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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 72 89 79
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -10
Contract jobs citing PHP 112 104 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.27% 2.24% 2.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.56% 4.72% 6.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 84 122
Median daily rate £406 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.84% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £475 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -30.00%
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
1708 2205 2530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 49.93% 47.50% 42.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1441 1841 1983
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 9
Median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £23.75 £15.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £37.50 £129.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +11.42%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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.

1 133 (60.73%) JavaScript
2 100 (45.66%) HTML
3 85 (38.81%) Java
3 85 (38.81%) CSS
4 74 (33.79%) Web Development
5 72 (32.88%) Agile Software Development
6 57 (26.03%) CRM
7 54 (24.66%) HTML5
8 53 (24.20%) Digital Media
8 53 (24.20%) ERP
9 52 (23.74%) Network Security
10 47 (21.46%) jQuery
11 45 (20.55%) Git (software)
11 45 (20.55%) Linux
12 44 (20.09%) MySQL
13 43 (19.63%) TDD
14 38 (17.35%) REST
15 36 (16.44%) SQL
16 34 (15.53%) OO
17 33 (15.07%) Python
17 33 (15.07%) Node.js
17 33 (15.07%) CSS3
17 33 (15.07%) BDD
18 31 (14.16%) AngularJS
19 30 (13.70%) Amazon AWS
19 30 (13.70%) MVC
20 29 (13.24%) Symfony
21 28 (12.79%) Web Services
22 27 (12.33%) JSON
22 27 (12.33%) Drupal

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 27 (12.33%) Drupal
2 18 (8.22%) Apache
3 17 (7.76%) WordPress
4 13 (5.94%) Tomcat
5 11 (5.02%) CMS
6 8 (3.65%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.37%) JBoss
7 3 (1.37%) nginx
7 3 (1.37%) SAS
8 2 (0.91%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.91%) IIS
8 2 (0.91%) Joomla!
8 2 (0.91%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.46%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.46%) Kentico
9 1 (0.46%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.46%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 8 (3.65%) Photoshop
2 6 (2.74%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (1.37%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.46%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.46%) InDesign
4 1 (0.46%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (5.02%) Magento
2 5 (2.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.46%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.46%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.46%) RMDS
4 1 (0.46%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (13.70%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (6.85%) GitHub
3 9 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.28%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.83%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 4 (1.83%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (1.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 3 (1.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.91%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.91%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.91%) CloudFront
7 2 (0.91%) Route 53
8 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.46%) Force.com
8 1 (0.46%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.46%) PaaS
8 1 (0.46%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (23.74%) Network Security
2 11 (5.02%) HTTP
3 5 (2.28%) DNS
3 5 (2.28%) FTP
3 5 (2.28%) SSH
3 5 (2.28%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.37%) SMTP
5 2 (0.91%) Internet
5 2 (0.91%) LAN
5 2 (0.91%) X.509
6 1 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.46%) DHCP
6 1 (0.46%) DMZ
6 1 (0.46%) Firewall
6 1 (0.46%) MRTG
6 1 (0.46%) RIP
6 1 (0.46%) SSL
6 1 (0.46%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.46%) VPN
6 1 (0.46%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (20.09%) MySQL
2 13 (5.94%) MongoDB
3 11 (5.02%) SQL Server
4 10 (4.57%) Big Data
5 7 (3.20%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (2.74%) Redis
7 5 (2.28%) CouchDB
7 5 (2.28%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.37%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (1.37%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.91%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (0.91%) Base SAS
10 2 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.91%) DB2
10 2 (0.91%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.91%) RethinkDB
10 2 (0.91%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 45 (20.55%) Git (software)
2 18 (8.22%) Jenkins
3 12 (5.48%) Vagrant
4 8 (3.65%) Cucumber
4 8 (3.65%) Subversion
5 7 (3.20%) Selenium
6 5 (2.28%) Grunt
6 5 (2.28%) gulp
6 5 (2.28%) JIRA
6 5 (2.28%) WebDriver
7 4 (1.83%) Jasmine
7 4 (1.83%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.37%) Hudson
8 3 (1.37%) webpack
9 2 (0.91%) Artifactory
9 2 (0.91%) Babel
9 2 (0.91%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (0.91%) Mocha
9 2 (0.91%) Selenium IDE
9 2 (0.91%) SoapUI
General
1 23 (10.50%) Marketing
2 14 (6.39%) Finance
3 8 (3.65%) Retail
4 6 (2.74%) Banking
4 6 (2.74%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.37%) Advertising
5 3 (1.37%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.91%) Games
6 2 (0.91%) Interactive Media
6 2 (0.91%) Law
6 2 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.46%) Electronics
7 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.46%) Legal
