The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had PHP Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP Developer
UK / England
Rank 318 261 237
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -24
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 279 420 457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.67% 0.90% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.94% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 322 338
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 £47.17 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.59% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £47.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-57.44% +141.02%

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
39568 44607 44474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.66% 95.07% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 25980 29105 27895
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1426 1501 1768
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured PHP Developer in the job title.

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 21 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -54 105 £375 - 102
South East -13 43 £325 -7.14% 45
North West +22 33 £290 +5.45% 56
West Midlands +11 33 £325 +16.07% 35
Yorkshire -14 30 £393 +30.83% 63
South West +1 16 £288 -4.16% 34
East of England -8 8 £200 -27.27% 19
East Midlands -13 8 £275 -21.42% 34
North East -15 1 £155 -55.71% 8
Midlands - 1 - - 3
PHP Developer
UK

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, PHP Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 739 (100.00%) PHP
2 416 (56.29%) JavaScript
3 412 (55.75%) HTML
4 380 (51.42%) CSS
5 374 (50.61%) MySQL
6 207 (28.01%) Symfony
7 186 (25.17%) Git (software)
8 185 (25.03%) MVC
9 174 (23.55%) Agile Software Development
10 172 (23.27%) Web Development
10 172 (23.27%) Laravel
11 149 (20.16%) Zend
12 144 (19.49%) OO
13 138 (18.67%) jQuery
14 136 (18.40%) Linux
15 133 (18.00%) HTML5
16 128 (17.32%) LAMP
17 113 (15.29%) TDD
18 106 (14.34%) SQL
19 104 (14.07%) WordPress
20 103 (13.94%) AngularJS
21 93 (12.58%) CSS3
22 92 (12.45%) E-Commerce
23 86 (11.64%) OOP
24 84 (11.37%) Apache
25 78 (10.55%) OO PHP
26 77 (10.42%) RESTful
27 70 (9.47%) Relational Database
27 70 (9.47%) Jenkins
28 69 (9.34%) Continuous Integration

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 104 (14.07%) WordPress
2 84 (11.37%) Apache
3 64 (8.66%) Drupal
4 59 (7.98%) CMS
5 23 (3.11%) Elasticsearch
5 23 (3.11%) nginx
6 12 (1.62%) Moodle
7 8 (1.08%) Confluence
8 6 (0.81%) Apache Solr
8 6 (0.81%) IIS
8 6 (0.81%) SilverStripe
9 5 (0.68%) Joomla!
10 3 (0.41%) ColdFusion
11 2 (0.27%) concrete5
12 1 (0.14%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.14%) GeoServer
12 1 (0.14%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.14%) phpBB
12 1 (0.14%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (1.49%) Photoshop
2 8 (1.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (0.95%) MS Excel
4 4 (0.54%) MS Office
5 2 (0.27%) GIMP
6 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 50 (6.77%) Magento
2 5 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.54%) OpenCart
4 3 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.27%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.27%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 32 (4.33%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (2.57%) GitHub
3 11 (1.49%) SaaS
4 10 (1.35%) Google Analytics
5 8 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.54%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.41%) IaaS
9 2 (0.27%) PaaS
9 2 (0.27%) Trello
10 1 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.14%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.14%) Office 365
10 1 (0.14%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 34 (4.60%) HTTP
2 6 (0.81%) Intranet
3 4 (0.54%) LDAP
4 3 (0.41%) AMQP
4 3 (0.41%) SSH
5 2 (0.27%) Firewall
5 2 (0.27%) Internet
5 2 (0.27%) Network Security
5 2 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.14%) Extranet
6 1 (0.14%) FTP
6 1 (0.14%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.14%) SMTP
6 1 (0.14%) SNMP
6 1 (0.14%) SSL
6 1 (0.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 374 (50.61%) MySQL
2 70 (9.47%) Relational Database
3 57 (7.71%) MongoDB
4 47 (6.36%) PostgreSQL
5 45 (6.09%) NoSQL
6 34 (4.60%) SQL Server
7 24 (3.25%) Redis
8 19 (2.57%) CouchDB
9 6 (0.81%) phpMyAdmin
10 5 (0.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (0.54%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (0.54%) Big Data
12 3 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (0.41%) GIS
12 3 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.27%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 1 (0.14%) DB2
14 1 (0.14%) FileMaker
14 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 186 (25.17%) Git (software)
2 70 (9.47%) Jenkins
3 51 (6.90%) Subversion
4 38 (5.14%) PHPUnit
5 25 (3.38%) Mercurial
6 14 (1.89%) Jasmine
7 11 (1.49%) Cucumber
7 11 (1.49%) JIRA
8 7 (0.95%) Karma Test Runner
9 6 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (0.68%) Selenium
11 4 (0.54%) Bitbucket
11 4 (0.54%) Vagrant
12 3 (0.41%) git-flow
12 3 (0.41%) Grunt
12 3 (0.41%) PhantomJS
12 3 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 2 (0.27%) JUnit
13 2 (0.27%) Maven
General
1 45 (6.09%) Finance
2 40 (5.41%) Marketing
3 13 (1.76%) Manufacturing
4 11 (1.49%) Retail
5 9 (1.22%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.08%) Advertising
6 8 (1.08%) Publishing
7 5 (0.68%) Back Office
7 5 (0.68%) Electronics
8 4 (0.54%) Banking
9 3 (0.41%) Games
9 3 (0.41%) Law
10 2 (0.27%) Local Government
10 2 (0.27%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.14%) Billing
11 1 (0.14%) Front Office
11 1 (0.14%) German Language
11 1 (0.14%) Military
11 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 412 (55.75%) HTML
2 380 (51.42%) CSS
3 207 (28.01%) Symfony
4 172 (23.27%) Laravel
5 138 (18.67%) jQuery
6 133 (18.00%) HTML5
7 128 (17.32%) LAMP
8 103 (13.94%) AngularJS
9 93 (12.58%) CSS3
10 77 (10.42%) RESTful
11 59 (7.98%) Web Services
12 57 (7.71%) Node.js
13 53 (7.17%) REST
14 44 (5.95%) XML
14 44 (5.95%) Zend Framework
15 35 (4.74%) CodeIgniter
16 29 (3.92%) Ajax
16 29 (3.92%) JSON
17 27 (3.65%) CakePHP
18 23 (3.11%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 33 (4.47%) User Experience
2 16 (2.17%) Computer Science
3 13 (1.76%) W3C
4 12 (1.62%) NHS
5 11 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
6 10 (1.35%) Mobile App
7 9 (1.22%) Data Structures
8 8 (1.08%) Digital Media
9 7 (0.95%) Fintech
10 6 (0.81%) e-Learning
11 4 (0.54%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (0.54%) Social Media
11 4 (0.54%) Video on Demand
12 3 (0.41%) N-Tier
13 2 (0.27%) Data Centre
13 2 (0.27%) iPad
13 2 (0.27%) Management Information System
14 1 (0.14%) Animation
14 1 (0.14%) Streaming Media
14 1 (0.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 136 (18.40%) Linux
2 25 (3.38%) Unix
3 19 (2.57%) Mac OS X
4 14 (1.89%) Windows
5 8 (1.08%) Android
6 6 (0.81%) CentOS
7 5 (0.68%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.68%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.27%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (25.03%) MVC
2 174 (23.55%) Agile Software Development
3 172 (23.27%) Web Development
4 144 (19.49%) OO
5 113 (15.29%) TDD
6 92 (12.45%) E-Commerce
7 86 (11.64%) OOP
8 78 (10.55%) OO PHP
9 69 (9.34%) Continuous Integration
10 68 (9.20%) BDD
11 54 (7.31%) Scrum
12 51 (6.90%) Responsive Web Design
13 46 (6.22%) Front End Development
14 39 (5.28%) Configuration Management
15 38 (5.14%) Unit Testing
16 30 (4.06%) Web Design
17 26 (3.52%) Mentoring
18 22 (2.98%) Release Management
18 22 (2.98%) Visualisation
18 22 (2.98%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 739 (100.00%) PHP
2 416 (56.29%) JavaScript
3 106 (14.34%) SQL
4 38 (5.14%) Java
5 34 (4.60%) PHP 5
6 26 (3.52%) Python
7 10 (1.35%) PHP 7
8 9 (1.22%) Ruby
9 6 (0.81%) Shell Script
10 5 (0.68%) Bash Shell
10 5 (0.68%) C
11 4 (0.54%) C#
11 4 (0.54%) Go
11 4 (0.54%) Perl
11 4 (0.54%) TypeScript
11 4 (0.54%) XPath
12 3 (0.41%) C++
12 3 (0.41%) PHP 4
12 3 (0.41%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.27%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 28 (3.79%) Security Cleared
2 21 (2.84%) Degree
3 18 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.08%) DBS Check
5 2 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.14%) CCNP
6 1 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (0.95%) QA
3 6 (0.81%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.14%) SLA
4 1 (0.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 23 (3.11%) Docker
2 2 (0.27%) Varnish
3 1 (0.14%) GlusterFS
3 1 (0.14%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 18 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (2.30%) Puppet
3 16 (2.17%) Ansible
4 3 (0.41%) Terraform
5 2 (0.27%) Piwik
5 2 (0.27%) Plesk
5 2 (0.27%) Salt
6 1 (0.14%) logstash
6 1 (0.14%) Opsview
6 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 149 (20.16%) Zend
2 22 (2.98%) Oracle
3 15 (2.03%) Google
4 12 (1.62%) Adobe
5 10 (1.35%) Microsoft
6 6 (0.81%) Twitter
7 5 (0.68%) SAP
8 3 (0.41%) Rackspace
9 2 (0.27%) Apple
9 2 (0.27%) PayPal
9 2 (0.27%) SaltStack
9 2 (0.27%) Sybase
10 1 (0.14%) Cognos
10 1 (0.14%) Facebook
10 1 (0.14%) ForgeRock
10 1 (0.14%) IBM
10 1 (0.14%) Panasonic
10 1 (0.14%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.14%) Samsung
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