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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP Developer
England / South West
Rank 119 128 80
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -48
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 16 18 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.59% 0.60% 2.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.62% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 55
Median daily rate £288 £300 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £241 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £370 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £47.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-57.44% +141.02%

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
2566 2881 3064
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.07% 96.19% 95.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1669 1911 1936
Median daily rate £385 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 167 161
Median hourly rate £38.50 £31.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +10 8 £288 -42.50% 15
Cornwall -1 3 £250 -12.28% 1
Gloucestershire 0 2 - - 7
Dorset +2 1 £175 -16.66% 1
Wiltshire +1 1 £295 -1.66% 4
Somerset -5 1 £325 +5.69%
PHP Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 35 (100.00%) PHP
2 28 (80.00%) HTML
3 27 (77.14%) MySQL
3 27 (77.14%) CSS
4 20 (57.14%) JavaScript
5 13 (37.14%) HTML5
6 11 (31.43%) jQuery
6 11 (31.43%) WordPress
7 10 (28.57%) Zend
7 10 (28.57%) Git (software)
8 9 (25.71%) Web Development
8 9 (25.71%) OO
8 9 (25.71%) MVC
9 8 (22.86%) LAMP
10 7 (20.00%) Linux
10 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (20.00%) Drupal
10 7 (20.00%) Symfony
10 7 (20.00%) Laravel
11 6 (17.14%) OO PHP
11 6 (17.14%) CSS3
12 5 (14.29%) OOP
12 5 (14.29%) REST
13 4 (11.43%) Front End Development
13 4 (11.43%) Apache
13 4 (11.43%) Web Services
13 4 (11.43%) XML
13 4 (11.43%) CMS
13 4 (11.43%) JSON
13 4 (11.43%) Zend Framework

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 (31.43%) WordPress
2 7 (20.00%) Drupal
3 4 (11.43%) Apache
3 4 (11.43%) CMS
4 3 (8.57%) Joomla!
5 1 (2.86%) Confluence
5 1 (2.86%) IIS
5 1 (2.86%) Moodle
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.86%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.86%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 1 (2.86%) GitHub
1 1 (2.86%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Firewall
1 1 (2.86%) SMTP
1 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (77.14%) MySQL
2 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.57%) Subversion
3 2 (5.71%) Mercurial
3 2 (5.71%) PHPUnit
4 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 1 (2.86%) Back Office
1 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (80.00%) HTML
2 27 (77.14%) CSS
3 13 (37.14%) HTML5
4 11 (31.43%) jQuery
5 8 (22.86%) LAMP
6 7 (20.00%) Laravel
6 7 (20.00%) Symfony
7 6 (17.14%) CSS3
8 5 (14.29%) REST
9 4 (11.43%) JSON
9 4 (11.43%) Web Services
9 4 (11.43%) XML
9 4 (11.43%) Zend Framework
10 2 (5.71%) Doctrine
10 2 (5.71%) RESTful
11 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
11 1 (2.86%) Kendo UI
11 1 (2.86%) Node.js
11 1 (2.86%) React
11 1 (2.86%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) W3C
2 2 (5.71%) Digital Media
2 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Android
2 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) MVC
1 9 (25.71%) OO
1 9 (25.71%) Web Development
2 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (17.14%) OO PHP
4 5 (14.29%) OOP
5 4 (11.43%) Front End Development
6 2 (5.71%) BDD
6 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.71%) Kanban
6 2 (5.71%) Migration
6 2 (5.71%) Scrum
6 2 (5.71%) SEO
6 2 (5.71%) TDD
6 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Analytics
7 1 (2.86%) CRM
7 1 (2.86%) SDLC
7 1 (2.86%) Software Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) PHP
2 20 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.57%) PHP 5
4 2 (5.71%) SQL
5 1 (2.86%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Zend
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle
3 2 (5.71%) Google
4 1 (2.86%) Sencha
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