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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 17 20 19
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.17% 3.68% 2.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.46% 8.33% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Median daily rate £225 £399 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.60% -8.80%
UK excluding London median daily rate £334 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £18.75 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-18.66% -39.51%
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
67 60 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 55.83% 44.12% 33.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 39 15
Median daily rate £400 £399 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.25% -1.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £313 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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
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 24 August 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 8 (80.00%) HTML
1 8 (80.00%) CSS
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (50.00%) WordPress
4 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (40.00%) CMS
4 4 (40.00%) MySQL
5 3 (30.00%) Web Development
5 3 (30.00%) Drupal
5 3 (30.00%) Front End Development
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) jQuery
6 2 (20.00%) Confluence
6 2 (20.00%) JIRA
6 2 (20.00%) Joomla!
6 2 (20.00%) Subversion
6 2 (20.00%) OO
7 1 (10.00%) Python
7 1 (10.00%) ClearCase
7 1 (10.00%) Ant
7 1 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
7 1 (10.00%) MVC
7 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
7 1 (10.00%) Finance
7 1 (10.00%) Perl
7 1 (10.00%) .NET
7 1 (10.00%) Java
7 1 (10.00%) Web Services
7 1 (10.00%) XML

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 5 (50.00%) WordPress
2 4 (40.00%) CMS
3 3 (30.00%) Drupal
4 2 (20.00%) Confluence
4 2 (20.00%) Joomla!
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) JIRA
2 2 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (10.00%) Ant
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (10.00%) ClearCase
3 1 (10.00%) Maven
3 1 (10.00%) Mercurial
3 1 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (30.00%) WordPress Developer
4 2 (20.00%) CSS Developer
4 2 (20.00%) HTML CSS Developer
4 2 (20.00%) HTML Developer
5 1 (10.00%) CMS Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (10.00%) MySQL Developer
5 1 (10.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 1 (10.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (10.00%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (10.00%) PHP Zend Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) CSS
1 8 (80.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) Kendo UI
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Ergonomics
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Front End Development
1 3 (30.00%) Web Development
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Kanban
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) OO PHP
3 1 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (10.00%) Release Management
3 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) Lua
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (10.00%) Zend