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 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 68 94 83
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -11
Contract jobs citing PHP 93 116 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.81% 2.14% 2.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.87% 5.12% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 85 110
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £590 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £314 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -7.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £37.40
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -39.83%
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
1585 2265 2494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 47.84% 41.74% 41.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1352 1837 1961
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 10
Median hourly rate £22.50 £23.29 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.39% -15.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.76 £19.72 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £47.70 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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 May 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 25 May 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 80 (56.74%) JavaScript
2 68 (48.23%) HTML
3 67 (47.52%) CSS
4 51 (36.17%) Web Development
5 50 (35.46%) Java
6 44 (31.21%) MySQL
7 39 (27.66%) HTML5
8 36 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
9 34 (24.11%) Linux
9 34 (24.11%) CRM
10 33 (23.40%) Digital Media
11 32 (22.70%) ERP
11 32 (22.70%) Network Security
12 27 (19.15%) jQuery
13 26 (18.44%) CSS3
14 25 (17.73%) AngularJS
15 24 (17.02%) TDD
15 24 (17.02%) Python
16 20 (14.18%) Web Services
16 20 (14.18%) Node.js
16 20 (14.18%) Git (software)
16 20 (14.18%) Amazon AWS
17 19 (13.48%) SQL
18 18 (12.77%) Finance
19 17 (12.06%) MVC
19 17 (12.06%) Perl
19 17 (12.06%) Ruby
20 16 (11.35%) .NET
20 16 (11.35%) OO
20 16 (11.35%) REST

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 20 (14.18%) Node.js
2 14 (9.93%) WordPress
3 13 (9.22%) CMS
4 11 (7.80%) Apache
5 9 (6.38%) Drupal
6 6 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (4.26%) Tomcat
7 5 (3.55%) IIS
8 4 (2.84%) EPiServer CMS
9 3 (2.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (2.13%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (2.13%) WebLogic
9 3 (2.13%) WebSphere
9 3 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.42%) JBoss
10 2 (1.42%) nginx
10 2 (1.42%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.71%) ExpressionEngine
11 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (3.55%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.84%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.42%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.26%) Magento
2 3 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.42%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.71%) BigMachines
4 1 (0.71%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.71%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (14.18%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.55%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.84%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 4 (2.84%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (2.84%) GitHub
4 3 (2.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (2.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (1.42%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (1.42%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (1.42%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.42%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.42%) CloudFront
5 2 (1.42%) Route 53
6 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.71%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (22.70%) Network Security
2 7 (4.96%) DNS
3 4 (2.84%) HTTP
3 4 (2.84%) SAN
3 4 (2.84%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.13%) SSL
5 2 (1.42%) FTP
5 2 (1.42%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.42%) SMTP
6 1 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.71%) DHCP
6 1 (0.71%) Intranet
6 1 (0.71%) RIP
6 1 (0.71%) SSH
6 1 (0.71%) VPN
6 1 (0.71%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (31.21%) MySQL
2 11 (7.80%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.55%) NoSQL
3 5 (3.55%) Redis
4 4 (2.84%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (2.84%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (2.13%) Apache Hive
5 3 (2.13%) Big Data
6 2 (1.42%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (1.42%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.71%) DB2
7 1 (0.71%) OLAP
7 1 (0.71%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (14.18%) Git (software)
2 13 (9.22%) Jenkins
3 6 (4.26%) gulp
4 5 (3.55%) Grunt
4 5 (3.55%) Jasmine
5 4 (2.84%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (2.13%) Introscope
6 3 (2.13%) Mocha
6 3 (2.13%) PHPUnit
6 3 (2.13%) Selenium
6 3 (2.13%) Subversion
6 3 (2.13%) Vagrant
7 2 (1.42%) Bower
7 2 (1.42%) GitLab
7 2 (1.42%) Hudson
7 2 (1.42%) JIRA
7 2 (1.42%) JUnit
7 2 (1.42%) PhantomJS
7 2 (1.42%) Sinon.JS
7 2 (1.42%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (12.77%) Finance
2 11 (7.80%) Retail
3 4 (2.84%) Marketing
3 4 (2.84%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.13%) Advertising
5 2 (1.42%) Banking
5 2 (1.42%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.42%) Law
5 2 (1.42%) Legal
5 2 (1.42%) Publishing
6 1 (0.71%) Electronics
6 1 (0.71%) Interactive Media
6 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 95 (67.38%) Developer
2 32 (22.70%) PHP Developer
3 19 (13.48%) JavaScript Developer
4 14 (9.93%) Senior Developer
5 11 (7.80%) Full Stack Developer
6 10 (7.09%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (6.38%) Web Developer
7 9 (6.38%) WordPress Developer
8 8 (5.67%) Administrator
8 8 (5.67%) Java Developer
9 7 (4.96%) Drupal Developer
9 7 (4.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (3.55%) HTML Developer
10 5 (3.55%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (3.55%) PHP Laravel Developer
11 4 (2.84%) .NET Developer
11 4 (2.84%) AWS Engineer
11 4 (2.84%) MySQL Developer
11 4 (2.84%) Project Manager
11 4 (2.84%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (48.23%) HTML
2 67 (47.52%) CSS
3 39 (27.66%) HTML5
4 27 (19.15%) jQuery
5 26 (18.44%) CSS3
6 25 (17.73%) AngularJS
7 20 (14.18%) Web Services
8 16 (11.35%) .NET
8 16 (11.35%) REST
9 15 (10.64%) Laravel
9 15 (10.64%) XML
10 14 (9.93%) Sass
11 13 (9.22%) LAMP
11 13 (9.22%) React
11 13 (9.22%) RESTful
11 13 (9.22%) Symfony
12 11 (7.80%) JSON
13 10 (7.09%) ASP.NET
13 10 (7.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 9 (6.38%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 33 (23.40%) Digital Media
2 10 (7.09%) Mobile App
3 9 (6.38%) User Experience
4 8 (5.67%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.55%) Clustering
5 5 (3.55%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.55%) Fintech
5 5 (3.55%) Replication
6 3 (2.13%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.13%) W3C
7 2 (1.42%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.42%) NHS
8 1 (0.71%) Blog
8 1 (0.71%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.71%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.71%) Minimum Viable Product
8 1 (0.71%) New Media
8 1 (0.71%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 34 (24.11%) Linux
2 15 (10.64%) Unix
3 10 (7.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (6.38%) Windows
5 7 (4.96%) AIX
6 6 (4.26%) Windows Server
7 5 (3.55%) CentOS
8 4 (2.84%) Debian
9 3 (2.13%) Apple iOS
9 3 (2.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 3 (2.13%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.42%) Android
10 2 (1.42%) Fedora
10 2 (1.42%) SUSE
10 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (36.17%) Web Development
2 36 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (24.11%) CRM
4 32 (22.70%) ERP
5 24 (17.02%) TDD
6 17 (12.06%) MVC
7 16 (11.35%) DevOps
7 16 (11.35%) OO
8 13 (9.22%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (9.22%) Front End Development
9 12 (8.51%) E-Commerce
10 11 (7.80%) Scrum
11 10 (7.09%) BDD
11 10 (7.09%) OO PHP
12 9 (6.38%) Configuration Management
12 9 (6.38%) High Availability
12 9 (6.38%) Software Engineering
13 8 (5.67%) ITIL
13 8 (5.67%) OOP
13 8 (5.67%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 80 (56.74%) JavaScript
2 50 (35.46%) Java
3 24 (17.02%) Python
4 19 (13.48%) SQL
5 17 (12.06%) Perl
5 17 (12.06%) Ruby
6 14 (9.93%) C#
7 9 (6.38%) Bash Shell
8 5 (3.55%) C
8 5 (3.55%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.13%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.42%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.42%) ECMAScript
10 2 (1.42%) ES6
10 2 (1.42%) Go
10 2 (1.42%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.42%) Scala
10 2 (1.42%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (9.22%) Degree
2 2 (1.42%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (0.71%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.71%) CISM
3 1 (0.71%) CISSP
3 1 (0.71%) HND
3 1 (0.71%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.71%) PMP
3 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.84%) QA
2 2 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.71%) WAI
System Software
1 7 (4.96%) Docker
2 5 (3.55%) KVM
3 4 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.13%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.13%) RHEV
5 2 (1.42%) NFS
5 2 (1.42%) Postfix
5 2 (1.42%) Squid
5 2 (1.42%) Varnish
5 2 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.71%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 15 (10.64%) Puppet
2 9 (6.38%) Ansible
2 9 (6.38%) Nagios
3 4 (2.84%) Control-M
3 4 (2.84%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.42%) Cacti
4 2 (1.42%) Kibana
4 2 (1.42%) logstash
4 2 (1.42%) Salt
5 1 (0.71%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.71%) Graphite
5 1 (0.71%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.71%) Pingdom
5 1 (0.71%) SCOM
5 1 (0.71%) WSUS
5 1 (0.71%) yum
5 1 (0.71%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 14 (9.93%) Red Hat
2 13 (9.22%) Microsoft
3 10 (7.09%) Zend
4 5 (3.55%) Oracle
4 5 (3.55%) VMware
5 4 (2.84%) Adobe
5 4 (2.84%) EPiServer
5 4 (2.84%) HP
6 3 (2.13%) ATG
6 3 (2.13%) Google
6 3 (2.13%) Splunk
7 2 (1.42%) Akamai
7 2 (1.42%) Cisco
7 2 (1.42%) hybris
7 2 (1.42%) IBM
7 2 (1.42%) New Relic
7 2 (1.42%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.71%) F5
8 1 (0.71%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.71%) Vertica
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