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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 144 164 159
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -5
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 52 38 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.93% 0.57% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.61% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 30 36
Average daily rate
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£325 £319 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -5.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £256 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £400 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £278 £288 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.47% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
- +1.58%
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
5189 6212 5579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.83% 93.41% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4020 4517 4147
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 110 147
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £34.30 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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.

1 114 (100.00%) PHP
2 66 (57.89%) HTML
3 64 (56.14%) CSS
4 54 (47.37%) MySQL
5 50 (43.86%) JavaScript
6 43 (37.72%) OO
7 41 (35.96%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (33.33%) Symfony
9 35 (30.70%) OO PHP
10 34 (29.82%) Git (software)
11 31 (27.19%) jQuery
12 30 (26.32%) Zend
12 30 (26.32%) MVC
13 28 (24.56%) Linux
14 27 (23.68%) TDD
14 27 (23.68%) LAMP
15 22 (19.30%) Web Services
16 21 (18.42%) Subversion
17 19 (16.67%) HTML5
18 18 (15.79%) PHP5
18 18 (15.79%) XML
19 17 (14.91%) SQL
19 17 (14.91%) Scrum
20 16 (14.04%) Apache
20 16 (14.04%) RESTful
21 12 (10.53%) WordPress
21 12 (10.53%) Marketing
22 11 (9.65%) JSON
22 11 (9.65%) E-Commerce
22 11 (9.65%) Laravel

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 16 (14.04%) Apache
2 12 (10.53%) WordPress
3 10 (8.77%) CMS
4 9 (7.89%) Drupal
5 4 (3.51%) IIS
5 4 (3.51%) Moodle
6 3 (2.63%) Joomla!
7 2 (1.75%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.88%) SugarCRM
8 1 (0.88%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.88%) Node.js
8 1 (0.88%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 7 (6.14%) Magento
2 2 (1.75%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.88%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.63%) HTTP
2 2 (1.75%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.75%) SSH
3 1 (0.88%) Intranet
3 1 (0.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (47.37%) MySQL
2 9 (7.89%) Redis
3 7 (6.14%) NoSQL
4 6 (5.26%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.51%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.75%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 34 (29.82%) Git (software)
2 21 (18.42%) Subversion
3 9 (7.89%) JIRA
4 8 (7.02%) Mercurial
5 5 (4.39%) FogBugz
5 5 (4.39%) Trac
5 5 (4.39%) Redmine
6 3 (2.63%) PHPUnit
7 2 (1.75%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.88%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.88%) Selenium
8 1 (0.88%) Xdebug
8 1 (0.88%) CasperJS
General
1 12 (10.53%) Marketing
2 10 (8.77%) Finance
3 2 (1.75%) Legal
3 2 (1.75%) Advertising
3 2 (1.75%) Games
3 2 (1.75%) French Language
3 2 (1.75%) Retail
4 1 (0.88%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.88%) Banking
4 1 (0.88%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (57.89%) HTML
2 64 (56.14%) CSS
3 38 (33.33%) Symfony
4 31 (27.19%) jQuery
5 27 (23.68%) LAMP
6 22 (19.30%) Web Services
7 19 (16.67%) HTML5
8 18 (15.79%) XML
9 16 (14.04%) RESTful
10 11 (9.65%) Laravel
10 11 (9.65%) JSON
11 10 (8.77%) REST
11 10 (8.77%) Memcached
12 9 (7.89%) CSS3
12 9 (7.89%) Zend Framework
12 9 (7.89%) SOAP
13 8 (7.02%) XHTML
13 8 (7.02%) AngularJS
14 5 (4.39%) Ajax
14 5 (4.39%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.89%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.26%) Social Media
3 5 (4.39%) E-Learning
4 3 (2.63%) Digital Media
4 3 (2.63%) W3C
5 2 (1.75%) VLE
5 2 (1.75%) Web 2.0
5 2 (1.75%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.75%) Social Network
5 2 (1.75%) Open Source
6 1 (0.88%) Blog
6 1 (0.88%) NHS
6 1 (0.88%) User Experience
6 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 28 (24.56%) Linux
2 10 (8.77%) UNIX
3 4 (3.51%) Windows
3 4 (3.51%) Android
3 4 (3.51%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.75%) CentOS
4 2 (1.75%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.75%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (37.72%) OO
2 41 (35.96%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (30.70%) OO PHP
4 30 (26.32%) MVC
5 27 (23.68%) TDD
6 17 (14.91%) Scrum
7 11 (9.65%) E-Commerce
8 9 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (7.02%) BDD
10 7 (6.14%) Performance Monitoring
10 7 (6.14%) Project Management
10 7 (6.14%) Web Development
11 6 (5.26%) OOP
11 6 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
12 4 (3.51%) Unit Testing
12 4 (3.51%) ERP
12 4 (3.51%) Web Design
12 4 (3.51%) iOS Development
13 3 (2.63%) SOA
13 3 (2.63%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 114 (100.00%) PHP
2 50 (43.86%) JavaScript
3 18 (15.79%) PHP5
4 17 (14.91%) SQL
5 8 (7.02%) Java
6 6 (5.26%) Shell Script
7 5 (4.39%) C#
8 4 (3.51%) Python
9 3 (2.63%) Ruby
10 2 (1.75%) Scala
10 2 (1.75%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.75%) C
11 1 (0.88%) C++
11 1 (0.88%) Perl
11 1 (0.88%) Golang
Qualifications
1 9 (7.89%) Degree
2 2 (1.75%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (1.75%) Puppet
2 1 (0.88%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 30 (26.32%) Zend
2 7 (6.14%) New Relic
3 5 (4.39%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (3.51%) Epicor
5 2 (1.75%) Twitter
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle
6 1 (0.88%) HP
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