The table below looks at the statistics for PHP 5 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 5 over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP 5
South West / Somerset
Rank - 40 44
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - 0.34% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.83% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £250 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
133 120 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 57.83% 41.10% 46.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 62 90
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £271 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £483 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 32 11
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 £39.00 £28.15 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

PHP 5
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset region citing PHP 5 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

PHP 5 Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

PHP 5
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP 5 across the Somerset region.

PHP 5 Daily Rate Trend in Somerset