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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
UK / Wales
Rank 59 46 48
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Contract jobs citing PHP 4 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.66% 3.69% 2.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.44% 8.63% 5.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 14
Median daily rate £378 £325 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.15% +4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £293 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £400
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 £31.45 £35.00 £27.18
% change year-on-year
-10.14% +28.79%

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
278 255 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 45.57% 42.79% 48.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 194 203
Median daily rate £425 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 7
Median hourly rate £19.50 £24.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.40% +8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £21.61 £15.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £27.25 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +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 21 January 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 +6 4 £378 +16.15% 8
PHP
UK

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (70.00%) MySQL
3 6 (60.00%) CSS
3 6 (60.00%) HTML
4 5 (50.00%) jQuery
5 4 (40.00%) Symfony
6 3 (30.00%) Ajax
6 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (30.00%) MVC
6 3 (30.00%) Linux
7 2 (20.00%) OOP
7 2 (20.00%) OO
7 2 (20.00%) Apache
7 2 (20.00%) Web Services
7 2 (20.00%) Finance
7 2 (20.00%) LAMP
7 2 (20.00%) Zend
7 2 (20.00%) PHP 5
7 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
7 2 (20.00%) RESTful
7 2 (20.00%) Smarty
7 2 (20.00%) User Experience
7 2 (20.00%) Front End Development
7 2 (20.00%) HTML5
8 1 (10.00%) iPad
8 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
8 1 (10.00%) REST
8 1 (10.00%) CSS3
8 1 (10.00%) PhoneGap
8 1 (10.00%) Laravel

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 2 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
1 1 (10.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) GIS
2 1 (10.00%) HPCC
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (10.00%) PHPUnit
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (10.00%) MySQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) UI Developer
4 1 (10.00%) UI/UX Developer
4 1 (10.00%) UX Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) CSS
1 6 (60.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) jQuery
3 4 (40.00%) Symfony
4 3 (30.00%) Ajax
5 2 (20.00%) HTML5
5 2 (20.00%) LAMP
5 2 (20.00%) RESTful
5 2 (20.00%) Smarty
5 2 (20.00%) Web Services
6 1 (10.00%) .NET
6 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
6 1 (10.00%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (10.00%) CSS3
6 1 (10.00%) Laravel
6 1 (10.00%) PhoneGap
6 1 (10.00%) REST
6 1 (10.00%) SOAP
6 1 (10.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (10.00%) Graphic Design
2 1 (10.00%) iPad
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Android
2 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (30.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (20.00%) OO
2 2 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (10.00%) Android Development
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) ETL
3 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) SDLC
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) PHP 5
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Zend
2 1 (10.00%) OpenText
2 1 (10.00%) Xamarin