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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 12 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing PHP 6 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 10.91% 16.39% 13.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.67% 34.48% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 3
Average daily rate
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£288 £263 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £22.66 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+36.80% +25.88%
Programming Languages Category
Bath
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
36 29 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 65.45% 47.54% 62.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 17 14
Average daily rate £300 £265 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £215 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £315 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 28 July 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 28 July 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 19 (76.00%) MySQL
2 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (36.00%) Bash Shell
4 8 (32.00%) PHP5
4 8 (32.00%) Drupal
4 8 (32.00%) Digital Media
4 8 (32.00%) OOP
4 8 (32.00%) OOD
5 7 (28.00%) HTML
5 7 (28.00%) CSS
5 7 (28.00%) Jenkins
5 7 (28.00%) CodeIgniter
5 7 (28.00%) NoSQL
6 6 (24.00%) HTML5
6 6 (24.00%) CSS3
6 6 (24.00%) Zend
6 6 (24.00%) SQL
6 6 (24.00%) MVC
6 6 (24.00%) LAMP
7 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
7 5 (20.00%) Symfony
8 4 (16.00%) RESTful
8 4 (16.00%) Web Services
9 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
9 3 (12.00%) Linux
9 3 (12.00%) Java
9 3 (12.00%) OO
9 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (12.00%) ExpressionEngine
9 3 (12.00%) Relational Database

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 8 (32.00%) Drupal
2 3 (12.00%) ExpressionEngine
3 2 (8.00%) Confluence
3 2 (8.00%) MediaWiki
3 2 (8.00%) nginx
3 2 (8.00%) Apache
4 1 (4.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Project
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) LDAP
1 2 (8.00%) LAN
1 2 (8.00%) WAN
1 2 (8.00%) VPN
1 2 (8.00%) IPv6
1 2 (8.00%) OSPF
1 2 (8.00%) BGP
1 2 (8.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (8.00%) Firewall
1 2 (8.00%) IPsec
1 2 (8.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (76.00%) MySQL
2 7 (28.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (8.00%) SQLite
5 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.00%) Subversion
2 2 (8.00%) JIRA
2 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.00%) Hudson
3 1 (4.00%) PhoneGap
General
1 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Publishing
2 1 (4.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (88.00%) Developer
2 16 (64.00%) PHP Developer
3 8 (32.00%) Web Developer
4 5 (20.00%) PHP Web Developer
4 5 (20.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 5 (20.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Designer
5 2 (8.00%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) MySQL Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Database Designer
5 2 (8.00%) Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Programmer
6 1 (4.00%) UI Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) HTML
1 7 (28.00%) CSS
1 7 (28.00%) CodeIgniter
2 6 (24.00%) LAMP
2 6 (24.00%) HTML5
2 6 (24.00%) CSS3
3 5 (20.00%) Symfony
4 4 (16.00%) RESTful
4 4 (16.00%) Web Services
5 2 (8.00%) jQuery
6 1 (4.00%) Spring
6 1 (4.00%) .NET
6 1 (4.00%) REST
6 1 (4.00%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Digital Media
2 2 (8.00%) Wiki
2 2 (8.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (8.00%) Debian
2 2 (8.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (8.00%) UNIX
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) OOP
1 8 (32.00%) OOD
2 6 (24.00%) MVC
3 3 (12.00%) OO
3 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.00%) TDD
4 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (8.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (8.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (8.00%) OO PHP
4 2 (8.00%) DevOps
4 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (8.00%) ETL
4 2 (8.00%) Migration
4 2 (8.00%) Scrum
4 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.00%) Project Management
5 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (36.00%) Bash Shell
3 8 (32.00%) PHP5
4 6 (24.00%) SQL
5 3 (12.00%) Java
6 2 (8.00%) Perl
6 2 (8.00%) Ruby
7 1 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) CCNA
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Samba
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.00%) Postfix
1 2 (8.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) ZABBIX
1 2 (8.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Zend
2 2 (8.00%) Citrix
2 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (8.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £275 to £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago