The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills 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 over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 48 55 42
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Contract jobs citing PHP 22 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.04% 0.50% 1.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.69% 1.50% 5.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 6
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£325 £300 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -13.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £320 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £286 £285
% change year-on-year
+13.53% +0.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.85 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £27.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+22.00% +41.02%
PHP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
286 200 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 39.50% 33.39% 34.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 146 111
Average daily rate £325 £300 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 12
Average hourly rate £21.80 £15.13 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.13% -32.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.62 £12.31 £13.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £43.08 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Wales

PHP
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the Wales region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

PHP
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 within the Wales region over the 3 months to 22 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 +9 17 £300 -4.00% 10
West Wales +2 5 £413 +135.71% 1
North Wales - - - - 1
PHP
UK

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 24 (41.38%) HTML
1 24 (41.38%) JavaScript
1 24 (41.38%) CSS
2 23 (39.66%) MVC
3 18 (31.03%) Zend
4 14 (24.14%) Python
5 12 (20.69%) jQuery
5 12 (20.69%) Scala
6 11 (18.97%) HTML5
6 11 (18.97%) Java
6 11 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (18.97%) LAMP
6 11 (18.97%) CSS3
7 10 (17.24%) DevOps
7 10 (17.24%) MySQL
7 10 (17.24%) Puppet
8 9 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (15.52%) Ruby
8 9 (15.52%) SQL
8 9 (15.52%) Configuration Management
8 9 (15.52%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (13.79%) Perl
9 8 (13.79%) OO
9 8 (13.79%) CodeIgniter
9 8 (13.79%) Symfony
10 7 (12.07%) Drupal
10 7 (12.07%) Ajax
10 7 (12.07%) SQL Server
10 7 (12.07%) OOP
10 7 (12.07%) Nagios

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 7 (12.07%) Drupal
2 5 (8.62%) Moodle
3 2 (3.45%) CMS
3 2 (3.45%) Apache
3 2 (3.45%) nginx
4 1 (1.72%) Confluence
4 1 (1.72%) Node.js
4 1 (1.72%) WordPress
4 1 (1.72%) MediaWiki
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Magento
1 1 (1.72%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.45%) Route 53
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.72%) Basecamp
3 1 (1.72%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) HTTP
2 1 (1.72%) Network Security
2 1 (1.72%) LDAP
2 1 (1.72%) VPN
2 1 (1.72%) LAN
2 1 (1.72%) WAN
2 1 (1.72%) IPv6
2 1 (1.72%) IPsec
2 1 (1.72%) EIGRP
2 1 (1.72%) OSPF
2 1 (1.72%) BGP
2 1 (1.72%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.24%) MySQL
2 7 (12.07%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (10.34%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.62%) Hudson
2 5 (8.62%) Jenkins
3 4 (6.90%) JIRA
4 3 (5.17%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.17%) Subversion
4 3 (5.17%) QUnit
4 3 (5.17%) Jasmine
4 3 (5.17%) Sinon.JS
5 2 (3.45%) Trac
5 2 (3.45%) Grunt
5 2 (3.45%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.72%) PhantomJS
General
1 1 (1.72%) Finance
1 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
1 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (74.14%) Developer
2 27 (46.55%) PHP Developer
3 16 (27.59%) Web Developer
4 13 (22.41%) PHP Zend Developer
5 9 (15.52%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) PHP Web Developer
7 5 (8.62%) Senior Developer
8 4 (6.90%) Senior Web Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Front-End Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Software Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 2 (3.45%) UI Programmer
10 2 (3.45%) Software Developer
10 2 (3.45%) Server Engineer
10 2 (3.45%) UI Developer
10 2 (3.45%) Web Engineer
11 1 (1.72%) Drupal Developer
11 1 (1.72%) Linux Engineer
11 1 (1.72%) ScrumMaster
11 1 (1.72%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (41.38%) HTML
1 24 (41.38%) CSS
2 12 (20.69%) jQuery
3 11 (18.97%) HTML5
3 11 (18.97%) LAMP
3 11 (18.97%) CSS3
4 8 (13.79%) CodeIgniter
4 8 (13.79%) Symfony
5 7 (12.07%) Ajax
6 5 (8.62%) .NET
6 5 (8.62%) Sass
7 3 (5.17%) Web Services
7 3 (5.17%) Laravel
8 2 (3.45%) Gherkin
8 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET
8 2 (3.45%) XHTML
8 2 (3.45%) RESTful
9 1 (1.72%) REST
9 1 (1.72%) Haml
9 1 (1.72%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Open Source
2 2 (3.45%) GIS
2 2 (3.45%) W3C
2 2 (3.45%) Informatics
3 1 (1.72%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.72%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.72%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.90%) Linux
2 3 (5.17%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.17%) Android
2 3 (5.17%) Windows
2 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.45%) CentOS
4 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.72%) UNIX
4 1 (1.72%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (39.66%) MVC
2 11 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (17.24%) DevOps
4 9 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (15.52%) Configuration Management
5 8 (13.79%) OO
6 7 (12.07%) OOP
7 5 (8.62%) Software Engineering
8 4 (6.90%) BDD
9 3 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (5.17%) Web Design
9 3 (5.17%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (3.45%) OO PHP
10 2 (3.45%) Analytics
10 2 (3.45%) Scrum
10 2 (3.45%) TDD
10 2 (3.45%) SOA
10 2 (3.45%) E-Commerce
10 2 (3.45%) Kanban
10 2 (3.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (41.38%) JavaScript
2 14 (24.14%) Python
3 12 (20.69%) Scala
4 11 (18.97%) Java
5 9 (15.52%) Ruby
5 9 (15.52%) SQL
6 8 (13.79%) Perl
7 3 (5.17%) PHP5
7 3 (5.17%) PHP4
8 2 (3.45%) C#
9 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.72%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Postfix
1 1 (1.72%) XenServer
1 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.72%) Samba
Systems Management
1 10 (17.24%) Puppet
2 9 (15.52%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (12.07%) Nagios
4 1 (1.72%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.72%) Cacti
Vendors
1 18 (31.03%) Zend
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.72%) Google
4 1 (1.72%) Citrix
4 1 (1.72%) VMware
4 1 (1.72%) Percona
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