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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP Developer
Rank 252 240 158
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -82
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 473 525 734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.94% 0.99% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 1.04% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 397 532
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £416 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 8
Median hourly rate £15.00 £32.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.84% +44.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-53.84% +44.44%
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
47501 50509 47666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.66% 95.00% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 31266 32734 29347
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1481 1902 1912
Median hourly rate £17.17 £17.12 £16.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.26% +2.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -56 165 £375 +7.14% 56
South East +9 121 £325 +8.33% 61
Yorkshire +11 61 £320 -1.53% 42
East Midlands +13 32 £425 +30.76% 23
West Midlands -18 31 £325 +35.41% 19
North West +15 27 £300 -0.16% 48
East of England +1 24 £350 +27.27% 21
South West +12 10 £200 -28.88% 29
North East -19 1 £438 -11.61% 3
Midlands - 1 £500 -
PHP Developer
UK

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 859 (100.00%) PHP
2 519 (60.42%) JavaScript
3 460 (53.55%) HTML
4 449 (52.27%) MySQL
5 443 (51.57%) CSS
6 250 (29.10%) Agile Software Development
7 228 (26.54%) Web Development
8 214 (24.91%) MVC
9 207 (24.10%) jQuery
10 197 (22.93%) Symfony
11 192 (22.35%) Git (software)
12 189 (22.00%) Linux
13 178 (20.72%) OO
14 170 (19.79%) LAMP
15 154 (17.93%) HTML5
16 150 (17.46%) Laravel
17 147 (17.11%) Zend
18 134 (15.60%) TDD
18 134 (15.60%) SQL
19 125 (14.55%) AngularJS
20 124 (14.44%) E-Commerce
21 122 (14.20%) CSS3
22 118 (13.74%) WordPress
23 109 (12.69%) OOP
24 103 (11.99%) OO PHP
25 89 (10.36%) Apache
26 87 (10.13%) Web Services
27 80 (9.31%) BDD
28 77 (8.96%) RESTful
29 76 (8.85%) MongoDB

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
1 118 (13.74%) WordPress
2 89 (10.36%) Apache
3 69 (8.03%) Drupal
4 63 (7.33%) CMS
5 27 (3.14%) Elasticsearch
6 19 (2.21%) Moodle
7 16 (1.86%) nginx
8 11 (1.28%) Joomla!
9 9 (1.05%) Confluence
10 7 (0.81%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.58%) IIS
12 3 (0.35%) Alfresco
12 3 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.23%) ColdFusion
13 2 (0.23%) Magnolia
13 2 (0.23%) MODX
13 2 (0.23%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.23%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.12%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 7 (0.81%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.12%) GIMP
2 1 (0.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 75 (8.73%) Magento
2 5 (0.58%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 47 (5.47%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (2.79%) GitHub
3 7 (0.81%) SaaS
4 6 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.47%) PaaS
6 3 (0.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 3 (0.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 3 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.12%) AWS OpsWorks
8 1 (0.12%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.12%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.61%) Network Security
2 22 (2.56%) HTTP
3 8 (0.93%) LDAP
4 7 (0.81%) SSH
5 5 (0.58%) DNS
5 5 (0.58%) Intranet
6 4 (0.47%) FTP
6 4 (0.47%) Internet
6 4 (0.47%) Skype
7 3 (0.35%) Telnet
8 2 (0.23%) Extranet
8 2 (0.23%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.23%) SSL
9 1 (0.12%) Firewall
9 1 (0.12%) RIP
9 1 (0.12%) SMS
9 1 (0.12%) SNMP
9 1 (0.12%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 449 (52.27%) MySQL
2 76 (8.85%) MongoDB
3 70 (8.15%) NoSQL
4 64 (7.45%) PostgreSQL
5 45 (5.24%) Relational Database
6 42 (4.89%) SQL Server
7 24 (2.79%) Redis
8 15 (1.75%) CouchDB
9 11 (1.28%) DB2
10 3 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.35%) Big Data
10 3 (0.35%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.35%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.23%) FileMaker
11 2 (0.23%) GIS
11 2 (0.23%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.23%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 2 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.23%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.23%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 192 (22.35%) Git (software)
2 73 (8.50%) Subversion
3 62 (7.22%) PHPUnit
4 56 (6.52%) Jenkins
5 31 (3.61%) Mercurial
6 27 (3.14%) Cucumber
7 19 (2.21%) gulp
8 17 (1.98%) WebDriver
9 15 (1.75%) Grunt
9 15 (1.75%) JIRA
9 15 (1.75%) Vagrant
10 6 (0.70%) Bitbucket
10 6 (0.70%) Jasmine
11 5 (0.58%) Eclipse
11 5 (0.58%) Gradle
11 5 (0.58%) PhpStorm
11 5 (0.58%) Selenium
12 4 (0.47%) Dreamweaver
12 4 (0.47%) NetBeans
12 4 (0.47%) Zend Studio
General
1 52 (6.05%) Finance
2 35 (4.07%) Marketing
3 33 (3.84%) Publishing
4 25 (2.91%) Retail
5 14 (1.63%) Games
