The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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 West Sussex 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 35 42 50
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Contract jobs citing PHP 13 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 3.55% 0.75% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.54% 3.00% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 1
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£313 £386 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.09% +28.75%
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 £31.00 £22.66 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+36.80% +25.88%
Programming Languages Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
96 100 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 26.23% 25.13% 20.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 48 69
Average daily rate £313 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.19% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +4.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
PHP
South East

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 28 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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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 - 4 £313 - 1
Horsham - 3 - - 3
Shoreham-by-Sea - - - -
Gatwick - - - - 1
Burgess Hill - - - -
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 18 (69.23%) MySQL
2 16 (61.54%) Linux
2 16 (61.54%) HTML
3 15 (57.69%) CSS
4 13 (50.00%) HTML5
5 10 (38.46%) OO
6 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
6 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
7 8 (30.77%) jQuery
7 8 (30.77%) CSS3
8 7 (26.92%) Smarty
8 7 (26.92%) PHP5
8 7 (26.92%) Zend
8 7 (26.92%) Rackspace Cloud
8 7 (26.92%) Rackspace
8 7 (26.92%) OO PHP
9 6 (23.08%) Apache
10 5 (19.23%) Symfony
10 5 (19.23%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 5 (19.23%) nginx
11 4 (15.38%) Apple iOS
11 4 (15.38%) User Experience Design
11 4 (15.38%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (15.38%) Web Design
11 4 (15.38%) Photoshop
11 4 (15.38%) Adobe
12 3 (11.54%) LAMP
12 3 (11.54%) Objective-C
12 3 (11.54%) SQL
12 3 (11.54%) Zend Framework

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 6 (23.08%) Apache
2 5 (19.23%) nginx
3 2 (7.69%) Drupal
4 1 (3.85%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Photoshop
1 4 (15.38%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (69.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
2 5 (19.23%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 3 (11.54%) Sublime Text
4 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 2 (7.69%) Subversion
5 1 (3.85%) AppScan
5 1 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (73.08%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) 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 3 (11.54%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Interface Designer
5 2 (7.69%) Web Designer
5 2 (7.69%) UI Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Drupal Developer
5 2 (7.69%) UI Programmer
5 2 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 1 (3.85%) PHP Zend Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Junior
6 1 (3.85%) Excel Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Junior PHP Developer
6 1 (3.85%) iOS Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (61.54%) HTML
2 15 (57.69%) CSS
3 13 (50.00%) HTML5
4 8 (30.77%) CSS3
4 8 (30.77%) jQuery
5 7 (26.92%) Smarty
6 5 (19.23%) Symfony
7 3 (11.54%) Zend Framework
7 3 (11.54%) LAMP
8 1 (3.85%) XML
8 1 (3.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) AS400
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) Linux
2 4 (15.38%) Apple iOS
3 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) 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%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.69%) Project Management
4 2 (7.69%) Server Monitoring
4 2 (7.69%) DevOps
5 1 (3.85%) Information Governance
5 1 (3.85%) iOS Development
5 1 (3.85%) Email Management
5 1 (3.85%) HOOD
5 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.85%) Security Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Time Management
5 1 (3.85%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
2 7 (26.92%) PHP5
3 3 (11.54%) Objective-C
3 3 (11.54%) SQL
4 2 (7.69%) Java
4 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
4 2 (7.69%) RPG
4 2 (7.69%) C
4 2 (7.69%) RPG IV
5 1 (3.85%) C#
5 1 (3.85%) C++
5 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) RHCE
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Nagios
1 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Zend
1 7 (26.92%) Rackspace
2 4 (15.38%) Adobe
3 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.85%) IBM