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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 35 41 28
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Contract jobs citing PHP 3 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.14% 1.64% 0.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.36% 4.14% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
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£313 £356 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.28% +78.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.35 £35.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-24.71% +79.48%
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
127 145 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 48.29% 39.73% 32.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 102 38
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £245 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £28.88 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.55% -17.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 24 April 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 6 (40.00%) HTML
1 6 (40.00%) MySQL
1 6 (40.00%) Zend
2 4 (26.67%) CSS
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) MVC
3 3 (20.00%) Zend Framework
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (13.33%) Web Development
4 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (13.33%) XML
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) Ruby
4 2 (13.33%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) OO
4 2 (13.33%) OO PHP
4 2 (13.33%) .NET
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps
5 1 (6.67%) User Experience
5 1 (6.67%) Catalyst
5 1 (6.67%) Apache
5 1 (6.67%) Python
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) SOA
5 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
5 1 (6.67%) ISEB
5 1 (6.67%) Internet
5 1 (6.67%) CPAN
5 1 (6.67%) C

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (6.67%) Apache
1 1 (6.67%) Zope
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 10 (66.67%) PHP Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Tester
3 1 (6.67%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) QA Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) QA Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (26.67%) CSS
3 3 (20.00%) Zend Framework
4 2 (13.33%) XML
4 2 (13.33%) .NET
5 1 (6.67%) Catalyst
5 1 (6.67%) CPAN
5 1 (6.67%) Web Services
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (6.67%) HTML5
5 1 (6.67%) CSS3
5 1 (6.67%) Backbone.js
5 1 (6.67%) Sass
5 1 (6.67%) LESS
5 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (6.67%) RESTful
5 1 (6.67%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (6.67%) CakePHP
5 1 (6.67%) Django
5 1 (6.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) User Experience
1 1 (6.67%) IPTV
1 1 (6.67%) Open Source
1 1 (6.67%) Digital Media
1 1 (6.67%) New Media
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
1 1 (6.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) MVC
1 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) Web Development
2 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (13.33%) OO
2 2 (13.33%) OO PHP
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps
3 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.67%) SOA
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) Scrum
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (6.67%) Analytics
3 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (6.67%) TDD
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) Ruby
2 2 (13.33%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) C
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) Perl
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Zend
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