The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford 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 25 15 13
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs citing PHP 8 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 3.96% 3.42% 3.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.60% 9.30% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 3
Average daily rate
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£275 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £275 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £275 £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £28.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+16.52% -4.16%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Programming Languages Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
93 43 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 46.04% 36.75% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 28 24
Average daily rate £350 £275 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £188 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.41 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.18% -43.97%
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 Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP across the Guildford region.

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Guildford region.

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 12 (92.31%) HTML
1 12 (92.31%) JavaScript
1 12 (92.31%) CSS
2 10 (76.92%) jQuery
3 8 (61.54%) MySQL
4 6 (46.15%) HTML5
5 5 (38.46%) CSS3
5 5 (38.46%) WordPress
6 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
6 4 (30.77%) Drupal
7 3 (23.08%) Email Marketing
7 3 (23.08%) Grunt
7 3 (23.08%) Digital Media
7 3 (23.08%) Marketing
7 3 (23.08%) CMS
7 3 (23.08%) B2B
7 3 (23.08%) B2C
8 2 (15.38%) MVC
8 2 (15.38%) Web Services
8 2 (15.38%) LAMP
8 2 (15.38%) Web Development
8 2 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
9 1 (7.69%) SpecFlow
9 1 (7.69%) User Experience
9 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (7.69%) Laravel
9 1 (7.69%) BDD
9 1 (7.69%) REST

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 5 (38.46%) WordPress
2 4 (30.77%) Drupal
3 3 (23.08%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Intranet
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Grunt
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.69%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (23.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) PHP Developer
2 5 (38.46%) WordPress Developer
3 4 (30.77%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Web Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Programmer
5 2 (15.38%) PHP Programmer
6 1 (7.69%) Web Programmer
6 1 (7.69%) Tester
6 1 (7.69%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
6 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
6 1 (7.69%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) HTML
1 12 (92.31%) CSS
2 10 (76.92%) jQuery
3 6 (46.15%) HTML5
4 5 (38.46%) CSS3
5 2 (15.38%) LAMP
5 2 (15.38%) Web Services
6 1 (7.69%) XML
6 1 (7.69%) SOAP
6 1 (7.69%) Ajax
6 1 (7.69%) REST
6 1 (7.69%) Laravel
6 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
2 3 (23.08%) Digital Media
3 1 (7.69%) Open Source
3 1 (7.69%) User Experience
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Email Marketing
2 3 (23.08%) B2B
2 3 (23.08%) B2C
3 2 (15.38%) MVC
3 2 (15.38%) Web Development
3 2 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Web Design
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) BDD
4 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Zend