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 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 55 76 66
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -10
Contract jobs citing PHP 107 49 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.45% 2.06% 2.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.29% 5.24% 6.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 31 53
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £388 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £285 £283
% change year-on-year
+14.03% +0.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £27.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +20.00%
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
1290 936 1266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 41.61% 39.44% 40.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 819 483 655
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 69 128
Average hourly rate £33.73 £34.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.80% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.72 £12.21 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £46.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 15 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the East of England region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

PHP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 15 September 2014. 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 +23 44 £325 +8.33% 28
Hertfordshire -1 31 £334 +11.25% 15
Essex -9 15 £325 -8.77% 4
Suffolk -4 8 £375 +97.36% 10
Norfolk -6 6 £185 - 2
Bedfordshire -15 2 - - 8
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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.

1 110 (59.78%) HTML
2 103 (55.98%) CSS
3 90 (48.91%) JavaScript
4 71 (38.59%) jQuery
5 70 (38.04%) MySQL
6 64 (34.78%) HTML5
7 50 (27.17%) CSS3
8 46 (25.00%) Perl
9 41 (22.28%) Oracle
10 38 (20.65%) Tcl
10 38 (20.65%) Open Source
11 35 (19.02%) Linux
12 29 (15.76%) SQL
13 28 (15.22%) OO
14 26 (14.13%) Java
15 24 (13.04%) MVC
16 23 (12.50%) .NET
16 23 (12.50%) OpenID
16 23 (12.50%) OpenSSO
16 23 (12.50%) WordPress
16 23 (12.50%) OAuth
17 22 (11.96%) Drupal
17 22 (11.96%) Ruby
17 22 (11.96%) Python
17 22 (11.96%) Microsoft
17 22 (11.96%) LAMP
18 20 (10.87%) Apache
19 19 (10.33%) MS Exchange
19 19 (10.33%) SMTP
19 19 (10.33%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 (12.50%) WordPress
2 22 (11.96%) Drupal
3 20 (10.87%) Apache
4 19 (10.33%) MS Exchange
5 7 (3.80%) Node.js
6 6 (3.26%) CMS
7 4 (2.17%) Moodle
8 3 (1.63%) SilverStripe
8 3 (1.63%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.09%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.09%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.09%) IIS
9 2 (1.09%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.54%) Jadu
10 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.54%) Joomla!
Applications
1 6 (3.26%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.09%) MS Office
2 2 (1.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 10 (5.43%) Magento
2 2 (1.09%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (1.09%) Shopify
3 1 (0.54%) osCommerce
3 1 (0.54%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.09%) IBM SmartCloud
2 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.33%) SMTP
2 13 (7.07%) HTTP
3 9 (4.89%) Wireless
3 9 (4.89%) Broadband
3 9 (4.89%) NAS
4 8 (4.35%) Internet
4 8 (4.35%) Telnet
4 8 (4.35%) Firewall
4 8 (4.35%) DHCP
4 8 (4.35%) FTP
5 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.54%) Intranet
5 1 (0.54%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (38.04%) MySQL
2 9 (4.89%) MongoDB
3 7 (3.80%) SQL Server
4 6 (3.26%) Redis
5 5 (2.72%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.63%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.09%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.09%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.54%) Big Data
8 1 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (5.98%) Subversion
2 10 (5.43%) Selenium
2 10 (5.43%) Git (software)
3 8 (4.35%) JIRA
4 7 (3.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (3.26%) Redmine
5 6 (3.26%) Trac
5 6 (3.26%) Grunt
5 6 (3.26%) JUnit
5 6 (3.26%) Bugzilla
6 5 (2.72%) PHPUnit
7 4 (2.17%) Jenkins
7 4 (2.17%) Yeoman
7 4 (2.17%) Bower
8 3 (1.63%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.09%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (0.54%) Behat
10 1 (0.54%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.54%) Firebug
General
1 10 (5.43%) Finance
2 7 (3.80%) Publishing
2 7 (3.80%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.72%) Marketing
4 3 (1.63%) Banking
5 2 (1.09%) Games
5 2 (1.09%) Advertising
6 1 (0.54%) Retail
6 1 (0.54%) Local Government
6 1 (0.54%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 156 (84.78%) Developer
2 64 (34.78%) PHP Developer
3 37 (20.11%) Web Developer
4 16 (8.70%) Drupal Developer
5 10 (5.43%) JavaScript Developer
6 8 (4.35%) PHP Web Developer
6 8 (4.35%) Front-End Developer
7 6 (3.26%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 6 (3.26%) Test Engineer
8 5 (2.72%) Programmer
8 5 (2.72%) WordPress Developer
9 4 (2.17%) Network Engineer
9 4 (2.17%) MySQL Developer
9 4 (2.17%) Magento Developer
10 3 (1.63%) .NET Developer
10 3 (1.63%) Applications Developer
10 3 (1.63%) Analyst
11 2 (1.09%) Tester
11 2 (1.09%) Junior
11 2 (1.09%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (59.78%) HTML
2 103 (55.98%) CSS
3 71 (38.59%) jQuery
4 64 (34.78%) HTML5
5 50 (27.17%) CSS3
6 23 (12.50%) OpenID
6 23 (12.50%) OAuth
6 23 (12.50%) .NET
7 22 (11.96%) LAMP
8 15 (8.15%) AngularJS
9 14 (7.61%) XML
10 13 (7.07%) Web Services
11 12 (6.52%) REST
12 9 (4.89%) Symfony
13 8 (4.35%) Ajax
13 8 (4.35%) Backbone.js
14 7 (3.80%) LESS
14 7 (3.80%) Android SDK
15 5 (2.72%) Sass
16 4 (2.17%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 38 (20.65%) Open Source
2 12 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.89%) Firmware
4 7 (3.80%) Kindle
5 6 (3.26%) User Experience
6 4 (2.17%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.63%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (1.63%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.63%) Internet of Things
7 3 (1.63%) Replication
7 3 (1.63%) STB
8 2 (1.09%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.09%) Graphic Design
8 2 (1.09%) Machine to Machine
8 2 (1.09%) Life Science
8 2 (1.09%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.09%) VLE
9 1 (0.54%) Social Media
9 1 (0.54%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.54%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 35 (19.02%) Linux
2 11 (5.98%) Windows
3 8 (4.35%) Android
4 5 (2.72%) UNIX
5 3 (1.63%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.09%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.09%) Debian
7 1 (0.54%) Gentoo
7 1 (0.54%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.54%) AIX
7 1 (0.54%) HPUX
7 1 (0.54%) Solaris
7 1 (0.54%) CentOS
7 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (15.22%) OO
2 24 (13.04%) MVC
3 19 (10.33%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (9.78%) Web Development
5 16 (8.70%) Scrum
5 16 (8.70%) E-Commerce
6 12 (6.52%) TDD
7 11 (5.98%) Line Management
8 9 (4.89%) OOP
9 8 (4.35%) CRM
10 7 (3.80%) Code Coverage
10 7 (3.80%) Change Management
10 7 (3.80%) Project Planning
10 7 (3.80%) Unit Testing
11 6 (3.26%) Functional Testing
11 6 (3.26%) Use Case
12 5 (2.72%) SEO
12 5 (2.72%) Responsive Web Design
12 5 (2.72%) DevOps
13 4 (2.17%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 90 (48.91%) JavaScript
2 46 (25.00%) Perl
3 38 (20.65%) Tcl
4 29 (15.76%) SQL
5 26 (14.13%) Java
6 22 (11.96%) Python
6 22 (11.96%) Ruby
7 14 (7.61%) PHP5
8 13 (7.07%) VB.NET
9 12 (6.52%) C#
10 10 (5.43%) PowerShell
10 10 (5.43%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.72%) C
11 5 (2.72%) PL/SQL
12 4 (2.17%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.63%) ActionScript
13 3 (1.63%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.09%) VB
15 1 (0.54%) Korn
Qualifications
1 10 (5.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.80%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.63%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.09%) Varnish
2 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (12.50%) OpenSSO
2 2 (1.09%) Puppet
2 2 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 41 (22.28%) Oracle
2 22 (11.96%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.80%) Zend
4 3 (1.63%) Cognos
4 3 (1.63%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.09%) SAP
5 2 (1.09%) JBoss
5 2 (1.09%) Cisco
5 2 (1.09%) IBM
5 2 (1.09%) Adobe
5 2 (1.09%) Twitter
5 2 (1.09%) Actuate
5 2 (1.09%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.54%) Perforce
6 1 (0.54%) VMware
6 1 (0.54%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.54%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.54%) CyberSource
6 1 (0.54%) DataCash
6 1 (0.54%) HP
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