The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 18 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PHP 15 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 10.27% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.52% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 0
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£478 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £286
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.28 £21.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+25.11% -33.33%
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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 Cheltenham region.

Programming Languages Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
81 13 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 55.48% 23.64% 54.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 7 18
Average daily rate £478 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £290 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £440 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 20
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.27% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £21.38 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing PHP 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 PHP.

1 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 19 (79.17%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (70.83%) Lua
3 17 (70.83%) Release Management
3 17 (70.83%) Apache Ivy
3 17 (70.83%) Perl
3 17 (70.83%) Ant
3 17 (70.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 17 (70.83%) Java
3 17 (70.83%) UNIX
3 17 (70.83%) OO
3 17 (70.83%) Python
3 17 (70.83%) ClearCase
3 17 (70.83%) Subversion
3 17 (70.83%) Maven
4 16 (66.67%) DV Cleared
4 16 (66.67%) Security Cleared
5 12 (50.00%) Sun
5 12 (50.00%) Sun Certification
6 11 (45.83%) Scrum
7 9 (37.50%) Unit Testing
8 8 (33.33%) J2EE
9 7 (29.17%) MySQL
9 7 (29.17%) Linux
9 7 (29.17%) HTML
9 7 (29.17%) OCPJP
9 7 (29.17%) Ruby
9 7 (29.17%) Bash Shell
9 7 (29.17%) HTML5

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing PHP 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 PHP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.67%) Drupal
2 2 (8.33%) Apache
2 2 (8.33%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.17%) Big Data
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (70.83%) Apache Ivy
1 17 (70.83%) Ant
1 17 (70.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 17 (70.83%) ClearCase
1 17 (70.83%) Subversion
1 17 (70.83%) Maven
2 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 24 (100.00%) Developer
2 17 (70.83%) Java Developer
3 8 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 8 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Drupal Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.17%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (4.17%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) J2EE
2 7 (29.17%) HTML
2 7 (29.17%) HTML5
3 3 (12.50%) CSS3
3 3 (12.50%) Laravel
3 3 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (4.17%) jQuery
4 1 (4.17%) Struts
4 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.17%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) UNIX
2 7 (29.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (79.17%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (70.83%) Release Management
3 17 (70.83%) OO
4 11 (45.83%) Scrum
5 9 (37.50%) Unit Testing
6 6 (25.00%) OOD
7 5 (20.83%) User Stories
7 5 (20.83%) Test Scripting
8 3 (12.50%) MVC
9 2 (8.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 21 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 17 (70.83%) Lua
2 17 (70.83%) Perl
2 17 (70.83%) Java
2 17 (70.83%) Python
3 7 (29.17%) Ruby
3 7 (29.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (66.67%) DV Cleared
1 16 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 12 (50.00%) Sun Certification
3 7 (29.17%) OCPJP
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Varnish
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Sun