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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 49 47 45
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing PHP 24 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.26% 0.88% 1.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.03% 2.65% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 4
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£338 £250 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -30.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £315 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £288 £288
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.85 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £27.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +28.57%
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
299 189 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 40.63% 33.27% 33.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 134 101
Average daily rate £338 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 9
Average hourly rate £21.80 £13.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.48% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £11.50 £13.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.08 £16.45 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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 +5 20 £331 +20.45% 13
West Wales +1 4 £425 +142.85% 1
North Wales - - - - 1
PHP
UK

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 25 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (43.14%) HTML
3 21 (41.18%) CSS
4 19 (37.25%) MVC
4 19 (37.25%) JavaScript
5 15 (29.41%) Python
6 13 (25.49%) Java
7 12 (23.53%) Zend
7 12 (23.53%) HTML5
8 11 (21.57%) CSS3
8 11 (21.57%) Scala
8 11 (21.57%) jQuery
8 11 (21.57%) Ruby
9 10 (19.61%) LAMP
10 9 (17.65%) SQL
10 9 (17.65%) Puppet
10 9 (17.65%) DevOps
11 8 (15.69%) Opscode Chef
11 8 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (15.69%) MySQL
11 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
11 8 (15.69%) Configuration Management
12 7 (13.73%) Perl
12 7 (13.73%) OOP
12 7 (13.73%) OO
12 7 (13.73%) CodeIgniter
13 6 (11.76%) Drupal
13 6 (11.76%) Ajax
13 6 (11.76%) Git (software)
13 6 (11.76%) Nagios

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 (11.76%) Drupal
2 5 (9.80%) Moodle
3 3 (5.88%) Apache
4 2 (3.92%) nginx
5 1 (1.96%) CMS
5 1 (1.96%) WordPress
5 1 (1.96%) Confluence
5 1 (1.96%) Node.js
5 1 (1.96%) MediaWiki
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.92%) Route 53
3 1 (1.96%) Basecamp
3 1 (1.96%) Trello
3 1 (1.96%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) HTTP
2 1 (1.96%) VPN
2 1 (1.96%) IPv6
2 1 (1.96%) OSPF
2 1 (1.96%) BGP
2 1 (1.96%) EIGRP
2 1 (1.96%) Firewall
2 1 (1.96%) IPsec
2 1 (1.96%) Network Security
2 1 (1.96%) LDAP
2 1 (1.96%) LAN
2 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) MySQL
1 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.80%) Hudson
2 5 (9.80%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.88%) Sinon.JS
3 3 (5.88%) QUnit
3 3 (5.88%) Jasmine
3 3 (5.88%) Cucumber
3 3 (5.88%) Subversion
3 3 (5.88%) JIRA
4 2 (3.92%) Mercurial
4 2 (3.92%) Trac
5 1 (1.96%) Grunt
5 1 (1.96%) PhantomJS
5 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (3.92%) Retail
2 1 (1.96%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (76.47%) Developer
2 21 (41.18%) PHP Developer
3 16 (31.37%) Web Developer
4 11 (21.57%) PHP Zend Developer
5 8 (15.69%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (9.80%) Senior Developer
6 5 (9.80%) PHP Web Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Senior Web Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (3.92%) UI Programmer
9 2 (3.92%) Server Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Ruby Developer
9 2 (3.92%) UI Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Web Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Java Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Software Developer
10 1 (1.96%) Business Analyst
10 1 (1.96%) Analyst
10 1 (1.96%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (43.14%) HTML
2 21 (41.18%) CSS
3 12 (23.53%) HTML5
4 11 (21.57%) jQuery
4 11 (21.57%) CSS3
5 10 (19.61%) LAMP
6 7 (13.73%) CodeIgniter
7 6 (11.76%) Ajax
8 5 (9.80%) Symfony
8 5 (9.80%) Sass
9 4 (7.84%) .NET
10 3 (5.88%) Web Services
11 2 (3.92%) XML
11 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
11 2 (3.92%) RESTful
11 2 (3.92%) Gherkin
12 1 (1.96%) Laravel
12 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
12 1 (1.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Open Source
2 2 (3.92%) W3C
2 2 (3.92%) GIS
2 2 (3.92%) Informatics
3 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.96%) Wiki
3 1 (1.96%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.84%) Linux
2 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (5.88%) Windows
2 3 (5.88%) Android
2 3 (5.88%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.92%) CentOS
4 1 (1.96%) UNIX
4 1 (1.96%) Debian
4 1 (1.96%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (37.25%) MVC
3 9 (17.65%) DevOps
4 8 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (15.69%) Configuration Management
5 7 (13.73%) OOP
5 7 (13.73%) OO
6 3 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.88%) Web Design
6 3 (5.88%) BDD
6 3 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (3.92%) Analytics
7 2 (3.92%) OO PHP
7 2 (3.92%) Web Development
7 2 (3.92%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.92%) SOA
8 1 (1.96%) UML
8 1 (1.96%) Project Management
8 1 (1.96%) Data Modelling
8 1 (1.96%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 19 (37.25%) JavaScript
2 15 (29.41%) Python
3 13 (25.49%) Java
4 11 (21.57%) Scala
4 11 (21.57%) Ruby
5 9 (17.65%) SQL
6 7 (13.73%) Perl
7 3 (5.88%) PHP5
7 3 (5.88%) PHP4
8 2 (3.92%) C#
9 1 (1.96%) C++
9 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Samba
1 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.96%) Postfix
1 1 (1.96%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (17.65%) Puppet
2 8 (15.69%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (11.76%) Nagios
4 1 (1.96%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.96%) Cacti
Vendors
1 12 (23.53%) Zend
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.92%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.96%) VMware
4 1 (1.96%) Google
4 1 (1.96%) Citrix
4 1 (1.96%) Percona
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle
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