The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 101 96 86
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 23 28 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.91% 1.21% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 1.30% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 27
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£200 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £375 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £290 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £29.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-39.65% -7.93%
PHP Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2412 2158 2290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.07% 93.18% 93.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1453 1160 1206
Average daily rate £388 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £188 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 206 247 233
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.55 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.05% +3.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 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
Cambridgeshire -14 19 £200 -38.46% 3
Bedfordshire - 3 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £300 - 8
Norfolk - - - - 3
Suffolk - - - - 1
Essex - - - - 3
PHP Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 55 (100.00%) PHP
2 40 (72.73%) MySQL
3 33 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 31 (56.36%) HTML
5 30 (54.55%) CSS
6 21 (38.18%) MVC
7 19 (34.55%) LAMP
7 19 (34.55%) HTML5
7 19 (34.55%) Laravel
8 17 (30.91%) AngularJS
9 16 (29.09%) jQuery
10 15 (27.27%) Symfony
11 13 (23.64%) PHP5
11 13 (23.64%) OOP
11 13 (23.64%) Apache
12 12 (21.82%) Git (software)
12 12 (21.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 12 (21.82%) PHPUnit
13 11 (20.00%) Tcl
13 11 (20.00%) SQL
13 11 (20.00%) Perl
14 9 (16.36%) Linux
14 9 (16.36%) Unit Testing
14 9 (16.36%) CSS3
15 8 (14.55%) RESTful
16 7 (12.73%) nginx
16 7 (12.73%) Twitter
17 6 (10.91%) Open Source
18 5 (9.09%) MongoDB
18 5 (9.09%) CMS

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 (23.64%) Apache
2 7 (12.73%) nginx
3 5 (9.09%) CMS
4 4 (7.27%) WordPress
5 2 (3.64%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.82%) Node.js
6 1 (1.82%) concrete5
6 1 (1.82%) Drupal
6 1 (1.82%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.82%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Magento
2 1 (1.82%) Zen Cart
2 1 (1.82%) osCommerce
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) SMTP
2 1 (1.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (72.73%) MySQL
2 5 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.27%) Redis
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.82%) Big Data
5 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (21.82%) Git (software)
1 12 (21.82%) PHPUnit
2 4 (7.27%) Grunt
2 4 (7.27%) Yeoman
2 4 (7.27%) Bower
3 2 (3.64%) Subversion
General
1 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.64%) Finance
3 1 (1.82%) Marketing
3 1 (1.82%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (56.36%) HTML
2 30 (54.55%) CSS
3 19 (34.55%) LAMP
3 19 (34.55%) HTML5
3 19 (34.55%) Laravel
4 17 (30.91%) AngularJS
5 16 (29.09%) jQuery
6 15 (27.27%) Symfony
7 12 (21.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 9 (16.36%) CSS3
9 8 (14.55%) RESTful
10 5 (9.09%) Ajax
11 4 (7.27%) Web Services
11 4 (7.27%) Backbone.js
11 4 (7.27%) KnockoutJS
12 2 (3.64%) OAuth
12 2 (3.64%) CodeIgniter
12 2 (3.64%) Doctrine
12 2 (3.64%) OpenID
13 1 (1.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Open Source
2 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) User Experience
3 1 (1.82%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.36%) Linux
2 2 (3.64%) Windows
2 2 (3.64%) Android
2 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.82%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.18%) MVC
2 13 (23.64%) OOP
3 9 (16.36%) Unit Testing
4 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.64%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (3.64%) Web Development
5 2 (3.64%) Android Development
6 1 (1.82%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (1.82%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.82%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.82%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (100.00%) PHP
2 33 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (23.64%) PHP5
4 11 (20.00%) Tcl
4 11 (20.00%) SQL
4 11 (20.00%) Perl
5 2 (3.64%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) Twitter
2 4 (7.27%) Zend
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.82%) Facebook
4 1 (1.82%) Adobe
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