Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 23 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 > Somerset
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 49 75
Rank change year-on-year +5 +26 -23
Contract jobs citing PHP 10 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.01% 0.86% 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.98% 2.31% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Somerset median daily rate £350 £263 £269
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -2.33% -10.42%
10th Percentile £280 £219 £246
90th Percentile £365 £316 £287
South West median daily rate £325 £313 £330
% change year-on-year +4.00% -5.30% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate £47.50 - -
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 Somerset with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 201 173 345
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 40.44% 37.28% 49.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 111 206
Somerset median daily rate £381 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.93% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £266 £236 £263
90th Percentile £511 £463 £431
South West median daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year +6.21% -2.03% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 53
Somerset median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -6.43% +22.14%
10th Percentile £27.55 £31.50 £30.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £46.00 £55.00
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year +3.90% -1.91% +12.38%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Somerset

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP in Somerset

PHP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP in Somerset

PHP
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 23 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
Yeovil - 4 £275 -
Bath -3 3 £350 +55.56% 6
Taunton - 1 - -
PHP
South West

For the 6 months to 23 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 Somerset region with a requirement for PHP.

1 7 (70.00%) HTML
1 7 (70.00%) CSS
2 6 (60.00%) MySQL
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) Web Development
4 3 (30.00%) RIA
4 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) CentOS
4 3 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (30.00%) Test Management
4 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (30.00%) Veeam
4 3 (30.00%) RESTful
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (30.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (30.00%) Office 365
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) Squid
4 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (30.00%) Migration
4 3 (30.00%) Samba
4 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (30.00%) Citrix

PHP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (30.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (30.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (20.00%) WordPress
3 1 (10.00%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (30.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) DHCP
1 3 (30.00%) DNS
1 3 (30.00%) Extranet
1 3 (30.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) MySQL
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) MariaDB
General
1 1 (10.00%) Advertising
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) PHP Developer
3 3 (30.00%) SharePoint Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Angular Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Magento Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) CSS
1 7 (70.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) RESTful
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) .NET
4 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (10.00%) CSS3
4 1 (10.00%) HTML5
4 1 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) Laravel
4 1 (10.00%) NHibernate
4 1 (10.00%) React
4 1 (10.00%) REST
4 1 (10.00%) Symfony
4 1 (10.00%) WCF
4 1 (10.00%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) CentOS
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Web Development
2 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (30.00%) Test Management
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) OO PHP
3 1 (10.00%) RAD
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (30.00%) Samba
1 3 (30.00%) Squid
2 1 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Nagios
1 3 (30.00%) Webmin
1 3 (30.00%) Xymon
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Citrix
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (30.00%) Veeam
1 3 (30.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe
2 1 (10.00%) Capita
2 1 (10.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) Zend