The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
Rank 38 47 32
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -15
Contract jobs citing PHP 19 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 4.62% 1.69% 4.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.88% 4.21% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 10
Median daily rate £325 £350 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -13.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £31.98 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.45 £35.00 £22.35
% change year-on-year
-10.14% +56.59%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Programming Languages Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
160 214 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 38.93% 40.23% 37.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 148 96
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £508 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 18 14
Median hourly rate £36.00 £44.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +11.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £36.50 £31.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +13.71%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP across the Essex region.

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Essex

PHP
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the Essex region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Essex region.

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

PHP
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Essex region over the 3 months to 19 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
Basildon - 7 £260 -
Colchester +3 5 £325 -13.33%
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £475 -
PHP
East of England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 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 Essex region with a requirement for PHP.

1 20 (86.96%) JavaScript
2 19 (82.61%) Java
3 16 (69.57%) Oracle
3 16 (69.57%) CRM
4 14 (60.87%) HTML
4 14 (60.87%) CSS
5 12 (52.17%) XML
5 12 (52.17%) Unix
5 12 (52.17%) SQL
5 12 (52.17%) Adobe
5 12 (52.17%) JSON
5 12 (52.17%) Unica
5 12 (52.17%) Adobe Campaign
6 11 (47.83%) B2C
7 9 (39.13%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (34.78%) Analytics
9 7 (30.43%) Web Development
9 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (26.09%) Marketing
11 5 (21.74%) Hadoop
11 5 (21.74%) Adobe Analytics
11 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
11 5 (21.74%) Coaching
12 4 (17.39%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
12 4 (17.39%) Oracle CX
12 4 (17.39%) Presales
12 4 (17.39%) SaaS
12 4 (17.39%) PaaS
12 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
12 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 3 (13.04%) Apache
1 3 (13.04%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (8.70%) CMS
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (52.17%) Adobe Campaign
1 12 (52.17%) Unica
2 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (8.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Adobe Analytics
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle CX
2 4 (17.39%) PaaS
2 4 (17.39%) SaaS
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (8.70%) Office 365
3 2 (8.70%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Internet
1 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (21.74%) Hadoop
3 4 (17.39%) MySQL
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (26.09%) Marketing
2 2 (8.70%) Electronics
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) CRM Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Java Developer
3 6 (26.09%) PHP Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Consultant
4 4 (17.39%) CRM Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (8.70%) HTML Developer
6 2 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (8.70%) MySQL Developer
6 2 (8.70%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 2 (8.70%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (60.87%) CSS
1 14 (60.87%) HTML
2 12 (52.17%) JSON
2 12 (52.17%) XML
3 4 (17.39%) .NET
3 4 (17.39%) Web Services
4 2 (8.70%) COM
4 2 (8.70%) jQuery
4 2 (8.70%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Unix
2 3 (13.04%) CentOS
2 3 (13.04%) Fedora
2 3 (13.04%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) CRM
2 11 (47.83%) B2C
3 8 (34.78%) Analytics
4 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (30.43%) Web Development
5 5 (21.74%) Coaching
5 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
6 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (17.39%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
6 4 (17.39%) Presales
6 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
7 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
7 3 (13.04%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (13.04%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (13.04%) Data Analytics
7 3 (13.04%) High Availability
7 3 (13.04%) Kanban
7 3 (13.04%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 20 (86.96%) JavaScript
2 19 (82.61%) Java
3 12 (52.17%) SQL
4 3 (13.04%) Bash Shell
4 3 (13.04%) Perl
4 3 (13.04%) Python
4 3 (13.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (13.04%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) Ansible
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) Oracle
2 12 (52.17%) Adobe
3 4 (17.39%) SAP
4 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
5 2 (8.70%) Infor
5 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.70%) Salesforce.com