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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 291 165 198
Rank change year-on-year
-126 +33
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 345 603 444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.70% 1.26% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 1.36% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 505 298
Average daily rate
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£313 £350 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +22.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £250
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 -
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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
45428 44376 39335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.34% 92.50% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 28584 27952 23212
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% -0.12%
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 1800 1857 2029
Average hourly rate £16.54 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -70 138 £360 +6.66% 90
South East -43 58 £300 +3.44% 75
West Midlands +16 39 £288 -11.53% 24
Yorkshire -63 34 £285 -18.57% 41
North West -14 30 £300 +3.44% 52
South West -54 28 £375 +7.14% 32
East of England -3 9 £300 - 17
East Midlands -24 8 £275 -21.42% 20
North East -8 3 £363 - 8
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PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 748 (100.00%) PHP
2 429 (57.35%) HTML
3 421 (56.28%) MySQL
4 403 (53.88%) JavaScript
5 383 (51.20%) CSS
6 256 (34.22%) Agile Software Development
7 251 (33.56%) jQuery
8 212 (28.34%) MVC
9 207 (27.67%) Zend
10 192 (25.67%) OO
11 170 (22.73%) Symfony
11 170 (22.73%) Git (software)
12 169 (22.59%) HTML5
13 168 (22.46%) LAMP
14 141 (18.85%) Linux
15 140 (18.72%) PHP5
16 132 (17.65%) TDD
17 121 (16.18%) OOP
18 117 (15.64%) OO PHP
19 113 (15.11%) Apache
20 112 (14.97%) Laravel
21 110 (14.71%) SQL
22 89 (11.90%) CSS3
23 81 (10.83%) Ajax
24 75 (10.03%) WordPress
25 73 (9.76%) Unit Testing
26 70 (9.36%) Doctrine
27 69 (9.22%) Subversion
28 66 (8.82%) Scrum
29 63 (8.42%) XML

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 113 (15.11%) Apache
2 75 (10.03%) WordPress
3 56 (7.49%) Drupal
4 42 (5.61%) CMS
5 37 (4.95%) Node.js
6 19 (2.54%) nginx
7 15 (2.01%) Moodle
8 11 (1.47%) Joomla!
9 7 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (0.80%) ExpressionEngine
10 6 (0.80%) IIS
11 5 (0.67%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.40%) SugarCRM
13 2 (0.27%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.13%) JBoss
14 1 (0.13%) SharePoint
14 1 (0.13%) Confluence
14 1 (0.13%) MODX
Applications
1 13 (1.74%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (0.40%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.27%) MS Office
3 2 (0.27%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 33 (4.41%) Magento
2 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.13%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.74%) GitHub
2 12 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.80%) Amazon S3
4 5 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.27%) SaaS
5 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.27%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.13%) AWS OpsWorks
6 1 (0.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.13%) Heroku
6 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.74%) Internet
2 6 (0.80%) HTTP
3 2 (0.27%) Skype
3 2 (0.27%) SSH
3 2 (0.27%) Broadband
3 2 (0.27%) Intranet
4 1 (0.13%) DNS
4 1 (0.13%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.13%) SSL
4 1 (0.13%) PBX
4 1 (0.13%) VoIP
4 1 (0.13%) SMTP
4 1 (0.13%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.13%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.13%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 421 (56.28%) MySQL
2 42 (5.61%) MongoDB
3 31 (4.14%) PostgreSQL
4 23 (3.07%) Relational Database
4 23 (3.07%) NoSQL
5 13 (1.74%) SQL Server
6 11 (1.47%) Redis
7 8 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (0.80%) Oracle Database
9 5 (0.67%) CouchDB
10 2 (0.27%) BigTable
10 2 (0.27%) Riak
10 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.13%) MS Access
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 170 (22.73%) Git (software)
2 69 (9.22%) Subversion
3 58 (7.75%) PHPUnit
4 20 (2.67%) Jenkins
5 16 (2.14%) Selenium
6 12 (1.60%) Hudson
7 10 (1.34%) JIRA
8 8 (1.07%) Behat
9 7 (0.94%) PhpStorm
9 7 (0.94%) Mercurial
10 6 (0.80%) Grunt
11 5 (0.67%) FogBugz
11 5 (0.67%) Trac
11 5 (0.67%) Redmine
11 5 (0.67%) Cucumber
11 5 (0.67%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.53%) Maven
13 3 (0.40%) Bower
14 2 (0.27%) Jasmine
14 2 (0.27%) CasperJS
General
1 55 (7.35%) Finance
2 43 (5.75%) Marketing
3 15 (2.01%) Advertising
4 8 (1.07%) Games
5 7 (0.94%) Retail
6 6 (0.80%) Electronics
7 4 (0.53%) Publishing
8 3 (0.40%) Automotive
8 3 (0.40%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.40%) Banking
9 2 (0.27%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.13%) Back Office
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
1 429 (57.35%) HTML
2 383 (51.20%) CSS
3 251 (33.56%) jQuery
4 170 (22.73%) Symfony
5 169 (22.59%) HTML5
6 168 (22.46%) LAMP
7 112 (14.97%) Laravel
8 89 (11.90%) CSS3
9 81 (10.83%) Ajax
10 70 (9.36%) Doctrine
11 63 (8.42%) XML
12 56 (7.49%) AngularJS
12 56 (7.49%) Web Services
13 54 (7.22%) CodeIgniter
14 50 (6.68%) RESTful
15 49 (6.55%) Zend Framework
16 46 (6.15%) REST
17 43 (5.75%) XHTML
18 39 (5.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 39 (5.21%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 35 (4.68%) Open Source
2 25 (3.34%) Computer Science
3 21 (2.81%) Digital Media
4 20 (2.67%) Mobile App
5 17 (2.27%) User Experience
6 13 (1.74%) E-Learning
7 12 (1.60%) Social Media
8 10 (1.34%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.67%) Replication
10 5 (0.67%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.53%) Inversion of Control
11 4 (0.53%) W3C
12 3 (0.40%) VLE
12 3 (0.40%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.40%) Derivative
12 3 (0.40%) Learning Management System
13 2 (0.27%) Visualisation
13 2 (0.27%) Internet of Things
13 2 (0.27%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 141 (18.85%) Linux
2 26 (3.48%) UNIX
2 26 (3.48%) CentOS
3 12 (1.60%) Windows
4 7 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (0.80%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.67%) Ubuntu
6 5 (0.67%) Android
7 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.27%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.13%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (34.22%) Agile Software Development
2 212 (28.34%) MVC
3 192 (25.67%) OO
4 132 (17.65%) TDD
5 121 (16.18%) OOP
6 117 (15.64%) OO PHP
7 73 (9.76%) Unit Testing
8 66 (8.82%) Scrum
9 62 (8.29%) E-Commerce
10 60 (8.02%) BDD
11 53 (7.09%) Software Engineering
12 52 (6.95%) Continuous Integration
13 45 (6.02%) Web Development
14 32 (4.28%) Responsive Web Design
15 26 (3.48%) Web Design
16 21 (2.81%) Mentoring
17 20 (2.67%) SOA
17 20 (2.67%) Pair Programming
18 19 (2.54%) Refactoring
19 14 (1.87%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 748 (100.00%) PHP
2 403 (53.88%) JavaScript
3 140 (18.72%) PHP5
4 110 (14.71%) SQL
5 43 (5.75%) Java
5 43 (5.75%) Python
6 22 (2.94%) Perl
7 19 (2.54%) Ruby
8 15 (2.01%) Shell Script
9 9 (1.20%) Bash Shell
10 8 (1.07%) PHP4
11 6 (0.80%) C#
12 5 (0.67%) VBA
13 4 (0.53%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.40%) Clojure
15 2 (0.27%) Go
15 2 (0.27%) Groovy
15 2 (0.27%) C
15 2 (0.27%) C++
16 1 (0.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (3.48%) Degree
2 9 (1.20%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.27%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.13%) HND
4 1 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.67%) QA
2 1 (0.13%) WAI
System Software
1 11 (1.47%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 20 (2.67%) Vagrant
2 19 (2.54%) Puppet
3 8 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.13%) Nagios
4 1 (0.13%) cPanel
4 1 (0.13%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.13%) Plesk
Vendors
1 207 (27.67%) Zend
2 25 (3.34%) Oracle
3 12 (1.60%) Twitter
4 10 (1.34%) Red Hat
5 9 (1.20%) Adobe
6 7 (0.94%) Facebook
7 6 (0.80%) Google
7 6 (0.80%) Microsoft
7 6 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.40%) HP
9 2 (0.27%) SAP
9 2 (0.27%) Epicor
10 1 (0.13%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.13%) Apple
10 1 (0.13%) Perforce
10 1 (0.13%) Siebel
10 1 (0.13%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.13%) LANDesk
10 1 (0.13%) PayPal
10 1 (0.13%) WorldPay
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