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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
England / South West
Rank 95 106 41
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -65
Contract jobs citing PHP 35 37 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.38% 1.26% 4.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.54% 3.18% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 26 95
Median daily rate £319 £304 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -24.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £240 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £441 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £32.50 - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.45 £35.00 £27.18
% change year-on-year
-10.14% +28.79%

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
990 1164 1115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.02% 39.79% 36.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 624 769 724
Median daily rate £378 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 75 70
Median hourly rate £41.50 £43.17 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.86% +19.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £34.20 £24.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £56.62 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +7 13 £300 -3.22% 11
Dorset +6 6 £250 +19.04% 8
Wiltshire +4 5 £350 +24.44% 6
Gloucestershire 0 5 £350 +45.83% 7
Devon +11 4 £325 +4.00% 7
Cornwall -4 1 - -
Somerset -5 1 £325 +18.18% 10
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 46 (59.74%) HTML
2 45 (58.44%) CSS
3 39 (50.65%) JavaScript
3 39 (50.65%) MySQL
4 19 (24.68%) .NET
4 19 (24.68%) Git (software)
5 17 (22.08%) Drupal
6 16 (20.78%) HTML5
6 16 (20.78%) SQL
7 15 (19.48%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (19.48%) jQuery
8 14 (18.18%) MVC
9 13 (16.88%) Web Development
9 13 (16.88%) SQL Server
10 12 (15.58%) CSS3
11 11 (14.29%) Symfony
11 11 (14.29%) Java
11 11 (14.29%) OO
11 11 (14.29%) E-Commerce
12 10 (12.99%) Web Services
12 10 (12.99%) C#
12 10 (12.99%) Zend
12 10 (12.99%) WordPress
12 10 (12.99%) REST
13 9 (11.69%) JSON
13 9 (11.69%) Migration
13 9 (11.69%) LAMP
14 8 (10.39%) XML
14 8 (10.39%) Windows
14 8 (10.39%) Linux

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 17 (22.08%) Drupal
2 10 (12.99%) WordPress
3 6 (7.79%) Apache
4 5 (6.49%) CMS
5 4 (5.19%) Apache Solr
5 4 (5.19%) IIS
6 3 (3.90%) Joomla!
7 2 (2.60%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.60%) Confluence
7 2 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (2.60%) JBoss
7 2 (2.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (2.60%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.60%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.60%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.30%) Apache Spark
8 1 (1.30%) Moodle
8 1 (1.30%) nginx
8 1 (1.30%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.30%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 8 (10.39%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (3.90%) MS Office
3 2 (2.60%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.30%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.30%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 7 (9.09%) Magento
2 2 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.30%) OpenCart
3 1 (1.30%) osCommerce
3 1 (1.30%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 1 (1.30%) GitHub
1 1 (1.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) Wireless
2 1 (1.30%) Internet
2 1 (1.30%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (50.65%) MySQL
2 13 (16.88%) SQL Server
3 8 (10.39%) MS Access
4 6 (7.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.90%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.60%) Big Data
7 2 (2.60%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (2.60%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.60%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.60%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.30%) Apache Accumulo
8 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (24.68%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.79%) Subversion
3 5 (6.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (6.49%) Visual Studio
4 4 (5.19%) JIRA
5 3 (3.90%) Ant
5 3 (3.90%) Maven
5 3 (3.90%) Mercurial
5 3 (3.90%) PHPUnit
6 2 (2.60%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.30%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.30%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.30%) JUnit
7 1 (1.30%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (6.49%) Marketing
2 4 (5.19%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.60%) Finance
3 2 (2.60%) Retail
4 1 (1.30%) Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Electronics
4 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 64 (83.12%) Developer
2 29 (37.66%) PHP Developer
3 8 (10.39%) Web Developer
4 7 (9.09%) Drupal Developer
4 7 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (6.49%) PHP Web Developer
6 4 (5.19%) Database Developer
6 4 (5.19%) Magento Developer
6 4 (5.19%) Senior Developer
7 3 (3.90%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (3.90%) HTML CSS Developer
7 3 (3.90%) HTML Developer
7 3 (3.90%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (2.60%) BizTalk Developer
8 2 (2.60%) DV Cleared Java Developer
8 2 (2.60%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (2.60%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 2 (2.60%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 2 (2.60%) Senior Full Stack Developer
8 2 (2.60%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (59.74%) HTML
2 45 (58.44%) CSS
3 19 (24.68%) .NET
4 16 (20.78%) HTML5
5 15 (19.48%) jQuery
6 12 (15.58%) CSS3
7 11 (14.29%) Symfony
8 10 (12.99%) REST
8 10 (12.99%) Web Services
9 9 (11.69%) JSON
9 9 (11.69%) LAMP
10 8 (10.39%) AngularJS
10 8 (10.39%) XML
11 7 (9.09%) Ajax
11 7 (9.09%) ASP.NET
12 6 (7.79%) Sass
13 5 (6.49%) SOAP
13 5 (6.49%) Zend Framework
14 4 (5.19%) Backbone.js
14 4 (5.19%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.90%) Social Media
2 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.60%) Digital Media
2 2 (2.60%) Driving Licence
2 2 (2.60%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.30%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (1.30%) Internet of Things
3 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.30%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.30%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.39%) Linux
1 8 (10.39%) Windows
2 7 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.60%) Android
3 2 (2.60%) Unix
4 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.30%) CentOS
4 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.48%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (18.18%) MVC
3 13 (16.88%) Web Development
4 11 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 11 (14.29%) OO
5 9 (11.69%) Migration
6 8 (10.39%) Front End Development
7 7 (9.09%) OO PHP
7 7 (9.09%) Software Engineering
8 6 (7.79%) Data Migration
8 6 (7.79%) ETL
8 6 (7.79%) Issue Tracking
9 5 (6.49%) CRM
9 5 (6.49%) Data Cleansing
9 5 (6.49%) High Availability
10 4 (5.19%) SOA
11 3 (3.90%) OOP
11 3 (3.90%) SEO
11 3 (3.90%) TDD
11 3 (3.90%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 39 (50.65%) JavaScript
2 16 (20.78%) SQL
3 11 (14.29%) Java
4 10 (12.99%) C#
5 8 (10.39%) Python
6 6 (7.79%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.19%) Perl
8 3 (3.90%) PHP 5
8 3 (3.90%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.90%) VBA
9 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.60%) C++
9 2 (2.60%) Ruby
9 2 (2.60%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.30%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.30%) Go
10 1 (1.30%) Lua
10 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (10.39%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.49%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.19%) Degree
4 3 (3.90%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.30%) CHECK Team Leader
5 1 (1.30%) CREST Certified
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Docker
1 1 (1.30%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (12.99%) Zend
2 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.09%) Oracle
4 5 (6.49%) Adobe
5 3 (3.90%) Remedy
6 1 (1.30%) Google
6 1 (1.30%) Intel
6 1 (1.30%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.30%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.30%) SAP
6 1 (1.30%) Xamarin
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago