The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 144 156 156
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 67 41 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.04% 0.66% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 0.71% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 34 45
Average daily rate £338 £306 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.20% -10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £407 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £250 £250
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £31.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £175.00 £42.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+311.76% +142.85%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5961 5787 7412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.36% 92.86% 91.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4311 4275 5242
Average daily rate £438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 120 171
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £135.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
PHP Developer
London

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 98 (100.00%) PHP
2 56 (57.14%) MySQL
3 53 (54.08%) HTML
4 48 (48.98%) JavaScript
5 47 (47.96%) CSS
6 36 (36.73%) Symfony
7 35 (35.71%) OO
8 34 (34.69%) Zend
9 32 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
10 28 (28.57%) TDD
11 27 (27.55%) OO PHP
12 24 (24.49%) jQuery
13 22 (22.45%) MVC
14 21 (21.43%) PHP5
15 19 (19.39%) LAMP
16 18 (18.37%) HTML5
17 17 (17.35%) Scrum
18 15 (15.31%) Linux
18 15 (15.31%) Git (software)
18 15 (15.31%) CSS3
19 14 (14.29%) Drupal
20 13 (13.27%) CodeIgniter
20 13 (13.27%) SQL
21 12 (12.24%) OOP
21 12 (12.24%) Subversion
22 11 (11.22%) Open Source
23 10 (10.20%) Ajax
23 10 (10.20%) Web Development
23 10 (10.20%) CMS
24 9 (9.18%) Marketing

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (14.29%) Drupal
2 10 (10.20%) CMS
3 8 (8.16%) Apache
4 6 (6.12%) Node.js
5 5 (5.10%) Joomla!
6 4 (4.08%) Apache Solr
7 3 (3.06%) SugarCRM
7 3 (3.06%) WordPress
7 3 (3.06%) Moodle
7 3 (3.06%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (2.04%) ExpressionEngine
8 2 (2.04%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.04%) Heroku
1 2 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.06%) HTTP
2 2 (2.04%) Internet
3 1 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.02%) FTP
3 1 (1.02%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (57.14%) MySQL
2 7 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.06%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.02%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (15.31%) Git (software)
2 12 (12.24%) Subversion
3 9 (9.18%) PHPUnit
4 4 (4.08%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.04%) Behat
5 2 (2.04%) Mercurial
5 2 (2.04%) Selenium
6 1 (1.02%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.02%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (1.02%) JIRA
6 1 (1.02%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (1.02%) PhpStorm
6 1 (1.02%) Hudson
General
1 9 (9.18%) Marketing
2 4 (4.08%) Music Industry
2 4 (4.08%) Retail
3 3 (3.06%) Back Office
3 3 (3.06%) Finance
4 2 (2.04%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.04%) Front Office
4 2 (2.04%) Publishing
4 2 (2.04%) Games
5 1 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (54.08%) HTML
2 47 (47.96%) CSS
3 36 (36.73%) Symfony
4 24 (24.49%) jQuery
5 19 (19.39%) LAMP
6 18 (18.37%) HTML5
7 15 (15.31%) CSS3
8 13 (13.27%) CodeIgniter
9 10 (10.20%) Ajax
10 8 (8.16%) AngularJS
10 8 (8.16%) RESTful
10 8 (8.16%) XML
11 7 (7.14%) Yii
12 6 (6.12%) Zend Framework
12 6 (6.12%) Web Services
13 5 (5.10%) XHTML
13 5 (5.10%) SOAP
13 5 (5.10%) CakePHP
13 5 (5.10%) Sass
13 5 (5.10%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.22%) Open Source
2 5 (5.10%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.08%) Social Media
4 3 (3.06%) E-Learning
4 3 (3.06%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.04%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.04%) VLE
6 1 (1.02%) Animation
6 1 (1.02%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.31%) Linux
2 3 (3.06%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.04%) UNIX
4 1 (1.02%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.02%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (35.71%) OO
2 32 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (28.57%) TDD
4 27 (27.55%) OO PHP
5 22 (22.45%) MVC
6 17 (17.35%) Scrum
7 12 (12.24%) OOP
8 10 (10.20%) Web Development
9 7 (7.14%) Software Engineering
9 7 (7.14%) BDD
10 5 (5.10%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (5.10%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (4.08%) Unit Testing
12 3 (3.06%) E-Commerce
12 3 (3.06%) UML
12 3 (3.06%) Analytics
12 3 (3.06%) Responsive Web Design
13 2 (2.04%) Mobile Application Development
13 2 (2.04%) iOS Development
13 2 (2.04%) Email Marketing
Programming Languages
1 98 (100.00%) PHP
2 48 (48.98%) JavaScript
3 21 (21.43%) PHP5
4 13 (13.27%) SQL
5 6 (6.12%) Python
6 5 (5.10%) Java
7 3 (3.06%) Ruby
8 1 (1.02%) C
8 1 (1.02%) C#
8 1 (1.02%) C++
8 1 (1.02%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.02%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 8 (8.16%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.12%) Degree
3 4 (4.08%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.02%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.02%) QA
1 1 (1.02%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.02%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (1.02%) Vagrant
1 1 (1.02%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (34.69%) Zend
2 5 (5.10%) Twitter
3 4 (4.08%) Facebook
4 2 (2.04%) Google
4 2 (2.04%) Oracle
4 2 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.02%) Talend
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