Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bath with a requirement for PHP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PHP over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

PHP
Somerset > Bath
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 26 31
Rank change year-on-year -6 +5 -20
Contract jobs citing PHP 4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bath 1.85% 1.57% 1.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.67% 4.35% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Bath median daily rate £350 £225 £269
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +55.56% -16.28% -10.42%
Somerset median daily rate £313 £263 £269
% change year-on-year +19.05% -2.33% -10.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bath median hourly rate - - -
Somerset median hourly rate £47.50 - -

PHP is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bath with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Bath
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 109 69 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bath 50.46% 36.13% 44.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 44 48
Bath median daily rate £375 £359 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.53% +10.38% +8.33%
10th Percentile £214 £256 £248
90th Percentile £512 £420 £449
Somerset median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Bath median hourly rate £44.00 £103.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.59% +196.43% -
10th Percentile £43.00 £34.25 £32.50
90th Percentile £45.00 £177.25 £37.50
Somerset median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £42.75
% change year-on-year +18.75% -6.43% +22.14%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Bath

Job postings citing PHP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bath.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Bath

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bath

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PHP in Bath.

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP in Bath

PHP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bath

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP in Bath

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Bath region with a requirement for PHP.

1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) WordPress
4 1 (25.00%) Magento
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (25.00%) OO PHP
4 1 (25.00%) Docker
4 1 (25.00%) Google
4 1 (25.00%) Symfony
4 1 (25.00%) Zend
4 1 (25.00%) Zend Framework
4 1 (25.00%) Drupal
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) Python

PHP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bath 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 2 (50.00%) WordPress
2 1 (25.00%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Angular Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Drupal Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Magento Developer
2 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Symfony Developer
2 1 (25.00%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) Symfony
2 1 (25.00%) Zend Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) OO
1 1 (25.00%) OO PHP
1 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Python
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Google
1 1 (25.00%) Zend