The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP 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
Rank 35 43 35
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs citing PHP 3 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.84% 1.37% 1.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.49% 3.85% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate
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£256 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.35 £35.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-24.71% +79.48%
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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 Swindon region.

Programming Languages Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
86 156 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 23.96% 35.62% 23.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 100 42
Average daily rate £364 £334 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.98% -4.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 3
Average hourly rate £20.19 £40.50 £24.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.16% +62.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.06 £14.35 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £41.30 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

PHP
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region citing PHP 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 PHP.

1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) HTML5
2 3 (50.00%) CSS3
2 3 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (33.33%) Laravel
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) WordPress
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region citing PHP 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 PHP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (33.33%) WordPress Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Python Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Python Programmer
4 1 (16.67%) Programmer
4 1 (16.67%) PHP Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) HTML5
2 3 (50.00%) CSS3
3 2 (33.33%) Laravel
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) MVC
1 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA