The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 42 34 42
Rank change year-on-year -8 +8  
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.52% 3.99% 3.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.47% 7.73% 5.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 13
Median daily rate £373 £325 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.61% -29.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £231 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £430 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £8.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.25 £22.00
% change year-on-year +9.58% -17.04%  

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 144 233 272
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 43.64% 51.66% 58.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 93 183
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £305 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 25 16
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £42.00 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.20 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP in Gloucestershire

PHP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP in Gloucestershire

PHP
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester -2 2 £425 +18.88% 1
Cirencester - 2 £320 - 3
PHP
South West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for PHP.

1 8 (72.73%) HTML
1 8 (72.73%) CSS
2 7 (63.64%) MySQL
3 5 (45.45%) MVC
3 5 (45.45%) Zend
3 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 5 (45.45%) HTML5
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle
5 3 (27.27%) jQuery
5 3 (27.27%) Symfony
5 3 (27.27%) Laravel
6 2 (18.18%) CSS3
6 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) Front End Development
6 2 (18.18%) Web Development
6 2 (18.18%) LAMP
6 2 (18.18%) Java
6 2 (18.18%) XML
6 2 (18.18%) Linux
6 2 (18.18%) OOP
6 2 (18.18%) OO
6 2 (18.18%) Apache
7 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
7 1 (9.09%) XHTML
7 1 (9.09%) CRM
7 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
7 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (9.09%) IBM
7 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
7 1 (9.09%) Shell Script

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 2 (18.18%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) Confluence
2 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Primavera
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Accumulo
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Ant
1 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) JUnit
1 1 (9.09%) Maven
1 1 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (9.09%) Back Office
1 1 (9.09%) Electronics
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) PHP Developer
3 2 (18.18%) LAMP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (9.09%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (9.09%) HTML Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) MySQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) PHP Laravel Developer
4 1 (9.09%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) PHP Zend Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) CSS
1 8 (72.73%) HTML
2 5 (45.45%) HTML5
3 3 (27.27%) jQuery
3 3 (27.27%) Laravel
3 3 (27.27%) Symfony
4 2 (18.18%) CSS3
4 2 (18.18%) LAMP
4 2 (18.18%) XML
5 1 (9.09%) Ajax
5 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
5 1 (9.09%) JSON
5 1 (9.09%) Middleware
5 1 (9.09%) REST
5 1 (9.09%) SOAP
5 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (9.09%) Web Services
5 1 (9.09%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) CentOS
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) MVC
2 2 (18.18%) Front End Development
2 2 (18.18%) OO
2 2 (18.18%) OOP
2 2 (18.18%) Web Development
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (9.09%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (9.09%) Kanban
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) SDLC
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
3 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Zend
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 1 (9.09%) SAP