The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 29 25 25
Rank change year-on-year -4 0  
Contract jobs citing PHP 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 0.56% 1.08% 1.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.92% 4.08% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £350 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +14.28% -20.45%  

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 Suffolk with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 52 49 61
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 29.05% 26.34% 32.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 30 44
Median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.10 - -
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 Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 Suffolk

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP in Suffolk

PHP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP in Suffolk

PHP
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 24 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
Newmarket - 1 £350 -
PHP
East of England

PHP
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 24 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for PHP.

1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) NHS
2 2 (50.00%) e-Learning
2 2 (50.00%) Symfony
2 2 (50.00%) Moodle
2 2 (50.00%) Content Development
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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 2 (50.00%) Moodle
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) e-Learning Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Moodle Developer
2 2 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Junior
3 1 (25.00%) Junior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Junior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Symfony
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) e-Learning
1 2 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Content Development
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree