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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
England / East of England
Rank 65 80 79
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Contract jobs citing PHP 64 47 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.01% 1.99% 2.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.37% 5.61% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 25 32
Median daily rate £306 £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £216 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £450 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Median hourly rate £31.98 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.94% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.45 £35.00 £27.18
% change year-on-year
-10.14% +28.79%

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
868 838 906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 40.85% 35.40% 35.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 488 528
Median daily rate £375 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £270 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 88 62
Median hourly rate £40.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £37.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.68 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +14 23 £325 -4.41% 20
Essex +9 19 £325 -7.14% 4
Hertfordshire -5 13 £244 -9.72% 14
Norfolk +9 6 £288 +15.00% 14
Suffolk -7 2 £350 -12.50% 1
Bedfordshire - 1 - - 3
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 72 (62.61%) JavaScript
2 60 (52.17%) HTML
3 52 (45.22%) Java
4 49 (42.61%) CSS
5 43 (37.39%) E-Commerce
6 40 (34.78%) MySQL
7 35 (30.43%) Web Development
8 34 (29.57%) SQL
9 31 (26.96%) Oracle
9 31 (26.96%) Linux
9 31 (26.96%) jQuery
10 30 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
11 28 (24.35%) Python
12 25 (21.74%) LAMP
13 24 (20.87%) Subversion
13 24 (20.87%) Unix
14 23 (20.00%) CRM
14 23 (20.00%) Zend
15 22 (19.13%) HTML5
15 22 (19.13%) XML
16 21 (18.26%) Ruby
17 20 (17.39%) Adobe
17 20 (17.39%) Git (software)
18 19 (16.52%) Apache
19 18 (15.65%) Web Services
20 17 (14.78%) .NET
20 17 (14.78%) MVC
20 17 (14.78%) TDD
20 17 (14.78%) Magento
20 17 (14.78%) Puppet

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 19 (16.52%) Apache
2 16 (13.91%) WordPress
3 14 (12.17%) Drupal
4 11 (9.57%) Tomcat
5 6 (5.22%) nginx
6 4 (3.48%) CMS
7 3 (2.61%) Apache Solr
7 3 (2.61%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.74%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.74%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.87%) IIS
9 1 (0.87%) Moodle
9 1 (0.87%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (2.61%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (14.78%) Magento
2 13 (11.30%) Adobe Campaign
3 12 (10.43%) Unica
4 6 (5.22%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.35%) Adobe Analytics
2 5 (4.35%) SaaS
3 4 (3.48%) Oracle CX
3 4 (3.48%) PaaS
4 2 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.74%) Office 365
4 2 (1.74%) Yammer
5 1 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.87%) GitHub
5 1 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.83%) HTTP
2 7 (6.09%) Firewall
3 6 (5.22%) Internet
4 5 (4.35%) DHCP
4 5 (4.35%) DNS
5 4 (3.48%) Network Security
6 3 (2.61%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.87%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (34.78%) MySQL
2 13 (11.30%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (11.30%) Relational Database
3 10 (8.70%) SQL Server
4 9 (7.83%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (6.09%) DB2
6 5 (4.35%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.61%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.87%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.87%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (20.87%) Subversion
2 20 (17.39%) Git (software)
3 10 (8.70%) Jenkins
4 8 (6.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (6.09%) Ant
5 7 (6.09%) Cucumber
5 7 (6.09%) Octopus Deploy
5 7 (6.09%) Selenium
6 3 (2.61%) gulp
7 2 (1.74%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.87%) Grunt
8 1 (0.87%) JSUnit
8 1 (0.87%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.87%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.87%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (6.96%) Marketing
2 7 (6.09%) Finance
3 3 (2.61%) Banking
3 3 (2.61%) Games
3 3 (2.61%) Retail
3 3 (2.61%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.74%) Electronics
4 2 (1.74%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 84 (73.04%) Developer
2 42 (36.52%) PHP Developer
3 19 (16.52%) Web Developer
4 12 (10.43%) PHP Web Developer
5 11 (9.57%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (9.57%) JavaScript Developer
6 10 (8.70%) Magento Developer
7 9 (7.83%) HTML Developer
7 9 (7.83%) Java Developer
8 8 (6.96%) HTML CSS Developer
9 7 (6.09%) Architect
9 7 (6.09%) CRM Developer
9 7 (6.09%) Full Stack Developer
9 7 (6.09%) Infrastructure Architect
9 7 (6.09%) PHP Zend Developer
9 7 (6.09%) Senior Developer
9 7 (6.09%) Unix Architect
10 6 (5.22%) Senior Web Developer
11 5 (4.35%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 5 (4.35%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (52.17%) HTML
2 49 (42.61%) CSS
3 31 (26.96%) jQuery
4 25 (21.74%) LAMP
5 22 (19.13%) HTML5
5 22 (19.13%) XML
6 18 (15.65%) Web Services
7 17 (14.78%) .NET
8 13 (11.30%) AngularJS
8 13 (11.30%) JSON
9 10 (8.70%) CSS3
9 10 (8.70%) Node.js
10 9 (7.83%) REST
10 9 (7.83%) RESTful
10 9 (7.83%) Symfony
10 9 (7.83%) XHTML
11 8 (6.96%) SOAP
12 7 (6.09%) XSL
13 6 (5.22%) Zend Framework
14 5 (4.35%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.70%) e-Learning
2 6 (5.22%) User Experience
3 4 (3.48%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.74%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.87%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.87%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.87%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.87%) EFT
5 1 (0.87%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.87%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 31 (26.96%) Linux
2 24 (20.87%) Unix
3 10 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (6.09%) AIX
4 7 (6.09%) Windows
5 3 (2.61%) CentOS
5 3 (2.61%) Fedora
6 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.87%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.87%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.87%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (37.39%) E-Commerce
2 35 (30.43%) Web Development
3 30 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (20.00%) CRM
5 17 (14.78%) MVC
5 17 (14.78%) TDD
6 16 (13.91%) OO
7 14 (12.17%) Mentoring
8 12 (10.43%) OO PHP
9 11 (9.57%) B2C
9 11 (9.57%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (9.57%) DevOps
9 11 (9.57%) Scrum
10 10 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (7.83%) Analytics
11 9 (7.83%) BDD
12 7 (6.09%) Creative Problem-Solving
12 7 (6.09%) Service Design
12 7 (6.09%) Software Delivery
12 7 (6.09%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 72 (62.61%) JavaScript
2 52 (45.22%) Java
3 34 (29.57%) SQL
4 28 (24.35%) Python
5 21 (18.26%) Ruby
6 11 (9.57%) Perl
7 5 (4.35%) Bash Shell
7 5 (4.35%) C#
8 2 (1.74%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.87%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.87%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.87%) PHP 5
9 1 (0.87%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.87%) Tcl
9 1 (0.87%) VBA
9 1 (0.87%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.74%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (3.48%) FreeRADIUS
4 3 (2.61%) Docker
4 3 (2.61%) Varnish
5 1 (0.87%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (14.78%) Puppet
2 15 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (12.17%) Ansible
4 5 (4.35%) Nagios
5 1 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (26.96%) Oracle
2 23 (20.00%) Zend
3 20 (17.39%) Adobe
4 11 (9.57%) Microsoft
5 7 (6.09%) hybris
5 7 (6.09%) IBM
6 6 (5.22%) VMware
7 4 (3.48%) Cisco
7 4 (3.48%) SAP
8 3 (2.61%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.74%) Infor
9 2 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.87%) Google
10 1 (0.87%) HP
10 1 (0.87%) Sun
10 1 (0.87%) Teradata
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