The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 39 35 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Contract jobs citing PHP 3 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 1.01% 1.16% 2.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.42% 2.88% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£313 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.50 £22.66
% change year-on-year
-18.03% +34.59%
PHP
South West

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

Programming Languages Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
124 104 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 41.75% 40.31% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 62 39
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £255 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 9
Average hourly rate £19.50 £36.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.83% +24.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.46 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £175.00 £44.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
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 28 July 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter - 2 £313 - 3
Plymouth -5 1 - - 2
PHP
South West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) HTML5
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (40.00%) Puppet
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (40.00%) Flask
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Salt
2 2 (40.00%) Software Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) Workflow
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) OOP
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 1 (20.00%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) Flask
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (40.00%) OOP
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Workflow
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
1 2 (40.00%) Software Delivery
1 2 (40.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (40.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
1 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (40.00%) Salt