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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 53 74 68
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -6
Contract jobs citing PHP 109 51 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.45% 2.14% 2.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.43% 5.56% 6.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 34 55
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£320 £286 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.79% -4.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £192 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £384 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £288 £280
% change year-on-year
+13.04% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.66 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.73% -39.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.78 £27.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+22.81% +30.95%
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
1293 918 1262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 40.87% 38.56% 41.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 808 476 669
Average daily rate £355 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 69 127
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £9.23 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 29 August 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

PHP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 29 August 2014. 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 +22 41 £325 +14.03% 35
Hertfordshire +2 30 £338 +12.50% 17
Essex -4 16 £300 -4.00% 2
Norfolk - 12 £238 - 4
Suffolk -12 6 £250 +20.48% 5
Bedfordshire -21 3 - - 5
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 109 (56.77%) HTML
2 102 (53.13%) CSS
3 97 (50.52%) JavaScript
4 74 (38.54%) MySQL
5 71 (36.98%) jQuery
6 64 (33.33%) HTML5
7 50 (26.04%) CSS3
8 44 (22.92%) Oracle
8 44 (22.92%) Perl
9 36 (18.75%) Open Source
10 35 (18.23%) Tcl
10 35 (18.23%) Linux
11 32 (16.67%) OO
12 30 (15.63%) Java
12 30 (15.63%) MVC
13 29 (15.10%) SQL
14 26 (13.54%) .NET
15 25 (13.02%) Drupal
16 23 (11.98%) OAuth
16 23 (11.98%) OpenID
16 23 (11.98%) OpenSSO
16 23 (11.98%) Ruby
16 23 (11.98%) Python
16 23 (11.98%) Microsoft
17 22 (11.46%) WordPress
18 20 (10.42%) Apache
19 19 (9.90%) MS Exchange
19 19 (9.90%) SMTP
19 19 (9.90%) LAMP
20 18 (9.38%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (13.02%) Drupal
2 22 (11.46%) WordPress
3 20 (10.42%) Apache
4 19 (9.90%) MS Exchange
5 7 (3.65%) Node.js
6 6 (3.13%) CMS
7 4 (2.08%) Moodle
8 3 (1.56%) SilverStripe
8 3 (1.56%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.04%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.04%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.04%) IIS
9 2 (1.04%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.52%) Jadu
10 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.52%) Joomla!
Applications
1 6 (3.13%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.52%) MS Office
3 1 (0.52%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 12 (6.25%) Magento
2 3 (1.56%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (1.04%) Shopify
4 1 (0.52%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.52%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.04%) IBM SmartCloud
2 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.90%) SMTP
2 12 (6.25%) HTTP
3 10 (5.21%) NAS
4 9 (4.69%) Wireless
4 9 (4.69%) Broadband
5 8 (4.17%) DHCP
5 8 (4.17%) FTP
5 8 (4.17%) Telnet
5 8 (4.17%) Firewall
6 7 (3.65%) Internet
7 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.52%) SAN
7 1 (0.52%) Intranet
7 1 (0.52%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (38.54%) MySQL
2 10 (5.21%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.65%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.60%) Redis
5 4 (2.08%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.56%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.04%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.04%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.04%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.52%) Big Data
8 1 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (5.73%) Subversion
1 11 (5.73%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.21%) Selenium
3 8 (4.17%) JIRA
3 8 (4.17%) JUnit
4 7 (3.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (3.13%) Jenkins
5 6 (3.13%) Trac
5 6 (3.13%) Bugzilla
5 6 (3.13%) Redmine
6 5 (2.60%) Grunt
7 4 (2.08%) PHPUnit
8 3 (1.56%) Yeoman
8 3 (1.56%) Bower
8 3 (1.56%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.04%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (1.04%) Maven
9 2 (1.04%) Ant
10 1 (0.52%) Firebug
10 1 (0.52%) Mercurial
General
1 10 (5.21%) Finance
2 7 (3.65%) Publishing
2 7 (3.65%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.13%) Marketing
4 3 (1.56%) Games
4 3 (1.56%) Banking
5 2 (1.04%) Advertising
6 1 (0.52%) Interactive Media
6 1 (0.52%) Retail
6 1 (0.52%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 164 (85.42%) Developer
2 66 (34.38%) PHP Developer
3 40 (20.83%) Web Developer
4 17 (8.85%) Drupal Developer
5 10 (5.21%) JavaScript Developer
6 8 (4.17%) PHP Web Developer
6 8 (4.17%) Front-End Developer
7 6 (3.13%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 6 (3.13%) Test Engineer
8 5 (2.60%) Programmer
8 5 (2.60%) PHP Drupal Developer
8 5 (2.60%) WordPress Developer
8 5 (2.60%) Magento Developer
9 4 (2.08%) MySQL Developer
9 4 (2.08%) Network Engineer
10 3 (1.56%) Applications Developer
10 3 (1.56%) Lead Developer
10 3 (1.56%) .NET Developer
10 3 (1.56%) PHP Magento Developer
11 2 (1.04%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (56.77%) HTML
2 102 (53.13%) CSS
3 71 (36.98%) jQuery
4 64 (33.33%) HTML5
5 50 (26.04%) CSS3
6 26 (13.54%) .NET
7 23 (11.98%) OAuth
7 23 (11.98%) OpenID
8 19 (9.90%) LAMP
9 16 (8.33%) Web Services
10 15 (7.81%) REST
11 14 (7.29%) AngularJS
12 13 (6.77%) XML
13 10 (5.21%) Ajax
14 8 (4.17%) WCF
14 8 (4.17%) Symfony
15 7 (3.65%) Android SDK
16 6 (3.13%) LESS
16 6 (3.13%) Backbone.js
17 5 (2.60%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 36 (18.75%) Open Source
2 9 (4.69%) Firmware
3 7 (3.65%) Kindle
4 4 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.08%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.56%) Internet of Things
5 3 (1.56%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (1.56%) Replication
5 3 (1.56%) STB
6 2 (1.04%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.04%) Graphic Design
6 2 (1.04%) Machine to Machine
6 2 (1.04%) VLE
7 1 (0.52%) Animation
7 1 (0.52%) Clustering
7 1 (0.52%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.52%) Social Media
7 1 (0.52%) Life Science
7 1 (0.52%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 35 (18.23%) Linux
2 12 (6.25%) Windows
3 8 (4.17%) Android
4 5 (2.60%) UNIX
5 4 (2.08%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.04%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.04%) Debian
7 1 (0.52%) Gentoo
7 1 (0.52%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.52%) AIX
7 1 (0.52%) HPUX
7 1 (0.52%) Solaris
7 1 (0.52%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (16.67%) OO
2 30 (15.63%) MVC
3 18 (9.38%) E-Commerce
4 16 (8.33%) Scrum
4 16 (8.33%) Web Development
5 14 (7.29%) TDD
6 13 (6.77%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (6.25%) OOP
8 9 (4.69%) CRM
9 7 (3.65%) Change Management
9 7 (3.65%) Code Coverage
9 7 (3.65%) Unit Testing
9 7 (3.65%) Project Planning
10 6 (3.13%) Use Case
11 5 (2.60%) SEO
11 5 (2.60%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (2.60%) DevOps
12 4 (2.08%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (2.08%) Web Design
13 3 (1.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 97 (50.52%) JavaScript
2 44 (22.92%) Perl
3 35 (18.23%) Tcl
4 30 (15.63%) Java
5 29 (15.10%) SQL
6 23 (11.98%) Ruby
6 23 (11.98%) Python
7 17 (8.85%) PHP5
7 17 (8.85%) C#
8 13 (6.77%) VB.NET
9 10 (5.21%) PowerShell
9 10 (5.21%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.60%) C
11 4 (2.08%) T-SQL
11 4 (2.08%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.56%) VB
12 3 (1.56%) ActionScript
12 3 (1.56%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.52%) Korn
13 1 (0.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (5.21%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.65%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.04%) Varnish
2 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 23 (11.98%) OpenSSO
2 2 (1.04%) Puppet
2 2 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 44 (22.92%) Oracle
2 23 (11.98%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.65%) Zend
4 3 (1.56%) JD Edwards
4 3 (1.56%) Cognos
4 3 (1.56%) Business Objects
4 3 (1.56%) SAP
5 2 (1.04%) JBoss
5 2 (1.04%) Cisco
5 2 (1.04%) IBM
5 2 (1.04%) Adobe
5 2 (1.04%) Actuate
5 2 (1.04%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.04%) VMware
6 1 (0.52%) Perforce
6 1 (0.52%) Twitter
6 1 (0.52%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.52%) CyberSource
6 1 (0.52%) DataCash
6 1 (0.52%) HP
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