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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 99 85 44
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -41
Contract jobs citing PHP 45 66 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.61% 2.07% 4.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.01% 5.22% 11.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 49 101
Median daily rate £325 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £250 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £520 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -10.44%
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
1123 1265 1203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 40.25% 39.63% 36.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 728 858 761
Median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £486 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 59 84
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.25 £36.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.32% +15.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.31 £34.00 £23.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

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 10 December 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 10 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
Bristol +8 19 £291 -6.04% 15
Gloucestershire +2 10 £350 -13.84% 7
Dorset +4 5 £250 -13.79% 9
Devon -13 4 £325 - 6
Somerset +21 2 £325 +20.93% 2
Wiltshire -2 2 £413 +46.66% 2
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 48 (60.76%) HTML
1 48 (60.76%) CSS
2 41 (51.90%) JavaScript
2 41 (51.90%) MySQL
3 18 (22.78%) .NET
3 18 (22.78%) jQuery
3 18 (22.78%) Git (software)
4 17 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (18.99%) Drupal
5 15 (18.99%) HTML5
6 14 (17.72%) AngularJS
6 14 (17.72%) Web Development
6 14 (17.72%) Java
7 13 (16.46%) MVC
8 11 (13.92%) SQL
8 11 (13.92%) Web Services
8 11 (13.92%) Marketing
8 11 (13.92%) CSS3
9 10 (12.66%) Symfony
9 10 (12.66%) Zend
9 10 (12.66%) Security Cleared
9 10 (12.66%) WordPress
9 10 (12.66%) XML
9 10 (12.66%) SQL Server
9 10 (12.66%) Linux
9 10 (12.66%) OO
9 10 (12.66%) LAMP
10 9 (11.39%) ASP.NET
10 9 (11.39%) JSON
10 9 (11.39%) REST

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 15 (18.99%) Drupal
2 10 (12.66%) WordPress
3 8 (10.13%) Apache
4 7 (8.86%) CMS
4 7 (8.86%) IIS
5 4 (5.06%) Apache Solr
6 3 (3.80%) Moodle
6 3 (3.80%) nginx
7 2 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.53%) Confluence
7 2 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (2.53%) JBoss
7 2 (2.53%) Joomla!
7 2 (2.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.53%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.53%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.53%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.27%) Apache Spark
8 1 (1.27%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 7 (8.86%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (3.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (7.59%) Magento
2 2 (2.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.27%) OpenCart
3 1 (1.27%) osCommerce
3 1 (1.27%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.80%) GitHub
2 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) Wireless
2 1 (1.27%) Internet
2 1 (1.27%) Network Security
2 1 (1.27%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (51.90%) MySQL
2 10 (12.66%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.59%) MS Access
4 4 (5.06%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.06%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.53%) Big Data
6 2 (2.53%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.53%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.53%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.53%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.27%) Apache Accumulo
7 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (22.78%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.59%) Subversion
3 4 (5.06%) JIRA
4 3 (3.80%) Ant
4 3 (3.80%) Maven
4 3 (3.80%) Mercurial
5 2 (2.53%) Apache Ivy
5 2 (2.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.53%) Grunt
5 2 (2.53%) gulp
5 2 (2.53%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.53%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.27%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.27%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.27%) JUnit
6 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.27%) Travis CI
6 1 (1.27%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (13.92%) Marketing
2 5 (6.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.06%) Automotive
4 3 (3.80%) Advertising
4 3 (3.80%) Finance
5 2 (2.53%) Electronics
5 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.53%) Retail
6 1 (1.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (83.54%) Developer
2 28 (35.44%) PHP Developer
3 8 (10.13%) Web Developer
4 7 (8.86%) Drupal Developer
4 7 (8.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (6.33%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.06%) Digital Developer
6 4 (5.06%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (5.06%) Magento Developer
6 4 (5.06%) PHP Web Developer
7 3 (3.80%) HTML CSS Developer
7 3 (3.80%) HTML Developer
7 3 (3.80%) Java Developer
7 3 (3.80%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (2.53%) Analyst
8 2 (2.53%) BizTalk Developer
8 2 (2.53%) Consultant
8 2 (2.53%) Junior
8 2 (2.53%) Junior Developer
8 2 (2.53%) Junior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (60.76%) CSS
1 48 (60.76%) HTML
2 18 (22.78%) .NET
2 18 (22.78%) jQuery
3 15 (18.99%) HTML5
4 14 (17.72%) AngularJS
5 11 (13.92%) CSS3
5 11 (13.92%) Web Services
6 10 (12.66%) LAMP
6 10 (12.66%) Symfony
6 10 (12.66%) XML
7 9 (11.39%) ASP.NET
7 9 (11.39%) JSON
7 9 (11.39%) REST
8 8 (10.13%) Sass
9 7 (8.86%) Ajax
10 6 (7.59%) Backbone.js
10 6 (7.59%) LESS
10 6 (7.59%) SOAP
11 4 (5.06%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.80%) Mobile App
1 3 (3.80%) Social Media
1 3 (3.80%) User Experience
2 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.53%) Digital Media
2 2 (2.53%) Driving Licence
2 2 (2.53%) e-Learning
2 2 (2.53%) SCORM
2 2 (2.53%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.27%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (1.27%) Internet of Things
3 1 (1.27%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.27%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.27%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.66%) Linux
2 6 (7.59%) Windows
3 3 (3.80%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.53%) Android
4 2 (2.53%) Unix
5 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.27%) CentOS
5 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (17.72%) Web Development
3 13 (16.46%) MVC
4 10 (12.66%) OO
5 9 (11.39%) Front End Development
6 8 (10.13%) E-Commerce
7 7 (8.86%) Software Engineering
8 6 (7.59%) OO PHP
9 5 (6.33%) CRM
9 5 (6.33%) OOP
9 5 (6.33%) Scrum
10 4 (5.06%) Migration
10 4 (5.06%) Project Management
10 4 (5.06%) SOA
10 4 (5.06%) Web Design
11 3 (3.80%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (3.80%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (3.80%) Digital Marketing
11 3 (3.80%) Unit Testing
11 3 (3.80%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 41 (51.90%) JavaScript
2 14 (17.72%) Java
3 11 (13.92%) SQL
4 8 (10.13%) Python
5 7 (8.86%) C#
6 5 (6.33%) VBA
7 4 (5.06%) Perl
8 3 (3.80%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.53%) ActionScript
9 2 (2.53%) ActionScript 3.0
9 2 (2.53%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.53%) C++
9 2 (2.53%) PHP 5
9 2 (2.53%) Ruby
9 2 (2.53%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.53%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.27%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.27%) Go
10 1 (1.27%) Lua
10 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (12.66%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.86%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.33%) Degree
4 3 (3.80%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.27%) CHECK Team Leader
5 1 (1.27%) CREST Certified
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) Docker
2 1 (1.27%) LXC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) Ansible
2 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (12.66%) Zend
2 7 (8.86%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.86%) Oracle
3 6 (7.59%) Adobe
4 4 (5.06%) Remedy
5 2 (2.53%) SAP
6 1 (1.27%) Google
6 1 (1.27%) Intel
6 1 (1.27%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.27%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.27%) Xamarin
Bristol, Avon
Robert Half
Rate: £275 per day
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Robert Half
Rate: £275 per day
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CPS Group Limited
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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