Period
to 4 July 2020

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 4 July 2020 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
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 158 158 119
Rank change year-on-year 0 -39 -12
Contract jobs citing MySQL 55 235 362
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.90% 1.55% 2.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.55% 7.99% 10.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 165 256
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £313 £290 £300
90th Percentile £603 £556 £538
England median daily rate £495 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 8
Median hourly rate £66.00 £45.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.67% +49.99% -34.78%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £29.83
% change year-on-year - +17.33% -25.43%

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 1,209 2,943 3,553
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 19.76% 19.47% 20.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 775 1,844 2,204
Median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +6.06%
10th Percentile £315 £306 £313
90th Percentile £624 £600 £575
England median daily rate £500 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 68 54
Median hourly rate £39.00 £47.85 £40.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.49% +18.87% +108.23%
10th Percentile £20.14 £19.81 £12.38
90th Percentile £68.75 £60.38 £54.33
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year - +3.70% +12.50%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing MySQL as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing MySQL in the South East.

Daily rate trend for MySQL in the South East

MySQL
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing MySQL in the South East over the 6 months to 4 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for MySQL in the South East

MySQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing MySQL in the South East.

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 4 July 2020. 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 +39 30 £500 +8.11% 22
Buckinghamshire +28 16 £488 +2.63% 5
Hampshire +24 12 £400 - 21
Berkshire +42 11 £550 +37.50% 11
West Sussex +25 7 £451 +12.75%
Surrey +35 5 £400 +6.67% 1
Oxfordshire +20 3 £500 - 6
Isle of Wight - 1 £450 -
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 4 July 2020, 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 29 (52.73%) JavaScript
1 29 (52.73%) Linux
2 27 (49.09%) Java
3 25 (45.45%) HTML
4 23 (41.82%) Oracle
5 22 (40.00%) SQL
5 22 (40.00%) Web Services
5 22 (40.00%) Node.js
6 21 (38.18%) Git (software)
6 21 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (36.36%) SQL Server
8 19 (34.55%) DevOps
9 18 (32.73%) SOAP
10 16 (29.09%) PHP
10 16 (29.09%) Scrum
10 16 (29.09%) Selenium
10 16 (29.09%) RESTful
11 15 (27.27%) Windows
12 14 (25.45%) XML
12 14 (25.45%) PostgreSQL
12 14 (25.45%) Test Automation
12 14 (25.45%) MongoDB
13 13 (23.64%) AWS
13 13 (23.64%) CSS
14 12 (21.82%) Finance
14 12 (21.82%) JIRA
14 12 (21.82%) Docker
14 12 (21.82%) Problem-Solving
15 11 (20.00%) React
15 11 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 9 (16.36%) Tomcat
2 6 (10.91%) nginx
3 5 (9.09%) WebSphere
4 3 (5.45%) Apache
4 3 (5.45%) Confluence
5 2 (3.64%) CMS
5 2 (3.64%) Drupal
5 2 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (3.64%) JBoss
5 2 (3.64%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.64%) Skype for Business
5 2 (3.64%) WildFly
6 1 (1.82%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.82%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.82%) ColdFusion
6 1 (1.82%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.82%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Magento
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.82%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 13 (23.64%) AWS
2 9 (16.36%) Azure
3 7 (12.73%) npm
4 6 (10.91%) OpenShift
5 3 (5.45%) Amazon S3
5 3 (5.45%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (3.64%) Akamai
6 2 (3.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (3.64%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (3.64%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (3.64%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (3.64%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (3.64%) AWS Step Functions
6 2 (3.64%) BlazeMeter
6 2 (3.64%) Cloudflare
6 2 (3.64%) GCP
6 2 (3.64%) Heroku
6 2 (3.64%) Route 53
6 2 (3.64%) Serverless
6 2 (3.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) DNS
2 4 (7.27%) SSL
3 3 (5.45%) VPN
4 2 (3.64%) DHCP
4 2 (3.64%) Skype
4 2 (3.64%) SSH
4 2 (3.64%) tcpdump
4 2 (3.64%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.82%) Internet
5 1 (1.82%) LAN
5 1 (1.82%) Network Security
5 1 (1.82%) OpenVPN
5 1 (1.82%) SNMP
5 1 (1.82%) VSAN
5 1 (1.82%) WAN
5 1 (1.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 14 (25.45%) MongoDB
2 14 (25.45%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (18.18%) DB2
4 9 (16.36%) DB2 UDB
5 8 (14.55%) Oracle Database
6 6 (10.91%) Relational Database
7 5 (9.09%) MariaDB
7 5 (9.09%) NoSQL
8 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (5.45%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (5.45%) Oracle9i Database
8 3 (5.45%) Redis
9 1 (1.82%) PolyBase
9 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 21 (38.18%) Git (software)
2 16 (29.09%) Selenium
3 12 (21.82%) JIRA
4 10 (18.18%) Eclipse
5 9 (16.36%) Ant
6 8 (14.55%) Jenkins
