The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 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 23 June 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
South East / Middlesex
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 22 22
Rank change year-on-year +7 0  
Contract jobs citing PHP 1 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 1.12% 2.94% 2.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.85% 7.81% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 4
Median daily rate £130 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -67.50% +45.45%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +6.06% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £16.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +196.87% -58.97%  

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 Middlesex with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 26 64 59
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 29.21% 37.65% 31.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 36 29
Median daily rate £385 £360 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.80% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £318 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Median hourly rate - £45.50 £36.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +24.44%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex 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 Middlesex

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP in Middlesex

PHP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for PHP.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Local Government
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) WCAG
2 1 (50.00%) Animation
2 1 (50.00%) PHP 5
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) GitHub
2 1 (50.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) ActionScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) DOM

PHP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex 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 (50.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
1 1 (50.00%) Local Government
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (50.00%) HTML CSS Developer
2 1 (50.00%) HTML Developer
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (50.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) DOM
2 1 (50.00%) Flash
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) OOP
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) ActionScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP 5
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) WCAG