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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 65 57 81
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +24
Contract jobs citing PHP 81 100 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.68% 3.23% 2.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.01% 7.89% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 64 31
Average daily rate
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£300 £323 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +12.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £165 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £286
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +13.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £33.78 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-44.48% +22.81%
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
1156 1268 939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 38.23% 41.00% 39.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 672 792 482
Average daily rate £360 £359 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.34% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 50 74
Average hourly rate £39.00 £34.11 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.32% +0.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £20.00 £12.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the East of England region over the 3 months to 3 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -10 33 £300 -9.43% 17
Hertfordshire -4 21 £300 -11.11% 13
Norfolk +13 13 £248 +33.78% 2
Suffolk +13 11 £375 +76.47% 6
Essex -12 8 £275 -8.33% 7
Bedfordshire +14 5 £300 - 2
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing PHP also 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 that cited PHP.

1 66 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 65 (49.24%) MySQL
3 64 (48.48%) HTML
4 45 (34.09%) Linux
5 44 (33.33%) CSS
6 38 (28.79%) jQuery
7 32 (24.24%) Java
8 29 (21.97%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (21.21%) Puppet
9 28 (21.21%) Opscode Chef
10 27 (20.45%) Ansible
11 26 (19.70%) Ruby
12 24 (18.18%) Symfony
12 24 (18.18%) Zend
12 24 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
12 24 (18.18%) SQL
13 23 (17.42%) OO
13 23 (17.42%) Git (software)
13 23 (17.42%) Drupal
13 23 (17.42%) HTML5
14 22 (16.67%) Perl
14 22 (16.67%) TDD
15 21 (15.91%) Bash Shell
15 21 (15.91%) DevOps
16 19 (14.39%) MVC
17 18 (13.64%) LAMP
17 18 (13.64%) Subversion
17 18 (13.64%) .NET
17 18 (13.64%) Apache
17 18 (13.64%) Magento

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing PHP also 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 that cited PHP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (17.42%) Drupal
2 18 (13.64%) Apache
3 14 (10.61%) WordPress
4 11 (8.33%) CMS
5 5 (3.79%) nginx
6 3 (2.27%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.52%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.52%) Moodle
7 2 (1.52%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.52%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.76%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.76%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.76%) Joomla!
Applications
1 4 (3.03%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.52%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.76%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 18 (13.64%) Magento
2 1 (0.76%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.76%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 24 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.52%) SaaS
3 2 (1.52%) Rackspace Cloud
3 2 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.76%) IaaS
4 1 (0.76%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.33%) HTTP
2 5 (3.79%) Intranet
3 2 (1.52%) FTP
3 2 (1.52%) DNS
3 2 (1.52%) Broadband
3 2 (1.52%) DHCP
3 2 (1.52%) Extranet
3 2 (1.52%) Telnet
3 2 (1.52%) Firewall
3 2 (1.52%) Wireless
3 2 (1.52%) NAS
4 1 (0.76%) 4G
4 1 (0.76%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (49.24%) MySQL
2 9 (6.82%) DB2
2 9 (6.82%) MongoDB
2 9 (6.82%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.30%) DbVisualizer
3 7 (5.30%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (3.79%) CouchDB
4 5 (3.79%) Redis
4 5 (3.79%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (17.42%) Git (software)
2 18 (13.64%) Subversion
3 12 (9.09%) Selenium
4 10 (7.58%) WebDriver
5 9 (6.82%) PHPUnit
6 8 (6.06%) Visual Studio
7 7 (5.30%) Jenkins
8 5 (3.79%) Mercurial
9 3 (2.27%) Cucumber
9 3 (2.27%) SoapUI
9 3 (2.27%) Ant
9 3 (2.27%) eggPlant
9 3 (2.27%) Xcode
10 2 (1.52%) JUnit
10 2 (1.52%) Bugzilla
10 2 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.52%) JIRA
10 2 (1.52%) Redmine
10 2 (1.52%) Trac
11 1 (0.76%) Oracle APEX
General
1 8 (6.06%) Retail
2 6 (4.55%) Marketing
3 2 (1.52%) Publishing
4 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 76 (57.58%) Developer
2 46 (34.85%) PHP Developer
3 18 (13.64%) DevOps Engineer
4 17 (12.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 15 (11.36%) Web Developer
6 9 (6.82%) Architect
7 8 (6.06%) Tester
7 8 (6.06%) Senior Developer
7 8 (6.06%) Drupal Developer
8 7 (5.30%) Automation Tester
9 6 (4.55%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 6 (4.55%) Senior PHP Developer
10 5 (3.79%) Magento Developer
10 5 (3.79%) Software Architect
10 5 (3.79%) Administrator
11 4 (3.03%) Software Developer
11 4 (3.03%) Software Engineer
11 4 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
12 3 (2.27%) Analyst
12 3 (2.27%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (48.48%) HTML
2 44 (33.33%) CSS
3 38 (28.79%) jQuery
4 24 (18.18%) Symfony
5 23 (17.42%) HTML5
6 18 (13.64%) LAMP
6 18 (13.64%) .NET
7 14 (10.61%) XML
8 12 (9.09%) CSS3
8 12 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 10 (7.58%) Web Services
10 9 (6.82%) Laravel
11 8 (6.06%) XHTML
12 7 (5.30%) Flash
12 7 (5.30%) Ajax
12 7 (5.30%) JSON
12 7 (5.30%) RESTful
13 6 (4.55%) AngularJS
14 5 (3.79%) Memcached
14 5 (3.79%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.55%) MPEG
3 2 (1.52%) User Experience
4 1 (0.76%) BYOD
4 1 (0.76%) W3C
4 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.76%) Graphic Design
4 1 (0.76%) Photography
4 1 (0.76%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 45 (34.09%) Linux
2 11 (8.33%) UNIX
3 4 (3.03%) Windows
4 3 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.52%) AIX
5 2 (1.52%) Solaris
6 1 (0.76%) Android
6 1 (0.76%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (21.97%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (17.42%) OO
3 22 (16.67%) TDD
4 21 (15.91%) DevOps
5 19 (14.39%) MVC
6 17 (12.88%) Open Source
7 16 (12.12%) Web Development
7 16 (12.12%) OOP
7 16 (12.12%) E-Commerce
8 13 (9.85%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (7.58%) Test Automation
10 8 (6.06%) Mentoring
10 8 (6.06%) SOA
11 7 (5.30%) Document Management
11 7 (5.30%) System Testing
11 7 (5.30%) Automated Testing
11 7 (5.30%) OOD
11 7 (5.30%) Test Scripting
11 7 (5.30%) Coaching
12 5 (3.79%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 66 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 32 (24.24%) Java
3 26 (19.70%) Ruby
4 24 (18.18%) SQL
5 22 (16.67%) Perl
6 21 (15.91%) Bash Shell
7 7 (5.30%) Python
7 7 (5.30%) PHP5
8 5 (3.79%) C#
9 2 (1.52%) VB
9 2 (1.52%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.52%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.52%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.76%) SAPscript
10 1 (0.76%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.76%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 7 (5.30%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.52%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 28 (21.21%) Puppet
1 28 (21.21%) Opscode Chef
2 27 (20.45%) Ansible
Vendors
1 24 (18.18%) Zend
2 7 (5.30%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.55%) Apple
3 6 (4.55%) Oracle
4 4 (3.03%) Google
4 4 (3.03%) hybris
5 3 (2.27%) IBM
6 2 (1.52%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.52%) Adobe
6 2 (1.52%) BEA
6 2 (1.52%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.76%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.76%) ATG
7 1 (0.76%) Endeca
7 1 (0.76%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.76%) SAP
7 1 (0.76%) Siebel
Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Suffolk
Mason Frank
Posted: 16 days ago