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 3 months to 25 March 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
MySQL
England / South East
Rank 129 116 143
Rank change year-on-year -13 +27  
Contract jobs citing MySQL 118 158 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.50% 1.71% 1.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.44% 8.51% 7.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 107 72
Median daily rate £375 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.16% +10.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Median hourly rate £44.50 £48.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.29% +28.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £31.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +36.80% -16.66%  

MySQL is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next 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 and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 1587 1856 1705
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 20.22% 20.13% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 986 1202 1032
Median daily rate £409 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.25% +8.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £526 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 46 31
Median hourly rate £18.00 £38.03 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.66% +4.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.41 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.62 £54.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing MySQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire +6 32 £325 -7.14% 17
Hampshire +3 28 £425 +18.05% 30
Surrey -3 18 £400 +3.22% 22
Buckinghamshire +3 14 £400 +16.36% 9
Berkshire +12 13 £400 +14.28% 19
Kent -2 5 £275 -33.73% 8
East Sussex -9 4 £270 -10.00% 5
West Sussex -7 2 £494 +34.81% 6
MySQL
England

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MySQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 124 (42.76%) Linux
2 111 (38.28%) JavaScript
3 109 (37.59%) PHP
4 104 (35.86%) HTML
5 99 (34.14%) Agile Software Development
6 93 (32.07%) CSS
7 91 (31.38%) SQL
8 83 (28.62%) Git (software)
9 79 (27.24%) Java
10 73 (25.17%) SQL Server
11 64 (22.07%) MVC
12 63 (21.72%) Web Development
13 62 (21.38%) Oracle
14 53 (18.28%) PostgreSQL
15 47 (16.21%) Python
16 45 (15.52%) Windows
17 43 (14.83%) XML
17 43 (14.83%) Apache
18 42 (14.48%) Jenkins
19 41 (14.14%) Continuous Integration
20 39 (13.45%) AngularJS
21 38 (13.10%) HTML5
22 37 (12.76%) Laravel
23 35 (12.07%) DevOps
23 35 (12.07%) MongoDB
23 35 (12.07%) Security Cleared
23 35 (12.07%) Web Services
24 34 (11.72%) Symfony
25 33 (11.38%) jQuery
25 33 (11.38%) LAMP

MySQL
Top Related 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 43 (14.83%) Apache
2 21 (7.24%) Drupal
3 19 (6.55%) Tomcat
4 18 (6.21%) WordPress
5 14 (4.83%) nginx
6 11 (3.79%) Mule
6 11 (3.79%) Mule ESB
7 10 (3.45%) Moodle
8 9 (3.10%) CMS
9 7 (2.41%) JBoss
9 7 (2.41%) OpenStack
10 6 (2.07%) Jetty
10 6 (2.07%) SilverStripe
11 5 (1.72%) Confluence
12 4 (1.38%) IIS
13 3 (1.03%) ArcGIS
13 3 (1.03%) GeoServer
13 3 (1.03%) GlassFish
13 3 (1.03%) SharePoint
14 2 (0.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 25 (8.62%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.38%) MS Office
3 2 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.34%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.72%) Magento
1 5 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.38%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.69%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.34%) nopCommerce
5 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.34%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.34%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 32 (11.03%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (5.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.76%) GitHub
4 5 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.72%) IaaS
4 5 (1.72%) SaaS
5 4 (1.38%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (1.38%) PaaS
6 3 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.69%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.34%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.34%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.34%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.34%) Datadog
8 1 (0.34%) G Suite
8 1 (0.34%) Office 365
8 1 (0.34%) Trello
8 1 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.86%) LAN
2 13 (4.48%) LDAP
2 13 (4.48%) TCP/IP
3 11 (3.79%) SAN
3 11 (3.79%) WAN
4 10 (3.45%) HTTP
5 9 (3.10%) Internet
5 9 (3.10%) Intranet
6 7 (2.41%) Firewall
6 7 (2.41%) Network Security
7 6 (2.07%) DNS
7 6 (2.07%) IP Telephony
8 5 (1.72%) SNMP
9 4 (1.38%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (1.38%) IPv4
9 4 (1.38%) IPv6
9 4 (1.38%) Telnet
10 3 (1.03%) AMQP
10 3 (1.03%) FTP
10 3 (1.03%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (25.17%) SQL Server
2 53 (18.28%) PostgreSQL
3 35 (12.07%) MongoDB
4 28 (9.66%) NoSQL
5 22 (7.59%) Relational Database
6 19 (6.55%) Redis
7 14 (4.83%) SQL Server 2005
8 13 (4.48%) MariaDB
9 12 (4.14%) CouchDB
10 11 (3.79%) SQL Server 2014
11 10 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
12 9 (3.10%) Big Data
12 9 (3.10%) Snowflake Schema
13 8 (2.76%) Hadoop
13 8 (2.76%) HBase
14 7 (2.41%) Apache Hive
14 7 (2.41%) MS Access
15 6 (2.07%) OLTP
15 6 (2.07%) QlikView
15 6 (2.07%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 83 (28.62%) Git (software)
2 42 (14.48%) Jenkins
3 32 (11.03%) Subversion
4 26 (8.97%) JIRA
5 20 (6.90%) Eclipse
5 20 (6.90%) Maven
6 12 (4.14%) JUnit
6 12 (4.14%) Mercurial
7 11 (3.79%) Bitbucket
8 10 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
8 10 (3.45%) Talend Open Studio
8 10 (3.45%) Visual Studio
9 9 (3.10%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (1.72%) Grunt
10 5 (1.72%) Selenium
10 5 (1.72%) TestNG
11 4 (1.38%) Cucumber
11 4 (1.38%) Gradle
11 4 (1.38%) Jasmine
11 4 (1.38%) Mockito
General
1 27 (9.31%) Finance
2 12 (4.14%) Marketing
3 10 (3.45%) Legal
4 9 (3.10%) Publishing
5 8 (2.76%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.38%) Advertising
6 4 (1.38%) Banking
7 3 (1.03%) Electronics
7 3 (1.03%) Games
7 3 (1.03%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.69%) Local Government
9 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.34%) Back Office
9 1 (0.34%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.34%) Military
9 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.34%) Retail
Job Titles
1 175 (60.34%) Developer
2 62 (21.38%) PHP Developer
3 41 (14.14%) Java Developer
4 23 (7.93%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 20 (6.90%) Administrator
5 20 (6.90%) MySQL Developer
5 20 (6.90%) Web Developer
6 16 (5.52%) Symfony Developer
7 15 (5.17%) DevOps Engineer
8 14 (4.83%) DBA
8 14 (4.83%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 13 (4.48%) Software Developer
10 11 (3.79%) C++ Developer
10 11 (3.79%) Linux Engineer
10 11 (3.79%) Software Engineer
11 10 (3.45%) Cloud Engineer
11 10 (3.45%) DevOps Administrator
11 10 (3.45%) ETL Developer
11 10 (3.45%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 10 (3.45%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (35.86%) HTML
2 93 (32.07%) CSS
3 43 (14.83%) XML
4 39 (13.45%) AngularJS
5 38 (13.10%) HTML5
6 37 (12.76%) Laravel
7 35 (12.07%) Web Services
8 34 (11.72%) Symfony
9 33 (11.38%) jQuery
9 33 (11.38%) LAMP
10 32 (11.03%) Node.js
11 31 (10.69%) Spring
12 28 (9.66%) CSS3
13 23 (7.93%) RESTful
14 18 (6.21%) JSON
15 14 (4.83%) Java EE
15 14 (4.83%) LEMP Stack
15 14 (4.83%) REST
15 14 (4.83%) XSLT
16 13 (4.48%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.48%) Data Centre
1 13 (4.48%) Replication
2 12 (4.14%) Clustering
2 12 (4.14%) User Experience
3 10 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.76%) Client/Server
5 7 (2.41%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (2.07%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.72%) HACMP
8 3 (1.03%) Grid Computing
8 3 (1.03%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.69%) CCTV
9 2 (0.69%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.69%) EPoS
9 2 (0.69%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.69%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.69%) PKI
10 1 (0.34%) Fintech
10 1 (0.34%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 124 (42.76%) Linux
2 45 (15.52%) Windows
3 31 (10.69%) Unix
4 20 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (6.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (4.83%) Windows Server
7 8 (2.76%) Android
7 8 (2.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (2.41%) AIX
8 7 (2.41%) CentOS
9 5 (1.72%) Mac OS X
10 4 (1.38%) Ubuntu
10 4 (1.38%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.03%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.69%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.69%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.69%) Solaris
13 1 (0.34%) Debian
13 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (34.14%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (22.07%) MVC
3 63 (21.72%) Web Development
4 41 (14.14%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (12.07%) DevOps
6 30 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
7 28 (9.66%) Configuration Management
7 28 (9.66%) Front End Development
7 28 (9.66%) Software Engineering
8 26 (8.97%) Scrum
9 21 (7.24%) OO
10 20 (6.90%) TDD
11 18 (6.21%) Release Management
12 17 (5.86%) Unit Testing
13 16 (5.52%) ETL
14 15 (5.17%) SDLC
15 14 (4.83%) Data Modelling
16 13 (4.48%) Web Application Development
17 12 (4.14%) Continuous Delivery
17 12 (4.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 111 (38.28%) JavaScript
2 109 (37.59%) PHP
3 91 (31.38%) SQL
4 79 (27.24%) Java
5 47 (16.21%) Python
6 21 (7.24%) Ruby
7 19 (6.55%) C++
7 19 (6.55%) Perl
8 18 (6.21%) C#
9 16 (5.52%) Bash Shell
10 13 (4.48%) PowerShell
11 10 (3.45%) Groovy
12 8 (2.76%) VBA
13 6 (2.07%) PL/SQL
13 6 (2.07%) XPath
14 5 (1.72%) C
15 4 (1.38%) Scala
15 4 (1.38%) T-SQL
15 4 (1.38%) VBScript
16 3 (1.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 35 (12.07%) Security Cleared
2 19 (6.55%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.79%) Degree
4 7 (2.41%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.03%) MCSE
7 2 (0.69%) MCTS
8 1 (0.34%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.34%) CCNA
8 1 (0.34%) CCNP
8 1 (0.34%) CISA
8 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.34%) CISM
8 1 (0.34%) CISSP
8 1 (0.34%) HNC
8 1 (0.34%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.34%) MCP
8 1 (0.34%) MCSA
8 1 (0.34%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.07%) QA
2 4 (1.38%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.69%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 19 (6.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (5.86%) Active Directory
3 9 (3.10%) Docker
4 8 (2.76%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (2.07%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (1.72%) HDFS
6 5 (1.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (1.38%) NFS
8 3 (1.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (1.03%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.69%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.69%) Gluster
9 2 (0.69%) Samba
9 2 (0.69%) Shibboleth
9 2 (0.69%) Squid
9 2 (0.69%) vSphere
9 2 (0.69%) Xen
10 1 (0.34%) Varnish
10 1 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 30 (10.34%) Ansible
1 30 (10.34%) Puppet
2 29 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.72%) Data Guard
3 5 (1.72%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 5 (1.72%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (1.38%) Nagios
4 4 (1.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (1.03%) OpenView
5 3 (1.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (1.03%) SCCM
6 2 (0.69%) Ambari
6 2 (0.69%) Control-M
6 2 (0.69%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.69%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.69%) logstash
6 2 (0.69%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.69%) Oozie
6 2 (0.69%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 62 (21.38%) Oracle
2 31 (10.69%) Microsoft
3 28 (9.66%) VMware
4 21 (7.24%) Red Hat
5 18 (6.21%) Zend
6 11 (3.79%) Cisco
6 11 (3.79%) IBM
7 10 (3.45%) Talend
8 9 (3.10%) Google
9 6 (2.07%) Telerik
10 5 (1.72%) HP
10 5 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.72%) SAP
10 5 (1.72%) Tableau
11 4 (1.38%) Adobe
11 4 (1.38%) Facebook
11 4 (1.38%) Splunk
12 3 (1.03%) Apple
12 3 (1.03%) Atlassian
12 3 (1.03%) Sophos
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Oscar
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Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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IT Talent Solutions
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
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Rate: £300 - £400 per annum + negotiable
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Hampshire
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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