The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bristol region that had PHP Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP Developer
South West / Bristol
Rank 62 66 26
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -40
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 5 2 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.67% 0.25% 5.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.26% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 44
Median daily rate £275 £393 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.93% -4.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £307 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £479 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £303 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £35.50 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-49.29% +43.43%

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
721 765 822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 96.52% 96.23% 95.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 556 617
Median daily rate £400 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 43 23
Median hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% +78.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £41.25 £46.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Bristol region that featured PHP Developer in the job title.

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 22 January 2017.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, PHP Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) PHP
2 12 (85.71%) HTML
2 12 (85.71%) CSS
3 9 (64.29%) MySQL
3 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
4 6 (42.86%) HTML5
5 5 (35.71%) jQuery
5 5 (35.71%) WordPress
5 5 (35.71%) CSS3
5 5 (35.71%) Drupal
6 4 (28.57%) Symfony
6 4 (28.57%) Web Development
6 4 (28.57%) CMS
6 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
7 3 (21.43%) Laravel
7 3 (21.43%) PHPUnit
7 3 (21.43%) LAMP
7 3 (21.43%) Joomla!
7 3 (21.43%) Zend
7 3 (21.43%) PHP 5
7 3 (21.43%) MVC
7 3 (21.43%) Linux
7 3 (21.43%) OO
7 3 (21.43%) REST
8 2 (14.29%) OOP
8 2 (14.29%) Zend Framework
8 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 2 (14.29%) TDD
8 2 (14.29%) Magento
8 2 (14.29%) AngularJS

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 5 (35.71%) Drupal
1 5 (35.71%) WordPress
2 4 (28.57%) CMS
3 3 (21.43%) Joomla!
4 1 (7.14%) Apache
4 1 (7.14%) IIS
4 1 (7.14%) Moodle
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (7.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 1 (7.14%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 3 (21.43%) PHPUnit
3 1 (7.14%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) CSS
1 12 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (42.86%) HTML5
3 5 (35.71%) CSS3
3 5 (35.71%) jQuery
4 4 (28.57%) Symfony
5 3 (21.43%) LAMP
5 3 (21.43%) Laravel
5 3 (21.43%) REST
6 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 2 (14.29%) Doctrine
6 2 (14.29%) Zend Framework
7 1 (7.14%) Ajax
7 1 (7.14%) RESTful
7 1 (7.14%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Digital Media
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Android
2 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Web Development
2 3 (21.43%) MVC
2 3 (21.43%) OO
3 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 2 (14.29%) Front End Development
3 2 (14.29%) OO PHP
3 2 (14.29%) OOP
3 2 (14.29%) TDD
3 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) BDD
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.14%) Kanban
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) PHP
2 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) PHP 5
4 1 (7.14%) Apple Swift
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Zend
2 1 (7.14%) Google