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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 74 74 72
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing PHP 56 71 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.26% 2.38% 2.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.46% 6.79% 6.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 44 53
Median daily rate £350 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £470 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 £9.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £39.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-60.25% +14.70%
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
867 1046 1127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 34.93% 35.11% 38.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 636 666
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 59 69
Median hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £20.94 £26.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +3.49%

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 June 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 June 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 +24 22 £350 -30.00% 29
Cambridgeshire +2 20 £388 +19.23% 30
Essex +6 5 £350 +100.00% 5
Norfolk -4 5 £275 -21.42% 1
Bedfordshire +2 3 £350 +20.68%
Suffolk -6 3 £250 - 4
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 59 (64.13%) JavaScript
2 47 (51.09%) HTML
3 36 (39.13%) Java
3 36 (39.13%) CSS
4 32 (34.78%) Web Development
5 25 (27.17%) CRM
6 23 (25.00%) Linux
6 23 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (23.91%) MySQL
8 21 (22.83%) Git (software)
9 20 (21.74%) Digital Media
10 19 (20.65%) Network Security
10 19 (20.65%) SQL
10 19 (20.65%) ERP
11 16 (17.39%) Python
11 16 (17.39%) Retail
11 16 (17.39%) HTML5
12 13 (14.13%) RESTful
12 13 (14.13%) CSS3
13 12 (13.04%) Magento
13 12 (13.04%) jQuery
13 12 (13.04%) Oracle
13 12 (13.04%) .NET
13 12 (13.04%) Front End Development
14 11 (11.96%) C#
14 11 (11.96%) Apache
14 11 (11.96%) OO
14 11 (11.96%) XML
14 11 (11.96%) Windows
15 10 (10.87%) Web Services

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 11 (11.96%) Apache
2 8 (8.70%) Drupal
3 5 (5.43%) CMS
3 5 (5.43%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (3.26%) Mule
6 2 (2.17%) Joomla!
6 2 (2.17%) WordPress
7 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.09%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.09%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.09%) nginx
7 1 (1.09%) NServiceBus
7 1 (1.09%) SilverStripe
7 1 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.09%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 12 (13.04%) Magento
2 1 (1.09%) BigMachines
2 1 (1.09%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.43%) GitHub
2 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.09%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.09%) Office 365
4 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (20.65%) Network Security
2 6 (6.52%) HTTP
3 2 (2.17%) SAN
3 2 (2.17%) SMS
4 1 (1.09%) DHCP
4 1 (1.09%) DNS
4 1 (1.09%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.09%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (23.91%) MySQL
2 8 (8.70%) DB2
2 8 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.52%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.35%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.26%) MariaDB
6 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (22.83%) Git (software)
2 9 (9.78%) Subversion
3 6 (6.52%) Appium
3 6 (6.52%) PHPUnit
3 6 (6.52%) Selenium
3 6 (6.52%) WebDriver
4 5 (5.43%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.17%) JIRA
5 2 (2.17%) Mocha
5 2 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.17%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.09%) FindBugs
6 1 (1.09%) gulp
6 1 (1.09%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.09%) NUnit
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.09%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.09%) Xcode
General
1 16 (17.39%) Retail
2 4 (4.35%) Finance
3 3 (3.26%) Marketing
4 2 (2.17%) Publishing
5 1 (1.09%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (66.30%) Developer
2 26 (28.26%) PHP Developer
3 13 (14.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 9 (9.78%) JavaScript Developer
5 8 (8.70%) Applications Support
6 7 (7.61%) .NET Developer
6 7 (7.61%) Java Developer
6 7 (7.61%) Tester
7 6 (6.52%) Automation Tester
8 5 (5.43%) Magento Developer
8 5 (5.43%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 5 (5.43%) Selenium Tester
9 4 (4.35%) Administrator
9 4 (4.35%) Drupal Developer
9 4 (4.35%) HTML Developer
9 4 (4.35%) MySQL Developer
9 4 (4.35%) PHP Magento Developer
10 3 (3.26%) Junior Developer
10 3 (3.26%) Oracle Developer
10 3 (3.26%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (51.09%) HTML
2 36 (39.13%) CSS
3 16 (17.39%) HTML5
4 13 (14.13%) CSS3
4 13 (14.13%) RESTful
5 12 (13.04%) .NET
5 12 (13.04%) jQuery
6 11 (11.96%) XML
7 10 (10.87%) Web Services
8 9 (9.78%) AngularJS
9 8 (8.70%) Ajax
9 8 (8.70%) LAMP
9 8 (8.70%) Symfony
10 6 (6.52%) Behat
10 6 (6.52%) JSON
11 5 (5.43%) ASP.NET
11 5 (5.43%) Laravel
11 5 (5.43%) React
12 4 (4.35%) Node.js
12 4 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.74%) Digital Media
2 5 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.43%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.35%) Algorithms
3 4 (4.35%) User Experience
4 2 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.09%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (25.00%) Linux
2 11 (11.96%) Windows
3 7 (7.61%) Unix
4 2 (2.17%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.09%) Android
5 1 (1.09%) CentOS
5 1 (1.09%) Fedora
5 1 (1.09%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.09%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.09%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (34.78%) Web Development
2 25 (27.17%) CRM
3 23 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (20.65%) ERP
5 12 (13.04%) Front End Development
6 11 (11.96%) OO
7 9 (9.78%) E-Commerce
8 8 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (8.70%) MVC
9 6 (6.52%) API Development
9 6 (6.52%) Automated Testing
9 6 (6.52%) BDD
9 6 (6.52%) TDD
9 6 (6.52%) Test Automation
9 6 (6.52%) Test Scripting
9 6 (6.52%) User Stories
10 5 (5.43%) Coaching
10 5 (5.43%) Document Management
10 5 (5.43%) Open Source
10 5 (5.43%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 59 (64.13%) JavaScript
2 36 (39.13%) Java
3 19 (20.65%) SQL
4 16 (17.39%) Python
5 11 (11.96%) C#
6 9 (9.78%) Perl
6 9 (9.78%) Ruby
7 4 (4.35%) C++
7 4 (4.35%) MATLAB
7 4 (4.35%) R
8 3 (3.26%) C
9 2 (2.17%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.17%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.09%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.09%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.09%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.09%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.26%) Degree
2 1 (1.09%) CEH
2 1 (1.09%) CHECK Team Leader
2 1 (1.09%) CHECK Team Member
2 1 (1.09%) CREST Certified
2 1 (1.09%) MCSA
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.09%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.43%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (3.26%) Varnish
3 2 (2.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (2.17%) Docker
3 2 (2.17%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.17%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.09%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (1.09%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.26%) Ansible
2 3 (3.26%) logstash
2 3 (3.26%) Puppet
3 2 (2.17%) Cobbler
3 2 (2.17%) Kibana
3 2 (2.17%) SCCM
3 2 (2.17%) SCOM
3 2 (2.17%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.09%) Capistrano
4 1 (1.09%) Graphite
4 1 (1.09%) Nagios
4 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 12 (13.04%) Oracle
2 10 (10.87%) Zend
3 5 (5.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.43%) Siebel
3 5 (5.43%) Teradata
4 4 (4.35%) VMware
5 3 (3.26%) ForgeRock
5 3 (3.26%) hybris
5 3 (3.26%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.17%) Google
6 2 (2.17%) IBM
6 2 (2.17%) WorldPay
7 1 (1.09%) Cisco
7 1 (1.09%) Citrix
7 1 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.09%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.09%) Vertica
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Posted: 7 hours ago
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 4 days ago