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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 30 31 28
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing PHP 7 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.43% 4.76% 5.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.83% 9.79% 14.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 11
Median daily rate £255 £463 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.86% +85.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £500 £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £25.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-36.00% -18.03%
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
120 143 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 41.67% 48.64% 39.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 88 53
Median daily rate £350 £338 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £290 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £660
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £17.42 - £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dover +1 2 £255 -49.00%
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 14 (82.35%) JavaScript
2 12 (70.59%) CSS
3 11 (64.71%) HTML
3 11 (64.71%) jQuery
4 10 (58.82%) Web Development
5 8 (47.06%) MySQL
6 7 (41.18%) WordPress
7 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
8 5 (29.41%) ERP
8 5 (29.41%) Java
8 5 (29.41%) Magento
8 5 (29.41%) JSON
8 5 (29.41%) CSS3
9 4 (23.53%) Digital Media
9 4 (23.53%) HTML5
9 4 (23.53%) Network Security
9 4 (23.53%) CMS
9 4 (23.53%) LAMP
9 4 (23.53%) .NET
9 4 (23.53%) CRM
9 4 (23.53%) MVC
10 3 (17.65%) OOP
10 3 (17.65%) XML
10 3 (17.65%) C#
10 3 (17.65%) Retail
10 3 (17.65%) Ajax
10 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
10 3 (17.65%) Entity Framework
10 3 (17.65%) Sass
10 3 (17.65%) Razor View Engine

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 7 (41.18%) WordPress
2 4 (23.53%) CMS
3 1 (5.88%) Apache
3 1 (5.88%) Drupal
3 1 (5.88%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (5.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Magento
2 2 (11.76%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Network Security
2 2 (11.76%) FTP
3 1 (5.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Bower
2 1 (5.88%) Dreamweaver
General
1 3 (17.65%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Magento Developer
2 5 (29.41%) PHP Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Web Developer
3 3 (17.65%) WordPress Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) PHP Magento Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) HTML Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Junior
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Web Developer
5 1 (5.88%) LAMP Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.88%) MySQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) CSS
2 11 (64.71%) HTML
2 11 (64.71%) jQuery
3 5 (29.41%) CSS3
3 5 (29.41%) JSON
4 4 (23.53%) .NET
4 4 (23.53%) HTML5
4 4 (23.53%) LAMP
5 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
5 3 (17.65%) Ajax
5 3 (17.65%) Entity Framework
5 3 (17.65%) Razor View Engine
5 3 (17.65%) Sass
5 3 (17.65%) XML
6 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
6 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (5.88%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (5.88%) Kohana
7 1 (5.88%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Digital Media
2 2 (11.76%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (5.88%) Android
2 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Web Development
2 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
3 5 (29.41%) ERP
4 4 (23.53%) CRM
4 4 (23.53%) MVC
5 3 (17.65%) OOP
6 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.76%) Web Accessibility
7 1 (5.88%) API Integration
7 1 (5.88%) Content Development
7 1 (5.88%) Content Management
7 1 (5.88%) Front End Development
7 1 (5.88%) Migration
7 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.88%) TDD
7 1 (5.88%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) JavaScript
2 5 (29.41%) Java
3 3 (17.65%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) PHP 5
4 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.88%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (5.88%) XenApp
1 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) cPanel
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Adobe
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Citrix
2 1 (5.88%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) PayPal
2 1 (5.88%) Zend