The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 35 46 14
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -32
Contract jobs citing PHP 2 5 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.71% 1.19% 7.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.25% 2.82% 19.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 20
Median daily rate £280 £348 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.42% +15.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £250 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £374 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £30.20 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-48.67% -13.71%
PHP
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Programming Languages Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
89 177 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 31.67% 42.14% 37.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 125 102
Median daily rate £350 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £550 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 3
Median hourly rate £15.25 £37.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.33% -16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PHP 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 Southampton region with a requirement for PHP.

1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Web Development
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) Laravel
3 2 (50.00%) Jasmine
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) CSS3
3 2 (50.00%) Subversion
4 1 (25.00%) Content Management
4 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Ajax
4 1 (25.00%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (25.00%) Drupal
4 1 (25.00%) PHP 5
4 1 (25.00%) MODX
4 1 (25.00%) VirtualBox
4 1 (25.00%) OpenVPN
4 1 (25.00%) WordPress
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) OSSEC
4 1 (25.00%) Apache
4 1 (25.00%) OOD
4 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (25.00%) B2B

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) CMS
1 1 (25.00%) Drupal
1 1 (25.00%) MODX
1 1 (25.00%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Jasmine
2 2 (50.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (25.00%) gulp
3 1 (25.00%) NetBeans
3 1 (25.00%) PhpStorm
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (50.00%) PHP Developer
4 1 (25.00%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) CSS3
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Laravel
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (25.00%) LAMP
3 1 (25.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Debian
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) B2B
3 1 (25.00%) Content Management
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) OOD
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) PHP 5
3 1 (25.00%) PHP 7
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) KVM
1 1 (25.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Infobright