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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 8 4 13
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Contract jobs citing PHP 8 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 16.67% 17.81% 2.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.00% 34.21% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 0
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£288 £285 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.87% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £288 £280
% change year-on-year
+13.04% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.78 £27.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+22.81% +30.95%
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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
32 38 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 66.67% 52.05% 60.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 25 9
Average daily rate £288 £285 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.87% -12.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +52.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 28 August 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 17 (80.95%) MySQL
2 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 9 (42.86%) Bash Shell
3 8 (38.10%) HTML5
3 8 (38.10%) CSS3
3 8 (38.10%) NoSQL
3 8 (38.10%) HTML
3 8 (38.10%) CSS
3 8 (38.10%) OOP
3 8 (38.10%) PHP5
4 7 (33.33%) Drupal
4 7 (33.33%) Web Services
4 7 (33.33%) OOD
4 7 (33.33%) RESTful
5 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
6 5 (23.81%) MVC
6 5 (23.81%) LAMP
6 5 (23.81%) Zend
6 5 (23.81%) CodeIgniter
7 4 (19.05%) Symfony
7 4 (19.05%) OO
7 4 (19.05%) Digital Media
7 4 (19.05%) ExpressionEngine
8 3 (14.29%) OO PHP
8 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
8 3 (14.29%) SQL
8 3 (14.29%) Java
8 3 (14.29%) Linux
8 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (14.29%) TDD

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (33.33%) Drupal
2 4 (19.05%) ExpressionEngine
3 2 (9.52%) Confluence
3 2 (9.52%) MediaWiki
3 2 (9.52%) nginx
3 2 (9.52%) Apache
4 1 (4.76%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Project
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) LDAP
1 2 (9.52%) LAN
1 2 (9.52%) WAN
1 2 (9.52%) VPN
1 2 (9.52%) IPv6
1 2 (9.52%) OSPF
1 2 (9.52%) BGP
1 2 (9.52%) EIGRP
1 2 (9.52%) Firewall
1 2 (9.52%) IPsec
1 2 (9.52%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (80.95%) MySQL
2 8 (38.10%) NoSQL
3 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
5 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.52%) Subversion
2 2 (9.52%) JIRA
2 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.52%) Hudson
General
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Developer
2 16 (76.19%) PHP Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Web Developer
4 4 (19.05%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 4 (19.05%) PHP Web Developer
4 4 (19.05%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) UI Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) CSS
1 8 (38.10%) HTML
1 8 (38.10%) HTML5
1 8 (38.10%) CSS3
2 7 (33.33%) RESTful
2 7 (33.33%) Web Services
3 5 (23.81%) LAMP
3 5 (23.81%) CodeIgniter
4 4 (19.05%) Symfony
5 1 (4.76%) REST
5 1 (4.76%) Laravel
5 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.76%) jQuery
5 1 (4.76%) .NET
5 1 (4.76%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Digital Media
2 2 (9.52%) Wiki
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (9.52%) Debian
2 2 (9.52%) Ubuntu
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) OOP
2 7 (33.33%) OOD
3 5 (23.81%) MVC
4 4 (19.05%) OO
5 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (14.29%) TDD
5 3 (14.29%) OO PHP
6 2 (9.52%) DevOps
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
6 2 (9.52%) Scrum
6 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.76%) Project Management
7 1 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
1 9 (42.86%) Bash Shell
2 8 (38.10%) PHP5
3 3 (14.29%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) Java
4 2 (9.52%) Perl
4 2 (9.52%) Ruby
5 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) CCNA
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Samba
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (9.52%) Postfix
1 2 (9.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) ZABBIX
1 2 (9.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Zend
2 2 (9.52%) Citrix
2 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
2 2 (9.52%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 7 days ago