The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 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 Suffolk 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 33 18 40
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +22
Contract jobs citing PHP 10 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.69% 3.36% 0.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.85% 9.80% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £250 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £250 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £310 £309
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £22.66 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+34.59% +25.88%
Programming Languages Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
146 51 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 53.87% 34.23% 36.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 34 56
Average daily rate £375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 12
Average hourly rate £19.50 £37.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.00% +92.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
PHP
East of England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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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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 9 £300 -14.28% 3
Newmarket - - - -
Woodbridge - - - - 1
Bury St Edmunds - - - -
PHP
East of England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 17 (68.00%) MySQL
2 14 (56.00%) Drupal
3 13 (52.00%) Java
4 12 (48.00%) TDD
5 8 (32.00%) Android SDK
5 8 (32.00%) Android
6 7 (28.00%) Subversion
6 7 (28.00%) Change Management
6 7 (28.00%) Scrum
6 7 (28.00%) Project Planning
6 7 (28.00%) HTML
6 7 (28.00%) OO
7 6 (24.00%) Python
7 6 (24.00%) CSS
8 4 (16.00%) SOAP
8 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
9 3 (12.00%) Ant
9 3 (12.00%) JUnit
9 3 (12.00%) Spring MVC
9 3 (12.00%) MVC
9 3 (12.00%) LAMP
9 3 (12.00%) Spring
9 3 (12.00%) Maven
9 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
9 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
10 2 (8.00%) WordPress
10 2 (8.00%) HTML5
10 2 (8.00%) REST
10 2 (8.00%) jQuery
10 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 14 (56.00%) Drupal
2 2 (8.00%) WordPress
3 1 (4.00%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (68.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.00%) Big Data
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Subversion
2 3 (12.00%) Maven
2 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (12.00%) Ant
2 3 (12.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 22 (88.00%) Developer
2 14 (56.00%) PHP Developer
3 9 (36.00%) Drupal Developer
4 5 (20.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Java Architect
6 2 (8.00%) WordPress Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Java Technical Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
7 1 (4.00%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) Android SDK
2 7 (28.00%) HTML
3 6 (24.00%) CSS
4 4 (16.00%) SOAP
5 3 (12.00%) LAMP
5 3 (12.00%) Spring
5 3 (12.00%) Spring MVC
6 2 (8.00%) jQuery
6 2 (8.00%) HTML5
6 2 (8.00%) REST
7 1 (4.00%) CSS3
7 1 (4.00%) Apache Camel
7 1 (4.00%) OSGi
7 1 (4.00%) Ajax
7 1 (4.00%) Java EE
7 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) MPEG
1 1 (4.00%) DataPower
1 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) TDD
2 7 (28.00%) Project Planning
2 7 (28.00%) OO
2 7 (28.00%) Change Management
2 7 (28.00%) Scrum
3 3 (12.00%) MVC
4 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.00%) UML
5 1 (4.00%) Web Design
5 1 (4.00%) SOA
5 1 (4.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (4.00%) Web Application Development
5 1 (4.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) Java
2 6 (24.00%) Python
3 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.00%) Groovy
4 1 (4.00%) Scala