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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 24 36 36
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Contract jobs citing PHP 18 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 4.81% 1.78% 2.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.07% 6.25% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 11
Average daily rate
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£306 £275 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.36% +14.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £199 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £295 £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £288 £280
% change year-on-year
+13.04% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.78 £27.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+22.81% +30.95%
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
112 112 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 29.95% 28.50% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 56 89
Average daily rate £313 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.08% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 4
Average hourly rate £29.95 £40.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.04% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 29 August 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 +5 4 - -
Crawley - 4 £313 -
Chichester +1 2 £275 -8.33% 2
Burgess Hill - - - -
Gatwick - - - -
Haywards Heath - - - -
Shoreham-by-Sea - - - -
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 19 (63.33%) MySQL
2 16 (53.33%) HTML
2 16 (53.33%) Linux
3 15 (50.00%) CSS
4 13 (43.33%) HTML5
5 11 (36.67%) OO
6 10 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 9 (30.00%) jQuery
7 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
8 8 (26.67%) PHP5
8 8 (26.67%) Smarty
8 8 (26.67%) CSS3
8 8 (26.67%) Rackspace Cloud
8 8 (26.67%) Rackspace
8 8 (26.67%) OO PHP
9 7 (23.33%) Zend
10 6 (20.00%) Symfony
10 6 (20.00%) Apache
11 5 (16.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 5 (16.67%) nginx
12 4 (13.33%) User Experience Design
12 4 (13.33%) Apple iOS
12 4 (13.33%) Adobe
12 4 (13.33%) Photoshop
12 4 (13.33%) Adobe Illustrator
12 4 (13.33%) Web Design
13 3 (10.00%) LAMP
13 3 (10.00%) Objective-C
13 3 (10.00%) SQL
13 3 (10.00%) Zend Framework

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (20.00%) Apache
2 5 (16.67%) nginx
3 2 (6.67%) Drupal
4 1 (3.33%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Photoshop
1 4 (13.33%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 8 (26.67%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (63.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (16.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 3 (10.00%) Sublime Text
4 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.67%) Subversion
5 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (73.33%) Developer
2 11 (36.67%) PHP Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (13.33%) User Experience Designer
3 4 (13.33%) Designer
3 4 (13.33%) UI Designer
4 2 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Web Designer
4 2 (6.67%) UI Programmer
4 2 (6.67%) UI Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Drupal Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Interface Designer
4 2 (6.67%) Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Test Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Tester
5 1 (3.33%) Junior
5 1 (3.33%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.33%) iOS Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (53.33%) HTML
2 15 (50.00%) CSS
3 13 (43.33%) HTML5
4 9 (30.00%) jQuery
5 8 (26.67%) Smarty
5 8 (26.67%) CSS3
6 6 (20.00%) Symfony
7 3 (10.00%) LAMP
7 3 (10.00%) Zend Framework
8 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) AS400
2 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (53.33%) Linux
2 4 (13.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) OO
2 8 (26.67%) OO PHP
3 4 (13.33%) User Experience Design
3 4 (13.33%) Web Design
4 2 (6.67%) Server Monitoring
4 2 (6.67%) DevOps
4 2 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (6.67%) Test Scripting
4 2 (6.67%) Web Development
4 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (3.33%) HOOD
5 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.33%) Time Management
5 1 (3.33%) Email Management
5 1 (3.33%) Information Governance
5 1 (3.33%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (26.67%) PHP5
3 3 (10.00%) Objective-C
3 3 (10.00%) SQL
4 2 (6.67%) RPG IV
4 2 (6.67%) RPG
4 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.33%) Java
5 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) RHCE
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (6.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Rackspace
2 7 (23.33%) Zend
3 4 (13.33%) Adobe
4 2 (6.67%) Red Hat