The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 72 90 55
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -35
Contract jobs citing PHP 55 42 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.17% 1.52% 3.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.79% 4.47% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 17 51
Median daily rate £320 £288 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.30% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £193 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £325 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 9
Median hourly rate £19.00 - £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £30.20 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-50.33% -13.71%
PHP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
810 939 1153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 32.02% 33.94% 37.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 514 626
Median daily rate £375 £368 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £485 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 62 77
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £21.50 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.39 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

PHP
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 across the East of England region.

PHP Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

PHP
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

PHP
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 across the East of England region.

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

PHP
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 within the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
Cambridgeshire +19 23 £320 +28.00% 29
Hertfordshire +13 19 £350 +16.66% 16
Suffolk +1 4 £250 - 3
Norfolk -5 4 £288 +7.47% 1
Bedfordshire +7 3 £525 +61.53% 3
Essex -1 3 £313 +83.82% 11
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for PHP.

1 58 (62.37%) JavaScript
2 49 (52.69%) HTML
3 32 (34.41%) Java
3 32 (34.41%) CSS
4 29 (31.18%) Web Development
5 26 (27.96%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (26.88%) Linux
7 24 (25.81%) Git (software)
8 23 (24.73%) MySQL
9 19 (20.43%) CRM
10 18 (19.35%) SQL
11 17 (18.28%) Magento
12 15 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (16.13%) Retail
12 15 (16.13%) Subversion
12 15 (16.13%) Python
13 14 (15.05%) OO
13 14 (15.05%) jQuery
13 14 (15.05%) HTML5
14 13 (13.98%) XML
14 13 (13.98%) .NET
14 13 (13.98%) Digital Media
15 12 (12.90%) Front End Development
15 12 (12.90%) Oracle
15 12 (12.90%) Apache
15 12 (12.90%) Windows
15 12 (12.90%) ERP
15 12 (12.90%) MVC
15 12 (12.90%) CSS3
15 12 (12.90%) Network Security

