Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for MySQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MySQL over the 6 months to 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

MySQL
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 38 24
Rank change year-on-year -4 -14 +47
Contract jobs citing MySQL 20 33 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 3.06% 5.08% 7.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.83% 16.92% 19.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 23 43
Cardiff median daily rate £388 £300 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.17% +20.00% -29.82%
10th Percentile £291 £182 £200
90th Percentile £475 £474 £400
South Wales median daily rate £375 £300 £350
% change year-on-year +25.00% -14.29% -21.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - £19.63 -
South Wales median hourly rate - £19.63 -

MySQL is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 169 195 226
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 25.84% 30.00% 35.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 140 171
Cardiff median daily rate £375 £348 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.91% +6.92% -
10th Percentile £213 £203 £185
90th Percentile £518 £475 £438
South Wales median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 2
Cardiff median hourly rate £27.82 £19.63 £27.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.76% -28.51% -4.94%
10th Percentile £17.88 £17.64 £19.31
90th Percentile £38.13 £24.75 £34.44
South Wales median hourly rate £32.50 £24.50 £26.70
% change year-on-year +32.65% -8.24% -2.91%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing MySQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for MySQL in Cardiff

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MySQL in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for MySQL in Cardiff

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL in Cardiff over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MySQL in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MySQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 14 (70.00%) PHP
2 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 11 (55.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (55.00%) Zend
3 9 (45.00%) Zend Framework
3 9 (45.00%) Web Development
3 9 (45.00%) HTML
3 9 (45.00%) CSS
3 9 (45.00%) OOP
4 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (40.00%) LAMP
4 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (35.00%) jQuery
5 7 (35.00%) Apache
6 6 (30.00%) Oracle
6 6 (30.00%) Web Design
6 6 (30.00%) CSS3
6 6 (30.00%) HTML5
6 6 (30.00%) Ajax
6 6 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (30.00%) Sass
6 6 (30.00%) Front End Development
7 5 (25.00%) Subversion
7 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 4 (20.00%) Project Management
8 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
8 4 (20.00%) QA
8 4 (20.00%) Selenium
8 4 (20.00%) JIRA
8 4 (20.00%) Cucumber

MySQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (35.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) Tornado
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) Ingres
3 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (25.00%) Subversion
3 4 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 4 (20.00%) JIRA
3 4 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Developer
1 14 (70.00%) PHP Developer
2 9 (45.00%) PHP Zend Developer
3 5 (25.00%) PHP Web Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Quality Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Test Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) QA Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) JIRA Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) LAMP Developer
6 1 (5.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Python Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) QA Test Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) CSS
1 9 (45.00%) HTML
1 9 (45.00%) Zend Framework
2 8 (40.00%) LAMP
3 7 (35.00%) jQuery
4 6 (30.00%) Ajax
4 6 (30.00%) CSS3
4 6 (30.00%) HTML5
4 6 (30.00%) Sass
5 3 (15.00%) RESTful
6 2 (10.00%) Middleware
7 1 (5.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (5.00%) Flask
7 1 (5.00%) JSON
7 1 (5.00%) Laravel
7 1 (5.00%) OAuth
7 1 (5.00%) REST
7 1 (5.00%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) OOP
1 9 (45.00%) Web Development
2 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) Front End Development
3 6 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 6 (30.00%) Web Design
4 4 (20.00%) Project Management
4 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 4 (20.00%) SDLC
4 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (20.00%) Test Management
4 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (15.00%) DevOps
5 3 (15.00%) Product Management
5 3 (15.00%) SOLID
5 3 (15.00%) TDD
6 1 (5.00%) Analytics
6 1 (5.00%) Data Munging
6 1 (5.00%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) PHP
2 11 (55.00%) SQL
3 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) C++
4 1 (5.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Zend
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle