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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 77 84 71
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Contract jobs citing PHP 89 79 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.76% 2.31% 2.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.24% 4.81% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 69 139
Median daily rate £415 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £248 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £480 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -10.44%
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
1699 1641 2545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 52.65% 47.90% 43.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1431 1383 2070
Median daily rate £500 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 8
Median hourly rate £27.50 £23.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.19 £19.70 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £37.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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.

1 100 (50.25%) JavaScript
2 94 (47.24%) HTML
3 75 (37.69%) CSS
4 71 (35.68%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (32.16%) Java
6 58 (29.15%) Git (software)
7 46 (23.12%) Web Development
8 45 (22.61%) HTML5
9 43 (21.61%) MySQL
10 40 (20.10%) Linux
10 40 (20.10%) REST
11 38 (19.10%) jQuery
11 38 (19.10%) Python
12 35 (17.59%) Web Services
13 33 (16.58%) SQL
13 33 (16.58%) Marketing
13 33 (16.58%) Symfony
14 32 (16.08%) Node.js
15 31 (15.58%) TDD
15 31 (15.58%) MVC
16 30 (15.08%) Scrum
16 30 (15.08%) BDD
16 30 (15.08%) Amazon AWS
17 29 (14.57%) Network Security
17 29 (14.57%) Puppet
17 29 (14.57%) CRM
18 28 (14.07%) JSON
19 27 (13.57%) ERP
20 26 (13.07%) E-Commerce
20 26 (13.07%) OO

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 26 (13.07%) Drupal
2 20 (10.05%) Apache
3 14 (7.04%) WordPress
4 11 (5.53%) Tomcat
5 10 (5.03%) CMS
5 10 (5.03%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (2.01%) nginx
7 3 (1.51%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.51%) SAS
8 2 (1.01%) JBoss
8 2 (1.01%) Joomla!
8 2 (1.01%) Mule ESB
8 2 (1.01%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.01%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.50%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.50%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.50%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.50%) concrete5
9 1 (0.50%) Confluence
9 1 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (4.02%) Photoshop
2 5 (2.51%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (1.51%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.50%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.50%) InDesign
4 1 (0.50%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (9.05%) Magento
2 2 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.50%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.50%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.50%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.50%) RMDS
3 1 (0.50%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 30 (15.08%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (10.55%) GitHub
3 10 (5.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.51%) SaaS
5 3 (1.51%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.01%) IaaS
6 2 (1.01%) PaaS
6 2 (1.01%) Trello
7 1 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.50%) Boomi
7 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.50%) Force.com
7 1 (0.50%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 29 (14.57%) Network Security
2 10 (5.03%) HTTP
3 8 (4.02%) SSH
4 5 (2.51%) Firewall
5 4 (2.01%) FTP
5 4 (2.01%) SMTP
6 3 (1.51%) DNS
7 2 (1.01%) DMZ
7 2 (1.01%) LAN
7 2 (1.01%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (1.01%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.01%) VPN
8 1 (0.50%) Internet
8 1 (0.50%) IPFIX
8 1 (0.50%) MRTG
8 1 (0.50%) SNMP
8 1 (0.50%) SSL
8 1 (0.50%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.50%) WAN
8 1 (0.50%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (21.61%) MySQL
2 14 (7.04%) MongoDB
3 13 (6.53%) NoSQL
4 10 (5.03%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (5.03%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.02%) SQL Server
6 7 (3.52%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (3.52%) Big Data
7 5 (2.51%) CouchDB
8 4 (2.01%) Redis
9 2 (1.01%) Base SAS
9 2 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.01%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.01%) MariaDB
9 2 (1.01%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.01%) RethinkDB
9 2 (1.01%) SQLPlus
10 1 (0.50%) FileMaker
10 1 (0.50%) GIS
10 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 58 (29.15%) Git (software)
2 15 (7.54%) Vagrant
3 14 (7.04%) Jenkins
4 8 (4.02%) Cucumber
4 8 (4.02%) Subversion
4 8 (4.02%) webpack
5 7 (3.52%) JIRA
6 6 (3.02%) Babel
6 6 (3.02%) Grunt
7 5 (2.51%) gulp
7 5 (2.51%) Selenium
8 4 (2.01%) Mocha
8 4 (2.01%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.51%) Mercurial
9 3 (1.51%) Rational Rhapsody
10 2 (1.01%) Artifactory
10 2 (1.01%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 2 (1.01%) Bower
10 2 (1.01%) Selenium IDE
10 2 (1.01%) SoapUI
General
1 33 (16.58%) Marketing
2 13 (6.53%) Finance
3 7 (3.52%) Banking
4 3 (1.51%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.51%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.01%) Advertising
5 2 (1.01%) Electronics
6 1 (0.50%) Games
6 1 (0.50%) Interactive Media
6 1 (0.50%) Law
6 1 (0.50%) Legal
6 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.50%) Publishing
6 1 (0.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 146 (73.37%) Developer
2 48 (24.12%) PHP Developer
3 20 (10.05%) Drupal Developer
4 18 (9.05%) Senior Developer
5 15 (7.54%) JavaScript Developer
6 14 (7.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 11 (5.53%) Magento Developer
7 11 (5.53%) Software Developer
8 10 (5.03%) Architect
9 9 (4.52%) Senior Software Developer
10 7 (3.52%) DevOps Engineer
10 7 (3.52%) Web Developer
11 6 (3.02%) .NET Developer
11 6 (3.02%) Administrator
11 6 (3.02%) Analyst
11 6 (3.02%) Java Developer
11 6 (3.02%) Senior Systems Administrator
11 6 (3.02%) Systems Administrator
12 5 (2.51%) Linux Administrator
12 5 (2.51%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (47.24%) HTML
2 75 (37.69%) CSS
3 45 (22.61%) HTML5
4 40 (20.10%) REST
5 38 (19.10%) jQuery
6 35 (17.59%) Web Services
7 33 (16.58%) Symfony
8 32 (16.08%) Node.js
9 28 (14.07%) JSON
10 24 (12.06%) XML
11 19 (9.55%) CSS3
11 19 (9.55%) Spring
12 18 (9.05%) Sass
13 17 (8.54%) AngularJS
14 16 (8.04%) LAMP
14 16 (8.04%) Play Framework
15 15 (7.54%) .NET
15 15 (7.54%) SOAP
16 13 (6.53%) Akka
16 13 (6.53%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.07%) Digital Media
2 18 (9.05%) User Experience
3 15 (7.54%) NHS
4 8 (4.02%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.51%) Fintech
6 4 (2.01%) Blog
6 4 (2.01%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.01%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.51%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.51%) Semantic Web
7 3 (1.51%) Statistics
8 2 (1.01%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.01%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.01%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.01%) Social Network
9 1 (0.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.50%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.50%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.50%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 40 (20.10%) Linux
2 15 (7.54%) Windows
3 11 (5.53%) Unix
4 10 (5.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (4.52%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.01%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.51%) CentOS
7 3 (1.51%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.01%) Android
9 1 (0.50%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (0.50%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (35.68%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (23.12%) Web Development
3 31 (15.58%) MVC
3 31 (15.58%) TDD
4 30 (15.08%) BDD
4 30 (15.08%) Scrum
5 29 (14.57%) CRM
6 27 (13.57%) ERP
7 26 (13.07%) E-Commerce
7 26 (13.07%) OO
8 24 (12.06%) Configuration Management
9 21 (10.55%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (10.05%) DevOps
10 20 (10.05%) Pair Programming
11 19 (9.55%) OOP
12 18 (9.05%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (7.54%) Front End Development
14 14 (7.04%) Open Source
15 11 (5.53%) Automated Testing
16 9 (4.52%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 100 (50.25%) JavaScript
2 64 (32.16%) Java
3 38 (19.10%) Python
4 33 (16.58%) SQL
5 25 (12.56%) Ruby
6 24 (12.06%) Perl
7 19 (9.55%) Scala
8 16 (8.04%) C#
9 10 (5.03%) Bash Shell
10 8 (4.02%) PowerShell
11 6 (3.02%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.51%) AWK
12 5 (2.51%) C
12 5 (2.51%) sed
13 4 (2.01%) Go
14 3 (1.51%) Apple Swift
15 2 (1.01%) C++
15 2 (1.01%) Objective-C
15 2 (1.01%) VBScript
16 1 (0.50%) XAML
Qualifications
1 18 (9.05%) SC Cleared
1 18 (9.05%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.01%) Degree
3 2 (1.01%) MCP
3 2 (1.01%) MCSA
3 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.01%) PMP
3 2 (1.01%) RHCE
4 1 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.50%) CISA
4 1 (0.50%) CISM
4 1 (0.50%) CISSP
4 1 (0.50%) ECIH
4 1 (0.50%) GCIH
4 1 (0.50%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.02%) QA
2 3 (1.51%) HL7
3 2 (1.01%) WCAG
4 1 (0.50%) Basel II
4 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.50%) SDET
System Software
1 21 (10.55%) Docker
2 9 (4.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.51%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.01%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.01%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.50%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.50%) NFS
6 1 (0.50%) Varnish
6 1 (0.50%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 29 (14.57%) Puppet
2 13 (6.53%) Kubernetes
3 8 (4.02%) Ansible
3 8 (4.02%) Nagios
4 7 (3.52%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.01%) HAProxy
5 2 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.01%) Kibana
5 2 (1.01%) logstash
5 2 (1.01%) Rundeck
5 2 (1.01%) Salt
5 2 (1.01%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.50%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.50%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.50%) SCOM
6 1 (0.50%) Thomson Reuters DACS
6 1 (0.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (12.06%) VMware
2 19 (9.55%) Zend
3 13 (6.53%) Oracle
4 10 (5.03%) Red Hat
5 8 (4.02%) Adobe
5 8 (4.02%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.01%) SAP
6 4 (2.01%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.51%) Google
7 3 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.01%) Black Duck
8 2 (1.01%) HP
8 2 (1.01%) Sage
8 2 (1.01%) Sonatype
8 2 (1.01%) Splunk
8 2 (1.01%) Veracode
9 1 (0.50%) PayPal
9 1 (0.50%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.50%) Talend
9 1 (0.50%) Xamarin
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