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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 18 15 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Contract jobs citing PHP 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 3.49% 2.78% 11.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.38% 4.35% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Median daily rate £170 £270 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.03% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £270 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £270 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -10.44%
PHP
Staffordshire

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
32 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 37.21% 63.89% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 14
Median daily rate £308 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £319 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £420 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 10 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for PHP.

1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) OO PHP
3 1 (33.33%) PHP 7

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL Developer
1 3 (100.00%) PHP Developer
1 3 (100.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Junior
2 1 (33.33%) Junior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Junior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) OO PHP
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PHP 7