Job Titles
1 159 (72.60%) Developer
2 53 (24.20%) PHP Developer
3 21 (9.59%) Drupal Developer
3 21 (9.59%) JavaScript Developer
4 20 (9.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 20 (9.13%) Senior Developer
5 10 (4.57%) Analyst
6 9 (4.11%) Java Developer
6 9 (4.11%) Magento Developer
7 8 (3.65%) Architect
7 8 (3.65%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (3.20%) .NET Developer
8 7 (3.20%) Full Stack Developer
8 7 (3.20%) Software Developer
8 7 (3.20%) Web Developer
8 7 (3.20%) WordPress Developer
9 6 (2.74%) Administrator
9 6 (2.74%) Designer
9 6 (2.74%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 6 (2.74%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (45.66%) HTML
2 85 (38.81%) CSS
3 54 (24.66%) HTML5
4 47 (21.46%) jQuery
5 38 (17.35%) REST
6 33 (15.07%) CSS3
6 33 (15.07%) Node.js
7 31 (14.16%) AngularJS
8 29 (13.24%) Symfony
9 28 (12.79%) Web Services
10 27 (12.33%) JSON
11 23 (10.50%) .NET
11 23 (10.50%) XML
12 22 (10.05%) Sass
13 16 (7.31%) LAMP
13 16 (7.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 15 (6.85%) React
15 13 (5.94%) Play Framework
15 13 (5.94%) RESTful
16 12 (5.48%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 53 (24.20%) Digital Media
2 19 (8.68%) User Experience
3 10 (4.57%) NHS
4 8 (3.65%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.74%) Fintech
6 5 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.83%) Blog
7 4 (1.83%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.37%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.37%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.37%) Semantic Web
8 3 (1.37%) Statistics
9 2 (0.91%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.91%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.91%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.91%) New Media
9 2 (0.91%) Social Network
9 2 (0.91%) W3C
10 1 (0.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.46%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 45 (20.55%) Linux
2 12 (5.48%) Windows
3 11 (5.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (5.02%) Unix
4 10 (4.57%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.28%) CentOS
6 4 (1.83%) Debian
6 4 (1.83%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.37%) Android
7 3 (1.37%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.91%) Fedora
8 2 (0.91%) SUSE
9 1 (0.46%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.46%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (33.79%) Web Development
2 72 (32.88%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (26.03%) CRM
4 53 (24.20%) ERP
5 43 (19.63%) TDD
6 34 (15.53%) OO
7 33 (15.07%) BDD
8 30 (13.70%) MVC
9 25 (11.42%) E-Commerce
9 25 (11.42%) Scrum
10 23 (10.50%) DevOps
10 23 (10.50%) Open Source
11 22 (10.05%) Front End Development
12 20 (9.13%) Configuration Management
12 20 (9.13%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (9.13%) OOP
13 19 (8.68%) Business Intelligence
14 18 (8.22%) Pair Programming
15 12 (5.48%) OO PHP
16 9 (4.11%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 133 (60.73%) JavaScript
2 85 (38.81%) Java
3 36 (16.44%) SQL
4 33 (15.07%) Python
5 25 (11.42%) Ruby
6 21 (9.59%) C#
7 20 (9.13%) Perl
8 15 (6.85%) Scala
9 12 (5.48%) Bash Shell
10 8 (3.65%) PowerShell
11 7 (3.20%) Shell Script
12 6 (2.74%) C
13 3 (1.37%) Apple Swift
13 3 (1.37%) AWK
13 3 (1.37%) Go
13 3 (1.37%) sed
14 2 (0.91%) C++
14 2 (0.91%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.91%) PHP 5
14 2 (0.91%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (6.85%) Security Cleared
2 14 (6.39%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.65%) Degree
4 3 (1.37%) PMP
5 2 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.46%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.46%) CISA
6 1 (0.46%) CISM
6 1 (0.46%) CISSP
6 1 (0.46%) ECIH
6 1 (0.46%) GCIH
6 1 (0.46%) GIAC
6 1 (0.46%) MCP
6 1 (0.46%) MCSA
6 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.46%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.83%) QA
2 2 (0.91%) WCAG
3 1 (0.46%) Basel II
3 1 (0.46%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.46%) WAI
System Software
1 18 (8.22%) Docker
2 9 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.20%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.37%) NFS
5 2 (0.91%) Postfix
5 2 (0.91%) Squid
5 2 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.46%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.46%) KVM
6 1 (0.46%) oVirt
6 1 (0.46%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 24 (10.96%) Puppet
2 12 (5.48%) Nagios
3 11 (5.02%) Ansible
4 9 (4.11%) Kubernetes
5 6 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.37%) Kibana
6 3 (1.37%) logstash
7 2 (0.91%) Cacti
7 2 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.91%) Salt
7 2 (0.91%) SCOM
7 2 (0.91%) WSUS
8 1 (0.46%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.46%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.46%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.46%) Pingdom
8 1 (0.46%) Rundeck
8 1 (0.46%) yum
8 1 (0.46%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.46%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 19 (8.68%) VMware
2 16 (7.31%) Zend
3 14 (6.39%) Microsoft
3 14 (6.39%) Oracle
4 13 (5.94%) Red Hat
5 8 (3.65%) Adobe
6 4 (1.83%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.37%) Splunk
8 2 (0.91%) Cisco
8 2 (0.91%) Google
8 2 (0.91%) HP
8 2 (0.91%) hybris
8 2 (0.91%) New Relic
8 2 (0.91%) SAP
8 2 (0.91%) Sybase
9 1 (0.46%) Dell
9 1 (0.46%) IBM
9 1 (0.46%) Informatica
9 1 (0.46%) Juniper
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Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salt
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Intelletec
Rate: From £350 to £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago