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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 54 33 27
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -6
Contract jobs citing PHP 9 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.92% 1.24% 3.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.64% 2.59% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 5
Average daily rate £305 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £350 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £350 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £30.20 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-43.70% -13.71%
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
247 116 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 52.67% 47.93% 38.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 52 41
Average daily rate £350 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £300 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 £525 - 1
Tonbridge - 1 £273 -
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 14 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (60.00%) CSS
2 12 (60.00%) HTML
3 9 (45.00%) jQuery
3 9 (45.00%) WordPress
4 8 (40.00%) Web Development
4 8 (40.00%) Java
4 8 (40.00%) MySQL
5 6 (30.00%) Magento
6 5 (25.00%) CSS3
6 5 (25.00%) SQL
6 5 (25.00%) CRM
6 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
7 4 (20.00%) ERP
7 4 (20.00%) CMS
7 4 (20.00%) JSON
7 4 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
7 4 (20.00%) HTML5
8 3 (15.00%) Eloqua
8 3 (15.00%) Visualforce
8 3 (15.00%) Apex Code
8 3 (15.00%) Mason
8 3 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (15.00%) SaaS
8 3 (15.00%) BigMachines
8 3 (15.00%) Joomla!
8 3 (15.00%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (15.00%) Ajax
8 3 (15.00%) Dynamics NAV

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 9 (45.00%) WordPress
2 4 (20.00%) CMS
3 3 (15.00%) Drupal
3 3 (15.00%) Joomla!
4 1 (5.00%) Apache
4 1 (5.00%) IBM Notes
4 1 (5.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (5.00%) OmniGraffle
1 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Magento
2 3 (15.00%) BigMachines
2 3 (15.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (15.00%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (15.00%) SaaS
2 2 (10.00%) Sage Pay
3 1 (5.00%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) FTP
1 2 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (10.00%) Grunt
4 1 (5.00%) Axure RP
4 1 (5.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (5.00%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (15.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) PHP Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Magento Developer
4 4 (20.00%) WordPress Developer
5 3 (15.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (15.00%) PHP Magento Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Web Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Designer
7 1 (5.00%) Digital Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Drupal Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Junior
7 1 (5.00%) Lead Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Lead Web Developer
7 1 (5.00%) MySQL Developer
7 1 (5.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
7 1 (5.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 1 (5.00%) UI/UX Designer
7 1 (5.00%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) CSS
1 12 (60.00%) HTML
2 9 (45.00%) jQuery
3 5 (25.00%) CSS3
4 4 (20.00%) HTML5
4 4 (20.00%) JSON
4 4 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (15.00%) Ajax
5 3 (15.00%) LAMP
5 3 (15.00%) Mason
5 3 (15.00%) Visualforce
6 2 (10.00%) .NET
6 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (10.00%) Backbone.js
6 2 (10.00%) Handlebars
6 2 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (10.00%) LESS
6 2 (10.00%) Sass
7 1 (5.00%) Flash
7 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Data Structures
1 2 (10.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.00%) Animation
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
1 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (5.00%) Android
2 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Web Development
2 5 (25.00%) CRM
2 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (20.00%) ERP
4 3 (15.00%) MVC
5 2 (10.00%) Front End Development
5 2 (10.00%) OOP
5 2 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.00%) Web Accessibility
6 1 (5.00%) API Integration
6 1 (5.00%) Content Development
6 1 (5.00%) Migration
6 1 (5.00%) SEO
6 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (40.00%) Java
3 5 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) Apex Code
5 1 (5.00%) ActionScript
5 1 (5.00%) ActionScript 2.0
5 1 (5.00%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (5.00%) PHP 5
5 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (5.00%) XenApp
1 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) cPanel
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle
1 3 (15.00%) Salesforce.com
1 3 (15.00%) Siebel
2 2 (10.00%) Adobe
2 2 (10.00%) PayPal
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) Facebook
3 1 (5.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) Lotus
3 1 (5.00%) Twitter
3 1 (5.00%) Zend
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