The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 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 April 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
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 38 39
Rank change year-on-year +13 +1  
Contract jobs citing PHP 16 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 4.37% 2.42% 2.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.70% 8.57% 5.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 8
Median daily rate £415 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.57% -17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £236 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £378 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £17.40 £26.35
% change year-on-year +40.80% -33.96%  

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 Nottingham with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Nottingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 165 140 166
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 45.08% 28.28% 40.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 77 105
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £15.25 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -66.11%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.77% +5.55%  

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottingham 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 Nottingham

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP in Nottingham

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in Nottingham over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP in Nottingham

PHP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for PHP.

1 18 (78.26%) HTML
1 18 (78.26%) CSS
2 15 (65.22%) MySQL
3 14 (60.87%) JavaScript
4 13 (56.52%) Git (software)
5 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (39.13%) CSS3
7 6 (26.09%) WAI
7 6 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (26.09%) WebDriver
7 6 (26.09%) Magento
7 6 (26.09%) Behat
7 6 (26.09%) Jasmine
7 6 (26.09%) Mocha
7 6 (26.09%) Cucumber
7 6 (26.09%) BDD
7 6 (26.09%) Progressive Enhancement
7 6 (26.09%) Sass
7 6 (26.09%) Grunt
7 6 (26.09%) Twig
7 6 (26.09%) gulp
8 4 (17.39%) Linux
9 3 (13.04%) Apache
9 3 (13.04%) Java
9 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
9 3 (13.04%) HTML5
9 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (13.04%) Symfony
9 3 (13.04%) Web Development
9 3 (13.04%) Continuous Deployment

PHP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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 3 (13.04%) Apache
2 2 (8.70%) Drupal
2 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) nginx
3 1 (4.35%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) FTP
1 1 (4.35%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (65.22%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.35%) Redis
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (56.52%) Git (software)
2 6 (26.09%) Cucumber
2 6 (26.09%) Grunt
2 6 (26.09%) gulp
2 6 (26.09%) Jasmine
2 6 (26.09%) Mocha
2 6 (26.09%) WebDriver
3 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.70%) JIRA
3 2 (8.70%) JMeter
3 2 (8.70%) Vagrant
4 1 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (4.35%) GitLab
4 1 (4.35%) Hudson
4 1 (4.35%) MSBuild
4 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (86.96%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) PHP Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Magento Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Senior Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Digital Developer
4 3 (13.04%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Symfony Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Drupal Developer
5 2 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Architect
6 1 (4.35%) CSS Developer
6 1 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) HTML Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Agile Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (78.26%) CSS
1 18 (78.26%) HTML
2 9 (39.13%) CSS3
3 6 (26.09%) Behat
3 6 (26.09%) Sass
3 6 (26.09%) Twig
4 3 (13.04%) HTML5
4 3 (13.04%) Symfony
5 2 (8.70%) jQuery
5 2 (8.70%) LAMP
5 2 (8.70%) RESTful
5 2 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (8.70%) Web Services
6 1 (4.35%) .NET
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
6 1 (4.35%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (4.35%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (4.35%) REST
6 1 (4.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.35%) Reference Data
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) CentOS
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.35%) SUSE
2 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) BDD
2 6 (26.09%) Progressive Enhancement
2 6 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (13.04%) Continuous Deployment
3 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
3 3 (13.04%) Web Development
4 1 (4.35%) API Integration
4 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.35%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.35%) DevOps
4 1 (4.35%) Line Management
4 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.35%) Load Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.35%) MVC
4 1 (4.35%) OO PHP
4 1 (4.35%) Scrum
4 1 (4.35%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) JavaScript
2 3 (13.04%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.35%) PHP 7
3 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.35%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) Ruby
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) AWS Certification
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) WAI
2 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Ansible
1 1 (4.35%) Kubernetes
1 1 (4.35%) Mesos
1 1 (4.35%) Nagios
1 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
1 1 (4.35%) Rancher
1 1 (4.35%) rkt
1 1 (4.35%) Salt
1 1 (4.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Zend
2 1 (4.35%) Rackspace
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.35%) SaltStack
2 1 (4.35%) Splunk
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 5 days ago