The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 34 55 28
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -27
Contract jobs citing PHP 3 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.11% 0.89% 5.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.45% 2.07% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 15
Median daily rate - £250 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -30.00%
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
87 193 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 32.10% 43.08% 38.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 155 112
Median daily rate £365 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £145.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -90.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for PHP.

1 18 (66.67%) MySQL
2 14 (51.85%) JavaScript
2 14 (51.85%) Apache
3 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 11 (40.74%) Moodle
5 10 (37.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (37.04%) Windows
6 9 (33.33%) HTML
7 8 (29.63%) CSS
7 8 (29.63%) ITIL
7 8 (29.63%) e-Learning
7 8 (29.63%) Change Control
8 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
8 7 (25.93%) Penetration Testing
8 7 (25.93%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (22.22%) Zend
9 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (22.22%) LAMP
9 6 (22.22%) Scrum
9 6 (22.22%) SQL
9 6 (22.22%) Project Management
10 5 (18.52%) OOP
10 5 (18.52%) TDD
11 4 (14.81%) Symfony
11 4 (14.81%) jQuery
11 4 (14.81%) Web Design
11 4 (14.81%) XML
11 4 (14.81%) Linux
12 3 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
12 3 (11.11%) PCRE

PHP
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 14 (51.85%) Apache
2 11 (40.74%) Moodle
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) FTP
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (66.67%) MySQL
2 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 10 (37.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) Big Data
4 1 (3.70%) HPCC
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.11%) Subversion
3 1 (3.70%) PHPUnit
General
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (88.89%) Developer
2 12 (44.44%) PHP Developer
3 9 (33.33%) Software Developer
4 6 (22.22%) Moodle Developer
5 4 (14.81%) PHP Zend Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Senior Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (11.11%) LAMP Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Architect
7 2 (7.41%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 2 (7.41%) SQL Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Technical Architect
8 1 (3.70%) Junior
8 1 (3.70%) Junior Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Lead Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Programmer
8 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) HTML
2 8 (29.63%) CSS
3 6 (22.22%) LAMP
4 4 (14.81%) jQuery
4 4 (14.81%) Symfony
4 4 (14.81%) XML
5 3 (11.11%) .NET
5 3 (11.11%) CSS3
5 3 (11.11%) HTML5
5 3 (11.11%) Middleware
5 3 (11.11%) PCRE
5 3 (11.11%) Regular Expression
5 3 (11.11%) REST
5 3 (11.11%) SOAP
5 3 (11.11%) Zend Framework
6 2 (7.41%) Doctrine
6 2 (7.41%) RESTful
6 2 (7.41%) WAMP
6 2 (7.41%) Web Services
7 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) e-Learning
2 3 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 3 (11.11%) NHS
3 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.70%) IPTV
4 1 (3.70%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Change Control
1 8 (29.63%) ITIL
2 7 (25.93%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (25.93%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (22.22%) Project Management
3 6 (22.22%) Scrum
4 5 (18.52%) OOP
4 5 (18.52%) TDD
5 4 (14.81%) Web Design
6 3 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 3 (11.11%) BDD
6 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 3 (11.11%) MVC
6 3 (11.11%) Open Source
6 3 (11.11%) Re-Platforming
6 3 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (11.11%) SOA
6 3 (11.11%) Web Development
7 2 (7.41%) OO
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) JavaScript
2 6 (22.22%) SQL
3 3 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 3 (11.11%) Python
4 2 (7.41%) Java
5 1 (3.70%) Apple Swift
5 1 (3.70%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Zend
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft