Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 156 125 128
Rank change year-on-year -31 +3 -11
Contract jobs citing MySQL 146 348 330
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.36% 2.17% 1.96%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.72% 10.27% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 225 222
South East median daily rate £419 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.47% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £251 £300 £263
90th Percentile £586 £538 £536
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 6
South East median hourly rate - £45.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.26% -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year - -15.15% +106.25%

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 2,173 3,390 3,421
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.22% 21.18% 20.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,342 2,192 2,158
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £306 £313 £300
90th Percentile £608 £588 £575
England median daily rate £488 £488 £475
% change year-on-year - +2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 45 39
South East median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% -22.22% +161.63%
10th Percentile £16.62 £18.48 £14.85
90th Percentile £77.25 £58.93 £50.00
England median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% - +32.08%

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 21 February 2020.

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 21 February 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 +31 76 £450 +5.88% 57
Berkshire +22 42 £431 +7.81% 18
Hampshire -32 33 £355 -29.00% 55
Buckinghamshire +21 17 £450 +2.86% 14
Oxfordshire +18 17 £500 +16.28% 25
Surrey -21 16 £475 +22.58% 37
West Sussex +29 11 £313 -28.16% 10
Kent -2 6 £325 +4.00% 18
East Sussex +4 4 £388 +10.71% 15
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 63 (43.15%) JavaScript
2 59 (40.41%) HTML
3 48 (32.88%) Git (software)
4 46 (31.51%) CSS
5 43 (29.45%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (28.08%) PHP
6 41 (28.08%) Docker
7 39 (26.71%) AWS
8 37 (25.34%) SQL
8 37 (25.34%) Java
9 36 (24.66%) MongoDB
10 35 (23.97%) Linux
11 34 (23.29%) XML
12 32 (21.92%) Node.js
13 31 (21.23%) Scrum
14 29 (19.86%) DevOps
14 29 (19.86%) React
15 28 (19.18%) HTML5
15 28 (19.18%) PostgreSQL
16 27 (18.49%) SQL Server
16 27 (18.49%) Kubernetes
17 25 (17.12%) Ansible
18 24 (16.44%) JSON
18 24 (16.44%) Selenium
19 23 (15.75%) SOAP
20 22 (15.07%) Python
20 22 (15.07%) Jenkins
21 21 (14.38%) Laravel
21 21 (14.38%) Web Services
22 20 (13.70%) Oracle

