The table below looks at the statistics for PHP 5 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP 5 over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP 5
Rank 129 135 128
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 4 5 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.14% 0.16% 0.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.37% 0.43% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 17
Median daily rate £310 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
PHP 5
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
1089 1167 1192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.18% 37.30% 37.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 652 720 734
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 67 63
Median hourly rate £42.25 £35.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £20.19 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £44.40 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

PHP 5
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing PHP 5 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

PHP 5 Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

PHP 5
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP 5 across the South West region.

PHP 5 Daily Rate Trend in the South West

PHP 5
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP 5 across the South West region.

PHP 5 Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

PHP 5
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP 5 within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire - 2 £313 -
Bristol -4 1 £320 -14.66%
Somerset - 1 £275 -
PHP 5
England

PHP 5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PHP 5 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for PHP 5.

1 8 (100.00%) PHP
2 6 (75.00%) MySQL
3 4 (50.00%) CSS
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) LAMP
3 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (50.00%) PHPUnit
4 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) Zend
4 3 (37.50%) Behat
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) BDD
4 3 (37.50%) MVC
4 3 (37.50%) Doctrine
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Optimisation
5 2 (25.00%) AppDynamics
6 1 (12.50%) Apache
6 1 (12.50%) FileMaker
6 1 (12.50%) Subversion
6 1 (12.50%) Apache Flex
6 1 (12.50%) Symfony
6 1 (12.50%) SOAP
6 1 (12.50%) XML
6 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 1 (12.50%) LESS

PHP 5
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Solr
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (50.00%) PHPUnit
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
1 6 (75.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) LAMP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Lead PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) MySQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) CSS
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) LAMP
2 3 (37.50%) Behat
2 3 (37.50%) Doctrine
3 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) Apache Flex
3 1 (12.50%) LESS
3 1 (12.50%) Memcached
3 1 (12.50%) SOAP
3 1 (12.50%) Symfony
3 1 (12.50%) XML
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) BDD
1 3 (37.50%) MVC
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Optimisation
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (37.50%) Scrum
1 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) PHP
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Zend
2 2 (25.00%) AppDynamics