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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 61 40 41
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +1
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.66% 1.46% 0.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.76% 4.48% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate £369 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £15.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+122.22% -12.50%
Programming Languages Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
284 134 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 37.37% 32.52% 30.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 64 57
Average daily rate £350 £270 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £188 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 32 21
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £26.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.20 £25.60 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood - 2 £525 - 3
Colchester - 1 £200 - 1
Southend-on-Sea - 1 - -
Basildon - 1 £288 - 2
Wickford - - - -
Harlow - - - -
Maldon - - - -
Canvey Island - - - -
Chelmsford - - - - 3
PHP
East of England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 17 April 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%) HTML
1 18 (66.67%) SQL
2 17 (62.96%) .NET
3 16 (59.26%) JavaScript
4 14 (51.85%) Java
5 13 (48.15%) OO
5 13 (48.15%) CRM
5 13 (48.15%) E-Commerce
5 13 (48.15%) Marketing
6 12 (44.44%) Windows
7 10 (37.04%) CSS
8 9 (33.33%) MySQL
8 9 (33.33%) Oracle
8 9 (33.33%) JD Edwards
8 9 (33.33%) Magento
8 9 (33.33%) Apple iOS
9 8 (29.63%) jQuery
9 8 (29.63%) Oracle CRM
9 8 (29.63%) SAP
9 8 (29.63%) C#
9 8 (29.63%) XML
10 7 (25.93%) HTML5
10 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
11 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
12 5 (18.52%) UNIX
12 5 (18.52%) Linux
12 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
13 4 (14.81%) EDRMS
13 4 (14.81%) Blackberry
13 4 (14.81%) Python

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (7.41%) IIS
1 2 (7.41%) Apache
1 2 (7.41%) Drupal
1 2 (7.41%) GlassFish
2 1 (3.70%) WordPress
2 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.70%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (33.33%) Magento
2 8 (29.63%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) DNS
2 2 (7.41%) SAN
3 1 (3.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) MySQL
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 4 (14.81%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (48.15%) Marketing
2 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Developer
2 12 (44.44%) Web Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Web Designer
4 3 (11.11%) Designer
5 2 (7.41%) Programme Manager
5 2 (7.41%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Deployment Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Programme Test Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Test Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Programmer
5 2 (7.41%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (3.70%) PHP Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) Web Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) Provisioning Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Capacity Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (66.67%) HTML
2 17 (62.96%) .NET
3 10 (37.04%) CSS
4 8 (29.63%) XML
4 8 (29.63%) jQuery
5 7 (25.93%) HTML5
6 4 (14.81%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (14.81%) Web Services
6 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
7 3 (11.11%) XHTML
8 2 (7.41%) Ajax
9 1 (3.70%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Blackberry
1 4 (14.81%) GIS
1 4 (14.81%) iPhone
1 4 (14.81%) Open Source
1 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
2 3 (11.11%) LLPG
2 3 (11.11%) Social Media
3 1 (3.70%) iSeries
3 1 (3.70%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Windows
2 9 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 5 (18.52%) UNIX
3 5 (18.52%) Linux
4 4 (14.81%) Android
4 4 (14.81%) Windows Phone
5 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.70%) AIX
5 1 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) OO
1 13 (48.15%) CRM
1 13 (48.15%) E-Commerce
2 4 (14.81%) ERP
2 4 (14.81%) OOD
2 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (14.81%) ITSM
2 4 (14.81%) MVC
2 4 (14.81%) Logistics
2 4 (14.81%) Systems Analysis
2 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (14.81%) TDD
2 4 (14.81%) Product Management
2 4 (14.81%) Android Development
2 4 (14.81%) iOS Development
3 2 (7.41%) Content Management
3 2 (7.41%) Integration Testing
4 1 (3.70%) System Testing
4 1 (3.70%) Web Development
4 1 (3.70%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) SQL
2 16 (59.26%) JavaScript
3 14 (51.85%) Java
4 8 (29.63%) C#
5 4 (14.81%) PL/SQL
5 4 (14.81%) T-SQL
5 4 (14.81%) Python
5 4 (14.81%) Ruby
6 1 (3.70%) VBA
6 1 (3.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Oracle
1 9 (33.33%) JD Edwards
2 8 (29.63%) SAP
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.81%) ESRI
3 4 (14.81%) Lagan
3 4 (14.81%) Civica
4 2 (7.41%) JBoss
4 2 (7.41%) IBM
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix
5 1 (3.70%) BMC
5 1 (3.70%) NetApp
5 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.70%) VMware
Brentwood, Essex
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