The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 53 78 55
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -23
Contract jobs citing PHP 73 40 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 3.43% 1.93% 3.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.19% 5.11% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 30 35
Average daily rate
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£306 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.51% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £285
% change year-on-year
-7.61% +14.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £30.50 £22.66
% change year-on-year
-42.62% +34.59%
PHP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
794 783 719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 37.35% 37.70% 40.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 434 408
Average daily rate £350 £364 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 32 57
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £18.13 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £48.00 £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

PHP
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

PHP
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 5 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
Southampton +26 28 £345 +53.33% 7
Fareham - 7 £275 - 3
Basingstoke -18 6 £290 -31.76% 3
Andover +2 4 £350 - 2
Portsmouth +6 3 £300 - 1
Eastleigh - 1 £250 -
Havant - 1 £250 -
Winchester - 1 £425 - 2
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 71 (63.39%) HTML
2 68 (60.71%) JavaScript
3 64 (57.14%) OO
4 55 (49.11%) CSS
5 54 (48.21%) Linux
6 53 (47.32%) Git (software)
7 51 (45.54%) Agile Software Development
8 49 (43.75%) SQL
9 41 (36.61%) Subversion
10 36 (32.14%) jQuery
11 35 (31.25%) Perl
11 35 (31.25%) MySQL
11 35 (31.25%) OO PHP
12 34 (30.36%) Scrum
13 33 (29.46%) Drupal
14 29 (25.89%) TDD
15 28 (25.00%) Internet
15 28 (25.00%) HTML5
16 27 (24.11%) BDD
17 25 (22.32%) Web Development
18 24 (21.43%) Apache
19 23 (20.54%) Continuous Integration
20 21 (18.75%) RESTful
20 21 (18.75%) Web Services
20 21 (18.75%) Java
21 20 (17.86%) XML
21 20 (17.86%) Jenkins
22 18 (16.07%) WordPress
23 17 (15.18%) PHPUnit
23 17 (15.18%) SOAP

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 33 (29.46%) Drupal
2 24 (21.43%) Apache
3 18 (16.07%) WordPress
4 15 (13.39%) CMS
5 6 (5.36%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (5.36%) SharePoint
5 6 (5.36%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (4.46%) GlassFish
6 5 (4.46%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.89%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.89%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.89%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (0.89%) Node.js
7 1 (0.89%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (4.46%) Photoshop
1 5 (4.46%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.57%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.89%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 12 (10.71%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.57%) GitHub
2 1 (0.89%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 28 (25.00%) Internet
2 7 (6.25%) Intranet
3 5 (4.46%) SSL
3 5 (4.46%) SAN
3 5 (4.46%) LDAP
3 5 (4.46%) LAN
3 5 (4.46%) WAN
3 5 (4.46%) IPsec
4 4 (3.57%) SMS
5 3 (2.68%) VLAN
5 3 (2.68%) DVB
5 3 (2.68%) Firewall
6 2 (1.79%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.79%) HTTP
6 2 (1.79%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.89%) SNMP
7 1 (0.89%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.89%) NAS
7 1 (0.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (31.25%) MySQL
2 15 (13.39%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (9.82%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.46%) Hadoop
4 5 (4.46%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (4.46%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.89%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.89%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 53 (47.32%) Git (software)
2 41 (36.61%) Subversion
3 20 (17.86%) Jenkins
4 17 (15.18%) PHPUnit
5 6 (5.36%) Mockito
5 6 (5.36%) JUnit
6 5 (4.46%) Selenium
6 5 (4.46%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.79%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 2 (1.79%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.89%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.89%) Xcode
8 1 (0.89%) Ant
8 1 (0.89%) Maven
8 1 (0.89%) JIRA
8 1 (0.89%) Behat
General
1 4 (3.57%) Legal
1 4 (3.57%) Publishing
2 3 (2.68%) Retail
2 3 (2.68%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.79%) Marketing
4 1 (0.89%) Automotive
4 1 (0.89%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 87 (77.68%) Developer
2 43 (38.39%) PHP Developer
3 17 (15.18%) Web Developer
4 11 (9.82%) Perl Developer
5 7 (6.25%) Magento Developer
6 6 (5.36%) Applications Support
6 6 (5.36%) Java Developer
7 5 (4.46%) Technical Consultant
7 5 (4.46%) Consultant
7 5 (4.46%) Software Engineer
7 5 (4.46%) Drupal Developer
7 5 (4.46%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (4.46%) OO PHP Developer
8 4 (3.57%) PHP Zend Developer
8 4 (3.57%) Front-End Developer
8 4 (3.57%) Designer
8 4 (3.57%) Web Designer
8 4 (3.57%) Technical Support
9 3 (2.68%) Senior Developer
9 3 (2.68%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (63.39%) HTML
2 55 (49.11%) CSS
3 36 (32.14%) jQuery
4 28 (25.00%) HTML5
5 21 (18.75%) RESTful
5 21 (18.75%) Web Services
6 20 (17.86%) XML
7 17 (15.18%) SOAP
8 16 (14.29%) REST
9 14 (12.50%) JSON
10 12 (10.71%) CSS3
11 10 (8.93%) SAML
11 10 (8.93%) .NET
12 9 (8.04%) LAMP
13 6 (5.36%) Spring
13 6 (5.36%) Ajax
14 5 (4.46%) JSF
14 5 (4.46%) Symfony
14 5 (4.46%) Zend Framework
14 5 (4.46%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.14%) Social Media
2 5 (4.46%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (2.68%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.68%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.68%) Replication
4 3 (2.68%) STB
5 2 (1.79%) PKI
5 2 (1.79%) Statistics
5 2 (1.79%) Clustering
5 2 (1.79%) DTV
5 2 (1.79%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.79%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.89%) W3C
6 1 (0.89%) GIS
6 1 (0.89%) Cybernetics
6 1 (0.89%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 54 (48.21%) Linux
2 6 (5.36%) UNIX
3 4 (3.57%) Windows
4 3 (2.68%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.68%) Android
5 2 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.89%) CentOS
6 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (57.14%) OO
2 51 (45.54%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (31.25%) OO PHP
4 34 (30.36%) Scrum
5 29 (25.89%) TDD
6 27 (24.11%) BDD
7 25 (22.32%) Web Development
8 23 (20.54%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (14.29%) Unit Testing
10 14 (12.50%) Change Control
10 14 (12.50%) OOP
11 13 (11.61%) E-Commerce
12 11 (9.82%) MVC
12 11 (9.82%) Open Source
13 9 (8.04%) PRINCE2
14 8 (7.14%) Content Management
15 7 (6.25%) Kanban
16 6 (5.36%) ITIL
16 6 (5.36%) SOA
16 6 (5.36%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (60.71%) JavaScript
2 49 (43.75%) SQL
3 35 (31.25%) Perl
4 21 (18.75%) Java
5 15 (13.39%) PHP5
6 7 (6.25%) C
7 5 (4.46%) C#
8 2 (1.79%) Python
8 2 (1.79%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.89%) Groovy
9 1 (0.89%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.89%) VB
9 1 (0.89%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.89%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 11 (9.82%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.89%) MCP
3 1 (0.89%) CCNP
3 1 (0.89%) CCNA
3 1 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.36%) SLA
2 3 (2.68%) QA
3 1 (0.89%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.89%) WAI
System Software
1 8 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.46%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.89%) Varnish
4 1 (0.89%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.79%) Puppet
2 1 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.89%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.89%) Nagios
2 1 (0.89%) AppManager
2 1 (0.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (9.82%) VMware
2 9 (8.04%) Cisco
3 8 (7.14%) Zend
4 7 (6.25%) Google
4 7 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 7 (6.25%) Facebook
4 7 (6.25%) Twitter
5 6 (5.36%) Sitecore
5 6 (5.36%) Oracle
6 5 (4.46%) WSO2
6 5 (4.46%) Juniper
7 4 (3.57%) Rackspace
8 2 (1.79%) Appcelerator
9 1 (0.89%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.89%) NetIQ
9 1 (0.89%) Adobe
9 1 (0.89%) EPiServer
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