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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 56 51 61
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Contract jobs citing PHP 38 48 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.40% 2.91% 1.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.60% 7.80% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 34 15
Average daily rate
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£300 £265 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -3.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £318 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £288 £288
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -
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 £28.00 £27.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +20.00%
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
500 615 482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 31.63% 37.32% 31.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 306 206
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £224 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 33 46
Average hourly rate £37.50 £28.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +19 19 £288 -14.81% 14
Lincolnshire +4 8 £300 +12.14% 5
Nottinghamshire +2 6 £295 +7.27% 14
Northamptonshire -2 3 £288 +15.00% 6
Derbyshire -5 3 - - 1
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 56 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 52 (65.00%) HTML
3 49 (61.25%) CSS
4 46 (57.50%) MySQL
5 32 (40.00%) jQuery
6 19 (23.75%) HTML5
7 17 (21.25%) XML
8 16 (20.00%) Linux
9 15 (18.75%) Ajax
10 14 (17.50%) Zend
10 14 (17.50%) Subversion
11 13 (16.25%) MVC
11 13 (16.25%) OO
11 13 (16.25%) Git (software)
12 12 (15.00%) Apache
12 12 (15.00%) OOP
12 12 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (15.00%) WordPress
13 11 (13.75%) E-Commerce
13 11 (13.75%) Magento
13 11 (13.75%) CSS3
14 10 (12.50%) Symfony
14 10 (12.50%) .NET
14 10 (12.50%) Java
14 10 (12.50%) C#
14 10 (12.50%) SQL
14 10 (12.50%) CMS
14 10 (12.50%) PHP5
15 8 (10.00%) JSON
15 8 (10.00%) LAMP

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 12 (15.00%) Apache
1 12 (15.00%) WordPress
2 10 (12.50%) CMS
3 6 (7.50%) Drupal
4 5 (6.25%) ExpressionEngine
5 3 (3.75%) Node.js
6 2 (2.50%) Moodle
6 2 (2.50%) Joomla!
Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.25%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 11 (13.75%) Magento
2 3 (3.75%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.75%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.25%) SSH
1 5 (6.25%) SSL
2 2 (2.50%) Internet
3 1 (1.25%) HTTP
3 1 (1.25%) Extranet
3 1 (1.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (57.50%) MySQL
2 5 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.75%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (17.50%) Subversion
2 13 (16.25%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.25%) Selenium
3 5 (6.25%) WebDriver
4 3 (3.75%) JBehave
4 3 (3.75%) SoapUI
4 3 (3.75%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.75%) PHPUnit
5 2 (2.50%) JUnit
5 2 (2.50%) JIRA
6 1 (1.25%) Flash Builder
General
1 6 (7.50%) Marketing
2 3 (3.75%) Retail
3 2 (2.50%) Finance
3 2 (2.50%) Publishing
4 1 (1.25%) Local Government
4 1 (1.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 68 (85.00%) Developer
2 42 (52.50%) PHP Developer
3 16 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 11 (13.75%) Magento Developer
5 8 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
6 6 (7.50%) Programmer
6 6 (7.50%) PHP Web Developer
7 5 (6.25%) PHP Programmer
7 5 (6.25%) Tester
7 5 (6.25%) Automation Tester
8 4 (5.00%) Front-End Web Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Administrator
8 4 (5.00%) Web Programmer
9 3 (3.75%) C# Web Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Web Applications Developer
9 3 (3.75%) .NET Web Developer
9 3 (3.75%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.75%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (3.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (65.00%) HTML
2 49 (61.25%) CSS
3 32 (40.00%) jQuery
4 19 (23.75%) HTML5
5 17 (21.25%) XML
6 15 (18.75%) Ajax
7 11 (13.75%) CSS3
8 10 (12.50%) Symfony
8 10 (12.50%) .NET
9 8 (10.00%) JSON
9 8 (10.00%) LAMP
9 8 (10.00%) RESTful
10 6 (7.50%) XHTML
10 6 (7.50%) Zend Framework
10 6 (7.50%) CakePHP
11 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET
11 4 (5.00%) CodeIgniter
11 4 (5.00%) Google Maps API
12 3 (3.75%) SOAP
12 3 (3.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.25%) Digital Media
2 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.75%) User Experience
3 3 (3.75%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.50%) Open Source
4 2 (2.50%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.25%) Statistics
5 1 (1.25%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.25%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.00%) Linux
2 7 (8.75%) CentOS
2 7 (8.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.50%) Android
5 1 (1.25%) UNIX
5 1 (1.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.25%) MVC
1 13 (16.25%) OO
2 12 (15.00%) OOP
2 12 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (13.75%) E-Commerce
4 8 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (6.25%) TDD
5 5 (6.25%) Web Design
5 5 (6.25%) Web Development
5 5 (6.25%) SEO
5 5 (6.25%) Test Automation
6 4 (5.00%) Agile Project Management
6 4 (5.00%) Project Management
6 4 (5.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (3.75%) Migration
7 3 (3.75%) CRM
7 3 (3.75%) BDD
7 3 (3.75%) User Stories
8 2 (2.50%) Software Architecture
8 2 (2.50%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 56 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (12.50%) Java
2 10 (12.50%) C#
2 10 (12.50%) SQL
2 10 (12.50%) PHP5
3 6 (7.50%) Perl
4 4 (5.00%) Ruby
5 2 (2.50%) ActionScript 3.0
5 2 (2.50%) ActionScript
5 2 (2.50%) PHP4
6 1 (1.25%) C
6 1 (1.25%) Python
6 1 (1.25%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (1.25%) Golang
Qualifications
1 3 (3.75%) ISEB
2 2 (2.50%) Degree
2 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (17.50%) Zend
2 8 (10.00%) Rackspace
3 6 (7.50%) Oracle
4 5 (6.25%) Twitter
5 4 (5.00%) Facebook
5 4 (5.00%) Google
6 3 (3.75%) SAP
6 3 (3.75%) Adobe
6 3 (3.75%) JD Edwards
7 2 (2.50%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.25%) JBoss
8 1 (1.25%) Perforce
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