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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 39 29 35
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Contract jobs citing PHP 10 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 2.09% 3.12% 2.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.14% 7.34% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 3
Average daily rate £350 £310 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +30.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £300 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £475 £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £30.20 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-43.70% -13.71%
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
140 177 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 29.23% 42.45% 33.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 111 66
Average daily rate £350 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £15.25 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016, 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 8 (50.00%) HTML
1 8 (50.00%) MySQL
1 8 (50.00%) Magento
2 7 (43.75%) HTML5
2 7 (43.75%) OO
2 7 (43.75%) CMS
3 6 (37.50%) OO PHP
4 5 (31.25%) User Experience
4 5 (31.25%) Zend
4 5 (31.25%) SEO
4 5 (31.25%) XHTML
4 5 (31.25%) Java
4 5 (31.25%) C#
4 5 (31.25%) .NET
5 4 (25.00%) PHP 5
6 3 (18.75%) Web Development
6 3 (18.75%) Front End Development
6 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
6 3 (18.75%) OOP
6 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
6 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (12.50%) Retail
7 2 (12.50%) CSS
7 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
7 2 (12.50%) Drupal
7 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
8 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
8 1 (6.25%) RESTful
8 1 (6.25%) PHPUnit

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 7 (43.75%) CMS
2 2 (12.50%) Drupal
3 1 (6.25%) concrete5
3 1 (6.25%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) PHPUnit
2 1 (6.25%) Xdebug
General
1 2 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (62.50%) PHP Developer
3 7 (43.75%) Magento Developer
4 6 (37.50%) HTML Developer
4 6 (37.50%) PHP Magento Developer
5 5 (31.25%) C# Developer
5 5 (31.25%) CMS Developer
5 5 (31.25%) Java Developer
6 3 (18.75%) Lead C# Developer
6 3 (18.75%) Lead Developer
6 3 (18.75%) Lead Java Developer
6 3 (18.75%) UI Developer
7 2 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (12.50%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
8 1 (6.25%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
8 1 (6.25%) MySQL Developer
8 1 (6.25%) PHP Laravel Developer
8 1 (6.25%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 1 (6.25%) PHP Zend Developer
8 1 (6.25%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) HTML
2 7 (43.75%) HTML5
3 5 (31.25%) .NET
3 5 (31.25%) XHTML
4 2 (12.50%) CSS
5 1 (6.25%) CSS3
5 1 (6.25%) JSON
5 1 (6.25%) Laravel
5 1 (6.25%) RESTful
5 1 (6.25%) Symfony
5 1 (6.25%) Web Services
5 1 (6.25%) XML
5 1 (6.25%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) User Experience
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) OO
2 6 (37.50%) OO PHP
3 5 (31.25%) SEO
4 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
4 3 (18.75%) Front End Development
4 3 (18.75%) OOP
4 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (18.75%) Web Development
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.25%) CRM
6 1 (6.25%) MVC
6 1 (6.25%) Scrum
6 1 (6.25%) TDD
6 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) C#
1 5 (31.25%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) PHP 5
3 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Zend