The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England region that had PHP Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP Developer
Rank 105 114 99
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -15
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 26 30 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.07% 1.05% 1.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 1.10% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 37
Median daily rate £373 £245 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.04% -23.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £180 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £30.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +114.28%
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
2329 2733 2925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.45% 95.39% 95.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1327 1548 1749
Median daily rate £375 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 243 237
Median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.83 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.84 £40.18 £37.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the East of England region that featured PHP Developer in the job title.

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 25 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hertfordshire +10 18 £370 +37.03% 2
Cambridgeshire +20 3 £363 +34.25% 5
Norfolk -4 2 - - 4
Suffolk +1 1 £400 +100.00% 1
Essex -4 1 - - 4
Bedfordshire -7 1 - - 2
PHP Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, PHP Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 37 (100.00%) PHP
2 27 (72.97%) JavaScript
3 24 (64.86%) MySQL
3 24 (64.86%) Zend
4 22 (59.46%) CSS
4 22 (59.46%) HTML
5 16 (43.24%) E-Commerce
5 16 (43.24%) LAMP
5 16 (43.24%) Web Development
6 12 (32.43%) jQuery
7 11 (29.73%) Symfony
8 10 (27.03%) MVC
8 10 (27.03%) Web Services
9 9 (24.32%) OO
9 9 (24.32%) e-Learning
10 7 (18.92%) OO PHP
10 7 (18.92%) Linux
10 7 (18.92%) Zend Framework
11 6 (16.22%) Magento
11 6 (16.22%) XSL
11 6 (16.22%) XHTML
12 5 (13.51%) XML
12 5 (13.51%) SOAP
12 5 (13.51%) HTML5
12 5 (13.51%) Laravel
12 5 (13.51%) Drupal
13 4 (10.81%) Subversion
13 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
13 4 (10.81%) Open Source
13 4 (10.81%) SQL

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 5 (13.51%) Drupal
2 4 (10.81%) Apache
3 1 (2.70%) CMS
3 1 (2.70%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) HTTP
2 1 (2.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (64.86%) MySQL
2 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
1 4 (10.81%) Subversion
2 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.70%) PHPUnit
General
1 2 (5.41%) Games
1 2 (5.41%) Publishing
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (59.46%) CSS
1 22 (59.46%) HTML
2 16 (43.24%) LAMP
3 12 (32.43%) jQuery
4 11 (29.73%) Symfony
5 10 (27.03%) Web Services
6 7 (18.92%) Zend Framework
7 6 (16.22%) XHTML
7 6 (16.22%) XSL
8 5 (13.51%) HTML5
8 5 (13.51%) Laravel
8 5 (13.51%) SOAP
8 5 (13.51%) XML
9 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
9 2 (5.41%) CSS3
9 2 (5.41%) Doctrine
10 1 (2.70%) JSON
10 1 (2.70%) Node.js
10 1 (2.70%) React
10 1 (2.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) e-Learning
2 2 (5.41%) User Experience
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) E-Commerce
1 16 (43.24%) Web Development
2 10 (27.03%) MVC
3 9 (24.32%) OO
4 7 (18.92%) OO PHP
5 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.81%) Open Source
5 4 (10.81%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (8.11%) CRM
6 3 (8.11%) Front End Development
6 3 (8.11%) OOP
6 3 (8.11%) TDD
7 2 (5.41%) BDD
8 1 (2.70%) ERP
8 1 (2.70%) Migration
8 1 (2.70%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) PHP
2 27 (72.97%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.81%) SQL
4 2 (5.41%) Python
5 1 (2.70%) Java
5 1 (2.70%) PHP 5
Vendors
1 24 (64.86%) Zend