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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
England / East Midlands
Rank 80 84 57
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -27
Contract jobs citing PHP 20 19 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.34% 1.27% 1.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.59% 3.51% 5.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 18
Median daily rate £350 £350 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +75.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £198 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £510 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.45 £35.00 £22.35
% change year-on-year
-10.14% +56.59%

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
557 542 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 37.33% 36.11% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 327 259
Median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 21 15
Median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £40.40 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +8 7 £400 +6.66% 15
Leicestershire -2 4 - - 12
Northamptonshire - 4 £325 - 3
Derbyshire - 2 £250 - 8
Lincolnshire - 1 - - 10
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 83 (57.64%) JavaScript
2 77 (53.47%) Git (software)
3 74 (51.39%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (47.92%) HTML
5 66 (45.83%) CSS
5 66 (45.83%) Jenkins
6 61 (42.36%) Continuous Integration
6 61 (42.36%) OO
7 58 (40.28%) OO PHP
8 54 (37.50%) Linux
9 48 (33.33%) Docker
10 47 (32.64%) BDD
11 46 (31.94%) Web Development
12 44 (30.56%) HTTP
13 42 (29.17%) Symfony
14 41 (28.47%) Relational Database
14 41 (28.47%) Behat
15 39 (27.08%) Configuration Management
16 38 (26.39%) Unix
17 37 (25.69%) Doctrine
17 37 (25.69%) User Acceptance Testing
17 37 (25.69%) Front End Development
18 36 (25.00%) Mac OS X
19 34 (23.61%) Mentoring
20 33 (22.92%) PostgreSQL
21 31 (21.53%) Zend
22 30 (20.83%) MySQL
23 27 (18.75%) Security Cleared
24 26 (18.06%) Visualisation
24 26 (18.06%) Elasticsearch

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 26 (18.06%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (9.72%) WordPress
3 8 (5.56%) Confluence
4 6 (4.17%) Apache
5 5 (3.47%) CMS
6 3 (2.08%) nginx
7 2 (1.39%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.39%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.69%) Drupal
8 1 (0.69%) IIS
8 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (7.64%) Photoshop
2 8 (5.56%) Pixelmator
3 1 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (3.47%) Magento
2 2 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.94%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.47%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (3.47%) DigitalOcean
3 5 (3.47%) Route 53
4 4 (2.78%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 4 (2.78%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.69%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (30.56%) HTTP
2 8 (5.56%) Network Security
3 2 (1.39%) FTP
4 1 (0.69%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (28.47%) Relational Database
2 33 (22.92%) PostgreSQL
3 30 (20.83%) MySQL
4 5 (3.47%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (3.47%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.69%) Big Data
6 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.69%) Power BI
6 1 (0.69%) Redis
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 77 (53.47%) Git (software)
2 66 (45.83%) Jenkins
3 24 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 24 (16.67%) WebDriver
4 16 (11.11%) PHPUnit
5 13 (9.03%) gulp
6 12 (8.33%) Grunt
7 10 (6.94%) Protractor
8 9 (6.25%) JIRA
9 8 (5.56%) Bitbucket
10 3 (2.08%) JMeter
10 3 (2.08%) Vagrant
11 2 (1.39%) Xcode
12 1 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.69%) GitLab
12 1 (0.69%) Hudson
12 1 (0.69%) MSBuild
12 1 (0.69%) Selenium
12 1 (0.69%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (3.47%) Manufacturing
1 5 (3.47%) Retail
2 4 (2.78%) Finance
2 4 (2.78%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.39%) Electronics
3 2 (1.39%) Marketing
4 1 (0.69%) Advertising
4 1 (0.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 127 (88.19%) Developer
2 61 (42.36%) PHP Developer
3 56 (38.89%) Senior Developer
4 24 (16.67%) Senior PHP Developer
5 21 (14.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 10 (6.94%) HTML Developer
7 9 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (6.25%) HTML CSS Developer
7 9 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
7 9 (6.25%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 8 (5.56%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 8 (5.56%) Symfony Developer
8 8 (5.56%) Web Developer
9 5 (3.47%) Angular Developer
9 5 (3.47%) AWS DevOps
9 5 (3.47%) AWS Engineer
9 5 (3.47%) PHP Web Developer
10 4 (2.78%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (2.78%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 4 (2.78%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (47.92%) HTML
2 66 (45.83%) CSS
3 42 (29.17%) Symfony
4 41 (28.47%) Behat
5 37 (25.69%) Doctrine
6 22 (15.28%) Zend Framework
7 21 (14.58%) jQuery
8 19 (13.19%) CSS3
9 18 (12.50%) AngularJS
10 17 (11.81%) JMS
11 11 (7.64%) LESS
12 10 (6.94%) .NET
12 10 (6.94%) HTML5
12 10 (6.94%) REST
13 9 (6.25%) Gherkin
13 9 (6.25%) LAMP
13 9 (6.25%) Node.js
14 7 (4.86%) Twig
15 6 (4.17%) Laravel
16 5 (3.47%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.06%) Visualisation
2 9 (6.25%) Digital Media
3 7 (4.86%) User Experience
4 5 (3.47%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.08%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.39%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.39%) Social Media
7 1 (0.69%) Blog
7 1 (0.69%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.69%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.69%) iPad
7 1 (0.69%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.69%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.69%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 54 (37.50%) Linux
2 38 (26.39%) Unix
3 36 (25.00%) Mac OS X
4 8 (5.56%) CentOS
5 7 (4.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (4.86%) Ubuntu
6 4 (2.78%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.78%) Windows
7 3 (2.08%) Android
8 1 (0.69%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.69%) SUSE
8 1 (0.69%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (51.39%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (42.36%) Continuous Integration
2 61 (42.36%) OO
3 58 (40.28%) OO PHP
4 47 (32.64%) BDD
5 46 (31.94%) Web Development
6 39 (27.08%) Configuration Management
7 37 (25.69%) Front End Development
7 37 (25.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 34 (23.61%) Mentoring
9 25 (17.36%) Case Management
10 24 (16.67%) Line Management
11 20 (13.89%) Responsive Web Design
11 20 (13.89%) Web Design
12 17 (11.81%) MVC
13 15 (10.42%) Open Source
14 11 (7.64%) E-Commerce
15 10 (6.94%) DevOps
16 9 (6.25%) CRM
17 8 (5.56%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 83 (57.64%) JavaScript
2 21 (14.58%) Java
3 9 (6.25%) Ruby
4 8 (5.56%) C#
4 8 (5.56%) SQL
5 4 (2.78%) Python
6 2 (1.39%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.69%) C++
7 1 (0.69%) ES6
7 1 (0.69%) Go
7 1 (0.69%) PHP 5
7 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 19 (13.19%) DBS Check
3 6 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.47%) Degree
5 2 (1.39%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.69%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (5.56%) WAI
3 1 (0.69%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 48 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (7.64%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (6.94%) Puppet
3 3 (2.08%) Ansible
4 2 (1.39%) Nagios
5 1 (0.69%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.69%) Mesos
5 1 (0.69%) Rancher
5 1 (0.69%) rkt
5 1 (0.69%) Salt
5 1 (0.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 31 (21.53%) Zend
2 8 (5.56%) Red Hat
3 6 (4.17%) Rackspace
4 4 (2.78%) Adobe
5 2 (1.39%) SAP
6 1 (0.69%) Ektron
6 1 (0.69%) Ensighten
6 1 (0.69%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.69%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.69%) SaltStack
6 1 (0.69%) Splunk
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