The first table below looks at the demand for PHP5 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 PHP5 over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Somerset region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP 5
Rank 49 34 31
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -3
Contract jobs citing PHP5 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.56% 0.51% 1.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.14% 1.30% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£288 £285 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.87% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £285 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
Programming Languages Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
175 77 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 49.16% 39.49% 44.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 49 39
Average daily rate £325 £323 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% -3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £223 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £365 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% -24.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
PHP5
South West

PHP5
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP5 across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP5 Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

PHP5
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP5 across the Somerset region.

PHP5 Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

PHP5
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 PHP5 within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 23 July 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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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 1 £288 +0.87% 2
Street - - - -
PHP5
South West

PHP5
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing PHP5 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 PHP5.

1 9 (100.00%) PHP
1 9 (100.00%) MySQL
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 8 (88.89%) OOP
2 8 (88.89%) OOD
3 7 (77.78%) Bash Shell
3 7 (77.78%) NoSQL
3 7 (77.78%) Digital Media
4 6 (66.67%) Telecoms
5 4 (44.44%) HTML
5 4 (44.44%) CSS
6 3 (33.33%) Web Services
6 3 (33.33%) HTML5
6 3 (33.33%) RESTful
6 3 (33.33%) CSS3
7 1 (11.11%) Publishing
7 1 (11.11%) LAMP

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing PHP5 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 PHP5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) MySQL
2 7 (77.78%) NoSQL
General
1 6 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
1 9 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (11.11%) PHP Web Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
1 4 (44.44%) CSS
2 3 (33.33%) Web Services
2 3 (33.33%) RESTful
2 3 (33.33%) HTML5
2 3 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (11.11%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) OOP
1 8 (88.89%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) PHP
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
3 7 (77.78%) Bash Shell
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £275 to £300 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago