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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 25 31 21
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Contract jobs citing PHP 15 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.90% 1.56% 3.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.34% 3.01% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 8
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£248 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £281
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £22.66 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+36.80% +25.88%
Programming Languages Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
145 133 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 47.39% 51.75% 41.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 56 36
Average daily rate £295 £328 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.07% +9.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £460 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 10 15
Average hourly rate £37.50 £28.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% -30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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
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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 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 - 6 £200 - 8
Loughborough - 3 £200 - 4
Lutterworth - - - -
Market Harborough - - - -
PHP
East Midlands

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 23 (79.31%) CSS
2 22 (75.86%) HTML
3 21 (72.41%) JavaScript
4 15 (51.72%) MySQL
5 13 (44.83%) jQuery
6 12 (41.38%) Zend
6 12 (41.38%) OO
7 11 (37.93%) HTML5
8 10 (34.48%) CSS3
9 9 (31.03%) Zend Framework
10 8 (27.59%) OOP
11 5 (17.24%) WordPress
12 4 (13.79%) CMS
12 4 (13.79%) Linux
12 4 (13.79%) Apache
12 4 (13.79%) SQL
12 4 (13.79%) .NET
13 3 (10.34%) Java
13 3 (10.34%) Oracle
13 3 (10.34%) SAP
13 3 (10.34%) CRM
13 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
13 3 (10.34%) JD Edwards
13 3 (10.34%) Oracle CRM
13 3 (10.34%) Retail
13 3 (10.34%) Magento
13 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
13 3 (10.34%) CodeIgniter
13 3 (10.34%) Drupal
13 3 (10.34%) PHP5

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 5 (17.24%) WordPress
2 4 (13.79%) CMS
2 4 (13.79%) Apache
3 3 (10.34%) Drupal
4 1 (3.45%) Joomla!
4 1 (3.45%) Apache Solr
4 1 (3.45%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (3.45%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle CRM
1 3 (10.34%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (51.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.45%) PHPUnit
2 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (10.34%) Retail
1 3 (10.34%) Marketing
2 2 (6.90%) Publishing
3 1 (3.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 27 (93.10%) Developer
2 18 (62.07%) PHP Developer
3 8 (27.59%) Front-End Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Web Developer
5 4 (13.79%) PHP Web Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Programmer
6 3 (10.34%) PHP Programmer
6 3 (10.34%) Web Programmer
6 3 (10.34%) Magento Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Web Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Web Designer
7 1 (3.45%) Designer
7 1 (3.45%) Joomla! Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Web Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) WordPress Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (79.31%) CSS
2 22 (75.86%) HTML
3 13 (44.83%) jQuery
4 11 (37.93%) HTML5
5 10 (34.48%) CSS3
6 9 (31.03%) Zend Framework
7 4 (13.79%) .NET
8 3 (10.34%) CodeIgniter
9 2 (6.90%) REST
9 2 (6.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (6.90%) Ajax
9 2 (6.90%) LAMP
9 2 (6.90%) SOAP
9 2 (6.90%) Web Services
9 2 (6.90%) XML
10 1 (3.45%) XHTML
10 1 (3.45%) JSON
10 1 (3.45%) Symfony
10 1 (3.45%) Google Maps API
10 1 (3.45%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Linux
2 3 (10.34%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.45%) UNIX
3 1 (3.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) OO
2 8 (27.59%) OOP
3 3 (10.34%) CRM
3 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
4 2 (6.90%) Scrum
4 2 (6.90%) MVC
5 1 (3.45%) SEO
5 1 (3.45%) Mobile Commerce
5 1 (3.45%) B2C
5 1 (3.45%) Migration
5 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.45%) TDD
5 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.45%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (3.45%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (72.41%) JavaScript
2 4 (13.79%) SQL
3 3 (10.34%) Java
3 3 (10.34%) PHP5
4 1 (3.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Zend
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) SAP
2 3 (10.34%) JD Edwards
3 2 (6.90%) Twitter
3 2 (6.90%) Adobe
4 1 (3.45%) Apple
4 1 (3.45%) Google
4 1 (3.45%) Facebook
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