The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 30 39 19
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -20
Contract jobs citing PHP 12 8 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 3.42% 2.01% 4.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.12% 6.15% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 19
Average daily rate
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£313 £281 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £201 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £375 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +17.77%
PHP
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
99 130 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 28.21% 32.66% 26.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 56 109
Average daily rate £313 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £243 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 3
Average hourly rate £29.95 £43.75 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.54% +21.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

PHP Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

PHP
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 23 September 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
Worthing -1 5 £250 -13.04%
Horsham +3 3 - -
Crawley - 2 £313 -
Gatwick - - - -
Haywards Heath - - - -
Burgess Hill - - - -
Chichester - - - - 2
Shoreham-by-Sea - - - -
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 15 (57.69%) MySQL
2 13 (50.00%) HTML
3 12 (46.15%) Linux
3 12 (46.15%) CSS
4 10 (38.46%) HTML5
5 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
6 8 (30.77%) OO
7 7 (26.92%) OO PHP
8 6 (23.08%) jQuery
8 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
9 5 (19.23%) PHP5
9 5 (19.23%) Smarty
9 5 (19.23%) CSS3
9 5 (19.23%) Symfony
9 5 (19.23%) Zend
9 5 (19.23%) Apache
9 5 (19.23%) User Experience
9 5 (19.23%) Rackspace Cloud
9 5 (19.23%) Rackspace
10 4 (15.38%) Adobe
10 4 (15.38%) Photoshop
10 4 (15.38%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (15.38%) Web Design
10 4 (15.38%) Apple iOS
10 4 (15.38%) User Experience Design
11 3 (11.54%) Objective-C
11 3 (11.54%) SQL
12 2 (7.69%) RPG
12 2 (7.69%) AS400
12 2 (7.69%) Project Management

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 5 (19.23%) Apache
2 2 (7.69%) Drupal
2 2 (7.69%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Photoshop
1 4 (15.38%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (57.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.69%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.85%) Sublime Text
3 1 (3.85%) Subversion
3 1 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (73.08%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) PHP Developer
3 4 (15.38%) UI Designer
3 4 (15.38%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (15.38%) User Experience Designer
3 4 (15.38%) Designer
4 2 (7.69%) UI Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Drupal Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Interface Designer
4 2 (7.69%) Web Designer
4 2 (7.69%) UI Programmer
5 1 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) PHP Zend Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Junior Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Junior
5 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (50.00%) HTML
2 12 (46.15%) CSS
3 10 (38.46%) HTML5
4 6 (23.08%) jQuery
5 5 (19.23%) Smarty
5 5 (19.23%) CSS3
5 5 (19.23%) Symfony
6 2 (7.69%) LAMP
7 1 (3.85%) Zend Framework
7 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) User Experience
2 2 (7.69%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Linux
2 4 (15.38%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) OO
2 7 (26.92%) OO PHP
3 4 (15.38%) User Experience Design
3 4 (15.38%) Web Design
4 2 (7.69%) Web Development
4 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
4 2 (7.69%) Project Management
4 2 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.85%) Email Management
5 1 (3.85%) DevOps
5 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.85%) Information Governance
5 1 (3.85%) iOS Development
5 1 (3.85%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (3.85%) HOOD
5 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.85%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
2 5 (19.23%) PHP5
3 3 (11.54%) SQL
3 3 (11.54%) Objective-C
4 2 (7.69%) RPG IV
4 2 (7.69%) RPG
5 1 (3.85%) C
5 1 (3.85%) Java
5 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) RHCE
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Nagios
1 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Zend
1 5 (19.23%) Rackspace
2 4 (15.38%) Adobe
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat