Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 102 120
Rank change year-on-year -15 +18 +5
Contract jobs citing MySQL 358 363 365
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.09% 2.28% 1.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.92% 10.78% 9.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 282 265
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +2.86%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £538 £525 £475
England median daily rate £450 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 10
South East median hourly rate £25.01 £46.00 £44.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.64% +2.79% +79.00%
10th Percentile £21.25 £43.30 £9.40
90th Percentile £46.25 £46.00 £51.00
England median hourly rate £27.16 £42.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year -36.09% +25.00% +54.55%

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 3,609 3,366 3,852
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.11% 21.18% 20.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,250 2,075 2,429
South East median daily rate £438 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +5.77% +4.00%
10th Percentile £313 £290 £275
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 79 101
South East median hourly rate £40.50 £19.66 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +106.00% -48.26% +52.00%
10th Percentile £12.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £48.40 £52.25
England median hourly rate £33.50 £30.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year +9.84% +7.02% +14.00%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 16 July 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 -10 163 £400 - 85
Hampshire -32 64 £413 +6.45% 51
Berkshire -10 63 £375 -11.76% 34
Surrey -12 60 £450 -10.00% 31
Buckinghamshire +16 56 £400 -11.11% 19
Oxfordshire -29 43 £450 +12.22% 32
West Sussex +31 39 £331 -24.72% 9
East Sussex -7 19 £400 +45.45% 15
Kent +17 9 £525 +90.91% 19
Middlesex -4 3 £450 -10.00%
Sussex - 2 £525 -
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 142 (39.66%) JavaScript
2 123 (34.36%) HTML
3 121 (33.80%) Linux
4 120 (33.52%) Agile Software Development
5 118 (32.96%) CSS
6 109 (30.45%) PHP
7 108 (30.17%) Java
8 105 (29.33%) SQL
9 99 (27.65%) Git (software)
10 91 (25.42%) Oracle
11 77 (21.51%) PostgreSQL
12 74 (20.67%) Python
13 71 (19.83%) SQL Server
14 68 (18.99%) Amazon AWS
14 68 (18.99%) MongoDB
15 59 (16.48%) AngularJS
16 58 (16.20%) DevOps
16 58 (16.20%) JIRA
17 56 (15.64%) TDD
18 55 (15.36%) Spring
18 55 (15.36%) Web Services
18 55 (15.36%) JSON
18 55 (15.36%) jQuery
19 53 (14.80%) BDD
19 53 (14.80%) Node.js
19 53 (14.80%) Unix
20 51 (14.25%) RESTful
21 50 (13.97%) XML
21 50 (13.97%) Finance
21 50 (13.97%) Jenkins

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 (8.38%) Apache
2 27 (7.54%) Elasticsearch
3 21 (5.87%) Confluence
4 17 (4.75%) Apache Spark
5 15 (4.19%) Tomcat
6 14 (3.91%) WordPress
7 11 (3.07%) Drupal
7 11 (3.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 10 (2.79%) OpenStack
8 10 (2.79%) Oracle Service Bus
8 10 (2.79%) WebLogic
9 8 (2.23%) IIS
10 7 (1.96%) CMS
11 5 (1.40%) nginx
11 5 (1.40%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.84%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.56%) Moodle
14 1 (0.28%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 9 (2.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.96%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.84%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.56%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 15 (4.19%) Magento
2 3 (0.84%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.28%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.28%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 68 (18.99%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (5.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (3.63%) AWS Lambda
3 13 (3.63%) Serverless
4 10 (2.79%) Akamai
5 9 (2.51%) GitHub
5 9 (2.51%) OpenShift
6 8 (2.23%) Force.com
7 6 (1.68%) Amazon S3
7 6 (1.68%) Amazon SQS
7 6 (1.68%) Azure Data Factory
7 6 (1.68%) Azure Machine Learning
7 6 (1.68%) Data Lake Analytics
8 5 (1.40%) PaaS
9 4 (1.12%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.84%) npm
11 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.63%) Firewall
1 13 (3.63%) SNMP
2 9 (2.51%) VPN
2 9 (2.51%) WAN
3 8 (2.23%) DNS
4 7 (1.96%) SSL
5 6 (1.68%) HTTP
5 6 (1.68%) PuTTY
5 6 (1.68%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.40%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (1.40%) IP Telephony
6 5 (1.40%) SAN
7 4 (1.12%) HTTPS
7 4 (1.12%) LAN
8 3 (0.84%) NetScaler
8 3 (0.84%) VLAN
9 2 (0.56%) RTMP
9 2 (0.56%) RTSP
9 2 (0.56%) SMS
9 2 (0.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (21.51%) PostgreSQL
2 71 (19.83%) SQL Server
3 68 (18.99%) MongoDB
4 44 (12.29%) Relational Database
5 41 (11.45%) NoSQL
6 37 (10.34%) Redis
7 34 (9.50%) Apache Cassandra
8 27 (7.54%) Oracle Database
9 24 (6.70%) Hadoop
10 17 (4.75%) RDBMS
11 16 (4.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 16 (4.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 15 (4.19%) Big Data
12 15 (4.19%) DB2
12 15 (4.19%) MariaDB
13 13 (3.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 11 (3.07%) Oracle Database 11g
15 10 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (2.79%) Power BI
16 9 (2.51%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 99 (27.65%) Git (software)
2 58 (16.20%) JIRA
3 50 (13.97%) Jenkins
4 28 (7.82%) Maven
5 27 (7.54%) JUnit
6 20 (5.59%) Subversion
7 17 (4.75%) SoapUI
8 16 (4.47%) Selenium
9 14 (3.91%) Eclipse
10 13 (3.63%) Mockito
10 13 (3.63%) Vagrant
11 11 (3.07%) Cucumber
11 11 (3.07%) git-flow
11 11 (3.07%) Visual Studio
12 10 (2.79%) GitLab
12 10 (2.79%) IntelliJ
12 10 (2.79%) XMLSpy
13 8 (2.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 8 (2.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 7 (1.96%) Oracle APEX
General
1 50 (13.97%) Finance
2 17 (4.75%) Marketing
3 9 (2.51%) Games
4 8 (2.23%) Banking
4 8 (2.23%) Retail
4 8 (2.23%) Spanish Language
5 5 (1.40%) Advertising
5 5 (1.40%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.56%) Billing
7 1 (0.28%) Automotive
7 1 (0.28%) French Language
7 1 (0.28%) German Language
7 1 (0.28%) Law
7 1 (0.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 226 (63.13%) Developer
2 61 (17.04%) Java Developer
3 47 (13.13%) PHP Developer
4 30 (8.38%) Full Stack Developer
5 27 (7.54%) AWS Engineer
6 24 (6.70%) JavaScript Developer
7 18 (5.03%) Analyst
7 18 (5.03%) Node.js Developer
7 18 (5.03%) Senior Developer
8 17 (4.75%) Architect
9 15 (4.19%) AWS Developer
9 15 (4.19%) MySQL Developer
9 15 (4.19%) Software Engineer
10 14 (3.91%) Administrator
10 14 (3.91%) Angular Developer
10 14 (3.91%) DBA
10 14 (3.91%) DevOps Engineer
10 14 (3.91%) HTML Developer
10 14 (3.91%) Web Developer
11 13 (3.63%) AWS Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (34.36%) HTML
2 118 (32.96%) CSS
3 59 (16.48%) AngularJS
4 55 (15.36%) jQuery
4 55 (15.36%) JSON
4 55 (15.36%) Spring
4 55 (15.36%) Web Services
5 53 (14.80%) Node.js
6 51 (14.25%) RESTful
7 50 (13.97%) XML
8 47 (13.13%) REST
9 40 (11.17%) HTML5
9 40 (11.17%) SOAP
10 38 (10.61%) LAMP
11 36 (10.06%) CSS3
12 28 (7.82%) .NET
13 24 (6.70%) Laravel
14 22 (6.15%) React
14 22 (6.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 19 (5.31%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.42%) User Experience
2 17 (4.75%) Computer Science
3 15 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.19%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (2.51%) Data Structures
5 9 (2.51%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.23%) Clustering
7 7 (1.96%) Data Centre
8 6 (1.68%) Fintech
9 5 (1.40%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.12%) Video on Demand
11 3 (0.84%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.84%) iPad
11 3 (0.84%) Replication
12 2 (0.56%) CMDB
12 2 (0.56%) NHS
12 2 (0.56%) Self-Motivation
12 2 (0.56%) Video\Live Streaming
12 2 (0.56%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 121 (33.80%) Linux
