Period
to 18 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 September 2019 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 > Devon
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 33 33 57
Rank change year-on-year 0 +24 -15
Contract jobs citing PHP 32 22 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 5.12% 4.73% 0.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.88% 12.02% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 2
Devon median daily rate £425 £288 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.83% -17.86% +40.00%
10th Percentile £193 £129 £309
90th Percentile £450 £464 £401
South West median daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year +3.70% +5.47% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Devon median hourly rate £6.00 - -
South West median hourly rate £6.00 £11.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year -45.45% -76.84% +46.15%

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 Devon with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 294 183 256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 47.04% 39.35% 43.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 94 145
Devon median daily rate £400 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +18.52%
10th Percentile £311 £263 £300
90th Percentile £600 £484 £500
South West median daily rate £438 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +6.06% +10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 4 13
Devon median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% -8.24%
10th Percentile £26.30 £34.88 £29.50
90th Percentile £51.63 £43.38 £47.65
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £43.25
% change year-on-year +5.88% -1.73% +8.13%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Devon

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP in Devon

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in Devon over the 6 months to 18 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP in Devon

PHP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP in Devon

PHP
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Devon region over the 6 months to 18 September 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter +7 19 £425 +4.62% 9
Plymouth -1 5 - - 4
PHP
South West

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, 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 Devon region with a requirement for PHP.

1 14 (43.75%) Linux
1 14 (43.75%) Zend
1 14 (43.75%) Docker
2 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
2 13 (40.63%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (37.50%) CSS
3 12 (37.50%) Laravel
4 11 (34.38%) MySQL
4 11 (34.38%) Mentoring
5 10 (31.25%) HTML
6 9 (28.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 9 (28.13%) Web Development
7 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (21.88%) LAMP
8 7 (21.88%) jQuery
9 6 (18.75%) OO
9 6 (18.75%) Apache
10 5 (15.63%) Scrum
10 5 (15.63%) WordPress
10 5 (15.63%) Graphic Design
10 5 (15.63%) Marketing
10 5 (15.63%) Mobile App
10 5 (15.63%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (15.63%) RESTful
10 5 (15.63%) HTML5
10 5 (15.63%) CSS3
10 5 (15.63%) Vue.js
11 4 (12.50%) ES6
11 4 (12.50%) Redux
11 4 (12.50%) React

PHP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 (18.75%) Apache
2 5 (15.63%) WordPress
3 4 (12.50%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) AWS
2 1 (3.13%) GitHub
2 1 (3.13%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (34.38%) MySQL
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.13%) Redis
4 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) PEAR
2 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.13%) Ant
3 1 (3.13%) Bitbucket
3 1 (3.13%) GitLab
3 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.13%) JIRA
3 1 (3.13%) PHPUnit
3 1 (3.13%) Protractor
3 1 (3.13%) Selenium
3 1 (3.13%) Subversion
3 1 (3.13%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (15.63%) Marketing
2 3 (9.38%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Law
3 1 (3.13%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 30 (93.75%) Developer
2 22 (68.75%) PHP Developer
3 9 (28.13%) Graduate
3 9 (28.13%) Graduate Developer
4 7 (21.88%) Senior Developer
5 6 (18.75%) Senior PHP Developer
6 5 (15.63%) Graduate PHP Developer
6 5 (15.63%) Graduate Web Developer
6 5 (15.63%) PHP Web Developer
6 5 (15.63%) Web Developer
7 4 (12.50%) Graduate Software Developer
7 4 (12.50%) Software Developer
8 3 (9.38%) PHP Zend Developer
9 2 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 1 (3.13%) MySQL Developer
10 1 (3.13%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL Developer
10 1 (3.13%) Salesforce Developer
10 1 (3.13%) Senior PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) CSS
1 12 (37.50%) Laravel
2 10 (31.25%) HTML
3 9 (28.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 7 (21.88%) jQuery
4 7 (21.88%) LAMP
5 5 (15.63%) CSS3
5 5 (15.63%) HTML5
5 5 (15.63%) RESTful
5 5 (15.63%) Vue.js
6 4 (12.50%) JSON
6 4 (12.50%) React
6 4 (12.50%) Redux
6 4 (12.50%) Sass
7 1 (3.13%) Behat
7 1 (3.13%) Doctrine
7 1 (3.13%) GraphQL
7 1 (3.13%) Symfony
7 1 (3.13%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Graphic Design
1 5 (15.63%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.38%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (9.38%) NHS
3 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Linux
2 4 (12.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Mentoring
2 9 (28.13%) Web Development
3 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (18.75%) OO
5 5 (15.63%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (15.63%) Scrum
6 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
7 2 (6.25%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 2 (6.25%) ITIL
7 2 (6.25%) Server Management
7 2 (6.25%) Server Virtualisation
7 2 (6.25%) Storage Management
7 2 (6.25%) Task Automation
8 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.13%) DevOps
8 1 (3.13%) MVC
8 1 (3.13%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
2 4 (12.50%) ES6
3 2 (6.25%) Go
3 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.13%) PHP 5
4 1 (3.13%) PHP 7
4 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) AWS Certification
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (43.75%) Docker
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Zend
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com