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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP 5
Rank 127 112 124
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +12
Contract jobs citing PHP5 13 32 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.41% 0.99% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.11% 2.66% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 31 3
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£375 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £310 £298
% change year-on-year
+4.03% +4.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1176 1204 912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.43% 37.31% 38.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 720 744 508
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 59 55
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £15.25 £16.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 April 2015.

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 April 2015. 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 -11 9 £375 +15.38%
Cornwall - 3 £300 -
Dorset - 1 £200 - 3
PHP5
England

PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 33 (100.00%) PHP
2 20 (60.61%) Symfony
3 19 (57.58%) HTML
4 18 (54.55%) JavaScript
5 17 (51.52%) CSS
5 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (42.42%) Git (software)
7 13 (39.39%) Zend
7 13 (39.39%) MVC
8 11 (33.33%) Unit Testing
9 10 (30.30%) LAMP
9 10 (30.30%) HTML5
9 10 (30.30%) Doctrine
10 9 (27.27%) TDD
11 8 (24.24%) OOP
12 7 (21.21%) MySQL
13 6 (18.18%) CSS3
13 6 (18.18%) Laravel
13 6 (18.18%) AngularJS
14 5 (15.15%) Mobile App
14 5 (15.15%) UNIX
14 5 (15.15%) Java
14 5 (15.15%) SQL
14 5 (15.15%) CMS
14 5 (15.15%) jQuery
15 4 (12.12%) Scrum
15 4 (12.12%) Amazon EC2
15 4 (12.12%) WordPress
16 3 (9.09%) CentOS
16 3 (9.09%) Magento

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 (15.15%) CMS
2 4 (12.12%) WordPress
3 3 (9.09%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.06%) Drupal
5 1 (3.03%) ExpressionEngine
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Magento
2 2 (6.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.09%) SaaS
3 2 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.03%) GitHub
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
1 1 (3.03%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) MySQL
2 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.03%) Hazelcast
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 14 (42.42%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.06%) Selenium
2 2 (6.06%) Maven
3 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.03%) PHPUnit
3 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 2 (6.06%) Electronics
1 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
1 2 (6.06%) Marketing
1 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.03%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 32 (96.97%) Developer
2 26 (78.79%) PHP Developer
3 12 (36.36%) Senior Developer
3 12 (36.36%) Senior PHP Developer
4 4 (12.12%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Magento Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Drupal Developer
6 2 (6.06%) PHP Zend Developer
7 1 (3.03%) WordPress Developer
7 1 (3.03%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Lead PHP Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (60.61%) Symfony
2 19 (57.58%) HTML
3 17 (51.52%) CSS
4 10 (30.30%) LAMP
4 10 (30.30%) HTML5
4 10 (30.30%) Doctrine
5 6 (18.18%) CSS3
5 6 (18.18%) Laravel
5 6 (18.18%) AngularJS
6 5 (15.15%) jQuery
7 3 (9.09%) Yii
7 3 (9.09%) CodeIgniter
8 2 (6.06%) Servlets
8 2 (6.06%) Web Services
8 2 (6.06%) XML
8 2 (6.06%) Ajax
8 2 (6.06%) Zend Framework
8 2 (6.06%) Spring
9 1 (3.03%) LESS
9 1 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.09%) Open Source
3 2 (6.06%) DTV
3 2 (6.06%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) UNIX
2 3 (9.09%) CentOS
2 3 (9.09%) Fedora
2 3 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (39.39%) MVC
3 11 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 9 (27.27%) TDD
5 8 (24.24%) OOP
6 4 (12.12%) Scrum
7 3 (9.09%) OO
7 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.06%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (6.06%) Web Design
8 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
8 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.06%) OO PHP
8 2 (6.06%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (3.03%) Progressive Enhancement
9 1 (3.03%) DevOps
9 1 (3.03%) Pair Programming
9 1 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.03%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) PHP
2 18 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 5 (15.15%) Java
3 5 (15.15%) SQL
4 3 (9.09%) Ruby
5 2 (6.06%) Python
6 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.03%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Puppet
1 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Zend
2 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.06%) SAP
4 1 (3.03%) VMware