The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Cardiff region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 40 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.34% - 1.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.88% - 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Average daily rate
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£225 - £191
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 - £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £249 - £204
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £22.66 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+36.80% +16.20%
Programming Languages Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
129 73 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 34.68% 29.20% 37.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 52 59
Average daily rate £300 £293 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -13.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £399 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £15.25 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
PHP
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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 July 2014, 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 8 (72.73%) HTML
1 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
1 8 (72.73%) CSS
2 4 (36.36%) jQuery
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 2 (18.18%) Scala
3 2 (18.18%) HTML5
3 2 (18.18%) Kanban
3 2 (18.18%) PHP5
3 2 (18.18%) PHP4
3 2 (18.18%) Web Design
3 2 (18.18%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) Zend
3 2 (18.18%) CodeIgniter
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) GIS
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) CSS3
3 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (18.18%) Sass
3 2 (18.18%) OO PHP
4 1 (9.09%) Semantic HTML
4 1 (9.09%) Grunt
4 1 (9.09%) Backbone.js
4 1 (9.09%) Laravel
4 1 (9.09%) Finance
4 1 (9.09%) Drupal

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 (9.09%) Drupal
1 1 (9.09%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Grunt
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) PHP Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (18.18%) UI Programmer
4 2 (18.18%) UI Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) HTML
1 8 (72.73%) CSS
2 4 (36.36%) jQuery
3 2 (18.18%) HTML5
3 2 (18.18%) CSS3
3 2 (18.18%) CodeIgniter
3 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 2 (18.18%) Sass
4 1 (9.09%) Semantic HTML
4 1 (9.09%) Laravel
4 1 (9.09%) Backbone.js
4 1 (9.09%) Haml
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) GIS
2 1 (9.09%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) OO
1 2 (18.18%) MVC
1 2 (18.18%) Web Design
1 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
1 2 (18.18%) Kanban
1 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
1 2 (18.18%) OO PHP
2 1 (9.09%) BDD
2 1 (9.09%) TDD
2 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) PHP5
2 2 (18.18%) PHP4
2 2 (18.18%) Scala
2 2 (18.18%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Zend