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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 279 170 203
Rank change year-on-year
-109 +33
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 367 621 436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.73% 1.23% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 1.34% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 503 296
Average daily rate
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£310 £325 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £250
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £175.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £175.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-87.71% +311.76%
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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
46657 46455 40584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.33% 92.38% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28786 28831 23826
Average daily rate £400 £396 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
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 1833 1870 2077
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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 £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -78 134 £350 +6.06% 97
South East -43 53 £313 +9.64% 69
North West +6 46 £300 - 54
Yorkshire -55 39 £325 -7.14% 33
West Midlands +12 37 £295 -3.27% 27
South West -49 33 £325 -7.14% 34
East of England +7 13 £263 -12.50% 20
East Midlands -9 9 £275 -18.21% 21
North East -2 3 - - 7
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PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 749 (100.00%) PHP
2 438 (58.48%) HTML
3 405 (54.07%) MySQL
4 404 (53.94%) JavaScript
5 387 (51.67%) CSS
6 264 (35.25%) jQuery
7 246 (32.84%) Agile Software Development
8 212 (28.30%) MVC
9 195 (26.03%) Zend
10 191 (25.50%) HTML5
11 184 (24.57%) Git (software)
12 183 (24.43%) OO
13 163 (21.76%) Symfony
14 159 (21.23%) LAMP
15 146 (19.49%) Linux
16 143 (19.09%) PHP5
17 129 (17.22%) TDD
18 119 (15.89%) OOP
19 117 (15.62%) Apache
19 117 (15.62%) SQL
20 107 (14.29%) Laravel
21 104 (13.89%) OO PHP
22 94 (12.55%) CSS3
23 89 (11.88%) WordPress
24 81 (10.81%) Ajax
25 79 (10.55%) Doctrine
26 77 (10.28%) Unit Testing
27 72 (9.61%) PHPUnit
28 68 (9.08%) Drupal
29 67 (8.95%) AngularJS

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 117 (15.62%) Apache
2 89 (11.88%) WordPress
3 68 (9.08%) Drupal
4 50 (6.68%) CMS
5 40 (5.34%) Node.js
6 20 (2.67%) nginx
7 14 (1.87%) Joomla!
8 12 (1.60%) Moodle
9 7 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.67%) IIS
10 5 (0.67%) ExpressionEngine
11 3 (0.40%) SugarCRM
11 3 (0.40%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.13%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.13%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.13%) JBoss
12 1 (0.13%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.13%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (1.60%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (0.53%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.40%) MS Office
4 1 (0.13%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 37 (4.94%) Magento
2 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.13%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (0.93%) GitHub
3 3 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.27%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.27%) SaaS
4 2 (0.27%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.13%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.87%) Internet
2 8 (1.07%) HTTP
3 2 (0.27%) Skype
3 2 (0.27%) Intranet
4 1 (0.13%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.13%) DNS
4 1 (0.13%) PBX
4 1 (0.13%) VoIP
4 1 (0.13%) SMTP
4 1 (0.13%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.13%) SSH
4 1 (0.13%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.13%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 405 (54.07%) MySQL
2 38 (5.07%) MongoDB
3 31 (4.14%) PostgreSQL
4 23 (3.07%) Relational Database
5 19 (2.54%) NoSQL
6 15 (2.00%) SQL Server
7 11 (1.47%) Redis
8 7 (0.93%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (0.53%) CouchDB
10 3 (0.40%) MS Access
10 3 (0.40%) Big Data
11 2 (0.27%) Riak
11 2 (0.27%) BigTable
12 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.13%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 184 (24.57%) Git (software)
2 72 (9.61%) PHPUnit
3 63 (8.41%) Subversion
4 24 (3.20%) Jenkins
5 12 (1.60%) Selenium
6 10 (1.34%) Hudson
7 9 (1.20%) JIRA
8 6 (0.80%) PhpStorm
8 6 (0.80%) Grunt
8 6 (0.80%) Cucumber
9 5 (0.67%) Maven
9 5 (0.67%) TeamCity
9 5 (0.67%) Mercurial
9 5 (0.67%) Behat
10 3 (0.40%) Bower
10 3 (0.40%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.27%) QUnit
11 2 (0.27%) Redmine
11 2 (0.27%) FogBugz
11 2 (0.27%) Trac
General
1 52 (6.94%) Marketing
2 51 (6.81%) Finance
3 20 (2.67%) Advertising
4 8 (1.07%) Retail
4 8 (1.07%) Games
5 6 (0.80%) Electronics
6 4 (0.53%) Publishing
7 3 (0.40%) Music Industry
7 3 (0.40%) Banking
8 2 (0.27%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.13%) Automotive
9 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.13%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.13%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.13%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.13%) iGaming
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 438 (58.48%) HTML
2 387 (51.67%) CSS
3 264 (35.25%) jQuery
4 191 (25.50%) HTML5
5 163 (21.76%) Symfony
6 159 (21.23%) LAMP
7 107 (14.29%) Laravel
8 94 (12.55%) CSS3
9 81 (10.81%) Ajax
10 79 (10.55%) Doctrine
11 67 (8.95%) AngularJS
12 65 (8.68%) XML
13 60 (8.01%) RESTful
14 58 (7.74%) CodeIgniter
15 52 (6.94%) Web Services
15 52 (6.94%) Zend Framework
16 48 (6.41%) REST
17 45 (6.01%) JSON
18 37 (4.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 35 (4.67%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (4.81%) Open Source
2 22 (2.94%) Digital Media
3 21 (2.80%) Computer Science
4 19 (2.54%) Mobile App
5 12 (1.60%) User Experience
5 12 (1.60%) Social Media
6 11 (1.47%) E-Learning
7 9 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.67%) W3C
9 5 (0.67%) Blog
10 4 (0.53%) Inversion of Control
10 4 (0.53%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.40%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.40%) Replication
11 3 (0.40%) Derivative
11 3 (0.40%) Learning Management System
12 2 (0.27%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.27%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.27%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 146 (19.49%) Linux
2 31 (4.14%) CentOS
3 24 (3.20%) UNIX
4 11 (1.47%) Windows
5 8 (1.07%) Apple iOS
5 8 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (0.93%) Android
7 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.27%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.27%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.13%) Debian
9 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (32.84%) Agile Software Development
2 212 (28.30%) MVC
3 183 (24.43%) OO
4 129 (17.22%) TDD
5 119 (15.89%) OOP
6 104 (13.89%) OO PHP
7 77 (10.28%) Unit Testing
8 64 (8.54%) BDD
9 59 (7.88%) E-Commerce
10 56 (7.48%) Continuous Integration
10 56 (7.48%) Software Engineering
11 52 (6.94%) Scrum
11 52 (6.94%) Web Development
12 36 (4.81%) Responsive Web Design
13 30 (4.01%) Web Design
14 26 (3.47%) Refactoring
15 21 (2.80%) Mentoring
16 20 (2.67%) Pair Programming
17 17 (2.27%) Automated Testing
18 16 (2.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 749 (100.00%) PHP
2 404 (53.94%) JavaScript
3 143 (19.09%) PHP5
4 117 (15.62%) SQL
5 49 (6.54%) Java
6 46 (6.14%) Python
7 24 (3.20%) Ruby
8 20 (2.67%) Perl
9 10 (1.34%) Shell Script
10 7 (0.93%) T-SQL
10 7 (0.93%) PHP4
11 6 (0.80%) Bash Shell
11 6 (0.80%) C#
12 5 (0.67%) VBA
13 4 (0.53%) XPath
14 3 (0.40%) C
14 3 (0.40%) Scala
14 3 (0.40%) Clojure
15 2 (0.27%) Groovy
16 1 (0.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (2.80%) Degree
2 8 (1.07%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.27%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.40%) QA
2 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (1.20%) Varnish
2 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (2.40%) Vagrant
2 16 (2.14%) Puppet
3 8 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.13%) Nagios
4 1 (0.13%) Plesk
4 1 (0.13%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 195 (26.03%) Zend
2 19 (2.54%) Oracle
3 11 (1.47%) Twitter
4 10 (1.34%) Red Hat
5 8 (1.07%) Google
6 7 (0.93%) Adobe
7 5 (0.67%) Microsoft
7 5 (0.67%) Facebook
8 4 (0.53%) Epicor
9 3 (0.40%) HP
9 3 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.27%) Rackspace
10 2 (0.27%) New Relic
10 2 (0.27%) SAP
11 1 (0.13%) Siebel
11 1 (0.13%) Perforce
11 1 (0.13%) VMware
11 1 (0.13%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.13%) Apple
11 1 (0.13%) LANDesk
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