The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 37 42
Rank change year-on-year -3 +5  
Contract jobs citing PHP 3 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.82% 1.80% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.70% 6.14% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
Median daily rate £350 £333 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +90.00%  
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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 111 114 128
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 30.33% 29.38% 35.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 83 80
Median daily rate £450 £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £503 £536
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Median hourly rate £187.50 £54.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +244.03% +186.84%  
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 Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP in Northamptonshire

PHP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP in Northamptonshire

PHP
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Northampton +2 1 - - 1
PHP
East Midlands

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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for PHP.

1 2 (66.67%) Magento
2 1 (33.33%) Mesos
2 1 (33.33%) AWS Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (33.33%) Public Cloud
2 1 (33.33%) API Design
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Ansible
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) SMTP
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP

PHP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) SMTP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Magento Developer
3 1 (33.33%) AWS Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Mason
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (33.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) API Design
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) AWS Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) Kubernetes
1 1 (33.33%) Mesos
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) SAP