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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 45 42 37
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing PHP 19 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.53% 0.48% 3.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.86% 1.65% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 11
Average daily rate
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£285 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £375 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £375 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £21.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+59.52% -30.00%
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
277 121 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 51.49% 29.09% 40.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 75 99
Average daily rate £350 £310 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 9
Average hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £16.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +107.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £18.97 £12.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £45.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +3 16 £295 -21.33% 7
Newport - - - -
Glamorgan - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
PHP
Wales

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 34 (79.07%) HTML
2 26 (60.47%) JavaScript
2 26 (60.47%) CSS
3 23 (53.49%) HTML5
4 19 (44.19%) jQuery
5 18 (41.86%) MVC
6 17 (39.53%) OO
6 17 (39.53%) CSS3
7 14 (32.56%) Ajax
7 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (30.23%) Ruby
9 12 (27.91%) SQL
10 11 (25.58%) XML
10 11 (25.58%) OOP
11 9 (20.93%) Web Design
11 9 (20.93%) Python
11 9 (20.93%) Responsive Web Design
12 8 (18.60%) E-Commerce
12 8 (18.60%) MySQL
13 7 (16.28%) Apache
13 7 (16.28%) BDD
14 6 (13.95%) Open Source
14 6 (13.95%) JSON
15 5 (11.63%) Scala
15 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
15 5 (11.63%) Java
16 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
16 4 (9.30%) Apple iOS
16 4 (9.30%) QUnit
16 4 (9.30%) Jasmine

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 7 (16.28%) Apache
2 1 (2.33%) Drupal
2 1 (2.33%) WordPress
2 1 (2.33%) Node.js
2 1 (2.33%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Shopify
1 3 (6.98%) Magento
2 2 (4.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.33%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Trello
1 1 (2.33%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) HTTP
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) MySQL
2 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
1 4 (9.30%) QUnit
1 4 (9.30%) Jasmine
1 4 (9.30%) Sinon.JS
2 3 (6.98%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.98%) JIRA
2 3 (6.98%) Cucumber
2 3 (6.98%) Trac
2 3 (6.98%) Hudson
2 3 (6.98%) XMLUnit
2 3 (6.98%) Subversion
3 1 (2.33%) Selenium
3 1 (2.33%) Grunt
3 1 (2.33%) PhantomJS
3 1 (2.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
1 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.65%) Electronics
2 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.65%) Retail
2 2 (4.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (93.02%) Developer
2 23 (53.49%) PHP Developer
3 10 (23.26%) Web Developer
4 8 (18.60%) Senior Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Senior Web Developer
6 3 (6.98%) PHP Magento Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Magento Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Ruby Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Senior PHP Developer
8 1 (2.33%) WordPress Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Digital Project Manager
8 1 (2.33%) Drupal Developer
8 1 (2.33%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (2.33%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Systems Developer
8 1 (2.33%) QA Tester
8 1 (2.33%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (79.07%) HTML
2 26 (60.47%) CSS
3 23 (53.49%) HTML5
4 19 (44.19%) jQuery
5 17 (39.53%) CSS3
6 14 (32.56%) Ajax
7 11 (25.58%) XML
8 6 (13.95%) JSON
9 4 (9.30%) Sass
10 3 (6.98%) CodeIgniter
10 3 (6.98%) RESTful
10 3 (6.98%) LAMP
10 3 (6.98%) .NET
10 3 (6.98%) Web Services
11 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
11 2 (4.65%) Gherkin
12 1 (2.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 1 (2.33%) Apache Cordova
12 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 1 (2.33%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Open Source
2 2 (4.65%) W3C
2 2 (4.65%) DTV
2 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) User Experience
3 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) IPTV
3 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.33%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.33%) New Media
3 1 (2.33%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Apple iOS
1 4 (9.30%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) MVC
2 17 (39.53%) OO
3 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (25.58%) OOP
5 9 (20.93%) Web Design
5 9 (20.93%) Responsive Web Design
6 8 (18.60%) E-Commerce
7 7 (16.28%) BDD
8 3 (6.98%) Unit Testing
8 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.98%) Web Development
9 2 (4.65%) SOA
9 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.65%) TDD
9 2 (4.65%) Scrum
9 2 (4.65%) Programme Management
9 2 (4.65%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (4.65%) Analytics
9 2 (4.65%) OO PHP
10 1 (2.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 26 (60.47%) JavaScript
2 13 (30.23%) Ruby
3 12 (27.91%) SQL
4 9 (20.93%) Python
5 5 (11.63%) Scala
5 5 (11.63%) Java
6 3 (6.98%) PHP5
6 3 (6.98%) PHP4
7 2 (4.65%) C#
8 1 (2.33%) C++
8 1 (2.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (6.98%) Zend
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle
2 2 (4.65%) SAP
3 1 (2.33%) Google
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
South Wales
CPS Group
Rate: £300 - £315 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Negotiable Depending on Experience
Posted: 24 days ago