Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 121 122
Rank change year-on-year +5 +1 +8
Contract jobs citing MySQL 353 291 350
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.10% 1.86% 1.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.39% 9.39% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 198 259
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £275 £286 £263
90th Percentile £525 £538 £475
England median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 15
South East median hourly rate £30.00 £46.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.78% +64.29% -25.33%
10th Percentile £21.25 £42.85 £10.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £46.00 £51.00
England median hourly rate £32.00 £42.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year -24.71% +25.00% +61.90%

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 3,396 3,100 3,800
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.23% 19.79% 20.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,085 1,859 2,411
South East median daily rate £438 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.71% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £302 £281 £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 44 69 110
South East median hourly rate £42.00 £16.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +162.50% -39.62% -18.46%
10th Percentile £13.78 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £51.75 £46.30 £51.00
England median hourly rate £32.50 £28.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year +15.04% +8.65% -13.33%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +7 185 £389 +3.67% 82
Berkshire +25 70 £400 -0.62% 31
Buckinghamshire +20 61 £375 +5.63% 21
Hampshire -1 56 £400 - 49
Oxfordshire -33 53 £413 +10.00% 30
Surrey -14 50 £500 +11.11% 28
West Sussex +31 38 £475 -17.39% 13
East Sussex +6 19 £375 +25.00% 34
Kent 0 2 £400 +39.13% 21
Middlesex -7 1 - - 1
Sussex - 1 £275 -
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 138 (39.09%) JavaScript
2 136 (38.53%) Agile Software Development
3 135 (38.24%) HTML
4 121 (34.28%) CSS
5 114 (32.29%) Linux
6 113 (32.01%) PHP
7 112 (31.73%) Java
8 96 (27.20%) Git (software)
9 81 (22.95%) SQL
10 77 (21.81%) Oracle
11 72 (20.40%) DevOps
12 70 (19.83%) AngularJS
13 69 (19.55%) SQL Server
14 64 (18.13%) Unix
15 63 (17.85%) Scrum
16 61 (17.28%) PostgreSQL
16 61 (17.28%) TDD
17 59 (16.71%) Web Services
18 57 (16.15%) Amazon AWS
19 56 (15.86%) Node.js
20 54 (15.30%) REST
21 53 (15.01%) MongoDB
21 53 (15.01%) Spring
21 53 (15.01%) Jenkins
22 51 (14.45%) BDD
22 51 (14.45%) JIRA
23 48 (13.60%) Finance
24 47 (13.31%) jQuery
25 46 (13.03%) SOAP
26 44 (12.46%) XML

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 30 (8.50%) Apache
2 22 (6.23%) Elasticsearch
3 19 (5.38%) Tomcat
4 18 (5.10%) Confluence
4 18 (5.10%) Drupal
5 14 (3.97%) WordPress
6 12 (3.40%) IIS
7 11 (3.12%) Apache Spark
8 10 (2.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 9 (2.55%) CMS
9 9 (2.55%) Oracle Service Bus
9 9 (2.55%) WebLogic
10 6 (1.70%) OpenStack
11 4 (1.13%) nginx
11 4 (1.13%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.57%) Moodle
12 2 (0.57%) MS Exchange
13 1 (0.28%) ExpressionEngine
13 1 (0.28%) GlassFish
Applications
1 5 (1.42%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (3.97%) Magento
2 3 (0.85%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.28%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.28%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 57 (16.15%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (5.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (3.68%) AWS Lambda
3 13 (3.68%) Serverless
4 11 (3.12%) PaaS
5 10 (2.83%) GitHub
6 8 (2.27%) Amazon SQS
6 8 (2.27%) SaaS
7 7 (1.98%) Akamai
7 7 (1.98%) Force.com
8 4 (1.13%) Amazon S3
8 4 (1.13%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.85%) IaaS
9 3 (0.85%) npm
10 2 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.57%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (0.57%) Azure Machine Learning
10 2 (0.57%) Data Lake Analytics
10 2 (0.57%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.83%) VPN
2 9 (2.55%) HTTP
3 8 (2.27%) Firewall
3 8 (2.27%) SNMP
3 8 (2.27%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.98%) MQTT
5 6 (1.70%) DNS
6 5 (1.42%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (1.42%) IP Telephony
6 5 (1.42%) SAN
6 5 (1.42%) WAN
7 4 (1.13%) SMS
8 3 (0.85%) DHCP
8 3 (0.85%) SSL
9 2 (0.57%) Internet
9 2 (0.57%) Intranet
9 2 (0.57%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.57%) PuTTY
9 2 (0.57%) VLAN
9 2 (0.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (19.55%) SQL Server
2 61 (17.28%) PostgreSQL
3 53 (15.01%) MongoDB
4 40 (11.33%) Relational Database
5 33 (9.35%) Oracle Database
6 30 (8.50%) NoSQL
6 30 (8.50%) Redis
7 21 (5.95%) MariaDB
7 21 (5.95%) RDBMS
8 18 (5.10%) DB2
9 15 (4.25%) Apache Cassandra
10 11 (3.12%) Big Data
10 11 (3.12%) Hadoop
11 10 (2.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 10 (2.83%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (1.98%) DB2 UDB
13 6 (1.70%) Amazon Redshift
13 6 (1.70%) MySQL Workbench
13 6 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (1.13%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 96 (27.20%) Git (software)
2 53 (15.01%) Jenkins
3 51 (14.45%) JIRA
4 27 (7.65%) Maven
5 26 (7.37%) Subversion
6 21 (5.95%) Selenium
7 18 (5.10%) JUnit
8 17 (4.82%) Eclipse
9 15 (4.25%) Cucumber
9 15 (4.25%) SoapUI
10 13 (3.68%) GitLab
11 10 (2.83%) TeamCity
12 9 (2.55%) IntelliJ
12 9 (2.55%) XMLSpy
13 8 (2.27%) Bitbucket
13 8 (2.27%) Vagrant
14 7 (1.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 7 (1.98%) Oracle APEX
14 7 (1.98%) Zephyr
15 6 (1.70%) gulp
General
1 48 (13.60%) Finance
2 15 (4.25%) Banking
3 10 (2.83%) Automotive
4 9 (2.55%) Games
5 8 (2.27%) Marketing
5 8 (2.27%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.70%) Spanish Language
7 5 (1.42%) Retail
8 2 (0.57%) Advertising
8 2 (0.57%) Billing
8 2 (0.57%) Law
9 1 (0.28%) Back Office
9 1 (0.28%) Electronics
9 1 (0.28%) French Language
9 1 (0.28%) German Language
Job Titles
1 243 (68.84%) Developer
2 67 (18.98%) Java Developer
3 57 (16.15%) PHP Developer
4 32 (9.07%) JavaScript Developer
5 28 (7.93%) AWS Engineer
6 26 (7.37%) MySQL Developer
7 25 (7.08%) Architect
7 25 (7.08%) HTML Developer
8 24 (6.80%) HTML CSS Developer
9 21 (5.95%) Angular Developer
10 20 (5.67%) Software Developer
11 19 (5.38%) Node.js Developer
12 17 (4.82%) Full Stack Developer
13 16 (4.53%) AWS Developer
13 16 (4.53%) Web Developer
14 15 (4.25%) Senior Developer
15 14 (3.97%) Java Software Developer
15 14 (3.97%) JavaScript Engineer
15 14 (3.97%) Software Engineer
16 13 (3.68%) AWS Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (38.24%) HTML
2 121 (34.28%) CSS
3 70 (19.83%) AngularJS
4 59 (16.71%) Web Services
5 56 (15.86%) Node.js
6 54 (15.30%) REST
7 53 (15.01%) Spring
8 47 (13.31%) jQuery
9 46 (13.03%) SOAP
10 44 (12.46%) XML
11 43 (12.18%) JSON
12 36 (10.20%) HTML5
13 34 (9.63%) Laravel
13 34 (9.63%) RESTful
14 30 (8.50%) CSS3
14 30 (8.50%) Spring Boot
14 30 (8.50%) Symfony
15 29 (8.22%) React
16 28 (7.93%) LAMP
17 22 (6.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.92%) User Experience
2 16 (4.53%) Computer Science
3 15 (4.25%) Mobile App
4 14 (3.97%) Derivative
5 10 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (1.98%) Data Centre
6 7 (1.98%) Infotainment
7 6 (1.70%) Clustering
7 6 (1.70%) Fintech
8 5 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.13%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.85%) iPad
10 3 (0.85%) Replication
11 2 (0.57%) CMDB
11 2 (0.57%) Graphic Design
