The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the South West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP 5
Rank 111 120 137
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +17
Contract jobs citing PHP5 33 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.00% 0.13% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.70% 0.33% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 3 4
Average daily rate £325 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £18.50
Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1222 903 1406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 36.90% 38.82% 38.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 751 510 777
Average daily rate £350 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 54 105
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £22.94 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
PHP5
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +11 25 £325 +4.00% 7
Somerset - 7 £275 - 4
Wiltshire - - - -
Devon - - - -
Dorset - - - - 3
Gloucestershire - - - - 3
PHP5
England

PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 63 (100.00%) PHP
2 41 (65.08%) MySQL
3 33 (52.38%) OOP
4 26 (41.27%) OOD
4 26 (41.27%) NoSQL
5 24 (38.10%) JavaScript
6 23 (36.51%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (34.92%) Zend
7 22 (34.92%) Zend Framework
8 21 (33.33%) Software Engineering
9 19 (30.16%) HTML
9 19 (30.16%) Web Services
10 18 (28.57%) Bash Shell
11 17 (26.98%) OO
11 17 (26.98%) CSS
12 16 (25.40%) Digital Media
13 13 (20.63%) jQuery
14 12 (19.05%) Telecoms
15 10 (15.87%) SQL
16 9 (14.29%) Publishing
16 9 (14.29%) HTML5
16 9 (14.29%) CSS3
16 9 (14.29%) SaaS
17 8 (12.70%) CentOS
18 7 (11.11%) Time Management
18 7 (11.11%) Automated Testing
18 7 (11.11%) Refactoring
18 7 (11.11%) FitNesse
18 7 (11.11%) Apache
19 6 (9.52%) Degree

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (1.59%) WordPress
2 1 (1.59%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.29%) SaaS
2 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) Internet
2 1 (1.59%) SMTP
2 1 (1.59%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (65.08%) MySQL
2 26 (41.27%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.94%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (11.11%) FitNesse
2 4 (6.35%) PHPUnit
3 2 (3.17%) PhpStorm
4 1 (1.59%) Subversion
General
1 12 (19.05%) Telecoms
2 9 (14.29%) Publishing
3 1 (1.59%) Finance
3 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.59%) Electronics
3 1 (1.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 55 (87.30%) Developer
2 51 (80.95%) PHP Developer
3 12 (19.05%) Software Engineer
4 7 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Web Developer
6 5 (7.94%) Systems Developer
7 4 (6.35%) PHP Web Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Senior PHP Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Architect
10 1 (1.59%) Drupal Developer
10 1 (1.59%) Front-End Developer
10 1 (1.59%) Linux Administrator
10 1 (1.59%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (34.92%) Zend Framework
2 19 (30.16%) HTML
2 19 (30.16%) Web Services
3 17 (26.98%) CSS
4 13 (20.63%) jQuery
5 9 (14.29%) HTML5
5 9 (14.29%) CSS3
6 5 (7.94%) XML
7 4 (6.35%) JSON
7 4 (6.35%) Ajax
8 2 (3.17%) Symfony
8 2 (3.17%) LAMP
8 2 (3.17%) RESTful
8 2 (3.17%) Sass
9 1 (1.59%) LESS
9 1 (1.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (1.59%) Modernizr
9 1 (1.59%) CakePHP
9 1 (1.59%) SOAP
9 1 (1.59%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.40%) Digital Media
2 4 (6.35%) Open Source
3 1 (1.59%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.70%) CentOS
2 4 (6.35%) Linux
3 1 (1.59%) Fedora
3 1 (1.59%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (52.38%) OOP
2 26 (41.27%) OOD
3 23 (36.51%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 17 (26.98%) OO
6 7 (11.11%) Time Management
6 7 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 7 (11.11%) Refactoring
7 6 (9.52%) MVC
8 5 (7.94%) Scrum
8 5 (7.94%) OO PHP
9 4 (6.35%) Web Development
9 4 (6.35%) TDD
10 2 (3.17%) Unit Testing
10 2 (3.17%) MVVM
11 1 (1.59%) Responsive Web Design
11 1 (1.59%) Digital Marketing
11 1 (1.59%) Programme Management
11 1 (1.59%) Resource Management
11 1 (1.59%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 63 (100.00%) PHP
2 24 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 18 (28.57%) Bash Shell
4 10 (15.87%) SQL
5 3 (4.76%) Python
6 2 (3.17%) C++
6 2 (3.17%) Ruby
7 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.59%) Java
7 1 (1.59%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 22 (34.92%) Zend
2 2 (3.17%) SAP
2 2 (3.17%) Google
2 2 (3.17%) Facebook
2 2 (3.17%) Twitter
3 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.59%) Apple
3 1 (1.59%) JD Edwards
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle
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