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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
England / East of England
Rank 94 90 87
Rank change year-on-year -4 -3  
Contract jobs citing PHP 34 36 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.60% 1.47% 1.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.09% 4.54% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 20
Median daily rate £350 £310 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.90% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £271 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 £19.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.89% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.25 £22.00
% change year-on-year +9.58% -17.04%  

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 of England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 832 793 908
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 39.06% 32.28% 34.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 462 490
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 59 59
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +7.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £19.00 £32.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.43 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 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
Essex +3 12 £450 +20.00% 11
Cambridgeshire +8 10 £350 +9.37% 21
Hertfordshire -7 6 £126 -58.60% 12
Norfolk 0 4 £300 -7.69% 10
Bedfordshire -2 2 £363 -29.26%
Suffolk -3 1 £350 +16.66% 3
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 of England region with a requirement for PHP.

1 60 (60.61%) HTML
1 60 (60.61%) JavaScript
2 54 (54.55%) Java
3 46 (46.46%) CSS
4 35 (35.35%) SQL
5 34 (34.34%) CRM
6 32 (32.32%) Oracle
7 29 (29.29%) Adobe
8 26 (26.26%) E-Commerce
8 26 (26.26%) Unix
9 25 (25.25%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (24.24%) Web Development
10 24 (24.24%) XML
11 23 (23.23%) JSON
12 22 (22.22%) Unica
12 22 (22.22%) Adobe Campaign
13 21 (21.21%) B2C
14 19 (19.19%) HTML5
15 18 (18.18%) jQuery
15 18 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
15 18 (18.18%) Microsoft
16 17 (17.17%) Analytics
17 16 (16.16%) MySQL
18 15 (15.15%) .NET
18 15 (15.15%) WordPress
19 14 (14.14%) Linux
19 14 (14.14%) Python
19 14 (14.14%) TDD
20 13 (13.13%) Microsoft Azure
21 12 (12.12%) Hadoop

PHP
Top Related 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 15 (15.15%) WordPress
2 11 (11.11%) Apache
3 6 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (6.06%) Drupal
3 6 (6.06%) nginx
3 6 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.06%) Skype for Business
4 4 (4.04%) CMS
5 2 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.02%) Moodle
5 2 (2.02%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.01%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.01%) IIS
6 1 (1.01%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 8 (8.08%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 22 (22.22%) Adobe Campaign
1 22 (22.22%) Unica
2 10 (10.10%) Payment Gateway
3 8 (8.08%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (5.05%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (12.12%) Adobe Analytics
3 7 (7.07%) SaaS
4 6 (6.06%) Office 365
4 6 (6.06%) Yammer
5 4 (4.04%) Oracle CX
5 4 (4.04%) PaaS
6 2 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.01%) GitHub
7 1 (1.01%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.05%) DHCP
1 5 (5.05%) DNS
1 5 (5.05%) HTTP
2 4 (4.04%) Internet
3 1 (1.01%) LDAP
3 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
2 16 (16.16%) MySQL
3 12 (12.12%) Hadoop
3 12 (12.12%) SQL Server
4 7 (7.07%) Relational Database
5 6 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (4.04%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.02%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.01%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 12 (12.12%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.10%) Subversion
3 8 (8.08%) Jenkins
3 8 (8.08%) Selenium
4 7 (7.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (7.07%) Cucumber
5 6 (6.06%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (4.04%) gulp
7 2 (2.02%) Bitbucket
7 2 (2.02%) Grunt
8 1 (1.01%) JSUnit
8 1 (1.01%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.01%) Mocha
8 1 (1.01%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.01%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (11.11%) Finance
2 7 (7.07%) Retail
3 6 (6.06%) Marketing
4 3 (3.03%) Banking
5 2 (2.02%) Automotive
6 1 (1.01%) Games
6 1 (1.01%) Publishing
6 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 73 (73.74%) Developer
2 25 (25.25%) PHP Developer
3 15 (15.15%) CRM Developer
4 12 (12.12%) JavaScript Developer
5 11 (11.11%) Java Developer
6 9 (9.09%) HTML CSS Developer
6 9 (9.09%) HTML Developer
6 9 (9.09%) Web Developer
7 8 (8.08%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (6.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 6 (6.06%) Full Stack Developer
8 6 (6.06%) Support Engineer
9 5 (5.05%) Analyst
9 5 (5.05%) Magento Developer
10 4 (4.04%) Consultant
10 4 (4.04%) CRM Consultant
10 4 (4.04%) Operations Engineer
10 4 (4.04%) PHP Web Developer
10 4 (4.04%) Senior Developer
10 4 (4.04%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (60.61%) HTML
2 46 (46.46%) CSS
3 24 (24.24%) XML
4 23 (23.23%) JSON
5 19 (19.19%) HTML5
6 18 (18.18%) jQuery
7 15 (15.15%) .NET
8 12 (12.12%) CSS3
9 11 (11.11%) AngularJS
10 9 (9.09%) LAMP
10 9 (9.09%) Node.js
11 6 (6.06%) COM
11 6 (6.06%) REST
11 6 (6.06%) RESTful
12 5 (5.05%) LAPP Stack
12 5 (5.05%) LEMP Stack
12 5 (5.05%) Web Services
13 4 (4.04%) Symfony
13 4 (4.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 3 (3.03%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.05%) User Experience
2 3 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.02%) e-Learning
3 2 (2.02%) NHS
4 1 (1.01%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.01%) EFT
4 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (26.26%) Unix
2 14 (14.14%) Linux
3 9 (9.09%) Windows
4 1 (1.01%) CentOS
4 1 (1.01%) Fedora
4 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (34.34%) CRM
2 26 (26.26%) E-Commerce
3 25 (25.25%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (24.24%) Web Development
5 21 (21.21%) B2C
6 17 (17.17%) Analytics
7 14 (14.14%) TDD
8 9 (9.09%) DevOps
9 8 (8.08%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (8.08%) MVC
9 8 (8.08%) Scrum
10 7 (7.07%) BDD
10 7 (7.07%) Coaching
10 7 (7.07%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (7.07%) Mentoring
10 7 (7.07%) OO
11 6 (6.06%) Data Management
11 6 (6.06%) Document Management
11 6 (6.06%) Front End Development
11 6 (6.06%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 60 (60.61%) JavaScript
2 54 (54.55%) Java
3 35 (35.35%) SQL
4 14 (14.14%) Python
5 10 (10.10%) Ruby
6 7 (7.07%) Perl
7 3 (3.03%) C#
8 2 (2.02%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.01%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.01%) Tcl
9 1 (1.01%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.02%) SLA
2 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.05%) Virtual Machines
1 5 (5.05%) Virtual Servers
1 5 (5.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.04%) FreeRADIUS
3 3 (3.03%) Docker
4 1 (1.01%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.01%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (7.07%) Ansible
1 7 (7.07%) Puppet
2 6 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (5.05%) Nagios
Vendors
1 32 (32.32%) Oracle
2 29 (29.29%) Adobe
3 18 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 8 (8.08%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (6.06%) Infor
5 6 (6.06%) SAP
6 5 (5.05%) VMware
6 5 (5.05%) Zend
7 4 (4.04%) Cisco
8 1 (1.01%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.01%) Sun
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