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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 56 45 38
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -7
Contract jobs citing PHP 17 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.62% 2.89% 2.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.74% 6.10% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 8
Average daily rate £338 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £30.20 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+17.54% +43.80%
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
296 328 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 45.68% 47.33% 33.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 212 115
Average daily rate £363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 5
Average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £17.43 £28.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.70 £22.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Wales region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South Wales -19 10 £328 +5.22% 7
West Wales +16 3 - -
PHP
UK

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (77.42%) JavaScript
2 21 (67.74%) MySQL
3 20 (64.52%) HTML
3 20 (64.52%) CSS
4 19 (61.29%) jQuery
5 16 (51.61%) MVC
6 15 (48.39%) Subversion
7 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (41.94%) Git (software)
8 12 (38.71%) Linux
8 12 (38.71%) Python
9 10 (32.26%) Ajax
9 10 (32.26%) HTML5
9 10 (32.26%) CSS3
10 9 (29.03%) Jenkins
11 8 (25.81%) AngularJS
11 8 (25.81%) Analytics
11 8 (25.81%) Ruby
11 8 (25.81%) TDD
11 8 (25.81%) Unit Testing
11 8 (25.81%) OO
11 8 (25.81%) Apache
12 7 (22.58%) Unix
12 7 (22.58%) Web Services
12 7 (22.58%) Java
12 7 (22.58%) SEO
12 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (22.58%) Jasmine
13 6 (19.35%) QUnit
13 6 (19.35%) Hudson

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 8 (25.81%) Apache
2 5 (16.13%) Node.js
3 4 (12.90%) CMS
4 3 (9.68%) JBoss
4 3 (9.68%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.23%) Apache Solr
5 1 (3.23%) Confluence
5 1 (3.23%) Drupal
5 1 (3.23%) Jetty
5 1 (3.23%) nginx
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
1 3 (9.68%) MS Office
1 3 (9.68%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (9.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) GitHub
2 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Firewall
2 3 (9.68%) HTTPS
2 3 (9.68%) SSH
2 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.68%) Wireshark
3 2 (6.45%) HTTP
4 1 (3.23%) DMZ
4 1 (3.23%) Skype
4 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (67.74%) MySQL
2 4 (12.90%) Big Data
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.23%) HPCC
5 1 (3.23%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 15 (48.39%) Subversion
2 13 (41.94%) Git (software)
3 9 (29.03%) Jenkins
4 7 (22.58%) Jasmine
5 6 (19.35%) Hudson
5 6 (19.35%) JIRA
5 6 (19.35%) QUnit
5 6 (19.35%) Sinon.JS
6 5 (16.13%) Maven
7 4 (12.90%) Eclipse
8 3 (9.68%) IntelliJ
8 3 (9.68%) JUnit
8 3 (9.68%) Trac
9 2 (6.45%) Cucumber
9 2 (6.45%) JSUnit
9 2 (6.45%) TeamCity
10 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (3.23%) ClearCase
10 1 (3.23%) PVCS
10 1 (3.23%) Selenium
General
1 3 (9.68%) Multimedia
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (80.65%) Developer
2 13 (41.94%) PHP Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Web Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Senior Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Website Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Applications Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Applications Support
6 3 (9.68%) Applications Support Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) HTML CSS Developer
7 2 (6.45%) HTML Developer
7 2 (6.45%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) MySQL Developer
8 1 (3.23%) PHP Web Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Python Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior PHP Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Python Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Web Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (64.52%) CSS
1 20 (64.52%) HTML
2 19 (61.29%) jQuery
3 10 (32.26%) Ajax
3 10 (32.26%) CSS3
3 10 (32.26%) HTML5
4 8 (25.81%) AngularJS
5 7 (22.58%) Web Services
6 6 (19.35%) LAMP
6 6 (19.35%) RequireJS
7 4 (12.90%) Java EE
7 4 (12.90%) XML
8 3 (9.68%) RESTful
8 3 (9.68%) SAML
9 2 (6.45%) CakePHP
9 2 (6.45%) Gherkin
9 2 (6.45%) JSON
9 2 (6.45%) Laravel
9 2 (6.45%) Symfony
9 2 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) User Experience
2 4 (12.90%) Algorithms
2 4 (12.90%) Data Structures
3 3 (9.68%) Cryptography
3 3 (9.68%) Mobile App
3 3 (9.68%) PKI
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.23%) Tandem
4 1 (3.23%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Linux
2 7 (22.58%) Unix
3 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (9.68%) Windows
5 2 (6.45%) CentOS
6 1 (3.23%) Android
6 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.23%) Mac OS
6 1 (3.23%) Solaris
6 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) MVC
2 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (25.81%) Analytics
3 8 (25.81%) OO
3 8 (25.81%) TDD
3 8 (25.81%) Unit Testing
4 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (22.58%) SEO
5 6 (19.35%) E-Commerce
5 6 (19.35%) Mobile Development
6 4 (12.90%) BDD
6 4 (12.90%) OOP
7 3 (9.68%) ITIL
7 3 (9.68%) Mobile Application Development
7 3 (9.68%) Scrum
7 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.45%) Kanban
9 1 (3.23%) Project Planning
9 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (77.42%) JavaScript
2 12 (38.71%) Python
3 8 (25.81%) Ruby
4 7 (22.58%) Java
5 6 (19.35%) Perl
5 6 (19.35%) SQL
6 3 (9.68%) PL/SQL
6 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
7 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) Docker
2 1 (3.23%) KVM
2 1 (3.23%) vCloud
2 1 (3.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Ansible
1 3 (9.68%) yum
2 1 (3.23%) Cacti
2 1 (3.23%) HAProxy
2 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.23%) Nagios
2 1 (3.23%) OpenNMS
2 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.23%) Puppet
2 1 (3.23%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Zend
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle
2 4 (12.90%) Red Hat
2 4 (12.90%) VMware
3 3 (9.68%) Cisco
4 1 (3.23%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.23%) Dell
4 1 (3.23%) Google
4 1 (3.23%) HP
4 1 (3.23%) Rally
4 1 (3.23%) Sun
4 1 (3.23%) Twitter