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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 100 41 35
Rank change year-on-year
-59 -6
Contract jobs citing PHP 48 128 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.60% 3.97% 4.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.10% 10.60% 14.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 95 101
Average daily rate £308 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.12% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £478 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £32.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £30.20 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+17.54% +43.80%
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
1171 1208 890
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.12% 37.43% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 765 775 535
Average daily rate £370 £385 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.89% +18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 75 45
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.40 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.75% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.80 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the South West region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Somerset +10 10 £275 -2.22% 2
Bristol -51 10 £310 -24.84% 12
Gloucestershire 0 8 £375 -21.54% 10
Devon -7 5 £300 -10.44% 7
Cornwall +3 3 £285 -5.00% 2
Dorset -4 3 £243 +1.04% 10
Wiltshire -5 3 £325 +8.33% 5
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 62 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 57 (45.97%) HTML
3 55 (44.35%) CSS
4 48 (38.71%) MySQL
5 40 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (23.39%) SQL
7 28 (22.58%) Java
7 28 (22.58%) Git (software)
8 26 (20.97%) Selenium
8 26 (20.97%) jQuery
8 26 (20.97%) PostgreSQL
9 19 (15.32%) HTML5
10 17 (13.71%) Zend
10 17 (13.71%) MVC
11 16 (12.90%) Automated Testing
11 16 (12.90%) Python
12 15 (12.10%) Linux
12 15 (12.10%) Security Cleared
12 15 (12.10%) Magento
12 15 (12.10%) Laravel
13 14 (11.29%) CSS3
13 14 (11.29%) Drupal
13 14 (11.29%) OO
13 14 (11.29%) Apache
13 14 (11.29%) Subversion
13 14 (11.29%) Front End Development
14 13 (10.48%) .NET
14 13 (10.48%) Web Development
15 12 (9.68%) JIRA
15 12 (9.68%) Zend Framework

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 14 (11.29%) Apache
1 14 (11.29%) Drupal
2 12 (9.68%) WordPress
3 5 (4.03%) CMS
3 5 (4.03%) IIS
3 5 (4.03%) Node.js
3 5 (4.03%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.23%) Apache Solr
4 4 (3.23%) JBoss
5 2 (1.61%) ExpressionEngine
5 2 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.81%) Confluence
6 1 (0.81%) Moodle
6 1 (0.81%) nginx
6 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (2.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.81%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (12.10%) Magento
2 5 (4.03%) BigMachines
2 5 (4.03%) Eloqua
3 2 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.81%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.26%) SaaS
2 6 (4.84%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.81%) GitHub
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.42%) Internet
2 1 (0.81%) Firewall
2 1 (0.81%) Intranet
2 1 (0.81%) Skype
2 1 (0.81%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (38.71%) MySQL
2 26 (20.97%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (9.68%) SQL Server
4 9 (7.26%) Redis
5 4 (3.23%) Big Data
6 3 (2.42%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.42%) MS Access
6 3 (2.42%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (22.58%) Git (software)
2 26 (20.97%) Selenium
3 14 (11.29%) Subversion
4 12 (9.68%) JIRA
5 10 (8.06%) Maven
6 9 (7.26%) ClearCase
7 8 (6.45%) Ant
7 8 (6.45%) Apache Ivy
8 7 (5.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 5 (4.03%) Oracle APEX
10 4 (3.23%) PHPUnit
11 3 (2.42%) JIRA Agile
