The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 84 86 32
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -54
Contract jobs citing PHP 62 64 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.03% 2.00% 5.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.30% 4.99% 14.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 47 134
Median daily rate £313 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £244 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £318 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.36% -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 £9.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+261.11% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-36.00% -19.35%
PHP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1170 1283 1144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 38.36% 40.01% 37.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 758 860 755
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 87 48
Median hourly rate £39.00 £38.77 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +10.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £19.03 £20.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

PHP
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 across the South West region.

PHP Daily Rate Trend in the South West

PHP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

PHP
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 across the South West region.

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

PHP
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 within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 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 +3 28 £320 -8.57% 14
Devon +13 9 £168 -46.40% 4
Gloucestershire -6 9 £300 -35.13% 7
Dorset -5 6 £438 +25.00% 12
Somerset +16 3 £250 -21.56% 12
Wiltshire -11 1 £225 +5.88% 10
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for PHP.

1 66 (56.41%) HTML
2 65 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 61 (52.14%) CSS
4 60 (51.28%) MySQL
5 37 (31.62%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (23.93%) jQuery
7 25 (21.37%) Java
8 24 (20.51%) Linux
9 22 (18.80%) AngularJS
10 21 (17.95%) CMS
10 21 (17.95%) Web Development
11 20 (17.09%) Git (software)
11 20 (17.09%) HTML5
11 20 (17.09%) .NET
12 19 (16.24%) Drupal
13 17 (14.53%) Security Cleared
13 17 (14.53%) Symfony
13 17 (14.53%) LAMP
14 16 (13.68%) WordPress
15 15 (12.82%) MVC
15 15 (12.82%) XML
15 15 (12.82%) SQL
15 15 (12.82%) Front End Development
16 13 (11.11%) C#
16 13 (11.11%) SQL Server
16 13 (11.11%) OO
16 13 (11.11%) Microsoft
16 13 (11.11%) Marketing
17 11 (9.40%) Open Source
17 11 (9.40%) CSS3

