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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 20 43 26
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -17
Contract jobs citing PHP 18 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 6.27% 1.32% 3.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.64% 2.37% 9.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 10
Average daily rate
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£273 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.16% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £288 £280
% change year-on-year
+13.04% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.78 £27.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+22.81% +30.95%
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
132 169 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 45.99% 55.59% 41.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 68 41
Average daily rate £315 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £423 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 22
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +10 5 £248 -34.00% 11
Loughborough - 4 £325 -
Lutterworth - - - -
Market Harborough - - - -
PHP
East Midlands

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (76.67%) HTML
1 23 (76.67%) CSS
2 21 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (46.67%) MySQL
4 11 (36.67%) jQuery
5 10 (33.33%) Zend
6 9 (30.00%) HTML5
7 8 (26.67%) OO
8 7 (23.33%) WordPress
8 7 (23.33%) CSS3
9 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
9 6 (20.00%) Zend Framework
10 5 (16.67%) CMS
10 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
10 5 (16.67%) SQL
10 5 (16.67%) .NET
10 5 (16.67%) OOP
10 5 (16.67%) Magento
11 4 (13.33%) Apple iOS
11 4 (13.33%) XML
11 4 (13.33%) LAMP
11 4 (13.33%) Ajax
11 4 (13.33%) Drupal
11 4 (13.33%) PHP5
12 3 (10.00%) JSON
12 3 (10.00%) Marketing
12 3 (10.00%) Oracle CRM
12 3 (10.00%) SEO
12 3 (10.00%) TDD
12 3 (10.00%) Linux

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (23.33%) WordPress
2 5 (16.67%) CMS
3 4 (13.33%) Drupal
4 3 (10.00%) Apache
5 2 (6.67%) Joomla!
5 2 (6.67%) ExpressionEngine
6 1 (3.33%) Node.js
6 1 (3.33%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Magento
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (46.67%) MySQL
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.33%) PHPUnit
2 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (10.00%) Marketing
2 2 (6.67%) Publishing
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 28 (93.33%) Developer
2 17 (56.67%) PHP Developer
3 8 (26.67%) Web Developer
4 5 (16.67%) PHP Web Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Magento Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (10.00%) PHP Programmer
6 3 (10.00%) Web Programmer
6 3 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Programmer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior PHP Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (3.33%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Web Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Front-End Web Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Designer
8 1 (3.33%) Joomla! Developer
8 1 (3.33%) WordPress Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (76.67%) HTML
1 23 (76.67%) CSS
2 11 (36.67%) jQuery
3 9 (30.00%) HTML5
4 7 (23.33%) CSS3
5 6 (20.00%) Zend Framework
6 5 (16.67%) .NET
7 4 (13.33%) XML
7 4 (13.33%) LAMP
7 4 (13.33%) Ajax
8 3 (10.00%) JSON
8 3 (10.00%) XHTML
9 2 (6.67%) SOAP
9 2 (6.67%) Web Services
9 2 (6.67%) CodeIgniter
9 2 (6.67%) Google Maps API
9 2 (6.67%) REST
9 2 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (3.33%) Sass
10 1 (3.33%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Apple iOS
2 3 (10.00%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Android
4 1 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) OO
2 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 5 (16.67%) OOP
3 3 (10.00%) SEO
3 3 (10.00%) CRM
3 3 (10.00%) TDD
4 2 (6.67%) Android Development
4 2 (6.67%) MVC
5 1 (3.33%) Migration
5 1 (3.33%) Scrum
5 1 (3.33%) B2C
5 1 (3.33%) Mobile Commerce
5 1 (3.33%) iOS Development
5 1 (3.33%) Content Management
5 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.33%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (16.67%) SQL
3 4 (13.33%) PHP5
4 3 (10.00%) Java
5 2 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Zend
2 3 (10.00%) JD Edwards
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle
2 3 (10.00%) SAP
2 3 (10.00%) Twitter
3 2 (6.67%) Adobe
3 2 (6.67%) Google
3 2 (6.67%) Facebook
4 1 (3.33%) Apple
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
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