The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 31 24 23
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing PHP 2 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.88% 4.53% 5.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.44% 10.28% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 8
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -30.00%
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
82 107 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 36.28% 44.03% 49.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 79 73
Median daily rate £400 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 £8.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+311.76% -77.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Suffolk region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -10 2 £400 +14.28% 5
PHP
East of England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for PHP.

1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (50.00%) Symfony
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Publishing
3 1 (25.00%) CMS
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) PHPUnit
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) NumPy
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) Laravel
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) Pandas
3 1 (25.00%) Zend
3 1 (25.00%) Django
3 1 (25.00%) Drupal

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) CMS
1 1 (25.00%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) PHPUnit
General
1 1 (25.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (25.00%) HTML Developer
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Junior
3 1 (25.00%) Junior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Junior PHP Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Symfony
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) Django
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Laravel
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js
3 1 (25.00%) NumPy
3 1 (25.00%) Pandas
3 1 (25.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Python
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Zend