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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 77 75 28
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -47
Contract jobs citing PHP 69 73 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.29% 2.31% 6.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.05% 6.02% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 59 148
Median daily rate £310 £375 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% +0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £39.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-60.25% +14.70%
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
1141 1213 1189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.83% 38.40% 39.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 714 812 786
Median daily rate £363 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 77 56
Median hourly rate £38.88 £36.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.98% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.05 £25.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.45 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +4.02%

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 1 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 1 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 -8 27 £299 -21.63% 20
Devon +13 10 £250 -20.00% 5
Gloucestershire -6 10 £340 -26.48% 5
Dorset -4 8 £340 -2.85% 10
Somerset +11 6 £225 -41.93% 8
Wiltshire -8 2 £275 +29.41% 7
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 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 69 (55.65%) HTML
2 67 (54.03%) JavaScript
3 66 (53.23%) MySQL
4 63 (50.81%) CSS
5 40 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (24.19%) jQuery
7 28 (22.58%) Java
8 24 (19.35%) Git (software)
9 23 (18.55%) Linux
10 22 (17.74%) CMS
11 21 (16.94%) .NET
11 21 (16.94%) HTML5
11 21 (16.94%) Web Development
12 20 (16.13%) Drupal
12 20 (16.13%) SQL
12 20 (16.13%) MVC
13 18 (14.52%) Security Cleared
14 17 (13.71%) WordPress
14 17 (13.71%) Symfony
14 17 (13.71%) LAMP
14 17 (13.71%) OO
14 17 (13.71%) AngularJS
15 14 (11.29%) Front End Development
15 14 (11.29%) C#
15 14 (11.29%) SQL Server
15 14 (11.29%) XML
16 13 (10.48%) Microsoft
17 12 (9.68%) Subversion
18 11 (8.87%) Apache
18 11 (8.87%) Python

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 22 (17.74%) CMS
2 20 (16.13%) Drupal
3 17 (13.71%) WordPress
4 11 (8.87%) Apache
5 6 (4.84%) IIS
6 4 (3.23%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.42%) Apache Solr
7 3 (2.42%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (2.42%) Confluence
7 3 (2.42%) JBoss
7 3 (2.42%) Joomla!
8 2 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.61%) ExpressionEngine
8 2 (1.61%) nginx
9 1 (0.81%) LiveLink
9 1 (0.81%) Moodle
9 1 (0.81%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (4.03%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.81%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (6.45%) Magento
2 2 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.81%) BigMachines
3 1 (0.81%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.81%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.81%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.84%) SaaS
3 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.61%) GitHub
4 2 (1.61%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.61%) Heroku
5 1 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.81%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.42%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.61%) Firewall
2 2 (1.61%) Network Security
2 2 (1.61%) SSL
3 1 (0.81%) DNS
3 1 (0.81%) Extranet
3 1 (0.81%) Internet
3 1 (0.81%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (53.23%) MySQL
2 14 (11.29%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.84%) MS Access
4 5 (4.03%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.23%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.61%) Big Data
6 2 (1.61%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.81%) FileMaker
7 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.81%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 24 (19.35%) Git (software)
2 12 (9.68%) Subversion
3 7 (5.65%) ClearCase
3 7 (5.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 6 (4.84%) Ant
4 6 (4.84%) Apache Ivy
4 6 (4.84%) JIRA
4 6 (4.84%) Maven
5 5 (4.03%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (2.42%) PHPUnit
7 3 (2.42%) Travis CI
8 2 (1.61%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.61%) gulp
8 2 (1.61%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.61%) Vagrant
8 2 (1.61%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.81%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.81%) Grunt
9 1 (0.81%) Oracle APEX
General
1 10 (8.06%) Marketing
2 5 (4.03%) Back Office
3 4 (3.23%) Advertising
3 4 (3.23%) Finance
4 3 (2.42%) Automotive
5 2 (1.61%) Local Government
5 2 (1.61%) Retail
6 1 (0.81%) Electronics
6 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.81%) Publishing
6 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 94 (75.81%) Developer
2 44 (35.48%) PHP Developer
3 12 (9.68%) Drupal Developer
4 10 (8.06%) Architect
4 10 (8.06%) Java Developer
5 9 (7.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 8 (6.45%) MySQL Developer
6 8 (6.45%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 7 (5.65%) Analyst
7 7 (5.65%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (5.65%) Support Analyst
7 7 (5.65%) Symfony Developer
7 7 (5.65%) WordPress Developer
8 6 (4.84%) Applications Support
8 6 (4.84%) Applications Support Analyst
8 6 (4.84%) Digital Architect
8 6 (4.84%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 6 (4.84%) Software Developer
9 5 (4.03%) PHP Drupal Developer
9 5 (4.03%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (55.65%) HTML
2 63 (50.81%) CSS
3 30 (24.19%) jQuery
4 21 (16.94%) .NET
4 21 (16.94%) HTML5
5 17 (13.71%) AngularJS
5 17 (13.71%) LAMP
5 17 (13.71%) Symfony
6 14 (11.29%) XML
7 11 (8.87%) CSS3
8 10 (8.06%) Web Services
9 9 (7.26%) ASP.NET
9 9 (7.26%) Laravel
10 8 (6.45%) REST
11 7 (5.65%) Ajax
11 7 (5.65%) JSON
11 7 (5.65%) Sass
12 6 (4.84%) Classic ASP
12 6 (4.84%) XSLT
13 5 (4.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.65%) Mobile App
1 7 (5.65%) User Experience
2 5 (4.03%) Social Media
3 4 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.23%) Digital Media
4 3 (2.42%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.61%) Blog
5 2 (1.61%) Minimum Viable Product
5 2 (1.61%) W3C
6 1 (0.81%) Ergonomics
6 1 (0.81%) Fintech
6 1 (0.81%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.81%) NHS
6 1 (0.81%) PKI
6 1 (0.81%) Statistics
6 1 (0.81%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 23 (18.55%) Linux
2 7 (5.65%) Unix
3 4 (3.23%) Android
3 4 (3.23%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.23%) Windows
4 3 (2.42%) CentOS
5 2 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.61%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.61%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.81%) Debian
6 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (16.94%) Web Development
3 20 (16.13%) MVC
4 17 (13.71%) OO
5 14 (11.29%) Front End Development
6 11 (8.87%) DevOps
6 11 (8.87%) Scrum
7 10 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (8.06%) E-Commerce
7 10 (8.06%) Open Source
8 8 (6.45%) Project Management
9 7 (5.65%) CRM
9 7 (5.65%) ITIL
10 6 (4.84%) OO PHP
10 6 (4.84%) Release Management
10 6 (4.84%) TDD
10 6 (4.84%) Web Design
11 4 (3.23%) Infographics
11 4 (3.23%) Waterfall
11 4 (3.23%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 67 (54.03%) JavaScript
2 28 (22.58%) Java
3 20 (16.13%) SQL
4 14 (11.29%) C#
5 11 (8.87%) Python
6 7 (5.65%) Lua
6 7 (5.65%) Perl
6 7 (5.65%) PHP 5
7 6 (4.84%) VBA
8 3 (2.42%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.61%) C++
9 2 (1.61%) Delphi
9 2 (1.61%) VB
10 1 (0.81%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.81%) C
10 1 (0.81%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (14.52%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.26%) DV Cleared
3 8 (6.45%) Degree
4 7 (5.65%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.23%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.81%) CISSP
6 1 (0.81%) CREST Certified
6 1 (0.81%) GWAPT
6 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.81%) OSCE
6 1 (0.81%) OSCP
6 1 (0.81%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.03%) Docker
2 1 (0.81%) iptables
Systems Management
1 7 (5.65%) Ansible
1 7 (5.65%) Puppet
2 3 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.61%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.61%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.81%) Plesk
Vendors
1 13 (10.48%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.06%) Oracle
2 10 (8.06%) Zend
3 7 (5.65%) Google
4 5 (4.03%) Adobe
4 5 (4.03%) Remedy
5 4 (3.23%) Sun
6 3 (2.42%) SAP
7 2 (1.61%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.61%) Sencha
7 2 (1.61%) VMware
8 1 (0.81%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.81%) Cisco
8 1 (0.81%) Civica
8 1 (0.81%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.81%) OpenText
8 1 (0.81%) Sage
8 1 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.81%) Siebel
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