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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 143 171 164
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -7
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 56 51 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.96% 0.69% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.75% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 40 51
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £273 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £412 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £270 £275
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-35.71% +40.00%
PHP Developer
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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
5354 6825 7332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.14% 92.66% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3871 4983 5319
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 150 174
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £43.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -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 27 August 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 27 August 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.

1 104 (100.00%) PHP
2 53 (50.96%) MySQL
3 50 (48.08%) HTML
4 48 (46.15%) OO
5 47 (45.19%) Zend
6 44 (42.31%) CSS
7 39 (37.50%) JavaScript
8 36 (34.62%) OO PHP
9 35 (33.65%) Agile Software Development
9 35 (33.65%) TDD
9 35 (33.65%) Symfony
10 28 (26.92%) PHP5
11 25 (24.04%) MVC
12 23 (22.12%) Git (software)
13 20 (19.23%) Linux
14 18 (17.31%) SQL
14 18 (17.31%) Subversion
15 16 (15.38%) Web Services
15 16 (15.38%) LAMP
16 15 (14.42%) Marketing
16 15 (14.42%) jQuery
17 14 (13.46%) Apache
18 13 (12.50%) HTML5
18 13 (12.50%) BDD
19 12 (11.54%) Scrum
19 12 (11.54%) Finance
20 11 (10.58%) Security Cleared
21 10 (9.62%) RESTful
21 10 (9.62%) Mercurial
21 10 (9.62%) CodeIgniter

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 14 (13.46%) Apache
2 5 (4.81%) CMS
2 5 (4.81%) Drupal
3 3 (2.88%) WordPress
3 3 (2.88%) Moodle
3 3 (2.88%) Node.js
4 2 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.92%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.92%) IIS
5 1 (0.96%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.96%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.96%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.88%) HTTP
2 2 (1.92%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.92%) Internet
3 1 (0.96%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (50.96%) MySQL
2 8 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.77%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.88%) Redis
5 2 (1.92%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.92%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.96%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 23 (22.12%) Git (software)
2 18 (17.31%) Subversion
3 10 (9.62%) Mercurial
4 7 (6.73%) PHPUnit
4 7 (6.73%) Redmine
4 7 (6.73%) FogBugz
4 7 (6.73%) Trac
5 5 (4.81%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.92%) JIRA
6 2 (1.92%) Selenium
6 2 (1.92%) Behat
7 1 (0.96%) Xdebug
General
1 15 (14.42%) Marketing
2 12 (11.54%) Finance
3 4 (3.85%) Front Office
4 3 (2.88%) French Language
4 3 (2.88%) Music Industry
5 2 (1.92%) Back Office
5 2 (1.92%) Games
5 2 (1.92%) Banking
6 1 (0.96%) Retail
6 1 (0.96%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.96%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (48.08%) HTML
2 44 (42.31%) CSS
3 35 (33.65%) Symfony
4 16 (15.38%) LAMP
4 16 (15.38%) Web Services
5 15 (14.42%) jQuery
6 13 (12.50%) HTML5
7 10 (9.62%) RESTful
7 10 (9.62%) XML
7 10 (9.62%) CodeIgniter
8 8 (7.69%) Zend Framework
8 8 (7.69%) Memcached
8 8 (7.69%) XHTML
9 7 (6.73%) REST
9 7 (6.73%) Laravel
9 7 (6.73%) XSL
10 5 (4.81%) Ajax
10 5 (4.81%) CSS3
11 4 (3.85%) OAuth
11 4 (3.85%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.65%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.77%) Social Media
3 4 (3.85%) Digital Media
3 4 (3.85%) Open Source
3 4 (3.85%) E-Learning
4 2 (1.92%) VLE
4 2 (1.92%) Web 2.0
4 2 (1.92%) Social Network
4 2 (1.92%) W3C
4 2 (1.92%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.96%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.96%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 20 (19.23%) Linux
2 4 (3.85%) UNIX
3 3 (2.88%) Android
3 3 (2.88%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.92%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.96%) Windows
5 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.96%) CentOS
5 1 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (46.15%) OO
2 36 (34.62%) OO PHP
3 35 (33.65%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (33.65%) TDD
4 25 (24.04%) MVC
5 13 (12.50%) BDD
6 12 (11.54%) Scrum
7 10 (9.62%) OOP
8 9 (8.65%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (7.69%) Project Management
10 6 (5.77%) E-Commerce
10 6 (5.77%) Unit Testing
11 5 (4.81%) Web Development
12 4 (3.85%) Software Engineering
13 3 (2.88%) iOS Development
14 2 (1.92%) Performance Monitoring
14 2 (1.92%) Continuous Improvement
14 2 (1.92%) Android Development
14 2 (1.92%) DevOps
14 2 (1.92%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 104 (100.00%) PHP
2 39 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 28 (26.92%) PHP5
4 18 (17.31%) SQL
5 8 (7.69%) Java
6 7 (6.73%) Shell Script
7 5 (4.81%) Python
8 4 (3.85%) Ruby
9 3 (2.88%) C++
9 3 (2.88%) C
10 2 (1.92%) C#
10 2 (1.92%) Perl
11 1 (0.96%) PHP4
11 1 (0.96%) Scala
11 1 (0.96%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.96%) Golang
Qualifications
1 11 (10.58%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.65%) Degree
3 8 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.92%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 47 (45.19%) Zend
2 7 (6.73%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (1.92%) Twitter
3 2 (1.92%) New Relic
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle
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