The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 33 31 19
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Contract jobs citing PHP 9 2 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.25% 0.85% 6.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.96% 2.47% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +52.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.35 £21.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+6.42% -33.33%
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 Kent region.

Programming Languages Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
113 81 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 40.79% 34.32% 36.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 41 62
Average daily rate £375 £320 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +17.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £228 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.29% -52.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Kent

PHP
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

PHP
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 January 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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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
Maidstone +1 1 £125 -64.28% 5
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
West Malling - - - -
Dartford - - - -
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 15 (60.00%) HTML
1 15 (60.00%) CSS
2 14 (56.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (48.00%) jQuery
4 10 (40.00%) MySQL
4 10 (40.00%) Laravel
5 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (28.00%) Node.js
7 6 (24.00%) HTML5
7 6 (24.00%) Social Media
7 6 (24.00%) Advertising
7 6 (24.00%) Marketing
8 5 (20.00%) TDD
8 5 (20.00%) BDD
9 4 (16.00%) SQL
9 4 (16.00%) Symfony
9 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
9 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
9 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
10 3 (12.00%) Google Maps API
10 3 (12.00%) Zend
10 3 (12.00%) Google
10 3 (12.00%) LAMP
10 3 (12.00%) Web Services
10 3 (12.00%) XHTML
10 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (12.00%) Sass
10 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
11 2 (8.00%) Data Transformation
11 2 (8.00%) PHPUnit

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 7 (28.00%) Node.js
2 1 (4.00%) JBoss
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) OpenLDAP
1 2 (8.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.00%) PHPUnit
2 2 (8.00%) Zend Studio
3 1 (4.00%) Selenium
3 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (4.00%) JMeter
3 1 (4.00%) Behat
General
1 6 (24.00%) Advertising
1 6 (24.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Developer
2 10 (40.00%) PHP Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Junior Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Junior Web Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Junior
5 1 (4.00%) LAMP Developer
5 1 (4.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (60.00%) HTML
1 15 (60.00%) CSS
2 12 (48.00%) jQuery
3 10 (40.00%) Laravel
4 6 (24.00%) HTML5
5 4 (16.00%) Symfony
6 3 (12.00%) Google Maps API
6 3 (12.00%) LAMP
6 3 (12.00%) Web Services
6 3 (12.00%) XHTML
6 3 (12.00%) Sass
7 2 (8.00%) XML
7 2 (8.00%) XSLT
7 2 (8.00%) EDIFACT
7 2 (8.00%) Zend Framework
8 1 (4.00%) CodeIgniter
8 1 (4.00%) YAML
8 1 (4.00%) Backbone.js
8 1 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (4.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Social Media
2 2 (8.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (8.00%) Digital Media
2 2 (8.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) Replication
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) CentOS
1 2 (8.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (4.00%) UNIX
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) AIX
2 1 (4.00%) Solaris
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.00%) TDD
2 5 (20.00%) BDD
3 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.00%) Data Transformation
5 2 (8.00%) Multithreading
5 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.00%) MVC
5 2 (8.00%) Validation
5 2 (8.00%) Content Management
6 1 (4.00%) Load Testing
6 1 (4.00%) OO
6 1 (4.00%) Regression Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.00%) ERP
6 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (16.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) PHP5
3 1 (4.00%) Ruby
3 1 (4.00%) Perl
3 1 (4.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) C
3 1 (4.00%) C++
3 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (4.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
1 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Zend
1 3 (12.00%) Google
2 1 (4.00%) VMware
2 1 (4.00%) Veritas
2 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
Dover, Kent
LA International
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago