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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 283 189 202
Rank change year-on-year
-94 +13
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 343 545 414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.69% 1.12% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 1.21% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 426 281
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £313 £275
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £175.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £182.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-89.31% +329.41%
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
46038 44890 39234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.43% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 28471 27469 23064
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1820 1898 2085
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -2.85%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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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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 -80 121 £355 +7.57% 95
South East -50 55 £306 +11.36% 69
North West +4 45 £300 - 52
Yorkshire -23 38 £338 -3.57% 27
South West -51 35 £335 - 30
West Midlands +4 24 £291 -4.50% 21
East of England -2 17 £238 -20.83% 18
East Midlands -18 7 £250 -23.07% 19
North East +10 2 - - 7
Midlands - - - -
PHP Developer
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PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 777 (100.00%) PHP
2 458 (58.94%) HTML
3 431 (55.47%) JavaScript
4 422 (54.31%) MySQL
5 405 (52.12%) CSS
6 297 (38.22%) jQuery
7 253 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
8 232 (29.86%) MVC
9 218 (28.06%) Zend
10 211 (27.16%) HTML5
11 185 (23.81%) OO
12 179 (23.04%) Symfony
13 177 (22.78%) Git (software)
14 166 (21.36%) LAMP
15 163 (20.98%) Linux
16 136 (17.50%) PHP5
17 133 (17.12%) TDD
18 128 (16.47%) SQL
19 125 (16.09%) Apache
20 122 (15.70%) OOP
21 103 (13.26%) CSS3
21 103 (13.26%) Laravel
22 100 (12.87%) WordPress
23 98 (12.61%) OO PHP
24 94 (12.10%) PHPUnit
25 85 (10.94%) Doctrine
26 79 (10.17%) Ajax
27 75 (9.65%) Unit Testing
28 72 (9.27%) CodeIgniter
29 70 (9.01%) Drupal

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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
1 125 (16.09%) Apache
2 100 (12.87%) WordPress
3 70 (9.01%) Drupal
4 59 (7.59%) CMS
5 43 (5.53%) Node.js
6 20 (2.57%) nginx
7 13 (1.67%) Moodle
8 12 (1.54%) Joomla!
9 7 (0.90%) IIS
10 6 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.51%) ExpressionEngine
12 3 (0.39%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.39%) concrete5
13 2 (0.26%) Adobe CQ
13 2 (0.26%) SugarCRM
14 1 (0.13%) JBoss
14 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.13%) SharePoint
14 1 (0.13%) ColdFusion
14 1 (0.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (1.42%) Photoshop
2 5 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (0.51%) MS Excel
4 3 (0.39%) MS Office
5 1 (0.13%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 43 (5.53%) Magento
2 2 (0.26%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.26%) osCommerce
3 1 (0.13%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.64%) GitHub
2 5 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.26%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.13%) Heroku
4 1 (0.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.67%) Internet
2 10 (1.29%) HTTP
3 2 (0.26%) SSL
3 2 (0.26%) Intranet
4 1 (0.13%) DNS
4 1 (0.13%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.13%) PBX
4 1 (0.13%) VoIP
4 1 (0.13%) SMTP
4 1 (0.13%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.13%) Extranet
4 1 (0.13%) SSH
4 1 (0.13%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (0.13%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (0.13%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 422 (54.31%) MySQL
2 31 (3.99%) PostgreSQL
2 31 (3.99%) MongoDB
3 23 (2.96%) Relational Database
4 18 (2.32%) NoSQL
5 17 (2.19%) Redis
6 16 (2.06%) SQL Server
7 7 (0.90%) Oracle Database
8 5 (0.64%) Big Data
8 5 (0.64%) MS Access
9 4 (0.51%) CouchDB
10 2 (0.26%) BigTable
10 2 (0.26%) Riak
11 1 (0.13%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.13%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 177 (22.78%) Git (software)
