The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 25 31 38
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Contract jobs citing PHP 7 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.74% 3.76% 1.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.43% 6.20% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 1
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£375 £190 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+97.36% -7.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £288 £290
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £31.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.80% +25.00%
PHP
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

Programming Languages Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
83 129 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 44.39% 60.56% 38.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 91 81
Average daily rate £375 £375 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £240 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

PHP
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

PHP
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +2 5 £375 +97.36% 3
Newmarket - - - -
Woodbridge - - - -
Bury St Edmunds - - - - 1
PHP
East of England

PHP
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 13 (76.47%) HTML
2 12 (70.59%) CSS
3 10 (58.82%) Drupal
4 8 (47.06%) MySQL
5 5 (29.41%) TDD
6 4 (23.53%) Subversion
6 4 (23.53%) Scrum
6 4 (23.53%) OO
6 4 (23.53%) Java
6 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
6 4 (23.53%) Change Management
6 4 (23.53%) Project Planning
6 4 (23.53%) Android SDK
6 4 (23.53%) Android
6 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (17.65%) LAMP
8 2 (11.76%) WordPress
9 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
9 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
9 1 (5.88%) HTML5
9 1 (5.88%) XHTML
9 1 (5.88%) MPEG
9 1 (5.88%) HTTP
9 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (5.88%) jQuery

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 10 (58.82%) Drupal
2 2 (11.76%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Subversion
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (58.82%) Drupal Developer
3 6 (35.29%) PHP Developer
4 2 (11.76%) WordPress Developer
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.88%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) HTML
2 12 (70.59%) CSS
3 4 (23.53%) Android SDK
4 3 (17.65%) LAMP
5 1 (5.88%) jQuery
5 1 (5.88%) HTML5
5 1 (5.88%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) TDD
2 4 (23.53%) Project Planning
2 4 (23.53%) OO
2 4 (23.53%) Change Management
2 4 (23.53%) Scrum
3 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Java
1 4 (23.53%) JavaScript