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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 14 18 14
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing PHP 23 14 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 9.39% 7.33% 10.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.54% 12.84% 22.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 12
Average daily rate
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£250 £250 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £286 £285
% change year-on-year
+13.53% +0.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £27.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.72% +30.95%
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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
112 109 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 45.71% 57.07% 49.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 50 69
Average daily rate £300 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £385 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 4
Average hourly rate £13.19 £37.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.82% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 20 August 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 20 August 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 30 (65.22%) HTML
1 30 (65.22%) CSS
2 27 (58.70%) JavaScript
3 26 (56.52%) MySQL
4 17 (36.96%) jQuery
5 14 (30.43%) Web Development
6 13 (28.26%) HTML5
6 13 (28.26%) OOP
7 12 (26.09%) LAMP
8 11 (23.91%) Linux
8 11 (23.91%) Apache
9 9 (19.57%) CMS
9 9 (19.57%) CSS3
9 9 (19.57%) Responsive Web Design
9 9 (19.57%) Drupal
10 8 (17.39%) XML
11 7 (15.22%) Ajax
12 6 (13.04%) JSON
12 6 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (13.04%) Java
13 5 (10.87%) Oracle
13 5 (10.87%) Content Management
14 4 (8.70%) Spring
14 4 (8.70%) Maven
14 4 (8.70%) MVC
14 4 (8.70%) Migration
14 4 (8.70%) Perl
14 4 (8.70%) EJB
14 4 (8.70%) Ant
14 4 (8.70%) Servlets

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 11 (23.91%) Apache
2 9 (19.57%) CMS
2 9 (19.57%) Drupal
3 4 (8.70%) GlassFish
4 2 (4.35%) Node.js
5 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.17%) Magento
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) DNS
1 4 (8.70%) Intranet
1 4 (8.70%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (56.52%) MySQL
2 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Ant
1 4 (8.70%) Oracle Forms
1 4 (8.70%) Subversion
1 4 (8.70%) Maven
General
1 3 (6.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (91.30%) Developer
2 16 (34.78%) Web Developer
3 15 (32.61%) PHP Developer
4 8 (17.39%) Front-End Developer
4 8 (17.39%) Front-End Web Developer
5 7 (15.22%) LAMP Developer
5 7 (15.22%) Drupal Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Perl Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Java Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Perl Web Developer
7 3 (6.52%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 3 (6.52%) PHP Zend Developer
8 2 (4.35%) PHP Web Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Linux Support Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Linux Support
8 2 (4.35%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Support Engineer
9 1 (2.17%) Junior
9 1 (2.17%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (65.22%) CSS
1 30 (65.22%) HTML
2 17 (36.96%) jQuery
3 13 (28.26%) HTML5
4 12 (26.09%) LAMP
5 9 (19.57%) CSS3
6 8 (17.39%) XML
7 7 (15.22%) Ajax
8 6 (13.04%) JSON
9 4 (8.70%) EJB
9 4 (8.70%) Java EE
9 4 (8.70%) Spring
9 4 (8.70%) Servlets
9 4 (8.70%) SOAP
9 4 (8.70%) Web Services
10 1 (2.17%) SAML
10 1 (2.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.35%) Open Source
2 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.91%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Web Development
2 13 (28.26%) OOP
3 9 (19.57%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (10.87%) Content Management
5 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce
5 4 (8.70%) MVC
5 4 (8.70%) Migration
6 3 (6.52%) OO
6 3 (6.52%) CRM
7 2 (4.35%) Scrum
7 2 (4.35%) Web Design
7 2 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (4.35%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (4.35%) OO PHP
7 2 (4.35%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.17%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.17%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (2.17%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 27 (58.70%) JavaScript
2 6 (13.04%) Java
3 4 (8.70%) Perl
4 2 (4.35%) SQL
4 2 (4.35%) Objective-C
4 2 (4.35%) Ruby
4 2 (4.35%) PHP5
4 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle
2 3 (6.52%) Zend
3 2 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.17%) SAP
4 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.17%) JD Edwards