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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 78 52 63
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +11
Contract jobs citing PHP 19 38 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.19% 2.63% 2.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.47% 8.62% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 20
Average daily rate
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£309 £270 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.35% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £200 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £321 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.53% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £31.00 £22.66
% change year-on-year
-43.54% +36.80%
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
548 441 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 34.23% 30.50% 31.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 247 223
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 32 27
Average hourly rate £28.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £52.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +1 12 £309 +24.74% 6
Nottinghamshire -13 4 £350 +7.69% 30
Northamptonshire -9 2 £175 -12.50% 10
Lincolnshire - 1 - - 13
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 37 (62.71%) MySQL
2 33 (55.93%) JavaScript
3 21 (35.59%) HTML
4 19 (32.20%) CSS
5 16 (27.12%) jQuery
6 15 (25.42%) HTML5
7 14 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (20.34%) Symfony
9 11 (18.64%) OO
9 11 (18.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 10 (16.95%) gulp
10 10 (16.95%) Linux
10 10 (16.95%) WordPress
11 9 (15.25%) Magento
11 9 (15.25%) Open Source
11 9 (15.25%) Ruby
12 8 (13.56%) Web Development
12 8 (13.56%) Bash Shell
12 8 (13.56%) AngularJS
13 7 (11.86%) CSS3
13 7 (11.86%) Git (software)
13 7 (11.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (11.86%) PHP5
13 7 (11.86%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (11.86%) Ubuntu
13 7 (11.86%) Marketing
13 7 (11.86%) Apache
13 7 (11.86%) E-Commerce
13 7 (11.86%) Red Hat
13 7 (11.86%) NHS

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 10 (16.95%) WordPress
2 7 (11.86%) Apache
3 5 (8.47%) Drupal
4 2 (3.39%) Node.js
4 2 (3.39%) CMS
5 1 (1.69%) SugarCRM
5 1 (1.69%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Photoshop
1 6 (10.17%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 9 (15.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) MPLS
2 1 (1.69%) DNS
2 1 (1.69%) Intranet
2 1 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (62.71%) MySQL
2 6 (10.17%) Big Data
3 5 (8.47%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (16.95%) gulp
2 7 (11.86%) Git (software)
3 6 (10.17%) PHPUnit
3 6 (10.17%) Behat
3 6 (10.17%) Jenkins
4 5 (8.47%) Grunt
5 2 (3.39%) Subversion
6 1 (1.69%) JIRA
6 1 (1.69%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (1.69%) Xcode
6 1 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 7 (11.86%) Marketing
2 4 (6.78%) Retail
3 3 (5.08%) Law
4 1 (1.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 44 (74.58%) Developer
2 21 (35.59%) PHP Developer
3 10 (16.95%) Web Developer
4 6 (10.17%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Magento Developer
5 5 (8.47%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 5 (8.47%) Front-End Developer
5 5 (8.47%) Systems Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Junior Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Junior
6 3 (5.08%) Head of Technology
6 3 (5.08%) Junior PHP Developer
6 3 (5.08%) PHP Zend Developer
6 3 (5.08%) iOS Developer
7 2 (3.39%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 2 (3.39%) PHP Development Manager
7 2 (3.39%) MySQL DBA
7 2 (3.39%) Drupal Developer
7 2 (3.39%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (35.59%) HTML
2 19 (32.20%) CSS
3 16 (27.12%) jQuery
4 15 (25.42%) HTML5
5 12 (20.34%) Symfony
6 11 (18.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 8 (13.56%) AngularJS
8 7 (11.86%) CSS3
9 6 (10.17%) Backbone.js
9 6 (10.17%) Sass
9 6 (10.17%) Ionic Framework
10 5 (8.47%) LESS
11 4 (6.78%) REST
11 4 (6.78%) .NET
12 3 (5.08%) SOAP
12 3 (5.08%) Zend Framework
12 3 (5.08%) Ajax
12 3 (5.08%) Laravel
13 2 (3.39%) RabbitMQ
13 2 (3.39%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) NHS
2 5 (8.47%) Digital Media
3 3 (5.08%) User Experience
4 2 (3.39%) Clustering
4 2 (3.39%) Social Media
5 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.95%) Linux
2 7 (11.86%) Ubuntu
2 7 (11.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (6.78%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.39%) UNIX
4 2 (3.39%) Android
5 1 (1.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (18.64%) OO
3 9 (15.25%) Open Source
4 8 (13.56%) Web Development
5 7 (11.86%) E-Commerce
5 7 (11.86%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (10.17%) Configuration Management
6 6 (10.17%) OO PHP
6 6 (10.17%) DevOps
7 5 (8.47%) MVC
7 5 (8.47%) Online Marketing
8 4 (6.78%) iOS Development
8 4 (6.78%) Project Management
9 3 (5.08%) Business Continuity
9 3 (5.08%) Network Management
9 3 (5.08%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (5.08%) Agile Project Management
9 3 (5.08%) Business Transformation
9 3 (5.08%) OOP
9 3 (5.08%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 33 (55.93%) JavaScript
2 9 (15.25%) Ruby
3 8 (13.56%) Bash Shell
4 7 (11.86%) PHP5
4 7 (11.86%) Perl
5 6 (10.17%) C#
5 6 (10.17%) Python
6 5 (8.47%) Java
7 3 (5.08%) Objective-C
7 3 (5.08%) C++
8 2 (3.39%) SQL
8 2 (3.39%) ActionScript
8 2 (3.39%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (1.69%) PHP4
9 1 (1.69%) Groovy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) BS25999
2 2 (3.39%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (10.17%) Zenoss
1 6 (10.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (11.86%) Red Hat
2 6 (10.17%) Zend
3 1 (1.69%) Facebook
3 1 (1.69%) Google
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