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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 66 89 87
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -2
Contract jobs citing PHP 109 119 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.24% 2.07% 2.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.67% 4.81% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 86 103
Median daily rate £400 £366 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% +4.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £245 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £31.99
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £39.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-60.25% +14.70%
PHP
London

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
1634 2473 2445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 48.54% 43.08% 41.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1392 2035 1912
Median daily rate £475 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 22 10
Median hourly rate £53.00 £24.23 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.73% -11.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £19.72 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £54.00 £31.99
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 June 2016.

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 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for PHP.

1 99 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 75 (45.45%) HTML
3 71 (43.03%) CSS
4 58 (35.15%) Web Development
5 56 (33.94%) Java
6 43 (26.06%) CRM
6 43 (26.06%) HTML5
7 42 (25.45%) MySQL
7 42 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
8 40 (24.24%) ERP
8 40 (24.24%) Linux
8 40 (24.24%) Digital Media
9 39 (23.64%) Network Security
10 35 (21.21%) jQuery
11 33 (20.00%) CSS3
12 29 (17.58%) TDD
13 28 (16.97%) AngularJS
14 24 (14.55%) Git (software)
14 24 (14.55%) Python
15 23 (13.94%) MVC
16 22 (13.33%) OO
16 22 (13.33%) SQL
16 22 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
17 21 (12.73%) Finance
18 19 (11.52%) Sass
19 18 (10.91%) DevOps
19 18 (10.91%) REST
19 18 (10.91%) WordPress
19 18 (10.91%) Ruby
19 18 (10.91%) Unix

