The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 42 30 41
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Contract jobs citing PHP 6 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.43% 2.03% 1.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.28% 8.00% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £22.66
% change year-on-year
-19.35% +36.80%
PHP
Nottinghamshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
183 75 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 43.47% 25.42% 28.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 38 47
Average daily rate £370 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

PHP
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (40.91%) HTML
3 9 (40.91%) MySQL
4 8 (36.36%) CSS
4 8 (36.36%) jQuery
5 7 (31.82%) HTML5
6 6 (27.27%) Open Source
6 6 (27.27%) WordPress
6 6 (27.27%) Magento
6 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
6 6 (27.27%) Ruby
7 5 (22.73%) Marketing
7 5 (22.73%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (22.73%) Photoshop
7 5 (22.73%) Linux
7 5 (22.73%) Bash Shell
7 5 (22.73%) Online Marketing
7 5 (22.73%) Sass
7 5 (22.73%) LESS
7 5 (22.73%) Grunt
7 5 (22.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (22.73%) gulp
8 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (18.18%) Java
8 4 (18.18%) Perl
8 4 (18.18%) OO
8 4 (18.18%) Apache
8 4 (18.18%) Red Hat

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 (27.27%) WordPress
2 4 (18.18%) Apache
3 1 (4.55%) Drupal
3 1 (4.55%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Photoshop
1 5 (22.73%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) MPLS
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) MySQL
2 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 5 (22.73%) Grunt
2 5 (22.73%) gulp
3 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.55%) Xcode
4 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 5 (22.73%) Marketing
2 3 (13.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Web Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Magento Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Head of Technology
4 3 (13.64%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Development Manager
5 2 (9.09%) PHP Developer
5 2 (9.09%) PHP Development Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) DBA
6 1 (4.55%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) MySQL DBA
6 1 (4.55%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) HTML
2 8 (36.36%) CSS
2 8 (36.36%) jQuery
3 7 (31.82%) HTML5
4 5 (22.73%) Sass
4 5 (22.73%) LESS
4 5 (22.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (18.18%) Symfony
6 3 (13.64%) REST
6 3 (13.64%) .NET
7 2 (9.09%) SOAP
7 2 (9.09%) XML
7 2 (9.09%) XMPP
7 2 (9.09%) CSS3
7 2 (9.09%) JSON
8 1 (4.55%) Dojo
8 1 (4.55%) iOS SDK
8 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
8 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
8 1 (4.55%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Clustering
1 2 (9.09%) Social Media
1 2 (9.09%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) Ubuntu
2 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.55%) UNIX
3 1 (4.55%) Android
3 1 (4.55%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) Open Source
3 5 (22.73%) Online Marketing
4 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (18.18%) OO
5 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
5 3 (13.64%) Project Management
5 3 (13.64%) MVC
5 3 (13.64%) Data Protection
5 3 (13.64%) Business Continuity
5 3 (13.64%) Network Management
5 3 (13.64%) Agile Project Management
5 3 (13.64%) Business Transformation
5 3 (13.64%) DevOps
5 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
5 3 (13.64%) Mobile Development
6 2 (9.09%) Web Development
6 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.55%) Change Management
7 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 6 (27.27%) Ruby
3 5 (22.73%) Bash Shell
4 4 (18.18%) Java
4 4 (18.18%) PHP5
4 4 (18.18%) Perl
5 3 (13.64%) C#
5 3 (13.64%) C++
5 3 (13.64%) Python
6 1 (4.55%) Objective-C
6 1 (4.55%) Groovy
6 1 (4.55%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) BS25999
2 2 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Zenoss
1 3 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.55%) Google