The first table below looks at the demand for the PHP Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Leicestershire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 32 33 25
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 8 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.66% 1.62% 3.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.80% 1.74% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 7
Average daily rate
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£210 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £264
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +40.00%
Job Titles Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
286 230 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 95.02% 93.12% 96.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 106 71
Average daily rate £300 £338 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £466 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 26 28
Average hourly rate £35.00 £13.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+159.25% -32.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
PHP Developer
East Midlands

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP Developer in the job title across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

PHP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

PHP Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP Developer across the Leicestershire region.

PHP Developer Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

PHP Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP Developer across the Leicestershire region.

PHP Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

PHP Developer
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 25 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Leicester - 4 £200 - 4
Lutterworth - - - -
PHP Developer
East Midlands

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire region that cited PHP Developer in their job title 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 with PHP Developer in their job title.

1 17 (100.00%) PHP
2 14 (82.35%) CSS
3 12 (70.59%) HTML
4 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
5 10 (58.82%) MySQL
6 8 (47.06%) jQuery
7 7 (41.18%) Zend
7 7 (41.18%) HTML5
8 6 (35.29%) CSS3
8 6 (35.29%) OO
9 5 (29.41%) OOP
10 4 (23.53%) Zend Framework
10 4 (23.53%) WordPress
10 4 (23.53%) Apache
11 3 (17.65%) Linux
11 3 (17.65%) Retail
11 3 (17.65%) CodeIgniter
11 3 (17.65%) PHP5
12 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
12 2 (11.76%) Drupal
12 2 (11.76%) Ajax
12 2 (11.76%) Publishing
12 2 (11.76%) CMS
12 2 (11.76%) Scrum
12 2 (11.76%) XML
12 2 (11.76%) MVC
12 2 (11.76%) SOAP
13 1 (5.88%) Web Services
13 1 (5.88%) Photoshop
13 1 (5.88%) SQL

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire region that cited PHP Developer in their job title 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 with PHP Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (23.53%) Apache
1 4 (23.53%) WordPress
2 2 (11.76%) CMS
2 2 (11.76%) Drupal
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Solr
3 1 (5.88%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) PHPUnit
2 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (17.65%) Retail
2 2 (11.76%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (82.35%) CSS
2 12 (70.59%) HTML
3 8 (47.06%) jQuery
4 7 (41.18%) HTML5
5 6 (35.29%) CSS3
6 4 (23.53%) Zend Framework
7 3 (17.65%) CodeIgniter
8 2 (11.76%) SOAP
8 2 (11.76%) XML
8 2 (11.76%) Ajax
9 1 (5.88%) JSON
9 1 (5.88%) Symfony
9 1 (5.88%) XHTML
9 1 (5.88%) LAMP
9 1 (5.88%) Web Services
9 1 (5.88%) .NET
9 1 (5.88%) Google Maps API
9 1 (5.88%) Laravel
9 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Android
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) OO
2 5 (29.41%) OOP
3 2 (11.76%) MVC
3 2 (11.76%) Scrum
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) TDD
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.88%) Android Development
4 1 (5.88%) SEO
4 1 (5.88%) B2C
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) PHP
2 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
3 3 (17.65%) PHP5
4 1 (5.88%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) SQL
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Zend
2 1 (5.88%) Facebook
2 1 (5.88%) Twitter
2 1 (5.88%) Adobe
2 1 (5.88%) Apple
2 1 (5.88%) Google
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