The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Percona products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Percona over the 3 months to 30 March 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Percona, Inc.

Percona
England / London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 396 433 403
Rank change year-on-year +37 -30  
Contract jobs citing Percona 4 1 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.020% 0.004% 0.079%
As % of the Vendors category 0.048% 0.011% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 9
Median daily rate £355 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.25% -15.78%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £400 £490
% change year-on-year - -18.36%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Percona is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 8281 9297 9538
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 42.02% 41.20% 44.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5547 6225 6188
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 136 204
Median hourly rate £22.34 £20.05 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.39% +7.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.57 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +10.29%  

Percona
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Percona as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Percona in London

Percona
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Percona in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Percona in London

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Percona 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 Percona.

1 12 (100.00%) MySQL
2 10 (83.33%) Galera Cluster
3 9 (75.00%) MariaDB
4 7 (58.33%) Linux
5 6 (50.00%) SQL
6 5 (41.67%) SQL Optimisation
6 5 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
7 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
7 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
7 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
8 3 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
9 2 (16.67%) Patch Management
9 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
9 2 (16.67%) Analytics
9 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (16.67%) CentOS
9 2 (16.67%) LAMP
9 2 (16.67%) Replication
9 2 (16.67%) Ruby
9 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
9 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (16.67%) Python
9 2 (16.67%) Perl
9 2 (16.67%) Oracle
10 1 (8.33%) FMCG
10 1 (8.33%) Internet
10 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Percona
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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) MySQL
2 9 (75.00%) MariaDB
3 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
General
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) DBA
2 11 (91.67%) MySQL DBA
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) MySQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) CentOS
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Optimisation
2 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (16.67%) Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) Patch Management
4 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (16.67%) Perl
3 2 (16.67%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 10 (83.33%) Galera Cluster
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle