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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 63 63 69
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing PHP 89 90 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.86% 2.97% 2.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.67% 7.68% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 60 34
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £165 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £425 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Average hourly rate £9.50 £15.00 £22.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% -33.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.50 £22.66
% change year-on-year
-18.03% +34.59%
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
1160 1172 913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 37.26% 38.63% 38.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 731 709 464
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 56 87
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.99 £25.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 29 July 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 29 July 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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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 42 £300 -22.58% 16
Hertfordshire -7 21 £300 +1.69% 11
Norfolk -6 14 £305 +22.00% 7
Suffolk +8 9 £375 +25.00% 6
Essex -13 7 £245 +48.48% 4
Bedfordshire +4 6 £300 +47.23% 1
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 69 (53.08%) JavaScript
2 66 (50.77%) HTML
3 62 (47.69%) MySQL
4 46 (35.38%) CSS
5 44 (33.85%) Linux
6 39 (30.00%) jQuery
7 30 (23.08%) Java
8 27 (20.77%) Symfony
9 26 (20.00%) HTML5
10 25 (19.23%) Puppet
10 25 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
10 25 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (18.46%) Ruby
11 24 (18.46%) Amazon AWS
11 24 (18.46%) Drupal
12 23 (17.69%) Zend
12 23 (17.69%) Ansible
13 21 (16.15%) DevOps
13 21 (16.15%) Bash Shell
13 21 (16.15%) TDD
13 21 (16.15%) Perl
14 20 (15.38%) .NET
15 19 (14.62%) LAMP
15 19 (14.62%) SQL
15 19 (14.62%) OO
16 17 (13.08%) Open Source
16 17 (13.08%) Git (software)
16 17 (13.08%) Apache
16 17 (13.08%) OOP
16 17 (13.08%) MVC

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 24 (18.46%) Drupal
2 17 (13.08%) Apache
3 14 (10.77%) WordPress
4 12 (9.23%) CMS
5 4 (3.08%) nginx
6 3 (2.31%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.54%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (1.54%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.54%) Moodle
7 2 (1.54%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.77%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.77%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.77%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.31%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.54%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.77%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 14 (10.77%) Magento
2 1 (0.77%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 24 (18.46%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.62%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.54%) Rackspace Cloud
3 2 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.77%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.77%) IaaS
4 1 (0.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.46%) HTTP
2 4 (3.08%) Intranet
3 3 (2.31%) DNS
4 2 (1.54%) Broadband
4 2 (1.54%) DHCP
4 2 (1.54%) FTP
4 2 (1.54%) Telnet
4 2 (1.54%) Firewall
4 2 (1.54%) Wireless
4 2 (1.54%) NAS
5 1 (0.77%) 4G
5 1 (0.77%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (47.69%) MySQL
2 8 (6.15%) MongoDB
3 7 (5.38%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.85%) DbVisualizer
4 5 (3.85%) DB2
5 4 (3.08%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.08%) Redis
5 4 (3.08%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.08%) CouchDB
6 3 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (13.08%) Git (software)
2 12 (9.23%) Subversion
3 10 (7.69%) Selenium
4 8 (6.15%) Visual Studio
4 8 (6.15%) WebDriver
5 7 (5.38%) PHPUnit
6 3 (2.31%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.31%) SoapUI
6 3 (2.31%) Mercurial
6 3 (2.31%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.31%) eggPlant
6 3 (2.31%) Xcode
7 2 (1.54%) Trac
7 2 (1.54%) Redmine
7 2 (1.54%) Bugzilla
7 2 (1.54%) JUnit
7 2 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.54%) JIRA
8 1 (0.77%) Ant
8 1 (0.77%) gulp
General
1 8 (6.15%) Marketing
2 6 (4.62%) Retail
3 2 (1.54%) Publishing
4 1 (0.77%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.77%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 80 (61.54%) Developer
2 44 (33.85%) PHP Developer
3 20 (15.38%) Web Developer
4 18 (13.85%) DevOps Engineer
5 17 (13.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 9 (6.92%) Architect
7 8 (6.15%) Senior Developer
7 8 (6.15%) Drupal Developer
8 7 (5.38%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 6 (4.62%) Front-End Developer
9 6 (4.62%) Senior PHP Developer
9 6 (4.62%) PHP Web Developer
10 5 (3.85%) Software Architect
10 5 (3.85%) Tester
10 5 (3.85%) Automation Tester
10 5 (3.85%) Magento Developer
11 4 (3.08%) PHP LAMP Developer
11 4 (3.08%) Software Engineer
12 3 (2.31%) Software Developer
12 3 (2.31%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (50.77%) HTML
2 46 (35.38%) CSS
3 39 (30.00%) jQuery
4 27 (20.77%) Symfony
5 26 (20.00%) HTML5
6 20 (15.38%) .NET
7 19 (14.62%) LAMP
8 14 (10.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 12 (9.23%) XML
10 11 (8.46%) Web Services
10 11 (8.46%) CSS3
11 10 (7.69%) Laravel
11 10 (7.69%) AngularJS
12 8 (6.15%) Ajax
13 7 (5.38%) XHTML
14 6 (4.62%) RESTful
15 5 (3.85%) JSON
15 5 (3.85%) Flash
16 4 (3.08%) SOAP
16 4 (3.08%) FFmpeg
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.62%) MPEG
3 1 (0.77%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.77%) Data Integration
3 1 (0.77%) User Experience
3 1 (0.77%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 44 (33.85%) Linux
2 7 (5.38%) UNIX
3 4 (3.08%) Windows
4 3 (2.31%) Solaris
5 1 (0.77%) Android
5 1 (0.77%) CentOS
5 1 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (16.15%) TDD
2 21 (16.15%) DevOps
3 19 (14.62%) OO
4 17 (13.08%) OOP
4 17 (13.08%) MVC
4 17 (13.08%) Open Source
5 14 (10.77%) E-Commerce
6 13 (10.00%) Web Development
7 10 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (6.15%) Test Automation
8 8 (6.15%) SOA
9 7 (5.38%) OOD
9 7 (5.38%) Mentoring
10 5 (3.85%) Coaching
10 5 (3.85%) Test Scripting
10 5 (3.85%) System Testing
10 5 (3.85%) Document Management
10 5 (3.85%) Automated Testing
11 4 (3.08%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 69 (53.08%) JavaScript
2 30 (23.08%) Java
3 24 (18.46%) Ruby
4 21 (16.15%) Bash Shell
4 21 (16.15%) Perl
5 19 (14.62%) SQL
6 8 (6.15%) PHP5
7 6 (4.62%) C#
7 6 (4.62%) Python
8 3 (2.31%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.54%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.54%) VB
9 2 (1.54%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.77%) ABAP
10 1 (0.77%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 7 (5.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.77%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.92%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.54%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 25 (19.23%) Puppet
1 25 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (17.69%) Ansible
Vendors
1 23 (17.69%) Zend
2 7 (5.38%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.62%) Apple
4 4 (3.08%) Oracle
5 3 (2.31%) Google
6 2 (1.54%) Rackspace
6 2 (1.54%) BEA
6 2 (1.54%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.54%) hybris
7 1 (0.77%) Twitter
7 1 (0.77%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.77%) SAP
7 1 (0.77%) IBM
7 1 (0.77%) ATG
7 1 (0.77%) Endeca
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £1,666 per month
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: competitive
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