Period
to 22 January 2018

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 22 January 2018 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 99 123
Rank change year-on-year -29 +24 -18
Contract jobs citing MySQL 318 350 335
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.94% 2.31% 1.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.49% 11.99% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 205 256
South East median daily rate £390 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +18.52% -
10th Percentile £263 £275 £234
90th Percentile £525 £510 £450
England median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 26
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £27.88 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.40% -25.67% +36.36%
10th Percentile £42.50 £15.63 £15.94
90th Percentile £55.00 £41.33 £41.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £16.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year +112.12% -56.58% +26.67%

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 3,350 2,920 4,022
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.43% 19.31% 21.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,128 1,751 2,414
South East median daily rate £420 £403 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% +3.87% +5.44%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £575 £551 £538
England median daily rate £475 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +10.47% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 65 117
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £17.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +164.71% -38.18% -8.33%
10th Percentile £15.00 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £45.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £30.75 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +11.82% -8.33% +9.09%

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 22 January 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL in the South East over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 22 January 2018. 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 -16 181 £375 -6.25% 106
Berkshire +20 93 £381 -4.69% 30
Buckinghamshire -16 44 £400 +15.80% 29
Oxfordshire -40 44 £350 -12.50% 47
Hampshire -14 42 £400 +12.28% 54
West Sussex +15 30 £425 +1.49% 6
Surrey -46 28 £400 -11.11% 43
East Sussex -14 23 £275 -4.35% 22
Sussex +3 6 £444 -
Middlesex -11 2 - - 2
Kent -15 2 £375 +15.38% 26
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing MySQL 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 South East region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 139 (43.71%) HTML
2 129 (40.57%) JavaScript
3 125 (39.31%) CSS
4 124 (38.99%) PHP
5 112 (35.22%) Linux
6 111 (34.91%) Agile Software Development
7 81 (25.47%) SQL
8 79 (24.84%) SQL Server
9 77 (24.21%) Java
10 68 (21.38%) Git (software)
11 65 (20.44%) Scrum
12 64 (20.13%) Unix
13 62 (19.50%) Oracle
14 61 (19.18%) DevOps
15 56 (17.61%) Web Services
16 55 (17.30%) Windows
17 53 (16.67%) Jenkins
18 52 (16.35%) Amazon AWS
19 51 (16.04%) AngularJS
19 51 (16.04%) REST
20 45 (14.15%) MongoDB
21 44 (13.84%) jQuery
22 43 (13.52%) Finance
23 41 (12.89%) TDD
23 41 (12.89%) Web Development
24 40 (12.58%) PostgreSQL
25 39 (12.26%) CSS3
26 38 (11.95%) HTML5
26 38 (11.95%) Open Source
27 37 (11.64%) Laravel

