Period
to 19 November 2017

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 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 86 88
Rank change year-on-year +13 +2 -17
Contract jobs citing PHP 17 19 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.44% 1.35% 1.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.73% 3.19% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 26
Wales median daily rate £285 £350 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.57% +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £201 £263 £222
90th Percentile £448 £500 £425
UK median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Wales median hourly rate - - £9.00
UK median hourly rate £37.50 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +97.37% -24.00% -26.47%

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 456 595 817
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 38.68% 42.38% 49.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 400 595
Wales median daily rate £375 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +17.86% -
10th Percentile £251 £263 £225
90th Percentile £538 £575 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 24
Wales median hourly rate £18.75 £55.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.91% +168.29% +3.02%
10th Percentile £14.29 £17.83 £13.00
90th Percentile £39.20 £77.50 £56.16
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +23.97%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 +11 15 £285 -21.38% 3
Mid Wales +2 1 £401 +18.67%
West Wales - 1 £300 -
PHP
UK

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 Wales region with a requirement for PHP.

1 11 (64.71%) HTML
1 11 (64.71%) CSS
2 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 6 (35.29%) jQuery
4 5 (29.41%) Web Development
4 5 (29.41%) MySQL
5 4 (23.53%) SQL
5 4 (23.53%) Linux
5 4 (23.53%) Laravel
6 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
6 3 (17.65%) Symfony
6 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (17.65%) WordPress
6 3 (17.65%) LAMP
6 3 (17.65%) Unix
6 3 (17.65%) Python
6 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
7 2 (11.76%) DHCP
7 2 (11.76%) NFS
7 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
7 2 (11.76%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (11.76%) .NET
7 2 (11.76%) Photoshop
7 2 (11.76%) Perl
7 2 (11.76%) Java
7 2 (11.76%) C#
7 2 (11.76%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (11.76%) Advertising
7 2 (11.76%) CMS
7 2 (11.76%) Apache

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 3 (17.65%) WordPress
2 2 (11.76%) Apache
2 2 (11.76%) CMS
3 1 (5.88%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (11.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) DHCP
1 2 (11.76%) SAN
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
1 2 (11.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.88%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (5.88%) GitLab
3 1 (5.88%) PhpStorm
3 1 (5.88%) Subversion
3 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (11.76%) Advertising
1 2 (11.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) PHP Developer
3 2 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Unix Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Unix Support
3 2 (11.76%) Unix Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (5.88%) LAMP Developer
4 1 (5.88%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 1 (5.88%) UI Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) CSS
1 11 (64.71%) HTML
2 6 (35.29%) jQuery
3 4 (23.53%) Laravel
4 3 (17.65%) LAMP
4 3 (17.65%) Symfony
5 2 (11.76%) .NET
5 2 (11.76%) Sass
6 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (5.88%) LESS
6 1 (5.88%) Node.js
6 1 (5.88%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Unix
3 2 (11.76%) CentOS
3 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Web Development
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
3 2 (11.76%) DevOps
4 1 (5.88%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.88%) MVC
4 1 (5.88%) Open Source
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Scrum
4 1 (5.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) Python
4 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
4 2 (11.76%) C#
4 2 (11.76%) Java
4 2 (11.76%) Perl
4 2 (11.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) iptables
1 2 (11.76%) NFS
1 2 (11.76%) Postfix
1 2 (11.76%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Ansible
1 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
1 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft