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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP 5
Rank 62 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing PHP5 10 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.10% 0.17% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.88% 0.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£375 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £295 £275
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £75.75
PHP5
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
347 197 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 38.01% 32.56% 37.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 140 192
Average daily rate £375 £318 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.11% +2.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 25
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £17.50 £29.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.60 £45.00 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 18 September 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 37 (100.00%) PHP
2 34 (91.89%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (72.97%) Zend
4 22 (59.46%) jQuery
5 20 (54.05%) MySQL
6 19 (51.35%) Software Engineering
7 18 (48.65%) CSS
8 17 (45.95%) Scrum
9 16 (43.24%) TDD
9 16 (43.24%) Zend Framework
10 14 (37.84%) Linux
11 13 (35.14%) Java
11 13 (35.14%) Spring
12 12 (32.43%) Unit Testing
12 12 (32.43%) HTML
12 12 (32.43%) OO
13 11 (29.73%) Red Hat
13 11 (29.73%) CentOS
13 11 (29.73%) Fedora
14 8 (21.62%) LAMP
14 8 (21.62%) E-Commerce
14 8 (21.62%) SaaS
14 8 (21.62%) PHPUnit
15 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
15 7 (18.92%) Amazon EC2
15 7 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
15 7 (18.92%) OOP
15 7 (18.92%) Tomcat
15 7 (18.92%) Python
15 7 (18.92%) Servlets

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (18.92%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.70%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 5 (13.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (10.81%) Magento
2 4 (10.81%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.62%) SaaS
2 7 (18.92%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (18.92%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (54.05%) MySQL
2 6 (16.22%) RDBMS
2 6 (16.22%) Hazelcast
2 6 (16.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) PHPUnit
2 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
3 6 (16.22%) Jenkins
4 3 (8.11%) Selenium
5 2 (5.41%) JIRA
5 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.41%) PhpStorm
6 1 (2.70%) Behat
General
1 5 (13.51%) Electronics
1 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
1 5 (13.51%) Manufacturing
1 5 (13.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (100.00%) Developer
2 24 (64.86%) PHP Developer
3 11 (29.73%) Java Developer
4 7 (18.92%) Senior PHP Developer
4 7 (18.92%) Senior Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Web Developer
6 4 (10.81%) PHP Web Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Architect
7 3 (8.11%) Software Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Architect
8 2 (5.41%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Lead PHP Developer
8 2 (5.41%) PHP Zend Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Lead Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Drupal Developer
9 1 (2.70%) PHP Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (59.46%) jQuery
2 18 (48.65%) CSS
3 16 (43.24%) Zend Framework
4 13 (35.14%) Spring
5 12 (32.43%) HTML
6 8 (21.62%) LAMP
7 7 (18.92%) Servlets
8 6 (16.22%) RESTful
9 5 (13.51%) Web Services
10 3 (8.11%) ActiveMQ
10 3 (8.11%) Symfony
10 3 (8.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (8.11%) RabbitMQ
11 2 (5.41%) CSS3
11 2 (5.41%) HTML5
12 1 (2.70%) Ajax
12 1 (2.70%) XML
12 1 (2.70%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) DTV
2 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.41%) Open Source
4 1 (2.70%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 14 (37.84%) Linux
2 11 (29.73%) Fedora
2 11 (29.73%) CentOS
3 3 (8.11%) Ubuntu
4 2 (5.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (91.89%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (51.35%) Software Engineering
3 17 (45.95%) Scrum
4 16 (43.24%) TDD
5 12 (32.43%) OO
5 12 (32.43%) Unit Testing
6 8 (21.62%) E-Commerce
7 7 (18.92%) OOP
8 6 (16.22%) Web Development
8 6 (16.22%) MVC
9 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (13.51%) Programme Management
9 5 (13.51%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (10.81%) Refactoring
10 4 (10.81%) Automated Testing
11 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
12 2 (5.41%) OO PHP
12 2 (5.41%) Pair Programming
13 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) PHP
2 13 (35.14%) Java
3 7 (18.92%) Python
3 7 (18.92%) Ruby
4 6 (16.22%) SQL
5 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
Vendors
1 27 (72.97%) Zend
2 11 (29.73%) Red Hat
3 5 (13.51%) SAP