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 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 18 21 27
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing PHP 12 23 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.80% 7.64% 5.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.18% 12.57% 11.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 13
Average daily rate
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£193 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.83% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £328 £325
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
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
66 183 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 26.40% 60.80% 46.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 98 44
Average daily rate £275 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £213 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £363 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 18 34
Average hourly rate - £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
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 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
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 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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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 +17 11 £190 -35.31% 6
Melton Mowbray - - - - 1
Coalville - - - -
PHP
East Midlands

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 27 (87.10%) HTML
1 27 (87.10%) JavaScript
1 27 (87.10%) CSS
2 21 (67.74%) MySQL
3 19 (61.29%) jQuery
4 17 (54.84%) HTML5
5 10 (32.26%) WordPress
6 9 (29.03%) Drupal
6 9 (29.03%) E-Commerce
7 8 (25.81%) OO
8 7 (22.58%) OOP
8 7 (22.58%) Photoshop
8 7 (22.58%) Adobe
8 7 (22.58%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
8 7 (22.58%) Content Management
8 7 (22.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 6 (19.35%) CSS3
9 6 (19.35%) Twitter
9 6 (19.35%) Ajax
9 6 (19.35%) Zend
10 5 (16.13%) PHP5
10 5 (16.13%) Mathematics
10 5 (16.13%) MVC
10 5 (16.13%) SQL
11 4 (12.90%) XML
11 4 (12.90%) SEO
11 4 (12.90%) Web Design
11 4 (12.90%) SVG
11 4 (12.90%) Psychology

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 10 (32.26%) WordPress
2 9 (29.03%) Drupal
3 4 (12.90%) ExpressionEngine
4 2 (6.45%) CMS
5 1 (3.23%) Joomla!
5 1 (3.23%) Node.js
5 1 (3.23%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Photoshop
1 7 (22.58%) Adobe Illustrator
1 7 (22.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (67.74%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (83.87%) Developer
2 17 (54.84%) PHP Developer
3 11 (35.48%) Web Developer
4 7 (22.58%) PHP Web Developer
5 5 (16.13%) Front-End Developer
5 5 (16.13%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 5 (16.13%) MySQL Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Magento Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Front-End Web Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior PHP Developer
8 1 (3.23%) PHP Magento Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Web Programmer
8 1 (3.23%) PHP Programmer
8 1 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (87.10%) HTML
1 27 (87.10%) CSS
2 19 (61.29%) jQuery
3 17 (54.84%) HTML5
4 6 (19.35%) CSS3
4 6 (19.35%) Ajax
5 4 (12.90%) XML
5 4 (12.90%) SVG
5 4 (12.90%) Google Maps API
6 3 (9.68%) Sass
6 3 (9.68%) Zend Framework
6 3 (9.68%) LAMP
7 2 (6.45%) XHTML
7 2 (6.45%) .NET
7 2 (6.45%) JSON
7 2 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (3.23%) LESS
8 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
8 1 (3.23%) Symfony
8 1 (3.23%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Mathematics
2 4 (12.90%) Psychology
2 4 (12.90%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) E-Commerce
2 8 (25.81%) OO
3 7 (22.58%) OOP
3 7 (22.58%) Content Management
4 5 (16.13%) MVC
5 4 (12.90%) SEO
5 4 (12.90%) Web Design
5 4 (12.90%) Web Application Development
6 2 (6.45%) TDD
7 1 (3.23%) Android Development
7 1 (3.23%) iOS Development
7 1 (3.23%) OO PHP
7 1 (3.23%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (3.23%) Web Development
7 1 (3.23%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 27 (87.10%) JavaScript
2 5 (16.13%) PHP5
2 5 (16.13%) SQL
3 2 (6.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Adobe
2 6 (19.35%) Twitter
2 6 (19.35%) Zend
3 4 (12.90%) Google
3 4 (12.90%) Facebook
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft