Period
to 26 September 2021

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 26 September 2021 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
26 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 73 54 88
Rank change year-on-year -19 +34 -5
Contract jobs citing PHP 22 3 38
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.65% 0.58% 1.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.96% 1.71% 4.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 3 34
10th Percentile " £235 £206
25th Percentile £125 £264 £238
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £288 £325 £300
Median % change year-on-year -11.54% +8.33% -25.00%
75th Percentile £403 £506 £396
90th Percentile £478 £608 £417
England median daily rate £410 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +9.33% -6.25% -

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 369 175 781
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 27.72% 33.72% 39.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 121 501
10th Percentile £230 £250 £273
25th Percentile £313 £310 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £350 £400
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% -
75th Percentile £488 £400 £475
90th Percentile £550 £460 £550
England median daily rate £525 £500 £480
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 12
10th Percentile £17.10 £24.50 £22.27
25th Percentile £17.50 £37.31 £38.44
Median hourly rate £21.50 £42.50 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year -49.41% -5.56% +6.51%
75th Percentile £45.00 £47.50 £48.75
90th Percentile £49.00 £49.13 "
England median hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33% +7.14%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing PHP as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PHP in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for PHP in the East Midlands

PHP
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PHP in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 26 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for PHP in the East Midlands

PHP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing PHP in the East Midlands.

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 26 September 2021. 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
Nottinghamshire - 9 £225 - 18
Derbyshire - 4 £200 - 3
Lincolnshire -4 3 £325 +41.30% 5
Leicestershire -18 2 £370 -43.08% 15
Northamptonshire - 2 £475 - 9
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 2021, IT contractor jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for PHP.

1 14 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 7 (31.82%) LAMP
2 7 (31.82%) Full Stack Development
3 6 (27.27%) PHP 7
4 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
4 4 (18.18%) Python
4 4 (18.18%) MySQL
4 4 (18.18%) HTML
4 4 (18.18%) Social Skills
5 3 (13.64%) Java
5 3 (13.64%) CSS
5 3 (13.64%) ITIL
5 3 (13.64%) .NET
5 3 (13.64%) Windows
5 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
5 3 (13.64%) React
6 2 (9.09%) GCP
6 2 (9.09%) GitLab
6 2 (9.09%) DevOps
6 2 (9.09%) API Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Front End Development
6 2 (9.09%) Gatling
6 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
6 2 (9.09%) Locust
6 2 (9.09%) Major Incident Management
6 2 (9.09%) Virtual Team
6 2 (9.09%) Azure
6 2 (9.09%) AWS
6 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V

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 2 (9.09%) Drupal
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.55%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) AWS
1 2 (9.09%) Azure
1 2 (9.09%) GCP
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon EKS
2 1 (4.55%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (4.55%) AWS CodeCommit
2 1 (4.55%) AWS CodePipeline
2 1 (4.55%) Azure Pipelines
2 1 (4.55%) GitHub
2 1 (4.55%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.55%) IaaS
2 1 (4.55%) OpenShift
2 1 (4.55%) PaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Power Automate
2 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) DHCP
1 1 (4.55%) DNS
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
1 1 (4.55%) IPv4
1 1 (4.55%) LAN
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 2 (9.09%) Gatling
2 2 (9.09%) GitLab
2 2 (9.09%) Locust
2 2 (9.09%) Selenium
2 2 (9.09%) Vagrant
3 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.55%) PHPUnit
General
1 4 (18.18%) Social Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Automotive
3 1 (4.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Developer
2 11 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Full Stack Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Graduate
3 6 (27.27%) Graduate Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Graduate JavaScript Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Graduate PHP Developer
3 6 (27.27%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Drupal Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Azure DevOps
5 1 (4.55%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) HTML Developer
5 1 (4.55%) PHP WordPress Developer
5 1 (4.55%) React Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Website Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) LAMP
2 4 (18.18%) HTML
3 3 (13.64%) .NET
3 3 (13.64%) CSS
3 3 (13.64%) React
4 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 2 (9.09%) Laravel
4 2 (9.09%) Node.js
4 2 (9.09%) REST
5 1 (4.55%) .NET Core
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.55%) Django
5 1 (4.55%) Express
5 1 (4.55%) HTML5
5 1 (4.55%) LDAP
5 1 (4.55%) MEAN Stack
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Graph
5 1 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (4.55%) Sass
5 1 (4.55%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Virtual Team
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Unix
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Full Stack Development
2 3 (13.64%) ITIL
3 2 (9.09%) API Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity
3 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity Management
3 2 (9.09%) CQRS
3 2 (9.09%) DevOps
3 2 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (9.09%) Front End Development
3 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 2 (9.09%) Major Incident Management
3 2 (9.09%) Performance Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) API Integration
4 1 (4.55%) Fintech
4 1 (4.55%) Microservices
4 1 (4.55%) Security Hardening
4 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 6 (27.27%) PHP 7
3 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 4 (18.18%) Python
4 3 (13.64%) Java
5 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 2 (9.09%) C#
5 2 (9.09%) SQL
5 2 (9.09%) VBScript
6 1 (4.55%) C
6 1 (4.55%) C++
6 1 (4.55%) Perl
6 1 (4.55%) Ruby
6 1 (4.55%) TypeScript
6 1 (4.55%) VB
6 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory Federation Services
1 1 (4.55%) Ansible
1 1 (4.55%) Kubernetes
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
1 1 (4.55%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.09%) VMware
2 1 (4.55%) Alibaba
2 1 (4.55%) Blue Prism
2 1 (4.55%) Google
2 1 (4.55%) IBM
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) UiPath