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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
UK / Wales
Rank 49 59 47
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Contract jobs citing PHP 15 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.23% 1.94% 2.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.60% 4.19% 6.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 17
Median daily rate £415 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £275 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £460 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £35.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-18.30% +65.11%

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
268 310 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 39.82% 46.34% 44.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 221 194
Median daily rate £425 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 5
Median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.90 £19.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £49.40 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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
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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +26 15 £415 +22.96% 6
PHP
UK

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 17 (85.00%) MySQL
2 14 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (65.00%) HTML
3 13 (65.00%) CSS
4 11 (55.00%) Zend
5 10 (50.00%) Web Development
5 10 (50.00%) SQL
5 10 (50.00%) OOP
5 10 (50.00%) jQuery
6 9 (45.00%) Apache
6 9 (45.00%) Zend Framework
6 9 (45.00%) Ajax
6 9 (45.00%) LAMP
7 8 (40.00%) HTML5
7 8 (40.00%) Front End Development
7 8 (40.00%) Git (software)
8 7 (35.00%) CSS3
9 6 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (30.00%) Sass
9 6 (30.00%) Web Design
10 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (20.00%) RESTful
11 4 (20.00%) DevOps
12 3 (15.00%) SOLID
12 3 (15.00%) Linux
12 3 (15.00%) TDD
13 2 (10.00%) MVC
13 2 (10.00%) Finance
13 2 (10.00%) Symfony
13 2 (10.00%) PHP 5

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 9 (45.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Network Security
1 1 (5.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (85.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) GIS
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 17 (85.00%) PHP Developer
3 9 (45.00%) PHP Zend Developer
4 5 (25.00%) PHP Web Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Web Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (5.00%) MySQL Developer
6 1 (5.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (5.00%) UI Developer
6 1 (5.00%) UI/UX Developer
6 1 (5.00%) UX Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) CSS
1 13 (65.00%) HTML
2 10 (50.00%) jQuery
3 9 (45.00%) Ajax
3 9 (45.00%) LAMP
3 9 (45.00%) Zend Framework
4 8 (40.00%) HTML5
5 7 (35.00%) CSS3
6 6 (30.00%) Sass
7 4 (20.00%) RESTful
8 2 (10.00%) Smarty
8 2 (10.00%) Symfony
9 1 (5.00%) .NET
9 1 (5.00%) Apache Cordova
9 1 (5.00%) PhoneGap
9 1 (5.00%) REST
9 1 (5.00%) SOAP
9 1 (5.00%) WCF
9 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) User Experience
2 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.00%) Graphic Design
2 1 (5.00%) iPad
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Android
2 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) OOP
1 10 (50.00%) Web Development
2 8 (40.00%) Front End Development
3 6 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 6 (30.00%) Web Design
4 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (20.00%) DevOps
6 3 (15.00%) SOLID
6 3 (15.00%) TDD
7 2 (10.00%) MVC
8 1 (5.00%) Android Development
8 1 (5.00%) BDD
8 1 (5.00%) CRM
8 1 (5.00%) ERP
8 1 (5.00%) iOS Development
8 1 (5.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) PHP 5
4 1 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Zend
2 1 (5.00%) OpenText
2 1 (5.00%) Xamarin