The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had PHP Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP Developer
London / City of London
Rank 127 131 133
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 26 20 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.88% 0.66% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.69% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 40
Median daily rate £350 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £250 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £396
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.88% +0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £35.50 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-49.29% +43.43%

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
2813 2903 4861
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.39% 95.84% 95.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2239 2266 3742
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 49 84
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +26.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured PHP Developer in the job title.

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 January 2017.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, PHP Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 50 (100.00%) PHP
2 26 (52.00%) Symfony
3 20 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (38.00%) TDD
4 19 (38.00%) Zend
5 18 (36.00%) HTML
5 18 (36.00%) CSS
6 17 (34.00%) OO
7 16 (32.00%) Marketing
7 16 (32.00%) BDD
8 15 (30.00%) MVC
9 14 (28.00%) JavaScript
10 12 (24.00%) MySQL
10 12 (24.00%) HTML5
10 12 (24.00%) Laravel
11 9 (18.00%) SQL
11 9 (18.00%) OOP
12 8 (16.00%) Zend Framework
12 8 (16.00%) E-Commerce
12 8 (16.00%) AngularJS
13 7 (14.00%) Git (software)
14 6 (12.00%) Ember.js
14 6 (12.00%) WordPress
15 5 (10.00%) jQuery
15 5 (10.00%) Linux
15 5 (10.00%) REST
15 5 (10.00%) CSS3
15 5 (10.00%) Microservices
15 5 (10.00%) DevOps
15 5 (10.00%) OO PHP

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 6 (12.00%) WordPress
2 3 (6.00%) CMS
2 3 (6.00%) Drupal
3 2 (4.00%) Apache
4 1 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.00%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Magento
2 2 (4.00%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.00%) GitHub
1 2 (4.00%) Trello
2 1 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.00%) MySQL
2 4 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.00%) Firebug
3 1 (2.00%) PHPUnit
General
1 16 (32.00%) Marketing
2 2 (4.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (52.00%) Symfony
2 18 (36.00%) CSS
2 18 (36.00%) HTML
3 12 (24.00%) HTML5
3 12 (24.00%) Laravel
4 8 (16.00%) AngularJS
4 8 (16.00%) Zend Framework
5 6 (12.00%) Ember.js
6 5 (10.00%) CSS3
6 5 (10.00%) jQuery
6 5 (10.00%) REST
7 4 (8.00%) CakePHP
7 4 (8.00%) Node.js
8 3 (6.00%) Backbone.js
8 3 (6.00%) LAMP
9 2 (4.00%) .NET
9 2 (4.00%) RESTful
9 2 (4.00%) Silex
10 1 (2.00%) Behat
10 1 (2.00%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) User Experience
2 3 (6.00%) Social Media
3 2 (4.00%) Fintech
3 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.00%) NHS
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (38.00%) TDD
3 17 (34.00%) OO
4 16 (32.00%) BDD
5 15 (30.00%) MVC
6 9 (18.00%) OOP
7 8 (16.00%) E-Commerce
8 5 (10.00%) DevOps
8 5 (10.00%) Microservices
8 5 (10.00%) OO PHP
9 4 (8.00%) API Design
9 4 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (6.00%) Analytics
10 3 (6.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 3 (6.00%) Front End Development
10 3 (6.00%) SOLID
11 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (4.00%) Configuration Management
11 2 (4.00%) Migration
11 2 (4.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 50 (100.00%) PHP
2 14 (28.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (18.00%) SQL
4 4 (8.00%) Scala
5 3 (6.00%) Java
5 3 (6.00%) Python
6 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.00%) C
7 1 (2.00%) C++
7 1 (2.00%) Go
7 1 (2.00%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.00%) PHP 5
7 1 (2.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.00%) Puppet
1 1 (2.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (38.00%) Zend
2 4 (8.00%) Oracle
3 2 (4.00%) PayPal
4 1 (2.00%) Google