The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 12 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PHP 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 5.13% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.76% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£319 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £286 £280
% change year-on-year
+13.53% +2.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.78 £27.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+22.81% +30.95%
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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 Stoke-on-Trent region.

Programming Languages Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
17 23 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 43.59% 69.70% 57.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 33
Average daily rate £325 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £366 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) WordPress
2 1 (50.00%) Magento
2 1 (50.00%) Liferay
2 1 (50.00%) PHPUnit
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) PhoneGap
2 1 (50.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (50.00%) Laravel
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter
2 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) Sass
2 1 (50.00%) Semantic HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) WordPress
1 1 (50.00%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) PHPUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (50.00%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) PhoneGap
2 1 (50.00%) Laravel
2 1 (50.00%) Sass
2 1 (50.00%) Semantic HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) OOP
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Twitter