Period
to 23 January 2018

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 January 2018 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 49 51
Rank change year-on-year +6 +2 -5
Contract jobs citing MySQL 18 10 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.81% 1.74% 3.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.42% 5.95% 11.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 33
Cardiff median daily rate £395 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.86% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £324 £315 £303
90th Percentile £413 £455 £475
South Wales median daily rate £395 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +12.86% -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - £57.50 -

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

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 191 168 270
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 29.80% 29.17% 32.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 123 215
Cardiff median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +10.71% -
10th Percentile £263 £180 £255
90th Percentile £450 £550 £438
South Wales median daily rate £385 £401 £350
% change year-on-year -4.05% +14.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 5
Cardiff median hourly rate £18.75 £20.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.54% -16.33% +8.89%
10th Percentile £16.75 £16.80 £17.35
90th Percentile £27.15 £30.43 £24.75
South Wales median hourly rate £24.50 £43.75 £24.50
% change year-on-year -44.00% +78.57% +8.89%

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 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MySQL in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing MySQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 12 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (55.56%) Relational Database
2 10 (55.56%) Galera Cluster
2 10 (55.56%) Task Automation
2 10 (55.56%) MariaDB
2 10 (55.56%) Replication
2 10 (55.56%) Linux
2 10 (55.56%) RDBMS
3 8 (44.44%) Database Tuning
4 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
5 4 (22.22%) Apache
5 4 (22.22%) DHCP
5 4 (22.22%) iptables
6 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 3 (16.67%) PHP
6 3 (16.67%) SQL
6 3 (16.67%) Windows
6 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.11%) Ruby
7 2 (11.11%) MCTS
7 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (11.11%) MCITP
7 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
7 2 (11.11%) VLAN
7 2 (11.11%) BIG-IP
7 2 (11.11%) Change Management
7 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
7 2 (11.11%) Migration
7 2 (11.11%) LAMP

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 4 (22.22%) Apache
2 2 (11.11%) IBM Notes
2 2 (11.11%) IIS
2 2 (11.11%) Moodle
2 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) DHCP
2 2 (11.11%) BIG-IP
2 2 (11.11%) DNS
2 2 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (11.11%) SAN
2 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.11%) VLAN
2 2 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) MariaDB
1 10 (55.56%) RDBMS
1 10 (55.56%) Relational Database
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) GitLab
1 1 (5.56%) PhpStorm
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) DBA
2 10 (55.56%) Administrator
3 8 (44.44%) MySQL DBA
4 7 (38.89%) Database Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Developer
6 2 (11.11%) SQL DBA
6 2 (11.11%) Unix Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Database Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Deskside Support
7 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
7 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
7 1 (5.56%) MySQL Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Unix Support
7 1 (5.56%) Unix Support Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) HTML
1 2 (11.11%) LAMP
2 1 (5.56%) Ajax
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
2 1 (5.56%) J2EE
2 1 (5.56%) jQuery
2 1 (5.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Replication
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) CentOS
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Unix
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (55.56%) Task Automation
3 8 (44.44%) Database Tuning
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) Change Management
5 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (11.11%) High Availability
5 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) Migration
5 2 (11.11%) Proactive Management
5 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.56%) OO
6 1 (5.56%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) PHP
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.11%) Perl
2 2 (11.11%) Python
2 2 (11.11%) Ruby
3 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) MCITP
1 2 (11.11%) MCTS
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) iptables
2 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.11%) NFS
3 2 (11.11%) Postfix
3 2 (11.11%) Sendmail
3 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (55.56%) Galera Cluster
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Lotus
1 2 (11.11%) NetApp
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle
1 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
1 2 (11.11%) SolarWinds
1 2 (11.11%) VMware