The table below looks at the statistics for the PHP Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP Developer
Rank 35 42 17
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -25
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 7 1 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.31% 0.33% 10.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.33% 0.34% 11.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 23
Average daily rate £285 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.86% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £288 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 £24.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+89.89% -14.65%
PHP Developer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
301 293 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 99.34% 95.75% 97.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 177 137
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 26 16
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.57 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP Developer in the job title across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

PHP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

PHP Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP Developer across the Somerset region.

PHP Developer Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

PHP Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP Developer across the Somerset region.

PHP Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

PHP Developer
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(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
Bath +1 4 £263 -8.69%
PHP Developer
South West

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region that cited PHP Developer in their job title 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 with PHP Developer in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) PHP
2 6 (85.71%) MySQL
2 6 (85.71%) Laravel
3 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 5 (71.43%) HTML
3 5 (71.43%) CSS
3 5 (71.43%) MVC
4 4 (57.14%) WordPress
4 4 (57.14%) Magento
5 3 (42.86%) CMS
6 2 (28.57%) Retail
6 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
6 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (28.57%) RESTful
6 2 (28.57%) ExpressionEngine
6 2 (28.57%) HTML5
6 2 (28.57%) Yii
6 2 (28.57%) API Development
6 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
6 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
7 1 (14.29%) Grunt
7 1 (14.29%) OO PHP
7 1 (14.29%) BigMachines
7 1 (14.29%) gulp
7 1 (14.29%) Issue Tracking
7 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
7 1 (14.29%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (14.29%) Eloqua
7 1 (14.29%) Sass

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region that cited PHP Developer in their job title 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 with PHP Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) WordPress
2 3 (42.86%) CMS
3 2 (28.57%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (14.29%) Apache
4 1 (14.29%) Apache Solr
4 1 (14.29%) nginx
4 1 (14.29%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Magento
2 1 (14.29%) BigMachines
2 1 (14.29%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Grunt
1 1 (14.29%) gulp
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) Laravel
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
3 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) RESTful
3 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (28.57%) Yii
4 1 (14.29%) Ajax
4 1 (14.29%) Apache Flex
4 1 (14.29%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (14.29%) CSS3
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) LAMP
4 1 (14.29%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (14.29%) Memcached
4 1 (14.29%) Sass
4 1 (14.29%) SOAP
4 1 (14.29%) Visualforce
4 1 (14.29%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) API Development
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) OO PHP
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) PHP
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Apex Code
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) PHP 5
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Google
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (14.29%) Siebel