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 2 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 38 12 15
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +3
Contract jobs citing PHP 6 27 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 2.43% 13.57% 5.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.88% 28.72% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 4
Average daily rate
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£238 £200 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £196 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £370 £289
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £309 £275
% change year-on-year
+5.17% +12.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £22.06 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-32.69% -13.33%
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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
102 94 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 41.30% 47.24% 50.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 43 40
Average daily rate £300 £295 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £191 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.06 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.35% -6.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.58 £19.31 £20.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £22.50 £26.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 13 (59.09%) SQL
2 12 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 11 (50.00%) HTML
3 11 (50.00%) CSS
4 10 (45.45%) Linux
5 8 (36.36%) OOP
5 8 (36.36%) jQuery
6 7 (31.82%) CodeIgniter
6 7 (31.82%) PHP5
6 7 (31.82%) XML
6 7 (31.82%) XSLT
6 7 (31.82%) XPath
7 6 (27.27%) JSON
7 6 (27.27%) OO
7 6 (27.27%) Software Architecture
8 5 (22.73%) MySQL
8 5 (22.73%) LAMP
9 3 (13.64%) Web Development
9 3 (13.64%) HTML5
9 3 (13.64%) CSS3
10 2 (9.09%) Magento
10 2 (9.09%) WordPress
10 2 (9.09%) Moodle
10 2 (9.09%) E-Learning
10 2 (9.09%) CMS
10 2 (9.09%) UNIX
11 1 (4.55%) Java
11 1 (4.55%) Perl
11 1 (4.55%) MVC
11 1 (4.55%) Apache

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 2 (9.09%) CMS
1 2 (9.09%) WordPress
1 2 (9.09%) Moodle
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 22 (100.00%) Developer
2 17 (77.27%) PHP Developer
3 10 (45.45%) Web Developer
4 7 (31.82%) PHP Web Developer
5 6 (27.27%) PHP Programmer
5 6 (27.27%) Programmer
6 2 (9.09%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 2 (9.09%) PHP Magento Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Magento Developer
6 2 (9.09%) MySQL Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Moodle Developer
7 1 (4.55%) UI Programmer
7 1 (4.55%) UI Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Junior Front-End Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Front-End Web Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Junior Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Junior Web Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) HTML
1 11 (50.00%) CSS
2 8 (36.36%) jQuery
3 7 (31.82%) CodeIgniter
3 7 (31.82%) XML
3 7 (31.82%) XSLT
4 6 (27.27%) JSON
5 5 (22.73%) LAMP
6 3 (13.64%) HTML5
6 3 (13.64%) CSS3
7 1 (4.55%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) E-Learning
2 1 (4.55%) VLE
2 1 (4.55%) Learning Management System
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) OOP
2 6 (27.27%) OO
2 6 (27.27%) Software Architecture
3 3 (13.64%) Web Development
4 1 (4.55%) Security Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (4.55%) MVC
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) SQL
2 12 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 7 (31.82%) XPath
3 7 (31.82%) PHP5
4 1 (4.55%) Python
4 1 (4.55%) Perl
4 1 (4.55%) C++
4 1 (4.55%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Teradata