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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP 5
Rank 115 112 124
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Contract jobs citing PHP5 23 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.76% 0.093% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.03% 0.28% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 2 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £293 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £287 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £299 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.00
Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1133 713 1035
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.26% 33.27% 33.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 743 447 561
Average daily rate £350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 43 85
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.06 £13.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
PHP5
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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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -2 19 £425 +41.66% 4
Somerset -14 2 £288 +0.87% 1
Wiltshire - 1 £210 -
Dorset - 1 - - 3
Gloucestershire - - - -
Devon - - - -
PHP5
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PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 54 (100.00%) PHP
2 37 (68.52%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (62.96%) Zend
4 29 (53.70%) MySQL
5 28 (51.85%) Zend Framework
6 25 (46.30%) CSS
7 23 (42.59%) Software Engineering
8 22 (40.74%) HTML
9 21 (38.89%) jQuery
10 16 (29.63%) JavaScript
11 14 (25.93%) OOP
11 14 (25.93%) OO
11 14 (25.93%) CentOS
12 13 (24.07%) Scrum
13 11 (20.37%) TDD
14 10 (18.52%) Linux
14 10 (18.52%) Web Services
15 9 (16.67%) Red Hat
15 9 (16.67%) Fedora
15 9 (16.67%) MVC
16 8 (14.81%) Spring
16 8 (14.81%) Telecoms
16 8 (14.81%) Python
16 8 (14.81%) Java
16 8 (14.81%) PHPUnit
16 8 (14.81%) Unit Testing
16 8 (14.81%) LAMP
17 7 (12.96%) Refactoring
17 7 (12.96%) HTML5
17 7 (12.96%) CSS3

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (9.26%) Apache
1 5 (9.26%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (5.56%) Magento
2 3 (5.56%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.96%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (11.11%) SaaS
3 5 (9.26%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (9.26%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) SMTP
1 1 (1.85%) DNS
1 1 (1.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (53.70%) MySQL
2 6 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 4 (7.41%) RDBMS
3 4 (7.41%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.56%) Hazelcast
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (14.81%) PHPUnit
2 5 (9.26%) FitNesse
2 5 (9.26%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.41%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.70%) PhpStorm
4 2 (3.70%) JIRA
4 2 (3.70%) Selenium
5 1 (1.85%) Subversion
General
1 8 (14.81%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.41%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Manufacturing
2 4 (7.41%) Electronics
2 4 (7.41%) Marketing
3 1 (1.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 48 (88.89%) Developer
2 41 (75.93%) PHP Developer
3 12 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 9 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 9 (16.67%) Senior PHP Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Web Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Architect
6 5 (9.26%) Senior Software Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) PHP Web Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Architect
8 2 (3.70%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 2 (3.70%) PHP Zend Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Lead PHP Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Lead Developer
9 1 (1.85%) Administrator
9 1 (1.85%) Linux Administrator
9 1 (1.85%) PHP Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (51.85%) Zend Framework
2 25 (46.30%) CSS
3 22 (40.74%) HTML
4 21 (38.89%) jQuery
5 10 (18.52%) Web Services
6 8 (14.81%) LAMP
6 8 (14.81%) Spring
7 7 (12.96%) RESTful
7 7 (12.96%) HTML5
7 7 (12.96%) CSS3
8 5 (9.26%) Symfony
8 5 (9.26%) Servlets
9 3 (5.56%) XML
9 3 (5.56%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (3.70%) Ajax
11 1 (1.85%) JSON
11 1 (1.85%) SOAP
11 1 (1.85%) CodeIgniter
11 1 (1.85%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Digital Media
2 4 (7.41%) DTV
2 4 (7.41%) Open Source
3 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.93%) CentOS
2 10 (18.52%) Linux
3 9 (16.67%) Fedora
4 3 (5.56%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (68.52%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (42.59%) Software Engineering
3 14 (25.93%) OOP
3 14 (25.93%) OO
4 13 (24.07%) Scrum
5 11 (20.37%) TDD
6 9 (16.67%) MVC
7 8 (14.81%) Unit Testing
8 7 (12.96%) Refactoring
8 7 (12.96%) OOD
8 7 (12.96%) Automated Testing
9 6 (11.11%) E-Commerce
10 5 (9.26%) Time Management
11 4 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (7.41%) Programme Management
11 4 (7.41%) Digital Marketing
11 4 (7.41%) Web Development
12 3 (5.56%) OO PHP
13 2 (3.70%) Pair Programming
14 1 (1.85%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 54 (100.00%) PHP
2 16 (29.63%) JavaScript
3 8 (14.81%) Java
3 8 (14.81%) Python
4 7 (12.96%) Ruby
4 7 (12.96%) Bash Shell
5 4 (7.41%) SQL
6 2 (3.70%) C++
7 1 (1.85%) Perl
7 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.85%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 34 (62.96%) Zend
2 9 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (7.41%) SAP
4 2 (3.70%) Google
4 2 (3.70%) Facebook
4 2 (3.70%) Twitter
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle
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