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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP 5
Rank 136 100 115
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +15
Contract jobs citing PHP5 8 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.24% 0.67% 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.67% 1.89% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £295 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% -5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £281 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £300 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £290 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.06% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.35 £32.50 £75.00
% change year-on-year
-31.23% -56.66%
PHP5
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
1200 793 1039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 35.80% 35.39% 38.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 748 520 550
Average daily rate £375 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £240 £233
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 79 66 86
Average hourly rate £35.00 £31.90 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.71% -11.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £20.00 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP5 across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

PHP5 Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 November 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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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 -18 5 £400 +33.89% 1
Somerset -16 2 £288 -4.16% 2
Dorset +3 1 £240 +50.00% 4
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Cornwall - - - - 2
Devon - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 1
PHP5
England

PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 35 (100.00%) PHP
2 23 (65.71%) MySQL
3 21 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (57.14%) CSS
5 19 (54.29%) JavaScript
6 18 (51.43%) HTML
7 16 (45.71%) Zend
8 14 (40.00%) jQuery
9 13 (37.14%) RESTful
10 12 (34.29%) TDD
10 12 (34.29%) Web Services
10 12 (34.29%) Scrum
11 11 (31.43%) OOP
11 11 (31.43%) Unit Testing
12 10 (28.57%) NoSQL
13 9 (25.71%) HTML5
13 9 (25.71%) OO
13 9 (25.71%) Java
13 9 (25.71%) Linux
13 9 (25.71%) Spring
14 8 (22.86%) Git (software)
14 8 (22.86%) CSS3
15 7 (20.00%) Jenkins
15 7 (20.00%) Bash Shell
15 7 (20.00%) Symfony
15 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
15 7 (20.00%) OOD
16 6 (17.14%) Red Hat
16 6 (17.14%) Fedora
16 6 (17.14%) SQL

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 3 (8.57%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.71%) ExpressionEngine
3 1 (2.86%) Drupal
3 1 (2.86%) CMS
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Magento
1 4 (11.43%) Shopify
2 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) SaaS
2 3 (8.57%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.57%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (65.71%) MySQL
2 10 (28.57%) NoSQL
3 6 (17.14%) Hazelcast
4 5 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 5 (14.29%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Git (software)
2 7 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (14.29%) PHPUnit
4 3 (8.57%) JIRA
4 3 (8.57%) Selenium
5 2 (5.71%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.86%) Behat
6 1 (2.86%) PhpStorm
General
1 1 (2.86%) Marketing
1 1 (2.86%) Electronics
1 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.86%) Finance
1 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (100.00%) Developer
2 26 (74.29%) PHP Developer
3 7 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Senior PHP Developer
5 3 (8.57%) PHP Zend Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Lead PHP Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.71%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 2 (5.71%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Systems Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (57.14%) CSS
2 18 (51.43%) HTML
3 14 (40.00%) jQuery
4 13 (37.14%) RESTful
5 12 (34.29%) Web Services
6 9 (25.71%) HTML5
6 9 (25.71%) Spring
7 8 (22.86%) CSS3
8 7 (20.00%) Symfony
9 6 (17.14%) LAMP
10 4 (11.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
11 3 (8.57%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (8.57%) Ajax
11 3 (8.57%) ActiveMQ
11 3 (8.57%) Servlets
12 2 (5.71%) CakePHP
12 2 (5.71%) Zend Framework
12 2 (5.71%) JSON
12 2 (5.71%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.71%) User Experience
2 2 (5.71%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.86%) Open Source
3 1 (2.86%) Web 2.0
3 1 (2.86%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Linux
2 6 (17.14%) Fedora
2 6 (17.14%) CentOS
3 3 (8.57%) Ubuntu
3 3 (8.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (34.29%) TDD
2 12 (34.29%) Scrum
3 11 (31.43%) OOP
3 11 (31.43%) Unit Testing
4 9 (25.71%) OO
5 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 7 (20.00%) OOD
6 6 (17.14%) OO PHP
7 5 (14.29%) MVC
8 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
9 3 (8.57%) Pair Programming
9 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce
10 2 (5.71%) Refactoring
10 2 (5.71%) Automated Testing
10 2 (5.71%) Web Development
11 1 (2.86%) Network Management
11 1 (2.86%) Digital Marketing
11 1 (2.86%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) PHP
2 19 (54.29%) JavaScript
3 9 (25.71%) Java
4 7 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 6 (17.14%) SQL
6 3 (8.57%) Ruby
6 3 (8.57%) Python
7 1 (2.86%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) Zend
2 6 (17.14%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) SAP
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