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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 34 32 24
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Contract jobs citing MySQL 10 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.06% 0.40% 4.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.40% 1.64% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 10
Average daily rate
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£350 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 - £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £21.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+9.52% -35.38%
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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
119 61 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 36.39% 24.70% 23.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 37 34
Average daily rate £350 £353 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £473 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.97 £9.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.47% +103.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.19%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 8 (47.06%) PHP
2 7 (41.18%) HTML
3 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) Linux
3 6 (35.29%) UNIX
4 5 (29.41%) Perl
5 4 (23.53%) Java
5 4 (23.53%) CSS
5 4 (23.53%) SOAP
5 4 (23.53%) Web Services
5 4 (23.53%) XML
5 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
5 4 (23.53%) Python
5 4 (23.53%) Ruby
5 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
5 4 (23.53%) HTML5
5 4 (23.53%) CSS3
5 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
5 4 (23.53%) DevOps
6 3 (17.65%) Open Source
6 3 (17.65%) jQuery
6 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
6 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
7 2 (11.76%) C++
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle
7 2 (11.76%) Sybase
7 2 (11.76%) OOP
7 2 (11.76%) OO
7 2 (11.76%) Apache

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2 (11.76%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) Node.js
2 1 (5.88%) Mule
2 1 (5.88%) nginx
2 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.88%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) SSH
1 1 (5.88%) LDAP
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.88%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Maven
2 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
2 1 (5.88%) Selenium
General
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) PHP Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Web Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Java/J2EE Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Java Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Perl Developer
5 1 (5.88%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.88%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Java Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) HTML
2 4 (23.53%) CSS
2 4 (23.53%) SOAP
2 4 (23.53%) Web Services
2 4 (23.53%) XML
2 4 (23.53%) HTML5
2 4 (23.53%) CSS3
3 3 (17.65%) jQuery
3 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
4 2 (11.76%) WSDL
4 2 (11.76%) Tapestry
5 1 (5.88%) JAX-RS
5 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (5.88%) Apache Commons
5 1 (5.88%) Java EE
5 1 (5.88%) JSTL
5 1 (5.88%) Spring
5 1 (5.88%) LAMP
5 1 (5.88%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Open Source
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
1 6 (35.29%) UNIX
2 1 (5.88%) CentOS
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
1 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
1 4 (23.53%) DevOps
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) OOP
3 2 (11.76%) OO
3 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Analytics
3 2 (11.76%) MapReduce
4 1 (5.88%) Video Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Kanban
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Web Development
4 1 (5.88%) TDD
4 1 (5.88%) MVC
4 1 (5.88%) Scrum
4 1 (5.88%) OOD
4 1 (5.88%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) PHP
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 5 (29.41%) Perl
4 4 (23.53%) Java
4 4 (23.53%) Python
4 4 (23.53%) Ruby
5 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
6 2 (11.76%) C++
7 1 (5.88%) PHP5
7 1 (5.88%) PHP4
7 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
1 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.88%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle
1 2 (11.76%) Sybase
2 1 (5.88%) Rackspace
2 1 (5.88%) Google
2 1 (5.88%) Zend