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 30 (9.43%) Apache
2 29 (9.12%) Tomcat
3 28 (8.81%) Drupal
4 16 (5.03%) WordPress
5 12 (3.77%) CMS
6 11 (3.46%) IIS
7 8 (2.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 7 (2.20%) Cloud Foundry
9 6 (1.89%) Confluence
9 6 (1.89%) WebLogic
10 5 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (1.57%) OpenStack
11 4 (1.26%) JBoss
11 4 (1.26%) nginx
12 3 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.94%) GlassFish
12 3 (0.94%) Moodle
13 2 (0.63%) Alfresco
13 2 (0.63%) Apache TomEE
13 2 (0.63%) Liferay
Applications
1 9 (2.83%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.57%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (1.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.57%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.57%) Magento
2 2 (0.63%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.31%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 52 (16.35%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (6.29%) SaaS
3 18 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (4.09%) PaaS
5 8 (2.52%) GitHub
6 7 (2.20%) Akamai
6 7 (2.20%) AWS Lambda
6 7 (2.20%) Serverless
7 6 (1.89%) IaaS
8 5 (1.57%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (1.57%) npm
9 3 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.94%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.94%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.94%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.63%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.63%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.63%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.03%) HTTP
2 9 (2.83%) Internet
2 9 (2.83%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.52%) VPN
4 7 (2.20%) DNS
4 7 (2.20%) MQTT
5 6 (1.89%) Firewall
6 5 (1.57%) Intranet
7 4 (1.26%) DHCP
7 4 (1.26%) SNMP
8 2 (0.63%) BIG-IP
8 2 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.63%) FCAPS
8 2 (0.63%) IKE
8 2 (0.63%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.63%) IPsec
8 2 (0.63%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (0.63%) SMS
8 2 (0.63%) VRRP
8 2 (0.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (24.84%) SQL Server
2 45 (14.15%) MongoDB
3 40 (12.58%) PostgreSQL
4 28 (8.81%) NoSQL
5 27 (8.49%) Relational Database
6 22 (6.92%) Apache Cassandra
7 20 (6.29%) MariaDB
7 20 (6.29%) Oracle Database
8 15 (4.72%) DB2
8 15 (4.72%) RDBMS
9 13 (4.09%) Redis
10 7 (2.20%) DB2 UDB
11 6 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (1.57%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (1.26%) Big Data
13 4 (1.26%) Datazen
13 4 (1.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 68 (21.38%) Git (software)
2 53 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 27 (8.49%) JIRA
4 25 (7.86%) Maven
5 24 (7.55%) Subversion
6 18 (5.66%) Selenium
7 13 (4.09%) Bitbucket
8 11 (3.46%) TeamCity
9 10 (3.14%) Grunt
9 10 (3.14%) gulp
10 8 (2.52%) Cucumber
10 8 (2.52%) Eclipse
11 7 (2.20%) Mocha
12 6 (1.89%) JUnit
13 5 (1.57%) PHPUnit
13 5 (1.57%) Vagrant
14 4 (1.26%) Artifactory
14 4 (1.26%) Axure RP
14 4 (1.26%) git-flow
14 4 (1.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 43 (13.52%) Finance
2 10 (3.14%) Automotive
2 10 (3.14%) Banking
3 9 (2.83%) Marketing
4 8 (2.52%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.89%) Retail
6 5 (1.57%) Games
7 2 (0.63%) Advertising
7 2 (0.63%) Electronics
7 2 (0.63%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.63%) International Banking
8 1 (0.31%) Back Office
8 1 (0.31%) Law
8 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.31%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 207 (65.09%) Developer
2 69 (21.70%) PHP Developer
3 41 (12.89%) Java Developer
4 32 (10.06%) MySQL Developer
5 28 (8.81%) Architect
6 25 (7.86%) DevOps Engineer
7 22 (6.92%) HTML Developer
8 21 (6.60%) JavaScript Developer
9 20 (6.29%) Drupal Developer
9 20 (6.29%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 19 (5.97%) DBA
11 18 (5.66%) HTML CSS Developer
12 17 (5.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 16 (5.03%) Software Developer
14 14 (4.40%) Administrator
14 14 (4.40%) Web Developer
15 13 (4.09%) Angular Developer
15 13 (4.09%) Full Stack Developer
16 12 (3.77%) AWS Engineer
16 12 (3.77%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (43.71%) HTML
2 125 (39.31%) CSS
3 56 (17.61%) Web Services
4 51 (16.04%) AngularJS
4 51 (16.04%) REST
5 44 (13.84%) jQuery
6 39 (12.26%) CSS3
7 38 (11.95%) HTML5
8 37 (11.64%) Laravel
9 36 (11.32%) SOAP
9 36 (11.32%) Spring
10 33 (10.38%) XML
11 31 (9.75%) Symfony
12 30 (9.43%) LAMP
12 30 (9.43%) Node.js
13 27 (8.49%) Ajax
14 26 (8.18%) JSON
15 24 (7.55%) .NET
16 23 (7.23%) Hibernate
17 21 (6.60%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.32%) User Experience
2 18 (5.66%) Derivative
2 18 (5.66%) Mobile App
3 10 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.52%) Clustering
4 8 (2.52%) Public Cloud
5 7 (2.20%) Infotainment
6 5 (1.57%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.57%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.57%) PKI
7 4 (1.26%) Animation
7 4 (1.26%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.26%) Fintech
8 3 (0.94%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (0.94%) Replication
9 2 (0.63%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.63%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.63%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.63%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.31%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 112 (35.22%) Linux
2 64 (20.13%) Unix
3 55 (17.30%) Windows
4 10 (3.14%) Debian
5 8 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.89%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.94%) Android
8 3 (0.94%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.94%) CentOS
8 3 (0.94%) HPUX
9 2 (0.63%) SUSE
9 2 (0.63%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (34.91%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (20.44%) Scrum
3 61 (19.18%) DevOps
4 41 (12.89%) TDD
4 41 (12.89%) Web Development
5 38 (11.95%) Open Source
6 35 (11.01%) OO
7 29 (9.12%) Continuous Delivery
8 28 (8.81%) User Stories
9 26 (8.18%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (8.18%) Microservices
10 23 (7.23%) Front End Development
10 23 (7.23%) MVC
11 20 (6.29%) Mentoring
11 20 (6.29%) Software Architecture
12 19 (5.97%) Kanban
13 18 (5.66%) Configuration Management
14 17 (5.35%) BDD
15 16 (5.03%) Migration
16 15 (4.72%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 129 (40.57%) JavaScript
2 124 (38.99%) PHP
3 81 (25.47%) SQL
4 77 (24.21%) Java
5 28 (8.81%) C#
6 27 (8.49%) Python
7 22 (6.92%) C
8 19 (5.97%) Ruby
9 17 (5.35%) Shell Script
10 16 (5.03%) Bash Shell
10 16 (5.03%) T-SQL
11 13 (4.09%) C++
12 12 (3.77%) Perl
12 12 (3.77%) Scala
13 9 (2.83%) PHP 7
14 7 (2.20%) Korn
14 7 (2.20%) VB.NET
15 5 (1.57%) PHP 5
16 4 (1.26%) Groovy
16 4 (1.26%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 17 (5.35%) Degree
2 2 (0.63%) MySQL Certification
3 1 (0.31%) APMG
3 1 (0.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.31%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.31%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.31%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.46%) QA
2 4 (1.26%) SLA
3 2 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (9.75%) Docker
2 5 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.63%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.63%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.63%) iptables
3 2 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (5.35%) Ansible
2 10 (3.14%) Puppet
3 9 (2.83%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.57%) Galera Cluster
4 5 (1.57%) OpenNebula
5 4 (1.26%) Terraform
6 3 (0.94%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.94%) logstash
7 2 (0.63%) Cacti
7 2 (0.63%) CFEngine
7 2 (0.63%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (0.63%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.63%) Icinga
7 2 (0.63%) Nagios
7 2 (0.63%) Netcool
7 2 (0.63%) SELinux
8 1 (0.31%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 62 (19.50%) Oracle
2 31 (9.75%) Microsoft
3 19 (5.97%) Zend
4 12 (3.77%) Google
4 12 (3.77%) Splunk
5 10 (3.14%) New Relic
5 10 (3.14%) Red Hat
6 6 (1.89%) Cisco
6 6 (1.89%) HP
7 5 (1.57%) IBM
7 5 (1.57%) Sybase
7 5 (1.57%) VMware
8 4 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.94%) 3PAR
9 3 (0.94%) Remedy
10 2 (0.63%) Dell
10 2 (0.63%) Infoblox
10 2 (0.63%) OpenText
10 2 (0.63%) Siebel
10 2 (0.63%) Twitter