The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 Gloucestershire 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 18 44 70
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +26
Contract jobs citing PHP 23 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.02% 1.51% 1.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.29% 2.55% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 1 7
Average daily rate £304 £225 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.11% -30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £225 £404
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 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+79.48% +8.33%
Programming Languages Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
161 196 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 42.15% 59.04% 57.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 111 237
Average daily rate £350 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £315 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 37
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £26.60 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.14% +2.94%
PHP
South West

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
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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester -4 12 £350 - 1
Cheltenham -1 9 £300 - 1
Cirencester - - - -
Tewkesbury - - - -
Wotton-under-Edge - - - - 2
PHP
South West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 17 (62.96%) jQuery
2 16 (59.26%) Drupal
2 16 (59.26%) CSS
3 11 (40.74%) MySQL
4 9 (33.33%) Zend
4 9 (33.33%) RSS
5 7 (25.93%) Red Hat
5 7 (25.93%) Oracle
5 7 (25.93%) HTML
5 7 (25.93%) Web Services
5 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
5 7 (25.93%) Linux
5 7 (25.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (25.93%) VirtualBox
6 6 (22.22%) CodeIgniter
6 6 (22.22%) Varnish
7 5 (18.52%) Ajax
7 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
7 5 (18.52%) Symfony
7 5 (18.52%) MVC
8 3 (11.11%) UNIX
8 3 (11.11%) XML
8 3 (11.11%) Website Architecture
8 3 (11.11%) Degree
9 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
9 2 (7.41%) HTML5
9 2 (7.41%) CSS3
9 2 (7.41%) DOM
9 2 (7.41%) Java

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 16 (59.26%) Drupal
2 2 (7.41%) OpenEdge
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.70%) ClearCase
2 1 (3.70%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (3.70%) WebSpeed
2 1 (3.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) Subversion
2 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (96.30%) Developer
2 11 (40.74%) PHP Developer
2 11 (40.74%) Drupal Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Web Developer
3 7 (25.93%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 5 (18.52%) PHP Web Developer
4 5 (18.52%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Progress Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Graduate
6 1 (3.70%) UI Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) WordPress Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Graduate Web Developer
6 1 (3.70%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (62.96%) jQuery
2 16 (59.26%) CSS
3 9 (33.33%) RSS
4 7 (25.93%) HTML
4 7 (25.93%) Web Services
5 6 (22.22%) CodeIgniter
6 5 (18.52%) Ajax
6 5 (18.52%) Symfony
7 3 (11.11%) XML
8 2 (7.41%) HTML5
8 2 (7.41%) CSS3
8 2 (7.41%) DOM
8 2 (7.41%) SonicMQ
9 1 (3.70%) EDI
9 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
9 1 (3.70%) .NET
9 1 (3.70%) Google Maps API
9 1 (3.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Linux
1 7 (25.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) MVC
2 3 (11.11%) Website Architecture
3 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.70%) OO
4 1 (3.70%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.41%) Java
3 1 (3.70%) Progress 4GL
3 1 (3.70%) C
3 1 (3.70%) COBOL
3 1 (3.70%) Python
3 1 (3.70%) Perl
3 1 (3.70%) Lua
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) VirtualBox
2 6 (22.22%) Varnish
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Zend
2 7 (25.93%) Red Hat
2 7 (25.93%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Progress
3 1 (3.70%) Google
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