The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Westminster region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 14 2 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing PHP 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Westminster 2.13% 20.00% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.00% 40.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
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%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Westminster region.

Programming Languages Category
Westminster
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
25 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Westminster 53.19% 50.00% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 3 4
Average daily rate £533 £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.25% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Westminster

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Westminster

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Westminster

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

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Westminster

PHP
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Westminster

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Westminster 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 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) Rackspace
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Salt

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Westminster by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Westminster 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Operations Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Rackspace