The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 42 45 26
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -19
Contract jobs citing PHP 2 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.55% 0.89% 2.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.94% 3.70% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
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£290 £204 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.33% -7.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £199 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £209 £240
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
- +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £33.78 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+15.47% +49.05%
PHP
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
68 108 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 18.68% 24.00% 27.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 70 31
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
Average hourly rate £51.30 £26.09 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.62% -26.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

PHP
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

PHP
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +2 1 £200 -4.76%
PHP
East of England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) MVC
3 3 (42.86%) CMS
3 3 (42.86%) Drupal
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) HTML5
5 1 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (14.29%) CSS3
5 1 (14.29%) Laravel
5 1 (14.29%) Facebook
5 1 (14.29%) Facebook Platform
5 1 (14.29%) Twitter
5 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (14.29%) LESS
5 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 1 (14.29%) Xamarin
5 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
5 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 1 (14.29%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) jQuery
5 1 (14.29%) WordPress
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Objective-C
5 1 (14.29%) ABAP
5 1 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) MySQL

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 3 (42.86%) CMS
1 3 (42.86%) Drupal
2 1 (14.29%) WordPress
2 1 (14.29%) Facebook Platform
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) PHP Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Applications Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) ABAP Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) CSS3
3 1 (14.29%) Laravel
3 1 (14.29%) LESS
3 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) EDI
3 1 (14.29%) WCF
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (14.29%) SDLC
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) ABAP
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) SAPscript
3 1 (14.29%) Objective-C
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) SAP
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Google
1 1 (14.29%) Zend
1 1 (14.29%) Facebook
1 1 (14.29%) Twitter
1 1 (14.29%) Xamarin