Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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.

MySQL
England > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 106 116
Rank change year-on-year +3 +10 -25
Contract jobs citing MySQL 368 358 363
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.22% 2.15% 1.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.55% 10.56% 8.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 217 289
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +13.64% -2.22%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £225
90th Percentile £538 £488 £475
England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 24
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £12.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +272.55% -66.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £42.50 £8.90 £16.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £44.80 £40.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £21.20 £37.75
% change year-on-year +88.68% -43.84% +38.53%

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 3487 3390 4371
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.02% 20.40% 22.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2213 2034 2580
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £291 £275 £263
90th Percentile £556 £538 £525
England median daily rate £458 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +7.65% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 89 94
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £27.38 £28.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.25% -2.45% +18.16%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.25 £48.75
England median hourly rate £31.50 £28.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +16.67%

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 19 November 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 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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 +17 198 £400 +6.60% 34
Berkshire +39 97 £406 +8.33% 14
Buckinghamshire 0 59 £425 +30.62% 7
Hampshire -11 54 £375 +7.14% 22
Surrey -7 53 £500 +17.65% 11
Oxfordshire -7 48 £400 - 13
East Sussex -12 30 £275 -8.33% 11
West Sussex +6 21 £425 +16.44% 1
Middlesex +3 13 £500 +33.33% 1
Sussex +2 6 £444 -
Kent -21 1 £350 -12.50% 6
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 165 (44.84%) Linux
2 147 (39.95%) HTML
2 147 (39.95%) PHP
3 141 (38.32%) JavaScript
4 137 (37.23%) CSS
5 116 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
6 103 (27.99%) Git (software)
7 101 (27.45%) SQL Server
7 101 (27.45%) Java
8 96 (26.09%) SQL
9 90 (24.46%) Oracle
10 85 (23.10%) Amazon AWS
11 78 (21.20%) DevOps
12 64 (17.39%) Jenkins
13 59 (16.03%) Unix
14 57 (15.49%) Python
14 57 (15.49%) Scrum
14 57 (15.49%) AngularJS
15 54 (14.67%) MongoDB
15 54 (14.67%) Windows
16 53 (14.40%) PostgreSQL
17 52 (14.13%) Web Services
18 51 (13.86%) jQuery
19 49 (13.32%) Apache
19 49 (13.32%) LAMP
20 46 (12.50%) Web Development
20 46 (12.50%) Finance
21 45 (12.23%) Tomcat
21 45 (12.23%) OO
21 45 (12.23%) Docker

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 49 (13.32%) Apache
2 45 (12.23%) Tomcat
3 39 (10.60%) Drupal
4 23 (6.25%) WordPress
5 21 (5.71%) OpenStack
6 14 (3.80%) CMS
7 13 (3.53%) Cloud Foundry
7 13 (3.53%) WebLogic
8 12 (3.26%) WebSphere
9 11 (2.99%) Confluence
9 11 (2.99%) IIS
10 8 (2.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 7 (1.90%) nginx
12 6 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (1.63%) Moodle
13 5 (1.36%) JBoss
14 3 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
15 2 (0.54%) IBM Notes
15 2 (0.54%) Liferay
15 2 (0.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (1.90%) MS Visio
2 6 (1.63%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (1.63%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.36%) Magento
2 4 (1.09%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.54%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.27%) Primavera
4 1 (0.27%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 85 (23.10%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
4 12 (3.26%) SaaS
5 11 (2.99%) AWS Lambda
5 11 (2.99%) Serverless
6 9 (2.45%) GitHub
7 8 (2.17%) npm
8 7 (1.90%) IaaS
8 7 (1.90%) PaaS
9 5 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (1.09%) Akamai
11 3 (0.82%) Amazon EMR
11 3 (0.82%) Rackspace Cloud
12 2 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.54%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.54%) Google App Engine
12 2 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.54%) Google Compute Engine
12 2 (0.54%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.53%) Internet
2 12 (3.26%) DNS
2 12 (3.26%) VPN
3 11 (2.99%) HTTP
4 10 (2.72%) Firewall
5 6 (1.63%) SNMP
5 6 (1.63%) SSL
5 6 (1.63%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.36%) Intranet
7 4 (1.09%) LAN
7 4 (1.09%) WAN
8 3 (0.82%) DHCP
8 3 (0.82%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.82%) Network Security
9 2 (0.54%) BIG-IP
9 2 (0.54%) CTI
9 2 (0.54%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.27%) FCAPS
10 1 (0.27%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.27%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (27.45%) SQL Server
2 54 (14.67%) MongoDB
3 53 (14.40%) PostgreSQL
4 34 (9.24%) NoSQL
5 27 (7.34%) Apache Cassandra
6 25 (6.79%) DB2
6 25 (6.79%) Relational Database
7 19 (5.16%) Redis
8 18 (4.89%) SQL Server 2008
9 16 (4.35%) DB2 UDB
9 16 (4.35%) MariaDB
9 16 (4.35%) Oracle Database
10 13 (3.53%) RDBMS
11 12 (3.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 9 (2.45%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (1.63%) Datazen
14 6 (1.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 6 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 5 (1.36%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 103 (27.99%) Git (software)
2 64 (17.39%) Jenkins
3 34 (9.24%) Maven
4 33 (8.97%) Subversion
5 29 (7.88%) JIRA
6 21 (5.71%) Bitbucket
7 18 (4.89%) Selenium
8 10 (2.72%) Grunt
9 9 (2.45%) Eclipse
9 9 (2.45%) TeamCity
10 8 (2.17%) Cucumber
10 8 (2.17%) gulp
10 8 (2.17%) Vagrant
11 7 (1.90%) Mocha
12 6 (1.63%) JUnit
12 6 (1.63%) MSTest
12 6 (1.63%) NUnit
12 6 (1.63%) PHPUnit
12 6 (1.63%) Visual Studio
13 4 (1.09%) Dreamweaver
General
1 46 (12.50%) Finance
2 11 (2.99%) Banking
2 11 (2.99%) Games
3 7 (1.90%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.63%) Financial Institution
4 6 (1.63%) Marketing
4 6 (1.63%) Retail
5 3 (0.82%) Advertising
6 2 (0.54%) International Banking
7 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.27%) Electronics
7 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 216 (58.70%) Developer
2 76 (20.65%) PHP Developer
3 48 (13.04%) DevOps Engineer
4 45 (12.23%) Java Developer
5 35 (9.51%) DBA
6 30 (8.15%) MySQL Developer
7 27 (7.34%) Drupal Developer
8 24 (6.52%) Linux Engineer
8 24 (6.52%) MySQL DBA
8 24 (6.52%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 19 (5.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 19 (5.16%) HTML Developer
9 19 (5.16%) JavaScript Developer
10 17 (4.62%) Administrator
11 15 (4.08%) Angular Developer
11 15 (4.08%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 14 (3.80%) C# Developer
12 14 (3.80%) HTML CSS Developer
12 14 (3.80%) WordPress Developer
13 13 (3.53%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (39.95%) HTML
2 137 (37.23%) CSS
3 57 (15.49%) AngularJS
4 52 (14.13%) Web Services
5 51 (13.86%) jQuery
6 49 (13.32%) LAMP
7 43 (11.68%) Spring
8 40 (10.87%) Laravel
9 38 (10.33%) REST
10 37 (10.05%) CSS3
10 37 (10.05%) HTML5
10 37 (10.05%) Symfony
11 30 (8.15%) SOAP
12 29 (7.88%) RESTful
12 29 (7.88%) XML
13 26 (7.07%) JSON
14 24 (6.52%) .NET
14 24 (6.52%) Node.js
15 23 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
16 22 (5.98%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.15%) User Experience
2 16 (4.35%) Clustering
3 13 (3.53%) Mobile App
4 11 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (2.72%) Derivative
6 8 (2.17%) Public Cloud
7 7 (1.90%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.63%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.36%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.36%) iPad
10 4 (1.09%) Animation
10 4 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (1.09%) Online Games
10 4 (1.09%) PKI
10 4 (1.09%) Private Cloud
10 4 (1.09%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.82%) Video on Demand
12 2 (0.54%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.54%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 165 (44.84%) Linux
2 59 (16.03%) Unix
3 54 (14.67%) Windows
4 25 (6.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (6.25%) CentOS
6 19 (5.16%) Ubuntu
7 10 (2.72%) Debian
8 5 (1.36%) SUSE
8 5 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.82%) HPUX
10 3 (0.82%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.54%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.27%) Android
12 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (21.20%) DevOps
3 57 (15.49%) Scrum
4 46 (12.50%) Web Development
5 45 (12.23%) OO
6 44 (11.96%) Continuous Integration
7 42 (11.41%) Microservices
8 40 (10.87%) TDD
9 35 (9.51%) Configuration Management
10 34 (9.24%) Open Source
11 30 (8.15%) Migration
12 24 (6.52%) Continuous Delivery
12 24 (6.52%) MVC
12 24 (6.52%) Task Automation
13 23 (6.25%) Front End Development
14 21 (5.71%) Mentoring
14 21 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
15 17 (4.62%) Kanban
16 16 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
17 15 (4.08%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 147 (39.95%) PHP
2 141 (38.32%) JavaScript
3 101 (27.45%) Java
4 96 (26.09%) SQL
5 57 (15.49%) Python
6 32 (8.70%) C#
7 29 (7.88%) Shell Script
8 21 (5.71%) Perl
9 19 (5.16%) Bash Shell
10 18 (4.89%) Ruby
11 15 (4.08%) C
11 15 (4.08%) C++
11 15 (4.08%) T-SQL
12 10 (2.72%) VB.NET
13 8 (2.17%) Korn
14 7 (1.90%) PHP 7
15 6 (1.63%) Scala
16 5 (1.36%) PHP 5
17 4 (1.09%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
18 3 (0.82%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 17 (4.62%) Degree
2 5 (1.36%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (0.82%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.82%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.54%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.17%) QA
2 4 (1.09%) SLA
3 2 (0.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (12.23%) Docker
2 11 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.90%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.63%) KVM
5 5 (1.36%) Xen
6 3 (0.82%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.54%) iptables
7 2 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.54%) XenServer
8 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.27%) Snort
8 1 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 43 (11.68%) Ansible
2 36 (9.78%) Puppet
3 34 (9.24%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (4.08%) Nagios
5 11 (2.99%) Kubernetes
6 8 (2.17%) logstash
7 7 (1.90%) Pingdom
8 6 (1.63%) Netcool
8 6 (1.63%) ZABBIX
9 5 (1.36%) Galera Cluster
9 5 (1.36%) OpenNebula
9 5 (1.36%) Terraform
10 4 (1.09%) CFEngine
10 4 (1.09%) Consul
11 3 (0.82%) Ganglia
11 3 (0.82%) Grafana
11 3 (0.82%) Graphite
11 3 (0.82%) StatsD
12 2 (0.54%) Kibana
12 2 (0.54%) SELinux
Vendors
1 90 (24.46%) Oracle
2 22 (5.98%) Microsoft
3 18 (4.89%) Zend
4 15 (4.08%) Red Hat
4 15 (4.08%) Splunk
5 14 (3.80%) VMware
6 8 (2.17%) AppDynamics
7 7 (1.90%) Atlassian
7 7 (1.90%) Google
7 7 (1.90%) IBM
7 7 (1.90%) New Relic
7 7 (1.90%) Sybase
8 6 (1.63%) HP
8 6 (1.63%) PagerDuty
9 5 (1.36%) Cisco
10 4 (1.09%) Adobe
11 3 (0.82%) EMC
11 3 (0.82%) NetApp
11 3 (0.82%) Rackspace
11 3 (0.82%) Salesforce.com