The first table below looks at the demand for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Uxbridge 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 Uxbridge 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 18 19 24
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing PHP 4 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 2.86% 0.91% 2.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.26% 4.76% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Average daily rate £225 £338 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +20.00%
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 £35.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+112.12% -8.33%
Programming Languages Category
Uxbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
39 21 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 27.86% 19.09% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 16 18
Average daily rate £260 £400 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +39.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £483 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £31.50 £12.42 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+153.62% -37.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £12.42 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.30 £12.42 £21.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
PHP
London

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

PHP
Daily Rate Histogram in Uxbridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the Uxbridge region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram in Uxbridge

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 5 (100.00%) OO
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) OO PHP
3 3 (60.00%) Zend
4 2 (40.00%) QA
4 2 (40.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (40.00%) System Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (20.00%) HTML5
5 1 (20.00%) CSS3
5 1 (20.00%) Backbone.js
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) Subversion
5 1 (20.00%) Web Development
5 1 (20.00%) SEO
5 1 (20.00%) LAMP
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) OOP
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) MySQL
5 1 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) Apache
5 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 (20.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Zend Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Web Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (20.00%) LAMP
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) Zend Framework
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) OO
2 4 (80.00%) OO PHP
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) System Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) SEO
4 1 (20.00%) OOP
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Zend