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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 147 154 163
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 48 65 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.83% 0.92% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.99% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 52 49
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £250 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £265 £265
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +40.00%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5306 6559 7187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.01% 92.62% 92.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3866 4817 5233
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 171 169
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.64 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.11 £44.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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 31 July 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 31 July 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.

1 116 (100.00%) PHP
2 64 (55.17%) MySQL
3 54 (46.55%) HTML
3 54 (46.55%) OO
4 51 (43.97%) CSS
5 49 (42.24%) Zend
6 48 (41.38%) JavaScript
7 44 (37.93%) Symfony
8 41 (35.34%) Agile Software Development
9 40 (34.48%) TDD
10 37 (31.90%) OO PHP
11 32 (27.59%) PHP5
12 29 (25.00%) MVC
13 24 (20.69%) jQuery
14 23 (19.83%) LAMP
15 20 (17.24%) Git (software)
16 19 (16.38%) Subversion
16 19 (16.38%) Linux
17 18 (15.52%) SQL
18 17 (14.66%) Web Services
18 17 (14.66%) Scrum
18 17 (14.66%) HTML5
19 15 (12.93%) Marketing
20 14 (12.07%) Apache
20 14 (12.07%) RESTful
21 13 (11.21%) BDD
21 13 (11.21%) XML
21 13 (11.21%) OOP
21 13 (11.21%) Ajax
22 12 (10.34%) Zend Framework

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (12.07%) Apache
2 8 (6.90%) Drupal
3 5 (4.31%) CMS
3 5 (4.31%) Node.js
4 4 (3.45%) Apache Solr
5 3 (2.59%) Moodle
5 3 (2.59%) WordPress
5 3 (2.59%) Joomla!
6 2 (1.72%) Mule
6 2 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.86%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (4.31%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.72%) Heroku
2 1 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.45%) HTTP
2 2 (1.72%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.72%) Internet
3 1 (0.86%) FTP
3 1 (0.86%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (55.17%) MySQL
2 9 (7.76%) MongoDB
3 6 (5.17%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.59%) Redis
4 3 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.72%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.86%) SQLite
6 1 (0.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (17.24%) Git (software)
2 19 (16.38%) Subversion
3 11 (9.48%) PHPUnit
4 7 (6.03%) Mercurial
5 5 (4.31%) Redmine
5 5 (4.31%) FogBugz
5 5 (4.31%) Trac
6 4 (3.45%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.59%) Behat
8 2 (1.72%) JIRA
8 2 (1.72%) Selenium
9 1 (0.86%) Hudson
9 1 (0.86%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (0.86%) Xdebug
General
1 15 (12.93%) Marketing
2 8 (6.90%) Finance
3 4 (3.45%) Front Office
3 4 (3.45%) Music Industry
4 3 (2.59%) Games
4 3 (2.59%) French Language
5 2 (1.72%) Back Office
5 2 (1.72%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.86%) Publishing
6 1 (0.86%) Banking
6 1 (0.86%) Retail
6 1 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (46.55%) HTML
2 51 (43.97%) CSS
3 44 (37.93%) Symfony
4 24 (20.69%) jQuery
5 23 (19.83%) LAMP
6 17 (14.66%) Web Services
6 17 (14.66%) HTML5
7 14 (12.07%) RESTful
8 13 (11.21%) XML
8 13 (11.21%) Ajax
9 12 (10.34%) Zend Framework
10 9 (7.76%) CodeIgniter
10 9 (7.76%) XHTML
10 9 (7.76%) CSS3
11 7 (6.03%) Memcached
11 7 (6.03%) REST
12 6 (5.17%) Yii
12 6 (5.17%) AngularJS
12 6 (5.17%) XSL
13 5 (4.31%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.62%) Computer Science
2 9 (7.76%) Open Source
3 6 (5.17%) Social Media
4 5 (4.31%) Digital Media
4 5 (4.31%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.45%) E-Learning
6 3 (2.59%) VLE
7 2 (1.72%) Web 2.0
7 2 (1.72%) W3C
8 1 (0.86%) Social Network
8 1 (0.86%) Animation
8 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.38%) Linux
2 2 (1.72%) UNIX
3 1 (0.86%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.86%) Android
3 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (46.55%) OO
2 41 (35.34%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (34.48%) TDD
4 37 (31.90%) OO PHP
5 29 (25.00%) MVC
6 17 (14.66%) Scrum
7 13 (11.21%) OOP
7 13 (11.21%) BDD
8 8 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (5.17%) Software Engineering
9 6 (5.17%) E-Commerce
9 6 (5.17%) Unit Testing
10 5 (4.31%) Project Management
10 5 (4.31%) Web Development
11 4 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (2.59%) UML
12 3 (2.59%) Data Management
13 2 (1.72%) Automated Testing
13 2 (1.72%) Workflow
13 2 (1.72%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 116 (100.00%) PHP
2 48 (41.38%) JavaScript
3 32 (27.59%) PHP5
4 18 (15.52%) SQL
5 9 (7.76%) Java
6 6 (5.17%) Python
7 5 (4.31%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.45%) Ruby
9 3 (2.59%) C
10 2 (1.72%) C++
11 1 (0.86%) C#
11 1 (0.86%) PHP4
11 1 (0.86%) Scala
11 1 (0.86%) Golang
11 1 (0.86%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (9.48%) Degree
1 11 (9.48%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.86%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.72%) Varnish
Vendors
1 49 (42.24%) Zend
2 7 (6.03%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (3.45%) Twitter
4 2 (1.72%) New Relic
4 2 (1.72%) Facebook
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £320 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £325 - £390 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £325 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago