The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 173 194 166
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -28
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 627 410 670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.22% 0.95% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 1.03% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 280 428
Average daily rate £325 £285 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £250 £250
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 12
Average hourly rate £175.00 - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £175.00 £42.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+311.76% +142.85%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47408 39975 51632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.77% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29341 23493 29070
Average daily rate £396 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1940 2055 2466
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
PHP Developer
UK

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 18 April 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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +30 262 £330 +6.45% 84
South West +26 97 £343 +44.21% 33
Yorkshire +33 90 £350 +27.27% 38
South East -10 89 £285 +7.04% 63
East of England -30 29 £300 +33.33% 24
East Midlands +3 23 £325 +18.18% 20
North West -22 23 £300 +9.09% 46
West Midlands -16 13 £305 +28.42% 21
North East - 1 £225 - 4
PHP Developer
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PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1080 (100.00%) PHP
2 589 (54.54%) HTML
3 581 (53.80%) JavaScript
4 577 (53.43%) MySQL
5 557 (51.57%) CSS
6 383 (35.46%) Zend
7 347 (32.13%) jQuery
8 335 (31.02%) MVC
9 288 (26.67%) OO
10 281 (26.02%) Symfony
11 231 (21.39%) OOP
12 222 (20.56%) PHP5
13 168 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
14 160 (14.81%) Linux
15 157 (14.54%) LAMP
16 150 (13.89%) TDD
17 144 (13.33%) Drupal
18 140 (12.96%) HTML5
19 139 (12.87%) CodeIgniter
20 138 (12.78%) OO PHP
21 125 (11.57%) Ajax
22 119 (11.02%) Git (software)
23 114 (10.56%) SQL
24 110 (10.19%) Scrum
25 102 (9.44%) XML
26 99 (9.17%) E-Commerce
27 98 (9.07%) Apache
28 95 (8.80%) Subversion
29 91 (8.43%) CSS3
30 90 (8.33%) Zend Framework

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 144 (13.33%) Drupal
2 98 (9.07%) Apache
3 84 (7.78%) WordPress
4 78 (7.22%) CMS
5 42 (3.89%) Node.js
6 22 (2.04%) Joomla!
7 20 (1.85%) Moodle
8 13 (1.20%) nginx
8 13 (1.20%) ExpressionEngine
9 12 (1.11%) Apache Solr
9 12 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
9 12 (1.11%) SugarCRM
10 6 (0.56%) concrete5
11 3 (0.28%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.28%) Confluence
11 3 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.28%) Mule
11 3 (0.28%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.19%) Magnolia
12 2 (0.19%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 14 (1.30%) Photoshop
2 5 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.28%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.093%) CATIA
4 1 (0.093%) Windchill
4 1 (0.093%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 55 (5.09%) Magento
2 4 (0.37%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.19%) Summit
5 1 (0.093%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (1.11%) SaaS
3 9 (0.83%) Rackspace Cloud
4 5 (0.46%) GitHub
5 3 (0.28%) Heroku
6 2 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.19%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.093%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.093%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.093%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.67%) Internet
2 12 (1.11%) HTTP
3 10 (0.93%) Intranet
4 7 (0.65%) Extranet
5 2 (0.19%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (0.093%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.093%) DNS
6 1 (0.093%) FTP
6 1 (0.093%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.093%) PBX
6 1 (0.093%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 577 (53.43%) MySQL
2 44 (4.07%) NoSQL
3 32 (2.96%) MongoDB
4 23 (2.13%) SQL Server
5 22 (2.04%) Relational Database
6 10 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (0.65%) Redis
8 3 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (0.28%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.28%) CouchDB
8 3 (0.28%) MariaDB
8 3 (0.28%) BigTable
8 3 (0.28%) Riak
8 3 (0.28%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (0.28%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.19%) Neo4j
9 2 (0.19%) MS Access
10 1 (0.093%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.093%) Big Data
10 1 (0.093%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 119 (11.02%) Git (software)
