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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 13 14 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Contract jobs citing PHP 7 2 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 7.53% 2.86% 32.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.82% 7.41% 51.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 23
Average daily rate £263 £281 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £276 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £286 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £30.20 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+17.54% +43.80%
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
22 27 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 23.66% 38.57% 64.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 39
Average daily rate £275 £313 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £437 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 9 February 2016, 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 5 (71.43%) CSS
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) MySQL
1 5 (71.43%) MVC
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) Laravel
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Magento
3 3 (42.86%) Apache
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) IIS
4 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
4 2 (28.57%) Workflow
4 2 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Retail
4 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 2 (28.57%) HTML5
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 2 (28.57%) OO PHP
4 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
4 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (28.57%) API Development
4 2 (28.57%) Front End Development
5 1 (14.29%) LEMP Stack

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (42.86%) Apache
2 2 (28.57%) IIS
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Solr
3 1 (14.29%) CMS
3 1 (14.29%) ExpressionEngine
3 1 (14.29%) nginx
3 1 (14.29%) Node.js
3 1 (14.29%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Grunt
2 1 (14.29%) gulp
General
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) PHP Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Database Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Developer
4 1 (14.29%) LAMP Developer
4 1 (14.29%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 1 (14.29%) PHP Laravel Developer
4 1 (14.29%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) Laravel
3 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
3 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (14.29%) Ajax
4 1 (14.29%) Apache Flex
4 1 (14.29%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (14.29%) CSS3
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) LAMP
4 1 (14.29%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (14.29%) Memcached
4 1 (14.29%) RESTful
4 1 (14.29%) Sass
4 1 (14.29%) SOAP
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) Yii
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) MVC
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) API Development
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Front End Development
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) OO PHP
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 2 (28.57%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) API Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) High Availability
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) PHP 5
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Google