12 2 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (1.61%) Cucumber
12 2 (1.61%) EasyMock
12 2 (1.61%) Grunt
12 2 (1.61%) gulp
12 2 (1.61%) Jenkins
12 2 (1.61%) Mockito
12 2 (1.61%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (3.23%) Back Office
2 3 (2.42%) Finance
2 3 (2.42%) Retail
3 2 (1.61%) Local Government
3 2 (1.61%) Marketing
4 1 (0.81%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 94 (75.81%) Developer
2 50 (40.32%) PHP Developer
3 12 (9.68%) Java Developer
4 9 (7.26%) Analyst
4 9 (7.26%) Tester
5 8 (6.45%) Architect
6 7 (5.65%) Drupal Developer
6 7 (5.65%) Functional Tester
6 7 (5.65%) Magento Developer
7 6 (4.84%) Digital Architect
7 6 (4.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (4.84%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (4.84%) Test Analyst
8 5 (4.03%) Web Developer
8 5 (4.03%) WordPress Developer
9 4 (3.23%) Automated Tester
9 4 (3.23%) DV Cleared Java Developer
9 4 (3.23%) HTML CSS Developer
9 4 (3.23%) HTML Developer
9 4 (3.23%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (45.97%) HTML
2 55 (44.35%) CSS
3 26 (20.97%) jQuery
4 19 (15.32%) HTML5
5 15 (12.10%) Laravel
6 14 (11.29%) CSS3
7 13 (10.48%) .NET
8 12 (9.68%) Doctrine
8 12 (9.68%) LAMP
8 12 (9.68%) Zend Framework
9 11 (8.87%) Web Services
10 10 (8.06%) Ajax
10 10 (8.06%) XML
11 9 (7.26%) AngularJS
12 8 (6.45%) Symfony
13 7 (5.65%) Sass
14 5 (4.03%) JSON
14 5 (4.03%) LESS
14 5 (4.03%) Mason
14 5 (4.03%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (3.23%) User Experience
2 2 (1.61%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (0.81%) Digital Media
3 1 (0.81%) Internet of Things
3 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.81%) PKI
3 1 (0.81%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.10%) Linux
2 9 (7.26%) Unix
3 3 (2.42%) CentOS
4 1 (0.81%) Android
4 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.81%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (13.71%) MVC
3 16 (12.90%) Automated Testing
4 14 (11.29%) Front End Development
4 14 (11.29%) OO
5 13 (10.48%) Web Development
6 12 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (8.87%) Functional Testing
7 11 (8.87%) Mentoring
7 11 (8.87%) Test Automation
8 10 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (7.26%) Open Source
9 9 (7.26%) Scrum
10 8 (6.45%) Release Management
10 8 (6.45%) Service Delivery
11 7 (5.65%) TDD
12 6 (4.84%) BDD
12 6 (4.84%) Project Management
13 5 (4.03%) OOP
13 5 (4.03%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 62 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 29 (23.39%) SQL
3 28 (22.58%) Java
4 16 (12.90%) Python
5 10 (8.06%) Perl
6 9 (7.26%) Lua
7 8 (6.45%) C#
8 5 (4.03%) Apex Code
9 4 (3.23%) PHP 5
10 3 (2.42%) VBA
11 2 (1.61%) C++
11 2 (1.61%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.61%) Ruby
12 1 (0.81%) Delphi
12 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.81%) VB
12 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (12.10%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.26%) DV Cleared
3 7 (5.65%) Sun Certification
4 3 (2.42%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.61%) Degree
6 1 (0.81%) CISSP
6 1 (0.81%) CREST Certified
6 1 (0.81%) GWAPT
6 1 (0.81%) OSCE
6 1 (0.81%) OSCP
6 1 (0.81%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.81%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 8 (6.45%) Fluentd
2 2 (1.61%) Ansible
2 2 (1.61%) Puppet
3 1 (0.81%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 17 (13.71%) Zend
2 9 (7.26%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.26%) Oracle
3 7 (5.65%) Sun
4 5 (4.03%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (4.03%) Siebel
5 3 (2.42%) Google
6 2 (1.61%) AppDynamics
6 2 (1.61%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.61%) VMware
7 1 (0.81%) Adobe
7 1 (0.81%) CA
7 1 (0.81%) Cisco
7 1 (0.81%) Remedy
Bristol
G2 Recruitment
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago