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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 37 28 26
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 10 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.81% 3.17% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.97% 3.50% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 1
Average daily rate £336 £265 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.88% +23.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £250 £250
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £175.00 £42.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+311.76% +142.85%
Job Titles Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
337 200 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 94.66% 90.50% 92.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 73 69
Average daily rate £290 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 49 27
Average hourly rate £32.00 £14.63 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.80% +32.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Loughborough +1 4 £375 +41.50% 3
Leicester - - - - 1
PHP Developer
East Midlands

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 29 (100.00%) PHP
2 28 (96.55%) CSS
3 26 (89.66%) MySQL
4 23 (79.31%) HTML
4 23 (79.31%) JavaScript
5 21 (72.41%) Zend
5 21 (72.41%) jQuery
6 14 (48.28%) HTML5
6 14 (48.28%) CSS3
7 11 (37.93%) Scrum
8 9 (31.03%) OO
8 9 (31.03%) CodeIgniter
9 8 (27.59%) Retail
10 7 (24.14%) Zend Framework
10 7 (24.14%) OOP
11 6 (20.69%) PHPUnit
11 6 (20.69%) Ajax
11 6 (20.69%) Apache
11 6 (20.69%) XML
11 6 (20.69%) Linux
12 5 (17.24%) Apple
12 5 (17.24%) XHTML
12 5 (17.24%) WordPress
12 5 (17.24%) Android
12 5 (17.24%) Android Development
13 3 (10.34%) SOAP
14 2 (6.90%) Photoshop
14 2 (6.90%) SQL
14 2 (6.90%) Eclipse
14 2 (6.90%) B2C

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (20.69%) Apache
2 5 (17.24%) WordPress
3 2 (6.90%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (89.66%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) PHPUnit
2 2 (6.90%) Eclipse
2 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (27.59%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (96.55%) CSS
2 23 (79.31%) HTML
3 21 (72.41%) jQuery
4 14 (48.28%) HTML5
4 14 (48.28%) CSS3
5 9 (31.03%) CodeIgniter
6 7 (24.14%) Zend Framework
7 6 (20.69%) Ajax
7 6 (20.69%) XML
8 5 (17.24%) XHTML
9 3 (10.34%) SOAP
10 2 (6.90%) LAMP
10 2 (6.90%) Symfony
10 2 (6.90%) Laravel
10 2 (6.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (6.90%) REST
11 1 (3.45%) JSON
11 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Linux
2 5 (17.24%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Scrum
2 9 (31.03%) OO
3 7 (24.14%) OOP
4 5 (17.24%) Android Development
5 2 (6.90%) B2C
5 2 (6.90%) Mobile Commerce
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.90%) TDD
5 2 (6.90%) MVC
5 2 (6.90%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) PHP
2 23 (79.31%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.90%) SQL
Vendors
1 21 (72.41%) Zend
2 5 (17.24%) Apple
3 2 (6.90%) Adobe
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