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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
London / City of London
Rank 85 87 72
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -15
Contract jobs citing PHP 72 63 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.47% 2.10% 2.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.87% 4.75% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 53 105
Median daily rate £419 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.06% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.45 £35.00 £22.35
% change year-on-year
-10.14% +56.59%

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
1479 1327 2302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 50.82% 44.31% 44.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1233 1093 1891
Median daily rate £475 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 3
Median hourly rate - £29.64 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 83 (46.63%) JavaScript
2 80 (44.94%) HTML
3 65 (36.52%) CSS
4 62 (34.83%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (30.34%) Java
6 52 (29.21%) Git (software)
7 40 (22.47%) Python
8 39 (21.91%) MySQL
9 38 (21.35%) Symfony
10 37 (20.79%) Linux
10 37 (20.79%) HTML5
10 37 (20.79%) REST
11 32 (17.98%) jQuery
12 30 (16.85%) Marketing
13 29 (16.29%) Web Development
13 29 (16.29%) Scrum
13 29 (16.29%) BDD
14 28 (15.73%) Amazon AWS
14 28 (15.73%) Node.js
14 28 (15.73%) TDD
14 28 (15.73%) Web Services
14 28 (15.73%) SQL
15 27 (15.17%) MVC
16 26 (14.61%) JSON
17 25 (14.04%) Puppet
18 23 (12.92%) Drupal
18 23 (12.92%) OO
19 22 (12.36%) Network Security
19 22 (12.36%) Ruby
20 21 (11.80%) VMware

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 23 (12.92%) Drupal
2 14 (7.87%) Apache
3 10 (5.62%) WordPress
4 9 (5.06%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (5.06%) Tomcat
5 8 (4.49%) CMS
6 3 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.69%) nginx
7 2 (1.12%) Confluence
7 2 (1.12%) JBoss
7 2 (1.12%) Mule ESB
7 2 (1.12%) SAS
7 2 (1.12%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.56%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.56%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.56%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.56%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.56%) Kentico
8 1 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (3.37%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.69%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.12%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.56%) MS Office
4 1 (0.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (7.87%) Magento
2 3 (1.69%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.56%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.56%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.56%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.56%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.56%) RMDS
4 1 (0.56%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 28 (15.73%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (11.80%) GitHub
3 8 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (3.37%) SaaS
5 3 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.12%) IaaS
6 2 (1.12%) PaaS
6 2 (1.12%) Trello
7 1 (0.56%) Akamai
7 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.56%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 22 (12.36%) Network Security
2 10 (5.62%) HTTP
3 7 (3.93%) SSH
4 5 (2.81%) Firewall
4 5 (2.81%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.25%) SMTP
6 3 (1.69%) FTP
7 2 (1.12%) DMZ
7 2 (1.12%) DNS
7 2 (1.12%) Internet
7 2 (1.12%) LAN
7 2 (1.12%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (1.12%) VPN
8 1 (0.56%) IPFIX
8 1 (0.56%) MRTG
8 1 (0.56%) SNMP
8 1 (0.56%) SSL
8 1 (0.56%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (21.91%) MySQL
2 13 (7.30%) MongoDB
3 11 (6.18%) NoSQL
3 11 (6.18%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (5.06%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.49%) SQL Server
6 7 (3.93%) Big Data
7 6 (3.37%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (2.81%) CouchDB
9 4 (2.25%) Redis
10 3 (1.69%) MariaDB
11 2 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.12%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.12%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.12%) RethinkDB
11 2 (1.12%) SQLPlus
12 1 (0.56%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.56%) Base SAS
12 1 (0.56%) HBase
12 1 (0.56%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 52 (29.21%) Git (software)
2 14 (7.87%) Jenkins
3 13 (7.30%) Vagrant
4 8 (4.49%) Cucumber
4 8 (4.49%) webpack
5 7 (3.93%) Babel
5 7 (3.93%) JIRA
6 5 (2.81%) Selenium
6 5 (2.81%) Subversion
7 4 (2.25%) Grunt
7 4 (2.25%) Mocha
7 4 (2.25%) WebDriver
8 3 (1.69%) gulp
8 3 (1.69%) Mercurial
8 3 (1.69%) Rational Rhapsody
9 2 (1.12%) Artifactory
9 2 (1.12%) Gerrit
9 2 (1.12%) Selenium IDE
9 2 (1.12%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.12%) SonarQube
General
1 30 (16.85%) Marketing
2 10 (5.62%) Finance
3 4 (2.25%) Banking
4 3 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.12%) Advertising
5 2 (1.12%) Electronics
5 2 (1.12%) Law
5 2 (1.12%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.56%) Games
6 1 (0.56%) Publishing
6 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 133 (74.72%) Developer
2 49 (27.53%) PHP Developer
3 18 (10.11%) Drupal Developer
3 18 (10.11%) Senior Developer
4 16 (8.99%) JavaScript Developer
5 9 (5.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 9 (5.06%) Software Developer
6 8 (4.49%) Senior Software Developer
7 7 (3.93%) Architect
7 7 (3.93%) Magento Developer
7 7 (3.93%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 7 (3.93%) Symfony Developer
8 6 (3.37%) .NET Developer
8 6 (3.37%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (3.37%) Java Developer
8 6 (3.37%) Node.js Developer
9 5 (2.81%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (2.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 5 (2.81%) Senior Linux Administrator
9 5 (2.81%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (44.94%) HTML
2 65 (36.52%) CSS
3 38 (21.35%) Symfony
4 37 (20.79%) HTML5
4 37 (20.79%) REST
5 32 (17.98%) jQuery
6 28 (15.73%) Node.js
6 28 (15.73%) Web Services
7 26 (14.61%) JSON
8 21 (11.80%) XML
9 18 (10.11%) Spring
10 17 (9.55%) Sass
11 16 (8.99%) CSS3
12 15 (8.43%) AngularJS
13 14 (7.87%) Play Framework
14 13 (7.30%) .NET
14 13 (7.30%) Laravel
15 12 (6.74%) Akka
15 12 (6.74%) LAMP
15 12 (6.74%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.67%) Digital Media
2 11 (6.18%) User Experience
3 10 (5.62%) NHS
4 8 (4.49%) Data Centre
5 7 (3.93%) Fintech
6 3 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.69%) Blog
6 3 (1.69%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.69%) Web 2.0
7 2 (1.12%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.12%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.12%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.12%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.12%) Semantic Web
7 2 (1.12%) Social Media
7 2 (1.12%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.56%) New Media
8 1 (0.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (20.79%) Linux
2 17 (9.55%) Windows
3 10 (5.62%) Unix
4 9 (5.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (3.93%) Apple iOS
5 7 (3.93%) CentOS
5 7 (3.93%) Ubuntu
6 6 (3.37%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.12%) Android
8 1 (0.56%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (0.56%) Debian
8 1 (0.56%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (34.83%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (16.29%) BDD
2 29 (16.29%) Scrum
2 29 (16.29%) Web Development
3 28 (15.73%) TDD
4 27 (15.17%) MVC
5 23 (12.92%) OO
6 21 (11.80%) Configuration Management
6 21 (11.80%) CRM
7 19 (10.67%) DevOps
7 19 (10.67%) E-Commerce
7 19 (10.67%) ERP
7 19 (10.67%) OOP
8 18 (10.11%) Pair Programming
9 16 (8.99%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (8.99%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (7.87%) Front End Development
11 12 (6.74%) Open Source
12 11 (6.18%) Automated Testing
13 9 (5.06%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 83 (46.63%) JavaScript
2 54 (30.34%) Java
3 40 (22.47%) Python
4 28 (15.73%) SQL
5 22 (12.36%) Ruby
6 21 (11.80%) Perl
7 17 (9.55%) Scala
8 12 (6.74%) C#
9 10 (5.62%) Bash Shell
10 8 (4.49%) C
10 8 (4.49%) Shell Script
11 6 (3.37%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.81%) AWK
12 5 (2.81%) sed
13 4 (2.25%) Go
14 3 (1.69%) C++
15 2 (1.12%) Apple Swift
15 2 (1.12%) VBScript
16 1 (0.56%) R
16 1 (0.56%) XAML
Qualifications
1 19 (10.67%) SC Cleared
1 19 (10.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.37%) Degree
3 2 (1.12%) PMP
4 1 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.56%) CISA
4 1 (0.56%) CISM
4 1 (0.56%) CISSP
4 1 (0.56%) ECIH
4 1 (0.56%) GCIH
4 1 (0.56%) GIAC
4 1 (0.56%) MCP
4 1 (0.56%) MCSA
4 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.56%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.37%) QA
2 3 (1.69%) HL7
3 2 (1.12%) WCAG
4 1 (0.56%) SDET
System Software
1 21 (11.80%) Docker
2 7 (3.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.25%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.56%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.56%) NFS
5 1 (0.56%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 25 (14.04%) Puppet
2 12 (6.74%) Kubernetes
3 7 (3.93%) Ansible
4 6 (3.37%) Nagios
5 5 (2.81%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.12%) HAProxy
6 2 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.12%) Kibana
6 2 (1.12%) logstash
6 2 (1.12%) Rundeck
6 2 (1.12%) Salt
6 2 (1.12%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.56%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.56%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.56%) Terraform
7 1 (0.56%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 21 (11.80%) VMware
2 20 (11.24%) Zend
3 11 (6.18%) Red Hat
4 10 (5.62%) Oracle
5 7 (3.93%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.25%) Adobe
6 4 (2.25%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.69%) Google
7 3 (1.69%) PayPal
7 3 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.69%) SAP
7 3 (1.69%) Twitter
8 2 (1.12%) Black Duck
8 2 (1.12%) HP
8 2 (1.12%) Sonatype
8 2 (1.12%) Splunk
8 2 (1.12%) Veracode
9 1 (0.56%) MEDITECH
9 1 (0.56%) Pardot
9 1 (0.56%) Xamarin
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