The table below looks at the statistics for the PHP Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 35 28 18
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 4 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 1.69% 4.12% 2.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 4.26% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Average daily rate
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£294 £270 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.79% +35.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £182.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-89.31% +329.41%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
224 188 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 94.51% 96.91% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 109 66
Average daily rate £350 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 12
Average hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.38 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £94.50 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP Developer in the job title across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

PHP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

PHP Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

PHP Developer Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

PHP Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP Developer across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

PHP Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

PHP Developer
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region that cited PHP Developer in their job title 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 with PHP Developer in their job title.

1 17 (100.00%) PHP
2 13 (76.47%) SQL
3 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
4 8 (47.06%) HTML
4 8 (47.06%) CSS
4 8 (47.06%) Linux
5 7 (41.18%) OOP
5 7 (41.18%) XML
5 7 (41.18%) XSLT
5 7 (41.18%) CodeIgniter
5 7 (41.18%) PHP5
5 7 (41.18%) jQuery
5 7 (41.18%) XPath
6 6 (35.29%) JSON
6 6 (35.29%) Software Architecture
6 6 (35.29%) OO
7 4 (23.53%) LAMP
8 3 (17.65%) MySQL
9 2 (11.76%) WordPress
9 2 (11.76%) Magento
10 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
10 1 (5.88%) Learning Management System
10 1 (5.88%) Moodle
10 1 (5.88%) UNIX
10 1 (5.88%) E-Learning
10 1 (5.88%) MVC

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region that cited PHP Developer in their job title 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 with PHP Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) WordPress
2 1 (5.88%) Moodle
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) HTML
1 8 (47.06%) CSS
2 7 (41.18%) XML
2 7 (41.18%) XSLT
2 7 (41.18%) CodeIgniter
2 7 (41.18%) jQuery
3 6 (35.29%) JSON
4 4 (23.53%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Learning Management System
1 1 (5.88%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) OOP
2 6 (35.29%) Software Architecture
2 6 (35.29%) OO
3 1 (5.88%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) PHP
2 13 (76.47%) SQL
3 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
4 7 (41.18%) PHP5
4 7 (41.18%) XPath