The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 35 26 37
Rank change year-on-year -9 +11  
Contract jobs citing PHP 6 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 2.15% 4.76% 0.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.14% 10.74% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 3
Median daily rate £275 £344 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +71.87%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Leicestershire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 145 121 123
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 51.97% 44.32% 39.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 72 85
Median daily rate £320 £288 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.30% -4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £248 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £407 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Median hourly rate £18.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.14% -  
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 Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP in Leicestershire

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in Leicestershire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP in Leicestershire

PHP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP in Leicestershire

PHP
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Leicestershire 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
Leicester -7 4 £150 -52.94% 3
PHP
East Midlands

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for PHP.

1 8 (80.00%) HTML
1 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (80.00%) CSS
2 7 (70.00%) E-Commerce
2 7 (70.00%) WordPress
3 6 (60.00%) jQuery
4 5 (50.00%) Ajax
4 5 (50.00%) HTML5
4 5 (50.00%) CSS3
5 4 (40.00%) Magento
5 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (40.00%) OO PHP
5 4 (40.00%) Front End Development
5 4 (40.00%) OO
6 3 (30.00%) .NET
6 3 (30.00%) MySQL
6 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (30.00%) TDD
6 3 (30.00%) Adobe
7 2 (20.00%) Sass
7 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 2 (20.00%) gulp
7 2 (20.00%) React
7 2 (20.00%) OOP
7 2 (20.00%) Symfony
7 2 (20.00%) Drupal
8 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
8 1 (10.00%) Web Development
8 1 (10.00%) Animation
8 1 (10.00%) Retail

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 7 (70.00%) WordPress
2 2 (20.00%) Drupal
3 1 (10.00%) Apache
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) gulp
3 1 (10.00%) Grunt
3 1 (10.00%) PHPUnit
3 1 (10.00%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) HTML Developer
2 5 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (30.00%) HTML CSS Developer
4 3 (30.00%) WordPress Developer
5 2 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (20.00%) MySQL Developer
5 2 (20.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 2 (20.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 2 (20.00%) PHP WordPress Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Symfony Developer
6 1 (10.00%) AWS Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Magento Developer
6 1 (10.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 1 (10.00%) UI Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) CSS
1 8 (80.00%) HTML
2 6 (60.00%) jQuery
3 5 (50.00%) Ajax
3 5 (50.00%) CSS3
3 5 (50.00%) HTML5
4 3 (30.00%) .NET
5 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (20.00%) React
5 2 (20.00%) Sass
5 2 (20.00%) Symfony
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (10.00%) LAMP
6 1 (10.00%) Node.js
6 1 (10.00%) RESTful
6 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Animation
1 1 (10.00%) e-Learning
1 1 (10.00%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (40.00%) Front End Development
2 4 (40.00%) OO
2 4 (40.00%) OO PHP
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) TDD
4 2 (20.00%) OOP
5 1 (10.00%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Adobe
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