The first table below looks at the demand for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bath region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Bath region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 2 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing PHP 20 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 25.97% 9.30% 17.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.78% 17.39% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 5
Average daily rate £350 £225 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £225 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+112.12% -8.33%
Programming Languages Category
Bath
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
41 23 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 53.25% 53.49% 60.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 10 23
Average daily rate £325 £231 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.54% -31.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £208 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £346 £467
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
PHP
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PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Bath region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Bath

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP across the Bath region.

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Bath

PHP
Daily Rate Histogram in Bath

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the Bath region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram in Bath

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Bath

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

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Bath

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bath region citing PHP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PHP.

1 39 (86.67%) MySQL
2 25 (55.56%) OOP
2 25 (55.56%) PHP5
3 21 (46.67%) OOD
4 20 (44.44%) NoSQL
5 18 (40.00%) Digital Media
6 17 (37.78%) JavaScript
7 13 (28.89%) Bash Shell
8 12 (26.67%) Web Services
9 11 (24.44%) Telecoms
9 11 (24.44%) Publishing
10 10 (22.22%) CodeIgniter
11 9 (20.00%) Symfony
11 9 (20.00%) Zend
11 9 (20.00%) MVC
11 9 (20.00%) CSS
11 9 (20.00%) HTML
12 8 (17.78%) OO PHP
13 7 (15.56%) SQL
13 7 (15.56%) OO
14 6 (13.33%) Jenkins
15 5 (11.11%) Relational Database
15 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
15 5 (11.11%) LAMP
15 5 (11.11%) Drupal
15 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
16 4 (8.89%) Degree
16 4 (8.89%) Migration
16 4 (8.89%) UNIX
16 4 (8.89%) N-Tier

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bath region citing PHP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PHP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.11%) Drupal
2 1 (2.22%) nginx
2 1 (2.22%) MediaWiki
2 1 (2.22%) Confluence
2 1 (2.22%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Project
1 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Network Security
1 1 (2.22%) LAN
1 1 (2.22%) WAN
1 1 (2.22%) VPN
1 1 (2.22%) IPv6
1 1 (2.22%) OSPF
1 1 (2.22%) BGP
1 1 (2.22%) EIGRP
1 1 (2.22%) LDAP
1 1 (2.22%) Firewall
1 1 (2.22%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (86.67%) MySQL
2 20 (44.44%) NoSQL
3 5 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.44%) SQLite
5 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.22%) PhoneGap
2 1 (2.22%) Hudson
2 1 (2.22%) Subversion
2 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 11 (24.44%) Telecoms
1 11 (24.44%) Publishing
2 1 (2.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 43 (95.56%) Developer
2 36 (80.00%) PHP Developer
3 7 (15.56%) Web Developer
4 5 (11.11%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 5 (11.11%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 5 (11.11%) PHP Web Developer
5 4 (8.89%) MySQL Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Systems Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Database Designer
5 4 (8.89%) Designer
6 2 (4.44%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Front-End Web Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Agile Project Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (2.22%) UI Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Mobile Web Developer
7 1 (2.22%) UI Programmer
7 1 (2.22%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.22%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.67%) Web Services
2 10 (22.22%) CodeIgniter
3 9 (20.00%) Symfony
3 9 (20.00%) CSS
3 9 (20.00%) HTML
4 5 (11.11%) LAMP
5 4 (8.89%) CSS3
5 4 (8.89%) HTML5
6 3 (6.67%) Yii
7 2 (4.44%) RESTful
7 2 (4.44%) Laravel
7 2 (4.44%) jQuery
8 1 (2.22%) .NET
8 1 (2.22%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (40.00%) Digital Media
2 4 (8.89%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.22%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) UNIX
2 3 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Windows
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.22%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (55.56%) OOP
2 21 (46.67%) OOD
3 9 (20.00%) MVC
4 8 (17.78%) OO PHP
5 7 (15.56%) OO
6 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 4 (8.89%) Migration
7 4 (8.89%) ETL
7 4 (8.89%) Data Migration
8 2 (4.44%) Scrum
8 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.44%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (2.22%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.22%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2
9 1 (2.22%) Project Management
9 1 (2.22%) Data Modelling
9 1 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 25 (55.56%) PHP5
2 17 (37.78%) JavaScript
3 13 (28.89%) Bash Shell
4 7 (15.56%) SQL
5 2 (4.44%) Java
6 1 (2.22%) Perl
6 1 (2.22%) C#
6 1 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Postfix
1 1 (2.22%) XenServer
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.22%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) ZABBIX
1 1 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Zend
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle
2 1 (2.22%) Citrix
2 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.22%) VMware
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