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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP Developer
Rank 280 267 148
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -119
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 418 407 751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.82% 0.80% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.85% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 294 599
Median daily rate £325 £311 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £388 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Median hourly rate £19.00 - £33.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -36.29%
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
48390 47949 46865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.00% 94.73% 94.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 31923 29597 29145
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1362 1922 1960
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

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 5 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

PHP Developer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 5 May 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 -10 145 £388 +10.71% 114
South East +14 89 £325 +8.33% 67
Yorkshire +20 55 £345 +21.05% 44
North West -10 41 £300 - 62
East Midlands +31 29 £300 - 18
South West -8 25 £315 -10.00% 32
West Midlands -33 21 £300 +4.34% 30
East of England +2 15 £225 -25.00% 30
North East -36 2 - - 3
South Coast - 1 £313 -
PHP Developer
UK

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 831 (100.00%) PHP
2 482 (58.00%) JavaScript
3 478 (57.52%) HTML
4 465 (55.96%) CSS
5 436 (52.47%) MySQL
6 220 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
7 219 (26.35%) jQuery
8 209 (25.15%) MVC
9 200 (24.07%) Web Development
10 188 (22.62%) Git (software)
11 178 (21.42%) HTML5
12 169 (20.34%) Symfony
13 166 (19.98%) OO
14 159 (19.13%) Laravel
15 146 (17.57%) Linux
15 146 (17.57%) LAMP
16 141 (16.97%) Zend
17 131 (15.76%) TDD
18 125 (15.04%) CSS3
19 122 (14.68%) WordPress
20 105 (12.64%) E-Commerce
21 104 (12.52%) SQL
22 103 (12.39%) AngularJS
23 95 (11.43%) Web Services
23 95 (11.43%) OO PHP
24 92 (11.07%) RESTful
25 87 (10.47%) OOP
26 84 (10.11%) Magento
27 83 (9.99%) Apache
28 80 (9.63%) CMS

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 (14.68%) WordPress
2 83 (9.99%) Apache
3 80 (9.63%) CMS
4 70 (8.42%) Drupal
5 66 (7.94%) Node.js
6 25 (3.01%) Elasticsearch
7 23 (2.77%) Moodle
8 15 (1.81%) Apache Solr
9 11 (1.32%) nginx
10 8 (0.96%) ExpressionEngine
10 8 (0.96%) IIS
11 7 (0.84%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.72%) Alfresco
12 6 (0.72%) Joomla!
13 4 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 4 (0.48%) Confluence
13 4 (0.48%) Magnolia
14 3 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.36%) SilverStripe
15 2 (0.24%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (1.32%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.24%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.12%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 84 (10.11%) Magento
2 9 (1.08%) BigMachines
2 9 (1.08%) Eloqua
3 3 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.12%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 60 (7.22%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (2.41%) SaaS
3 18 (2.17%) GitHub
4 16 (1.93%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.72%) Adobe Analytics
6 6 (0.72%) Google Analytics
6 6 (0.72%) Google Tag Manager
7 4 (0.48%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 4 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (0.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.24%) Sage Pay
9 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.12%) Firebase
9 1 (0.12%) PaaS
9 1 (0.12%) Route 53
9 1 (0.12%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.05%) Network Security
2 7 (0.84%) Intranet
3 5 (0.60%) DNS
3 5 (0.60%) SSH
4 3 (0.36%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.24%) FTP
5 2 (0.24%) HTTP
5 2 (0.24%) Internet
5 2 (0.24%) LDAP
6 1 (0.12%) Firewall
6 1 (0.12%) RIP
6 1 (0.12%) SMS
6 1 (0.12%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 436 (52.47%) MySQL
2 50 (6.02%) MongoDB
3 41 (4.93%) NoSQL
4 40 (4.81%) Relational Database
5 38 (4.57%) PostgreSQL
6 23 (2.77%) Redis
7 22 (2.65%) SQL Server
8 9 (1.08%) CouchDB
9 7 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (0.60%) Big Data
10 5 (0.60%) MariaDB
10 5 (0.60%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (0.24%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.24%) Oracle BI EE
12 2 (0.24%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 2 (0.24%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.24%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 188 (22.62%) Git (software)
2 57 (6.86%) PHPUnit
3 56 (6.74%) Subversion
4 32 (3.85%) Jenkins
5 19 (2.29%) JIRA
6 15 (1.81%) Grunt
6 15 (1.81%) Vagrant
7 13 (1.56%) gulp
7 13 (1.56%) Mercurial
8 12 (1.44%) Cucumber
9 11 (1.32%) Oracle APEX
10 10 (1.20%) Maven
11 8 (0.96%) Mocha
11 8 (0.96%) NetBeans
11 8 (0.96%) Selenium
12 7 (0.84%) Eclipse
12 7 (0.84%) Jasmine
13 6 (0.72%) Bower
14 4 (0.48%) PhpStorm
14 4 (0.48%) Zend Studio
General
1 43 (5.17%) Finance
2 36 (4.33%) Retail
3 31 (3.73%) Marketing
4 24 (2.89%) Publishing
5 17 (2.05%) Games
6 14 (1.68%) Advertising
7 9 (1.08%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.48%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.48%) Online Betting
9 3 (0.36%) Legal
10 2 (0.24%) Back Office
10 2 (0.24%) Banking
11 1 (0.12%) Electronics
11 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 478 (57.52%) HTML
2 465 (55.96%) CSS
3 219 (26.35%) jQuery
4 178 (21.42%) HTML5
5 169 (20.34%) Symfony
6 159 (19.13%) Laravel
7 146 (17.57%) LAMP
8 125 (15.04%) CSS3
9 103 (12.39%) AngularJS
10 95 (11.43%) Web Services
11 92 (11.07%) RESTful
12 59 (7.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 51 (6.14%) Ajax
13 51 (6.14%) JSON
13 51 (6.14%) REST
13 51 (6.14%) SOAP
14 50 (6.02%) Sass
14 50 (6.02%) XML
15 45 (5.42%) CodeIgniter
16 39 (4.69%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 33 (3.97%) User Experience
2 22 (2.65%) Digital Media
3 16 (1.93%) Mobile App
4 14 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (1.56%) e-Learning
6 12 (1.44%) Algorithms
7 7 (0.84%) Fintech
8 6 (0.72%) Computer Science
9 5 (0.60%) Data Structures
9 5 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.60%) iPad
9 5 (0.60%) Replication
9 5 (0.60%) Video on Demand
9 5 (0.60%) W3C
10 4 (0.48%) Learning Management System
10 4 (0.48%) Social Media
11 3 (0.36%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.36%) NHS
11 3 (0.36%) VLE
12 2 (0.24%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 146 (17.57%) Linux
2 21 (2.53%) Unix
3 17 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (1.93%) CentOS
4 16 (1.93%) Windows
5 12 (1.44%) Ubuntu
6 9 (1.08%) Apple iOS
7 7 (0.84%) Windows Server
8 6 (0.72%) Android
9 2 (0.24%) Debian
9 2 (0.24%) openSUSE
9 2 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.12%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
2 209 (25.15%) MVC
3 200 (24.07%) Web Development
4 166 (19.98%) OO
5 131 (15.76%) TDD
6 105 (12.64%) E-Commerce
7 95 (11.43%) OO PHP
8 87 (10.47%) OOP
9 72 (8.66%) Scrum
10 68 (8.18%) Front End Development
11 57 (6.86%) BDD
12 52 (6.26%) Unit Testing
13 47 (5.66%) CRM
14 46 (5.54%) Continuous Integration
15 43 (5.17%) Open Source
16 28 (3.37%) Software Engineering
17 23 (2.77%) ERP
18 19 (2.29%) Responsive Web Design
19 18 (2.17%) Web Application Development
20 17 (2.05%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 831 (100.00%) PHP
2 482 (58.00%) JavaScript
3 104 (12.52%) SQL
4 70 (8.42%) PHP 5
5 63 (7.58%) Java
6 60 (7.22%) Python
7 21 (2.53%) Ruby
8 12 (1.44%) Bash Shell
9 9 (1.08%) Apex Code
10 8 (0.96%) Perl
11 7 (0.84%) C#
12 6 (0.72%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.48%) Go
13 4 (0.48%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.36%) Apple Swift
14 3 (0.36%) C
14 3 (0.36%) C++
14 3 (0.36%) Groovy
14 3 (0.36%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.36%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (1.68%) Security Cleared
2 10 (1.20%) SC Cleared
3 8 (0.96%) Degree
4 5 (0.60%) CCNP
4 5 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.36%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.12%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.32%) QA
2 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.24%) WAI
System Software
1 9 (1.08%) Varnish
2 6 (0.72%) Docker
3 2 (0.24%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (1.56%) Puppet
2 8 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.72%) Ansible
4 3 (0.36%) Capistrano
4 3 (0.36%) cPanel
5 2 (0.24%) Kibana
5 2 (0.24%) logstash
Vendors
1 141 (16.97%) Zend
2 39 (4.69%) Oracle
3 15 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
4 11 (1.32%) Google
5 9 (1.08%) Adobe
5 9 (1.08%) Red Hat
5 9 (1.08%) Siebel
6 8 (0.96%) Microsoft
7 4 (0.48%) Facebook
7 4 (0.48%) Interwoven
7 4 (0.48%) Twitter
8 3 (0.36%) Akamai
8 3 (0.36%) Sage
8 3 (0.36%) SAP
9 2 (0.24%) Omniture
9 2 (0.24%) PayPal
9 2 (0.24%) RedDot
9 2 (0.24%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.24%) VMware
9 2 (0.24%) WorldPay
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City, London
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £300.00 - £320 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
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Reed Technology
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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Bristol, Avon
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Rate: £250 - £310 per day
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Dorset
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Rate: £300 - £380 per day
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Devon
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LA International
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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Lorien Resourcing
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South East London
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Portsmouth
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Leeds
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Oxford
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Rate: £200 - 250 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge
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Rate: £175 - 200 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Dorset
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Leeds
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Rate: £250.00 - £280.00 per day
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Sheffield
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £250.00 - £280.00 per day
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London
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Manchester
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London
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