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 5 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 264 193 198
Rank change year-on-year
-71 +5
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 414 571 510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.79% 1.14% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 1.23% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 436 356
Average daily rate
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£310 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 5
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
PHP Developer
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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
48505 46468 43912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.52% 92.58% 92.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 31427 28658 26407
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £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 1807 1885 1992
Average hourly rate £16.95 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.72% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 5 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 5 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
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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 -63 162 £350 +0.71% 63
South East +22 98 £300 +1.69% 53
Yorkshire -14 40 £325 +8.33% 43
East of England +7 33 £300 - 14
North West -21 27 £288 +4.54% 50
West Midlands +9 25 £238 -5.00% 19
South West -73 20 £294 -21.66% 20
East Midlands -16 12 £309 +16.50% 27
North East -21 2 £356 +42.50% 1
PHP Developer
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PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 750 (100.00%) PHP
2 447 (59.60%) MySQL
3 426 (56.80%) HTML
4 404 (53.87%) JavaScript
5 388 (51.73%) CSS
6 252 (33.60%) jQuery
7 235 (31.33%) Agile Software Development
8 220 (29.33%) OO
9 202 (26.93%) Symfony
10 192 (25.60%) Zend
11 184 (24.53%) MVC
12 166 (22.13%) Git (software)
13 154 (20.53%) Linux
14 140 (18.67%) LAMP
15 139 (18.53%) HTML5
16 137 (18.27%) TDD
17 125 (16.67%) OO PHP
18 123 (16.40%) Apache
19 120 (16.00%) OOP
20 116 (15.47%) Laravel
21 114 (15.20%) SQL
22 109 (14.53%) PHP5
23 85 (11.33%) Subversion
24 84 (11.20%) CSS3
25 82 (10.93%) WordPress
26 80 (10.67%) E-Commerce
27 79 (10.53%) Scrum
28 73 (9.73%) Ajax
29 64 (8.53%) BDD
30 62 (8.27%) XML

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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
1 123 (16.40%) Apache
2 82 (10.93%) WordPress
3 56 (7.47%) Drupal
4 48 (6.40%) CMS
5 32 (4.27%) Node.js
6 15 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
7 14 (1.87%) Moodle
8 13 (1.73%) nginx
9 7 (0.93%) Joomla!
10 4 (0.53%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.27%) ExpressionEngine
11 2 (0.27%) IIS
12 1 (0.13%) SugarCRM
12 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.13%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.13%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.13%) Confluence
12 1 (0.13%) concrete5
12 1 (0.13%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (1.60%) Photoshop
2 5 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.13%) MS Office
4 1 (0.13%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 54 (7.20%) Magento
2 2 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.13%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.20%) GitHub
2 12 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (0.80%) Amazon S3
4 4 (0.53%) SaaS
5 3 (0.40%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.13%) Heroku
7 1 (0.13%) AWS OpsWorks
7 1 (0.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.27%) Internet
2 6 (0.80%) Intranet
3 5 (0.67%) Broadband
3 5 (0.67%) SSH
4 4 (0.53%) PuTTY
5 3 (0.40%) HTTP
6 2 (0.27%) SMS
6 2 (0.27%) SSL
6 2 (0.27%) Extranet
7 1 (0.13%) SMTP
7 1 (0.13%) DNS
7 1 (0.13%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 447 (59.60%) MySQL
2 56 (7.47%) MongoDB
3 44 (5.87%) PostgreSQL
4 30 (4.00%) NoSQL
5 26 (3.47%) Relational Database
6 16 (2.13%) SQL Server
7 15 (2.00%) Redis
8 8 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (0.93%) Big Data
10 5 (0.67%) CouchDB
11 3 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 166 (22.13%) Git (software)
2 85 (11.33%) Subversion
3 58 (7.73%) PHPUnit
4 39 (5.20%) Jenkins
5 18 (2.40%) Grunt
6 15 (2.00%) Bower
6 15 (2.00%) Selenium
7 14 (1.87%) Mercurial
7 14 (1.87%) Behat
8 11 (1.47%) JIRA
9 10 (1.33%) gulp
9 10 (1.33%) FogBugz
9 10 (1.33%) Trac
9 10 (1.33%) Redmine
10 9 (1.20%) Hudson
11 8 (1.07%) PhpStorm
12 7 (0.93%) Bitbucket
13 5 (0.67%) TeamCity
14 2 (0.27%) Visual Studio
14 2 (0.27%) Dreamweaver
General
1 44 (5.87%) Finance
2 29 (3.87%) Marketing
3 16 (2.13%) Retail
4 10 (1.33%) Games
5 8 (1.07%) Telecoms
6 7 (0.93%) Electronics
6 7 (0.93%) Publishing
7 6 (0.80%) Advertising
8 4 (0.53%) Banking
8 4 (0.53%) Legal
9 3 (0.40%) Automotive
10 2 (0.27%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.27%) Back Office
11 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.13%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.13%) iGaming
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 426 (56.80%) HTML
2 388 (51.73%) CSS
3 252 (33.60%) jQuery
4 202 (26.93%) Symfony
5 140 (18.67%) LAMP
6 139 (18.53%) HTML5
7 116 (15.47%) Laravel
8 84 (11.20%) CSS3
9 73 (9.73%) Ajax
10 62 (8.27%) XML
11 57 (7.60%) Web Services
12 56 (7.47%) AngularJS
13 49 (6.53%) JSON
13 49 (6.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 41 (5.47%) XHTML
15 40 (5.33%) REST
16 39 (5.20%) Zend Framework
17 37 (4.93%) RESTful
18 34 (4.53%) Doctrine
19 33 (4.40%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 24 (3.20%) Computer Science
2 22 (2.93%) Digital Media
3 14 (1.87%) User Experience
3 14 (1.87%) Mobile App
4 11 (1.47%) E-Learning
5 8 (1.07%) Social Media
6 6 (0.80%) Blog
6 6 (0.80%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.40%) Replication
9 2 (0.27%) VLE
9 2 (0.27%) DTV
9 2 (0.27%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.27%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.27%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.27%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.27%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.13%) Over-the-Top Content
10 1 (0.13%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.13%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 154 (20.53%) Linux
2 16 (2.13%) CentOS
3 12 (1.60%) UNIX
4 10 (1.33%) Windows
5 8 (1.07%) Ubuntu
6 7 (0.93%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.67%) Android
7 5 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.27%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.13%) Solaris
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (31.33%) Agile Software Development
2 220 (29.33%) OO
3 184 (24.53%) MVC
4 137 (18.27%) TDD
5 125 (16.67%) OO PHP
6 120 (16.00%) OOP
7 80 (10.67%) E-Commerce
8 79 (10.53%) Scrum
9 64 (8.53%) BDD
10 55 (7.33%) Unit Testing
11 51 (6.80%) Continuous Integration
11 51 (6.80%) Web Development
12 39 (5.20%) Open Source
13 31 (4.13%) Software Engineering
14 27 (3.60%) SOA
15 24 (3.20%) Mentoring
16 22 (2.93%) Responsive Web Design
17 19 (2.53%) Pair Programming
18 18 (2.40%) Project Management
19 17 (2.27%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 750 (100.00%) PHP
2 404 (53.87%) JavaScript
3 114 (15.20%) SQL
4 109 (14.53%) PHP5
5 31 (4.13%) Python
6 24 (3.20%) Perl
7 23 (3.07%) Shell Script
8 18 (2.40%) Java
9 12 (1.60%) Ruby
10 6 (0.80%) C#
11 5 (0.67%) PHP4
12 4 (0.53%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.40%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.40%) VBA
13 3 (0.40%) C++
13 3 (0.40%) C
14 1 (0.13%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.13%) Go
14 1 (0.13%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 23 (3.07%) Degree
2 22 (2.93%) Security Cleared
3 13 (1.73%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.40%) QA
2 2 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.13%) WAI
System Software
1 10 (1.33%) Varnish
2 3 (0.40%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (2.67%) Puppet
2 14 (1.87%) Vagrant
3 7 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.53%) Ansible
5 3 (0.40%) Salt
5 3 (0.40%) cPanel
6 1 (0.13%) Nagios
6 1 (0.13%) Plesk
6 1 (0.13%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 192 (25.60%) Zend
2 14 (1.87%) Oracle
3 11 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (1.20%) Adobe
5 8 (1.07%) Red Hat
6 7 (0.93%) Google
7 6 (0.80%) Microsoft
7 6 (0.80%) Twitter
8 4 (0.53%) Facebook
8 4 (0.53%) Apple
9 3 (0.40%) SAP
9 3 (0.40%) WorldPay
10 2 (0.27%) Perforce
11 1 (0.13%) Siebel
11 1 (0.13%) HP
11 1 (0.13%) PayPal
11 1 (0.13%) LANDesk
11 1 (0.13%) Eloqua
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