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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 27 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing PHP 18 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.74% 1.11% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.04% 2.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 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 £288 £288
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £27.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+14.81% +20.00%
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
138 108 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 36.32% 40.00% 29.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 83 39
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 £225 £250 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £145.00 £15.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+850.81% -39.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 20 (95.24%) HTML
2 19 (90.48%) CSS
3 17 (80.95%) JavaScript
4 14 (66.67%) jQuery
4 14 (66.67%) HTML5
5 12 (57.14%) CSS3
6 9 (42.86%) MVC
6 9 (42.86%) OO
7 8 (38.10%) OOP
8 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (33.33%) Ajax
8 7 (33.33%) Scala
9 6 (28.57%) Ruby
9 6 (28.57%) Sass
9 6 (28.57%) Python
10 5 (23.81%) SQL
10 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
11 4 (19.05%) MySQL
11 4 (19.05%) Web Design
11 4 (19.05%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (19.05%) QUnit
11 4 (19.05%) Jasmine
11 4 (19.05%) Sinon.JS
11 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
11 4 (19.05%) BDD
12 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS
12 3 (14.29%) Hudson
12 3 (14.29%) Cucumber
12 3 (14.29%) Trac
12 3 (14.29%) Jenkins

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 1 (4.76%) Apache
1 1 (4.76%) Drupal
1 1 (4.76%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (4.76%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
1 4 (19.05%) QUnit
1 4 (19.05%) Jasmine
1 4 (19.05%) Sinon.JS
2 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 3 (14.29%) Trac
2 3 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 3 (14.29%) Hudson
2 3 (14.29%) Subversion
2 3 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (4.76%) Grunt
3 1 (4.76%) PhantomJS
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Electronics
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (47.62%) Web Developer
3 8 (38.10%) PHP Developer
4 6 (28.57%) Senior Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (9.52%) UI Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (9.52%) UI Programmer
7 1 (4.76%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Drupal Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (95.24%) HTML
2 19 (90.48%) CSS
3 14 (66.67%) jQuery
3 14 (66.67%) HTML5
4 12 (57.14%) CSS3
5 7 (33.33%) Ajax
6 6 (28.57%) Sass
7 3 (14.29%) .NET
8 2 (9.52%) CodeIgniter
8 2 (9.52%) Web Services
8 2 (9.52%) RESTful
8 2 (9.52%) Gherkin
9 1 (4.76%) Laravel
9 1 (4.76%) Haml
9 1 (4.76%) REST
9 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
9 1 (4.76%) Semantic HTML
9 1 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (4.76%) XML
9 1 (4.76%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) GIS
1 2 (9.52%) W3C
2 1 (4.76%) DTV
2 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Hedge funds
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Android
1 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) OO
1 9 (42.86%) MVC
2 8 (38.10%) OOP
3 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (19.05%) BDD
4 4 (19.05%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (19.05%) Web Design
5 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.52%) SOA
6 2 (9.52%) Analytics
6 2 (9.52%) OO PHP
6 2 (9.52%) TDD
7 1 (4.76%) Web Development
7 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.76%) Coaching
7 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.76%) Project Management
7 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) JavaScript
2 7 (33.33%) Scala
3 6 (28.57%) Python
3 6 (28.57%) Ruby
4 5 (23.81%) SQL
5 3 (14.29%) Java
5 3 (14.29%) PHP5
5 3 (14.29%) PHP4
6 1 (4.76%) Perl
6 1 (4.76%) C#
6 1 (4.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) Google
2 1 (4.76%) Zend
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