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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 35 26 33
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 12 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 3.59% 5.91% 3.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.82% 6.19% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 5
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£288 £285 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.87% -26.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £283
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +7.69%
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
314 194 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 94.01% 95.57% 91.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 133 112
Average daily rate £325 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.72% -0.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £246 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 10
Average hourly rate £20.06 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 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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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 -3 12 £288 +0.87% 2
Bridgwater - - - -
Frome - - - -
PHP Developer
South West

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 16 (100.00%) PHP
1 16 (100.00%) MySQL
2 11 (68.75%) CSS
2 11 (68.75%) HTML
2 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
3 10 (62.50%) HTML5
3 10 (62.50%) CSS3
4 9 (56.25%) PHP5
4 9 (56.25%) OOP
5 8 (50.00%) NoSQL
6 7 (43.75%) Bash Shell
6 7 (43.75%) RESTful
6 7 (43.75%) OOD
6 7 (43.75%) Web Services
7 5 (31.25%) OO
7 5 (31.25%) OO PHP
8 4 (25.00%) LAMP
9 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (18.75%) TDD
9 3 (18.75%) Digital Media
9 3 (18.75%) MVC
9 3 (18.75%) ExpressionEngine
10 2 (12.50%) jQuery
10 2 (12.50%) Marketing
10 2 (12.50%) Symfony
10 2 (12.50%) CodeIgniter
10 2 (12.50%) Drupal
11 1 (6.25%) Linux
11 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
11 1 (6.25%) AngularJS

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 3 (18.75%) ExpressionEngine
2 2 (12.50%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) MySQL
2 8 (50.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (12.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) HTML
1 11 (68.75%) CSS
2 10 (62.50%) HTML5
2 10 (62.50%) CSS3
3 7 (43.75%) Web Services
3 7 (43.75%) RESTful
4 4 (25.00%) LAMP
5 2 (12.50%) Symfony
5 2 (12.50%) CodeIgniter
5 2 (12.50%) jQuery
6 1 (6.25%) Laravel
6 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) OOP
2 7 (43.75%) OOD
3 5 (31.25%) OO
3 5 (31.25%) OO PHP
4 3 (18.75%) MVC
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) PHP
2 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
3 9 (56.25%) PHP5
4 7 (43.75%) Bash Shell