Period
to 31 March 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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 160 135 126
Rank change year-on-year -25 -9 +1
Contract jobs citing MySQL 114 301 334
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 1.17% 1.92% 1.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.98% 9.36% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 194 229
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £240 £300 £263
90th Percentile £570 £538 £525
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 7
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £45.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00

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 1,907 3,215 3,431
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 19.50% 20.52% 20.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,188 2,046 2,112
Median daily rate £461 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.33% +3.45% +5.45%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £610 £606 £575
England median daily rate £488 £488 £475
% change year-on-year - +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 41 44
Median hourly rate £32.00 £45.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.89% - +176.92%
10th Percentile £17.00 £21.00 £15.00
90th Percentile £73.75 £55.00 £51.75
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +27 68 £500 +19.76% 56
Berkshire +15 33 £500 +29.03% 27
Hampshire -25 22 £325 -35.00% 24
Buckinghamshire +16 18 £450 -5.26% 13
Oxfordshire +25 17 £500 +25.00% 16
West Sussex +31 11 £325 -22.16% 9
Surrey 0 10 £415 +10.67% 24
East Sussex +9 2 £363 -19.44% 12
Isle of Wight - 1 £450 - 1
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 52 (45.61%) JavaScript
2 44 (38.60%) HTML
3 37 (32.46%) Java
3 37 (32.46%) Node.js
4 35 (30.70%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (30.70%) Git (software)
5 33 (28.95%) Docker
6 32 (28.07%) MongoDB
6 32 (28.07%) Linux
7 31 (27.19%) CSS
8 29 (25.44%) DevOps
9 28 (24.56%) XML
9 28 (24.56%) SQL
10 27 (23.68%) AWS
11 24 (21.05%) React
11 24 (21.05%) Kubernetes
11 24 (21.05%) PHP
12 23 (20.18%) SQL Server
12 23 (20.18%) Scrum
12 23 (20.18%) Selenium
13 22 (19.30%) PostgreSQL
13 22 (19.30%) Web Services
13 22 (19.30%) Ansible
14 21 (18.42%) SOAP
14 21 (18.42%) Oracle
15 20 (17.54%) HTML5
16 18 (15.79%) Jenkins
16 18 (15.79%) Finance
16 18 (15.79%) JSON
17 16 (14.04%) Web Development

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 15 (13.16%) Apache
2 10 (8.77%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (8.77%) Tomcat
3 6 (5.26%) nginx
3 6 (5.26%) Umbraco
4 4 (3.51%) CMS
4 4 (3.51%) Drupal
4 4 (3.51%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.63%) JBoss
5 3 (2.63%) WordPress
6 2 (1.75%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.75%) Confluence
6 2 (1.75%) IIS
6 2 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.75%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.75%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.75%) WildFly
7 1 (0.88%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.88%) Luigi
7 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (6.14%) Magento
2 2 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.88%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 27 (23.68%) AWS
2 12 (10.53%) Azure
3 8 (7.02%) SaaS
4 6 (5.26%) npm
5 5 (4.39%) Amazon S3
5 5 (4.39%) OpenShift
6 4 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (2.63%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (2.63%) GCP
7 3 (2.63%) GitHub
7 3 (2.63%) Power Platform
7 3 (2.63%) Serverless
7 3 (2.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (1.75%) Amazon ECS
8 2 (1.75%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (1.75%) AWS CodeBuild
8 2 (1.75%) AWS Step Functions
8 2 (1.75%) BlazeMeter
8 2 (1.75%) Cloudflare
8 2 (1.75%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.39%) Wireless
2 4 (3.51%) DNS
2 4 (3.51%) Firewall
2 4 (3.51%) SNMP
2 4 (3.51%) VPN
3 3 (2.63%) SSL
4 2 (1.75%) NAS
4 2 (1.75%) SAN
4 2 (1.75%) SSH
4 2 (1.75%) tcpdump
4 2 (1.75%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.88%) IMAP
5 1 (0.88%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.88%) IPsec
5 1 (0.88%) LAN
5 1 (0.88%) Network Security
5 1 (0.88%) POP3
5 1 (0.88%) SMTP
5 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (28.07%) MongoDB
2 23 (20.18%) SQL Server
3 22 (19.30%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (10.53%) Redis
4 12 (10.53%) Relational Database
5 9 (7.89%) Pentaho
6 7 (6.14%) Oracle Database
7 6 (5.26%) DB2
7 6 (5.26%) DB2 UDB
7 6 (5.26%) MariaDB
7 6 (5.26%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.63%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (2.63%) Oracle9i Database
8 3 (2.63%) Power BI
9 2 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.75%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 35 (30.70%) Git (software)
2 23 (20.18%) Selenium
3 18 (15.79%) Jenkins
4 14 (12.28%) Cucumber
4 14 (12.28%) JIRA
5 8 (7.02%) Eclipse
5 8 (7.02%) GitLab
6 7 (6.14%) Ant
7 6 (5.26%) Jasmine
8 5 (4.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (4.39%) gulp
9 4 (3.51%) Bitbucket
9 4 (3.51%) JUnit
9 4 (3.51%) Mocha
10 3 (2.63%) Artifactory
11 2 (1.75%) CircleCI
11 2 (1.75%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (1.75%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.88%) Subversion
