Period
to 24 January 2018

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 24 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 87 62
Rank change year-on-year +15 -25 +22
Contract jobs citing MySQL 29 23 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.24% 1.59% 3.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.23% 5.94% 10.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 10 39
Wales median daily rate £395 £411 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.95% +9.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £350 £309 £310
90th Percentile £472 £504 £478
UK median daily rate £430 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +1.78% +5.63% +9.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Wales median hourly rate - £57.50 -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year -6.67% -1.32% +26.67%

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 Wales with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 401 387 430
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 30.97% 26.67% 31.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 279 332
Wales median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -
10th Percentile £263 £185 £256
90th Percentile £575 £560 £488
UK median daily rate £455 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +7.06% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 12
Wales median hourly rate £30.00 £43.75 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.43% +62.04% +23.85%
10th Percentile £16.75 £17.11 £18.36
90th Percentile £49.52 £61.25 £40.38
UK median hourly rate £30.63 £28.18 £30.00
% change year-on-year +8.68% -6.07% +9.09%

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 24 January 2018.

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 24 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
South Wales +12 28 £395 +12.86% 18
West Wales - 1 £438 - 2
MySQL
UK

For the 6 months to 24 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 Wales region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 15 (51.72%) Linux
2 13 (44.83%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (41.38%) Relational Database
3 12 (41.38%) Replication
3 12 (41.38%) RDBMS
4 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
4 10 (34.48%) MariaDB
4 10 (34.48%) Galera Cluster
4 10 (34.48%) Task Automation
5 8 (27.59%) Database Tuning
5 8 (27.59%) SQL
6 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
6 7 (24.14%) Apache
6 7 (24.14%) DHCP
6 7 (24.14%) CentOS
6 7 (24.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
6 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
6 7 (24.14%) iptables
7 6 (20.69%) Unix
7 6 (20.69%) Windows
8 5 (17.24%) Oracle
8 5 (17.24%) Java
8 5 (17.24%) Perl
8 5 (17.24%) PHP
8 5 (17.24%) Python
8 5 (17.24%) NFS
8 5 (17.24%) SAN
8 5 (17.24%) Red Hat
8 5 (17.24%) LAMP

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 7 (24.14%) Apache
2 2 (6.90%) IBM Notes
2 2 (6.90%) IIS
2 2 (6.90%) Moodle
2 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) DHCP
1 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
2 5 (17.24%) SAN
2 5 (17.24%) VLAN
3 2 (6.90%) BIG-IP
3 2 (6.90%) DNS
3 2 (6.90%) Firewall
3 2 (6.90%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (6.90%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) RDBMS
1 12 (41.38%) Relational Database
2 10 (34.48%) MariaDB
2 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
3 5 (17.24%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (6.90%) Power BI
4 2 (6.90%) PowerPivot
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.45%) Ingres
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) DBA
2 11 (37.93%) Administrator
3 8 (27.59%) MySQL DBA
4 7 (24.14%) Database Engineer
5 6 (20.69%) Developer
6 5 (17.24%) Unix Engineer
7 4 (13.79%) SQL DBA
7 4 (13.79%) Support Engineer
7 4 (13.79%) Unix Support
7 4 (13.79%) Unix Support Engineer
8 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
9 2 (6.90%) Architect
9 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (6.90%) Java Developer
9 2 (6.90%) Report Developer
9 2 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
10 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared DBA
10 1 (3.45%) Senior Architect
10 1 (3.45%) Senior Software Architect
10 1 (3.45%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) LAMP
2 1 (3.45%) Ajax
2 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.45%) HTML
2 1 (3.45%) J2EE
2 1 (3.45%) jQuery
2 1 (3.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Replication
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Clustering
2 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) Linux
2 7 (24.14%) CentOS
2 7 (24.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (20.69%) Unix
3 6 (20.69%) Windows
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Server
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (34.48%) Task Automation
3 8 (27.59%) Database Tuning
4 4 (13.79%) Microservices
4 4 (13.79%) Scrum
5 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.34%) High Availability
5 3 (10.34%) TOGAF
6 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.90%) Change Management
6 2 (6.90%) Collaborative Working
6 2 (6.90%) Dashboard Development
6 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.90%) ITIL
6 2 (6.90%) Migration
6 2 (6.90%) Proactive Management
6 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.90%) Visualisation
7 1 (3.45%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) SQL
2 5 (17.24%) Bash Shell
2 5 (17.24%) Java
2 5 (17.24%) Perl
2 5 (17.24%) PHP
2 5 (17.24%) Python
2 5 (17.24%) Ruby
3 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.90%) VBA
5 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
1 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.90%) MCITP
3 2 (6.90%) MCSA
3 2 (6.90%) MCSE
3 2 (6.90%) MCTS
4 1 (3.45%) Degree
4 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) iptables
2 5 (17.24%) NFS
2 5 (17.24%) Postfix
2 5 (17.24%) Sendmail
3 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
5 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (34.48%) Galera Cluster
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle
1 5 (17.24%) Red Hat
1 5 (17.24%) SolarWinds
2 4 (13.79%) VMware
3 2 (6.90%) Lotus
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) NetApp
3 2 (6.90%) Tableau
4 1 (3.45%) Remedy