Period
to 22 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for PHP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PHP over the 6 months to 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

PHP
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 41 47
Rank change year-on-year +22 +6 +2
Contract jobs citing PHP 65 18 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 7.97% 2.95% 4.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.82% 7.23% 7.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 10 24
Cardiff median daily rate £340 £396 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.20% +21.92% -2.26%
10th Percentile £279 £316 £166
90th Percentile £431 £476 £434
South Wales median daily rate £340 £388 £325
% change year-on-year -12.26% +19.23% +4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Cardiff median hourly rate - - £19.63
South Wales median hourly rate - - £19.63

PHP is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 328 249 415
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 40.20% 40.75% 54.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 199 315
Cardiff median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +10.71% -
10th Percentile £275 £186 £205
90th Percentile £480 £528 £438
South Wales median daily rate £398 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -0.63% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 11
Cardiff median hourly rate £19.80 £26.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.85% +6.12% +29.80%
10th Percentile £17.55 £15.26 £12.75
90th Percentile £28.38 £40.00 £24.75
South Wales median hourly rate £51.25 £40.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year +28.13% +63.27% +22.50%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing PHP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Cardiff

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PHP in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP in Cardiff

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in Cardiff over the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP in Cardiff

PHP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for PHP.

1 29 (44.62%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (38.46%) Web Services
2 25 (38.46%) Test Automation
3 21 (32.31%) SOA
3 21 (32.31%) TDD
4 20 (30.77%) Scrum
4 20 (30.77%) Project Management
4 20 (30.77%) Kanban
5 19 (29.23%) CSS
5 19 (29.23%) HTML
6 18 (27.69%) JavaScript
7 17 (26.15%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (26.15%) Relational Database
8 16 (24.62%) Apache
8 16 (24.62%) Software Engineering
9 15 (23.08%) Customer-Centric Approach
9 15 (23.08%) Customer-Centricity
10 13 (20.00%) SQL Server
11 12 (18.46%) Windows
11 12 (18.46%) Moodle
12 11 (16.92%) Performance Tuning
12 11 (16.92%) MySQL
13 10 (15.38%) Git (software)
14 9 (13.85%) DevOps
14 9 (13.85%) Java
15 8 (12.31%) C#
15 8 (12.31%) Microsoft
15 8 (12.31%) Laravel
15 8 (12.31%) RESTful
15 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Azure

PHP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 16 (24.62%) Apache
2 12 (18.46%) Moodle
3 1 (1.54%) CMS
3 1 (1.54%) MODX
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) DHCP
1 2 (3.08%) SAN
1 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.08%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.15%) Data Warehouse
1 17 (26.15%) Relational Database
2 13 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 11 (16.92%) MySQL
4 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.54%) JIRA
2 1 (1.54%) JMeter
2 1 (1.54%) Selenium
2 1 (1.54%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.54%) Subversion
General
1 2 (3.08%) Electronics
1 2 (3.08%) Finance
1 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
1 2 (3.08%) Marketing
1 2 (3.08%) Publishing
1 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (67.69%) Developer
2 38 (58.46%) PHP Developer
3 7 (10.77%) PHP Software Engineer
3 7 (10.77%) Product Specialist
3 7 (10.77%) Software Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) Agile Developer
4 6 (9.23%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) Software Test Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) Test Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Web Developer
6 4 (6.15%) PHP Specialist
6 4 (6.15%) PHP Web Developer
6 4 (6.15%) PHP Zend Developer
6 4 (6.15%) SOA Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Lead Developer
7 3 (4.62%) PHP Laravel Developer
8 2 (3.08%) MySQL Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Software Tester
8 2 (3.08%) Tester
8 2 (3.08%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (38.46%) Web Services
2 19 (29.23%) CSS
2 19 (29.23%) HTML
3 8 (12.31%) Laravel
3 8 (12.31%) RESTful
3 8 (12.31%) Symfony
4 3 (4.62%) CSS3
4 3 (4.62%) HTML5
4 3 (4.62%) JSON
4 3 (4.62%) LAMP
5 2 (3.08%) jQuery
5 2 (3.08%) Sass
6 1 (1.54%) Doctrine
6 1 (1.54%) LESS
6 1 (1.54%) Node.js
6 1 (1.54%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) NHS
2 3 (4.62%) e-Learning
2 3 (4.62%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.46%) Windows
2 5 (7.69%) Linux
3 2 (3.08%) CentOS
3 2 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.08%) Unix
4 1 (1.54%) Android
4 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (44.62%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (38.46%) Test Automation
3 21 (32.31%) SOA
3 21 (32.31%) TDD
4 20 (30.77%) Kanban
4 20 (30.77%) Project Management
4 20 (30.77%) Scrum
5 16 (24.62%) Software Engineering
6 15 (23.08%) Customer-Centric Approach
6 15 (23.08%) Customer-Centricity
7 11 (16.92%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (13.85%) DevOps
9 7 (10.77%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (9.23%) Microservices
10 6 (9.23%) Performance Testing
11 5 (7.69%) Web Development
12 4 (6.15%) Migration
13 3 (4.62%) BDD
13 3 (4.62%) Open Source
14 2 (3.08%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (27.69%) JavaScript
2 9 (13.85%) Java
3 8 (12.31%) C#
4 5 (7.69%) SQL
5 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.08%) Perl
5 2 (3.08%) Python
5 2 (3.08%) Ruby
6 1 (1.54%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 5 (7.69%) ISTQB
2 3 (4.62%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) iptables
1 2 (3.08%) NFS
1 2 (3.08%) Postfix
1 2 (3.08%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) Ansible
1 1 (1.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (12.31%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.77%) Zend
3 2 (3.08%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.08%) SAP
3 2 (3.08%) SolarWinds
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle