The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills 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 over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 36 20 33
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +13
Contract jobs citing PHP 11 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 3.25% 8.41% 3.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.80% 17.48% 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 4
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£288 £285 £367
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.87% -22.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +17.77%
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 Somerset region.

Programming Languages Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
141 103 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 41.72% 48.13% 52.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 80 62
Average daily rate £320 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.30 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.34% -44.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

PHP
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

PHP
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 within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 23 September 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 -2 10 £288 +0.87% 5
Street - 1 £500 - 1
Yeovil - - - - 1
Bridgwater - - - -
Frome - - - -
PHP
South West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing PHP also 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 that cited PHP.

1 18 (75.00%) MySQL
2 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
3 10 (41.67%) HTML
3 10 (41.67%) CSS
4 9 (37.50%) OOP
4 9 (37.50%) PHP5
4 9 (37.50%) Bash Shell
5 8 (33.33%) NoSQL
5 8 (33.33%) CSS3
5 8 (33.33%) Web Services
6 7 (29.17%) OOD
6 7 (29.17%) SQL
6 7 (29.17%) HTML5
6 7 (29.17%) RESTful
6 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (25.00%) LAMP
8 5 (20.83%) Java
9 4 (16.67%) OO
9 4 (16.67%) Scrum
9 4 (16.67%) Linux
9 4 (16.67%) Drupal
9 4 (16.67%) ExpressionEngine
10 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
10 3 (12.50%) Digital Media
10 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
10 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
10 3 (12.50%) OO PHP
10 3 (12.50%) TDD
10 3 (12.50%) Subversion
10 3 (12.50%) Debian

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing PHP also 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 that cited PHP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.67%) Drupal
1 4 (16.67%) ExpressionEngine
2 3 (12.50%) Apache
3 2 (8.33%) Confluence
3 2 (8.33%) MediaWiki
3 2 (8.33%) nginx
4 1 (4.17%) CMS
4 1 (4.17%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Photoshop
1 1 (4.17%) MS Project
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.17%) GIMP
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) LDAP
2 2 (8.33%) LAN
2 2 (8.33%) WAN
2 2 (8.33%) VPN
2 2 (8.33%) IPv6
2 2 (8.33%) OSPF
2 2 (8.33%) BGP
2 2 (8.33%) EIGRP
2 2 (8.33%) Firewall
2 2 (8.33%) IPsec
2 2 (8.33%) Network Security
3 1 (4.17%) Internet
3 1 (4.17%) DNS
3 1 (4.17%) DHCP
3 1 (4.17%) HTTP
3 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (75.00%) MySQL
2 8 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (4.17%) MS Access
5 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (12.50%) Subversion
1 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.33%) JIRA
2 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.33%) Hudson
2 2 (8.33%) SpecFlow
2 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (79.17%) Developer
2 15 (62.50%) PHP Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 1 (4.17%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Designer
5 1 (4.17%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Web Designer
5 1 (4.17%) Perl Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) CSS
1 10 (41.67%) HTML
2 8 (33.33%) CSS3
2 8 (33.33%) Web Services
3 7 (29.17%) RESTful
3 7 (29.17%) HTML5
4 6 (25.00%) LAMP
5 2 (8.33%) Symfony
5 2 (8.33%) CodeIgniter
5 2 (8.33%) jQuery
5 2 (8.33%) .NET
6 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
6 1 (4.17%) DHTML
6 1 (4.17%) Laravel
6 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (4.17%) JRuby
6 1 (4.17%) Scilab
6 1 (4.17%) REST
6 1 (4.17%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Digital Media
2 2 (8.33%) Clustering
2 2 (8.33%) Wiki
3 1 (4.17%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Debian
3 2 (8.33%) Ubuntu
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.33%) UNIX
3 2 (8.33%) Windows
4 1 (4.17%) Solaris
4 1 (4.17%) CentOS
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) OOP
2 7 (29.17%) OOD
2 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.67%) OO
3 4 (16.67%) Scrum
4 3 (12.50%) TDD
4 3 (12.50%) OO PHP
5 2 (8.33%) DevOps
5 2 (8.33%) Test Management
5 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (8.33%) BDD
5 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.33%) MVC
5 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.17%) Project Management
6 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.17%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
2 9 (37.50%) PHP5
2 9 (37.50%) Bash Shell
3 7 (29.17%) SQL
4 5 (20.83%) Java
5 3 (12.50%) C#
5 3 (12.50%) Ruby
5 3 (12.50%) Perl
6 2 (8.33%) C++
7 1 (4.17%) C
7 1 (4.17%) VB
7 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.17%) Python
7 1 (4.17%) MATLAB
7 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.17%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) CCNA
1 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Samba
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.33%) Postfix
1 2 (8.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) ZABBIX
1 2 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle
1 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 2 (8.33%) VMware
2 2 (8.33%) Zend
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (4.17%) Sun
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