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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 60 61 61
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing PHP 25 33 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.74% 2.20% 1.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.25% 6.65% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 29 18
Average daily rate
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£238 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £225 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £350 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.28 £20.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+28.17% -34.92%
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
476 496 426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 33.15% 33.09% 32.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 299 188
Average daily rate £350 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £110 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 23 66
Average hourly rate £16.75 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.16% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.85 £19.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.30 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Leicestershire 0 10 £195 -35.00% 9
Nottinghamshire -6 6 £280 +24.44% 16
Lincolnshire +3 4 £300 -7.69% 5
Northamptonshire - 4 £213 - 12
Derbyshire - - - - 2
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 40 (64.52%) MySQL
2 39 (62.90%) HTML
3 37 (59.68%) JavaScript
4 34 (54.84%) CSS
5 21 (33.87%) jQuery
6 19 (30.65%) HTML5
7 16 (25.81%) WordPress
8 15 (24.19%) E-Commerce
9 13 (20.97%) Zend
9 13 (20.97%) Drupal
10 11 (17.74%) Ajax
11 10 (16.13%) Magento
11 10 (16.13%) Git (software)
11 10 (16.13%) Adobe
11 10 (16.13%) Photoshop
12 9 (14.52%) Adobe Illustrator
12 9 (14.52%) Content Management
12 9 (14.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 8 (12.90%) SEO
13 8 (12.90%) Perl
13 8 (12.90%) OO
14 7 (11.29%) XML
15 6 (9.68%) PHP5
15 6 (9.68%) Linux
15 6 (9.68%) SQL
15 6 (9.68%) MVC
16 5 (8.06%) Finance
16 5 (8.06%) OOP
16 5 (8.06%) Zend Framework
16 5 (8.06%) Mathematics

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 16 (25.81%) WordPress
2 13 (20.97%) Drupal
3 4 (6.45%) CMS
4 3 (4.84%) ExpressionEngine
5 2 (3.23%) JBoss
6 1 (1.61%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.61%) Moodle
Applications
1 10 (16.13%) Photoshop
2 9 (14.52%) Adobe Illustrator
2 9 (14.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (16.13%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (64.52%) MySQL
2 4 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.84%) MS Access
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (16.13%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.84%) Subversion
2 3 (4.84%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (3.23%) PHPUnit
General
1 5 (8.06%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Marketing
3 1 (1.61%) Retail
3 1 (1.61%) Games
Job Titles
1 54 (87.10%) Developer
2 37 (59.68%) PHP Developer
3 15 (24.19%) Web Developer
4 8 (12.90%) PHP Web Developer
5 7 (11.29%) Magento Developer
6 6 (9.68%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Programmer
7 5 (8.06%) MySQL Developer
8 4 (6.45%) PHP Zend Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Applications Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Designer
10 2 (3.23%) Front-End Developer
10 2 (3.23%) PHP Symfony Developer
10 2 (3.23%) PHP Magento Developer
10 2 (3.23%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Drupal Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Software Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Senior Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (62.90%) HTML
2 34 (54.84%) CSS
3 21 (33.87%) jQuery
4 19 (30.65%) HTML5
5 11 (17.74%) Ajax
6 7 (11.29%) XML
7 5 (8.06%) Zend Framework
7 5 (8.06%) CSS3
8 4 (6.45%) SVG
8 4 (6.45%) LAMP
8 4 (6.45%) Symfony
9 3 (4.84%) Google Maps API
10 2 (3.23%) Laravel
10 2 (3.23%) REST
10 2 (3.23%) Sass
10 2 (3.23%) JSON
10 2 (3.23%) CodeIgniter
10 2 (3.23%) SOAP
10 2 (3.23%) XHTML
11 1 (1.61%) Doctrine
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Mathematics
2 4 (6.45%) Psychology
3 3 (4.84%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.84%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.23%) User Experience
5 1 (1.61%) Mobile Games
5 1 (1.61%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.61%) NHS
5 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.61%) Statistics
5 1 (1.61%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.61%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.68%) Linux
2 3 (4.84%) UNIX
3 2 (3.23%) CentOS
3 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.61%) Android
4 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.19%) E-Commerce
2 9 (14.52%) Content Management
3 8 (12.90%) SEO
3 8 (12.90%) OO
4 6 (9.68%) MVC
5 5 (8.06%) OOP
6 4 (6.45%) Web Application Development
6 4 (6.45%) Web Design
7 3 (4.84%) Web Development
7 3 (4.84%) OO PHP
8 2 (3.23%) Software Architecture
8 2 (3.23%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (3.23%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (3.23%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.23%) Pay per click
8 2 (3.23%) UML
8 2 (3.23%) Migration
8 2 (3.23%) TDD
8 2 (3.23%) Database Theory
8 2 (3.23%) Relational Database Theory
Programming Languages
1 37 (59.68%) JavaScript
2 8 (12.90%) Perl
3 6 (9.68%) PHP5
3 6 (9.68%) SQL
4 3 (4.84%) Java
5 2 (3.23%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.23%) Groovy
5 2 (3.23%) PHP4
6 1 (1.61%) Ruby
6 1 (1.61%) C#
6 1 (1.61%) ActionScript
6 1 (1.61%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (1.61%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (20.97%) Zend
2 10 (16.13%) Adobe
3 4 (6.45%) Twitter
4 3 (4.84%) Google
4 3 (4.84%) Facebook
5 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
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