Period
to 16 November 2019

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 November 2019 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 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 171 127 111
Rank change year-on-year -44 -16 +1
Contract jobs citing MySQL 182 342 374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.35% 2.05% 2.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.90% 9.50% 10.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 222 265
South East median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £287 £300 £263
90th Percentile £552 £538 £534
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 6
South East median hourly rate - £38.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -18.42% +272.55%
England median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -14.29% -12.50% +88.68%

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 2,638 3,600 3,541
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 19.57% 21.59% 20.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,589 2,335 2,240
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09% +3.13%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £290
90th Percentile £603 £575 £556
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 44 57
South East median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -17.65% +55.25%
10th Percentile £15.23 £17.63 £9.25
90th Percentile £77.75 £59.25 £50.00
England median hourly rate £32.50 £33.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year -2.99% +4.69% +14.29%

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 November 2019.

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 16 November 2019. 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 79 £438 +2.94% 64
Berkshire +3 53 £388 -8.82% 28
Hampshire -6 46 £400 -20.00% 52
Surrey -9 20 £498 +28.39% 24
West Sussex -11 18 £400 -3.03% 3
Oxfordshire +24 13 £475 +11.76% 20
Buckinghamshire +6 13 £463 +15.63% 17
Kent -4 7 £325 -24.42% 16
East Sussex -3 6 £438 +25.00% 14
Sussex -3 2 - -
Middlesex +8 1 £375 -16.67%
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 2019, 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 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (34.07%) SQL
3 58 (31.87%) SQL Server
4 56 (30.77%) HTML
5 53 (29.12%) AWS
6 49 (26.92%) Oracle
6 49 (26.92%) CSS
7 46 (25.27%) JavaScript
8 44 (24.18%) Linux
9 42 (23.08%) PHP
10 41 (22.53%) Docker
11 39 (21.43%) MongoDB
11 39 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
12 38 (20.88%) Scrum
13 37 (20.33%) Git (software)
14 34 (18.68%) Microsoft
15 32 (17.58%) Java
15 32 (17.58%) Python
15 32 (17.58%) DevOps
15 32 (17.58%) Relational Database
16 31 (17.03%) Azure
17 30 (16.48%) XML
18 29 (15.93%) .NET
18 29 (15.93%) Ansible
18 29 (15.93%) Kubernetes
19 28 (15.38%) SOAP
20 27 (14.84%) Windows
20 27 (14.84%) Security Cleared
21 26 (14.29%) JSON
22 25 (13.74%) jQuery

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 21 (11.54%) Apache
2 17 (9.34%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (6.04%) Tomcat
4 9 (4.95%) IIS
5 8 (4.40%) JBoss
6 7 (3.85%) CMS
6 7 (3.85%) Drupal
6 7 (3.85%) nginx
7 4 (2.20%) ColdFusion
7 4 (2.20%) Umbraco
8 3 (1.65%) Apache Spark
9 2 (1.10%) Confluence
9 2 (1.10%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.10%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (1.10%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.10%) WordPress
10 1 (0.55%) Apache Airflow
10 1 (0.55%) Luigi
10 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (4.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.30%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.55%) FileZilla
4 1 (0.55%) Notepad++
Business Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 53 (29.12%) AWS
2 31 (17.03%) Azure
3 13 (7.14%) GitHub
4 11 (6.04%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (4.40%) GCP
6 7 (3.85%) Amazon S3
6 7 (3.85%) AWS Lambda
6 7 (3.85%) Serverless
7 6 (3.30%) Heroku
7 6 (3.30%) npm
8 5 (2.75%) Power Platform
9 4 (2.20%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (2.20%) Azure Data Factory
9 4 (2.20%) SaaS
10 3 (1.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (1.65%) Amazon ECS
11 2 (1.10%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (1.10%) AWS CodePipeline
11 2 (1.10%) AWS Fargate
11 2 (1.10%) AWS IoT
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.30%) DNS
1 6 (3.30%) SSH
2 3 (1.65%) Firewall
3 2 (1.10%) Cisco Firepower
3 2 (1.10%) HTTP
3 2 (1.10%) Internet
3 2 (1.10%) NetScaler
3 2 (1.10%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (1.10%) SAN
3 2 (1.10%) SNMP
4 1 (0.55%) BGP
4 1 (0.55%) Connectrix
4 1 (0.55%) FTP
4 1 (0.55%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.55%) MPLS
4 1 (0.55%) NAS
4 1 (0.55%) SSL
4 1 (0.55%) VLAN
4 1 (0.55%) VPN
4 1 (0.55%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (31.87%) SQL Server
2 39 (21.43%) MongoDB
2 39 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
3 32 (17.58%) Relational Database
4 21 (11.54%) RDBMS
5 17 (9.34%) Big Data
6 16 (8.79%) Redis
7 15 (8.24%) DB2
7 15 (8.24%) NoSQL
8 11 (6.04%) Hadoop
8 11 (6.04%) MariaDB
9 10 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (3.85%) MS Access
11 6 (3.30%) Oracle Database
12 5 (2.75%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (2.75%) Data Lake
12 5 (2.75%) Pentaho
12 5 (2.75%) Power BI
12 5 (2.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 37 (20.33%) Git (software)
2 20 (10.99%) Jenkins
3 19 (10.44%) JIRA
4 14 (7.69%) Selenium
5 11 (6.04%) Subversion
6 9 (4.95%) Cucumber
7 7 (3.85%) Visual Studio
8 6 (3.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (3.30%) GitLab
8 6 (3.30%) Gradle
8 6 (3.30%) Grunt
8 6 (3.30%) webpack
9 5 (2.75%) Bugzilla
10 4 (2.20%) Bitbucket
10 4 (2.20%) Concordion
10 4 (2.20%) EasyMock
10 4 (2.20%) Maven
10 4 (2.20%) MSTest
10 4 (2.20%) NUnit
10 4 (2.20%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (4.95%) Finance
2 6 (3.30%) Marketing
3 5 (2.75%) Military
3 5 (2.75%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.20%) Games
5 3 (1.65%) Retail
6 2 (1.10%) Billing
6 2 (1.10%) Publishing
7 1 (0.55%) Advertising
7 1 (0.55%) Automotive
7 1 (0.55%) Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Electronics
7 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.55%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 87 (47.80%) Developer
2 24 (13.19%) PHP Developer
3 20 (10.99%) DBA
4 17 (9.34%) Java Developer
5 16 (8.79%) DevOps Engineer
6 13 (7.14%) Architect
7 11 (6.04%) Administrator
7 11 (6.04%) Full Stack Developer
8 8 (4.40%) LAMP Developer
8 8 (4.40%) Software Engineer
9 7 (3.85%) Data Architect
9 7 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
9 7 (3.85%) Software Developer
9 7 (3.85%) Web Developer
10 6 (3.30%) Azure Architect
10 6 (3.30%) Database Engineer
10 6 (3.30%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 6 (3.30%) PHP Laravel Developer
10 6 (3.30%) Senior Developer
10 6 (3.30%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (30.77%) HTML
2 49 (26.92%) CSS
3 30 (16.48%) XML
4 29 (15.93%) .NET
5 28 (15.38%) SOAP
6 26 (14.29%) JSON
7 25 (13.74%) jQuery
8 22 (12.09%) React
9 21 (11.54%) HTML5
9 21 (11.54%) Node.js
9 21 (11.54%) Web Services
10 19 (10.44%) Laravel
10 19 (10.44%) RESTful
11 15 (8.24%) AngularJS
11 15 (8.24%) LAMP
11 15 (8.24%) Vue.js
12 14 (7.69%) Spring
13 11 (6.04%) Hibernate
13 11 (6.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 10 (5.49%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.04%) Linux Command Line
3 7 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.30%) User Experience
5 3 (1.65%) Cloud Native
5 3 (1.65%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.65%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.10%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.10%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.10%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.10%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.10%) PKI
6 2 (1.10%) Raspberry Pi
6 2 (1.10%) Replication
6 2 (1.10%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.55%) Clustering
7 1 (0.55%) Life Science
7 1 (0.55%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 44 (24.18%) Linux
2 27 (14.84%) Windows
3 15 (8.24%) Unix
4 7 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (3.85%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.20%) Android
5 4 (2.20%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.65%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.10%) Debian
7 2 (1.10%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.55%) CentOS
8 1 (0.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (20.88%) Scrum
3 32 (17.58%) DevOps
4 21 (11.54%) TDD
5 20 (10.99%) Web Development
6 17 (9.34%) MVC
7 16 (8.79%) Software Engineering
8 14 (7.69%) Computer Science
9 12 (6.59%) Microservices
9 12 (6.59%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (6.04%) ITIL
10 11 (6.04%) OO
11 10 (5.49%) Analytics
11 10 (5.49%) Configuration Management
11 10 (5.49%) Data Privacy
11 10 (5.49%) Test Automation
12 9 (4.95%) BDD
12 9 (4.95%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (4.95%) Migration
13 8 (4.40%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (34.07%) SQL
2 46 (25.27%) JavaScript
3 42 (23.08%) PHP
4 32 (17.58%) Java
4 32 (17.58%) Python
5 24 (13.19%) C#
6 12 (6.59%) Bash Shell
7 10 (5.49%) C++
7 10 (5.49%) Java 8
7 10 (5.49%) Ruby
8 8 (4.40%) Scala
9 7 (3.85%) ES6
10 6 (3.30%) C
10 6 (3.30%) TypeScript
11 5 (2.75%) PHP 5
11 5 (2.75%) PHP 7
12 4 (2.20%) Perl
12 4 (2.20%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.65%) R
14 2 (1.10%) XPath
Qualifications
1 27 (14.84%) Security Cleared
2 18 (9.89%) Degree
2 18 (9.89%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (2.75%) Chartered Engineer
4 5 (2.75%) HND
5 3 (1.65%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.65%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.65%) PhD
6 2 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.55%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.55%) ISEB
7 1 (0.55%) RHCE
7 1 (0.55%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.95%) QA
2 4 (2.20%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.65%) SLA
4 2 (1.10%) GDPR
5 1 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 41 (22.53%) Docker
2 7 (3.85%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.65%) vCloud
3 3 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.10%) KVM
4 2 (1.10%) XenApp
5 1 (0.55%) BIND 9
5 1 (0.55%) Ceph
5 1 (0.55%) iptables
5 1 (0.55%) NFS
5 1 (0.55%) Postfix
5 1 (0.55%) RACF
5 1 (0.55%) Varnish
5 1 (0.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 29 (15.93%) Ansible
1 29 (15.93%) Kubernetes
2 15 (8.24%) Terraform
3 7 (3.85%) Kibana
3 7 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.75%) logstash
5 3 (1.65%) Nessus
5 3 (1.65%) Prometheus
5 3 (1.65%) SCOM
5 3 (1.65%) Sysdig
6 2 (1.10%) HP ALM
6 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (1.10%) Nagios
6 2 (1.10%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.10%) SCCM
6 2 (1.10%) WSUS
7 1 (0.55%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.55%) Rsyslog
7 1 (0.55%) systemd
7 1 (0.55%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 49 (26.92%) Oracle
2 34 (18.68%) Microsoft
3 14 (7.69%) IBM
4 10 (5.49%) Google
4 10 (5.49%) Red Hat
4 10 (5.49%) VMware
5 6 (3.30%) Imperva
5 6 (3.30%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (3.30%) Zend
6 5 (2.75%) Atlassian
6 5 (2.75%) Cisco
6 5 (2.75%) Varonis
7 4 (2.20%) Adobe
8 3 (1.65%) HP
9 2 (1.10%) Citrix
9 2 (1.10%) EMC
9 2 (1.10%) IronPort
9 2 (1.10%) McAfee
9 2 (1.10%) NetApp
9 2 (1.10%) Xamarin