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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 71 60 50
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -10
Contract jobs citing PHP 32 34 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.95% 2.24% 2.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.62% 7.23% 7.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 21 31
Average daily rate
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£313 £273 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.67% +2.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £325 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £288
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £8.00 - £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £33.78 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-44.48% +22.81%
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
569 470 568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 34.76% 31.02% 35.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 260 274
Average daily rate £338 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 29 32
Average hourly rate £8.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.14% +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
Leicestershire -4 18 £325 +19.26% 10
Northamptonshire 0 7 £275 +37.50% 13
Nottinghamshire -12 4 £350 +18.64% 19
Derbyshire -2 2 £325 +1.56% 7
Lincolnshire +4 1 - - 10
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 40 (64.52%) JavaScript
2 34 (54.84%) MySQL
3 26 (41.94%) HTML
4 21 (33.87%) CSS
5 17 (27.42%) jQuery
6 15 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (20.97%) OO
7 13 (20.97%) HTML5
8 12 (19.35%) Symfony
9 11 (17.74%) Marketing
9 11 (17.74%) E-Commerce
10 10 (16.13%) Ruby
10 10 (16.13%) WordPress
10 10 (16.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 10 (16.13%) gulp
11 9 (14.52%) AngularJS
11 9 (14.52%) Apache
12 8 (12.90%) Linux
12 8 (12.90%) Magento
12 8 (12.90%) Git (software)
12 8 (12.90%) OO PHP
13 7 (11.29%) DevOps
13 7 (11.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (11.29%) Open Source
13 7 (11.29%) Bash Shell
13 7 (11.29%) PHPUnit
13 7 (11.29%) Opscode Chef
13 7 (11.29%) Backbone.js
13 7 (11.29%) Behat
13 7 (11.29%) Big Data

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 10 (16.13%) WordPress
2 9 (14.52%) Apache
3 7 (11.29%) Drupal
4 2 (3.23%) CMS
4 2 (3.23%) Node.js
5 1 (1.61%) SugarCRM
5 1 (1.61%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.61%) IIS
5 1 (1.61%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Photoshop
1 6 (9.68%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 8 (12.90%) Magento
2 1 (1.61%) BigMachines
2 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) MPLS
2 2 (3.23%) DNS
3 1 (1.61%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (54.84%) MySQL
2 7 (11.29%) Big Data
3 5 (8.06%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (16.13%) gulp
2 8 (12.90%) Git (software)
3 7 (11.29%) PHPUnit
3 7 (11.29%) Behat
4 6 (9.68%) Jenkins
5 5 (8.06%) Grunt
6 1 (1.61%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.61%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (1.61%) Xcode
6 1 (1.61%) Subversion
6 1 (1.61%) JIRA
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle APEX
General
1 11 (17.74%) Marketing
2 5 (8.06%) Retail
3 3 (4.84%) Law
4 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (70.97%) Developer
2 22 (35.48%) PHP Developer
3 11 (17.74%) Web Developer
4 6 (9.68%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) Magento Developer
5 5 (8.06%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Drupal Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Junior Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Head of Technology
7 3 (4.84%) Junior
7 3 (4.84%) iOS Developer
8 2 (3.23%) PHP Zend Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Development Manager
8 2 (3.23%) PHP Web Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Junior PHP Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Front-End Web Developer
8 2 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (3.23%) PHP Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (41.94%) HTML
2 21 (33.87%) CSS
3 17 (27.42%) jQuery
4 13 (20.97%) HTML5
5 12 (19.35%) Symfony
6 10 (16.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 9 (14.52%) AngularJS
8 7 (11.29%) Backbone.js
9 6 (9.68%) Sass
9 6 (9.68%) CSS3
9 6 (9.68%) Ionic Framework
10 5 (8.06%) LESS
10 5 (8.06%) .NET
11 4 (6.45%) Zend Framework
12 3 (4.84%) Laravel
12 3 (4.84%) XML
12 3 (4.84%) Ajax
12 3 (4.84%) REST
13 2 (3.23%) XMPP
13 2 (3.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.84%) User Experience
2 2 (3.23%) Social Media
2 2 (3.23%) NHS
3 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.61%) Clustering
3 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.90%) Linux
2 7 (11.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (9.68%) Ubuntu
4 5 (8.06%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.23%) UNIX
5 2 (3.23%) Android
6 1 (1.61%) CentOS
6 1 (1.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (20.97%) OO
3 11 (17.74%) E-Commerce
4 8 (12.90%) OO PHP
5 7 (11.29%) DevOps
5 7 (11.29%) Project Management
5 7 (11.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (11.29%) Open Source
6 6 (9.68%) Configuration Management
6 6 (9.68%) Web Development
7 5 (8.06%) Online Marketing
7 5 (8.06%) MVC
8 4 (6.45%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (6.45%) Content Management
8 4 (6.45%) Mobile Development
8 4 (6.45%) iOS Development
9 3 (4.84%) Agile Project Management
9 3 (4.84%) Business Transformation
9 3 (4.84%) Mentoring
9 3 (4.84%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 40 (64.52%) JavaScript
2 10 (16.13%) Ruby
3 7 (11.29%) Bash Shell
3 7 (11.29%) Perl
3 7 (11.29%) SQL
4 6 (9.68%) Python
4 6 (9.68%) C#
4 6 (9.68%) Java
4 6 (9.68%) PHP5
5 3 (4.84%) C++
5 3 (4.84%) Objective-C
6 2 (3.23%) ActionScript
6 2 (3.23%) ActionScript 2.0
7 1 (1.61%) PHP4
7 1 (1.61%) Groovy
7 1 (1.61%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) BS25999
2 2 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (11.29%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (9.68%) Zenoss
3 1 (1.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (11.29%) Red Hat
2 6 (9.68%) Zend
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.61%) Eloqua
4 1 (1.61%) Facebook
4 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.61%) Google
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle
4 1 (1.61%) Siebel
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