Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Percona products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Percona over the 6 months to 24 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Percona, Inc.

Percona
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 881 866 829
Rank change year-on-year -15 -37 +15
Contract jobs citing Percona 15 20 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.019% 0.057%
As % of the Vendors category 0.034% 0.042% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 61
UK median daily rate £375 £394 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -12.50% -5.26%
10th Percentile £315 £337 £350
90th Percentile £500 £538 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 - £448
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Percona is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 43927 47590 49581
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.62% 45.32% 43.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 27311 29060 29226
UK median daily rate £432 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £233 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1460 1714 2108
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.64% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.24 £10.21
90th Percentile £45.50 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

Percona
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Percona as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Percona in the UK

Percona
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Percona in the UK

Percona
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Percona over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Percona in the UK

Percona
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Percona within the UK over the 6 months to 24 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
England -12 15 £375 -4.76% 5
UK excluding London +43 14 £375 - 2
East Midlands - 14 £375 -
Midlands - 14 £375 -
London -24 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Percona also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Percona.

1 15 (100.00%) MySQL
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
1 15 (100.00%) Clustering
1 15 (100.00%) Galera Cluster
2 11 (73.33%) Bash Shell
3 10 (66.67%) Python
3 10 (66.67%) Replication
4 9 (60.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (60.00%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (60.00%) MySQL Certification
5 7 (46.67%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
6 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (26.67%) Windows
7 2 (13.33%) Legal
7 2 (13.33%) Publishing
7 2 (13.33%) PHP

Percona
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 9 (60.00%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) MySQL
2 9 (60.00%) Apache Cassandra
General
1 2 (13.33%) Legal
1 2 (13.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) DBA
1 15 (100.00%) MySQL DBA
2 12 (80.00%) Administrator
3 4 (26.67%) AWS Administrator
3 4 (26.67%) Cassandra DBA
3 4 (26.67%) Server Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 15 (100.00%) Clustering
2 10 (66.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) Bash Shell
2 10 (66.67%) Python
3 2 (13.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) MySQL Certification
Systems Management
1 15 (100.00%) Galera Cluster