PHP
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 21 (17.95%) CMS
2 19 (16.24%) Drupal
3 16 (13.68%) WordPress
4 11 (9.40%) Apache
5 8 (6.84%) IIS
6 4 (3.42%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.56%) Joomla!
7 3 (2.56%) Moodle
7 3 (2.56%) nginx
8 2 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.71%) Confluence
8 2 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.71%) JBoss
9 1 (0.85%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.85%) LiveLink
9 1 (0.85%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (5.98%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (5.13%) Magento
2 2 (1.71%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.85%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.85%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.98%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.42%) GitHub
2 4 (3.42%) SaaS
3 2 (1.71%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.71%) Heroku
3 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.85%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.56%) Network Security
1 3 (2.56%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.71%) SSL
3 1 (0.85%) DNS
3 1 (0.85%) Extranet
3 1 (0.85%) Firewall
3 1 (0.85%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (51.28%) MySQL
2 13 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.13%) MongoDB
3 6 (5.13%) MS Access
4 4 (3.42%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.71%) Big Data
5 2 (1.71%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.85%) FileMaker
6 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.85%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (17.09%) Git (software)
2 10 (8.55%) Subversion
3 6 (5.13%) Ant
3 6 (5.13%) Apache Ivy
3 6 (5.13%) ClearCase
3 6 (5.13%) Maven
3 6 (5.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (4.27%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.27%) JIRA
5 4 (3.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (2.56%) gulp
6 3 (2.56%) Travis CI
7 2 (1.71%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.71%) Grunt
7 2 (1.71%) PHPUnit
7 2 (1.71%) Vagrant
7 2 (1.71%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.85%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.85%) Mercurial
General
1 13 (11.11%) Marketing
2 6 (5.13%) Advertising
2 6 (5.13%) Automotive
3 4 (3.42%) Finance
4 3 (2.56%) Back Office
5 2 (1.71%) Electronics
5 2 (1.71%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.71%) Retail
5 2 (1.71%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.85%) Local Government
6 1 (0.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 91 (77.78%) Developer
2 40 (34.19%) PHP Developer
3 12 (10.26%) Drupal Developer
4 11 (9.40%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 9 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 8 (6.84%) MySQL Developer
6 8 (6.84%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 7 (5.98%) Analyst
7 7 (5.98%) Architect
7 7 (5.98%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (5.98%) Digital Developer
7 7 (5.98%) Support Analyst
7 7 (5.98%) Symfony Developer
8 6 (5.13%) Applications Support
8 6 (5.13%) Applications Support Analyst
8 6 (5.13%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 6 (5.13%) Software Developer
9 5 (4.27%) PHP Drupal Developer
9 5 (4.27%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.27%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (56.41%) HTML
2 61 (52.14%) CSS
3 28 (23.93%) jQuery
4 22 (18.80%) AngularJS
5 20 (17.09%) .NET
5 20 (17.09%) HTML5
6 17 (14.53%) LAMP
6 17 (14.53%) Symfony
7 15 (12.82%) XML
8 11 (9.40%) CSS3
9 10 (8.55%) Sass
10 9 (7.69%) ASP.NET
10 9 (7.69%) REST
11 7 (5.98%) JSON
11 7 (5.98%) LESS
12 6 (5.13%) Ajax
12 6 (5.13%) Backbone.js
12 6 (5.13%) Laravel
12 6 (5.13%) Web Services
13 5 (4.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.69%) User Experience
2 6 (5.13%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.27%) Digital Media
3 5 (4.27%) Social Media
4 3 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.56%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.71%) Blog
5 2 (1.71%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.71%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.71%) Minimum Viable Product
5 2 (1.71%) SCORM
5 2 (1.71%) W3C
6 1 (0.85%) Ergonomics
6 1 (0.85%) Fintech
6 1 (0.85%) NHS
6 1 (0.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 24 (20.51%) Linux
2 6 (5.13%) Unix
2 6 (5.13%) Windows
3 3 (2.56%) Android
3 3 (2.56%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.56%) CentOS
4 2 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.71%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.85%) Debian
5 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (31.62%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (17.95%) Web Development
3 15 (12.82%) Front End Development
3 15 (12.82%) MVC
4 13 (11.11%) OO
5 11 (9.40%) Open Source
6 10 (8.55%) DevOps
6 10 (8.55%) Scrum
7 8 (6.84%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (6.84%) E-Commerce
8 7 (5.98%) ITIL
8 7 (5.98%) Project Management
9 6 (5.13%) CRM
9 6 (5.13%) Release Management
9 6 (5.13%) Web Design
10 5 (4.27%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (4.27%) ERP
10 5 (4.27%) TDD
11 4 (3.42%) OOP
11 4 (3.42%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 25 (21.37%) Java
3 15 (12.82%) SQL
4 13 (11.11%) C#
5 10 (8.55%) Python
6 6 (5.13%) Lua
6 6 (5.13%) Perl
6 6 (5.13%) PHP 5
6 6 (5.13%) VBA
7 2 (1.71%) ActionScript
7 2 (1.71%) ActionScript 3.0
7 2 (1.71%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.85%) C
8 1 (0.85%) C++
8 1 (0.85%) Delphi
8 1 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (14.53%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.84%) DV Cleared
3 7 (5.98%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.13%) Degree
5 3 (2.56%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.71%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.27%) Docker
2 1 (0.85%) iptables
Systems Management
1 7 (5.98%) Ansible
1 7 (5.98%) Puppet
2 3 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.71%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.71%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.85%) Plesk
Vendors
1 13 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.84%) Oracle
2 8 (6.84%) Zend
3 7 (5.98%) Adobe
4 5 (4.27%) Google
4 5 (4.27%) Remedy
5 4 (3.42%) SAP
6 3 (2.56%) Sun
7 2 (1.71%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.71%) Sencha
7 2 (1.71%) VMware
8 1 (0.85%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.85%) Civica
8 1 (0.85%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.85%) OpenText
8 1 (0.85%) Sage
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