Period
to 15 January 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 15 January 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
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 116 127 101
Rank change year-on-year +11 -26 +27
Contract jobs citing MySQL 350 317 338
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.19% 1.93% 2.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.18% 9.35% 11.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 219 195
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% -0.13% +26.48%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £268
90th Percentile £538 £525 £510
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 2
South East median hourly rate £38.75 £47.50 £27.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.42% +70.40% -20.36%
10th Percentile £35.00 £42.50 £15.63
90th Percentile £47.25 £55.00 £41.33
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +112.12% -56.58%

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 3,438 3,390 2,921
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.51% 20.62% 19.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,197 2,168 1,736
South East median daily rate £450 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.76% +3.44% +3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £588 £575 £554
England median daily rate £480 £470 £429
% change year-on-year +2.13% +9.43% +1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 44 66
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £17.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +161.63% -35.09%
10th Percentile £21.00 £14.48 £9.25
90th Percentile £57.33 £49.63 £45.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £31.31 £27.50
% change year-on-year +11.79% +13.85% -8.33%

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 15 January 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
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 15 January 2019.

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 15 January 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
Hampshire +31 102 £500 +25.00% 48
Thames Valley -37 92 £425 +11.84% 82
Surrey +40 89 £400 - 42
Berkshire -28 53 £425 +9.32% 31
West Sussex -15 27 £435 +2.35% 6
Oxfordshire 0 22 £425 +17.24% 39
Kent +29 19 £313 -16.67% 24
Buckinghamshire +2 17 £313 -21.83% 12
East Sussex -16 15 £350 +27.27% 11
Middlesex +13 2 - -
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 15 January 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.

1 154 (44.00%) JavaScript
2 141 (40.29%) Agile Software Development
3 139 (39.71%) PHP
4 133 (38.00%) CSS
5 129 (36.86%) HTML
6 122 (34.86%) Java
7 114 (32.57%) Linux
8 102 (29.14%) Amazon AWS
9 88 (25.14%) PostgreSQL
10 87 (24.86%) Git (software)
11 85 (24.29%) Oracle
12 84 (24.00%) SQL
12 84 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
13 82 (23.43%) NoSQL
13 82 (23.43%) TDD
14 77 (22.00%) jQuery
15 70 (20.00%) OO
15 70 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
16 65 (18.57%) Docker
17 64 (18.29%) Ansible
18 60 (17.14%) Web Development
19 57 (16.29%) Puppet
20 55 (15.71%) MongoDB
20 55 (15.71%) Spring
21 54 (15.43%) DevOps
22 53 (15.14%) Migration
22 53 (15.14%) MVC
22 53 (15.14%) SQL Server
23 51 (14.57%) Tomcat
24 50 (14.29%) Microservices

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 51 (14.57%) Tomcat
2 45 (12.86%) WebSphere
3 42 (12.00%) OpenStack
4 37 (10.57%) WebLogic
5 28 (8.00%) CMS
5 28 (8.00%) WordPress
6 22 (6.29%) Apache
7 21 (6.00%) Elasticsearch
7 21 (6.00%) nginx
8 20 (5.71%) Drupal
9 11 (3.14%) Confluence
10 8 (2.29%) Apache Spark
10 8 (2.29%) JBoss
10 8 (2.29%) SharePoint
11 7 (2.00%) Traefik
12 5 (1.43%) Apache Pig
13 4 (1.14%) GlassFish
13 4 (1.14%) IIS
14 2 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.57%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (2.29%) Photoshop
2 7 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.71%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.14%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.86%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.29%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 10 (2.86%) Magento
2 6 (1.71%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.71%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.86%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.29%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.29%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 102 (29.14%) Amazon AWS
2 84 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (4.57%) Amazon EC2
3 16 (4.57%) SaaS
4 15 (4.29%) GitHub
5 14 (4.00%) AWS Lambda
5 14 (4.00%) Serverless
6 12 (3.43%) Amazon S3
7 11 (3.14%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (2.29%) IaaS
10 7 (2.00%) npm
10 7 (2.00%) Yarn
11 6 (1.71%) Google App Engine
11 6 (1.71%) Heroku
12 4 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (1.14%) Office 365
12 4 (1.14%) OpenShift
12 4 (1.14%) PaaS
13 3 (0.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.43%) SNMP
2 9 (2.57%) Firewall
3 7 (2.00%) SSH
4 6 (1.71%) DNS
4 6 (1.71%) VPN
5 5 (1.43%) LAN
5 5 (1.43%) WAN
6 4 (1.14%) BGP
6 4 (1.14%) iSCSI
6 4 (1.14%) Kerberos
6 4 (1.14%) MPLS
6 4 (1.14%) NAS
6 4 (1.14%) PuTTY
6 4 (1.14%) SSL
6 4 (1.14%) Value-Added Service
6 4 (1.14%) VLAN
6 4 (1.14%) VXLAN
6 4 (1.14%) Wireless
7 3 (0.86%) DVB
7 3 (0.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (25.14%) PostgreSQL
2 82 (23.43%) NoSQL
3 55 (15.71%) MongoDB
4 53 (15.14%) SQL Server
5 32 (9.14%) Apache Cassandra
6 20 (5.71%) Relational Database
7 19 (5.43%) MariaDB
8 14 (4.00%) Amazon Aurora
8 14 (4.00%) Oracle Database
9 12 (3.43%) Hadoop
9 12 (3.43%) Redis
10 11 (3.14%) Amazon RDS
11 10 (2.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 10 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (2.57%) Big Data
13 6 (1.71%) Power BI
13 6 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (1.43%) HBase
14 5 (1.43%) Parquet
14 5 (1.43%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 87 (24.86%) Git (software)
2 38 (10.86%) JIRA
3 36 (10.29%) Jenkins
3 36 (10.29%) MSTest
3 36 (10.29%) NUnit
4 22 (6.29%) JUnit
5 21 (6.00%) Subversion
6 19 (5.43%) Maven
7 14 (4.00%) Mockito
8 13 (3.71%) git-flow
8 13 (3.71%) Selenium
9 11 (3.14%) webpack
10 8 (2.29%) Firebug
11 7 (2.00%) Babel
11 7 (2.00%) Eclipse
11 7 (2.00%) Jasmine
11 7 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (1.71%) PhpStorm
12 6 (1.71%) Vagrant
12 6 (1.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (6.00%) Finance
2 13 (3.71%) Back Office
3 10 (2.86%) Marketing
3 10 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.57%) Advertising
5 5 (1.43%) Banking
5 5 (1.43%) Retail
6 3 (0.86%) Legal
7 2 (0.57%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.57%) Games
8 1 (0.29%) French Language
8 1 (0.29%) German Language
8 1 (0.29%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.29%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 236 (67.43%) Developer
2 85 (24.29%) Java Developer
3 75 (21.43%) PHP Developer
4 26 (7.43%) Architect
5 23 (6.57%) Full Stack Developer
6 21 (6.00%) MySQL Developer
6 21 (6.00%) Web Developer
7 18 (5.14%) HTML CSS Developer
7 18 (5.14%) HTML Developer
7 18 (5.14%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 15 (4.29%) JavaScript Developer
9 14 (4.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 14 (4.00%) Senior Developer
9 14 (4.00%) WordPress Developer
10 13 (3.71%) DevOps Engineer
10 13 (3.71%) Software Engineer
11 12 (3.43%) PHP Web Developer
11 12 (3.43%) Technical Architect
12 11 (3.14%) Backend Developer
13 10 (2.86%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (38.00%) CSS
2 129 (36.86%) HTML
3 77 (22.00%) jQuery
4 55 (15.71%) Spring
5 48 (13.71%) RESTful
6 46 (13.14%) AngularJS
7 44 (12.57%) Web Services
8 43 (12.29%) Node.js
9 41 (11.71%) HTML5
9 41 (11.71%) JSON
10 39 (11.14%) LAMP
11 36 (10.29%) REST
12 31 (8.86%) Sass
13 29 (8.29%) SOAP
13 29 (8.29%) XML
14 25 (7.14%) React
14 25 (7.14%) Spring Boot
15 21 (6.00%) CSS3
16 18 (5.14%) Symfony
17 17 (4.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.71%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.00%) User Experience
3 8 (2.29%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (2.00%) Cloud Native
5 6 (1.71%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.14%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.14%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (1.14%) Private Cloud
8 3 (0.86%) e-Learning
8 3 (0.86%) Fintech
8 3 (0.86%) iPad
8 3 (0.86%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.86%) Replication
9 2 (0.57%) Clustering
9 2 (0.57%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.57%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 114 (32.57%) Linux
2 36 (10.29%) Windows
3 35 (10.00%) Unix
4 13 (3.71%) CentOS
5 8 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (2.00%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.71%) Ubuntu
7 6 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.57%) Debian
9 2 (0.57%) Fedora
9 2 (0.57%) VMS
9 2 (0.57%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.57%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.29%) AIX
10 1 (0.29%) Android
10 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (40.29%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (23.43%) TDD
3 70 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 70 (20.00%) OO
4 60 (17.14%) Web Development
5 54 (15.43%) DevOps
6 53 (15.14%) Migration
6 53 (15.14%) MVC
7 50 (14.29%) Microservices
8 35 (10.00%) Software Engineering
9 31 (8.86%) Open Source
10 24 (6.86%) E-Commerce
11 21 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
11 21 (6.00%) Front End Development
12 20 (5.71%) BDD
12 20 (5.71%) Scrum
13 17 (4.86%) Problem-Solving
13 17 (4.86%) Service Management
14 16 (4.57%) Deployment Automation
14 16 (4.57%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 154 (44.00%) JavaScript
2 139 (39.71%) PHP
3 122 (34.86%) Java
4 84 (24.00%) SQL
5 40 (11.43%) Python
6 35 (10.00%) Java 8
7 20 (5.71%) Ruby
8 19 (5.43%) Bash Shell
9 18 (5.14%) C#
10 17 (4.86%) PHP 7
11 12 (3.43%) TypeScript
12 11 (3.14%) C++
12 11 (3.14%) Perl
13 10 (2.86%) Scala
14 9 (2.57%) PHP 5
14 9 (2.57%) PowerShell
15 7 (2.00%) C
15 7 (2.00%) ES6
15 7 (2.00%) PL/SQL
15 7 (2.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (3.71%) SC Cleared
1 13 (3.71%) Security Cleared
2 10 (2.86%) Degree
3 5 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.14%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.86%) AWS Certification
5 3 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.57%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.43%) QA
2 4 (1.14%) SLA
3 3 (0.86%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.29%) COBIT
4 1 (0.29%) GDPR
4 1 (0.29%) PMO
4 1 (0.29%) PSD2
System Software
1 65 (18.57%) Docker
2 10 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.86%) HDFS
3 9 (2.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.71%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.71%) KVM
5 5 (1.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (1.14%) BIND 9
6 4 (1.14%) NFS
6 4 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (1.14%) Postfix
7 2 (0.57%) Btrfs
7 2 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.57%) vSphere
8 1 (0.29%) GlusterFS
8 1 (0.29%) iptables
8 1 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.29%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 64 (18.29%) Ansible
2 57 (16.29%) Puppet
3 50 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (4.86%) Kubernetes
5 5 (1.43%) Hadoop YARN
5 5 (1.43%) Oozie
6 4 (1.14%) Ambari
6 4 (1.14%) Kibana
7 3 (0.86%) Consul
7 3 (0.86%) HAProxy
7 3 (0.86%) logstash
7 3 (0.86%) Netcool
7 3 (0.86%) SCCM
7 3 (0.86%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.57%) Grafana
8 2 (0.57%) HP ALM
8 2 (0.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (0.57%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (0.29%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 85 (24.29%) Oracle
2 33 (9.43%) Microsoft
3 25 (7.14%) Google
4 21 (6.00%) VMware
5 15 (4.29%) Red Hat
6 11 (3.14%) Zend
7 10 (2.86%) Cisco
8 9 (2.57%) Remedy
9 6 (1.71%) HP
9 6 (1.71%) ServiceNow
10 5 (1.43%) Tableau
11 4 (1.14%) Automation Anywhere
11 4 (1.14%) Dell
11 4 (1.14%) EMC
11 4 (1.14%) Hortonworks
11 4 (1.14%) IBM
11 4 (1.14%) Mirantis
11 4 (1.14%) UiPath
12 3 (0.86%) BMC
12 3 (0.86%) WSO2