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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 259 190 203
Rank change year-on-year
-69 +13
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 413 526 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.81% 1.10% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 1.18% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 420 320
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +22.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £330 £250
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +32.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 4
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
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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
46875 44412 41390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.50% 92.75% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30107 27634 24617
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £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 1774 1804 1984
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.76 £38.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -52 164 £370 +5.71% 103
South East +7 90 £325 +8.33% 56
West Midlands +22 40 £240 -20.00% 23
South West -60 34 £344 -8.33% 29
Yorkshire -51 31 £285 -20.00% 59
East of England +9 24 £300 +20.00% 18
North West -12 22 £275 -8.33% 46
East Midlands -14 11 £275 +23.59% 29
North East -21 4 £363 +61.11% 6
PHP Developer
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PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 764 (100.00%) PHP
2 441 (57.72%) MySQL
3 415 (54.32%) HTML
4 399 (52.23%) JavaScript
5 374 (48.95%) CSS
6 255 (33.38%) Agile Software Development
7 253 (33.12%) jQuery
8 208 (27.23%) OO
9 207 (27.09%) Zend
10 199 (26.05%) MVC
11 182 (23.82%) Symfony
12 164 (21.47%) LAMP
13 158 (20.68%) Git (software)
14 150 (19.63%) Linux
15 148 (19.37%) TDD
16 136 (17.80%) HTML5
17 130 (17.02%) OO PHP
18 118 (15.45%) OOP
19 117 (15.31%) PHP5
20 114 (14.92%) SQL
21 105 (13.74%) Apache
22 97 (12.70%) Laravel
23 83 (10.86%) WordPress
24 79 (10.34%) Ajax
25 77 (10.08%) E-Commerce
25 77 (10.08%) Scrum
25 77 (10.08%) CSS3
26 75 (9.82%) Subversion
27 68 (8.90%) BDD
28 66 (8.64%) Unit Testing

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 105 (13.74%) Apache
2 83 (10.86%) WordPress
3 59 (7.72%) Drupal
4 48 (6.28%) CMS
5 32 (4.19%) Node.js
6 15 (1.96%) nginx
7 13 (1.70%) Moodle
8 11 (1.44%) Joomla!
9 8 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.65%) ExpressionEngine
10 5 (0.65%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.39%) IIS
12 2 (0.26%) SugarCRM
12 2 (0.26%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.13%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.13%) ColdFusion
13 1 (0.13%) JBoss
13 1 (0.13%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (1.70%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.13%) MS Office
4 1 (0.13%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.13%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 48 (6.28%) Magento
2 1 (0.13%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.62%) GitHub
2 15 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (0.79%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.39%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.39%) SaaS
5 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.13%) Heroku
6 1 (0.13%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.96%) Internet
2 7 (0.92%) Intranet
3 5 (0.65%) SSH
3 5 (0.65%) HTTP
4 4 (0.52%) PuTTY
5 2 (0.26%) Broadband
5 2 (0.26%) SMS
6 1 (0.13%) SMTP
6 1 (0.13%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.13%) DNS
6 1 (0.13%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.13%) SSL
6 1 (0.13%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 441 (57.72%) MySQL
2 46 (6.02%) MongoDB
3 38 (4.97%) PostgreSQL
4 27 (3.53%) NoSQL
5 25 (3.27%) Relational Database
6 17 (2.23%) SQL Server
7 15 (1.96%) Redis
8 8 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (0.65%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.52%) CouchDB
11 3 (0.39%) Big Data
11 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.13%) MS Access
13 1 (0.13%) BigTable
13 1 (0.13%) Riak
Development Applications
1 158 (20.68%) Git (software)
2 75 (9.82%) Subversion
3 49 (6.41%) PHPUnit
4 25 (3.27%) Jenkins
5 20 (2.62%) Selenium
6 12 (1.57%) Behat
7 11 (1.44%) JIRA
8 9 (1.18%) Hudson
9 8 (1.05%) Mercurial
9 8 (1.05%) PhpStorm
10 7 (0.92%) FogBugz
10 7 (0.92%) Trac
10 7 (0.92%) Grunt
10 7 (0.92%) Redmine
11 5 (0.65%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.52%) Bower
13 3 (0.39%) gulp
13 3 (0.39%) Cucumber
13 3 (0.39%) Maven
14 2 (0.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 43 (5.63%) Finance
2 34 (4.45%) Marketing
3 10 (1.31%) Retail
4 9 (1.18%) Advertising
5 8 (1.05%) Games
6 6 (0.79%) Publishing
6 6 (0.79%) Electronics
7 4 (0.52%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.39%) Automotive
8 3 (0.39%) Banking
9 2 (0.26%) Back Office
10 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.13%) Legal
10 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.13%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.13%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.13%) iGaming
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 415 (54.32%) HTML
2 374 (48.95%) CSS
3 253 (33.12%) jQuery
4 182 (23.82%) Symfony
5 164 (21.47%) LAMP
6 136 (17.80%) HTML5
7 97 (12.70%) Laravel
8 79 (10.34%) Ajax
9 77 (10.08%) CSS3
10 61 (7.98%) XML
11 57 (7.46%) Web Services
12 50 (6.54%) CodeIgniter
13 49 (6.41%) XHTML
13 49 (6.41%) AngularJS
14 47 (6.15%) JSON
15 46 (6.02%) Doctrine
16 44 (5.76%) Zend Framework
17 43 (5.63%) REST
18 40 (5.24%) RESTful
19 37 (4.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 26 (3.40%) Computer Science
2 25 (3.27%) Digital Media
3 18 (2.36%) Mobile App
4 14 (1.83%) E-Learning
5 12 (1.57%) User Experience
6 8 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (0.92%) Social Media
8 6 (0.79%) Blog
9 5 (0.65%) Replication
9 5 (0.65%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.39%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (0.39%) Learning Management System
10 3 (0.39%) VLE
10 3 (0.39%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.39%) Derivative
11 2 (0.26%) Animation
11 2 (0.26%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.26%) CCTV
11 2 (0.26%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 150 (19.63%) Linux
2 20 (2.62%) UNIX
3 18 (2.36%) CentOS
4 8 (1.05%) Windows
5 7 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (0.79%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.79%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.52%) Android
8 2 (0.26%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (33.38%) Agile Software Development
2 208 (27.23%) OO
3 199 (26.05%) MVC
4 148 (19.37%) TDD
5 130 (17.02%) OO PHP
6 118 (15.45%) OOP
7 77 (10.08%) E-Commerce
7 77 (10.08%) Scrum
8 68 (8.90%) BDD
9 66 (8.64%) Unit Testing
10 53 (6.94%) Continuous Integration
11 50 (6.54%) Software Engineering
12 49 (6.41%) Web Development
13 44 (5.76%) Open Source
14 29 (3.80%) SOA
15 27 (3.53%) Responsive Web Design
16 24 (3.14%) Web Design
17 22 (2.88%) Pair Programming
18 21 (2.75%) Mentoring
19 18 (2.36%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 764 (100.00%) PHP
2 399 (52.23%) JavaScript
3 117 (15.31%) PHP5
4 114 (14.92%) SQL
5 39 (5.10%) Python
6 26 (3.40%) Perl
6 26 (3.40%) Java
7 15 (1.96%) Shell Script
8 14 (1.83%) Ruby
9 6 (0.79%) PHP4
10 5 (0.65%) Bash Shell
10 5 (0.65%) C#
11 4 (0.52%) VBA
12 3 (0.39%) C++
12 3 (0.39%) C
12 3 (0.39%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.26%) Go
14 1 (0.13%) sed
14 1 (0.13%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 28 (3.66%) Degree
2 25 (3.27%) Security Cleared
3 14 (1.83%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.75%) QA
2 2 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.13%) WAI
System Software
1 12 (1.57%) Varnish
2 3 (0.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (2.49%) Puppet
2 14 (1.83%) Vagrant
3 6 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.39%) Salt
4 3 (0.39%) cPanel
5 1 (0.13%) Nagios
5 1 (0.13%) Plesk
5 1 (0.13%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 207 (27.09%) Zend
2 20 (2.62%) Oracle
3 12 (1.57%) Red Hat
4 9 (1.18%) Adobe
5 8 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (0.92%) Facebook
7 6 (0.79%) Twitter
7 6 (0.79%) Microsoft
7 6 (0.79%) Google
8 4 (0.52%) Apple
9 3 (0.39%) WorldPay
10 2 (0.26%) SAP
11 1 (0.13%) Siebel
11 1 (0.13%) HP
11 1 (0.13%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.13%) Perforce
11 1 (0.13%) LANDesk
11 1 (0.13%) Eloqua
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ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £100 - £150 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
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Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £380 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Interact Consulting
Rate: 325-400pd
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £225 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Profile 29 Limited
Rate: From £250 to £300 per annum (direct contract with Client)
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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X4 Group
Rate: £200 - 250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
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Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £280 per day
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