The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for PHP 5 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PHP 5 over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP 5
South West / Bristol
Rank - 72 61
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 0 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol - 0.22% 0.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.66% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 6
Median daily rate - £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -21.42% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

PHP 5 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 316 302 309
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 38.40% 33.44% 36.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 203 231
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 £292 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £421 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 5
Median hourly rate £42.50 £49.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.14% +23.75%  
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 £42.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

PHP 5
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing PHP 5 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for PHP 5 in Bristol

PHP 5
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PHP 5 in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP 5 in Bristol

PHP 5
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PHP 5 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 5.

1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Symfony
2 1 (50.00%) Drupal
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Linux

PHP 5
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 1 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (50.00%) PHP Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript