Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 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 > Gloucestershire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 61 57
Rank change year-on-year +8 -4 -14
Contract jobs citing PHP 10 21 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.51% 2.29% 2.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.36% 4.04% 5.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 19
Gloucestershire median daily rate £269 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.21% -17.65% +37.10%
10th Percentile £200 £213 £224
90th Percentile £413 £450 £503
South West median daily rate £325 £311 £338
% change year-on-year +4.42% -7.78% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -
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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 298 520 511
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 44.95% 56.64% 51.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 265 288
Gloucestershire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £238 £281 £262
90th Percentile £563 £563 £513
South West median daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year +6.90% -2.03% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 53 26
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.67% -11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £16.75 £22.50 £26.25
90th Percentile £58.75 £47.50 £54.90
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year +5.26% -3.18% +12.14%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing PHP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP in Gloucestershire

PHP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 21 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
Gloucester -1 6 £306 -25.30% 2
Cheltenham 0 1 £300 -
PHP
South West

For the 6 months to 21 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for PHP.

1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (90.00%) CSS
3 7 (70.00%) MySQL
3 7 (70.00%) HTML
4 6 (60.00%) WordPress
5 5 (50.00%) Web Development
6 4 (40.00%) MVC
7 3 (30.00%) SEO
7 3 (30.00%) API Integration
8 2 (20.00%) jQuery
8 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
8 2 (20.00%) Analytics
8 2 (20.00%) Plesk
8 2 (20.00%) Laravel
8 2 (20.00%) Google Analytics
8 2 (20.00%) Google
8 2 (20.00%) Pay per click
8 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (20.00%) Linux
8 2 (20.00%) OOP
8 2 (20.00%) LAMP
8 2 (20.00%) Java
8 2 (20.00%) Apache
9 1 (10.00%) Python
9 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
9 1 (10.00%) B2B
9 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
9 1 (10.00%) Dell
9 1 (10.00%) EMC
9 1 (10.00%) Ericsson

PHP
Co-occurring 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 6 (60.00%) WordPress
2 2 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (10.00%) CMS
3 1 (10.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Ant
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Ivy
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) gulp
1 1 (10.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (10.00%) Advertising
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) PHP Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Web Developer
4 3 (30.00%) PHP Web Developer
4 3 (30.00%) WordPress Developer
5 2 (20.00%) PHP WordPress Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Angular Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared Java Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (10.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (10.00%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (10.00%) HTML Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
6 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (10.00%) MySQL Developer
6 1 (10.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 1 (10.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) CSS
2 7 (70.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (20.00%) jQuery
3 2 (20.00%) LAMP
3 2 (20.00%) Laravel
4 1 (10.00%) Sass
4 1 (10.00%) Symfony
4 1 (10.00%) Zend Framework
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Web Development
2 4 (40.00%) MVC
3 3 (30.00%) API Integration
3 3 (30.00%) SEO
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) OOP
4 2 (20.00%) Pay per click
5 1 (10.00%) B2B
5 1 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (10.00%) Content Management
5 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
5 1 (10.00%) OO
5 1 (10.00%) Release Management
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) Lua
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Plesk
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) Dell
2 1 (10.00%) EMC
2 1 (10.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Zend