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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 7 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Contract jobs citing PHP 27 18 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 13.24% 10.06% 8.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.21% 16.67% 20.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 8
Average daily rate
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£275 £175 £244
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -28.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £22.66 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+34.59% +19.26%
Programming Languages Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
103 108 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 50.49% 60.34% 40.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 48 58
Average daily rate £250 £335 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.37% +1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £382 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.52 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 22 July 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 22 July 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 35 (70.00%) HTML
1 35 (70.00%) CSS
2 32 (64.00%) JavaScript
3 28 (56.00%) MySQL
4 18 (36.00%) jQuery
5 14 (28.00%) OOP
5 14 (28.00%) Web Development
6 13 (26.00%) Drupal
6 13 (26.00%) HTML5
6 13 (26.00%) LAMP
7 11 (22.00%) Apache
7 11 (22.00%) Linux
8 9 (18.00%) CMS
8 9 (18.00%) CSS3
8 9 (18.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (16.00%) XML
10 7 (14.00%) Ajax
11 6 (12.00%) JSON
11 6 (12.00%) Java
12 5 (10.00%) Oracle
12 5 (10.00%) Content Management
12 5 (10.00%) MVC
13 4 (8.00%) Migration
13 4 (8.00%) Spring
13 4 (8.00%) Maven
13 4 (8.00%) Perl
13 4 (8.00%) EJB
13 4 (8.00%) Ant
13 4 (8.00%) Servlets

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 13 (26.00%) Drupal
2 11 (22.00%) Apache
3 9 (18.00%) CMS
4 4 (8.00%) GlassFish
5 2 (4.00%) Moodle
5 2 (4.00%) Node.js
6 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.00%) Magento
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) DNS
1 4 (8.00%) Intranet
1 4 (8.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (56.00%) MySQL
2 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Maven
1 4 (8.00%) Ant
1 4 (8.00%) Oracle Forms
1 4 (8.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (6.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (92.00%) Developer
2 18 (36.00%) Web Developer
3 15 (30.00%) PHP Developer
4 9 (18.00%) Drupal Developer
5 8 (16.00%) Front-End Developer
5 8 (16.00%) Front-End Web Developer
6 7 (14.00%) LAMP Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Java Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Perl Developer
8 3 (6.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 3 (6.00%) PHP Zend Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Perl Web Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Linux Support
9 2 (4.00%) Technical Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) PHP Web Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Support Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Linux Support Engineer
10 1 (2.00%) Senior Technical Engineer
10 1 (2.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (70.00%) HTML
1 35 (70.00%) CSS
2 18 (36.00%) jQuery
3 13 (26.00%) HTML5
3 13 (26.00%) LAMP
4 9 (18.00%) CSS3
5 8 (16.00%) XML
6 7 (14.00%) Ajax
7 6 (12.00%) JSON
8 4 (8.00%) Spring
8 4 (8.00%) EJB
8 4 (8.00%) Servlets
8 4 (8.00%) SOAP
8 4 (8.00%) Web Services
8 4 (8.00%) Java EE
9 1 (2.00%) SAML
9 1 (2.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.00%) Open Source
2 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.00%) OOP
1 14 (28.00%) Web Development
2 9 (18.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (10.00%) Content Management
3 5 (10.00%) MVC
4 4 (8.00%) Migration
5 3 (6.00%) OO
5 3 (6.00%) CRM
5 3 (6.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.00%) Scrum
6 2 (4.00%) Web Design
6 2 (4.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (4.00%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (4.00%) OO PHP
7 1 (2.00%) ETL
7 1 (2.00%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (64.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (12.00%) Java
3 4 (8.00%) Perl
4 2 (4.00%) Ruby
4 2 (4.00%) Objective-C
4 2 (4.00%) PHP5
4 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 5 (10.00%) Oracle
2 3 (6.00%) Zend
3 2 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.00%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.00%) SAP