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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP Developer
Rank 280 268 223
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -45
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 385 431 552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.84% 0.85% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.90% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 295 444
Median daily rate £365 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Median hourly rate £20.00 £45.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.55% +73.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £17.00 £15.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £57.00 £35.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £45.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +73.07%
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
43259 48103 48967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.59% 94.94% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 28485 31125 31438
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1507 1882 2044
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 -38 148 £388 +9.15% 70
South East +2 57 £360 +17.55% 55
Yorkshire +17 39 £338 +12.50% 45
North West +18 35 £338 +13.44% 44
West Midlands +2 32 £350 +28.44% 36
East Midlands +16 31 £425 +36.00% 18
East of England +2 20 £313 +4.16% 15
South West -9 16 £300 -7.69% 30
North East -24 5 £350 +7.69% 4
Midlands - 2 £425 -
PHP Developer
UK

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 868 (100.00%) PHP
2 512 (58.99%) JavaScript
3 483 (55.65%) HTML
4 460 (53.00%) CSS
5 431 (49.65%) MySQL
6 242 (27.88%) Agile Software Development
6 242 (27.88%) Web Development
7 217 (25.00%) Symfony
8 215 (24.77%) MVC
9 205 (23.62%) Git (software)
10 184 (21.20%) OO
11 178 (20.51%) jQuery
12 173 (19.93%) Zend
12 173 (19.93%) Linux
13 168 (19.35%) LAMP
14 164 (18.89%) Laravel
15 161 (18.55%) HTML5
16 145 (16.71%) TDD
17 136 (15.67%) E-Commerce
18 134 (15.44%) AngularJS
19 131 (15.09%) SQL
20 124 (14.29%) CSS3
21 122 (14.06%) OO PHP
22 114 (13.13%) WordPress
23 106 (12.21%) Continuous Integration
24 102 (11.75%) Apache
25 100 (11.52%) OOP
26 96 (11.06%) BDD
27 93 (10.71%) MongoDB
28 91 (10.48%) Jenkins

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
1 114 (13.13%) WordPress
2 102 (11.75%) Apache
3 74 (8.53%) CMS
4 69 (7.95%) Drupal
5 36 (4.15%) Elasticsearch
6 28 (3.23%) nginx
7 15 (1.73%) Moodle
8 13 (1.50%) Confluence
9 10 (1.15%) Joomla!
10 8 (0.92%) Apache Solr
11 6 (0.69%) IIS
12 3 (0.35%) SilverStripe
13 2 (0.23%) ColdFusion
13 2 (0.23%) concrete5
13 2 (0.23%) Magnolia
13 2 (0.23%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
14 1 (0.12%) ExpressionEngine
14 1 (0.12%) MS Exchange
14 1 (0.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (0.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.23%) GIMP
2 2 (0.23%) MS Office
2 2 (0.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 78 (8.99%) Magento
2 5 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.23%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.23%) Unica
4 1 (0.12%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 39 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (2.07%) GitHub
3 16 (1.84%) SaaS
4 6 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.46%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.35%) PaaS
7 2 (0.23%) Trello
8 1 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.12%) AWS OpsWorks
8 1 (0.12%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.12%) Office 365
8 1 (0.12%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 46 (5.30%) HTTP
2 11 (1.27%) Network Security
3 9 (1.04%) Intranet
4 6 (0.69%) LDAP
5 5 (0.58%) SSH
6 4 (0.46%) FTP
7 3 (0.35%) Internet
7 3 (0.35%) Skype
7 3 (0.35%) Telnet
8 2 (0.23%) Extranet
9 1 (0.12%) DNS
9 1 (0.12%) SNMP
9 1 (0.12%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 431 (49.65%) MySQL
2 93 (10.71%) MongoDB
3 90 (10.37%) Relational Database
4 77 (8.87%) NoSQL
5 75 (8.64%) PostgreSQL
6 43 (4.95%) SQL Server
7 31 (3.57%) Redis
8 23 (2.65%) CouchDB
9 5 (0.58%) Big Data
10 4 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (0.46%) GIS
11 3 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.23%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.23%) DB2
12 2 (0.23%) FileMaker
12 2 (0.23%) MS Access
12 2 (0.23%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.23%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 205 (23.62%) Git (software)
2 91 (10.48%) Jenkins
3 71 (8.18%) Subversion
4 56 (6.45%) PHPUnit
5 36 (4.15%) Mercurial
6 29 (3.34%) Cucumber
7 19 (2.19%) JIRA
8 16 (1.84%) Jasmine
9 15 (1.73%) WebDriver
10 11 (1.27%) gulp
11 9 (1.04%) Vagrant
12 7 (0.81%) Grunt
12 7 (0.81%) Karma Test Runner
13 6 (0.69%) Eclipse
14 5 (0.58%) Bitbucket
14 5 (0.58%) PhantomJS
15 4 (0.46%) NetBeans
15 4 (0.46%) Zend Studio
16 3 (0.35%) Maven
16 3 (0.35%) Selenium
General
1 57 (6.57%) Finance
2 43 (4.95%) Marketing
3 25 (2.88%) Publishing
4 16 (1.84%) Retail
4 16 (1.84%) Telecoms
5 15 (1.73%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.04%) Advertising
7 7 (0.81%) Games
8 6 (0.69%) Billing
9 5 (0.58%) Electronics
10 4 (0.46%) Banking
11 2 (0.23%) Back Office
11 2 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.12%) Front Office
12 1 (0.12%) German Language
12 1 (0.12%) Law
12 1 (0.12%) Legal
12 1 (0.12%) Local Government
12 1 (0.12%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 483 (55.65%) HTML
2 460 (53.00%) CSS
3 217 (25.00%) Symfony
4 178 (20.51%) jQuery
5 168 (19.35%) LAMP
6 164 (18.89%) Laravel
7 161 (18.55%) HTML5
8 134 (15.44%) AngularJS
9 124 (14.29%) CSS3
10 89 (10.25%) Web Services
11 84 (9.68%) Node.js
12 77 (8.87%) RESTful
13 67 (7.72%) JSON
14 65 (7.49%) XML
14 65 (7.49%) Zend Framework
15 62 (7.14%) REST
16 47 (5.41%) CakePHP
17 41 (4.72%) Sass
18 39 (4.49%) CodeIgniter
19 36 (4.15%) Behat
Miscellaneous
1 36 (4.15%) User Experience
2 27 (3.11%) Visualisation
3 25 (2.88%) e-Learning
4 23 (2.65%) Computer Science
5 15 (1.73%) Digital Media
6 13 (1.50%) NHS
7 11 (1.27%) Mobile App
8 9 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (1.04%) Data Structures
9 7 (0.81%) Fintech
9 7 (0.81%) Statistics
10 5 (0.58%) Video on Demand
11 4 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.46%) iPad
11 4 (0.46%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.46%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.23%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.23%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.23%) Social Network
12 2 (0.23%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 173 (19.93%) Linux
2 52 (5.99%) Unix
3 28 (3.23%) Mac OS X
4 16 (1.84%) Windows
5 12 (1.38%) CentOS
6 10 (1.15%) Android
7 9 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.69%) Windows Server
9 5 (0.58%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.35%) Solaris
10 3 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (27.88%) Agile Software Development
1 242 (27.88%) Web Development
2 215 (24.77%) MVC
3 184 (21.20%) OO
4 145 (16.71%) TDD
5 136 (15.67%) E-Commerce
6 122 (14.06%) OO PHP
7 106 (12.21%) Continuous Integration
8 100 (11.52%) OOP
9 96 (11.06%) BDD
10 79 (9.10%) Scrum
11 53 (6.11%) Responsive Web Design
12 51 (5.88%) Front End Development
12 51 (5.88%) Unit Testing
13 47 (5.41%) Open Source
14 45 (5.18%) Configuration Management
15 33 (3.80%) Mentoring
16 32 (3.69%) Refactoring
17 31 (3.57%) Web Design
18 27 (3.11%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 868 (100.00%) PHP
2 512 (58.99%) JavaScript
3 131 (15.09%) SQL
4 45 (5.18%) Java
5 40 (4.61%) PHP 5
6 22 (2.53%) Python
7 13 (1.50%) Ruby
8 11 (1.27%) PHP 7
9 8 (0.92%) C
9 8 (0.92%) Scala
10 6 (0.69%) C#
10 6 (0.69%) Perl
11 5 (0.58%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.46%) TypeScript
13 3 (0.35%) Go
13 3 (0.35%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.35%) XPath
14 2 (0.23%) C++
14 2 (0.23%) PHP 4
14 2 (0.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (4.38%) Security Cleared
2 27 (3.11%) SC Cleared
3 24 (2.76%) Degree
4 10 (1.15%) DBS Check
5 9 (1.04%) CCNP
5 9 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.12%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.65%) QA
2 8 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (0.81%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.23%) WAI
System Software
1 43 (4.95%) Docker
2 10 (1.15%) Varnish
3 2 (0.23%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.12%) GlusterFS
4 1 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 23 (2.65%) Ansible
2 22 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (2.42%) Puppet
4 3 (0.35%) Plesk
5 1 (0.12%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.12%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.12%) logstash
5 1 (0.12%) Nagios
5 1 (0.12%) Opsview
5 1 (0.12%) Piwik
Vendors
1 173 (19.93%) Zend
2 23 (2.65%) Oracle
3 8 (0.92%) Google
4 7 (0.81%) SAP
5 6 (0.69%) Twitter
6 5 (0.58%) Microsoft
7 4 (0.46%) Adobe
7 4 (0.46%) Sybase
8 3 (0.35%) Facebook
8 3 (0.35%) Samsung
9 2 (0.23%) Sage
9 2 (0.23%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.12%) Cognos
10 1 (0.12%) Epicor
10 1 (0.12%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.12%) VMware
Dorset
Oscar
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
CPS Group UK
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £350 per day 4 Week Initial Contract
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £290 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Ludic Group
Salary: 180.00
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Remote working
Posted: 2 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
GK Recruitment
Rate: From £35 to £37 per hour upto £37 p/hr
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: 27 days ago