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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 86 71 64
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -7
Contract jobs citing PHP 40 55 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.66% 2.18% 3.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.80% 6.22% 7.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 35 43
Average daily rate £325 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £195 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £403 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 8
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £30.20 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+16.72% +43.80%
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
834 884 938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 34.55% 35.01% 40.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 496 516
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £228 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 68 86
Average hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +9.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £25.60 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £43.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Hertfordshire +20 19 £270 -13.60% 5
Essex -16 8 £363 -9.93% 6
Cambridgeshire -12 5 £225 +5.88% 19
Norfolk - 4 £313 - 2
Bedfordshire +6 2 £513 +20.58% 2
Suffolk - 2 £300 - 8
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 51 (56.67%) JavaScript
2 47 (52.22%) HTML
3 35 (38.89%) CSS
4 27 (30.00%) MySQL
5 24 (26.67%) Git (software)
6 22 (24.44%) SQL
7 19 (21.11%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (21.11%) MVC
7 19 (21.11%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (20.00%) Magento
8 18 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 18 (20.00%) CSS3
8 18 (20.00%) OO
9 17 (18.89%) Python
9 17 (18.89%) Subversion
9 17 (18.89%) jQuery
10 16 (17.78%) Web Development
10 16 (17.78%) LAMP
10 16 (17.78%) Linux
10 16 (17.78%) HTML5
11 14 (15.56%) Laravel
12 13 (14.44%) Apache
12 13 (14.44%) TDD
13 12 (13.33%) Zend
13 12 (13.33%) Selenium
13 12 (13.33%) Unix
13 12 (13.33%) BDD
13 12 (13.33%) RESTful
14 11 (12.22%) Unit Testing
14 11 (12.22%) PHPUnit

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 13 (14.44%) Apache
2 6 (6.67%) WordPress
3 4 (4.44%) Drupal
3 4 (4.44%) nginx
4 2 (2.22%) CMS
4 2 (2.22%) SilverStripe
4 2 (2.22%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.11%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.11%) ColdFusion
5 1 (1.11%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.11%) Node.js
5 1 (1.11%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 18 (20.00%) Magento
2 4 (4.44%) BigMachines
2 4 (4.44%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (4.44%) SaaS
2 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.11%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.56%) HTTP
2 2 (2.22%) Ethernet
2 2 (2.22%) Internet
3 1 (1.11%) 802.15
3 1 (1.11%) ADSL
3 1 (1.11%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.11%) Broadband
3 1 (1.11%) DHCP
3 1 (1.11%) Extranet
3 1 (1.11%) Firewall
3 1 (1.11%) FTP
3 1 (1.11%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.11%) Intranet
3 1 (1.11%) SSL
3 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.11%) Telnet
3 1 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.11%) Wireless
3 1 (1.11%) X.509
3 1 (1.11%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (30.00%) MySQL
2 11 (12.22%) DB2
2 11 (12.22%) Relational Database
3 10 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (8.89%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.44%) CouchDB
5 4 (4.44%) DbVisualizer
5 4 (4.44%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.44%) Redis
6 2 (2.22%) Big Data
6 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 24 (26.67%) Git (software)
2 17 (18.89%) Subversion
3 12 (13.33%) Selenium
4 11 (12.22%) PHPUnit
5 10 (11.11%) WebDriver
6 7 (7.78%) Jenkins
7 6 (6.67%) Appium
8 4 (4.44%) Mercurial
8 4 (4.44%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (2.22%) Ant
9 2 (2.22%) Grunt
9 2 (2.22%) JIRA
10 1 (1.11%) Bugzilla
10 1 (1.11%) gulp
10 1 (1.11%) Jasmine
10 1 (1.11%) JUnit
10 1 (1.11%) Maven
10 1 (1.11%) Mocha
10 1 (1.11%) Redmine
10 1 (1.11%) Trac
General
1 11 (12.22%) Retail
2 8 (8.89%) Games
3 3 (3.33%) Finance
4 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 61 (67.78%) Developer
2 44 (48.89%) PHP Developer
3 12 (13.33%) Tester
4 11 (12.22%) Automation Tester
5 9 (10.00%) Selenium Tester
6 8 (8.89%) Automation Engineer
6 8 (8.89%) Web Tester
7 7 (7.78%) Test Automation Engineer
7 7 (7.78%) Test Engineer
8 6 (6.67%) Web Developer
9 5 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (5.56%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 5 (5.56%) Symfony Developer
9 5 (5.56%) WordPress Developer
10 4 (4.44%) Administrator
10 4 (4.44%) Magento Developer
10 4 (4.44%) PHP Magento Developer
10 4 (4.44%) PHP Zend Developer
10 4 (4.44%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (52.22%) HTML
2 35 (38.89%) CSS
3 18 (20.00%) CSS3
4 17 (18.89%) jQuery
5 16 (17.78%) HTML5
5 16 (17.78%) LAMP
6 14 (15.56%) Laravel
7 12 (13.33%) RESTful
8 11 (12.22%) XML
9 10 (11.11%) Symfony
10 7 (7.78%) Behat
10 7 (7.78%) JSON
10 7 (7.78%) Web Services
11 6 (6.67%) Ajax
11 6 (6.67%) Unreal Engine
11 6 (6.67%) Yii
12 5 (5.56%) .NET
12 5 (5.56%) Mason
12 5 (5.56%) Memcached
12 5 (5.56%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.33%) Fintech
2 3 (3.33%) User Experience
3 1 (1.11%) Biology
3 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.11%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.11%) STB
3 1 (1.11%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.11%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.78%) Linux
2 12 (13.33%) Unix
3 2 (2.22%) AIX
3 2 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.11%) Android
4 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.11%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.11%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (21.11%) Continuous Integration
1 19 (21.11%) MVC
2 18 (20.00%) OO
2 18 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 16 (17.78%) Web Development
4 13 (14.44%) TDD
5 12 (13.33%) BDD
6 11 (12.22%) E-Commerce
6 11 (12.22%) Unit Testing
7 10 (11.11%) Front End Development
7 10 (11.11%) Test Scripting
8 9 (10.00%) Automated Testing
8 9 (10.00%) Coaching
9 8 (8.89%) Document Management
9 8 (8.89%) OOP
10 7 (7.78%) CRM
10 7 (7.78%) Open Source
11 6 (6.67%) Re-Platforming
11 6 (6.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 51 (56.67%) JavaScript
2 22 (24.44%) SQL
3 17 (18.89%) Python
4 10 (11.11%) Java
5 9 (10.00%) C++
6 8 (8.89%) Perl
7 5 (5.56%) Ruby
8 4 (4.44%) Apex Code
9 2 (2.22%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.22%) C
9 2 (2.22%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.22%) PHP 5
10 1 (1.11%) C#
10 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.11%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.11%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.11%) XPath
10 1 (1.11%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (2.22%) Degree
2 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (6.67%) Ansible
1 6 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (13.33%) Zend
2 7 (7.78%) Oracle
3 4 (4.44%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (4.44%) Siebel
4 3 (3.33%) Perforce
5 2 (2.22%) Adobe
5 2 (2.22%) hybris
5 2 (2.22%) IBM
5 2 (2.22%) WorldPay
Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago