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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 70 51 46
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -5
Contract jobs citing PHP 56 93 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.25% 3.58% 3.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.38% 8.82% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 50 50
Average daily rate
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£250 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £453 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £275
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +10.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Average hourly rate - £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £26.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-32.69% -17.46%
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
878 1054 910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 35.32% 40.62% 39.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 569 497
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 83 61
Average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.06 £23.74 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £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 26 February 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 26 February 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 30 £200 -36.00% 22
Essex +6 13 £403 +0.62% 6
Bedfordshire +1 6 £425 +67.48% 10
Hertfordshire +1 5 £325 -17.72% 16
Norfolk -1 1 £300 - 7
Suffolk -4 1 - - 2
East Anglia - - - -
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 56 (57.73%) HTML
2 55 (56.70%) CSS
3 51 (52.58%) JavaScript
4 50 (51.55%) MySQL
5 33 (34.02%) HTML5
6 27 (27.84%) MVC
7 24 (24.74%) Laravel
7 24 (24.74%) jQuery
8 23 (23.71%) AngularJS
9 22 (22.68%) Git (software)
9 22 (22.68%) Apache
10 21 (21.65%) Symfony
11 18 (18.56%) LAMP
11 18 (18.56%) Shell Script
11 18 (18.56%) Oracle
11 18 (18.56%) OOP
11 18 (18.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 18 (18.56%) CSS3
12 17 (17.53%) Solaris
13 16 (16.49%) WebLogic
13 16 (16.49%) DNS
13 16 (16.49%) PHP5
13 16 (16.49%) SC Cleared
13 16 (16.49%) Security Cleared
14 15 (15.46%) Linux
14 15 (15.46%) Windows
15 12 (12.37%) Python
15 12 (12.37%) Drupal
16 11 (11.34%) Twitter
17 10 (10.31%) Unit Testing

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 22 (22.68%) Apache
2 16 (16.49%) WebLogic
3 12 (12.37%) Drupal
4 9 (9.28%) nginx
5 8 (8.25%) WebLogic Portal
6 6 (6.19%) CMS
7 5 (5.15%) WordPress
8 3 (3.09%) Node.js
9 1 (1.03%) concrete5
9 1 (1.03%) Facebook Platform
9 1 (1.03%) IIS
9 1 (1.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.06%) MS Office
2 1 (1.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.03%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.03%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Magento
2 1 (1.03%) Shopify
2 1 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.03%) SaaS
2 1 (1.03%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.03%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.49%) DNS
2 5 (5.15%) Internet
3 3 (3.09%) Broadband
3 3 (3.09%) Wireless
3 3 (3.09%) NAS
3 3 (3.09%) HTTP
4 2 (2.06%) DHCP
4 2 (2.06%) FTP
4 2 (2.06%) Telnet
4 2 (2.06%) Firewall
5 1 (1.03%) Intranet
5 1 (1.03%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (51.55%) MySQL
2 6 (6.19%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.09%) Redis
3 3 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.06%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.03%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.03%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.03%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (22.68%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.31%) PHPUnit
3 3 (3.09%) Grunt
3 3 (3.09%) Subversion
3 3 (3.09%) Selenium
4 2 (2.06%) Firebug
4 2 (2.06%) Mercurial
4 2 (2.06%) Yeoman
4 2 (2.06%) Bower
4 2 (2.06%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.03%) Trac
5 1 (1.03%) Redmine
5 1 (1.03%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.03%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.03%) JIRA
5 1 (1.03%) Fiddler
5 1 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.03%) Bugzilla
General
1 4 (4.12%) Marketing
2 3 (3.09%) Finance
3 2 (2.06%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.06%) Advertising
4 1 (1.03%) Banking
4 1 (1.03%) Retail
4 1 (1.03%) Electronics
4 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 71 (73.20%) Developer
2 41 (42.27%) PHP Developer
3 19 (19.59%) Web Developer
4 17 (17.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (10.31%) PHP Web Developer
6 8 (8.25%) Drupal Developer
6 8 (8.25%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (3.09%) Architect
7 3 (3.09%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 2 (2.06%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 2 (2.06%) WordPress Developer
8 2 (2.06%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (2.06%) Junior
8 2 (2.06%) Software Engineer
8 2 (2.06%) Graduate
8 2 (2.06%) Software Developer
8 2 (2.06%) Applications Developer
8 2 (2.06%) Test Engineer
8 2 (2.06%) Technical Architect
8 2 (2.06%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (57.73%) HTML
2 55 (56.70%) CSS
3 33 (34.02%) HTML5
4 24 (24.74%) jQuery
4 24 (24.74%) Laravel
5 23 (23.71%) AngularJS
6 21 (21.65%) Symfony
7 18 (18.56%) LAMP
7 18 (18.56%) CSS3
7 18 (18.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 10 (10.31%) RESTful
8 10 (10.31%) .NET
8 10 (10.31%) J2EE
9 6 (6.19%) Ajax
9 6 (6.19%) Backbone.js
10 5 (5.15%) Web Services
11 4 (4.12%) XML
11 4 (4.12%) LESS
12 3 (3.09%) Sass
12 3 (3.09%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.12%) Open Source
2 2 (2.06%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (2.06%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.06%) User Experience
2 2 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.06%) STB
2 2 (2.06%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.03%) Life Science
3 1 (1.03%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.03%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.03%) Graphic Design
3 1 (1.03%) DTV
3 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.53%) Solaris
2 15 (15.46%) Linux
2 15 (15.46%) Windows
3 4 (4.12%) Android
3 4 (4.12%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.09%) Debian
5 2 (2.06%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.06%) UNIX
6 1 (1.03%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.03%) AIX
6 1 (1.03%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (27.84%) MVC
2 18 (18.56%) OOP
3 10 (10.31%) Unit Testing
4 9 (9.28%) E-Commerce
5 7 (7.22%) OO
5 7 (7.22%) Web Development
5 7 (7.22%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (5.15%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (5.15%) Web Design
7 4 (4.12%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.09%) Test Automation
8 3 (3.09%) Test Scripting
8 3 (3.09%) Software Engineering
8 3 (3.09%) Android Development
9 2 (2.06%) OO PHP
9 2 (2.06%) Project Planning
9 2 (2.06%) Stress Testing
9 2 (2.06%) TDD
9 2 (2.06%) UML
9 2 (2.06%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (52.58%) JavaScript
2 18 (18.56%) Shell Script
3 16 (16.49%) PHP5
4 12 (12.37%) Python
5 9 (9.28%) Perl
5 9 (9.28%) Java
6 8 (8.25%) Tcl
6 8 (8.25%) Ruby
7 7 (7.22%) SQL
8 4 (4.12%) C#
9 3 (3.09%) C++
9 3 (3.09%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.09%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.06%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.03%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.03%) C
11 1 (1.03%) Golang
11 1 (1.03%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.03%) Korn
Qualifications
1 16 (16.49%) SC Cleared
1 16 (16.49%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.06%) Degree
3 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (3.09%) Firmware
2 1 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.06%) Puppet
1 2 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.03%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 18 (18.56%) Oracle
2 11 (11.34%) Twitter
3 8 (8.25%) BEA
4 4 (4.12%) Zend
4 4 (4.12%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.06%) Adobe
5 2 (2.06%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.06%) Google
5 2 (2.06%) Facebook
6 1 (1.03%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.03%) hybris
6 1 (1.03%) VMware
6 1 (1.03%) KANA
6 1 (1.03%) SAP
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