Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 90 108
Rank change year-on-year -29 +18 +2
Contract jobs citing MySQL 346 395 379
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.13% 2.43% 2.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.84% 11.19% 10.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 292 250
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +10.34% +9.85%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £538 £527 £475
England median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 7
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £46.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.91% +6.98% +7.50%
10th Percentile £21.25 £43.55 £9.10
90th Percentile £46.00 £47.05 £47.40
England median hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -43.75% +23.08% -13.33%

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 3,518 3,530 3,602
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.64% 21.69% 20.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,257 2,192 2,232
South East median daily rate £448 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.74% +0.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £278 £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 56 70 88
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -29.58% +42.00%
10th Percentile £13.88 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £57.41 £50.00 £52.25
England median hourly rate £28.75 £30.00 £29.53
% change year-on-year -4.17% +1.61% +6.28%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -41 132 £400 - 90
Surrey -3 66 £425 -15.00% 67
Hampshire -30 64 £425 +13.33% 48
Berkshire -34 54 £400 -4.76% 28
West Sussex +26 44 £388 -11.93% 4
Buckinghamshire -1 41 £400 -8.57% 21
Oxfordshire -23 36 £475 +18.01% 41
East Sussex -18 19 £350 +27.27% 18
Kent +20 14 £430 +37.60% 14
Middlesex +2 4 £450 -10.00% 1
Sussex +6 2 £525 +12.12%
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 144 (41.62%) JavaScript
2 127 (36.71%) HTML
3 122 (35.26%) CSS
4 119 (34.39%) PHP
5 110 (31.79%) Linux
6 106 (30.64%) SQL
6 106 (30.64%) Agile Software Development
7 94 (27.17%) Java
8 84 (24.28%) PostgreSQL
8 84 (24.28%) Git (software)
9 82 (23.70%) Oracle
10 76 (21.97%) Python
11 72 (20.81%) MongoDB
12 66 (19.08%) Amazon AWS
13 65 (18.79%) SQL Server
14 59 (17.05%) NoSQL
14 59 (17.05%) jQuery
15 55 (15.90%) RESTful
16 54 (15.61%) TDD
17 52 (15.03%) Spring
18 51 (14.74%) Ansible
19 50 (14.45%) DevOps
20 49 (14.16%) Jenkins
21 46 (13.29%) Continuous Integration
22 45 (13.01%) HTML5
23 43 (12.43%) Apache Cassandra
23 43 (12.43%) Finance
23 43 (12.43%) Web Services
23 43 (12.43%) AngularJS
24 42 (12.14%) OO

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 26 (7.51%) Tomcat
2 19 (5.49%) Apache
3 18 (5.20%) Apache Spark
4 17 (4.91%) Elasticsearch
4 17 (4.91%) WordPress
5 16 (4.62%) CMS
6 13 (3.76%) Confluence
7 12 (3.47%) Drupal
7 12 (3.47%) WebLogic
7 12 (3.47%) WebSphere
8 11 (3.18%) OpenStack
9 8 (2.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (1.73%) JBoss
11 5 (1.45%) Oracle Service Bus
12 4 (1.16%) GlassFish
13 3 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
13 3 (0.87%) IIS
13 3 (0.87%) MS Exchange
14 2 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.58%) Joomla!
Applications
1 10 (2.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.73%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.16%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.87%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 12 (3.47%) Magento
2 3 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.87%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.87%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 66 (19.08%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (9.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (4.05%) Amazon S3
4 13 (3.76%) AWS Lambda
4 13 (3.76%) Serverless
5 11 (3.18%) Akamai
5 11 (3.18%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (3.18%) AWS CloudFormation
6 10 (2.89%) OpenShift
7 6 (1.73%) Azure Data Factory
7 6 (1.73%) Azure Machine Learning
7 6 (1.73%) Data Lake Analytics
8 5 (1.45%) PaaS
9 4 (1.16%) GitHub
10 3 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.58%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.58%) Force.com
11 2 (0.58%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.76%) SNMP
2 8 (2.31%) Firewall
2 8 (2.31%) SSL
3 7 (2.02%) DNS
4 6 (1.73%) HTTP
4 6 (1.73%) PuTTY
4 6 (1.73%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.45%) VPN
6 4 (1.16%) HTTPS
6 4 (1.16%) LAN
6 4 (1.16%) WAN
7 3 (0.87%) DVB
7 3 (0.87%) NetScaler
7 3 (0.87%) SSH
7 3 (0.87%) VLAN
8 2 (0.58%) IPsec
8 2 (0.58%) OpenVPN
8 2 (0.58%) RTMP
8 2 (0.58%) RTSP
8 2 (0.58%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (24.28%) PostgreSQL
2 72 (20.81%) MongoDB
3 65 (18.79%) SQL Server
4 59 (17.05%) NoSQL
5 43 (12.43%) Apache Cassandra
6 29 (8.38%) Redis
6 29 (8.38%) Relational Database
7 25 (7.23%) Hadoop
8 20 (5.78%) Oracle Database
9 18 (5.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 15 (4.34%) Big Data
10 15 (4.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 13 (3.76%) Amazon Aurora
11 13 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (3.76%) DB2
12 11 (3.18%) Amazon RDS
12 11 (3.18%) RDBMS
13 10 (2.89%) NuoDB
13 10 (2.89%) Power BI
14 9 (2.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 84 (24.28%) Git (software)
2 49 (14.16%) Jenkins
3 41 (11.85%) JIRA
4 30 (8.67%) JUnit
5 27 (7.80%) Maven
6 19 (5.49%) Mockito
7 17 (4.91%) git-flow
8 14 (4.05%) Subversion
9 11 (3.18%) Eclipse
10 10 (2.89%) Visual Studio
11 9 (2.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 7 (2.02%) Cucumber
12 7 (2.02%) Selenium
12 7 (2.02%) Vagrant
13 6 (1.73%) MSTest
13 6 (1.73%) NUnit
13 6 (1.73%) SoapUI
13 6 (1.73%) TeamCity
14 5 (1.45%) IntelliJ
14 5 (1.45%) XMLSpy
General
1 43 (12.43%) Finance
2 19 (5.49%) Marketing
3 7 (2.02%) Advertising
4 6 (1.73%) Retail
4 6 (1.73%) Spanish Language
5 5 (1.45%) Back Office
6 3 (0.87%) Banking
7 1 (0.29%) Automotive
7 1 (0.29%) Games
7 1 (0.29%) Law
7 1 (0.29%) Legal
7 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 217 (62.72%) Developer
2 64 (18.50%) PHP Developer
3 60 (17.34%) Java Developer
4 31 (8.96%) Full Stack Developer
5 22 (6.36%) Senior Developer
6 19 (5.49%) Architect
7 18 (5.20%) Web Developer
8 17 (4.91%) Analyst
8 17 (4.91%) DevOps Engineer
9 15 (4.34%) .NET Developer
10 14 (4.05%) Administrator
10 14 (4.05%) MySQL Developer
11 12 (3.47%) AWS Developer
11 12 (3.47%) Backend Developer
11 12 (3.47%) Linux Engineer
11 12 (3.47%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 11 (3.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 11 (3.18%) PHP Web Developer
13 10 (2.89%) AWS Engineer
13 10 (2.89%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (36.71%) HTML
2 122 (35.26%) CSS
3 59 (17.05%) jQuery
4 55 (15.90%) RESTful
5 52 (15.03%) Spring
6 45 (13.01%) HTML5
7 43 (12.43%) AngularJS
7 43 (12.43%) Web Services
8 40 (11.56%) JSON
9 39 (11.27%) LAMP
10 38 (10.98%) XML
11 37 (10.69%) Node.js
12 36 (10.40%) CSS3
13 35 (10.12%) REST
14 34 (9.83%) SOAP
15 25 (7.23%) .NET
16 18 (5.20%) React
17 17 (4.91%) YAML
18 16 (4.62%) Kafka
19 15 (4.34%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.36%) Greenfield Project
2 20 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.18%) Data Structures
4 9 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.31%) Clustering
5 8 (2.31%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.73%) Algorithms
6 6 (1.73%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.73%) User Experience
7 5 (1.45%) Fintech
7 5 (1.45%) Replication
7 5 (1.45%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.16%) Video on Demand
9 3 (0.87%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.58%) PKI
10 2 (0.58%) Video\Live Streaming
11 1 (0.29%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.29%) FlexPod
11 1 (0.29%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 110 (31.79%) Linux
2 39 (11.27%) Unix
3 34 (9.83%) Windows
4 9 (2.60%) CentOS
4 9 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (2.60%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.16%) Debian
5 4 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.87%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.87%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.87%) Windows NT
7 2 (0.58%) Android
7 2 (0.58%) Fedora
7 2 (0.58%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.29%) VMS
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (30.64%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (15.61%) TDD
3 50 (14.45%) DevOps
4 46 (13.29%) Continuous Integration
5 42 (12.14%) OO
6 41 (11.85%) MVC
7 35 (10.12%) BDD
8 34 (9.83%) Web Development
9 30 (8.67%) Problem-Solving
9 30 (8.67%) Scrum
10 29 (8.38%) Open Source
11 26 (7.51%) Software Engineering
12 23 (6.65%) Continuous Delivery
12 23 (6.65%) Front End Development
12 23 (6.65%) Migration
13 20 (5.78%) Microservices
14 19 (5.49%) Business Intelligence
15 17 (4.91%) E-Commerce
15 17 (4.91%) Kanban
15 17 (4.91%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 144 (41.62%) JavaScript
2 119 (34.39%) PHP
3 106 (30.64%) SQL
4 94 (27.17%) Java
5 76 (21.97%) Python
6 35 (10.12%) C#
7 30 (8.67%) Java 8
8 24 (6.94%) Ruby
9 21 (6.07%) Bash Shell
10 17 (4.91%) Perl
10 17 (4.91%) VB
11 14 (4.05%) T-SQL
12 13 (3.76%) PL/SQL
13 11 (3.18%) C++
13 11 (3.18%) R
13 11 (3.18%) Scala
13 11 (3.18%) TypeScript
14 10 (2.89%) Shell Script
15 8 (2.31%) ES6
15 8 (2.31%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (5.49%) Degree
2 17 (4.91%) Security Cleared
3 15 (4.34%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.73%) ISTQB
4 6 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.45%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.16%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.47%) QA
2 4 (1.16%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.16%) GDPR
3 3 (0.87%) COBIT
3 3 (0.87%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.58%) SLA
5 1 (0.29%) PMO
System Software
1 35 (10.12%) Docker
2 17 (4.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.31%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.31%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.45%) Xen
5 4 (1.16%) KVM
6 3 (0.87%) BitLocker
6 3 (0.87%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (0.87%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.87%) XenApp
6 3 (0.87%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.87%) XenServer
7 2 (0.58%) Btrfs
7 2 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.29%) HDFS
8 1 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 51 (14.74%) Ansible
2 29 (8.38%) Puppet
3 27 (7.80%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (3.76%) Kubernetes
5 8 (2.31%) Kibana
6 6 (1.73%) logstash
6 6 (1.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (1.45%) Consul
7 5 (1.45%) Terraform
8 4 (1.16%) Grafana
8 4 (1.16%) SCCM
9 3 (0.87%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.87%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 3 (0.87%) Prometheus
9 3 (0.87%) Salt
9 3 (0.87%) Uchiwa
10 2 (0.58%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.58%) Oracle ZFS
11 1 (0.29%) SELinux
Vendors
1 82 (23.70%) Oracle
2 40 (11.56%) Microsoft
3 25 (7.23%) VMware
4 19 (5.49%) Splunk
5 14 (4.05%) IBM
6 13 (3.76%) Red Hat
7 12 (3.47%) New Relic
8 8 (2.31%) Google
8 8 (2.31%) Talend
9 7 (2.02%) ComArch
9 7 (2.02%) ServiceNow
10 5 (1.45%) Citrix
10 5 (1.45%) Remedy
11 4 (1.16%) Cloudera
11 4 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.16%) SaltStack
11 4 (1.16%) WSO2
11 4 (1.16%) Zend
12 3 (0.87%) Atlassian
12 3 (0.87%) ESET