The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for PHP 5 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PHP 5 over the 3 months to 24 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 5
South West / Somerset
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 33 -
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset - 0.82% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 2.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £275 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £300 £323
% change year-on-year +50.00% -6.97%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 -

PHP 5 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 Somerset with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 126 92 159
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 61.17% 37.70% 46.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 51 88
Median daily rate £400 £365 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.58% +7.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £422 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 25
Median hourly rate £50.00 £38.75 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% +4.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £32.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.45 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

PHP 5
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset citing PHP 5 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for PHP 5 in Somerset

PHP 5
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PHP 5 in Somerset.

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP 5 in Somerset