Period
to 29 November 2020

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 29 November 2020 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
29 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 67 63 140
Rank change year-on-year -4 +77 -11
Contract jobs citing PHP 22 128 71
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.69% 3.34% 1.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.21% 9.34% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 88 65
Median daily rate £293 £415 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.52% +7.10% +10.71%
10th Percentile £256 £313 £275
90th Percentile £528 £450 £475
England median daily rate £363 £400 £388
% change year-on-year -9.38% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.83
% change year-on-year +8.33% -2.68% -17.80%

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 523 1,370 1,910
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 40.17% 35.77% 38.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 817 1,166
Median daily rate £425 £425 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.30% +8.75%
10th Percentile £263 £306 £300
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
England median daily rate £488 £488 £475
% change year-on-year - +2.63% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 72 82
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.45% +8.75%
10th Percentile £21.63 £24.48 £15.39
90th Percentile £53.88 £51.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate £37.00 £43.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year -14.94% +3.57% +5.00%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing PHP as a proportion 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

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

Daily rate trend for PHP in the East of England

PHP
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PHP in the East of England over the 6 months to 29 November 2020.

Daily rate histogram for PHP in the East of England

PHP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

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 29 November 2020. 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 -7 18 £293 -33.14% 9
Suffolk +17 2 £288 -11.54% 4
Cambridgeshire +42 1 £400 +22.14% 10
Norfolk +12 1 - - 3
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 29 November 2020, 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 16 (72.73%) Laravel
2 13 (59.09%) Docker
2 13 (59.09%) JavaScript
2 13 (59.09%) Git (software)
3 12 (54.55%) MySQL
4 10 (45.45%) JIRA
5 7 (31.82%) Vue.js
5 7 (31.82%) OO
6 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (27.27%) AngularJS
7 5 (22.73%) Linux
7 5 (22.73%) Python
7 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (22.73%) jQuery
7 5 (22.73%) Bash Shell
8 4 (18.18%) Node.js
8 4 (18.18%) Azure
8 4 (18.18%) AWS
8 4 (18.18%) Scrum
8 4 (18.18%) Microservices
8 4 (18.18%) Kubernetes
8 4 (18.18%) Terraform
8 4 (18.18%) NgRx
9 3 (13.64%) Vuetify.js
9 3 (13.64%) PHP 7
9 3 (13.64%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (13.64%) GCP
9 3 (13.64%) Demand Forecasting
9 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
9 3 (13.64%) Mobile App

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 3 (13.64%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.09%) Apache
2 2 (9.09%) Confluence
2 2 (9.09%) nginx
2 2 (9.09%) WordPress
3 1 (4.55%) Apache Solr
3 1 (4.55%) JBoss
3 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Fredhopper
1 1 (4.55%) Magento
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Hybris
1 1 (4.55%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) AWS
1 4 (18.18%) Azure
2 3 (13.64%) GCP
3 1 (4.55%) GitHub
3 1 (4.55%) SaaS
3 1 (4.55%) Slack
3 1 (4.55%) SpeedCurve
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) MySQL
2 2 (9.09%) BigQuery
2 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) DB2
3 1 (4.55%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 13 (59.09%) Git (software)
2 10 (45.45%) JIRA
3 3 (13.64%) Bitbucket
3 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
4 2 (9.09%) Vagrant
5 1 (4.55%) JMeter
5 1 (4.55%) PhpStorm
5 1 (4.55%) WebPageTest
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
1 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Developer
2 13 (59.09%) PHP Developer
3 8 (36.36%) PHP Laravel Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Developer
5 3 (13.64%) MySQL Developer
5 3 (13.64%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Linux Developer
6 2 (9.09%) PHP Software Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) AWS Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Designer
7 1 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Node.js Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Performance Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) PHP Zend Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (72.73%) Laravel
2 7 (31.82%) Vue.js
3 6 (27.27%) AngularJS
4 5 (22.73%) jQuery
5 4 (18.18%) NgRx
5 4 (18.18%) Node.js
6 3 (13.64%) CSS
6 3 (13.64%) LAMP
6 3 (13.64%) Vuetify.js
7 2 (9.09%) LEMP Stack
7 2 (9.09%) React
7 2 (9.09%) Sass
8 1 (4.55%) HTML
8 1 (4.55%) RESTful
8 1 (4.55%) Symfony
8 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.55%) FMCG
3 1 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) OO
2 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (18.18%) Microservices
3 4 (18.18%) Scrum
4 3 (13.64%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
4 3 (13.64%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (13.64%) Demand Forecasting
4 3 (13.64%) Integration Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
4 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (9.09%) DevOps
5 2 (9.09%) Front End Development
5 2 (9.09%) Kanban
5 2 (9.09%) MVC
5 2 (9.09%) OO PHP
5 2 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) JavaScript
2 5 (22.73%) Bash Shell
2 5 (22.73%) Python
3 3 (13.64%) Java
3 3 (13.64%) PHP 7
4 1 (4.55%) AWK
4 1 (4.55%) Perl
4 1 (4.55%) SQL
System Software
1 13 (59.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Kubernetes
1 4 (18.18%) Terraform
2 2 (9.09%) Ansible
2 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (9.09%) Packer
2 2 (9.09%) Puppet
3 1 (4.55%) Grafana
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) WooCommerce
2 1 (4.55%) AppDynamics
2 1 (4.55%) Dynatrace
2 1 (4.55%) Google
2 1 (4.55%) hybris
2 1 (4.55%) IBM
2 1 (4.55%) New Relic
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) PayPal
2 1 (4.55%) SAP
2 1 (4.55%) Virgin Media
2 1 (4.55%) Zend