The table below looks at the statistics for the PHP Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 243 188 211
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +23
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 448 492 414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.90% 1.05% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 1.13% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 376 295
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £390 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £278 £288 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.47% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 10
Average hourly rate - £32.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
- +1.58%
PHP Developer
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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 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
45626 43383 41175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.03% 92.64% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 29592 26643 23710
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £229 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1873 1913 2427
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 24 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +17 192 £350 +7.69% 50
South East -28 99 £275 - 32
South West -19 68 £400 +35.59% 32
East of England -10 22 £225 -30.76% 13
East Midlands 0 18 £195 -33.33% 18
North West -24 18 £275 -8.33% 35
Yorkshire -35 17 £344 +29.71% 27
West Midlands -16 16 £231 -7.50% 11
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 7
PHP Developer
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PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited 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 PHP Developer in their job title.

1 1109 (100.00%) PHP
2 648 (58.43%) MySQL
3 617 (55.64%) HTML
4 605 (54.55%) JavaScript
5 552 (49.77%) CSS
6 401 (36.16%) jQuery
7 364 (32.82%) Zend
8 354 (31.92%) MVC
9 340 (30.66%) Agile Software Development
10 332 (29.94%) OO
11 295 (26.60%) Git (software)
12 285 (25.70%) HTML5
13 281 (25.34%) Symfony
14 271 (24.44%) Linux
15 252 (22.72%) LAMP
16 213 (19.21%) PHP5
17 206 (18.58%) Apache
18 188 (16.95%) TDD
19 182 (16.41%) SQL
20 167 (15.06%) OO PHP
21 155 (13.98%) PHPUnit
21 155 (13.98%) Web Services
21 155 (13.98%) OOP
22 147 (13.26%) Laravel
23 143 (12.89%) CSS3
24 141 (12.71%) Subversion
25 127 (11.45%) Zend Framework
25 127 (11.45%) E-Commerce
26 123 (11.09%) Doctrine
27 119 (10.73%) RESTful

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited 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 PHP Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 206 (18.58%) Apache
2 107 (9.65%) WordPress
3 91 (8.21%) CMS
4 89 (8.03%) Drupal
5 38 (3.43%) Node.js
6 24 (2.16%) Joomla!
7 18 (1.62%) nginx
7 18 (1.62%) Apache Solr
8 15 (1.35%) ExpressionEngine
9 13 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
9 13 (1.17%) Moodle
10 7 (0.63%) IIS
11 5 (0.45%) concrete5
12 3 (0.27%) SilverStripe
12 3 (0.27%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.18%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.18%) Umbraco
13 2 (0.18%) Adobe CQ
14 1 (0.090%) Confluence
14 1 (0.090%) MODX
Applications
1 7 (0.63%) Photoshop
2 5 (0.45%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.18%) MS Office
4 1 (0.090%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 56 (5.05%) Magento
2 3 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.27%) osCommerce
3 2 (0.18%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.090%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.090%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (0.63%) GitHub
3 5 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (0.36%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.18%) SaaS
5 2 (0.18%) Route 53
5 2 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.090%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.43%) Internet
2 24 (2.16%) HTTP
3 7 (0.63%) VoIP
3 7 (0.63%) Intranet
4 6 (0.54%) Asterisk PBX
5 5 (0.45%) PBX
6 4 (0.36%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.36%) SSH
7 3 (0.27%) SSL
8 2 (0.18%) SMTP
8 2 (0.18%) Extranet
9 1 (0.090%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 648 (58.43%) MySQL
2 48 (4.33%) MongoDB
3 42 (3.79%) Redis
4 41 (3.70%) NoSQL
4 41 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 37 (3.34%) SQL Server
6 29 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
7 21 (1.89%) Oracle Database
8 12 (1.08%) Big Data
9 4 (0.36%) MS Access
9 4 (0.36%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.27%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.27%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.18%) CouchDB
11 2 (0.18%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.18%) BigTable
11 2 (0.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.18%) Riak
12 1 (0.090%) Neo4j
12 1 (0.090%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 295 (26.60%) Git (software)
2 155 (13.98%) PHPUnit
3 141 (12.71%) Subversion
4 42 (3.79%) JIRA
4 42 (3.79%) Jenkins
5 35 (3.16%) Mercurial
6 25 (2.25%) Selenium
7 18 (1.62%) Behat
8 12 (1.08%) Cucumber
9 10 (0.90%) Hudson
10 8 (0.72%) Grunt
11 7 (0.63%) Xdebug
12 6 (0.54%) Yeoman
12 6 (0.54%) Jasmine
12 6 (0.54%) Bower
13 5 (0.45%) FogBugz
13 5 (0.45%) Trac
13 5 (0.45%) Redmine
13 5 (0.45%) Bazaar
14 4 (0.36%) Maven
General
1 85 (7.66%) Marketing
2 74 (6.67%) Finance
3 20 (1.80%) Advertising
4 14 (1.26%) Telecoms
5 11 (0.99%) Publishing
6 9 (0.81%) Retail
7 8 (0.72%) Games
8 7 (0.63%) Banking
8 7 (0.63%) Music Industry
9 4 (0.36%) German Language
10 3 (0.27%) French Language
10 3 (0.27%) Billing
10 3 (0.27%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.27%) Electronics
11 2 (0.18%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.18%) Automotive
11 2 (0.18%) Legal
11 2 (0.18%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.090%) Front Office
12 1 (0.090%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 617 (55.64%) HTML
2 552 (49.77%) CSS
3 401 (36.16%) jQuery
4 285 (25.70%) HTML5
5 281 (25.34%) Symfony
6 252 (22.72%) LAMP
7 155 (13.98%) Web Services
8 147 (13.26%) Laravel
9 143 (12.89%) CSS3
10 127 (11.45%) Zend Framework
11 123 (11.09%) Doctrine
12 119 (10.73%) RESTful
13 118 (10.64%) XML
14 111 (10.01%) CodeIgniter
15 95 (8.57%) Ajax
16 79 (7.12%) JSON
17 72 (6.49%) AngularJS
18 62 (5.59%) SOAP
19 58 (5.23%) REST
20 56 (5.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 95 (8.57%) Open Source
2 39 (3.52%) Mobile App
3 28 (2.52%) Computer Science
4 27 (2.43%) Digital Media
5 25 (2.25%) User Experience
6 20 (1.80%) Social Media
7 15 (1.35%) Derivative
8 14 (1.26%) W3C
9 13 (1.17%) E-Learning
9 13 (1.17%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (0.72%) Social Network
11 7 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.36%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.36%) iDTV
12 4 (0.36%) DTV
12 4 (0.36%) Web 2.0
13 3 (0.27%) Clustering
13 3 (0.27%) SCORM
13 3 (0.27%) VLE
13 3 (0.27%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 271 (24.44%) Linux
2 62 (5.59%) CentOS
3 47 (4.24%) UNIX
4 21 (1.89%) Windows
5 16 (1.44%) Android
5 16 (1.44%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (0.72%) Ubuntu
8 8 (0.72%) Debian
9 7 (0.63%) Mac OS X
10 6 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.090%) Gentoo
11 1 (0.090%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 354 (31.92%) MVC
2 340 (30.66%) Agile Software Development
3 332 (29.94%) OO
4 188 (16.95%) TDD
5 167 (15.06%) OO PHP
6 155 (13.98%) OOP
7 127 (11.45%) E-Commerce
8 106 (9.56%) Continuous Integration
9 94 (8.48%) BDD
10 85 (7.66%) Scrum
11 80 (7.21%) Unit Testing
12 71 (6.40%) Web Development
13 53 (4.78%) Software Engineering
14 43 (3.88%) Mentoring
15 37 (3.34%) Responsive Web Design
16 33 (2.98%) Automated Testing
17 32 (2.89%) Refactoring
18 27 (2.43%) Project Management
19 19 (1.71%) OOD
19 19 (1.71%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 1109 (100.00%) PHP
2 605 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 213 (19.21%) PHP5
4 182 (16.41%) SQL
5 82 (7.39%) Java
6 69 (6.22%) Python
7 53 (4.78%) Ruby
8 41 (3.70%) Perl
9 23 (2.07%) C#
10 18 (1.62%) C
11 16 (1.44%) C++
12 12 (1.08%) Shell Script
12 12 (1.08%) Bash Shell
13 11 (0.99%) Tcl
13 11 (0.99%) T-SQL
14 10 (0.90%) Scala
15 8 (0.72%) PHP4
15 8 (0.72%) XPath
16 6 (0.54%) Golang
17 4 (0.36%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 33 (2.98%) Degree
2 16 (1.44%) Security Cleared
3 11 (0.99%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.090%) MySQL Certification
4 1 (0.090%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (0.81%) QA
2 1 (0.090%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (0.90%) Varnish
2 2 (0.18%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.090%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (1.26%) Vagrant
2 9 (0.81%) Puppet
3 6 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.36%) Capistrano
5 3 (0.27%) cPanel
6 2 (0.18%) OpenSSO
7 1 (0.090%) Ansible
Vendors
1 364 (32.82%) Zend
2 37 (3.34%) Oracle
3 26 (2.34%) Twitter
4 24 (2.16%) Red Hat
5 20 (1.80%) Microsoft
6 18 (1.62%) Google
7 17 (1.53%) Facebook
8 11 (0.99%) New Relic
9 8 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (0.63%) Adobe
11 5 (0.45%) Epicor
12 4 (0.36%) Sencha
12 4 (0.36%) SAP
13 3 (0.27%) Rackspace
13 3 (0.27%) SendGrid
14 2 (0.18%) Akamai
14 2 (0.18%) Sony
15 1 (0.090%) VMware
15 1 (0.090%) HP
15 1 (0.090%) SmartFocus
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier Media
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Excellent market rates paid weekly
Posted: 3 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £270 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leamington Spa
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Stratospherec
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Milton Keynes
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £475 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 8 days ago
Altrincham
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £37,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Milton Keynes
Computer Futures
Rate: £220 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago