Period
to 19 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 19 June 2018 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 of England
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 131 106
Rank change year-on-year +16 -25 -11
Contract jobs citing PHP 78 62 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.77% 1.40% 1.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.75% 3.51% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 55 59
East of England median daily rate £375 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +30.77% -
10th Percentile £217 £254 £213
90th Percentile £475 £450 £450
England median daily rate £400 £375 £358
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.90% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 10
East of England median hourly rate - £39.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +130.88% +78.95%
England median hourly rate £26.55 £37.50 £18.80
% change year-on-year -29.21% +99.47% -34.69%

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 of England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,641 1,768 1,654
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 37.19% 39.83% 33.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 987 1,071 966
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £281 £273 £255
90th Percentile £575 £546 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 119 123
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +9.33% -
10th Percentile £16.35 £30.00 £21.50
90th Percentile £54.75 £52.50 £52.25
England median hourly rate £41.50 £41.25 £38.50
% change year-on-year +0.61% +7.14% +10.00%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP in the East of England

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP in the East of England

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP in the East of England

PHP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP in the East of England

PHP
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 19 June 2018. 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
Hertfordshire +16 37 £375 -16.67% 23
Cambridgeshire -1 19 £325 -7.14% 15
Suffolk +2 8 £425 +21.43% 6
Bedfordshire +7 7 £331 -5.36% 3
Essex +4 6 £388 -11.43% 13
Norfolk +1 2 £450 +50.00% 9
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, 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 of England region with a requirement for PHP.

1 44 (56.41%) HTML
2 40 (51.28%) CSS
3 35 (44.87%) JavaScript
4 34 (43.59%) Linux
5 32 (41.03%) MySQL
6 31 (39.74%) Java
7 23 (29.49%) Git (software)
8 22 (28.21%) E-Commerce
9 21 (26.92%) Magento
10 18 (23.08%) Apache
10 18 (23.08%) SQL
10 18 (23.08%) MVC
10 18 (23.08%) LAMP
11 17 (21.79%) Web Development
12 16 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (19.23%) Python
13 15 (19.23%) XHTML
13 15 (19.23%) Open Source
14 14 (17.95%) Amazon AWS
14 14 (17.95%) WordPress
15 13 (16.67%) jQuery
15 13 (16.67%) HTML5
15 13 (16.67%) Perl
16 12 (15.38%) Oracle
16 12 (15.38%) OO
16 12 (15.38%) Laravel
16 12 (15.38%) CSS3
17 11 (14.10%) Node.js
17 11 (14.10%) Symfony
17 11 (14.10%) .NET

