The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Southampton 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 17 14 28
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Contract jobs citing PHP 25 19 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 6.54% 7.09% 1.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.86% 21.35% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 0
Average daily rate £300 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+112.12% -8.33%
Programming Languages Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
140 89 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 36.65% 33.21% 23.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 53 32
Average daily rate £315 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £193 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £428 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 6
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
PHP
Hampshire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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 16 (55.17%) HTML
1 16 (55.17%) CSS
2 13 (44.83%) MySQL
3 12 (41.38%) Java
4 11 (37.93%) jQuery
5 10 (34.48%) SQL
6 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
7 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (27.59%) Software Engineering
7 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
8 7 (24.14%) C
8 7 (24.14%) Degree
8 7 (24.14%) Big Data
8 7 (24.14%) Sass
9 6 (20.69%) CSS3
9 6 (20.69%) .NET
9 6 (20.69%) MVC
10 5 (17.24%) SEO
10 5 (17.24%) Replication
10 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (17.24%) Web Development
10 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
10 5 (17.24%) ITIL
10 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2
10 5 (17.24%) Linux
10 5 (17.24%) C#
10 5 (17.24%) VB
10 5 (17.24%) Web Services
10 5 (17.24%) OO

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
1 5 (17.24%) WordPress
2 3 (10.34%) Apache
3 1 (3.45%) CMS
3 1 (3.45%) Drupal
3 1 (3.45%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (10.34%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Magento
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) DNS
1 1 (3.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (44.83%) MySQL
2 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
3 7 (24.14%) Big Data
4 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) PHPUnit
2 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.34%) Axure RP
3 2 (6.90%) Selenium
3 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.90%) Subversion
4 1 (3.45%) Hudson
General
1 2 (6.90%) Advertising
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Developer
2 9 (31.03%) PHP Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Web Developer
4 5 (17.24%) DBA
4 5 (17.24%) Administrator
4 5 (17.24%) SQL DBA
5 4 (13.79%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) PHP Web Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Front-End Web Developer
7 2 (6.90%) UI Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Test Manager
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Programmer
8 1 (3.45%) HTML Developer
8 1 (3.45%) PHP Programmer
8 1 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
8 1 (3.45%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (55.17%) HTML
1 16 (55.17%) CSS
2 11 (37.93%) jQuery
3 7 (24.14%) Sass
4 6 (20.69%) CSS3
4 6 (20.69%) .NET
5 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
5 5 (17.24%) Web Services
5 5 (17.24%) JSON
5 5 (17.24%) HTML5
6 4 (13.79%) Zend Framework
6 4 (13.79%) LAMP
7 2 (6.90%) Highcharts JS
7 2 (6.90%) Backbone.js
7 2 (6.90%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (6.90%) D3.js
7 2 (6.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
7 2 (6.90%) LESS
7 2 (6.90%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Replication
2 4 (13.79%) Open Source
2 4 (13.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) Apple iOS
3 3 (10.34%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (27.59%) Software Engineering
2 6 (20.69%) MVC
3 5 (17.24%) SEO
3 5 (17.24%) Web Development
3 5 (17.24%) ITIL
3 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2
3 5 (17.24%) OO
3 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
3 5 (17.24%) ETL
3 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (17.24%) Web Application Development
4 4 (13.79%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (13.79%) OOP
4 4 (13.79%) TDD
5 3 (10.34%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (10.34%) Analytics
5 3 (10.34%) Customer Insight
5 3 (10.34%) Usability Testing
5 3 (10.34%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) Java
2 10 (34.48%) SQL
3 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
4 7 (24.14%) C
5 5 (17.24%) C#
5 5 (17.24%) VB
5 5 (17.24%) PHP5
6 2 (6.90%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Degree
2 5 (17.24%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Puppet
1 4 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Zend
2 4 (13.79%) Adobe
3 2 (6.90%) Twitter
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) SAP
4 1 (3.45%) JD Edwards
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