The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 10 31 10
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -21
Contract jobs citing PHP 32 8 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 13.11% 3.77% 12.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.38% 8.16% 28.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 10
Median daily rate £300 £235 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.65% -15.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £183 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £267 £305
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £30.20 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-48.67% -13.71%
PHP
East Sussex

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
143 98 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 58.61% 46.23% 44.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 59 45
Median daily rate £375 £300 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £248 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £344 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Median hourly rate £20.00 £37.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +66.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Brighton region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 May 2016.

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 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Brighton region with a requirement for PHP.

1 44 (73.33%) CSS
2 41 (68.33%) HTML
3 40 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 32 (53.33%) MySQL
5 25 (41.67%) jQuery
6 16 (26.67%) Moodle
7 14 (23.33%) Magento
8 12 (20.00%) Git (software)
9 11 (18.33%) HTML5
10 9 (15.00%) Front End Development
10 9 (15.00%) Web Development
10 9 (15.00%) OO
10 9 (15.00%) E-Commerce
11 8 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (13.33%) Zend
12 7 (11.67%) WordPress
12 7 (11.67%) Laravel
13 6 (10.00%) CSS3
13 6 (10.00%) SaaS
13 6 (10.00%) Drupal
14 5 (8.33%) Zend Framework
14 5 (8.33%) SOAP
14 5 (8.33%) Web Services
14 5 (8.33%) XML
14 5 (8.33%) Linux
14 5 (8.33%) Middleware
14 5 (8.33%) Project Management
14 5 (8.33%) LAMP
14 5 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 5 (8.33%) PhpStorm

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (26.67%) Moodle
2 7 (11.67%) WordPress
3 6 (10.00%) Drupal
4 2 (3.33%) Apache
4 2 (3.33%) CMS
4 2 (3.33%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 14 (23.33%) Magento
2 3 (5.00%) BigMachines
2 3 (5.00%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) SaaS
2 3 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (53.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.33%) Mercurial
2 5 (8.33%) PhpStorm
3 3 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.67%) git-flow
4 1 (1.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (1.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 59 (98.33%) Developer
2 40 (66.67%) PHP Developer
3 16 (26.67%) Moodle Developer
4 12 (20.00%) Magento Developer
5 7 (11.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (10.00%) HTML Developer
7 5 (8.33%) Drupal Developer
7 5 (8.33%) HTML CSS Developer
7 5 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (5.00%) MySQL Developer
8 3 (5.00%) PHP Magento Developer
8 3 (5.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (3.33%) PHP Drupal Developer
9 2 (3.33%) PHP Web Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Web Developer
10 1 (1.67%) E-Commerce Developer
10 1 (1.67%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
10 1 (1.67%) PHP Architect
10 1 (1.67%) PHP Laravel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (73.33%) CSS
2 41 (68.33%) HTML
3 25 (41.67%) jQuery
4 11 (18.33%) HTML5
5 7 (11.67%) Laravel
6 6 (10.00%) CSS3
7 5 (8.33%) LAMP
7 5 (8.33%) Middleware
7 5 (8.33%) SOAP
7 5 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (8.33%) Web Services
7 5 (8.33%) XML
7 5 (8.33%) Zend Framework
8 4 (6.67%) AngularJS
9 3 (5.00%) Mason
9 3 (5.00%) Visualforce
10 2 (3.33%) Sass
11 1 (1.67%) Backbone.js
11 1 (1.67%) RESTful
11 1 (1.67%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.00%) User Experience
2 2 (3.33%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.67%) Learning Management System
3 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.00%) E-Commerce
1 9 (15.00%) Front End Development
1 9 (15.00%) OO
1 9 (15.00%) Web Development
2 8 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (8.33%) Project Management
4 4 (6.67%) CRM
4 4 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (6.67%) Scrum
5 3 (5.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (5.00%) OOP
5 3 (5.00%) TDD
6 2 (3.33%) MVC
7 1 (1.67%) Analytics
7 1 (1.67%) Content Management
7 1 (1.67%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (1.67%) TOGAF
7 1 (1.67%) UML
7 1 (1.67%) User Stories
7 1 (1.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 40 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (5.00%) Apex Code
2 3 (5.00%) Java
3 1 (1.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (13.33%) Zend
2 3 (5.00%) Oracle
2 3 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (5.00%) Siebel