Period
to 18 December 2018

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 18 December 2018 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 58 64
Rank change year-on-year -20 +6 +13
Contract jobs citing PHP 56 59 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.53% 3.01% 2.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.86% 7.47% 5.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 44 29
Bristol median daily rate £363 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.54% +8.33% -12.73%
10th Percentile £275 £226 £226
90th Percentile £439 £434 £475
South West median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year - +1.56% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £15.50 £47.50 -
% change year-on-year -67.37% - -

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 956 790 645
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 43.26% 40.27% 38.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 697 521 462
Bristol median daily rate £425 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £268
90th Percentile £538 £488 £525
South West median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 18 17
Bristol median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57% -4.76%
10th Percentile £35.08 £13.79 £18.85
90th Percentile £64.75 £50.08 £51.02
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% -1.23%

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 18 December 2018.

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 18 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for PHP.

1 37 (66.07%) CSS
2 34 (60.71%) MySQL
3 33 (58.93%) JavaScript
4 27 (48.21%) HTML
5 22 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (28.57%) Web Development
6 16 (28.57%) Linux
7 15 (26.79%) HTML5
7 15 (26.79%) CSS3
8 14 (25.00%) Laravel
9 13 (23.21%) Git (software)
10 12 (21.43%) Symfony
11 11 (19.64%) RESTful
11 11 (19.64%) MariaDB
12 10 (17.86%) Docker
12 10 (17.86%) SQL
13 9 (16.07%) LAMP
13 9 (16.07%) JIRA
14 8 (14.29%) Jenkins
15 7 (12.50%) OO
16 6 (10.71%) Greenfield Project
16 6 (10.71%) Apache
16 6 (10.71%) Law
16 6 (10.71%) Software Engineering
16 6 (10.71%) PhpStorm
16 6 (10.71%) Drupal
16 6 (10.71%) jQuery
16 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
16 6 (10.71%) WordPress
17 5 (8.93%) SaaS

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 6 (10.71%) Apache
1 6 (10.71%) Drupal
1 6 (10.71%) WordPress
2 4 (7.14%) CMS
3 2 (3.57%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Shopify
2 1 (1.79%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) SaaS
2 4 (7.14%) GitHub
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (60.71%) MySQL
2 11 (19.64%) MariaDB
3 3 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.79%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.79%) Redis
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (23.21%) Git (software)
2 9 (16.07%) JIRA
3 8 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 6 (10.71%) PhpStorm
5 5 (8.93%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.57%) GitLab
6 2 (3.57%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.79%) PostCSS
7 1 (1.79%) Selenium
General
1 6 (10.71%) Law
2 5 (8.93%) Finance
3 3 (5.36%) Electronics
3 3 (5.36%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.36%) Marketing
3 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (89.29%) Developer
2 44 (78.57%) PHP Developer
3 7 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
3 7 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 6 (10.71%) PHP Web Developer
5 4 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Administrator
6 3 (5.36%) Full Stack Web Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (5.36%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.36%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.57%) CMS Developer
7 2 (3.57%) HTML CSS Developer
7 2 (3.57%) HTML Developer
7 2 (3.57%) iOS Software Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) PHP Programmer
7 2 (3.57%) Product Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Programmer
7 2 (3.57%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (66.07%) CSS
2 27 (48.21%) HTML
3 15 (26.79%) CSS3
3 15 (26.79%) HTML5
4 14 (25.00%) Laravel
5 12 (21.43%) Symfony
6 11 (19.64%) RESTful
7 9 (16.07%) LAMP
8 6 (10.71%) jQuery
9 4 (7.14%) Node.js
10 3 (5.36%) JSON
10 3 (5.36%) LAPP Stack
10 3 (5.36%) LDAP
10 3 (5.36%) React
10 3 (5.36%) Sass
10 3 (5.36%) SOAP
10 3 (5.36%) Twig
10 3 (5.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (3.57%) AngularJS
11 2 (3.57%) Doctrine
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.57%) Fintech
2 2 (3.57%) iPad
2 2 (3.57%) iPhone
2 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.57%) User Experience
3 1 (1.79%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.79%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.57%) Linux
2 3 (5.36%) Android
2 3 (5.36%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.36%) CentOS
2 3 (5.36%) Debian
2 3 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (5.36%) Ubuntu
2 3 (5.36%) Unix
3 1 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (28.57%) Web Development
3 7 (12.50%) OO
4 6 (10.71%) Software Engineering
5 5 (8.93%) Performance Testing
5 5 (8.93%) Security Testing
5 5 (8.93%) TDD
5 5 (8.93%) Threat Modelling
6 4 (7.14%) MVC
6 4 (7.14%) OOP
6 4 (7.14%) Scrum
7 3 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (5.36%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.36%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (5.36%) OO PHP
7 3 (5.36%) Programme Management
7 3 (5.36%) Security Hardening
8 2 (3.57%) API Development
8 2 (3.57%) API Integration
8 2 (3.57%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 33 (58.93%) JavaScript
2 10 (17.86%) SQL
3 5 (8.93%) PHP 5
4 4 (7.14%) C#
5 3 (5.36%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.36%) Perl
5 3 (5.36%) PHP 7
5 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.36%) Python
6 2 (3.57%) Apple Swift
6 2 (3.57%) C
6 2 (3.57%) C++
6 2 (3.57%) Java
7 1 (1.79%) ES6
7 1 (1.79%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 10 (17.86%) Docker
2 3 (5.36%) Hyper-V
2 3 (5.36%) NFS
2 3 (5.36%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) Puppet
2 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (5.36%) SAP
2 2 (3.57%) Apple
2 2 (3.57%) WooCommerce
3 1 (1.79%) Zend