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 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 47 60 44
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -16
Contract jobs citing PHP 13 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.13% 1.13% 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.85% 3.10% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £225 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-2.30% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £22.66
% change year-on-year
-19.35% +36.80%
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
268 226 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 43.86% 36.45% 28.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 168 84
Average daily rate £335 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £490 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 1
Average hourly rate £17.15 £20.13 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.78% -63.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 2015. 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 +1 9 £338 +50.00% 4
Newport +6 2 £325 +8.33%
Monmouthshire - 2 £275 - 1
PHP
Wales

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 12 (63.16%) HTML
1 12 (63.16%) CSS
2 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 7 (36.84%) jQuery
3 7 (36.84%) HTML5
4 6 (31.58%) CSS3
5 5 (26.32%) User Experience
5 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
5 5 (26.32%) MVC
5 5 (26.32%) OO
6 4 (21.05%) Apache
6 4 (21.05%) XML
6 4 (21.05%) Ajax
6 4 (21.05%) Laravel
7 3 (15.79%) Sass
7 3 (15.79%) Zend
7 3 (15.79%) Drupal
7 3 (15.79%) Open Source
7 3 (15.79%) Information Architecture
7 3 (15.79%) XSLT
7 3 (15.79%) Perl
7 3 (15.79%) MySQL
7 3 (15.79%) Migration
7 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (10.53%) TDD
8 2 (10.53%) Subversion
8 2 (10.53%) Web Development
8 2 (10.53%) Flash
8 2 (10.53%) Scrum
8 2 (10.53%) Java

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 4 (21.05%) Apache
2 3 (15.79%) Drupal
3 2 (10.53%) nginx
3 2 (10.53%) Node.js
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
4 1 (5.26%) JBoss
4 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (5.26%) ArcGIS
4 1 (5.26%) CMS
4 1 (5.26%) ArcSDE
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Magento
1 1 (5.26%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Skype
2 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.53%) Subversion
3 1 (5.26%) Maven
3 1 (5.26%) PHPUnit
3 1 (5.26%) Behat
3 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) PHP Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Web Developer
3 3 (15.79%) UI Developer
3 3 (15.79%) UI Programmer
4 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Developer
4 2 (10.53%) PHP Web Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Junior Designer
5 1 (5.26%) UX Developer
5 1 (5.26%) UI Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Graduate Web Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Junior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Perl Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Junior
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (5.26%) GIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) HTML
1 12 (63.16%) CSS
2 7 (36.84%) jQuery
2 7 (36.84%) HTML5
3 6 (31.58%) CSS3
4 4 (21.05%) Laravel
4 4 (21.05%) XML
4 4 (21.05%) Ajax
5 3 (15.79%) XSLT
5 3 (15.79%) Sass
6 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
6 2 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (10.53%) Doctrine
6 2 (10.53%) Flash
6 2 (10.53%) XHTML
6 2 (10.53%) .NET
6 2 (10.53%) SOAP
6 2 (10.53%) Symfony
6 2 (10.53%) CakePHP
7 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) W3C
2 1 (5.26%) GIS
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
2 1 (5.26%) CentOS
2 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) OO
1 5 (26.32%) MVC
2 3 (15.79%) Migration
2 3 (15.79%) Open Source
2 3 (15.79%) Information Architecture
2 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) TDD
3 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
3 2 (10.53%) OO PHP
3 2 (10.53%) Scrum
3 2 (10.53%) Web Development
3 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (10.53%) OOP
4 1 (5.26%) UX Design
4 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile Development
4 1 (5.26%) SDLC
4 1 (5.26%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.79%) Perl
3 2 (10.53%) ActionScript
3 2 (10.53%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.26%) Python
4 1 (5.26%) Ruby
4 1 (5.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
1 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.26%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Zend
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.26%) Mapinfo
2 1 (5.26%) ESRI