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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 61 48 52
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs citing PHP 13 22 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.44% 3.17% 0.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.23% 7.91% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 3
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£275 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £409 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £288
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 £20.85 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.83% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £33.78 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-44.48% +22.81%
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
403 278 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 44.68% 40.06% 32.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 202 137
Average daily rate £330 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £250 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.85 £15.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.07% +37.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.11 £17.98 £12.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £58.76 £43.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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 -18 9 £275 -12.00% 7
West Wales -6 1 £120 -71.76% 1
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PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 18 (66.67%) CSS
2 16 (59.26%) HTML
3 14 (51.85%) JavaScript
4 13 (48.15%) jQuery
5 10 (37.04%) MVC
6 9 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 9 (33.33%) HTML5
7 8 (29.63%) CSS3
8 7 (25.93%) User Experience
8 7 (25.93%) Ajax
8 7 (25.93%) MySQL
9 6 (22.22%) Apache
9 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (22.22%) Unit Testing
9 6 (22.22%) Laravel
10 5 (18.52%) Sass
10 5 (18.52%) AngularJS
10 5 (18.52%) Subversion
10 5 (18.52%) Open Source
10 5 (18.52%) XML
10 5 (18.52%) Linux
10 5 (18.52%) Migration
10 5 (18.52%) Scrum
10 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
11 4 (14.81%) OOP
11 4 (14.81%) OO
11 4 (14.81%) XSLT
11 4 (14.81%) Perl
11 4 (14.81%) Java
11 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (22.22%) Apache
2 3 (11.11%) CMS
2 3 (11.11%) Drupal
2 3 (11.11%) nginx
2 3 (11.11%) Node.js
3 2 (7.41%) ArcSDE
3 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
3 2 (7.41%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (7.41%) WebLogic
3 2 (7.41%) JBoss
3 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (7.41%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Magento
1 1 (3.70%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Skype
2 2 (7.41%) HTTP
3 1 (3.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) MySQL
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (18.52%) Subversion
3 2 (7.41%) JSUnit
3 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.70%) JUnit
4 1 (3.70%) Maven
4 1 (3.70%) JIRA
4 1 (3.70%) Selenium
4 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.70%) PHPUnit
4 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.70%) Behat
General
1 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (85.19%) Developer
2 10 (37.04%) PHP Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Web Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (11.11%) UI Programmer
3 3 (11.11%) UI Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (7.41%) GIS Developer
4 2 (7.41%) PHP Web Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Junior
4 2 (7.41%) Systems Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Junior Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Perl Developer
5 1 (3.70%) QA Tester
5 1 (3.70%) Graduate
5 1 (3.70%) Tester
5 1 (3.70%) UI Designer
5 1 (3.70%) Graduate Web Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (66.67%) CSS
2 16 (59.26%) HTML
3 13 (48.15%) jQuery
4 9 (33.33%) HTML5
5 8 (29.63%) CSS3
6 7 (25.93%) Ajax
7 6 (22.22%) Laravel
8 5 (18.52%) Sass
8 5 (18.52%) AngularJS
8 5 (18.52%) XML
9 4 (14.81%) XSLT
9 4 (14.81%) Symfony
9 4 (14.81%) Doctrine
10 3 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (11.11%) JSON
10 3 (11.11%) SOAP
10 3 (11.11%) .NET
11 2 (7.41%) JSP
11 2 (7.41%) Flash
11 2 (7.41%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) User Experience
2 2 (7.41%) GIS
2 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.70%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) UNIX
2 2 (7.41%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.70%) CentOS
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) MVC
2 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 5 (18.52%) Migration
3 5 (18.52%) Scrum
3 5 (18.52%) Open Source
3 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
4 4 (14.81%) OOP
4 4 (14.81%) OO
4 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (11.11%) Mobile Development
5 3 (11.11%) Information Architecture
5 3 (11.11%) SEO
5 3 (11.11%) TDD
6 2 (7.41%) Data Management
6 2 (7.41%) Web Development
6 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
6 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.41%) RUP
6 2 (7.41%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) JavaScript
2 4 (14.81%) Perl
2 4 (14.81%) Java
3 3 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 2 (7.41%) ActionScript
4 2 (7.41%) Python
5 1 (3.70%) Ruby
5 1 (3.70%) Scala
5 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) ISEB
3 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Puppet
2 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.70%) Ansible
2 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Zend
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) Mapinfo
3 2 (7.41%) ESRI
4 1 (3.70%) HP
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.70%) RightScale
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