5 14 (1.63%) Telecoms
6 7 (0.81%) Advertising
7 6 (0.70%) Banking
7 6 (0.70%) Billing
8 5 (0.58%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.35%) Front Office
10 2 (0.23%) Electronics
10 2 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.12%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.12%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 460 (53.55%) HTML
2 443 (51.57%) CSS
3 207 (24.10%) jQuery
4 197 (22.93%) Symfony
5 170 (19.79%) LAMP
6 154 (17.93%) HTML5
7 150 (17.46%) Laravel
8 125 (14.55%) AngularJS
9 122 (14.20%) CSS3
10 87 (10.13%) Web Services
11 77 (8.96%) RESTful
12 74 (8.61%) JSON
13 70 (8.15%) Node.js
14 63 (7.33%) XML
15 52 (6.05%) CakePHP
16 51 (5.94%) Zend Framework
17 48 (5.59%) Sass
18 45 (5.24%) REST
19 44 (5.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 43 (5.01%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 37 (4.31%) User Experience
2 34 (3.96%) Digital Media
3 32 (3.73%) e-Learning
4 19 (2.21%) Computer Science
5 15 (1.75%) Mobile App
6 14 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (1.16%) Visualisation
8 8 (0.93%) Fintech
9 7 (0.81%) Algorithms
9 7 (0.81%) Learning Management System
9 7 (0.81%) NHS
10 6 (0.70%) Artificial Intelligence
10 6 (0.70%) Data Structures
10 6 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (0.70%) Statistics
11 5 (0.58%) Video on Demand
11 5 (0.58%) W3C
12 4 (0.47%) Blog
12 4 (0.47%) Smartphone
12 4 (0.47%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 189 (22.00%) Linux
2 45 (5.24%) Unix
3 18 (2.10%) Windows
4 17 (1.98%) CentOS
5 16 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (1.05%) Mac OS X
7 6 (0.70%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.58%) Android
9 4 (0.47%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.35%) Solaris
10 3 (0.35%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.12%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (29.10%) Agile Software Development
2 228 (26.54%) Web Development
3 214 (24.91%) MVC
4 178 (20.72%) OO
5 134 (15.60%) TDD
6 124 (14.44%) E-Commerce
7 109 (12.69%) OOP
8 103 (11.99%) OO PHP
9 80 (9.31%) BDD
10 76 (8.85%) Continuous Integration
11 75 (8.73%) Scrum
12 61 (7.10%) Open Source
13 60 (6.98%) Unit Testing
14 57 (6.64%) Front End Development
15 48 (5.59%) CRM
16 37 (4.31%) API Development
17 33 (3.84%) ERP
18 26 (3.03%) Pair Programming
18 26 (3.03%) Refactoring
19 23 (2.68%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 859 (100.00%) PHP
2 519 (60.42%) JavaScript
3 134 (15.60%) SQL
4 59 (6.87%) Java
5 45 (5.24%) PHP 5
6 33 (3.84%) Python
7 12 (1.40%) Shell Script
8 11 (1.28%) PowerShell
9 10 (1.16%) Ruby
10 9 (1.05%) C
10 9 (1.05%) Scala
11 8 (0.93%) C#
11 8 (0.93%) Perl
12 6 (0.70%) Go
13 3 (0.35%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.35%) Clojure
13 3 (0.35%) Erlang
13 3 (0.35%) Groovy
13 3 (0.35%) Jython
13 3 (0.35%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 19 (2.21%) Degree
1 19 (2.21%) Security Cleared
2 14 (1.63%) SC Cleared
3 12 (1.40%) CCNP
3 12 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (0.35%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.12%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.26%) QA
2 4 (0.47%) Data Quality
2 4 (0.47%) WAI
3 1 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.12%) SEPA
System Software
1 37 (4.31%) Docker
2 12 (1.40%) Varnish
3 11 (1.28%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.23%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 18 (2.10%) Puppet
2 16 (1.86%) Ansible
3 15 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.12%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.12%) cPanel
4 1 (0.12%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.12%) logstash
4 1 (0.12%) Nagios
4 1 (0.12%) Opsview
4 1 (0.12%) Plesk
Vendors
1 147 (17.11%) Zend
2 35 (4.07%) Oracle
3 11 (1.28%) Sybase
4 7 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (0.58%) Sage
6 4 (0.47%) Microsoft
6 4 (0.47%) SAP
7 3 (0.35%) Google
7 3 (0.35%) VMware
8 2 (0.23%) Adobe
8 2 (0.23%) Akamai
8 2 (0.23%) Facebook
8 2 (0.23%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.23%) RedDot
8 2 (0.23%) Samsung
8 2 (0.23%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.12%) Optimizely
9 1 (0.12%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.12%) Sencha
9 1 (0.12%) Twitter
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £180 - £225 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bournemouth
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Rate: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Premier IT
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £430 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Capital International Staffing Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Premier IT
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £270 to £320 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Avance Consulting
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hydrogen
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth
Spectrum IT
Posted: 14 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth
Spectrum IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
East Midlands
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago