The median contractor rate for a PHP Developer was £306 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 66 49
Rank change year-on-year -2 -17  
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 8 7 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.95% 0.82% 2.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.84% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 18
Median daily rate £306 £283 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.40% -24.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £206 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £388 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £313 £300
% change year-on-year +12.00% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 812 830 871
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 95.98% 97.30% 95.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 553 589 643
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 33 37
Median hourly rate £31.00 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +148.00% -28.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £42.10 £37.74
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol that featured PHP Developer in the job title.

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 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 23 June 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 14 (100.00%) PHP
2 11 (78.57%) HTML
3 9 (64.29%) MySQL
3 9 (64.29%) CSS
4 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
6 4 (28.57%) Linux
6 4 (28.57%) MVC
6 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (28.57%) Symfony
6 4 (28.57%) RESTful
7 3 (21.43%) REST
7 3 (21.43%) Laravel
7 3 (21.43%) Sass
7 3 (21.43%) Web Development
7 3 (21.43%) WordPress
8 2 (14.29%) Drupal
8 2 (14.29%) HTML5
8 2 (14.29%) BDD
8 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
8 2 (14.29%) LAMP
8 2 (14.29%) TDD
8 2 (14.29%) Migration
8 2 (14.29%) Python
8 2 (14.29%) Java
9 1 (7.14%) SQL
9 1 (7.14%) OO
9 1 (7.14%) Apache
9 1 (7.14%) Web Services
9 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce

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 3 (21.43%) WordPress
2 2 (14.29%) Drupal
3 1 (7.14%) Apache
3 1 (7.14%) CMS
3 1 (7.14%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (7.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 1 (7.14%) Advertising
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) HTML
2 9 (64.29%) CSS
3 4 (28.57%) RESTful
3 4 (28.57%) Symfony
4 3 (21.43%) Laravel
4 3 (21.43%) REST
4 3 (21.43%) Sass
5 2 (14.29%) HTML5
5 2 (14.29%) LAMP
6 1 (7.14%) Ajax
6 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
6 1 (7.14%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (7.14%) CSS3
6 1 (7.14%) Ext JS
6 1 (7.14%) FFmpeg
6 1 (7.14%) jQuery
6 1 (7.14%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (7.14%) LESS
6 1 (7.14%) OpenCV
6 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Debian
2 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (28.57%) MVC
2 3 (21.43%) Web Development
3 2 (14.29%) BDD
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (7.14%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.14%) Front End Development
4 1 (7.14%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (7.14%) Kanban
4 1 (7.14%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Release Management
4 1 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) PHP
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) ES6
4 1 (7.14%) PHP 5
4 1 (7.14%) PHP 7
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Facebook
1 1 (7.14%) Google
1 1 (7.14%) Rackspace
1 1 (7.14%) Sencha
1 1 (7.14%) Zend