Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 109 116
Rank change year-on-year -16 +7 +7
Contract jobs citing MySQL 340 369 359
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.06% 2.19% 2.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.49% 10.43% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 261 216
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +12.36%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £539 £538 £488
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 5
South East median hourly rate £38.75 £47.50 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.42% +272.55% -66.00%
10th Percentile £35.00 £42.50 £8.90
90th Percentile £45.00 £55.00 £44.80
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £21.20
% change year-on-year -12.50% +88.68% -43.84%

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 3,581 3,538 3,434
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.68% 20.99% 20.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,321 2,241 2,064
South East median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £293 £275
90th Percentile £575 £556 £538
England median daily rate £475 £454 £425
% change year-on-year +4.63% +6.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 55 91
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £27.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +55.25% -2.23%
10th Percentile £17.63 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £59.25 £50.00 £52.25
England median hourly rate £34.25 £31.75 £28.00
% change year-on-year +7.87% +13.39% +0.79%

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 17 November 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
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 17 November 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 -56 96 £425 +6.32% 81
Hampshire -7 79 £500 +33.33% 40
Surrey +4 75 £388 -22.50% 32
Berkshire -49 52 £425 +4.62% 29
West Sussex +20 46 £413 -2.94% 11
Buckinghamshire -7 26 £400 -5.77% 26
Kent +23 19 £430 +22.86% 26
Oxfordshire -18 18 £425 +6.25% 26
East Sussex -22 17 £350 +27.27% 10
Middlesex +1 3 £450 -10.00%
Sussex 0 2 £525 +18.31%
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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.

1 147 (43.24%) JavaScript
2 136 (40.00%) HTML
3 128 (37.65%) CSS
4 119 (35.00%) PHP
5 118 (34.71%) Agile Software Development
6 111 (32.65%) Java
7 100 (29.41%) Linux
8 97 (28.53%) SQL
9 93 (27.35%) Oracle
10 86 (25.29%) Amazon AWS
11 84 (24.71%) Git (software)
12 79 (23.24%) PostgreSQL
13 73 (21.47%) jQuery
14 70 (20.59%) NoSQL
15 66 (19.41%) Microsoft Azure
16 63 (18.53%) TDD
16 63 (18.53%) SQL Server
17 59 (17.35%) Continuous Integration
18 58 (17.06%) Python
18 58 (17.06%) Ansible
19 57 (16.76%) OO
20 52 (15.29%) Spring
20 52 (15.29%) DevOps
21 51 (15.00%) MongoDB
21 51 (15.00%) Puppet
22 49 (14.41%) RESTful
22 49 (14.41%) Web Development
22 49 (14.41%) MVC
23 44 (12.94%) Docker
23 44 (12.94%) Opscode Chef

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 41 (12.06%) Tomcat
2 34 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 30 (8.82%) OpenStack
4 26 (7.65%) WebLogic
4 26 (7.65%) WordPress
5 24 (7.06%) CMS
6 20 (5.88%) Apache
7 16 (4.71%) Drupal
8 12 (3.53%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (2.35%) Confluence
10 7 (2.06%) Apache Spark
10 7 (2.06%) JBoss
11 5 (1.47%) Apache Pig
11 5 (1.47%) GlassFish
12 4 (1.18%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.88%) IIS
13 3 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 2 (0.59%) Liferay
14 2 (0.59%) nginx
15 1 (0.29%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 8 (2.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.76%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.88%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (1.76%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (1.76%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (1.47%) Magento
3 1 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 86 (25.29%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (19.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (4.41%) AWS Lambda
3 15 (4.41%) Serverless
4 11 (3.24%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (3.24%) Amazon S3
5 10 (2.94%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (2.35%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (1.47%) GitHub
7 5 (1.47%) IaaS
7 5 (1.47%) OpenShift
8 4 (1.18%) Azure Data Factory
8 4 (1.18%) Azure Machine Learning
8 4 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (1.18%) Data Lake Analytics
9 3 (0.88%) Google App Engine
9 3 (0.88%) Heroku
9 3 (0.88%) PaaS
9 3 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.65%) LAN
1 9 (2.65%) WAN
2 8 (2.35%) SSL
3 7 (2.06%) HTTP
3 7 (2.06%) SNMP
4 6 (1.76%) DNS
4 6 (1.76%) Firewall
4 6 (1.76%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.47%) HTTPS
6 4 (1.18%) DVB
6 4 (1.18%) Kerberos
7 3 (0.88%) Internet
7 3 (0.88%) SSH
8 2 (0.59%) IPsec
8 2 (0.59%) OpenVPN
8 2 (0.59%) PuTTY
8 2 (0.59%) RTMP
8 2 (0.59%) RTSP
8 2 (0.59%) VoIP
8 2 (0.59%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (23.24%) PostgreSQL
2 70 (20.59%) NoSQL
3 63 (18.53%) SQL Server
4 51 (15.00%) MongoDB
5 39 (11.47%) Apache Cassandra
6 22 (6.47%) Relational Database
7 18 (5.29%) Hadoop
8 16 (4.71%) Oracle Database
8 16 (4.71%) Redis
8 16 (4.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 15 (4.41%) Amazon Aurora
10 14 (4.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 12 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (3.24%) Big Data
13 10 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
14 9 (2.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 9 (2.65%) Power BI
14 9 (2.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 7 (2.06%) MariaDB
16 5 (1.47%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 84 (24.71%) Git (software)
2 42 (12.35%) Jenkins
3 38 (11.18%) JIRA
4 26 (7.65%) JUnit
5 25 (7.35%) MSTest
5 25 (7.35%) NUnit
6 23 (6.76%) Maven
7 18 (5.29%) Mockito
8 17 (5.00%) Subversion
9 15 (4.41%) git-flow
10 13 (3.82%) Selenium
11 9 (2.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 8 (2.35%) Firebug
13 7 (2.06%) Eclipse
13 7 (2.06%) Vagrant
14 6 (1.76%) Team Foundation Server
15 5 (1.47%) Cucumber
15 5 (1.47%) NetBeans
15 5 (1.47%) TeamCity
15 5 (1.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (7.65%) Finance
2 16 (4.71%) Marketing
3 10 (2.94%) Back Office
4 8 (2.35%) Advertising
5 5 (1.47%) Retail
6 4 (1.18%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.59%) Games
7 2 (0.59%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.29%) Automotive
8 1 (0.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 232 (68.24%) Developer
2 82 (24.12%) Java Developer
3 68 (20.00%) PHP Developer
4 32 (9.41%) Full Stack Developer
5 21 (6.18%) MySQL Developer
5 21 (6.18%) Web Developer
6 20 (5.88%) Architect
7 19 (5.59%) DevOps Engineer
7 19 (5.59%) Senior Developer
8 18 (5.29%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 15 (4.41%) Analyst
10 14 (4.12%) HTML CSS Developer
10 14 (4.12%) HTML Developer
10 14 (4.12%) WordPress Developer
11 13 (3.82%) .NET Developer
12 12 (3.53%) Administrator
12 12 (3.53%) Backend Developer
12 12 (3.53%) PHP Web Developer
13 10 (2.94%) Java Web Developer
13 10 (2.94%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (40.00%) HTML
2 128 (37.65%) CSS
3 73 (21.47%) jQuery
4 52 (15.29%) Spring
5 49 (14.41%) RESTful
6 41 (12.06%) HTML5
7 39 (11.47%) AngularJS
8 36 (10.59%) JSON
9 35 (10.29%) Web Services
10 34 (10.00%) LAMP
11 30 (8.82%) CSS3
11 30 (8.82%) Node.js
12 26 (7.65%) .NET
12 26 (7.65%) SOAP
12 26 (7.65%) XML
13 25 (7.35%) REST
14 18 (5.29%) Ajax
14 18 (5.29%) Sass
15 17 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
15 17 (5.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.59%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.65%) User Experience
4 7 (2.06%) Algorithms
