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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 51 25 34
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +9
Contract jobs citing PHP 6 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.12% 4.85% 1.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.36% 16.07% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 5
Average daily rate
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£288 £306 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.12% +11.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £251 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £313 £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £288
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £33.78 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-44.48% +22.81%
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
254 112 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 47.39% 30.19% 28.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 63 56
Average daily rate £368 £313 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.60% -8.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £492 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 14
Average hourly rate £50.00 £29.95 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.94% -25.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram 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 August 2015. 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
Crawley -11 2 £438 +40.00% 1
Chichester 0 1 £250 -9.09%
Gatwick - 1 - -
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 13 (76.47%) JavaScript
2 6 (35.29%) Python
3 5 (29.41%) Java
4 4 (23.53%) Doctrine
4 4 (23.53%) Web Application Development
4 4 (23.53%) MySQL
4 4 (23.53%) Linux
4 4 (23.53%) OOP
4 4 (23.53%) OO
4 4 (23.53%) MVC
4 4 (23.53%) Zend
4 4 (23.53%) Zend Framework
4 4 (23.53%) Web Accessibility
5 3 (17.65%) Workflow
5 3 (17.65%) XML
6 2 (11.76%) Apache
6 2 (11.76%) CSS
6 2 (11.76%) HTML
6 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
6 2 (11.76%) NHS
6 2 (11.76%) Intranet
6 2 (11.76%) Firewall
6 2 (11.76%) VMware
6 2 (11.76%) Statistics
6 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (11.76%) Information Governance
6 2 (11.76%) Joomla!
6 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.88%) Malware Detection\Protection
7 1 (5.88%) Blue Prism

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 2 (11.76%) Apache
1 2 (11.76%) Joomla!
2 1 (5.88%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Photoshop
1 1 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
1 2 (11.76%) Intranet
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) Wireless
2 1 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) MySQL
General
1 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) PHP Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Team Leader
3 2 (11.76%) Development Team Leader
3 2 (11.76%) Designer
3 2 (11.76%) AWS Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Network Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Security Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Leader
4 1 (5.88%) UI Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (5.88%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Zend Framework
1 4 (23.53%) Doctrine
2 3 (17.65%) XML
3 2 (11.76%) HTML
3 2 (11.76%) CSS
4 1 (5.88%) SOAP
4 1 (5.88%) Web Services
4 1 (5.88%) .NET
4 1 (5.88%) HTML5
4 1 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Statistics
1 2 (11.76%) NHS
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) PKI
2 1 (5.88%) CMDB
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) OOP
1 4 (23.53%) OO
1 4 (23.53%) MVC
1 4 (23.53%) Web Accessibility
1 4 (23.53%) Web Application Development
2 3 (17.65%) Workflow
3 2 (11.76%) Information Governance
3 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.88%) Malware Detection\Protection
4 1 (5.88%) SDLC
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) UML
4 1 (5.88%) Database Security
4 1 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (5.88%) Web Design
4 1 (5.88%) Information Security
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) JavaScript
2 6 (35.29%) Python
3 5 (29.41%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) C++
4 1 (5.88%) Perl
4 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Zend
2 2 (11.76%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Adobe
3 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.88%) Blue Prism