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 3 months to 28 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
England / South West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 136 140
Rank change year-on-year -5 +4  
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.037% 0.13% 0.065%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.098% 0.35% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £313 £275 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% -26.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £263 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £328 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £300 £325
% change year-on-year +50.00% -7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
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 the South West with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1020 1128 1172
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 37.25% 37.65% 38.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1141 1431 1512
Median daily rate £375 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% -1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £268 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 151 156
Median hourly rate £47.50 £39.00 £35.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.79% +9.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £22.50 £19.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £51.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

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 3 months to 28 June 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
Bristol - 1 £313 -
PHP 5
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL