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 3 months to 29 April 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
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 33 29
Rank change year-on-year +13 -4  
Contract jobs citing MySQL 19 24 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 5.79% 6.58% 3.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 22.35% 20.69% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 8
Median daily rate £388 £288 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.78% -17.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £178 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £404 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.63 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £41.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year +12.19% +45.13%  

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 85 116 94
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 25.91% 31.78% 35.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 74 70
Median daily rate £425 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.76% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £436 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Median hourly rate £36.25 £19.63 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.71% +3.83%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.10
% change year-on-year -4.61% +1.24%  

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing MySQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MySQL in Cardiff

MySQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MySQL in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 15 (62.50%) PHP
2 12 (50.00%) SQL
3 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (45.83%) Zend
3 11 (45.83%) Git (software)
4 10 (41.67%) Apache
4 10 (41.67%) OOP
5 9 (37.50%) Oracle
5 9 (37.50%) HTML
5 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 9 (37.50%) CSS
5 9 (37.50%) LAMP
5 9 (37.50%) Web Development
5 9 (37.50%) Zend Framework
6 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 7 (29.17%) jQuery
7 7 (29.17%) HTML5
8 6 (25.00%) CSS3
8 6 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (25.00%) Sass
8 6 (25.00%) Front End Development
8 6 (25.00%) Ajax
8 6 (25.00%) Web Design
9 5 (20.83%) Linux
10 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
10 4 (16.67%) DevOps
10 4 (16.67%) Cucumber
10 4 (16.67%) SDLC
10 4 (16.67%) Regression Testing
10 4 (16.67%) Middleware

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 10 (41.67%) Apache
2 3 (12.50%) Tornado
3 1 (4.17%) Apache Spark
3 1 (4.17%) Luigi
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 3 (12.50%) SQLite
4 1 (4.17%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.17%) Ingres
4 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (45.83%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 4 (16.67%) JIRA
2 4 (16.67%) Selenium
2 4 (16.67%) Subversion
3 1 (4.17%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Developer
1 15 (62.50%) PHP Developer
2 9 (37.50%) PHP Zend Developer
3 5 (20.83%) PHP Web Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Web Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Quality Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Test Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) QA Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) MySQL Developer
6 1 (4.17%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Python Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) QA Test Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Service Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) CSS
1 9 (37.50%) HTML
1 9 (37.50%) LAMP
1 9 (37.50%) Zend Framework
2 7 (29.17%) HTML5
2 7 (29.17%) jQuery
3 6 (25.00%) Ajax
3 6 (25.00%) CSS3
3 6 (25.00%) Sass
4 4 (16.67%) Middleware
5 3 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 3 (12.50%) Flask
5 3 (12.50%) RESTful
5 3 (12.50%) ZeroMQ
6 2 (8.33%) OAuth
7 1 (4.17%) JSON
7 1 (4.17%) Laravel
7 1 (4.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (8.33%) Life Science
2 1 (4.17%) Fintech
2 1 (4.17%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) OOP
3 9 (37.50%) Web Development
4 6 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 6 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (25.00%) Web Design
5 4 (16.67%) DevOps
5 4 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 4 (16.67%) SDLC
5 4 (16.67%) Test Management
5 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Analytics
6 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (12.50%) Product Management
6 3 (12.50%) Project Management
6 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 3 (12.50%) SOLID
6 3 (12.50%) TDD
7 2 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (8.33%) Cross-Platform Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) PHP
2 12 (50.00%) SQL
3 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.67%) Python
5 3 (12.50%) C++
6 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Zend
2 9 (37.50%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Ab Initio
3 1 (4.17%) Cognos
3 1 (4.17%) SAP
3 1 (4.17%) Tableau
3 1 (4.17%) Talend
3 1 (4.17%) Teradata