Period
to 17 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 17 February 2020 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 67 83 62
Rank change year-on-year +16 -21 +31
Contract jobs citing PHP 11 26 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.05% 1.56% 3.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.61% 3.48% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 38
Wales median daily rate £425 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +15.38% -14.75%
10th Percentile £312 £200 £257
90th Percentile £526 £450 £419
UK median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £30.50 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year -12.86% +6.06% +10.00%

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 Wales with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 422 747 604
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 40.38% 44.78% 42.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 526 399
Wales median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £275 £311 £267
90th Percentile £573 £576 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £455
% change year-on-year - +4.40% +7.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 32 15
Wales median hourly rate £35.00 £22.84 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.27% -51.93% -13.64%
10th Percentile £18.50 £13.00 £17.05
90th Percentile £47.40 £43.13 £77.50
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +5.96% -

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Wales

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP in Wales

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in Wales over the 6 months to 17 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP in Wales

PHP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP in Wales

PHP
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 PHP within the Wales region over the 6 months to 17 February 2020. 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 +14 10 £450 +15.38% 48
West Wales - 1 £400 - 5
PHP
UK

For the 6 months to 17 February 2020, 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 Wales region with a requirement for PHP.

1 4 (36.36%) HTML
1 4 (36.36%) CSS
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) Node.js
2 3 (27.27%) Microservices
3 2 (18.18%) Ubuntu
3 2 (18.18%) Laravel
3 2 (18.18%) TypeScript
3 2 (18.18%) Docker
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) JSON
3 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 2 (18.18%) AWS
3 2 (18.18%) LAMP
3 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) MySQL
3 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Apache
4 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
4 1 (9.09%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) VoIP
4 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
4 1 (9.09%) Web Services
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) SQL

PHP
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) Drupal
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
1 1 (9.09%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Acrobat
1 1 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (9.09%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) AMQP
1 1 (9.09%) Asterisk PBX
1 1 (9.09%) Softphone
1 1 (9.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
1 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Bitbucket
General
1 1 (9.09%) Advertising
1 1 (9.09%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) PHP Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Node.js Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Backend Developer
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) PHP WordPress Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Telephony Developer
4 1 (9.09%) VoIP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) CSS
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
2 3 (27.27%) Node.js
3 2 (18.18%) JSON
3 2 (18.18%) LAMP
3 2 (18.18%) Laravel
4 1 (9.09%) CSS3
4 1 (9.09%) gRPC
4 1 (9.09%) HTML5
4 1 (9.09%) RESTful
4 1 (9.09%) Twig
4 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) IVR
1 1 (9.09%) Public Cloud
1 1 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Ubuntu
2 1 (9.09%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Microservices
2 2 (18.18%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
3 1 (9.09%) HOOD
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure as Code
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (9.09%) TDD
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 2 (18.18%) TypeScript
3 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) PHP 7
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Ansible
1 1 (9.09%) Grafana
1 1 (9.09%) Nagios
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
1 1 (9.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com