Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 48 71
Rank change year-on-year +7 +23 -39
Contract jobs citing PHP 22 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 3.40% 1.61% 1.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.49% 4.37% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 13
Cardiff median daily rate £303 £350 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.57% +6.87% +3.97%
10th Percentile £219 £150 £305
90th Percentile £395 £401 £443
South Wales median daily rate £320 £363 £325
% change year-on-year -11.72% +11.54% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - -

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 259 206 412
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 39.97% 36.92% 48.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 154 336
Cardiff median daily rate £375 £375 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.89% -2.50%
10th Percentile £263 £187 £222
90th Percentile £468 £544 £447
South Wales median daily rate £375 £414 £350
% change year-on-year -9.37% +18.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 9
Cardiff median hourly rate £19.00 £32.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.54% +54.76% -6.67%
10th Percentile £16.75 £18.05 £12.63
90th Percentile £26.76 £40.00 £24.75
South Wales median hourly rate £47.50 £55.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year -13.64% +124.49% +8.89%

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 18 January 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 18 January 2018, 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 12 (54.55%) CSS
1 12 (54.55%) HTML
2 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 8 (36.36%) Apache
3 5 (22.73%) Windows
3 5 (22.73%) SQL
3 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
3 5 (22.73%) Web Development
3 5 (22.73%) Symfony
3 5 (22.73%) Moodle
4 4 (18.18%) Laravel
4 4 (18.18%) jQuery
4 4 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (13.64%) MySQL
5 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
5 3 (13.64%) Linux
5 3 (13.64%) CMS
6 2 (9.09%) LAMP
6 2 (9.09%) e-Learning
6 2 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (9.09%) Python
6 2 (9.09%) Unix
6 2 (9.09%) DHCP
6 2 (9.09%) NFS
6 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 2 (9.09%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (9.09%) SAN
6 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 2 (9.09%) Photoshop
6 2 (9.09%) Perl

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 8 (36.36%) Apache
2 5 (22.73%) Moodle
3 3 (13.64%) CMS
4 2 (9.09%) WordPress
5 1 (4.55%) Drupal
5 1 (4.55%) MODX
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (9.09%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) DHCP
1 2 (9.09%) SAN
1 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 2 (9.09%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Dreamweaver
1 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) GitLab
2 1 (4.55%) PhpStorm
General
1 2 (9.09%) Advertising
1 2 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Developer
2 11 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Product Specialist
3 3 (13.64%) Web Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Lead Developer
4 2 (9.09%) PHP Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) PHP Web Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Lead PHP Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Unix Support
5 1 (4.55%) Unix Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) CSS
1 12 (54.55%) HTML
2 5 (22.73%) Symfony
3 4 (18.18%) jQuery
3 4 (18.18%) Laravel
4 2 (9.09%) LAMP
4 2 (9.09%) Sass
5 1 (4.55%) LESS
5 1 (4.55%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) e-Learning
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) NHS
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Linux
3 2 (9.09%) CentOS
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Unix
4 1 (4.55%) Android
4 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Web Development
2 4 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
4 2 (9.09%) Open Source
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps
5 1 (4.55%) Mobile Development
5 1 (4.55%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 5 (22.73%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 2 (9.09%) Java
3 2 (9.09%) Perl
3 2 (9.09%) Python
3 2 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) iptables
1 2 (9.09%) NFS
1 2 (9.09%) Postfix
1 2 (9.09%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
1 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds