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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP Developer
England / East of England
Rank 105 102 103
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 18 22 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.84% 0.96% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 1.00% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 17
Median daily rate £300 £340 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +51.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £458 £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £35.50 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-49.29% +43.43%

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
2034 2192 2483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.40% 95.22% 96.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1159 1312 1515
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £552 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 224 194
Median hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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
Cambridgeshire -1 7 £250 -21.87% 8
Norfolk +11 5 £288 -17.85% 5
Essex +3 4 £325 -10.34% 2
Suffolk -6 2 - - 1
PHP Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 44 (100.00%) PHP
2 32 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 24 (54.55%) HTML
4 21 (47.73%) Web Development
5 20 (45.45%) MySQL
6 19 (43.18%) CSS
6 19 (43.18%) jQuery
7 18 (40.91%) E-Commerce
8 17 (38.64%) Zend
9 16 (36.36%) LAMP
10 13 (29.55%) Subversion
11 10 (22.73%) SQL
11 10 (22.73%) OO
11 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (20.45%) MVC
12 9 (20.45%) e-Learning
12 9 (20.45%) HTML5
12 9 (20.45%) AngularJS
13 8 (18.18%) Relational Database
13 8 (18.18%) OO PHP
13 8 (18.18%) TDD
13 8 (18.18%) Web Services
13 8 (18.18%) XML
13 8 (18.18%) Java
14 7 (15.91%) Oracle
14 7 (15.91%) Symfony
14 7 (15.91%) BDD
14 7 (15.91%) Git (software)
15 6 (13.64%) Node.js
15 6 (13.64%) Magento

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 (11.36%) WordPress
2 4 (9.09%) Apache
3 3 (6.82%) Drupal
4 2 (4.55%) CMS
Business Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Magento
2 2 (4.55%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (4.55%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) HTTP
2 1 (2.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (45.45%) MySQL
2 8 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (29.55%) Subversion
2 7 (15.91%) Git (software)
3 5 (11.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (11.36%) Cucumber
3 5 (11.36%) Jenkins
3 5 (11.36%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (11.36%) Selenium
4 1 (2.27%) JSUnit
4 1 (2.27%) PHPUnit
General
1 2 (4.55%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (54.55%) HTML
2 19 (43.18%) CSS
2 19 (43.18%) jQuery
3 16 (36.36%) LAMP
4 9 (20.45%) AngularJS
4 9 (20.45%) HTML5
5 8 (18.18%) Web Services
5 8 (18.18%) XML
6 7 (15.91%) Symfony
7 6 (13.64%) Node.js
7 6 (13.64%) Zend Framework
8 5 (11.36%) RESTful
8 5 (11.36%) SOAP
8 5 (11.36%) XHTML
8 5 (11.36%) XSL
9 4 (9.09%) REST
10 3 (6.82%) .NET
11 2 (4.55%) CSS3
11 2 (4.55%) JSON
11 2 (4.55%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) e-Learning
2 2 (4.55%) User Experience
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.27%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.27%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Linux
2 2 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (47.73%) Web Development
2 18 (40.91%) E-Commerce
3 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (22.73%) OO
4 9 (20.45%) MVC
5 8 (18.18%) OO PHP
5 8 (18.18%) TDD
6 7 (15.91%) BDD
7 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (11.36%) Scrum
7 5 (11.36%) Service Design
8 4 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (6.82%) CRM
9 3 (6.82%) Open Source
9 3 (6.82%) Unit Testing
10 2 (4.55%) B2C
10 2 (4.55%) Mentoring
10 2 (4.55%) OOP
10 2 (4.55%) Secure Coding
10 2 (4.55%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 44 (100.00%) PHP
2 32 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 10 (22.73%) SQL
4 8 (18.18%) Java
5 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.27%) PHP 5
5 1 (2.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Docker
Vendors
1 17 (38.64%) Zend
2 7 (15.91%) Oracle
3 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.55%) Adobe