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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 62 49 64
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +15
Contract jobs citing PHP 31 39 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.97% 2.74% 1.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.05% 8.55% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 20 9
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £200 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £350 £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £33.78 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+15.47% +49.05%
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
614 456 394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 39.03% 32.02% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 264 183
Average daily rate £325 £320 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 25 26
Average hourly rate £17.50 £32.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.31% +34.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +6 20 £350 +258.97% 20
Leicestershire -6 7 £275 - 14
Derbyshire -7 1 £265 -17.18% 5
Northamptonshire -8 1 £175 -12.50% 5
Lincolnshire - 1 - - 6
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 33 (57.89%) MySQL
2 30 (52.63%) JavaScript
3 20 (35.09%) HTML
4 19 (33.33%) CSS
5 17 (29.82%) jQuery
6 16 (28.07%) HTML5
7 14 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (21.05%) WordPress
9 10 (17.54%) Linux
10 9 (15.79%) Magento
10 9 (15.79%) Symfony
10 9 (15.79%) Ruby
10 9 (15.79%) Open Source
10 9 (15.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (14.04%) Bash Shell
11 8 (14.04%) Web Development
11 8 (14.04%) Marketing
11 8 (14.04%) Git (software)
12 7 (12.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (12.28%) PHP5
12 7 (12.28%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (12.28%) Ubuntu
12 7 (12.28%) Adobe Illustrator
12 7 (12.28%) Apache
12 7 (12.28%) Photoshop
12 7 (12.28%) C#
12 7 (12.28%) Perl
12 7 (12.28%) Red Hat
12 7 (12.28%) NHS
12 7 (12.28%) gulp

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 12 (21.05%) WordPress
2 7 (12.28%) Apache
3 6 (10.53%) Drupal
4 3 (5.26%) CMS
5 1 (1.75%) SugarCRM
5 1 (1.75%) nginx
5 1 (1.75%) Moodle
5 1 (1.75%) Node.js
5 1 (1.75%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 7 (12.28%) Photoshop
1 7 (12.28%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (15.79%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.75%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) MPLS
2 1 (1.75%) DNS
2 1 (1.75%) Intranet
2 1 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (57.89%) MySQL
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.51%) Big Data
3 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.75%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Git (software)
2 7 (12.28%) gulp
3 6 (10.53%) Jenkins
4 5 (8.77%) Grunt
5 2 (3.51%) PHPUnit
5 2 (3.51%) Behat
5 2 (3.51%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (3.51%) Subversion
6 1 (1.75%) JIRA
6 1 (1.75%) Xcode
6 1 (1.75%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 8 (14.04%) Marketing
2 3 (5.26%) Law
3 2 (3.51%) Finance
4 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (71.93%) Developer
2 18 (31.58%) PHP Developer
3 11 (19.30%) Web Developer
4 6 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Magento Developer
5 5 (8.77%) Systems Developer
5 5 (8.77%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Head of Technology
6 3 (5.26%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 2 (3.51%) PHP Zend Developer
7 2 (3.51%) PHP Development Manager
7 2 (3.51%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (3.51%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 2 (3.51%) iOS Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Junior PHP Developer
7 2 (3.51%) MySQL DBA
7 2 (3.51%) Drupal Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Front-End Web Developer
7 2 (3.51%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (35.09%) HTML
2 19 (33.33%) CSS
3 17 (29.82%) jQuery
4 16 (28.07%) HTML5
5 9 (15.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 9 (15.79%) Symfony
6 6 (10.53%) CSS3
6 6 (10.53%) Sass
6 6 (10.53%) LESS
7 5 (8.77%) .NET
7 5 (8.77%) REST
8 4 (7.02%) SOAP
8 4 (7.02%) Zend Framework
8 4 (7.02%) AngularJS
9 3 (5.26%) XML
9 3 (5.26%) Ajax
10 2 (3.51%) XMPP
10 2 (3.51%) .NET Framework
10 2 (3.51%) JSON
10 2 (3.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) NHS
2 6 (10.53%) Digital Media
3 3 (5.26%) User Experience
4 2 (3.51%) Social Media
4 2 (3.51%) Clustering
5 1 (1.75%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.75%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.75%) Replication
5 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.54%) Linux
2 7 (12.28%) Ubuntu
2 7 (12.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.26%) UNIX
4 1 (1.75%) Android
4 1 (1.75%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (15.79%) Open Source
3 8 (14.04%) Web Development
4 7 (12.28%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (10.53%) OO
5 6 (10.53%) Configuration Management
5 6 (10.53%) MVC
5 6 (10.53%) DevOps
6 5 (8.77%) Online Marketing
6 5 (8.77%) E-Commerce
7 4 (7.02%) Project Management
7 4 (7.02%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (5.26%) Agile Project Management
8 3 (5.26%) Business Transformation
8 3 (5.26%) Network Management
8 3 (5.26%) Data Protection
8 3 (5.26%) Business Continuity
8 3 (5.26%) Migration
8 3 (5.26%) iOS Development
8 3 (5.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 30 (52.63%) JavaScript
2 9 (15.79%) Ruby
3 8 (14.04%) Bash Shell
4 7 (12.28%) PHP5
4 7 (12.28%) Perl
4 7 (12.28%) C#
5 6 (10.53%) Java
5 6 (10.53%) Python
6 4 (7.02%) Objective-C
6 4 (7.02%) C++
7 3 (5.26%) SQL
8 2 (3.51%) ActionScript
8 2 (3.51%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (1.75%) PHP4
9 1 (1.75%) Groovy
9 1 (1.75%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) BS25999
2 2 (3.51%) QA
3 1 (1.75%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 6 (10.53%) Zenoss
1 6 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (12.28%) Red Hat
2 5 (8.77%) Zend
3 2 (3.51%) Facebook
3 2 (3.51%) Google
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.75%) Adobe
4 1 (1.75%) Twitter
4 1 (1.75%) Xamarin
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