Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 25 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 32 100
Rank change year-on-year -53 +68 -23
Contract jobs citing PHP 60 169 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.88% 5.15% 1.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.99% 14.06% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 114 39
East Midlands median daily rate £340 £400 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +42.86% +12.00%
10th Percentile £291 £266 £203
90th Percentile £460 £488 £392
England median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
East Midlands median hourly rate - - £8.00
England median hourly rate £35.47 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +77.35% -20.00% -21.84%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1202 1202 1073
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 37.66% 36.62% 33.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 774 767 671
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £273 £262 £225
90th Percentile £538 £538 £488
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 16 24
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +106.90% -48.21%
10th Percentile £13.10 £13.69 £11.53
90th Percentile £58.00 £46.25 £43.30
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +21.95%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing PHP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in the East Midlands

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP in the East Midlands

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP in the East Midlands

PHP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP in the East Midlands

PHP
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 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
Leicestershire +12 27 £340 +4.62% 7
Nottinghamshire -53 15 £346 -18.53% 17
Lincolnshire -9 9 £320 -14.67% 6
Northamptonshire -5 3 £300 -2.04% 3
Derbyshire -10 3 £375 +36.36%
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for PHP.

1 38 (63.33%) MySQL
2 35 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 30 (50.00%) HTML
3 30 (50.00%) CSS
4 27 (45.00%) Linux
5 19 (31.67%) Amazon AWS
6 16 (26.67%) SQL
7 15 (25.00%) .NET
7 15 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 14 (23.33%) DevOps
8 14 (23.33%) SQL Server
8 14 (23.33%) TeamCity
9 13 (21.67%) RESTful
9 13 (21.67%) Symfony
9 13 (21.67%) Unix
9 13 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (20.00%) LAMP
10 12 (20.00%) Web Services
10 12 (20.00%) jQuery
10 12 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 11 (18.33%) Web Development
11 11 (18.33%) Windows
12 10 (16.67%) Git (software)
13 9 (15.00%) NoSQL
13 9 (15.00%) Apache
13 9 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
14 8 (13.33%) CSS3
14 8 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (13.33%) IIS
14 8 (13.33%) HTML5

PHP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 9 (15.00%) Apache
2 8 (13.33%) IIS
3 4 (6.67%) WordPress
4 3 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (3.33%) CMS
5 2 (3.33%) Drupal
6 1 (1.67%) nginx
Business Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Magento
2 2 (3.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (31.67%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (3.33%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (3.33%) Amazon S3
3 2 (3.33%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (3.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (3.33%) Route 53
3 2 (3.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.67%) SSL
2 4 (6.67%) HTTP
2 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.33%) CTI
4 1 (1.67%) DNS
4 1 (1.67%) Internet
4 1 (1.67%) SMS
4 1 (1.67%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (63.33%) MySQL
2 14 (23.33%) SQL Server
3 9 (15.00%) NoSQL
4 6 (10.00%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 14 (23.33%) TeamCity
3 10 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 5 (8.33%) Subversion
5 1 (1.67%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.67%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.67%) Grunt
5 1 (1.67%) gulp
5 1 (1.67%) JIRA
5 1 (1.67%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.67%) Selenium
General
1 5 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Banking
2 2 (3.33%) Investment Banking
2 2 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (71.67%) Developer
2 20 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 13 (21.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (13.33%) Senior DevOps
4 8 (13.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 7 (11.67%) AWS DevOps
5 7 (11.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 7 (11.67%) AWS Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Magento Developer
6 6 (10.00%) Senior Windows Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Windows DevOps Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Cloud Automation Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) UI Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Web Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Azure Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (5.00%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (50.00%) CSS
1 30 (50.00%) HTML
2 15 (25.00%) .NET
3 13 (21.67%) RESTful
3 13 (21.67%) Symfony
4 12 (20.00%) jQuery
4 12 (20.00%) LAMP
4 12 (20.00%) Web Services
5 8 (13.33%) CSS3
5 8 (13.33%) HTML5
6 7 (11.67%) SOAP
7 6 (10.00%) AngularJS
7 6 (10.00%) React
8 5 (8.33%) Ajax
8 5 (8.33%) Laravel
9 4 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (3.33%) Apache Cordova
10 2 (3.33%) Elastic Stack
10 2 (3.33%) Sass
10 2 (3.33%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.33%) User Experience
3 2 (3.33%) Clustering
3 2 (3.33%) Semantic Web
4 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.67%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.67%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.67%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.67%) Replication
4 1 (1.67%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 27 (45.00%) Linux
2 13 (21.67%) Unix
3 11 (18.33%) Windows
4 4 (6.67%) Android
5 3 (5.00%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.33%) DevOps
2 13 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (18.33%) Web Development
4 6 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (10.00%) OOP
5 5 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 5 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 5 (8.33%) Open Source
6 4 (6.67%) Android Development
6 4 (6.67%) API Development
6 4 (6.67%) Test Automation
6 4 (6.67%) Unit Testing
7 3 (5.00%) Front End Development
7 3 (5.00%) Innovative Thinking
7 3 (5.00%) MVC
7 3 (5.00%) OO
7 3 (5.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (5.00%) Web Operations
8 2 (3.33%) CRM
8 2 (3.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 35 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 16 (26.67%) SQL
3 5 (8.33%) Java
3 5 (8.33%) Python
4 4 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 4 (6.67%) PHP 5
4 4 (6.67%) Ruby
5 2 (3.33%) Apple Swift
5 2 (3.33%) C#
5 2 (3.33%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.67%) ES6
6 1 (1.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.67%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.67%) MySQL Certification
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (13.33%) Puppet
3 4 (6.67%) Ansible
4 3 (5.00%) Salt
5 2 (3.33%) collectd
5 2 (3.33%) Galera Cluster
5 2 (3.33%) Kibana
5 2 (3.33%) logstash
5 2 (3.33%) StatsD
5 2 (3.33%) Terraform
6 1 (1.67%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.67%) Mesos
Vendors
1 8 (13.33%) Zend
2 3 (5.00%) Rackspace
2 3 (5.00%) SAP
3 2 (3.33%) Citrix
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle
3 2 (3.33%) Percona
3 2 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.33%) SaltStack
3 2 (3.33%) Siebel
4 1 (1.67%) Epicor
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.67%) Xamarin