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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
England / East Midlands
Rank 63 51 68
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +17
Contract jobs citing PHP 30 45 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.05% 2.82% 1.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.13% 8.23% 5.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 33 19
Median daily rate £350 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £221 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £450 £355
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 £29.00 £35.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-18.30% +65.11%

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
585 547 519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 40.04% 34.29% 33.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 332 281
Median daily rate £350 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 15
Median hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.18 £14.00 £16.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.35 £39.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 14 £413 +10.00% 14
Leicestershire -5 8 £275 -21.42% 13
Northamptonshire -7 3 £300 +9.09% 2
Lincolnshire -5 1 - - 9
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 70 (64.81%) HTML
2 67 (62.04%) CSS
3 65 (60.19%) JavaScript
4 59 (54.63%) Git (software)
5 47 (43.52%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (41.67%) OO
6 45 (41.67%) OO PHP
7 39 (36.11%) Web Development
8 35 (32.41%) Jenkins
9 33 (30.56%) Symfony
9 33 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
10 32 (29.63%) HTTP
11 31 (28.70%) Relational Database
12 29 (26.85%) Linux
12 29 (26.85%) Configuration Management
13 28 (25.93%) Mentoring
14 27 (25.00%) BDD
15 24 (22.22%) Unix
16 23 (21.30%) Mac OS X
16 23 (21.30%) jQuery
17 22 (20.37%) Security Cleared
17 22 (20.37%) MySQL
18 21 (19.44%) User Acceptance Testing
18 21 (19.44%) Responsive Web Design
18 21 (19.44%) CSS3
18 21 (19.44%) Behat
19 20 (18.52%) Web Design
20 19 (17.59%) Docker
20 19 (17.59%) Front End Development
21 18 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland

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 15 (13.89%) WordPress
2 7 (6.48%) Apache
3 4 (3.70%) Drupal
4 3 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.78%) nginx
5 2 (1.85%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.85%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.93%) CMS
6 1 (0.93%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.93%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 10 (9.26%) Magento
2 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.93%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 32 (29.63%) HTTP
2 6 (5.56%) Network Security
3 2 (1.85%) FTP
4 1 (0.93%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (28.70%) Relational Database
2 22 (20.37%) MySQL
3 15 (13.89%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (4.63%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.78%) Big Data
6 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.93%) Power BI
7 1 (0.93%) Redis
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 59 (54.63%) Git (software)
2 35 (32.41%) Jenkins
3 13 (12.04%) PHPUnit
4 10 (9.26%) gulp
5 9 (8.33%) Cucumber
5 9 (8.33%) Grunt
5 9 (8.33%) WebDriver
6 7 (6.48%) Jasmine
6 7 (6.48%) Mocha
7 4 (3.70%) Bitbucket
8 3 (2.78%) JMeter
9 2 (1.85%) JIRA
9 2 (1.85%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.93%) GitLab
10 1 (0.93%) Hudson
10 1 (0.93%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.93%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.93%) Xcode
General
1 3 (2.78%) Finance
1 3 (2.78%) Manufacturing
1 3 (2.78%) Retail
2 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.93%) Electronics
3 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 102 (94.44%) Developer
2 47 (43.52%) PHP Developer
3 44 (40.74%) Senior Developer
4 18 (16.67%) Senior PHP Developer
5 10 (9.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 10 (9.26%) HTML Developer
6 7 (6.48%) Digital Developer
6 7 (6.48%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (6.48%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 7 (6.48%) Symfony Developer
7 6 (5.56%) HTML CSS Developer
7 6 (5.56%) Magento Developer
7 6 (5.56%) WordPress Developer
8 4 (3.70%) Web Developer
9 3 (2.78%) Agile Developer
9 3 (2.78%) Drupal Developer
9 3 (2.78%) UI Developer
10 2 (1.85%) Full Stack Developer
10 2 (1.85%) OO PHP Developer
10 2 (1.85%) PHP Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (64.81%) HTML
2 67 (62.04%) CSS
3 33 (30.56%) Symfony
4 23 (21.30%) jQuery
5 21 (19.44%) Behat
5 21 (19.44%) CSS3
6 16 (14.81%) Doctrine
7 14 (12.96%) HTML5
7 14 (12.96%) JMS
8 11 (10.19%) Sass
9 10 (9.26%) .NET
10 8 (7.41%) REST
11 7 (6.48%) Ajax
11 7 (6.48%) Twig
12 6 (5.56%) AngularJS
12 6 (5.56%) LAMP
12 6 (5.56%) Node.js
13 5 (4.63%) ASP.NET
14 4 (3.70%) RESTful
14 4 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.56%) Digital Media
2 3 (2.78%) User Experience
3 2 (1.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.93%) Animation
4 1 (0.93%) Blog
4 1 (0.93%) e-Learning
4 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.93%) Reference Data
4 1 (0.93%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 29 (26.85%) Linux
2 24 (22.22%) Unix
3 23 (21.30%) Mac OS X
4 3 (2.78%) Windows
5 2 (1.85%) Android
5 2 (1.85%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.93%) CentOS
6 1 (0.93%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.93%) SUSE
6 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (43.52%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (41.67%) OO
2 45 (41.67%) OO PHP
3 39 (36.11%) Web Development
4 33 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (26.85%) Configuration Management
6 28 (25.93%) Mentoring
7 27 (25.00%) BDD
8 21 (19.44%) Responsive Web Design
8 21 (19.44%) User Acceptance Testing
9 20 (18.52%) Web Design
10 19 (17.59%) Front End Development
11 17 (15.74%) Visualisation
12 16 (14.81%) Line Management
13 12 (11.11%) E-Commerce
14 8 (7.41%) MVC
14 8 (7.41%) Progressive Enhancement
15 7 (6.48%) Case Management
15 7 (6.48%) Continuous Deployment
16 6 (5.56%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 65 (60.19%) JavaScript
2 12 (11.11%) Java
3 7 (6.48%) C#
4 3 (2.78%) Python
4 3 (2.78%) SQL
5 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.93%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.93%) PHP 5
5 1 (0.93%) PHP 7
5 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.93%) Ruby
5 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (20.37%) Security Cleared
2 16 (14.81%) DBS Check
3 4 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.85%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.93%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.93%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (6.48%) WAI
3 1 (0.93%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 19 (17.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.93%) Ansible
2 1 (0.93%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.93%) Mesos
2 1 (0.93%) Nagios
2 1 (0.93%) Puppet
2 1 (0.93%) Rancher
2 1 (0.93%) rkt
2 1 (0.93%) Salt
2 1 (0.93%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (5.56%) Zend
2 4 (3.70%) Adobe
3 1 (0.93%) Ensighten
3 1 (0.93%) Rackspace
3 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
3 1 (0.93%) SaltStack
3 1 (0.93%) SAP
3 1 (0.93%) Splunk
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £479 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leicestershire
Premier IT
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 7 days ago