The table below looks at the statistics 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 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 37 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Contract jobs citing PHP 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 1.59% 1.89% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.51% 5.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
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- £175 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £288 £290
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.85 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £31.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+12.80% +13.63%
PHP
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the West Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
West Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
57 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 45.24% 33.96% 28.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 7 3
Average daily rate £420 £275 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.72% -18.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.85 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in West Wales

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

PHP Hourly 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 October 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
Swansea -20 2 - -
PHP
Wales

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) MySQL
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) LAMP
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Zend
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Puppet
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (25.00%) Informatics
3 2 (25.00%) Ruby
3 2 (25.00%) Ajax
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) CentOS
3 2 (25.00%) nginx
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Apache
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX
4 1 (12.50%) Perl

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2 (25.00%) Apache
1 2 (25.00%) nginx
2 1 (12.50%) Moodle
2 1 (12.50%) Confluence
2 1 (12.50%) MediaWiki
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon S3
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LDAP
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
1 1 (12.50%) IPv6
1 1 (12.50%) OSPF
1 1 (12.50%) BGP
1 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) IPsec
1 1 (12.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Hudson
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) PHP Developer
2 3 (37.50%) PHP Zend Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Web Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) LAMP
2 2 (25.00%) Ajax
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Informatics
2 1 (12.50%) Wiki
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) CentOS
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) Debian
3 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (37.50%) MVC
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (12.50%) Perl
4 1 (12.50%) Python
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Samba
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) Postfix
1 1 (12.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (12.50%) Nagios
2 1 (12.50%) ZABBIX
2 1 (12.50%) Cacti
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Zend
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Percona