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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 250 206 213
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +7
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 397 449 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.83% 0.98% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 1.06% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 333 255
Average daily rate
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£325 £313 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +5.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £175.00 £30.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +469.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £182.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-89.31% +508.33%
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
44005 42325 37797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.39% 92.52% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27481 25452 22049
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1708 1839 2121
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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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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 -57 140 £360 +10.76% 80
South East -14 66 £325 +18.18% 55
South West -22 58 £378 +25.83% 36
North West +5 38 £300 - 55
Yorkshire -4 37 £375 +25.00% 33
East of England +4 30 £200 -36.00% 14
West Midlands -4 19 £285 +14.00% 35
East Midlands -11 11 £265 -16.86% 25
North East -1 2 - - 9
Midlands - - - -
PHP Developer
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PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 865 (100.00%) PHP
2 500 (57.80%) HTML
3 491 (56.76%) MySQL
4 485 (56.07%) JavaScript
5 441 (50.98%) CSS
6 333 (38.50%) jQuery
7 278 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
8 274 (31.68%) MVC
9 240 (27.75%) HTML5
10 238 (27.51%) OO
11 234 (27.05%) Zend
12 213 (24.62%) Git (software)
13 202 (23.35%) LAMP
14 201 (23.24%) Linux
15 199 (23.01%) Symfony
16 153 (17.69%) TDD
17 147 (16.99%) Apache
18 142 (16.42%) SQL
18 142 (16.42%) PHP5
19 134 (15.49%) OOP
20 124 (14.34%) PHPUnit
21 122 (14.10%) Laravel
22 118 (13.64%) CSS3
22 118 (13.64%) OO PHP
23 104 (12.02%) WordPress
24 96 (11.10%) Doctrine
25 90 (10.40%) XML
26 89 (10.29%) E-Commerce
26 89 (10.29%) CodeIgniter
27 88 (10.17%) Web Services

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 147 (16.99%) Apache
2 104 (12.02%) WordPress
3 76 (8.79%) Drupal
4 69 (7.98%) CMS
5 40 (4.62%) Node.js
6 24 (2.77%) nginx
7 14 (1.62%) Joomla!
8 13 (1.50%) Moodle
9 8 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (0.69%) ExpressionEngine
10 6 (0.69%) IIS
11 4 (0.46%) concrete5
12 2 (0.23%) Adobe CQ
12 2 (0.23%) SugarCRM
13 1 (0.12%) TYPO3
13 1 (0.12%) JBoss
13 1 (0.12%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.12%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.12%) ColdFusion
13 1 (0.12%) Liferay
Applications
1 10 (1.16%) Photoshop
2 5 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (0.46%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.23%) MS Office
5 1 (0.12%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 45 (5.20%) Magento
2 2 (0.23%) osCommerce
3 1 (0.12%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (0.35%) GitHub
4 1 (0.12%) SaaS
4 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.73%) Internet
2 11 (1.27%) HTTP
3 5 (0.58%) Intranet
4 4 (0.46%) SSH
5 3 (0.35%) SSL
6 2 (0.23%) Extranet
7 1 (0.12%) PBX
7 1 (0.12%) VoIP
7 1 (0.12%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.12%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.12%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (0.12%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 491 (56.76%) MySQL
2 34 (3.93%) MongoDB
3 29 (3.35%) PostgreSQL
4 27 (3.12%) Redis
5 23 (2.66%) NoSQL
5 23 (2.66%) Relational Database
6 17 (1.97%) SQL Server
7 16 (1.85%) Oracle Database
8 5 (0.58%) Big Data
8 5 (0.58%) MS Access
9 4 (0.46%) CouchDB
10 2 (0.23%) BigTable
10 2 (0.23%) Riak
11 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.12%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 213 (24.62%) Git (software)
2 124 (14.34%) PHPUnit
3 87 (10.06%) Subversion
4 29 (3.35%) Jenkins
5 26 (3.01%) JIRA
6 19 (2.20%) Selenium
7 11 (1.27%) Cucumber
7 11 (1.27%) Hudson
8 9 (1.04%) Behat
9 8 (0.92%) Mercurial
