Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 18 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
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 47 42
Rank change year-on-year +6 -5 +4
Contract jobs citing PHP 6 11 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.28% 2.16% 4.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.39% 8.21% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 34
Southampton median daily rate £363 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +1.96%
10th Percentile £330 £281 £250
90th Percentile £369 £473 £389
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £350 £300
% change year-on-year +28.57% +16.67% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Southampton median hourly rate - - £35.00
Hampshire median hourly rate - - £36.50

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 Southampton with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 177 134 284
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 37.82% 26.33% 41.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 94 193
Southampton median daily rate £363 £345 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.07% +1.47% -2.86%
10th Percentile £254 £221 £263
90th Percentile £525 £513 £438
Hampshire median daily rate £395 £370 £365
% change year-on-year +6.76% +1.37% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 27
Southampton median hourly rate £45.39 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.90% +10.00% +35.27%
10th Percentile £42.05 £12.31 £13.00
90th Percentile £50.87 £43.13 £47.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £44.06 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.66% +13.33% -

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Southampton

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP in Southampton

PHP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 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 Southampton region with a requirement for PHP.

1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) MySQL
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) jQuery
2 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (66.67%) Post-Production
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Apache
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) LAMP
2 4 (66.67%) Subversion
2 4 (66.67%) Ajax
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) Drupal
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) RESTful
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo

PHP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 4 (66.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) MySQL
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (66.67%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) PHP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) Ajax
2 4 (66.67%) jQuery
2 4 (66.67%) LAMP
3 1 (16.67%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
1 4 (66.67%) Post-Production
2 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA