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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 23 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PHP 12 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 6.03% - 2.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.77% - 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 3
Average daily rate
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£225 - £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £286 £285
% change year-on-year
+13.53% +0.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £27.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+22.00% +41.02%
PHP
Norfolk

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
94 29 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 47.24% 25.66% 44.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 14 39
Average daily rate £300 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £353 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £21.75 £12.42 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.12% -58.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Norwich

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the Norwich region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 August 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 23 (85.19%) HTML
1 23 (85.19%) JavaScript
2 21 (77.78%) CSS
3 20 (74.07%) jQuery
4 17 (62.96%) HTML5
5 13 (48.15%) CSS3
5 13 (48.15%) MySQL
6 7 (25.93%) Code Coverage
6 7 (25.93%) ISO 9001
6 7 (25.93%) MVC
6 7 (25.93%) Publishing
6 7 (25.93%) Unit Testing
6 7 (25.93%) Kindle
7 6 (22.22%) Drupal
8 5 (18.52%) Python
8 5 (18.52%) OO
8 5 (18.52%) AngularJS
9 4 (14.81%) Linux
9 4 (14.81%) Web Services
9 4 (14.81%) Android
9 4 (14.81%) TDD
10 3 (11.11%) Subversion
10 3 (11.11%) Project Planning
10 3 (11.11%) Change Management
10 3 (11.11%) Django
10 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
10 3 (11.11%) XML
10 3 (11.11%) OOP
10 3 (11.11%) Java
10 3 (11.11%) SQL

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Norwich by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 6 (22.22%) Drupal
2 2 (7.41%) Apache Solr
2 2 (7.41%) Node.js
2 2 (7.41%) Apache
2 2 (7.41%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (48.15%) MySQL
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Subversion
2 1 (3.70%) Firebug
2 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (25.93%) Publishing
2 2 (7.41%) Games
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (48.15%) PHP Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Drupal Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Web Developer
5 4 (14.81%) PHP Web Developer
6 3 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (7.41%) PHP Zend Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Programmer
7 2 (7.41%) Lead Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Developer Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) PHP Programmer
8 1 (3.70%) Python Developer
8 1 (3.70%) .NET Programmer
8 1 (3.70%) Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (85.19%) HTML
2 21 (77.78%) CSS
3 20 (74.07%) jQuery
4 17 (62.96%) HTML5
5 13 (48.15%) CSS3
6 5 (18.52%) AngularJS
7 4 (14.81%) Web Services
8 3 (11.11%) Django
8 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
8 3 (11.11%) XML
8 3 (11.11%) .NET
8 3 (11.11%) Android SDK
9 2 (7.41%) Apache Cordova
9 2 (7.41%) JSON
10 1 (3.70%) Ext JS
10 1 (3.70%) LINQ
10 1 (3.70%) WCF
10 1 (3.70%) Ajax
10 1 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Kindle
2 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.70%) Replication
3 1 (3.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Linux
1 4 (14.81%) Android
2 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
2 1 (3.70%) Debian
2 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Code Coverage
1 7 (25.93%) MVC
1 7 (25.93%) Unit Testing
2 5 (18.52%) OO
3 4 (14.81%) TDD
4 3 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 3 (11.11%) Change Management
4 3 (11.11%) OOP
4 3 (11.11%) Scrum
5 2 (7.41%) Software Architecture
5 2 (7.41%) MVVM
5 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.70%) Multithreading
6 1 (3.70%) Web Development
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.70%) Content Management
6 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.70%) Game Development
6 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 23 (85.19%) JavaScript
2 5 (18.52%) Python
3 3 (11.11%) Java
3 3 (11.11%) SQL
4 2 (7.41%) Perl
4 2 (7.41%) PHP5
5 1 (3.70%) Ruby
5 1 (3.70%) C#
5 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.70%) ActionScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Zend
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