The table below looks at the statistics for PHP5 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 PHP5 over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP 5
Rank 125 113 127
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +14
Contract jobs citing PHP5 17 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.52% 0.091% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.41% 0.25% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 1
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£288 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £75.00
% change year-on-year
- -56.66%
PHP5
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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
1202 796 1161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 36.69% 36.33% 39.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 768 520 610
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 71 97
Average hourly rate £38.00 £31.90 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.12% -8.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £13.76 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

PHP5
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP5 across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP5 Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

PHP5
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP5 across the South West region.

PHP5 Daily Rate Trend in the South West

PHP5
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP5 across the South West region.

PHP5 Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

PHP5
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 PHP5 within the South West region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014. 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 - 8 £375 - 1
Somerset -10 6 £288 -4.16% 1
Dorset - 2 - - 3
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Devon - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - - 2
PHP5
England

PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing PHP5 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 PHP5.

1 40 (100.00%) PHP
2 26 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (65.00%) MySQL
3 23 (57.50%) CSS
4 19 (47.50%) jQuery
5 18 (45.00%) Zend
6 16 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 16 (40.00%) HTML
7 15 (37.50%) Scrum
8 14 (35.00%) Software Engineering
9 13 (32.50%) TDD
9 13 (32.50%) Spring
9 13 (32.50%) Java
9 13 (32.50%) Linux
9 13 (32.50%) RESTful
10 12 (30.00%) Web Services
11 11 (27.50%) OOP
11 11 (27.50%) Unit Testing
12 10 (25.00%) CentOS
12 10 (25.00%) Fedora
12 10 (25.00%) Red Hat
13 9 (22.50%) OO
13 9 (22.50%) NoSQL
14 8 (20.00%) HTML5
14 8 (20.00%) CSS3
14 8 (20.00%) SaaS
14 8 (20.00%) LAMP
15 7 (17.50%) E-Commerce
15 7 (17.50%) OOD
15 7 (17.50%) Tomcat

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing PHP5 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 PHP5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (17.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.50%) Drupal
2 1 (2.50%) ExpressionEngine
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (10.00%) Magento
1 4 (10.00%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.00%) SaaS
2 7 (17.50%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (17.50%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (65.00%) MySQL
2 9 (22.50%) NoSQL
3 6 (15.00%) Hazelcast
4 5 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 5 (12.50%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Git (software)
2 6 (15.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (10.00%) PHPUnit
4 3 (7.50%) Selenium
5 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.00%) JIRA
6 1 (2.50%) Subversion
6 1 (2.50%) PhpStorm
6 1 (2.50%) Behat
General
1 4 (10.00%) Electronics
1 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
1 4 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 4 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (100.00%) Developer
2 27 (67.50%) PHP Developer
3 11 (27.50%) Java Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Senior PHP Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Architect
6 2 (5.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 2 (5.00%) PHP Zend Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Lead PHP Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Drupal Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (57.50%) CSS
2 19 (47.50%) jQuery
3 16 (40.00%) HTML
4 13 (32.50%) RESTful
4 13 (32.50%) Spring
5 12 (30.00%) Web Services
6 8 (20.00%) HTML5
6 8 (20.00%) LAMP
6 8 (20.00%) CSS3
7 7 (17.50%) Zend Framework
7 7 (17.50%) Servlets
8 4 (10.00%) Ajax
9 3 (7.50%) JSON
9 3 (7.50%) Symfony
9 3 (7.50%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (7.50%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (7.50%) CakePHP
9 3 (7.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (2.50%) Laravel
10 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) DTV
1 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.50%) User Experience
3 1 (2.50%) Open Source
3 1 (2.50%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.50%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 13 (32.50%) Linux
2 10 (25.00%) Fedora
2 10 (25.00%) CentOS
3 3 (7.50%) Ubuntu
4 2 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (37.50%) Scrum
3 14 (35.00%) Software Engineering
4 13 (32.50%) TDD
5 11 (27.50%) Unit Testing
5 11 (27.50%) OOP
6 9 (22.50%) OO
7 7 (17.50%) E-Commerce
7 7 (17.50%) OOD
8 4 (10.00%) Programme Management
8 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (10.00%) Refactoring
8 4 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (10.00%) OO PHP
8 4 (10.00%) Automated Testing
9 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
9 3 (7.50%) MVC
10 2 (5.00%) Pair Programming
10 2 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) PHP
2 16 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (32.50%) Java
4 7 (17.50%) Python
4 7 (17.50%) Ruby
4 7 (17.50%) Bash Shell
5 5 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (2.50%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 18 (45.00%) Zend
2 10 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (10.00%) SAP
4 3 (7.50%) Oracle