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 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 63 66 63
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing PHP 63 50 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.87% 2.43% 2.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.04% 6.35% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 28 30
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £450 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £288
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £33.78 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-44.48% +22.81%
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
784 788 742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 35.69% 38.23% 40.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 500 422 426
Average daily rate £355 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 38 57
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +27.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £21.10 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
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 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 28 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 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
Southampton +23 28 £345 +53.33% 6
Basingstoke -12 7 £290 -31.76% 1
Fareham +3 6 £275 -21.42% 4
Winchester - 3 £350 - 7
Portsmouth -4 2 £275 - 1
Andover -7 2 £363 -9.37% 2
Eastleigh - 1 £250 - 1
Havant - 1 £250 -
Romsey - 1 £420 -
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 (65.74%) HTML
2 67 (62.04%) JavaScript
3 62 (57.41%) OO
4 55 (50.93%) CSS
5 52 (48.15%) Linux
6 50 (46.30%) Git (software)
7 49 (45.37%) Agile Software Development
8 48 (44.44%) SQL
9 39 (36.11%) Subversion
10 35 (32.41%) OO PHP
11 34 (31.48%) jQuery
12 33 (30.56%) Drupal
12 33 (30.56%) Perl
12 33 (30.56%) MySQL
13 32 (29.63%) Scrum
14 28 (25.93%) Internet
15 27 (25.00%) TDD
16 26 (24.07%) HTML5
17 25 (23.15%) BDD
18 23 (21.30%) Web Development
18 23 (21.30%) Apache
19 21 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
20 19 (17.59%) RESTful
20 19 (17.59%) Jenkins
20 19 (17.59%) Web Services
20 19 (17.59%) XML
21 18 (16.67%) Java
21 18 (16.67%) WordPress
22 16 (14.81%) PHPUnit
23 15 (13.89%) Unit Testing

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (30.56%) Drupal
2 23 (21.30%) Apache
3 18 (16.67%) WordPress
4 13 (12.04%) CMS
5 6 (5.56%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (5.56%) SharePoint
5 6 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (4.63%) Tomcat
6 5 (4.63%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.93%) Jetty
7 1 (0.93%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.93%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.93%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.93%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (0.93%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (4.63%) Photoshop
1 5 (4.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.93%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 11 (10.19%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.70%) GitHub
2 1 (0.93%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 28 (25.93%) Internet
2 8 (7.41%) Intranet
3 5 (4.63%) SSL
3 5 (4.63%) SAN
3 5 (4.63%) LDAP
3 5 (4.63%) LAN
3 5 (4.63%) WAN
3 5 (4.63%) IPsec
4 4 (3.70%) Firewall
4 4 (3.70%) SMS
5 3 (2.78%) HTTP
5 3 (2.78%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.78%) Wireless
5 3 (2.78%) DVB
5 3 (2.78%) VLAN
6 2 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.93%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.93%) NAS
7 1 (0.93%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (30.56%) MySQL
2 14 (12.96%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (10.19%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.63%) Hadoop
4 5 (4.63%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.93%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.93%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 50 (46.30%) Git (software)
2 39 (36.11%) Subversion
3 19 (17.59%) Jenkins
4 16 (14.81%) PHPUnit
5 5 (4.63%) Mockito
5 5 (4.63%) JUnit
6 4 (3.70%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.70%) Selenium
7 2 (1.85%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (0.93%) Behat
8 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.93%) Maven
8 1 (0.93%) JIRA
General
1 5 (4.63%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.70%) Legal
3 3 (2.78%) Retail
4 1 (0.93%) Marketing
4 1 (0.93%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 84 (77.78%) Developer
2 40 (37.04%) PHP Developer
3 18 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 11 (10.19%) Perl Developer
5 7 (6.48%) Magento Developer
6 6 (5.56%) Applications Support
7 5 (4.63%) Technical Consultant
7 5 (4.63%) Java Developer
7 5 (4.63%) Consultant
7 5 (4.63%) Drupal Developer
7 5 (4.63%) Front-End Developer
7 5 (4.63%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (4.63%) OO PHP Developer
8 4 (3.70%) PHP Zend Developer
8 4 (3.70%) Designer
8 4 (3.70%) Technical Support
8 4 (3.70%) Software Engineer
8 4 (3.70%) Web Designer
9 3 (2.78%) Junior
9 3 (2.78%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (65.74%) HTML
2 55 (50.93%) CSS
3 34 (31.48%) jQuery
4 26 (24.07%) HTML5
5 19 (17.59%) RESTful
5 19 (17.59%) Web Services
5 19 (17.59%) XML
6 14 (12.96%) SOAP
7 13 (12.04%) REST
8 12 (11.11%) JSON
9 11 (10.19%) CSS3
10 9 (8.33%) SAML
11 8 (7.41%) .NET
12 7 (6.48%) LAMP
13 5 (4.63%) Spring
13 5 (4.63%) JSF
13 5 (4.63%) Symfony
13 5 (4.63%) Zend Framework
14 4 (3.70%) Ajax
14 4 (3.70%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.48%) Social Media
2 6 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.78%) Replication
3 3 (2.78%) STB
3 3 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (2.78%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.85%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.85%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.85%) PKI
4 2 (1.85%) Statistics
4 2 (1.85%) Clustering
4 2 (1.85%) DTV
5 1 (0.93%) GIS
5 1 (0.93%) Cybernetics
5 1 (0.93%) Streaming Media
5 1 (0.93%) W3C
5 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 52 (48.15%) Linux
2 6 (5.56%) UNIX
3 3 (2.78%) Windows
3 3 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.85%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.85%) Android
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (57.41%) OO
2 49 (45.37%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (32.41%) OO PHP
4 32 (29.63%) Scrum
5 27 (25.00%) TDD
6 25 (23.15%) BDD
7 23 (21.30%) Web Development
8 21 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (13.89%) Unit Testing
10 14 (12.96%) OOP
11 13 (12.04%) E-Commerce
12 12 (11.11%) Change Control
13 10 (9.26%) Open Source
13 10 (9.26%) MVC
14 9 (8.33%) PRINCE2
15 7 (6.48%) Content Management
15 7 (6.48%) Kanban
16 6 (5.56%) Information Security
16 6 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
17 5 (4.63%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (62.04%) JavaScript
2 48 (44.44%) SQL
3 33 (30.56%) Perl
4 18 (16.67%) Java
5 14 (12.96%) PHP5
6 6 (5.56%) C
7 4 (3.70%) C#
8 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.93%) VB
8 1 (0.93%) Python
8 1 (0.93%) Groovy
8 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.19%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.78%) Degree
4 1 (0.93%) MCP
4 1 (0.93%) CCNP
4 1 (0.93%) CCNA
4 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.56%) SLA
2 3 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.78%) QA
2 3 (2.78%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.93%) WAI
System Software
1 9 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.48%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.63%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.93%) Varnish
4 1 (0.93%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (9.26%) VMware
2 9 (8.33%) Cisco
3 8 (7.41%) Google
4 7 (6.48%) Zend
4 7 (6.48%) Microsoft
4 7 (6.48%) Facebook
4 7 (6.48%) Twitter
5 6 (5.56%) Sitecore
5 6 (5.56%) Oracle
6 5 (4.63%) Juniper
7 4 (3.70%) Rackspace
7 4 (3.70%) WSO2
8 2 (1.85%) Appcelerator
9 1 (0.93%) Splunk
9 1 (0.93%) Tableau
9 1 (0.93%) Adobe
9 1 (0.93%) EPiServer
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
VIQU
Rate: £300 - 360 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester
Mason Frank
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester
ABRS
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 26 days ago