Period
to 22 September 2018

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 September 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 > Devon
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 56 45
Rank change year-on-year +27 -11 +4
Contract jobs citing PHP 22 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 4.69% 0.68% 2.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.89% 1.57% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 4
Devon median daily rate £288 £350 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.86% +40.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £129 £309 £157
90th Percentile £464 £401 £343
South West median daily rate £339 £313 £310
% change year-on-year +8.40% +0.81% -11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Devon median hourly rate - - £32.50
South West median hourly rate £11.00 £47.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -76.84% +46.15% +261.11%

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 185 254 239
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 39.45% 43.20% 50.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 144 143
Devon median daily rate £350 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +21.21% -9.59%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £194
90th Percentile £488 £500 £463
South West median daily rate £415 £375 £353
% change year-on-year +10.67% +6.38% -6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 31
Devon median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -8.24% +38.21%
10th Percentile £33.75 £29.50 £21.93
90th Percentile £43.25 £47.65 £51.50
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £43.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -1.73% +8.13% +3.90%

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 September 2018.

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 September 2018. 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
Barnstaple - 5 - - 2
Honiton - 5 - -
Plymouth +18 4 £213 -39.29% 27
Exeter -1 4 £406 - 18
PHP
South West

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

1 16 (72.73%) JavaScript
1 16 (72.73%) HTML
1 16 (72.73%) CSS
2 11 (50.00%) Degree
3 10 (45.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (36.36%) Web Development
5 7 (31.82%) MySQL
5 7 (31.82%) SQL
6 6 (27.27%) Retail
6 6 (27.27%) Google
7 5 (22.73%) Marketing
7 5 (22.73%) Sass
7 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
7 5 (22.73%) Symfony
7 5 (22.73%) ERP
7 5 (22.73%) T-SQL
7 5 (22.73%) .NET
7 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
7 5 (22.73%) XML
7 5 (22.73%) OOP
7 5 (22.73%) OO
7 5 (22.73%) XHTML
7 5 (22.73%) Functional Programming
7 5 (22.73%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (13.64%) Zend
9 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
9 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
9 3 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (13.64%) Doctrine

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 (4.55%) Drupal
1 1 (4.55%) nginx
1 1 (4.55%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) GitHub
1 2 (9.09%) Trello
2 1 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) DNS
1 1 (4.55%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) MySQL
2 3 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.09%) JIRA
3 1 (4.55%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (27.27%) Retail
2 5 (22.73%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) PHP Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Web Developer
4 5 (22.73%) Graduate
4 5 (22.73%) Graduate Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Designer
6 1 (4.55%) Front End Web Designer
6 1 (4.55%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (4.55%) HTML CSS Designer
6 1 (4.55%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Junior PHP Developer
6 1 (4.55%) PHP Zend Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (72.73%) CSS
1 16 (72.73%) HTML
2 5 (22.73%) .NET
2 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
2 5 (22.73%) Sass
2 5 (22.73%) Symfony
2 5 (22.73%) XHTML
2 5 (22.73%) XML
3 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
3 3 (13.64%) Doctrine
4 2 (9.09%) Vue.js
5 1 (4.55%) CSS3
5 1 (4.55%) Django
5 1 (4.55%) HTML5
5 1 (4.55%) jQuery
5 1 (4.55%) Laravel
5 1 (4.55%) Pixi.js
5 1 (4.55%) React
5 1 (4.55%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
1 5 (22.73%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (4.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Web Development
2 5 (22.73%) ERP
2 5 (22.73%) Functional Programming
2 5 (22.73%) OO
2 5 (22.73%) OOP
3 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.09%) Front End Development
4 2 (9.09%) TDD
5 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.55%) Content Development
5 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.55%) Data Science
5 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.55%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (4.55%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 7 (31.82%) SQL
3 5 (22.73%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.55%) AWK
4 1 (4.55%) C++
4 1 (4.55%) Go
4 1 (4.55%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) Objective-C
4 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) Degree
2 10 (45.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) GDPR
1 1 (4.55%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Docker
2 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Google
2 3 (13.64%) Zend
3 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds