The table below looks at the statistics for PHP5 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 PHP5 over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP 5
Rank 55 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing PHP5 16 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.84% 0.16% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.66% 0.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £273 £275
% change year-on-year
+14.22% -0.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £31.50
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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
343 187 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 39.47% 30.56% 37.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 123 197
Average daily rate £375 £315 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £405 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 27
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.60 £17.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

PHP5
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP5 across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP5 Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

PHP5
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP5 across the Bristol region.

PHP5 Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

PHP5
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP5 across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

PHP5 Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

PHP5
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP5 across the Bristol region.

PHP5 Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing PHP5 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 PHP5.

1 42 (100.00%) PHP
2 36 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (73.81%) Zend
4 23 (54.76%) jQuery
5 22 (52.38%) Zend Framework
6 21 (50.00%) Software Engineering
6 21 (50.00%) MySQL
7 19 (45.24%) CSS
8 17 (40.48%) Scrum
9 15 (35.71%) TDD
10 14 (33.33%) HTML
11 13 (30.95%) Linux
11 13 (30.95%) OO
12 12 (28.57%) Java
12 12 (28.57%) Spring
13 11 (26.19%) Unit Testing
13 11 (26.19%) CentOS
13 11 (26.19%) Fedora
13 11 (26.19%) Red Hat
14 8 (19.05%) E-Commerce
14 8 (19.05%) Python
14 8 (19.05%) Ruby
14 8 (19.05%) LAMP
14 8 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
14 8 (19.05%) SaaS
14 8 (19.05%) PHPUnit
15 7 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
15 7 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
15 7 (16.67%) Tomcat
15 7 (16.67%) OOP

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing PHP5 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 PHP5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.38%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 5 (11.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (9.52%) Shopify
2 4 (9.52%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (19.05%) SaaS
2 7 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (50.00%) MySQL
2 5 (11.90%) Hazelcast
2 5 (11.90%) Relational Database
2 5 (11.90%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) PHPUnit
2 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 5 (11.90%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.76%) Selenium
4 2 (4.76%) JIRA
4 2 (4.76%) PhpStorm
5 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (11.90%) Electronics
1 5 (11.90%) Telecoms
1 5 (11.90%) Finance
1 5 (11.90%) Manufacturing
1 5 (11.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (100.00%) Developer
2 30 (71.43%) PHP Developer
3 10 (23.81%) Java Developer
4 9 (21.43%) Senior PHP Developer
4 9 (21.43%) Senior Developer
5 6 (14.29%) Software Engineer
6 5 (11.90%) Web Developer
7 4 (9.52%) PHP Web Developer
7 4 (9.52%) Architect
8 3 (7.14%) Senior Architect
9 2 (4.76%) Lead PHP Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Lead Developer
9 2 (4.76%) PHP Zend Developer
9 2 (4.76%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 1 (2.38%) PHP Symfony Developer
10 1 (2.38%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (54.76%) jQuery
2 22 (52.38%) Zend Framework
3 19 (45.24%) CSS
4 14 (33.33%) HTML
5 12 (28.57%) Spring
6 8 (19.05%) LAMP
7 7 (16.67%) Servlets
8 6 (14.29%) Web Services
9 5 (11.90%) RESTful
10 4 (9.52%) Symfony
11 3 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
12 2 (4.76%) XML
12 2 (4.76%) HTML5
12 2 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
12 2 (4.76%) CSS3
13 1 (2.38%) XHTML
13 1 (2.38%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) DTV
2 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.52%) Open Source
3 1 (2.38%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.95%) Linux
2 11 (26.19%) CentOS
2 11 (26.19%) Fedora
3 3 (7.14%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 17 (40.48%) Scrum
4 15 (35.71%) TDD
5 13 (30.95%) OO
6 11 (26.19%) Unit Testing
7 8 (19.05%) E-Commerce
8 7 (16.67%) OOP
8 7 (16.67%) MVC
9 5 (11.90%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (11.90%) Programme Management
9 5 (11.90%) Web Development
10 3 (7.14%) Refactoring
10 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (7.14%) Automated Testing
11 2 (4.76%) Pair Programming
11 2 (4.76%) OO PHP
12 1 (2.38%) Network Management
12 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) PHP
2 12 (28.57%) Java
3 8 (19.05%) Python
3 8 (19.05%) Ruby
4 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 5 (11.90%) SQL
6 1 (2.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Degree
Vendors
1 31 (73.81%) Zend
2 11 (26.19%) Red Hat
3 5 (11.90%) SAP
4 1 (2.38%) Facebook
4 1 (2.38%) Twitter
4 1 (2.38%) Google