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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 34 14 36
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +22
Contract jobs citing PHP 18 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.89% 5.73% 2.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.96% 15.29% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £200 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £225 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £286 £285
% change year-on-year
+13.53% +0.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £27.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.72% +30.95%
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
201 85 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 43.41% 37.44% 44.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 43 111
Average daily rate £390 £363 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.58% -4.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 21
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.70 £12.75 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.60 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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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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
Gloucester -9 9 £350 +75.00% 4
Cheltenham -8 3 £438 +118.75% 1
Cirencester - - - - 1
Lydney - - - -
Stroud - - - -
Tewkesbury - - - -
PHP
South West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 21 (45.65%) jQuery
2 18 (39.13%) CSS
3 15 (32.61%) MySQL
4 14 (30.43%) Drupal
5 12 (26.09%) JavaScript
6 11 (23.91%) HTML
6 11 (23.91%) Zend
7 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
8 8 (17.39%) OO
8 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
9 7 (15.22%) RSS
9 7 (15.22%) Web Services
9 7 (15.22%) MVC
9 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (15.22%) Yii
10 6 (13.04%) VirtualBox
10 6 (13.04%) Relational Database
10 6 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (13.04%) Varnish
10 6 (13.04%) Symfony
10 6 (13.04%) Security Cleared
10 6 (13.04%) Subversion
10 6 (13.04%) Red Hat
10 6 (13.04%) Linux
10 6 (13.04%) Oracle
11 5 (10.87%) .NET
11 5 (10.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 5 (10.87%) Java
11 5 (10.87%) Perl
11 5 (10.87%) UNIX

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 14 (30.43%) Drupal
2 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (4.35%) Node.js
2 2 (4.35%) IIS
2 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Intranet
1 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (32.61%) MySQL
2 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
3 6 (13.04%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.52%) Hadoop
4 3 (6.52%) Big Data
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Subversion
2 5 (10.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (10.87%) ClearCase
2 5 (10.87%) Jenkins
3 4 (8.70%) Apache Ivy
3 4 (8.70%) Maven
3 4 (8.70%) Ant
General
1 2 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 45 (97.83%) Developer
2 26 (56.52%) PHP Developer
3 9 (19.57%) Drupal Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Web Developer
4 7 (15.22%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Java Developer
5 5 (10.87%) PHP Web Developer
5 5 (10.87%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.52%) LAMP Developer
6 3 (6.52%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (4.35%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Delphi Developer
8 1 (2.17%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) UI Developer
8 1 (2.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (45.65%) jQuery
2 18 (39.13%) CSS
3 11 (23.91%) HTML
4 7 (15.22%) RSS
4 7 (15.22%) Web Services
4 7 (15.22%) Yii
5 6 (13.04%) Symfony
6 5 (10.87%) .NET
6 5 (10.87%) CodeIgniter
7 4 (8.70%) Zend Framework
7 4 (8.70%) Ajax
7 4 (8.70%) .NET Framework
7 4 (8.70%) LAMP
8 3 (6.52%) J2EE
8 3 (6.52%) Struts
8 3 (6.52%) Hibernate
8 3 (6.52%) Spring
8 3 (6.52%) HTML5
9 2 (4.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (4.35%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.17%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.17%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 6 (13.04%) Linux
2 5 (10.87%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.39%) OO
2 7 (15.22%) MVC
2 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (8.70%) Release Management
3 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (6.52%) Scrum
4 3 (6.52%) Migration
4 3 (6.52%) TDD
4 3 (6.52%) Website Architecture
5 2 (4.35%) Reverse Engineering
5 2 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (4.35%) Business Analysis
5 2 (4.35%) Project Management
6 1 (2.17%) OOP
6 1 (2.17%) ITIL
6 1 (2.17%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.17%) Kanban
6 1 (2.17%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.17%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.17%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.09%) JavaScript
2 5 (10.87%) Java
2 5 (10.87%) Perl
2 5 (10.87%) Python
2 5 (10.87%) Lua
3 4 (8.70%) C#
4 3 (6.52%) Delphi
5 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.35%) SQL
6 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
2 4 (8.70%) Degree
3 2 (4.35%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) VirtualBox
1 6 (13.04%) Varnish
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) Zend
2 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.04%) Red Hat
3 6 (13.04%) Oracle
4 1 (2.17%) Sun
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