The first table below looks at the demand for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Devon region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 21 29 22
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs citing PHP 16 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 6.61% 2.17% 2.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.05% 5.19% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
Average daily rate £200 £244 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% +39.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £229 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £268 £195
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £175.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+79.48% +2.63%
Programming Languages Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
76 77 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 31.40% 41.85% 47.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 42 40
Average daily rate £320 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £351 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 7
Average hourly rate £94.00 £40.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.00% +166.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.99 £24.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £41.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
PHP
South West

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Devon

PHP
Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the Devon region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

PHP
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Devon region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Exeter +9 6 - - 2
Plymouth - 6 £263 - 1
Newton Abbot - 2 £156 -
PHP
South West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 15 (62.50%) MySQL
2 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
3 10 (41.67%) Drupal
4 7 (29.17%) Business Continuity
4 7 (29.17%) HTML
5 6 (25.00%) CSS
5 6 (25.00%) Content Management
5 6 (25.00%) Document Management
5 6 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (25.00%) PHPUnit
6 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
6 5 (20.83%) SQL
6 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
6 5 (20.83%) Python
7 4 (16.67%) Linux
7 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 4 (16.67%) C++
7 4 (16.67%) SolarWinds
7 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 4 (16.67%) SCOM
7 4 (16.67%) CodeIgniter
8 3 (12.50%) JSON
8 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
8 3 (12.50%) Alfresco
8 3 (12.50%) jQuery
8 3 (12.50%) Apache Solr
8 3 (12.50%) Node.js
8 3 (12.50%) OOP
9 2 (8.33%) XHTML

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 10 (41.67%) Drupal
2 3 (12.50%) Alfresco
2 3 (12.50%) Apache Solr
2 3 (12.50%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Intranet
1 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (62.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (25.00%) PHPUnit
General
1 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (41.67%) PHP Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Drupal Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 3 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (8.33%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 2 (8.33%) MySQL Developer
6 2 (8.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Designer
7 1 (4.17%) Python Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Systems Designer
7 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) HTML
2 6 (25.00%) CSS
3 4 (16.67%) CodeIgniter
4 3 (12.50%) jQuery
4 3 (12.50%) JSON
5 2 (8.33%) Pylons
5 2 (8.33%) Laravel
5 2 (8.33%) XML
5 2 (8.33%) XHTML
5 2 (8.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.17%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Business Continuity
2 6 (25.00%) Content Management
2 6 (25.00%) Document Management
2 6 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (12.50%) OOP
4 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
4 2 (8.33%) Workflow
4 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (4.17%) Data Entry
5 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
2 5 (20.83%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) Python
3 4 (16.67%) C++
4 2 (8.33%) C
5 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) ISO 9001
1 2 (8.33%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) SolarWinds