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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 70 81 58
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -23
Contract jobs citing PHP 60 61 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.46% 2.12% 3.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.32% 5.38% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 35 68
Median daily rate £370 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £180 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £385 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -37.50%
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
949 1134 1261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 38.97% 39.36% 40.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 628 808
Median daily rate £375 £360 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 86 47
Median hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £26.50 £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +20 39 £373 +24.16% 15
Cambridgeshire +16 11 £325 +8.33% 23
Essex 0 4 £550 +100.00% 17
Norfolk -5 3 £213 +6.25% 5
Suffolk -6 2 £400 +6.66% 7
Bedfordshire -7 1 - - 4
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for PHP.

1 70 (59.83%) JavaScript
2 52 (44.44%) HTML
3 51 (43.59%) MySQL
4 47 (40.17%) CSS
5 44 (37.61%) Web Development
6 43 (36.75%) Java
7 34 (29.06%) Linux
8 31 (26.50%) Python
9 30 (25.64%) E-Commerce
9 30 (25.64%) SQL
9 30 (25.64%) Zend
10 28 (23.93%) Git (software)
11 27 (23.08%) CRM
11 27 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
12 25 (21.37%) Web Services
12 25 (21.37%) Ruby
12 25 (21.37%) jQuery
13 24 (20.51%) Drupal
14 23 (19.66%) Network Security
14 23 (19.66%) Digital Media
14 23 (19.66%) ERP
15 22 (18.80%) Subversion
15 22 (18.80%) LAMP
16 21 (17.95%) Magento
17 19 (16.24%) Oracle
18 18 (15.38%) OO
18 18 (15.38%) MVC
19 17 (14.53%) Retail
19 17 (14.53%) Puppet
20 16 (13.68%) Apache

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (20.51%) Drupal
2 16 (13.68%) Apache
3 15 (12.82%) Tomcat
4 6 (5.13%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (4.27%) CMS
6 3 (2.56%) Mule
7 2 (1.71%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.71%) Confluence
8 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.85%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.85%) nginx
8 1 (0.85%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.85%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 21 (17.95%) Magento
2 2 (1.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.71%) GitHub
4 1 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.85%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (19.66%) Network Security
2 10 (8.55%) HTTP
3 9 (7.69%) Firewall
4 3 (2.56%) Internet
5 2 (1.71%) SAN
5 2 (1.71%) SMS
5 2 (1.71%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.85%) DHCP
6 1 (0.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (43.59%) MySQL
2 15 (12.82%) Relational Database
3 14 (11.97%) DB2
4 11 (9.40%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (9.40%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.56%) MariaDB
6 3 (2.56%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (23.93%) Git (software)
2 22 (18.80%) Subversion
3 10 (8.55%) Jenkins
4 9 (7.69%) Ant
5 4 (3.42%) PHPUnit
5 4 (3.42%) Selenium
6 3 (2.56%) Appium
6 3 (2.56%) JIRA
6 3 (2.56%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (2.56%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.71%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.71%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.71%) TortoiseSVN
8 1 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.85%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.85%) FindBugs
8 1 (0.85%) Mocha
8 1 (0.85%) NUnit
8 1 (0.85%) Vagrant
General
1 17 (14.53%) Retail
2 5 (4.27%) Finance
3 4 (3.42%) Marketing
4 3 (2.56%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.71%) Electronics
5 2 (1.71%) Games
5 2 (1.71%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.71%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 79 (67.52%) Developer
2 37 (31.62%) PHP Developer
3 14 (11.97%) Web Developer
4 11 (9.40%) PHP Web Developer
5 10 (8.55%) Drupal Developer
6 9 (7.69%) .NET Developer
6 9 (7.69%) Architect
6 9 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
