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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 16 31 45
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +14
Contract jobs citing PHP 31 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 10.23% 2.55% 1.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.67% 4.83% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 5 6
Median daily rate £288 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.12% +12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £360 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £415 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £313 £336
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -7.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.63 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £37.40
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -39.83%
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
186 145 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 61.39% 52.92% 38.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 112 107
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £201 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.38 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% -40.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £15.08 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.78 £17.50 £29.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.09%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 25 (71.43%) MySQL
2 21 (60.00%) Apache
3 16 (45.71%) SQL Server
3 16 (45.71%) Moodle
4 15 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 13 (37.14%) Windows
5 13 (37.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (34.29%) e-Learning
6 12 (34.29%) ITIL
7 11 (31.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (31.43%) Penetration Testing
8 10 (28.57%) Change Control
8 10 (28.57%) CSS
8 10 (28.57%) HTML
9 8 (22.86%) Git (software)
9 8 (22.86%) Project Management
9 8 (22.86%) LAMP
10 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (20.00%) SQL
10 7 (20.00%) Zend
11 5 (14.29%) XML
11 5 (14.29%) Linux
11 5 (14.29%) NHS
11 5 (14.29%) jQuery
11 5 (14.29%) Subversion
11 5 (14.29%) CSS3
11 5 (14.29%) HTML5
12 4 (11.43%) Open Source
12 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
12 4 (11.43%) Python

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 21 (60.00%) Apache
2 16 (45.71%) Moodle
3 1 (2.86%) CMS
3 1 (2.86%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) FTP
2 1 (2.86%) Firewall
2 1 (2.86%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.86%) SSH
2 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.86%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (71.43%) MySQL
2 16 (45.71%) SQL Server
3 13 (37.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.71%) Big Data
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Git (software)
2 5 (14.29%) Subversion
3 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.86%) IntelliJ
3 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.86%) JIRA
3 1 (2.86%) JUnit
3 1 (2.86%) Maven
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (91.43%) Developer
2 16 (45.71%) PHP Developer
3 13 (37.14%) Software Developer
4 9 (25.71%) Moodle Developer
5 6 (17.14%) Senior Developer
6 5 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (11.43%) PHP Zend Developer
8 3 (8.57%) LAMP Developer
9 2 (5.71%) Architect
9 2 (5.71%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 2 (5.71%) SQL Developer
9 2 (5.71%) Technical Architect
10 1 (2.86%) Applications Support Engineer
10 1 (2.86%) Junior
10 1 (2.86%) Junior Developer
10 1 (2.86%) Junior iOS Developer
10 1 (2.86%) Programmer
10 1 (2.86%) Software Engineer
10 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Developer
10 1 (2.86%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) CSS
1 10 (28.57%) HTML
2 8 (22.86%) LAMP
3 5 (14.29%) CSS3
3 5 (14.29%) HTML5
3 5 (14.29%) jQuery
3 5 (14.29%) XML
4 3 (8.57%) .NET
4 3 (8.57%) Middleware
4 3 (8.57%) PCRE
4 3 (8.57%) Regular Expression
4 3 (8.57%) REST
4 3 (8.57%) SOAP
4 3 (8.57%) Zend Framework
5 2 (5.71%) Doctrine
5 2 (5.71%) Symfony
5 2 (5.71%) WAMP
6 1 (2.86%) Ajax
6 1 (2.86%) Gearman
6 1 (2.86%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) e-Learning
2 5 (14.29%) NHS
3 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
4 3 (8.57%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.86%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.86%) PKI
5 1 (2.86%) User Experience
5 1 (2.86%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 13 (37.14%) Windows
2 5 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) ITIL
2 11 (31.43%) Penetration Testing
2 11 (31.43%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (28.57%) Change Control
4 8 (22.86%) Project Management
5 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.43%) OOP
6 4 (11.43%) Open Source
6 4 (11.43%) Scrum
6 4 (11.43%) TDD
6 4 (11.43%) Web Design
7 3 (8.57%) Automated Testing
7 3 (8.57%) BDD
7 3 (8.57%) Data Modelling
7 3 (8.57%) Re-Platforming
7 3 (8.57%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (8.57%) SOA
7 3 (8.57%) Web Development
8 2 (5.71%) Front End Development
8 2 (5.71%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 7 (20.00%) SQL
3 4 (11.43%) Python
4 3 (8.57%) Bash Shell
4 3 (8.57%) Java
5 1 (2.86%) Apple Swift
5 1 (2.86%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.86%) Perl
5 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.86%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Ansible
1 1 (2.86%) yum
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Zend
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco
3 1 (2.86%) HP
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle
3 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.86%) VMware
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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