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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 88 59 54
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -5
Contract jobs citing PHP 44 88 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.60% 2.96% 3.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.72% 7.91% 8.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 54 47
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£313 £325 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £212 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £450 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £338 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.03% +22.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 4
Average hourly rate £9.50 £39.00 £22.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.64% +72.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.40 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-39.83% +80.21%
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
933 1112 894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 33.83% 37.43% 41.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 622 469
Average daily rate £350 £351 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.28% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 82 94
Average hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £26.09 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Hertfordshire +13 15 £300 - 15
Cambridgeshire -28 15 £325 -13.33% 32
Essex +4 6 £170 -62.22% 9
Suffolk -4 4 - - 4
Norfolk -13 4 £235 -21.66% 12
Bedfordshire +4 2 £353 +62.06% 3
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 60 (59.41%) JavaScript
2 59 (58.42%) HTML
3 52 (51.49%) CSS
4 47 (46.53%) MySQL
5 33 (32.67%) HTML5
6 28 (27.72%) MVC
7 26 (25.74%) jQuery
8 25 (24.75%) Laravel
9 24 (23.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 24 (23.76%) OOP
9 24 (23.76%) Apache
10 22 (21.78%) Symfony
11 21 (20.79%) Linux
11 21 (20.79%) AngularJS
12 19 (18.81%) Git (software)
13 16 (15.84%) Oracle
14 15 (14.85%) Windows
14 15 (14.85%) Solaris
14 15 (14.85%) WebLogic
14 15 (14.85%) DNS
14 15 (14.85%) Shell Script
14 15 (14.85%) PHP5
14 15 (14.85%) Security Cleared
15 14 (13.86%) RESTful
15 14 (13.86%) CSS3
15 14 (13.86%) LAMP
16 13 (12.87%) OO
16 13 (12.87%) .NET
16 13 (12.87%) SC Cleared
17 12 (11.88%) PHPUnit

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 24 (23.76%) Apache
2 15 (14.85%) WebLogic
3 10 (9.90%) Drupal
4 9 (8.91%) nginx
4 9 (8.91%) WebLogic Portal
5 6 (5.94%) WordPress
6 5 (4.95%) CMS
7 2 (1.98%) Node.js
8 1 (0.99%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.99%) Facebook Platform
8 1 (0.99%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.98%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.98%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.99%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 10 (9.90%) Magento
2 1 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.99%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.92%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.98%) SaaS
2 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.99%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.99%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.85%) DNS
2 6 (5.94%) HTTP
3 4 (3.96%) Intranet
3 4 (3.96%) Internet
4 2 (1.98%) Firewall
4 2 (1.98%) Wireless
4 2 (1.98%) Broadband
4 2 (1.98%) DHCP
4 2 (1.98%) FTP
4 2 (1.98%) Telnet
4 2 (1.98%) NAS
5 1 (0.99%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (46.53%) MySQL
2 5 (4.95%) MongoDB
2 5 (4.95%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.96%) DB2
3 4 (3.96%) DbVisualizer
4 1 (0.99%) CouchDB
4 1 (0.99%) Redis
4 1 (0.99%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.99%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (18.81%) Git (software)
2 12 (11.88%) PHPUnit
3 8 (7.92%) Subversion
4 6 (5.94%) Selenium
5 4 (3.96%) WebDriver
6 3 (2.97%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.98%) Bugzilla
7 2 (1.98%) JIRA
7 2 (1.98%) JUnit
7 2 (1.98%) Trac
7 2 (1.98%) Redmine
7 2 (1.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.99%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.99%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.99%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.99%) Grunt
8 1 (0.99%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.99%) Firebug
8 1 (0.99%) Fiddler
General
1 7 (6.93%) Marketing
2 5 (4.95%) Retail
3 2 (1.98%) Advertising
4 1 (0.99%) Finance
4 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.99%) Electronics
4 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 67 (66.34%) Developer
2 39 (38.61%) PHP Developer
3 19 (18.81%) Web Developer
4 15 (14.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (9.90%) PHP Web Developer
6 6 (5.94%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 6 (5.94%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (5.94%) Front-End Developer
7 5 (4.95%) Magento Developer
8 4 (3.96%) Architect
8 4 (3.96%) Tester
8 4 (3.96%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 4 (3.96%) Automation Tester
9 3 (2.97%) Drupal Developer
9 3 (2.97%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 3 (2.97%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (2.97%) Analyst
9 3 (2.97%) Senior Developer
9 3 (2.97%) Support Analyst
10 2 (1.98%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (58.42%) HTML
2 52 (51.49%) CSS
3 33 (32.67%) HTML5
4 26 (25.74%) jQuery
5 25 (24.75%) Laravel
6 24 (23.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 22 (21.78%) Symfony
8 21 (20.79%) AngularJS
9 14 (13.86%) RESTful
9 14 (13.86%) CSS3
9 14 (13.86%) LAMP
10 13 (12.87%) .NET
11 12 (11.88%) J2EE
12 9 (8.91%) Web Services
13 8 (7.92%) XML
13 8 (7.92%) Ajax
14 5 (4.95%) XHTML
14 5 (4.95%) ASP.NET
15 4 (3.96%) Flash
15 4 (3.96%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.93%) Open Source
2 6 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.98%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.99%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.99%) BYOD
4 1 (0.99%) DTV
4 1 (0.99%) MPEG
4 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (20.79%) Linux
2 15 (14.85%) Windows
2 15 (14.85%) Solaris
3 6 (5.94%) UNIX
4 4 (3.96%) Android
5 3 (2.97%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.98%) Debian
7 1 (0.99%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (27.72%) MVC
2 24 (23.76%) OOP
3 13 (12.87%) OO
4 12 (11.88%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (10.89%) E-Commerce
6 10 (9.90%) TDD
6 10 (9.90%) Unit Testing
7 8 (7.92%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (6.93%) DevOps
8 7 (6.93%) Web Development
9 6 (5.94%) OO PHP
10 5 (4.95%) SOA
11 4 (3.96%) SEO
11 4 (3.96%) Document Management
11 4 (3.96%) Automated Testing
11 4 (3.96%) Coaching
11 4 (3.96%) System Testing
11 4 (3.96%) Test Scripting
11 4 (3.96%) Test Automation
12 3 (2.97%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 60 (59.41%) JavaScript
2 15 (14.85%) Shell Script
2 15 (14.85%) PHP5
3 12 (11.88%) Java
3 12 (11.88%) SQL
4 9 (8.91%) Ruby
5 8 (7.92%) Perl
5 8 (7.92%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.97%) Python
6 3 (2.97%) C#
7 2 (1.98%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.98%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.99%) Go
8 1 (0.99%) SAPscript
8 1 (0.99%) C
8 1 (0.99%) ABAP
8 1 (0.99%) C++
8 1 (0.99%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 15 (14.85%) Security Cleared
2 13 (12.87%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.98%) Degree
4 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.98%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (6.93%) Puppet
1 7 (6.93%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (5.94%) Ansible
Vendors
1 16 (15.84%) Oracle
2 11 (10.89%) Zend
3 10 (9.90%) Twitter
4 9 (8.91%) BEA
5 4 (3.96%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.98%) Google
6 2 (1.98%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.98%) SAP
6 2 (1.98%) hybris
7 1 (0.99%) Facebook
7 1 (0.99%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.99%) Apple
7 1 (0.99%) Adobe
7 1 (0.99%) Endeca
7 1 (0.99%) KANA
7 1 (0.99%) ATG
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