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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 30 25 30
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs citing PHP 12 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.77% 3.11% 2.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.27% 9.33% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 3
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£353 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £286
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £190.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.28 £21.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+25.11% -33.33%
PHP
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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
165 75 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 51.89% 33.33% 41.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 58 48
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £278 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £190.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.15% +1145.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 January 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 25 (71.43%) HTML
2 20 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 20 (57.14%) CSS
3 19 (54.29%) HTML5
4 17 (48.57%) jQuery
5 16 (45.71%) CSS3
6 15 (42.86%) MVC
7 14 (40.00%) Ajax
8 12 (34.29%) OO
9 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (31.43%) OOP
10 10 (28.57%) MySQL
10 10 (28.57%) SQL
11 9 (25.71%) Web Design
11 9 (25.71%) Responsive Web Design
12 8 (22.86%) Ruby
12 8 (22.86%) Apache
12 8 (22.86%) XML
13 7 (20.00%) Python
13 7 (20.00%) Zend
14 6 (17.14%) JSON
15 5 (14.29%) Scala
15 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
16 4 (11.43%) Android
16 4 (11.43%) BDD
16 4 (11.43%) Apple iOS
16 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
16 4 (11.43%) QUnit
16 4 (11.43%) Jasmine
16 4 (11.43%) Sass

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 8 (22.86%) Apache
2 1 (2.86%) Zope
2 1 (2.86%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.86%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) HTTP
2 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) MySQL
2 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.43%) QUnit
2 4 (11.43%) Jasmine
2 4 (11.43%) Sinon.JS
3 3 (8.57%) Subversion
3 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
3 3 (8.57%) Trac
3 3 (8.57%) Cucumber
3 3 (8.57%) JIRA
3 3 (8.57%) Hudson
4 1 (2.86%) Grunt
4 1 (2.86%) PhantomJS
4 1 (2.86%) Selenium
4 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (5.71%) Marketing
1 2 (5.71%) Electronics
1 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
1 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (88.57%) Developer
2 20 (57.14%) PHP Developer
3 9 (25.71%) Web Developer
4 7 (20.00%) Senior Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Tester
7 1 (2.86%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (2.86%) QA Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Systems Developer
7 1 (2.86%) QA Tester
7 1 (2.86%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (71.43%) HTML
2 20 (57.14%) CSS
3 19 (54.29%) HTML5
4 17 (48.57%) jQuery
5 16 (45.71%) CSS3
6 14 (40.00%) Ajax
7 8 (22.86%) XML
8 6 (17.14%) JSON
9 4 (11.43%) Sass
10 3 (8.57%) Web Services
10 3 (8.57%) LAMP
10 3 (8.57%) Zend Framework
10 3 (8.57%) RESTful
11 2 (5.71%) Gherkin
11 2 (5.71%) .NET
12 1 (2.86%) CPAN
12 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
12 1 (2.86%) SOAP
12 1 (2.86%) Ruby on Rails
12 1 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Open Source
2 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.71%) W3C
2 2 (5.71%) DTV
3 1 (2.86%) IPTV
3 1 (2.86%) User Experience
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.86%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.86%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Android
1 4 (11.43%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) MVC
2 12 (34.29%) OO
3 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (31.43%) OOP
4 9 (25.71%) Web Design
4 9 (25.71%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (11.43%) BDD
5 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
6 3 (8.57%) SOA
6 3 (8.57%) TDD
6 3 (8.57%) Analytics
7 2 (5.71%) Web Development
7 2 (5.71%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (5.71%) Scrum
7 2 (5.71%) Programme Management
7 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.86%) Project Management
8 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 20 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 10 (28.57%) SQL
3 8 (22.86%) Ruby
4 7 (20.00%) Python
5 5 (14.29%) Scala
6 3 (8.57%) Java
7 2 (5.71%) C#
7 2 (5.71%) Perl
8 1 (2.86%) C++
8 1 (2.86%) C
8 1 (2.86%) PHP5
8 1 (2.86%) PHP4
8 1 (2.86%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Zend
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle
3 2 (5.71%) SAP
4 1 (2.86%) Google
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