Period
to 27 July 2017

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 6 months to 27 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 56 44
Rank change year-on-year -13 -12 +34
Contract jobs citing MySQL 28 42 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.19% 3.40% 4.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.00% 13.46% 13.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 27 64
Wales median daily rate £381 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.08% -14.29% -21.35%
10th Percentile £315 £184 £206
90th Percentile £471 £471 £500
UK median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Wales median hourly rate - £19.63 -
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year +14.86% +55.79% -41.36%

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 311 312 490
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 24.33% 25.24% 29.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 203 335
Wales median daily rate £375 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06% -5.71%
10th Percentile £230 £208 £200
90th Percentile £525 £504 £450
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 5
Wales median hourly rate £32.50 £19.31 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.28% -44.02% +14.05%
10th Percentile £18.09 £11.48 £17.00
90th Percentile £40.20 £46.48 £48.90
UK median hourly rate £31.25 £30.10 £25.00
% change year-on-year +3.81% +20.41% -13.79%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

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 6 months to 27 July 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 6 months to 27 July 2017. 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
South Wales -11 24 £375 +25.00% 3
North Wales +2 2 £358 -
Mid Wales - 2 £401 -
MySQL
UK

For the 6 months to 27 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 Wales region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 18 (64.29%) PHP
2 15 (53.57%) SQL
3 12 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 11 (39.29%) Zend
5 10 (35.71%) HTML
5 10 (35.71%) CSS
6 9 (32.14%) OOP
6 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
6 9 (32.14%) LAMP
6 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (32.14%) Web Development
6 9 (32.14%) Zend Framework
7 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 8 (28.57%) Apache
8 7 (25.00%) jQuery
9 6 (21.43%) HTML5
9 6 (21.43%) CSS3
9 6 (21.43%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (21.43%) Sass
9 6 (21.43%) Front End Development
9 6 (21.43%) Oracle
9 6 (21.43%) Web Design
9 6 (21.43%) Ajax
10 5 (17.86%) Subversion
10 5 (17.86%) Linux
10 5 (17.86%) DevOps
11 4 (14.29%) SDLC
11 4 (14.29%) Cucumber
11 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (14.29%) Test Management

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 8 (28.57%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) Tornado
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon SQS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) Redis
2 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (3.57%) Ingres
3 1 (3.57%) Power BI
3 1 (3.57%) PowerPivot
3 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.57%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 12 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 5 (17.86%) Subversion
3 4 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 4 (14.29%) JIRA
3 4 (14.29%) Selenium
4 1 (3.57%) GitLab
4 1 (3.57%) PhpStorm
General
1 1 (3.57%) Back Office
1 1 (3.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (71.43%) Developer
2 15 (53.57%) PHP Developer
3 9 (32.14%) PHP Zend Developer
4 6 (21.43%) Web Developer
5 5 (17.86%) PHP Web Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Quality Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Test Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
7 2 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) QA Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) SQL Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Data Migration Developer
8 1 (3.57%) JIRA Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) LAMP Developer
8 1 (3.57%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Python Software Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) QA Automation Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) QA Test Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Report Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) CSS
1 10 (35.71%) HTML
2 9 (32.14%) LAMP
2 9 (32.14%) Zend Framework
3 7 (25.00%) jQuery
4 6 (21.43%) Ajax
4 6 (21.43%) CSS3
4 6 (21.43%) HTML5
4 6 (21.43%) Sass
5 3 (10.71%) RESTful
6 2 (7.14%) Middleware
7 1 (3.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (3.57%) Flask
7 1 (3.57%) JSON
7 1 (3.57%) Laravel
7 1 (3.57%) OAuth
7 1 (3.57%) REST
7 1 (3.57%) SOAP
7 1 (3.57%) Spring
7 1 (3.57%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (3.57%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Unix
3 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (32.14%) OOP
1 9 (32.14%) Web Development
2 6 (21.43%) Front End Development
2 6 (21.43%) Responsive Web Design
2 6 (21.43%) Web Design
3 5 (17.86%) DevOps
4 4 (14.29%) Project Management
4 4 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 4 (14.29%) SDLC
4 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 4 (14.29%) Test Management
4 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (10.71%) Product Management
5 3 (10.71%) SOLID
5 3 (10.71%) TDD
6 2 (7.14%) Data Migration
6 2 (7.14%) Migration
6 2 (7.14%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) PHP
2 15 (53.57%) SQL
3 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.71%) Python
5 2 (7.14%) C#
6 1 (3.57%) C++
6 1 (3.57%) Java
6 1 (3.57%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Zend
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Tableau