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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 55 67
Rank change year-on-year -20 +12  
Contract jobs citing PHP 29 39 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.92% 2.57% 2.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.79% 7.77% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 35 28
Median daily rate £304 £288 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.65% -14.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £238 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £468 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +6.06% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £15.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +206.45% -60.25%  

PHP is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 605 502 656
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 40.15% 33.09% 40.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 325 418
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 9
Median hourly rate £50.00 £44.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +131.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing PHP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +1 12 £330 +20.00% 21
Leicestershire -16 11 £300 - 8
Northamptonshire -6 3 £350 -6.66% 4
Lincolnshire -4 2 £281 +12.50% 10
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 40 (74.07%) HTML
1 40 (74.07%) CSS
2 34 (62.96%) JavaScript
3 33 (61.11%) MySQL
4 30 (55.56%) Git (software)
5 21 (38.89%) CSS3
6 18 (33.33%) jQuery
7 17 (31.48%) Symfony
7 17 (31.48%) Linux
8 16 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (25.93%) HTML5
10 12 (22.22%) RESTful
10 12 (22.22%) Magento
10 12 (22.22%) Ajax
11 11 (20.37%) Drupal
12 10 (18.52%) MongoDB
13 9 (16.67%) Test Automation
13 9 (16.67%) LAMP
13 9 (16.67%) OOP
14 8 (14.81%) Grunt
14 8 (14.81%) gulp
14 8 (14.81%) Apache
14 8 (14.81%) Unit Testing
14 8 (14.81%) Sass
15 7 (12.96%) Jasmine
15 7 (12.96%) Progressive Enhancement
15 7 (12.96%) Mocha
15 7 (12.96%) Cucumber
15 7 (12.96%) BDD
15 7 (12.96%) Behat

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 11 (20.37%) Drupal
2 8 (14.81%) Apache
3 6 (11.11%) WordPress
4 2 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (22.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.85%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.85%) IaaS
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.85%) Route 53
2 1 (1.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) HTTP
2 3 (5.56%) SSL
2 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.85%) DNS
3 1 (1.85%) Firewall
3 1 (1.85%) Internet
3 1 (1.85%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (61.11%) MySQL
2 10 (18.52%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (3.70%) Big Data
4 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 30 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 8 (14.81%) Grunt
2 8 (14.81%) gulp
3 7 (12.96%) Cucumber
3 7 (12.96%) Jasmine
3 7 (12.96%) Mocha
3 7 (12.96%) PHPUnit
3 7 (12.96%) WebDriver
4 4 (7.41%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.56%) Vagrant
6 2 (3.70%) JIRA
6 2 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 7 (12.96%) Retail
2 1 (1.85%) Back Office
2 1 (1.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 48 (88.89%) Developer
2 25 (46.30%) PHP Developer
3 9 (16.67%) Drupal Developer
3 9 (16.67%) Magento Developer
3 9 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 7 (12.96%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 7 (12.96%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 7 (12.96%) Symfony Developer
5 6 (11.11%) WordPress Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Digital Developer
7 3 (5.56%) HTML Developer
7 3 (5.56%) MySQL Developer
7 3 (5.56%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 3 (5.56%) PHP WordPress Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Administrator
8 2 (3.70%) DBA
8 2 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (3.70%) LAMP Developer
8 2 (3.70%) MySQL DBA
8 2 (3.70%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (74.07%) CSS
1 40 (74.07%) HTML
2 21 (38.89%) CSS3
3 18 (33.33%) jQuery
4 17 (31.48%) Symfony
5 14 (25.93%) HTML5
6 12 (22.22%) Ajax
6 12 (22.22%) RESTful
7 9 (16.67%) LAMP
8 8 (14.81%) Sass
9 7 (12.96%) Behat
9 7 (12.96%) Twig
10 4 (7.41%) Web Services
11 3 (5.56%) AngularJS
12 2 (3.70%) Laravel
12 2 (3.70%) React
12 2 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 1 (1.85%) Doctrine
13 1 (1.85%) Elastic Stack
13 1 (1.85%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) User Experience
2 2 (3.70%) Clustering
3 1 (1.85%) Animation
3 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.85%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (31.48%) Linux
2 3 (5.56%) Windows
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (16.67%) OOP
2 9 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 8 (14.81%) Unit Testing
4 7 (12.96%) BDD
4 7 (12.96%) OO
4 7 (12.96%) Progressive Enhancement
4 7 (12.96%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 6 (11.11%) Web Development
6 5 (9.26%) OO PHP
6 5 (9.26%) Open Source
7 4 (7.41%) Configuration Management
7 4 (7.41%) Continuous Deployment
7 4 (7.41%) Scrum
8 3 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.56%) MVC
8 3 (5.56%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.56%) Service Design
9 2 (3.70%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 34 (62.96%) JavaScript
2 5 (9.26%) SQL
3 4 (7.41%) Java
3 4 (7.41%) Python
4 3 (5.56%) Bash Shell
4 3 (5.56%) Ruby
5 2 (3.70%) C#
6 1 (1.85%) Perl
6 1 (1.85%) PHP 7
6 1 (1.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.85%) Analytics IQ
2 1 (1.85%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.85%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.96%) WAI
2 2 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Docker
2 1 (1.85%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) Ansible
2 3 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (5.56%) Puppet
3 2 (3.70%) Galera Cluster
3 2 (3.70%) Kubernetes
3 2 (3.70%) Salt
4 1 (1.85%) collectd
4 1 (1.85%) Kibana
4 1 (1.85%) logstash
4 1 (1.85%) Mesos
4 1 (1.85%) StatsD
4 1 (1.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (7.41%) Zend
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.70%) Google
3 2 (3.70%) Percona
3 2 (3.70%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle
4 1 (1.85%) SaltStack
4 1 (1.85%) SAP
4 1 (1.85%) Twitter
4 1 (1.85%) VMware
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