The table below looks at the statistics for the PHP Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 154 145 163
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +18
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 36 66 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.66% 1.02% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 1.10% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 55 35
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£323 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.73% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £408 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £259
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +25.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £175.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-87.71% +311.76%
PHP Developer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5068 5991 5862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.20% 92.48% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3821 4322 4320
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 84 121
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £33.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP Developer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

PHP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

PHP Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP Developer across the City of London region.

PHP Developer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

PHP Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP Developer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

PHP Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

PHP Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP Developer across the City of London region.

PHP Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited PHP Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with PHP Developer in their job title.

1 78 (100.00%) PHP
2 53 (67.95%) HTML
3 51 (65.38%) CSS
4 43 (55.13%) MySQL
5 40 (51.28%) JavaScript
6 31 (39.74%) jQuery
7 25 (32.05%) Symfony
7 25 (32.05%) LAMP
8 20 (25.64%) OO
9 18 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (21.79%) Git (software)
11 16 (20.51%) Ajax
12 15 (19.23%) MVC
12 15 (19.23%) HTML5
12 15 (19.23%) OO PHP
13 14 (17.95%) REST
13 14 (17.95%) XHTML
14 12 (15.38%) SQL
14 12 (15.38%) TDD
14 12 (15.38%) Zend
14 12 (15.38%) WordPress
15 11 (14.10%) PHP5
16 10 (12.82%) AngularJS
16 10 (12.82%) Subversion
16 10 (12.82%) XML
17 9 (11.54%) CSS3
18 8 (10.26%) Laravel
19 7 (8.97%) CMS
19 7 (8.97%) SOAP
19 7 (8.97%) Apache

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited PHP Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with PHP Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (15.38%) WordPress
2 7 (8.97%) Apache
2 7 (8.97%) CMS
2 7 (8.97%) Drupal
3 4 (5.13%) Joomla!
4 3 (3.85%) IIS
4 3 (3.85%) Node.js
5 2 (2.56%) nginx
5 2 (2.56%) Moodle
5 2 (2.56%) SugarCRM
6 1 (1.28%) Adobe CQ
Business Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Magento
2 1 (1.28%) BigMachines
2 1 (1.28%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.28%) SaaS
1 1 (1.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) Internet
2 1 (1.28%) Skype
2 1 (1.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (55.13%) MySQL
2 5 (6.41%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.13%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.85%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.28%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (21.79%) Git (software)
2 10 (12.82%) Subversion
3 5 (6.41%) PHPUnit
4 3 (3.85%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.56%) FogBugz
5 2 (2.56%) Trac
5 2 (2.56%) CasperJS
5 2 (2.56%) Selenium
5 2 (2.56%) Redmine
5 2 (2.56%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.28%) JIRA
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.28%) Hudson
General
1 2 (2.56%) Finance
1 2 (2.56%) Retail
2 1 (1.28%) Marketing
2 1 (1.28%) iGaming
2 1 (1.28%) Legal
2 1 (1.28%) Advertising
2 1 (1.28%) Publishing
2 1 (1.28%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (67.95%) HTML
2 51 (65.38%) CSS
3 31 (39.74%) jQuery
4 25 (32.05%) Symfony
4 25 (32.05%) LAMP
5 16 (20.51%) Ajax
6 15 (19.23%) HTML5
7 14 (17.95%) REST
7 14 (17.95%) XHTML
8 10 (12.82%) XML
8 10 (12.82%) AngularJS
9 9 (11.54%) CSS3
10 8 (10.26%) Laravel
11 7 (8.97%) Backbone.js
11 7 (8.97%) SOAP
12 6 (7.69%) Web Services
13 3 (3.85%) JSON
13 3 (3.85%) RESTful
13 3 (3.85%) CodeIgniter
14 2 (2.56%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.13%) Computer Science
1 4 (5.13%) Social Media
2 3 (3.85%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.85%) Open Source
2 3 (3.85%) E-Learning
3 2 (2.56%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.56%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.56%) Internet of Things
3 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.28%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.28%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (1.28%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.28%) Blog
4 1 (1.28%) NHS
4 1 (1.28%) W3C
4 1 (1.28%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.41%) Linux
2 3 (3.85%) Windows
3 2 (2.56%) UNIX
3 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.56%) CentOS
4 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.28%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.28%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.64%) OO
2 18 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (19.23%) MVC
3 15 (19.23%) OO PHP
4 12 (15.38%) TDD
5 6 (7.69%) Scrum
5 6 (7.69%) OOP
5 6 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (6.41%) BDD
6 5 (6.41%) E-Commerce
7 4 (5.13%) ERP
8 3 (3.85%) Project Management
8 3 (3.85%) CRM
8 3 (3.85%) Pair Programming
8 3 (3.85%) Web Development
8 3 (3.85%) Unit Testing
8 3 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (2.56%) ATDD
9 2 (2.56%) Domain-Driven Design
9 2 (2.56%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 78 (100.00%) PHP
2 40 (51.28%) JavaScript
3 12 (15.38%) SQL
4 11 (14.10%) PHP5
5 4 (5.13%) Shell Script
5 4 (5.13%) C#
5 4 (5.13%) Java
6 3 (3.85%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.56%) Ruby
7 2 (2.56%) Python
8 1 (1.28%) Perl
8 1 (1.28%) Scala
8 1 (1.28%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 4 (5.13%) Degree
2 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) Puppet
2 1 (1.28%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (15.38%) Zend
2 4 (5.13%) Epicor
3 3 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.56%) HP
5 1 (1.28%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.28%) Google
5 1 (1.28%) Eloqua
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle
5 1 (1.28%) Siebel
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