The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 18 6 18
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +12
Contract jobs citing PHP 6 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 5.31% 11.86% 1.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.95% 43.75% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 1
Average daily rate
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£355 £200 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.50% -47.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £288 £288
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £27.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +20.00%
PHP
Gloucestershire

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

Programming Languages Category
Gloucester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
43 16 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 38.05% 27.12% 31.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 12 17
Average daily rate £388 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £48.50 £21.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.58% -2.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester 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 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (35.00%) Yii
4 6 (30.00%) MySQL
5 4 (20.00%) Zend
5 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (15.00%) Drupal
6 3 (15.00%) jQuery
6 3 (15.00%) Zend Framework
6 3 (15.00%) Ajax
6 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (15.00%) Degree
6 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (15.00%) Website Architecture
6 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (15.00%) Scrum
6 3 (15.00%) MVC
6 3 (15.00%) OO
6 3 (15.00%) C#
6 3 (15.00%) Delphi
6 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (15.00%) .NET
7 2 (10.00%) HTML
7 2 (10.00%) IIS
7 2 (10.00%) CSS
7 2 (10.00%) MSMQ
7 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
7 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester 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 (15.00%) Drupal
2 2 (10.00%) IIS
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (10.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Intranet
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (30.00%) MySQL
3 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Developer
2 16 (80.00%) PHP Developer
3 3 (15.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Delphi Developer
4 2 (10.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 2 (10.00%) LAMP Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 1 (5.00%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) Yii
2 3 (15.00%) jQuery
2 3 (15.00%) Zend Framework
2 3 (15.00%) Ajax
2 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (15.00%) .NET
3 2 (10.00%) HTML
3 2 (10.00%) CSS
3 2 (10.00%) MSMQ
3 2 (10.00%) LAMP
3 2 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (5.00%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (5.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Website Architecture
1 3 (15.00%) Scrum
1 3 (15.00%) MVC
1 3 (15.00%) OO
2 2 (10.00%) Project Management
2 2 (10.00%) Migration
2 2 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.00%) TDD
2 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (5.00%) Kanban
3 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL
3 1 (5.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) C#
1 3 (15.00%) Delphi
1 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Zend