The first table below looks at the demand for PHP skills 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 over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Brighton region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 11 8 18
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Contract jobs citing PHP 23 23 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 12.92% 16.79% 7.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.75% 37.10% 14.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 7
Average daily rate £265 £225 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.77% -30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £183 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+79.48% +2.63%
Programming Languages Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
80 62 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 44.94% 45.26% 51.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 28 56
Average daily rate £290 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £201 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £469 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £27.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
PHP
East Sussex

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

PHP
Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 43 (72.88%) JavaScript
2 39 (66.10%) HTML
2 39 (66.10%) CSS
3 31 (52.54%) MySQL
4 20 (33.90%) jQuery
5 19 (32.20%) Drupal
5 19 (32.20%) LAMP
6 16 (27.12%) MVC
7 13 (22.03%) OOP
8 11 (18.64%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (16.95%) CMS
10 9 (15.25%) SQL
10 9 (15.25%) Degree
11 8 (13.56%) XML
12 7 (11.86%) JSON
12 7 (11.86%) Web Development
12 7 (11.86%) HTML5
13 6 (10.17%) Internet
14 5 (8.47%) OO
14 5 (8.47%) Linux
14 5 (8.47%) Perl
14 5 (8.47%) CRM
14 5 (8.47%) Content Management
15 4 (6.78%) SugarCRM
15 4 (6.78%) Data Integration
15 4 (6.78%) Intranet
16 3 (5.08%) Marketing
16 3 (5.08%) Moodle
16 3 (5.08%) Responsive Web Design
17 2 (3.39%) Vagrant

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 19 (32.20%) Drupal
2 10 (16.95%) CMS
3 4 (6.78%) SugarCRM
4 3 (5.08%) Moodle
5 2 (3.39%) Node.js
5 2 (3.39%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.69%) WordPress
6 1 (1.69%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.69%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (1.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.17%) Internet
2 4 (6.78%) Intranet
3 1 (1.69%) SSH
3 1 (1.69%) IMAP
3 1 (1.69%) LAN
3 1 (1.69%) VoIP
3 1 (1.69%) WAN
3 1 (1.69%) DHCP
3 1 (1.69%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (52.54%) MySQL
2 2 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.39%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.39%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) JIRA
1 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (5.08%) Marketing
2 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.69%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (96.61%) Developer
2 28 (47.46%) PHP Developer
3 14 (23.73%) Drupal Developer
4 12 (20.34%) Web Developer
5 5 (8.47%) Analyst
5 5 (8.47%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Perl Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Developer Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Perl Web Developer
8 2 (3.39%) LAMP Developer
8 2 (3.39%) MySQL Developer
8 2 (3.39%) PHP Web Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Joomla! Developer
8 2 (3.39%) PHP Joomla! Developer
8 2 (3.39%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 2 (3.39%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 1 (1.69%) Front-End Web Developer
9 1 (1.69%) PHP Drupal Developer
9 1 (1.69%) Junior
9 1 (1.69%) Junior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (66.10%) HTML
1 39 (66.10%) CSS
2 20 (33.90%) jQuery
3 19 (32.20%) LAMP
4 8 (13.56%) XML
5 7 (11.86%) HTML5
5 7 (11.86%) JSON
6 2 (3.39%) CSS3
7 1 (1.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.69%) .NET
7 1 (1.69%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.64%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.78%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.39%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.47%) Linux
2 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.39%) Windows
3 1 (1.69%) UNIX
3 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.69%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.69%) SUSE
3 1 (1.69%) Debian
3 1 (1.69%) Gentoo
3 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.12%) MVC
2 13 (22.03%) OOP
3 7 (11.86%) Web Development
4 5 (8.47%) Content Management
4 5 (8.47%) OO
4 5 (8.47%) CRM
5 3 (5.08%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (3.39%) OO PHP
6 2 (3.39%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (3.39%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (3.39%) Scrum
6 2 (3.39%) Web Design
7 1 (1.69%) Migration
7 1 (1.69%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.69%) ETL
7 1 (1.69%) Information Architecture
7 1 (1.69%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 43 (72.88%) JavaScript
2 9 (15.25%) SQL
3 5 (8.47%) Perl
4 2 (3.39%) Objective-C
4 2 (3.39%) Ruby
4 2 (3.39%) PHP5
4 2 (3.39%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.69%) Java
5 1 (1.69%) Bourne shell
5 1 (1.69%) C-shell
5 1 (1.69%) Korn
5 1 (1.69%) AWK
Qualifications
1 9 (15.25%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) MCP
2 1 (1.69%) MCSE
2 1 (1.69%) MCSA
2 1 (1.69%) CCNA
2 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.69%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle
1 1 (1.69%) SAP
1 1 (1.69%) Cisco
1 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
1 1 (1.69%) JD Edwards
1 1 (1.69%) Reuters
1 1 (1.69%) Bloomberg
1 1 (1.69%) CQG
1 1 (1.69%) Zend
1 1 (1.69%) Twitter