The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 23 30 12
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -18
Contract jobs citing PHP 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 2.76% 2.61% 1.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.81% 7.55% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£288 £335 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.17% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.35 £35.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-24.71% +122.22%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Peterborough region.

Programming Languages Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
37 53 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 25.52% 34.64% 28.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 25 10
Average daily rate £325 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £270 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 17 April 2015, 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 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
1 2 (40.00%) Magento
1 2 (40.00%) Zend
1 2 (40.00%) Laravel
2 1 (20.00%) OO PHP
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) Drupal
2 1 (20.00%) WordPress
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) hybris
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) ATG
2 1 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (20.00%) Endeca
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Symfony
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) OOP
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C++

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) Drupal
1 1 (20.00%) WordPress
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) PHP Magento Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Magento Developer
2 2 (40.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Graduate Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Graduate
3 1 (20.00%) Graduate
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Junior
3 1 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Laravel
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) Symfony
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) OO PHP
2 1 (20.00%) OOP
2 1 (20.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C++
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Zend
2 1 (20.00%) hybris
2 1 (20.00%) ATG
2 1 (20.00%) Endeca