The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 27 14 41
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +27
Contract jobs citing PHP 7 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.86% 8.46% 4.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.69% 25.76% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 8
Average daily rate
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£290 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £255 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £288
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £33.78 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-44.48% +22.81%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Programming Languages Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
91 66 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 37.14% 32.84% 65.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 39 106
Average daily rate £384 £365 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.13% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 8
Average hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +62.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP across the Basingstoke region.

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing PHP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PHP.

1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) MySQL
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
2 7 (87.50%) HTML5
3 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (75.00%) CSS3
3 6 (75.00%) OOP
3 6 (75.00%) Subversion
4 5 (62.50%) Drupal
4 5 (62.50%) jQuery
4 5 (62.50%) OO
4 5 (62.50%) Photoshop
4 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
5 4 (50.00%) PHP5
5 4 (50.00%) CMS
5 4 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (50.00%) OO PHP
6 3 (37.50%) Sass
6 3 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (37.50%) JSON
6 3 (37.50%) XML
7 2 (25.00%) Linux
8 1 (12.50%) GitHub
8 1 (12.50%) Social Media
8 1 (12.50%) Analytics
8 1 (12.50%) Channel Management
8 1 (12.50%) Laravel
8 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
8 1 (12.50%) Facebook
8 1 (12.50%) Twitter

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing PHP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PHP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (62.50%) Drupal
2 4 (50.00%) CMS
3 1 (12.50%) Apache
3 1 (12.50%) WordPress
3 1 (12.50%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Photoshop
2 4 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (12.50%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Google Analytics
1 1 (12.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Subversion
1 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Web Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (12.50%) WordPress Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
2 7 (87.50%) HTML5
3 6 (75.00%) CSS3
4 5 (62.50%) jQuery
5 3 (37.50%) JSON
5 3 (37.50%) XML
5 3 (37.50%) Sass
6 1 (12.50%) Laravel
6 1 (12.50%) XHTML
6 1 (12.50%) Symfony
6 1 (12.50%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (12.50%) Google Maps API
6 1 (12.50%) FBML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) W3C
1 1 (12.50%) Cybernetics
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Social Media
1 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) OOP
2 5 (62.50%) OO
3 4 (50.00%) OO PHP
4 3 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (12.50%) Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Channel Management
5 1 (12.50%) OOD
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) SEO
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Content Management
5 1 (12.50%) Web Development
5 1 (12.50%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) PHP5
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) WAI
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe
1 1 (12.50%) Google
1 1 (12.50%) Facebook
1 1 (12.50%) Twitter