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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
South West / Bristol
Rank 55 65 13
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -52
Contract jobs citing PHP 13 7 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.73% 0.87% 9.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.71% 2.34% 23.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 65
Median daily rate £300 £310 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -24.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £293 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £443 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.45 £35.00 £22.35
% change year-on-year
-10.14% +56.59%

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
276 299 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 36.80% 37.19% 38.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 221 252
Median daily rate £385 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 7
Median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% -5.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £31.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £46.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +13.71%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017, 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 26 (68.42%) HTML
1 26 (68.42%) CSS
2 21 (55.26%) JavaScript
2 21 (55.26%) MySQL
3 14 (36.84%) Drupal
4 12 (31.58%) Git (software)
5 11 (28.95%) HTML5
6 10 (26.32%) CSS3
7 8 (21.05%) AngularJS
7 8 (21.05%) Symfony
7 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (21.05%) .NET
7 8 (21.05%) E-Commerce
8 7 (18.42%) jQuery
8 7 (18.42%) Web Development
9 6 (15.79%) WordPress
9 6 (15.79%) REST
9 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET
10 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
10 5 (13.16%) SQL
10 5 (13.16%) Python
10 5 (13.16%) Web Services
10 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
10 5 (13.16%) Ajax
10 5 (13.16%) MVC
10 5 (13.16%) Front End Development
11 4 (10.53%) Doctrine
11 4 (10.53%) Magento
11 4 (10.53%) Degree
11 4 (10.53%) JSON

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 14 (36.84%) Drupal
2 6 (15.79%) WordPress
3 4 (10.53%) CMS
3 4 (10.53%) IIS
4 3 (7.89%) Apache Solr
4 3 (7.89%) Joomla!
5 2 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.63%) Apache
6 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.63%) Moodle
6 1 (2.63%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.63%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
1 3 (7.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 1 (2.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Internet
1 1 (2.63%) Software-Defined Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (55.26%) MySQL
2 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.89%) MS Access
3 3 (7.89%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (31.58%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.89%) PHPUnit
3 2 (5.26%) JIRA
3 2 (5.26%) Subversion
4 1 (2.63%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (7.89%) Marketing
2 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (84.21%) Developer
2 14 (36.84%) PHP Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Drupal Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (10.53%) Web Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (7.89%) HTML CSS Developer
5 3 (7.89%) HTML Developer
5 3 (7.89%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.26%) .NET Architect
6 2 (5.26%) .NET Technical Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Architect
6 2 (5.26%) BizTalk Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (5.26%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 2 (5.26%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Full Stack Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Symfony Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (68.42%) CSS
1 26 (68.42%) HTML
2 11 (28.95%) HTML5
3 10 (26.32%) CSS3
4 8 (21.05%) .NET
4 8 (21.05%) AngularJS
4 8 (21.05%) Symfony
5 7 (18.42%) jQuery
6 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET
6 6 (15.79%) REST
7 5 (13.16%) Ajax
7 5 (13.16%) Web Services
8 4 (10.53%) Backbone.js
8 4 (10.53%) Doctrine
8 4 (10.53%) JSON
8 4 (10.53%) Sass
9 3 (7.89%) Classic ASP
9 3 (7.89%) LAMP
9 3 (7.89%) Laravel
9 3 (7.89%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Social Media
2 2 (5.26%) Digital Media
2 2 (5.26%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (2.63%) Internet of Things
3 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.63%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.63%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Android
2 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (21.05%) E-Commerce
2 7 (18.42%) Web Development
3 5 (13.16%) Front End Development
3 5 (13.16%) MVC
3 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
4 3 (7.89%) Infographics
4 3 (7.89%) Migration
4 3 (7.89%) OO
4 3 (7.89%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (7.89%) Web Accessibility
4 3 (7.89%) Web Design
5 2 (5.26%) CRM
5 2 (5.26%) OO PHP
5 2 (5.26%) OOP
5 2 (5.26%) Open Source
5 2 (5.26%) Project Management
5 2 (5.26%) SOA
5 2 (5.26%) TDD
5 2 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (55.26%) JavaScript
2 5 (13.16%) Python
2 5 (13.16%) SQL
3 4 (10.53%) Java
4 3 (7.89%) C#
4 3 (7.89%) PHP 5
4 3 (7.89%) VBA
5 1 (2.63%) Apple Swift
5 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.63%) Go
5 1 (2.63%) Ruby
5 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
2 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Docker
1 1 (2.63%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Adobe
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Remedy
2 3 (7.89%) Zend
3 1 (2.63%) Google
3 1 (2.63%) Intel
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle