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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 23 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing PHP 23 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.96% 1.04% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.75% 2.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 0
Average daily rate
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£315 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £290 £288
% change year-on-year
+12.06% +0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% +6.00%
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
146 129 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 37.82% 44.64% 30.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 93 42
Average daily rate £325 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £238 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Average hourly rate £89.50 £18.97 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+371.79% -0.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.10 £16.37 £13.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £133.90 £18.99 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -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
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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 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 28 (96.55%) HTML
2 26 (89.66%) CSS
3 24 (82.76%) JavaScript
4 21 (72.41%) jQuery
4 21 (72.41%) HTML5
5 18 (62.07%) CSS3
6 15 (51.72%) MVC
7 14 (48.28%) Ajax
8 13 (44.83%) OO
9 11 (37.93%) SQL
9 11 (37.93%) OOP
9 11 (37.93%) Web Design
9 11 (37.93%) Responsive Web Design
10 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (24.14%) XML
11 7 (24.14%) Apache
11 7 (24.14%) Scala
12 6 (20.69%) Sass
12 6 (20.69%) Python
12 6 (20.69%) Ruby
12 6 (20.69%) JSON
13 5 (17.24%) MySQL
13 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
14 4 (13.79%) QUnit
14 4 (13.79%) Jasmine
14 4 (13.79%) BDD
14 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
14 4 (13.79%) Sinon.JS
15 3 (10.34%) Android
15 3 (10.34%) Apple iOS

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 7 (24.14%) Apache
2 1 (3.45%) Node.js
2 1 (3.45%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.45%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) MySQL
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) QUnit
1 4 (13.79%) Jasmine
1 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
1 4 (13.79%) Sinon.JS
2 3 (10.34%) Hudson
2 3 (10.34%) Cucumber
2 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.34%) Trac
2 3 (10.34%) Subversion
2 3 (10.34%) JIRA
3 1 (3.45%) Grunt
3 1 (3.45%) PhantomJS
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.90%) Electronics
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (100.00%) Developer
2 15 (51.72%) PHP Developer
3 11 (37.93%) Web Developer
4 7 (24.14%) Senior Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (6.90%) UI Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior PHP Developer
6 2 (6.90%) UI Programmer
6 2 (6.90%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Drupal Developer
7 1 (3.45%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (3.45%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Systems Developer
7 1 (3.45%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (96.55%) HTML
2 26 (89.66%) CSS
3 21 (72.41%) jQuery
3 21 (72.41%) HTML5
4 18 (62.07%) CSS3
5 14 (48.28%) Ajax
6 7 (24.14%) XML
7 6 (20.69%) Sass
7 6 (20.69%) JSON
8 3 (10.34%) LAMP
8 3 (10.34%) .NET
9 2 (6.90%) Web Services
9 2 (6.90%) CodeIgniter
9 2 (6.90%) Gherkin
9 2 (6.90%) RESTful
10 1 (3.45%) Haml
10 1 (3.45%) REST
10 1 (3.45%) Laravel
10 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
10 1 (3.45%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) GIS
1 2 (6.90%) W3C
1 2 (6.90%) DTV
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Hedge funds
2 1 (3.45%) Open Source
2 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Android
1 3 (10.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) MVC
2 13 (44.83%) OO
3 11 (37.93%) OOP
3 11 (37.93%) Web Design
3 11 (37.93%) Responsive Web Design
4 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (13.79%) BDD
6 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.90%) SOA
7 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.90%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
7 2 (6.90%) TDD
7 2 (6.90%) Analytics
7 2 (6.90%) OO PHP
8 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.45%) Coaching
8 1 (3.45%) Waterfall
8 1 (3.45%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 24 (82.76%) JavaScript
2 11 (37.93%) SQL
3 7 (24.14%) Scala
4 6 (20.69%) Python
4 6 (20.69%) Ruby
5 3 (10.34%) PHP5
5 3 (10.34%) PHP4
5 3 (10.34%) Java
6 1 (3.45%) C#
6 1 (3.45%) C++
6 1 (3.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) SAP
2 2 (6.90%) Zend
3 1 (3.45%) Google
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