Period
to 24 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Laravel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Laravel over the 6 months to 24 April 2019 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.

Laravel PHP Framework
UK > Wales
6 months to
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 98 95 94
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 +6
Contract jobs citing Laravel 10 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.64% 0.60% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.08% 2.18% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 2
Wales median daily rate £350 £350 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.75% -2.40%
10th Percentile £318 £315 £241
90th Percentile £401 £413 £355
UK median daily rate £350 £335 £340
% change year-on-year +4.48% -1.47% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £43.75 £39.50 -
% change year-on-year +10.76% - -

Laravel is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 480 413 403
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 30.75% 27.63% 30.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 305 318
Wales median daily rate £450 £410 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +0.61% +13.19%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £218
90th Percentile £600 £575 £539
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £433
% change year-on-year +2.63% +9.83% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 3
Wales median hourly rate £23.67 £55.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.97% +233.33% -63.54%
10th Percentile £15.00 £32.50 £16.19
90th Percentile £39.59 £77.50 £18.68
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year +3.66% +1.23% +4.52%

Laravel
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Laravel as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Laravel in Wales

Laravel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Laravel in Wales

Laravel
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Laravel within the Wales region over the 6 months to 24 April 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -2 9 £350 - 4
Laravel
UK

For the 6 months to 24 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Laravel 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 Wales region with a requirement for Laravel.

1 10 (100.00%) PHP
1 10 (100.00%) MVC
2 5 (50.00%) PHP 5
2 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) CSS
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) MySQL
5 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (20.00%) Bitbucket
5 2 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (10.00%) Docker
6 1 (10.00%) DevOps
6 1 (10.00%) Microservices
6 1 (10.00%) React
6 1 (10.00%) Vue.js
6 1 (10.00%) SOLID
6 1 (10.00%) OOP
6 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (10.00%) jQuery
6 1 (10.00%) Symfony
6 1 (10.00%) CodeIgniter

Laravel
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) Bitbucket
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (80.00%) PHP Developer
3 5 (50.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Backend Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) React
3 1 (10.00%) Symfony
3 1 (10.00%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Microservices
3 1 (10.00%) OOP
3 1 (10.00%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) PHP
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) PHP 5
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker