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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 52 19 6
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -13
Contract jobs citing PHP 13 58 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.50% 6.58% 11.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.61% 19.14% 27.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 39 101
Median daily rate £275 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £229 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £30.20 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-48.67% -13.71%
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
282 303 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 32.60% 34.39% 41.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 225 305
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £277 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 10
Median hourly rate £42.00 £36.40 £32.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +12.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £8.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.00 £43.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 18 (81.82%) MySQL
2 12 (54.55%) HTML
3 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (50.00%) CSS
4 8 (36.36%) LAMP
4 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
5 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (27.27%) SQL
6 6 (27.27%) Drupal
7 5 (22.73%) Zend
7 5 (22.73%) Linux
7 5 (22.73%) Front End Development
8 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
8 4 (18.18%) TDD
8 4 (18.18%) JSON
8 4 (18.18%) PHP 5
8 4 (18.18%) HTML5
8 4 (18.18%) Symfony
8 4 (18.18%) CSS3
9 3 (13.64%) Social Media
9 3 (13.64%) BDD
9 3 (13.64%) jQuery
9 3 (13.64%) Web Design
9 3 (13.64%) CMS
9 3 (13.64%) Ajax
9 3 (13.64%) Scrum
9 3 (13.64%) MVC
9 3 (13.64%) Adobe
9 3 (13.64%) .NET
9 3 (13.64%) Python

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 6 (27.27%) Drupal
2 3 (13.64%) CMS
3 2 (9.09%) IIS
4 1 (4.55%) Apache
4 1 (4.55%) Apache Solr
4 1 (4.55%) Joomla!
4 1 (4.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (81.82%) MySQL
2 2 (9.09%) MS Access
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.64%) PHPUnit
3 1 (4.55%) gulp
3 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) PHP Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Drupal Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (9.09%) Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Applications Support
4 2 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) DevOps Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) DevOps Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) LAMP Developer
4 2 (9.09%) MySQL Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) HTML
2 11 (50.00%) CSS
3 8 (36.36%) LAMP
4 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
4 4 (18.18%) CSS3
4 4 (18.18%) HTML5
4 4 (18.18%) JSON
4 4 (18.18%) Symfony
5 3 (13.64%) .NET
5 3 (13.64%) Ajax
5 3 (13.64%) Backbone.js
5 3 (13.64%) Behat
5 3 (13.64%) Doctrine
5 3 (13.64%) jQuery
5 3 (13.64%) Sass
6 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
6 2 (9.09%) Classic ASP
6 2 (9.09%) LESS
6 2 (9.09%) Yii
7 1 (4.55%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Social Media
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (22.73%) Front End Development
3 4 (18.18%) TDD
4 3 (13.64%) BDD
4 3 (13.64%) Infographics
4 3 (13.64%) MVC
4 3 (13.64%) Performance Optimisation
4 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (13.64%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (13.64%) Scrum
4 3 (13.64%) Web Design
5 2 (9.09%) DevOps
5 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 2 (9.09%) Open Source
5 2 (9.09%) Web Accessibility
6 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.55%) OO
6 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (27.27%) SQL
3 4 (18.18%) PHP 5
4 3 (13.64%) Java
4 3 (13.64%) Python
5 2 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Zend
2 3 (13.64%) Adobe
3 2 (9.09%) AppDynamics
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 2 (9.09%) VMware
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