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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 23 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +1
Contract jobs citing PHP 13 20 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 5.75% 12.66% 17.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.82% 25.64% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 10
Average daily rate
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£235 £290 £218
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.96% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £206 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £299 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £338 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +22.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £24.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.29 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-39.66% +65.73%
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
110 78 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 48.67% 49.37% 52.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 51 33
Average daily rate £300 £290 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £330 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £24.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £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 27 May 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 27 May 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 (68.42%) HTML
1 13 (68.42%) CSS
2 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
3 8 (42.11%) MySQL
3 8 (42.11%) HTML5
4 7 (36.84%) CSS3
5 6 (31.58%) Web Development
5 6 (31.58%) jQuery
6 4 (21.05%) User Experience
6 4 (21.05%) Linux
6 4 (21.05%) LAMP
7 3 (15.79%) MVC
7 3 (15.79%) PHP5
8 2 (10.53%) Moodle
8 2 (10.53%) DevOps
8 2 (10.53%) CMS
8 2 (10.53%) OO
8 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (10.53%) Ajax
8 2 (10.53%) Zend
8 2 (10.53%) WordPress
8 2 (10.53%) Magento
8 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
9 1 (5.26%) Learning Management System
9 1 (5.26%) CodeIgniter
9 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
9 1 (5.26%) Symfony
9 1 (5.26%) Google
9 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (5.26%) Scrum

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (10.53%) CMS
1 2 (10.53%) WordPress
1 2 (10.53%) Moodle
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) VPN
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) PHP Developer
3 6 (31.58%) Web Developer
4 2 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) PHP Magento Developer
4 2 (10.53%) MySQL Developer
4 2 (10.53%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Magento Developer
4 2 (10.53%) AWS Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Moodle Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) HTML
1 13 (68.42%) CSS
2 8 (42.11%) HTML5
3 7 (36.84%) CSS3
4 6 (31.58%) jQuery
5 4 (21.05%) LAMP
6 2 (10.53%) Ajax
7 1 (5.26%) Symfony
7 1 (5.26%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (5.26%) Google Maps API
7 1 (5.26%) XHTML
7 1 (5.26%) Doctrine
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) E-Learning
2 1 (5.26%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Web Development
2 3 (15.79%) MVC
3 2 (10.53%) OO
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) DevOps
4 1 (5.26%) Scrum
4 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.26%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.79%) PHP5
3 1 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Zend
2 1 (5.26%) Google
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