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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP Developer
Rank 134 118 54
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -64
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 13 24 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.43% 0.75% 3.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.79% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 88
Median daily rate £285 £288 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.86% -23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £213 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £378 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £321 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.08% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%
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
2893 3055 2910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.82% 95.47% 95.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1882 1952 1898
Median daily rate £370 £370 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 203 175
Median hourly rate £26.75 £19.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.17% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.90 £49.19 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Bristol -1 5 £330 -5.71% 6
Devon +10 4 £168 -46.40% 2
Dorset - 2 £340 - 9
Somerset +14 1 £275 +10.00% 1
Gloucestershire -2 1 £300 +33.33% 5
PHP Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 40 (100.00%) PHP
2 34 (85.00%) MySQL
3 25 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 22 (55.00%) HTML
4 22 (55.00%) CSS
5 13 (32.50%) Symfony
6 12 (30.00%) jQuery
7 11 (27.50%) Drupal
8 8 (20.00%) WordPress
8 8 (20.00%) MVC
8 8 (20.00%) Linux
8 8 (20.00%) Web Development
9 7 (17.50%) Git (software)
9 7 (17.50%) Zend
10 6 (15.00%) Laravel
10 6 (15.00%) LAMP
11 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (12.50%) AngularJS
11 5 (12.50%) Marketing
11 5 (12.50%) PHP 5
12 4 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
12 4 (10.00%) CMS
12 4 (10.00%) SQL
13 3 (7.50%) OO
13 3 (7.50%) Apache
13 3 (7.50%) TDD
13 3 (7.50%) Automated Testing
13 3 (7.50%) Unit Testing
13 3 (7.50%) Open Source
14 2 (5.00%) PHPUnit

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 11 (27.50%) Drupal
2 8 (20.00%) WordPress
3 4 (10.00%) CMS
4 3 (7.50%) Apache
5 1 (2.50%) Confluence
5 1 (2.50%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Magento
1 1 (2.50%) OpenCart
1 1 (2.50%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Extranet
1 1 (2.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (85.00%) MySQL
2 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.50%) FileMaker
3 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.00%) PHPUnit
2 2 (5.00%) Subversion
2 2 (5.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.50%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.50%) JIRA
3 1 (2.50%) Mercurial
General
1 5 (12.50%) Marketing
2 2 (5.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Advertising
3 1 (2.50%) Electronics
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (55.00%) CSS
1 22 (55.00%) HTML
2 13 (32.50%) Symfony
3 12 (30.00%) jQuery
4 6 (15.00%) LAMP
4 6 (15.00%) Laravel
5 5 (12.50%) AngularJS
6 2 (5.00%) HTML5
6 2 (5.00%) LESS
6 2 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (5.00%) XML
6 2 (5.00%) Zend Framework
7 1 (2.50%) CakePHP
7 1 (2.50%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (2.50%) Django
7 1 (2.50%) JSON
7 1 (2.50%) React
7 1 (2.50%) RSS
7 1 (2.50%) Web Services
7 1 (2.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.50%) Blog
1 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.50%) Digital Media
1 1 (2.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) MVC
1 8 (20.00%) Web Development
2 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (7.50%) Automated Testing
4 3 (7.50%) OO
4 3 (7.50%) Open Source
4 3 (7.50%) TDD
4 3 (7.50%) Unit Testing
5 2 (5.00%) CRM
5 2 (5.00%) OO PHP
5 2 (5.00%) Scrum
5 2 (5.00%) Web Design
6 1 (2.50%) API Development
6 1 (2.50%) Front End Development
6 1 (2.50%) Global Marketing
6 1 (2.50%) Kanban
6 1 (2.50%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.50%) Secure Coding
6 1 (2.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) PHP
2 25 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (12.50%) PHP 5
4 4 (10.00%) SQL
5 2 (5.00%) Java
6 1 (2.50%) C
6 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Zend
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) Sage
2 1 (2.50%) SAP
2 1 (2.50%) Sencha
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