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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 26 52 60
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +8
Contract jobs citing PHP 38 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 8.23% 1.93% 1.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.97% 3.64% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 5 6
Median daily rate £300 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £360 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £415 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £314 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -7.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.63 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £37.40
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -39.83%
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
272 275 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 58.87% 52.99% 34.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 210 148
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £230 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 5
Median hourly rate £18.56 £16.38 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.35% -34.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £15.08 £19.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.38 £17.50 £29.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +15 31 £288 -28.12% 4
Newport - 3 £300 - 2
PHP
Wales

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 30 (69.77%) MySQL
2 23 (53.49%) Apache
3 19 (44.19%) JavaScript
4 16 (37.21%) Moodle
4 16 (37.21%) SQL Server
5 14 (32.56%) ITIL
5 14 (32.56%) Penetration Testing
6 13 (30.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (30.23%) Windows
6 13 (30.23%) HTML
6 13 (30.23%) CSS
7 12 (27.91%) e-Learning
8 11 (25.58%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (23.26%) LAMP
9 10 (23.26%) Change Control
10 9 (20.93%) Python
10 9 (20.93%) SQL
10 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
11 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
11 8 (18.60%) Java
11 8 (18.60%) Project Management
12 7 (16.28%) XML
12 7 (16.28%) Linux
12 7 (16.28%) Zend
12 7 (16.28%) Subversion
12 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared
13 6 (13.95%) Mobile App
13 6 (13.95%) Perl
14 5 (11.63%) NHS

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 23 (53.49%) Apache
2 16 (37.21%) Moodle
3 1 (2.33%) CMS
3 1 (2.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.98%) MS Office
2 3 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (6.98%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) Firewall
2 3 (6.98%) FTP
2 3 (6.98%) HTTPS
2 3 (6.98%) SSH
2 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.98%) Wireless
2 3 (6.98%) Wireless Security
2 3 (6.98%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (69.77%) MySQL
2 16 (37.21%) SQL Server
3 13 (30.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.65%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
2 7 (16.28%) Subversion
3 3 (6.98%) Eclipse
3 3 (6.98%) IntelliJ
3 3 (6.98%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.98%) JUnit
3 3 (6.98%) Maven
4 1 (2.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (4.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (81.40%) Developer
2 19 (44.19%) PHP Developer
3 13 (30.23%) Software Developer
4 9 (20.93%) Moodle Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Senior Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (9.30%) PHP Zend Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Angular Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Applications Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Applications Support
8 3 (6.98%) Applications Support Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) LAMP Developer
8 3 (6.98%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Support Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Symfony Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Architect
9 2 (4.65%) Penetration Tester
9 2 (4.65%) Senior Tester
9 2 (4.65%) Technical Architect
9 2 (4.65%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.23%) CSS
1 13 (30.23%) HTML
2 10 (23.26%) LAMP
3 7 (16.28%) XML
4 5 (11.63%) CSS3
4 5 (11.63%) HTML5
4 5 (11.63%) jQuery
4 5 (11.63%) Symfony
5 3 (6.98%) .NET
5 3 (6.98%) Java EE
5 3 (6.98%) Laravel
5 3 (6.98%) MEAN Stack
5 3 (6.98%) Middleware
5 3 (6.98%) PCRE
5 3 (6.98%) Regular Expression
5 3 (6.98%) REST
5 3 (6.98%) SAML
5 3 (6.98%) SOAP
5 3 (6.98%) Web Services
5 3 (6.98%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) e-Learning
2 6 (13.95%) Mobile App
3 5 (11.63%) NHS
4 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
5 3 (6.98%) Cryptography
5 3 (6.98%) PKI
6 1 (2.33%) CESG
6 1 (2.33%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.33%) User Experience
6 1 (2.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.23%) Windows
2 7 (16.28%) Linux
3 3 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) ITIL
1 14 (32.56%) Penetration Testing
2 11 (25.58%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (23.26%) Change Control
4 8 (18.60%) Project Management
5 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (11.63%) MVC
7 4 (9.30%) OOP
7 4 (9.30%) Open Source
7 4 (9.30%) Scrum
7 4 (9.30%) TDD
7 4 (9.30%) Web Design
7 4 (9.30%) Web Development
8 3 (6.98%) Automated Testing
8 3 (6.98%) BDD
8 3 (6.98%) Data Modelling
8 3 (6.98%) Information Security
8 3 (6.98%) Re-Platforming
8 3 (6.98%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (6.98%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 19 (44.19%) JavaScript
2 9 (20.93%) Python
2 9 (20.93%) SQL
3 8 (18.60%) Java
4 6 (13.95%) Perl
5 3 (6.98%) Bash Shell
5 3 (6.98%) C
5 3 (6.98%) C++
5 3 (6.98%) PHP 5
5 3 (6.98%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.98%) Ruby
5 3 (6.98%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.33%) Apple Swift
6 1 (2.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
2 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.98%) CEH
3 3 (6.98%) CISA
3 3 (6.98%) CISSP
3 3 (6.98%) CREST Certified
3 3 (6.98%) OSCP
4 2 (4.65%) CHECK Team Leader
5 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.33%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Ansible
1 3 (6.98%) yum
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Zend
2 3 (6.98%) Cisco
2 3 (6.98%) Google
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle
2 3 (6.98%) Red Hat
2 3 (6.98%) VMware
3 1 (2.33%) HP
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