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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 46 36 44
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Contract jobs citing PHP 2 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.51% 0.79% 1.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.68% 3.00% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Average daily rate
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- £450 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +63.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £21.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+59.52% -30.00%
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
119 100 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 30.43% 26.25% 33.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 39 107
Average daily rate £350 £394 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 4
Average hourly rate £42.00 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

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 18 December 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
Crawley - 1 - - 3
Gatwick - - - -
Haywards Heath - - - - 1
Horsham - - - - 3
Pulborough - - - -
Shoreham-by-Sea - - - -
Worthing - - - -
Burgess Hill - - - -
Chichester - - - -
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 8 (50.00%) MySQL
2 5 (31.25%) HTML
2 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
2 5 (31.25%) Symfony
2 5 (31.25%) HTML5
3 4 (25.00%) jQuery
3 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (25.00%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) OO
3 4 (25.00%) CSS
4 3 (18.75%) Smarty
4 3 (18.75%) Rackspace Cloud
4 3 (18.75%) Rackspace
4 3 (18.75%) PHP5
4 3 (18.75%) OO PHP
4 3 (18.75%) User Experience
5 2 (12.50%) UX Design
5 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 2 (12.50%) Zend
5 2 (12.50%) QA
5 2 (12.50%) Finance
5 2 (12.50%) LAMP
5 2 (12.50%) Web Development
5 2 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (12.50%) Web Design
5 2 (12.50%) Adobe
5 2 (12.50%) SQL
5 2 (12.50%) Photoshop
6 1 (6.25%) IIS
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) Drupal
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (12.50%) Photoshop
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) PHPUnit
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) PHP Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Designer
3 2 (12.50%) UX Designer
3 2 (12.50%) UI Designer
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
4 1 (6.25%) Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Web Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Interface Designer
4 1 (6.25%) UI Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Automation Tester
4 1 (6.25%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) HTML
1 5 (31.25%) Symfony
1 5 (31.25%) HTML5
2 4 (25.00%) jQuery
2 4 (25.00%) CSS
3 3 (18.75%) Smarty
4 2 (12.50%) LAMP
5 1 (6.25%) XHTML
5 1 (6.25%) SOAP
5 1 (6.25%) XML
5 1 (6.25%) Ajax
5 1 (6.25%) REST
5 1 (6.25%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Open Source
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) OO
2 3 (18.75%) OO PHP
3 2 (12.50%) UX Design
3 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 2 (12.50%) Web Development
3 2 (12.50%) Web Design
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) ERP
4 1 (6.25%) OOD
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) MVC
4 1 (6.25%) SEO
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Pay per click
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management
4 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
4 1 (6.25%) Email Management
4 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
2 3 (18.75%) PHP5
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.25%) MCITP
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Rackspace
2 2 (12.50%) Zend
2 2 (12.50%) Adobe
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft