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 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 99 85 94
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +9
Contract jobs citing PHP 116 135 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.01% 2.31% 2.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.68% 5.49% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 99 110
Average daily rate
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£366 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.73% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
- +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £22.99 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £33.78 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+15.47% +49.05%
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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
2481 2458 3014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.10% 42.09% 43.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2050 1918 2305
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 33
Average hourly rate £23.75 £27.50 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -33.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £14.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.70 £31.99 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 2 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 2 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 (55.27%) HTML
2 126 (53.16%) JavaScript
3 119 (50.21%) MySQL
4 118 (49.79%) CSS
5 72 (30.38%) jQuery
6 71 (29.96%) Agile Software Development
7 63 (26.58%) OO
8 55 (23.21%) Linux
9 52 (21.94%) Java
10 47 (19.83%) HTML5
11 42 (17.72%) SQL
12 41 (17.30%) Python
12 41 (17.30%) TDD
13 40 (16.88%) Subversion
13 40 (16.88%) Symfony
13 40 (16.88%) Web Services
14 39 (16.46%) Git (software)
15 38 (16.03%) E-Commerce
15 38 (16.03%) LAMP
16 36 (15.19%) CSS3
16 36 (15.19%) AngularJS
17 35 (14.77%) Apache
17 35 (14.77%) MVC
18 28 (11.81%) Ruby
18 28 (11.81%) Ajax
19 27 (11.39%) Finance
19 27 (11.39%) OO PHP
20 26 (10.97%) Scrum
20 26 (10.97%) Zend
20 26 (10.97%) Web Development

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

For the 6 months to 2 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 35 (14.77%) Apache
2 23 (9.70%) Drupal
3 20 (8.44%) CMS
4 18 (7.59%) Node.js
5 15 (6.33%) WordPress
6 9 (3.80%) nginx
6 9 (3.80%) Tomcat
7 6 (2.53%) IIS
8 5 (2.11%) Joomla!
8 5 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.27%) Confluence
9 3 (1.27%) Umbraco
9 3 (1.27%) Moodle
9 3 (1.27%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.27%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.84%) JBoss
10 2 (0.84%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.84%) Mule ESB
11 1 (0.42%) EPiServer CMS
11 1 (0.42%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 9 (3.80%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.69%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.27%) MS Office
3 3 (1.27%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (6.75%) Magento
2 1 (0.42%) Radian6
2 1 (0.42%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.17%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.80%) GitHub
3 5 (2.11%) SaaS
4 4 (1.69%) Heroku
4 4 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.27%) Force.com
6 2 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.42%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.42%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.06%) HTTP
2 8 (3.38%) Internet
3 6 (2.53%) Firewall
4 4 (1.69%) DNS
5 3 (1.27%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.27%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (1.27%) Unified Communications
5 3 (1.27%) Converged Networks
5 3 (1.27%) SSL
6 2 (0.84%) SAN
6 2 (0.84%) VPN
7 1 (0.42%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.42%) CTI
7 1 (0.42%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (50.21%) MySQL
2 26 (10.97%) SQL Server
3 21 (8.86%) Relational Database
4 15 (6.33%) MongoDB
5 11 (4.64%) NoSQL
6 8 (3.38%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (2.95%) Redis
8 6 (2.53%) Big Data
8 6 (2.53%) RDBMS
9 5 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.27%) Cognos Query Studio
11 2 (0.84%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 40 (16.88%) Subversion
2 39 (16.46%) Git (software)
3 20 (8.44%) Jenkins
4 13 (5.49%) Grunt
5 10 (4.22%) PHPUnit
5 10 (4.22%) Selenium
5 10 (4.22%) Maven
6 9 (3.80%) Mercurial
7 8 (3.38%) Hudson
8 7 (2.95%) Redmine
8 7 (2.95%) FogBugz
8 7 (2.95%) Trac
8 7 (2.95%) Jasmine
8 7 (2.95%) JIRA
9 6 (2.53%) gulp
10 5 (2.11%) Cucumber
10 5 (2.11%) Artifactory
10 5 (2.11%) WebDriver
11 4 (1.69%) Behat
11 4 (1.69%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 27 (11.39%) Finance
2 8 (3.38%) Marketing
3 4 (1.69%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.69%) Advertising
4 3 (1.27%) Publishing
4 3 (1.27%) Banking
4 3 (1.27%) Retail
5 2 (0.84%) Games
5 2 (0.84%) Arabic Language
5 2 (0.84%) Hindi Language
6 1 (0.42%) iGaming
6 1 (0.42%) French Language
6 1 (0.42%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.42%) Back Office
6 1 (0.42%) Law
Job Titles
1 174 (73.42%) Developer
2 74 (31.22%) PHP Developer
3 22 (9.28%) Front-End Developer
4 21 (8.86%) Web Developer
5 17 (7.17%) Senior Developer
6 14 (5.91%) Drupal Developer
6 14 (5.91%) Magento Developer
7 13 (5.49%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 11 (4.64%) DevOps Engineer
9 9 (3.80%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 9 (3.80%) Analyst
9 9 (3.80%) Architect
10 8 (3.38%) Senior PHP Developer
10 8 (3.38%) PHP LAMP Developer
11 7 (2.95%) Full Stack Developer
12 6 (2.53%) Technical Architect
12 6 (2.53%) Administrator
13 5 (2.11%) Lead Developer
13 5 (2.11%) Systems Administrator
14 4 (1.69%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (55.27%) HTML
2 118 (49.79%) CSS
3 72 (30.38%) jQuery
4 47 (19.83%) HTML5
5 40 (16.88%) Symfony
5 40 (16.88%) Web Services
6 38 (16.03%) LAMP
7 36 (15.19%) CSS3
7 36 (15.19%) AngularJS
8 28 (11.81%) Ajax
9 24 (10.13%) XML
10 23 (9.70%) .NET
10 23 (9.70%) Sass
11 21 (8.86%) REST
12 20 (8.44%) RESTful
13 19 (8.02%) JSON
14 17 (7.17%) Backbone.js
15 16 (6.75%) XHTML
16 15 (6.33%) Laravel
17 13 (5.49%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.91%) User Experience
2 10 (4.22%) Visualisation
2 10 (4.22%) Computer Science
2 10 (4.22%) Mobile App
3 9 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.38%) Digital Media
5 4 (1.69%) Replication
5 4 (1.69%) Clustering
5 4 (1.69%) E-Learning
6 3 (1.27%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.27%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.27%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.84%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.84%) Social Media
7 2 (0.84%) W3C
7 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.84%) Internet of Things
7 2 (0.84%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.42%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.42%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 55 (23.21%) Linux
2 15 (6.33%) UNIX
3 11 (4.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (2.95%) Ubuntu
5 6 (2.53%) Windows
6 4 (1.69%) CentOS
7 2 (0.84%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.84%) AIX
7 2 (0.84%) Solaris
8 1 (0.42%) Android
8 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.42%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (29.96%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (26.58%) OO
3 41 (17.30%) TDD
4 38 (16.03%) E-Commerce
5 35 (14.77%) MVC
6 27 (11.39%) OO PHP
7 26 (10.97%) Scrum
7 26 (10.97%) Web Development
8 24 (10.13%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (9.28%) DevOps
10 21 (8.86%) BDD
11 18 (7.59%) Responsive Web Design
12 16 (6.75%) Open Source
13 13 (5.49%) OOP
14 10 (4.22%) SOA
14 10 (4.22%) Project Management
14 10 (4.22%) Mentoring
15 9 (3.80%) Data Modelling
15 9 (3.80%) Kanban
15 9 (3.80%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 126 (53.16%) JavaScript
2 52 (21.94%) Java
3 42 (17.72%) SQL
4 41 (17.30%) Python
5 28 (11.81%) Ruby
6 23 (9.70%) PHP5
7 18 (7.59%) Perl
8 16 (6.75%) C#
9 10 (4.22%) Shell Script
10 9 (3.80%) C
10 9 (3.80%) Bash Shell
11 8 (3.38%) C++
12 5 (2.11%) VBA
13 4 (1.69%) Apex Code
14 3 (1.27%) F#
14 3 (1.27%) Scala
14 3 (1.27%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.27%) VBScript
15 2 (0.84%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.84%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 12 (5.06%) Degree
2 11 (4.64%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.53%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.84%) ISEB
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.42%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.42%) MCSD
5 1 (0.42%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.64%) QA
2 2 (0.84%) COREP
2 2 (0.84%) FINREP
2 2 (0.84%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (3.80%) Varnish
2 4 (1.69%) Docker
3 2 (0.84%) RHEV
3 2 (0.84%) vCloud
3 2 (0.84%) KVM
4 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (8.02%) Puppet
2 8 (3.38%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.53%) Vagrant
4 5 (2.11%) Ansible
5 4 (1.69%) Nagios
6 3 (1.27%) yum
6 3 (1.27%) Salt
7 2 (0.84%) Kibana
7 2 (0.84%) Graphite
7 2 (0.84%) Rundeck
7 2 (0.84%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.84%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.84%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.84%) logstash
8 1 (0.42%) Pingdom
8 1 (0.42%) Ganglia
8 1 (0.42%) TeamSite
8 1 (0.42%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 26 (10.97%) Zend
2 19 (8.02%) Oracle
3 13 (5.49%) Red Hat
4 11 (4.64%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (3.80%) Microsoft
6 7 (2.95%) IBM
7 6 (2.53%) Adobe
8 5 (2.11%) WorldPay
9 4 (1.69%) Sybase
9 4 (1.69%) Cognos
9 4 (1.69%) VMware
10 3 (1.27%) HP
11 2 (0.84%) Informatica
11 2 (0.84%) Tableau
11 2 (0.84%) Facebook
11 2 (0.84%) Twitter
11 2 (0.84%) Teradata
11 2 (0.84%) Perforce
11 2 (0.84%) Google
12 1 (0.42%) Omniture
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