The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 152 157 175
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +18
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 44 68 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.76% 0.96% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 1.03% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 54 42
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £407 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £263 £263
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +40.00%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5336 6586 7221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.11% 92.64% 92.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3884 4842 5258
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 168 171
Average hourly rate £18.46 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.70% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £51.00 £41.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
PHP Developer
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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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014, 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.

1 109 (100.00%) PHP
2 58 (53.21%) MySQL
3 51 (46.79%) HTML
4 49 (44.95%) OO
5 48 (44.04%) CSS
6 46 (42.20%) JavaScript
7 45 (41.28%) Zend
8 42 (38.53%) Symfony
9 38 (34.86%) Agile Software Development
9 38 (34.86%) TDD
10 34 (31.19%) OO PHP
11 28 (25.69%) PHP5
12 24 (22.02%) jQuery
12 24 (22.02%) MVC
13 20 (18.35%) LAMP
14 17 (15.60%) Linux
14 17 (15.60%) Git (software)
14 17 (15.60%) HTML5
15 16 (14.68%) Subversion
15 16 (14.68%) SQL
15 16 (14.68%) Scrum
16 15 (13.76%) Marketing
17 14 (12.84%) Web Services
18 13 (11.93%) RESTful
18 13 (11.93%) Apache
18 13 (11.93%) Ajax
19 11 (10.09%) Zend Framework
19 11 (10.09%) OOP
19 11 (10.09%) XML
19 11 (10.09%) BDD

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 13 (11.93%) Apache
2 7 (6.42%) Drupal
3 5 (4.59%) CMS
3 5 (4.59%) Node.js
4 3 (2.75%) WordPress
4 3 (2.75%) Apache Solr
4 3 (2.75%) Joomla!
5 2 (1.83%) Mule
5 2 (1.83%) Moodle
5 2 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.92%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (4.59%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.83%) Heroku
2 1 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.67%) HTTP
2 2 (1.83%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.83%) Internet
3 1 (0.92%) FTP
3 1 (0.92%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (53.21%) MySQL
2 9 (8.26%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.59%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.83%) Redis
6 1 (0.92%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.92%) SQLite
6 1 (0.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (15.60%) Git (software)
2 16 (14.68%) Subversion
3 10 (9.17%) PHPUnit
4 5 (4.59%) Mercurial
5 4 (3.67%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.67%) FogBugz
5 4 (3.67%) Trac
5 4 (3.67%) Redmine
6 3 (2.75%) Behat
7 2 (1.83%) Selenium
8 1 (0.92%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.92%) JIRA
8 1 (0.92%) Hudson
8 1 (0.92%) Xdebug
General
1 15 (13.76%) Marketing
2 6 (5.50%) Finance
3 4 (3.67%) Front Office
3 4 (3.67%) Music Industry
4 3 (2.75%) Games
4 3 (2.75%) French Language
5 2 (1.83%) Back Office
5 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.92%) Publishing
6 1 (0.92%) Banking
6 1 (0.92%) Retail
6 1 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (46.79%) HTML
2 48 (44.04%) CSS
3 42 (38.53%) Symfony
4 24 (22.02%) jQuery
5 20 (18.35%) LAMP
6 17 (15.60%) HTML5
7 14 (12.84%) Web Services
8 13 (11.93%) Ajax
8 13 (11.93%) RESTful
9 11 (10.09%) Zend Framework
9 11 (10.09%) XML
10 9 (8.26%) CodeIgniter
10 9 (8.26%) CSS3
11 7 (6.42%) XHTML
11 7 (6.42%) REST
12 6 (5.50%) Yii
12 6 (5.50%) AngularJS
13 5 (4.59%) Memcached
13 5 (4.59%) Backbone.js
13 5 (4.59%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.26%) Open Source
2 8 (7.34%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.50%) Social Media
4 5 (4.59%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.75%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.75%) E-Learning
6 2 (1.83%) VLE
6 2 (1.83%) Web 2.0
6 2 (1.83%) W3C
7 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.92%) Animation
7 1 (0.92%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.60%) Linux
2 1 (0.92%) Ubuntu
2 1 (0.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (44.95%) OO
2 38 (34.86%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (34.86%) TDD
3 34 (31.19%) OO PHP
4 24 (22.02%) MVC
5 16 (14.68%) Scrum
6 11 (10.09%) OOP
6 11 (10.09%) BDD
7 7 (6.42%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (5.50%) Software Engineering
8 6 (5.50%) E-Commerce
9 5 (4.59%) Web Development
10 4 (3.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (3.67%) Project Management
10 4 (3.67%) Unit Testing
11 3 (2.75%) UML
11 3 (2.75%) Data Management
12 2 (1.83%) Automated Testing
12 2 (1.83%) Workflow
12 2 (1.83%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 109 (100.00%) PHP
2 46 (42.20%) JavaScript
3 28 (25.69%) PHP5
4 16 (14.68%) SQL
5 9 (8.26%) Java
6 6 (5.50%) Python
7 4 (3.67%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.67%) Ruby
8 3 (2.75%) C
9 2 (1.83%) C++
10 1 (0.92%) C#
10 1 (0.92%) PHP4
10 1 (0.92%) Scala
10 1 (0.92%) Golang
10 1 (0.92%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (8.26%) Degree
1 9 (8.26%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.92%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.83%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.92%) Varnish
Vendors
1 45 (41.28%) Zend
2 6 (5.50%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (3.67%) Twitter
4 2 (1.83%) Facebook
5 1 (0.92%) Oracle
5 1 (0.92%) New Relic
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