The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 31 46 30
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -16
Contract jobs citing PHP 8 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.84% 1.01% 0.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.48% 2.74% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 1
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£388 £356 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.77% +78.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £338 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +22.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-39.18% +64.44%
PHP
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Programming Languages Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
146 146 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 51.77% 36.68% 22.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 102 34
Average daily rate £350 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Average hourly rate £16.38 £27.50 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.45% -24.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.08 £17.70 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £29.70 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing PHP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PHP.

1 10 (55.56%) HTML
2 8 (44.44%) CSS
3 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (33.33%) Zend
4 5 (27.78%) MySQL
4 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (27.78%) OO
5 4 (22.22%) XML
5 4 (22.22%) MVC
5 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
6 3 (16.67%) HTML5
6 3 (16.67%) OO PHP
6 3 (16.67%) CSS3
6 3 (16.67%) User Experience
6 3 (16.67%) Java
6 3 (16.67%) Ruby
6 3 (16.67%) Web Development
6 3 (16.67%) Zend Framework
7 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (11.11%) TDD
7 2 (11.11%) Subversion
7 2 (11.11%) Linux
7 2 (11.11%) Scrum
7 2 (11.11%) Perl
7 2 (11.11%) ActionScript
7 2 (11.11%) .NET
7 2 (11.11%) XSLT
7 2 (11.11%) Apache
7 2 (11.11%) Flash
7 2 (11.11%) XHTML

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing PHP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PHP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) nginx
2 1 (5.56%) CMS
2 1 (5.56%) Zope
2 1 (5.56%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Shopify
1 1 (5.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) Subversion
3 1 (5.56%) PHPUnit
3 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.56%) Behat
3 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.56%) Maven
3 1 (5.56%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 9 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) PHP Magento Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Magento Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.56%) QA Tester
4 1 (5.56%) QA Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (5.56%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) HTML
2 8 (44.44%) CSS
3 4 (22.22%) XML
4 3 (16.67%) HTML5
4 3 (16.67%) CSS3
4 3 (16.67%) Zend Framework
5 2 (11.11%) .NET
5 2 (11.11%) XSLT
5 2 (11.11%) Flash
5 2 (11.11%) XHTML
5 2 (11.11%) Laravel
6 1 (5.56%) RESTful
6 1 (5.56%) REST
6 1 (5.56%) Backbone.js
6 1 (5.56%) Sass
6 1 (5.56%) LESS
6 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.56%) FuelPHP
6 1 (5.56%) Catalyst
6 1 (5.56%) CPAN
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.56%) New Media
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) W3C
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
2 1 (5.56%) Android
2 1 (5.56%) CentOS
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (27.78%) OO
2 4 (22.22%) MVC
3 3 (16.67%) OO PHP
3 3 (16.67%) Web Development
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.11%) TDD
4 2 (11.11%) Scrum
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.11%) Information Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) Open Source
5 1 (5.56%) UX Design
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.56%) Analytics
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Mobile Development
5 1 (5.56%) SOA
5 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (16.67%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) Ruby
3 2 (11.11%) Perl
3 2 (11.11%) ActionScript
4 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.56%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) C
4 1 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Ansible
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
1 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Zend
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
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