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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP Developer
UK / England
Rank 285 259 232
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -27
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 304 410 447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.75% 0.88% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.93% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 316 347
Median daily rate £350 £350 £321
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £303 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £20.00 £45.00 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.55% +29.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £45.00 £32.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £45.00 £36.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £35.50 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-49.29% +43.43%

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
38645 44135 43796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.71% 94.90% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 25340 28509 27973
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 £255 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1325 1619 1749
Median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.57 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 -56 127 £375 - 60
South East -21 42 £363 +3.57% 43
Yorkshire +19 35 £365 +21.66% 46
North West +34 31 £325 +8.33% 38
West Midlands +8 29 £275 -1.78% 43
East of England -6 17 £300 - 24
South West +10 13 £275 -3.50% 19
East Midlands +2 6 £288 -11.53% 24
North East -18 2 £155 -55.71% 4
Midlands - 2 £350 - 1
PHP Developer
UK

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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.

1 780 (100.00%) PHP
2 437 (56.03%) JavaScript
3 421 (53.97%) HTML
4 397 (50.90%) CSS
5 375 (48.08%) MySQL
6 211 (27.05%) Symfony
7 210 (26.92%) Web Development
8 206 (26.41%) Agile Software Development
9 195 (25.00%) Git (software)
10 191 (24.49%) MVC
11 175 (22.44%) Zend
12 162 (20.77%) Laravel
13 161 (20.64%) OO
14 151 (19.36%) Linux
14 151 (19.36%) jQuery
15 142 (18.21%) LAMP
16 134 (17.18%) HTML5
17 126 (16.15%) TDD
18 125 (16.03%) AngularJS
19 117 (15.00%) E-Commerce
20 116 (14.87%) SQL
21 100 (12.82%) WordPress
22 97 (12.44%) CSS3
23 95 (12.18%) OO PHP
24 90 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
25 88 (11.28%) Jenkins
26 85 (10.90%) Apache
26 85 (10.90%) OOP
27 83 (10.64%) BDD
28 80 (10.26%) Relational Database

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
1 100 (12.82%) WordPress
2 85 (10.90%) Apache
3 65 (8.33%) Drupal
4 64 (8.21%) CMS
5 27 (3.46%) Elasticsearch
6 25 (3.21%) nginx
7 13 (1.67%) Confluence
7 13 (1.67%) Moodle
8 9 (1.15%) Joomla!
9 6 (0.77%) Apache Solr
9 6 (0.77%) IIS
10 5 (0.64%) SilverStripe
11 4 (0.51%) ColdFusion
12 2 (0.26%) concrete5
12 2 (0.26%) Magnolia
12 2 (0.26%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.13%) MS Exchange
13 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.13%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (0.90%) MS Excel
1 7 (0.90%) Photoshop
2 5 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (0.51%) MS Office
4 2 (0.26%) GIMP
5 1 (0.13%) Pixelmator
Business Applications
1 59 (7.56%) Magento
2 6 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.26%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.26%) Unica
5 1 (0.13%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 39 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (2.95%) GitHub
3 15 (1.92%) SaaS
4 7 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.77%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.26%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.26%) Trello
8 1 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.13%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.13%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.13%) IaaS
8 1 (0.13%) Office 365
8 1 (0.13%) PaaS
8 1 (0.13%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 41 (5.26%) HTTP
2 8 (1.03%) Intranet
3 7 (0.90%) Network Security
4 4 (0.51%) LDAP
4 4 (0.51%) SSH
5 3 (0.38%) AMQP
5 3 (0.38%) FTP
6 2 (0.26%) Extranet
6 2 (0.26%) Internet
6 2 (0.26%) SSL
6 2 (0.26%) Telnet
6 2 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.13%) DNS
7 1 (0.13%) Firewall
7 1 (0.13%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.13%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 375 (48.08%) MySQL
2 80 (10.26%) Relational Database
3 63 (8.08%) PostgreSQL
4 59 (7.56%) MongoDB
5 51 (6.54%) NoSQL
6 41 (5.26%) SQL Server
7 26 (3.33%) Redis
8 21 (2.69%) CouchDB
9 5 (0.64%) phpMyAdmin
10 3 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.26%) Big Data
11 2 (0.26%) GIS
11 2 (0.26%) MS Access
11 2 (0.26%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.13%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.13%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 195 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 88 (11.28%) Jenkins
3 62 (7.95%) Subversion
4 45 (5.77%) PHPUnit
5 29 (3.72%) Mercurial
6 25 (3.21%) Cucumber
7 16 (2.05%) JIRA
8 15 (1.92%) Jasmine
9 8 (1.03%) WebDriver
10 7 (0.90%) Karma Test Runner
11 6 (0.77%) Selenium
12 5 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (0.64%) Bitbucket
12 5 (0.64%) gulp
12 5 (0.64%) Octopus Deploy
12 5 (0.64%) PhantomJS
13 4 (0.51%) Grunt
13 4 (0.51%) Vagrant
14 3 (0.38%) git-flow
14 3 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 58 (7.44%) Finance
2 41 (5.26%) Marketing
3 16 (2.05%) Manufacturing
4 14 (1.79%) Publishing
5 13 (1.67%) Retail
6 12 (1.54%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.28%) Advertising
8 6 (0.77%) Electronics
8 6 (0.77%) Games
9 5 (0.64%) Banking
10 3 (0.38%) Back Office
10 3 (0.38%) Law
11 2 (0.26%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.13%) Billing
12 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.13%) Front Office
12 1 (0.13%) German Language
12 1 (0.13%) Local Government
12 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 421 (53.97%) HTML
2 397 (50.90%) CSS
3 211 (27.05%) Symfony
4 162 (20.77%) Laravel
5 151 (19.36%) jQuery
6 142 (18.21%) LAMP
7 134 (17.18%) HTML5
8 125 (16.03%) AngularJS
9 97 (12.44%) CSS3
10 76 (9.74%) Node.js
11 73 (9.36%) RESTful
11 73 (9.36%) Web Services
12 59 (7.56%) Zend Framework
13 53 (6.79%) REST
14 44 (5.64%) XML
15 41 (5.26%) JSON
16 38 (4.87%) CakePHP
17 37 (4.74%) CodeIgniter
18 36 (4.62%) Sass
19 28 (3.59%) Behat
Miscellaneous
1 32 (4.10%) User Experience
2 24 (3.08%) Visualisation
3 21 (2.69%) e-Learning
4 19 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 14 (1.79%) NHS
6 12 (1.54%) Digital Media
6 12 (1.54%) Mobile App
7 9 (1.15%) Data Structures
8 7 (0.90%) Fintech
8 7 (0.90%) W3C
9 5 (0.64%) Social Media
10 4 (0.51%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (0.51%) iPad
10 4 (0.51%) Video on Demand
11 3 (0.38%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.38%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.26%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.26%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.26%) Social Network
12 2 (0.26%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 151 (19.36%) Linux
2 34 (4.36%) Unix
3 23 (2.95%) Mac OS X
4 15 (1.92%) Windows
5 8 (1.03%) Android
6 7 (0.90%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.77%) CentOS
8 5 (0.64%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.26%) Solaris
10 2 (0.26%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (26.92%) Web Development
2 206 (26.41%) Agile Software Development
3 191 (24.49%) MVC
4 161 (20.64%) OO
5 126 (16.15%) TDD
6 117 (15.00%) E-Commerce
7 95 (12.18%) OO PHP
8 90 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
9 85 (10.90%) OOP
10 83 (10.64%) BDD
11 61 (7.82%) Scrum
12 53 (6.79%) Responsive Web Design
13 49 (6.28%) Front End Development
14 42 (5.38%) Configuration Management
15 40 (5.13%) Unit Testing
16 31 (3.97%) Web Design
17 30 (3.85%) Mentoring
18 29 (3.72%) Open Source
19 27 (3.46%) Refactoring
20 26 (3.33%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 780 (100.00%) PHP
2 437 (56.03%) JavaScript
3 116 (14.87%) SQL
4 46 (5.90%) Java
5 34 (4.36%) PHP 5
6 26 (3.33%) Python
7 12 (1.54%) Ruby
8 11 (1.41%) PHP 7
9 7 (0.90%) C#
10 6 (0.77%) Perl
11 5 (0.64%) Bash Shell
11 5 (0.64%) C
11 5 (0.64%) Scala
11 5 (0.64%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.51%) TypeScript
12 4 (0.51%) XPath
13 3 (0.38%) C++
13 3 (0.38%) Go
14 2 (0.26%) PHP 4
14 2 (0.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (4.74%) Security Cleared
2 26 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 22 (2.82%) Degree
4 9 (1.15%) DBS Check
5 2 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.13%) CCNP
6 1 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.67%) QA
2 8 (1.03%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (0.90%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.13%) WAI
System Software
1 37 (4.74%) Docker
2 2 (0.26%) Varnish
2 2 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.13%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 20 (2.56%) Ansible
2 19 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (2.31%) Puppet
4 3 (0.38%) Plesk
4 3 (0.38%) Terraform
5 1 (0.13%) logstash
5 1 (0.13%) Nagios
5 1 (0.13%) Opsview
5 1 (0.13%) Piwik
5 1 (0.13%) Salt
Vendors
1 175 (22.44%) Zend
2 21 (2.69%) Oracle
3 11 (1.41%) Google
4 9 (1.15%) Microsoft
5 8 (1.03%) Adobe
6 6 (0.77%) SAP
6 6 (0.77%) Twitter
7 3 (0.38%) Rackspace
8 2 (0.26%) Apple
8 2 (0.26%) Facebook
8 2 (0.26%) PayPal
8 2 (0.26%) Samsung
8 2 (0.26%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.26%) Sybase
9 1 (0.13%) Cognos
9 1 (0.13%) ForgeRock
9 1 (0.13%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.13%) Sage
9 1 (0.13%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.13%) SaltStack
Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
ISL
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £430 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £440 per day + DOE
Posted: 3 days ago