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 19 December 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 28 32 23
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs citing PHP 13 4 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.48% 1.41% 5.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.40% 3.67% 16.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 14
Average daily rate
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£330 £428 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.80% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £358 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £480 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £21.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+59.52% -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
114 109 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 39.31% 38.38% 35.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 65 74
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 19
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +7.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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
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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 +5 3 £248 -29.28% 1
Sevenoaks - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
West Malling - - - -
Dartford - - - -
Folkestone - - - -
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 23 (65.71%) CSS
2 21 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 21 (60.00%) HTML
3 17 (48.57%) MySQL
4 12 (34.29%) SQL
4 12 (34.29%) jQuery
5 11 (31.43%) HTML5
5 11 (31.43%) Laravel
6 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (25.71%) XML
7 9 (25.71%) Unit Testing
8 8 (22.86%) OOP
8 8 (22.86%) MVC
9 7 (20.00%) TDD
9 7 (20.00%) E-Commerce
9 7 (20.00%) BDD
10 6 (17.14%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (17.14%) JSON
10 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 6 (17.14%) Node.js
10 6 (17.14%) REST
10 6 (17.14%) T-SQL
10 6 (17.14%) VB.NET
10 6 (17.14%) .NET
10 6 (17.14%) C#
10 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
10 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET
10 6 (17.14%) WCF
11 5 (14.29%) Advertising

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 6 (17.14%) Node.js
2 3 (8.57%) Apache
3 2 (5.71%) Drupal
3 2 (5.71%) WordPress
3 2 (5.71%) Joomla!
3 2 (5.71%) ExpressionEngine
3 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.71%) JBoss
3 2 (5.71%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) OpenLDAP
1 2 (5.71%) LDAP
1 2 (5.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (48.57%) MySQL
2 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) Neo4j
3 1 (2.86%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (5.71%) PHPUnit
2 2 (5.71%) Zend Studio
General
1 5 (14.29%) Advertising
1 5 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (2.86%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (71.43%) Developer
2 13 (37.14%) PHP Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Web Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Junior
6 1 (2.86%) Junior Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Junior PHP Developer
6 1 (2.86%) LAMP Developer
6 1 (2.86%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (65.71%) CSS
2 21 (60.00%) HTML
3 12 (34.29%) jQuery
4 11 (31.43%) HTML5
4 11 (31.43%) Laravel
5 9 (25.71%) XML
6 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (17.14%) JSON
6 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 6 (17.14%) REST
6 6 (17.14%) .NET
6 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET
6 6 (17.14%) WCF
7 5 (14.29%) Symfony
8 4 (11.43%) Zend Framework
8 4 (11.43%) LAMP
9 3 (8.57%) Web Services
9 3 (8.57%) Google Maps API
9 3 (8.57%) Sass
10 2 (5.71%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Social Media
2 2 (5.71%) User Experience
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Algorithms
2 2 (5.71%) Open Source
2 2 (5.71%) Digital Media
2 2 (5.71%) Clustering
3 1 (2.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) CentOS
2 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (5.71%) UNIX
2 2 (5.71%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) AIX
2 2 (5.71%) Solaris
2 2 (5.71%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.71%) Unit Testing
3 8 (22.86%) OOP
3 8 (22.86%) MVC
4 7 (20.00%) TDD
4 7 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 7 (20.00%) BDD
5 2 (5.71%) Data Transformation
5 2 (5.71%) DevOps
5 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (5.71%) Multithreading
5 2 (5.71%) Validation
5 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.86%) Content Management
6 1 (2.86%) OO
6 1 (2.86%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 21 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (34.29%) SQL
3 6 (17.14%) T-SQL
3 6 (17.14%) VB.NET
3 6 (17.14%) C#
4 2 (5.71%) Python
4 2 (5.71%) C
4 2 (5.71%) Perl
4 2 (5.71%) C++
4 2 (5.71%) Java
4 2 (5.71%) Ruby
5 1 (2.86%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.71%) VMware ESX
1 2 (5.71%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.71%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Zend
2 4 (11.43%) DevExpress
2 4 (11.43%) Telerik
3 3 (8.57%) Google
4 2 (5.71%) VMware
4 2 (5.71%) Veritas
4 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
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