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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 68 48 61
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +13
Contract jobs citing PHP 33 43 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.01% 2.90% 2.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.01% 8.41% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 21 12
Average daily rate
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£350 £348 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% +37.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £200 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £375 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £338 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.03% +22.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.40 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-39.83% +80.21%
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
659 511 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 40.06% 34.41% 30.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 293 180
Average daily rate £350 £320 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 28 26
Average hourly rate £19.00 £35.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.23 £18.10 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 22 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 22 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 +5 23 £375 +58.73% 12
Leicestershire -7 3 £275 -21.14% 6
Derbyshire -3 2 £265 +1.92% 1
Northamptonshire -16 2 £100 -70.14% 3
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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 33 (53.23%) MySQL
2 28 (45.16%) JavaScript
3 20 (32.26%) HTML
4 19 (30.65%) CSS
4 19 (30.65%) jQuery
5 14 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (20.97%) HTML5
7 11 (17.74%) WordPress
7 11 (17.74%) Linux
8 10 (16.13%) Drupal
8 10 (16.13%) Ruby
9 9 (14.52%) Marketing
9 9 (14.52%) Bash Shell
10 8 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (12.90%) Symfony
10 8 (12.90%) Zend
10 8 (12.90%) Web Development
10 8 (12.90%) Red Hat
10 8 (12.90%) NHS
10 8 (12.90%) Perl
11 7 (11.29%) Java
11 7 (11.29%) Photoshop
11 7 (11.29%) PHP5
11 7 (11.29%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (11.29%) Ubuntu
11 7 (11.29%) Adobe Illustrator
11 7 (11.29%) Magento
11 7 (11.29%) Git (software)
11 7 (11.29%) Open Source
11 7 (11.29%) Twitter Bootstrap

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 11 (17.74%) WordPress
2 10 (16.13%) Drupal
3 6 (9.68%) Apache
4 3 (4.84%) CMS
5 1 (1.61%) SugarCRM
5 1 (1.61%) nginx
5 1 (1.61%) Moodle
5 1 (1.61%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Photoshop
1 7 (11.29%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (3.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) MPLS
2 1 (1.61%) Intranet
2 1 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (53.23%) MySQL
2 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.61%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.68%) Jenkins
3 5 (8.06%) Grunt
4 2 (3.23%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.61%) Subversion
5 1 (1.61%) Xcode
5 1 (1.61%) JIRA
General
1 9 (14.52%) Marketing
2 3 (4.84%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Law
Job Titles
1 42 (67.74%) Developer
2 19 (30.65%) PHP Developer
3 10 (16.13%) Web Developer
4 6 (9.68%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Systems Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Magento Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Programmer
7 3 (4.84%) Head of Technology
7 3 (4.84%) Drupal Developer
7 3 (4.84%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 3 (4.84%) PHP Zend Developer
8 2 (3.23%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 2 (3.23%) iOS Developer
8 2 (3.23%) MySQL DBA
8 2 (3.23%) Front-End Web Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Designer
8 2 (3.23%) Web Designer
8 2 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (32.26%) HTML
2 19 (30.65%) CSS
2 19 (30.65%) jQuery
3 13 (20.97%) HTML5
4 8 (12.90%) Symfony
5 7 (11.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (9.68%) Sass
6 6 (9.68%) Ajax
7 5 (8.06%) SOAP
7 5 (8.06%) Zend Framework
7 5 (8.06%) REST
7 5 (8.06%) LESS
8 4 (6.45%) .NET
8 4 (6.45%) XML
9 3 (4.84%) SVG
9 3 (4.84%) CSS3
10 2 (3.23%) Laravel
10 2 (3.23%) JSON
10 2 (3.23%) XMPP
10 2 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) NHS
2 7 (11.29%) Open Source
3 6 (9.68%) Digital Media
4 3 (4.84%) Mathematics
4 3 (4.84%) Psychology
5 2 (3.23%) User Experience
5 2 (3.23%) Social Media
5 2 (3.23%) Clustering
6 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.61%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.61%) Replication
6 1 (1.61%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.74%) Linux
2 8 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (11.29%) Ubuntu
4 4 (6.45%) UNIX
5 3 (4.84%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.23%) CentOS
7 1 (1.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (12.90%) Web Development
3 7 (11.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (9.68%) DevOps
4 6 (9.68%) Configuration Management
5 5 (8.06%) MVC
5 5 (8.06%) OO
5 5 (8.06%) Online Marketing
6 4 (6.45%) Web Design
6 4 (6.45%) Migration
6 4 (6.45%) E-Commerce
6 4 (6.45%) Project Management
7 3 (4.84%) Business Continuity
7 3 (4.84%) Data Protection
7 3 (4.84%) Network Management
7 3 (4.84%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (4.84%) Agile Project Management
7 3 (4.84%) Web Application Development
7 3 (4.84%) Business Transformation
7 3 (4.84%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (45.16%) JavaScript
2 10 (16.13%) Ruby
3 9 (14.52%) Bash Shell
4 8 (12.90%) Perl
5 7 (11.29%) Java
5 7 (11.29%) PHP5
6 6 (9.68%) C#
6 6 (9.68%) Python
7 5 (8.06%) SQL
8 4 (6.45%) Objective-C
8 4 (6.45%) C++
9 2 (3.23%) ActionScript 2.0
9 2 (3.23%) Groovy
9 2 (3.23%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.61%) C
10 1 (1.61%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 3 (4.84%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
1 3 (4.84%) BS25999
2 1 (1.61%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 6 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (9.68%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 8 (12.90%) Zend
1 8 (12.90%) Red Hat
2 2 (3.23%) Facebook
2 2 (3.23%) Adobe
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.61%) Google
3 1 (1.61%) Twitter
3 1 (1.61%) Xamarin
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Mason Frank
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