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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 49 12 28
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +16
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 21 76 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.42% 9.26% 4.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.60% 9.95% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 74 21
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £329 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £338 £250
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +35.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
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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
809 764 469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 93.42% 93.06% 93.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 591 548 282
Average daily rate £375 £375 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 46 25
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.25 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 45 (100.00%) PHP
2 26 (57.78%) MySQL
3 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (48.89%) JavaScript
4 22 (48.89%) HTML
5 21 (46.67%) Zend
6 17 (37.78%) jQuery
7 16 (35.56%) CSS
7 16 (35.56%) HTML5
8 14 (31.11%) MVC
9 13 (28.89%) PHP5
10 12 (26.67%) Doctrine
11 11 (24.44%) Symfony
12 9 (20.00%) Git (software)
13 8 (17.78%) TDD
13 8 (17.78%) Linux
13 8 (17.78%) Laravel
14 7 (15.56%) CSS3
14 7 (15.56%) Apache
15 6 (13.33%) Finance
15 6 (13.33%) Ajax
15 6 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
15 6 (13.33%) CentOS
15 6 (13.33%) Open Source
16 5 (11.11%) Zend Framework
16 5 (11.11%) OO
17 4 (8.89%) LAMP
17 4 (8.89%) Software Engineering
17 4 (8.89%) Java
17 4 (8.89%) Web Development

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 7 (15.56%) Apache
2 3 (6.67%) Drupal
2 3 (6.67%) WordPress
3 1 (2.22%) ExpressionEngine
3 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (57.78%) MySQL
2 3 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.67%) PHPUnit
2 3 (6.67%) Selenium
3 2 (4.44%) Maven
4 1 (2.22%) JIRA
4 1 (2.22%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.22%) Behat
4 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.22%) PhpStorm
4 1 (2.22%) GitLab
General
1 6 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Publishing
2 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (48.89%) HTML
2 17 (37.78%) jQuery
3 16 (35.56%) HTML5
3 16 (35.56%) CSS
4 12 (26.67%) Doctrine
5 11 (24.44%) Symfony
6 8 (17.78%) Laravel
7 7 (15.56%) CSS3
8 6 (13.33%) Ajax
9 5 (11.11%) Zend Framework
10 4 (8.89%) LAMP
11 3 (6.67%) Web Services
11 3 (6.67%) CodeIgniter
11 3 (6.67%) LESS
12 2 (4.44%) AngularJS
12 2 (4.44%) Sass
12 2 (4.44%) CakePHP
12 2 (4.44%) RESTful
12 2 (4.44%) XML
13 1 (2.22%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Linux
2 6 (13.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.11%) MVC
3 8 (17.78%) TDD
4 6 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (13.33%) Open Source
5 5 (11.11%) OO
6 4 (8.89%) Software Engineering
6 4 (8.89%) Web Development
6 4 (8.89%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.67%) Scrum
8 2 (4.44%) Web Design
8 2 (4.44%) UML
8 2 (4.44%) OOP
8 2 (4.44%) Software Architecture
8 2 (4.44%) OO PHP
8 2 (4.44%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.22%) Mobile First
9 1 (2.22%) BDD
9 1 (2.22%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 45 (100.00%) PHP
2 22 (48.89%) JavaScript
3 13 (28.89%) PHP5
4 4 (8.89%) Java
5 3 (6.67%) Python
5 3 (6.67%) Ruby
6 2 (4.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 21 (46.67%) Zend
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle