The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucester with a requirement for PHP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 22 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
Gloucestershire / Gloucester
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 16 -
Rank change year-on-year -6 -  
Contract jobs citing PHP 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucester 1.94% 3.88% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.41% 9.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £410 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +6.06% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £16.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +196.87% -58.97%  

PHP 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 Gloucester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Gloucester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 27 44 35
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucester 26.21% 42.72% 37.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 25 28
Median daily rate £425 £435 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.29% +7.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £29.75 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -31.60%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucester citing PHP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Gloucester

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP in Gloucester

PHP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Gloucester region with a requirement for PHP.

1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Laravel
2 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (50.00%) OOP
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Magento
3 1 (25.00%) Learning Management System
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Primavera
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (25.00%) li3
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management

PHP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucester 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 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Magento
1 1 (25.00%) Primavera
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Laravel
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) li3
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Learning Management System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) IBM