Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a PHP Developer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
South West > Bristol
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 96 88
Rank change year-on-year +10 -8 -65
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 29 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.48% 0.65% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 0.69% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 10 10
Bristol median daily rate £325 £279 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.59% -4.70% -22.00%
10th Percentile £246 £174 £221
90th Percentile £424 £321 £428
South West median daily rate £313 £285 £300
% change year-on-year +9.65% -5.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Bristol
Contract vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 1858 1603 1651
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 94.91% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1267 1139 1217
Bristol median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £213 £231 £235
90th Percentile £525 £550 £536
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 79 83
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +48.48% -
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.25 £47.50 £41.50
South West median hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +22.00% -9.09% +37.50%

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings that featured PHP Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for PHP Developer in Bristol

PHP Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP Developer in Bristol

PHP Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP Developer in Bristol over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP Developer in Bristol

PHP Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP Developer in Bristol

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, PHP Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 29 (100.00%) PHP
2 16 (55.17%) JavaScript
2 16 (55.17%) HTML
3 14 (48.28%) CSS
3 14 (48.28%) MySQL
4 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (27.59%) Git (software)
6 7 (24.14%) Web Development
7 6 (20.69%) WordPress
7 6 (20.69%) Laravel
7 6 (20.69%) GitLab
8 5 (17.24%) PhpStorm
8 5 (17.24%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (17.24%) Marketing
8 5 (17.24%) RAD
8 5 (17.24%) LAMP
9 4 (13.79%) Programme Management
9 4 (13.79%) Electronics
9 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
9 4 (13.79%) Finance
9 4 (13.79%) Manufacturing
9 4 (13.79%) SAP
9 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (13.79%) Linux
9 4 (13.79%) CMS
9 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
9 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
9 4 (13.79%) REST
9 4 (13.79%) React
10 3 (10.34%) Front End Development

PHP Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 6 (20.69%) WordPress
2 4 (13.79%) CMS
3 3 (10.34%) Drupal
4 2 (6.90%) Apache
4 2 (6.90%) nginx
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (48.28%) MySQL
2 2 (6.90%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.90%) Redis
2 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Git (software)
2 6 (20.69%) GitLab
3 5 (17.24%) PhpStorm
4 2 (6.90%) JIRA
General
1 5 (17.24%) Marketing
2 4 (13.79%) Electronics
2 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Manufacturing
2 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (55.17%) HTML
2 14 (48.28%) CSS
3 6 (20.69%) Laravel
4 5 (17.24%) LAMP
5 4 (13.79%) React
5 4 (13.79%) REST
6 3 (10.34%) Sass
7 2 (6.90%) CodeIgniter
7 2 (6.90%) CSS3
7 2 (6.90%) FFmpeg
7 2 (6.90%) HTML5
7 2 (6.90%) jQuery
7 2 (6.90%) LEMP Stack
7 2 (6.90%) Memcached
7 2 (6.90%) OpenCV
7 2 (6.90%) React Native
7 2 (6.90%) RESTful
7 2 (6.90%) Symfony
8 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
8 1 (3.45%) LESS
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) Debian
2 2 (6.90%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (24.14%) Web Development
3 5 (17.24%) Digital Marketing
3 5 (17.24%) RAD
4 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (13.79%) Programme Management
5 3 (10.34%) Front End Development
5 3 (10.34%) MVC
5 3 (10.34%) OO
5 3 (10.34%) OOP
6 2 (6.90%) Database Optimisation
6 2 (6.90%) Functional Programming
6 2 (6.90%) Integration Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Issue Tracking
6 2 (6.90%) Migration
6 2 (6.90%) OO PHP
6 2 (6.90%) Project Management
6 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.45%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) PHP
2 16 (55.17%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.34%) Python
4 2 (6.90%) ES6
4 2 (6.90%) Java
4 2 (6.90%) PHP 5
4 2 (6.90%) Ruby
5 1 (3.45%) PHP 7
5 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (6.90%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) SAP
2 1 (3.45%) Adobe
2 1 (3.45%) Rackspace
2 1 (3.45%) Zend