The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Stoke-on-Trent 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 13 - 16
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PHP 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 4.65% - 5.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.70% - 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+112.12% -8.33%
Programming Languages Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
23 13 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 53.49% 54.17% 43.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 18
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 £260 £330 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
PHP
Staffordshire

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 26 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) OOP
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Magento
3 1 (25.00%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) OLAP
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) OLAP
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) OOP
1 2 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft