The table below looks at the statistics for the PHP Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 60 51 50
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 6 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.85% 0.35% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.37% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
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£225 £313 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% +38.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £270 £275
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-35.71% +40.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
669 538 522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 94.76% 93.08% 91.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 334 269
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £201 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £467
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 35
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £18.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP Developer in the job title across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

PHP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

PHP Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP Developer across the Wales region.

PHP Developer Daily Rate Trend in Wales

PHP Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP Developer across the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

PHP Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

PHP Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP Developer across the Wales region.

PHP Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

PHP Developer
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 August 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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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
South Wales -6 6 £225 -28.00% 1
West Wales - - - -
North Wales - - - - 1
PHP Developer
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PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region that cited PHP Developer in their job title 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 with PHP Developer in their job title.

1 23 (100.00%) PHP
2 15 (65.22%) MVC
2 15 (65.22%) Zend
3 8 (34.78%) CodeIgniter
4 7 (30.43%) Java
5 6 (26.09%) Symfony
5 6 (26.09%) Drupal
6 5 (21.74%) HTML
6 5 (21.74%) CSS
7 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
7 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
7 4 (17.39%) LAMP
8 3 (13.04%) SQL
8 3 (13.04%) PHP5
8 3 (13.04%) PHP4
8 3 (13.04%) jQuery
8 3 (13.04%) Moodle
9 2 (8.70%) OO PHP
9 2 (8.70%) OO
10 1 (4.35%) Google Analytics
10 1 (4.35%) Kanban
10 1 (4.35%) HTML5
10 1 (4.35%) CSS3
10 1 (4.35%) Laravel
10 1 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
10 1 (4.35%) Analytics
10 1 (4.35%) MySQL
10 1 (4.35%) Perl
10 1 (4.35%) OOP
10 1 (4.35%) Web Design

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region that cited PHP Developer in their job title 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 with PHP Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (26.09%) Drupal
2 3 (13.04%) Moodle
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) CodeIgniter
2 6 (26.09%) Symfony
3 5 (21.74%) HTML
3 5 (21.74%) CSS
4 4 (17.39%) LAMP
5 3 (13.04%) jQuery
6 1 (4.35%) HTML5
6 1 (4.35%) CSS3
6 1 (4.35%) Laravel
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) MVC
2 2 (8.70%) OO
2 2 (8.70%) OO PHP
3 1 (4.35%) OOP
3 1 (4.35%) Web Design
3 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
3 1 (4.35%) Web Development
3 1 (4.35%) Kanban
3 1 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (4.35%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) PHP
2 7 (30.43%) Java
3 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.04%) SQL
4 3 (13.04%) PHP5
4 3 (13.04%) PHP4
5 1 (4.35%) Perl
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Zend
2 1 (4.35%) Google