The first table below looks at the demand for the PHP Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 60 86 104
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +18
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 97 37 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.93% 1.59% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.17% 1.69% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 27 27
Average daily rate £343 £238 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.21% -13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £313 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £250 £250
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £175.00 - £125.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £175.00 £42.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+311.76% +142.85%
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3057 2195 3363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 92.30% 94.37% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1849 1307 1959
Average daily rate £350 £340 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 147 243
Average hourly rate £19.66 £15.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.75 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP Developer in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 18 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +26 68 £335 +34.00% 8
Somerset 0 13 £296 +31.66% 6
Gloucestershire +10 10 £350 +47.36% 5
Devon -1 8 £188 -25.00% 3
Wiltshire -12 7 £350 -
Dorset -13 1 - - 10
Cornwall - - - -
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited PHP Developer in their job title 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 with PHP Developer in their job title.

1 165 (100.00%) PHP
2 88 (53.33%) MySQL
3 77 (46.67%) JavaScript
4 73 (44.24%) Zend
5 65 (39.39%) HTML
6 57 (34.55%) CSS
7 51 (30.91%) PHP5
8 48 (29.09%) OOP
8 48 (29.09%) MVC
9 45 (27.27%) jQuery
10 34 (20.61%) Digital Media
11 32 (19.39%) CodeIgniter
12 31 (18.79%) Drupal
13 30 (18.18%) Symfony
14 28 (16.97%) NoSQL
15 27 (16.36%) OOD
16 26 (15.76%) Zend Framework
17 25 (15.15%) OO
18 24 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
19 22 (13.33%) Web Services
20 21 (12.73%) Telecoms
20 21 (12.73%) Ajax
21 19 (11.52%) Java
22 18 (10.91%) Bash Shell
22 18 (10.91%) HTML5
23 16 (9.70%) Linux
24 15 (9.09%) Software Engineering
25 14 (8.48%) SQL
25 14 (8.48%) Publishing
26 12 (7.27%) Node.js

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited PHP Developer in their job title 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 with PHP Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 31 (18.79%) Drupal
2 12 (7.27%) Node.js
3 9 (5.45%) WordPress
4 4 (2.42%) Apache
5 3 (1.82%) CMS
6 2 (1.21%) Alfresco
6 2 (1.21%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.61%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (0.61%) nginx
7 1 (0.61%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1 (0.61%) CATIA
1 1 (0.61%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (1.21%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.21%) Summit
2 1 (0.61%) Magento
2 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.45%) SaaS
2 2 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.61%) Intranet
1 1 (0.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (53.33%) MySQL
2 28 (16.97%) NoSQL
3 6 (3.64%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.61%) Big Data
4 1 (0.61%) Redis
4 1 (0.61%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (4.24%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.64%) PHPUnit
3 4 (2.42%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.21%) PhpStorm
5 1 (0.61%) FitNesse
5 1 (0.61%) Subversion
General
1 21 (12.73%) Telecoms
2 14 (8.48%) Publishing
3 3 (1.82%) Finance
4 2 (1.21%) Marketing
4 2 (1.21%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.61%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.61%) Automotive
5 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.61%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (39.39%) HTML
2 57 (34.55%) CSS
3 45 (27.27%) jQuery
4 32 (19.39%) CodeIgniter
5 30 (18.18%) Symfony
6 26 (15.76%) Zend Framework
7 22 (13.33%) Web Services
8 21 (12.73%) Ajax
9 18 (10.91%) HTML5
10 8 (4.85%) LAMP
11 6 (3.64%) .NET
11 6 (3.64%) XHTML
12 5 (3.03%) XML
12 5 (3.03%) Laravel
12 5 (3.03%) CSS3
12 5 (3.03%) Yii
13 4 (2.42%) JSON
14 3 (1.82%) Flash
14 3 (1.82%) ASP.NET
15 2 (1.21%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 34 (20.61%) Digital Media
2 9 (5.45%) Open Source
3 4 (2.42%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.42%) W3C
4 2 (1.21%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.61%) DTV
5 1 (0.61%) BBC
5 1 (0.61%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.70%) Linux
2 1 (0.61%) Fedora
2 1 (0.61%) CentOS
2 1 (0.61%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (29.09%) OOP
1 48 (29.09%) MVC
2 27 (16.36%) OOD
3 25 (15.15%) OO
4 24 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 12 (7.27%) OO PHP
7 9 (5.45%) Website Architecture
8 7 (4.24%) TDD
8 7 (4.24%) Web Development
9 6 (3.64%) Scrum
9 6 (3.64%) UML
10 5 (3.03%) Content Management
11 3 (1.82%) Unit Testing
12 2 (1.21%) Project Planning
12 2 (1.21%) Business Continuity
12 2 (1.21%) Document Management
12 2 (1.21%) Automated Testing
12 2 (1.21%) Resource Management
12 2 (1.21%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 165 (100.00%) PHP
2 77 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 51 (30.91%) PHP5
4 19 (11.52%) Java
5 18 (10.91%) Bash Shell
6 14 (8.48%) SQL
7 3 (1.82%) Python
7 3 (1.82%) ActionScript
7 3 (1.82%) C++
8 2 (1.21%) Ruby
9 1 (0.61%) Perl
9 1 (0.61%) C#
9 1 (0.61%) VB
9 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (4.24%) Degree
2 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.82%) WCAG
1 3 (1.82%) WAI
2 2 (1.21%) ISO 14001
2 2 (1.21%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 73 (44.24%) Zend
2 3 (1.82%) SAP
2 3 (1.82%) Google
3 2 (1.21%) JD Edwards
3 2 (1.21%) Oracle
3 2 (1.21%) Facebook
3 2 (1.21%) Twitter
4 1 (0.61%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.61%) Apple
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