The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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 Job Titles advertised for the Somerset 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 47 25 26
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +1
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 4 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.13% 3.19% 3.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 3.37% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
Average daily rate
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£288 £265 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.49% +0.95%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £265 £265
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +40.00%
Job Titles Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
334 178 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 94.35% 94.68% 97.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 92 81
Average daily rate £325 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £175 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £423 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 14
Average hourly rate £35.00 £12.50 £23.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% -47.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £10.52 £9.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £23.75 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
PHP Developer
South West

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 30 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
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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 -6 4 £288 +8.49% 1
Bridgwater - - - - 1
Frome - - - - 1
PHP Developer
South West

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) PHP
2 16 (94.12%) MySQL
3 9 (52.94%) PHP5
4 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
4 8 (47.06%) OOP
4 8 (47.06%) OOD
4 8 (47.06%) Digital Media
5 7 (41.18%) Bash Shell
5 7 (41.18%) NoSQL
5 7 (41.18%) Drupal
6 6 (35.29%) Zend
7 5 (29.41%) MVC
7 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
7 5 (29.41%) CSS
7 5 (29.41%) HTML
7 5 (29.41%) Symfony
7 5 (29.41%) CodeIgniter
7 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
8 4 (23.53%) CSS3
8 4 (23.53%) HTML5
8 4 (23.53%) RESTful
8 4 (23.53%) Web Services
9 3 (17.65%) LAMP
10 2 (11.76%) TDD
10 2 (11.76%) ExpressionEngine
10 2 (11.76%) OO
10 2 (11.76%) OO PHP
11 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
11 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
11 1 (5.88%) Publishing

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 7 (41.18%) Drupal
2 2 (11.76%) ExpressionEngine
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (94.12%) MySQL
2 7 (41.18%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) CSS
1 5 (29.41%) HTML
1 5 (29.41%) Symfony
1 5 (29.41%) CodeIgniter
2 4 (23.53%) CSS3
2 4 (23.53%) HTML5
2 4 (23.53%) RESTful
2 4 (23.53%) Web Services
3 3 (17.65%) LAMP
4 1 (5.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) OOP
1 8 (47.06%) OOD
2 5 (29.41%) MVC
3 2 (11.76%) TDD
3 2 (11.76%) OO
3 2 (11.76%) OO PHP
4 1 (5.88%) Scrum
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) PHP
2 9 (52.94%) PHP5
3 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
4 7 (41.18%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.88%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) SQL
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Zend
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Novate IT Ltd
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