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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 50 38 36
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Contract jobs citing PHP 7 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.09% 3.35% 3.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.92% 8.51% 8.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 7
Average daily rate
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£251 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £165 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £350 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £288
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £22.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £33.78 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-44.48% +22.81%
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
240 188 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 37.21% 39.33% 35.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 98 71
Average daily rate £360 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £475 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 19 25
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £25.00 £9.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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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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
Chelmsford - 2 £248 -
PHP
East of England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 8 (57.14%) HTML
2 8 (57.14%) MySQL
3 7 (50.00%) CSS
4 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (42.86%) jQuery
5 5 (35.71%) HTML5
6 4 (28.57%) CSS3
6 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
6 4 (28.57%) Windows
7 3 (21.43%) Oracle
7 3 (21.43%) WordPress
7 3 (21.43%) Zend
7 3 (21.43%) CMS
8 2 (14.29%) Bugzilla
8 2 (14.29%) LAMP
8 2 (14.29%) Scrum
8 2 (14.29%) Firewall
8 2 (14.29%) Wireless
8 2 (14.29%) MVC
8 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (14.29%) Ruby
8 2 (14.29%) Use Case
8 2 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (14.29%) Web Development
8 2 (14.29%) JIRA
8 2 (14.29%) Selenium
8 2 (14.29%) Symfony
8 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
8 2 (14.29%) NAS

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (21.43%) CMS
1 3 (21.43%) WordPress
2 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 2 (14.29%) Apache
2 2 (14.29%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Broadband
1 2 (14.29%) DHCP
1 2 (14.29%) FTP
1 2 (14.29%) HTTP
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
1 2 (14.29%) Telnet
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
1 2 (14.29%) Wireless
1 2 (14.29%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) PHPUnit
2 2 (14.29%) Redmine
2 2 (14.29%) Trac
2 2 (14.29%) JUnit
2 2 (14.29%) Bugzilla
2 2 (14.29%) JIRA
2 2 (14.29%) Selenium
2 2 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) PHP Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Web Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) PHP Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) WordPress Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) HTML
2 7 (50.00%) CSS
3 6 (42.86%) jQuery
4 5 (35.71%) HTML5
5 4 (28.57%) CSS3
6 2 (14.29%) Laravel
6 2 (14.29%) REST
6 2 (14.29%) Symfony
6 2 (14.29%) LAMP
6 2 (14.29%) SOAP
6 2 (14.29%) .NET
6 2 (14.29%) J2EE
7 1 (7.14%) SAML
7 1 (7.14%) Ajax
7 1 (7.14%) Mason
7 1 (7.14%) Visualforce
7 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Solaris
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Web Development
2 2 (14.29%) Use Case
2 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 2 (14.29%) MVC
2 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) OOP
3 1 (7.14%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) Perl
2 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
2 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 2 (14.29%) Ruby
2 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.14%) Apex Code
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) Java
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
1 3 (21.43%) Zend
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) BEA
3 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (7.14%) Siebel
3 1 (7.14%) Eloqua
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