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 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 39 31 20
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -11
Contract jobs citing PHP 4 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.15% 4.15% 6.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.70% 9.21% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 10
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£288 £313 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +7.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £375 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-13.71% +55.55%
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
148 152 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 42.53% 45.10% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 78 61
Average daily rate £300 £300 £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 31 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 6 May 2015. 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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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 1 £300 - 7
PHP
East Midlands

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 12 (92.31%) JavaScript
2 10 (76.92%) HTML
2 10 (76.92%) CSS
2 10 (76.92%) jQuery
3 7 (53.85%) MySQL
4 5 (38.46%) Ajax
4 5 (38.46%) HTML5
5 4 (30.77%) WordPress
5 4 (30.77%) Web Application Development
5 4 (30.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (30.77%) Content Management
5 4 (30.77%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (30.77%) Web Design
5 4 (30.77%) Degree
5 4 (30.77%) Mathematics
5 4 (30.77%) Psychology
5 4 (30.77%) SVG
5 4 (30.77%) Adobe
5 4 (30.77%) Photoshop
5 4 (30.77%) SQL
6 3 (23.08%) XML
6 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
6 3 (23.08%) SEO
6 3 (23.08%) Marketing
6 3 (23.08%) Drupal
7 2 (15.38%) Sass
7 2 (15.38%) Web Development
7 2 (15.38%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (7.69%) OO
8 1 (7.69%) CRM

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 (30.77%) WordPress
2 3 (23.08%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Photoshop
1 4 (30.77%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (30.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 3 (23.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Web Developer
3 4 (30.77%) PHP Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Designer
5 2 (15.38%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Web Designer
5 2 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Architect
6 1 (7.69%) MySQL Developer
6 1 (7.69%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Web Architect
6 1 (7.69%) AWS Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) HTML
1 10 (76.92%) CSS
1 10 (76.92%) jQuery
2 5 (38.46%) HTML5
2 5 (38.46%) Ajax
3 4 (30.77%) SVG
4 3 (23.08%) XML
5 2 (15.38%) Sass
6 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (7.69%) JSP
6 1 (7.69%) Symfony
6 1 (7.69%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Mathematics
1 4 (30.77%) Psychology
2 1 (7.69%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Web Design
1 4 (30.77%) Content Management
1 4 (30.77%) Web Application Development
2 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
2 3 (23.08%) SEO
3 2 (15.38%) Web Development
4 1 (7.69%) OO PHP
4 1 (7.69%) MVC
4 1 (7.69%) OO
4 1 (7.69%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) JavaScript
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Adobe
2 1 (7.69%) Zend
2 1 (7.69%) Facebook
2 1 (7.69%) Twitter
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