The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior PHP Developer role 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 Senior PHP Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior PHP Developer
Rank 202 225 217
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Senior PHP Developer 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.028% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.031% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Average daily rate
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£385 £513 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.87% +57.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5454 6536 7200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.47% 92.37% 92.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3999 4755 5149
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 136 180
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £30.25 £43.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Senior PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior PHP Developer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior PHP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Senior PHP Developer
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 Senior PHP Developer across the City of London region.

Senior PHP Developer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Senior PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Senior PHP Developer in their job title 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 with Senior PHP Developer in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) PHP
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) OO
2 4 (66.67%) OO PHP
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (50.00%) REST
3 3 (50.00%) Symfony
3 3 (50.00%) Zend
3 3 (50.00%) OAuth
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) Front Office
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
5 1 (16.67%) MySQL
5 1 (16.67%) CSS
5 1 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) Ajax
5 1 (16.67%) JSON
5 1 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (16.67%) Open Source
5 1 (16.67%) PHPUnit
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery
5 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Senior PHP Developer in their job title 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 with Senior PHP Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) PHPUnit
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (50.00%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Symfony
1 3 (50.00%) OAuth
1 3 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) Ajax
2 1 (16.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) OO
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) OO PHP
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) BDD
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Zend