The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 60 54 6
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -48
Contract jobs citing PHP 17 19 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.81% 2.07% 12.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.84% 5.23% 33.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 94
Median daily rate £320 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £272 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £18.75 £33.78
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -44.48%
PHP
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Programming Languages Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
351 363 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 37.42% 39.50% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 306 257
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £286 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 4
Median hourly rate £39.00 £36.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £9.00 £27.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.09 £100.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 August 2016.

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 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for PHP.

1 25 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 24 (60.00%) HTML
3 23 (57.50%) CSS
4 22 (55.00%) MySQL
5 19 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (40.00%) Linux
7 13 (32.50%) AngularJS
8 12 (30.00%) LAMP
9 10 (25.00%) MVC
9 10 (25.00%) Drupal
10 9 (22.50%) Marketing
10 9 (22.50%) Symfony
10 9 (22.50%) CMS
11 8 (20.00%) Apache
11 8 (20.00%) .NET
11 8 (20.00%) jQuery
11 8 (20.00%) HTML5
11 8 (20.00%) CSS3
11 8 (20.00%) Front End Development
12 7 (17.50%) REST
12 7 (17.50%) Git (software)
12 7 (17.50%) Web Development
12 7 (17.50%) Scrum
13 6 (15.00%) Automotive
13 6 (15.00%) Advertising
13 6 (15.00%) Project Management
13 6 (15.00%) Degree
13 6 (15.00%) WordPress
13 6 (15.00%) Sass
13 6 (15.00%) DevOps

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (25.00%) Drupal
2 9 (22.50%) CMS
3 8 (20.00%) Apache
4 6 (15.00%) WordPress
5 3 (7.50%) IIS
5 3 (7.50%) Moodle
5 3 (7.50%) nginx
6 2 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (5.00%) Joomla!
6 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Magento
1 1 (2.50%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.00%) GitHub
2 2 (5.00%) Heroku
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.50%) Extranet
2 1 (2.50%) Network Security
2 1 (2.50%) SSH
2 1 (2.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (55.00%) MySQL
2 4 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.50%) MS Access
5 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (7.50%) Travis CI
4 2 (5.00%) Grunt
4 2 (5.00%) gulp
4 2 (5.00%) JIRA
4 2 (5.00%) Subversion
5 1 (2.50%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.50%) PHPUnit
5 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (22.50%) Marketing
2 6 (15.00%) Advertising
2 6 (15.00%) Automotive
3 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (77.50%) Developer
2 13 (32.50%) PHP Developer
3 6 (15.00%) Drupal Developer
4 5 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Digital Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.00%) AWS DevOps
7 2 (5.00%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Build Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Digital Project Manager
7 2 (5.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Release Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Symfony Developer
8 1 (2.50%) PHP Drupal Developer
8 1 (2.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (60.00%) HTML
2 23 (57.50%) CSS
3 13 (32.50%) AngularJS
4 12 (30.00%) LAMP
5 9 (22.50%) Symfony
6 8 (20.00%) .NET
6 8 (20.00%) CSS3
6 8 (20.00%) HTML5
6 8 (20.00%) jQuery
7 7 (17.50%) REST
8 6 (15.00%) Sass
9 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET
9 4 (10.00%) Backbone.js
9 4 (10.00%) JSON
9 4 (10.00%) LESS
9 4 (10.00%) Node.js
9 4 (10.00%) PhoneGap
9 4 (10.00%) RESTful
9 4 (10.00%) XML
10 3 (7.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) User Experience
2 4 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.50%) Digital Media
3 3 (7.50%) Social Media
4 2 (5.00%) e-Learning
4 2 (5.00%) Minimum Viable Product
4 2 (5.00%) SCORM
4 2 (5.00%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.50%) Blog
5 1 (2.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 16 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.50%) Android
3 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (25.00%) MVC
3 8 (20.00%) Front End Development
4 7 (17.50%) Scrum
4 7 (17.50%) Web Development
5 6 (15.00%) DevOps
5 6 (15.00%) Project Management
6 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (10.00%) TDD
7 3 (7.50%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
7 3 (7.50%) Mobile First
7 3 (7.50%) OOP
7 3 (7.50%) Open Source
7 3 (7.50%) Wireframes
8 2 (5.00%) Data Visualisation
8 2 (5.00%) Infographics
8 2 (5.00%) Mobile Development
8 2 (5.00%) Prototyping
8 2 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 25 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (12.50%) C#
3 4 (10.00%) Java
4 3 (7.50%) SQL
5 2 (5.00%) ActionScript
5 2 (5.00%) ActionScript 3.0
5 2 (5.00%) PHP 5
5 2 (5.00%) Python
6 1 (2.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Ansible
1 4 (10.00%) Puppet
2 3 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.00%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.50%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Adobe
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.50%) Zend
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle
3 2 (5.00%) Sencha
4 1 (2.50%) Google
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