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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP Developer
Rank 135 172 146
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -26
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 31 44 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.91% 0.74% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.78% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 34 48
Median daily rate £375 £366 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +4.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £250 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%
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
3252 5610 5467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.62% 94.78% 94.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2639 4365 3971
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 89 95
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.98 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.60 £25.60 £35.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 July 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 July 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 43 (100.00%) PHP
2 22 (51.16%) CSS
3 21 (48.84%) JavaScript
4 20 (46.51%) HTML
5 18 (41.86%) MySQL
6 16 (37.21%) TDD
7 15 (34.88%) OO
8 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (32.56%) MVC
9 11 (25.58%) Symfony
9 11 (25.58%) HTML5
10 10 (23.26%) Zend
10 10 (23.26%) Linux
10 10 (23.26%) E-Commerce
11 9 (20.93%) OOP
11 9 (20.93%) SQL
12 8 (18.60%) jQuery
12 8 (18.60%) BDD
12 8 (18.60%) CSS3
13 7 (16.28%) Git (software)
13 7 (16.28%) LAMP
13 7 (16.28%) Marketing
13 7 (16.28%) Web Development
13 7 (16.28%) OO PHP
14 6 (13.95%) REST
14 6 (13.95%) JSON
14 6 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
14 6 (13.95%) Zend Framework
14 6 (13.95%) Laravel
15 5 (11.63%) CodeIgniter

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 5 (11.63%) Drupal
1 5 (11.63%) WordPress
2 4 (9.30%) Apache
3 1 (2.33%) CMS
3 1 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.33%) SugarCRM
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Magento
2 1 (2.33%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.65%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 2 (4.65%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (4.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (2.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) HTTP
1 2 (4.65%) Network Security
2 1 (2.33%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (41.86%) MySQL
2 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.65%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.65%) Redis
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.33%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.33%) Big Data
4 1 (2.33%) DB2
4 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.65%) Cucumber
2 2 (4.65%) JIRA
2 2 (4.65%) Selenium
3 1 (2.33%) Ant
3 1 (2.33%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (2.33%) Gradle
3 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.33%) Maven
3 1 (2.33%) PHPUnit
3 1 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 7 (16.28%) Marketing
2 4 (9.30%) Retail
3 2 (4.65%) Legal
4 1 (2.33%) Advertising
4 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (51.16%) CSS
2 20 (46.51%) HTML
3 11 (25.58%) HTML5
3 11 (25.58%) Symfony
4 8 (18.60%) CSS3
4 8 (18.60%) jQuery
5 7 (16.28%) LAMP
6 6 (13.95%) JSON
6 6 (13.95%) Laravel
6 6 (13.95%) REST
6 6 (13.95%) Zend Framework
7 5 (11.63%) CodeIgniter
7 5 (11.63%) RESTful
7 5 (11.63%) XML
8 4 (9.30%) Node.js
9 3 (6.98%) AngularJS
9 3 (6.98%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (6.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (4.65%) Sass
10 2 (4.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) User Experience
2 3 (6.98%) Digital Media
3 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.65%) Fintech
3 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.65%) Statistics
4 1 (2.33%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.33%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Linux
2 3 (6.98%) Unix
3 1 (2.33%) Android
3 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) TDD
2 15 (34.88%) OO
3 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (32.56%) MVC
4 10 (23.26%) E-Commerce
5 9 (20.93%) OOP
6 8 (18.60%) BDD
7 7 (16.28%) OO PHP
7 7 (16.28%) Web Development
8 5 (11.63%) API Development
8 5 (11.63%) Open Source
9 4 (9.30%) CRM
10 3 (6.98%) Scrum
11 2 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (4.65%) ERP
11 2 (4.65%) Functional Testing
11 2 (4.65%) Responsive Web Design
11 2 (4.65%) Test Automation
11 2 (4.65%) Web Design
12 1 (2.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) PHP
2 21 (48.84%) JavaScript
3 9 (20.93%) SQL
4 5 (11.63%) Java
5 4 (9.30%) Ruby
6 2 (4.65%) Go
7 1 (2.33%) Apple Swift
7 1 (2.33%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.33%) Scala
7 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Zend
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle
3 1 (2.33%) Sybase