The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for PHP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 19 55
Rank change year-on-year -32 +36  
Contract jobs citing PHP 4 34 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.75% 7.14% 2.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.07% 15.67% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 28 8
Median daily rate £365 £300 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.66% -17.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £206 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £565 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £328 £325
% change year-on-year +6.78% +0.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £15.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +206.45% -60.25%  

PHP is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 193 217 279
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 36.14% 45.59% 48.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 154 210
Median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 5
Median hourly rate £36.50 £14.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +156.14% -18.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing PHP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in South Wales

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP in South Wales

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in South Wales over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP in South Wales

PHP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP in South Wales

PHP
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -23 4 £365 +21.66% 6
PHP
Wales

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 South Wales region with a requirement for PHP.

1 14 (77.78%) MySQL
2 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 11 (61.11%) Zend
3 10 (55.56%) Web Development
3 10 (55.56%) HTML
3 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 10 (55.56%) CSS
4 9 (50.00%) OOP
4 9 (50.00%) Zend Framework
5 8 (44.44%) Apache
5 8 (44.44%) LAMP
6 7 (38.89%) jQuery
6 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
7 6 (33.33%) HTML5
7 6 (33.33%) CSS3
7 6 (33.33%) Ajax
7 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (33.33%) Web Design
7 6 (33.33%) Front End Development
7 6 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (33.33%) Sass
8 5 (27.78%) TDD
9 3 (16.67%) RESTful
9 3 (16.67%) DevOps
9 3 (16.67%) SOLID
10 2 (11.11%) Symfony
10 2 (11.11%) Laravel
10 2 (11.11%) Linux
11 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
11 1 (5.56%) .NET

PHP
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 (44.44%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (77.78%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Developer
2 15 (83.33%) PHP Developer
3 9 (50.00%) PHP Zend Developer
4 5 (27.78%) PHP Web Developer
4 5 (27.78%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (5.56%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) CSS
1 10 (55.56%) HTML
2 9 (50.00%) Zend Framework
3 8 (44.44%) LAMP
4 7 (38.89%) jQuery
5 6 (33.33%) Ajax
5 6 (33.33%) CSS3
5 6 (33.33%) HTML5
5 6 (33.33%) Sass
6 3 (16.67%) RESTful
7 2 (11.11%) Laravel
7 2 (11.11%) Symfony
8 1 (5.56%) .NET
8 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
8 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
8 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (5.56%) Doctrine
8 1 (5.56%) JSON
8 1 (5.56%) REST
8 1 (5.56%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Web Development
2 9 (50.00%) OOP
3 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 6 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 6 (33.33%) Web Design
4 5 (27.78%) TDD
5 3 (16.67%) DevOps
5 3 (16.67%) SOLID
6 1 (5.56%) BDD
6 1 (5.56%) MVC
6 1 (5.56%) OO
6 1 (5.56%) OOD
6 1 (5.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) C#
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Zend
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
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