The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 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 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
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 18 22
Contract jobs citing PHP 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough - 0.99% 1.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 3.57% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £225 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £328 £325
% change year-on-year +6.78% +0.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £15.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +206.45% -60.25%  

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 Peterborough with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Peterborough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 21 28 26
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 21.88% 27.72% 22.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 23
Median daily rate £300 £363 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.24% +8.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £325 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £24.25 £31.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.77% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Peterborough 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 Peterborough

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP in Peterborough

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

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Symfony
2 1 (50.00%) Zend
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Drupal
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Mocha
2 1 (50.00%) SilverStripe
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Highcharts JS
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Grunt
2 1 (50.00%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (50.00%) gulp
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) Secure Coding
2 1 (50.00%) Angular 2

PHP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Peterborough 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%) Drupal
1 1 (50.00%) SilverStripe
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Grunt
1 1 (50.00%) gulp
1 1 (50.00%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (50.00%) Mocha
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (50.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Angular 2
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) Backbone.js
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) Highcharts JS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
1 1 (50.00%) Symfony
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Secure Coding
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Zend