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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 10 19 17
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Contract jobs citing PHP 27 15 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 11.64% 8.11% 9.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.11% 13.64% 21.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 9
Average daily rate
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£275 £250 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £284
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £22.66 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+36.80% +25.88%
Programming Languages Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
112 110 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 48.28% 59.46% 44.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 49 60
Average daily rate £250 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £393 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £13.12 - £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 31 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 31 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 34 (68.00%) HTML
1 34 (68.00%) CSS
2 31 (62.00%) 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%) HTML5
6 13 (26.00%) LAMP
7 12 (24.00%) Drupal
8 11 (22.00%) Linux
8 11 (22.00%) Apache
9 9 (18.00%) CMS
9 9 (18.00%) CSS3
9 9 (18.00%) Responsive Web Design
10 8 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (16.00%) XML
11 7 (14.00%) Ajax
12 6 (12.00%) JSON
12 6 (12.00%) Java
13 5 (10.00%) Oracle
13 5 (10.00%) Content Management
13 5 (10.00%) MVC
14 4 (8.00%) Migration
14 4 (8.00%) Spring
14 4 (8.00%) Maven
14 4 (8.00%) Perl
14 4 (8.00%) EJB
14 4 (8.00%) Ant
14 4 (8.00%) Servlets

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 12 (24.00%) Drupal
2 11 (22.00%) Apache
3 9 (18.00%) CMS
4 4 (8.00%) GlassFish
5 2 (4.00%) Node.js
6 1 (2.00%) Moodle
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
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Ant
1 4 (8.00%) Oracle Forms
1 4 (8.00%) Subversion
1 4 (8.00%) Maven
General
1 3 (6.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (92.00%) Developer
2 17 (34.00%) Web Developer
3 16 (32.00%) 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%) Perl Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Java Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Perl Web Developer
8 3 (6.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 3 (6.00%) PHP Zend Developer
9 2 (4.00%) PHP Web Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Linux Support Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Linux Support
9 2 (4.00%) Technical Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Support Engineer
10 1 (2.00%) Junior
10 1 (2.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (68.00%) CSS
1 34 (68.00%) HTML
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%) EJB
8 4 (8.00%) Java EE
8 4 (8.00%) Spring
8 4 (8.00%) Servlets
8 4 (8.00%) SOAP
8 4 (8.00%) Web Services
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
4 4 (8.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (6.00%) OO
5 3 (6.00%) CRM
6 2 (4.00%) Scrum
6 2 (4.00%) Web Design
6 2 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (4.00%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (4.00%) OO PHP
6 2 (4.00%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.00%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 31 (62.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (12.00%) Java
3 4 (8.00%) Perl
4 2 (4.00%) SQL
4 2 (4.00%) Objective-C
4 2 (4.00%) Ruby
4 2 (4.00%) PHP5
4 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
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%) SAP
4 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.00%) JD Edwards