The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Exeter 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 17 26 17
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing PHP 6 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 5.77% 0.85% 2.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.24% 2.00% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £250 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+79.48% +2.63%
Programming Languages Category
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
49 50 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 47.12% 42.37% 57.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 27 21
Average daily rate £400 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £351 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £41.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.29% +310.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
PHP
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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 23 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 6 (85.71%) Content Management
1 6 (85.71%) Document Management
1 6 (85.71%) Automated Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Drupal
1 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
1 6 (85.71%) PHPUnit
2 5 (71.43%) Management Information System
2 5 (71.43%) Business Continuity
3 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Alfresco
4 3 (42.86%) Apache Solr
5 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) ISO 14001
5 2 (28.57%) Summit
5 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
5 2 (28.57%) ISO 9001
6 1 (14.29%) HTML
6 1 (14.29%) MySQL
6 1 (14.29%) Python
6 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 1 (14.29%) Wireless
6 1 (14.29%) Pylons

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 6 (85.71%) Drupal
2 3 (42.86%) Alfresco
2 3 (42.86%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
1 6 (85.71%) PHPUnit
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (85.71%) Drupal Developer
3 2 (28.57%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 2 (28.57%) PHP Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) Pylons
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Content Management
1 6 (85.71%) Document Management
1 6 (85.71%) Automated Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Business Continuity
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO 9001
1 2 (28.57%) ISO 14001