Period
to 14 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 14 July 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
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 56 95 84
Rank change year-on-year +39 -11 +3
Contract jobs citing PHP 7 1 5
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Essex 1.44% 0.12% 0.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.15% 0.23% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 2
Median daily rate £450 - £388
10th Percentile £428 - £334
90th Percentile £488 - £431
East of England median daily rate £425 £381 £375
% change year-on-year +11.48% +1.67% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

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 Essex with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 222 427 380
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 45.59% 51.02% 48.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 274 247
Median daily rate £485 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.11% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £370 £356 £344
90th Percentile £582 £575 £600
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 15
Median hourly rate £21.27 £43.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.53% +14.67% -
10th Percentile £10.45 £35.00 £27.64
90th Percentile £26.05 £58.91 £69.38
Median hourly rate £24.70 £45.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -45.11% +16.13% -3.13%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing PHP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Essex

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PHP in Essex.

Daily rate trend for PHP in Essex

PHP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing PHP in Essex.

Hourly rate trend for PHP in Essex

PHP
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Essex region over the 6 months to 14 July 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
Chelmsford - 3 £450 -
Colchester - 2 - - 2
Brentwood - 1 £425 -
PHP
East of England

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 Essex region with a requirement for PHP.

1 3 (42.86%) CodeIgniter
1 3 (42.86%) REST
1 3 (42.86%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle CX
2 2 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (28.57%) Shopify
2 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (28.57%) jQuery
2 2 (28.57%) Magento
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) SOAP
2 2 (28.57%) Web Development
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) Node.js
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) SLA
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) DSL
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Linux

PHP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 1 (14.29%) Moodle
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Magento
1 2 (28.57%) Shopify
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DSL
1 1 (14.29%) VoIP
1 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon QuickSight
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Redmine
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) PHP Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Digital Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Digital Transformation
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Development Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Development Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Linux Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) CodeIgniter
1 3 (42.86%) REST
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) jQuery
2 2 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (28.57%) Node.js
2 2 (28.57%) SOAP
2 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (28.57%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) React
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Debian
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) CRM
1 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
1 2 (28.57%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (14.29%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
2 1 (14.29%) Content Strategy
2 1 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) Presales
2 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
2 1 (14.29%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 1 (14.29%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Splunk
2 1 (14.29%) Tableau