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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 88 52 48
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -4
Contract jobs citing PHP 42 101 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.52% 3.32% 3.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.52% 8.78% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 51 47
Average daily rate
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£288 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £421 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 1
Average hourly rate - £39.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +136.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-13.71% +55.55%
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
929 1150 873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 33.62% 37.79% 39.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 508 620 470
Average daily rate £365 £350 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +11.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 77 84
Average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £26.00 £23.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -28 16 £250 -18.36% 22
Hertfordshire +3 12 £300 -25.00% 21
Essex +4 7 £170 -53.89% 10
Suffolk -8 5 - - 5
Bedfordshire -2 2 £325 +36.84% 7
Norfolk -7 2 £268 -10.83% 7
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 58 (59.18%) JavaScript
2 57 (58.16%) HTML
3 52 (53.06%) CSS
4 43 (43.88%) MySQL
5 33 (33.67%) HTML5
6 29 (29.59%) MVC
7 26 (26.53%) Apache
8 25 (25.51%) Laravel
9 22 (22.45%) Symfony
9 22 (22.45%) jQuery
9 22 (22.45%) Git (software)
10 21 (21.43%) AngularJS
11 19 (19.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 19 (19.39%) Shell Script
11 19 (19.39%) Linux
11 19 (19.39%) OOP
12 18 (18.37%) Oracle
12 18 (18.37%) WebLogic
12 18 (18.37%) Solaris
12 18 (18.37%) DNS
13 17 (17.35%) Windows
14 16 (16.33%) SC Cleared
14 16 (16.33%) Security Cleared
15 15 (15.31%) PHP5
15 15 (15.31%) CSS3
15 15 (15.31%) LAMP
16 14 (14.29%) .NET
16 14 (14.29%) RESTful
17 13 (13.27%) J2EE
17 13 (13.27%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 26 (26.53%) Apache
2 18 (18.37%) WebLogic
3 10 (10.20%) WebLogic Portal
3 10 (10.20%) Drupal
4 9 (9.18%) nginx
5 6 (6.12%) WordPress
6 5 (5.10%) CMS
7 2 (2.04%) Node.js
8 1 (1.02%) Facebook Platform
8 1 (1.02%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.02%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.04%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.04%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.02%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 9 (9.18%) Magento
2 1 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.06%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.02%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.02%) SaaS
3 1 (1.02%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 18 (18.37%) DNS
2 7 (7.14%) HTTP
3 4 (4.08%) Wireless
3 4 (4.08%) Broadband
3 4 (4.08%) Intranet
3 4 (4.08%) Internet
3 4 (4.08%) NAS
4 3 (3.06%) Telnet
4 3 (3.06%) DHCP
4 3 (3.06%) FTP
4 3 (3.06%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (43.88%) MySQL
2 5 (5.10%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.08%) DB2
3 4 (4.08%) DbVisualizer
3 4 (4.08%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.02%) Redis
5 1 (1.02%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.02%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.02%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.02%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (22.45%) Git (software)
2 12 (12.24%) PHPUnit
3 9 (9.18%) Subversion
4 8 (8.16%) Selenium
5 4 (4.08%) WebDriver
6 3 (3.06%) Trac
6 3 (3.06%) Redmine
6 3 (3.06%) JIRA
6 3 (3.06%) Bugzilla
7 2 (2.04%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.04%) JUnit
7 2 (2.04%) Mercurial
7 2 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (2.04%) Firebug
8 1 (1.02%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.02%) Grunt
8 1 (1.02%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.02%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.02%) Fiddler
General
1 7 (7.14%) Marketing
2 5 (5.10%) Retail
3 2 (2.04%) Advertising
4 1 (1.02%) Finance
4 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.02%) Electronics
4 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 63 (64.29%) Developer
2 35 (35.71%) PHP Developer
3 18 (18.37%) Web Developer
3 18 (18.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (10.20%) PHP Web Developer
5 6 (6.12%) Front-End Developer
6 5 (5.10%) Magento Developer
7 4 (4.08%) Architect
7 4 (4.08%) Tester
7 4 (4.08%) Automation Tester
7 4 (4.08%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 3 (3.06%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.06%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 3 (3.06%) Drupal Developer
8 3 (3.06%) Analyst
8 3 (3.06%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.06%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.06%) Test Engineer
9 2 (2.04%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.04%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (58.16%) HTML
2 52 (53.06%) CSS
3 33 (33.67%) HTML5
4 25 (25.51%) Laravel
5 22 (22.45%) Symfony
5 22 (22.45%) jQuery
6 21 (21.43%) AngularJS
7 19 (19.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 15 (15.31%) CSS3
8 15 (15.31%) LAMP
9 14 (14.29%) .NET
9 14 (14.29%) RESTful
10 13 (13.27%) J2EE
11 9 (9.18%) Web Services
12 7 (7.14%) Ajax
13 6 (6.12%) XML
14 5 (5.10%) ASP.NET
14 5 (5.10%) XHTML
15 4 (4.08%) Flash
16 3 (3.06%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.08%) Open Source
3 2 (2.04%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.02%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.02%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.02%) DTV
4 1 (1.02%) MPEG
4 1 (1.02%) STB
4 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.39%) Linux
2 18 (18.37%) Solaris
3 17 (17.35%) Windows
4 6 (6.12%) UNIX
5 3 (3.06%) Android
5 3 (3.06%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.06%) Debian
6 2 (2.04%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.02%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.59%) MVC
2 19 (19.39%) OOP
3 13 (13.27%) OO
4 11 (11.22%) E-Commerce
5 10 (10.20%) Unit Testing
6 9 (9.18%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (7.14%) TDD
8 7 (7.14%) Web Development
9 6 (6.12%) Test Scripting
9 6 (6.12%) Test Automation
9 6 (6.12%) OO PHP
10 4 (4.08%) Web Design
10 4 (4.08%) SEO
10 4 (4.08%) Document Management
10 4 (4.08%) Automated Testing
10 4 (4.08%) System Testing
10 4 (4.08%) Coaching
10 4 (4.08%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (3.06%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 58 (59.18%) JavaScript
2 19 (19.39%) Shell Script
3 15 (15.31%) PHP5
4 10 (10.20%) Java
4 10 (10.20%) Ruby
5 7 (7.14%) SQL
5 7 (7.14%) Python
6 5 (5.10%) Bash Shell
6 5 (5.10%) Perl
7 4 (4.08%) C#
8 3 (3.06%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.06%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.04%) C++
10 1 (1.02%) Go
10 1 (1.02%) C
10 1 (1.02%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 16 (16.33%) SC Cleared
1 16 (16.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.04%) Degree
3 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.08%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.08%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (4.08%) Puppet
1 4 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.04%) Ansible
Vendors
1 18 (18.37%) Oracle
2 10 (10.20%) BEA
2 10 (10.20%) Twitter
3 8 (8.16%) Zend
4 4 (4.08%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.04%) Google
5 2 (2.04%) hybris
5 2 (2.04%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.02%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.02%) Facebook
6 1 (1.02%) SAP
6 1 (1.02%) Adobe
6 1 (1.02%) KANA
6 1 (1.02%) Endeca
6 1 (1.02%) ATG
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