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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 17 43 61
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +18
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 68 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 7.26% 2.35% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.86% 2.51% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 12 7
Average daily rate £335 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £216 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £313 £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £250 £250
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £175.00 £42.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+311.76% +142.85%
Job Titles Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
865 598 915
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 92.32% 93.58% 92.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 361 603
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 43 55
Average hourly rate £16.75 £13.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.07% -31.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.00 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £36.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
PHP Developer
South West

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 98 (100.00%) PHP
2 60 (61.22%) Zend
3 47 (47.96%) HTML
4 44 (44.90%) JavaScript
5 38 (38.78%) MySQL
6 37 (37.76%) CSS
7 35 (35.71%) MVC
8 32 (32.65%) jQuery
9 26 (26.53%) Zend Framework
10 24 (24.49%) PHP5
10 24 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (22.45%) Drupal
12 20 (20.41%) Symfony
13 18 (18.37%) CodeIgniter
14 17 (17.35%) OOP
14 17 (17.35%) Java
15 15 (15.31%) OO
15 15 (15.31%) Digital Media
16 12 (12.24%) HTML5
16 12 (12.24%) SQL
17 11 (11.22%) Linux
18 10 (10.20%) Telecoms
19 9 (9.18%) Ajax
19 9 (9.18%) Web Services
19 9 (9.18%) Open Source
19 9 (9.18%) Software Engineering
19 9 (9.18%) Node.js
20 7 (7.14%) NoSQL
20 7 (7.14%) TDD
20 7 (7.14%) LAMP

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 22 (22.45%) Drupal
2 9 (9.18%) Node.js
3 6 (6.12%) WordPress
4 4 (4.08%) Apache
5 3 (3.06%) CMS
6 1 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.02%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.02%) CATIA
1 1 (1.02%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.10%) SaaS
2 2 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.02%) Intranet
1 1 (1.02%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (38.78%) MySQL
2 7 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.04%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.02%) Big Data
4 1 (1.02%) Redis
4 1 (1.02%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.02%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (4.08%) PHPUnit
2 2 (2.04%) PhpStorm
2 2 (2.04%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.02%) FitNesse
General
1 10 (10.20%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.06%) Publishing
3 2 (2.04%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.02%) Marketing
4 1 (1.02%) Electronics
4 1 (1.02%) Finance
4 1 (1.02%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.02%) Automotive
4 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (47.96%) HTML
2 37 (37.76%) CSS
3 32 (32.65%) jQuery
4 26 (26.53%) Zend Framework
5 20 (20.41%) Symfony
6 18 (18.37%) CodeIgniter
7 12 (12.24%) HTML5
8 9 (9.18%) Ajax
8 9 (9.18%) Web Services
9 7 (7.14%) LAMP
10 5 (5.10%) .NET
11 4 (4.08%) XHTML
12 3 (3.06%) Flash
12 3 (3.06%) XML
12 3 (3.06%) ASP.NET
13 1 (1.02%) AngularJS
13 1 (1.02%) Backbone.js
13 1 (1.02%) RabbitMQ
13 1 (1.02%) Yii
13 1 (1.02%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.31%) Digital Media
2 9 (9.18%) Open Source
3 4 (4.08%) W3C
4 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.02%) DTV
4 1 (1.02%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.22%) Linux
2 1 (1.02%) CentOS
2 1 (1.02%) Debian
2 1 (1.02%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (35.71%) MVC
2 24 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (17.35%) OOP
4 15 (15.31%) OO
5 9 (9.18%) Software Engineering
6 7 (7.14%) TDD
7 6 (6.12%) UML
7 6 (6.12%) OOD
7 6 (6.12%) Web Development
8 5 (5.10%) Scrum
9 3 (3.06%) Unit Testing
9 3 (3.06%) Content Management
10 2 (2.04%) Project Management
10 2 (2.04%) OO PHP
11 1 (1.02%) BDD
11 1 (1.02%) Digital Marketing
11 1 (1.02%) Requirements Analysis
11 1 (1.02%) Resource Management
11 1 (1.02%) SOA
11 1 (1.02%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 98 (100.00%) PHP
2 44 (44.90%) JavaScript
3 24 (24.49%) PHP5
4 17 (17.35%) Java
5 12 (12.24%) SQL
6 6 (6.12%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.06%) Python
7 3 (3.06%) ActionScript
8 2 (2.04%) Ruby
8 2 (2.04%) C++
9 1 (1.02%) C#
9 1 (1.02%) VB
9 1 (1.02%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.02%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (3.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.06%) WCAG
1 3 (3.06%) WAI
Vendors
1 60 (61.22%) Zend
2 2 (2.04%) SAP
2 2 (2.04%) Google
2 2 (2.04%) Facebook
2 2 (2.04%) Twitter
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle
3 1 (1.02%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.02%) Apple
3 1 (1.02%) JD Edwards
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