2 94 (12.10%) PHPUnit
3 63 (8.11%) Subversion
4 25 (3.22%) Jenkins
5 15 (1.93%) Selenium
6 14 (1.80%) JIRA
7 10 (1.29%) Hudson
8 7 (0.90%) Grunt
9 6 (0.77%) Behat
9 6 (0.77%) TeamCity
9 6 (0.77%) Cucumber
9 6 (0.77%) Mercurial
10 5 (0.64%) Xdebug
11 4 (0.51%) Bower
11 4 (0.51%) Maven
12 3 (0.39%) Jasmine
12 3 (0.39%) PhpStorm
13 2 (0.26%) FogBugz
13 2 (0.26%) Trac
13 2 (0.26%) CasperJS
General
1 66 (8.49%) Marketing
2 51 (6.56%) Finance
3 22 (2.83%) Advertising
4 8 (1.03%) Games
4 8 (1.03%) Retail
5 7 (0.90%) Publishing
6 5 (0.64%) Banking
6 5 (0.64%) Music Industry
7 4 (0.51%) Electronics
8 2 (0.26%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.26%) Legal
8 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.13%) Automotive
9 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.13%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.13%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.13%) German Language
9 1 (0.13%) iGaming
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 458 (58.94%) HTML
2 405 (52.12%) CSS
3 297 (38.22%) jQuery
4 211 (27.16%) HTML5
5 179 (23.04%) Symfony
6 166 (21.36%) LAMP
7 103 (13.26%) CSS3
7 103 (13.26%) Laravel
8 85 (10.94%) Doctrine
9 79 (10.17%) Ajax
10 72 (9.27%) CodeIgniter
11 70 (9.01%) XML
12 65 (8.37%) RESTful
13 63 (8.11%) AngularJS
14 62 (7.98%) Zend Framework
15 61 (7.85%) Web Services
16 51 (6.56%) REST
17 45 (5.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 43 (5.53%) JSON
19 42 (5.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 54 (6.95%) Open Source
2 32 (4.12%) Mobile App
3 20 (2.57%) Digital Media
4 19 (2.45%) Computer Science
5 13 (1.67%) Social Media
6 12 (1.54%) E-Learning
7 11 (1.42%) User Experience
8 8 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.64%) W3C
11 4 (0.51%) iDTV
11 4 (0.51%) Animation
11 4 (0.51%) Inversion of Control
11 4 (0.51%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.39%) Blog
12 3 (0.39%) Learning Management System
12 3 (0.39%) Derivative
12 3 (0.39%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.39%) Replication
13 2 (0.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 163 (20.98%) Linux
2 38 (4.89%) CentOS
3 26 (3.35%) UNIX
4 13 (1.67%) Windows
5 10 (1.29%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.03%) Android
7 5 (0.64%) Ubuntu
7 5 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.26%) Debian
10 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
2 232 (29.86%) MVC
3 185 (23.81%) OO
4 133 (17.12%) TDD
5 122 (15.70%) OOP
6 98 (12.61%) OO PHP
7 75 (9.65%) Unit Testing
8 68 (8.75%) E-Commerce
9 61 (7.85%) Continuous Integration
10 58 (7.46%) BDD
11 56 (7.21%) Software Engineering
12 54 (6.95%) Scrum
13 50 (6.44%) Web Development
14 48 (6.18%) Responsive Web Design
15 31 (3.99%) Web Design
16 25 (3.22%) Refactoring
17 21 (2.70%) Mentoring
18 20 (2.57%) Automated Testing
19 18 (2.32%) Project Management
20 14 (1.80%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 777 (100.00%) PHP
2 431 (55.47%) JavaScript
3 136 (17.50%) PHP5
4 128 (16.47%) SQL
5 60 (7.72%) Python
6 47 (6.05%) Java
7 34 (4.38%) Ruby
8 27 (3.47%) Perl
9 8 (1.03%) Shell Script
10 7 (0.90%) XPath
10 7 (0.90%) PHP4
10 7 (0.90%) C#
10 7 (0.90%) T-SQL
11 6 (0.77%) Bash Shell
12 5 (0.64%) C
12 5 (0.64%) VBA
13 3 (0.39%) Clojure
13 3 (0.39%) Scala
14 2 (0.26%) Groovy
14 2 (0.26%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 21 (2.70%) Degree
2 9 (1.16%) Security Cleared
3 5 (0.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.54%) QA
2 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (1.16%) Varnish
2 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (1.80%) Vagrant
2 11 (1.42%) Puppet
3 8 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.13%) Nagios
4 1 (0.13%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 218 (28.06%) Zend
2 19 (2.45%) Twitter
3 15 (1.93%) Oracle
4 9 (1.16%) Google
5 8 (1.03%) Adobe
6 7 (0.90%) Red Hat
7 6 (0.77%) Microsoft
8 5 (0.64%) Epicor
8 5 (0.64%) New Relic
9 4 (0.51%) Facebook
10 3 (0.39%) HP
11 2 (0.26%) SAP
11 2 (0.26%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.26%) Rackspace
12 1 (0.13%) SendGrid
12 1 (0.13%) TIBCO
12 1 (0.13%) Perforce
12 1 (0.13%) VMware
12 1 (0.13%) EPiServer
12 1 (0.13%) Sitecore
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