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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 61 88 90
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +2
Contract jobs citing PHP 116 132 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.39% 2.23% 2.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.91% 5.00% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 98 89
Median daily rate £400 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £318 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.36% -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 - £22.99
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £25.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-38.00% -18.03%
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
1679 2641 2432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 49.08% 44.55% 42.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1431 2169 1887
Median daily rate £475 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 14
Median hourly rate £80.00 £22.83 £29.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+250.41% -23.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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.

1 110 (61.11%) JavaScript
2 80 (44.44%) HTML
3 74 (41.11%) CSS
4 67 (37.22%) Java
4 67 (37.22%) Web Development
5 50 (27.78%) CRM
6 49 (27.22%) Agile Software Development
7 48 (26.67%) ERP
7 48 (26.67%) Digital Media
8 47 (26.11%) Network Security
9 45 (25.00%) HTML5
10 43 (23.89%) Linux
11 42 (23.33%) MySQL
12 35 (19.44%) jQuery
13 33 (18.33%) CSS3
13 33 (18.33%) TDD
14 27 (15.00%) Git (software)
14 27 (15.00%) AngularJS
15 26 (14.44%) OO
15 26 (14.44%) MVC
16 25 (13.89%) SQL
16 25 (13.89%) Node.js
17 24 (13.33%) REST
17 24 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
17 24 (13.33%) E-Commerce
17 24 (13.33%) Python
18 21 (11.67%) Web Services
19 20 (11.11%) Finance
19 20 (11.11%) Puppet
19 20 (11.11%) Front End Development

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 17 (9.44%) WordPress
2 16 (8.89%) Drupal
3 15 (8.33%) Apache
4 9 (5.00%) CMS
5 8 (4.44%) Tomcat
6 6 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (1.67%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (1.67%) nginx
7 3 (1.67%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.67%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.67%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.11%) IIS
8 2 (1.11%) JBoss
8 2 (1.11%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.11%) SAS
9 1 (0.56%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (3.33%) Photoshop
2 5 (2.78%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.11%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.56%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.56%) InDesign
5 1 (0.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (5.56%) Magento
2 4 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.11%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.56%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (2.78%) GitHub
4 4 (2.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 4 (2.22%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (1.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (1.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 3 (1.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (1.11%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (1.11%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (1.11%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.11%) CloudFront
6 2 (1.11%) Route 53
7 1 (0.56%) Force.com
7 1 (0.56%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.56%) Office 365
7 1 (0.56%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 47 (26.11%) Network Security
2 8 (4.44%) DNS
3 5 (2.78%) HTTP
4 4 (2.22%) SAN
4 4 (2.22%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.67%) FTP
5 3 (1.67%) SSL
6 2 (1.11%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.11%) SMTP
6 2 (1.11%) SSH
6 2 (1.11%) X.509
7 1 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.56%) DHCP
7 1 (0.56%) Internet
7 1 (0.56%) Intranet
7 1 (0.56%) RIP
7 1 (0.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (23.33%) MySQL
2 8 (4.44%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.89%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.78%) Redis
5 4 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (2.22%) Big Data
5 4 (2.22%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.22%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.11%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (1.11%) Base SAS
7 2 (1.11%) DB2
7 2 (1.11%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.56%) FileMaker
8 1 (0.56%) GIS
8 1 (0.56%) OLAP
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 27 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 14 (7.78%) Jenkins
3 10 (5.56%) gulp
4 7 (3.89%) Grunt
5 6 (3.33%) Subversion
5 6 (3.33%) Vagrant
6 5 (2.78%) Jasmine
7 4 (2.22%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.22%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (2.22%) Selenium
8 3 (1.67%) Bower
8 3 (1.67%) Introscope
8 3 (1.67%) JIRA
8 3 (1.67%) Mocha
8 3 (1.67%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.11%) GitLab
9 2 (1.11%) Hudson
9 2 (1.11%) PhantomJS
9 2 (1.11%) Sinon.JS
9 2 (1.11%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (11.11%) Finance
2 12 (6.67%) Marketing
3 11 (6.11%) Retail
4 5 (2.78%) Banking
4 5 (2.78%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.67%) Advertising
5 3 (1.67%) Legal
6 2 (1.11%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.11%) Interactive Media
6 2 (1.11%) Law
6 2 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.56%) Games
7 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 125 (69.44%) Developer
2 43 (23.89%) PHP Developer
3 23 (12.78%) JavaScript Developer
4 16 (8.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 14 (7.78%) Senior Developer
6 13 (7.22%) Drupal Developer
7 11 (6.11%) DevOps Engineer
7 11 (6.11%) Full Stack Developer
8 9 (5.00%) Administrator
9 8 (4.44%) Magento Developer
9 8 (4.44%) WordPress Developer
10 7 (3.89%) Web Developer
11 6 (3.33%) .NET Developer
11 6 (3.33%) iOS Developer
11 6 (3.33%) Java Developer
12 5 (2.78%) AWS Engineer
12 5 (2.78%) HTML Developer
12 5 (2.78%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 5 (2.78%) PHP Symfony Developer
12 5 (2.78%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (44.44%) HTML
2 74 (41.11%) CSS
3 45 (25.00%) HTML5
4 35 (19.44%) jQuery
5 33 (18.33%) CSS3
6 27 (15.00%) AngularJS
7 25 (13.89%) Node.js
8 24 (13.33%) REST
9 21 (11.67%) Web Services
10 19 (10.56%) JSON
10 19 (10.56%) Sass
11 17 (9.44%) LAMP
11 17 (9.44%) XML
12 16 (8.89%) .NET
13 15 (8.33%) React
13 15 (8.33%) Symfony
13 15 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 14 (7.78%) RESTful
15 11 (6.11%) LESS
16 9 (5.00%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 48 (26.67%) Digital Media
2 15 (8.33%) User Experience
3 13 (7.22%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.89%) NHS
5 6 (3.33%) Fintech
6 5 (2.78%) Clustering
6 5 (2.78%) Replication
7 4 (2.22%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.67%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.67%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.67%) Statistics
8 3 (1.67%) W3C
9 2 (1.11%) Blog
9 2 (1.11%) New Media
9 2 (1.11%) Social Network
10 1 (0.56%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.56%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.56%) Semantic Web
10 1 (0.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 43 (23.89%) Linux
2 17 (9.44%) Unix
3 12 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (3.89%) AIX
4 7 (3.89%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.33%) Windows
6 5 (2.78%) CentOS
7 4 (2.22%) Debian
8 3 (1.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.67%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.67%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.11%) Android
9 2 (1.11%) Fedora
9 2 (1.11%) SUSE
9 2 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (37.22%) Web Development
2 50 (27.78%) CRM
3 49 (27.22%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (26.67%) ERP
5 33 (18.33%) TDD
6 26 (14.44%) MVC
6 26 (14.44%) OO
7 24 (13.33%) E-Commerce
8 20 (11.11%) Front End Development
9 18 (10.00%) DevOps
10 16 (8.89%) BDD
10 16 (8.89%) Scrum
11 15 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (8.33%) Open Source
12 13 (7.22%) Configuration Management
12 13 (7.22%) OOP
13 11 (6.11%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (5.56%) OO PHP
15 8 (4.44%) High Availability
15 8 (4.44%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 110 (61.11%) JavaScript
2 67 (37.22%) Java
3 25 (13.89%) SQL
4 24 (13.33%) Python
5 18 (10.00%) Perl
6 17 (9.44%) Ruby
7 15 (8.33%) C#
8 10 (5.56%) Bash Shell
9 6 (3.33%) C
10 5 (2.78%) Objective-C
10 5 (2.78%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.78%) Scala
10 5 (2.78%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.22%) Apple Swift
12 2 (1.11%) ECMAScript
12 2 (1.11%) ES6
12 2 (1.11%) Go
12 2 (1.11%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (5.00%) Degree
2 4 (2.22%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.11%) PMP
4 2 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.56%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.56%) CISM
5 1 (0.56%) CISSP
5 1 (0.56%) HND
5 1 (0.56%) MCP
5 1 (0.56%) MCSA
5 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.56%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.11%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) Basel II
2 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.56%) WAI
System Software
1 10 (5.56%) Docker
2 5 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.78%) KVM
2 5 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.67%) RHEV
3 3 (1.67%) Varnish
4 2 (1.11%) NFS
4 2 (1.11%) Postfix
4 2 (1.11%) Squid
4 2 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.56%) oVirt
5 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (11.11%) Puppet
2 11 (6.11%) Ansible
2 11 (6.11%) Nagios
3 6 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.22%) Control-M
4 4 (2.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (1.67%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.11%) Cacti
6 2 (1.11%) Kibana
6 2 (1.11%) logstash
6 2 (1.11%) Salt
6 2 (1.11%) SCOM
6 2 (1.11%) WSUS
7 1 (0.56%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.56%) Graphite
7 1 (0.56%) Pingdom
7 1 (0.56%) yum
7 1 (0.56%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 16 (8.89%) Red Hat
2 15 (8.33%) Zend
3 12 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 9 (5.00%) Adobe
4 9 (5.00%) Oracle
5 8 (4.44%) VMware
6 4 (2.22%) HP
7 3 (1.67%) ATG
7 3 (1.67%) Google
7 3 (1.67%) Splunk
8 2 (1.11%) Akamai
8 2 (1.11%) Apple
8 2 (1.11%) hybris
8 2 (1.11%) IBM
8 2 (1.11%) New Relic
8 2 (1.11%) Rackspace
8 2 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.56%) Cisco
9 1 (0.56%) Informatica
9 1 (0.56%) Sage
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