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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 30 47 61
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +14
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 46 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.87% 1.39% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.23% 1.54% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 7 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £260 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £410 £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.72% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +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
880 586 827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 93.12% 90.43% 93.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 611 399 495
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 £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 39 54
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.99 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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.

1 124 (100.00%) PHP
2 108 (87.10%) Zend
3 100 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (47.58%) JavaScript
5 58 (46.77%) HTML
6 54 (43.55%) MySQL
7 47 (37.90%) MVC
8 46 (37.10%) Zend Framework
9 43 (34.68%) jQuery
9 43 (34.68%) Linux
10 42 (33.87%) HTML5
11 41 (33.06%) Symfony
12 40 (32.26%) PHPUnit
13 36 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
14 34 (27.42%) CentOS
15 33 (26.61%) Apache
16 28 (22.58%) Unit Testing
17 22 (17.74%) Software Engineering
17 22 (17.74%) CSS
18 20 (16.13%) Git (software)
19 18 (14.52%) PHP5
20 12 (9.68%) Drupal
20 12 (9.68%) Mentoring
21 11 (8.87%) OO
21 11 (8.87%) Refactoring
21 11 (8.87%) Automated Testing
22 10 (8.06%) Java
22 10 (8.06%) CodeIgniter
22 10 (8.06%) Open Source
23 8 (6.45%) CSS3

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 33 (26.61%) Apache
2 12 (9.68%) Drupal
3 1 (0.81%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.81%) WordPress
3 1 (0.81%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Magento
1 2 (1.61%) Shopify
2 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (43.55%) MySQL
2 3 (2.42%) RDBMS
2 3 (2.42%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.61%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 40 (32.26%) PHPUnit
2 20 (16.13%) Git (software)
3 7 (5.65%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.42%) Selenium
5 2 (1.61%) JIRA
5 2 (1.61%) PhpStorm
6 1 (0.81%) Behat
6 1 (0.81%) Subversion
General
1 7 (5.65%) Finance
2 3 (2.42%) Publishing
3 1 (0.81%) Marketing
3 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.81%) Electronics
3 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (46.77%) HTML
2 46 (37.10%) Zend Framework
3 43 (34.68%) jQuery
4 42 (33.87%) HTML5
5 41 (33.06%) Symfony
6 22 (17.74%) CSS
7 10 (8.06%) CodeIgniter
8 8 (6.45%) CSS3
9 5 (4.03%) Ajax
10 4 (3.23%) Java EE
10 4 (3.23%) Web Services
10 4 (3.23%) LAMP
11 3 (2.42%) CakePHP
11 3 (2.42%) Sass
11 3 (2.42%) LESS
11 3 (2.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (1.61%) REST
12 2 (1.61%) RESTful
12 2 (1.61%) SOAP
12 2 (1.61%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.06%) Open Source
2 4 (3.23%) Digital Media
3 2 (1.61%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.81%) DTV
4 1 (0.81%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 43 (34.68%) Linux
2 34 (27.42%) CentOS
3 3 (2.42%) Fedora
4 2 (1.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (37.90%) MVC
3 36 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (22.58%) Unit Testing
5 22 (17.74%) Software Engineering
6 12 (9.68%) Mentoring
7 11 (8.87%) Refactoring
7 11 (8.87%) Automated Testing
7 11 (8.87%) OO
8 7 (5.65%) Scrum
9 6 (4.84%) TDD
9 6 (4.84%) OOP
10 5 (4.03%) OO PHP
11 4 (3.23%) UML
12 3 (2.42%) Responsive Web Design
13 2 (1.61%) Pair Programming
14 1 (0.81%) Programme Management
14 1 (0.81%) Digital Marketing
14 1 (0.81%) Stakeholder Management
14 1 (0.81%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 124 (100.00%) PHP
2 59 (47.58%) JavaScript
3 18 (14.52%) PHP5
4 10 (8.06%) Java
5 3 (2.42%) SQL
6 1 (0.81%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (1.61%) Degree
2 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 108 (87.10%) Zend
2 3 (2.42%) Red Hat
3 1 (0.81%) SAP
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