The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 of the Programming Languages category 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
Rank 32 21 16
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Contract jobs citing PHP 15 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.21% 6.33% 5.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.32% 14.58% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 6
Average daily rate £300 £280 £203
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +38.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £233
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £8.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+112.12% -8.33%
Programming Languages Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
161 96 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 45.22% 43.44% 35.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 57 29
Average daily rate £300 £300 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 11 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
PHP
East Midlands

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 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 -13 3 £300 +20.00% 3
Lutterworth - - - -
Market Harborough - - - - 1
PHP
East Midlands

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 33 (86.84%) CSS
2 31 (81.58%) MySQL
3 29 (76.32%) HTML
3 29 (76.32%) JavaScript
4 26 (68.42%) Zend
5 23 (60.53%) jQuery
6 15 (39.47%) HTML5
6 15 (39.47%) CSS3
7 14 (36.84%) OO
8 11 (28.95%) CodeIgniter
8 11 (28.95%) Scrum
9 10 (26.32%) Zend Framework
10 9 (23.68%) Retail
10 9 (23.68%) OOP
11 7 (18.42%) Linux
11 7 (18.42%) Apache
11 7 (18.42%) SQL
12 6 (15.79%) XHTML
12 6 (15.79%) XML
12 6 (15.79%) PHPUnit
12 6 (15.79%) Ajax
13 5 (13.16%) Android
13 5 (13.16%) WordPress
13 5 (13.16%) Apple
13 5 (13.16%) Android Development
14 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
14 3 (7.89%) TDD
14 3 (7.89%) Marketing
14 3 (7.89%) Magento
14 3 (7.89%) Twitter Bootstrap

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (18.42%) Apache
2 5 (13.16%) WordPress
3 2 (5.26%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.63%) Joomla!
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Photoshop
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Magento
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (81.58%) MySQL
2 2 (5.26%) MS Access
2 2 (5.26%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) PHPUnit
2 2 (5.26%) Eclipse
2 2 (5.26%) Cucumber
2 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (23.68%) Retail
2 3 (7.89%) Marketing
3 2 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 36 (94.74%) Developer
2 29 (76.32%) PHP Developer
3 8 (21.05%) Front-End Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Web Developer
4 4 (10.53%) PHP Web Developer
5 3 (7.89%) PHP Programmer
5 3 (7.89%) Programmer
6 2 (5.26%) Report Writer
7 1 (2.63%) Joomla! Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (86.84%) CSS
2 29 (76.32%) HTML
3 23 (60.53%) jQuery
4 15 (39.47%) HTML5
4 15 (39.47%) CSS3
5 11 (28.95%) CodeIgniter
6 10 (26.32%) Zend Framework
7 6 (15.79%) XHTML
7 6 (15.79%) XML
7 6 (15.79%) Ajax
8 3 (7.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (7.89%) .NET
8 3 (7.89%) SOAP
9 2 (5.26%) REST
9 2 (5.26%) Laravel
9 2 (5.26%) Symfony
9 2 (5.26%) LAMP
10 1 (2.63%) JSON
10 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Linux
2 5 (13.16%) Android
3 3 (7.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) OO
2 11 (28.95%) Scrum
3 9 (23.68%) OOP
4 5 (13.16%) Android Development
5 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.89%) TDD
5 3 (7.89%) CRM
5 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.26%) B2C
6 2 (5.26%) Mobile Commerce
6 2 (5.26%) MVC
6 2 (5.26%) SEO
6 2 (5.26%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.63%) Migration
7 1 (2.63%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 29 (76.32%) JavaScript
2 7 (18.42%) SQL
3 3 (7.89%) Java
4 2 (5.26%) Python
Vendors
1 26 (68.42%) Zend
2 5 (13.16%) Apple
3 3 (7.89%) JD Edwards
3 3 (7.89%) SAP
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle
4 2 (5.26%) Adobe
4 2 (5.26%) Cognos
5 1 (2.63%) Twitter
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