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 3 months to 27 June 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.

MySQL
England / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 92 94
Rank change year-on-year +18 +2  
Contract jobs citing MySQL 225 204 210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.90% 2.27% 2.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.98% 10.97% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 147 149
Median daily rate £403 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.27% +4.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £283 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £355 £350
% change year-on-year +12.67% +1.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Median hourly rate £46.00 £27.75 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.76% +33.73%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £33.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year +42.85% +54.65%  

MySQL is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next 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 and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 1733 1860 2010
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 22.35% 20.68% 21.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1056 1160 1227
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.51% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 51 27
Median hourly rate £27.50 £35.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.53% +57.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £17.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.14 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.04% +19.75%  

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing MySQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +30 62 £375 +4.16% 33
Oxfordshire +24 51 £400 +14.28% 20
Berkshire +45 44 £403 +7.33% 25
Buckinghamshire -6 32 £425 +30.69% 8
Surrey 0 27 £500 +25.00% 17
East Sussex -13 15 £275 -8.33% 4
West Sussex +11 8 £440 +18.51% 9
Middlesex +11 5 £500 +38.88%
Kent -16 1 £275 -31.67% 7
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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.

1 176 (51.31%) Linux
2 154 (44.90%) PHP
3 112 (32.65%) HTML
4 103 (30.03%) SQL
5 100 (29.15%) Git (software)
6 98 (28.57%) CSS
7 95 (27.70%) JavaScript
8 90 (26.24%) Agile Software Development
9 89 (25.95%) SQL Server
10 72 (20.99%) Amazon AWS
11 70 (20.41%) Java
11 70 (20.41%) Oracle
12 62 (18.08%) Python
13 61 (17.78%) MongoDB
14 59 (17.20%) Jenkins
14 59 (17.20%) DevOps
15 58 (16.91%) AngularJS
16 57 (16.62%) Ansible
17 56 (16.33%) Puppet
18 55 (16.03%) LAMP
19 54 (15.74%) Apache
19 54 (15.74%) Web Development
19 54 (15.74%) Symfony
20 51 (14.87%) PostgreSQL
20 51 (14.87%) Opscode Chef
21 49 (14.29%) jQuery
22 47 (13.70%) Windows
23 46 (13.41%) MVC
23 46 (13.41%) Laravel
24 43 (12.54%) Configuration Management

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 54 (15.74%) Apache
2 34 (9.91%) Drupal
3 28 (8.16%) WordPress
4 26 (7.58%) Tomcat
5 22 (6.41%) OpenStack
6 18 (5.25%) CMS
7 11 (3.21%) WebSphere
8 10 (2.92%) Confluence
9 9 (2.62%) nginx
10 7 (2.04%) WebLogic
11 5 (1.46%) JBoss
12 4 (1.17%) Moodle
12 4 (1.17%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.87%) Cloud Foundry
14 2 (0.58%) ArcGIS
14 2 (0.58%) GeoServer
14 2 (0.58%) IIS
14 2 (0.58%) WildFly
15 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
15 1 (0.29%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (1.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (2.04%) Magento
2 5 (1.46%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.58%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.29%) Primavera
4 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.29%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.29%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.29%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 72 (20.99%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (5.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (3.79%) GitHub
4 9 (2.62%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (2.04%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (1.75%) SaaS
7 5 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.87%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.87%) Rackspace Cloud
10 2 (0.58%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.29%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.29%) G Suite
11 1 (0.29%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.29%) Office 365
11 1 (0.29%) PaaS
11 1 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.83%) Firewall
2 18 (5.25%) DNS
3 17 (4.96%) LAN
4 15 (4.37%) HTTP
5 14 (4.08%) TCP/IP
6 13 (3.79%) WAN
7 12 (3.50%) SSL
8 11 (3.21%) HTTPS
8 11 (3.21%) Internet
9 10 (2.92%) LDAP
10 9 (2.62%) SNMP
11 8 (2.33%) VPN
12 6 (1.75%) Network Security
13 4 (1.17%) IPv4
13 4 (1.17%) IPv6
13 4 (1.17%) SAN
14 3 (0.87%) AMQP
15 2 (0.58%) Intranet
15 2 (0.58%) Intrusion Detection
15 2 (0.58%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (25.95%) SQL Server
2 61 (17.78%) MongoDB
3 51 (14.87%) PostgreSQL
4 33 (9.62%) NoSQL
5 26 (7.58%) Relational Database
6 24 (7.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 21 (6.12%) DB2
8 18 (5.25%) Redis
9 17 (4.96%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (2.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 9 (2.62%) CouchDB
11 9 (2.62%) MariaDB
12 8 (2.33%) DB2 UDB
13 7 (2.04%) Oracle Database
14 5 (1.46%) Oracle Database 10g
14 5 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (1.46%) Oracle9i Database
14 5 (1.46%) RDBMS
14 5 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
15 4 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 100 (29.15%) Git (software)
2 59 (17.20%) Jenkins
3 35 (10.20%) Subversion
4 23 (6.71%) Bitbucket
5 22 (6.41%) JIRA
6 18 (5.25%) Eclipse
6 18 (5.25%) Maven
7 10 (2.92%) Visual Studio
8 9 (2.62%) Mercurial
8 9 (2.62%) PHPUnit
9 7 (2.04%) JUnit
9 7 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (1.46%) MSTest
10 5 (1.46%) NUnit
10 5 (1.46%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (1.17%) Mockito
11 4 (1.17%) Vagrant
12 3 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.87%) GitLab
12 3 (0.87%) Grunt
General
1 27 (7.87%) Finance
2 17 (4.96%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.92%) Banking
4 6 (1.75%) Marketing
5 4 (1.17%) Games
6 2 (0.58%) Advertising
6 2 (0.58%) Electronics
6 2 (0.58%) Local Government
6 2 (0.58%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.58%) Publishing
7 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.29%) Legal
7 1 (0.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 198 (57.73%) Developer
2 86 (25.07%) PHP Developer
3 42 (12.24%) Java Developer
4 35 (10.20%) DevOps Engineer
5 34 (9.91%) DBA
6 30 (8.75%) Symfony Developer
7 29 (8.45%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 24 (7.00%) MySQL DBA
9 22 (6.41%) Administrator
10 21 (6.12%) Linux Engineer
11 20 (5.83%) MySQL Developer
11 20 (5.83%) Web Developer
12 19 (5.54%) Consultant
13 16 (4.66%) Drupal Developer
14 15 (4.37%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 15 (4.37%) Systems Administrator
15 13 (3.79%) C++ Developer
15 13 (3.79%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 13 (3.79%) Linux Systems Engineer
15 13 (3.79%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (32.65%) HTML
2 98 (28.57%) CSS
3 58 (16.91%) AngularJS
4 55 (16.03%) LAMP
5 54 (15.74%) Symfony
6 49 (14.29%) jQuery
7 46 (13.41%) Laravel
8 32 (9.33%) XML
9 30 (8.75%) HTML5
10 27 (7.87%) Web Services
11 26 (7.58%) Node.js
11 26 (7.58%) RESTful
12 25 (7.29%) Spring
13 23 (6.71%) CSS3
14 21 (6.12%) JSON
15 19 (5.54%) Sass
16 17 (4.96%) YAML
17 15 (4.37%) Sensu
18 14 (4.08%) SOAP
19 13 (3.79%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (4.96%) Clustering
2 14 (4.08%) Mobile App
3 13 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.21%) User Experience
4 11 (3.21%) Video on Demand
5 9 (2.62%) Client/Server
5 9 (2.62%) Data Centre
6 8 (2.33%) Derivative
6 8 (2.33%) Replication
7 6 (1.75%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.46%) HACMP
8 5 (1.46%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.17%) iPad
9 4 (1.17%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (1.17%) Online Games
10 3 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.58%) CCTV
11 2 (0.58%) Fintech
11 2 (0.58%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 176 (51.31%) Linux
2 47 (13.70%) Windows
3 32 (9.33%) CentOS
4 27 (7.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 27 (7.87%) Unix
5 20 (5.83%) Ubuntu
6 17 (4.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (2.04%) AIX
8 7 (2.04%) Mac OS X
8 7 (2.04%) Windows Server
9 5 (1.46%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (1.17%) SUSE
11 3 (0.87%) Debian
12 2 (0.58%) Android
12 2 (0.58%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.58%) Solaris
12 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (26.24%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (17.20%) DevOps
3 54 (15.74%) Web Development
4 46 (13.41%) MVC
5 43 (12.54%) Configuration Management
6 36 (10.50%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (8.75%) OO
8 28 (8.16%) TDD
9 27 (7.87%) Microservices
10 24 (7.00%) Migration
10 24 (7.00%) Performance Tuning
10 24 (7.00%) Scrum
11 22 (6.41%) Software Engineering
12 20 (5.83%) Front End Development
13 17 (4.96%) E-Commerce
14 15 (4.37%) Release Management
15 14 (4.08%) Application Performance Management
15 14 (4.08%) Open Source
15 14 (4.08%) Performance Management
15 14 (4.08%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 154 (44.90%) PHP
2 103 (30.03%) SQL
3 95 (27.70%) JavaScript
4 70 (20.41%) Java
5 62 (18.08%) Python
6 34 (9.91%) Perl
7 18 (5.25%) Bash Shell
8 15 (4.37%) Shell Script
9 14 (4.08%) C++
9 14 (4.08%) Ruby
10 13 (3.79%) T-SQL
11 12 (3.50%) C#
12 11 (3.21%) C
12 11 (3.21%) Groovy
13 10 (2.92%) PowerShell
14 8 (2.33%) PHP 5
14 8 (2.33%) PHP 7
15 5 (1.46%) PL/SQL
15 5 (1.46%) VBA
16 3 (0.87%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 16 (4.66%) Security Cleared
2 9 (2.62%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (1.17%) Degree
4 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.87%) MCSE
6 2 (0.58%) MCTS
7 1 (0.29%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.29%) CCNA
7 1 (0.29%) CCNP
7 1 (0.29%) CISA
7 1 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.29%) CISM
7 1 (0.29%) CISSP
7 1 (0.29%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.29%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.29%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.29%) MCP
7 1 (0.29%) MCSA
7 1 (0.29%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.29%) FATCA
2 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.29%) QA
System Software
1 25 (7.29%) Docker
2 19 (5.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (4.96%) Active Directory
4 14 (4.08%) Xen
5 13 (3.79%) KVM
6 5 (1.46%) NFS
6 5 (1.46%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (1.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (0.87%) Samba
7 3 (0.87%) Squid
8 2 (0.58%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.58%) Shibboleth
8 2 (0.58%) vSphere
8 2 (0.58%) XenServer
9 1 (0.29%) iptables
9 1 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 57 (16.62%) Ansible
2 56 (16.33%) Puppet
3 51 (14.87%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (4.37%) Nagios
5 13 (3.79%) logstash
6 12 (3.50%) Grafana
6 12 (3.50%) Kubernetes
7 8 (2.33%) Netcool
7 8 (2.33%) Tivoli
8 7 (2.04%) Pingdom
9 6 (1.75%) OpenView
9 6 (1.75%) ZABBIX
10 5 (1.46%) Data Guard
10 5 (1.46%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 5 (1.46%) Oracle RMAN
11 4 (1.17%) Consul
11 4 (1.17%) Terraform
12 2 (0.58%) Control-M
12 2 (0.58%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 70 (20.41%) Oracle
2 30 (8.75%) Microsoft
2 30 (8.75%) Red Hat
2 30 (8.75%) VMware
3 26 (7.58%) Zend
4 15 (4.37%) Splunk
5 13 (3.79%) IBM
6 11 (3.21%) SaltStack
7 9 (2.62%) Atlassian
8 8 (2.33%) AppDynamics
8 8 (2.33%) HP
9 6 (1.75%) Google
9 6 (1.75%) PagerDuty
10 5 (1.46%) Adobe
11 4 (1.17%) Rackspace
11 4 (1.17%) SAP
11 4 (1.17%) Tableau
12 3 (0.87%) Cisco
12 3 (0.87%) Ericsson
12 3 (0.87%) ILOG
Surrey
ABW Recruitment
Posted: 16 hours ago
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: €70 - €75 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Posted: 8 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Posted: 14 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Explore Group
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Posted: 25 days ago