The table below looks at the statistics for MySQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MySQL over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
MySQL
Rank 33 29 49
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +20
Contract jobs citing MySQL 24 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.58% 3.41% 0.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 20.87% 9.57% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 1
Average daily rate £288 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% -17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.63 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £28.25 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+45.13% -30.24%
MySQL
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
115 94 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 31.51% 35.61% 21.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 70 58
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £203 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £411 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
Average hourly rate £19.63 £18.90 £28.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.83% -34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £18.90 £27.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.35 £18.90 £29.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.80% -8.28%

MySQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MySQL across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

MySQL Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

MySQL
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MySQL across the Cardiff region.

MySQL Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

MySQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MySQL across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

MySQL Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

MySQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

MySQL Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing MySQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MySQL.

1 28 (71.79%) PHP
2 22 (56.41%) Apache
3 16 (41.03%) Moodle
4 15 (38.46%) SQL Server
5 13 (33.33%) Windows
5 13 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (30.77%) Linux
6 12 (30.77%) ITIL
6 12 (30.77%) e-Learning
7 11 (28.21%) Penetration Testing
7 11 (28.21%) Perl
8 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
8 10 (25.64%) Unix
8 10 (25.64%) Change Control
8 10 (25.64%) Relational Database
9 9 (23.08%) DevOps
9 9 (23.08%) Hadoop
9 9 (23.08%) Software Engineering
9 9 (23.08%) CSS
9 9 (23.08%) HTML
10 8 (20.51%) Project Management
10 8 (20.51%) Zend
10 8 (20.51%) MapReduce
11 7 (17.95%) Analytics
12 6 (15.38%) Video Analytics
12 6 (15.38%) LAMP
13 5 (12.82%) XML
13 5 (12.82%) NHS
13 5 (12.82%) SQL

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing MySQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MySQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (56.41%) Apache
2 16 (41.03%) Moodle
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
2 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Firewall
1 1 (2.56%) HTTPS
1 1 (2.56%) SSH
1 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 13 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (25.64%) Relational Database
4 9 (23.08%) Hadoop
5 2 (5.13%) Big Data
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.69%) Subversion
3 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.56%) IntelliJ
3 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.56%) JUnit
3 1 (2.56%) Maven
3 1 (2.56%) Selenium
General
1 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (69.23%) Developer
2 15 (38.46%) PHP Developer
3 13 (33.33%) Software Developer
4 9 (23.08%) Moodle Developer
5 6 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (15.38%) Senior Developer
6 5 (12.82%) PHP Zend Developer
6 5 (12.82%) Senior Software Developer
6 5 (12.82%) Software Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Hadoop Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) LAMP Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 2 (5.13%) Perl Software Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 2 (5.13%) SQL Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Unix Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) CSS
1 9 (23.08%) HTML
2 6 (15.38%) LAMP
3 5 (12.82%) jQuery
3 5 (12.82%) XML
4 4 (10.26%) CSS3
4 4 (10.26%) HTML5
5 3 (7.69%) PCRE
5 3 (7.69%) Regular Expression
5 3 (7.69%) Zend Framework
6 1 (2.56%) Ajax
6 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.56%) Gearman
6 1 (2.56%) Java EE
6 1 (2.56%) Laravel
6 1 (2.56%) SAML
6 1 (2.56%) Symfony
6 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) e-Learning
2 5 (12.82%) NHS
3 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (33.33%) Windows
2 12 (30.77%) Linux
3 10 (25.64%) Unix
4 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) ITIL
1 12 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (28.21%) Penetration Testing
3 10 (25.64%) Change Control
4 9 (23.08%) DevOps
4 9 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 8 (20.51%) MapReduce
5 8 (20.51%) Project Management
6 7 (17.95%) Analytics
7 6 (15.38%) Video Analytics
8 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (10.26%) OOP
9 3 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (7.69%) Web Design
10 2 (5.13%) MVC
11 1 (2.56%) Automated Testing
11 1 (2.56%) Front End Development
11 1 (2.56%) Information Security
11 1 (2.56%) Regression Testing
11 1 (2.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 28 (71.79%) PHP
2 11 (28.21%) Perl
3 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
4 5 (12.82%) SQL
5 3 (7.69%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.56%) Java
6 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.56%) Python
6 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Ansible
1 1 (2.56%) yum
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Zend
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco
3 1 (2.56%) HP
3 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.56%) VMware