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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP 5
Rank 66 55 50
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Contract jobs citing PHP5 8 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.88% 0.69% 1.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.22% 2.05% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 9
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £291 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £307 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £293
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.35 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
-31.23% -
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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
361 244 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 39.80% 33.75% 36.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 183 161
Average daily rate £400 £325 £289
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +12.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £245 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 17
Average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £13.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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
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 24 December 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 18 (100.00%) PHP
2 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (72.22%) Zend
4 12 (66.67%) TDD
5 10 (55.56%) Doctrine
6 9 (50.00%) Unit Testing
6 9 (50.00%) Symfony
7 8 (44.44%) Scrum
7 8 (44.44%) jQuery
8 7 (38.89%) MySQL
8 7 (38.89%) CSS
9 6 (33.33%) HTML
9 6 (33.33%) Java
9 6 (33.33%) Linux
9 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
9 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
9 6 (33.33%) Spring
10 5 (27.78%) MVC
10 5 (27.78%) LAMP
10 5 (27.78%) OO
10 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
11 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
12 3 (16.67%) Hazelcast
12 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
12 3 (16.67%) Servlets
12 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
12 3 (16.67%) Python
12 3 (16.67%) OOP
12 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
12 3 (16.67%) Fedora

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.56%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (5.56%) Magento
2 1 (5.56%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (16.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) MySQL
2 3 (16.67%) Hazelcast
3 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 2 (11.11%) JIRA
3 2 (11.11%) PHPUnit
3 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.56%) Behat
4 1 (5.56%) Selenium
4 1 (5.56%) PhpStorm
General
1 2 (11.11%) Electronics
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 2 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (61.11%) PHP Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Senior PHP Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 3 (16.67%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 2 (11.11%) PHP Zend Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Lead Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Lead PHP Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) Doctrine
2 9 (50.00%) Symfony
3 8 (44.44%) jQuery
4 7 (38.89%) CSS
5 6 (33.33%) HTML
5 6 (33.33%) Spring
6 5 (27.78%) LAMP
7 3 (16.67%) Servlets
7 3 (16.67%) RESTful
7 3 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (11.11%) HTML5
9 1 (5.56%) Web Services
9 1 (5.56%) XHTML
9 1 (5.56%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) DTV
2 1 (5.56%) Web 2.0
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Fedora
2 3 (16.67%) CentOS
3 2 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (66.67%) TDD
3 9 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 8 (44.44%) Scrum
5 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 5 (27.78%) OO
6 5 (27.78%) MVC
7 3 (16.67%) OOP
7 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 2 (11.11%) OO PHP
8 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
8 2 (11.11%) Web Development
8 2 (11.11%) Refactoring
8 2 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (11.11%) Pair Programming
8 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
9 1 (5.56%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) PHP
2 6 (33.33%) Java
3 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 3 (16.67%) Python
4 3 (16.67%) Ruby
5 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Zend
2 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.11%) SAP