7 5 (9.09%) Cucumber
7 5 (9.09%) gulp
7 5 (9.09%) Jasmine
7 5 (9.09%) JUnit
7 5 (9.09%) Mocha
8 4 (7.27%) Bitbucket
9 2 (3.64%) Grunt
9 2 (3.64%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (3.64%) TeamCity
9 2 (3.64%) webpack
10 1 (1.82%) CircleCI
10 1 (1.82%) Firebug
10 1 (1.82%) PHPUnit
General
1 12 (21.82%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Banking
3 3 (5.45%) Public Sector
4 2 (3.64%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.82%) French Language
5 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (47.27%) Developer
2 7 (12.73%) Analyst
2 7 (12.73%) Full Stack Developer
3 5 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (9.09%) Java Developer
3 5 (9.09%) React Developer
4 4 (7.27%) DBA
4 4 (7.27%) Full Stack Web Developer
4 4 (7.27%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (7.27%) Software Developer
4 4 (7.27%) Web Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Applications Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Consultant
5 3 (5.45%) LAMP Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) MongoDB DBA
5 3 (5.45%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (5.45%) Senior Developer
6 2 (3.64%) QA Tester
6 2 (3.64%) Senior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (45.45%) HTML
2 22 (40.00%) Node.js
2 22 (40.00%) Web Services
3 18 (32.73%) SOAP
4 16 (29.09%) RESTful
5 14 (25.45%) XML
6 13 (23.64%) CSS
7 11 (20.00%) React
8 9 (16.36%) JSP
8 9 (16.36%) LDAP
8 9 (16.36%) SailPoint
8 9 (16.36%) Servlets
9 8 (14.55%) Express
9 8 (14.55%) HTML5
9 8 (14.55%) Jest
10 7 (12.73%) AngularJS
10 7 (12.73%) GraphQL
10 7 (12.73%) JSON
11 6 (10.91%) RabbitMQ
11 6 (10.91%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Linux Command Line
1 9 (16.36%) Mainframe
2 5 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.45%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.64%) PKI
4 2 (3.64%) Replication
4 2 (3.64%) User Experience
4 2 (3.64%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.82%) CMDB
5 1 (1.82%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 29 (52.73%) Linux
2 15 (27.27%) Windows
3 11 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (14.55%) Unix
5 2 (3.64%) Android
5 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.64%) CentOS
5 2 (3.64%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (1.82%) AIX
6 1 (1.82%) HPUX
6 1 (1.82%) Kali Linux
6 1 (1.82%) Solaris
6 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.82%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (34.55%) DevOps
3 16 (29.09%) Scrum
4 14 (25.45%) Test Automation
5 12 (21.82%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (18.18%) Unit Testing
7 8 (14.55%) Web Development
8 7 (12.73%) Mentoring
8 7 (12.73%) Project Management
8 7 (12.73%) Technical Analysis
9 6 (10.91%) Migration
9 6 (10.91%) Software Engineering
10 5 (9.09%) Open Source
10 5 (9.09%) Process Improvement
10 5 (9.09%) Test Strategy
11 4 (7.27%) High Availability
11 4 (7.27%) MVC
11 4 (7.27%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (7.27%) Proactive Monitoring
12 3 (5.45%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (52.73%) JavaScript
2 27 (49.09%) Java
3 22 (40.00%) SQL
4 16 (29.09%) PHP
5 10 (18.18%) PowerShell
6 9 (16.36%) BeanShell
6 9 (16.36%) Bourne shell
6 9 (16.36%) C
6 9 (16.36%) Korn
6 9 (16.36%) Perl
6 9 (16.36%) Python
7 5 (9.09%) C#
8 4 (7.27%) Ruby
9 3 (5.45%) Bash Shell
9 3 (5.45%) ES6
9 3 (5.45%) Shell Script
10 2 (3.64%) Apple Swift
10 2 (3.64%) Kotlin
10 2 (3.64%) Objective-C
10 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.91%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.09%) Degree
4 3 (5.45%) MCSA
4 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.64%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (3.64%) MCSE
6 1 (1.82%) CEH
6 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.82%) MCP
6 1 (1.82%) RHCSA
6 1 (1.82%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) QA
2 2 (3.64%) NCSC
3 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (21.82%) Docker
2 11 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (16.36%) RACF
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.82%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.82%) PowerDNS
5 1 (1.82%) RHEV
5 1 (1.82%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (16.36%) Kubernetes
2 6 (10.91%) Ansible
3 5 (9.09%) HAProxy
4 4 (7.27%) Terraform
5 3 (5.45%) Data Guard
5 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 3 (5.45%) Foglight
5 3 (5.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Oracle Flashback
5 3 (5.45%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (5.45%) Puppet
6 2 (3.64%) Consul
6 2 (3.64%) Kibana
6 2 (3.64%) OpenNebula
6 2 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (3.64%) Packer
6 2 (3.64%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.82%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.82%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (1.82%) logstash
Vendors
1 23 (41.82%) Oracle
2 10 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
4 5 (9.09%) IBM
5 4 (7.27%) Sybase
6 3 (5.45%) Imperva
6 3 (5.45%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (5.45%) VMware
7 2 (3.64%) OutSystems
7 2 (3.64%) Veeam
7 2 (3.64%) Xamarin
8 1 (1.82%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.82%) Capita
8 1 (1.82%) Computacenter
8 1 (1.82%) hybris
8 1 (1.82%) Meraki
8 1 (1.82%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.82%) Remedy
8 1 (1.82%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.82%) WSO2