The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 41 37 43
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing PHP 16 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.34% 2.19% 2.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.27% 6.67% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 6
Average daily rate
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£458 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £233 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £338 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £275
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +10.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £26.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-32.69% -17.46%
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 Gloucestershire region.

Programming Languages Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
255 105 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 53.24% 32.81% 65.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 52 150
Average daily rate £425 £325 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -14.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £448 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 33
Average hourly rate £42.75 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £14.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

PHP
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

PHP
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 26 February 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
Cheltenham 0 13 £468 +62.78% 7
Cirencester - - - - 2
Gloucester - - - - 3
Tewkesbury - - - - 4
Wotton-under-Edge - - - - 2
PHP
South West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 31 (86.11%) JavaScript
2 24 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (52.78%) HTML
5 17 (47.22%) Java
5 17 (47.22%) Perl
5 17 (47.22%) MySQL
5 17 (47.22%) Ant
5 17 (47.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 17 (47.22%) UNIX
5 17 (47.22%) OO
5 17 (47.22%) Python
5 17 (47.22%) Subversion
5 17 (47.22%) Maven
5 17 (47.22%) ClearCase
5 17 (47.22%) Security Cleared
5 17 (47.22%) Lua
5 17 (47.22%) Release Management
5 17 (47.22%) Apache Ivy
6 16 (44.44%) DV Cleared
7 14 (38.89%) HTML5
8 13 (36.11%) Sun
8 13 (36.11%) Sun Certification
9 12 (33.33%) Scrum
9 12 (33.33%) CSS
10 11 (30.56%) Unit Testing
11 10 (27.78%) Linux
12 9 (25.00%) jQuery
13 8 (22.22%) Bash Shell
13 8 (22.22%) J2EE

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (16.67%) Drupal
2 4 (11.11%) Apache Solr
2 4 (11.11%) Apache
3 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (47.22%) MySQL
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (47.22%) Ant
1 17 (47.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 17 (47.22%) ClearCase
1 17 (47.22%) Subversion
1 17 (47.22%) Maven
1 17 (47.22%) Apache Ivy
2 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 36 (100.00%) Developer
2 17 (47.22%) Java Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Senior Java Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Senior Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Drupal Developer
4 6 (16.67%) PHP Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Applications Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.78%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (2.78%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.78%) PHP Drupal Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (2.78%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (52.78%) HTML
2 14 (38.89%) HTML5
3 12 (33.33%) CSS
4 9 (25.00%) jQuery
5 8 (22.22%) J2EE
6 4 (11.11%) .NET
6 4 (11.11%) CSS3
7 3 (8.33%) Laravel
8 1 (2.78%) Backbone.js
8 1 (2.78%) Ember.js
8 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.78%) HTML5 Canvas
8 1 (2.78%) COM+
8 1 (2.78%) Web Services
8 1 (2.78%) XML
8 1 (2.78%) XSL
8 1 (2.78%) XSLT
8 1 (2.78%) XHTML
8 1 (2.78%) WSDL
8 1 (2.78%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) 3D Graphics
1 4 (11.11%) Graphic Design
2 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.78%) User Experience
2 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) UNIX
2 10 (27.78%) Linux
3 5 (13.89%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Phone
4 1 (2.78%) Android
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Phone 7
4 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (47.22%) Release Management
3 17 (47.22%) OO
4 12 (33.33%) Scrum
5 11 (30.56%) Unit Testing
6 6 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 6 (16.67%) OOD
6 6 (16.67%) User Stories
7 5 (13.89%) MVC
8 4 (11.11%) Web Design
8 4 (11.11%) Workflow
8 4 (11.11%) Time Management
8 4 (11.11%) 3D Rendering
9 1 (2.78%) Waterfall
9 1 (2.78%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (2.78%) Graceful Degradation
9 1 (2.78%) Analytics
9 1 (2.78%) Web Analytics
9 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (86.11%) JavaScript
2 17 (47.22%) Perl
2 17 (47.22%) Python
2 17 (47.22%) Java
2 17 (47.22%) Lua
3 8 (22.22%) Bash Shell
3 8 (22.22%) Ruby
4 5 (13.89%) SQL
5 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.78%) VB
5 1 (2.78%) VB6
5 1 (2.78%) C
5 1 (2.78%) C#
5 1 (2.78%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (47.22%) Security Cleared
2 16 (44.44%) DV Cleared
3 13 (36.11%) Sun Certification
4 8 (22.22%) OCPJP
5 1 (2.78%) Degree
5 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Varnish
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Sun
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.78%) Zend