The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 58 72 53
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -19
Contract jobs citing PHP 7 12 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.06% 1.37% 3.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.64% 2.67% 8.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 21
Median daily rate £375 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £211 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £307 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £20.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -30.00%
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
265 450 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 40.09% 51.31% 42.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 323 226
Median daily rate £415 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 3
Median hourly rate £55.00 £25.25 £21.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+117.82% +15.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +11.42%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
South Wales +15 5 £400 +45.45% 12
Mid Wales - 1 £338 - 1
PHP
UK

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 Wales region with a requirement for PHP.

1 24 (58.54%) JavaScript
2 20 (48.78%) MySQL
3 13 (31.71%) HTML
3 13 (31.71%) Windows
3 13 (31.71%) Apache
4 12 (29.27%) CSS
5 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
5 10 (24.39%) Java
5 10 (24.39%) SQL
6 9 (21.95%) Python
6 9 (21.95%) Penetration Testing
6 9 (21.95%) Moodle
6 9 (21.95%) Git (software)
7 8 (19.51%) Mobile App
7 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (19.51%) LAMP
7 8 (19.51%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (19.51%) XML
7 8 (19.51%) ITIL
8 7 (17.07%) Web Services
8 7 (17.07%) .NET
8 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
8 7 (17.07%) Change Control
9 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
9 6 (14.63%) Web Development
9 6 (14.63%) Symfony
9 6 (14.63%) Zend
9 6 (14.63%) e-Learning
9 6 (14.63%) Scrum
9 6 (14.63%) TDD

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in 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 13 (31.71%) Apache
2 9 (21.95%) Moodle
3 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.32%) Skype for Business
4 2 (4.88%) WordPress
5 1 (2.44%) CMS
5 1 (2.44%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Office
2 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.44%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) Firewall
1 4 (9.76%) Wireless
1 4 (9.76%) Wireless Security
2 3 (7.32%) FTP
2 3 (7.32%) LDAP
2 3 (7.32%) Network Security
2 3 (7.32%) Skype
3 1 (2.44%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.44%) Internet
3 1 (2.44%) SSH
3 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.44%) VPN
3 1 (2.44%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (48.78%) MySQL
2 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
3 8 (19.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.44%) Big Data
4 1 (2.44%) GIS
4 1 (2.44%) HPCC
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (21.95%) Git (software)
2 5 (12.20%) Subversion
3 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.44%) Hudson
4 1 (2.44%) IntelliJ
4 1 (2.44%) JUnit
4 1 (2.44%) Maven
4 1 (2.44%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.44%) PHPUnit
General
1 1 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (68.29%) Developer
2 14 (34.15%) PHP Developer
3 7 (17.07%) Software Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Moodle Developer
4 4 (9.76%) PHP Zend Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Senior Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Senior Software Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) LAMP Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Penetration Tester
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Penetration Tester
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Tester
5 3 (7.32%) Tester
6 2 (4.88%) Architect
6 2 (4.88%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 2 (4.88%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 2 (4.88%) SQL Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.88%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (31.71%) HTML
2 12 (29.27%) CSS
3 8 (19.51%) LAMP
3 8 (19.51%) XML
4 7 (17.07%) .NET
4 7 (17.07%) Web Services
5 6 (14.63%) Symfony
6 5 (12.20%) RESTful
7 4 (9.76%) CSS3
7 4 (9.76%) HTML5
7 4 (9.76%) jQuery
7 4 (9.76%) SOAP
8 3 (7.32%) AngularJS
8 3 (7.32%) Laravel
8 3 (7.32%) Middleware
8 3 (7.32%) PCRE
8 3 (7.32%) Regular Expression
8 3 (7.32%) REST
8 3 (7.32%) Zend Framework
9 2 (4.88%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Mobile App
2 6 (14.63%) e-Learning
3 4 (9.76%) Digital Media
4 3 (7.32%) NHS
5 1 (2.44%) CESG
5 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.44%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.44%) IPTV
5 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) New Media
5 1 (2.44%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (31.71%) Windows
2 6 (14.63%) Linux
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.44%) Android
5 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (19.51%) ITIL
3 7 (17.07%) Change Control
4 6 (14.63%) Scrum
4 6 (14.63%) TDD
4 6 (14.63%) Web Development
5 5 (12.20%) MVC
5 5 (12.20%) OOP
5 5 (12.20%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (12.20%) Web Design
6 4 (9.76%) Information Security
6 4 (9.76%) Project Management
6 4 (9.76%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.32%) Automated Testing
7 3 (7.32%) CRM
7 3 (7.32%) Data Modelling
7 3 (7.32%) ERP
7 3 (7.32%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 24 (58.54%) JavaScript
2 10 (24.39%) Java
2 10 (24.39%) SQL
3 9 (21.95%) Python
4 5 (12.20%) Perl
4 5 (12.20%) Ruby
5 4 (9.76%) C
5 4 (9.76%) C#
5 4 (9.76%) C++
6 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
6 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
6 3 (7.32%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.88%) PHP 5
8 1 (2.44%) Apple Swift
8 1 (2.44%) Go
8 1 (2.44%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.44%) Scala
8 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
2 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.76%) CEH
3 4 (9.76%) CISA
3 4 (9.76%) CISSP
3 4 (9.76%) CREST Certified
3 4 (9.76%) OSCP
4 3 (7.32%) CHECK Team Leader
5 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Ansible
1 1 (2.44%) Puppet
1 1 (2.44%) yum
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) Zend
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.88%) Google
4 1 (2.44%) Adobe
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco
4 1 (2.44%) Citrix
4 1 (2.44%) Lotus
4 1 (2.44%) OpenText
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle
4 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.44%) VMware
4 1 (2.44%) Xamarin