The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 61 60 55
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing PHP 40 38 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.28% 2.43% 2.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.76% 6.77% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 25 16
Average daily rate
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£350 £313 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +21.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £252 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £375 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-13.71% +55.55%
PHP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
694 561 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 39.48% 35.92% 32.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 326 209
Average daily rate £350 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 38 25
Average hourly rate £26.25 £35.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.47 £22.69 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £36.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.20 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +3.42%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP across the East Midlands region.

PHP Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

PHP
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the East Midlands region.

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

PHP
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +15 24 £375 +25.00% 16
Derbyshire +2 6 £265 +3.41% 3
Leicestershire -6 4 £288 -4.16% 11
Northamptonshire -22 2 £100 -73.33% 15
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 36 (54.55%) MySQL
2 32 (48.48%) JavaScript
3 24 (36.36%) HTML
4 22 (33.33%) jQuery
5 21 (31.82%) CSS
6 15 (22.73%) HTML5
7 14 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (19.70%) WordPress
9 11 (16.67%) Linux
9 11 (16.67%) Drupal
10 10 (15.15%) Ruby
11 9 (13.64%) Ajax
11 9 (13.64%) Adobe Illustrator
11 9 (13.64%) Marketing
11 9 (13.64%) Photoshop
11 9 (13.64%) Bash Shell
12 8 (12.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (12.12%) Perl
12 8 (12.12%) Red Hat
12 8 (12.12%) NHS
12 8 (12.12%) Zend
13 7 (10.61%) PHP5
13 7 (10.61%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (10.61%) Web Development
13 7 (10.61%) Symfony
13 7 (10.61%) Ubuntu
13 7 (10.61%) Java
13 7 (10.61%) Magento
13 7 (10.61%) Git (software)

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 13 (19.70%) WordPress
2 11 (16.67%) Drupal
3 6 (9.09%) Apache
4 3 (4.55%) CMS
5 1 (1.52%) SugarCRM
5 1 (1.52%) nginx
5 1 (1.52%) Moodle
5 1 (1.52%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 9 (13.64%) Adobe Illustrator
1 9 (13.64%) Photoshop
2 4 (6.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (10.61%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) GitHub
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) MPLS
2 1 (1.52%) Intranet
2 1 (1.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (54.55%) MySQL
2 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.03%) MS Access
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.52%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 7 (10.61%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 5 (7.58%) Grunt
4 2 (3.03%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.52%) Subversion
5 1 (1.52%) Xcode
5 1 (1.52%) JIRA
General
1 9 (13.64%) Marketing
2 3 (4.55%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 46 (69.70%) Developer
2 22 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 12 (18.18%) Web Developer
4 6 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (9.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Systems Developer
5 5 (7.58%) Front-End Developer
5 5 (7.58%) Magento Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Programmer
6 3 (4.55%) Head of Technology
6 3 (4.55%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 3 (4.55%) PHP Zend Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Front-End Web Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Drupal Developer
6 3 (4.55%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 2 (3.03%) Designer
7 2 (3.03%) iOS Developer
7 2 (3.03%) MySQL DBA
7 2 (3.03%) Web Designer
7 2 (3.03%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (36.36%) HTML
2 22 (33.33%) jQuery
3 21 (31.82%) CSS
4 15 (22.73%) HTML5
5 9 (13.64%) Ajax
6 8 (12.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (10.61%) Symfony
7 7 (10.61%) Sass
8 5 (7.58%) SOAP
8 5 (7.58%) XML
8 5 (7.58%) Zend Framework
8 5 (7.58%) REST
8 5 (7.58%) LESS
9 4 (6.06%) .NET
9 4 (6.06%) SVG
10 3 (4.55%) CSS3
11 2 (3.03%) Laravel
11 2 (3.03%) JSON
11 2 (3.03%) XMPP
11 2 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) NHS
2 6 (9.09%) Open Source
2 6 (9.09%) Digital Media
3 4 (6.06%) Mathematics
3 4 (6.06%) Psychology
4 2 (3.03%) Social Media
4 2 (3.03%) User Experience
4 2 (3.03%) Clustering
5 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.52%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.52%) Replication
5 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.52%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.67%) Linux
2 8 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (10.61%) Ubuntu
4 4 (6.06%) UNIX
5 3 (4.55%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.03%) CentOS
7 1 (1.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (10.61%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (10.61%) Web Development
3 6 (9.09%) DevOps
3 6 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 5 (7.58%) Web Design
4 5 (7.58%) Online Marketing
5 4 (6.06%) Web Application Development
5 4 (6.06%) Migration
5 4 (6.06%) Content Management
5 4 (6.06%) OO
5 4 (6.06%) E-Commerce
5 4 (6.06%) Project Management
5 4 (6.06%) MVC
6 3 (4.55%) SEO
6 3 (4.55%) Business Continuity
6 3 (4.55%) Data Protection
6 3 (4.55%) Mobile Development
6 3 (4.55%) iOS Development
6 3 (4.55%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 32 (48.48%) JavaScript
2 10 (15.15%) Ruby
3 9 (13.64%) Bash Shell
4 8 (12.12%) Perl
5 7 (10.61%) PHP5
5 7 (10.61%) Java
6 6 (9.09%) C#
6 6 (9.09%) SQL
6 6 (9.09%) Python
7 4 (6.06%) Objective-C
7 4 (6.06%) C++
8 2 (3.03%) ActionScript 2.0
8 2 (3.03%) Groovy
8 2 (3.03%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.52%) C
9 1 (1.52%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 4 (6.06%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) QA
1 3 (4.55%) BS25999
2 1 (1.52%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (9.09%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 8 (12.12%) Red Hat
1 8 (12.12%) Zend
2 4 (6.06%) Adobe
3 2 (3.03%) Facebook
3 2 (3.03%) Twitter
4 1 (1.52%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.52%) Google
4 1 (1.52%) Xamarin
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