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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 157 161 148
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -13
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 34 44 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.63% 0.74% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.80% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 41 55
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £250
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 -
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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
5002 5499 6062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.61% 92.36% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3829 4129 4482
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £273 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £601 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 75 137
Average hourly rate £19.72 £17.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.65% -14.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £45.98 £125.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 74 (100.00%) PHP
2 51 (68.92%) MySQL
3 42 (56.76%) HTML
4 38 (51.35%) CSS
5 35 (47.30%) JavaScript
6 31 (41.89%) Symfony
7 27 (36.49%) OO
8 25 (33.78%) jQuery
9 23 (31.08%) LAMP
10 20 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (25.68%) MVC
12 16 (21.62%) Subversion
12 16 (21.62%) OO PHP
13 15 (20.27%) SQL
14 14 (18.92%) PHP5
14 14 (18.92%) Ajax
15 13 (17.57%) Zend
15 13 (17.57%) Git (software)
15 13 (17.57%) XHTML
15 13 (17.57%) TDD
16 12 (16.22%) REST
16 12 (16.22%) Laravel
17 10 (13.51%) HTML5
17 10 (13.51%) Scrum
17 10 (13.51%) Apache
17 10 (13.51%) Linux
18 9 (12.16%) Web Services
18 9 (12.16%) Finance
19 8 (10.81%) AngularJS
19 8 (10.81%) Shell Script

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 10 (13.51%) Apache
2 5 (6.76%) WordPress
3 4 (5.41%) Drupal
4 3 (4.05%) CMS
4 3 (4.05%) Node.js
5 2 (2.70%) SugarCRM
5 2 (2.70%) Joomla!
5 2 (2.70%) nginx
5 2 (2.70%) Moodle
6 1 (1.35%) IIS
6 1 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Magento
2 1 (1.35%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) GitHub
2 1 (1.35%) SaaS
2 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (68.92%) MySQL
2 7 (9.46%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.76%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.41%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.35%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (21.62%) Subversion
2 13 (17.57%) Git (software)
3 6 (8.11%) FogBugz
3 6 (8.11%) Trac
3 6 (8.11%) Redmine
3 6 (8.11%) Mercurial
4 5 (6.76%) PHPUnit
5 3 (4.05%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.70%) CasperJS
6 2 (2.70%) Selenium
7 1 (1.35%) Behat
7 1 (1.35%) Hudson
7 1 (1.35%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.35%) JIRA
General
1 9 (12.16%) Finance
2 1 (1.35%) Games
2 1 (1.35%) Retail
2 1 (1.35%) Publishing
2 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.35%) iGaming
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (56.76%) HTML
2 38 (51.35%) CSS
3 31 (41.89%) Symfony
4 25 (33.78%) jQuery
5 23 (31.08%) LAMP
6 14 (18.92%) Ajax
7 13 (17.57%) XHTML
8 12 (16.22%) REST
8 12 (16.22%) Laravel
9 10 (13.51%) HTML5
10 9 (12.16%) Web Services
11 8 (10.81%) AngularJS
11 8 (10.81%) XML
12 7 (9.46%) CSS3
12 7 (9.46%) Backbone.js
13 5 (6.76%) CodeIgniter
14 3 (4.05%) SOAP
14 3 (4.05%) Memcached
15 2 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 2 (2.70%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.41%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.05%) E-Learning
2 3 (4.05%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.70%) Internet of Things
3 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.70%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.70%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.70%) Social Media
4 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.35%) Interactive TV
4 1 (1.35%) VLE
4 1 (1.35%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.35%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.51%) Linux
2 2 (2.70%) UNIX
3 1 (1.35%) Windows
3 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (36.49%) OO
2 20 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (25.68%) MVC
4 16 (21.62%) OO PHP
5 13 (17.57%) TDD
6 10 (13.51%) Scrum
7 6 (8.11%) Open Source
7 6 (8.11%) E-Commerce
7 6 (8.11%) OOP
7 6 (8.11%) Project Management
8 5 (6.76%) Kanban
9 4 (5.41%) Mentoring
9 4 (5.41%) Coaching
9 4 (5.41%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (5.41%) Waterfall
10 3 (4.05%) CRM
10 3 (4.05%) Pair Programming
10 3 (4.05%) BDD
10 3 (4.05%) Unit Testing
10 3 (4.05%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 74 (100.00%) PHP
2 35 (47.30%) JavaScript
3 15 (20.27%) SQL
4 14 (18.92%) PHP5
5 8 (10.81%) Shell Script
6 4 (5.41%) Python
6 4 (5.41%) Java
7 3 (4.05%) Perl
7 3 (4.05%) Ruby
8 2 (2.70%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.70%) C
8 2 (2.70%) C#
8 2 (2.70%) C++
9 1 (1.35%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.35%) Go
Qualifications
1 3 (4.05%) Degree
2 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) Puppet
2 1 (1.35%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (17.57%) Zend
2 7 (9.46%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.70%) HP
3 2 (2.70%) Epicor
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle
4 1 (1.35%) Siebel
4 1 (1.35%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.35%) Eloqua
4 1 (1.35%) Google
4 1 (1.35%) Facebook
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TEKsystems
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago