The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 56 55 43
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.74% 1.26% 1.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.99% 3.47% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 4
Average daily rate
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£213 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.28% +3.70%
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 £30.20 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-13.71% +55.55%
PHP
South West

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

Programming Languages Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
167 259 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 24.67% 36.12% 31.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 141 91
Average daily rate £375 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 7
Average hourly rate £20.19 £40.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.16% +24.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.20 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +3.42%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

PHP
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
Swindon +7 4 £213 -39.28% 2
PHP
South West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) MySQL
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) WordPress
2 3 (42.86%) HTML5
2 3 (42.86%) CSS3
3 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Web Development
3 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) SCCM
4 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (14.29%) QA
4 1 (14.29%) WCF
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) SOAP
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
4 1 (14.29%) VMware

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 3 (42.86%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) PHP Developer
3 3 (42.86%) WordPress Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Python Developer
5 1 (14.29%) PHP Programmer
5 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Programmer
5 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Python Programmer
5 1 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) HTML5
2 3 (42.86%) CSS3
3 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (28.57%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) WCF
4 1 (14.29%) SOAP
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) Laravel
4 1 (14.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Web Development
1 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
1 3 (42.86%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) Nagios
1 1 (14.29%) AppManager
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (14.29%) SCOrch
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) VMware
1 1 (14.29%) NetIQ
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds