Period
to 18 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 18 August 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 > South East
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 170 127 99
Rank change year-on-year -43 -28 +10
Contract jobs citing MySQL 207 340 375
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.41% 2.02% 2.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.38% 9.50% 10.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 228 288
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £263
90th Percentile £556 £538 £526
England median daily rate £461 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +5.43% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 5
South East median hourly rate £46.67 £30.00 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.55% -34.78% +5.14%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £26.08 £42.50
% change year-on-year +34.19% -38.63% +94.51%

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 the South East with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 2,804 3,580 3,481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 19.16% 21.30% 21.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,733 2,259 2,123
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +8.56% +0.75%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £282
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 53 73
South East median hourly rate £47.69 £40.00 £19.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.23% +103.46% -44.62%
10th Percentile £18.00 £12.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £72.50 £55.00 £49.60
England median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% - +5.26%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing MySQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for MySQL in the South East

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MySQL in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for MySQL in the South East

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL in the South East over the 6 months to 18 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MySQL in the South East

MySQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MySQL in the South East

MySQL
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 August 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
Thames Valley -25 90 £450 +12.50% 72
Hampshire -6 45 £400 -3.03% 55
Berkshire -25 44 £406 +1.56% 31
Buckinghamshire +5 27 £475 +18.75% 20
Surrey +3 25 £500 +14.29% 15
Oxfordshire +10 19 £500 +11.11% 22
East Sussex -6 19 £475 +11.76% 7
West Sussex -7 19 £400 +25.49% 6
Kent -9 3 £400 -23.81% 25
Sussex +3 2 - -
Middlesex +12 1 £375 -16.67%
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 South East region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 91 (43.96%) SQL
2 85 (41.06%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (38.16%) Linux
4 78 (37.68%) SQL Server
5 64 (30.92%) Oracle
6 60 (28.99%) PostgreSQL
6 60 (28.99%) Amazon AWS
7 51 (24.64%) Java
8 47 (22.71%) Python
9 46 (22.22%) HTML
9 46 (22.22%) DevOps
10 43 (20.77%) .NET
10 43 (20.77%) Windows
10 43 (20.77%) TDD
11 41 (19.81%) JavaScript
11 41 (19.81%) PHP
11 41 (19.81%) CSS
12 40 (19.32%) Docker
13 39 (18.84%) Git (software)
13 39 (18.84%) Scrum
14 36 (17.39%) NoSQL
15 35 (16.91%) Microsoft
16 32 (15.46%) Relational Database
17 31 (14.98%) JIRA
18 30 (14.49%) AngularJS
18 30 (14.49%) Jenkins
18 30 (14.49%) MongoDB
19 29 (14.01%) RESTful
19 29 (14.01%) Web Services
20 28 (13.53%) Apache

MySQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 28 (13.53%) Apache
2 22 (10.63%) Apache Spark
3 19 (9.18%) Tomcat
4 14 (6.76%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (5.80%) nginx
6 11 (5.31%) Apache Airflow
6 11 (5.31%) Luigi
7 8 (3.86%) ColdFusion
8 7 (3.38%) Drupal
9 6 (2.90%) CMS
9 6 (2.90%) IIS
9 6 (2.90%) JBoss
9 6 (2.90%) SharePoint
10 5 (2.42%) OpenStack
11 4 (1.93%) Jetty
12 3 (1.45%) Confluence
12 3 (1.45%) lighttpd
12 3 (1.45%) WordPress
13 2 (0.97%) Jupyter
Applications
1 7 (3.38%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.48%) FileZilla
3 1 (0.48%) Notepad++
3 1 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.97%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 60 (28.99%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (11.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (8.70%) Amazon S3
4 17 (8.21%) PaaS
5 16 (7.73%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (6.76%) AWS CloudFormation
7 13 (6.28%) Amazon EMR
8 12 (5.80%) Amazon SQS
9 11 (5.31%) Amazon Kinesis
10 7 (3.38%) Heroku
11 6 (2.90%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (2.90%) GitHub
11 6 (2.90%) Google Cloud Platform
11 6 (2.90%) SaaS
11 6 (2.90%) Serverless
12 5 (2.42%) Power Platform
13 4 (1.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (1.93%) Datadog
13 4 (1.93%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.31%) DNS
2 10 (4.83%) MQTT
3 8 (3.86%) SSH
4 5 (2.42%) FTP
5 4 (1.93%) Firewall
5 4 (1.93%) HTTP
6 3 (1.45%) VPN
7 2 (0.97%) Cisco Firepower
7 2 (0.97%) Internet
7 2 (0.97%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (0.97%) SNMP
8 1 (0.48%) CDMA
8 1 (0.48%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.48%) LAN
8 1 (0.48%) RS-232
8 1 (0.48%) RS-485
8 1 (0.48%) SAN
8 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.48%) VXLAN
8 1 (0.48%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (37.68%) SQL Server
2 60 (28.99%) PostgreSQL
3 36 (17.39%) NoSQL
4 32 (15.46%) Relational Database
5 30 (14.49%) MongoDB
6 26 (12.56%) Big Data
7 22 (10.63%) DB2
8 20 (9.66%) RDBMS
9 19 (9.18%) Data Warehouse
10 17 (8.21%) Hadoop
11 15 (7.25%) Amazon Athena
11 15 (7.25%) Amazon Aurora
11 15 (7.25%) Amazon RDS
11 15 (7.25%) Redis
12 13 (6.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 13 (6.28%) Amazon Redshift
13 11 (5.31%) Azkaban
14 10 (4.83%) MariaDB
15 8 (3.86%) Oracle Database
16 7 (3.38%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 39 (18.84%) Git (software)
2 31 (14.98%) JIRA
3 30 (14.49%) Jenkins
4 12 (5.80%) Selenium
5 10 (4.83%) Eclipse
5 10 (4.83%) JUnit
5 10 (4.83%) Maven
6 9 (4.35%) Subversion
7 7 (3.38%) Ant
8 6 (2.90%) IntelliJ
8 6 (2.90%) Visual Studio
9 5 (2.42%) Gradle
9 5 (2.42%) Mockito
9 5 (2.42%) TeamCity
9 5 (2.42%) webpack
10 4 (1.93%) GoCD
10 4 (1.93%) Grunt
10 4 (1.93%) MSTest
10 4 (1.93%) NUnit
10 4 (1.93%) PhpStorm
General
1 14 (6.76%) Finance
2 12 (5.80%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.86%) Billing
3 8 (3.86%) Marketing
4 5 (2.42%) Banking
4 5 (2.42%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.93%) Games
5 4 (1.93%) Public Sector
5 4 (1.93%) Publishing
5 4 (1.93%) Retail
6 3 (1.45%) Automotive
7 2 (0.97%) Legal
8 1 (0.48%) Advertising
8 1 (0.48%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.48%) Back Office
8 1 (0.48%) Electronics
8 1 (0.48%) Housing Association
8 1 (0.48%) Local Government
8 1 (0.48%) Military
Job Titles
1 92 (44.44%) Developer
2 22 (10.63%) Java Developer
3 19 (9.18%) DBA
3 19 (9.18%) PHP Developer
4 15 (7.25%) Full Stack Developer
5 13 (6.28%) Data Engineer
5 13 (6.28%) DevOps Engineer
6 12 (5.80%) Administrator
7 11 (5.31%) Architect
7 11 (5.31%) SQL Developer
8 9 (4.35%) Analyst
8 9 (4.35%) Senior Developer
9 8 (3.86%) Ruby Developer
9 8 (3.86%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (2.90%) .NET Developer
10 6 (2.90%) C# Developer
10 6 (2.90%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (2.90%) Linux Engineer
10 6 (2.90%) Software Engineer
10 6 (2.90%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (22.22%) HTML
2 43 (20.77%) .NET
3 41 (19.81%) CSS
4 30 (14.49%) AngularJS
5 29 (14.01%) RESTful
5 29 (14.01%) Web Services
6 28 (13.53%) jQuery
7 23 (11.11%) Kafka
7 23 (11.11%) SOAP
8 22 (10.63%) LAMP
8 22 (10.63%) Node.js
9 21 (10.14%) Spring
10 19 (9.18%) XML
11 16 (7.73%) React
12 15 (7.25%) JSON
12 15 (7.25%) REST
13 13 (6.28%) ASP.NET
14 12 (5.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 11 (5.31%) Hibernate
15 11 (5.31%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.86%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (3.86%) Mainframe
1 8 (3.86%) Mobile App
1 8 (3.86%) User Experience
2 7 (3.38%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (2.90%) Replication
3 6 (2.90%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (2.42%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.45%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.45%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.45%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.97%) Clustering
7 2 (0.97%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.97%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (0.97%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.97%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.97%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.48%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 79 (38.16%) Linux
2 43 (20.77%) Windows
3 14 (6.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (6.28%) Unix
5 6 (2.90%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.93%) Android
6 4 (1.93%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.93%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.97%) Debian
7 2 (0.97%) Solaris
7 2 (0.97%) VMS
7 2 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.48%) CentOS
8 1 (0.48%) SUSE
8 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (41.06%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (22.22%) DevOps
3 43 (20.77%) TDD
4 39 (18.84%) Scrum
5 28 (13.53%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (13.04%) MVC
7 21 (10.14%) Test Automation
8 20 (9.66%) Problem-Solving
9 16 (7.73%) Open Source
9 16 (7.73%) Web Development
10 15 (7.25%) ITIL
10 15 (7.25%) Microservices
11 13 (6.28%) Data Analysis
11 13 (6.28%) Software Engineering
12 12 (5.80%) Continuous Deployment
12 12 (5.80%) Project Management
13 11 (5.31%) Analytics
14 10 (4.83%) BDD
14 10 (4.83%) Computer Science
14 10 (4.83%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 91 (43.96%) SQL
2 51 (24.64%) Java
3 47 (22.71%) Python
4 41 (19.81%) JavaScript
4 41 (19.81%) PHP
5 28 (13.53%) C#
6 23 (11.11%) Ruby
7 19 (9.18%) Scala
8 16 (7.73%) Bash Shell
9 15 (7.25%) Perl
10 12 (5.80%) PowerShell
11 11 (5.31%) C
12 10 (4.83%) Java 8
13 9 (4.35%) C++
14 6 (2.90%) BeanShell
14 6 (2.90%) Bourne shell
14 6 (2.90%) Korn
14 6 (2.90%) Kotlin
15 5 (2.42%) ES6
16 4 (1.93%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 18 (8.70%) Degree
1 18 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.31%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.38%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (1.93%) Chartered Engineer
4 4 (1.93%) HND
4 4 (1.93%) MCP
5 3 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.45%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.45%) MCDBA
5 3 (1.45%) MCSA
5 3 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.45%) PhD
6 2 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.48%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.48%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.48%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.90%) GDPR
2 5 (2.42%) QA
3 2 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (19.32%) Docker
2 15 (7.25%) Active Directory
3 9 (4.35%) Apache Flume
4 8 (3.86%) RACF
4 8 (3.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (2.42%) KVM
6 1 (0.48%) BIND 9
6 1 (0.48%) Ceph
6 1 (0.48%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.48%) iptables
6 1 (0.48%) NFS
6 1 (0.48%) Postfix
6 1 (0.48%) Varnish
6 1 (0.48%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 26 (12.56%) Ansible
2 20 (9.66%) Kubernetes
3 12 (5.80%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (4.35%) logstash
5 8 (3.86%) Kibana
6 7 (3.38%) Terraform
7 6 (2.90%) Nagios
8 5 (2.42%) Puppet
9 4 (1.93%) Graphite
9 4 (1.93%) StatsD
10 3 (1.45%) Nessus
11 2 (0.97%) HP ALM
11 2 (0.97%) Prometheus
11 2 (0.97%) WSUS
12 1 (0.48%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
12 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Clustering
12 1 (0.48%) NetBackup
12 1 (0.48%) OpenView
12 1 (0.48%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 64 (30.92%) Oracle
2 35 (16.91%) Microsoft
3 16 (7.73%) Red Hat
4 15 (7.25%) IBM
5 13 (6.28%) VMware
6 8 (3.86%) Google
7 5 (2.42%) New Relic
7 5 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.93%) Adobe
8 4 (1.93%) Cisco
8 4 (1.93%) Zend
9 3 (1.45%) HP
9 3 (1.45%) Imperva
10 2 (0.97%) EMC
10 2 (0.97%) NetApp
10 2 (0.97%) OutSystems
10 2 (0.97%) Varonis
10 2 (0.97%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.48%) Citrix
11 1 (0.48%) Mirantis