28%) Developer
2 101 (12.95%) Java Developer
3 91 (11.67%) PHP Developer
4 65 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 62 (7.95%) Backend Developer
6 60 (7.69%) Python Developer
7 52 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
8 46 (5.90%) Architect
9 42 (5.38%) Full Stack Developer
10 40 (5.13%) AWS Developer
11 37 (4.74%) Software Engineer
12 32 (4.10%) Java Engineer
13 30 (3.85%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 28 (3.59%) AWS Engineer
14 28 (3.59%) DBA
14 28 (3.59%) Java Software Developer
14 28 (3.59%) Java Software Engineer
15 27 (3.46%) React Developer
16 26 (3.33%) Data Engineer
17 24 (3.08%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (22.82%) HTML
2 158 (20.26%) CSS
3 110 (14.10%) Web Services
4 94 (12.05%) REST
5 92 (11.79%) Spring
6 83 (10.64%) AngularJS
7 75 (9.62%) Node.js
8 68 (8.72%) jQuery
9 63 (8.08%) JSON
10 61 (7.82%) HTML5
11 59 (7.56%) Kafka
12 56 (7.18%) .NET
12 56 (7.18%) Spring Boot
13 55 (7.05%) RabbitMQ
13 55 (7.05%) React
14 49 (6.28%) LAMP
15 48 (6.15%) RESTful
16 42 (5.38%) J2EE
17 35 (4.49%) Laravel
18 34 (4.36%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
2 30 (3.85%) User Experience
3 29 (3.72%) Replication
4 26 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
5 24 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (2.95%) Pricing Data
7 17 (2.18%) Management Information System
8 15 (1.92%) Data Centre
9 14 (1.79%) Clustering
9 14 (1.79%) Data Structures
10 12 (1.54%) Social Media
11 11 (1.41%) Mobile App
12 10 (1.28%) Algorithms
13 9 (1.15%) NHS
14 8 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
15 6 (0.77%) Client/Server
15 6 (0.77%) Derivative
15 6 (0.77%) Renewable Energy
15 6 (0.77%) Self-Motivation
16 5 (0.64%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 267 (34.23%) Linux
2 75 (9.62%) Windows
3 61 (7.82%) Unix
4 26 (3.33%) Ubuntu
5 25 (3.21%) CentOS
5 25 (3.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (2.69%) Mac OS X
7 20 (2.56%) Windows Server
8 17 (2.18%) Apple iOS
9 14 (1.79%) Android
10 8 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (0.90%) Debian
12 5 (0.64%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.51%) Mac OS X Server
13 4 (0.51%) Solaris
14 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.26%) VMS
16 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 266 (34.10%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (24.10%) Microservices
3 163 (20.90%) DevOps
4 151 (19.36%) TDD
5 116 (14.87%) Scrum
6 78 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 75 (9.62%) Test Automation
8 67 (8.59%) BDD
8 67 (8.59%) Open Source
9 58 (7.44%) Fintech
10 55 (7.05%) Continuous Integration
10 55 (7.05%) ETL
11 54 (6.92%) Business Intelligence
12 53 (6.79%) Analytics
12 53 (6.79%) Front End Development
13 51 (6.54%) Pair Programming
14 49 (6.28%) Continuous Delivery
15 48 (6.15%) MVC
16 46 (5.90%) Configuration Management
17 45 (5.77%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 249 (31.92%) Java
2 224 (28.72%) Python
2 224 (28.72%) SQL
3 221 (28.33%) JavaScript
4 150 (19.23%) PHP
5 75 (9.62%) Ruby
6 70 (8.97%) C#
7 57 (7.31%) Bash Shell
8 54 (6.92%) Java 8
9 46 (5.90%) Perl
10 45 (5.77%) Scala
11 40 (5.13%) Go
12 39 (5.00%) TypeScript
13 30 (3.85%) PowerShell
14 21 (2.69%) C++
15 20 (2.56%) Shell Script
16 19 (2.44%) PL/SQL
17 17 (2.18%) ES6
18 14 (1.79%) Groovy
18 14 (1.79%) R
Qualifications
1 49 (6.28%) Security Cleared
2 39 (5.00%) Degree
3 30 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 17 (2.18%) DV Cleared
5 12 (1.54%) CISSP
6 10 (1.28%) Master's Degree
7 9 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (0.90%) CCNP
8 7 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (0.77%) CTC Cleared
10 5 (0.64%) CEH
10 5 (0.64%) GCIA
10 5 (0.64%) GCIH
10 5 (0.64%) GIAC
10 5 (0.64%) GSEC
10 5 (0.64%) SAS Certification
11 3 (0.38%) AWS Certification
11 3 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.38%) DBS Check
11 3 (0.38%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.23%) QA
2 7 (0.90%) SLA
3 6 (0.77%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.38%) COBIT
4 3 (0.38%) GDPR
4 3 (0.38%) GLBA
4 3 (0.38%) HIPAA
4 3 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 3 (0.38%) NIST
5 2 (0.26%) MiFID
6 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.13%) ISO 20022
6 1 (0.13%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 206 (26.41%) Docker
2 24 (3.08%) Active Directory
3 17 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (0.77%) Varnish
5 6 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.64%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.51%) pfSense
7 4 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.26%) KVM
10 1 (0.13%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (0.13%) HDFS
10 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.13%) RHEV
10 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.13%) vSphere
10 1 (0.13%) Xen
10 1 (0.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 90 (11.54%) Kubernetes
2 58 (7.44%) Ansible
3 47 (6.03%) Terraform
4 39 (5.00%) Puppet
5 29 (3.72%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (2.31%) Salt
7 15 (1.92%) Grafana
8 11 (1.41%) Nagios
9 6 (0.77%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 6 (0.77%) Jamf Pro
9 6 (0.77%) Kibana
9 6 (0.77%) Prometheus
9 6 (0.77%) SCCM
9 6 (0.77%) Single Sign-On
10 4 (0.51%) HAProxy
10 4 (0.51%) WSUS
10 4 (0.51%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.38%) Data Guard
11 3 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (0.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 140 (17.95%) Oracle
2 67 (8.59%) Microsoft
3 66 (8.46%) Google
4 41 (5.26%) Sybase
5 38 (4.87%) VMware
6 29 (3.72%) Splunk
7 25 (3.21%) Cisco
8 23 (2.95%) MuleSoft
8 23 (2.95%) NetApp
9 18 (2.31%) EMC
9 18 (2.31%) Red Hat
10 17 (2.18%) Dell
11 16 (2.05%) Atlassian
12 14 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
13 13 (1.67%) F5
14 12 (1.54%) HP
14 12 (1.54%) Tableau
15 10 (1.28%) Cloudera
15 10 (1.28%) Hortonworks
16 9 (1.15%) Symantec