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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 172 149 159
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +10
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 39 48 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.67% 0.83% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.90% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 42 52
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £276 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £384 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
- +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
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
5368 5314 6566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.38% 92.13% 92.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4169 3873 4821
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 89 171
Average hourly rate £17.98 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.96% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £12.00 £12.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.52 £32.11 £44.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 68 (100.00%) PHP
2 52 (76.47%) MySQL
3 36 (52.94%) HTML
4 33 (48.53%) CSS
5 27 (39.71%) Symfony
6 26 (38.24%) JavaScript
6 26 (38.24%) OO
7 22 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (32.35%) Subversion
8 21 (30.88%) SQL
8 21 (30.88%) jQuery
9 17 (25.00%) MVC
10 16 (23.53%) Apache
10 16 (23.53%) Linux
11 15 (22.06%) Finance
12 14 (20.59%) LAMP
13 13 (19.12%) Laravel
13 13 (19.12%) PHP5
13 13 (19.12%) OO PHP
14 12 (17.65%) Zend
15 11 (16.18%) Git (software)
15 11 (16.18%) TDD
15 11 (16.18%) Scrum
15 11 (16.18%) Ajax
15 11 (16.18%) Salesforce.com
15 11 (16.18%) Web Services
15 11 (16.18%) Relational Database
16 10 (14.71%) FogBugz
16 10 (14.71%) Trac
16 10 (14.71%) Shell Script

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 16 (23.53%) Apache
2 4 (5.88%) Drupal
2 4 (5.88%) WordPress
3 2 (2.94%) nginx
3 2 (2.94%) Moodle
4 1 (1.47%) Node.js
4 1 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.47%) CMS
4 1 (1.47%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Magento
1 1 (1.47%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) GitHub
2 2 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (76.47%) MySQL
2 11 (16.18%) Relational Database
3 6 (8.82%) MongoDB
4 5 (7.35%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.47%) Redis
Development Applications
1 22 (32.35%) Subversion
2 11 (16.18%) Git (software)
3 10 (14.71%) Mercurial
3 10 (14.71%) Redmine
3 10 (14.71%) FogBugz
3 10 (14.71%) Trac
4 4 (5.88%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.47%) Hudson
5 1 (1.47%) Behat
5 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.47%) Selenium
5 1 (1.47%) Broccoli
General
1 15 (22.06%) Finance
2 2 (2.94%) Marketing
3 1 (1.47%) iGaming
3 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.47%) Publishing
3 1 (1.47%) Games
3 1 (1.47%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (52.94%) HTML
2 33 (48.53%) CSS
3 27 (39.71%) Symfony
4 21 (30.88%) jQuery
5 14 (20.59%) LAMP
6 13 (19.12%) Laravel
7 11 (16.18%) Ajax
7 11 (16.18%) Web Services
8 10 (14.71%) XHTML
9 7 (10.29%) XML
10 6 (8.82%) AngularJS
11 5 (7.35%) HTML5
11 5 (7.35%) REST
12 4 (5.88%) CSS3
12 4 (5.88%) CodeIgniter
13 3 (4.41%) RESTful
13 3 (4.41%) Memcached
13 3 (4.41%) Doctrine
14 2 (2.94%) Phalcon
14 2 (2.94%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) Digital Media
2 3 (4.41%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.41%) E-Learning
3 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.94%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.94%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.47%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.47%) VLE
4 1 (1.47%) Interactive TV
4 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.53%) Linux
2 2 (2.94%) CentOS
3 1 (1.47%) Windows
3 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (38.24%) OO
2 22 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (25.00%) MVC
4 13 (19.12%) OO PHP
5 11 (16.18%) Scrum
5 11 (16.18%) TDD
6 10 (14.71%) Project Management
7 9 (13.24%) Kanban
7 9 (13.24%) Open Source
8 8 (11.76%) Waterfall
8 8 (11.76%) Mentoring
8 8 (11.76%) Coaching
8 8 (11.76%) E-Commerce
9 3 (4.41%) CRM
9 3 (4.41%) Pair Programming
9 3 (4.41%) API Development
9 3 (4.41%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (2.94%) Data Protection
10 2 (2.94%) Domain-Driven Design
10 2 (2.94%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 68 (100.00%) PHP
2 26 (38.24%) JavaScript
3 21 (30.88%) SQL
4 13 (19.12%) PHP5
5 10 (14.71%) Shell Script
6 4 (5.88%) Python
7 3 (4.41%) Perl
7 3 (4.41%) Java
8 2 (2.94%) C
8 2 (2.94%) C++
8 2 (2.94%) Ruby
9 1 (1.47%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.47%) Go
Qualifications
1 2 (2.94%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 12 (17.65%) Zend
2 11 (16.18%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.47%) Eloqua
3 1 (1.47%) Facebook
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle
3 1 (1.47%) Siebel
3 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
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Premier Media
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £340 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum + Extension
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 26 days ago