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 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
Rank 45 50 44
Rank change year-on-year +5 -6  
Contract jobs citing PHP 12 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.95% 0.66% 1.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.28% 2.05% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 4
Median daily rate £450 £375 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.83%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 - -
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 Essex with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 191 146 188
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 46.93% 31.95% 40.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 89 95
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 29
Median hourly rate £37.00 £47.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.10% +20.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £36.50 £32.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £47.50 £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 Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 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 Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in Essex over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP in Essex

PHP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 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
Basildon - 2 - -
Brentwood - 1 - -
PHP
East of England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 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 Essex region with a requirement for PHP.

1 29 (93.55%) JavaScript
2 27 (87.10%) Java
3 26 (83.87%) Oracle
4 25 (80.65%) CRM
5 23 (74.19%) HTML
5 23 (74.19%) CSS
6 22 (70.97%) SQL
6 22 (70.97%) XML
6 22 (70.97%) Unix
6 22 (70.97%) JSON
6 22 (70.97%) Unica
7 21 (67.74%) Adobe
7 21 (67.74%) Adobe Campaign
8 20 (64.52%) B2C
9 18 (58.06%) BusinessObjects
10 16 (51.61%) Analytics
11 12 (38.71%) Adobe Analytics
11 12 (38.71%) Hadoop
12 8 (25.81%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (25.81%) Dynamics CRM
12 8 (25.81%) Web Development
12 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
13 7 (22.58%) Retail
13 7 (22.58%) Mentoring
13 7 (22.58%) Coaching
14 6 (19.35%) Yammer
14 6 (19.35%) Office 365
14 6 (19.35%) Case Management
14 6 (19.35%) Data Management
14 6 (19.35%) Document Management

PHP
Top Related 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 6 (19.35%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
1 6 (19.35%) Skype for Business
2 2 (6.45%) CMS
3 1 (3.23%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 22 (70.97%) Unica
2 21 (67.74%) Adobe Campaign
3 8 (25.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (38.71%) Adobe Analytics
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (19.35%) Office 365
2 6 (19.35%) Yammer
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle CX
3 4 (12.90%) PaaS
3 4 (12.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Internet
1 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (58.06%) BusinessObjects
2 12 (38.71%) Hadoop
3 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
4 3 (9.68%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (22.58%) Retail
2 4 (12.90%) Marketing
3 2 (6.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 26 (83.87%) Developer
2 15 (48.39%) CRM Developer
3 9 (29.03%) Java Developer
4 6 (19.35%) PHP Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Consultant
5 4 (12.90%) CRM Consultant
6 3 (9.68%) HTML CSS Developer
6 3 (9.68%) HTML Developer
6 3 (9.68%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (9.68%) XML Developer
7 1 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (3.23%) MySQL Developer
7 1 (3.23%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (74.19%) CSS
1 23 (74.19%) HTML
2 22 (70.97%) JSON
2 22 (70.97%) XML
3 6 (19.35%) COM
4 4 (12.90%) .NET
4 4 (12.90%) Web Services
5 2 (6.45%) LAMP
6 1 (3.23%) jQuery
6 1 (3.23%) Laravel
Operating Systems
1 22 (70.97%) Unix
2 6 (19.35%) Windows
3 1 (3.23%) CentOS
3 1 (3.23%) Fedora
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (80.65%) CRM
2 20 (64.52%) B2C
3 16 (51.61%) Analytics
4 8 (25.81%) Web Development
5 7 (22.58%) Coaching
5 7 (22.58%) Mentoring
6 6 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (19.35%) Case Management
6 6 (19.35%) Data Management
6 6 (19.35%) Document Management
7 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (12.90%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
8 4 (12.90%) Data Analytics
8 4 (12.90%) Presales
8 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (12.90%) Waterfall
9 2 (6.45%) OO
9 2 (6.45%) OO PHP
9 2 (6.45%) Secure Coding
9 2 (6.45%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 29 (93.55%) JavaScript
2 27 (87.10%) Java
3 22 (70.97%) SQL
4 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.23%) Perl
4 1 (3.23%) Python
4 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Ansible
1 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (83.87%) Oracle
2 21 (67.74%) Adobe
3 8 (25.81%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (19.35%) Infor
4 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
4 6 (19.35%) SAP
5 1 (3.23%) Red Hat