The first table below looks at the demand for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Peterborough region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 25 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing PHP 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 0.83% 1.15% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.82% 2.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £338 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £281
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £22.66 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+36.80% +25.88%
Programming Languages Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
55 70 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 45.45% 40.23% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 26 14
Average daily rate £318 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.28% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £224 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £475 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £26.40 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.10% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Magento
2 2 (33.33%) LAMP
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Subversion
3 1 (16.67%) Logistics
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) RESTful
3 1 (16.67%) Apache Solr
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Memcached
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (16.67%) Behat
3 1 (16.67%) Gearman
3 1 (16.67%) Rackspace
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) OO PHP
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) Symfony
3 1 (16.67%) Zend

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 1 (16.67%) Apache Solr
1 1 (16.67%) WordPress
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Rackspace Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Behat
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) PHP Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Magento Developer
3 1 (16.67%) PHP Magento Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Lead PHP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Development Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) LAMP
2 1 (16.67%) RESTful
2 1 (16.67%) Memcached
2 1 (16.67%) Gearman
2 1 (16.67%) Symfony
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Logistics
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) OO PHP
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Rackspace
1 1 (16.67%) Zend
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft