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 22 May 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL
Rank 31 52 27
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -25
Contract jobs citing MySQL 8 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.92% 0.25% 0.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.00% 1.23% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Average daily rate
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£350 - £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-53.08% +80.00%
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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
100 81 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 36.50% 20.40% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 60 27
Average daily rate £323 £325 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £488 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £18.90 £28.88 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.54% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

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
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 22 May 2015, 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 10 (66.67%) Linux
1 10 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 9 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (60.00%) Perl
3 8 (53.33%) DevOps
4 7 (46.67%) Hadoop
4 7 (46.67%) UNIX
5 6 (40.00%) Python
5 6 (40.00%) Analytics
5 6 (40.00%) Ruby
6 5 (33.33%) PHP
7 4 (26.67%) MapReduce
8 3 (20.00%) Digital Media
8 3 (20.00%) Video Analytics
8 3 (20.00%) Zend
8 3 (20.00%) OO
8 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (20.00%) HTML
8 3 (20.00%) XML
8 3 (20.00%) CSS
9 2 (13.33%) SQL
9 2 (13.33%) LAMP
9 2 (13.33%) ISEB
9 2 (13.33%) MVC
9 2 (13.33%) QA
9 2 (13.33%) Selenium
9 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
9 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
9 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
9 2 (13.33%) WebDriver

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 1 (6.67%) Zope
1 1 (6.67%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 7 (46.67%) Hadoop
3 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Selenium
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) PHP Developer
4 2 (13.33%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) QA Tester
4 2 (13.33%) QA Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Linux Developer
5 1 (6.67%) UNIX Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
1 3 (20.00%) XML
1 3 (20.00%) CSS
2 2 (13.33%) LAMP
3 1 (6.67%) Catalyst
3 1 (6.67%) Mason
3 1 (6.67%) Django
3 1 (6.67%) CPAN
3 1 (6.67%) SOAP
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Digital Media
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Linux
2 7 (46.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (53.33%) DevOps
3 6 (40.00%) Analytics
4 4 (26.67%) MapReduce
5 3 (20.00%) Video Analytics
5 3 (20.00%) OO
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (13.33%) MVC
6 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
6 2 (13.33%) OO PHP
7 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Web Development
7 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (6.67%) TDD
7 1 (6.67%) OOD
7 1 (6.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Perl
2 6 (40.00%) Python
2 6 (40.00%) Ruby
3 5 (33.33%) PHP
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) Groovy
5 1 (6.67%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) C
5 1 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Zend
2 1 (6.67%) Sybase