The table below looks at the statistics for the PHP Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 36 33 50
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +17
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 44 23 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.60% 3.70% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.85% 4.09% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 19 10
Average daily rate
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£400 £275 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £355 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +11.11%
PHP Developer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
907 562 754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 94.78% 90.50% 92.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 665 378 417
Average daily rate £375 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 39 50
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -28.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £32.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP Developer in the job title across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

PHP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

PHP Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP Developer across the Bristol region.

PHP Developer Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

PHP Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP Developer across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

PHP Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

PHP Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP Developer across the Bristol region.

PHP Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region that cited PHP Developer in their job title 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 with PHP Developer in their job title.

1 103 (100.00%) PHP
2 88 (85.44%) Zend
3 85 (82.52%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (64.08%) JavaScript
5 65 (63.11%) MySQL
6 64 (62.14%) HTML
7 53 (51.46%) HTML5
8 52 (50.49%) Linux
9 50 (48.54%) jQuery
9 50 (48.54%) PHPUnit
10 46 (44.66%) CentOS
10 46 (44.66%) Zend Framework
11 45 (43.69%) Apache
11 45 (43.69%) Continuous Integration
12 35 (33.98%) Git (software)
13 32 (31.07%) MVC
14 31 (30.10%) Symfony
15 28 (27.18%) Software Engineering
16 19 (18.45%) Unit Testing
16 19 (18.45%) Automated Testing
16 19 (18.45%) Refactoring
17 18 (17.48%) CSS
18 16 (15.53%) Mentoring
19 14 (13.59%) Java
19 14 (13.59%) Finance
20 13 (12.62%) PHP5
21 12 (11.65%) OO
22 10 (9.71%) TDD
22 10 (9.71%) Scrum
23 9 (8.74%) LAMP

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region that cited PHP Developer in their job title 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 with PHP Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 45 (43.69%) Apache
2 6 (5.83%) Drupal
3 2 (1.94%) CMS
4 1 (0.97%) concrete5
4 1 (0.97%) Node.js
4 1 (0.97%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.97%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Magento
1 2 (1.94%) Shopify
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (63.11%) MySQL
2 3 (2.91%) NoSQL
2 3 (2.91%) Redis
3 2 (1.94%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.94%) Hazelcast
3 2 (1.94%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 50 (48.54%) PHPUnit
2 35 (33.98%) Git (software)
3 7 (6.80%) Jenkins
4 6 (5.83%) JIRA
5 3 (2.91%) Selenium
6 1 (0.97%) Subversion
6 1 (0.97%) PhpStorm
6 1 (0.97%) Behat
General
1 14 (13.59%) Finance
2 2 (1.94%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (62.14%) HTML
2 53 (51.46%) HTML5
3 50 (48.54%) jQuery
4 46 (44.66%) Zend Framework
5 31 (30.10%) Symfony
6 18 (17.48%) CSS
7 9 (8.74%) LAMP
8 8 (7.77%) CSS3
9 7 (6.80%) Web Services
10 5 (4.85%) RESTful
11 4 (3.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (3.88%) Java EE
12 3 (2.91%) XML
12 3 (2.91%) Ajax
12 3 (2.91%) JSON
12 3 (2.91%) CodeIgniter
12 3 (2.91%) CakePHP
12 3 (2.91%) Memcached
12 3 (2.91%) Sass
12 3 (2.91%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.77%) Open Source
2 2 (1.94%) Digital Media
2 2 (1.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.97%) Web 2.0
3 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 52 (50.49%) Linux
2 46 (44.66%) CentOS
3 3 (2.91%) UNIX
4 2 (1.94%) Fedora
4 2 (1.94%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (82.52%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (43.69%) Continuous Integration
3 32 (31.07%) MVC
4 28 (27.18%) Software Engineering
5 19 (18.45%) Unit Testing
5 19 (18.45%) Automated Testing
5 19 (18.45%) Refactoring
6 16 (15.53%) Mentoring
7 12 (11.65%) OO
8 10 (9.71%) TDD
8 10 (9.71%) Scrum
9 9 (8.74%) OO PHP
10 4 (3.88%) OOP
11 3 (2.91%) Pair Programming
11 3 (2.91%) Performance Monitoring
11 3 (2.91%) Responsive Web Design
12 2 (1.94%) UML
13 1 (0.97%) CRM
13 1 (0.97%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 103 (100.00%) PHP
2 66 (64.08%) JavaScript
3 14 (13.59%) Java
4 13 (12.62%) PHP5
5 8 (7.77%) SQL
6 1 (0.97%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (1.94%) Degree
2 1 (0.97%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 88 (85.44%) Zend
2 3 (2.91%) New Relic
3 2 (1.94%) Red Hat
Bristol, Avon
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £150 - £200 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol, Gloucestershire
Kainos
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 15 days ago