Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
South West > Devon
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 43 28
Rank change year-on-year -5 -15 +36
Contract jobs citing PHP 6 10 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 1.04% 2.15% 5.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.37% 4.67% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 25
Devon median daily rate £463 £170 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +172.06% -49.63% +92.86%
10th Percentile £326 £156 £249
90th Percentile £538 £293 £536
South West median daily rate £325 £313 £334
% change year-on-year +4.00% -6.37% -11.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Devon median hourly rate - £32.50 -
South West median hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £9.00
% change year-on-year +46.15% +261.11% -71.88%

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 253 214 264
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 43.92% 46.02% 45.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 131 186
Devon median daily rate £400 £325 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -9.72% -3.03%
10th Percentile £260 £188 £263
90th Percentile £536 £488 £501
South West median daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year +6.90% -2.03% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 22 14
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £40.75 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.11% +10.14% +2.78%
10th Percentile £29.50 £18.97 £19.55
90th Percentile £47.25 £48.00 £43.23
South West median hourly rate £39.75 £38.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year +3.25% -1.91% +12.14%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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
Plymouth -7 3 £350 +7.69%
Exeter -3 1 - - 2
PHP
South West

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Devon region with a requirement for PHP.

1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
2 2 (33.33%) PHPUnit
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) WordPress
3 1 (16.67%) User Experience
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) React Native
3 1 (16.67%) Cross-Platform Development
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) Social Media
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) SEO
3 1 (16.67%) CMS
3 1 (16.67%) Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) Symfony
3 1 (16.67%) Zend
3 1 (16.67%) Drupal
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) Python

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 1 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) Drupal
1 1 (16.67%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) PHPUnit
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) PHP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) React Native
3 1 (16.67%) Symfony
3 1 (16.67%) XHTML
3 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (16.67%) Social Media
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps
1 2 (33.33%) TDD
1 2 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Cross-Platform Development
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) OOP
2 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (16.67%) SEO
2 1 (16.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Zend