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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 151 148 164
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +16
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 40 50 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.78% 0.85% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.91% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 38 24
Average daily rate
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£336 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.46% -5.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £261 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £391 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £182.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-89.31% +508.33%
PHP Developer
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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
4771 5502 5333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.95% 93.32% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3654 3867 3953
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 88 128
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.10% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £33.21 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 99 (100.00%) PHP
2 57 (57.58%) HTML
3 56 (56.57%) CSS
4 52 (52.53%) MySQL
5 46 (46.46%) JavaScript
6 37 (37.37%) jQuery
7 35 (35.35%) Symfony
8 33 (33.33%) LAMP
9 32 (32.32%) OO
10 30 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (27.27%) TDD
12 26 (26.26%) OO PHP
13 25 (25.25%) Git (software)
14 21 (21.21%) MVC
15 17 (17.17%) HTML5
15 17 (17.17%) REST
16 16 (16.16%) Zend
16 16 (16.16%) Linux
16 16 (16.16%) XML
17 14 (14.14%) Scrum
18 13 (13.13%) Subversion
18 13 (13.13%) Web Services
18 13 (13.13%) Ajax
19 12 (12.12%) WordPress
19 12 (12.12%) XHTML
20 11 (11.11%) CSS3
20 11 (11.11%) AngularJS
21 10 (10.10%) PHP5
21 10 (10.10%) RESTful
21 10 (10.10%) JSON

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 12 (12.12%) WordPress
2 9 (9.09%) CMS
3 8 (8.08%) Apache
3 8 (8.08%) Drupal
4 5 (5.05%) Joomla!
5 3 (3.03%) IIS
5 3 (3.03%) Node.js
6 2 (2.02%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (2.02%) SugarCRM
6 2 (2.02%) nginx
7 1 (1.01%) Moodle
Business Applications
1 5 (5.05%) Magento
2 2 (2.02%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.02%) SSH
2 1 (1.01%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (52.53%) MySQL
2 8 (8.08%) NoSQL
3 7 (7.07%) Redis
4 3 (3.03%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.03%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.01%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 25 (25.25%) Git (software)
2 13 (13.13%) Subversion
3 7 (7.07%) JIRA
4 5 (5.05%) PHPUnit
5 3 (3.03%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.02%) Selenium
6 2 (2.02%) CasperJS
7 1 (1.01%) TestDirector
7 1 (1.01%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.01%) FogBugz
7 1 (1.01%) Trac
7 1 (1.01%) Hudson
7 1 (1.01%) Redmine
General
1 9 (9.09%) Marketing
2 3 (3.03%) Finance
3 2 (2.02%) Legal
3 2 (2.02%) Advertising
3 2 (2.02%) Games
3 2 (2.02%) Retail
4 1 (1.01%) iGaming
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (57.58%) HTML
2 56 (56.57%) CSS
3 37 (37.37%) jQuery
4 35 (35.35%) Symfony
5 33 (33.33%) LAMP
6 17 (17.17%) REST
6 17 (17.17%) HTML5
7 16 (16.16%) XML
8 13 (13.13%) Ajax
8 13 (13.13%) Web Services
9 12 (12.12%) XHTML
10 11 (11.11%) CSS3
10 11 (11.11%) AngularJS
11 10 (10.10%) JSON
11 10 (10.10%) RESTful
12 9 (9.09%) SOAP
12 9 (9.09%) Laravel
13 6 (6.06%) Backbone.js
13 6 (6.06%) Memcached
14 5 (5.05%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.04%) Social Media
2 3 (3.03%) Open Source
2 3 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.02%) E-Learning
3 2 (2.02%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.01%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.01%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (1.01%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.01%) Blog
4 1 (1.01%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.01%) NHS
4 1 (1.01%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.16%) Linux
2 7 (7.07%) UNIX
3 3 (3.03%) Windows
4 2 (2.02%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.01%) Android
5 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.01%) CentOS
5 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (32.32%) OO
2 30 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (27.27%) TDD
4 26 (26.26%) OO PHP
5 21 (21.21%) MVC
6 14 (14.14%) Scrum
7 10 (10.10%) E-Commerce
8 8 (8.08%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (7.07%) OOP
10 6 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (5.05%) Performance Monitoring
12 4 (4.04%) Unit Testing
12 4 (4.04%) ERP
12 4 (4.04%) SOA
12 4 (4.04%) BDD
13 3 (3.03%) Web Design
13 3 (3.03%) Web Development
13 3 (3.03%) Kanban
13 3 (3.03%) Web Application Development
14 2 (2.02%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 99 (100.00%) PHP
2 46 (46.46%) JavaScript
3 10 (10.10%) PHP5
4 9 (9.09%) SQL
5 5 (5.05%) Java
6 4 (4.04%) C#
6 4 (4.04%) Python
7 3 (3.03%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.02%) Ruby
8 2 (2.02%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.01%) Scala
9 1 (1.01%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (3.03%) Degree
2 2 (2.02%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.02%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.01%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) Puppet
2 1 (1.01%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (16.16%) Zend
2 5 (5.05%) New Relic
3 4 (4.04%) Epicor
4 2 (2.02%) Twitter
4 2 (2.02%) HP
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle
5 1 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.01%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.01%) Google
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