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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP 5
Rank 120 105 131
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +26
Contract jobs citing PHP5 22 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.66% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.88% 0.37% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 3
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£288 £293 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.70% -2.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £295 £275
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £75.75
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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
1168 820 1132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 35.21% 37.17% 36.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 717 524 586
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 59 98
Average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.13 £12.75 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £44.00 £47.50
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 18 September 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 September 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 -9 10 £375 +25.00% 1
Somerset -7 8 £288 +0.87%
Dorset - 2 - - 3
Wiltshire - 1 £210 -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Devon - - - - 2
PHP5
England

PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 51 (100.00%) PHP
2 35 (68.63%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (64.71%) MySQL
4 30 (58.82%) CSS
5 27 (52.94%) Zend
6 26 (50.98%) jQuery
7 24 (47.06%) HTML
8 20 (39.22%) Software Engineering
9 18 (35.29%) JavaScript
10 17 (33.33%) TDD
10 17 (33.33%) Scrum
11 16 (31.37%) Zend Framework
12 15 (29.41%) OOP
13 14 (27.45%) OO
13 14 (27.45%) Linux
14 13 (25.49%) Web Services
14 13 (25.49%) Java
14 13 (25.49%) Spring
14 13 (25.49%) RESTful
15 12 (23.53%) Unit Testing
16 11 (21.57%) CentOS
16 11 (21.57%) Fedora
16 11 (21.57%) Red Hat
17 10 (19.61%) LAMP
18 9 (17.65%) SaaS
18 9 (17.65%) HTML5
18 9 (17.65%) NoSQL
18 9 (17.65%) CSS3
19 8 (15.69%) PHPUnit
19 8 (15.69%) E-Commerce

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (13.73%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.96%) Drupal
2 1 (1.96%) ExpressionEngine
Business Applications
1 5 (9.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (7.84%) Magento
2 4 (7.84%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.65%) SaaS
2 7 (13.73%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (13.73%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (13.73%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (64.71%) MySQL
2 9 (17.65%) NoSQL
3 6 (11.76%) Hazelcast
3 6 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 6 (11.76%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (15.69%) PHPUnit
2 7 (13.73%) Git (software)
3 6 (11.76%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.88%) Selenium
5 2 (3.92%) JIRA
5 2 (3.92%) PhpStorm
5 2 (3.92%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.96%) Behat
6 1 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 5 (9.80%) Electronics
1 5 (9.80%) Telecoms
1 5 (9.80%) Finance
1 5 (9.80%) Manufacturing
1 5 (9.80%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (100.00%) Developer
2 37 (72.55%) PHP Developer
3 11 (21.57%) Java Developer
4 7 (13.73%) Senior Developer
4 7 (13.73%) Senior PHP Developer
5 6 (11.76%) Web Developer
6 5 (9.80%) PHP Web Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Architect
7 3 (5.88%) Architect
7 3 (5.88%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Lead Developer
8 2 (3.92%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 2 (3.92%) PHP Zend Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Lead PHP Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Drupal Developer
9 1 (1.96%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (58.82%) CSS
2 26 (50.98%) jQuery
3 24 (47.06%) HTML
4 16 (31.37%) Zend Framework
5 13 (25.49%) RESTful
5 13 (25.49%) Web Services
5 13 (25.49%) Spring
6 10 (19.61%) LAMP
7 9 (17.65%) HTML5
7 9 (17.65%) CSS3
8 7 (13.73%) Servlets
9 4 (7.84%) Ajax
10 3 (5.88%) JSON
10 3 (5.88%) Symfony
10 3 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (5.88%) ActiveMQ
10 3 (5.88%) CakePHP
10 3 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (1.96%) Laravel
11 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) DTV
2 4 (7.84%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.88%) User Experience
4 2 (3.92%) Open Source
5 1 (1.96%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.96%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 14 (27.45%) Linux
2 11 (21.57%) Fedora
2 11 (21.57%) CentOS
3 3 (5.88%) Ubuntu
4 2 (3.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (68.63%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (39.22%) Software Engineering
3 17 (33.33%) TDD
3 17 (33.33%) Scrum
4 15 (29.41%) OOP
5 14 (27.45%) OO
6 12 (23.53%) Unit Testing
7 8 (15.69%) E-Commerce
8 7 (13.73%) OOD
8 7 (13.73%) MVC
9 6 (11.76%) Web Development
10 5 (9.80%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (9.80%) Programme Management
10 5 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (7.84%) Automated Testing
11 4 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (7.84%) Refactoring
11 4 (7.84%) OO PHP
12 3 (5.88%) Mentoring
13 2 (3.92%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 51 (100.00%) PHP
2 18 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 13 (25.49%) Java
4 7 (13.73%) Python
4 7 (13.73%) Ruby
4 7 (13.73%) Bash Shell
5 6 (11.76%) SQL
6 1 (1.96%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) Degree
Vendors
1 27 (52.94%) Zend
2 11 (21.57%) Red Hat
3 5 (9.80%) SAP
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle