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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 24 34 28
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Contract jobs citing PHP 4 3 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.72% 1.18% 6.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.15% 3.53% 11.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 13
Median daily rate £575 £338 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.37% +8.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.45 £35.00 £22.35
% change year-on-year
-10.14% +56.59%

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
65 85 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 28.02% 33.46% 55.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 53 95
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 7
Median hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £23.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +51.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +13.71%

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 19 January 2017, 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 7 (70.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 6 (60.00%) Web Services
3 4 (40.00%) Maven
3 4 (40.00%) Python
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) MySQL
3 4 (40.00%) Degree
3 4 (40.00%) Groovy
3 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (40.00%) CSS
3 4 (40.00%) Splunk
3 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (40.00%) DevOps
3 4 (40.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (40.00%) Ansible
4 3 (30.00%) HTML5
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) C#
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) XML
5 2 (20.00%) XSLT
5 2 (20.00%) C++
5 2 (20.00%) Perl

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 4 (40.00%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) MySQL
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (40.00%) Maven
2 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (10.00%) PHPUnit
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Automation Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Symfony Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) Web Services
2 4 (40.00%) CSS
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) HTML5
4 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (20.00%) CSS3
4 2 (20.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) XSLT
5 1 (10.00%) .NET
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
5 1 (10.00%) RESTful
5 1 (10.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) DevOps
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (40.00%) Groovy
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) Python
3 3 (30.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) C++
4 2 (20.00%) Perl
4 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) Splunk
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) VMware