The first table below looks at the demand for PHP skills 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 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 of the Programming Languages category 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
Rank 5 31 48
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +17
Contract jobs citing PHP 118 28 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 12.59% 4.38% 2.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.95% 12.96% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 19 16
Average daily rate £350 £250 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £223 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £325 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+112.12% -8.33%
Programming Languages Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
394 216 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 42.05% 33.80% 28.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 120 178
Average daily rate £350 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £227 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 31
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.53% +9.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £12.42 £22.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
PHP
South West

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP across the Bristol region.

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

PHP
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Bristol region.

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing PHP also 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 that cited PHP.

1 81 (48.21%) HTML
2 74 (44.05%) Zend
3 69 (41.07%) JavaScript
3 69 (41.07%) CSS
4 60 (35.71%) MySQL
5 51 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
6 50 (29.76%) jQuery
7 43 (25.60%) Drupal
8 41 (24.40%) MVC
9 35 (20.83%) PHP5
10 34 (20.24%) Zend Framework
10 34 (20.24%) LAMP
11 30 (17.86%) HTML5
12 27 (16.07%) Linux
13 26 (15.48%) SQL
13 26 (15.48%) Java
14 23 (13.69%) OO
15 22 (13.10%) Symfony
16 20 (11.90%) CodeIgniter
16 20 (11.90%) Apache
17 19 (11.31%) OOP
17 19 (11.31%) Python
17 19 (11.31%) CSS3
17 19 (11.31%) Sass
18 18 (10.71%) LESS
18 18 (10.71%) Perl
18 18 (10.71%) Software Engineering
19 17 (10.12%) Puppet
20 16 (9.52%) Open Source
21 15 (8.93%) Digital Media

