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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 50 28 38
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +10
Contract jobs citing PHP 4 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.93% 4.05% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.27% 11.19% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 1
Average daily rate
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£250 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £288
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £33.78 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-44.48% +22.81%
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
176 134 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 41.12% 36.22% 37.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 103 79
Average daily rate £330 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £10.39 £79.25 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-86.88% +419.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 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 10 (83.33%) HTML
2 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 8 (66.67%) CSS
3 6 (50.00%) HTML5
4 5 (41.67%) CSS3
5 4 (33.33%) jQuery
5 4 (33.33%) OO
5 4 (33.33%) User Experience
6 3 (25.00%) Information Architecture
6 3 (25.00%) XML
7 2 (16.67%) Laravel
7 2 (16.67%) Open Source
7 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
7 2 (16.67%) Subversion
7 2 (16.67%) Web Development
7 2 (16.67%) CakePHP
7 2 (16.67%) XSLT
7 2 (16.67%) ActionScript
7 2 (16.67%) MySQL
7 2 (16.67%) Photoshop
7 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (16.67%) Flash
7 2 (16.67%) XHTML
7 2 (16.67%) MVC
7 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
7 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
8 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (8.33%) OO PHP
8 1 (8.33%) Ansible

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) CMS
1 1 (8.33%) Drupal
1 1 (8.33%) nginx
1 1 (8.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Photoshop
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Magento
1 1 (8.33%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (8.33%) Maven
2 1 (8.33%) PHPUnit
2 1 (8.33%) Behat
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 3 (25.00%) UI Developer
3 3 (25.00%) UI Programmer
4 2 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) UI Designer
5 1 (8.33%) Graduate Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Designer
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Designer
5 1 (8.33%) UX Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Graduate
5 1 (8.33%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) HTML
2 8 (66.67%) CSS
3 6 (50.00%) HTML5
4 5 (41.67%) CSS3
5 4 (33.33%) jQuery
6 3 (25.00%) XML
7 2 (16.67%) XSLT
7 2 (16.67%) Flash
7 2 (16.67%) XHTML
7 2 (16.67%) CakePHP
7 2 (16.67%) Laravel
7 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
7 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (8.33%) FuelPHP
8 1 (8.33%) Backbone.js
8 1 (8.33%) Sass
8 1 (8.33%) LESS
8 1 (8.33%) REST
8 1 (8.33%) LAMP
8 1 (8.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) W3C
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
1 1 (8.33%) CentOS
1 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) OO
2 3 (25.00%) Information Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Open Source
3 2 (16.67%) MVC
3 2 (16.67%) Web Development
4 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) UX Design
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) OO PHP
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Development
4 1 (8.33%) SDLC
4 1 (8.33%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) ActionScript
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby
3 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (8.33%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (8.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
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