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 June 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 5
South West / Bristol
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 - 71
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.12% - 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.32% - 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £313 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £300 £323
% change year-on-year +50.00% -6.97%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 -

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 308 296 355
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 37.15% 34.91% 38.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 205 294
Median daily rate £394 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 4
Median hourly rate £48.50 £39.00 £36.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.35% +7.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.85 £29.40 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.10 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Linux

PHP 5
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PHP