The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Bristol region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP 5
Rank 51 49 64
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +15
Contract jobs citing PHP5 19 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.38% 0.18% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.76% 0.62% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 1 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £300 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £300 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £300 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.00
Programming Languages Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
330 161 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 41.30% 29.43% 31.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 107 147
Average daily rate £375 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £244 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 23
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +3.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £26.20 £22.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
PHP5
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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 31 July 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 31 July 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 43 (100.00%) PHP
2 37 (86.05%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (79.07%) Zend
4 28 (65.12%) Zend Framework
5 23 (53.49%) Software Engineering
6 19 (44.19%) jQuery
6 19 (44.19%) MySQL
7 17 (39.53%) CSS
8 14 (32.56%) HTML
8 14 (32.56%) CentOS
9 13 (30.23%) Scrum
10 12 (27.91%) OO
11 11 (25.58%) TDD
12 9 (20.93%) Fedora
12 9 (20.93%) Red Hat
12 9 (20.93%) Linux
13 8 (18.60%) Java
13 8 (18.60%) MVC
13 8 (18.60%) Spring
13 8 (18.60%) Unit Testing
13 8 (18.60%) PHPUnit
14 7 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
14 7 (16.28%) Refactoring
14 7 (16.28%) Automated Testing
14 7 (16.28%) Ruby
14 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
14 7 (16.28%) Python
15 6 (13.95%) E-Commerce
15 6 (13.95%) OOP
15 6 (13.95%) Web Services

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (11.63%) Apache
1 5 (11.63%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (6.98%) Magento
2 3 (6.98%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (13.95%) SaaS
3 5 (11.63%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (11.63%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (44.19%) MySQL
2 4 (9.30%) RDBMS
2 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.98%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) PHPUnit
2 5 (11.63%) FitNesse
2 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
3 4 (9.30%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.65%) PhpStorm
4 2 (4.65%) JIRA
4 2 (4.65%) Selenium
General
1 4 (9.30%) Electronics
1 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
1 4 (9.30%) Manufacturing
1 4 (9.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (88.37%) Developer
2 31 (72.09%) PHP Developer
3 12 (27.91%) Software Engineer
4 9 (20.93%) Senior Developer
4 9 (20.93%) Senior PHP Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Java Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Senior Software Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Architect
6 5 (11.63%) Web Developer
7 4 (9.30%) PHP Web Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Senior Architect
9 2 (4.65%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 2 (4.65%) PHP Zend Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Lead PHP Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Lead Developer
10 1 (2.33%) PHP Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (65.12%) Zend Framework
2 19 (44.19%) jQuery
3 17 (39.53%) CSS
4 14 (32.56%) HTML
5 8 (18.60%) Spring
6 6 (13.95%) LAMP
6 6 (13.95%) Web Services
7 5 (11.63%) Servlets
7 5 (11.63%) Symfony
8 3 (6.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (6.98%) RESTful
8 3 (6.98%) XML
8 3 (6.98%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (4.65%) HTML5
9 2 (4.65%) CSS3
10 1 (2.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) DTV
1 4 (9.30%) Open Source
2 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 14 (32.56%) CentOS
2 9 (20.93%) Linux
2 9 (20.93%) Fedora
3 3 (6.98%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (86.05%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (53.49%) Software Engineering
3 13 (30.23%) Scrum
4 12 (27.91%) OO
5 11 (25.58%) TDD
6 8 (18.60%) MVC
6 8 (18.60%) Unit Testing
7 7 (16.28%) Refactoring
7 7 (16.28%) Automated Testing
8 6 (13.95%) OOP
8 6 (13.95%) E-Commerce
9 5 (11.63%) Time Management
10 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (9.30%) Programme Management
10 4 (9.30%) Web Development
10 4 (9.30%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (4.65%) Pair Programming
11 2 (4.65%) OO PHP
12 1 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 1 (2.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) PHP
2 8 (18.60%) Java
3 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
3 7 (16.28%) Python
3 7 (16.28%) Ruby
4 4 (9.30%) SQL
5 2 (4.65%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Degree
Vendors
1 34 (79.07%) Zend
2 9 (20.93%) Red Hat
3 4 (9.30%) SAP
4 2 (4.65%) Google
4 2 (4.65%) Facebook
4 2 (4.65%) Twitter