The table below looks at the statistics for MySQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MySQL over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 67 52 45
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -7
Contract jobs citing MySQL 14 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.74% 0.85% 1.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.47% 2.96% 7.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 6
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£325 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £258 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £318 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £281
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.85 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £33.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-22.96% +3.84%
MySQL
UK

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 Wales region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
256 169 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 31.80% 28.89% 19.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 106 58
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 4
Average hourly rate £21.80 £14.30 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.44% -23.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.54 £11.15 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £97.00 £22.50 £19.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.36 £31.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.91% +3.27%

MySQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

MySQL Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

MySQL
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

MySQL Daily Rate Trend in Wales

MySQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MySQL across the Wales region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

MySQL Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

MySQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

MySQL Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

MySQL
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 21 October 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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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
South Wales -5 11 £325 +13.04% 6
West Wales - 3 £325 -
North Wales - - - - 2
MySQL
UK

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 25 (69.44%) SQL
2 17 (47.22%) Windows
3 16 (44.44%) Oracle
3 16 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 15 (41.67%) Security Cleared
5 13 (36.11%) SC Cleared
5 13 (36.11%) Red Gate
6 12 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (27.78%) PHP
7 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (25.00%) Java
8 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 8 (22.22%) HTML
9 8 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
10 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (19.44%) Linux
10 7 (19.44%) Perl
10 7 (19.44%) MCDBA
10 7 (19.44%) MCITP
11 6 (16.67%) DevOps
11 6 (16.67%) CSS
11 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
11 6 (16.67%) Ruby
12 5 (13.89%) UNIX
12 5 (13.89%) JBoss
12 5 (13.89%) Python

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 5 (13.89%) JBoss
2 4 (11.11%) Apache
3 3 (8.33%) nginx
4 1 (2.78%) Confluence
4 1 (2.78%) Node.js
4 1 (2.78%) MediaWiki
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) LDAP
2 1 (2.78%) LAN
2 1 (2.78%) WAN
2 1 (2.78%) VPN
2 1 (2.78%) IPv6
2 1 (2.78%) OSPF
2 1 (2.78%) BGP
2 1 (2.78%) EIGRP
2 1 (2.78%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) IPsec
2 1 (2.78%) SSH
2 1 (2.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 12 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (13.89%) Relational Database
6 2 (5.56%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.78%) DB2
7 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.78%) Star Schema
7 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Eclipse
2 3 (8.33%) Maven
2 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.56%) Subversion
3 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.78%) Ant
4 1 (2.78%) IntelliJ
4 1 (2.78%) NetBeans
4 1 (2.78%) Hudson
4 1 (2.78%) JIRA
4 1 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1 (2.78%) Finance
1 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) Developer
2 12 (33.33%) DBA
2 12 (33.33%) SQL DBA
3 7 (19.44%) Java Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Web Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Administrator
6 3 (8.33%) PHP Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Web Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Perl Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Server Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Data Migration Consultant
8 1 (2.78%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.78%) Data Administrator
8 1 (2.78%) Linux Administrator
8 1 (2.78%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Data Consultant
8 1 (2.78%) Migration Consultant
8 1 (2.78%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) HTML
2 6 (16.67%) CSS
3 4 (11.11%) XML
3 4 (11.11%) LAMP
4 3 (8.33%) SOAP
4 3 (8.33%) Web Services
4 3 (8.33%) jQuery
4 3 (8.33%) HTML5
4 3 (8.33%) CSS3
5 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
5 2 (5.56%) Tapestry
5 2 (5.56%) Ajax
5 2 (5.56%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.78%) JSF
6 1 (2.78%) EJB
6 1 (2.78%) Java EE
6 1 (2.78%) JPA
6 1 (2.78%) Mojolicious
6 1 (2.78%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Open Source
2 2 (5.56%) Informatics
2 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Wiki
3 1 (2.78%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) Windows
2 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (19.44%) Linux
4 5 (13.89%) UNIX
5 3 (8.33%) CentOS
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.56%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.78%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) DevOps
2 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.56%) MapReduce
4 2 (5.56%) Analytics
4 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (5.56%) Data Analysis
4 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
4 2 (5.56%) OOP
5 1 (2.78%) Web Development
5 1 (2.78%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.78%) ERP
5 1 (2.78%) Data Modelling
5 1 (2.78%) ETL
5 1 (2.78%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.78%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.78%) Video Analytics
5 1 (2.78%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 25 (69.44%) SQL
2 10 (27.78%) PHP
3 9 (25.00%) Java
4 7 (19.44%) Perl
5 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 6 (16.67%) Ruby
6 5 (13.89%) Python
7 3 (8.33%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.78%) C#
8 1 (2.78%) PHP5
8 1 (2.78%) PHP4
8 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 13 (36.11%) SC Cleared
3 7 (19.44%) MCDBA
3 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (19.44%) MCITP
4 2 (5.56%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Samba
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.78%) Postfix
1 1 (2.78%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Puppet
2 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.78%) Ansible
3 1 (2.78%) Nagios
3 1 (2.78%) ZABBIX
3 1 (2.78%) Cacti
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) Oracle
2 13 (36.11%) Red Gate
3 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.78%) VMware
5 1 (2.78%) Google
5 1 (2.78%) Zend
5 1 (2.78%) Citrix
5 1 (2.78%) Percona
5 1 (2.78%) Rackspace