The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had PHP Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP Developer
Rank 125 116 91
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -25
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 16 36 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.59% 1.13% 1.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 1.18% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 26 54
Median daily rate £300 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £245 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £530 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £45.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +73.07%
PHP Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2579 3052 3232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.20% 95.73% 96.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1684 2052 2092
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £239 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 158 230
Median hourly rate £21.00 £20.63 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.75 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South West region that featured PHP Developer in the job title.

PHP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

PHP Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

PHP Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

PHP Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP Developer across the South West region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

PHP Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

PHP Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP Developer across the South West region.

PHP Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

PHP Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the South West region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
Gloucestershire +5 7 £350 +35.92% 5
Bristol +1 5 £275 -3.50% 8
Somerset +25 1 £300 +17.07% 3
Devon -3 1 £165 -68.26% 4
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, PHP Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 27 (100.00%) PHP
2 22 (81.48%) MySQL
3 20 (74.07%) CSS
4 18 (66.67%) HTML
5 14 (51.85%) JavaScript
6 11 (40.74%) jQuery
7 9 (33.33%) Zend
8 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
8 7 (25.93%) HTML5
8 7 (25.93%) OO
8 7 (25.93%) MVC
9 6 (22.22%) LAMP
9 6 (22.22%) Symfony
10 5 (18.52%) Web Development
10 5 (18.52%) WordPress
10 5 (18.52%) Apache
10 5 (18.52%) Linux
10 5 (18.52%) OO PHP
11 4 (14.81%) CSS3
11 4 (14.81%) Drupal
12 3 (11.11%) Zend Framework
12 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (11.11%) CMS
12 3 (11.11%) Subversion
12 3 (11.11%) OOP
12 3 (11.11%) Oracle
12 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
13 2 (7.41%) Web Services
13 2 (7.41%) XML
13 2 (7.41%) Web Design

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 5 (18.52%) Apache
1 5 (18.52%) WordPress
2 4 (14.81%) Drupal
3 3 (11.11%) CMS
4 2 (7.41%) Joomla!
5 1 (3.70%) Confluence
5 1 (3.70%) IIS
5 1 (3.70%) Moodle
5 1 (3.70%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Magento
1 1 (3.70%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) GitHub
1 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (81.48%) MySQL
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.11%) Subversion
3 2 (7.41%) Mercurial
3 2 (7.41%) PHPUnit
4 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 2 (7.41%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (74.07%) CSS
2 18 (66.67%) HTML
3 11 (40.74%) jQuery
4 7 (25.93%) HTML5
5 6 (22.22%) LAMP
5 6 (22.22%) Symfony
6 4 (14.81%) CSS3
7 3 (11.11%) Zend Framework
8 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
8 2 (7.41%) JSON
8 2 (7.41%) Laravel
8 2 (7.41%) REST
8 2 (7.41%) Web Services
8 2 (7.41%) XML
9 1 (3.70%) .NET
9 1 (3.70%) Ajax
9 1 (3.70%) Doctrine
9 1 (3.70%) Kendo UI
9 1 (3.70%) LEMP Stack
9 1 (3.70%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Android
2 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) MVC
1 7 (25.93%) OO
2 5 (18.52%) OO PHP
2 5 (18.52%) Web Development
3 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 3 (11.11%) OOP
4 2 (7.41%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (7.41%) Front End Development
4 2 (7.41%) Web Design
5 1 (3.70%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (3.70%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.70%) DevOps
5 1 (3.70%) Kanban
5 1 (3.70%) Migration
5 1 (3.70%) Scrum
5 1 (3.70%) Secure Coding
5 1 (3.70%) TDD
5 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) PHP
2 14 (51.85%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.41%) PHP 5
4 1 (3.70%) Apple Swift
4 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Zend
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Rackspace
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