The first table below looks at the demand for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the West Wales region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 16 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PHP 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 6.82% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.64% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £22.66 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+34.59% +25.88%
Programming Languages Category
West Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
44 18 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 50.00% 43.90% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 17
Average daily rate £438 £298 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -32.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £224 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £317 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £30.25 £40.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.37% +105.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the West Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP across the West Wales region.

PHP Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

PHP
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Wales region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
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Last Year
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Swansea - 5 £400 - 2
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Wales

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 13 (43.33%) MVC
1 13 (43.33%) Zend
2 10 (33.33%) DevOps
2 10 (33.33%) Puppet
2 10 (33.33%) Java
3 9 (30.00%) Python
3 9 (30.00%) Configuration Management
3 9 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (26.67%) LAMP
4 8 (26.67%) Scala
5 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (23.33%) Nagios
5 7 (23.33%) Perl
6 6 (20.00%) Symfony
6 6 (20.00%) CodeIgniter
6 6 (20.00%) Drupal
6 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (13.33%) Ruby
7 4 (13.33%) Linux
7 4 (13.33%) Moodle
8 3 (10.00%) Jenkins
8 3 (10.00%) Hudson
8 3 (10.00%) .NET
8 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
8 3 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (6.67%) nginx
9 2 (6.67%) CentOS
9 2 (6.67%) HTML
9 2 (6.67%) Web Design
9 2 (6.67%) jQuery

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 (20.00%) Drupal
2 4 (13.33%) Moodle
3 2 (6.67%) nginx
3 2 (6.67%) Apache
4 1 (3.33%) Confluence
4 1 (3.33%) MediaWiki
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (6.67%) Route 53
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Firewall
1 1 (3.33%) OSPF
1 1 (3.33%) BGP
1 1 (3.33%) EIGRP
1 1 (3.33%) LDAP
1 1 (3.33%) LAN
1 1 (3.33%) WAN
1 1 (3.33%) VPN
1 1 (3.33%) IPv6
1 1 (3.33%) IPsec
1 1 (3.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) MySQL
2 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (10.00%) Hudson
1 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.67%) JIRA
2 2 (6.67%) Mercurial
3 1 (3.33%) Subversion
3 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) Developer
2 15 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 13 (43.33%) PHP Zend Developer
4 9 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (26.67%) Web Developer
6 6 (20.00%) PHP Web Developer
7 2 (6.67%) UI Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (6.67%) UI Programmer
8 1 (3.33%) ScrumMaster
8 1 (3.33%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) LAMP
2 6 (20.00%) Symfony
2 6 (20.00%) CodeIgniter
3 3 (10.00%) .NET
4 2 (6.67%) HTML
4 2 (6.67%) jQuery
4 2 (6.67%) CSS
4 2 (6.67%) CSS3
4 2 (6.67%) Sass
4 2 (6.67%) HTML5
5 1 (3.33%) Web Services
5 1 (3.33%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) GIS
1 2 (6.67%) Open Source
2 1 (3.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) CentOS
3 1 (3.33%) Debian
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.33%) UNIX
3 1 (3.33%) Windows
3 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) MVC
2 10 (33.33%) DevOps
3 9 (30.00%) Configuration Management
4 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.67%) Web Design
6 2 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (3.33%) User Stories
7 1 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.33%) Scrum
7 1 (3.33%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) Java
2 9 (30.00%) Python
3 8 (26.67%) Scala
4 7 (23.33%) Perl
5 4 (13.33%) Ruby
6 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.33%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Samba
1 1 (3.33%) Postfix
1 1 (3.33%) XenServer
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (33.33%) Puppet
2 9 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (23.33%) Nagios
4 1 (3.33%) ZABBIX
4 1 (3.33%) Cacti
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Zend
2 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.33%) Percona
3 1 (3.33%) VMware
3 1 (3.33%) Citrix