The table below looks at the statistics for MySQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MySQL over the 3 months to 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 48 47 38
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs citing MySQL 14 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.43% 0.67% 1.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.66% 2.38% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 5
Average daily rate
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£411 £288 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.04% -19.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £258 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £318 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.75 £31.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year
+1.60% +26.26%
MySQL
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 South Wales region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
145 126 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 25.17% 28.19% 21.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 93 58
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £347 £335
% change year-on-year
+0.86% +3.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £65.00 £11.33 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+473.95% -54.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -3.22%

MySQL
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

MySQL Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

MySQL
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

MySQL Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

MySQL
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MySQL across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

MySQL Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

MySQL
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

MySQL Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

MySQL
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -1 7 £325 +13.04% 3
Newport - 6 £465 -
Torfaen - - - -
Bridgend - - - -
MySQL
Wales

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 19 (86.36%) SQL
2 12 (54.55%) Oracle
3 11 (50.00%) Windows
3 11 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 10 (45.45%) Red Gate
4 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
5 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
5 9 (40.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (40.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (27.27%) Java
8 5 (22.73%) MCDBA
8 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
8 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (22.73%) MCITP
8 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (18.18%) PHP
9 4 (18.18%) XML
9 4 (18.18%) HTML
9 4 (18.18%) CSS
10 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
10 3 (13.64%) Perl
10 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
10 3 (13.64%) Eclipse
10 3 (13.64%) JBoss
10 3 (13.64%) HTML5
10 3 (13.64%) CSS3

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) Node.js
2 1 (4.55%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) LDAP
1 1 (4.55%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 9 (40.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (40.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (4.55%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Eclipse
2 2 (9.09%) Maven
3 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Retail
1 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) DBA
2 9 (40.91%) SQL DBA
3 5 (22.73%) Administrator
3 5 (22.73%) Java Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Perl Developer
5 1 (4.55%) PHP Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Data Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Web Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) XML
1 4 (18.18%) HTML
1 4 (18.18%) CSS
2 3 (13.64%) HTML5
2 3 (13.64%) CSS3
3 2 (9.09%) jQuery
3 2 (9.09%) Tapestry
3 2 (9.09%) LAMP
3 2 (9.09%) Hibernate
3 2 (9.09%) SOAP
3 2 (9.09%) Web Services
4 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.55%) Mojolicious
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (4.55%) UNIX
4 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.55%) CentOS
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
1 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (9.09%) OOP
2 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
2 1 (4.55%) SEO
2 1 (4.55%) Web Development
2 1 (4.55%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 19 (86.36%) SQL
2 6 (27.27%) Java
3 4 (18.18%) PHP
4 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.64%) Perl
4 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.55%) C#
5 1 (4.55%) Python
5 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.55%) Ruby
5 1 (4.55%) PHP5
5 1 (4.55%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
3 5 (22.73%) MCDBA
3 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (22.73%) MCITP
4 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.55%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Oracle
2 10 (45.45%) Red Gate
3 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.64%) JBoss
5 1 (4.55%) Sage
5 1 (4.55%) Google
5 1 (4.55%) Zend
5 1 (4.55%) Rackspace