The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Wales region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MySQL
Rank 59 39 40
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +1
Contract jobs citing MySQL 7 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.95% 1.42% 1.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.15% 5.66% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 8
Average daily rate £475 £295 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.01% +20.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £230 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £298 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £289 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.55% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+80.00% +28.57%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
136 106 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 18.40% 25.00% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 73 38
Average daily rate £363 £325 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -4.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £298 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £28.88 £17.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.85% +17.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.81%
MySQL
UK

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
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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -11 4 £425 +112.50% 4
West Wales - 1 £525 -
North Wales - - - - 1
MySQL
UK

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 7 (70.00%) CSS
2 6 (60.00%) HTML
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) PHP
3 4 (40.00%) Ajax
4 3 (30.00%) Ruby
4 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) MVC
4 3 (30.00%) Java
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) Apache
4 3 (30.00%) Zend
4 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) HTML5
5 2 (20.00%) CSS3
5 2 (20.00%) Laravel
5 2 (20.00%) Kanban
5 2 (20.00%) Symfony
5 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) jQuery
5 2 (20.00%) JSON
5 2 (20.00%) Open Source
5 2 (20.00%) DNS
5 2 (20.00%) C#
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (20.00%) XML
5 2 (20.00%) Perl
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) .NET

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 3 (30.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) CMS
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) Confluence
2 1 (10.00%) Joomla!
2 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (10.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) VLAN
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) LDAP
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (10.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (10.00%) Redis
3 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) FishEye
1 1 (10.00%) RubyMine
General
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) PHP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Web Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) CSS
2 6 (60.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) Ajax
4 3 (30.00%) HTML5
5 2 (20.00%) CSS3
5 2 (20.00%) Laravel
5 2 (20.00%) Symfony
5 2 (20.00%) jQuery
5 2 (20.00%) JSON
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (20.00%) XML
5 2 (20.00%) .NET
5 2 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (10.00%) Spring
6 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
6 1 (10.00%) LAMP
6 1 (10.00%) JSP
6 1 (10.00%) Flash
6 1 (10.00%) XHTML
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (10.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) AIX
2 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (30.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) SEO
3 1 (10.00%) OOP
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (10.00%) Product Management
3 1 (10.00%) Build Automation
3 1 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) PHP
3 3 (30.00%) Ruby
3 3 (30.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) Perl
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) ActionScript
5 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (10.00%) Python
5 1 (10.00%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (10.00%) Scala
5 1 (10.00%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Nagios
1 1 (10.00%) CFEngine
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Zend
2 1 (10.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) Sage
2 1 (10.00%) Rackspace