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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 36 33 32
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing PHP 12 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.27% 2.39% 2.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.42% 4.96% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 5
Median daily rate £265 £500 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.00% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £500 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £315 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.75 £22.50 £37.15
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -39.42%
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
187 121 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 50.95% 48.21% 39.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 65 44
Median daily rate £400 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £306 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £513 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.81 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.06% -17.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

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
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 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 May 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 0 2 £255 -49.00%
Maidstone - 1 £525 -
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 16 (76.19%) JavaScript
2 13 (61.90%) CSS
3 12 (57.14%) HTML
3 12 (57.14%) jQuery
4 11 (52.38%) Web Development
5 9 (42.86%) Java
6 8 (38.10%) WordPress
7 7 (33.33%) MySQL
7 7 (33.33%) CRM
8 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
8 6 (28.57%) ERP
8 6 (28.57%) MVC
8 6 (28.57%) Magento
8 6 (28.57%) CSS3
9 5 (23.81%) HTML5
9 5 (23.81%) .NET
10 4 (19.05%) CMS
10 4 (19.05%) LAMP
10 4 (19.05%) Retail
10 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
10 4 (19.05%) JSON
10 4 (19.05%) Network Security
10 4 (19.05%) Digital Media
10 4 (19.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (19.05%) Entity Framework
11 3 (14.29%) Razor View Engine
11 3 (14.29%) Eloqua
11 3 (14.29%) SaaS
11 3 (14.29%) Visualforce
11 3 (14.29%) Apex Code

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 8 (38.10%) WordPress
2 4 (19.05%) CMS
3 2 (9.52%) Drupal
4 1 (4.76%) Apache
4 1 (4.76%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (4.76%) OmniGraffle
1 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Magento
2 3 (14.29%) BigMachines
2 3 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (14.29%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (14.29%) SaaS
2 2 (9.52%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Network Security
2 2 (9.52%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) MariaDB
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (9.52%) Grunt
3 1 (4.76%) Axure RP
3 1 (4.76%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (4.76%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4 (19.05%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (90.48%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Magento Developer
3 5 (23.81%) PHP Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Web Developer
4 4 (19.05%) WordPress Developer
5 3 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (14.29%) PHP Magento Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
7 1 (4.76%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Citrix Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Junior
7 1 (4.76%) Junior Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Junior Web Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Lead Developer
7 1 (4.76%) MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) CSS
2 12 (57.14%) HTML
2 12 (57.14%) jQuery
3 6 (28.57%) CSS3
4 5 (23.81%) .NET
4 5 (23.81%) HTML5
5 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
5 4 (19.05%) Entity Framework
5 4 (19.05%) JSON
5 4 (19.05%) LAMP
5 4 (19.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (14.29%) Ajax
6 3 (14.29%) Mason
6 3 (14.29%) Razor View Engine
6 3 (14.29%) Visualforce
7 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
7 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (9.52%) Backbone.js
7 2 (9.52%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (9.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Digital Media
2 2 (9.52%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
1 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (4.76%) Android
2 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Web Development
2 7 (33.33%) CRM
3 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 6 (28.57%) ERP
3 6 (28.57%) MVC
4 2 (9.52%) Front End Development
4 2 (9.52%) OOP
4 2 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
4 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.52%) Web Accessibility
4 2 (9.52%) Wireframes
5 1 (4.76%) API Integration
5 1 (4.76%) Content Development
5 1 (4.76%) Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) JavaScript
2 9 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (14.29%) Apex Code
3 3 (14.29%) C#
3 3 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) PHP 5
4 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (4.76%) XenApp
1 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) cPanel
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle
1 3 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
1 3 (14.29%) Siebel
2 2 (9.52%) Adobe
2 2 (9.52%) PayPal
3 1 (4.76%) Citrix
3 1 (4.76%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) Zend