The first table below looks at the demand for the PHP Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 110 82 92
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +10
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 28 34 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.91% 1.53% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 1.64% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 24
Average daily rate £300 £219 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% -25.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £150 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £310 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £250 £250
% change year-on-year
+33.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £175.00 £42.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+311.76% +123.68%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2863 2078 2902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 92.86% 93.60% 94.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1600 1056 1409
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £185 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £487 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 206 248 287
Average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP Developer in the job title across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

PHP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

PHP Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP Developer across the East of England region.

PHP Developer Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

PHP Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP Developer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

PHP Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

PHP Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP Developer across the East of England region.

PHP Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

PHP Developer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -19 8 £281 +9.75% 7
Suffolk - 8 £313 - 2
Norfolk +3 7 £300 - 4
Hertfordshire -6 5 £325 +85.71%
Bedfordshire -22 2 £254 +45.00%
Essex -19 1 £200 - 2
East Anglia - - - -
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited PHP Developer in their job title 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 with PHP Developer in their job title.

1 54 (100.00%) PHP
2 34 (62.96%) MySQL
3 32 (59.26%) HTML
4 30 (55.56%) CSS
5 29 (53.70%) JavaScript
6 20 (37.04%) jQuery
7 19 (35.19%) OO
8 16 (29.63%) Ajax
9 15 (27.78%) OOP
10 13 (24.07%) Apache
10 13 (24.07%) XHTML
10 13 (24.07%) Subversion
10 13 (24.07%) PHP5
11 12 (22.22%) E-Commerce
12 11 (20.37%) XML
12 11 (20.37%) Drupal
13 10 (18.52%) Linux
13 10 (18.52%) Java
14 8 (14.81%) Smarty
14 8 (14.81%) Unit Testing
14 8 (14.81%) Statistical Analysis
14 8 (14.81%) Mathematics
14 8 (14.81%) MVC
14 8 (14.81%) Validation
15 7 (12.96%) SQL
15 7 (12.96%) Zend
16 6 (11.11%) Web Development
17 5 (9.26%) Intranet
17 5 (9.26%) Internet
17 5 (9.26%) Extranet

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited PHP Developer in their job title 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 with PHP Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (24.07%) Apache
2 11 (20.37%) Drupal
3 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.56%) CMS
4 2 (3.70%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) Intranet
1 5 (9.26%) Internet
1 5 (9.26%) Extranet
2 1 (1.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (62.96%) MySQL
2 3 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (3.70%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (24.07%) Subversion
2 3 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (5.56%) Games
2 2 (3.70%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (59.26%) HTML
2 30 (55.56%) CSS
3 20 (37.04%) jQuery
4 16 (29.63%) Ajax
5 13 (24.07%) XHTML
6 11 (20.37%) XML
7 8 (14.81%) Smarty
8 4 (7.41%) Android SDK
9 3 (5.56%) SOAP
9 3 (5.56%) .NET
9 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET
10 2 (3.70%) Web Services
10 2 (3.70%) LAMP
10 2 (3.70%) AngularJS
10 2 (3.70%) Apache Cordova
10 2 (3.70%) HTML5
11 1 (1.85%) REST
11 1 (1.85%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Mathematics
2 2 (3.70%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.52%) Linux
2 5 (9.26%) Android
3 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.19%) OO
2 15 (27.78%) OOP
3 12 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 8 (14.81%) MVC
4 8 (14.81%) Validation
4 8 (14.81%) Statistical Analysis
4 8 (14.81%) Unit Testing
5 6 (11.11%) Web Development
6 5 (9.26%) OO PHP
7 4 (7.41%) Scrum
8 3 (5.56%) Data Modelling
8 3 (5.56%) Project Planning
8 3 (5.56%) Change Management
8 3 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.56%) TDD
9 2 (3.70%) Software Engineering
9 2 (3.70%) OOD
9 2 (3.70%) Web Application Development
9 2 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (1.85%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 54 (100.00%) PHP
2 29 (53.70%) JavaScript
3 13 (24.07%) PHP5
4 10 (18.52%) Java
5 7 (12.96%) SQL
6 2 (3.70%) Ruby
7 1 (1.85%) C#
7 1 (1.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (12.96%) Zend
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.85%) Perforce