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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 58 52 75
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +23
Contract jobs citing PHP 37 46 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.24% 2.90% 1.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.99% 7.03% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 30 10
Average daily rate
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£265 £265 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £321 £303
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £288 £290
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.52% +26.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £31.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+12.80% +13.63%
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
529 654 509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 31.96% 41.24% 33.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 345 223
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 30 54
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.44% -22.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £20.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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 +13 15 £273 -4.38% 15
Nottinghamshire -1 10 £250 -10.71% 18
Lincolnshire +9 8 £300 +9.09% 3
Northamptonshire -7 3 £225 -5.26% 9
Derbyshire -7 2 £175 -33.96% 4
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 52 (68.42%) JavaScript
2 49 (64.47%) HTML
3 44 (57.89%) CSS
4 43 (56.58%) MySQL
5 30 (39.47%) jQuery
6 23 (30.26%) HTML5
7 15 (19.74%) Linux
8 14 (18.42%) WordPress
9 13 (17.11%) XML
10 11 (14.47%) E-Commerce
10 11 (14.47%) Drupal
10 11 (14.47%) Ajax
10 11 (14.47%) CSS3
10 11 (14.47%) Git (software)
11 10 (13.16%) Subversion
11 10 (13.16%) Zend
11 10 (13.16%) MVC
12 9 (11.84%) CMS
12 9 (11.84%) OOP
12 9 (11.84%) OO
12 9 (11.84%) C#
12 9 (11.84%) PHP5
12 9 (11.84%) Magento
13 8 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (10.53%) Photoshop
13 8 (10.53%) Apache
14 7 (9.21%) Java
14 7 (9.21%) Perl
14 7 (9.21%) LAMP
14 7 (9.21%) .NET

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 14 (18.42%) WordPress
2 11 (14.47%) Drupal
3 9 (11.84%) CMS
4 8 (10.53%) Apache
5 4 (5.26%) ExpressionEngine
6 3 (3.95%) Node.js
7 2 (2.63%) Moodle
7 2 (2.63%) JBoss
8 1 (1.32%) Joomla!
Applications
1 8 (10.53%) Photoshop
2 5 (6.58%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (5.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (11.84%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.26%) SSL
1 4 (5.26%) SSH
2 2 (2.63%) Internet
3 1 (1.32%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (56.58%) MySQL
2 4 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.95%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.95%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.32%) MS Access
4 1 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (14.47%) Git (software)
2 10 (13.16%) Subversion
3 5 (6.58%) WebDriver
3 5 (6.58%) Selenium
4 3 (3.95%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.95%) SoapUI
4 3 (3.95%) JBehave
5 2 (2.63%) PHPUnit
5 2 (2.63%) JIRA
5 2 (2.63%) JUnit
6 1 (1.32%) Dreamweaver
General
1 3 (3.95%) Finance
1 3 (3.95%) Marketing
2 2 (2.63%) Publishing
3 1 (1.32%) Games
3 1 (1.32%) Retail
3 1 (1.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 64 (84.21%) Developer
2 39 (51.32%) PHP Developer
3 18 (23.68%) Web Developer
4 8 (10.53%) PHP Web Developer
5 7 (9.21%) Front-End Developer
5 7 (9.21%) Magento Developer
6 6 (7.89%) Programmer
7 5 (6.58%) Tester
7 5 (6.58%) PHP Programmer
7 5 (6.58%) Automation Tester
8 4 (5.26%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Web Programmer
8 4 (5.26%) Applications Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.95%) Administrator
9 3 (3.95%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.95%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (3.95%) MySQL Developer
9 3 (3.95%) C# Application Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (64.47%) HTML
2 44 (57.89%) CSS
3 30 (39.47%) jQuery
4 23 (30.26%) HTML5
5 13 (17.11%) XML
6 11 (14.47%) Ajax
6 11 (14.47%) CSS3
7 7 (9.21%) Symfony
7 7 (9.21%) LAMP
7 7 (9.21%) .NET
8 6 (7.89%) JSON
8 6 (7.89%) RESTful
9 4 (5.26%) CakePHP
9 4 (5.26%) XHTML
9 4 (5.26%) Zend Framework
9 4 (5.26%) Google Maps API
9 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET
10 3 (3.95%) XSLT
10 3 (3.95%) CodeIgniter
10 3 (3.95%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.58%) Digital Media
2 3 (3.95%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.95%) User Experience
2 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.63%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.32%) Statistics
4 1 (1.32%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.32%) Open Source
4 1 (1.32%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.74%) Linux
2 7 (9.21%) CentOS
2 7 (9.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.63%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.63%) Android
3 2 (2.63%) UNIX
4 1 (1.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.47%) E-Commerce
2 10 (13.16%) MVC
3 9 (11.84%) OOP
3 9 (11.84%) OO
4 8 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (7.89%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (6.58%) Test Automation
6 5 (6.58%) TDD
6 5 (6.58%) SEO
7 4 (5.26%) Content Management
7 4 (5.26%) Web Design
7 4 (5.26%) Web Development
7 4 (5.26%) Unit Testing
8 3 (3.95%) Agile Project Management
8 3 (3.95%) User Stories
8 3 (3.95%) BDD
8 3 (3.95%) Migration
8 3 (3.95%) Project Management
9 2 (2.63%) UML
9 2 (2.63%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (68.42%) JavaScript
2 9 (11.84%) C#
2 9 (11.84%) PHP5
3 7 (9.21%) Java
3 7 (9.21%) Perl
4 6 (7.89%) SQL
5 4 (5.26%) Ruby
6 2 (2.63%) PHP4
7 1 (1.32%) Groovy
7 1 (1.32%) ActionScript 3.0
7 1 (1.32%) ActionScript 2.0
7 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.32%) Golang
7 1 (1.32%) C
7 1 (1.32%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (3.95%) ISEB
2 2 (2.63%) Degree
2 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.89%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (13.16%) Zend
2 7 (9.21%) Adobe
3 6 (7.89%) Rackspace
4 5 (6.58%) Twitter
5 4 (5.26%) Google
5 4 (5.26%) Facebook
6 2 (2.63%) Oracle
7 1 (1.32%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.32%) Red Hat
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