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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 45 38 42
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing PHP 20 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.87% 2.40% 1.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.92% 7.69% 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £325 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £375 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £286
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £190.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1017.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.28 £21.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+25.11% -33.33%
PHP
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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
338 156 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 48.56% 31.26% 36.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 104 91
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 14
Average hourly rate £20.00 £45.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.55% +169.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.38 £35.50 £9.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £190.00 £18.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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 -1 16 £311 -17.00% 12
West Wales -9 2 £500 +33.33% 1
North Wales - - - - 5
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PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 32 (66.67%) HTML
2 25 (52.08%) JavaScript
3 24 (50.00%) CSS
4 23 (47.92%) HTML5
5 18 (37.50%) jQuery
5 18 (37.50%) MVC
6 17 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (35.42%) CSS3
7 16 (33.33%) Ruby
7 16 (33.33%) Ajax
8 15 (31.25%) MySQL
8 15 (31.25%) OO
9 12 (25.00%) Python
9 12 (25.00%) SQL
10 11 (22.92%) OOP
10 11 (22.92%) XML
11 9 (18.75%) Apache
11 9 (18.75%) Web Design
11 9 (18.75%) Zend
11 9 (18.75%) Responsive Web Design
12 7 (14.58%) BDD
12 7 (14.58%) E-Commerce
12 7 (14.58%) Java
13 6 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (12.50%) Git (software)
13 6 (12.50%) JSON
14 5 (10.42%) Scala
14 5 (10.42%) Open Source
15 4 (8.33%) Programme Management
15 4 (8.33%) Scrum

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 9 (18.75%) Apache
2 1 (2.08%) Node.js
2 1 (2.08%) Zope
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Magento
1 4 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (6.25%) Shopify
3 1 (2.08%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (4.17%) Amazon S3
1 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) HTTP
2 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.25%) MySQL
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.08%) Big Data
3 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.33%) QUnit
2 4 (8.33%) Jasmine
2 4 (8.33%) Sinon.JS
3 3 (6.25%) Trac
3 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.25%) Hudson
3 3 (6.25%) XMLUnit
3 3 (6.25%) Cucumber
3 3 (6.25%) Subversion
3 3 (6.25%) JIRA
4 1 (2.08%) Grunt
4 1 (2.08%) PhantomJS
4 1 (2.08%) Selenium
4 1 (2.08%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (8.33%) Electronics
1 4 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 4 (8.33%) Finance
1 4 (8.33%) Manufacturing
1 4 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (85.42%) Developer
2 24 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 12 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 9 (18.75%) Senior Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Senior Web Developer
6 3 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Magento Developer
6 3 (6.25%) PHP Magento Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.17%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Server Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Ruby Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Web Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Senior PHP Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Technical Leader
8 1 (2.08%) PHP Web Developer
8 1 (2.08%) QA Analyst
8 1 (2.08%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (66.67%) HTML
2 24 (50.00%) CSS
3 23 (47.92%) HTML5
4 18 (37.50%) jQuery
5 17 (35.42%) CSS3
6 16 (33.33%) Ajax
7 11 (22.92%) XML
8 6 (12.50%) JSON
9 4 (8.33%) Web Services
9 4 (8.33%) Sass
10 3 (6.25%) LAMP
10 3 (6.25%) Zend Framework
10 3 (6.25%) RESTful
10 3 (6.25%) .NET
11 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
11 2 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
11 2 (4.17%) Gherkin
12 1 (2.08%) Gearman
12 1 (2.08%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Open Source
2 4 (8.33%) DTV
3 2 (4.17%) W3C
3 2 (4.17%) Informatics
3 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.08%) New Media
4 1 (2.08%) User Experience
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.08%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) Android
1 4 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 3 (6.25%) Linux
3 2 (4.17%) Windows
3 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.17%) Fedora
3 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.17%) CentOS
3 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) MVC
2 17 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (31.25%) OO
4 11 (22.92%) OOP
5 9 (18.75%) Web Design
5 9 (18.75%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (14.58%) BDD
6 7 (14.58%) E-Commerce
7 6 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (8.33%) Programme Management
8 4 (8.33%) Scrum
8 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (6.25%) Analytics
9 3 (6.25%) DevOps
9 3 (6.25%) TDD
9 3 (6.25%) Unit Testing
9 3 (6.25%) SOA
10 2 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (4.17%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (52.08%) JavaScript
2 16 (33.33%) Ruby
3 12 (25.00%) Python
3 12 (25.00%) SQL
4 7 (14.58%) Java
5 5 (10.42%) Scala
6 3 (6.25%) C#
7 2 (4.17%) Perl
7 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.08%) Groovy
8 1 (2.08%) PHP5
8 1 (2.08%) PHP4
8 1 (2.08%) C
8 1 (2.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) Zend
2 4 (8.33%) SAP
3 3 (6.25%) Oracle
4 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.17%) VMware
5 1 (2.08%) Google
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 days ago