The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cardiff region that had PHP Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP Developer
Rank 31 38 49
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +11
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 13 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.50% 1.04% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.68% 1.07% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 2
Median daily rate £300 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 - £30.00
PHP Developer
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
278 280 399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.19% 97.22% 96.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 222 276
Median daily rate £362 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.25% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 7
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.75 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.90% -16.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.15 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £17.50 £29.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cardiff region that featured PHP Developer in the job title.

PHP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

PHP Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP Developer across the Cardiff region.

PHP Developer Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

PHP Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP Developer across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

PHP Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

PHP Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP Developer across the Cardiff region.

PHP Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, PHP Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) PHP
2 12 (75.00%) MySQL
3 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
4 8 (50.00%) HTML
4 8 (50.00%) CSS
4 8 (50.00%) Apache
5 7 (43.75%) Zend
6 6 (37.50%) LAMP
7 5 (31.25%) SQL
8 4 (25.00%) XML
8 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 4 (25.00%) Windows
8 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
8 4 (25.00%) Moodle
8 4 (25.00%) OOP
8 4 (25.00%) jQuery
8 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (25.00%) HTML5
8 4 (25.00%) CSS3
9 3 (18.75%) PCRE
9 3 (18.75%) Regular Expression
9 3 (18.75%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
9 3 (18.75%) Zend Framework
9 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (18.75%) Project Management
9 3 (18.75%) e-Learning
9 3 (18.75%) Web Design

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 8 (50.00%) Apache
2 4 (25.00%) Moodle
3 1 (6.25%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) MySQL
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (12.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) CSS
1 8 (50.00%) HTML
2 6 (37.50%) LAMP
3 4 (25.00%) CSS3
3 4 (25.00%) HTML5
3 4 (25.00%) jQuery
3 4 (25.00%) XML
4 3 (18.75%) PCRE
4 3 (18.75%) Regular Expression
4 3 (18.75%) Zend Framework
5 2 (12.50%) Doctrine
5 2 (12.50%) Symfony
6 1 (6.25%) Gearman
6 1 (6.25%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) e-Learning
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) NHS
3 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (25.00%) OOP
1 4 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Project Management
2 3 (18.75%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (18.75%) Web Design
3 2 (12.50%) Change Control
3 2 (12.50%) MVC
3 2 (12.50%) Web Development
4 1 (6.25%) Front End Development
4 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) PHP
2 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (6.25%) WCAG
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Zend