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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
South East / Kent
Rank 36 42 36
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing PHP 4 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.47% 2.68% 2.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.12% 5.26% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 4
Median daily rate £263 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.96% -8.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.67% +102.85%

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
97 190 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 35.53% 50.94% 47.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 160 73
Median daily rate £338 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.73% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -62.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

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 27 February 2017. 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 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
Maidstone - 2 £263 - 2
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 5 (83.33%) MySQL
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) Web Development
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) WordPress
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (16.67%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
5 1 (16.67%) Confluence
5 1 (16.67%) Mockito
5 1 (16.67%) BDD
5 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
5 1 (16.67%) Node.js
5 1 (16.67%) REST
5 1 (16.67%) CSS3
5 1 (16.67%) ATDD
5 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (16.67%) Sass
5 1 (16.67%) LESS
5 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (16.67%) Magento

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 (33.33%) WordPress
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) Confluence
2 1 (16.67%) GlassFish
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) IntelliJ
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA Agile
1 1 (16.67%) jMock
1 1 (16.67%) JUnit
1 1 (16.67%) Maven
1 1 (16.67%) Mockito
General
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) PHP Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile Web Developer
3 2 (33.33%) PHP Web Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Web Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (16.67%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
4 1 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Magento Developer
4 1 (16.67%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE
3 1 (16.67%) LESS
3 1 (16.67%) Node.js
3 1 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) Sass
3 1 (16.67%) Spring
3 1 (16.67%) Spring MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) ATDD
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PHP 5
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Zend