Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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.

PHP
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 62 80
Rank change year-on-year -26 +18 -6
Contract jobs citing PHP 8 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.01% 2.19% 1.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.31% 6.57% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 14
Essex median daily rate £325 £350 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +21.74% -11.54%
10th Percentile £313 £253 £181
90th Percentile £390 £588 £401
East of England median daily rate £375 £350 £300
% change year-on-year +7.14% +16.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Essex median hourly rate - £31.45 -
East of England median hourly rate £15.00 £31.23 £45.00
% change year-on-year -51.96% -30.61% +80.00%

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 347 289 465
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 43.76% 33.33% 38.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 193 255
Essex median daily rate £503 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.57% -6.67% -7.41%
10th Percentile £313 £242 £235
90th Percentile £600 £525 £525
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 42 63
Essex median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -1.37% +14.96%
10th Percentile £26.35 £30.75 £25.40
90th Percentile £63.75 £45.98 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +2.74%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Essex

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP in Essex

PHP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor 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 20 November 2017. 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
Brentwood - 5 £325 -
Witham - 1 £325 - 2
PHP
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Essex region with a requirement for PHP.

1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (75.00%) Ruby
2 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Marketing
2 5 (62.50%) Wireless
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Wireshark
2 5 (62.50%) QA
2 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 5 (62.50%) Release Management
2 5 (62.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
2 5 (62.50%) Perl
2 5 (62.50%) VB.NET
2 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) JUnit
2 5 (62.50%) ADSL
2 5 (62.50%) Bluetooth
2 5 (62.50%) Broadband
2 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 5 (62.50%) IPv4
2 5 (62.50%) IPv6
2 5 (62.50%) Firmware
2 5 (62.50%) 802.11
2 5 (62.50%) VDSL
2 5 (62.50%) UPnP
2 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 5 (62.50%) Bash Shell
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (62.50%) 802.1X

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 (12.50%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) 802.11
1 5 (62.50%) ADSL
1 5 (62.50%) Bluetooth
1 5 (62.50%) Broadband
1 5 (62.50%) IPv4
1 5 (62.50%) IPv6
1 5 (62.50%) UPnP
1 5 (62.50%) VDSL
1 5 (62.50%) WAN
1 5 (62.50%) Wireless
1 5 (62.50%) Wireshark
2 4 (50.00%) NAS
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (62.50%) JUnit
1 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) Bugzilla
2 4 (50.00%) JIRA
2 4 (50.00%) Redmine
2 4 (50.00%) Trac
3 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) Grunt
3 1 (12.50%) gulp
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
1 5 (62.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Software Tester
1 5 (62.50%) Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
1 5 (62.50%) 802.1X
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) CSS3
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) Laravel
3 1 (12.50%) Node.js
3 1 (12.50%) React
3 1 (12.50%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (50.00%) STB
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (62.50%) Network Packet Analysis
1 5 (62.50%) Release Management
1 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 4 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 4 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 4 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
2 4 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (75.00%) Ruby
2 5 (62.50%) Bash Shell
2 5 (62.50%) Perl
2 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
2 5 (62.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Firmware