10 6 (0.69%) Jasmine
10 6 (0.69%) Grunt
10 6 (0.69%) Xdebug
11 5 (0.58%) TeamCity
11 5 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 4 (0.46%) Maven
12 4 (0.46%) Bower
12 4 (0.46%) Yeoman
12 4 (0.46%) QUnit
13 3 (0.35%) Sinon.JS
General
1 79 (9.13%) Marketing
2 57 (6.59%) Finance
3 21 (2.43%) Advertising
4 10 (1.16%) Games
5 9 (1.04%) Retail
6 8 (0.92%) Publishing
7 5 (0.58%) Banking
7 5 (0.58%) Music Industry
8 4 (0.46%) German Language
9 3 (0.35%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.23%) Electronics
10 2 (0.23%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.23%) Automotive
10 2 (0.23%) Legal
11 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.12%) Back Office
11 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.12%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.12%) French Language
11 1 (0.12%) iGaming
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 500 (57.80%) HTML
2 441 (50.98%) CSS
3 333 (38.50%) jQuery
4 240 (27.75%) HTML5
5 202 (23.35%) LAMP
6 199 (23.01%) Symfony
7 122 (14.10%) Laravel
8 118 (13.64%) CSS3
9 96 (11.10%) Doctrine
10 90 (10.40%) XML
11 89 (10.29%) CodeIgniter
12 88 (10.17%) Web Services
13 80 (9.25%) RESTful
14 79 (9.13%) Ajax
15 71 (8.21%) Zend Framework
16 69 (7.98%) AngularJS
17 55 (6.36%) REST
18 50 (5.78%) JSON
19 45 (5.20%) SOAP
20 44 (5.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 71 (8.21%) Open Source
2 40 (4.62%) Mobile App
3 25 (2.89%) Digital Media
4 16 (1.85%) User Experience
4 16 (1.85%) Computer Science
5 14 (1.62%) Social Media
6 12 (1.39%) E-Learning
7 11 (1.27%) Derivative
7 11 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (1.04%) W3C
9 8 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.58%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.46%) Animation
11 4 (0.46%) iDTV
11 4 (0.46%) Inversion of Control
12 3 (0.35%) Blog
12 3 (0.35%) Learning Management System
12 3 (0.35%) Replication
12 3 (0.35%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.23%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 201 (23.24%) Linux
2 50 (5.78%) CentOS
3 32 (3.70%) UNIX
4 15 (1.73%) Windows
5 9 (1.04%) Apple iOS
6 8 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (0.92%) Android
7 7 (0.81%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.35%) Debian
10 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 274 (31.68%) MVC
3 238 (27.51%) OO
4 153 (17.69%) TDD
5 134 (15.49%) OOP
6 118 (13.64%) OO PHP
7 89 (10.29%) E-Commerce
8 80 (9.25%) Continuous Integration
9 79 (9.13%) Unit Testing
10 65 (7.51%) BDD
11 64 (7.40%) Software Engineering
12 61 (7.05%) Scrum
13 51 (5.90%) Web Development
14 44 (5.09%) Responsive Web Design
15 29 (3.35%) Refactoring
16 26 (3.01%) Mentoring
17 25 (2.89%) Automated Testing
17 25 (2.89%) Web Design
18 17 (1.97%) Project Management
19 14 (1.62%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 865 (100.00%) PHP
2 485 (56.07%) JavaScript
3 142 (16.42%) SQL
3 142 (16.42%) PHP5
4 67 (7.75%) Python
5 54 (6.24%) Java
6 43 (4.97%) Ruby
7 36 (4.16%) Perl
8 14 (1.62%) C#
9 8 (0.92%) Shell Script
10 7 (0.81%) XPath
10 7 (0.81%) T-SQL
11 6 (0.69%) C
11 6 (0.69%) PHP4
11 6 (0.69%) Scala
11 6 (0.69%) Bash Shell
12 5 (0.58%) C++
12 5 (0.58%) Tcl
13 3 (0.35%) ActionScript
13 3 (0.35%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 21 (2.43%) Degree
2 14 (1.62%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.04%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.35%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.27%) QA
2 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (0.81%) Varnish
2 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (1.62%) Vagrant
2 11 (1.27%) Puppet
3 7 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.35%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 234 (27.05%) Zend
2 24 (2.77%) Oracle
3 22 (2.54%) Twitter
4 17 (1.97%) Red Hat
5 11 (1.27%) Google
6 9 (1.04%) Facebook
6 9 (1.04%) New Relic
7 7 (0.81%) Adobe
8 6 (0.69%) Microsoft
9 5 (0.58%) Epicor
10 2 (0.23%) HP
10 2 (0.23%) SAP
10 2 (0.23%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.23%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.12%) SendGrid
11 1 (0.12%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.12%) VMware
11 1 (0.12%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.12%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.12%) SmartFocus
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