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing PHP also 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 that cited PHP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 43 (25.60%) Drupal
2 20 (11.90%) Apache
3 10 (5.95%) Node.js
4 7 (4.17%) WordPress
4 7 (4.17%) nginx
5 5 (2.98%) CMS
6 3 (1.79%) Confluence
6 3 (1.79%) MediaWiki
7 2 (1.19%) IIS
8 1 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.60%) Joomla!
Applications
1 3 (1.79%) Windchill
1 3 (1.79%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 2 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.60%) Magento
2 1 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.17%) SaaS
2 4 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.19%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.38%) Firewall
1 4 (2.38%) LAN
1 4 (2.38%) WAN
1 4 (2.38%) VPN
1 4 (2.38%) IPv6
2 3 (1.79%) Network Security
2 3 (1.79%) LDAP
2 3 (1.79%) Internet
2 3 (1.79%) OSPF
2 3 (1.79%) BGP
2 3 (1.79%) EIGRP
2 3 (1.79%) IPsec
3 1 (0.60%) Intranet
3 1 (0.60%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (35.71%) MySQL
2 7 (4.17%) NoSQL
3 5 (2.98%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.79%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.60%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.60%) Big Data
6 1 (0.60%) Redis
6 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (7.74%) Git (software)
2 9 (5.36%) FitNesse
3 7 (4.17%) Jenkins
4 6 (3.57%) Subversion
5 5 (2.98%) PHPUnit
6 4 (2.38%) Hudson
7 3 (1.79%) JIRA
7 3 (1.79%) Selenium
7 3 (1.79%) JMeter
8 2 (1.19%) Maven
8 2 (1.19%) WATIR
8 2 (1.19%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.19%) PhpStorm
8 2 (1.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (1.19%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.60%) Grunt
9 1 (0.60%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.60%) Bugzilla
General
1 11 (6.55%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.38%) Finance
2 4 (2.38%) Marketing
3 3 (1.79%) Publishing
4 2 (1.19%) Electronics
4 2 (1.19%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.19%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.60%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.60%) Automotive
5 1 (0.60%) Legal
5 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 135 (80.36%) Developer
2 98 (58.33%) PHP Developer
3 40 (23.81%) Web Developer
4 30 (17.86%) PHP Web Developer
5 28 (16.67%) Drupal Developer
6 13 (7.74%) Software Engineer
7 12 (7.14%) PHP Zend Developer
8 11 (6.55%) DevOps Engineer
8 11 (6.55%) PHP Drupal Developer
8 11 (6.55%) Senior PHP Developer
8 11 (6.55%) Senior Developer
9 7 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
10 6 (3.57%) Front-End Developer
10 6 (3.57%) WordPress Developer
11 5 (2.98%) Designer
11 5 (2.98%) Analyst
12 4 (2.38%) Front-End Web Developer
13 3 (1.79%) UI Programmer
13 3 (1.79%) UI Developer
13 3 (1.79%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (48.21%) HTML
2 69 (41.07%) CSS
3 50 (29.76%) jQuery
4 34 (20.24%) Zend Framework
4 34 (20.24%) LAMP
5 30 (17.86%) HTML5
6 22 (13.10%) Symfony
7 20 (11.90%) CodeIgniter
8 19 (11.31%) CSS3
8 19 (11.31%) Sass
9 18 (10.71%) LESS
10 14 (8.33%) Ajax
11 13 (7.74%) Web Services
12 12 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 11 (6.55%) .NET
14 9 (5.36%) XML
15 6 (3.57%) ASP.NET
16 5 (2.98%) JSON
17 4 (2.38%) XHTML
18 3 (1.79%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.52%) Open Source
2 15 (8.93%) Digital Media
3 4 (2.38%) W3C
4 3 (1.79%) Wiki
5 2 (1.19%) Clustering
5 2 (1.19%) Replication
5 2 (1.19%) DTV
5 2 (1.19%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.60%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.60%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 27 (16.07%) Linux
2 10 (5.95%) CentOS
3 7 (4.17%) Windows
4 5 (2.98%) Debian
5 4 (2.38%) UNIX
5 4 (2.38%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.60%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (24.40%) MVC
3 23 (13.69%) OO
4 19 (11.31%) OOP
5 18 (10.71%) Software Engineering
6 15 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (6.55%) Web Development
7 11 (6.55%) TDD
8 10 (5.95%) Scrum
9 8 (4.76%) Configuration Management
10 7 (4.17%) Refactoring
10 7 (4.17%) Time Management
10 7 (4.17%) Automated Testing
11 6 (3.57%) UML
11 6 (3.57%) OOD
12 5 (2.98%) Capacity Planning
13 4 (2.38%) Content Management
13 4 (2.38%) E-Commerce
14 3 (1.79%) Responsive Web Design
14 3 (1.79%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 69 (41.07%) JavaScript
2 35 (20.83%) PHP5
3 26 (15.48%) SQL
3 26 (15.48%) Java
4 19 (11.31%) Python
5 18 (10.71%) Perl
6 12 (7.14%) Ruby
7 11 (6.55%) Bash Shell
8 10 (5.95%) Scala
9 6 (3.57%) C#
10 3 (1.79%) ActionScript
11 2 (1.19%) VB
11 2 (1.19%) C++
12 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.60%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (2.98%) Degree
2 3 (1.79%) ISTQB
2 3 (1.79%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.79%) WCAG
1 3 (1.79%) WAI
1 3 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.38%) Samba
1 4 (2.38%) Postfix
1 4 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.79%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (10.12%) Puppet
2 12 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (4.76%) Nagios
4 3 (1.79%) ZABBIX
5 2 (1.19%) Cacti
Vendors
1 74 (44.05%) Zend
2 8 (4.76%) Twitter
3 7 (4.17%) Red Hat
4 5 (2.98%) VMware
5 3 (1.79%) SAP
5 3 (1.79%) Oracle
5 3 (1.79%) Citrix
6 2 (1.19%) Google
6 2 (1.19%) Percona
6 2 (1.19%) Facebook
7 1 (0.60%) Apple
7 1 (0.60%) JD Edwards
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