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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 249 197 194
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -3
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 387 451 411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.84% 1.01% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 1.09% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 347 300
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 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £390 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Average hourly rate - £29.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £29.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-39.65% -7.93%
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
42723 41204 38282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.41% 92.58% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 27234 25076 22174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1689 1858 2324
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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 -43 139 £350 +7.69% 74
South East -16 77 £300 -2.43% 58
South West -20 67 £400 +37.93% 51
Yorkshire 0 27 £350 +30.84% 33
North West -9 24 £303 +0.83% 55
East of England -5 23 £200 -38.46% 14
West Midlands -5 19 £275 +10.00% 19
East Midlands -1 14 £250 -16.66% 25
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 6
PHP Developer
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PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 1015 (100.00%) PHP
2 589 (58.03%) MySQL
3 565 (55.67%) HTML
4 560 (55.17%) JavaScript
5 502 (49.46%) CSS
6 377 (37.14%) jQuery
7 329 (32.41%) MVC
8 309 (30.44%) Zend
8 309 (30.44%) Agile Software Development
9 303 (29.85%) OO
10 274 (27.00%) Git (software)
11 263 (25.91%) HTML5
12 246 (24.24%) Linux
13 242 (23.84%) Symfony
14 234 (23.05%) LAMP
15 185 (18.23%) Apache
15 185 (18.23%) PHP5
16 168 (16.55%) SQL
17 167 (16.45%) TDD
18 153 (15.07%) OO PHP
19 150 (14.78%) Laravel
20 149 (14.68%) PHPUnit
21 147 (14.48%) OOP
22 134 (13.20%) Subversion
23 132 (13.00%) CSS3
24 128 (12.61%) Web Services
25 112 (11.03%) E-Commerce
25 112 (11.03%) Doctrine
26 107 (10.54%) XML
27 104 (10.25%) CodeIgniter

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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
1 185 (18.23%) Apache
2 100 (9.85%) WordPress
3 89 (8.77%) Drupal
4 83 (8.18%) CMS
5 37 (3.65%) Node.js
6 20 (1.97%) Joomla!
6 20 (1.97%) nginx
7 14 (1.38%) Moodle
8 12 (1.18%) ExpressionEngine
9 9 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (0.69%) Apache Solr
10 7 (0.69%) IIS
11 5 (0.49%) concrete5
12 2 (0.20%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.20%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.20%) SugarCRM
12 2 (0.20%) Adobe CQ
13 1 (0.099%) MODX
13 1 (0.099%) Confluence
13 1 (0.099%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (0.79%) Photoshop
2 6 (0.59%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.20%) MS Office
5 1 (0.099%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.099%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 54 (5.32%) Magento
2 3 (0.30%) osCommerce
3 2 (0.20%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.099%) Zen Cart
4 1 (0.099%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (0.39%) GitHub
4 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.20%) SaaS
5 1 (0.099%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.099%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.099%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.17%) HTTP
2 21 (2.07%) Internet
3 9 (0.89%) Intranet
4 5 (0.49%) SSH
5 3 (0.30%) SSL
5 3 (0.30%) VoIP
6 2 (0.20%) SMTP
6 2 (0.20%) PBX
6 2 (0.20%) Extranet
6 2 (0.20%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (0.099%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.099%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.099%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 589 (58.03%) MySQL
2 41 (4.04%) MongoDB
3 35 (3.45%) Relational Database
4 33 (3.25%) Redis
5 31 (3.05%) SQL Server
6 28 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
7 25 (2.46%) NoSQL
7 25 (2.46%) Oracle Database
8 6 (0.59%) Big Data
9 5 (0.49%) MS Access
10 2 (0.20%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.20%) CouchDB
10 2 (0.20%) Riak
10 2 (0.20%) BigTable
11 1 (0.099%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.099%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.099%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.099%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.099%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.099%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 274 (27.00%) Git (software)
2 149 (14.68%) PHPUnit
3 134 (13.20%) Subversion
4 34 (3.35%) JIRA
5 30 (2.96%) Jenkins
6 27 (2.66%) Mercurial
7 18 (1.77%) Selenium
8 14 (1.38%) Behat
9 12 (1.18%) Cucumber
10 7 (0.69%) Hudson
10 7 (0.69%) Grunt
11 6 (0.59%) Yeoman
11 6 (0.59%) Bower
11 6 (0.59%) Xdebug
11 6 (0.59%) Jasmine
12 5 (0.49%) Bazaar
12 5 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 4 (0.39%) QUnit
14 3 (0.30%) Redmine
14 3 (0.30%) FogBugz
General
1 88 (8.67%) Marketing
2 71 (7.00%) Finance
3 19 (1.87%) Advertising
4 9 (0.89%) Publishing
5 8 (0.79%) Games
5 8 (0.79%) Retail
6 7 (0.69%) Telecoms
7 5 (0.49%) Banking
7 5 (0.49%) Music Industry
8 4 (0.39%) German Language
9 3 (0.30%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.20%) Automotive
10 2 (0.20%) Legal
10 2 (0.20%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.20%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.20%) Electronics
10 2 (0.20%) Billing
11 1 (0.099%) French Language
11 1 (0.099%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.099%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 565 (55.67%) HTML
2 502 (49.46%) CSS
3 377 (37.14%) jQuery
4 263 (25.91%) HTML5
5 242 (23.84%) Symfony
6 234 (23.05%) LAMP
7 150 (14.78%) Laravel
8 132 (13.00%) CSS3
9 128 (12.61%) Web Services
10 112 (11.03%) Doctrine
11 107 (10.54%) XML
12 104 (10.25%) CodeIgniter
13 97 (9.56%) Zend Framework
14 90 (8.87%) Ajax
15 87 (8.57%) RESTful
16 75 (7.39%) AngularJS
17 62 (6.11%) JSON
18 60 (5.91%) REST
19 59 (5.81%) SOAP
20 54 (5.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 90 (8.87%) Open Source
2 40 (3.94%) Mobile App
3 26 (2.56%) Digital Media
4 23 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 22 (2.17%) User Experience
6 18 (1.77%) Derivative
6 18 (1.77%) Social Media
7 15 (1.48%) E-Learning
8 12 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (0.99%) W3C
10 7 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.39%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.39%) iDTV
11 4 (0.39%) Social Network
11 4 (0.39%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.30%) Learning Management System
12 3 (0.30%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.30%) Clustering
12 3 (0.30%) SCORM
12 3 (0.30%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 246 (24.24%) Linux
2 63 (6.21%) CentOS
3 44 (4.33%) UNIX
4 21 (2.07%) Windows
5 14 (1.38%) Apple iOS
5 14 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (1.38%) Android
6 9 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (0.69%) Ubuntu
7 7 (0.69%) Mac OS X
7 7 (0.69%) Debian
8 6 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 329 (32.41%) MVC
2 309 (30.44%) Agile Software Development
3 303 (29.85%) OO
4 167 (16.45%) TDD
5 153 (15.07%) OO PHP
6 147 (14.48%) OOP
7 112 (11.03%) E-Commerce
8 95 (9.36%) Continuous Integration
9 79 (7.78%) Unit Testing
10 78 (7.68%) BDD
11 67 (6.60%) Scrum
12 65 (6.40%) Software Engineering
13 64 (6.31%) Web Development
14 38 (3.74%) Responsive Web Design
15 35 (3.45%) Mentoring
16 30 (2.96%) Automated Testing
17 29 (2.86%) Refactoring
18 25 (2.46%) Web Design
19 21 (2.07%) Project Management
20 18 (1.77%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 1015 (100.00%) PHP
2 560 (55.17%) JavaScript
3 185 (18.23%) PHP5
4 168 (16.55%) SQL
5 72 (7.09%) Java
6 65 (6.40%) Python
7 46 (4.53%) Ruby
8 40 (3.94%) Perl
9 21 (2.07%) C#
10 12 (1.18%) Shell Script
10 12 (1.18%) Bash Shell
11 11 (1.08%) Tcl
11 11 (1.08%) C
11 11 (1.08%) C++
12 9 (0.89%) T-SQL
13 8 (0.79%) XPath
13 8 (0.79%) Scala
14 5 (0.49%) PHP4
15 4 (0.39%) ActionScript
16 3 (0.30%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 29 (2.86%) Degree
2 15 (1.48%) Security Cleared
3 9 (0.89%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.099%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (0.79%) QA
2 1 (0.099%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (0.89%) Varnish
2 2 (0.20%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.099%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (1.38%) Vagrant
2 9 (0.89%) Puppet
3 5 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.30%) Capistrano
5 2 (0.20%) OpenSSO
6 1 (0.099%) cPanel
Vendors
1 309 (30.44%) Zend
2 42 (4.14%) Oracle
3 28 (2.76%) Red Hat
4 23 (2.27%) Twitter
5 17 (1.67%) Google
5 17 (1.67%) Microsoft
6 15 (1.48%) Facebook
7 9 (0.89%) New Relic
8 7 (0.69%) Adobe
9 5 (0.49%) Epicor
9 5 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.30%) Rackspace
10 3 (0.30%) SendGrid
10 3 (0.30%) SAP
11 2 (0.20%) HP
11 2 (0.20%) Sencha
12 1 (0.099%) SmartFocus
12 1 (0.099%) Akamai
12 1 (0.099%) Sitecore
12 1 (0.099%) Blackboard
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day
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Posted: 18 hours ago
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Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
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Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £250 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: Up to £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
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Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
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Rate: £200 - £300 per day
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