Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 23 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 61 71
Rank change year-on-year +5 +10 -63
Contract jobs citing PHP 63 43 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.19% 2.52% 2.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.88% 6.73% 5.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 32 26
Bristol median daily rate £325 £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -10.71% -12.50%
10th Percentile £219 £240 £240
90th Percentile £438 £475 £444
South West median daily rate £325 £313 £330
% change year-on-year +4.00% -5.30% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Bristol median hourly rate - - £9.00
South West median hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £9.00
% change year-on-year +46.15% +261.11% -71.88%

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 Bristol with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 800 639 658
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 40.51% 37.52% 38.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 457 530
Bristol median daily rate £375 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £263 £268 £270
90th Percentile £488 £500 £488
South West median daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year +6.21% -2.03% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 15
Bristol median hourly rate £36.00 £38.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -20.22%
10th Percentile £13.68 £24.91 £11.90
90th Percentile £50.10 £50.83 £60.10
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year +3.90% -1.91% +12.38%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Bristol

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP in Bristol

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in Bristol over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP in Bristol

PHP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 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 Bristol region with a requirement for PHP.

1 38 (60.32%) HTML
2 36 (57.14%) CSS
3 33 (52.38%) JavaScript
4 25 (39.68%) MySQL
4 25 (39.68%) Git (software)
5 22 (34.92%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (23.81%) Web Development
7 12 (19.05%) Laravel
7 12 (19.05%) GitLab
8 11 (17.46%) PhpStorm
9 10 (15.87%) Drupal
10 9 (14.29%) REST
10 9 (14.29%) Sass
10 9 (14.29%) AngularJS
10 9 (14.29%) Linux
10 9 (14.29%) RAD
10 9 (14.29%) React
11 8 (12.70%) MVC
11 8 (12.70%) Magento
11 8 (12.70%) HTML5
11 8 (12.70%) Digital Marketing
11 8 (12.70%) WordPress
11 8 (12.70%) SC Cleared
11 8 (12.70%) Security Cleared
11 8 (12.70%) Marketing
12 7 (11.11%) jQuery
13 6 (9.52%) Python
13 6 (9.52%) OOP
13 6 (9.52%) Java
13 6 (9.52%) CMS

PHP
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 10 (15.87%) Drupal
2 8 (12.70%) WordPress
3 6 (9.52%) CMS
4 2 (3.17%) Apache
4 2 (3.17%) nginx
5 1 (1.59%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.59%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 8 (12.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.94%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.17%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.17%) Amazon S3
2 2 (3.17%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.17%) SaaS
3 1 (1.59%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.59%) Bluemix
3 1 (1.59%) Firebase
3 1 (1.59%) GitHub
3 1 (1.59%) IBM Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (39.68%) MySQL
2 4 (6.35%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.17%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (3.17%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.17%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.17%) Redis
5 1 (1.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 25 (39.68%) Git (software)
2 12 (19.05%) GitLab
3 11 (17.46%) PhpStorm
4 3 (4.76%) NUnit
5 2 (3.17%) Codeception
5 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.17%) JIRA
6 1 (1.59%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.59%) git-flow
6 1 (1.59%) PostCSS
6 1 (1.59%) Selenium
General
1 8 (12.70%) Marketing
2 4 (6.35%) Electronics
2 4 (6.35%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Manufacturing
2 4 (6.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.59%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 53 (84.13%) Developer
2 27 (42.86%) PHP Developer
3 9 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 7 (11.11%) Analyst
4 7 (11.11%) Drupal Developer
5 5 (7.94%) Full Stack Developer
5 5 (7.94%) Magento Developer
5 5 (7.94%) MySQL Developer
5 5 (7.94%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 5 (7.94%) WordPress Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Analyst Programmer
6 4 (6.35%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Programmer
7 3 (4.76%) PHP Laravel Developer
7 3 (4.76%) PHP Web Developer
7 3 (4.76%) PHP WordPress Developer
8 2 (3.17%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Python Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Web Applications Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Web Applications Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (60.32%) HTML
2 36 (57.14%) CSS
3 12 (19.05%) Laravel
4 9 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 9 (14.29%) React
4 9 (14.29%) REST
4 9 (14.29%) Sass
5 8 (12.70%) HTML5
6 7 (11.11%) jQuery
7 6 (9.52%) LAMP
8 5 (7.94%) SOAP
8 5 (7.94%) Symfony
9 4 (6.35%) .NET
9 4 (6.35%) Node.js
10 3 (4.76%) CodeIgniter
10 3 (4.76%) CSS3
10 3 (4.76%) Django
10 3 (4.76%) RESTful
11 2 (3.17%) JSON
11 2 (3.17%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (4.76%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (3.17%) Android
2 2 (3.17%) Debian
2 2 (3.17%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.59%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.92%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (23.81%) Web Development
3 9 (14.29%) RAD
4 8 (12.70%) Digital Marketing
4 8 (12.70%) MVC
5 6 (9.52%) OOP
5 6 (9.52%) Web Design
6 5 (7.94%) E-Commerce
6 5 (7.94%) Scrum
6 5 (7.94%) Test Automation
7 4 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (6.35%) Front End Development
7 4 (6.35%) Kanban
7 4 (6.35%) Programme Management
7 4 (6.35%) SDLC
7 4 (6.35%) TDD
8 3 (4.76%) Functional Programming
8 3 (4.76%) Loose Coupling
8 3 (4.76%) Migration
8 3 (4.76%) OO
Programming Languages
1 33 (52.38%) JavaScript
2 6 (9.52%) Java
2 6 (9.52%) Python
3 4 (6.35%) PHP 5
3 4 (6.35%) SQL
4 2 (3.17%) ES6
4 2 (3.17%) Ruby
5 1 (1.59%) C#
5 1 (1.59%) Go
5 1 (1.59%) Perl
5 1 (1.59%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (12.70%) SC Cleared
1 8 (12.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (6.35%) SAP
2 2 (3.17%) Google
3 1 (1.59%) Adobe
3 1 (1.59%) IBM
3 1 (1.59%) Rackspace
3 1 (1.59%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.59%) Zend