The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the East Midlands region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 57 57 55
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing PHP 38 33 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.64% 2.28% 1.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.54% 7.24% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 18
Average daily rate
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£268 £265 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.94% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £219 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £300 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £22.66 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+36.80% +16.20%
Programming Languages Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
445 456 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 30.92% 31.47% 27.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 221 181
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 26 25
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £13.00 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £52.80 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 29 July 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 29 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +5 14 £235 -21.66% 16
Northamptonshire +2 12 £200 -23.80% 10
Nottinghamshire +13 6 £325 +25.00% 20
Derbyshire +1 6 £320 +31.95% 2
Lincolnshire - - - - 7
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PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 57 (76.00%) JavaScript
2 45 (60.00%) MySQL
3 44 (58.67%) HTML
4 43 (57.33%) CSS
5 39 (52.00%) jQuery
6 22 (29.33%) Linux
7 20 (26.67%) XML
8 19 (25.33%) Apache
9 18 (24.00%) Ajax
10 17 (22.67%) Subversion
10 17 (22.67%) Symfony
11 16 (21.33%) HTML5
12 15 (20.00%) OOP
13 14 (18.67%) Zend
14 13 (17.33%) RESTful
14 13 (17.33%) MVC
14 13 (17.33%) CSS3
14 13 (17.33%) Rackspace
15 12 (16.00%) OO
16 11 (14.67%) E-Commerce
16 11 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
16 11 (14.67%) Rackspace Cloud
17 10 (13.33%) CentOS
17 10 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 10 (13.33%) CakePHP
17 10 (13.33%) .NET
18 9 (12.00%) Java
18 9 (12.00%) C#
18 9 (12.00%) SQL
18 9 (12.00%) WordPress

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 19 (25.33%) Apache
2 9 (12.00%) WordPress
3 8 (10.67%) CMS
4 5 (6.67%) Drupal
5 4 (5.33%) Node.js
5 4 (5.33%) Moodle
6 2 (2.67%) ExpressionEngine
6 2 (2.67%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.33%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.33%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 8 (10.67%) Magento
2 3 (4.00%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.67%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (1.33%) ElastiCache
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.67%) SSL
1 8 (10.67%) SSH
2 1 (1.33%) HTTP
2 1 (1.33%) Intranet
2 1 (1.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.33%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (60.00%) MySQL
2 8 (10.67%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (22.67%) Subversion
2 7 (9.33%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.67%) Selenium
3 5 (6.67%) WebDriver
4 4 (5.33%) Cucumber
5 3 (4.00%) SoapUI
5 3 (4.00%) JBehave
6 2 (2.67%) JIRA
6 2 (2.67%) JUnit
7 1 (1.33%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.33%) Flash Builder
7 1 (1.33%) PHPUnit
General
1 6 (8.00%) Retail
2 4 (5.33%) Marketing
3 2 (2.67%) Publishing
4 1 (1.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 59 (78.67%) Developer
2 37 (49.33%) PHP Developer
3 13 (17.33%) Web Developer
4 11 (14.67%) Front-End Developer
5 7 (9.33%) Administrator
5 7 (9.33%) Magento Developer
6 6 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.67%) Tester
7 5 (6.67%) PHP Web Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Automation Tester
8 4 (5.33%) PHP Programmer
8 4 (5.33%) Front-End Web Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Programmer
8 4 (5.33%) .NET Developer
9 3 (4.00%) C# Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Web Applications Developer
9 3 (4.00%) .NET Web Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Applications Developer
9 3 (4.00%) C# Application Developer
9 3 (4.00%) .NET Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (58.67%) HTML
2 43 (57.33%) CSS
3 39 (52.00%) jQuery
4 20 (26.67%) XML
5 18 (24.00%) Ajax
6 17 (22.67%) Symfony
7 16 (21.33%) HTML5
8 13 (17.33%) CSS3
8 13 (17.33%) RESTful
9 10 (13.33%) CakePHP
9 10 (13.33%) .NET
10 9 (12.00%) JSON
11 8 (10.67%) Zend Framework
12 5 (6.67%) XHTML
12 5 (6.67%) LAMP
13 4 (5.33%) SOAP
13 4 (5.33%) Web Services
13 4 (5.33%) REST
14 3 (4.00%) AngularJS
14 3 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.00%) E-Learning
2 2 (2.67%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.33%) VLE
3 1 (1.33%) Learning Management System
3 1 (1.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 22 (29.33%) Linux
2 10 (13.33%) CentOS
2 10 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (5.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.67%) Android
5 1 (1.33%) UNIX
5 1 (1.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.00%) OOP
2 13 (17.33%) MVC
3 12 (16.00%) OO
4 11 (14.67%) E-Commerce
4 11 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (9.33%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (8.00%) Migration
7 5 (6.67%) Web Design
7 5 (6.67%) Project Management
7 5 (6.67%) Agile Project Management
7 5 (6.67%) Test Automation
8 4 (5.33%) Data Migration
8 4 (5.33%) Web Development
8 4 (5.33%) TDD
9 3 (4.00%) CRM
9 3 (4.00%) User Stories
9 3 (4.00%) BDD
10 2 (2.67%) Unit Testing
10 2 (2.67%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (2.67%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (76.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (12.00%) C#
2 9 (12.00%) Java
2 9 (12.00%) SQL
3 5 (6.67%) PHP5
4 4 (5.33%) Ruby
5 1 (1.33%) C
5 1 (1.33%) ActionScript
5 1 (1.33%) Python
5 1 (1.33%) Perl
5 1 (1.33%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (1.33%) Golang
Qualifications
1 3 (4.00%) ISEB
2 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (18.67%) Zend
2 13 (17.33%) Rackspace
3 6 (8.00%) Oracle
4 3 (4.00%) SAP
4 3 (4.00%) Adobe
4 3 (4.00%) JD Edwards
5 2 (2.67%) Twitter
6 1 (1.33%) Facebook
6 1 (1.33%) BT
6 1 (1.33%) Perforce
6 1 (1.33%) Google
6 1 (1.33%) Apple
6 1 (1.33%) Microsoft
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