The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills 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 over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 23 24 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing PHP 20 9 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 6.80% 3.28% 7.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.16% 10.23% 16.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 19
Average daily rate £350 £198 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.21% -34.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £192 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £200 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £30.20 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+17.54% +43.80%
PHP
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Programming Languages Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
152 88 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 51.70% 32.12% 44.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 55 65
Average daily rate £293 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.73% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £191 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £360 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 13
Average hourly rate £40.25 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.16% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £30.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £30.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

PHP
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

PHP
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 within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -5 9 £325 +64.55% 13
Loughborough - 5 £350 - 2
PHP
East Midlands

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 18 (69.23%) MySQL
2 17 (65.38%) CSS
2 17 (65.38%) HTML
3 16 (61.54%) JavaScript
4 10 (38.46%) jQuery
5 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (34.62%) LAMP
6 8 (30.77%) MVC
6 8 (30.77%) Symfony
7 7 (26.92%) NoSQL
8 6 (23.08%) REST
8 6 (23.08%) SaaS
8 6 (23.08%) AngularJS
8 6 (23.08%) Marketing
8 6 (23.08%) OO
8 6 (23.08%) SOAP
8 6 (23.08%) Web Services
9 5 (19.23%) Ajax
9 5 (19.23%) HTML5
9 5 (19.23%) CSS3
9 5 (19.23%) OO PHP
10 4 (15.38%) MEAN Stack
10 4 (15.38%) Node.js
10 4 (15.38%) Open Source
10 4 (15.38%) MongoDB
10 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
10 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (15.38%) TDD
10 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
10 4 (15.38%) Unit Testing

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 4 (15.38%) Node.js
2 3 (11.54%) Apache
3 2 (7.69%) Apache Solr
3 2 (7.69%) Drupal
3 2 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.85%) CMS
4 1 (3.85%) IIS
4 1 (3.85%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) SaaS
2 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (69.23%) MySQL
2 7 (26.92%) NoSQL
3 4 (15.38%) MongoDB
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.85%) Big Data
5 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.54%) PHPUnit
3 1 (3.85%) Mercurial
3 1 (3.85%) PhpStorm
3 1 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 6 (23.08%) Marketing
2 2 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (84.62%) Developer
2 18 (69.23%) PHP Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Web Developer
4 2 (7.69%) PHP Web Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 2 (7.69%) UI Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Angular Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (3.85%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (3.85%) Joomla! Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Lead PHP Developer
5 1 (3.85%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior UI Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior UI/UX Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior UX Developer
5 1 (3.85%) UI/UX Developer
5 1 (3.85%) User Experience Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) UX Developer
5 1 (3.85%) UX Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (65.38%) CSS
1 17 (65.38%) HTML
2 10 (38.46%) jQuery
3 9 (34.62%) LAMP
4 8 (30.77%) Symfony
5 6 (23.08%) AngularJS
5 6 (23.08%) REST
5 6 (23.08%) SOAP
5 6 (23.08%) Web Services
6 5 (19.23%) Ajax
6 5 (19.23%) CSS3
6 5 (19.23%) HTML5
7 4 (15.38%) JSON
7 4 (15.38%) MEAN Stack
7 4 (15.38%) XML
8 3 (11.54%) Laravel
8 3 (11.54%) WAMP
8 3 (11.54%) Zend Framework
9 2 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (3.85%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) User Experience
2 1 (3.85%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Ubuntu
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Android
3 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.85%) CentOS
3 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) MVC
3 6 (23.08%) OO
4 5 (19.23%) OO PHP
5 4 (15.38%) Open Source
5 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 4 (15.38%) TDD
5 4 (15.38%) Unit Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Front End Development
6 3 (11.54%) OOP
6 3 (11.54%) Web Application Development
7 2 (7.69%) CRM
7 2 (7.69%) Data Protection
7 2 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (7.69%) Scrum
8 1 (3.85%) Content Management
8 1 (3.85%) Line Management
8 1 (3.85%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (3.85%) Mobile Development
8 1 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) PHP 5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Zend
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Adobe
3 1 (3.85%) SAP
Loughborough, Leicestershire
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