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 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP 5
Rank 61 44 55
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +11
Contract jobs citing PHP5 7 25 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.79% 2.78% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.29% 6.65% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 24 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £313 £295
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +5.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
306 376 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 34.42% 41.87% 32.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 300 106
Average daily rate £375 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 6
Average hourly rate £36.40 £32.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.86% -7.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £27.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £43.30 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015, 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 22 (100.00%) PHP
2 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (59.09%) Zend
4 12 (54.55%) Symfony
5 10 (45.45%) Doctrine
6 9 (40.91%) HTML
7 8 (36.36%) MVC
7 8 (36.36%) TDD
8 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
8 7 (31.82%) CSS
8 7 (31.82%) HTML5
9 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
9 6 (27.27%) LAMP
9 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
10 5 (22.73%) Java
10 5 (22.73%) MySQL
10 5 (22.73%) jQuery
11 4 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (18.18%) Scrum
12 3 (13.64%) Fedora
12 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
12 3 (13.64%) Linux
12 3 (13.64%) Tomcat
12 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
12 3 (13.64%) CodeIgniter
12 3 (13.64%) CentOS
12 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
12 3 (13.64%) Open Source
12 3 (13.64%) SaaS
12 3 (13.64%) Ruby

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 3 (13.64%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.55%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.64%) SaaS
3 2 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (4.55%) Amazon S3
4 1 (4.55%) GitHub
4 1 (4.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) Hazelcast
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.09%) Maven
2 2 (9.09%) Selenium
3 1 (4.55%) JIRA
3 1 (4.55%) PHPUnit
3 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (9.09%) Electronics
1 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
1 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 2 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (95.45%) Developer
2 19 (86.36%) PHP Developer
3 12 (54.55%) Senior PHP Developer
3 12 (54.55%) Senior Developer
4 4 (18.18%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 2 (9.09%) PHP Zend Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.55%) WordPress Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Lead PHP Developer
6 1 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) Symfony
2 10 (45.45%) Doctrine
3 9 (40.91%) HTML
4 7 (31.82%) CSS
4 7 (31.82%) HTML5
5 6 (27.27%) LAMP
6 5 (22.73%) jQuery
7 3 (13.64%) CodeIgniter
7 3 (13.64%) CSS3
8 2 (9.09%) Zend Framework
8 2 (9.09%) Spring
8 2 (9.09%) Ajax
8 2 (9.09%) Servlets
8 2 (9.09%) Web Services
8 2 (9.09%) XML
9 1 (4.55%) SVG
9 1 (4.55%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (4.55%) Laravel
9 1 (4.55%) LESS
9 1 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Open Source
2 2 (9.09%) DTV
3 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
1 3 (13.64%) Fedora
1 3 (13.64%) CentOS
2 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) TDD
2 8 (36.36%) MVC
3 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Scrum
5 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
6 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (9.09%) OOP
6 2 (9.09%) OO
6 2 (9.09%) Web Design
6 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
6 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 2 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (4.55%) OO PHP
7 1 (4.55%) DevOps
7 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
7 1 (4.55%) Pair Programming
7 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.55%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) PHP
2 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
3 5 (22.73%) Java
4 3 (13.64%) Ruby
5 2 (9.09%) Python
6 1 (4.55%) Groovy
6 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Zend
2 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
3 2 (9.09%) SAP
4 1 (4.55%) VMware