The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 45 32 27
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -5
Contract jobs citing PHP 4 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.81% 2.48% 1.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.45% 10.26% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
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£275 £388 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% +59.79%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-32.30% +8.33%
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 Northamptonshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
163 78 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 33.13% 24.22% 20.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 53 26
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 £275 £239 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 £35.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% +115.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

PHP
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

PHP
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Northampton - 2 £200 - 3
Brackley - 1 - -
Corby - - - - 1
Daventry - - - -
PHP
East Midlands

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 6 (75.00%) HTML
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (75.00%) MySQL
2 3 (37.50%) MS Access
2 3 (37.50%) Ajax
2 3 (37.50%) jQuery
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) HTML5
3 2 (25.00%) WordPress
3 2 (25.00%) Zend
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) CSS3
3 2 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (25.00%) PHP5
4 1 (12.50%) OO PHP
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
4 1 (12.50%) LESS
4 1 (12.50%) Xamarin
4 1 (12.50%) Facebook
4 1 (12.50%) Facebook Platform
4 1 (12.50%) Twitter
4 1 (12.50%) CMS
4 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) SQL

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (25.00%) WordPress
2 1 (12.50%) Facebook Platform
2 1 (12.50%) CMS
2 1 (12.50%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) MySQL
2 3 (37.50%) MS Access
3 1 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (87.50%) PHP Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Applications Developer
4 2 (25.00%) PHP Zend Developer
5 1 (12.50%) WordPress Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Junior
5 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Junior Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Junior PHP Developer
5 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) Ajax
2 3 (37.50%) jQuery
2 3 (37.50%) HTML5
3 2 (25.00%) CSS3
3 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (12.50%) LESS
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (12.50%) WCF
4 1 (12.50%) Zend Framework
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) MVC
1 2 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (12.50%) OO PHP
2 1 (12.50%) OO
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) PHP5
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Zend
2 1 (12.50%) Facebook
2 1 (12.50%) Twitter
2 1 (12.50%) Xamarin
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Google