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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 168 201 183
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -18
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 662 489 597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.26% 1.02% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 1.09% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 508 352 390
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.72% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 11
Average hourly rate £14.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £19.80 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.70 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +7.69%
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
47639 44687 49823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.80% 92.79% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29624 27384 28500
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1896 1919 2491
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 +76 346 £350 +7.69% 111
South West +13 80 £375 +50.00% 31
South East -36 71 £325 +4.00% 63
North West +32 50 £289 -2.94% 51
East of England -1 41 £320 +42.22% 12
Yorkshire -16 24 £300 +20.00% 36
East Midlands -5 21 £300 +11.11% 19
West Midlands -14 21 £263 -2.77% 20
North East - 8 £250 - 14
PHP Developer
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PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 1213 (100.00%) PHP
2 670 (55.23%) MySQL
3 602 (49.63%) HTML
4 580 (47.82%) JavaScript
5 536 (44.19%) CSS
6 451 (37.18%) Zend
7 430 (35.45%) Agile Software Development
8 399 (32.89%) MVC
9 357 (29.43%) OO
10 346 (28.52%) jQuery
11 319 (26.30%) Symfony
12 269 (22.18%) Git (software)
13 248 (20.45%) LAMP
14 238 (19.62%) Linux
15 232 (19.13%) PHP5
16 223 (18.38%) TDD
17 210 (17.31%) HTML5
18 179 (14.76%) Apache
19 173 (14.26%) OO PHP
20 165 (13.60%) OOP
21 160 (13.19%) Subversion
22 150 (12.37%) Web Services
23 144 (11.87%) E-Commerce
24 140 (11.54%) SQL
25 132 (10.88%) Zend Framework
26 124 (10.22%) XML
26 124 (10.22%) PHPUnit
27 118 (9.73%) CodeIgniter
28 114 (9.40%) Java
29 110 (9.07%) CSS3

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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
1 179 (14.76%) Apache
2 97 (8.00%) Drupal
3 81 (6.68%) WordPress
4 78 (6.43%) CMS
5 24 (1.98%) Node.js
6 23 (1.90%) Joomla!
7 22 (1.81%) Moodle
8 21 (1.73%) Apache Solr
9 19 (1.57%) ExpressionEngine
10 15 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
11 13 (1.07%) nginx
12 6 (0.49%) IIS
13 5 (0.41%) SugarCRM
14 4 (0.33%) Umbraco
15 3 (0.25%) Tomcat
15 3 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
15 3 (0.25%) SilverStripe
16 2 (0.16%) concrete5
16 2 (0.16%) Confluence
16 2 (0.16%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (0.99%) Photoshop
2 5 (0.41%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.082%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 62 (5.11%) Magento
2 6 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.33%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.16%) Summit
4 2 (0.16%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.16%) Shopify
5 1 (0.082%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.082%) Zen Cart
5 1 (0.082%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.49%) GitHub
3 5 (0.41%) Rackspace Cloud
4 3 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.25%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.16%) SaaS
5 2 (0.16%) Route 53
5 2 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.082%) MailChimp
6 1 (0.082%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.64%) HTTP
2 27 (2.23%) Internet
3 9 (0.74%) Intranet
4 8 (0.66%) SSH
5 6 (0.49%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.49%) VoIP
6 5 (0.41%) Asterisk PBX
7 4 (0.33%) PBX
8 3 (0.25%) SSL
9 2 (0.16%) SMTP
9 2 (0.16%) Extranet
10 1 (0.082%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 670 (55.23%) MySQL
2 60 (4.95%) MongoDB
3 46 (3.79%) Relational Database
4 39 (3.22%) NoSQL
5 35 (2.89%) SQL Server
6 30 (2.47%) Redis
7 23 (1.90%) Big Data
8 18 (1.48%) Oracle Database
9 10 (0.82%) RDBMS
9 10 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (0.58%) Hadoop
11 6 (0.49%) Apache Hive
12 4 (0.33%) SQLite
13 2 (0.16%) CouchDB
13 2 (0.16%) Riak
13 2 (0.16%) Neo4j
13 2 (0.16%) BigTable
13 2 (0.16%) Hazelcast
13 2 (0.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 2 (0.16%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 269 (22.18%) Git (software)
2 160 (13.19%) Subversion
3 124 (10.22%) PHPUnit
4 49 (4.04%) Jenkins
5 35 (2.89%) Mercurial
5 35 (2.89%) Selenium
6 32 (2.64%) JIRA
7 23 (1.90%) Behat
8 8 (0.66%) Cucumber
8 8 (0.66%) Hudson
8 8 (0.66%) FogBugz
8 8 (0.66%) Trac
8 8 (0.66%) Redmine
9 7 (0.58%) Grunt
10 4 (0.33%) Yeoman
10 4 (0.33%) Bower
11 3 (0.25%) PhantomJS
11 3 (0.25%) WebDriver
11 3 (0.25%) Bazaar
11 3 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 60 (4.95%) Marketing
2 54 (4.45%) Finance
3 20 (1.65%) Telecoms
4 12 (0.99%) Advertising
5 10 (0.82%) Publishing
5 10 (0.82%) Retail
6 9 (0.74%) Games
7 8 (0.66%) Banking
8 7 (0.58%) Front Office
9 6 (0.49%) Electronics
9 6 (0.49%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.41%) French Language
11 4 (0.33%) Billing
12 3 (0.25%) Music Industry
12 3 (0.25%) Back Office
12 3 (0.25%) German Language
13 2 (0.16%) Automotive
13 2 (0.16%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.082%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.082%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 602 (49.63%) HTML
2 536 (44.19%) CSS
3 346 (28.52%) jQuery
4 319 (26.30%) Symfony
5 248 (20.45%) LAMP
6 210 (17.31%) HTML5
7 150 (12.37%) Web Services
8 132 (10.88%) Zend Framework
9 124 (10.22%) XML
10 118 (9.73%) CodeIgniter
11 110 (9.07%) CSS3
12 109 (8.99%) Laravel
13 105 (8.66%) Ajax
14 97 (8.00%) RESTful
15 82 (6.76%) JSON
16 56 (4.62%) CakePHP
17 54 (4.45%) REST
18 53 (4.37%) SOAP
19 45 (3.71%) AngularJS
20 38 (3.13%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 80 (6.60%) Open Source
2 30 (2.47%) Computer Science
3 29 (2.39%) Digital Media
4 26 (2.14%) Mobile App
4 26 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (2.06%) User Experience
6 16 (1.32%) E-Learning
7 15 (1.24%) Derivative
8 13 (1.07%) Social Media
9 9 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (0.74%) W3C
10 8 (0.66%) DTV
10 8 (0.66%) Management Information System
10 8 (0.66%) Web 2.0
10 8 (0.66%) Social Network
11 7 (0.58%) Visualisation
12 4 (0.33%) SCORM
12 4 (0.33%) VLE
13 3 (0.25%) Replication
13 3 (0.25%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 238 (19.62%) Linux
2 44 (3.63%) CentOS
3 41 (3.38%) UNIX
4 40 (3.30%) Android
5 33 (2.72%) Apple iOS
6 13 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (0.91%) Windows
8 8 (0.66%) Ubuntu
9 7 (0.58%) Mac OS X
10 6 (0.49%) Debian
10 6 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.25%) Fedora
13 1 (0.082%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.082%) Gentoo
13 1 (0.082%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 430 (35.45%) Agile Software Development
2 399 (32.89%) MVC
3 357 (29.43%) OO
4 223 (18.38%) TDD
5 173 (14.26%) OO PHP
6 165 (13.60%) OOP
7 144 (11.87%) E-Commerce
8 105 (8.66%) Scrum
9 98 (8.08%) BDD
10 94 (7.75%) Continuous Integration
11 88 (7.25%) Web Development
12 81 (6.68%) Unit Testing
13 55 (4.53%) Software Engineering
14 38 (3.13%) Project Management
15 33 (2.72%) Mentoring
16 26 (2.14%) Responsive Web Design
17 25 (2.06%) CRM
18 21 (1.73%) Automated Testing
19 18 (1.48%) OOD
20 17 (1.40%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 1213 (100.00%) PHP
2 580 (47.82%) JavaScript
3 232 (19.13%) PHP5
4 140 (11.54%) SQL
5 114 (9.40%) Java
6 45 (3.71%) Python
7 39 (3.22%) Ruby
8 30 (2.47%) Perl
9 21 (1.73%) C++
10 20 (1.65%) C#
11 16 (1.32%) C
12 14 (1.15%) Shell Script
13 13 (1.07%) PHP4
13 13 (1.07%) Bash Shell
14 10 (0.82%) Tcl
15 7 (0.58%) ActionScript
15 7 (0.58%) Scala
16 6 (0.49%) Golang
17 4 (0.33%) T-SQL
18 3 (0.25%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 40 (3.30%) Degree
2 28 (2.31%) Security Cleared
3 23 (1.90%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.082%) MySQL Certification
4 1 (0.082%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (1.73%) QA
2 8 (0.66%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.33%) SLA
4 2 (0.16%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 7 (0.58%) Varnish
2 2 (0.16%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.082%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (0.99%) Vagrant
2 6 (0.49%) Puppet
3 4 (0.33%) Capistrano
3 4 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.25%) Ansible
5 2 (0.16%) OpenSSO
6 1 (0.082%) SCOM
Vendors
1 451 (37.18%) Zend
2 36 (2.97%) Oracle
3 26 (2.14%) Red Hat
4 21 (1.73%) Microsoft
5 17 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
5 17 (1.40%) Facebook
6 14 (1.15%) Twitter
7 13 (1.07%) Google
8 10 (0.82%) SAP
9 7 (0.58%) Rackspace
10 6 (0.49%) Adobe
11 5 (0.41%) New Relic
12 4 (0.33%) Sencha
12 4 (0.33%) JD Edwards
13 3 (0.25%) Sitecore
13 3 (0.25%) SendGrid
14 2 (0.16%) Assembla
14 2 (0.16%) Akamai
14 2 (0.16%) Sony
14 2 (0.16%) Sybase
London
Aquent
Rate: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £270 - £300 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £250 - £350 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £330 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Heat Recruitment
Rate: From £200 to £300 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £380 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
RBW Consulting
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £301350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TRG
Rate: 300-400 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Creation Recruitment
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
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