11 2 (0.57%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.57%) PKI
11 2 (0.57%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (0.57%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 114 (32.29%) Linux
2 64 (18.13%) Unix
3 34 (9.63%) Windows
4 10 (2.83%) Ubuntu
5 9 (2.55%) Debian
6 8 (2.27%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.42%) Android
7 5 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.13%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.13%) CentOS
9 2 (0.57%) SUSE
9 2 (0.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.57%) Windows NT
9 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (38.53%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (20.40%) DevOps
3 63 (17.85%) Scrum
4 61 (17.28%) TDD
5 51 (14.45%) BDD
6 43 (12.18%) Web Development
7 41 (11.61%) Continuous Integration
8 34 (9.63%) OO
9 30 (8.50%) Continuous Delivery
10 28 (7.93%) Open Source
11 26 (7.37%) MVC
11 26 (7.37%) Software Engineering
12 22 (6.23%) Front End Development
12 22 (6.23%) OOP
13 21 (5.95%) Test Automation
14 19 (5.38%) SOA
15 18 (5.10%) Problem-Solving
15 18 (5.10%) User Stories
16 15 (4.25%) Migration
17 13 (3.68%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 138 (39.09%) JavaScript
2 113 (32.01%) PHP
3 112 (31.73%) Java
4 81 (22.95%) SQL
5 44 (12.46%) Python
6 35 (9.92%) Ruby
7 27 (7.65%) TypeScript
8 22 (6.23%) Bash Shell
9 20 (5.67%) C#
10 18 (5.10%) T-SQL
11 14 (3.97%) C
12 13 (3.68%) Perl
13 11 (3.12%) Java 8
14 10 (2.83%) Apex Code
14 10 (2.83%) Groovy
14 10 (2.83%) Scala
15 9 (2.55%) PHP 7
16 8 (2.27%) C++
16 8 (2.27%) Go
17 7 (1.98%) Korn
Qualifications
1 30 (8.50%) Degree
2 6 (1.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.42%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.13%) Master's Degree
5 3 (0.85%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.85%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (0.57%) APMG
6 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.65%) QA
2 5 (1.42%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.13%) GDPR
4 2 (0.57%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.57%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (4.82%) Docker
2 11 (3.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.42%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.42%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (1.13%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.57%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (0.57%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.57%) XenApp
5 2 (0.57%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.57%) XenServer
6 1 (0.28%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.28%) iptables
6 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 34 (9.63%) Ansible
2 22 (6.23%) Terraform
3 12 (3.40%) Puppet
4 8 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (1.98%) HP ALM
6 5 (1.42%) Galera Cluster
6 5 (1.42%) OpenNebula
7 3 (0.85%) SCCM
8 2 (0.57%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.57%) Kibana
8 2 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.57%) WSUS
9 1 (0.28%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.28%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.28%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.28%) Packer
9 1 (0.28%) Pingdom
9 1 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.28%) WMI
Vendors
1 77 (21.81%) Oracle
2 33 (9.35%) Microsoft
3 13 (3.68%) Salesforce.com
3 13 (3.68%) Splunk
4 12 (3.40%) New Relic
5 11 (3.12%) VMware
6 10 (2.83%) Google
7 8 (2.27%) Atlassian
7 8 (2.27%) Talend
7 8 (2.27%) Zend
8 7 (1.98%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.70%) Cisco
9 6 (1.70%) IBM
10 5 (1.42%) Capita
10 5 (1.42%) SAP
11 4 (1.13%) ComArch
11 4 (1.13%) Symantec
12 3 (0.85%) Citrix
12 3 (0.85%) Cloudera
12 3 (0.85%) HP