The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 8 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing PHP 10 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 16.67% 22.54% 18.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.03% 40.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 4
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£288 £285 £367
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.87% -22.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £26.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+5.66% +12.76%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Bath region.

Programming Languages Category
Bath
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
37 40 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 61.67% 56.34% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 30 12
Average daily rate £288 £290 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.86% -10.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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
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 22 September 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 15 (83.33%) MySQL
2 9 (50.00%) OOP
2 9 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 8 (44.44%) NoSQL
3 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 8 (44.44%) PHP5
4 7 (38.89%) HTML
4 7 (38.89%) CSS
4 7 (38.89%) Web Services
4 7 (38.89%) OOD
4 7 (38.89%) CSS3
4 7 (38.89%) HTML5
4 7 (38.89%) RESTful
5 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (27.78%) LAMP
7 4 (22.22%) OO
7 4 (22.22%) ExpressionEngine
7 4 (22.22%) Drupal
8 3 (16.67%) Digital Media
8 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
8 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
8 3 (16.67%) OO PHP
8 3 (16.67%) SQL
8 3 (16.67%) Java
8 3 (16.67%) Linux
8 3 (16.67%) TDD
9 2 (11.11%) Subversion
9 2 (11.11%) Ruby
9 2 (11.11%) Ubuntu
9 2 (11.11%) JIRA

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 4 (22.22%) Drupal
1 4 (22.22%) ExpressionEngine
2 2 (11.11%) Confluence
2 2 (11.11%) MediaWiki
2 2 (11.11%) nginx
2 2 (11.11%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Project
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) LDAP
1 2 (11.11%) LAN
1 2 (11.11%) WAN
1 2 (11.11%) VPN
1 2 (11.11%) IPv6
1 2 (11.11%) OSPF
1 2 (11.11%) BGP
1 2 (11.11%) EIGRP
1 2 (11.11%) Firewall
1 2 (11.11%) IPsec
1 2 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (83.33%) MySQL
2 8 (44.44%) NoSQL
3 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
5 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.11%) Subversion
2 2 (11.11%) JIRA
2 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) Hudson
General
1 1 (5.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Developer
2 14 (77.78%) PHP Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Web Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (5.56%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) CSS
1 7 (38.89%) Web Services
1 7 (38.89%) HTML
1 7 (38.89%) RESTful
1 7 (38.89%) HTML5
1 7 (38.89%) CSS3
2 5 (27.78%) LAMP
3 2 (11.11%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (5.56%) Laravel
4 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.56%) Spring
4 1 (5.56%) Symfony
4 1 (5.56%) REST
4 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Digital Media
2 2 (11.11%) Wiki
3 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (11.11%) Debian
2 2 (11.11%) Ubuntu
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) OOP
2 7 (38.89%) OOD
3 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (22.22%) OO
5 3 (16.67%) TDD
5 3 (16.67%) OO PHP
6 2 (11.11%) DevOps
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (11.11%) MVC
6 2 (11.11%) Scrum
6 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
7 1 (5.56%) Project Management
7 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
7 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 8 (44.44%) PHP5
2 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 3 (16.67%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (11.11%) Ruby
4 2 (11.11%) Perl
5 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) CCNA
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Samba
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (11.11%) Postfix
1 2 (11.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) ZABBIX
1 2 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Citrix
1 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
1 2 (11.11%) VMware
1 2 (11.11%) Zend
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle