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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 269 178 212
Rank change year-on-year
-91 +34
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 420 636 483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.78% 1.26% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 1.37% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 473 339
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 5
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -35.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -35.71%
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
50070 46545 44688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.85% 92.44% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32553 28721 27161
Average daily rate £403 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
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 1859 1841 1962
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.57 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
(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 -84 172 £350 - 62
South East -10 94 £300 - 41
Yorkshire -12 48 £325 +8.33% 36
East of England -2 33 £300 -6.25% 18
West Midlands +3 23 £240 -4.00% 24
North West -44 23 £300 +9.09% 63
East Midlands -9 15 £325 +18.18% 28
South West -75 13 £281 -25.00% 11
North East -31 2 £288 +15.00% 7
PHP Developer
UK

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 765 (100.00%) PHP
2 459 (60.00%) MySQL
3 434 (56.73%) HTML
4 428 (55.95%) JavaScript
5 401 (52.42%) CSS
6 243 (31.76%) jQuery
7 239 (31.24%) Agile Software Development
8 234 (30.59%) OO
9 201 (26.27%) Symfony
10 184 (24.05%) Zend
11 176 (23.01%) MVC
12 172 (22.48%) Git (software)
13 171 (22.35%) Linux
14 138 (18.04%) TDD
14 138 (18.04%) HTML5
15 136 (17.78%) OO PHP
16 132 (17.25%) Laravel
16 132 (17.25%) LAMP
17 124 (16.21%) Apache
18 123 (16.08%) SQL
19 115 (15.03%) OOP
20 97 (12.68%) PHP5
21 95 (12.42%) E-Commerce
22 92 (12.03%) Subversion
23 83 (10.85%) WordPress
23 83 (10.85%) CSS3
24 79 (10.33%) Scrum
25 70 (9.15%) MongoDB
26 67 (8.76%) Ajax
27 66 (8.63%) PHPUnit

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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
1 124 (16.21%) Apache
2 83 (10.85%) WordPress
3 61 (7.97%) Drupal
4 52 (6.80%) CMS
5 28 (3.66%) Node.js
6 16 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
7 14 (1.83%) Moodle
8 13 (1.70%) nginx
9 9 (1.18%) Joomla!
10 5 (0.65%) IIS
11 4 (0.52%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.52%) ExpressionEngine
12 1 (0.13%) Confluence
12 1 (0.13%) concrete5
12 1 (0.13%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.13%) SugarCRM
12 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.13%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.13%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.13%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 13 (1.70%) Photoshop
2 6 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.13%) GIMP
5 1 (0.13%) PrintSoft PReS
5 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.13%) MS Office
5 1 (0.13%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 57 (7.45%) Magento
2 4 (0.52%) BigMachines
3 3 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.27%) GitHub
2 15 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.05%) SaaS
4 6 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (0.78%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.39%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.13%) Heroku
7 1 (0.13%) AWS OpsWorks
7 1 (0.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.83%) Internet
2 6 (0.78%) Intranet
3 5 (0.65%) Broadband
3 5 (0.65%) SSH
4 4 (0.52%) HTTP
5 3 (0.39%) PuTTY
6 2 (0.26%) Extranet
6 2 (0.26%) SMS
6 2 (0.26%) SSL
7 1 (0.13%) SMTP
7 1 (0.13%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.13%) DNS
7 1 (0.13%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 459 (60.00%) MySQL
2 70 (9.15%) MongoDB
3 48 (6.27%) PostgreSQL
4 31 (4.05%) NoSQL
5 29 (3.79%) Relational Database
6 18 (2.35%) Redis
7 17 (2.22%) SQL Server
8 9 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (1.05%) Big Data
10 6 (0.78%) CouchDB
11 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.26%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.13%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.13%) QlikView
13 1 (0.13%) MariaDB
13 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 172 (22.48%) Git (software)
2 92 (12.03%) Subversion
3 66 (8.63%) PHPUnit
4 36 (4.71%) Jenkins
5 20 (2.61%) Grunt
6 16 (2.09%) Bower
6 16 (2.09%) Mercurial
7 15 (1.96%) JIRA
8 14 (1.83%) Behat
9 13 (1.70%) Selenium
10 11 (1.44%) FogBugz
10 11 (1.44%) Trac
10 11 (1.44%) Redmine
10 11 (1.44%) gulp
11 8 (1.05%) PhpStorm
11 8 (1.05%) Bitbucket
12 5 (0.65%) TeamCity
13 4 (0.52%) Hudson
13 4 (0.52%) Oracle APEX
14 3 (0.39%) Dreamweaver
General
1 50 (6.54%) Finance
2 27 (3.53%) Marketing
3 17 (2.22%) Retail
4 9 (1.18%) Telecoms
5 7 (0.92%) Advertising
5 7 (0.92%) Publishing
5 7 (0.92%) Games
6 6 (0.78%) Electronics
7 5 (0.65%) Banking
8 4 (0.52%) Legal
9 3 (0.39%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.26%) Automotive
10 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.26%) Back Office
11 1 (0.13%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 434 (56.73%) HTML
2 401 (52.42%) CSS
3 243 (31.76%) jQuery
4 201 (26.27%) Symfony
5 138 (18.04%) HTML5
6 132 (17.25%) Laravel
6 132 (17.25%) LAMP
7 83 (10.85%) CSS3
8 67 (8.76%) Ajax
9 62 (8.10%) Web Services
10 60 (7.84%) XML
11 57 (7.45%) AngularJS
12 52 (6.80%) JSON
13 50 (6.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 40 (5.23%) REST
15 38 (4.97%) Zend Framework
16 37 (4.84%) XHTML
17 31 (4.05%) Sass
18 30 (3.92%) RESTful
19 27 (3.53%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 22 (2.88%) Digital Media
2 20 (2.61%) Computer Science
3 14 (1.83%) User Experience
4 12 (1.57%) E-Learning
5 11 (1.44%) Mobile App
6 8 (1.05%) Social Media
7 6 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (0.78%) Blog
8 5 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.39%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.39%) Replication
9 3 (0.39%) W3C
9 3 (0.39%) DTV
10 2 (0.26%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.26%) Streaming Video
10 2 (0.26%) VLE
10 2 (0.26%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.26%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.13%) New Media
11 1 (0.13%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 171 (22.35%) Linux
2 16 (2.09%) CentOS
3 13 (1.70%) UNIX
3 13 (1.70%) Windows
4 8 (1.05%) Ubuntu
4 8 (1.05%) Apple iOS
5 7 (0.92%) Android
6 5 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.26%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.13%) Solaris
8 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (31.24%) Agile Software Development
2 234 (30.59%) OO
3 176 (23.01%) MVC
4 138 (18.04%) TDD
5 136 (17.78%) OO PHP
6 115 (15.03%) OOP
7 95 (12.42%) E-Commerce
8 79 (10.33%) Scrum
9 61 (7.97%) BDD
10 53 (6.93%) Web Development
11 52 (6.80%) Unit Testing
12 50 (6.54%) Continuous Integration
13 44 (5.75%) Open Source
14 29 (3.79%) Mentoring
15 27 (3.53%) SOA
16 26 (3.40%) Web Application Development
17 24 (3.14%) Software Engineering
18 20 (2.61%) Responsive Web Design
19 17 (2.22%) Project Management
19 17 (2.22%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 765 (100.00%) PHP
2 428 (55.95%) JavaScript
3 123 (16.08%) SQL
4 97 (12.68%) PHP5
5 27 (3.53%) Python
6 26 (3.40%) Shell Script
7 25 (3.27%) Java
8 20 (2.61%) Perl
9 12 (1.57%) Ruby
10 8 (1.05%) C#
11 5 (0.65%) PL/SQL
12 4 (0.52%) C++
12 4 (0.52%) PHP4
12 4 (0.52%) Apex Code
12 4 (0.52%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.39%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.39%) C
13 3 (0.39%) VBA
14 1 (0.13%) VB
14 1 (0.13%) Go
Qualifications
1 21 (2.75%) Security Cleared
2 18 (2.35%) Degree
3 13 (1.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.22%) QA
2 2 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.13%) WAI
System Software
1 9 (1.18%) Varnish
2 3 (0.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (2.48%) Puppet
2 14 (1.83%) Vagrant
3 8 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.65%) Ansible
5 3 (0.39%) Salt
5 3 (0.39%) cPanel
6 1 (0.13%) Nagios
6 1 (0.13%) Plesk
6 1 (0.13%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 184 (24.05%) Zend
2 20 (2.61%) Oracle
3 15 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (1.18%) Adobe
5 8 (1.05%) Red Hat
5 8 (1.05%) Google
5 8 (1.05%) Microsoft
6 5 (0.65%) Twitter
6 5 (0.65%) SAP
7 4 (0.52%) Siebel
7 4 (0.52%) Apple
7 4 (0.52%) Eloqua
7 4 (0.52%) Facebook
8 3 (0.39%) WorldPay
9 2 (0.26%) Perforce
10 1 (0.13%) HP
10 1 (0.13%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.13%) PayPal
10 1 (0.13%) LANDesk
Leicester, Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Rate: £325 - £350 per day + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates - 3 Month contract initially
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £450 per day For Perm: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Brackley, Northamptonshire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £270 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £290 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Suffolk
Mason Frank
Posted: 13 days ago
Warwick
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £325 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Britannica Creations Limited
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 18 days ago