The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Norfolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 36 25 30
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 1.65% 3.23% 1.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.82% 7.32% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
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£185 £225 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £288 £290
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £31.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.80% +25.00%
PHP
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Norfolk region.

Programming Languages Category
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
131 82 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 43.23% 44.09% 38.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 42 26
Average daily rate £320 £250 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 6
Average hourly rate £13.20 £21.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.31% -20.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £20.63 £15.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.13 £22.13 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

PHP
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 20 October 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
Norwich -11 5 £185 -17.77% 7
PHP
East of England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 20 (95.24%) HTML
1 20 (95.24%) JavaScript
2 18 (85.71%) CSS
3 17 (80.95%) jQuery
4 13 (61.90%) HTML5
5 11 (52.38%) CSS3
6 10 (47.62%) MySQL
7 7 (33.33%) Code Coverage
7 7 (33.33%) Publishing
7 7 (33.33%) ISO 9001
7 7 (33.33%) Kindle
7 7 (33.33%) Unit Testing
8 6 (28.57%) Linux
8 6 (28.57%) MVC
8 6 (28.57%) Drupal
9 4 (19.05%) Apache
10 3 (14.29%) Replication
10 3 (14.29%) Python
10 3 (14.29%) XML
10 3 (14.29%) Ext JS
10 3 (14.29%) Django
11 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
11 2 (9.52%) WordPress
11 2 (9.52%) Apache Solr
11 2 (9.52%) OOP
11 2 (9.52%) SQL
11 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
11 2 (9.52%) Finance
11 2 (9.52%) Zend
11 2 (9.52%) PHP5

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 6 (28.57%) Drupal
2 4 (19.05%) Apache
3 2 (9.52%) WordPress
3 2 (9.52%) Apache Solr
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Firebug
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (33.33%) Publishing
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (47.62%) PHP Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Drupal Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Web Developer
5 4 (19.05%) PHP Web Developer
6 3 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (9.52%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 2 (9.52%) PHP Zend Developer
8 1 (4.76%) PHP Programmer
8 1 (4.76%) Python Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Developer Analyst
8 1 (4.76%) Programmer
8 1 (4.76%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (95.24%) HTML
2 18 (85.71%) CSS
3 17 (80.95%) jQuery
4 13 (61.90%) HTML5
5 11 (52.38%) CSS3
6 3 (14.29%) XML
6 3 (14.29%) Ext JS
6 3 (14.29%) Django
7 1 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (4.76%) Web Services
7 1 (4.76%) WebKit
7 1 (4.76%) Backbone.js
7 1 (4.76%) Ember.js
7 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Kindle
2 3 (14.29%) Replication
3 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.76%) User Experience
4 1 (4.76%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Debian
2 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Code Coverage
1 7 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 6 (28.57%) MVC
3 2 (9.52%) OOP
4 1 (4.76%) OO
4 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.76%) TDD
4 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.76%) Software Architecture
4 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 20 (95.24%) JavaScript
2 3 (14.29%) Python
3 2 (9.52%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) PHP5
4 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.52%) Zend