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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 45 41 39
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.43% 2.15% 3.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.98% 4.31% 7.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 14
Median daily rate £373 £325 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.61% -30.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £234 £382
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £478 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £8.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £35.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-18.30% +65.11%

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
168 232 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 48.00% 49.79% 51.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 109 179
Median daily rate £425 £420 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 22 18
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £27.50 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £46.20 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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
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 23 February 2017. 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 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
Gloucester -3 2 £425 - 1
Cirencester - 2 £320 - 4
PHP
South West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 11 (68.75%) HTML
1 11 (68.75%) CSS
2 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 10 (62.50%) MySQL
3 8 (50.00%) Zend
4 7 (43.75%) OO
4 7 (43.75%) MVC
5 6 (37.50%) jQuery
6 5 (31.25%) XML
6 5 (31.25%) HTML5
7 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 4 (25.00%) Java
7 4 (25.00%) Oracle
7 4 (25.00%) Web Services
7 4 (25.00%) JSON
7 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (25.00%) Subversion
8 3 (18.75%) Maven
8 3 (18.75%) Apache
8 3 (18.75%) Zend Framework
8 3 (18.75%) Ant
8 3 (18.75%) Perl
8 3 (18.75%) Symfony
8 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
8 3 (18.75%) Mercurial
8 3 (18.75%) Laravel
8 3 (18.75%) OO PHP
9 2 (12.50%) Confluence
9 2 (12.50%) CSS3

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 3 (18.75%) Apache
2 2 (12.50%) Confluence
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Spark
3 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.25%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Primavera
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) MySQL
2 2 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Accumulo
3 1 (6.25%) Big Data
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (25.00%) Subversion
2 3 (18.75%) Ant
2 3 (18.75%) Maven
2 3 (18.75%) Mercurial
3 2 (12.50%) Apache Ivy
3 2 (12.50%) JIRA
4 1 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (6.25%) ClearCase
4 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
4 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.25%) JUnit
4 1 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (6.25%) Back Office
1 1 (6.25%) Electronics
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) PHP Developer
3 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared Java Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Hadoop Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Java Hadoop Developer
3 2 (12.50%) LAMP Developer
4 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (6.25%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (6.25%) HTML Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Java Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) MySQL Developer
4 1 (6.25%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 1 (6.25%) PHP Laravel Developer
4 1 (6.25%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (6.25%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (6.25%) PHP Zend Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) CSS
1 11 (68.75%) HTML
2 6 (37.50%) jQuery
3 5 (31.25%) HTML5
3 5 (31.25%) XML
4 4 (25.00%) JSON
4 4 (25.00%) Web Services
5 3 (18.75%) Laravel
5 3 (18.75%) Symfony
5 3 (18.75%) Zend Framework
6 2 (12.50%) CSS3
6 2 (12.50%) LAMP
7 1 (6.25%) Ajax
7 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
7 1 (6.25%) Kendo UI
7 1 (6.25%) Middleware
7 1 (6.25%) REST
7 1 (6.25%) SOAP
7 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (6.25%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) CentOS
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) MVC
1 7 (43.75%) OO
2 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) OO PHP
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (12.50%) Front End Development
4 2 (12.50%) Kanban
4 2 (12.50%) OOP
4 2 (12.50%) Release Management
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) Web Development
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) CRM
5 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 4 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (18.75%) Perl
4 2 (12.50%) Python
5 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
5 1 (6.25%) Lua
5 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Zend
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.25%) SAP