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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 69 89 62
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -27
Contract jobs citing PHP 53 45 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.15% 1.63% 2.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.54% 4.77% 7.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 15 52
Median daily rate £338 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £209 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £359 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £313 £336
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -7.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Median hourly rate £19.00 £9.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -75.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £37.40
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -39.83%
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
810 944 1107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 32.86% 34.12% 37.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 530 619
Median daily rate £388 £350 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -0.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 59 81
Median hourly rate £36.50 £38.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.19% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £19.00 £26.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.09%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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
Cambridgeshire +16 21 £348 +6.92% 23
Hertfordshire +16 20 £350 +16.66% 20
Norfolk +1 4 £288 +22.34% 1
Essex -4 4 £350 +105.88% 5
Suffolk -1 3 £250 - 4
Bedfordshire +2 2 £350 -0.70% 4
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 57 (62.64%) JavaScript
2 48 (52.75%) HTML
3 32 (35.16%) Java
3 32 (35.16%) CSS
4 30 (32.97%) Web Development
5 24 (26.37%) Linux
6 23 (25.27%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (23.08%) CRM
7 21 (23.08%) Git (software)
8 20 (21.98%) MySQL
9 17 (18.68%) HTML5
9 17 (18.68%) Digital Media
10 16 (17.58%) Magento
10 16 (17.58%) Network Security
10 16 (17.58%) ERP
11 15 (16.48%) SQL
11 15 (16.48%) CSS3
12 14 (15.38%) Retail
12 14 (15.38%) Front End Development
13 13 (14.29%) Subversion
13 13 (14.29%) OO
13 13 (14.29%) Python
13 13 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (14.29%) jQuery
14 12 (13.19%) Apache
14 12 (13.19%) XML
15 11 (12.09%) Windows
15 11 (12.09%) Oracle
15 11 (12.09%) .NET
15 11 (12.09%) E-Commerce

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 12 (13.19%) Apache
2 5 (5.49%) CMS
2 5 (5.49%) Tomcat
2 5 (5.49%) WordPress
3 4 (4.40%) Drupal
4 3 (3.30%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.30%) Mule
4 3 (3.30%) Node.js
5 2 (2.20%) Joomla!
5 2 (2.20%) nginx
6 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.10%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.10%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.10%) SilverStripe
6 1 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.10%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 16 (17.58%) Magento
2 2 (2.20%) BigMachines
2 2 (2.20%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.49%) GitHub
2 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.20%) SaaS
4 1 (1.10%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.58%) Network Security
2 7 (7.69%) HTTP
3 2 (2.20%) SAN
3 2 (2.20%) SMS
4 1 (1.10%) 802.15
4 1 (1.10%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.10%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.10%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.10%) Internet
4 1 (1.10%) SSL
4 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.10%) X.509
4 1 (1.10%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (21.98%) MySQL
2 9 (9.89%) DB2
3 7 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 6 (6.59%) MongoDB
5 5 (5.49%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.30%) MariaDB
7 2 (2.20%) CouchDB
7 2 (2.20%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.20%) Redis
7 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 13 (14.29%) Subversion
3 9 (9.89%) PHPUnit
3 9 (9.89%) Selenium
4 8 (8.79%) Appium
4 8 (8.79%) Jenkins
4 8 (8.79%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.20%) JIRA
5 2 (2.20%) Mercurial
5 2 (2.20%) Mocha
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (2.20%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.10%) FindBugs
6 1 (1.10%) gulp
6 1 (1.10%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.10%) Maven
6 1 (1.10%) NUnit
6 1 (1.10%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.10%) Xcode
General
1 14 (15.38%) Retail
2 4 (4.40%) Finance
3 3 (3.30%) Marketing
4 1 (1.10%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.10%) Publishing
4 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 60 (65.93%) Developer
2 32 (35.16%) PHP Developer
3 14 (15.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 9 (9.89%) Tester
5 8 (8.79%) Applications Support
5 8 (8.79%) Automation Tester
6 7 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (7.69%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 7 (7.69%) Selenium Tester
7 6 (6.59%) .NET Developer
7 6 (6.59%) Java Developer
8 5 (5.49%) HTML Developer
8 5 (5.49%) Magento Developer
9 4 (4.40%) HTML CSS Developer
9 4 (4.40%) PHP Magento Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Full Stack Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Hybris Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Symfony Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Web Automation Tester
10 3 (3.30%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (52.75%) HTML
2 32 (35.16%) CSS
3 17 (18.68%) HTML5
4 15 (16.48%) CSS3
5 13 (14.29%) jQuery
6 12 (13.19%) XML
7 11 (12.09%) .NET
8 10 (10.99%) RESTful
8 10 (10.99%) Symfony
9 9 (9.89%) Ajax
9 9 (9.89%) AngularJS
9 9 (9.89%) Behat
9 9 (9.89%) LAMP
10 7 (7.69%) JSON
10 7 (7.69%) Laravel
11 6 (6.59%) Web Services
12 5 (5.49%) ASP.NET
12 5 (5.49%) LESS
12 5 (5.49%) Sass
12 5 (5.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.68%) Digital Media
2 7 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.49%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.40%) User Experience
5 2 (2.20%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.10%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (26.37%) Linux
2 11 (12.09%) Windows
3 8 (8.79%) Unix
4 2 (2.20%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.10%) Android
5 1 (1.10%) CentOS
5 1 (1.10%) Fedora
5 1 (1.10%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.10%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.10%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.10%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (32.97%) Web Development
2 23 (25.27%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (23.08%) CRM
4 16 (17.58%) ERP
5 14 (15.38%) Front End Development
6 13 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (14.29%) OO
7 11 (12.09%) E-Commerce
8 9 (9.89%) BDD
8 9 (9.89%) MVC
8 9 (9.89%) Test Automation
9 8 (8.79%) TDD
9 8 (8.79%) User Stories
10 7 (7.69%) Automated Testing
10 7 (7.69%) Coaching
10 7 (7.69%) Re-Platforming
10 7 (7.69%) Test Scripting
11 6 (6.59%) Document Management
12 5 (5.49%) Open Source
13 4 (4.40%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 57 (62.64%) JavaScript
2 32 (35.16%) Java
3 15 (16.48%) SQL
4 13 (14.29%) Python
5 10 (10.99%) Perl
6 9 (9.89%) C#
7 5 (5.49%) C++
7 5 (5.49%) Ruby
8 4 (4.40%) C
9 2 (2.20%) Apex Code
9 2 (2.20%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.20%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.10%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.10%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.10%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.30%) Degree
2 1 (1.10%) CEH
2 1 (1.10%) CHECK Team Leader
2 1 (1.10%) CHECK Team Member
2 1 (1.10%) CREST Certified
2 1 (1.10%) MCSA
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.10%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.79%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.30%) Varnish
2 2 (2.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (2.20%) Docker
2 2 (2.20%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.20%) VMware ESX
2 2 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.10%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (5.49%) Ansible
1 5 (5.49%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (5.49%) Puppet
2 2 (2.20%) Cobbler
2 2 (2.20%) Kibana
2 2 (2.20%) logstash
2 2 (2.20%) SCCM
2 2 (2.20%) SCOM
2 2 (2.20%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.10%) Capistrano
3 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 11 (12.09%) Oracle
1 11 (12.09%) Zend
2 6 (6.59%) Siebel
3 5 (5.49%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.30%) ForgeRock
4 3 (3.30%) hybris
4 3 (3.30%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.30%) VMware
5 2 (2.20%) Google
5 2 (2.20%) IBM
5 2 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.20%) WorldPay
6 1 (1.10%) Citrix
6 1 (1.10%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.10%) Teradata
6 1 (1.10%) Vertica
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