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 16 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 120 83 90
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +7
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 29 34 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.90% 1.47% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 1.58% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 27
Average daily rate £300 £225 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -22.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £175 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £310 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £259 £250
% change year-on-year
+25.60% +3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £182.50 £42.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+329.41% +142.85%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2996 2156 2919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.01% 93.50% 94.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1671 1104 1408
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £188 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 247 303
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.39 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.30% -29.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -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 16 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 16 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 -17 9 £313 +21.95% 11
Suffolk - 8 £313 - 6
Norfolk 0 7 £300 - 7
Hertfordshire -7 5 £325 +85.71% 2
Bedfordshire -21 2 £254 +45.00% 4
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 16 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 33 (61.11%) MySQL
2 33 (61.11%) HTML
3 31 (57.41%) CSS
4 30 (55.56%) JavaScript
5 20 (37.04%) jQuery
6 19 (35.19%) OO
7 16 (29.63%) Ajax
8 15 (27.78%) OOP
9 13 (24.07%) Apache
9 13 (24.07%) XHTML
9 13 (24.07%) E-Commerce
9 13 (24.07%) Subversion
9 13 (24.07%) PHP5
10 11 (20.37%) Drupal
10 11 (20.37%) XML
11 10 (18.52%) Linux
11 10 (18.52%) Java
12 8 (14.81%) Smarty
12 8 (14.81%) Unit Testing
12 8 (14.81%) Statistical Analysis
12 8 (14.81%) Mathematics
12 8 (14.81%) MVC
12 8 (14.81%) Validation
13 7 (12.96%) SQL
13 7 (12.96%) Zend
14 6 (11.11%) Web Development
15 5 (9.26%) Intranet
15 5 (9.26%) Internet
15 5 (9.26%) Extranet

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

For the 6 months to 16 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%) CMS
3 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.70%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) 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 33 (61.11%) 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 33 (61.11%) HTML
2 31 (57.41%) 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%) .NET
9 3 (5.56%) SOAP
9 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET
10 2 (3.70%) HTML5
10 2 (3.70%) AngularJS
10 2 (3.70%) Apache Cordova
10 2 (3.70%) Web Services
10 2 (3.70%) LAMP
11 1 (1.85%) Symfony
11 1 (1.85%) REST
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 13 (24.07%) E-Commerce
4 8 (14.81%) Unit Testing
4 8 (14.81%) Statistical Analysis
4 8 (14.81%) MVC
4 8 (14.81%) Validation
5 6 (11.11%) Web Development
6 5 (9.26%) OO PHP
7 4 (7.41%) Scrum
8 3 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.56%) TDD
8 3 (5.56%) Change Management
8 3 (5.56%) Project Planning
8 3 (5.56%) Data Modelling
9 2 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.70%) Web Application Development
9 2 (3.70%) OOD
9 2 (3.70%) Software Engineering
10 1 (1.85%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 54 (100.00%) PHP
2 30 (55.56%) 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%) Perl
7 1 (1.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (12.96%) Zend
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (1.85%) Perforce
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £200 - 250 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago