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 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 41 46 39
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing PHP 20 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.44% 0.88% 1.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.97% 2.44% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 4
Average daily rate
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£331 £275 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.45% -23.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £241 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £318 £365
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 £28.00 £27.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +28.57%
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
223 164 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 38.32% 36.04% 30.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 116 75
Average daily rate £325 £290 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £249 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 6
Average hourly rate £145.00 £13.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+974.07% -46.00%
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 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 16 September 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 16 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 15 £325 +30.00% 14
Newport - 3 £425 -
Torfaen - 1 £375 -
Bridgend - - - -
PHP
Wales

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 20 (86.96%) HTML
2 19 (82.61%) CSS
3 17 (73.91%) JavaScript
4 12 (52.17%) HTML5
5 11 (47.83%) CSS3
5 11 (47.83%) jQuery
6 8 (34.78%) MVC
6 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (30.43%) Ruby
7 7 (30.43%) OOP
7 7 (30.43%) OO
7 7 (30.43%) Python
8 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
8 6 (26.09%) Java
8 6 (26.09%) SQL
8 6 (26.09%) Scala
9 5 (21.74%) Sass
10 4 (17.39%) .NET
10 4 (17.39%) MySQL
10 4 (17.39%) Ajax
11 3 (13.04%) Web Design
11 3 (13.04%) Android
11 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
11 3 (13.04%) PHP5
11 3 (13.04%) PHP4
11 3 (13.04%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (13.04%) QUnit
11 3 (13.04%) Jasmine
11 3 (13.04%) Sinon.JS
11 3 (13.04%) Open Source

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 1 (4.35%) Apache
1 1 (4.35%) CMS
1 1 (4.35%) Drupal
1 1 (4.35%) WordPress
1 1 (4.35%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Basecamp
1 1 (4.35%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) MySQL
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
1 3 (13.04%) Cucumber
1 3 (13.04%) QUnit
1 3 (13.04%) Jasmine
1 3 (13.04%) Sinon.JS
2 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.70%) Trac
2 2 (8.70%) Hudson
2 2 (8.70%) Subversion
2 2 (8.70%) JIRA
3 1 (4.35%) Grunt
3 1 (4.35%) PhantomJS
3 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.70%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (39.13%) Web Developer
3 7 (30.43%) PHP Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Senior Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (8.70%) UI Programmer
6 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Ruby Developer
6 2 (8.70%) UI Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Drupal Developer
7 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (4.35%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (86.96%) HTML
2 19 (82.61%) CSS
3 12 (52.17%) HTML5
4 11 (47.83%) CSS3
4 11 (47.83%) jQuery
5 5 (21.74%) Sass
6 4 (17.39%) Ajax
6 4 (17.39%) .NET
7 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
7 2 (8.70%) Web Services
7 2 (8.70%) XML
7 2 (8.70%) RESTful
7 2 (8.70%) CodeIgniter
7 2 (8.70%) Gherkin
8 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
8 1 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
8 1 (4.35%) WCF
8 1 (4.35%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Open Source
2 2 (8.70%) W3C
2 2 (8.70%) GIS
3 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Hedge funds
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Android
1 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) MVC
1 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) OOP
2 7 (30.43%) OO
3 3 (13.04%) BDD
3 3 (13.04%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (13.04%) Web Design
4 2 (8.70%) Web Development
4 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (8.70%) Analytics
4 2 (8.70%) OO PHP
4 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
4 2 (8.70%) SOA
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) TDD
5 1 (4.35%) Logistics
5 1 (4.35%) Scrum
5 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.35%) Coaching
5 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) JavaScript
2 7 (30.43%) Python
2 7 (30.43%) Ruby
3 6 (26.09%) Java
3 6 (26.09%) SQL
3 6 (26.09%) Scala
4 3 (13.04%) PHP5
4 3 (13.04%) PHP4
5 2 (8.70%) C#
6 1 (4.35%) C++
6 1 (4.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.35%) Google
1 1 (4.35%) Zend
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