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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
MySQL
Rank 45 60 35
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -25
Contract jobs citing MySQL 25 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.22% 1.07% 1.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.82% 6.06% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 3 5
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£465 £400 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.25% +35.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £380 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-46.91% +80.00%
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
231 132 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 29.77% 17.58% 25.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 84 69
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £190 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £26.70 £27.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.90% +61.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015. 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
South Wales +17 19 £468 +16.87% 3
West Wales +13 4 £413 -21.42% 1
MySQL
UK

MySQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 22 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (47.22%) Scrum
3 16 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 15 (41.67%) Windows
5 13 (36.11%) Linux
5 13 (36.11%) Oracle
6 12 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (33.33%) Mainframe
6 12 (33.33%) MCDBA
6 12 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 11 (30.56%) SQL
7 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
8 10 (27.78%) MCITP
8 10 (27.78%) Security Cleared
8 10 (27.78%) Relational Database
8 10 (27.78%) DevOps
9 9 (25.00%) SC Cleared
9 9 (25.00%) Perl
9 9 (25.00%) PHP
10 8 (22.22%) Hadoop
10 8 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (19.44%) UNIX
11 7 (19.44%) ETL
12 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
12 6 (16.67%) Python
12 6 (16.67%) XML
12 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
12 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (16.67%) Analytics
12 6 (16.67%) Ruby

MySQL
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.56%) Apache
2 2 (5.56%) Confluence
3 1 (2.78%) Zope
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 10 (27.78%) Relational Database
3 8 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (22.22%) Hadoop
4 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.78%) Big Data
5 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.56%) Subversion
2 2 (5.56%) JIRA
2 2 (5.56%) Selenium
2 2 (5.56%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (58.33%) Developer
2 13 (36.11%) SQL Developer
3 9 (25.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 8 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (19.44%) Senior Developer
6 6 (16.67%) Senior SQL Developer
7 5 (13.89%) PHP Developer
7 5 (13.89%) Senior SQL Server Developer
7 5 (13.89%) Software Engineer
8 3 (8.33%) .NET Developer
8 3 (8.33%) Lead Software Engineer
9 2 (5.56%) QA Test Analyst
9 2 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (5.56%) QA Analyst
9 2 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (5.56%) QA Tester
9 2 (5.56%) Tester
9 2 (5.56%) Analyst
9 2 (5.56%) Test Analyst
10 1 (2.78%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) XML
2 5 (13.89%) HTML
3 4 (11.11%) .NET
3 4 (11.11%) CSS
3 4 (11.11%) jQuery
4 3 (8.33%) VXML
4 3 (8.33%) .NET Framework
4 3 (8.33%) JSON
5 2 (5.56%) Web Services
5 2 (5.56%) LAMP
6 1 (2.78%) Spring
6 1 (2.78%) NHibernate
6 1 (2.78%) SOAP
6 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.78%) Mason
6 1 (2.78%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.78%) Gearman
6 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.33%) Open Source
4 3 (8.33%) Digital Media
4 3 (8.33%) IVR
5 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (41.67%) Windows
2 13 (36.11%) Linux
3 7 (19.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (47.22%) Scrum
3 12 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 10 (27.78%) DevOps
5 7 (19.44%) ETL
6 6 (16.67%) Analytics
7 5 (13.89%) TDD
8 4 (11.11%) SOA
8 4 (11.11%) MVC
8 4 (11.11%) MapReduce
9 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (8.33%) Video Analytics
9 3 (8.33%) Software Delivery
9 3 (8.33%) OO
10 2 (5.56%) Project Management
10 2 (5.56%) Test Scripting
10 2 (5.56%) Manual Testing
10 2 (5.56%) OO PHP
10 2 (5.56%) Test Strategy
10 2 (5.56%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) SQL
2 9 (25.00%) Perl
2 9 (25.00%) PHP
3 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (16.67%) Python
3 6 (16.67%) Ruby
4 5 (13.89%) Java
5 2 (5.56%) C#
6 1 (2.78%) C++
6 1 (2.78%) C
6 1 (2.78%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 12 (33.33%) MCDBA
1 12 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (27.78%) MCITP
2 10 (27.78%) Security Cleared
3 9 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.56%) Degree
4 2 (5.56%) ISEB
5 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) QA
2 5 (13.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Oracle
2 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.89%) Zend
4 3 (8.33%) Avaya
5 1 (2.78%) Sybase