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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 38 38 40
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing PHP 11 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.31% 2.50% 0.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.42% 7.23% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 1
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£311 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.00% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £275
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +10.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £190.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £26.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-32.69% -25.71%
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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
203 166 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 42.65% 34.58% 36.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 115 70
Average daily rate £369 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 7
Average hourly rate £27.50 £45.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% +195.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.88 £24.25 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £190.00 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +4 9 £308 -18.00% 7
Newport - - - - 1
Torfaen - - - -
PHP
Wales

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 21 (65.63%) HTML
2 14 (43.75%) HTML5
3 13 (40.63%) CSS
3 13 (40.63%) MVC
4 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 12 (37.50%) OO
5 11 (34.38%) XML
5 11 (34.38%) jQuery
6 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (31.25%) Ajax
7 9 (28.13%) Apache
7 9 (28.13%) Ruby
8 8 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 8 (25.00%) CSS3
8 8 (25.00%) MySQL
8 8 (25.00%) Web Design
9 7 (21.88%) SQL
9 7 (21.88%) Zend
10 6 (18.75%) JSON
10 6 (18.75%) E-Commerce
11 5 (15.63%) Python
11 5 (15.63%) OOP
11 5 (15.63%) Open Source
12 4 (12.50%) Magento
12 4 (12.50%) BDD
12 4 (12.50%) Java
13 3 (9.38%) Oracle
13 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
13 3 (9.38%) XMLUnit
13 3 (9.38%) Zend Framework

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 9 (28.13%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) Zope
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Magento
2 3 (9.38%) Shopify
3 2 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
1 3 (9.38%) XMLUnit
2 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.13%) Subversion
2 1 (3.13%) JIRA
2 1 (3.13%) Selenium
2 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
2 1 (3.13%) Hudson
2 1 (3.13%) QUnit
2 1 (3.13%) Jasmine
2 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.13%) Trac
2 1 (3.13%) Sinon.JS
General
1 2 (6.25%) Electronics
1 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
1 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
1 2 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (87.50%) Developer
2 22 (68.75%) PHP Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Web Developer
4 3 (9.38%) PHP Magento Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Magento Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior PHP Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Ruby Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Tester
6 1 (3.13%) Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (3.13%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (3.13%) QA Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (65.63%) HTML
2 14 (43.75%) HTML5
3 13 (40.63%) CSS
4 11 (34.38%) XML
4 11 (34.38%) jQuery
5 10 (31.25%) Ajax
6 8 (25.00%) CSS3
7 6 (18.75%) JSON
8 3 (9.38%) Zend Framework
9 2 (6.25%) LAMP
9 2 (6.25%) Web Services
9 2 (6.25%) .NET
10 1 (3.13%) CPAN
10 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
10 1 (3.13%) Spring
10 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
10 1 (3.13%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (3.13%) NHibernate
10 1 (3.13%) Mason
10 1 (3.13%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Open Source
2 2 (6.25%) DTV
3 1 (3.13%) IPTV
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) User Experience
3 1 (3.13%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.13%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
1 1 (3.13%) Android
1 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) MVC
2 12 (37.50%) OO
3 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 8 (25.00%) Web Design
5 6 (18.75%) E-Commerce
6 5 (15.63%) OOP
7 4 (12.50%) BDD
8 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
9 2 (6.25%) OO PHP
9 2 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (6.25%) Programme Management
9 2 (6.25%) TDD
9 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
9 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (3.13%) Project Management
10 1 (3.13%) SOA
10 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
10 1 (3.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 9 (28.13%) Ruby
3 7 (21.88%) SQL
4 5 (15.63%) Python
5 4 (12.50%) Java
6 2 (6.25%) C#
7 1 (3.13%) Perl
7 1 (3.13%) C
7 1 (3.13%) Groovy
7 1 (3.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) ISEB
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Zend
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) SAP
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