The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 34 34 21
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Contract jobs citing PHP 3 7 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.22% 2.45% 7.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.45% 5.51% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 18
Median daily rate £315 £270 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £234 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £314 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -30.00%
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
87 127 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 35.51% 44.41% 35.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 73 57
Median daily rate £350 £336 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.08% +16.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £268 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £400 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 6
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +275.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region with a requirement for PHP.

1 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (70.00%) HTML
2 7 (70.00%) CSS
2 7 (70.00%) Web Development
3 6 (60.00%) jQuery
4 5 (50.00%) MVC
5 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (40.00%) CRM
5 4 (40.00%) ERP
5 4 (40.00%) Java
5 4 (40.00%) C#
5 4 (40.00%) .NET
5 4 (40.00%) Network Security
5 4 (40.00%) HTML5
5 4 (40.00%) Entity Framework
5 4 (40.00%) Digital Media
6 3 (30.00%) CSS3
6 3 (30.00%) Razor View Engine
6 3 (30.00%) Magento
6 3 (30.00%) MySQL
6 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (30.00%) XML
6 3 (30.00%) Retail
7 2 (20.00%) LAMP
7 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
7 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (20.00%) WordPress
7 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (20.00%) Sass

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) WordPress
2 1 (10.00%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Network Security
2 1 (10.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Bower
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Magento Developer
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (20.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (10.00%) HTML Developer
4 1 (10.00%) LAMP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) MySQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) CSS
1 7 (70.00%) HTML
2 6 (60.00%) jQuery
3 4 (40.00%) .NET
3 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (40.00%) Entity Framework
3 4 (40.00%) HTML5
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (30.00%) CSS3
4 3 (30.00%) Razor View Engine
4 3 (30.00%) XML
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (20.00%) LAMP
5 2 (20.00%) Sass
6 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
6 1 (10.00%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (10.00%) JSON
6 1 (10.00%) Laravel
6 1 (10.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Web Development
2 5 (50.00%) MVC
3 4 (40.00%) CRM
3 4 (40.00%) ERP
4 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) Content Management
6 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
6 1 (10.00%) OOP
6 1 (10.00%) TDD
6 1 (10.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) Java
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory