Period
to 24 January 2021

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 24 January 2021 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
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 148 162 118
Rank change year-on-year +14 -44 +5
Contract jobs citing MySQL 36 159 349
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.84% 1.38% 2.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.71% 6.78% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 124 232
Median daily rate £425 £406 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% -4.41% +8.97%
10th Percentile £275 £288 £300
90th Percentile £638 £613 £538
England median daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 9
Median hourly rate £15.25 - £42.50
10th Percentile £12.48 - £35.00
90th Percentile £19.43 - £52.50
England median hourly rate £68.00 £24.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year +174.75% -29.29% -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 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 764 2,346 3,456
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.79% 20.35% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 1,481 2,250
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £275 £313 £313
90th Percentile £606 £606 £590
England median daily rate £481 £475 £480
% change year-on-year +1.21% -1.04% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 59 38
Median hourly rate £33.75 £26.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.36% -29.33% -16.67%
10th Percentile £11.60 £16.00 £19.11
90th Percentile £62.03 £82.50 £58.13
Median hourly rate £26.00 £26.50 £28.12
% change year-on-year -1.89% -5.74% -5.50%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing MySQL as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing MySQL in the South East.

Daily rate trend for MySQL in the South East

MySQL
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing MySQL in the South East over the 6 months to 24 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for MySQL in the South East

MySQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing MySQL in the South East.

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 24 January 2021. 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 +37 25 £425 -5.56% 36
Berkshire +43 16 £488 +14.71% 16
Oxfordshire +18 5 £388 -22.50% 9
Hampshire +14 5 £500 +33.33% 12
Buckinghamshire +25 4 £388 -8.82% 11
Surrey +46 3 £340 -31.31% 7
West Sussex +22 2 £488 +56.00% 3
East Sussex +24 1 £300 -31.43% 8
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2021, 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 16 (44.44%) SQL
2 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (36.11%) AWS
2 13 (36.11%) Node.js
3 12 (33.33%) Python
4 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
4 11 (30.56%) Java
4 11 (30.56%) Azure
5 10 (27.78%) Oracle
5 10 (27.78%) CSS
5 10 (27.78%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (25.00%) Linux
6 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 9 (25.00%) PHP
6 9 (25.00%) HTML
6 9 (25.00%) Migration
6 9 (25.00%) MongoDB
7 8 (22.22%) Git (software)
7 8 (22.22%) React
7 8 (22.22%) Apache
8 7 (19.44%) Perl
8 7 (19.44%) DNS
8 7 (19.44%) Relational Database
9 6 (16.67%) Docker
9 6 (16.67%) Kubernetes
9 6 (16.67%) nginx
9 6 (16.67%) Data Modelling
9 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 6 (16.67%) Web Services
9 6 (16.67%) Windows

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 8 (22.22%) Apache
2 6 (16.67%) nginx
3 4 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 3 (8.33%) WordPress
5 2 (5.56%) Confluence
5 2 (5.56%) Moodle
5 2 (5.56%) OpenStack
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (2.78%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Magento
2 2 (5.56%) NetSuite
2 2 (5.56%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 13 (36.11%) AWS
2 11 (30.56%) Azure
3 5 (13.89%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (13.89%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (13.89%) Serverless
4 4 (11.11%) Amazon S3
5 3 (8.33%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (8.33%) CloudFront
5 3 (8.33%) GCP
5 3 (8.33%) GitHub
6 2 (5.56%) Amazon EKS
6 2 (5.56%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (5.56%) Office 365
7 1 (2.78%) Algolia
7 1 (2.78%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (2.78%) AWS CodeDeploy
7 1 (2.78%) AWS CodePipeline
7 1 (2.78%) AWS Fargate
7 1 (2.78%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (2.78%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) DNS
2 4 (11.11%) SSL
3 2 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (5.56%) HTTP
3 2 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.78%) Firewall
4 1 (2.78%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (2.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 9 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 7 (19.44%) Relational Database
4 5 (13.89%) Redis
5 4 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (8.33%) NoSQL
6 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database
7 2 (5.56%) Big Data
7 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (5.56%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 2 (5.56%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (2.78%) Data Mining
8 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
8 1 (2.78%) Ingres
8 1 (2.78%) MS Access
8 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.89%) JIRA
3 2 (5.56%) Bitbucket
3 2 (5.56%) Rational Rose
4 1 (2.78%) Crashlytics
4 1 (2.78%) Cypress.io
4 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.78%) ER Studio
4 1 (2.78%) GitLab
4 1 (2.78%) Gradle
4 1 (2.78%) Grunt
4 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.78%) Mocha
4 1 (2.78%) Selenium
4 1 (2.78%) webpack
General
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
1 2 (5.56%) Law
1 2 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (2.78%) French Language
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Developer
2 7 (19.44%) Full Stack Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Consultant
3 4 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Technical Support
4 3 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) WordPress Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Cloud Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Node.js Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (5.56%) PHP Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (36.11%) Node.js
2 10 (27.78%) CSS
3 9 (25.00%) HTML
4 8 (22.22%) React
5 6 (16.67%) Web Services
6 5 (13.89%) Express
6 5 (13.89%) REST
6 5 (13.89%) RESTful
7 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
7 4 (11.11%) LAMP
7 4 (11.11%) LEMP Stack
7 4 (11.11%) Sass
7 4 (11.11%) SOAP
8 3 (8.33%) OAuth
8 3 (8.33%) React Native
8 3 (8.33%) Spring
8 3 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (5.56%) HTML5
9 2 (5.56%) Kafka
9 2 (5.56%) pytest
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (5.56%) iPad
3 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.78%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.78%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Linux
2 6 (16.67%) Windows
3 3 (8.33%) Unix
4 2 (5.56%) Android
4 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.56%) Windows 10
4 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.78%) CentOS
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (2.78%) Solaris
5 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.78%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (25.00%) Migration
4 6 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 6 (16.67%) Scrum
5 5 (13.89%) Data Migration
5 5 (13.89%) DevOps
5 5 (13.89%) Microservices
6 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 4 (11.11%) Time Management
7 3 (8.33%) Analytics
7 3 (8.33%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (8.33%) Data Strategy
7 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 3 (8.33%) Project Management
7 3 (8.33%) Security Architecture
7 3 (8.33%) Software Testing
7 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
8 2 (5.56%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 2 (5.56%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 16 (44.44%) SQL
2 12 (33.33%) Python
3 11 (30.56%) Java
4 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (25.00%) PHP
5 7 (19.44%) Perl
6 4 (11.11%) TypeScript
7 2 (5.56%) Apple Swift
7 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
7 2 (5.56%) C#
7 2 (5.56%) ES6
7 2 (5.56%) Kotlin
7 2 (5.56%) Objective-C
7 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.56%) Ruby
8 1 (2.78%) C
8 1 (2.78%) C++
8 1 (2.78%) ES7
8 1 (2.78%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) ISTQB
1 2 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) SLA
2 3 (8.33%) QA
3 1 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) Docker
2 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) Kubernetes
2 5 (13.89%) Ansible
3 2 (5.56%) AirWatch
3 2 (5.56%) Puppet
3 2 (5.56%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (5.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Oracle
2 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.89%) VMware
4 3 (8.33%) Google
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco
5 2 (5.56%) IBM
5 2 (5.56%) Meraki
5 2 (5.56%) Rackspace
5 2 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (5.56%) Sparx
5 2 (5.56%) Xamarin
6 1 (2.78%) Adobe
6 1 (2.78%) Informatica
6 1 (2.78%) MobileIron
6 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.78%) WooCommerce