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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 29 35 16
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -19
Contract jobs citing PHP 9 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.63% 3.02% 5.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.41% 5.52% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £168 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £300 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £22.66
% change year-on-year
-19.35% +36.80%
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
107 145 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 43.15% 54.72% 39.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 112 42
Average daily rate £413 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £289 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 7
Average hourly rate £19.00 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.22% -4.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +3 8 £350 +16.66% 1
PHP
East of England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 10 (71.43%) HTML
1 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
1 10 (71.43%) MySQL
1 10 (71.43%) jQuery
2 9 (64.29%) HTML5
2 9 (64.29%) LAMP
3 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (50.00%) TDD
5 6 (42.86%) Mentoring
5 6 (42.86%) MPEG
5 6 (42.86%) HTTP
6 5 (35.71%) CSS
7 4 (28.57%) Web Services
7 4 (28.57%) OO
7 4 (28.57%) FFmpeg
7 4 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
7 4 (28.57%) Marketing
7 4 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (21.43%) Intranet
8 3 (21.43%) .NET
8 3 (21.43%) SEO
9 2 (14.29%) CSS3
10 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
10 1 (7.14%) Web Development
10 1 (7.14%) JSON
10 1 (7.14%) Drupal
10 1 (7.14%) Email Marketing
10 1 (7.14%) PHP5
10 1 (7.14%) Subversion

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) HTTP
2 3 (21.43%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (28.57%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Architect
1 5 (35.71%) Software Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Software Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Web Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Web Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) IT Support
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Architect
5 1 (7.14%) PHP Developer
5 1 (7.14%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) HTML
1 10 (71.43%) jQuery
2 9 (64.29%) HTML5
2 9 (64.29%) LAMP
3 5 (35.71%) CSS
4 4 (28.57%) Web Services
4 4 (28.57%) FFmpeg
5 3 (21.43%) .NET
6 2 (14.29%) CSS3
7 1 (7.14%) SOAP
7 1 (7.14%) XML
7 1 (7.14%) XHTML
7 1 (7.14%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) TDD
3 6 (42.86%) Mentoring
4 4 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 4 (28.57%) OO
5 3 (21.43%) SEO
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL
6 1 (7.14%) OOP
6 1 (7.14%) CRM
6 1 (7.14%) OOD
6 1 (7.14%) MVC
6 1 (7.14%) Web Development
6 1 (7.14%) Email Marketing
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) PHP5