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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP 5
Rank 62 56 43
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Contract jobs citing PHP5 13 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.51% 1.53% 1.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.88% 4.38% 4.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 12
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £286 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £316 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.83% -
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
335 274 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 38.91% 35.04% 38.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 209 158
Average daily rate £400 £323 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.03% +9.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 15
Average hourly rate £44.00 £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.38% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £13.30 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.13 £42.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (63.64%) Zend
4 13 (59.09%) TDD
5 10 (45.45%) Scrum
5 10 (45.45%) Doctrine
6 9 (40.91%) Java
6 9 (40.91%) jQuery
6 9 (40.91%) Unit Testing
7 8 (36.36%) Symfony
7 8 (36.36%) CSS
7 8 (36.36%) MySQL
7 8 (36.36%) Linux
8 7 (31.82%) Spring
8 7 (31.82%) Software Engineering
9 6 (27.27%) LAMP
9 6 (27.27%) HTML
9 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
10 5 (22.73%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (22.73%) SaaS
10 5 (22.73%) OO
10 5 (22.73%) Tomcat
10 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
10 5 (22.73%) MVC
10 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
10 5 (22.73%) Fedora
10 5 (22.73%) Ruby
10 5 (22.73%) CentOS
11 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 5 (22.73%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.55%) WordPress
2 1 (4.55%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (4.55%) Shopify
2 1 (4.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (22.73%) SaaS
2 4 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) MySQL
2 4 (18.18%) Hazelcast
3 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 2 (9.09%) JIRA
3 2 (9.09%) Selenium
3 2 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 2 (9.09%) PHPUnit
4 1 (4.55%) PhpStorm
4 1 (4.55%) Behat
4 1 (4.55%) Maven
General
1 3 (13.64%) Electronics
1 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
1 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
1 3 (13.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (95.45%) Developer
2 13 (59.09%) PHP Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Senior Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Senior PHP Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Java Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Lead Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Lead PHP Developer
4 2 (9.09%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 2 (9.09%) PHP Zend Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) WordPress Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) Doctrine
2 9 (40.91%) jQuery
3 8 (36.36%) Symfony
3 8 (36.36%) CSS
4 7 (31.82%) Spring
5 6 (27.27%) LAMP
5 6 (27.27%) HTML
6 4 (18.18%) Servlets
7 3 (13.64%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (13.64%) RESTful
7 3 (13.64%) HTML5
8 2 (9.09%) Web Services
8 2 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (4.55%) CSS3
9 1 (4.55%) XML
9 1 (4.55%) XHTML
9 1 (4.55%) Zend Framework
9 1 (4.55%) CodeIgniter
9 1 (4.55%) Ajax
9 1 (4.55%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) DTV
2 1 (4.55%) Open Source
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Linux
2 5 (22.73%) Fedora
2 5 (22.73%) CentOS
3 2 (9.09%) UNIX
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (59.09%) TDD
3 10 (45.45%) Scrum
4 9 (40.91%) Unit Testing
5 7 (31.82%) Software Engineering
6 5 (22.73%) OO
6 5 (22.73%) MVC
7 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (18.18%) OOP
7 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
8 3 (13.64%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
8 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (13.64%) Programme Management
9 2 (9.09%) Pair Programming
9 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing
9 2 (9.09%) Web Development
9 2 (9.09%) Refactoring
9 2 (9.09%) OO PHP
10 1 (4.55%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) PHP
2 9 (40.91%) Java
3 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
3 5 (22.73%) Ruby
4 4 (18.18%) Python
5 2 (9.09%) SQL
6 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.55%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Zend
2 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
3 3 (13.64%) SAP
4 1 (4.55%) VMware