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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 1 July 2022 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
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 74 59 58
Rank change year-on-year -15 -1 +36
Contract jobs citing PHP 16 22 12
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.16% 2.03% 1.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.27% 7.46% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 5
10th Percentile £313 - £254
25th Percentile £339 £125 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £463 £250 £325
Median % change year-on-year +85.00% -23.08% -7.14%
75th Percentile £509 £360 £338
90th Percentile £538 £388 -
England median daily rate £438 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +9.38% -5.88% +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 375 295 262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 27.27% 27.21% 30.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 222 170
10th Percentile £313 £213 £260
25th Percentile £363 £306 £310
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £375 £385
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% -2.60% -3.75%
75th Percentile £500 £438 £475
90th Percentile £584 £524 £525
England median daily rate £554 £505 £500
% change year-on-year +9.70% +1.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 2 8
10th Percentile £17.67 £10.85 £35.70
25th Percentile £19.83 £12.80 £39.94
Median hourly rate £35.00 £16.78 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +108.58% -62.71% +25.00%
75th Percentile - £21.52 £48.94
90th Percentile - £23.91 £51.15
England median hourly rate £52.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +23.53% - -5.38%

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 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Nottinghamshire +4 7 £365 +82.50% 14
Northamptonshire -5 6 £500 +53.85% 5
Leicestershire -11 1 £600 +29.03% 4
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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 12 (75.00%) MySQL
2 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
3 10 (62.50%) SQL
4 9 (56.25%) HTML
4 9 (56.25%) CSS
5 8 (50.00%) .NET
5 8 (50.00%) React
6 7 (43.75%) Microservices
6 7 (43.75%) Java
6 7 (43.75%) TDD
6 7 (43.75%) AWS
7 6 (37.50%) Node.js
7 6 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (31.25%) Hibernate
8 5 (31.25%) MVC
8 5 (31.25%) JMeter
8 5 (31.25%) JUnit
8 5 (31.25%) OO
8 5 (31.25%) BDD
8 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
8 5 (31.25%) Azure
8 5 (31.25%) MSTest
8 5 (31.25%) .NET Framework
8 5 (31.25%) Spring
8 5 (31.25%) Maven
8 5 (31.25%) Selenium
8 5 (31.25%) Spock
8 5 (31.25%) Kubernetes
8 5 (31.25%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 5 (31.25%) Gradle

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 (12.50%) Confluence
1 2 (12.50%) Drupal
1 2 (12.50%) WordPress
2 1 (6.25%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) AWS
2 5 (31.25%) Azure
3 2 (12.50%) Power Platform
4 1 (6.25%) Amazon Cognito
4 1 (6.25%) Figma
4 1 (6.25%) Power Automate
4 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) MySQL
2 6 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (12.50%) Power BI
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (6.25%) DynamoDB
4 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Gatling
1 5 (31.25%) Gradle
1 5 (31.25%) JMeter
1 5 (31.25%) JUnit
1 5 (31.25%) Maven
1 5 (31.25%) MSTest
1 5 (31.25%) Selenium
1 5 (31.25%) Spock
2 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 4 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (12.50%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) PHP Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Technical Leader
4 2 (12.50%) Database Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (6.25%) Integration Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) CSS
1 9 (56.25%) HTML
2 8 (50.00%) .NET
2 8 (50.00%) React
3 6 (37.50%) Node.js
4 5 (31.25%) .NET Core
4 5 (31.25%) .NET Framework
4 5 (31.25%) Elastic Stack
4 5 (31.25%) Enzyme
4 5 (31.25%) Hibernate
4 5 (31.25%) Jest
4 5 (31.25%) Laravel
4 5 (31.25%) Spring
4 5 (31.25%) Vue.js
5 3 (18.75%) SOAP
5 3 (18.75%) XML
6 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 2 (12.50%) HTML5
6 2 (12.50%) jQuery
6 2 (12.50%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Microservices
1 7 (43.75%) TDD
2 5 (31.25%) BDD
2 5 (31.25%) CI/CD
2 5 (31.25%) Event-Driven
2 5 (31.25%) Event-Driven Architecture
2 5 (31.25%) Mob Programming
2 5 (31.25%) MVC
2 5 (31.25%) OO
2 5 (31.25%) SOLID
2 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
3 3 (18.75%) Agile
3 3 (18.75%) API Development
3 3 (18.75%) Full Stack Development
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) Information Security
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
2 10 (62.50%) SQL
3 7 (43.75%) Java
4 5 (31.25%) ES6
5 3 (18.75%) C#
5 3 (18.75%) Python
6 2 (12.50%) Ruby
7 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
7 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO 9001
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Ansible
1 5 (31.25%) Kubernetes
1 5 (31.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Atlassian
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Blue Prism
2 1 (6.25%) UiPath