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 27 May 2016 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP Developer
Rank 146 160 145
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -15
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 18 40 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.53% 0.73% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.77% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 28 54
Median daily rate £400 £355 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £375 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 - £30.00
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
3220 5178 5652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.18% 95.03% 94.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2626 3954 4237
Median daily rate £473 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £276 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 93 74
Median hourly rate £21.78 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.63% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £28.30 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 27 May 2016.

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 27 May 2016, 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 33 (100.00%) PHP
2 17 (51.52%) CSS
3 16 (48.48%) JavaScript
4 15 (45.45%) MySQL
4 15 (45.45%) HTML
5 11 (33.33%) Symfony
5 11 (33.33%) Laravel
6 10 (30.30%) MVC
7 9 (27.27%) TDD
8 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (24.24%) OO
8 8 (24.24%) OO PHP
9 7 (21.21%) Web Development
9 7 (21.21%) WordPress
9 7 (21.21%) Git (software)
9 7 (21.21%) RESTful
9 7 (21.21%) HTML5
10 6 (18.18%) Node.js
10 6 (18.18%) OOP
10 6 (18.18%) E-Commerce
11 5 (15.15%) LAMP
11 5 (15.15%) Java
11 5 (15.15%) Zend
11 5 (15.15%) CodeIgniter
11 5 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
12 4 (12.12%) CSS3
12 4 (12.12%) jQuery
12 4 (12.12%) Retail
12 4 (12.12%) Ruby
12 4 (12.12%) SQL

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 7 (21.21%) WordPress
2 6 (18.18%) Node.js
3 2 (6.06%) Apache
3 2 (6.06%) CMS
4 1 (3.03%) Drupal
4 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.03%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (3.03%) nginx
4 1 (3.03%) SugarCRM
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Magento
2 1 (3.03%) BigMachines
2 1 (3.03%) Eloqua
2 1 (3.03%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (6.06%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 2 (6.06%) GitHub
3 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Network Security
1 1 (3.03%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (45.45%) MySQL
2 2 (6.06%) Apache Hive
2 2 (6.06%) Redis
3 1 (3.03%) Big Data
3 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.06%) PHPUnit
3 1 (3.03%) Grunt
3 1 (3.03%) gulp
3 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.03%) JIRA
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (12.12%) Retail
2 2 (6.06%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (51.52%) CSS
2 15 (45.45%) HTML
3 11 (33.33%) Laravel
3 11 (33.33%) Symfony
4 7 (21.21%) HTML5
4 7 (21.21%) RESTful
5 5 (15.15%) CodeIgniter
5 5 (15.15%) LAMP
6 4 (12.12%) CSS3
6 4 (12.12%) jQuery
7 3 (9.09%) REST
7 3 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (9.09%) Web Services
7 3 (9.09%) Yii
8 2 (6.06%) OAuth2
8 2 (6.06%) OpenID
8 2 (6.06%) Phalcon
8 2 (6.06%) Sass
8 2 (6.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (6.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Fintech
2 2 (6.06%) Digital Media
2 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.06%) User Experience
3 1 (3.03%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Android
2 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) MVC
2 9 (27.27%) TDD
3 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (24.24%) OO
3 8 (24.24%) OO PHP
4 7 (21.21%) Web Development
5 6 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 6 (18.18%) OOP
6 3 (9.09%) BDD
6 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (9.09%) CRM
7 1 (3.03%) Android Development
7 1 (3.03%) ERP
7 1 (3.03%) High Availability
7 1 (3.03%) Integration Testing
7 1 (3.03%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (3.03%) Pair Programming
7 1 (3.03%) Refactoring
7 1 (3.03%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.03%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) PHP
2 16 (48.48%) JavaScript
3 5 (15.15%) Java
4 4 (12.12%) Ruby
4 4 (12.12%) SQL
5 2 (6.06%) Go
6 1 (3.03%) Apex Code
6 1 (3.03%) Apple Swift
6 1 (3.03%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Zend
2 1 (3.03%) Google
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle
2 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.03%) Siebel
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