PHP
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 18 (10.91%) WordPress
2 17 (10.30%) Drupal
3 13 (7.88%) CMS
4 12 (7.27%) Apache
5 7 (4.24%) Tomcat
6 6 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (1.82%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (1.82%) IIS
7 3 (1.82%) nginx
7 3 (1.82%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.82%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.82%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.21%) EPiServer CMS
8 2 (1.21%) JBoss
9 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.61%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (3.64%) Photoshop
2 5 (3.03%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (1.82%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.61%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.61%) InDesign
4 1 (0.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (4.85%) Magento
2 4 (2.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.21%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.61%) BigMachines
4 1 (0.61%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.61%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.61%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.42%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 4 (2.42%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (1.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (1.82%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 3 (1.82%) GitHub
4 3 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (1.21%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (1.21%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (1.21%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.21%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.21%) CloudFront
5 2 (1.21%) Route 53
6 1 (0.61%) Boomi
6 1 (0.61%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.61%) Office 365
6 1 (0.61%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 39 (23.64%) Network Security
2 7 (4.24%) DNS
3 5 (3.03%) HTTP
4 4 (2.42%) SAN
4 4 (2.42%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.82%) SSL
6 2 (1.21%) FTP
6 2 (1.21%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.21%) SMTP
7 1 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.61%) DHCP
7 1 (0.61%) Internet
7 1 (0.61%) Intranet
7 1 (0.61%) RIP
7 1 (0.61%) SSH
7 1 (0.61%) VPN
7 1 (0.61%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (25.45%) MySQL
2 10 (6.06%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.24%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.03%) Redis
5 4 (2.42%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (2.42%) Big Data
5 4 (2.42%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (1.82%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.21%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (1.21%) DB2
7 2 (1.21%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.61%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.61%) FileMaker
8 1 (0.61%) GIS
8 1 (0.61%) OLAP
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.61%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 24 (14.55%) Git (software)
2 15 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 9 (5.45%) gulp
4 7 (4.24%) Grunt
5 5 (3.03%) Jasmine
5 5 (3.03%) Selenium
6 4 (2.42%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (2.42%) Subversion
6 4 (2.42%) Vagrant
7 3 (1.82%) Bower
7 3 (1.82%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.82%) Introscope
7 3 (1.82%) Mocha
7 3 (1.82%) PHPUnit
8 2 (1.21%) GitLab
8 2 (1.21%) Hudson
8 2 (1.21%) JIRA
8 2 (1.21%) PhantomJS
8 2 (1.21%) Sinon.JS
8 2 (1.21%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (12.73%) Finance
2 11 (6.67%) Retail
3 9 (5.45%) Marketing
4 6 (3.64%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.03%) Banking
6 4 (2.42%) Advertising
7 3 (1.82%) Legal
8 2 (1.21%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.21%) Interactive Media
8 2 (1.21%) Law
8 2 (1.21%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.61%) Electronics
9 1 (0.61%) Games
9 1 (0.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 112 (67.88%) Developer
2 42 (25.45%) PHP Developer
3 21 (12.73%) JavaScript Developer
4 15 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 14 (8.48%) Drupal Developer
5 14 (8.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 11 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (5.45%) Full Stack Developer
7 9 (5.45%) WordPress Developer
8 8 (4.85%) Administrator
9 7 (4.24%) Web Developer
10 6 (3.64%) Java Developer
10 6 (3.64%) Magento Developer
11 5 (3.03%) AWS Engineer
11 5 (3.03%) HTML Developer
11 5 (3.03%) Linux Engineer
11 5 (3.03%) MySQL Developer
11 5 (3.03%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 5 (3.03%) PHP Symfony Developer
11 5 (3.03%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (45.45%) HTML
2 71 (43.03%) CSS
3 43 (26.06%) HTML5
4 35 (21.21%) jQuery
5 33 (20.00%) CSS3
6 28 (16.97%) AngularJS
7 19 (11.52%) Sass
8 18 (10.91%) REST
8 18 (10.91%) Web Services
9 17 (10.30%) Node.js
9 17 (10.30%) XML
10 16 (9.70%) .NET
10 16 (9.70%) React
11 15 (9.09%) JSON
11 15 (9.09%) Symfony
12 14 (8.48%) LAMP
13 13 (7.88%) Laravel
14 12 (7.27%) RESTful
14 12 (7.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 10 (6.06%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 40 (24.24%) Digital Media
2 14 (8.48%) Mobile App
3 13 (7.88%) User Experience
4 7 (4.24%) Fintech
5 6 (3.64%) NHS
6 5 (3.03%) Clustering
6 5 (3.03%) Data Centre
6 5 (3.03%) Replication
7 3 (1.82%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.82%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.82%) W3C
8 2 (1.21%) Blog
8 2 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.61%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.61%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.61%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.61%) New Media
9 1 (0.61%) Pharmacovigilance
9 1 (0.61%) Semantic Web
9 1 (0.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 40 (24.24%) Linux
2 18 (10.91%) Unix
3 11 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (4.24%) AIX
4 7 (4.24%) Windows
5 5 (3.03%) CentOS
6 4 (2.42%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.42%) Debian
6 4 (2.42%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.82%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 3 (1.82%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.21%) Android
8 2 (1.21%) Fedora
8 2 (1.21%) SUSE
8 2 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (35.15%) Web Development
2 43 (26.06%) CRM
3 42 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (24.24%) ERP
5 29 (17.58%) TDD
6 23 (13.94%) MVC
7 22 (13.33%) OO
8 18 (10.91%) DevOps
8 18 (10.91%) E-Commerce
8 18 (10.91%) Front End Development
9 16 (9.70%) Scrum
10 15 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (8.48%) Open Source
12 13 (7.88%) BDD
13 12 (7.27%) OO PHP
14 11 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
15 10 (6.06%) Configuration Management
15 10 (6.06%) OOP
16 9 (5.45%) High Availability
17 8 (4.85%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 99 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 56 (33.94%) Java
3 24 (14.55%) Python
4 22 (13.33%) SQL
5 18 (10.91%) Ruby
6 17 (10.30%) Perl
7 14 (8.48%) C#
8 9 (5.45%) Bash Shell
9 6 (3.64%) C
10 5 (3.03%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.42%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.82%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.82%) Scala
13 2 (1.21%) Apple Swift
13 2 (1.21%) ECMAScript
13 2 (1.21%) ES6
13 2 (1.21%) Go
13 2 (1.21%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (6.06%) Degree
2 2 (1.21%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (0.61%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.61%) CISM
3 1 (0.61%) CISSP
3 1 (0.61%) HND
3 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.61%) PMP
3 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.42%) QA
2 2 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.61%) Basel II
3 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.61%) WAI
System Software
1 8 (4.85%) Docker
2 5 (3.03%) KVM
3 4 (2.42%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.82%) RHEV
4 3 (1.82%) Varnish
4 3 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.21%) NFS
5 2 (1.21%) Postfix
5 2 (1.21%) Squid
5 2 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.61%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 16 (9.70%) Puppet
2 11 (6.67%) Ansible
3 10 (6.06%) Nagios
4 5 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.42%) Control-M
5 4 (2.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.21%) Cacti
6 2 (1.21%) Kibana
6 2 (1.21%) logstash
6 2 (1.21%) Salt
7 1 (0.61%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.61%) Graphite
7 1 (0.61%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.61%) Pingdom
7 1 (0.61%) SCOM
7 1 (0.61%) WSUS
7 1 (0.61%) yum
7 1 (0.61%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 15 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 13 (7.88%) Zend
3 11 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 9 (5.45%) Adobe
4 9 (5.45%) Oracle
5 4 (2.42%) HP
5 4 (2.42%) VMware
6 3 (1.82%) ATG
6 3 (1.82%) Google
6 3 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.82%) Splunk
7 2 (1.21%) Akamai
7 2 (1.21%) Cisco
7 2 (1.21%) EPiServer
7 2 (1.21%) hybris
7 2 (1.21%) IBM
7 2 (1.21%) New Relic
7 2 (1.21%) Rackspace
7 2 (1.21%) SAP
8 1 (0.61%) Sybase
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