The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bath region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 20 16 11
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 4.35% 5.63% 13.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.62% 9.30% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 6
Median daily rate £225 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.93% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £291 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £388 £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £39.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-60.25% +14.70%
PHP
Somerset

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
52 43 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 45.22% 60.56% 64.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 32 26
Median daily rate £350 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bath region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 June 2016, 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 Bath region with a requirement for PHP.

1 7 (87.50%) CSS
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) MVC
3 4 (50.00%) MySQL
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) HTML5
4 3 (37.50%) Laravel
4 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
5 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (25.00%) Vagrant
5 2 (25.00%) PHPUnit
5 2 (25.00%) CSS3
5 2 (25.00%) OO PHP
5 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
5 2 (25.00%) Puppet
5 2 (25.00%) Magento
5 2 (25.00%) PHP 5
5 2 (25.00%) jQuery
5 2 (25.00%) Symfony
5 2 (25.00%) WordPress
5 2 (25.00%) OO
5 2 (25.00%) Workflow
5 2 (25.00%) CMS
5 2 (25.00%) Google
5 2 (25.00%) Web Development
5 2 (25.00%) LESS
6 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
6 1 (12.50%) LAMP
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Bath 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 2 (25.00%) CMS
1 2 (25.00%) WordPress
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) ExpressionEngine
2 1 (12.50%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) PHPUnit
1 2 (25.00%) Vagrant
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Grunt
2 1 (12.50%) gulp
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) PHP Developer
3 2 (25.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Symfony Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Junior
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Junior WordPress Developer
4 1 (12.50%) LAMP Developer
4 1 (12.50%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 1 (12.50%) PHP Laravel Developer
4 1 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Web Applications Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Web Applications Support
4 1 (12.50%) Web Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) CSS
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
2 3 (37.50%) HTML5
2 3 (37.50%) Laravel
3 2 (25.00%) CSS3
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) LESS
3 2 (25.00%) Symfony
3 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (12.50%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (12.50%) Flash
4 1 (12.50%) LAMP
4 1 (12.50%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (12.50%) Node.js
4 1 (12.50%) RESTful
4 1 (12.50%) Sass
4 1 (12.50%) Yii
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (25.00%) OO
2 2 (25.00%) OO PHP
2 2 (25.00%) Web Development
2 2 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) API Development
3 1 (12.50%) API Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Content Management
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) PHP 5
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe
2 1 (12.50%) Sage