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 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 32 46 42
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -4
Contract jobs citing PHP 2 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.84% 0.34% 2.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.70% 0.70% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 8
Median daily rate £225 - £288
UK excluding London median daily rate £334 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £18.75 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-18.66% -39.51%
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
74 143 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 31.09% 47.99% 47.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 74 117
Median daily rate £375 £360 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £305 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £401 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 34 10
Median hourly rate £33.00 £42.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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 August 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 -3 2 £225 - 5
PHP
South West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 6 (66.67%) CSS
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) Symfony
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) MySQL
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) OO
5 2 (22.22%) Content Management
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) Web Analytics
5 2 (22.22%) Google
5 2 (22.22%) MVC
5 2 (22.22%) CMS
5 2 (22.22%) Vagrant
5 2 (22.22%) Google Analytics
5 2 (22.22%) Web Development
5 2 (22.22%) PHP 5
5 2 (22.22%) WordPress
5 2 (22.22%) PHPUnit
5 2 (22.22%) Puppet
5 2 (22.22%) LESS
5 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
5 2 (22.22%) Analytics
6 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (11.11%) CSS3
6 1 (11.11%) HTML5
6 1 (11.11%) jQuery
6 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
6 1 (11.11%) Electronics

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 (22.22%) CMS
1 2 (22.22%) WordPress
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) PHPUnit
1 2 (22.22%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (11.11%) Electronics
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) PHP Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Symfony Developer
3 3 (33.33%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Web Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
5 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Junior
5 1 (11.11%) Junior Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Junior PHP Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Junior WordPress Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Web Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Web Applications Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Web Applications Support
5 1 (11.11%) Web Support Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) CSS
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) Symfony
4 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
4 2 (22.22%) LESS
5 1 (11.11%) CSS3
5 1 (11.11%) Flash
5 1 (11.11%) HTML5
5 1 (11.11%) jQuery
5 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Analytics
1 2 (22.22%) Content Management
1 2 (22.22%) MVC
1 2 (22.22%) OO
1 2 (22.22%) Web Analytics
1 2 (22.22%) Web Development
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) OOP
2 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) PHP 5
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Google
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe
2 1 (11.11%) Sage
2 1 (11.11%) SAP