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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 27 32 25
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 48 31 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 5.60% 3.97% 4.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.03% 4.30% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 29 25
Average daily rate
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£413 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £238 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £355 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £29.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-39.65% -7.93%
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
796 721 580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 92.88% 92.44% 93.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 598 483 342
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 £250 £240 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 49 40
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.44 £32.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015, 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 98 (100.00%) PHP
2 82 (83.67%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (75.51%) Zend
4 72 (73.47%) MySQL
5 66 (67.35%) Doctrine
6 63 (64.29%) JavaScript
7 60 (61.22%) HTML
8 54 (55.10%) HTML5
9 53 (54.08%) Linux
10 51 (52.04%) jQuery
11 48 (48.98%) PHPUnit
12 46 (46.94%) CentOS
12 46 (46.94%) Apache
13 45 (45.92%) Continuous Integration
13 45 (45.92%) Zend Framework
14 43 (43.88%) Git (software)
15 30 (30.61%) Software Engineering
16 24 (24.49%) Automated Testing
16 24 (24.49%) Refactoring
17 23 (23.47%) Java
18 21 (21.43%) Symfony
19 20 (20.41%) MVC
19 20 (20.41%) Mentoring
20 19 (19.39%) Finance
20 19 (19.39%) OO
21 17 (17.35%) SQL
22 14 (14.29%) PHP5
22 14 (14.29%) Open Source
23 13 (13.27%) Unit Testing
23 13 (13.27%) TDD

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 46 (46.94%) Apache
2 7 (7.14%) Drupal
3 2 (2.04%) WordPress
4 1 (1.02%) CMS
4 1 (1.02%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.02%) concrete5
4 1 (1.02%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (73.47%) MySQL
2 4 (4.08%) Redis
2 4 (4.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 48 (48.98%) PHPUnit
2 43 (43.88%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.12%) JIRA
4 2 (2.04%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.04%) Selenium
5 1 (1.02%) Subversion
5 1 (1.02%) Maven
5 1 (1.02%) Behat
5 1 (1.02%) PhpStorm
General
1 19 (19.39%) Finance
2 3 (3.06%) Marketing
3 2 (2.04%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (67.35%) Doctrine
2 60 (61.22%) HTML
3 54 (55.10%) HTML5
4 51 (52.04%) jQuery
5 45 (45.92%) Zend Framework
6 21 (21.43%) Symfony
7 11 (11.22%) CSS
8 10 (10.20%) LAMP
8 10 (10.20%) RESTful
9 6 (6.12%) Web Services
9 6 (6.12%) J2EE
10 5 (5.10%) XML
10 5 (5.10%) Java EE
10 5 (5.10%) Ajax
10 5 (5.10%) CSS3
11 4 (4.08%) Memcached
11 4 (4.08%) JSON
12 2 (2.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (2.04%) CodeIgniter
13 1 (1.02%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.29%) Open Source
2 4 (4.08%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.02%) Web 2.0
3 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 53 (54.08%) Linux
2 46 (46.94%) CentOS
3 4 (4.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (83.67%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (45.92%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (30.61%) Software Engineering
4 24 (24.49%) Automated Testing
4 24 (24.49%) Refactoring
5 20 (20.41%) MVC
5 20 (20.41%) Mentoring
6 19 (19.39%) OO
7 13 (13.27%) Unit Testing
7 13 (13.27%) TDD
8 10 (10.20%) OO PHP
9 8 (8.16%) Scrum
10 4 (4.08%) Performance Monitoring
11 3 (3.06%) UML
12 2 (2.04%) OOP
12 2 (2.04%) Pair Programming
13 1 (1.02%) Web Design
13 1 (1.02%) CRM
13 1 (1.02%) Time Management
13 1 (1.02%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 98 (100.00%) PHP
2 63 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 23 (23.47%) Java
4 17 (17.35%) SQL
5 14 (14.29%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (1.02%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (3.06%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 74 (75.51%) Zend
2 4 (4.08%) New Relic
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