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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
London / City of London
Rank 91 111 78
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -33
Contract jobs citing PHP 57 48 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.95% 1.50% 2.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.06% 3.31% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 40 80
Median daily rate £413 £400 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +20.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £55.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +100.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-12.67% +82.05%

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
1403 1448 2322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 48.10% 45.15% 45.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1176 1212 1912
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017, 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 74 (49.33%) HTML
2 67 (44.67%) JavaScript
3 64 (42.67%) CSS
4 51 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (25.33%) MySQL
6 37 (24.67%) Git (software)
7 34 (22.67%) HTML5
8 31 (20.67%) jQuery
8 31 (20.67%) Linux
8 31 (20.67%) Python
9 30 (20.00%) Java
9 30 (20.00%) Symfony
9 30 (20.00%) REST
10 29 (19.33%) Marketing
11 28 (18.67%) Scrum
12 24 (16.00%) MVC
12 24 (16.00%) JSON
13 23 (15.33%) TDD
14 22 (14.67%) OO
15 21 (14.00%) Drupal
15 21 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
15 21 (14.00%) Sass
16 20 (13.33%) BDD
17 19 (12.67%) Zend
17 19 (12.67%) SQL
18 18 (12.00%) Web Services
18 18 (12.00%) Web Development
18 18 (12.00%) Puppet
18 18 (12.00%) CSS3
18 18 (12.00%) Node.js

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 21 (14.00%) Drupal
2 12 (8.00%) Apache
3 11 (7.33%) WordPress
4 8 (5.33%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (4.67%) Tomcat
6 6 (4.00%) CMS
7 4 (2.67%) Confluence
8 3 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (2.00%) JBoss
8 3 (2.00%) nginx
9 2 (1.33%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.33%) Mule ESB
10 1 (0.67%) concrete5
10 1 (0.67%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.67%) IIS
10 1 (0.67%) LiveCycle
10 1 (0.67%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (3.33%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.67%) MS Office
3 1 (0.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (8.00%) Magento
2 3 (2.00%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.67%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.67%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.67%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.67%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 21 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (9.33%) GitHub
3 7 (4.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (4.00%) SaaS
5 3 (2.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.33%) IaaS
6 2 (1.33%) PaaS
6 2 (1.33%) Trello
7 1 (0.67%) Akamai
7 1 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.67%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.67%) Network Security
2 6 (4.00%) HTTP
3 5 (3.33%) Firewall
3 5 (3.33%) SSH
4 3 (2.00%) SMTP
4 3 (2.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.33%) DMZ
5 2 (1.33%) FTP
5 2 (1.33%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (1.33%) VPN
6 1 (0.67%) DNS
6 1 (0.67%) Internet
6 1 (0.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (25.33%) MySQL
2 12 (8.00%) NoSQL
3 10 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (6.00%) Relational Database
5 8 (5.33%) MongoDB
6 5 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (3.33%) SQL Server
7 4 (2.67%) Redis
8 3 (2.00%) MariaDB
8 3 (2.00%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.33%) Big Data
10 1 (0.67%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.67%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.67%) RethinkDB
10 1 (0.67%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 37 (24.67%) Git (software)
2 14 (9.33%) Jenkins
3 11 (7.33%) JIRA
4 10 (6.67%) webpack
5 8 (5.33%) Babel
5 8 (5.33%) Vagrant
6 6 (4.00%) Cucumber
6 6 (4.00%) Grunt
7 4 (2.67%) gulp
7 4 (2.67%) Selenium
8 3 (2.00%) Mercurial
8 3 (2.00%) Mocha
8 3 (2.00%) PHPUnit
8 3 (2.00%) Rational Rhapsody
8 3 (2.00%) Subversion
8 3 (2.00%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.33%) Artifactory
9 2 (1.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 2 (1.33%) Gerrit
9 2 (1.33%) JIRA Agile
General
1 29 (19.33%) Marketing
2 9 (6.00%) Finance
3 4 (2.67%) Banking
4 3 (2.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.00%) Publishing
5 2 (1.33%) Advertising
5 2 (1.33%) Electronics
5 2 (1.33%) Law
5 2 (1.33%) Music Industry
5 2 (1.33%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 114 (76.00%) Developer
2 46 (30.67%) PHP Developer
3 19 (12.67%) Senior Developer
4 18 (12.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 16 (10.67%) Drupal Developer
6 10 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 7 (4.67%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (4.67%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 7 (4.67%) Symfony Developer
8 6 (4.00%) Senior PHP Developer
8 6 (4.00%) Web Developer
9 5 (3.33%) Angular Developer
9 5 (3.33%) Consultant
9 5 (3.33%) Magento Developer
9 5 (3.33%) Senior Software Developer
9 5 (3.33%) Software Developer
10 4 (2.67%) Linux Administrator
10 4 (2.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 4 (2.67%) Senior Linux Administrator
10 4 (2.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (49.33%) HTML
2 64 (42.67%) CSS
3 34 (22.67%) HTML5
4 31 (20.67%) jQuery
5 30 (20.00%) REST
5 30 (20.00%) Symfony
6 24 (16.00%) JSON
7 21 (14.00%) Sass
8 18 (12.00%) CSS3
8 18 (12.00%) Node.js
8 18 (12.00%) Web Services
9 16 (10.67%) XML
10 15 (10.00%) AngularJS
11 14 (9.33%) React
11 14 (9.33%) Spring
12 12 (8.00%) Laravel
13 10 (6.67%) LAMP
13 10 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 9 (6.00%) Ajax
14 9 (6.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.33%) User Experience
2 8 (5.33%) Fintech
2 8 (5.33%) NHS
3 7 (4.67%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.67%) Digital Media
3 7 (4.67%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (3.33%) Social Media
5 4 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.00%) Blog
6 3 (2.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.00%) Web 2.0
7 2 (1.33%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.33%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.33%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.67%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.67%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.67%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.67%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.67%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 31 (20.67%) Linux
2 15 (10.00%) Windows
3 8 (5.33%) Unix
4 7 (4.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (4.00%) CentOS
5 6 (4.00%) Ubuntu
5 6 (4.00%) Windows Server
6 5 (3.33%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.67%) Android
7 1 (0.67%) Debian
7 1 (0.67%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (18.67%) Scrum
3 24 (16.00%) MVC
4 23 (15.33%) TDD
5 22 (14.67%) OO
6 20 (13.33%) BDD
7 18 (12.00%) Web Development
8 17 (11.33%) Front End Development
9 16 (10.67%) Configuration Management
10 15 (10.00%) DevOps
10 15 (10.00%) E-Commerce
10 15 (10.00%) OOP
11 13 (8.67%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (7.33%) Web Application Development
14 10 (6.67%) Open Source
14 10 (6.67%) Pair Programming
15 9 (6.00%) CRM
15 9 (6.00%) Dependency Management
16 7 (4.67%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 67 (44.67%) JavaScript
2 31 (20.67%) Python
3 30 (20.00%) Java
4 19 (12.67%) SQL
5 17 (11.33%) Ruby
6 15 (10.00%) Perl
7 8 (5.33%) Bash Shell
7 8 (5.33%) Scala
8 6 (4.00%) C#
9 5 (3.33%) C
9 5 (3.33%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.67%) AWK
10 4 (2.67%) sed
10 4 (2.67%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.00%) Go
12 2 (1.33%) PHP 5
13 1 (0.67%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.67%) C++
13 1 (0.67%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 10 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.00%) Degree
3 1 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.67%) CHECK Team Member
3 1 (0.67%) CISA
3 1 (0.67%) CISM
3 1 (0.67%) CISSP
3 1 (0.67%) ECIH
3 1 (0.67%) GCIH
3 1 (0.67%) GIAC
3 1 (0.67%) MCP
3 1 (0.67%) MCSA
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.67%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.33%) QA
2 3 (2.00%) HL7
3 1 (0.67%) SDET
3 1 (0.67%) WCAG
System Software
1 13 (8.67%) Docker
2 5 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.67%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 18 (12.00%) Puppet
2 6 (4.00%) Ansible
2 6 (4.00%) Kubernetes
3 5 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.67%) Nagios
5 2 (1.33%) HAProxy
5 2 (1.33%) Kibana
5 2 (1.33%) logstash
5 2 (1.33%) Rundeck
5 2 (1.33%) Salt
5 2 (1.33%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.67%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (12.67%) Zend
2 13 (8.67%) VMware
3 9 (6.00%) Red Hat
4 6 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.00%) Oracle
5 5 (3.33%) Adobe
5 5 (3.33%) Twitter
6 3 (2.00%) Google
6 3 (2.00%) PayPal
6 3 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.00%) SAP
7 2 (1.33%) Black Duck
7 2 (1.33%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.33%) Sonatype
7 2 (1.33%) Veracode
8 1 (0.67%) MEDITECH
8 1 (0.67%) Panasonic
8 1 (0.67%) Pardot
8 1 (0.67%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.67%) Splunk
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