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 25 September 2016 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 47 45 47
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing PHP 4 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.92% 1.72% 2.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.90% 4.07% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 6
Median daily rate £550 £275 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -16.98%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -30.00%
PHP
East of 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 Essex region.

Programming Languages Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
138 221 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 31.87% 42.18% 44.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 109 124
Median daily rate £350 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £571 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 41 16
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £26.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.75 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +11.42%

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 25 September 2016.

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 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Leigh-on-Sea - 1 - - 1
PHP
East of England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 7 (77.78%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) Web Development
3 5 (55.56%) Network Security
3 5 (55.56%) Digital Media
3 5 (55.56%) CRM
3 5 (55.56%) ERP
4 4 (44.44%) HTML
4 4 (44.44%) CSS
4 4 (44.44%) User Experience
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (22.22%) Ruby
6 2 (22.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (22.22%) SAP
6 2 (22.22%) Marketing
6 2 (22.22%) Kanban
6 2 (22.22%) CentOS
6 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (22.22%) High Availability
6 2 (22.22%) CSS3
6 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (22.22%) DevOps
6 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (22.22%) jQuery
6 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
6 2 (22.22%) HTML5
6 2 (22.22%) Puppet
6 2 (22.22%) Perl
6 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP

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 2 (22.22%) Apache
1 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (11.11%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Network Security
2 2 (22.22%) Internet
2 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 2 (22.22%) Electronics
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
1 2 (22.22%) Marketing
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (22.22%) Junior
2 2 (22.22%) Junior Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# WPF Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Magento Developer
3 1 (11.11%) MySQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
3 1 (11.11%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Magento Developer
3 1 (11.11%) UX Designer
3 1 (11.11%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) CSS
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) CSS3
2 2 (22.22%) HTML5
2 2 (22.22%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 1 (11.11%) Node.js
3 1 (11.11%) React
3 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Digital Media
2 4 (44.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) CentOS
1 2 (22.22%) Fedora
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Web Development
2 5 (55.56%) CRM
2 5 (55.56%) ERP
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) DevOps
4 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
4 2 (22.22%) High Availability
4 2 (22.22%) Kanban
4 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
5 1 (11.11%) OO
5 1 (11.11%) Prototyping
5 1 (11.11%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
3 2 (22.22%) Perl
3 2 (22.22%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) Ruby
4 1 (11.11%) C#
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
1 2 (22.22%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe