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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 49 88 62
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -26
Contract jobs citing PHP 56 14 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.43% 0.90% 1.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.32% 2.64% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 12 25
Median daily rate £420 £338 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £185 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £443 £328
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -10.44%
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
601 530 535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 36.80% 34.13% 32.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 331 293
Median daily rate £363 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £252 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 11
Median hourly rate £37.50 £19.25 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.80% +14.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.35 £15.13 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.60 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 10 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +36 41 £425 - 21
Leicestershire -8 5 £363 +11.53% 9
Northamptonshire - 5 £400 - 4
Derbyshire - 3 £225 - 3
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for PHP.

1 92 (57.50%) JavaScript
2 91 (56.88%) Git (software)
3 85 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
4 79 (49.38%) Jenkins
5 72 (45.00%) HTML
6 71 (44.38%) Continuous Integration
7 69 (43.13%) CSS
8 67 (41.88%) Linux
9 66 (41.25%) OO
10 63 (39.38%) OO PHP
11 57 (35.63%) Docker
11 57 (35.63%) BDD
12 52 (32.50%) Behat
13 48 (30.00%) HTTP
14 46 (28.75%) Web Development
14 46 (28.75%) User Acceptance Testing
15 44 (27.50%) Front End Development
16 43 (26.88%) Relational Database
17 42 (26.25%) Doctrine
17 42 (26.25%) Symfony
17 42 (26.25%) Configuration Management
17 42 (26.25%) Unix
18 41 (25.63%) Mac OS X
19 40 (25.00%) Zend
20 39 (24.38%) PostgreSQL
21 35 (21.88%) MySQL
21 35 (21.88%) Elasticsearch
21 35 (21.88%) Cucumber
21 35 (21.88%) WebDriver
22 34 (21.25%) Mentoring

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 35 (21.88%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (8.13%) Confluence
2 13 (8.13%) WordPress
3 6 (3.75%) Apache
4 5 (3.13%) CMS
5 3 (1.88%) nginx
6 2 (1.25%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.25%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.63%) Drupal
7 1 (0.63%) IIS
7 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (10.00%) Photoshop
2 13 (8.13%) Pixelmator
3 1 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (5.63%) DigitalOcean
4 8 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (5.00%) Route 53
5 7 (4.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 7 (4.38%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.63%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (30.00%) HTTP
2 8 (5.00%) Network Security
3 2 (1.25%) FTP
4 1 (0.63%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (26.88%) Relational Database
2 39 (24.38%) PostgreSQL
3 35 (21.88%) MySQL
4 8 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (3.13%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.63%) Big Data
7 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.63%) Power BI
7 1 (0.63%) Redis
7 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 91 (56.88%) Git (software)
2 79 (49.38%) Jenkins
3 35 (21.88%) Cucumber
3 35 (21.88%) WebDriver
4 18 (11.25%) Grunt
4 18 (11.25%) gulp
5 16 (10.00%) PHPUnit
5 16 (10.00%) Protractor
6 14 (8.75%) JIRA
7 8 (5.00%) Bitbucket
8 3 (1.88%) JMeter
8 3 (1.88%) Vagrant
9 2 (1.25%) Hudson
9 2 (1.25%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.25%) Xcode
10 1 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.63%) Maven
10 1 (0.63%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.63%) Selenium
10 1 (0.63%) Subversion
General
1 5 (3.13%) Finance
1 5 (3.13%) Manufacturing
1 5 (3.13%) Retail
2 4 (2.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.88%) Advertising
4 2 (1.25%) Electronics
4 2 (1.25%) Marketing
5 1 (0.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 135 (84.38%) Developer
2 66 (41.25%) PHP Developer
2 66 (41.25%) Senior Developer
3 29 (18.13%) Senior PHP Developer
4 26 (16.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 17 (10.63%) DevOps Engineer
6 14 (8.75%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 9 (5.63%) Angular Developer
7 9 (5.63%) HTML Developer
8 8 (5.00%) AWS DevOps
8 8 (5.00%) AWS Engineer
8 8 (5.00%) HTML CSS Developer
8 8 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
8 8 (5.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 8 (5.00%) Symfony Developer
8 8 (5.00%) Web Developer
9 6 (3.75%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 6 (3.75%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (3.75%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 6 (3.75%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (45.00%) HTML
2 69 (43.13%) CSS
3 52 (32.50%) Behat
4 42 (26.25%) Doctrine
4 42 (26.25%) Symfony
5 29 (18.13%) Zend Framework
6 25 (15.63%) AngularJS
7 23 (14.38%) CSS3
8 20 (12.50%) jQuery
9 17 (10.63%) JMS
9 17 (10.63%) LESS
10 14 (8.75%) Gherkin
11 12 (7.50%) Twig
12 11 (6.88%) LAMP
13 10 (6.25%) REST
14 9 (5.63%) HTML5
15 8 (5.00%) .NET
15 8 (5.00%) Node.js
16 7 (4.38%) Laravel
17 5 (3.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 30 (18.75%) Visualisation
2 9 (5.63%) Digital Media
2 9 (5.63%) User Experience
3 8 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.75%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.25%) iPad
5 2 (1.25%) Social Media
6 1 (0.63%) Blog
6 1 (0.63%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.63%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.63%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.63%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.63%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 67 (41.88%) Linux
2 42 (26.25%) Unix
3 41 (25.63%) Mac OS X
4 13 (8.13%) CentOS
5 12 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (6.88%) Ubuntu
7 4 (2.50%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.50%) Windows
8 3 (1.88%) Android
9 1 (0.63%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.63%) SUSE
9 1 (0.63%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (44.38%) Continuous Integration
3 66 (41.25%) OO
4 63 (39.38%) OO PHP
5 57 (35.63%) BDD
6 46 (28.75%) User Acceptance Testing
6 46 (28.75%) Web Development
7 44 (27.50%) Front End Development
8 42 (26.25%) Configuration Management
9 34 (21.25%) Mentoring
10 32 (20.00%) Case Management
11 27 (16.88%) Line Management
12 23 (14.38%) MVC
13 22 (13.75%) Open Source
14 20 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
14 20 (12.50%) Web Design
15 18 (11.25%) DevOps
16 11 (6.88%) Service Design
17 9 (5.63%) CRM
17 9 (5.63%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 92 (57.50%) JavaScript
2 28 (17.50%) Java
3 16 (10.00%) Ruby
4 9 (5.63%) SQL
5 7 (4.38%) C#
6 5 (3.13%) Python
7 2 (1.25%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.25%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.63%) C++
8 1 (0.63%) ES6
8 1 (0.63%) Go
8 1 (0.63%) PHP 5
8 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 22 (13.75%) DBS Check
3 8 (5.00%) Degree
3 8 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.25%) BC Cleared
4 2 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.63%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.25%) Disclosure Scotland
2 14 (8.75%) WAI
3 1 (0.63%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 57 (35.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (11.25%) Opscode Chef
1 18 (11.25%) Puppet
2 3 (1.88%) Ansible
3 2 (1.25%) Nagios
4 1 (0.63%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.63%) Mesos
4 1 (0.63%) Rancher
4 1 (0.63%) rkt
4 1 (0.63%) Salt
4 1 (0.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 40 (25.00%) Zend
2 12 (7.50%) Red Hat
3 10 (6.25%) Rackspace
4 3 (1.88%) Adobe
4 3 (1.88%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.25%) SAP
6 1 (0.63%) Ektron
6 1 (0.63%) Ensighten
6 1 (0.63%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.63%) SaltStack
6 1 (0.63%) Splunk