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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 33 38 62
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +24
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 51 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 5.07% 2.44% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.41% 2.67% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 10 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £293 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £243 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £403 £268
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £286
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-27.14% +7.69%
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
942 562 866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 93.64% 91.38% 93.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 661 378 494
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 42 63
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -58.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.17 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £23.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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.

1 120 (100.00%) PHP
2 107 (89.17%) Zend
3 100 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (51.67%) JavaScript
5 60 (50.00%) HTML
5 60 (50.00%) MySQL
6 51 (42.50%) Zend Framework
7 50 (41.67%) Linux
8 49 (40.83%) HTML5
9 48 (40.00%) jQuery
9 48 (40.00%) PHPUnit
10 44 (36.67%) Continuous Integration
10 44 (36.67%) MVC
11 41 (34.17%) Apache
11 41 (34.17%) CentOS
12 36 (30.00%) Symfony
13 27 (22.50%) Unit Testing
14 25 (20.83%) Software Engineering
15 24 (20.00%) Git (software)
16 18 (15.00%) CSS
17 16 (13.33%) PHP5
18 14 (11.67%) Refactoring
18 14 (11.67%) Automated Testing
19 12 (10.00%) OO
20 11 (9.17%) Mentoring
21 9 (7.50%) Open Source
21 9 (7.50%) Java
22 8 (6.67%) Finance
22 8 (6.67%) TDD
22 8 (6.67%) CSS3

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 41 (34.17%) Apache
2 8 (6.67%) Drupal
3 1 (0.83%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.83%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Magento
1 2 (1.67%) Shopify
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (1.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (1.67%) Hazelcast
2 2 (1.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.83%) Redis
Development Applications
1 48 (40.00%) PHPUnit
2 24 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (5.83%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.50%) JIRA
4 3 (2.50%) Selenium
5 1 (0.83%) Subversion
5 1 (0.83%) PhpStorm
5 1 (0.83%) Behat
General
1 8 (6.67%) Finance
2 3 (2.50%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (50.00%) HTML
2 51 (42.50%) Zend Framework
3 49 (40.83%) HTML5
4 48 (40.00%) jQuery
5 36 (30.00%) Symfony
6 18 (15.00%) CSS
7 8 (6.67%) CSS3
8 6 (5.00%) LAMP
9 5 (4.17%) Web Services
10 4 (3.33%) Ajax
10 4 (3.33%) Java EE
10 4 (3.33%) CodeIgniter
11 3 (2.50%) CakePHP
11 3 (2.50%) RESTful
11 3 (2.50%) Sass
11 3 (2.50%) LESS
11 3 (2.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (1.67%) REST
12 2 (1.67%) ActiveMQ
12 2 (1.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.50%) Open Source
2 3 (2.50%) Digital Media
3 2 (1.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.83%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 50 (41.67%) Linux
2 41 (34.17%) CentOS
3 2 (1.67%) Fedora
3 2 (1.67%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.83%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (36.67%) MVC
2 44 (36.67%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (22.50%) Unit Testing
4 25 (20.83%) Software Engineering
5 14 (11.67%) Refactoring
5 14 (11.67%) Automated Testing
6 12 (10.00%) OO
7 11 (9.17%) Mentoring
8 8 (6.67%) TDD
9 7 (5.83%) Scrum
9 7 (5.83%) OO PHP
10 6 (5.00%) OOP
11 3 (2.50%) UML
11 3 (2.50%) Responsive Web Design
12 2 (1.67%) Pair Programming
13 1 (0.83%) Stakeholder Management
13 1 (0.83%) CRM
13 1 (0.83%) Performance Monitoring
13 1 (0.83%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 120 (100.00%) PHP
2 62 (51.67%) JavaScript
3 16 (13.33%) PHP5
4 9 (7.50%) Java
5 2 (1.67%) SQL
6 1 (0.83%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (1.67%) Degree
2 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 107 (89.17%) Zend
2 2 (1.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (0.83%) New Relic
Bristol Area
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