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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 40 46 30
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.56% 3.27% 5.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.73% 5.74% 9.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 12
Median daily rate £350 £333 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £321 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £444 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -10.44%
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
134 244 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 41.88% 57.01% 52.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 204 131
Median daily rate £400 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £434 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.47% -6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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
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 7 December 2016.

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 7 December 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 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) MySQL
2 6 (75.00%) CSS
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
3 5 (62.50%) jQuery
4 4 (50.00%) Symfony
5 3 (37.50%) Ajax
5 3 (37.50%) MVC
6 2 (25.00%) Finance
6 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (25.00%) Linux
6 2 (25.00%) OOP
6 2 (25.00%) OO
6 2 (25.00%) Zend
6 2 (25.00%) PHP 5
6 2 (25.00%) HTML5
6 2 (25.00%) Smarty
6 2 (25.00%) User Experience
6 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
7 1 (12.50%) HPCC
7 1 (12.50%) SDLC
7 1 (12.50%) PHPUnit
7 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
7 1 (12.50%) RESTful
7 1 (12.50%) REST
7 1 (12.50%) CSS3
7 1 (12.50%) Laravel
7 1 (12.50%) Big Data
7 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
7 1 (12.50%) Graphic Design

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 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) Big Data
2 1 (12.50%) HPCC
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) PHPUnit
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (12.50%) MySQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) UI Developer
4 1 (12.50%) UI/UX Developer
4 1 (12.50%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) CSS
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) jQuery
3 4 (50.00%) Symfony
4 3 (37.50%) Ajax
5 2 (25.00%) HTML5
5 2 (25.00%) Smarty
6 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
6 1 (12.50%) CSS3
6 1 (12.50%) LAMP
6 1 (12.50%) Laravel
6 1 (12.50%) REST
6 1 (12.50%) RESTful
6 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (25.00%) OO
2 2 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) PHP 5
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Zend