The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 19 16 20
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing PHP 4 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.81% 4.95% 9.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.80% 11.63% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 13
Median daily rate £350 £275 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £240 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £418 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £29.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-31.03% -13.43%
PHP
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Programming Languages Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
69 43 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 65.71% 42.57% 56.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 27 50
Median daily rate £350 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +4.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP across the Cheltenham region.

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

PHP
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Cheltenham region.

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for PHP.

1 7 (77.78%) HTML
1 7 (77.78%) CSS
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
4 4 (44.44%) Subversion
4 4 (44.44%) OO
5 3 (33.33%) MySQL
5 3 (33.33%) Web Services
5 3 (33.33%) XML
5 3 (33.33%) JSON
5 3 (33.33%) Zend
5 3 (33.33%) Zend Framework
5 3 (33.33%) Mercurial
5 3 (33.33%) WordPress
5 3 (33.33%) jQuery
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) OO PHP
6 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
6 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
6 2 (22.22%) Confluence
6 2 (22.22%) Web Development
6 2 (22.22%) Kanban
6 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) JIRA
6 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) Maven
6 2 (22.22%) Ant
6 2 (22.22%) Java

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) WordPress
2 2 (22.22%) CMS
2 2 (22.22%) Confluence
3 1 (11.11%) Apache
3 1 (11.11%) Apache Spark
3 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (11.11%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
3 1 (11.11%) Apache Accumulo
3 1 (11.11%) Big Data
3 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 4 (44.44%) Subversion
3 3 (33.33%) Mercurial
4 2 (22.22%) Ant
4 2 (22.22%) JIRA
4 2 (22.22%) Maven
5 1 (11.11%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (11.11%) ClearCase
5 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
5 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
5 1 (11.11%) JUnit
5 1 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (22.22%) WordPress Developer
4 1 (11.11%) CSS Developer
4 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Hadoop Developer
4 1 (11.11%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (11.11%) HTML Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Hadoop Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) CSS
1 7 (77.78%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) jQuery
2 3 (33.33%) JSON
2 3 (33.33%) Web Services
2 3 (33.33%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) Zend Framework
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) Kendo UI
3 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) CentOS
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) OO
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) OO PHP
3 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
3 2 (22.22%) Kanban
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Web Development
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 1 (11.11%) Release Management
4 1 (11.11%) Secure Coding
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 1 (11.11%) Lua
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Zend
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) SAP