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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 28 34 31
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing PHP 18 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 4.19% 2.12% 1.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.78% 6.03% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 4
Average daily rate
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£369 £199 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.53% -7.55%
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 £30.20 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-13.71% +55.55%
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
184 116 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 42.79% 35.15% 32.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 71 55
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £226 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £45.00 £13.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+246.15% -29.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £13.00 £14.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £13.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.20 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +3.42%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 7 (31.82%) Ruby
3 7 (31.82%) jQuery
4 6 (27.27%) WordPress
4 6 (27.27%) Magento
4 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
4 6 (27.27%) Bash Shell
4 6 (27.27%) HTML
4 6 (27.27%) Linux
5 5 (22.73%) MySQL
5 5 (22.73%) Photoshop
5 5 (22.73%) CSS
5 5 (22.73%) Perl
5 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
5 5 (22.73%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (22.73%) HTML5
5 5 (22.73%) Online Marketing
5 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (22.73%) Marketing
5 5 (22.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (22.73%) Grunt
6 4 (18.18%) Sass
6 4 (18.18%) LESS
6 4 (18.18%) PHP5
6 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Open Source
6 4 (18.18%) Ubuntu
6 4 (18.18%) Java
7 3 (13.64%) C#

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 3 (13.64%) Apache
3 1 (4.55%) CMS
3 1 (4.55%) nginx
3 1 (4.55%) Moodle
3 1 (4.55%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Photoshop
1 5 (22.73%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) MPLS
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) MySQL
2 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 5 (22.73%) Grunt
3 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.55%) Xcode
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%) PHP 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%) Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) DBA
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Programmer
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) jQuery
2 6 (27.27%) HTML
3 5 (22.73%) CSS
3 5 (22.73%) HTML5
3 5 (22.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (18.18%) Sass
4 4 (18.18%) LESS
5 3 (13.64%) .NET
6 2 (9.09%) REST
6 2 (9.09%) Symfony
6 2 (9.09%) JSON
6 2 (9.09%) XMPP
6 2 (9.09%) XML
6 2 (9.09%) SOAP
7 1 (4.55%) Web Services
7 1 (4.55%) J2EE
7 1 (4.55%) J2ME
7 1 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (4.55%) Ajax
7 1 (4.55%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Open Source
2 2 (9.09%) Social Media
2 2 (9.09%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Replication
3 1 (4.55%) E-Learning
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Learning Management System
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Linux
2 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (18.18%) Ubuntu
4 3 (13.64%) UNIX
5 2 (9.09%) CentOS
6 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (22.73%) Online Marketing
3 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
4 3 (13.64%) Project Management
4 3 (13.64%) Business Continuity
4 3 (13.64%) Network Management
4 3 (13.64%) Data Protection
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Project Management
4 3 (13.64%) Business Transformation
4 3 (13.64%) DevOps
4 3 (13.64%) Mobile Development
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (9.09%) OO
6 1 (4.55%) OOP
6 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.55%) Change Management
6 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 7 (31.82%) Ruby
3 6 (27.27%) Bash Shell
4 5 (22.73%) Perl
5 4 (18.18%) PHP5
5 4 (18.18%) Java
6 3 (13.64%) C#
6 3 (13.64%) C++
6 3 (13.64%) Python
7 2 (9.09%) Groovy
8 1 (4.55%) SQL
8 1 (4.55%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) BS25999
1 3 (13.64%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Zenoss
1 3 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Red Hat