The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Norwich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 24 22 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs citing PHP 1 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 0.68% 4.05% 2.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.43% 8.57% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Average daily rate
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- £225 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £28.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+16.52% -4.16%
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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 Norwich region.

Programming Languages Category
Norwich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
70 70 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 47.62% 47.30% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 37 7
Average daily rate £320 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 £21.75 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.22% +10.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £19.95 £16.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £23.20 £22.73
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Norwich

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Norwich

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Norwich

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

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Norwich

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Norwich

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

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Norwich

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norwich

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norwich 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 12 (92.31%) HTML
1 12 (92.31%) JavaScript
2 11 (84.62%) CSS
3 9 (69.23%) jQuery
4 7 (53.85%) HTML5
5 6 (46.15%) CSS3
5 6 (46.15%) MySQL
6 4 (30.77%) MVC
6 4 (30.77%) Publishing
6 4 (30.77%) Python
6 4 (30.77%) ISO 9001
6 4 (30.77%) Code Coverage
6 4 (30.77%) Linux
6 4 (30.77%) Kindle
6 4 (30.77%) Django
6 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Apache
8 2 (15.38%) Ruby
8 2 (15.38%) Ubuntu
8 2 (15.38%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (15.38%) Debian
8 2 (15.38%) Finance
8 2 (15.38%) OO
8 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (15.38%) Drupal
8 2 (15.38%) Firebug
8 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
8 2 (15.38%) Open Source
8 2 (15.38%) Backbone.js
8 2 (15.38%) Ember.js

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Norwich by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norwich 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 3 (23.08%) Apache
2 2 (15.38%) Drupal
3 1 (7.69%) WordPress
3 1 (7.69%) Apache Solr
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Firebug
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (30.77%) Publishing
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) PHP Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Web Developer
4 3 (23.08%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Python Developer
5 2 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Django Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Python/Django Developer
6 1 (7.69%) PHP Zend Developer
6 1 (7.69%) PHP Programmer
6 1 (7.69%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Programmer
6 1 (7.69%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) HTML
2 11 (84.62%) CSS
3 9 (69.23%) jQuery
4 7 (53.85%) HTML5
5 6 (46.15%) CSS3
6 4 (30.77%) Django
7 2 (15.38%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (15.38%) WebKit
7 2 (15.38%) Backbone.js
7 2 (15.38%) Ember.js
7 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
8 1 (7.69%) Ext JS
8 1 (7.69%) Web Services
8 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Kindle
2 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 2 (15.38%) Open Source
3 1 (7.69%) Replication
3 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Debian
2 2 (15.38%) Ubuntu
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Code Coverage
1 4 (30.77%) MVC
1 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (15.38%) TDD
2 2 (15.38%) OO
3 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.69%) Software Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) JavaScript
2 4 (30.77%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) Ruby
4 1 (7.69%) PHP5
4 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) Zend