The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 15 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs citing PHP 29 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 10.74% 7.55% 7.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.97% 15.44% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 7 1
Average daily rate
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£250 £250 £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £286
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +13.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £33.78 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-44.48% +22.81%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Programming Languages Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
121 136 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 44.81% 48.92% 55.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 66 47
Average daily rate £325 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £407 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 2
Average hourly rate £18.68 £18.71 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.13% -50.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015, 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 (81.40%) CSS
2 34 (79.07%) HTML
3 32 (74.42%) JavaScript
4 28 (65.12%) MySQL
5 25 (58.14%) jQuery
6 24 (55.81%) HTML5
7 22 (51.16%) CSS3
8 21 (48.84%) LAMP
9 18 (41.86%) Photoshop
9 18 (41.86%) Ajax
10 16 (37.21%) Marketing
11 15 (34.88%) Drupal
11 15 (34.88%) CMS
12 7 (16.28%) Moodle
13 5 (11.63%) Web Development
13 5 (11.63%) OO
14 4 (9.30%) Linux
14 4 (9.30%) User Experience
15 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
15 3 (6.98%) SQL
15 3 (6.98%) MVC
15 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
15 3 (6.98%) PHP5
15 3 (6.98%) Zend
16 2 (4.65%) SaaS
16 2 (4.65%) WordPress
16 2 (4.65%) Responsive Web Design
16 2 (4.65%) Adobe Illustrator
16 2 (4.65%) CRM
16 2 (4.65%) Java

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 15 (34.88%) CMS
1 15 (34.88%) Drupal
2 7 (16.28%) Moodle
3 2 (4.65%) WordPress
3 2 (4.65%) Apache
4 1 (2.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 18 (41.86%) Photoshop
2 2 (4.65%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) SaaS
2 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) VPN
1 1 (2.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (65.12%) MySQL
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 16 (37.21%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (88.37%) Developer
2 24 (55.81%) Web Developer
3 13 (30.23%) PHP Developer
4 7 (16.28%) Moodle Developer
5 2 (4.65%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (4.65%) AWS Developer
6 1 (2.33%) PHP Programmer
6 1 (2.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Programmer
6 1 (2.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (81.40%) CSS
2 34 (79.07%) HTML
3 25 (58.14%) jQuery
4 24 (55.81%) HTML5
5 22 (51.16%) CSS3
6 21 (48.84%) LAMP
7 18 (41.86%) Ajax
8 1 (2.33%) Symfony
8 1 (2.33%) CodeIgniter
8 1 (2.33%) .NET
8 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.33%) Web Services
8 1 (2.33%) XHTML
8 1 (2.33%) Sass
8 1 (2.33%) Doctrine
8 1 (2.33%) Google Maps API
8 1 (2.33%) Mason
8 1 (2.33%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Android
2 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.63%) OO
1 5 (11.63%) Web Development
2 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (6.98%) MVC
3 2 (4.65%) CRM
3 2 (4.65%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (4.65%) OO PHP
3 2 (4.65%) DevOps
4 1 (2.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.33%) Mobile Development
4 1 (2.33%) Software Deployment
4 1 (2.33%) Android Development
4 1 (2.33%) iOS Development
4 1 (2.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (2.33%) Scrum
4 1 (2.33%) OOP
4 1 (2.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (74.42%) JavaScript
2 3 (6.98%) SQL
2 3 (6.98%) PHP5
3 2 (4.65%) Java
4 1 (2.33%) Apex Code
4 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.33%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (6.98%) Zend
2 1 (2.33%) Eloqua
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle
2 1 (2.33%) Siebel
2 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.33%) Google