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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 30 23 40
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +17
Contract jobs citing PHP 17 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.96% 3.82% 2.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.59% 10.10% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 5
Average daily rate
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£363 £200 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.25% -42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £230 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £22.66 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+34.59% +19.26%
Programming Languages Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
198 99 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 46.15% 37.79% 48.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 64 141
Average daily rate £381 £365 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.45% -6.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 21
Average hourly rate £40.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.70 £11.88 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £54.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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
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 22 July 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 22 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -4 9 £333 +66.25%
Cheltenham -3 4 £450 +125.00% 4
Cirencester - - - - 1
Lydney - - - -
Stroud - - - -
Tewkesbury - - - -
Wotton-under-Edge - - - -
PHP
South West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (52.50%) jQuery
2 19 (47.50%) CSS
3 16 (40.00%) Drupal
4 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (30.00%) MySQL
5 10 (25.00%) HTML
6 9 (22.50%) RSS
6 9 (22.50%) Zend
7 7 (17.50%) Oracle
7 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
7 7 (17.50%) Web Services
7 7 (17.50%) Linux
7 7 (17.50%) OO
7 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
7 7 (17.50%) Red Hat
7 7 (17.50%) MVC
7 7 (17.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (17.50%) VirtualBox
8 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (15.00%) Symfony
8 6 (15.00%) Varnish
9 5 (12.50%) UNIX
9 5 (12.50%) Subversion
9 5 (12.50%) Ajax
9 5 (12.50%) Degree
9 5 (12.50%) Computer Science
9 5 (12.50%) CodeIgniter
9 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
9 5 (12.50%) Yii
9 5 (12.50%) Jenkins

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (40.00%) Drupal
2 2 (5.00%) Node.js
2 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (5.00%) IIS
2 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.50%) OpenEdge
3 1 (2.50%) WordPress
3 1 (2.50%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) MySQL
2 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (5.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Subversion
1 5 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 4 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (10.00%) ClearCase
3 3 (7.50%) Apache Ivy
3 3 (7.50%) Maven
3 3 (7.50%) Ant
4 1 (2.50%) JIRA
4 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.50%) WebSpeed
General
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 40 (100.00%) Developer
2 19 (47.50%) PHP Developer
3 11 (27.50%) Drupal Developer
4 7 (17.50%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 7 (17.50%) Web Developer
5 5 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
5 5 (12.50%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (5.00%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Delphi Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Front-End Web Developer
8 1 (2.50%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.50%) UI Programmer
8 1 (2.50%) WordPress Developer
8 1 (2.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.50%) UI Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Progress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (52.50%) jQuery
2 19 (47.50%) CSS
3 10 (25.00%) HTML
4 9 (22.50%) RSS
5 7 (17.50%) Web Services
6 6 (15.00%) Symfony
7 5 (12.50%) Ajax
7 5 (12.50%) Yii
7 5 (12.50%) CodeIgniter
8 3 (7.50%) HTML5
9 2 (5.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (5.00%) CSS3
9 2 (5.00%) MSMQ
9 2 (5.00%) Hibernate
9 2 (5.00%) Spring
9 2 (5.00%) XML
9 2 (5.00%) Struts
9 2 (5.00%) J2EE
10 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
10 1 (2.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Linux
1 7 (17.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.50%) OO
1 7 (17.50%) MVC
2 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (7.50%) Scrum
3 3 (7.50%) Release Management
3 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (7.50%) Website Architecture
4 2 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (5.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (5.00%) Project Management
4 2 (5.00%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (2.50%) ITIL
5 1 (2.50%) OOP
5 1 (2.50%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.50%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (2.50%) Kanban
5 1 (2.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (10.00%) Perl
2 4 (10.00%) C#
2 4 (10.00%) Python
2 4 (10.00%) Lua
2 4 (10.00%) Java
3 3 (7.50%) Delphi
4 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.00%) SQL
5 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Degree
1 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) VirtualBox
2 6 (15.00%) Varnish
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Zend
2 7 (17.50%) Red Hat
2 7 (17.50%) Oracle
2 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) Sun
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