The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 40 33 49
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +16
Contract jobs citing PHP 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.29% 1.15% 0.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.93% 5.48% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -37.50%
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
107 73 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 31.20% 20.92% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 48 87
Median daily rate £438 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £289 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 2
Median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 £46.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% -13.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for PHP.

1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) Drupal
3 1 (25.00%) PHP 5
3 1 (25.00%) WordPress
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) XML

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 1 (25.00%) Drupal
1 1 (25.00%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Cloud Developer
2 2 (50.00%) CRM Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) PHP 5
3 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle