Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for PHP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PHP over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

PHP
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 57 55
Rank change year-on-year -9 -2 +14
Contract jobs citing PHP 4 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.59% 0.64% 0.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.16% 2.15% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 17
Bedfordshire median daily rate £219 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -48.53% +41.67% +47.24%
East of England median daily rate £375 £350 £300
% change year-on-year +7.14% +16.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £15.00 £31.23 £45.00
% change year-on-year -51.96% -30.61% +80.00%

PHP is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 185 186 166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 27.29% 29.86% 24.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 127 111
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -3.23%
10th Percentile £315 £222 £275
90th Percentile £575 £500 £606
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 22
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £45.39 £31.39 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.60% -21.53% -4.76%
10th Percentile £38.83 £15.43 £36.25
90th Percentile £49.95 £46.95 £51.25
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +4.17%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing PHP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Bedfordshire

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PHP in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP in Bedfordshire

PHP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP in Bedfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP in Bedfordshire

PHP
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - 2 £150 -
PHP
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for PHP.

1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) CMS
3 2 (50.00%) Capita
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) Confluence
4 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (25.00%) Nimsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Laravel
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (25.00%) Ansible
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (25.00%) Symfony
4 1 (25.00%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (25.00%) Atlassian
4 1 (25.00%) Drupal
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) WordPress
4 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Content Management
4 1 (25.00%) MVC

PHP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (25.00%) Confluence
2 1 (25.00%) Drupal
2 1 (25.00%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Digital Project Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Web Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Web Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Junior
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Digital Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Laravel
3 1 (25.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Capita
2 1 (25.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (25.00%) CA
2 1 (25.00%) Nimsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Remedy