12 1 (0.88%) Xcode
General
1 18 (15.79%) Finance
2 4 (3.51%) Banking
3 3 (2.63%) Retail
4 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.88%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 68 (59.65%) Developer
2 18 (15.79%) Full Stack Developer
3 15 (13.16%) Java Developer
4 11 (9.65%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (9.65%) React Developer
5 10 (8.77%) JavaScript Developer
6 9 (7.89%) Web Developer
7 8 (7.02%) Software Developer
8 7 (6.14%) Cloud Engineer
9 6 (5.26%) Analyst
9 6 (5.26%) Full Stack Web Developer
10 5 (4.39%) LAMP Developer
10 5 (4.39%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (4.39%) PHP Developer
11 4 (3.51%) .NET Developer
11 4 (3.51%) Consultant
11 4 (3.51%) DBA
11 4 (3.51%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 4 (3.51%) Magento Developer
12 3 (2.63%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (38.60%) HTML
2 37 (32.46%) Node.js
3 31 (27.19%) CSS
4 28 (24.56%) XML
5 24 (21.05%) React
6 22 (19.30%) Web Services
7 21 (18.42%) SOAP
8 20 (17.54%) HTML5
9 18 (15.79%) JSON
10 15 (13.16%) .NET
11 13 (11.40%) AngularJS
11 13 (11.40%) Express
11 13 (11.40%) Hibernate
11 13 (11.40%) RESTful
12 12 (10.53%) GraphQL
13 11 (9.65%) Spring
14 9 (7.89%) Apache POI
14 9 (7.89%) ASP.NET
14 9 (7.89%) jBPM
14 9 (7.89%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
1 6 (5.26%) Mainframe
2 4 (3.51%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.75%) Cloud Native
3 2 (1.75%) Clustering
3 2 (1.75%) EPoS
3 2 (1.75%) User Experience
4 1 (0.88%) Blog
4 1 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (0.88%) Life Science
4 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.88%) Raspberry Pi
4 1 (0.88%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 32 (28.07%) Linux
2 13 (11.40%) Windows
3 10 (8.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (7.02%) Unix
5 3 (2.63%) CentOS
6 2 (1.75%) Debian
6 2 (1.75%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.75%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.88%) Android
7 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.88%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.88%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (30.70%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (25.44%) DevOps
3 23 (20.18%) Scrum
4 16 (14.04%) Web Development
5 12 (10.53%) Test Automation
6 9 (7.89%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (7.89%) Unit Testing
7 8 (7.02%) Configuration Management
8 7 (6.14%) Migration
8 7 (6.14%) Project Management
8 7 (6.14%) Technical Analysis
9 6 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (5.26%) Software Engineering
10 5 (4.39%) Microservices
10 5 (4.39%) Technical Debt
11 4 (3.51%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (3.51%) Kanban
11 4 (3.51%) Process Improvement
11 4 (3.51%) TDD
11 4 (3.51%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 52 (45.61%) JavaScript
2 37 (32.46%) Java
3 28 (24.56%) SQL
4 24 (21.05%) PHP
5 13 (11.40%) C#
6 12 (10.53%) Python
7 8 (7.02%) C++
7 8 (7.02%) Java 8
7 8 (7.02%) Perl
8 7 (6.14%) C
8 7 (6.14%) PowerShell
9 6 (5.26%) BeanShell
9 6 (5.26%) Bourne shell
9 6 (5.26%) Korn
9 6 (5.26%) TypeScript
10 4 (3.51%) Ruby
11 3 (2.63%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.63%) ES6
11 3 (2.63%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.75%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 10 (8.77%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.14%) Degree
2 7 (6.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.88%) CCNP
3 1 (0.88%) CEH
3 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.88%) MCP
3 1 (0.88%) MCSA
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.88%) RHCSA
3 1 (0.88%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.89%) QA
2 2 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (28.95%) Docker
2 8 (7.02%) Active Directory
3 6 (5.26%) RACF
4 3 (2.63%) iptables
4 3 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.88%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 24 (21.05%) Kubernetes
2 22 (19.30%) Ansible
3 12 (10.53%) Terraform
4 9 (7.89%) Puppet
5 4 (3.51%) Kibana
6 3 (2.63%) Data Guard
6 3 (2.63%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (2.63%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 3 (2.63%) Foglight
6 3 (2.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (2.63%) Oracle Flashback
6 3 (2.63%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (2.63%) Sysdig
6 3 (2.63%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.75%) Consul
7 2 (1.75%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.75%) OpenNebula
7 2 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.75%) Packer
7 2 (1.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 21 (18.42%) Oracle
2 9 (7.89%) Red Hat
3 8 (7.02%) Atlassian
4 6 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.51%) IBM
6 3 (2.63%) Cisco
6 3 (2.63%) Imperva
6 3 (2.63%) Sybase
7 2 (1.75%) hybris
7 2 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.75%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.75%) VMware
7 2 (1.75%) WSO2
7 2 (1.75%) Zend
8 1 (0.88%) Google
8 1 (0.88%) MapR
8 1 (0.88%) McAfee
8 1 (0.88%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.88%) SonicWALL
8 1 (0.88%) Sophos