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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 23 23 37
Rank change year-on-year
0 +14
Contract jobs citing PHP 18 19 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 5.90% 6.62% 0.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.33% 14.18% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £285
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +14.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £8.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £33.78 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-44.48% +22.81%
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
135 134 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 44.26% 46.69% 55.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 64 68
Average daily rate £310 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.58% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £422 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 19 15
Average hourly rate £9.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £35.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £35.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 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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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
Loughborough +2 9 £346 +6.53%
Leicester +4 5 £300 +21.21% 6
PHP
East Midlands

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 17 (80.95%) JavaScript
2 16 (76.19%) MySQL
3 8 (38.10%) OO
4 7 (33.33%) Symfony
4 7 (33.33%) PHPUnit
4 7 (33.33%) Backbone.js
4 7 (33.33%) Behat
4 7 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 7 (33.33%) Big Data
4 7 (33.33%) OO PHP
5 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 6 (28.57%) HTML
5 6 (28.57%) CSS
6 5 (23.81%) Retail
6 5 (23.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (23.81%) MongoDB
6 5 (23.81%) Zend
6 5 (23.81%) Ionic Framework
6 5 (23.81%) gulp
7 3 (14.29%) Zend Framework
8 2 (9.52%) CMS
8 2 (9.52%) SQL
8 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
8 2 (9.52%) Apache
8 2 (9.52%) jQuery
8 2 (9.52%) HTML5
8 2 (9.52%) WAMP
8 2 (9.52%) Marketing
8 2 (9.52%) Web Development
8 2 (9.52%) RabbitMQ

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 2 (9.52%) Apache
1 2 (9.52%) CMS
1 2 (9.52%) Node.js
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) Joomla!
2 1 (4.76%) Drupal
2 1 (4.76%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.76%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (76.19%) MySQL
2 7 (33.33%) Big Data
3 5 (23.81%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) PHPUnit
1 7 (33.33%) Behat
2 5 (23.81%) gulp
General
1 5 (23.81%) Retail
2 2 (9.52%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (95.24%) Developer
2 17 (80.95%) PHP Developer
3 5 (23.81%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Junior
4 3 (14.29%) Junior Developer
5 2 (9.52%) PHP Zend Developer
5 2 (9.52%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Junior PHP Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (9.52%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Graduate Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Magento Developer
6 1 (4.76%) PHP Magento Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Graduate
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Junior Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) Backbone.js
1 7 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 7 (33.33%) Symfony
2 6 (28.57%) HTML
2 6 (28.57%) CSS
3 5 (23.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (23.81%) Ionic Framework
4 3 (14.29%) Zend Framework
5 2 (9.52%) Laravel
5 2 (9.52%) jQuery
5 2 (9.52%) WAMP
5 2 (9.52%) HTML5
5 2 (9.52%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (4.76%) CSS3
6 1 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (4.76%) .NET
6 1 (4.76%) CodeIgniter
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) OO
2 7 (33.33%) OO PHP
3 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 2 (9.52%) Web Development
4 2 (9.52%) Open Source
4 2 (9.52%) Web Application Development
5 1 (4.76%) CRM
5 1 (4.76%) Change Management
5 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.76%) Scrum
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.76%) Content Management
5 1 (4.76%) Line Management
5 1 (4.76%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) Ruby
3 1 (4.76%) Java
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Zend
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Facebook
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