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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 133 142
Rank change year-on-year -8 +9  
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 1 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.039% 0.10% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.098% 0.27% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 6
Median daily rate £225 £320 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.68% -14.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -21.42% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 1023 1108 1166
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 39.67% 38.13% 37.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 636 660 737
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £300 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 111 59
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +21.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.53 £25.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

PHP 5
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 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 29 March 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
Dorset - 1 £225 - 1
PHP 5
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 19 days ago