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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP Developer
Rank 129 140 168
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +28
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 21 52 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.67% 1.02% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 1.07% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 34 31
Average daily rate £350 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £389 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 £24.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+89.89% -14.65%
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
3003 4864 5652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.42% 94.98% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2367 3726 4072
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £601 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 82 91
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.08% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £27.37 £30.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016, 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 45 (100.00%) PHP
2 28 (62.22%) JavaScript
3 27 (60.00%) CSS
4 26 (57.78%) HTML
5 25 (55.56%) MySQL
6 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (33.33%) Symfony
8 13 (28.89%) Git (software)
9 12 (26.67%) Linux
9 12 (26.67%) HTML5
10 11 (24.44%) Laravel
11 10 (22.22%) MVC
11 10 (22.22%) LAMP
11 10 (22.22%) TDD
12 9 (20.00%) OO
12 9 (20.00%) Apache
12 9 (20.00%) CSS3
12 9 (20.00%) OO PHP
13 8 (17.78%) AngularJS
13 8 (17.78%) E-Commerce
14 7 (15.56%) SQL
14 7 (15.56%) Web Services
14 7 (15.56%) Subversion
14 7 (15.56%) Node.js
15 6 (13.33%) BDD
15 6 (13.33%) Zend
15 6 (13.33%) jQuery
15 6 (13.33%) Drupal
15 6 (13.33%) CMS
16 5 (11.11%) OOP

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 9 (20.00%) Apache
2 7 (15.56%) Node.js
3 6 (13.33%) CMS
3 6 (13.33%) Drupal
4 5 (11.11%) WordPress
5 2 (4.44%) Joomla!
6 1 (2.22%) Apache Solr
6 1 (2.22%) Apache Spark
6 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.22%) ExpressionEngine
6 1 (2.22%) nginx
6 1 (2.22%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
1 2 (4.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Magento
2 1 (2.22%) BigMachines
2 1 (2.22%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.22%) GitHub
2 1 (2.22%) Heroku
2 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (55.56%) MySQL
2 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.44%) MariaDB
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.22%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (28.89%) Git (software)
2 7 (15.56%) Subversion
3 3 (6.67%) PHPUnit
4 2 (4.44%) EasyMock
4 2 (4.44%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.44%) JUnit
4 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.44%) Toad
4 2 (4.44%) Vagrant
5 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.22%) FogBugz
5 1 (2.22%) Grunt
5 1 (2.22%) gulp
5 1 (2.22%) JIRA
5 1 (2.22%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (2.22%) Redmine
5 1 (2.22%) Trac
General
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
1 3 (6.67%) Publishing
2 2 (4.44%) Advertising
2 2 (4.44%) Marketing
2 2 (4.44%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (60.00%) CSS
2 26 (57.78%) HTML
3 15 (33.33%) Symfony
4 12 (26.67%) HTML5
5 11 (24.44%) Laravel
6 10 (22.22%) LAMP
7 9 (20.00%) CSS3
8 8 (17.78%) AngularJS
9 7 (15.56%) Web Services
10 6 (13.33%) jQuery
11 5 (11.11%) RESTful
12 3 (6.67%) Ajax
12 3 (6.67%) Behat
12 3 (6.67%) REST
12 3 (6.67%) Sass
12 3 (6.67%) SOAP
12 3 (6.67%) XML
13 2 (4.44%) LESS
13 2 (4.44%) React
13 2 (4.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Life Science
1 2 (4.44%) User Experience
1 2 (4.44%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.22%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Linux
2 2 (4.44%) Ubuntu
2 2 (4.44%) Unix
3 1 (2.22%) Solaris
3 1 (2.22%) Windows
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (22.22%) MVC
2 10 (22.22%) TDD
3 9 (20.00%) OO
3 9 (20.00%) OO PHP
4 8 (17.78%) E-Commerce
5 6 (13.33%) BDD
6 5 (11.11%) Front End Development
6 5 (11.11%) OOP
7 4 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (8.89%) SDLC
8 3 (6.67%) Coaching
8 3 (6.67%) Integration Testing
8 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.67%) Unit Testing
8 3 (6.67%) Web Application Development
8 3 (6.67%) Web Design
8 3 (6.67%) Workflow
9 2 (4.44%) Content Management
9 2 (4.44%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 45 (100.00%) PHP
2 28 (62.22%) JavaScript
3 7 (15.56%) SQL
4 4 (8.89%) Java
4 4 (8.89%) Ruby
5 3 (6.67%) Python
5 3 (6.67%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.44%) Groovy
6 2 (4.44%) Perl
6 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.22%) Apex Code
7 1 (2.22%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Zend
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (4.44%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (4.44%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.22%) Google
4 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.22%) Siebel
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