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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 35 41 39
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing PHP 2 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.65% 0.53% 1.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.33% 2.70% 5.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £350 £353 £218
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +62.06%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £313 £335
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £37.40
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -39.83%
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
60 74 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 19.42% 19.53% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 57 56
Median daily rate £375 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £513 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 9
Median hourly rate £46.07 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

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
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bedford +4 1 - - 7
PHP
East of England

PHP
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 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%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) CakePHP
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
3 1 (25.00%) Ember.js
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (25.00%) CakePHP
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) Ember.js
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree