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 1 July 2016 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 31 42 47
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +5
Contract jobs citing PHP 6 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.46% 1.11% 2.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.82% 2.38% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 9
Median daily rate £225 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.93% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £291 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £388 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £39.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-60.25% +14.70%
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
88 168 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 36.07% 46.80% 42.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 92 141
Median daily rate £365 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 33 7
Median hourly rate £38.75 £39.01 £34.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% +11.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £30.00 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.45 £55.00 £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.45 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +4.02%

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
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 1 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -5 4 £250 -35.48% 3
Frome - 1 - -
PHP
South West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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 9 (75.00%) HTML
1 9 (75.00%) CSS
2 6 (50.00%) MVC
2 6 (50.00%) MySQL
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) OO
3 4 (33.33%) CMS
3 4 (33.33%) Symfony
3 4 (33.33%) HTML5
3 4 (33.33%) Laravel
4 3 (25.00%) Magento
4 3 (25.00%) CSS3
4 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (25.00%) WordPress
4 3 (25.00%) Google
4 3 (25.00%) Web Development
4 3 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) Apache
5 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 2 (16.67%) Workflow
5 2 (16.67%) Content Management
5 2 (16.67%) Google Analytics
5 2 (16.67%) PHP 5
5 2 (16.67%) jQuery
5 2 (16.67%) Web Analytics
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (16.67%) Analytics
5 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (16.67%) Vagrant

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 4 (33.33%) CMS
2 3 (25.00%) WordPress
3 2 (16.67%) Apache
3 2 (16.67%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (8.33%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Magento
2 1 (8.33%) BigMachines
2 1 (8.33%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Google Analytics
2 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) PHPUnit
1 2 (16.67%) Vagrant
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Grunt
2 1 (8.33%) gulp
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) PHP Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Symfony Developer
4 3 (25.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
6 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Junior
6 1 (8.33%) Junior Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Junior PHP Developer
6 1 (8.33%) LAMP Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
6 1 (8.33%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 1 (8.33%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Web Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Web Support Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) CSS
1 9 (75.00%) HTML
2 4 (33.33%) HTML5
2 4 (33.33%) Laravel
2 4 (33.33%) Symfony
3 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (25.00%) CSS3
4 2 (16.67%) jQuery
4 2 (16.67%) LESS
4 2 (16.67%) RESTful
4 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (16.67%) Yii
5 1 (8.33%) Ajax
5 1 (8.33%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (8.33%) Flash
5 1 (8.33%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (8.33%) Mason
5 1 (8.33%) Node.js
5 1 (8.33%) Sass
5 1 (8.33%) Visualforce
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) MVC
2 4 (33.33%) OO
3 3 (25.00%) Web Development
4 2 (16.67%) Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) Content Management
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 2 (16.67%) Front End Development
4 2 (16.67%) OO PHP
4 2 (16.67%) Web Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) Workflow
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) API Development
5 1 (8.33%) API Integration
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) High Availability
5 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (8.33%) OOP
5 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) PHP 5
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Apex Code
3 1 (8.33%) Java
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Sage
2 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (8.33%) Siebel
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