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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 72 59 50
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -9
Contract jobs citing PHP 56 71 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.19% 3.11% 3.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.19% 7.75% 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 46 49
Average daily rate
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£275 £325 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £438 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £283
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +6.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 1
Average hourly rate - £12.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.35 £21.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+6.42% -33.33%
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
904 916 967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 35.34% 40.16% 40.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 499 529
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 88 67
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £16.80 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -17 24 £200 -37.50% 23
Essex +3 19 £403 +62.62% 7
Hertfordshire 0 7 £300 -24.05% 21
Bedfordshire - 5 £425 - 1
Norfolk +3 1 - - 8
Suffolk - - - - 2
East Anglia - - - -
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 73 (56.59%) HTML
2 70 (54.26%) CSS
3 63 (48.84%) MySQL
4 61 (47.29%) JavaScript
5 42 (32.56%) HTML5
6 34 (26.36%) jQuery
7 30 (23.26%) MVC
8 28 (21.71%) Oracle
8 28 (21.71%) CSS3
9 26 (20.16%) Git (software)
10 25 (19.38%) Apache
11 24 (18.60%) LAMP
11 24 (18.60%) Perl
11 24 (18.60%) AngularJS
12 23 (17.83%) Laravel
13 21 (16.28%) Linux
13 21 (16.28%) Tcl
14 19 (14.73%) Shell Script
14 19 (14.73%) Symfony
15 18 (13.95%) Python
16 17 (13.18%) Solaris
16 17 (13.18%) Open Source
16 17 (13.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 16 (12.40%) PHP5
17 16 (12.40%) Windows
18 15 (11.63%) WebLogic
18 15 (11.63%) SQL
18 15 (11.63%) OOP
18 15 (11.63%) DNS
18 15 (11.63%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 25 (19.38%) Apache
2 15 (11.63%) WebLogic
3 12 (9.30%) Drupal
4 11 (8.53%) WordPress
5 8 (6.20%) nginx
5 8 (6.20%) CMS
5 8 (6.20%) WebLogic Portal
6 4 (3.10%) Node.js
6 4 (3.10%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.55%) Moodle
8 1 (0.78%) IIS
8 1 (0.78%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.78%) Facebook Platform
8 1 (0.78%) concrete5
Applications
1 3 (2.33%) MS Office
1 3 (2.33%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.55%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.78%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.88%) Magento
2 2 (1.55%) Shopify
3 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.78%) osCommerce
3 1 (0.78%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.78%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.78%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.63%) DNS
2 6 (4.65%) NAS
2 6 (4.65%) Internet
2 6 (4.65%) HTTP
2 6 (4.65%) Broadband
2 6 (4.65%) Wireless
3 4 (3.10%) SMTP
3 4 (3.10%) DHCP
3 4 (3.10%) FTP
3 4 (3.10%) Telnet
3 4 (3.10%) Firewall
4 1 (0.78%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (48.84%) MySQL
2 9 (6.98%) MongoDB
3 4 (3.10%) Redis
4 3 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.55%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.78%) Big Data
6 1 (0.78%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 26 (20.16%) Git (software)
2 13 (10.08%) PHPUnit
3 6 (4.65%) Selenium
4 5 (3.88%) Subversion
4 5 (3.88%) Grunt
5 4 (3.10%) Bower
5 4 (3.10%) Yeoman
6 3 (2.33%) Firebug
6 3 (2.33%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.55%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.55%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.78%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.78%) JIRA
8 1 (0.78%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.78%) Trac
8 1 (0.78%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.78%) Redmine
General
1 5 (3.88%) Telecoms
1 5 (3.88%) Finance
2 3 (2.33%) Marketing
