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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
South East / West Sussex
Rank 57 64 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 -  
Contract jobs citing PHP 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.36% 0.33% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.89% 0.87% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Median daily rate £550 £315 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +74.60% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.25 £22.00
% change year-on-year +9.58% -17.04%  

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 180 230 187
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 35.02% 38.40% 36.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 119 124
Median daily rate £468 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.57% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 7
Median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £37.50 £36.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £46.05 £47.45
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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 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
Gatwick - 7 £550 -
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 26 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for PHP.

1 8 (80.00%) HTML
1 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (70.00%) nginx
2 7 (70.00%) Open Source
2 7 (70.00%) Degree
2 7 (70.00%) Waterfall
2 7 (70.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (70.00%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (70.00%) SDLC
2 7 (70.00%) Docker
2 7 (70.00%) C
2 7 (70.00%) Perl
2 7 (70.00%) Java
2 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 7 (70.00%) WebLogic
2 7 (70.00%) Unix
2 7 (70.00%) AIX
2 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 7 (70.00%) Apache
2 7 (70.00%) Tomcat
2 7 (70.00%) Python
2 7 (70.00%) ProC
2 7 (70.00%) Configuration Management
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (20.00%) Marketing
4 2 (20.00%) Web Development
5 1 (10.00%) jQuery

PHP
Top Related 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 (70.00%) Apache
1 7 (70.00%) nginx
1 7 (70.00%) Tomcat
1 7 (70.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (10.00%) CMS
2 1 (10.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (70.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (70.00%) ProC
3 1 (10.00%) Grunt
3 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Architect
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (10.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (10.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 1 (10.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 1 (10.00%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) Sass
2 1 (10.00%) Symfony
2 1 (10.00%) Twig
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) AIX
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
1 7 (70.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (70.00%) Configuration Management
1 7 (70.00%) Open Source
1 7 (70.00%) Performance Tuning
1 7 (70.00%) SDLC
1 7 (70.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) Critical Path Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Information Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Marketing Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (10.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (70.00%) C
2 7 (70.00%) Java
2 7 (70.00%) Perl
2 7 (70.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft