The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 193 196 174
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -22
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 526 502 615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.08% 1.08% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 1.17% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 348 416
Average daily rate
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£325 £295 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% +2.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £263 £263
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 5
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £17.60 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £119.00 £91.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +40.00%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44977 43051 48985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.56% 92.64% 92.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 27854 25792 27963
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1820 1992 2536
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.26 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
PHP Developer
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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 23 July 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

PHP Developer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 23 July 2014. 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 -3 240 £350 +7.69% 110
South West +23 98 £375 +63.04% 36
South East -35 58 £290 -3.33% 43
Yorkshire +16 40 £330 +38.94% 22
North West -10 25 £285 +26.66% 31
East of England -17 23 £300 +2.12% 19
West Midlands -17 21 £250 +4.16% 15
East Midlands -3 16 £223 -22.60% 33
North East - 4 £225 - 4
PHP Developer
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PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 1157 (100.00%) PHP
2 615 (53.15%) MySQL
3 597 (51.60%) HTML
4 572 (49.44%) JavaScript
5 536 (46.33%) CSS
6 449 (38.81%) Zend
7 359 (31.03%) MVC
8 328 (28.35%) jQuery
9 320 (27.66%) Symfony
10 309 (26.71%) OO
11 240 (20.74%) Agile Software Development
12 234 (20.22%) PHP5
13 202 (17.46%) TDD
14 195 (16.85%) LAMP
15 187 (16.16%) Linux
16 182 (15.73%) Git (software)
17 179 (15.47%) OOP
18 170 (14.69%) HTML5
19 149 (12.88%) OO PHP
20 135 (11.67%) Apache
21 131 (11.32%) SQL
22 130 (11.24%) Zend Framework
23 124 (10.72%) CodeIgniter
24 121 (10.46%) Drupal
25 117 (10.11%) E-Commerce
26 111 (9.59%) Scrum
27 109 (9.42%) XML
28 107 (9.25%) Ajax
29 106 (9.16%) Java
30 104 (8.99%) Web Services

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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
1 135 (11.67%) Apache
2 121 (10.46%) Drupal
3 93 (8.04%) WordPress
4 76 (6.57%) CMS
5 40 (3.46%) Node.js
6 22 (1.90%) Joomla!
6 22 (1.90%) Moodle
7 17 (1.47%) Apache Solr
8 14 (1.21%) ExpressionEngine
8 14 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
9 13 (1.12%) nginx
10 8 (0.69%) SugarCRM
11 5 (0.43%) IIS
12 4 (0.35%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.26%) Mule
13 3 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
13 3 (0.26%) SilverStripe
14 2 (0.17%) Confluence
14 2 (0.17%) Alfresco
14 2 (0.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (1.21%) Photoshop
2 5 (0.43%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.086%) Windchill
4 1 (0.086%) CATIA
4 1 (0.086%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 59 (5.10%) Magento
2 5 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.35%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.17%) Summit
4 2 (0.17%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.17%) Shopify
5 1 (0.086%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (0.86%) Rackspace Cloud
3 7 (0.61%) GitHub
4 4 (0.35%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.26%) Heroku
5 3 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.17%) Route 53
6 2 (0.17%) SaaS
7 1 (0.086%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.086%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.086%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.16%) Internet
2 20 (1.73%) HTTP
3 7 (0.61%) Extranet
3 7 (0.61%) Intranet
4 5 (0.43%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.35%) SSH
5 4 (0.35%) Asterisk PBX
6 3 (0.26%) VoIP
6 3 (0.26%) SSL
7 2 (0.17%) PBX
8 1 (0.086%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.086%) FTP
8 1 (0.086%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 615 (53.15%) MySQL
2 49 (4.24%) MongoDB
3 36 (3.11%) NoSQL
4 31 (2.68%) Relational Database
5 28 (2.42%) SQL Server
6 21 (1.82%) Big Data
7 11 (0.95%) Redis
8 10 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (0.69%) RDBMS
10 6 (0.52%) Apache Hive
10 6 (0.52%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.26%) CouchDB
11 3 (0.26%) SQLite
11 3 (0.26%) Riak
11 3 (0.26%) Neo4j
11 3 (0.26%) BigTable
12 2 (0.17%) Hazelcast
12 2 (0.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (0.17%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.086%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 182 (15.73%) Git (software)
2 104 (8.99%) Subversion
3 87 (7.52%) PHPUnit
4 60 (5.19%) Jenkins
5 29 (2.51%) Selenium
6 21 (1.82%) Behat
7 12 (1.04%) JIRA
8 11 (0.95%) Mercurial
9 9 (0.78%) Hudson
10 5 (0.43%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 5 (0.43%) Redmine
10 5 (0.43%) Cucumber
10 5 (0.43%) TeamCity
10 5 (0.43%) FogBugz
10 5 (0.43%) Trac
11 3 (0.26%) Grunt
11 3 (0.26%) PhantomJS
11 3 (0.26%) Sublime Text
11 3 (0.26%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.17%) Bitbucket
General
1 46 (3.98%) Marketing
2 33 (2.85%) Finance
3 31 (2.68%) Telecoms
4 17 (1.47%) Retail
5 14 (1.21%) Advertising
6 10 (0.86%) Publishing
6 10 (0.86%) Games
7 7 (0.61%) Music Industry
7 7 (0.61%) Front Office
8 6 (0.52%) Back Office
9 5 (0.43%) Electronics
9 5 (0.43%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.43%) Banking
10 4 (0.35%) French Language
11 2 (0.17%) Billing
12 1 (0.086%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.086%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.086%) Automotive
12 1 (0.086%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.086%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 597 (51.60%) HTML
2 536 (46.33%) CSS
3 328 (28.35%) jQuery
4 320 (27.66%) Symfony
5 195 (16.85%) LAMP
6 170 (14.69%) HTML5
7 130 (11.24%) Zend Framework
8 124 (10.72%) CodeIgniter
9 109 (9.42%) XML
10 107 (9.25%) Ajax
11 104 (8.99%) Web Services
12 87 (7.52%) CSS3
13 76 (6.57%) RESTful
14 73 (6.31%) JSON
15 62 (5.36%) Laravel
16 46 (3.98%) CakePHP
17 45 (3.89%) REST
18 42 (3.63%) XHTML
18 42 (3.63%) SOAP
19 35 (3.03%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 65 (5.62%) Open Source
2 40 (3.46%) Digital Media
3 30 (2.59%) Computer Science
4 18 (1.56%) Mobile App
5 14 (1.21%) E-Learning
6 13 (1.12%) Social Media
7 9 (0.78%) Social Network
8 7 (0.61%) Visualisation
8 7 (0.61%) Web 2.0
8 7 (0.61%) DTV
8 7 (0.61%) Management Information System
9 6 (0.52%) W3C
10 5 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.35%) Learning Management System
11 4 (0.35%) VLE
12 3 (0.26%) Replication
12 3 (0.26%) GIS
12 3 (0.26%) iPhone
12 3 (0.26%) Telematics
12 3 (0.26%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 187 (16.16%) Linux
2 46 (3.98%) Android
3 43 (3.72%) Apple iOS
4 24 (2.07%) CentOS
5 21 (1.82%) UNIX
6 7 (0.61%) Ubuntu
7 5 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.43%) Windows
8 3 (0.26%) Debian
8 3 (0.26%) Fedora
9 1 (0.086%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.086%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.086%) Gentoo
9 1 (0.086%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.086%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.086%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 359 (31.03%) MVC
2 309 (26.71%) OO
3 240 (20.74%) Agile Software Development
4 202 (17.46%) TDD
5 179 (15.47%) OOP
6 149 (12.88%) OO PHP
7 117 (10.11%) E-Commerce
8 111 (9.59%) Scrum
9 92 (7.95%) Web Development
10 76 (6.57%) BDD
11 70 (6.05%) Unit Testing
12 64 (5.53%) Continuous Integration
13 59 (5.10%) Software Engineering
14 29 (2.51%) Project Management
14 29 (2.51%) Responsive Web Design
15 25 (2.16%) CRM
16 20 (1.73%) OOD
16 20 (1.73%) Web Design
17 19 (1.64%) Project Planning
18 18 (1.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1157 (100.00%) PHP
2 572 (49.44%) JavaScript
3 234 (20.22%) PHP5
4 131 (11.32%) SQL
5 106 (9.16%) Java
6 38 (3.28%) Python
7 37 (3.20%) Ruby
8 17 (1.47%) C++
9 16 (1.38%) Perl
10 13 (1.12%) PHP4
10 13 (1.12%) Bash Shell
11 12 (1.04%) C#
12 11 (0.95%) C
13 8 (0.69%) Shell Script
14 7 (0.61%) ActionScript
15 4 (0.35%) Objective-C
15 4 (0.35%) Golang
16 3 (0.26%) Scala
17 2 (0.17%) T-SQL
18 1 (0.086%) VB
Qualifications
1 41 (3.54%) Degree
2 23 (1.99%) Security Cleared
3 18 (1.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.086%) MySQL Certification
4 1 (0.086%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (1.99%) QA
2 10 (0.86%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.35%) SLA
4 2 (0.17%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 5 (0.43%) Varnish
2 1 (0.086%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.086%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (1.04%) Vagrant
2 6 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.35%) Puppet
4 3 (0.26%) Ansible
5 2 (0.17%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.086%) SCOM
Vendors
1 449 (38.81%) Zend
2 21 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
3 20 (1.73%) Twitter
4 17 (1.47%) Oracle
5 15 (1.30%) Facebook
6 13 (1.12%) Rackspace
7 11 (0.95%) Microsoft
7 11 (0.95%) Google
8 9 (0.78%) SAP
9 7 (0.61%) Adobe
9 7 (0.61%) Red Hat
10 5 (0.43%) Neolane
11 4 (0.35%) Sencha
11 4 (0.35%) JD Edwards
12 3 (0.26%) Sitecore
13 2 (0.17%) Sony
13 2 (0.17%) Perforce
13 2 (0.17%) Sybase
13 2 (0.17%) Assembla
14 1 (0.086%) SendGrid
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