Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 38 36 54
Rank change year-on-year -2 +18 -17
Contract jobs citing PHP 15 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 3.33% 2.23% 0.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.11% 5.09% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 3
Devon median daily rate £275 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.25% +23.08% -
10th Percentile £168 £224 £189
90th Percentile £378 £538 £488
South West median daily rate £320 £325 £313
% change year-on-year -1.54% +4.00% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Devon median hourly rate £20.00 - -
South West median hourly rate £20.00 - £32.50

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 185 216 230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 41.02% 43.81% 50.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 111 147
Devon median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -5.41%
10th Percentile £275 £225 £215
90th Percentile £550 £575 £496
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £370
% change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 21 20
Devon median hourly rate £37.25 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.15% +9.33% -1.32%
10th Percentile £26.88 £32.50 £18.64
90th Percentile £43.13 £48.00 £48.00
South West median hourly rate £42.75 £39.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year +9.62% -1.27% -3.66%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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
Plymouth +3 6 £275 -8.33% 12
Barnstaple - 5 - -
Exeter -6 2 - - 17
PHP
South West

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 12 (80.00%) HTML
1 12 (80.00%) CSS
2 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (46.67%) Sass
4 6 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (40.00%) MySQL
4 6 (40.00%) Web Development
4 6 (40.00%) Degree
5 5 (33.33%) Marketing
5 5 (33.33%) Symfony
5 5 (33.33%) Google
5 5 (33.33%) Retail
5 5 (33.33%) Deadline-Driven
6 4 (26.67%) Front End Development
6 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
6 4 (26.67%) Linux
6 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
7 3 (20.00%) SQL
8 2 (13.33%) User Experience
8 2 (13.33%) Vue.js
8 2 (13.33%) Laravel
8 2 (13.33%) MVC
8 2 (13.33%) LAMP
8 2 (13.33%) HTML5
9 1 (6.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
9 1 (6.67%) Puppet
9 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
9 1 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (6.67%) SoapUI

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 (6.67%) CMS
1 1 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (6.67%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) InVision
1 1 (6.67%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) AMQP
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.67%) MariaDB
2 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) Redis
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.67%) GitLab
2 1 (6.67%) gulp
2 1 (6.67%) Jasmine
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (6.67%) Maven
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) Sikuli
2 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (6.67%) Vagrant
2 1 (6.67%) webpack
General
1 5 (33.33%) Marketing
1 5 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (20.00%) PHP Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Angular Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Database Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (6.67%) HTML Developer
6 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) React Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Systems Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) CSS
1 12 (80.00%) HTML
2 7 (46.67%) Sass
3 5 (33.33%) Symfony
4 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
5 2 (13.33%) HTML5
5 2 (13.33%) LAMP
5 2 (13.33%) Laravel
5 2 (13.33%) Vue.js
6 1 (6.67%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (6.67%) CSS3
6 1 (6.67%) D3.js
6 1 (6.67%) Gherkin
6 1 (6.67%) Highcharts JS
6 1 (6.67%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (6.67%) Node.js
6 1 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (6.67%) Spring
6 1 (6.67%) Spring Cloud
6 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Web Development
2 5 (33.33%) Deadline-Driven
3 4 (26.67%) Front End Development
4 2 (13.33%) MVC
5 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.67%) Critical Thinking
5 1 (6.67%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (6.67%) ISMS
5 1 (6.67%) Microservices
5 1 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (6.67%) QMS
5 1 (6.67%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
5 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) Apple Swift
3 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.67%) C
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) C++
3 1 (6.67%) ES6
3 1 (6.67%) Groovy
3 1 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) Java 8
3 1 (6.67%) Objective-C
3 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.67%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) R
3 1 (6.67%) Ruby
3 1 (6.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 6 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Ansible
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (6.67%) Adobe
2 1 (6.67%) Cypress Semiconductor
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds