The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
South West / Somerset
Rank 37 32 39
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing PHP 1 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.42% 2.73% 1.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.72% 6.61% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 2
Median daily rate £325 £275 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -2.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-12.67% +82.05%

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
138 121 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 58.47% 41.30% 44.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 63 78
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £273 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £623
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 32 10
Median hourly rate £41.50 £43.75 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.14% +20.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £28.15 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £47.55
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 Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 24 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
Bath -7 1 £325 +23.80% 2
PHP
South West

PHP
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 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 Somerset region with a requirement for PHP.

1 2 (66.67%) LAMP
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) Drupal
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Solr
2 1 (33.33%) PaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 2 (66.67%) Drupal
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) PHP Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) SQL