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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP Developer
Rank 251 229 188
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -41
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 430 461 535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.91% 0.98% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 1.04% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 344 402
Average daily rate £350 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.41% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 6
Average hourly rate £47.17 £32.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.39% +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £32.00 £25.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £32.00 £112.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 £24.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+89.89% -14.65%
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
44618 44325 41838
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.55% 94.46% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29130 28067 25288
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1611 1774 1871
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +12 186 £375 +7.14% 119
South East -9 78 £350 +16.66% 66
Yorkshire -7 43 £300 -20.00% 55
North West -16 33 £263 -11.01% 72
West Midlands -4 25 £278 -0.89% 17
East Midlands 0 22 £350 +34.61% 39
East of England -3 20 £275 +29.41% 22
South West -49 17 £285 -28.75% 23
North East - 2 £350 - 13
PHP Developer
UK

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 891 (100.00%) PHP
2 549 (61.62%) JavaScript
3 545 (61.17%) HTML
4 530 (59.48%) CSS
5 456 (51.18%) MySQL
6 249 (27.95%) jQuery
7 232 (26.04%) Agile Software Development
8 206 (23.12%) HTML5
9 203 (22.78%) OO
10 196 (22.00%) MVC
11 185 (20.76%) Git (software)
12 178 (19.98%) Symfony
13 165 (18.52%) Laravel
14 155 (17.40%) LAMP
15 146 (16.39%) Linux
16 139 (15.60%) CSS3
17 132 (14.81%) Zend
18 129 (14.48%) TDD
19 128 (14.37%) SQL
20 127 (14.25%) WordPress
21 108 (12.12%) OO PHP
22 103 (11.56%) E-Commerce
23 102 (11.45%) Apache
24 99 (11.11%) AngularJS
25 93 (10.44%) OOP
26 87 (9.76%) CMS
26 87 (9.76%) Drupal
27 85 (9.54%) Web Services
28 82 (9.20%) Magento
29 80 (8.98%) MongoDB

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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
1 127 (14.25%) WordPress
2 102 (11.45%) Apache
3 87 (9.76%) CMS
3 87 (9.76%) Drupal
4 62 (6.96%) Node.js
5 30 (3.37%) Moodle
6 27 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
7 17 (1.91%) nginx
8 16 (1.80%) Apache Solr
9 10 (1.12%) IIS
10 9 (1.01%) Joomla!
11 8 (0.90%) Tomcat
12 7 (0.79%) ExpressionEngine
13 5 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 5 (0.56%) Magnolia
14 3 (0.34%) SilverStripe
15 2 (0.22%) Apache Spark
15 2 (0.22%) Confluence
15 2 (0.22%) Jetty
15 2 (0.22%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 18 (2.02%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (0.34%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.11%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.11%) GIMP
5 1 (0.11%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.11%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 82 (9.20%) Magento
2 11 (1.23%) BigMachines
2 11 (1.23%) Eloqua
3 3 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.22%) osCommerce
4 2 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.11%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 55 (6.17%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (2.13%) SaaS
3 17 (1.91%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (1.57%) GitHub
5 12 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (1.01%) Google Analytics
7 6 (0.67%) Adobe Analytics
7 6 (0.67%) Google Tag Manager
8 4 (0.45%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.34%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 3 (0.34%) Heroku
10 2 (0.22%) AdWords
10 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
10 2 (0.22%) Route 53
10 2 (0.22%) Sage Pay
11 1 (0.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.11%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.35%) TCP/IP
2 11 (1.23%) Intranet
3 5 (0.56%) HTTP
4 4 (0.45%) FTP
4 4 (0.45%) Internet
5 3 (0.34%) SMTP
5 3 (0.34%) SSH
5 3 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.22%) 3G
6 2 (0.22%) 4G
6 2 (0.22%) DNS
6 2 (0.22%) Skype
6 2 (0.22%) SMS
7 1 (0.11%) DHCP
7 1 (0.11%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.11%) IMAP
7 1 (0.11%) VLAN
7 1 (0.11%) VPN
7 1 (0.11%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 456 (51.18%) MySQL
2 80 (8.98%) MongoDB
3 51 (5.72%) NoSQL
4 50 (5.61%) PostgreSQL
5 47 (5.27%) Relational Database
6 38 (4.26%) Redis
7 18 (2.02%) SQL Server
8 10 (1.12%) CouchDB
9 9 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
10 8 (0.90%) Big Data
10 8 (0.90%) MariaDB
11 4 (0.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (0.45%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.34%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.22%) Couchbase
13 2 (0.22%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.22%) SQLite
14 1 (0.11%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 185 (20.76%) Git (software)
2 62 (6.96%) PHPUnit
3 60 (6.73%) Subversion
4 33 (3.70%) JIRA
5 26 (2.92%) Grunt
6 24 (2.69%) Jenkins
7 19 (2.13%) Selenium
8 18 (2.02%) Vagrant
9 15 (1.68%) gulp
10 11 (1.23%) Oracle APEX
11 10 (1.12%) Cucumber
11 10 (1.12%) Maven
12 8 (0.90%) Bower
12 8 (0.90%) Eclipse
12 8 (0.90%) Mercurial
12 8 (0.90%) NetBeans
13 6 (0.67%) Mocha
13 6 (0.67%) TeamCity
14 4 (0.45%) WiX
14 4 (0.45%) Zend Studio
General
1 39 (4.38%) Finance
1 39 (4.38%) Marketing
2 30 (3.37%) Retail
3 16 (1.80%) Advertising
3 16 (1.80%) Publishing
4 12 (1.35%) Games
5 6 (0.67%) Telecoms
6 5 (0.56%) Banking
6 5 (0.56%) Manufacturing
6 5 (0.56%) Online Betting
7 3 (0.34%) Legal
8 2 (0.22%) Back Office
8 2 (0.22%) Electronics
8 2 (0.22%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 545 (61.17%) HTML
2 530 (59.48%) CSS
3 249 (27.95%) jQuery
4 206 (23.12%) HTML5
5 178 (19.98%) Symfony
6 165 (18.52%) Laravel
7 155 (17.40%) LAMP
8 139 (15.60%) CSS3
9 99 (11.11%) AngularJS
10 85 (9.54%) Web Services
11 76 (8.53%) XML
12 67 (7.52%) JSON
12 67 (7.52%) RESTful
13 63 (7.07%) REST
13 63 (7.07%) Sass
14 55 (6.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 51 (5.72%) Ajax
15 51 (5.72%) SOAP
16 38 (4.26%) CodeIgniter
17 35 (3.93%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (3.03%) User Experience
2 11 (1.23%) e-Learning
3 9 (1.01%) Computer Science
3 9 (1.01%) Fintech
3 9 (1.01%) W3C
4 8 (0.90%) Algorithms
4 8 (0.90%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (0.79%) Mobile App
6 6 (0.67%) NHS
6 6 (0.67%) Social Media
7 4 (0.45%) Streaming Video
8 3 (0.34%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.34%) Replication
8 3 (0.34%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.22%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.22%) FMCG
9 2 (0.22%) Life Science
9 2 (0.22%) Linked Data
10 1 (0.11%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 146 (16.39%) Linux
2 34 (3.82%) Unix
3 21 (2.36%) Android
3 21 (2.36%) Windows
4 15 (1.68%) CentOS
5 14 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (1.46%) Apple iOS
7 11 (1.23%) Windows Server
8 9 (1.01%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.34%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.22%) Debian
10 2 (0.22%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.22%) openSUSE
10 2 (0.22%) Solaris
11 1 (0.11%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (26.04%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (22.78%) OO
3 196 (22.00%) MVC
4 129 (14.48%) TDD
5 108 (12.12%) OO PHP
6 103 (11.56%) E-Commerce
7 93 (10.44%) OOP
8 78 (8.75%) Front End Development
8 78 (8.75%) Web Development
9 70 (7.86%) Unit Testing
10 66 (7.41%) Scrum
11 64 (7.18%) BDD
12 57 (6.40%) Continuous Integration
13 41 (4.60%) Open Source
14 35 (3.93%) Web Application Development
15 31 (3.48%) CRM
16 28 (3.14%) Software Engineering
17 25 (2.81%) Responsive Web Design
18 23 (2.58%) Content Management
19 18 (2.02%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 891 (100.00%) PHP
2 549 (61.62%) JavaScript
3 128 (14.37%) SQL
4 74 (8.31%) Java
5 68 (7.63%) Python
6 42 (4.71%) PHP 5
7 26 (2.92%) Ruby
8 15 (1.68%) C++
9 12 (1.35%) Perl
10 11 (1.23%) Apex Code
10 11 (1.23%) C#
11 9 (1.01%) Bash Shell
12 7 (0.79%) Shell Script
13 6 (0.67%) PL/SQL
14 5 (0.56%) VB
15 4 (0.45%) C
15 4 (0.45%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.34%) ES6
16 3 (0.34%) Groovy
17 2 (0.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (1.57%) Security Cleared
2 10 (1.12%) Degree
3 8 (0.90%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.67%) CCNP
4 6 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (0.45%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.11%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.11%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (1.57%) QA
2 6 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.11%) WAI
System Software
1 9 (1.01%) Varnish
2 3 (0.34%) Docker
3 1 (0.11%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 10 (1.12%) Puppet
2 9 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.90%) Fluentd
4 7 (0.79%) Ansible
5 3 (0.34%) Capistrano
6 2 (0.22%) cPanel
6 2 (0.22%) Kibana
6 2 (0.22%) logstash
6 2 (0.22%) Packer
7 1 (0.11%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 132 (14.81%) Zend
2 28 (3.14%) Oracle
3 20 (2.24%) Google
4 14 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (1.23%) Siebel
6 9 (1.01%) Microsoft
7 8 (0.90%) Red Hat
8 7 (0.79%) Adobe
9 5 (0.56%) Interwoven
9 5 (0.56%) ServiceNow
10 4 (0.45%) Facebook
10 4 (0.45%) SAP
11 3 (0.34%) Splunk
12 2 (0.22%) PayPal
12 2 (0.22%) Perforce
12 2 (0.22%) Sitecore
12 2 (0.22%) Tableau
12 2 (0.22%) Twitter
12 2 (0.22%) WorldPay
13 1 (0.11%) Omniture
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London
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