3 2 (1.55%) Advertising
4 1 (0.78%) Electronics
4 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.78%) Banking
4 1 (0.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 98 (75.97%) Developer
2 54 (41.86%) PHP Developer
3 25 (19.38%) Web Developer
4 16 (12.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (7.75%) PHP Web Developer
6 9 (6.98%) Drupal Developer
7 7 (5.43%) Front-End Developer
8 5 (3.88%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 4 (3.10%) MySQL Developer
10 3 (2.33%) Software Engineer
10 3 (2.33%) Architect
10 3 (2.33%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (2.33%) Automation Engineer
10 3 (2.33%) WordPress Developer
11 2 (1.55%) Automation Tester
11 2 (1.55%) CSS Developer
11 2 (1.55%) Build Engineer
11 2 (1.55%) Software Build Engineer
11 2 (1.55%) Technical Developer
11 2 (1.55%) Moodle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (56.59%) HTML
2 70 (54.26%) CSS
3 42 (32.56%) HTML5
4 34 (26.36%) jQuery
5 28 (21.71%) CSS3
6 24 (18.60%) LAMP
6 24 (18.60%) AngularJS
7 23 (17.83%) Laravel
8 19 (14.73%) Symfony
9 17 (13.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 13 (10.08%) .NET
11 10 (7.75%) Backbone.js
11 10 (7.75%) RESTful
11 10 (7.75%) J2EE
12 8 (6.20%) OpenID
12 8 (6.20%) OAuth
12 8 (6.20%) Web Services
13 7 (5.43%) XML
13 7 (5.43%) Ajax
14 6 (4.65%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.18%) Open Source
2 5 (3.88%) STB
2 5 (3.88%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (3.88%) User Experience
3 4 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.55%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.55%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.55%) Life Science
5 2 (1.55%) Graphic Design
5 2 (1.55%) VLE
6 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.78%) Clustering
6 1 (0.78%) DTV
6 1 (0.78%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 21 (16.28%) Linux
2 17 (13.18%) Solaris
3 16 (12.40%) Windows
4 4 (3.10%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.10%) Android
4 4 (3.10%) UNIX
4 4 (3.10%) Debian
5 3 (2.33%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.55%) AIX
6 2 (1.55%) HPUX
7 1 (0.78%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (23.26%) MVC
2 15 (11.63%) OOP
2 15 (11.63%) Web Development
3 12 (9.30%) E-Commerce
4 10 (7.75%) Unit Testing
4 10 (7.75%) OO
5 9 (6.98%) Responsive Web Design
6 8 (6.20%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (4.65%) Test Scripting
7 6 (4.65%) Test Automation
8 5 (3.88%) Web Design
8 5 (3.88%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (2.33%) Software Engineering
9 3 (2.33%) TDD
9 3 (2.33%) CRM
9 3 (2.33%) Android Development
9 3 (2.33%) Line Management
10 2 (1.55%) OO PHP
10 2 (1.55%) Progressive Enhancement
10 2 (1.55%) Graceful Degradation
Programming Languages
1 61 (47.29%) JavaScript
2 24 (18.60%) Perl
3 21 (16.28%) Tcl
4 19 (14.73%) Shell Script
5 18 (13.95%) Python
6 16 (12.40%) PHP5
7 15 (11.63%) SQL
8 14 (10.85%) Ruby
9 10 (7.75%) Java
10 7 (5.43%) PowerShell
10 7 (5.43%) Bash Shell
11 6 (4.65%) VB.NET
12 5 (3.88%) C#
13 4 (3.10%) PL/SQL
14 3 (2.33%) C++
15 2 (1.55%) Korn
16 1 (0.78%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.78%) C
16 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.78%) Golang
Qualifications
1 15 (11.63%) SC Cleared
1 15 (11.63%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.10%) Degree
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (4.65%) Firmware
2 2 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (6.20%) OpenSSO
2 1 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (21.71%) Oracle
2 11 (8.53%) Twitter
3 8 (6.20%) BEA
3 8 (6.20%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.65%) Zend
5 3 (2.33%) Adobe
6 2 (1.55%) Facebook
6 2 (1.55%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.55%) Google
6 2 (1.55%) VMware
7 1 (0.78%) KANA
7 1 (0.78%) HP
7 1 (0.78%) Cisco
7 1 (0.78%) Cognos
7 1 (0.78%) SAP
7 1 (0.78%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.78%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.78%) hybris
7 1 (0.78%) CyberSource
7 1 (0.78%) DataCash
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