The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
Rank 37 41 35
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing PHP 7 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 2.07% 0.99% 1.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.49% 2.78% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 4
Median daily rate £400 £375 £256
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +46.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £375 £339
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.45 £35.00 £22.35
% change year-on-year
-10.14% +56.59%

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
156 144 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 46.15% 35.73% 35.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 76 70
Median daily rate £365 £300 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% -18.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 6
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.75 £32.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% -53.97%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Nottingham region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Nottingham region with a requirement for PHP.

1 59 (64.84%) Jenkins
2 58 (63.74%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (62.64%) Git (software)
4 54 (59.34%) Continuous Integration
5 53 (58.24%) OO
6 50 (54.95%) JavaScript
6 50 (54.95%) OO PHP
7 44 (48.35%) HTML
7 44 (48.35%) CSS
7 44 (48.35%) Linux
8 41 (45.05%) Docker
9 39 (42.86%) HTTP
9 39 (42.86%) BDD
10 36 (39.56%) Symfony
10 36 (39.56%) Unix
11 34 (37.36%) Mac OS X
11 34 (37.36%) Behat
12 33 (36.26%) Relational Database
13 32 (35.16%) Mentoring
14 31 (34.07%) Front End Development
14 31 (34.07%) User Acceptance Testing
15 30 (32.97%) Zend
15 30 (32.97%) Doctrine
16 29 (31.87%) Web Development
17 28 (30.77%) Configuration Management
18 26 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
19 24 (26.37%) Visualisation
19 24 (26.37%) Case Management
20 23 (25.27%) Line Management
20 23 (25.27%) Elasticsearch

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (25.27%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (8.79%) Confluence
3 4 (4.40%) Apache
4 2 (2.20%) CMS
4 2 (2.20%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.10%) Drupal
5 1 (1.10%) IIS
5 1 (1.10%) nginx
5 1 (1.10%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (8.79%) Photoshop
1 8 (8.79%) Pixelmator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.10%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.10%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 39 (42.86%) HTTP
2 2 (2.20%) FTP
3 1 (1.10%) Network Security
3 1 (1.10%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (36.26%) Relational Database
2 26 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (10.99%) MySQL
4 2 (2.20%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.10%) Redis
Development Applications
1 59 (64.84%) Jenkins
2 57 (62.64%) Git (software)
3 20 (21.98%) Cucumber
3 20 (21.98%) WebDriver
4 13 (14.29%) Grunt
4 13 (14.29%) gulp
4 13 (14.29%) PHPUnit
5 11 (12.09%) Protractor
6 9 (9.89%) JIRA
7 3 (3.30%) JMeter
8 2 (2.20%) Hudson
8 2 (2.20%) Vagrant
9 1 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.10%) Babel
9 1 (1.10%) GitLab
9 1 (1.10%) MSBuild
9 1 (1.10%) Selenium
9 1 (1.10%) Subversion
9 1 (1.10%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.10%) webpack
General
1 3 (3.30%) Retail
2 1 (1.10%) Finance
2 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 83 (91.21%) Developer
2 50 (54.95%) Senior Developer
3 40 (43.96%) PHP Developer
4 19 (20.88%) Senior PHP Developer
5 16 (17.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 10 (10.99%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 6 (6.59%) HTML Developer
7 6 (6.59%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 6 (6.59%) Symfony Developer
8 5 (5.49%) HTML CSS Developer
9 4 (4.40%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (4.40%) PHP Zend Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Agile Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Angular Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Digital Developer
11 2 (2.20%) DevOps Engineer
11 2 (2.20%) Lead Developer
11 2 (2.20%) PHP Web Applications Developer
11 2 (2.20%) Senior PHP Zend Developer
11 2 (2.20%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (48.35%) CSS
1 44 (48.35%) HTML
2 36 (39.56%) Symfony
3 34 (37.36%) Behat
4 30 (32.97%) Doctrine
5 22 (24.18%) Zend Framework
6 14 (15.38%) AngularJS
6 14 (15.38%) JMS
7 13 (14.29%) CSS3
8 12 (13.19%) LESS
9 9 (9.89%) Gherkin
10 7 (7.69%) Twig
11 6 (6.59%) LAMP
11 6 (6.59%) REST
12 4 (4.40%) Laravel
13 3 (3.30%) .NET
13 3 (3.30%) ASP.NET
13 3 (3.30%) HTML5
13 3 (3.30%) SOAP
13 3 (3.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (26.37%) Visualisation
2 6 (6.59%) User Experience
3 2 (2.20%) Social Media
4 1 (1.10%) Blog
4 1 (1.10%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.10%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.10%) iPad
4 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.10%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 44 (48.35%) Linux
2 36 (39.56%) Unix
3 34 (37.36%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.10%) CentOS
4 1 (1.10%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.10%) SUSE
4 1 (1.10%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.10%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (63.74%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (59.34%) Continuous Integration
3 53 (58.24%) OO
4 50 (54.95%) OO PHP
5 39 (42.86%) BDD
6 32 (35.16%) Mentoring
7 31 (34.07%) Front End Development
7 31 (34.07%) User Acceptance Testing
8 29 (31.87%) Web Development
9 28 (30.77%) Configuration Management
10 24 (26.37%) Case Management
11 23 (25.27%) Line Management
12 18 (19.78%) Responsive Web Design
12 18 (19.78%) Web Design
13 14 (15.38%) MVC
13 14 (15.38%) Open Source
14 7 (7.69%) Web Operations
15 6 (6.59%) E-Commerce
15 6 (6.59%) Service Design
16 4 (4.40%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 50 (54.95%) JavaScript
2 5 (5.49%) Java
2 5 (5.49%) SQL
3 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.10%) C#
3 1 (1.10%) ES6
3 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.10%) Python
3 1 (1.10%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (24.18%) Security Cleared
2 16 (17.58%) DBS Check
3 4 (4.40%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.20%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.10%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (16.48%) Disclosure Scotland
2 9 (9.89%) WAI
3 1 (1.10%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 41 (45.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.30%) Puppet
2 2 (2.20%) Ansible
2 2 (2.20%) Nagios
2 2 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.10%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.10%) Mesos
3 1 (1.10%) Rancher
3 1 (1.10%) rkt
3 1 (1.10%) Salt
3 1 (1.10%) Terraform
Vendors
1 30 (32.97%) Zend
2 1 (1.10%) Rackspace
2 1 (1.10%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.10%) SaltStack
2 1 (1.10%) Splunk