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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 19 23 34
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +11
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 4.46% 0.79% 0.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.16% 1.96% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate
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£240 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% -3.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £288
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £33.78 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-44.48% +22.81%
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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
38 51 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 33.93% 40.16% 44.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 32 27
Average daily rate £263 £310 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.32% -14.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £375 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 4
Average hourly rate £26.00 £32.50 £26.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +23.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 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 6 (66.67%) CSS
2 5 (55.56%) MySQL
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) Drupal
4 3 (33.33%) Magento
4 3 (33.33%) HTML
5 2 (22.22%) MVC
5 2 (22.22%) OOP
5 2 (22.22%) OO
5 2 (22.22%) Apache
5 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
5 2 (22.22%) HTML5
5 2 (22.22%) CSS3
6 1 (11.11%) OO PHP
6 1 (11.11%) Laravel
6 1 (11.11%) PHP5
6 1 (11.11%) jQuery
6 1 (11.11%) hybris
6 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
6 1 (11.11%) Apache Solr
6 1 (11.11%) Subversion
6 1 (11.11%) Endeca
6 1 (11.11%) Web Development
6 1 (11.11%) JSON
6 1 (11.11%) Symfony
6 1 (11.11%) Zend
6 1 (11.11%) OOD
6 1 (11.11%) ATG
6 1 (11.11%) Java
6 1 (11.11%) J2EE

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (44.44%) Drupal
2 2 (22.22%) Apache
3 1 (11.11%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Web Developer
3 3 (33.33%) PHP Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Drupal Developer
4 2 (22.22%) PHP Magento Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Magento Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Junior Web Developer
5 1 (11.11%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Junior
5 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) CSS
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) HTML5
3 2 (22.22%) CSS3
4 1 (11.11%) Laravel
4 1 (11.11%) J2EE
4 1 (11.11%) SOAP
4 1 (11.11%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) JSON
4 1 (11.11%) Symfony
4 1 (11.11%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) OOP
1 2 (22.22%) OO
1 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
1 2 (22.22%) MVC
2 1 (11.11%) Web Development
2 1 (11.11%) OO PHP
2 1 (11.11%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) PHP5
2 1 (11.11%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) ATG
1 1 (11.11%) Endeca
1 1 (11.11%) Zend
1 1 (11.11%) hybris