The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 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 Middlesex 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 23 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing PHP 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.13% 0.44% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.72% 1.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £22.66 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+36.80% +16.20%
Programming Languages Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
72 57 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 32.14% 24.89% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 31 22
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Average hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 29 July 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 8 (80.00%) HTML
1 8 (80.00%) CSS
2 7 (70.00%) XML
2 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (60.00%) OO
4 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 5 (50.00%) MVC
4 5 (50.00%) MySQL
4 5 (50.00%) Visualisation
4 5 (50.00%) Symfony
4 5 (50.00%) TDD
4 5 (50.00%) Subversion
4 5 (50.00%) LAMP
4 5 (50.00%) BDD
4 5 (50.00%) Big Data
4 5 (50.00%) OOP
5 3 (30.00%) CSS3
5 3 (30.00%) HTML5
6 2 (20.00%) Open Source
6 2 (20.00%) Web Development
6 2 (20.00%) Degree
6 2 (20.00%) JSON
6 2 (20.00%) Linux
6 2 (20.00%) XHTML
7 1 (10.00%) CRM
7 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
7 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) WordPress
1 1 (10.00%) nginx
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (10.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Route 53
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) MySQL
1 5 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (10.00%) Electronics
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
1 7 (70.00%) PHP Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Senior PHP Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Web Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) WordPress Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) HTML
1 8 (80.00%) CSS
2 7 (70.00%) XML
3 5 (50.00%) LAMP
3 5 (50.00%) Symfony
4 3 (30.00%) HTML5
4 3 (30.00%) CSS3
5 2 (20.00%) XHTML
5 2 (20.00%) JSON
6 1 (10.00%) Ajax
6 1 (10.00%) WebKit
6 1 (10.00%) jQuery
6 1 (10.00%) DOM
6 1 (10.00%) XSL
6 1 (10.00%) XSLT
6 1 (10.00%) Web Services
6 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 5 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (10.00%) Android
2 1 (10.00%) CentOS
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) OO
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) TDD
2 5 (50.00%) OOP
2 5 (50.00%) MVC
2 5 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (10.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Nagios
1 1 (10.00%) ZABBIX
1 1 (10.00%) Cacti
1 1 (10.00%) Munin
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (10.00%) HAProxy
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
1 1 (10.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) SAP
1 1 (10.00%) JD Edwards