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 29 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 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 41 31 34
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Contract jobs citing PHP 3 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.85% 2.51% 2.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.21% 8.33% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Average daily rate
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£225 £275 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +13.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £233 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £300 £289
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £22.66 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+36.80% +16.20%
Programming Languages Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
136 96 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 38.75% 30.09% 32.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 50 47
Average daily rate £350 £311 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.44% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £377 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 14
Average hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.63 £12.45 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £43.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 29 July 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 17 (58.62%) HTML
1 17 (58.62%) CSS
2 14 (48.28%) MySQL
3 12 (41.38%) jQuery
4 11 (37.93%) Java
5 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
5 10 (34.48%) SQL
5 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
6 9 (31.03%) Degree
7 8 (27.59%) Software Engineering
8 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (24.14%) WordPress
8 7 (24.14%) C
9 6 (20.69%) C#
9 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET
9 6 (20.69%) VB
9 6 (20.69%) .NET
9 6 (20.69%) SharePoint
9 6 (20.69%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (20.69%) ITIL
9 6 (20.69%) PRINCE2
9 6 (20.69%) MVC
9 6 (20.69%) ETL
9 6 (20.69%) ISO 9001
9 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
9 6 (20.69%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (20.69%) Replication
9 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 7 (24.14%) WordPress
2 6 (20.69%) SharePoint
3 3 (10.34%) Apache
4 2 (6.90%) CMS
4 2 (6.90%) Joomla!
5 1 (3.45%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (10.34%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (48.28%) MySQL
2 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
3 6 (20.69%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (20.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) PHPUnit
2 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
3 3 (10.34%) Axure RP
4 2 (6.90%) Subversion
5 1 (3.45%) Selenium
5 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (3.45%) Advertising
1 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Developer
2 9 (31.03%) PHP Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Web Developer
3 6 (20.69%) DBA
3 6 (20.69%) Administrator
3 6 (20.69%) SQL DBA
4 4 (13.79%) PHP Web Developer
4 4 (13.79%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Front-End Web Developer
6 2 (6.90%) UI Developer
7 1 (3.45%) WordPress Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Designer
7 1 (3.45%) Automation Tester
7 1 (3.45%) UI Programmer
7 1 (3.45%) UI Designer
7 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (58.62%) HTML
1 17 (58.62%) CSS
2 12 (41.38%) jQuery
3 6 (20.69%) .NET
3 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET
3 6 (20.69%) Sass
4 5 (17.24%) CSS3
4 5 (17.24%) LAMP
4 5 (17.24%) JSON
5 4 (13.79%) Zend Framework
5 4 (13.79%) Web Services
5 4 (13.79%) HTML5
6 2 (6.90%) Backbone.js
6 2 (6.90%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (6.90%) D3.js
6 2 (6.90%) Highcharts JS
6 2 (6.90%) LESS
6 2 (6.90%) Ember.js
6 2 (6.90%) Underscore.js
6 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Replication
1 6 (20.69%) Open Source
2 4 (13.79%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Linux
2 3 (10.34%) Android
2 3 (10.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Software Engineering
2 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.69%) ITIL
3 6 (20.69%) PRINCE2
3 6 (20.69%) ETL
3 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (20.69%) MVC
3 6 (20.69%) Web Application Development
4 5 (17.24%) SEO
5 4 (13.79%) OOP
5 4 (13.79%) OO
5 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
5 4 (13.79%) TDD
5 4 (13.79%) Web Development
5 4 (13.79%) DevOps
5 4 (13.79%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (10.34%) Customer Insight
6 3 (10.34%) Information Architecture
6 3 (10.34%) Analytics
6 3 (10.34%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) Java
2 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
2 10 (34.48%) SQL
3 7 (24.14%) C
4 6 (20.69%) C#
4 6 (20.69%) VB
5 5 (17.24%) PHP5
6 1 (3.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) Degree
2 6 (20.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Puppet
1 4 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Adobe
2 4 (13.79%) Zend
3 3 (10.34%) Twitter
4 1 (3.45%) Facebook