The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 29 30 30
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing PHP 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.41% 0.35% 1.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.41% 1.37% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +17.77%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Programming Languages Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
71 73 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 28.98% 25.52% 21.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 37 28
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £288 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP across the Middlesex region.

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Middlesex region.

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 7 (100.00%) CSS
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) XML
3 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) TDD
3 5 (71.43%) Subversion
3 5 (71.43%) Symfony
3 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
3 5 (71.43%) Visualisation
3 5 (71.43%) BDD
3 5 (71.43%) OOP
3 5 (71.43%) OO
3 5 (71.43%) Management Information System
3 5 (71.43%) MVC
3 5 (71.43%) MySQL
3 5 (71.43%) LAMP
3 5 (71.43%) Big Data
4 2 (28.57%) CSS3
4 2 (28.57%) HTML5
5 1 (14.29%) C++
5 1 (14.29%) WebKit
5 1 (14.29%) Open Source
5 1 (14.29%) WordPress
5 1 (14.29%) Android
5 1 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
5 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 1 (14.29%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) MySQL
1 5 (71.43%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Subversion
1 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
1 6 (85.71%) PHP Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Senior PHP Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) WordPress Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
2 6 (85.71%) XML
3 5 (71.43%) LAMP
3 5 (71.43%) Symfony
4 2 (28.57%) HTML5
4 2 (28.57%) CSS3
5 1 (14.29%) WebKit
5 1 (14.29%) DOM
5 1 (14.29%) XSL
5 1 (14.29%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Management Information System
1 5 (71.43%) Visualisation
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) MVC
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) TDD
1 5 (71.43%) OOP
1 5 (71.43%) OO
1 5 (71.43%) BDD
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree