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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 27 13 18
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Contract jobs citing PHP 12 17 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 4.49% 9.77% 9.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.76% 18.28% 16.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 14
Average daily rate
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£263 £250 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £155 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £310 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +17.77%
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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
123 93 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 46.07% 53.45% 58.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 42 75
Average daily rate £350 £328 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.78% -6.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £365 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 2
Average hourly rate £18.71 £37.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.12% +57.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £37.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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
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 23 September 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 25 (65.79%) HTML
1 25 (65.79%) CSS
2 23 (60.53%) MySQL
3 22 (57.89%) JavaScript
4 15 (39.47%) Linux
4 15 (39.47%) Web Development
5 14 (36.84%) jQuery
5 14 (36.84%) Apache
6 13 (34.21%) OOP
6 13 (34.21%) HTML5
7 12 (31.58%) CSS3
7 12 (31.58%) Responsive Web Design
7 12 (31.58%) LAMP
8 10 (26.32%) Ajax
9 6 (15.79%) Drupal
9 6 (15.79%) Java
10 5 (13.16%) XML
10 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
11 4 (10.53%) User Experience
11 4 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (10.53%) Servlets
11 4 (10.53%) SOAP
11 4 (10.53%) Web Services
11 4 (10.53%) Oracle
11 4 (10.53%) Ant
11 4 (10.53%) EJB
11 4 (10.53%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (10.53%) DNS
11 4 (10.53%) GlassFish
11 4 (10.53%) Java EE

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 14 (36.84%) Apache
2 6 (15.79%) Drupal
3 4 (10.53%) GlassFish
4 3 (7.89%) CMS
5 2 (5.26%) Node.js
6 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) DNS
2 2 (5.26%) Intranet
2 2 (5.26%) Internet
3 1 (2.63%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (60.53%) MySQL
2 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.63%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Ant
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle Forms
1 4 (10.53%) Subversion
1 4 (10.53%) Maven
General
1 2 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (89.47%) Developer
2 14 (36.84%) Web Developer
3 11 (28.95%) Front-End Developer
3 11 (28.95%) Front-End Web Developer
4 10 (26.32%) PHP Developer
5 7 (18.42%) LAMP Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Drupal Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Junior Web Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Junior
7 4 (10.53%) Java Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Junior Developer
8 3 (7.89%) UI Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Junior Front-End Developer
8 3 (7.89%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 3 (7.89%) UI Programmer
8 3 (7.89%) PHP Zend Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Linux Support Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (65.79%) CSS
1 25 (65.79%) HTML
2 14 (36.84%) jQuery
3 13 (34.21%) HTML5
4 12 (31.58%) CSS3
4 12 (31.58%) LAMP
5 10 (26.32%) Ajax
6 5 (13.16%) XML
7 4 (10.53%) EJB
7 4 (10.53%) Servlets
7 4 (10.53%) SOAP
7 4 (10.53%) Web Services
7 4 (10.53%) Java EE
7 4 (10.53%) Spring
8 3 (7.89%) JSON
9 1 (2.63%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (10.53%) User Experience
2 2 (5.26%) Open Source
2 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (39.47%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Web Development
2 13 (34.21%) OOP
3 12 (31.58%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
5 4 (10.53%) Migration
6 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.26%) OO
7 2 (5.26%) CRM
7 2 (5.26%) Content Management
7 2 (5.26%) Scrum
7 2 (5.26%) Web Design
7 2 (5.26%) OO PHP
7 2 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (2.63%) Security Testing
8 1 (2.63%) Customer Engagement
8 1 (2.63%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.63%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 22 (57.89%) JavaScript
2 6 (15.79%) Java
3 2 (5.26%) Perl
3 2 (5.26%) Objective-C
3 2 (5.26%) Ruby
3 2 (5.26%) PHP5
3 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.63%) SQL
4 1 (2.63%) Python
4 1 (2.63%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle
2 3 (7.89%) Zend
3 2 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.63%) Teradata
4 1 (2.63%) Red Hat