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 19 (13.01%) Apache
2 10 (6.85%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (5.48%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.11%) nginx
4 6 (4.11%) Umbraco
5 5 (3.42%) CMS
5 5 (3.42%) Drupal
5 5 (3.42%) IIS
5 5 (3.42%) JBoss
6 3 (2.05%) WordPress
7 2 (1.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.37%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.37%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.37%) WildFly
8 1 (0.68%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.68%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.68%) Appian
8 1 (0.68%) Luigi
8 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (4.11%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (4.11%) Magento
2 2 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.68%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 39 (26.71%) AWS
2 19 (13.01%) Azure
3 9 (6.16%) SaaS
4 8 (5.48%) AWS Lambda
4 8 (5.48%) GitHub
4 8 (5.48%) Serverless
5 7 (4.79%) Amazon S3
6 6 (4.11%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (4.11%) npm
7 5 (3.42%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (2.74%) Amazon ECS
8 4 (2.74%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (2.74%) GCP
8 4 (2.74%) Heroku
8 4 (2.74%) OpenShift
9 3 (2.05%) Akamai
9 3 (2.05%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (2.05%) Power Platform
9 3 (2.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (1.37%) AWS IoT
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.11%) DNS
2 5 (3.42%) Wireless
3 4 (2.74%) Firewall
3 4 (2.74%) SNMP
3 4 (2.74%) SSH
3 4 (2.74%) VPN
4 3 (2.05%) SAN
5 2 (1.37%) HTTP
5 2 (1.37%) NAS
5 2 (1.37%) tcpdump
5 2 (1.37%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.68%) IMAP
6 1 (0.68%) Internet
6 1 (0.68%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.68%) IPsec
6 1 (0.68%) LAN
6 1 (0.68%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.68%) Network Security
6 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.68%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (24.66%) MongoDB
2 28 (19.18%) PostgreSQL
3 27 (18.49%) SQL Server
4 17 (11.64%) Redis
5 16 (10.96%) Relational Database
6 10 (6.85%) Pentaho
7 9 (6.16%) NoSQL
8 8 (5.48%) MariaDB
9 7 (4.79%) Big Data
10 6 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (4.11%) Hadoop
11 5 (3.42%) RDBMS
12 4 (2.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (2.74%) DB2
12 4 (2.74%) DB2 UDB
12 4 (2.74%) MS Access
13 3 (2.05%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (2.05%) Oracle Database
13 3 (2.05%) Power BI
14 2 (1.37%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 48 (32.88%) Git (software)
2 24 (16.44%) Selenium
3 22 (15.07%) Jenkins
4 17 (11.64%) JIRA
5 16 (10.96%) Cucumber
6 8 (5.48%) GitLab
7 7 (4.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (4.79%) Eclipse
7 7 (4.79%) Subversion
8 6 (4.11%) Ant
9 5 (3.42%) Bitbucket
9 5 (3.42%) Bugzilla
9 5 (3.42%) Jasmine
10 4 (2.74%) Gradle
10 4 (2.74%) gulp
10 4 (2.74%) TeamCity
11 3 (2.05%) Artifactory
11 3 (2.05%) Mocha
12 2 (1.37%) Concordion
12 2 (1.37%) Mockito
General
1 16 (10.96%) Finance
2 4 (2.74%) Military
3 3 (2.05%) Retail
4 2 (1.37%) Banking
4 2 (1.37%) Marketing
4 2 (1.37%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.68%) Electronics
5 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.68%) Publishing
5 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 84 (57.53%) Developer
2 19 (13.01%) Full Stack Developer
3 18 (12.33%) PHP Developer
4 16 (10.96%) Java Developer
5 15 (10.27%) DevOps Engineer
6 10 (6.85%) JavaScript Developer
6 10 (6.85%) Web Developer
7 9 (6.16%) React Developer
8 7 (4.79%) Administrator
8 7 (4.79%) Cloud Engineer
8 7 (4.79%) LAMP Developer
8 7 (4.79%) Software Developer
9 6 (4.11%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 5 (3.42%) AWS Developer
10 5 (3.42%) Consultant
10 5 (3.42%) Database Engineer
10 5 (3.42%) Full Stack Web Developer
10 5 (3.42%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (3.42%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 5 (3.42%) PHP Laravel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (40.41%) HTML
2 46 (31.51%) CSS
3 34 (23.29%) XML
4 32 (21.92%) Node.js
5 29 (19.86%) React
6 28 (19.18%) HTML5
7 24 (16.44%) JSON
8 23 (15.75%) SOAP
9 21 (14.38%) Laravel
9 21 (14.38%) Web Services
10 18 (12.33%) .NET
11 17 (11.64%) jQuery
12 15 (10.27%) Vue.js
13 14 (9.59%) Hibernate
14 13 (8.90%) AngularJS
14 13 (8.90%) Express
15 11 (7.53%) GraphQL
15 11 (7.53%) LAMP
15 11 (7.53%) RESTful
16 10 (6.85%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.22%) Linux Command Line
2 9 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.74%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.05%) User Experience
5 2 (1.37%) Cloud Native
5 2 (1.37%) Clustering
5 2 (1.37%) EPoS
5 2 (1.37%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.68%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.68%) Blog
6 1 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.68%) Life Science
6 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.68%) PKI
6 1 (0.68%) Raspberry Pi
6 1 (0.68%) Replication
6 1 (0.68%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 35 (23.97%) Linux
2 15 (10.27%) Windows
3 14 (9.59%) Unix
4 8 (5.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.05%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.37%) Android
6 2 (1.37%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.37%) CentOS
6 2 (1.37%) Debian
6 2 (1.37%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.37%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.68%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.68%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (29.45%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (21.23%) Scrum
3 29 (19.86%) DevOps
4 19 (13.01%) Web Development
5 13 (8.90%) Configuration Management
6 11 (7.53%) OO
6 11 (7.53%) Test Automation
7 10 (6.85%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (6.85%) Software Engineering
8 9 (6.16%) TDD
9 8 (5.48%) Migration
9 8 (5.48%) Unit Testing
10 7 (4.79%) Computer Science
10 7 (4.79%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (4.79%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (4.79%) Kanban
11 6 (4.11%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (3.42%) Open Source
12 5 (3.42%) Project Management
12 5 (3.42%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 63 (43.15%) JavaScript
2 41 (28.08%) PHP
3 37 (25.34%) Java
3 37 (25.34%) SQL
4 22 (15.07%) Python
5 15 (10.27%) C#
6 10 (6.85%) Java 8
7 8 (5.48%) Bash Shell
7 8 (5.48%) C++
8 7 (4.79%) Perl
9 6 (4.11%) Ruby
9 6 (4.11%) TypeScript
10 5 (3.42%) C
10 5 (3.42%) PHP 5
10 5 (3.42%) PHP 7
10 5 (3.42%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.74%) BeanShell
11 4 (2.74%) Bourne shell
11 4 (2.74%) Korn
12 3 (2.05%) ES6
Qualifications
1 17 (11.64%) Security Cleared
2 14 (9.59%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.53%) Degree
4 6 (4.11%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.37%) RHCSA
6 1 (0.68%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.68%) CCNP
6 1 (0.68%) CEH
6 1 (0.68%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.68%) HND
6 1 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.68%) MCP
6 1 (0.68%) MCSA
6 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.68%) RHCE
6 1 (0.68%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.85%) QA
2 3 (2.05%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.05%) SLA
3 1 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 41 (28.08%) Docker
2 8 (5.48%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.74%) RACF
4 3 (2.05%) iptables
5 2 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.68%) RHEV
6 1 (0.68%) vCloud
6 1 (0.68%) vSphere
6 1 (0.68%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 27 (18.49%) Kubernetes
2 25 (17.12%) Ansible
3 15 (10.27%) Terraform
4 9 (6.16%) Puppet
5 4 (2.74%) Kibana
5 4 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.74%) ZABBIX
6 3 (2.05%) NetBackup
6 3 (2.05%) Sysdig
7 2 (1.37%) Consul
7 2 (1.37%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (1.37%) HAProxy
7 2 (1.37%) Packer
7 2 (1.37%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 2 (1.37%) SCOM
7 2 (1.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.68%) logstash
8 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.68%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 20 (13.70%) Oracle
2 11 (7.53%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.16%) Red Hat
4 8 (5.48%) Atlassian
5 6 (4.11%) Zend
6 4 (2.74%) Cisco
6 4 (2.74%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.74%) VMware
7 3 (2.05%) Google
7 3 (2.05%) IBM
7 3 (2.05%) Imperva
7 3 (2.05%) Varonis
8 1 (0.68%) hybris
8 1 (0.68%) LogRhythm
8 1 (0.68%) MapR
8 1 (0.68%) Meraki
8 1 (0.68%) Ruckus Wireless
8 1 (0.68%) Splunk
8 1 (0.68%) WooCommerce
8 1 (0.68%) WSO2