Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 16 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 72 71
Rank change year-on-year +21 -1 -1
Contract jobs citing MySQL 30 16 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.87% 1.47% 3.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.27% 5.39% 10.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 5 40
South Wales median daily rate £395 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.86% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £350 £289 £300
90th Percentile £472 £474 £488
Wales median daily rate £395 £411 £375
% change year-on-year -3.95% +9.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
South Wales median hourly rate - £57.50 -
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 South Wales with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 292 297 372
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 27.94% 27.22% 30.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 212 285
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +11.89% +2.14%
10th Percentile £252 £182 £263
90th Percentile £477 £550 £488
Wales median daily rate £400 £425 £350
% change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 8
South Wales median hourly rate £24.50 £55.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.45% +124.49% +8.89%
10th Percentile £16.75 £16.88 £22.29
90th Percentile £48.75 £61.25 £43.45
Wales median hourly rate £30.00 £55.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -45.45% +86.44% +35.32%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for MySQL in South Wales

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MySQL in South Wales

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL in South Wales over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MySQL in South Wales

MySQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MySQL in South Wales

MySQL
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -1 18 £395 +17.04% 12
Caerphilly +1 5 £375 +35.14%
Bridgend - 1 £405 -
MySQL
Wales

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 15 (50.00%) Linux
2 13 (43.33%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 12 (40.00%) RDBMS
3 12 (40.00%) Replication
4 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 10 (33.33%) MariaDB
4 10 (33.33%) Galera Cluster
4 10 (33.33%) Task Automation
5 8 (26.67%) SQL
5 8 (26.67%) Database Tuning
6 7 (23.33%) CentOS
6 7 (23.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
6 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
6 7 (23.33%) Apache
6 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
6 7 (23.33%) DHCP
6 7 (23.33%) iptables
7 6 (20.00%) Unix
7 6 (20.00%) Windows
7 6 (20.00%) PHP
8 5 (16.67%) Oracle
8 5 (16.67%) Java
8 5 (16.67%) Perl
8 5 (16.67%) Python
8 5 (16.67%) NFS
8 5 (16.67%) SAN
8 5 (16.67%) Red Hat
8 5 (16.67%) Ruby

MySQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 (23.33%) Apache
2 2 (6.67%) IBM Notes
2 2 (6.67%) IIS
2 2 (6.67%) Moodle
2 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) DHCP
1 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (16.67%) SAN
2 5 (16.67%) VLAN
3 2 (6.67%) BIG-IP
3 2 (6.67%) DNS
3 2 (6.67%) Firewall
3 2 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 12 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 10 (33.33%) MariaDB
2 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (13.33%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (6.67%) Power BI
4 2 (6.67%) PowerPivot
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (3.33%) Ingres
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.33%) GitLab
1 1 (3.33%) PhpStorm
General
1 1 (3.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) DBA
2 11 (36.67%) Administrator
3 8 (26.67%) MySQL DBA
4 7 (23.33%) Database Engineer
4 7 (23.33%) Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Unix Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) SQL DBA
6 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) Unix Support
6 4 (13.33%) Unix Support Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Java Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Report Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Database Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Oracle DBA
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Team Leader
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) LAMP
2 2 (6.67%) HTML
2 2 (6.67%) Spring
3 1 (3.33%) Ajax
3 1 (3.33%) CSS
3 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.33%) J2EE
3 1 (3.33%) jQuery
3 1 (3.33%) SOAP
3 1 (3.33%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Replication
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Clustering
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (23.33%) CentOS
2 7 (23.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (20.00%) Unix
3 6 (20.00%) Windows
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (33.33%) Task Automation
3 8 (26.67%) Database Tuning
4 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.33%) Microservices
4 4 (13.33%) Scrum
5 3 (10.00%) High Availability
5 3 (10.00%) TOGAF
6 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.67%) Change Management
6 2 (6.67%) Collaborative Working
6 2 (6.67%) Dashboard Development
6 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.67%) ITIL
6 2 (6.67%) Migration
6 2 (6.67%) Proactive Management
6 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.67%) Visualisation
7 1 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) SQL
2 6 (20.00%) PHP
3 5 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 5 (16.67%) Java
3 5 (16.67%) Perl
3 5 (16.67%) Python
3 5 (16.67%) Ruby
4 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.67%) VBA
6 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
1 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.67%) MCITP
3 2 (6.67%) MCSA
3 2 (6.67%) MCSE
3 2 (6.67%) MCTS
4 1 (3.33%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) iptables
2 5 (16.67%) NFS
2 5 (16.67%) Postfix
2 5 (16.67%) Sendmail
3 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (33.33%) Galera Cluster
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle
1 5 (16.67%) Red Hat
1 5 (16.67%) SolarWinds
2 4 (13.33%) VMware
3 2 (6.67%) Lotus
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) NetApp
3 2 (6.67%) Tableau
4 1 (3.33%) Remedy