Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South London 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 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
London > South London
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 85 86 72
Rank change year-on-year +1 -14 -30
Contract jobs citing MySQL 41 42 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South London 2.43% 2.40% 1.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.10% 8.32% 6.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 40 8
South London median daily rate £525 £525 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +82.61% -4.17%
10th Percentile £413 £335 £213
90th Percentile £538 £581 £488
London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £35.00 £28.25 £70.00
% change year-on-year +23.89% -59.64% +40.00%

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 South London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 506 505 246
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South London 30.01% 28.82% 25.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 375 137
South London median daily rate £525 £525 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +31.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £400 £339 £275
90th Percentile £600 £656 £575
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 8
South London median hourly rate £35.00 - £47.00
London median hourly rate £29.25 £27.14 £32.50
% change year-on-year +7.78% -16.50% -4.41%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in South London

Job postings citing MySQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South London.

Job vacancy trend for MySQL in South London

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MySQL in South London.

Contractor daily rate trend for MySQL in South London

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL in South London over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MySQL in South London

MySQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL in South London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MySQL in South London

MySQL
Contract Job Locations in South London

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 London region over the 6 months to 16 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
Croydon +12 38 £525 +5.00% 2
Merton - 2 £500 -
MySQL
London

For the 6 months to 16 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 London region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 36 (87.80%) Java
1 36 (87.80%) Jenkins
2 33 (80.49%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (78.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (78.05%) Ansible
4 31 (75.61%) Amazon AWS
5 30 (73.17%) PostgreSQL
6 29 (70.73%) TDD
7 28 (68.29%) WebLogic
7 28 (68.29%) Tomcat
7 28 (68.29%) Puppet
7 28 (68.29%) NoSQL
7 28 (68.29%) Opscode Chef
7 28 (68.29%) GitLab
8 26 (63.41%) OpenStack
8 26 (63.41%) GitHub
8 26 (63.41%) MSTest
8 26 (63.41%) WebSphere
8 26 (63.41%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (63.41%) Oracle
8 26 (63.41%) OO
8 26 (63.41%) NUnit
9 10 (24.39%) Linux
10 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
11 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
11 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
11 7 (17.07%) Configuration Management
11 7 (17.07%) Mentoring
12 6 (14.63%) HTML
12 6 (14.63%) SQL

MySQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in South London 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 28 (68.29%) Tomcat
1 28 (68.29%) WebLogic
2 26 (63.41%) OpenStack
2 26 (63.41%) WebSphere
3 4 (9.76%) nginx
4 3 (7.32%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (7.32%) JBoss
5 2 (4.88%) Apache Pig
5 2 (4.88%) Apache Spark
5 2 (4.88%) Confluence
6 1 (2.44%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Magento
1 2 (4.88%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.44%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 32 (78.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (75.61%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (63.41%) GitHub
4 1 (2.44%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) DNS
2 2 (4.88%) BIG-IP
2 2 (4.88%) ICMP
2 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (73.17%) PostgreSQL
2 28 (68.29%) NoSQL
3 5 (12.20%) Relational Database
4 4 (9.76%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.88%) Apache Hive
5 2 (4.88%) Big Data
5 2 (4.88%) Flink
5 2 (4.88%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.88%) Neo4j
5 2 (4.88%) Redis
6 1 (2.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 36 (87.80%) Jenkins
2 28 (68.29%) GitLab
3 26 (63.41%) MSTest
3 26 (63.41%) NUnit
4 6 (14.63%) Maven
5 5 (12.20%) Git (software)
5 5 (12.20%) JUnit
6 3 (7.32%) Cucumber
6 3 (7.32%) DbUnit
6 3 (7.32%) Gradle
6 3 (7.32%) JMeter
7 2 (4.88%) Artifactory
7 2 (4.88%) JIRA
7 2 (4.88%) QUnit
7 2 (4.88%) Selenium
7 2 (4.88%) SonarQube
7 2 (4.88%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (4.88%) Finance
1 2 (4.88%) Legal
1 2 (4.88%) Marketing
1 2 (4.88%) Retail
2 1 (2.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 34 (82.93%) Developer
2 31 (75.61%) Java Developer
3 3 (7.32%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Magento Developer
4 2 (4.88%) PHP Developer
4 2 (4.88%) Platform Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 2 (4.88%) Senior DevOps
4 2 (4.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Test Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) Architect
5 1 (2.44%) Big Data Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) Data Architect
5 1 (2.44%) Integration Developer
5 1 (2.44%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) MySQL Developer
5 1 (2.44%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) HTML
2 5 (12.20%) CSS
2 5 (12.20%) Gherkin
3 4 (9.76%) Apache Camel
3 4 (9.76%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (9.76%) Kafka
3 4 (9.76%) LEMP Stack
3 4 (9.76%) Spring
4 3 (7.32%) Hibernate
4 3 (7.32%) Java EE
4 3 (7.32%) JPA
4 3 (7.32%) jQuery
4 3 (7.32%) REST
4 3 (7.32%) Swagger
5 2 (4.88%) LAMP
5 2 (4.88%) Samza
5 2 (4.88%) Web Services
6 1 (2.44%) React
6 1 (2.44%) SOAP
6 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) Fintech
2 1 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) Linux
2 2 (4.88%) Ubuntu
2 2 (4.88%) Windows
3 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (80.49%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (70.73%) TDD
3 26 (63.41%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (63.41%) OO
4 7 (17.07%) Configuration Management
4 7 (17.07%) Mentoring
5 6 (14.63%) BDD
5 6 (14.63%) Test Automation
5 6 (14.63%) Web Development
6 5 (12.20%) Scrum
7 4 (9.76%) Open Source
8 3 (7.32%) CRM
8 3 (7.32%) DevOps
8 3 (7.32%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 3 (7.32%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (4.88%) Re-Platforming
9 2 (4.88%) Security Hardening
9 2 (4.88%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 36 (87.80%) Java
2 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
3 6 (14.63%) SQL
4 4 (9.76%) PHP
5 3 (7.32%) Python
6 2 (4.88%) Go
6 2 (4.88%) Ruby
6 2 (4.88%) Scala
7 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.44%) Java 8
7 1 (2.44%) PHP 5
7 1 (2.44%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
3 1 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.44%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Docker
2 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 32 (78.05%) Ansible
2 28 (68.29%) Opscode Chef
2 28 (68.29%) Puppet
3 4 (9.76%) HAProxy
4 3 (7.32%) Kubernetes
5 2 (4.88%) Ambari
5 2 (4.88%) Consul
5 2 (4.88%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (4.88%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (4.88%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (4.88%) Prometheus
5 2 (4.88%) Sysdig
5 2 (4.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 26 (63.41%) Oracle
2 2 (4.88%) F5
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.44%) Guidewire
3 1 (2.44%) MuleSoft
3 1 (2.44%) Red Hat