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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 97 95 39
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -56
Contract jobs citing PHP 40 55 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.41% 1.69% 4.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.34% 4.46% 13.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 40 109
Median daily rate £320 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.18% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -30.00%
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
1196 1232 1186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 42.29% 37.77% 35.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 789 803 724
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 103 52
Median hourly rate £40.00 £41.12 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.72% +17.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £25.70 £16.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £53.27 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +13 23 £320 -14.66% 14
Gloucestershire 0 8 £350 -20.00% 11
Somerset +21 3 £300 - 6
Dorset 0 2 - - 5
Devon -6 2 - - 11
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 (62.16%) HTML
2 67 (60.36%) CSS
3 60 (54.05%) JavaScript
4 50 (45.05%) MySQL
5 39 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (23.42%) Git (software)
6 26 (23.42%) AngularJS
7 24 (21.62%) Java
8 23 (20.72%) HTML5
9 22 (19.82%) jQuery
10 21 (18.92%) Linux
10 21 (18.92%) CMS
11 20 (18.02%) .NET
11 20 (18.02%) Web Development
12 19 (17.12%) Drupal
12 19 (17.12%) LAMP
13 18 (16.22%) Symfony
13 18 (16.22%) Security Cleared
14 17 (15.32%) Front End Development
15 15 (13.51%) WordPress
15 15 (13.51%) CSS3
15 15 (13.51%) XML
15 15 (13.51%) OO
16 14 (12.61%) MVC
16 14 (12.61%) Marketing
17 13 (11.71%) REST
17 13 (11.71%) Apache
18 12 (10.81%) Microsoft
18 12 (10.81%) SQL
19 11 (9.91%) JSON

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 21 (18.92%) CMS
2 19 (17.12%) Drupal
3 15 (13.51%) WordPress
4 13 (11.71%) Apache
5 10 (9.01%) IIS
6 5 (4.50%) Joomla!
7 4 (3.60%) Moodle
7 4 (3.60%) nginx
8 3 (2.70%) Apache Solr
8 3 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (2.70%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.80%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.80%) Confluence
10 1 (0.90%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.90%) LiveLink
10 1 (0.90%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.90%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 9 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.80%) MS Office
4 1 (0.90%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (6.31%) Magento
2 2 (1.80%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.80%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.31%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.70%) GitHub
3 2 (1.80%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.80%) Heroku
4 1 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.90%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.90%) PaaS
4 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.70%) Network Security
1 3 (2.70%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.80%) SSL
3 1 (0.90%) Extranet
3 1 (0.90%) SSH
3 1 (0.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (45.05%) MySQL
2 11 (9.91%) SQL Server
3 8 (7.21%) MS Access
4 6 (5.41%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.70%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.80%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.90%) Big Data
7 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.90%) FileMaker
7 1 (0.90%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.90%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 26 (23.42%) Git (software)
2 11 (9.91%) Subversion
3 6 (5.41%) JIRA
4 5 (4.50%) Ant
4 5 (4.50%) Apache Ivy
4 5 (4.50%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.50%) Maven
5 4 (3.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (3.60%) ClearCase
5 4 (3.60%) PHPUnit
5 4 (3.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (2.70%) Mercurial
6 3 (2.70%) Travis CI
6 3 (2.70%) Vagrant
7 2 (1.80%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.80%) Grunt
7 2 (1.80%) gulp
7 2 (1.80%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.90%) Bitbucket
General
1 14 (12.61%) Marketing
2 6 (5.41%) Advertising
2 6 (5.41%) Automotive
3 3 (2.70%) Finance
4 2 (1.80%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.90%) Back Office
5 1 (0.90%) Banking
5 1 (0.90%) Electronics
5 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 87 (78.38%) Developer
2 32 (28.83%) PHP Developer
3 12 (10.81%) Drupal Developer
3 12 (10.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 8 (7.21%) Analyst
4 8 (7.21%) Java Developer
5 7 (6.31%) Senior Developer
5 7 (6.31%) Support Analyst
5 7 (6.31%) Symfony Developer
6 6 (5.41%) Applications Support
6 6 (5.41%) Applications Support Analyst
6 6 (5.41%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 5 (4.50%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (4.50%) DV Cleared Java Developer
7 5 (4.50%) HTML CSS Developer
7 5 (4.50%) HTML Developer
7 5 (4.50%) Magento Developer
7 5 (4.50%) Software Developer
7 5 (4.50%) Web Developer
8 4 (3.60%) Digital Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (62.16%) HTML
2 67 (60.36%) CSS
3 26 (23.42%) AngularJS
4 23 (20.72%) HTML5
5 22 (19.82%) jQuery
6 20 (18.02%) .NET
7 19 (17.12%) LAMP
8 18 (16.22%) Symfony
9 15 (13.51%) CSS3
9 15 (13.51%) XML
10 13 (11.71%) REST
11 11 (9.91%) ASP.NET
11 11 (9.91%) JSON
11 11 (9.91%) Sass
12 9 (8.11%) Ajax
12 9 (8.11%) LESS
13 8 (7.21%) Backbone.js
13 8 (7.21%) Web Services
14 7 (6.31%) Classic ASP
14 7 (6.31%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.21%) User Experience
2 6 (5.41%) Mobile App
2 6 (5.41%) Social Media
3 5 (4.50%) Digital Media
4 3 (2.70%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.80%) Blog
5 2 (1.80%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.80%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.80%) Minimum Viable Product
5 2 (1.80%) SCORM
5 2 (1.80%) W3C
6 1 (0.90%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.90%) Ergonomics
6 1 (0.90%) Fintech
6 1 (0.90%) NHS
6 1 (0.90%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.92%) Linux
2 6 (5.41%) Windows
3 5 (4.50%) Unix
4 2 (1.80%) Android
4 2 (1.80%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.80%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.90%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (18.02%) Web Development
3 17 (15.32%) Front End Development
4 15 (13.51%) OO
5 14 (12.61%) MVC
6 10 (9.01%) E-Commerce
6 10 (9.01%) Scrum
7 9 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (8.11%) DevOps
8 8 (7.21%) ITIL
8 8 (7.21%) Project Management
9 7 (6.31%) OO PHP
9 7 (6.31%) Web Design
10 5 (4.50%) ERP
10 5 (4.50%) Infographics
10 5 (4.50%) OOP
10 5 (4.50%) Release Management
10 5 (4.50%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (4.50%) Software Engineering
10 5 (4.50%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 60 (54.05%) JavaScript
2 24 (21.62%) Java
3 12 (10.81%) SQL
4 11 (9.91%) Python
5 8 (7.21%) C#
5 8 (7.21%) VBA
6 5 (4.50%) Perl
6 5 (4.50%) PHP 5
7 4 (3.60%) Lua
8 3 (2.70%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.80%) ActionScript
9 2 (1.80%) ActionScript 3.0
10 1 (0.90%) C++
10 1 (0.90%) Go
Qualifications
1 18 (16.22%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.11%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.31%) Degree
3 7 (6.31%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.90%) CHECK Team Leader
4 1 (0.90%) CREST Certified
4 1 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.90%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.80%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (6.31%) Puppet
2 5 (4.50%) Ansible
3 3 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.80%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.80%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 12 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.11%) Adobe
2 9 (8.11%) Zend
3 7 (6.31%) Remedy
4 5 (4.50%) Oracle
5 4 (3.60%) Google
6 3 (2.70%) SAP
7 2 (1.80%) Sencha
8 1 (0.90%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.90%) Civica
8 1 (0.90%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.90%) OpenText
8 1 (0.90%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.90%) Sage
8 1 (0.90%) Sun
South West
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £300 - £425 Per Day Contract split between Nottingham/ Bristol/ home
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Austin Fraser
Posted: 5 days ago