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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 75 25 55
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +30
Contract jobs citing PHP 70 174 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.25% 6.03% 2.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.86% 15.49% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 141 46
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +44.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £33.78 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+15.47% +49.05%
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
1195 1123 675
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 38.39% 38.93% 33.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 803 739 409
Average daily rate £375 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 52 40
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £20.06 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the South West region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -27 39 £375 - 19
Gloucestershire -9 10 £463 +46.82% 13
Wiltshire +1 6 £213 -32.00% 6
Somerset +1 4 £388 +21.09% 13
Dorset -6 3 £350 +37.25% 15
Devon -13 2 £313 +78.57% 3
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing PHP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PHP.

1 90 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 78 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (46.06%) HTML
3 76 (46.06%) MySQL
4 56 (33.94%) CSS
4 56 (33.94%) Linux
5 54 (32.73%) Continuous Integration
6 53 (32.12%) HTML5
7 46 (27.88%) jQuery
8 41 (24.85%) Python
9 40 (24.24%) Java
10 36 (21.82%) Ruby
11 35 (21.21%) Git (software)
12 34 (20.61%) Apache
13 33 (20.00%) Perl
14 32 (19.39%) Zend
15 29 (17.58%) CentOS
15 29 (17.58%) UNIX
16 26 (15.76%) OO
16 26 (15.76%) CSS3
17 25 (15.15%) Scrum
17 25 (15.15%) Bash Shell
17 25 (15.15%) Subversion
18 22 (13.33%) Drupal
19 21 (12.73%) Puppet
19 21 (12.73%) Doctrine
20 20 (12.12%) DevOps
20 20 (12.12%) Maven
20 20 (12.12%) Software Engineering
21 19 (11.52%) PHP5

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing PHP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PHP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 34 (20.61%) Apache
2 22 (13.33%) Drupal
3 16 (9.70%) WordPress
4 6 (3.64%) nginx
5 4 (2.42%) Apache Solr
5 4 (2.42%) Node.js
5 4 (2.42%) CMS
6 3 (1.82%) MediaWiki
6 3 (1.82%) Confluence
7 2 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.21%) ExpressionEngine
7 2 (1.21%) IIS
7 2 (1.21%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.61%) JBoss
8 1 (0.61%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.61%) DNN
Business Applications
1 8 (4.85%) Magento
2 3 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.61%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.85%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.42%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.82%) SaaS
4 2 (1.21%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.61%) GitHub
5 1 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.06%) LAN
1 10 (6.06%) WAN
1 10 (6.06%) Firewall
2 3 (1.82%) IPsec
2 3 (1.82%) Network Security
2 3 (1.82%) LDAP
2 3 (1.82%) HTTP
2 3 (1.82%) VPN
2 3 (1.82%) IPv6
2 3 (1.82%) OSPF
2 3 (1.82%) BGP
2 3 (1.82%) EIGRP
3 2 (1.21%) Internet
3 2 (1.21%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.61%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (46.06%) MySQL
2 10 (6.06%) MongoDB
3 8 (4.85%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (4.24%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (3.64%) SQL Server
6 4 (2.42%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.42%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.61%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.61%) MS Access
7 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 35 (21.21%) Git (software)
2 25 (15.15%) Subversion
3 20 (12.12%) Maven
4 17 (10.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 17 (10.30%) ClearCase
4 17 (10.30%) Ant
4 17 (10.30%) Apache Ivy
5 16 (9.70%) Jenkins
6 14 (8.48%) PHPUnit
7 12 (7.27%) JIRA
8 11 (6.67%) Selenium
9 10 (6.06%) Hudson
10 7 (4.24%) Behat
11 4 (2.42%) PhpStorm
11 4 (2.42%) GitLab
11 4 (2.42%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.61%) Mockito
12 1 (0.61%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.61%) EasyMock
General
1 16 (9.70%) Finance
2 4 (2.42%) Publishing
2 4 (2.42%) Marketing
3 3 (1.82%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.82%) Electronics
3 3 (1.82%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.61%) Law
4 1 (0.61%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 120 (72.73%) Developer
2 66 (40.00%) PHP Developer
3 19 (11.52%) Java Developer
4 17 (10.30%) Drupal Developer
5 16 (9.70%) DevOps Engineer
6 15 (9.09%) Senior Developer
7 13 (7.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 10 (6.06%) Software Engineer
9 9 (5.45%) Senior Software Engineer
9 9 (5.45%) WordPress Developer
10 7 (4.24%) Senior PHP Developer
11 6 (3.64%) Senior Java Developer
11 6 (3.64%) PHP Zend Developer
11 6 (3.64%) Magento Developer
11 6 (3.64%) Front-End Developer
12 5 (3.03%) Web Developer
13 4 (2.42%) Linux Engineer
13 4 (2.42%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 4 (2.42%) iOS Developer
14 3 (1.82%) PHP Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (46.06%) HTML
2 56 (33.94%) CSS
3 53 (32.12%) HTML5
4 46 (27.88%) jQuery
5 26 (15.76%) CSS3
6 21 (12.73%) Doctrine
7 17 (10.30%) Symfony
8 15 (9.09%) LAMP
9 14 (8.48%) Zend Framework
10 11 (6.67%) Laravel
11 10 (6.06%) XML
11 10 (6.06%) Ajax
11 10 (6.06%) J2EE
12 8 (4.85%) JSON
12 8 (4.85%) AngularJS
13 6 (3.64%) .NET
13 6 (3.64%) Web Services
14 5 (3.03%) XHTML
14 5 (3.03%) CodeIgniter
15 4 (2.42%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.85%) Digital Media
2 6 (3.64%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.03%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.42%) User Experience
5 3 (1.82%) Wiki
5 3 (1.82%) iPhone
5 3 (1.82%) DTV
5 3 (1.82%) iPad
6 2 (1.21%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.61%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.61%) Ergonomics
7 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.61%) Handset
7 1 (0.61%) Replication
7 1 (0.61%) Clustering
7 1 (0.61%) Photography
7 1 (0.61%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.61%) W3C
7 1 (0.61%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.61%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 56 (33.94%) Linux
2 29 (17.58%) UNIX
2 29 (17.58%) CentOS
3 15 (9.09%) Windows
4 9 (5.45%) Debian
5 7 (4.24%) Ubuntu
6 6 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (3.03%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.82%) Fedora
8 3 (1.82%) VMS
8 3 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.21%) Android
9 2 (1.21%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.61%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (32.73%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (15.76%) OO
4 25 (15.15%) Scrum
5 20 (12.12%) Software Engineering
5 20 (12.12%) DevOps
6 19 (11.52%) Mentoring
6 19 (11.52%) MVC
7 17 (10.30%) Release Management
8 15 (9.09%) TDD
9 14 (8.48%) Configuration Management
10 11 (6.67%) Automated Testing
10 11 (6.67%) Web Development
11 10 (6.06%) Refactoring
11 10 (6.06%) Unit Testing
12 9 (5.45%) Test Scripting
12 9 (5.45%) Open Source
12 9 (5.45%) User Stories
12 9 (5.45%) E-Commerce
13 8 (4.85%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 90 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 41 (24.85%) Python
3 40 (24.24%) Java
4 36 (21.82%) Ruby
5 33 (20.00%) Perl
6 25 (15.15%) Bash Shell
7 19 (11.52%) PHP5
8 17 (10.30%) Lua
9 14 (8.48%) SQL
10 3 (1.82%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.21%) C#
11 2 (1.21%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.21%) Groovy
11 2 (1.21%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.61%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.61%) C++
12 1 (0.61%) C
12 1 (0.61%) VBA
12 1 (0.61%) Go
Qualifications
1 18 (10.91%) Security Cleared
2 17 (10.30%) DV Cleared
3 13 (7.88%) Sun Certification
4 9 (5.45%) OCPJP
5 8 (4.85%) CCNA
5 8 (4.85%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.42%) Degree
7 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.64%) QA
2 2 (1.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.61%) BS25999
System Software
1 9 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.24%) XenServer
3 6 (3.64%) Postfix
3 6 (3.64%) Samba
4 4 (2.42%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.82%) Xen
5 3 (1.82%) Varnish
5 3 (1.82%) iptables
6 1 (0.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (12.73%) Puppet
2 16 (9.70%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (6.67%) Salt
4 8 (4.85%) Ansible
5 3 (1.82%) Ganeti
5 3 (1.82%) Bcfg2
5 3 (1.82%) Vagrant
5 3 (1.82%) ZABBIX
6 2 (1.21%) Nagios
7 1 (0.61%) AppManager
7 1 (0.61%) SCCM
7 1 (0.61%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.61%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 32 (19.39%) Zend
2 13 (7.88%) Sun
3 12 (7.27%) Red Hat
4 10 (6.06%) VMware
5 7 (4.24%) Citrix
6 5 (3.03%) Oracle
7 4 (2.42%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.82%) SAP
9 2 (1.21%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.61%) Adobe
10 1 (0.61%) Siebel
10 1 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.61%) NetIQ
10 1 (0.61%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.61%) Eloqua
10 1 (0.61%) Percona
Dorset
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £225 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon
Recruitment Genius
Rate: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Dorset
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
South West England
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £650.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago