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 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
South West / Bristol
Rank 51 60 18
Rank change year-on-year +9 -42  
Contract jobs citing PHP 19 12 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.38% 1.35% 7.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.21% 4.01% 19.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 45
Median daily rate £269 £320 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.01% -17.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £410 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £318
% change year-on-year +7.69% +2.36%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £17.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +40.00% -20.45%  

PHP is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 306 299 305
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 38.25% 33.52% 36.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 200 229
Median daily rate £375 £360 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.16% -6.49%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £290 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £49.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.14% +106.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.00 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £42.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing PHP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP in Bristol

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 26 (72.22%) HTML
1 26 (72.22%) CSS
2 18 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 18 (50.00%) MySQL
3 15 (41.67%) Drupal
4 10 (27.78%) jQuery
4 10 (27.78%) HTML5
5 9 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 9 (25.00%) Web Development
5 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (22.22%) E-Commerce
6 8 (22.22%) CSS3
7 7 (19.44%) CMS
8 6 (16.67%) MVC
8 6 (16.67%) Symfony
8 6 (16.67%) WordPress
9 5 (13.89%) Magento
9 5 (13.89%) Web Design
9 5 (13.89%) Linux
9 5 (13.89%) .NET
9 5 (13.89%) Front End Development
10 4 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (11.11%) Sass
10 4 (11.11%) Web Services
10 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
10 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
11 3 (8.33%) Ajax
11 3 (8.33%) Google
11 3 (8.33%) NoSQL
11 3 (8.33%) Open Source

PHP
Top Related 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 15 (41.67%) Drupal
2 7 (19.44%) CMS
3 6 (16.67%) WordPress
4 2 (5.56%) Apache
5 1 (2.78%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.78%) GlassFish
5 1 (2.78%) IIS
5 1 (2.78%) Joomla!
5 1 (2.78%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.78%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.56%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.78%) Fireworks
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.78%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 1 (2.78%) GitHub
1 1 (2.78%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.78%) DNS
2 1 (2.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (2.78%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) LAN
2 1 (2.78%) LDAP
2 1 (2.78%) SAN
2 1 (2.78%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (2.78%) WAN
2 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (50.00%) MySQL
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.78%) MS Access
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.56%) Grunt
2 2 (5.56%) gulp
3 1 (2.78%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (2.78%) PHPUnit
3 1 (2.78%) Redmine
3 1 (2.78%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (5.56%) Marketing
1 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (80.56%) Developer
2 11 (30.56%) PHP Developer
3 9 (25.00%) Drupal Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (11.11%) Web Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Magento Developer
7 2 (5.56%) .NET Architect
7 2 (5.56%) .NET Technical Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (5.56%) PHP Web Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Designer
8 1 (2.78%) Digital Designer
8 1 (2.78%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (2.78%) MySQL Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Architect
8 1 (2.78%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (72.22%) CSS
1 26 (72.22%) HTML
2 10 (27.78%) HTML5
2 10 (27.78%) jQuery
3 8 (22.22%) CSS3
4 6 (16.67%) Symfony
5 5 (13.89%) .NET
6 4 (11.11%) Sass
6 4 (11.11%) Web Services
7 3 (8.33%) Ajax
7 3 (8.33%) LAMP
7 3 (8.33%) Laravel
7 3 (8.33%) Twig
8 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
8 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
8 2 (5.56%) JSON
8 2 (5.56%) LESS
8 2 (5.56%) REST
8 2 (5.56%) RESTful
9 1 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Digital Media
1 2 (5.56%) User Experience
2 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (2.78%) Internet of Things
2 1 (2.78%) iPad
2 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.78%) Private Cloud
2 1 (2.78%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Android
2 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.78%) CentOS
2 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Unix
2 1 (2.78%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (25.00%) Web Development
2 8 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 6 (16.67%) MVC
4 5 (13.89%) Front End Development
4 5 (13.89%) Web Design
5 4 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 3 (8.33%) Migration
6 3 (8.33%) OO
6 3 (8.33%) Open Source
7 2 (5.56%) BDD
7 2 (5.56%) CRM
7 2 (5.56%) Microservices
7 2 (5.56%) SOA
7 2 (5.56%) TDD
8 1 (2.78%) Infographics
8 1 (2.78%) Issue Tracking
8 1 (2.78%) OO PHP
8 1 (2.78%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 18 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (8.33%) Java
3 2 (5.56%) PHP 5
3 2 (5.56%) Python
3 2 (5.56%) SQL
4 1 (2.78%) Apple Swift
4 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.78%) C#
4 1 (2.78%) Perl
4 1 (2.78%) Ruby
4 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
1 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.78%) Docker
1 1 (2.78%) LXC
1 1 (2.78%) Shibboleth
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Google
2 2 (5.56%) Adobe
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco
3 1 (2.78%) Dell
3 1 (2.78%) F5
3 1 (2.78%) Facebook
3 1 (2.78%) Gemalto
3 1 (2.78%) HP
3 1 (2.78%) Intel
3 1 (2.78%) Juniper
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) Panasonic
3 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.78%) Remedy
3 1 (2.78%) Sencha
3 1 (2.78%) VMware
3 1 (2.78%) Zend
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