Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 6 months to 20 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 5
England > South West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 192 204 -
Rank change year-on-year +12 - +199
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.071% 0.053% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.19% 0.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
South West median daily rate £320 £291 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.87% - -
England median daily rate £375 £345 £325
% change year-on-year +8.70% +6.15% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South West median hourly rate - £32.50 -
England median hourly rate - £32.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -27.78% +12.50%

PHP 5 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 the South West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2138 2309 2560
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 38.12% 40.70% 38.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1314 1498 1709
South West median daily rate £388 £363 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.90% -2.03% +2.78%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £263
90th Percentile £525 £513 £491
England median daily rate £460 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 141 170
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -4.46% +12.38%
10th Percentile £17.80 £20.00 £26.10
90th Percentile £50.20 £48.00 £54.90
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +25.00%

PHP 5
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing PHP 5 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for PHP 5 in the South West

PHP 5
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP 5 in the South West

PHP 5
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP 5 in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP 5 in the South West

PHP 5
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP 5 within the South West region over the 6 months to 20 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
Bristol -6 4 £320 +9.87%
PHP 5
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PHP 5 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 South West region with a requirement for PHP 5.

1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) Laravel
2 3 (75.00%) React
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (50.00%) Kanban
3 2 (50.00%) Sass
3 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (50.00%) Loose Coupling
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) SaaS
3 2 (50.00%) Software Architecture
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Web Design
4 1 (25.00%) Drupal
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) CMS
4 1 (25.00%) MySQL
4 1 (25.00%) Node.js
4 1 (25.00%) WordPress

PHP 5
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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%) CMS
1 1 (25.00%) Drupal
1 1 (25.00%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) Laravel
2 3 (75.00%) React
3 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (50.00%) Sass
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Node.js
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Kanban
2 2 (50.00%) Loose Coupling
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Web Design
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript