The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 41 30 38
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Contract jobs citing PHP 6 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.58% 2.13% 2.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.97% 9.46% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate
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£258 £300 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.16% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £288 £290
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £27.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.81% +28.57%
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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 Southampton region.

Programming Languages Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
151 74 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 39.84% 22.56% 34.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 41 45
Average daily rate £350 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £230 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 19
Average hourly rate £26.50 £16.72 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.49% -34.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.85 £11.90 £23.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £22.80 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Southampton region.

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) HTML
2 9 (40.91%) Java
2 9 (40.91%) CSS
3 8 (36.36%) LAMP
4 7 (31.82%) Degree
4 7 (31.82%) MySQL
4 7 (31.82%) C
5 6 (27.27%) C#
5 6 (27.27%) SQL
5 6 (27.27%) VB
5 6 (27.27%) .NET
5 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
5 6 (27.27%) ITIL
5 6 (27.27%) PRINCE2
5 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
5 6 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (27.27%) ETL
5 6 (27.27%) ISO 9001
5 6 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 6 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (27.27%) Replication
5 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (27.27%) Web Application Development
6 5 (22.73%) PHPUnit
6 5 (22.73%) PHP5

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 4 (18.18%) WordPress
3 3 (13.64%) CMS
3 3 (13.64%) Joomla!
3 3 (13.64%) Apache
4 1 (4.55%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) MySQL
2 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 6 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (13.64%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) PHPUnit
2 4 (18.18%) Eclipse
2 4 (18.18%) Maven
3 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.55%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (4.55%) Selenium
4 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) DBA
2 6 (27.27%) Administrator
2 6 (27.27%) SQL DBA
2 6 (27.27%) PHP Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Web Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Team Leader
4 4 (18.18%) Web Team Leader
4 4 (18.18%) J2EE Team Leader
4 4 (18.18%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) WordPress Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) HTML
1 9 (40.91%) CSS
2 8 (36.36%) LAMP
3 6 (27.27%) .NET
3 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 5 (22.73%) jQuery
5 4 (18.18%) J2EE
5 4 (18.18%) Zend Framework
6 2 (9.09%) Web Services
6 2 (9.09%) HTML5
6 2 (9.09%) CSS3
7 1 (4.55%) Sass
7 1 (4.55%) Semantic HTML
7 1 (4.55%) HTML5 Canvas
7 1 (4.55%) SVG
7 1 (4.55%) CakePHP
7 1 (4.55%) YUI
7 1 (4.55%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Replication
2 4 (18.18%) Open Source
3 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.55%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) ITIL
2 6 (27.27%) PRINCE2
2 6 (27.27%) ETL
2 6 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (27.27%) Web Application Development
3 5 (22.73%) OO
4 4 (18.18%) MVC
4 4 (18.18%) OOP
4 4 (18.18%) SOA
4 4 (18.18%) TDD
4 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 4 (18.18%) Web Development
5 2 (9.09%) SEO
5 2 (9.09%) DevOps
6 1 (4.55%) Graceful Degradation
6 1 (4.55%) Progressive Enhancement
6 1 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.55%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) Java
2 7 (31.82%) C
3 6 (27.27%) C#
3 6 (27.27%) SQL
3 6 (27.27%) VB
4 5 (22.73%) PHP5
5 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Degree
2 6 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Puppet
1 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) Zend
3 2 (9.09%) Facebook
4 1 (4.55%) Appcelerator
4 1 (4.55%) Twitter