6 9 (7.69%) Magento Developer
6 9 (7.69%) PHP Zend Developer
6 9 (7.69%) Unix Architect
7 8 (6.84%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (6.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 8 (6.84%) MySQL Developer
8 7 (5.98%) Java Developer
8 7 (5.98%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (5.98%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 6 (5.13%) LAMP Developer
9 6 (5.13%) PHP Magento Developer
9 6 (5.13%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (44.44%) HTML
2 47 (40.17%) CSS
3 25 (21.37%) jQuery
3 25 (21.37%) Web Services
4 22 (18.80%) LAMP
5 16 (13.68%) XML
6 15 (12.82%) HTML5
6 15 (12.82%) Symfony
7 14 (11.97%) RESTful
8 13 (11.11%) .NET
9 10 (8.55%) XHTML
10 9 (7.69%) AngularJS
11 8 (6.84%) SOAP
11 8 (6.84%) XSL
12 7 (5.98%) Zend Framework
13 6 (5.13%) CSS3
14 5 (4.27%) ASP.NET
14 5 (4.27%) Laravel
14 5 (4.27%) Node.js
14 5 (4.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.66%) Digital Media
2 9 (7.69%) e-Learning
3 8 (6.84%) Algorithms
4 7 (5.98%) User Experience
5 4 (3.42%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.71%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.71%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.85%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.85%) Replication
8 1 (0.85%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 34 (29.06%) Linux
2 16 (13.68%) Unix
3 13 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (7.69%) AIX
4 9 (7.69%) Windows
5 3 (2.56%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.71%) CentOS
6 2 (1.71%) Fedora
6 2 (1.71%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.85%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (37.61%) Web Development
2 30 (25.64%) E-Commerce
3 27 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (23.08%) CRM
4 23 (19.66%) ERP
5 18 (15.38%) MVC
5 18 (15.38%) OO
6 11 (9.40%) Continuous Delivery
6 11 (9.40%) Mentoring
7 9 (7.69%) Front End Development
7 9 (7.69%) OO PHP
7 9 (7.69%) Open Source
7 9 (7.69%) Software Delivery
7 9 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements
8 8 (6.84%) API Development
8 8 (6.84%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (6.84%) DevOps
8 8 (6.84%) TDD
9 6 (5.13%) BDD
9 6 (5.13%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 70 (59.83%) JavaScript
2 43 (36.75%) Java
3 31 (26.50%) Python
4 30 (25.64%) SQL
5 25 (21.37%) Ruby
6 12 (10.26%) C#
7 9 (7.69%) Perl
8 8 (6.84%) MATLAB
9 5 (4.27%) R
10 3 (2.56%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.71%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.71%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.85%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.85%) C
12 1 (0.85%) C++
12 1 (0.85%) PHP 5
12 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.85%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (1.71%) Degree
2 1 (0.85%) CEH
2 1 (0.85%) CHECK Team Leader
2 1 (0.85%) CHECK Team Member
2 1 (0.85%) CREST Certified
2 1 (0.85%) MCSA
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.85%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.27%) Varnish
2 4 (3.42%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.56%) Docker
4 2 (1.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (1.71%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.71%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.85%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (0.85%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (14.53%) Puppet
2 16 (13.68%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (11.11%) Ansible
4 3 (2.56%) logstash
5 2 (1.71%) Cobbler
5 2 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.71%) Kibana
5 2 (1.71%) PowerCLI
5 2 (1.71%) SCCM
5 2 (1.71%) SCOM
5 2 (1.71%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.85%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.85%) Graphite
6 1 (0.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 30 (25.64%) Zend
2 19 (16.24%) Oracle
3 12 (10.26%) hybris
4 11 (9.40%) IBM
5 8 (6.84%) Teradata
6 7 (5.98%) Microsoft
7 5 (4.27%) VMware
8 4 (3.42%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.56%) ForgeRock
9 3 (2.56%) Google
10 2 (1.71%) HP
10 2 (1.71%) SAP
11 1 (0.85%) Adobe
11 1 (0.85%) Cisco
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