The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Essex region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 42 31 34
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs citing PHP 12 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.40% 4.53% 3.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.10% 10.77% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 11
Average daily rate
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£165 £294 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.82% -2.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.66 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.32% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £22.66 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+34.59% +25.88%
Programming Languages Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
169 195 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 33.73% 42.03% 34.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 105 81
Average daily rate £375 £295 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.11% +5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 29 33
Average hourly rate £31.00 £27.41 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% -14.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £9.23 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.20 £38.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
PHP
East of England

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014. 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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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
Brentwood -2 6 £165 -
Colchester - 2 £213 - 1
Harlow - - - -
Hockley - - - -
Saffron Walden - - - -
Southend-on-Sea - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Basildon - - - -
PHP
East of England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 15 (83.33%) .NET
2 13 (72.22%) JavaScript
3 10 (55.56%) SQL
3 10 (55.56%) Windows
4 9 (50.00%) Linux
5 8 (44.44%) VB.NET
6 7 (38.89%) NAS
7 6 (33.33%) Bash Shell
7 6 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (33.33%) PowerShell
7 6 (33.33%) Ruby
7 6 (33.33%) JIRA
7 6 (33.33%) Selenium
7 6 (33.33%) Use Case
7 6 (33.33%) Redmine
7 6 (33.33%) Trac
7 6 (33.33%) Telnet
7 6 (33.33%) CSS
7 6 (33.33%) Firmware
7 6 (33.33%) Firewall
7 6 (33.33%) Wireless
7 6 (33.33%) Bugzilla
7 6 (33.33%) Broadband
7 6 (33.33%) DHCP
7 6 (33.33%) FTP
7 6 (33.33%) HTTP
7 6 (33.33%) Perl
7 6 (33.33%) JUnit
8 5 (27.78%) Oracle
8 5 (27.78%) C#

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
1 2 (11.11%) IIS
1 2 (11.11%) Apache
1 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.56%) WordPress
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
1 1 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Magento
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) IBM SmartCloud
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) NAS
2 6 (33.33%) Telnet
2 6 (33.33%) Firewall
2 6 (33.33%) Wireless
2 6 (33.33%) Broadband
2 6 (33.33%) DHCP
2 6 (33.33%) FTP
2 6 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (5.56%) SAN
3 1 (5.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) MySQL
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.56%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 6 (33.33%) JIRA
1 6 (33.33%) Selenium
1 6 (33.33%) Redmine
1 6 (33.33%) Trac
1 6 (33.33%) Bugzilla
1 6 (33.33%) JUnit
General
1 4 (22.22%) Marketing
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Network Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Programmer
5 2 (11.11%) Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Web Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Provisioning Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) PHP Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (5.56%) PHP Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) Web Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Software Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Architect
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (83.33%) .NET
2 6 (33.33%) CSS
3 5 (27.78%) HTML
3 5 (27.78%) jQuery
4 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 2 (11.11%) LAMP
5 2 (11.11%) HTML5
5 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.56%) CSS3
6 1 (5.56%) XML
6 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Firmware
2 1 (5.56%) LLPG
2 1 (5.56%) iPhone
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) GIS
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (22.22%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.56%) Android
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Phone
4 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Use Case
2 5 (27.78%) CRM
3 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 4 (22.22%) OO
4 3 (16.67%) MVC
5 2 (11.11%) Workflow
6 1 (5.56%) Web Analytics
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.56%) Change Control
6 1 (5.56%) Android Development
6 1 (5.56%) iOS Development
6 1 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (5.56%) Analytics
6 1 (5.56%) Migration
6 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.56%) ITSM
6 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) JavaScript
2 10 (55.56%) SQL
3 8 (44.44%) VB.NET
4 6 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 6 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 6 (33.33%) Ruby
4 6 (33.33%) Perl
5 5 (27.78%) C#
5 5 (27.78%) Java
6 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 2 (11.11%) VB
7 1 (5.56%) Python
7 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) JD Edwards
2 4 (22.22%) SAP
3 2 (11.11%) JBoss
3 2 (11.11%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) Lagan
4 1 (5.56%) Civica
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Actuate
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.56%) Business Objects
4 1 (5.56%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) ESRI
4 1 (5.56%) Cognos