The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bristol region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 10 32 58
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +26
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 73 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 9.22% 3.38% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.91% 3.71% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 18 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £263 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £265
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £265
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +40.00%
Job Titles Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
737 485 792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 93.06% 91.17% 93.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 315 488
Average daily rate £368 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 21 43
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.35 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -25.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £44.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
PHP Developer
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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 28 July 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 28 July 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.

1 137 (100.00%) PHP
2 111 (81.02%) Zend
3 60 (43.80%) MVC
4 59 (43.07%) HTML
5 55 (40.15%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (35.77%) JavaScript
6 49 (35.77%) MySQL
7 48 (35.04%) Zend Framework
8 45 (32.85%) Symfony
9 44 (32.12%) jQuery
10 37 (27.01%) CSS
11 30 (21.90%) PHP5
12 28 (20.44%) HTML5
13 25 (18.25%) Linux
14 24 (17.52%) PHPUnit
15 22 (16.06%) Unit Testing
16 18 (13.14%) Software Engineering
17 17 (12.41%) Continuous Integration
17 17 (12.41%) CodeIgniter
17 17 (12.41%) Drupal
18 15 (10.95%) CentOS
19 14 (10.22%) Apache
19 14 (10.22%) Java
20 13 (9.49%) OOP
20 13 (9.49%) OO
21 10 (7.30%) Digital Media
21 10 (7.30%) TDD
22 9 (6.57%) Open Source
23 8 (5.84%) Jenkins
23 8 (5.84%) Scrum

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 17 (12.41%) Drupal
2 14 (10.22%) Apache
3 6 (4.38%) WordPress
4 5 (3.65%) Node.js
5 1 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.73%) nginx
5 1 (0.73%) CMS
5 1 (0.73%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.73%) CATIA
1 1 (0.73%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Magento
1 2 (1.46%) Shopify
2 1 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (35.77%) MySQL
2 4 (2.92%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.19%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.46%) Hazelcast
5 1 (0.73%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.73%) Redis
Development Applications
1 24 (17.52%) PHPUnit
2 8 (5.84%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.65%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.46%) PhpStorm
4 2 (1.46%) Selenium
5 1 (0.73%) FitNesse
5 1 (0.73%) Subversion
5 1 (0.73%) JIRA
General
1 6 (4.38%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.19%) Publishing
3 1 (0.73%) Multimedia
3 1 (0.73%) Marketing
3 1 (0.73%) Electronics
3 1 (0.73%) Finance
3 1 (0.73%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.73%) Automotive
3 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (43.07%) HTML
2 48 (35.04%) Zend Framework
3 45 (32.85%) Symfony
4 44 (32.12%) jQuery
5 37 (27.01%) CSS
6 28 (20.44%) HTML5
7 17 (12.41%) CodeIgniter
8 7 (5.11%) LAMP
9 6 (4.38%) Web Services
9 6 (4.38%) Ajax
9 6 (4.38%) CSS3
10 4 (2.92%) .NET
11 3 (2.19%) ASP.NET
11 3 (2.19%) XML
11 3 (2.19%) CakePHP
11 3 (2.19%) Sass
11 3 (2.19%) LESS
12 2 (1.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (1.46%) REST
12 2 (1.46%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.30%) Digital Media
2 9 (6.57%) Open Source
3 3 (2.19%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.73%) W3C
4 1 (0.73%) DTV
4 1 (0.73%) E-Learning
4 1 (0.73%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 25 (18.25%) Linux
2 15 (10.95%) CentOS
3 3 (2.19%) Fedora
4 2 (1.46%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.73%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (43.80%) MVC
2 55 (40.15%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (16.06%) Unit Testing
4 18 (13.14%) Software Engineering
5 17 (12.41%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (9.49%) OOP
6 13 (9.49%) OO
7 10 (7.30%) TDD
8 8 (5.84%) Scrum
9 6 (4.38%) Web Development
10 5 (3.65%) UML
11 3 (2.19%) Responsive Web Design
12 2 (1.46%) OO PHP
12 2 (1.46%) BDD
12 2 (1.46%) Refactoring
12 2 (1.46%) Automated Testing
13 1 (0.73%) Stakeholder Management
13 1 (0.73%) Pair Programming
13 1 (0.73%) Content Management
13 1 (0.73%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 137 (100.00%) PHP
2 49 (35.77%) JavaScript
3 30 (21.90%) PHP5
4 14 (10.22%) Java
5 6 (4.38%) SQL
6 3 (2.19%) Python
7 2 (1.46%) Ruby
7 2 (1.46%) C#
7 2 (1.46%) C++
8 1 (0.73%) Perl
8 1 (0.73%) VB
8 1 (0.73%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (3.65%) Degree
2 1 (0.73%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 111 (81.02%) Zend
2 3 (2.19%) Red Hat
3 2 (1.46%) Google
3 2 (1.46%) Facebook
3 2 (1.46%) Twitter
4 1 (0.73%) Oracle
4 1 (0.73%) SAP
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