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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 41 34 23
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 1.81% 1.90% 5.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.07% 5.66% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 6
Average daily rate £300 £335 £219
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% +53.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £32.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £30.20 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+17.54% +43.80%
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
163 106 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 59.06% 33.54% 32.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 37 34
Average daily rate £375 £313 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £218 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 5
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £32.00 £13.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 2 £325 - 4
Plymouth -10 1 - - 1
PHP
South West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 22 (70.97%) PostgreSQL
1 22 (70.97%) Selenium
2 13 (41.94%) Automated Testing
3 12 (38.71%) Git (software)
4 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (32.26%) Zend
5 10 (32.26%) Zend Framework
5 10 (32.26%) Test Automation
5 10 (32.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (32.26%) Functional Testing
6 9 (29.03%) Mentoring
6 9 (29.03%) JIRA
7 8 (25.81%) HTML
7 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
7 8 (25.81%) Doctrine
7 8 (25.81%) Disclosure Scotland
7 8 (25.81%) Fluentd
7 8 (25.81%) Redis
8 7 (22.58%) CSS
9 6 (19.35%) SQL
10 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery
11 4 (12.90%) Linux
11 4 (12.90%) jQuery
12 3 (9.68%) Laravel
12 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
12 3 (9.68%) Ajax
12 3 (9.68%) OOP
12 3 (9.68%) Apache
12 3 (9.68%) XHTML
12 3 (9.68%) XML

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (9.68%) Apache
2 2 (6.45%) Drupal
3 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.23%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Magento
2 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.23%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (70.97%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (25.81%) Redis
3 2 (6.45%) MySQL
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (70.97%) Selenium
2 12 (38.71%) Git (software)
3 9 (29.03%) JIRA
4 2 (6.45%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.45%) JIRA Agile
4 2 (6.45%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Developer
2 12 (38.71%) PHP Developer
3 8 (25.81%) Tester
4 6 (19.35%) Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) Functional Tester
4 6 (19.35%) Test Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Automated Tester
6 2 (6.45%) Functional Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Functional Test Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Magento Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Selenium Tester
6 2 (6.45%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.23%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Junior Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Programmer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (3.23%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) Zend Framework
2 8 (25.81%) Doctrine
2 8 (25.81%) HTML
3 7 (22.58%) CSS
4 4 (12.90%) jQuery
5 3 (9.68%) Ajax
5 3 (9.68%) Laravel
5 3 (9.68%) XHTML
5 3 (9.68%) XML
6 2 (6.45%) .NET
6 2 (6.45%) Gherkin
6 2 (6.45%) HTML5
6 2 (6.45%) LAMP
7 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
7 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Android
2 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Automated Testing
2 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (32.26%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (32.26%) Functional Testing
3 10 (32.26%) Test Automation
4 9 (29.03%) Mentoring
5 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery
6 3 (9.68%) OOP
6 3 (9.68%) Project Management
7 1 (3.23%) CRM
7 1 (3.23%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (3.23%) Migration
7 1 (3.23%) MVC
7 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.23%) Scrum
7 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
2 6 (19.35%) SQL
3 2 (6.45%) Java
4 1 (3.23%) C#
4 1 (3.23%) C++
4 1 (3.23%) Delphi
4 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.81%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.23%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) Fluentd
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Zend