Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 43 62
Rank change year-on-year -1 +19 -19
Contract jobs citing PHP 13 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.14% 1.83% 2.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.94% 4.95% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 16
Cardiff median daily rate £285 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.57% +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £175 £169 £222
90th Percentile £352 £475 £431
South Wales median daily rate £285 £363 £324
% change year-on-year -21.38% +11.97% +7.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Cardiff median hourly rate - - £9.00
South Wales median hourly rate - - £9.00

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 219 202 417
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 36.08% 36.93% 47.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 148 342
Cardiff median daily rate £369 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.60% +11.94% -4.29%
10th Percentile £225 £210 £215
90th Percentile £470 £531 £449
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 6
Cardiff median hourly rate £18.75 £40.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.13% +196.30% -11.48%
10th Percentile £14.75 £25.20 £10.09
90th Percentile £30.83 £40.00 £20.75
South Wales median hourly rate £19.00 £55.00 £18.11
% change year-on-year -65.45% +203.74% +18.74%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for PHP.

1 10 (76.92%) HTML
1 10 (76.92%) CSS
2 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 5 (38.46%) jQuery
4 4 (30.77%) Web Development
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) Laravel
5 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
5 3 (23.08%) Symfony
5 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
6 2 (15.38%) WordPress
6 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (15.38%) Advertising
6 2 (15.38%) CMS
6 2 (15.38%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (15.38%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (15.38%) Java
6 2 (15.38%) MySQL
6 2 (15.38%) Photoshop
6 2 (15.38%) Sass
6 2 (15.38%) Marketing
7 1 (7.69%) LESS
7 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
7 1 (7.69%) PhpStorm
7 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (7.69%) Ansible
7 1 (7.69%) DevOps
7 1 (7.69%) GitLab
7 1 (7.69%) SDLC
7 1 (7.69%) RxJS

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 2 (15.38%) CMS
1 2 (15.38%) WordPress
2 1 (7.69%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (15.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (7.69%) GitLab
3 1 (7.69%) PhpStorm
3 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 2 (15.38%) Advertising
1 2 (15.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 8 (61.54%) PHP Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (7.69%) LAMP Developer
3 1 (7.69%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Web Applications Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) CSS
1 10 (76.92%) HTML
2 5 (38.46%) jQuery
3 4 (30.77%) Laravel
4 3 (23.08%) Symfony
5 2 (15.38%) Sass
6 1 (7.69%) .NET
6 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (7.69%) LAMP
6 1 (7.69%) LESS
6 1 (7.69%) Node.js
6 1 (7.69%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Web Development
2 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) MVC
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) C#
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft