The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 45 65 44
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -21
Contract jobs citing PHP 7 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.40% 1.38% 3.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.80% 3.04% 8.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 16
Median daily rate £425 £275 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £290 £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £18.75 £33.55
% change year-on-year
-18.66% -44.11%
PHP
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 South Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
184 296 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 36.73% 45.26% 36.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 212 164
Median daily rate £400 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £16.00 £79.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+243.75% -79.81%
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 South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP across the South Wales region.

PHP Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

PHP
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the South Wales region.

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

PHP
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +22 4 £425 +70.00% 3
Newport -2 1 £313 -3.84% 1
PHP
Wales

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 South Wales region with a requirement for PHP.

1 29 (64.44%) MySQL
2 21 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 20 (44.44%) Apache
4 16 (35.56%) Moodle
4 16 (35.56%) SQL Server
5 15 (33.33%) HTML
5 15 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
6 14 (31.11%) CSS
7 13 (28.89%) Windows
7 13 (28.89%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (26.67%) e-Learning
8 12 (26.67%) ITIL
9 11 (24.44%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (22.22%) Change Control
11 9 (20.00%) Git (software)
11 9 (20.00%) Project Management
12 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
12 8 (17.78%) Zend
12 8 (17.78%) SQL
12 8 (17.78%) Python
12 8 (17.78%) LAMP
13 7 (15.56%) Java
13 7 (15.56%) Symfony
13 7 (15.56%) Mobile App
14 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
14 6 (13.33%) Subversion
14 6 (13.33%) Linux
14 6 (13.33%) Scrum
14 6 (13.33%) MVC

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 20 (44.44%) Apache
2 16 (35.56%) Moodle
3 1 (2.22%) CMS
3 1 (2.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Office
2 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) Firewall
1 4 (8.89%) Wireless
1 4 (8.89%) Wireless Security
2 3 (6.67%) FTP
3 1 (2.22%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.22%) Internet
3 1 (2.22%) Network Security
3 1 (2.22%) SSH
3 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (64.44%) MySQL
2 16 (35.56%) SQL Server
3 13 (28.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.44%) Big Data
5 1 (2.22%) HPCC
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.33%) Subversion
3 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.22%) Hudson
4 1 (2.22%) IntelliJ
4 1 (2.22%) JUnit
4 1 (2.22%) Maven
4 1 (2.22%) PHPUnit
General
1 1 (2.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 36 (80.00%) Developer
2 19 (42.22%) PHP Developer
3 13 (28.89%) Software Developer
4 9 (20.00%) Moodle Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Senior Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (8.89%) PHP Zend Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Angular Developer
8 3 (6.67%) LAMP Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Penetration Tester
8 3 (6.67%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Senior Penetration Tester
8 3 (6.67%) Senior Tester
8 3 (6.67%) Symfony Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Tester
9 2 (4.44%) Architect
9 2 (4.44%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 2 (4.44%) SQL Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Technical Architect
10 1 (2.22%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (33.33%) HTML
2 14 (31.11%) CSS
3 8 (17.78%) LAMP
4 7 (15.56%) Symfony
5 5 (11.11%) jQuery
5 5 (11.11%) RESTful
5 5 (11.11%) XML
6 4 (8.89%) AngularJS
6 4 (8.89%) CSS3
6 4 (8.89%) HTML5
6 4 (8.89%) Laravel
7 3 (6.67%) .NET
7 3 (6.67%) MEAN Stack
7 3 (6.67%) Middleware
7 3 (6.67%) PCRE
7 3 (6.67%) Regular Expression
7 3 (6.67%) REST
7 3 (6.67%) SOAP
7 3 (6.67%) Web Services
7 3 (6.67%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) e-Learning
2 7 (15.56%) Mobile App
3 5 (11.11%) NHS
4 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.44%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.22%) CESG
6 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.22%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.22%) IPTV
6 1 (2.22%) New Media
6 1 (2.22%) PKI
6 1 (2.22%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) Windows
2 6 (13.33%) Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 12 (26.67%) ITIL
3 11 (24.44%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (22.22%) Change Control
5 9 (20.00%) Project Management
6 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (13.33%) MVC
7 6 (13.33%) Scrum
8 5 (11.11%) OOP
8 5 (11.11%) TDD
9 4 (8.89%) Information Security
9 4 (8.89%) Open Source
9 4 (8.89%) Web Design
9 4 (8.89%) Web Development
10 3 (6.67%) Automated Testing
10 3 (6.67%) BDD
10 3 (6.67%) Data Modelling
10 3 (6.67%) Re-Platforming
10 3 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (6.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 21 (46.67%) JavaScript
2 8 (17.78%) Python
2 8 (17.78%) SQL
3 7 (15.56%) Java
4 5 (11.11%) Perl
5 4 (8.89%) C
5 4 (8.89%) C++
5 4 (8.89%) Ruby
6 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.67%) PHP 5
7 1 (2.22%) Apple Swift
7 1 (2.22%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.89%) CEH
3 4 (8.89%) CISA
3 4 (8.89%) CISSP
3 4 (8.89%) CREST Certified
3 4 (8.89%) OSCP
4 3 (6.67%) CHECK Team Leader
5 1 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Ansible
1 1 (2.22%) Puppet
1 1 (2.22%) yum
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Zend
2 3 (6.67%) Google
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco
3 1 (2.22%) HP
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle
3 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.22%) VMware