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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 37 31 31
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing PHP 4 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.15% 1.47% 1.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.25% 3.81% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Average daily rate
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£331 £350 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.35% +35.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £260 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £350 £272
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £283
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +6.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.35 £21.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+6.42% -33.33%
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
123 105 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 35.24% 38.46% 31.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 67 47
Average daily rate £368 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 8
Average hourly rate £37.28 £15.25 £16.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+144.42% -5.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.25 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.75 £15.25 £22.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (50.00%) MySQL
2 6 (42.86%) HTML
3 5 (35.71%) CSS
3 5 (35.71%) E-Commerce
3 5 (35.71%) Magento
4 4 (28.57%) WordPress
5 3 (21.43%) PHP5
5 3 (21.43%) Zend
5 3 (21.43%) Linux
6 2 (14.29%) UNIX
6 2 (14.29%) HTML5
6 2 (14.29%) Laravel
6 2 (14.29%) Drupal
6 2 (14.29%) jQuery
6 2 (14.29%) CMS
6 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
7 1 (7.14%) Learning Management System
7 1 (7.14%) Moodle
7 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
7 1 (7.14%) CentOS
7 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (7.14%) E-Learning
7 1 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (7.14%) Groovy
7 1 (7.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (7.14%) OO PHP
7 1 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (7.14%) Relational Database

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (28.57%) WordPress
2 2 (14.29%) Drupal
2 2 (14.29%) CMS
3 1 (7.14%) Moodle
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (7.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Dreamweaver
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) PHP Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Web Developer
4 2 (14.29%) PHP Zend Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Magento Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Business Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 1 (7.14%) PHP Magento Developer
5 1 (7.14%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) HTML
2 5 (35.71%) CSS
3 2 (14.29%) HTML5
3 2 (14.29%) Laravel
3 2 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (7.14%) CSS3
4 1 (7.14%) Zend Framework
4 1 (7.14%) XML
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Learning Management System
1 1 (7.14%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (7.14%) CentOS
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) E-Commerce
2 1 (7.14%) OO PHP
2 1 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (7.14%) OOP
2 1 (7.14%) MVC
2 1 (7.14%) SEO
2 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (21.43%) PHP5
3 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.14%) Groovy
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Zend
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat