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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 59 61 63
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing PHP 35 26 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.28% 1.85% 2.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.47% 5.57% 6.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 28
Average daily rate £350 £265 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% -11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £190 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £30.20 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+16.72% +43.80%
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
541 467 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 35.27% 33.14% 32.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 253 285
Average daily rate £325 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 23
Average hourly rate £31.25 £18.75 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.48 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Leicestershire +2 19 £350 +77.21% 16
Nottinghamshire -8 8 £363 +18.36% 31
Derbyshire -11 4 £220 +15.78% 7
Lincolnshire -8 3 £450 +50.00% 17
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (66.00%) HTML
2 32 (64.00%) MySQL
3 27 (54.00%) JavaScript
4 24 (48.00%) CSS
5 15 (30.00%) jQuery
6 13 (26.00%) OO
7 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (24.00%) HTML5
8 11 (22.00%) LAMP
9 10 (20.00%) Git (software)
9 10 (20.00%) OO PHP
9 10 (20.00%) User Experience
10 9 (18.00%) Symfony
10 9 (18.00%) Web Services
11 8 (16.00%) SOAP
11 8 (16.00%) MVC
11 8 (16.00%) CMS
11 8 (16.00%) Ajax
11 8 (16.00%) Marketing
11 8 (16.00%) AngularJS
12 7 (14.00%) NoSQL
12 7 (14.00%) Front End Development
12 7 (14.00%) Drupal
12 7 (14.00%) XML
13 6 (12.00%) OOP
13 6 (12.00%) Java
13 6 (12.00%) Zend
13 6 (12.00%) SaaS
13 6 (12.00%) REST
14 5 (10.00%) CSS3

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (16.00%) CMS
2 7 (14.00%) Drupal
3 4 (8.00%) Node.js
4 3 (6.00%) Apache
4 3 (6.00%) WordPress
5 2 (4.00%) Apache Solr
5 2 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.00%) concrete5
6 1 (2.00%) IIS
6 1 (2.00%) Joomla!
6 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Magento
2 1 (2.00%) BigMachines
2 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.00%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.00%) SaaS
2 3 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (64.00%) MySQL
2 7 (14.00%) NoSQL
3 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (8.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.00%) Big Data
5 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.00%) PHPUnit
2 3 (6.00%) Subversion
3 2 (4.00%) JIRA
4 1 (2.00%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (2.00%) PhpStorm
4 1 (2.00%) Selenium
4 1 (2.00%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (16.00%) Marketing
2 4 (8.00%) Retail
3 3 (6.00%) Games
4 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (84.00%) Developer
2 25 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 7 (14.00%) HTML Developer
4 6 (12.00%) UI Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Drupal Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Magento Developer
6 4 (8.00%) C# Developer
6 4 (8.00%) CMS Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Lead Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Web Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Lead C# Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Lead Java Developer
7 3 (6.00%) PHP Magento Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Digital Executive
8 2 (4.00%) Digital Marketing Executive
8 2 (4.00%) E-Commerce Executive
8 2 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (4.00%) PHP Web Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Web Marketing Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (66.00%) HTML
2 24 (48.00%) CSS
3 15 (30.00%) jQuery
4 12 (24.00%) HTML5
5 11 (22.00%) LAMP
6 9 (18.00%) Symfony
6 9 (18.00%) Web Services
7 8 (16.00%) Ajax
7 8 (16.00%) AngularJS
7 8 (16.00%) SOAP
8 7 (14.00%) XML
9 6 (12.00%) REST
10 5 (10.00%) .NET
10 5 (10.00%) CSS3
10 5 (10.00%) Zend Framework
11 4 (8.00%) JSON
11 4 (8.00%) MEAN Stack
11 4 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (8.00%) XHTML
12 3 (6.00%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) User Experience
2 3 (6.00%) Mobile Games
3 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.00%) Android
3 1 (2.00%) CentOS
3 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) OO
2 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (20.00%) OO PHP
4 8 (16.00%) MVC
5 7 (14.00%) Front End Development
6 6 (12.00%) OOP
7 5 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 5 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 4 (8.00%) Open Source
8 4 (8.00%) SEO
8 4 (8.00%) TDD
8 4 (8.00%) Unit Testing
9 3 (6.00%) Content Management
9 3 (6.00%) CRM
9 3 (6.00%) Scrum
9 3 (6.00%) Web Application Development
9 3 (6.00%) Web Development
10 2 (4.00%) B2B
10 2 (4.00%) B2C
10 2 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 27 (54.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (12.00%) Java
3 5 (10.00%) C#
3 5 (10.00%) SQL
4 4 (8.00%) PHP 5
5 3 (6.00%) ActionScript
5 3 (6.00%) ActionScript 2.0
5 3 (6.00%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (2.00%) Apex Code
6 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) Zend
2 4 (8.00%) Adobe
3 3 (6.00%) Oracle
4 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.00%) SAP
5 1 (2.00%) Siebel
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