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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 58 58 44
Rank change year-on-year
0 -14
Contract jobs citing PHP 15 21 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.75% 2.68% 0.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.70% 7.02% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £450 £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £33.78 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+15.47% +49.05%
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
405 299 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 47.26% 38.14% 28.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 202 96
Average daily rate £350 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 5
Average hourly rate £20.00 £30.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.88% -13.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £14.55 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +3 12 £363 +17.88% 7
North Wales - 1 £415 -
PHP
UK

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 12 (48.00%) HTML
2 11 (44.00%) CSS
3 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (32.00%) MySQL
5 7 (28.00%) Apache
6 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (24.00%) Bash Shell
6 6 (24.00%) Linux
6 6 (24.00%) OO
6 6 (24.00%) Java
6 6 (24.00%) Scrum
7 5 (20.00%) MVC
7 5 (20.00%) Perl
7 5 (20.00%) XML
7 5 (20.00%) Open Source
7 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (20.00%) Puppet
7 5 (20.00%) HTML5
7 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
7 5 (20.00%) Zend
7 5 (20.00%) CSS3
8 4 (16.00%) User Experience
8 4 (16.00%) DevOps
8 4 (16.00%) jQuery
8 4 (16.00%) Ruby
8 4 (16.00%) XSLT
8 4 (16.00%) .NET
8 4 (16.00%) Python
8 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 7 (28.00%) Apache
2 3 (12.00%) Drupal
2 3 (12.00%) nginx
3 2 (8.00%) Node.js
3 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (8.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (8.00%) JBoss
3 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (8.00%) ArcGIS
3 2 (8.00%) CMS
3 2 (8.00%) ArcSDE
3 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (8.00%) Magento
2 1 (4.00%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (4.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) HTTP
2 1 (4.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) MySQL
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.00%) Subversion
2 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.00%) JUnit
3 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.00%) Maven
3 1 (4.00%) JIRA
3 1 (4.00%) Selenium
3 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.00%) PHPUnit
3 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.00%) Behat
General
1 2 (8.00%) Electronics
1 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (8.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) PHP Developer
3 3 (12.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (8.00%) GIS Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.00%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (4.00%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Perl Developer
5 1 (4.00%) QA Tester
5 1 (4.00%) PHP Magento Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) HTML
2 11 (44.00%) CSS
3 5 (20.00%) XML
3 5 (20.00%) CSS3
3 5 (20.00%) HTML5
4 4 (16.00%) jQuery
4 4 (16.00%) XSLT
4 4 (16.00%) .NET
5 3 (12.00%) SOAP
5 3 (12.00%) Web Services
6 2 (8.00%) RESTful
6 2 (8.00%) Laravel
6 2 (8.00%) Zend Framework
6 2 (8.00%) PostGIS
6 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (8.00%) JSP
6 2 (8.00%) Flash
6 2 (8.00%) XHTML
6 2 (8.00%) JSF
6 2 (8.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) User Experience
2 2 (8.00%) DTV
2 2 (8.00%) GIS
2 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) CentOS
2 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (8.00%) Fedora
3 2 (8.00%) Windows
4 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) Scrum
2 6 (24.00%) OO
2 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (20.00%) Open Source
3 5 (20.00%) MVC
4 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (16.00%) DevOps
5 3 (12.00%) OO PHP
5 3 (12.00%) TDD
6 2 (8.00%) Data Management
6 2 (8.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
6 2 (8.00%) Web Development
6 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (8.00%) RUP
6 2 (8.00%) DSDM
6 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.00%) Information Architecture
6 2 (8.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (24.00%) Java
2 6 (24.00%) Bash Shell
3 5 (20.00%) Perl
4 4 (16.00%) Python
4 4 (16.00%) Ruby
5 2 (8.00%) ActionScript
6 1 (4.00%) Scala
6 1 (4.00%) SQL
6 1 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
1 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) ISEB
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Puppet
2 2 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.00%) Ansible
3 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Zend
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.00%) Mapinfo
3 2 (8.00%) ESRI
3 2 (8.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) SAP
4 1 (4.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) RightScale