The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 74 50
Rank change year-on-year +21 -24  
Contract jobs citing PHP 8 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.59% 0.27% 2.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.04% 0.70% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 8
Median daily rate £420 £283 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.67% -30.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £257 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £309 £427
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 West Sussex with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 198 286 200
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 39.29% 38.65% 36.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 169 136
Median daily rate £425 £434 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.07% +24.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 7
Median hourly rate £46.00 £43.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.97% -14.00%  
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 West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 West Sussex

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP in West Sussex

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in West Sussex over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP in West Sussex

PHP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP in West Sussex

PHP
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 27 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
Worthing - 6 £440 - 1
Chichester - 1 £230 -
Crawley - 1 £400 - 3
PHP
South East

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 West Sussex region with a requirement for PHP.

1 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (73.33%) HTML
2 11 (73.33%) Linux
2 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (53.33%) Degree
3 8 (53.33%) Java
4 7 (46.67%) C
4 7 (46.67%) Perl
4 7 (46.67%) Apache
4 7 (46.67%) Tomcat
4 7 (46.67%) Python
4 7 (46.67%) Oracle
4 7 (46.67%) WebLogic
4 7 (46.67%) ProC
4 7 (46.67%) Configuration Management
4 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
4 7 (46.67%) nginx
4 7 (46.67%) Unix
4 7 (46.67%) AIX
4 7 (46.67%) Open Source
4 7 (46.67%) Waterfall
4 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
4 7 (46.67%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (46.67%) Docker
4 7 (46.67%) SDLC
5 6 (40.00%) Drupal
5 6 (40.00%) SQL
5 6 (40.00%) MySQL
6 4 (26.67%) CSS
6 4 (26.67%) jQuery

PHP
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 7 (46.67%) Apache
1 7 (46.67%) nginx
1 7 (46.67%) Tomcat
1 7 (46.67%) WebLogic
2 6 (40.00%) Drupal
3 4 (26.67%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) MySQL
2 2 (13.33%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
1 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
1 7 (46.67%) ProC
2 1 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Architect
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle Architect
2 5 (33.33%) Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Drupal Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) MySQL Developer
4 2 (13.33%) PHP Developer
4 2 (13.33%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce Manager
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Senior IT Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Web Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) HTML
2 4 (26.67%) CSS
2 4 (26.67%) CSS3
2 4 (26.67%) HTML5
2 4 (26.67%) jQuery
2 4 (26.67%) Sass
3 2 (13.33%) LAMP
4 1 (6.67%) .NET
4 1 (6.67%) Drush
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Linux
2 7 (46.67%) AIX
2 7 (46.67%) Unix
3 4 (26.67%) SUSE
4 1 (6.67%) Android
4 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Configuration Management
2 7 (46.67%) Open Source
2 7 (46.67%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (46.67%) SDLC
2 7 (46.67%) Waterfall
3 4 (26.67%) Case Management
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (13.33%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (13.33%) ETL
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Prototyping
4 2 (13.33%) Visualisation
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.67%) Critical Path Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (53.33%) Java
3 7 (46.67%) C
3 7 (46.67%) Perl
3 7 (46.67%) Python
4 6 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
3 1 (6.67%) PMP
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Atlassian
3 1 (6.67%) Demandware
3 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com