The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had PHP Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP Developer
Rank 235 249 161
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -88
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 511 483 772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.03% 0.92% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 0.97% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 337 587
Median daily rate £360 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £227 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £423 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 8
Median hourly rate £15.00 £30.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +114.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £30.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +114.28%
PHP Developer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46856 50029 49209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.61% 95.03% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 30915 32483 30579
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1539 1928 1999
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured PHP Developer in the job title.

PHP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

PHP Developer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP Developer across the England region.

PHP Developer Daily Rate Trend in England

PHP Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

PHP Developer Daily Rate Histogram in England

PHP Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP Developer across the England region.

PHP Developer Hourly Rate Trend in England

PHP Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +3 177 £375 +7.14% 63
South East +34 117 £350 +19.14% 72
East Midlands +29 56 £425 +30.76% 35
Yorkshire 0 47 £325 - 48
North West +23 38 £325 +8.15% 50
West Midlands -21 33 £350 +30.84% 24
East of England 0 26 £370 +34.54% 22
South West +4 15 £291 -23.60% 34
North East -20 2 £274 -44.69% 10
Midlands - 2 £500 -
PHP Developer
UK

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, PHP Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 900 (100.00%) PHP
2 551 (61.22%) JavaScript
3 503 (55.89%) HTML
4 484 (53.78%) CSS
5 457 (50.78%) MySQL
6 272 (30.22%) Agile Software Development
7 251 (27.89%) Web Development
8 233 (25.89%) Git (software)
9 224 (24.89%) Symfony
9 224 (24.89%) MVC
10 207 (23.00%) jQuery
11 198 (22.00%) Linux
12 197 (21.89%) OO
13 180 (20.00%) HTML5
14 176 (19.56%) LAMP
15 161 (17.89%) Laravel
16 159 (17.67%) Zend
17 148 (16.44%) TDD
18 145 (16.11%) SQL
19 139 (15.44%) CSS3
20 131 (14.56%) E-Commerce
21 129 (14.33%) AngularJS
22 126 (14.00%) OO PHP
23 122 (13.56%) WordPress
24 119 (13.22%) OOP
25 101 (11.22%) BDD
26 98 (10.89%) Apache
27 97 (10.78%) Continuous Integration
28 93 (10.33%) Web Services
29 83 (9.22%) MongoDB

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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
1 122 (13.56%) WordPress
2 98 (10.89%) Apache
3 79 (8.78%) Drupal
4 73 (8.11%) CMS
5 28 (3.11%) Elasticsearch
6 23 (2.56%) nginx
7 20 (2.22%) Moodle
8 14 (1.56%) Confluence
9 12 (1.33%) Joomla!
10 10 (1.11%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.44%) IIS
12 2 (0.22%) ColdFusion
12 2 (0.22%) Magnolia
12 2 (0.22%) MODX
12 2 (0.22%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.22%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.11%) concrete5
13 1 (0.11%) ExpressionEngine
13 1 (0.11%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 7 (0.78%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.44%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.22%) MS Office
4 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.11%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 72 (8.00%) Magento
2 5 (0.56%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 52 (5.78%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (3.22%) GitHub
3 8 (0.89%) SaaS
4 6 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.56%) PaaS
6 4 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 3 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (0.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 3 (0.33%) Trello
8 2 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (0.22%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.11%) AWS OpsWorks
9 1 (0.11%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.11%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 39 (4.33%) HTTP
2 27 (3.00%) Network Security
3 8 (0.89%) LDAP
4 6 (0.67%) Intranet
4 6 (0.67%) SSH
5 4 (0.44%) Internet
5 4 (0.44%) Skype
6 3 (0.33%) DNS
6 3 (0.33%) FTP
6 3 (0.33%) Telnet
7 2 (0.22%) Extranet
7 2 (0.22%) SSL
8 1 (0.11%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.11%) RIP
8 1 (0.11%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 457 (50.78%) MySQL
2 83 (9.22%) MongoDB
3 75 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
4 74 (8.22%) NoSQL
5 69 (7.67%) Relational Database
6 44 (4.89%) SQL Server
7 27 (3.00%) Redis
8 20 (2.22%) CouchDB
9 11 (1.22%) DB2
10 4 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.33%) Big Data
11 3 (0.33%) MariaDB
11 3 (0.33%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.33%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.22%) FileMaker
12 2 (0.22%) GIS
12 2 (0.22%) MS Access
12 2 (0.22%) Oracle BI EE
12 2 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.22%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 233 (25.89%) Git (software)
2 79 (8.78%) Subversion
3 77 (8.56%) Jenkins
4 70 (7.78%) PHPUnit
5 36 (4.00%) Mercurial
6 30 (3.33%) Cucumber
7 20 (2.22%) JIRA
8 18 (2.00%) gulp
9 17 (1.89%) WebDriver
10 12 (1.33%) Grunt
10 12 (1.33%) Vagrant
11 10 (1.11%) Jasmine
12 7 (0.78%) Bitbucket
13 5 (0.56%) Eclipse
13 5 (0.56%) Gradle
13 5 (0.56%) PhantomJS
14 4 (0.44%) NetBeans
14 4 (0.44%) PhpStorm
14 4 (0.44%) Selenium
14 4 (0.44%) Zend Studio
General
1 57 (6.33%) Finance
2 35 (3.89%) Marketing
3 27 (3.00%) Publishing
4 23 (2.56%) Retail
5 14 (1.56%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.22%) Games
7 7 (0.78%) Advertising
7 7 (0.78%) Banking
8 6 (0.67%) Billing
9 5 (0.56%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.33%) Front Office
11 2 (0.22%) Electronics
11 2 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.11%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 503 (55.89%) HTML
2 484 (53.78%) CSS
3 224 (24.89%) Symfony
4 207 (23.00%) jQuery
5 180 (20.00%) HTML5
6 176 (19.56%) LAMP
7 161 (17.89%) Laravel
8 139 (15.44%) CSS3
9 129 (14.33%) AngularJS
10 93 (10.33%) Web Services
11 79 (8.78%) RESTful
12 76 (8.44%) Node.js
13 75 (8.33%) JSON
14 66 (7.33%) XML
15 57 (6.33%) Zend Framework
16 51 (5.67%) REST
17 50 (5.56%) Sass
18 48 (5.33%) CakePHP
19 44 (4.89%) CodeIgniter
20 42 (4.67%) Behat
Miscellaneous
1 36 (4.00%) User Experience
2 31 (3.44%) Digital Media
3 30 (3.33%) e-Learning
4 21 (2.33%) Visualisation
5 20 (2.22%) Computer Science
6 16 (1.78%) Mobile App
7 12 (1.33%) Data Structures
8 10 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (1.11%) Fintech
8 10 (1.11%) NHS
9 7 (0.78%) Algorithms
9 7 (0.78%) Learning Management System
10 6 (0.67%) Artificial Intelligence
10 6 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (0.67%) Statistics
11 4 (0.44%) Blog
11 4 (0.44%) Smartphone
11 4 (0.44%) Video on Demand
11 4 (0.44%) VLE
12 3 (0.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 198 (22.00%) Linux
2 59 (6.56%) Unix
3 22 (2.44%) Mac OS X
4 20 (2.22%) Windows
5 17 (1.89%) CentOS
6 16 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (0.89%) Android
8 4 (0.44%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.33%) Solaris
9 3 (0.33%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.22%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (30.22%) Agile Software Development
2 251 (27.89%) Web Development
3 224 (24.89%) MVC
4 197 (21.89%) OO
5 148 (16.44%) TDD
6 131 (14.56%) E-Commerce
7 126 (14.00%) OO PHP
8 119 (13.22%) OOP
9 101 (11.22%) BDD
10 97 (10.78%) Continuous Integration
11 76 (8.44%) Scrum
12 66 (7.33%) Unit Testing
13 64 (7.11%) Open Source
14 52 (5.78%) Front End Development
15 46 (5.11%) Responsive Web Design
16 38 (4.22%) CRM
17 35 (3.89%) Configuration Management
18 34 (3.78%) API Development
19 32 (3.56%) Refactoring
20 31 (3.44%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 900 (100.00%) PHP
2 551 (61.22%) JavaScript
3 145 (16.11%) SQL
4 57 (6.33%) Java
5 47 (5.22%) PHP 5
6 28 (3.11%) Python
7 18 (2.00%) Ruby
8 12 (1.33%) Shell Script
9 11 (1.22%) PowerShell
10 10 (1.11%) Scala
11 9 (1.00%) C
12 7 (0.78%) Perl
12 7 (0.78%) PHP 7
13 6 (0.67%) Go
14 5 (0.56%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.44%) C#
16 3 (0.33%) Clojure
16 3 (0.33%) Erlang
16 3 (0.33%) Groovy
16 3 (0.33%) PHP 4
Qualifications
1 31 (3.44%) Security Cleared
2 22 (2.44%) Degree
3 18 (2.00%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.33%) CCNP
4 12 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (1.11%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.11%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.11%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.00%) QA
2 7 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.44%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.44%) WAI
4 1 (0.11%) SEPA
System Software
1 43 (4.78%) Docker
2 13 (1.44%) Varnish
3 11 (1.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.11%) GlusterFS
5 1 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 18 (2.00%) Ansible
1 18 (2.00%) Puppet
2 15 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.22%) Plesk
4 1 (0.11%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.11%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.11%) logstash
4 1 (0.11%) Nagios
4 1 (0.11%) Opsview
4 1 (0.11%) Piwik
Vendors
1 159 (17.67%) Zend
2 32 (3.56%) Oracle
3 11 (1.22%) Sybase
4 5 (0.56%) Google
4 5 (0.56%) Microsoft
5 4 (0.44%) SAP
5 4 (0.44%) Twitter
6 3 (0.33%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (0.33%) VMware
7 2 (0.22%) Facebook
7 2 (0.22%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.22%) RedDot
7 2 (0.22%) Sage
7 2 (0.22%) Samsung
7 2 (0.22%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.11%) Akamai
8 1 (0.11%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.11%) Optimizely
8 1 (0.11%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.11%) Sencha
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