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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP 5
Rank 115 111 119
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs citing PHP5 24 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.79% 0.093% 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.09% 0.29% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 2 10
Average daily rate
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£375 £293 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% +1.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £287 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £299 £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £285 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1147 695 1057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.83% 32.31% 34.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 751 438 570
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £221 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 42 84
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.31 £12.78 £22.20
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
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 24 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 24 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 20 £375 +25.00% 3
Somerset -16 2 £288 +0.87% 2
Wiltshire - 1 £210 -
Dorset - 1 - - 2
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Devon - - - - 1
PHP5
England

PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 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 55 (100.00%) PHP
2 38 (69.09%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (61.82%) Zend
4 29 (52.73%) Zend Framework
4 29 (52.73%) MySQL
5 24 (43.64%) Software Engineering
6 23 (41.82%) CSS
7 21 (38.18%) jQuery
8 20 (36.36%) HTML
9 16 (29.09%) JavaScript
10 15 (27.27%) OOP
10 15 (27.27%) CentOS
11 13 (23.64%) OO
12 12 (21.82%) Scrum
13 10 (18.18%) TDD
13 10 (18.18%) Linux
13 10 (18.18%) Web Services
14 9 (16.36%) Red Hat
14 9 (16.36%) Fedora
14 9 (16.36%) MVC
14 9 (16.36%) Telecoms
15 8 (14.55%) Spring
15 8 (14.55%) Automated Testing
15 8 (14.55%) Python
15 8 (14.55%) OOD
15 8 (14.55%) Java
15 8 (14.55%) Unit Testing
15 8 (14.55%) Refactoring
15 8 (14.55%) LAMP
15 8 (14.55%) Bash Shell

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 6 (10.91%) Apache
2 5 (9.09%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (5.45%) Shopify
2 3 (5.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.73%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (12.73%) SaaS
2 5 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) SMTP
1 1 (1.82%) DNS
1 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (52.73%) MySQL
2 7 (12.73%) NoSQL
3 4 (7.27%) RDBMS
3 4 (7.27%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.45%) Hazelcast
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (12.73%) PHPUnit
2 6 (10.91%) FitNesse
3 4 (7.27%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.45%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.64%) Selenium
5 2 (3.64%) PhpStorm
6 1 (1.82%) JIRA
6 1 (1.82%) Subversion
General
1 9 (16.36%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.27%) Marketing
2 4 (7.27%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Manufacturing
2 4 (7.27%) Electronics
3 1 (1.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 48 (87.27%) Developer
2 41 (74.55%) PHP Developer
3 13 (23.64%) Software Engineer
4 9 (16.36%) Senior Developer
4 9 (16.36%) Senior PHP Developer
5 6 (10.91%) Java Developer
5 6 (10.91%) Senior Software Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Web Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Architect
6 5 (9.09%) PHP Web Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Architect
8 2 (3.64%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 1 (1.82%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 1 (1.82%) PHP Zend Developer
9 1 (1.82%) Lead PHP Developer
9 1 (1.82%) Linux Administrator
9 1 (1.82%) Lead Developer
9 1 (1.82%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (52.73%) Zend Framework
2 23 (41.82%) CSS
3 21 (38.18%) jQuery
4 20 (36.36%) HTML
5 10 (18.18%) Web Services
6 8 (14.55%) Spring
6 8 (14.55%) LAMP
7 6 (10.91%) CSS3
7 6 (10.91%) RESTful
7 6 (10.91%) HTML5
8 5 (9.09%) Servlets
9 4 (7.27%) Symfony
10 3 (5.45%) XML
10 3 (5.45%) ActiveMQ
11 2 (3.64%) Ajax
11 2 (3.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 1 (1.82%) Laravel
12 1 (1.82%) CodeIgniter
12 1 (1.82%) CakePHP
12 1 (1.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Digital Media
2 4 (7.27%) DTV
2 4 (7.27%) Open Source
3 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.82%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.27%) CentOS
2 10 (18.18%) Linux
3 9 (16.36%) Fedora
4 3 (5.45%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (69.09%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (43.64%) Software Engineering
3 15 (27.27%) OOP
4 13 (23.64%) OO
5 12 (21.82%) Scrum
6 10 (18.18%) TDD
7 9 (16.36%) MVC
8 8 (14.55%) Automated Testing
8 8 (14.55%) OOD
8 8 (14.55%) Unit Testing
8 8 (14.55%) Refactoring
9 6 (10.91%) E-Commerce
9 6 (10.91%) Time Management
10 4 (7.27%) Web Development
10 4 (7.27%) Programme Management
10 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (7.27%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (3.64%) OO PHP
12 1 (1.82%) Continuous Integration
12 1 (1.82%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 55 (100.00%) PHP
2 16 (29.09%) JavaScript
3 8 (14.55%) Python
3 8 (14.55%) Java
3 8 (14.55%) Bash Shell
4 7 (12.73%) Ruby
5 5 (9.09%) SQL
6 2 (3.64%) C++
7 1 (1.82%) PHP4
7 1 (1.82%) Perl
7 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 34 (61.82%) Zend
2 9 (16.36%) Red Hat
3 4 (7.27%) SAP
4 2 (3.64%) Google
4 2 (3.64%) Facebook
4 2 (3.64%) Twitter
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle
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