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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 57 41 41
Rank change year-on-year
-16 0
Contract jobs citing PHP 10 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.00% 2.85% 1.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.50% 8.37% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 3
Average daily rate
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£363 £195 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.89% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £133 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £265 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £28.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+16.52% -4.16%
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
222 203 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 44.31% 34.06% 36.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 116 75
Average daily rate £425 £335 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.86% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 33 20
Average hourly rate £37.00 £27.50 £32.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.54% -16.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £12.50 £14.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.00 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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
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 21 November 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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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
Brentwood - 3 £356 - 1
Southend-on-Sea -20 1 £403 +202.34% 2
Chelmsford - - - - 1
Colchester - - - - 1
Basildon - - - - 1
Braintree - - - -
PHP
East of England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 18 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 15 (55.56%) .NET
3 13 (48.15%) VB.NET
3 13 (48.15%) CSS
4 11 (40.74%) Linux
5 10 (37.04%) Python
5 10 (37.04%) Broadband
5 10 (37.04%) HTTP
5 10 (37.04%) HTML
5 10 (37.04%) Firmware
5 10 (37.04%) Wireless
5 10 (37.04%) Ruby
5 10 (37.04%) Selenium
5 10 (37.04%) NAS
6 9 (33.33%) Bash Shell
6 9 (33.33%) PowerShell
6 9 (33.33%) Perl
7 8 (29.63%) DHCP
7 8 (29.63%) FTP
7 8 (29.63%) Telnet
7 8 (29.63%) Firewall
8 7 (25.93%) SQL
8 7 (25.93%) MySQL
9 6 (22.22%) Oracle
9 6 (22.22%) C#
9 6 (22.22%) Windows
9 6 (22.22%) jQuery
9 6 (22.22%) Test Scripting
9 6 (22.22%) Test Automation
10 5 (18.52%) JIRA

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 3 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 2 (7.41%) Node.js
3 1 (3.70%) Apache
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (3.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) Broadband
1 10 (37.04%) HTTP
1 10 (37.04%) Wireless
1 10 (37.04%) NAS
2 8 (29.63%) Telnet
2 8 (29.63%) Firewall
2 8 (29.63%) DHCP
2 8 (29.63%) FTP
3 3 (11.11%) DNS
4 1 (3.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) MySQL
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
4 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Selenium
2 5 (18.52%) Bugzilla
2 5 (18.52%) JIRA
2 5 (18.52%) Redmine
2 5 (18.52%) Trac
3 4 (14.81%) JUnit
3 4 (14.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Web Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Test Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Network Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Programmer
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Tester
5 2 (7.41%) Automation Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.70%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Software Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (55.56%) .NET
2 13 (48.15%) CSS
3 10 (37.04%) HTML
4 6 (22.22%) jQuery
5 5 (18.52%) HTML5
5 5 (18.52%) CSS3
6 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
7 2 (7.41%) Web Services
7 2 (7.41%) XML
7 2 (7.41%) REST
7 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (7.41%) LAMP
7 2 (7.41%) Ajax
7 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
7 2 (7.41%) JSON
7 2 (7.41%) Dojo
7 2 (7.41%) YUI
7 2 (7.41%) Backbone.js
7 2 (7.41%) Sass
7 2 (7.41%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) STB
1 5 (18.52%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (7.41%) User Experience
2 2 (7.41%) Life Science
2 2 (7.41%) Visualisation
2 2 (7.41%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Linux
2 6 (22.22%) Windows
3 3 (11.11%) Solaris
4 2 (7.41%) UNIX
5 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Test Scripting
1 6 (22.22%) Test Automation
2 4 (14.81%) Web Development
2 4 (14.81%) Use Case
2 4 (14.81%) Functional Testing
3 3 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (11.11%) MVC
4 2 (7.41%) OO
4 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
4 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (7.41%) Validation
4 2 (7.41%) Web Design
4 2 (7.41%) Bioinformatics
4 2 (7.41%) Web Analytics
4 2 (7.41%) Web Application Development
4 2 (7.41%) Analytics
5 1 (3.70%) DevOps
5 1 (3.70%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.70%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 13 (48.15%) VB.NET
3 10 (37.04%) Python
3 10 (37.04%) Ruby
4 9 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 9 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 9 (33.33%) Perl
5 7 (25.93%) SQL
6 6 (22.22%) C#
7 5 (18.52%) Java
7 5 (18.52%) Shell Script
8 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
9 2 (7.41%) VB
9 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) Firmware
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
1 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) Business Objects
2 3 (11.11%) Cognos
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) Actuate
3 2 (7.41%) Twitter
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco
4 1 (3.70%) BEA
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