PHP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 18 (23.08%) Apache
2 14 (17.95%) WordPress
3 7 (8.97%) CMS
3 7 (8.97%) Drupal
3 7 (8.97%) Tomcat
4 6 (7.69%) WebSphere
4 6 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (5.13%) Apache Solr
5 4 (5.13%) Confluence
5 4 (5.13%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (5.13%) JBoss
5 4 (5.13%) nginx
6 3 (3.85%) OpenStack
7 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (26.92%) Magento
2 3 (3.85%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.28%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.95%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.85%) Google Analytics
3 3 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (3.85%) Stackdriver
4 1 (1.28%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.28%) Asana
4 1 (1.28%) GitHub
4 1 (1.28%) Office 365
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.10%) HTTP
2 9 (11.54%) Firewall
3 5 (6.41%) HTTPS
4 4 (5.13%) SSL
5 3 (3.85%) DNS
5 3 (3.85%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.85%) VPN
5 3 (3.85%) Wireless
6 2 (2.56%) BGP
6 2 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (2.56%) IGMP
6 2 (2.56%) IPsec
6 2 (2.56%) RTCP
6 2 (2.56%) RTP
6 2 (2.56%) SNMP
6 2 (2.56%) SSH
6 2 (2.56%) TACACS
6 2 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (41.03%) MySQL
2 9 (11.54%) Relational Database
3 6 (7.69%) DB2
3 6 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 5 (6.41%) Big Data
5 4 (5.13%) DbVisualizer
5 4 (5.13%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.56%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.28%) phpMyAdmin
Development Applications
1 23 (29.49%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.97%) JIRA
3 6 (7.69%) Subversion
4 5 (6.41%) Grunt
4 5 (6.41%) gulp
4 5 (6.41%) Jasmine
4 5 (6.41%) Jenkins
5 4 (5.13%) Firebug
5 4 (5.13%) JMeter
5 4 (5.13%) LoadRunner
5 4 (5.13%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (5.13%) The Grinder
6 3 (3.85%) Artifactory
6 3 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (3.85%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (2.56%) Babel
7 2 (2.56%) Bower
7 2 (2.56%) git-flow
7 2 (2.56%) Mocha
7 2 (2.56%) webpack
General
1 8 (10.26%) Finance
2 5 (6.41%) Marketing
3 4 (5.13%) Advertising
4 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 45 (57.69%) Developer
2 18 (23.08%) PHP Developer
3 8 (10.26%) Magento Developer
4 7 (8.97%) Analyst
4 7 (8.97%) Web Developer
5 6 (7.69%) Administrator
5 6 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
5 6 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (6.41%) Consultant
6 5 (6.41%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Drupal Developer
6 5 (6.41%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (6.41%) PHP Web Developer
6 5 (6.41%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Performance Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) WordPress Developer
8 3 (3.85%) .NET Developer
8 3 (3.85%) C# Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Web Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (56.41%) HTML
2 40 (51.28%) CSS
3 18 (23.08%) LAMP
4 15 (19.23%) XHTML
5 13 (16.67%) HTML5
5 13 (16.67%) jQuery
6 12 (15.38%) CSS3
6 12 (15.38%) Laravel
7 11 (14.10%) .NET
7 11 (14.10%) Node.js
7 11 (14.10%) Symfony
8 7 (8.97%) XSL
9 6 (7.69%) AngularJS
9 6 (7.69%) Sass
9 6 (7.69%) XML
10 5 (6.41%) JSON
10 5 (6.41%) LESS
10 5 (6.41%) REST
10 5 (6.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (6.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.26%) User Experience
3 7 (8.97%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.13%) Replication
5 3 (3.85%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.85%) Social Media
5 3 (3.85%) Vector Graphics
6 2 (2.56%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (2.56%) W3C
7 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.28%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (43.59%) Linux
2 5 (6.41%) Windows
3 4 (5.13%) AIX
3 4 (5.13%) CentOS
3 4 (5.13%) Unix
4 3 (3.85%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.28%) Android
5 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.28%) Fedora
5 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.21%) E-Commerce
2 18 (23.08%) MVC
3 17 (21.79%) Web Development
4 16 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (19.23%) Open Source
6 12 (15.38%) OO
7 10 (12.82%) OO PHP
8 9 (11.54%) DevOps
8 9 (11.54%) TDD
9 8 (10.26%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (8.97%) Performance Testing
10 7 (8.97%) Test Automation
11 6 (7.69%) API Integration
11 6 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (7.69%) DNA
11 6 (7.69%) Front End Development
11 6 (7.69%) OOP
11 6 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
11 6 (7.69%) Typography
12 5 (6.41%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 35 (44.87%) JavaScript
2 31 (39.74%) Java
3 18 (23.08%) SQL
4 15 (19.23%) Python
5 13 (16.67%) Perl
6 9 (11.54%) C#
7 8 (10.26%) Bash Shell
8 6 (7.69%) Ruby
9 5 (6.41%) AWK
10 4 (5.13%) ES6
11 3 (3.85%) C
12 2 (2.56%) PHP 7
12 2 (2.56%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.28%) Go
13 1 (1.28%) PHP 5
13 1 (1.28%) Scala
13 1 (1.28%) sed
13 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (2.56%) CCNA
1 2 (2.56%) CCNP
1 2 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (2.56%) DV Cleared
1 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.28%) Degree
2 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (7.69%) Docker
2 4 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (7.69%) Ansible
1 6 (7.69%) Puppet
2 5 (6.41%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (6.41%) Rancher
3 4 (5.13%) Grafana
4 3 (3.85%) HAProxy
4 3 (3.85%) Kibana
4 3 (3.85%) logstash
5 2 (2.56%) HP ALM
5 2 (2.56%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.28%) Galera Cluster
Vendors
1 12 (15.38%) Oracle
2 10 (12.82%) Zend
3 9 (11.54%) hybris
3 9 (11.54%) IBM
4 7 (8.97%) Google
4 7 (8.97%) New Relic
5 6 (7.69%) Atlassian
5 6 (7.69%) Intershop
6 5 (6.41%) Microsoft
7 4 (5.13%) AppDynamics
7 4 (5.13%) Dynatrace
7 4 (5.13%) Percona
7 4 (5.13%) VMware
8 3 (3.85%) F5
8 3 (3.85%) SolarWinds
8 3 (3.85%) Splunk
9 2 (2.56%) Cisco
9 2 (2.56%) HP
10 1 (1.28%) Sage
10 1 (1.28%) Sun