The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 48 30 44
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +14
Contract jobs citing PHP 7 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.37% 4.34% 2.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.72% 11.18% 6.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 9
Average daily rate £375 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.83% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £395 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £403 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £17.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £30.20 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+17.54% +38.85%
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
188 170 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 36.86% 38.81% 38.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 87 116
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 31
Average hourly rate £44.00 £39.50 £33.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.39% +16.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £32.00 £25.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Essex region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Colchester - 6 £381 -
PHP
East of England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 9 (75.00%) CSS
1 9 (75.00%) HTML
2 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) jQuery
4 4 (33.33%) HTML5
4 4 (33.33%) CSS3
4 4 (33.33%) OO
4 4 (33.33%) Front End Development
5 3 (25.00%) Java
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) .NET
6 2 (16.67%) Perl
6 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 2 (16.67%) Python
6 2 (16.67%) OOP
6 2 (16.67%) Software Architecture
6 2 (16.67%) Magento
6 2 (16.67%) Objective-C
6 2 (16.67%) JSON
6 2 (16.67%) MVC
6 2 (16.67%) Games
6 2 (16.67%) Ruby
6 2 (16.67%) WorldPay
6 2 (16.67%) Big Data
6 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (16.67%) Yii
7 1 (8.33%) OO PHP
7 1 (8.33%) Trac
7 1 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Sass

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 1 (8.33%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) ADSL
1 1 (8.33%) Broadband
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) FTP
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
1 1 (8.33%) NAS
1 1 (8.33%) Telnet
1 1 (8.33%) VDSL
1 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Big Data
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Bugzilla
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) JUnit
1 1 (8.33%) Redmine
1 1 (8.33%) Selenium
1 1 (8.33%) Trac
General
1 2 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 8 (66.67%) PHP Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (16.67%) HTML CSS Developer
3 2 (16.67%) HTML Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Magento Developer
3 2 (16.67%) PHP Magento Developer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) UX Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) CSS
1 9 (75.00%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) jQuery
3 4 (33.33%) CSS3
3 4 (33.33%) HTML5
4 3 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (16.67%) JSON
5 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (16.67%) Yii
6 1 (8.33%) LESS
6 1 (8.33%) Mason
6 1 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (8.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (8.33%) STB
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Front End Development
1 4 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (16.67%) MVC
2 2 (16.67%) OOP
2 2 (16.67%) Software Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (8.33%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (8.33%) OO PHP
3 1 (8.33%) Open Source
3 1 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Objective-C
3 2 (16.67%) Perl
3 2 (16.67%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) Ruby
4 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) WorldPay
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe
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