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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 20 62 45
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -17
Contract jobs citing PHP 38 15 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.90% 1.75% 3.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.45% 3.79% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 11 23
Median daily rate £300 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £415 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £39.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-60.25% +14.70%
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
246 396 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 44.65% 46.32% 39.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 279 223
Median daily rate £388 £350 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -8.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 7
Median hourly rate £11.50 £17.50 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.28% -42.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £16.80 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £42.00 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +3.49%

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
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 26 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 June 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 +38 34 £300 -17.24% 8
North Wales +2 2 - -
West Wales - 1 £450 -
PHP
UK

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 29 (61.70%) MySQL
2 23 (48.94%) JavaScript
3 22 (46.81%) Apache
4 16 (34.04%) HTML
4 16 (34.04%) SQL Server
4 16 (34.04%) Moodle
5 15 (31.91%) CSS
5 15 (31.91%) Windows
5 15 (31.91%) Penetration Testing
6 13 (27.66%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (27.66%) ITIL
7 12 (25.53%) e-Learning
8 11 (23.40%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (21.28%) Python
9 10 (21.28%) Java
9 10 (21.28%) Change Control
10 9 (19.15%) SQL
10 9 (19.15%) Project Management
10 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
10 9 (19.15%) LAMP
11 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (17.02%) Git (software)
12 7 (14.89%) Mobile App
12 7 (14.89%) SC Cleared
12 7 (14.89%) XML
13 6 (12.77%) Linux
13 6 (12.77%) Perl
13 6 (12.77%) Zend
13 6 (12.77%) Subversion
13 6 (12.77%) HTML5

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 22 (46.81%) Apache
2 16 (34.04%) Moodle
3 2 (4.26%) CMS
3 2 (4.26%) WordPress
4 1 (2.13%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.38%) MS Office
2 2 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.26%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.13%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Office 365
1 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) Firewall
2 4 (8.51%) Wireless
2 4 (8.51%) Wireless Security
3 3 (6.38%) FTP
4 2 (4.26%) HTTPS
4 2 (4.26%) Network Security
4 2 (4.26%) SSH
4 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.26%) Wireshark
5 1 (2.13%) Internet
5 1 (2.13%) LDAP
5 1 (2.13%) Skype
5 1 (2.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (61.70%) MySQL
2 16 (34.04%) SQL Server
3 13 (27.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Git (software)
2 6 (12.77%) Subversion
3 2 (4.26%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.26%) IntelliJ
3 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.26%) JUnit
3 2 (4.26%) Maven
General
1 1 (2.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 36 (76.60%) Developer
2 17 (36.17%) PHP Developer
3 13 (27.66%) Software Developer
4 9 (19.15%) Moodle Developer
5 6 (12.77%) Senior Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (8.51%) PHP Zend Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Angular Developer
8 3 (6.38%) LAMP Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Penetration Tester
8 3 (6.38%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Senior Penetration Tester
8 3 (6.38%) Senior Tester
8 3 (6.38%) Support Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Symfony Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Tester
9 2 (4.26%) Applications Support
9 2 (4.26%) Software Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) SQL Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (34.04%) HTML
2 15 (31.91%) CSS
3 9 (19.15%) LAMP
4 7 (14.89%) XML
5 6 (12.77%) CSS3
5 6 (12.77%) HTML5
6 5 (10.64%) jQuery
6 5 (10.64%) Symfony
7 4 (8.51%) .NET
7 4 (8.51%) RESTful
7 4 (8.51%) Web Services
8 3 (6.38%) AngularJS
8 3 (6.38%) Laravel
8 3 (6.38%) MEAN Stack
8 3 (6.38%) Middleware
8 3 (6.38%) PCRE
8 3 (6.38%) Regular Expression
8 3 (6.38%) REST
8 3 (6.38%) SOAP
8 3 (6.38%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.53%) e-Learning
2 7 (14.89%) Mobile App
3 5 (10.64%) NHS
4 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
5 3 (6.38%) Digital Media
6 2 (4.26%) Cryptography
6 2 (4.26%) PKI
7 1 (2.13%) CESG
7 1 (2.13%) IPTV
7 1 (2.13%) New Media
7 1 (2.13%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.91%) Windows
2 6 (12.77%) Linux
3 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) Penetration Testing
2 13 (27.66%) ITIL
3 11 (23.40%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (21.28%) Change Control
5 9 (19.15%) Project Management
6 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (10.64%) MVC
7 5 (10.64%) Scrum
7 5 (10.64%) TDD
7 5 (10.64%) Web Design
7 5 (10.64%) Web Development
8 4 (8.51%) Information Security
8 4 (8.51%) OOP
8 4 (8.51%) Open Source
8 4 (8.51%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (6.38%) Automated Testing
9 3 (6.38%) BDD
9 3 (6.38%) Data Modelling
9 3 (6.38%) Re-Platforming
9 3 (6.38%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 23 (48.94%) JavaScript
2 10 (21.28%) Java
2 10 (21.28%) Python
3 9 (19.15%) SQL
4 6 (12.77%) Perl
5 5 (10.64%) Ruby
6 4 (8.51%) C
6 4 (8.51%) C++
7 3 (6.38%) Bash Shell
7 3 (6.38%) PHP 5
8 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
8 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.13%) Apple Swift
9 1 (2.13%) C#
9 1 (2.13%) Go
9 1 (2.13%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.13%) Scala
9 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.89%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.51%) CEH
3 4 (8.51%) CISA
3 4 (8.51%) CISSP
3 4 (8.51%) CREST Certified
3 4 (8.51%) OSCP
4 3 (6.38%) CHECK Team Leader
5 1 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Ansible
1 2 (4.26%) yum
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) Zend
2 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.38%) Google
4 2 (4.26%) Cisco
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle
4 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.26%) VMware
5 1 (2.13%) Adobe
5 1 (2.13%) Citrix
5 1 (2.13%) HP
5 1 (2.13%) Lotus
Llandrindod Wells, Powys
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
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