PHP
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 12 (12.90%) Apache
2 5 (5.38%) CMS
2 5 (5.38%) WordPress
3 4 (4.30%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.23%) Drupal
4 3 (3.23%) nginx
4 3 (3.23%) Node.js
5 2 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.15%) Joomla!
5 2 (2.15%) Mule
6 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.08%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.08%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.08%) SilverStripe
6 1 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.08%) SugarCRM
6 1 (1.08%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 17 (18.28%) Magento
2 3 (3.23%) BigMachines
2 3 (3.23%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.30%) GitHub
2 3 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.23%) SaaS
3 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.08%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.08%) MailChimp
3 1 (1.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.90%) Network Security
2 8 (8.60%) HTTP
3 2 (2.15%) SAN
3 2 (2.15%) SMS
4 1 (1.08%) 802.15
4 1 (1.08%) ADSL
4 1 (1.08%) DHCP
4 1 (1.08%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.08%) Firewall
4 1 (1.08%) FTP
4 1 (1.08%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.08%) Internet
4 1 (1.08%) SSL
4 1 (1.08%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.08%) Telnet
4 1 (1.08%) VDSL
4 1 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.08%) Wireless
4 1 (1.08%) X.509
4 1 (1.08%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (24.73%) MySQL
2 10 (10.75%) DB2
3 7 (7.53%) MongoDB
3 7 (7.53%) SQL Server
4 6 (6.45%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.23%) CouchDB
5 3 (3.23%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.23%) Redis
6 2 (2.15%) Big Data
6 2 (2.15%) MariaDB
6 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (25.81%) Git (software)
2 15 (16.13%) Subversion
3 11 (11.83%) Selenium
4 10 (10.75%) PHPUnit
5 9 (9.68%) Appium
5 9 (9.68%) Jenkins
5 9 (9.68%) WebDriver
6 3 (3.23%) JIRA
6 3 (3.23%) Mercurial
6 3 (3.23%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (2.15%) TortoiseSVN
8 1 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.08%) Bugzilla
8 1 (1.08%) gulp
8 1 (1.08%) JUnit
8 1 (1.08%) Maven
8 1 (1.08%) NUnit
8 1 (1.08%) Trac
8 1 (1.08%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.08%) Xcode
General
1 15 (16.13%) Retail
2 4 (4.30%) Finance
3 3 (3.23%) Marketing
4 2 (2.15%) Games
5 1 (1.08%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.08%) Publishing
5 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (65.59%) Developer
2 34 (36.56%) PHP Developer
3 10 (10.75%) Tester
4 9 (9.68%) Automation Tester
4 9 (9.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 8 (8.60%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 8 (8.60%) Selenium Tester
6 7 (7.53%) Applications Support
6 7 (7.53%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (6.45%) .NET Developer
7 6 (6.45%) Java Developer
8 5 (5.38%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (5.38%) Magento Developer
9 4 (4.30%) HTML Developer
9 4 (4.30%) PHP Magento Developer
9 4 (4.30%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 4 (4.30%) Symfony Developer
9 4 (4.30%) Web Automation Tester
9 4 (4.30%) Web Tester
10 3 (3.23%) MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (52.69%) HTML
2 32 (34.41%) CSS
3 14 (15.05%) HTML5
3 14 (15.05%) jQuery
4 13 (13.98%) .NET
4 13 (13.98%) XML
5 12 (12.90%) CSS3
6 11 (11.83%) RESTful
6 11 (11.83%) Symfony
7 10 (10.75%) Behat
7 10 (10.75%) LAMP
8 9 (9.68%) Ajax
9 8 (8.60%) Laravel
10 7 (7.53%) AngularJS
10 7 (7.53%) JSON
10 7 (7.53%) Web Services
11 6 (6.45%) LESS
11 6 (6.45%) Sass
11 6 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (5.38%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.98%) Digital Media
2 9 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.23%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.15%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.15%) User Experience
5 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.08%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.08%) Replication
5 1 (1.08%) STB
Operating Systems
1 25 (26.88%) Linux
2 12 (12.90%) Windows
3 9 (9.68%) Unix
4 2 (2.15%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.08%) Android
5 1 (1.08%) CentOS
5 1 (1.08%) Fedora
5 1 (1.08%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.08%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.08%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.08%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (31.18%) Web Development
2 26 (27.96%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (20.43%) CRM
4 15 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (15.05%) OO
6 12 (12.90%) ERP
6 12 (12.90%) Front End Development
6 12 (12.90%) MVC
7 11 (11.83%) BDD
7 11 (11.83%) E-Commerce
7 11 (11.83%) TDD
7 11 (11.83%) Test Automation
8 9 (9.68%) Test Scripting
8 9 (9.68%) User Stories
9 8 (8.60%) Automated Testing
9 8 (8.60%) Coaching
9 8 (8.60%) Re-Platforming
10 7 (7.53%) Document Management
11 5 (5.38%) Open Source
12 4 (4.30%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (62.37%) JavaScript
2 32 (34.41%) Java
3 18 (19.35%) SQL
4 15 (16.13%) Python
5 11 (11.83%) Perl
6 9 (9.68%) C#
7 7 (7.53%) Ruby
8 5 (5.38%) C++
9 4 (4.30%) C
10 3 (3.23%) Apex Code
10 3 (3.23%) Objective-C
10 3 (3.23%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.15%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.15%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.08%) Apple Swift
12 1 (1.08%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.08%) TypeScript
12 1 (1.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (3.23%) Degree
2 1 (1.08%) CEH
2 1 (1.08%) CHECK Team Leader
2 1 (1.08%) CHECK Team Member
2 1 (1.08%) CREST Certified
2 1 (1.08%) MCSA
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.08%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.68%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (2.15%) Docker
1 2 (2.15%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.15%) Varnish
1 2 (2.15%) VMware ESX
1 2 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.08%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (6.45%) Ansible
1 6 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (6.45%) Puppet
2 2 (2.15%) Cobbler
2 2 (2.15%) Kibana
2 2 (2.15%) logstash
2 2 (2.15%) SCCM
2 2 (2.15%) SCOM
2 2 (2.15%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.08%) Capistrano
3 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 12 (12.90%) Oracle
1 12 (12.90%) Zend
2 7 (7.53%) Siebel
3 5 (5.38%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.23%) hybris
4 3 (3.23%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (3.23%) VMware
5 2 (2.15%) ForgeRock
5 2 (2.15%) Google
5 2 (2.15%) IBM
5 2 (2.15%) WorldPay
6 1 (1.08%) Adobe
6 1 (1.08%) Citrix
6 1 (1.08%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.08%) Teradata
6 1 (1.08%) Vertica
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Inzu
Rate: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum - Paid weekly based on this salary
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £175 - 200 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 23 days ago