The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 3 months to 30 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
UK / Wales
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 44 47
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3  
Contract jobs citing MySQL 20 26 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.00% 4.04% 3.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.66% 14.77% 11.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 23
Median daily rate £381 £300 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.08% -35.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £180 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £518
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 Wales with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 158 176 228
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 23.69% 27.33% 29.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 107 154
Median daily rate £400 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 2
Median hourly rate £37.77 £19.63 £26.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +92.45% -26.49%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.26 £11.50 £20.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £43.02 £32.94
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -9.23% -  

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 Wales

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MySQL in Wales

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL in Wales over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MySQL in Wales

MySQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MySQL in Wales

MySQL
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 30 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +6 20 £381 +27.08% 9
MySQL
UK

For the 6 months to 30 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 Wales region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 16 (57.14%) PHP
2 15 (53.57%) SQL
3 12 (42.86%) Oracle
4 11 (39.29%) Apache
4 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (39.29%) Web Development
4 11 (39.29%) Zend
4 11 (39.29%) Git (software)
5 10 (35.71%) LAMP
5 10 (35.71%) OOP
6 9 (32.14%) CSS
6 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
6 9 (32.14%) HTML
6 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
6 9 (32.14%) Zend Framework
7 7 (25.00%) jQuery
7 7 (25.00%) HTML5
8 6 (21.43%) CSS3
8 6 (21.43%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (21.43%) Sass
8 6 (21.43%) Front End Development
8 6 (21.43%) Linux
8 6 (21.43%) Web Design
8 6 (21.43%) Ajax
9 5 (17.86%) Python
9 5 (17.86%) Middleware
9 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
10 4 (14.29%) ZeroMQ
10 4 (14.29%) Tornado
10 4 (14.29%) Flask

MySQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 11 (39.29%) Apache
2 4 (14.29%) Tornado
3 1 (3.57%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.57%) Luigi
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
3 4 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 4 (14.29%) SQLite
4 1 (3.57%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.57%) Ingres
4 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 4 (14.29%) JIRA
2 4 (14.29%) Selenium
2 4 (14.29%) Subversion
3 2 (7.14%) Maven
4 1 (3.57%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Developer
2 16 (57.14%) PHP Developer
3 9 (32.14%) PHP Zend Developer
4 5 (17.86%) PHP Web Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Web Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Quality Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Software Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Test Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Java Developer
6 2 (7.14%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) MySQL Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Python Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Python Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) QA Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) QA Test Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Service Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) LAMP
2 9 (32.14%) CSS
2 9 (32.14%) HTML
2 9 (32.14%) Zend Framework
3 7 (25.00%) HTML5
3 7 (25.00%) jQuery
4 6 (21.43%) Ajax
4 6 (21.43%) CSS3
4 6 (21.43%) Sass
5 5 (17.86%) Middleware
6 4 (14.29%) Flask
6 4 (14.29%) ZeroMQ
7 3 (10.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 3 (10.71%) RESTful
8 2 (7.14%) Hibernate
8 2 (7.14%) OAuth
8 2 (7.14%) SOAP
8 2 (7.14%) Spring
8 2 (7.14%) Web Services
8 2 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 2 (7.14%) Life Science
2 1 (3.57%) Fintech
2 1 (3.57%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (39.29%) Web Development
2 10 (35.71%) OOP
3 6 (21.43%) Front End Development
3 6 (21.43%) Responsive Web Design
3 6 (21.43%) Web Design
4 4 (14.29%) DevOps
4 4 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 4 (14.29%) SDLC
4 4 (14.29%) Test Management
4 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Analytics
5 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (10.71%) Product Management
5 3 (10.71%) Project Management
5 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
5 3 (10.71%) SOLID
5 3 (10.71%) TDD
6 2 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (7.14%) Cross-Platform Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) PHP
2 15 (53.57%) SQL
3 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
4 5 (17.86%) Python
5 3 (10.71%) C++
6 2 (7.14%) Java
7 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Oracle
2 11 (39.29%) Zend
3 1 (3.57%) Ab Initio
3 1 (3.57%) Cognos
3 1 (3.57%) SAP
3 1 (3.57%) Tableau
3 1 (3.57%) Talend
3 1 (3.57%) Teradata