The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Exeter region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 21 24 18
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing PHP 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 2.04% 1.48% 1.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.44% 3.08% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £333 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +10.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £30.20 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+17.54% +38.85%
PHP
Devon

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

Programming Languages Category
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
45 65 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 45.92% 48.15% 38.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 21 12
Average daily rate £408 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.83% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £234 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Average hourly rate £17.00 £36.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.42% +4.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

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

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 18 (81.82%) PostgreSQL
1 18 (81.82%) Selenium
2 11 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (36.36%) Zend
4 8 (36.36%) Zend Framework
4 8 (36.36%) Test Automation
4 8 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (36.36%) Functional Testing
5 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
5 7 (31.82%) Mentoring
5 7 (31.82%) JIRA
6 6 (27.27%) Doctrine
6 6 (27.27%) Disclosure Scotland
6 6 (27.27%) Redis
6 6 (27.27%) Fluentd
7 5 (22.73%) HTML
7 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
8 4 (18.18%) SQL
8 4 (18.18%) CSS
9 3 (13.64%) XML
9 3 (13.64%) XHTML
9 3 (13.64%) Project Management
9 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
9 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
9 3 (13.64%) Ajax
10 2 (9.09%) HTML5
10 2 (9.09%) .NET
10 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
10 2 (9.09%) Java

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (81.82%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (27.27%) Redis
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (81.82%) Selenium
2 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
2 7 (31.82%) JIRA
3 2 (9.09%) JIRA Agile
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) PHP Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Test Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Tester
4 5 (22.73%) Functional Tester
5 4 (18.18%) Automated Tester
6 2 (9.09%) Functional Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Functional Test Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Selenium Tester
7 1 (4.55%) Agile Delivery Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Automated Test Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) HTML CSS Developer
7 1 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (4.55%) PHP Programmer
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) Zend Framework
2 6 (27.27%) Doctrine
3 5 (22.73%) HTML
4 4 (18.18%) CSS
5 3 (13.64%) Ajax
5 3 (13.64%) XHTML
5 3 (13.64%) XML
6 2 (9.09%) .NET
6 2 (9.09%) HTML5
7 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
7 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (4.55%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Android
1 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (36.36%) Functional Testing
3 8 (36.36%) Test Automation
4 7 (31.82%) Mentoring
5 3 (13.64%) Project Management
5 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.55%) CRM
6 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.55%) Migration
6 1 (4.55%) MVC
6 1 (4.55%) OOP
6 1 (4.55%) Open Source
6 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.55%) Scrum
6 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.55%) TOGAF
6 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
2 4 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) C++
4 1 (4.55%) Delphi
4 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) Fluentd
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Zend