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 March 2015 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 154 149 154
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 35 56 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.68% 0.92% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.99% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 46 33
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£350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £253 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £394 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £313 £275
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £182.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-89.31% +329.41%
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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
4794 5643 5492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.38% 93.01% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3634 4019 4083
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 90 112
Average hourly rate £17.98 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.36% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.19 £41.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 March 2015.

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 March 2015, 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 89 (100.00%) PHP
2 56 (62.92%) HTML
3 55 (61.80%) CSS
4 47 (52.81%) JavaScript
5 45 (50.56%) MySQL
6 35 (39.33%) jQuery
7 28 (31.46%) Symfony
8 27 (30.34%) LAMP
9 24 (26.97%) OO
10 21 (23.60%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (22.47%) Git (software)
12 18 (20.22%) HTML5
12 18 (20.22%) TDD
12 18 (20.22%) OO PHP
13 17 (19.10%) MVC
14 16 (17.98%) REST
15 15 (16.85%) Zend
15 15 (16.85%) Ajax
15 15 (16.85%) XHTML
16 12 (13.48%) XML
16 12 (13.48%) WordPress
17 11 (12.36%) CSS3
17 11 (12.36%) PHP5
17 11 (12.36%) SQL
17 11 (12.36%) Scrum
17 11 (12.36%) AngularJS
18 10 (11.24%) Subversion
18 10 (11.24%) Linux
19 9 (10.11%) Apache
19 9 (10.11%) SOAP

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 12 (13.48%) WordPress
2 9 (10.11%) Apache
3 8 (8.99%) CMS
3 8 (8.99%) Drupal
4 4 (4.49%) IIS
4 4 (4.49%) Joomla!
5 3 (3.37%) Node.js
6 2 (2.25%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (2.25%) nginx
6 2 (2.25%) Moodle
6 2 (2.25%) SugarCRM
Business Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Magento
2 2 (2.25%) osCommerce
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.12%) HTTP
1 1 (1.12%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (50.56%) MySQL
2 5 (5.62%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.49%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.49%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.37%) Redis
5 2 (2.25%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 20 (22.47%) Git (software)
2 10 (11.24%) Subversion
3 5 (5.62%) PHPUnit
4 3 (3.37%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.25%) FogBugz
5 2 (2.25%) Trac
5 2 (2.25%) CasperJS
5 2 (2.25%) JIRA
5 2 (2.25%) Selenium
5 2 (2.25%) Mercurial
5 2 (2.25%) Redmine
6 1 (1.12%) Hudson
General
1 6 (6.74%) Marketing
2 2 (2.25%) Finance
2 2 (2.25%) Legal
2 2 (2.25%) Advertising
2 2 (2.25%) Games
2 2 (2.25%) Retail
3 1 (1.12%) iGaming
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (62.92%) HTML
2 55 (61.80%) CSS
3 35 (39.33%) jQuery
4 28 (31.46%) Symfony
5 27 (30.34%) LAMP
6 18 (20.22%) HTML5
7 16 (17.98%) REST
8 15 (16.85%) Ajax
8 15 (16.85%) XHTML
9 12 (13.48%) XML
10 11 (12.36%) CSS3
10 11 (12.36%) AngularJS
11 9 (10.11%) SOAP
12 8 (8.99%) Web Services
12 8 (8.99%) Laravel
13 6 (6.74%) Backbone.js
14 5 (5.62%) RESTful
15 4 (4.49%) JSON
16 3 (3.37%) Zend Framework
16 3 (3.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.49%) Computer Science
1 4 (4.49%) Social Media
2 3 (3.37%) E-Learning
2 3 (3.37%) Open Source
3 2 (2.25%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.25%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.12%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.12%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.12%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (1.12%) NHS
4 1 (1.12%) W3C
4 1 (1.12%) Blog
4 1 (1.12%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.12%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.24%) Linux
2 4 (4.49%) Windows
3 3 (3.37%) UNIX
4 2 (2.25%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.25%) CentOS
5 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.12%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.97%) OO
2 21 (23.60%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (20.22%) TDD
3 18 (20.22%) OO PHP
4 17 (19.10%) MVC
5 11 (12.36%) Scrum
6 7 (7.87%) OOP
6 7 (7.87%) E-Commerce
6 7 (7.87%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (5.62%) BDD
8 4 (4.49%) Unit Testing
8 4 (4.49%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (4.49%) ERP
8 4 (4.49%) SOA
9 3 (3.37%) Kanban
9 3 (3.37%) Project Management
9 3 (3.37%) Web Application Development
10 2 (2.25%) Server Monitoring
10 2 (2.25%) Web Development
10 2 (2.25%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 89 (100.00%) PHP
2 47 (52.81%) JavaScript
3 11 (12.36%) SQL
3 11 (12.36%) PHP5
4 5 (5.62%) Java
5 4 (4.49%) C#
5 4 (4.49%) Python
5 4 (4.49%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.37%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.25%) Ruby
8 1 (1.12%) Perl
8 1 (1.12%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (4.49%) Degree
2 2 (2.25%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (2.25%) Puppet
2 1 (1.12%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (16.85%) Zend
2 4 (4.49%) Epicor
3 2 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.25%) Twitter
3 2 (2.25%) HP
4 1 (1.12%) New Relic
4 1 (1.12%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.12%) Google
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