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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 49 70 32
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -38
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 8 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.92% 1.14% 4.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.19% 2.26% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 22
Median daily rate £400 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £250 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £317 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -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
228 354 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 41.76% 50.43% 39.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 268 175
Median daily rate £415 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.48% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 3
Median hourly rate £55.00 £16.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+243.75% -52.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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
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 1 October 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 +20 3 - - 7
PHP
Wales

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 19 (55.88%) MySQL
2 18 (52.94%) JavaScript
3 13 (38.24%) Apache
4 11 (32.35%) HTML
5 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
5 10 (29.41%) CSS
6 9 (26.47%) Windows
6 9 (26.47%) Penetration Testing
6 9 (26.47%) Moodle
6 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
7 8 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (23.53%) Python
7 8 (23.53%) Java
7 8 (23.53%) ITIL
7 8 (23.53%) LAMP
7 8 (23.53%) Mobile App
8 7 (20.59%) Change Control
8 7 (20.59%) SQL
8 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
8 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (17.65%) e-Learning
9 6 (17.65%) Zend
9 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
9 6 (17.65%) Linux
9 6 (17.65%) Scrum
10 5 (14.71%) MVC
10 5 (14.71%) OOP
10 5 (14.71%) Perl
10 5 (14.71%) XML
10 5 (14.71%) RESTful

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 13 (38.24%) Apache
2 9 (26.47%) Moodle
3 1 (2.94%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
1 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) Firewall
1 4 (11.76%) Wireless
1 4 (11.76%) Wireless Security
2 3 (8.82%) FTP
3 2 (5.88%) Network Security
4 1 (2.94%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.94%) Internet
4 1 (2.94%) SSH
4 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.94%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (55.88%) MySQL
2 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
3 8 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.94%) Big Data
4 1 (2.94%) GIS
4 1 (2.94%) HPCC
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
2 5 (14.71%) Subversion
3 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.94%) Hudson
4 1 (2.94%) IntelliJ
4 1 (2.94%) JUnit
4 1 (2.94%) Maven
4 1 (2.94%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.94%) PHPUnit
General
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (73.53%) Developer
2 13 (38.24%) PHP Developer
3 7 (20.59%) Software Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Moodle Developer
4 4 (11.76%) PHP Zend Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Senior Software Developer
5 3 (8.82%) LAMP Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Penetration Tester
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Penetration Tester
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Tester
5 3 (8.82%) Tester
6 2 (5.88%) Angular Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Architect
6 2 (5.88%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 2 (5.88%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 2 (5.88%) SQL Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Symfony Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) HTML
2 10 (29.41%) CSS
3 8 (23.53%) LAMP
4 5 (14.71%) RESTful
4 5 (14.71%) Symfony
4 5 (14.71%) XML
5 4 (11.76%) .NET
5 4 (11.76%) jQuery
5 4 (11.76%) SOAP
5 4 (11.76%) Web Services
6 3 (8.82%) AngularJS
6 3 (8.82%) CSS3
6 3 (8.82%) HTML5
6 3 (8.82%) Laravel
6 3 (8.82%) Middleware
6 3 (8.82%) PCRE
6 3 (8.82%) Regular Expression
6 3 (8.82%) REST
6 3 (8.82%) Zend Framework
7 2 (5.88%) MEAN Stack
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Mobile App
2 6 (17.65%) e-Learning
3 3 (8.82%) Digital Media
3 3 (8.82%) NHS
4 1 (2.94%) CESG
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.94%) IPTV
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) New Media
4 1 (2.94%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Windows
2 6 (17.65%) Linux
3 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.94%) Android
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (23.53%) ITIL
3 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (20.59%) Change Control
4 6 (17.65%) Scrum
5 5 (14.71%) MVC
5 5 (14.71%) OOP
5 5 (14.71%) TDD
5 5 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (14.71%) Web Development
6 4 (11.76%) Information Security
6 4 (11.76%) Project Management
6 4 (11.76%) Web Design
7 3 (8.82%) Automated Testing
7 3 (8.82%) BDD
7 3 (8.82%) Data Modelling
7 3 (8.82%) Open Source
7 3 (8.82%) Re-Platforming
7 3 (8.82%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (8.82%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 18 (52.94%) JavaScript
2 8 (23.53%) Java
2 8 (23.53%) Python
3 7 (20.59%) SQL
4 5 (14.71%) Perl
5 4 (11.76%) C
5 4 (11.76%) C++
5 4 (11.76%) Ruby
6 3 (8.82%) Bash Shell
7 2 (5.88%) PHP 5
8 1 (2.94%) Apple Swift
8 1 (2.94%) C#
8 1 (2.94%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.76%) CEH
3 4 (11.76%) CISA
3 4 (11.76%) CISSP
3 4 (11.76%) CREST Certified
3 4 (11.76%) OSCP
4 3 (8.82%) CHECK Team Leader
5 1 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Ansible
1 1 (2.94%) Puppet
1 1 (2.94%) yum
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Zend
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.88%) Google
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco
4 1 (2.94%) OpenText
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.94%) VMware
4 1 (2.94%) Xamarin