2 53 (14.80%) Unix
3 27 (7.54%) Windows
4 10 (2.79%) CentOS
4 10 (2.79%) Windows Server
5 8 (2.23%) Debian
5 8 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.96%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.12%) Android
8 3 (0.84%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.84%) Windows NT
9 2 (0.56%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.56%) SUSE
9 2 (0.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.56%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.56%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.28%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (33.52%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (16.20%) DevOps
3 56 (15.64%) TDD
4 53 (14.80%) BDD
5 44 (12.29%) Scrum
6 42 (11.73%) Continuous Integration
7 37 (10.34%) OO
8 35 (9.78%) MVC
9 32 (8.94%) Open Source
10 30 (8.38%) Continuous Delivery
10 30 (8.38%) Web Development
11 29 (8.10%) Software Engineering
12 27 (7.54%) Problem-Solving
13 25 (6.98%) Test Automation
14 24 (6.70%) Front End Development
15 22 (6.15%) OOP
16 19 (5.31%) Business Intelligence
16 19 (5.31%) Migration
17 16 (4.47%) Configuration Management
18 14 (3.91%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 142 (39.66%) JavaScript
2 109 (30.45%) PHP
3 108 (30.17%) Java
4 105 (29.33%) SQL
5 74 (20.67%) Python
6 36 (10.06%) Ruby
7 33 (9.22%) C#
8 29 (8.10%) Bash Shell
9 27 (7.54%) TypeScript
10 20 (5.59%) Java 8
11 19 (5.31%) Perl
12 17 (4.75%) T-SQL
13 12 (3.35%) PL/SQL
14 11 (3.07%) C++
14 11 (3.07%) VB
15 10 (2.79%) Apex Code
15 10 (2.79%) Shell Script
16 9 (2.51%) Korn
16 9 (2.51%) R
16 9 (2.51%) Scala
Qualifications
1 33 (9.22%) Degree
2 10 (2.79%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.23%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (1.96%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.68%) Master's Degree
5 6 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.12%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.84%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.84%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.28%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (8.10%) QA
2 6 (1.68%) GDPR
3 4 (1.12%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.12%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.56%) COBIT
4 2 (0.56%) SLA
5 1 (0.28%) PMO
System Software
1 21 (5.87%) Docker
2 20 (5.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.68%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.40%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.40%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (1.40%) Xen
5 4 (1.12%) KVM
6 3 (0.84%) BitLocker
6 3 (0.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (0.84%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.84%) XenApp
6 3 (0.84%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.84%) XenServer
7 2 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.28%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.28%) iptables
Systems Management
1 45 (12.57%) Ansible
2 20 (5.59%) Terraform
3 19 (5.31%) Puppet
4 14 (3.91%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (2.23%) Kibana
6 7 (1.96%) HP ALM
7 6 (1.68%) logstash
8 5 (1.40%) Kubernetes
9 4 (1.12%) Grafana
9 4 (1.12%) SCCM
9 4 (1.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (0.84%) Backup Exec
10 3 (0.84%) Consul
10 3 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.84%) Prometheus
10 3 (0.84%) Uchiwa
11 2 (0.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 2 (0.56%) Salt
11 2 (0.56%) WSUS
12 1 (0.28%) WMI
Vendors
1 91 (25.42%) Oracle
2 41 (11.45%) Microsoft
3 20 (5.59%) VMware
4 19 (5.31%) Splunk
5 13 (3.63%) New Relic
5 13 (3.63%) Red Hat
5 13 (3.63%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (3.07%) IBM
6 11 (3.07%) Talend
7 8 (2.23%) Atlassian
7 8 (2.23%) Google
7 8 (2.23%) SAP
8 7 (1.96%) ComArch
9 6 (1.68%) Capita
9 6 (1.68%) Twitter
10 5 (1.40%) Cisco
10 5 (1.40%) Citrix
10 5 (1.40%) Symantec
11 4 (1.12%) Cloudera
11 4 (1.12%) Zend