The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 36 46 20
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -26
Contract jobs citing PHP 17 9 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.73% 1.91% 6.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.62% 3.32% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 19
Median daily rate £328 £466 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.75% +55.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £8.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £30.20 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-48.67% -13.71%
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
223 271 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 48.90% 57.42% 44.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 174 90
Median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £478 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 19
Median hourly rate £44.10 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.55% +7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £41.55 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.75 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +8 7 £325 -30.29% 4
Gloucester - 3 £358 - 2
PHP
South West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for PHP.

1 21 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 14 (58.33%) MySQL
3 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (45.83%) Subversion
3 11 (45.83%) OO
4 9 (37.50%) ClearCase
4 9 (37.50%) Perl
4 9 (37.50%) HTML
4 9 (37.50%) Java
4 9 (37.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 9 (37.50%) CSS
4 9 (37.50%) Unix
4 9 (37.50%) Lua
4 9 (37.50%) DV Cleared
4 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 8 (33.33%) jQuery
5 8 (33.33%) Release Management
5 8 (33.33%) Apache Ivy
5 8 (33.33%) Maven
5 8 (33.33%) Ant
6 7 (29.17%) Python
6 7 (29.17%) WordPress
7 6 (25.00%) Drupal
8 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (20.83%) Sun
8 5 (20.83%) Sun Certification
9 4 (16.67%) Web Development
9 4 (16.67%) CMS
9 4 (16.67%) Zend
9 4 (16.67%) JIRA

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (29.17%) WordPress
2 6 (25.00%) Drupal
3 4 (16.67%) CMS
4 3 (12.50%) Confluence
4 3 (12.50%) JBoss
5 2 (8.33%) Apache
6 1 (4.17%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) DNS
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (58.33%) MySQL
2 2 (8.33%) Big Data
2 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (45.83%) Subversion
2 9 (37.50%) ClearCase
2 9 (37.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 8 (33.33%) Ant
3 8 (33.33%) Apache Ivy
3 8 (33.33%) Maven
4 4 (16.67%) JIRA
5 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
6 2 (8.33%) Mercurial
7 1 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1 (4.17%) Electronics
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.17%) Marketing
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (95.83%) Developer
2 12 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 9 (37.50%) Java Developer
4 5 (20.83%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 5 (20.83%) MySQL Developer
4 5 (20.83%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 5 (20.83%) WordPress Developer
5 3 (12.50%) CMS Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Drupal Developer
5 3 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (12.50%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 3 (12.50%) PHP Zend Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (4.17%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (4.17%) Help Desk Support
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Server Support
7 1 (4.17%) Systems Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) CSS
1 9 (37.50%) HTML
2 8 (33.33%) jQuery
3 3 (12.50%) Zend Framework
4 2 (8.33%) Kendo UI
4 2 (8.33%) LAMP
4 2 (8.33%) Web Services
4 2 (8.33%) XML
5 1 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (4.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Ergonomics
1 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.17%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Unix
2 3 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) CentOS
3 1 (4.17%) Debian
3 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
3 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (45.83%) OO
2 8 (33.33%) Release Management
3 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (16.67%) Web Development
5 3 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Open Source
6 2 (8.33%) Kanban
6 2 (8.33%) MVC
6 2 (8.33%) OO PHP
6 2 (8.33%) Scrum
6 2 (8.33%) Secure Coding
6 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Content Management
7 1 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (4.17%) Microservices
7 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
7 1 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 9 (37.50%) Java
2 9 (37.50%) Lua
2 9 (37.50%) Perl
3 7 (29.17%) Python
4 2 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) DV Cleared
1 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.83%) Sun Certification
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Plesk
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Sun
2 4 (16.67%) Zend
3 1 (4.17%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) SAP
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