Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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 of England > Suffolk
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 45 37
Rank change year-on-year +18 -8 +9
Contract jobs citing PHP 10 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 3.15% 1.05% 2.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.35% 2.84% 7.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 10
Suffolk median daily rate £371 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.00% +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £130 £330 £200
90th Percentile £600 £420 £490
East of England median daily rate £375 £350 £300
% change year-on-year +7.14% +16.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Suffolk median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £15.00 £31.23 £45.00
% change year-on-year -51.96% -30.61% +80.00%

PHP is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Suffolk
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 107 176 185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 33.75% 37.13% 40.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 113 135
Suffolk median daily rate £390 £400 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% -0.62% +0.63%
10th Percentile £263 £288 £280
90th Percentile £501 £525 £500
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Suffolk median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £8.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.43% +311.76% -77.33%
10th Percentile £26.25 £13.20 £7.75
90th Percentile £28.75 £42.50 £9.25
East of England median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.63% +6.67% +1.35%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

Job postings citing PHP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Suffolk.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in Suffolk over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP in Suffolk

PHP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bury St Edmunds - 3 £600 -
Haverhill - 2 £130 -
Ipswich +4 1 £375 -6.25% 2
Woodbridge - 1 £325 -
PHP
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) HTML
2 6 (60.00%) CSS
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) Web Development
4 4 (40.00%) OOP
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (30.00%) RESTful
5 3 (30.00%) HTML5
5 3 (30.00%) CSS3
5 3 (30.00%) Laravel
5 3 (30.00%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (30.00%) Re-Platforming
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) Web Services
5 3 (30.00%) .NET
5 3 (30.00%) MySQL
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) jQuery
6 2 (20.00%) Service Design
6 2 (20.00%) Progressive Web App
6 2 (20.00%) Symfony
6 2 (20.00%) Front End Development
7 1 (10.00%) PHP 5
7 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (10.00%) API Development
7 1 (10.00%) Build Automation
7 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services

PHP
Co-occurring 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 3 (30.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Billing
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) PHP Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Architect
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Solutions Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) LAMP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Telecoms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) CSS
1 6 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) CSS3
2 3 (30.00%) HTML5
2 3 (30.00%) Laravel
2 3 (30.00%) RESTful
2 3 (30.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) jQuery
3 2 (20.00%) Symfony
4 1 (10.00%) Ajax
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (10.00%) LAMP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Web Development
2 4 (40.00%) OOP
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Re-Platforming
4 2 (20.00%) Front End Development
4 2 (20.00%) Progressive Web App
4 2 (20.00%) Service Design
5 1 (10.00%) API Development
5 1 (10.00%) Build Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) MVC
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) PHP 5
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft