The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills 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 over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 93 86 89
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing PHP 131 131 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.22% 2.24% 2.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.95% 5.31% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 93 115
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£350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £254 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-2.30% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £22.99 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £22.66
% change year-on-year
-19.35% +36.80%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2644 2467 3121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.75% 42.16% 43.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2176 1919 2404
Average daily rate £475 £451 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.43% +0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 31
Average hourly rate £24.23 £29.74 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.53% -28.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.33 £14.58 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £128.50 £67.64 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

PHP
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 across the City of London region.

PHP Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

PHP
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

PHP
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 across the City of London region.

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing PHP also 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 that cited PHP.

1 131 (53.04%) HTML
2 130 (52.63%) JavaScript
3 121 (48.99%) MySQL
3 121 (48.99%) CSS
4 89 (36.03%) Agile Software Development
5 77 (31.17%) jQuery
6 64 (25.91%) Linux
7 56 (22.67%) OO
8 49 (19.84%) Java
8 49 (19.84%) HTML5
9 46 (18.62%) Git (software)
9 46 (18.62%) SQL
9 46 (18.62%) Python
10 43 (17.41%) Apache
10 43 (17.41%) Subversion
11 42 (17.00%) TDD
11 42 (17.00%) Web Services
11 42 (17.00%) AngularJS
12 39 (15.79%) LAMP
13 38 (15.38%) Symfony
13 38 (15.38%) E-Commerce
13 38 (15.38%) CSS3
14 33 (13.36%) Ruby
15 32 (12.96%) MVC
15 32 (12.96%) DevOps
16 31 (12.55%) Finance
17 28 (11.34%) Web Development
17 28 (11.34%) Continuous Integration
18 26 (10.53%) Jenkins
18 26 (10.53%) Zend

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing PHP also 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 that cited PHP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 43 (17.41%) Apache
2 26 (10.53%) Drupal
3 20 (8.10%) Node.js
4 19 (7.69%) CMS
5 18 (7.29%) WordPress
6 9 (3.64%) nginx
7 8 (3.24%) Tomcat
7 8 (3.24%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (2.02%) Confluence
9 4 (1.62%) IIS
10 3 (1.21%) Joomla!
10 3 (1.21%) Moodle
10 3 (1.21%) OpenStack
10 3 (1.21%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.81%) JBoss
11 2 (0.81%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.81%) Mule ESB
12 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.40%) IBM HTTP Server
12 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (3.24%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.62%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (6.07%) Magento
2 1 (0.40%) Radian6
2 1 (0.40%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 20 (8.10%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.45%) GitHub
3 7 (2.83%) SaaS
4 5 (2.02%) Heroku
4 5 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.21%) Force.com
6 3 (1.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.40%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.40%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.40%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.67%) HTTP
2 8 (3.24%) Internet
3 6 (2.43%) Firewall
4 5 (2.02%) SSL
4 5 (2.02%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.02%) DNS
5 3 (1.21%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (1.21%) Unified Communications
5 3 (1.21%) Converged Networks
6 2 (0.81%) VPN
7 1 (0.40%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.40%) CTI
7 1 (0.40%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (48.99%) MySQL
2 24 (9.72%) SQL Server
3 19 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 18 (7.29%) Relational Database
5 13 (5.26%) NoSQL
6 8 (3.24%) Redis
6 8 (3.24%) Big Data
6 8 (3.24%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.21%) Data Mining
8 3 (1.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.21%) Sybase ASE
8 3 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.81%) MarkLogic
9 2 (0.81%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 2 (0.81%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 46 (18.62%) Git (software)
2 43 (17.41%) Subversion
3 26 (10.53%) Jenkins
4 13 (5.26%) Maven
5 11 (4.45%) Mercurial
5 11 (4.45%) Selenium
5 11 (4.45%) Grunt
6 10 (4.05%) Hudson
6 10 (4.05%) JIRA
7 9 (3.64%) PHPUnit
7 9 (3.64%) Redmine
7 9 (3.64%) FogBugz
7 9 (3.64%) Trac
8 7 (2.83%) Artifactory
8 7 (2.83%) WebDriver
9 6 (2.43%) Cucumber
9 6 (2.43%) Jasmine
10 4 (1.62%) Behat
10 4 (1.62%) JMeter
11 3 (1.21%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 31 (12.55%) Finance
2 6 (2.43%) Marketing
2 6 (2.43%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.62%) Publishing
4 3 (1.21%) Banking
5 2 (0.81%) Retail
5 2 (0.81%) Games
6 1 (0.40%) Law
6 1 (0.40%) Advertising
6 1 (0.40%) Front Office
6 1 (0.40%) Back Office
6 1 (0.40%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 176 (71.26%) Developer
2 72 (29.15%) PHP Developer
3 26 (10.53%) Front-End Developer
4 19 (7.69%) Web Developer
5 17 (6.88%) Senior Developer
6 16 (6.48%) Drupal Developer
6 16 (6.48%) DevOps Engineer
7 15 (6.07%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 12 (4.86%) Magento Developer
9 9 (3.64%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 9 (3.64%) Architect
10 7 (2.83%) Senior PHP Developer
10 7 (2.83%) WordPress Developer
11 6 (2.43%) PHP LAMP Developer
11 6 (2.43%) Full Stack Developer
11 6 (2.43%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 6 (2.43%) Analyst
11 6 (2.43%) Technical Architect
11 6 (2.43%) Administrator
12 5 (2.02%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (53.04%) HTML
2 121 (48.99%) CSS
3 77 (31.17%) jQuery
4 49 (19.84%) HTML5
5 42 (17.00%) AngularJS
5 42 (17.00%) Web Services
6 39 (15.79%) LAMP
7 38 (15.38%) Symfony
7 38 (15.38%) CSS3
8 25 (10.12%) Ajax
9 24 (9.72%) XML
9 24 (9.72%) .NET
10 23 (9.31%) Sass
11 21 (8.50%) REST
12 20 (8.10%) RESTful
13 17 (6.88%) Backbone.js
13 17 (6.88%) JSON
14 15 (6.07%) LESS
14 15 (6.07%) Laravel
15 14 (5.67%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.29%) User Experience
2 12 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.64%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.64%) Visualisation
4 8 (3.24%) Digital Media
5 7 (2.83%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.62%) E-Learning
7 3 (1.21%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.21%) W3C
7 3 (1.21%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.81%) Social Media
8 2 (0.81%) Replication
8 2 (0.81%) Clustering
8 2 (0.81%) Market Risk
8 2 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.81%) Internet of Things
8 2 (0.81%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.40%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.40%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.40%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 64 (25.91%) Linux
2 13 (5.26%) UNIX
3 10 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (3.64%) Ubuntu
5 8 (3.24%) Windows
6 6 (2.43%) CentOS
7 3 (1.21%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.81%) Android
8 2 (0.81%) Debian
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.40%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (36.03%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (22.67%) OO
3 42 (17.00%) TDD
4 38 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 32 (12.96%) MVC
5 32 (12.96%) DevOps
6 28 (11.34%) Web Development
6 28 (11.34%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (10.53%) Scrum
8 24 (9.72%) OO PHP
9 20 (8.10%) BDD
10 19 (7.69%) Open Source
11 15 (6.07%) Kanban
12 13 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
12 13 (5.26%) Project Management
13 12 (4.86%) Mentoring
14 10 (4.05%) OOP
15 9 (3.64%) Software Engineering
16 8 (3.24%) User Acceptance Testing
16 8 (3.24%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 130 (52.63%) JavaScript
2 49 (19.84%) Java
3 46 (18.62%) SQL
3 46 (18.62%) Python
4 33 (13.36%) Ruby
5 21 (8.50%) PHP5
6 19 (7.69%) Perl
7 16 (6.48%) C#
8 15 (6.07%) Bash Shell
9 13 (5.26%) Shell Script
10 10 (4.05%) C
11 8 (3.24%) C++
12 5 (2.02%) VBScript
12 5 (2.02%) Scala
13 4 (1.62%) Apex Code
14 3 (1.21%) Groovy
14 3 (1.21%) F#
14 3 (1.21%) Go
14 3 (1.21%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.81%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (4.86%) Degree
2 8 (3.24%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.21%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.40%) MCSD
4 1 (0.40%) MCDBA
4 1 (0.40%) ISEB
4 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.40%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.86%) QA
2 2 (0.81%) COREP
2 2 (0.81%) FINREP
2 2 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (4.45%) Varnish
2 5 (2.02%) Docker
3 2 (0.81%) vCloud
4 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (7.69%) Puppet
2 9 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (3.24%) Vagrant
4 6 (2.43%) Ansible
5 5 (2.02%) yum
6 4 (1.62%) Nagios
7 3 (1.21%) Salt
7 3 (1.21%) Graphite
8 2 (0.81%) Rundeck
8 2 (0.81%) Kibana
8 2 (0.81%) logstash
8 2 (0.81%) Pingdom
8 2 (0.81%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.81%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.40%) CA Wily
9 1 (0.40%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.40%) Ganglia
9 1 (0.40%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 26 (10.53%) Zend
2 15 (6.07%) Oracle
3 13 (5.26%) Red Hat
3 13 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (2.43%) Microsoft
5 5 (2.02%) Sybase
5 5 (2.02%) WorldPay
6 4 (1.62%) VMware
6 4 (1.62%) Teradata
7 3 (1.21%) Informatica
7 3 (1.21%) Twitter
8 2 (0.81%) Facebook
8 2 (0.81%) New Relic
8 2 (0.81%) Perforce
8 2 (0.81%) Google
8 2 (0.81%) Splunk
8 2 (0.81%) Tableau
8 2 (0.81%) IBM
8 2 (0.81%) Adobe
9 1 (0.40%) Fidessa
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