4 7 (2.06%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.06%) Data Structures
5 5 (1.47%) Clustering
5 5 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (1.47%) Replication
5 5 (1.47%) Video on Demand
6 2 (0.59%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.59%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.59%) NHS
6 2 (0.59%) Public Cloud
6 2 (0.59%) Video\Live Streaming
6 2 (0.59%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.29%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.29%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.29%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 100 (29.41%) Linux
2 38 (11.18%) Windows
3 26 (7.65%) Unix
4 9 (2.65%) CentOS
4 9 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (2.06%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.18%) Debian
8 3 (0.88%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.88%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.59%) Fedora
9 2 (0.59%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.59%) VMS
9 2 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.29%) AIX
10 1 (0.29%) Android
10 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (34.71%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (18.53%) TDD
3 59 (17.35%) Continuous Integration
4 57 (16.76%) OO
5 52 (15.29%) DevOps
6 49 (14.41%) MVC
6 49 (14.41%) Web Development
7 43 (12.65%) Migration
8 32 (9.41%) Software Engineering
9 31 (9.12%) Open Source
10 28 (8.24%) Business Intelligence
11 27 (7.94%) Microservices
11 27 (7.94%) Problem-Solving
12 24 (7.06%) Scrum
13 21 (6.18%) BDD
14 19 (5.59%) Kanban
15 18 (5.29%) Service Management
16 17 (5.00%) OOP
17 16 (4.71%) E-Commerce
17 16 (4.71%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 147 (43.24%) JavaScript
2 119 (35.00%) PHP
3 111 (32.65%) Java
4 97 (28.53%) SQL
5 58 (17.06%) Python
6 29 (8.53%) C#
6 29 (8.53%) Java 8
7 17 (5.00%) Ruby
8 16 (4.71%) C++
8 16 (4.71%) VB
9 14 (4.12%) Perl
10 13 (3.82%) Bash Shell
10 13 (3.82%) PL/SQL
11 12 (3.53%) T-SQL
12 11 (3.24%) TypeScript
13 9 (2.65%) C
13 9 (2.65%) PHP 5
13 9 (2.65%) PHP 7
14 8 (2.35%) ES6
14 8 (2.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (4.71%) Degree
1 16 (4.71%) Security Cleared
2 15 (4.41%) SC Cleared
3 6 (1.76%) ISTQB
4 5 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.47%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.59%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.06%) QA
2 6 (1.76%) SLA
3 3 (0.88%) COBIT
4 2 (0.59%) PMO
5 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.29%) GDPR
System Software
1 44 (12.94%) Docker
2 15 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.76%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.76%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (1.47%) HDFS
4 5 (1.47%) KVM
4 5 (1.47%) Xen
5 4 (1.18%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.59%) Btrfs
6 2 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 58 (17.06%) Ansible
2 51 (15.00%) Puppet
3 44 (12.94%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (4.12%) Kubernetes
5 8 (2.35%) Kibana
6 7 (2.06%) logstash
7 6 (1.76%) Consul
7 6 (1.76%) Grafana
8 5 (1.47%) Hadoop YARN
8 5 (1.47%) Oozie
8 5 (1.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (1.18%) Ambari
9 4 (1.18%) Prometheus
9 4 (1.18%) SCCM
9 4 (1.18%) Uchiwa
10 3 (0.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 2 (0.59%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.59%) Oracle ZFS
12 1 (0.29%) Salt
12 1 (0.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 93 (27.35%) Oracle
2 42 (12.35%) Microsoft
3 24 (7.06%) VMware
4 20 (5.88%) Google
5 15 (4.41%) Red Hat
6 9 (2.65%) Zend
7 8 (2.35%) ServiceNow
8 7 (2.06%) Splunk
9 6 (1.76%) Cisco
9 6 (1.76%) Remedy
10 5 (1.47%) IBM
10 5 (1.47%) SaltStack
10 5 (1.47%) Tableau
11 4 (1.18%) Automation Anywhere
11 4 (1.18%) Hortonworks
11 4 (1.18%) UiPath
11 4 (1.18%) WSO2
12 3 (0.88%) Atlassian
12 3 (0.88%) Citrix
12 3 (0.88%) HP