2 95 (8.80%) Subversion
3 55 (5.09%) PHPUnit
4 46 (4.26%) Jenkins
5 15 (1.39%) TeamCity
6 13 (1.20%) Selenium
7 11 (1.02%) Behat
7 11 (1.02%) Hudson
8 8 (0.74%) JIRA
9 6 (0.56%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 6 (0.56%) Cucumber
10 5 (0.46%) Ant
10 5 (0.46%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.37%) Mercurial
12 3 (0.28%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.28%) Sublime Text
12 3 (0.28%) PhpStorm
13 2 (0.19%) Jasmine
13 2 (0.19%) Bitbucket
13 2 (0.19%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 31 (2.87%) Marketing
1 31 (2.87%) Telecoms
2 30 (2.78%) Finance
3 27 (2.50%) Retail
4 20 (1.85%) Publishing
5 16 (1.48%) Advertising
6 11 (1.02%) Games
7 10 (0.93%) Back Office
8 6 (0.56%) Music Industry
9 3 (0.28%) Front Office
10 2 (0.19%) Automotive
10 2 (0.19%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.19%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.19%) Billing
11 1 (0.093%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.093%) Banking
11 1 (0.093%) French Language
11 1 (0.093%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.093%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.093%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 589 (54.54%) HTML
2 557 (51.57%) CSS
3 347 (32.13%) jQuery
4 281 (26.02%) Symfony
5 157 (14.54%) LAMP
6 140 (12.96%) HTML5
7 139 (12.87%) CodeIgniter
8 125 (11.57%) Ajax
9 102 (9.44%) XML
10 91 (8.43%) CSS3
11 90 (8.33%) Zend Framework
12 81 (7.50%) Web Services
13 54 (5.00%) SOAP
14 48 (4.44%) XHTML
14 48 (4.44%) REST
15 47 (4.35%) Laravel
16 42 (3.89%) RESTful
17 40 (3.70%) JSON
18 34 (3.15%) Yii
19 28 (2.59%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 61 (5.65%) Open Source
2 59 (5.46%) Digital Media
3 38 (3.52%) Computer Science
4 21 (1.94%) Mobile App
5 13 (1.20%) Social Media
6 8 (0.74%) Mathematics
7 7 (0.65%) E-Learning
8 5 (0.46%) Web 2.0
8 5 (0.46%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.37%) W3C
9 4 (0.37%) Social Network
10 3 (0.28%) VLE
10 3 (0.28%) Kindle
10 3 (0.28%) Learning Management System
11 2 (0.19%) iPhone
11 2 (0.19%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.19%) iPad
11 2 (0.19%) Mobile Games
11 2 (0.19%) BBC
11 2 (0.19%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 160 (14.81%) Linux
2 34 (3.15%) Apple iOS
3 32 (2.96%) Android
4 19 (1.76%) UNIX
5 5 (0.46%) Ubuntu
5 5 (0.46%) Windows
6 3 (0.28%) Debian
6 3 (0.28%) CentOS
7 1 (0.093%) Fedora
7 1 (0.093%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.093%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.093%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.093%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 335 (31.02%) MVC
2 288 (26.67%) OO
3 231 (21.39%) OOP
4 168 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
5 150 (13.89%) TDD
6 138 (12.78%) OO PHP
7 110 (10.19%) Scrum
8 99 (9.17%) E-Commerce
9 87 (8.06%) Web Development
10 64 (5.93%) Software Engineering
11 47 (4.35%) Unit Testing
12 42 (3.89%) BDD
13 39 (3.61%) OOD
14 33 (3.06%) Continuous Integration
15 26 (2.41%) Responsive Web Design
16 17 (1.57%) Web Design
17 16 (1.48%) UML
17 16 (1.48%) Automated Testing
18 15 (1.39%) Content Management
18 15 (1.39%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1080 (100.00%) PHP
2 581 (53.80%) JavaScript
3 222 (20.56%) PHP5
4 114 (10.56%) SQL
5 81 (7.50%) Java
6 29 (2.69%) Ruby
7 27 (2.50%) Python
8 23 (2.13%) Bash Shell
9 17 (1.57%) C#
10 10 (0.93%) Perl
11 8 (0.74%) C++
12 7 (0.65%) PHP4
12 7 (0.65%) Shell Script
13 6 (0.56%) ActionScript
14 5 (0.46%) Objective-C
15 4 (0.37%) C
16 2 (0.19%) VB
17 1 (0.093%) VB.NET
17 1 (0.093%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.093%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 57 (5.28%) Degree
2 17 (1.57%) Security Cleared
3 10 (0.93%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.093%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (1.30%) QA
2 7 (0.65%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.28%) WCAG
3 3 (0.28%) WAI
4 2 (0.19%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.093%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.093%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (0.56%) Varnish
2 1 (0.093%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.093%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (0.65%) Vagrant
2 3 (0.28%) Puppet
2 3 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.093%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 383 (35.46%) Zend
2 24 (2.22%) Twitter
3 21 (1.94%) Facebook
4 19 (1.76%) Oracle
5 16 (1.48%) Google
6 12 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
7 11 (1.02%) Rackspace
8 7 (0.65%) Apple
9 6 (0.56%) SAP
9 6 (0.56%) Adobe
10 5 (0.46%) JD Edwards
10 5 (0.46%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.37%) Neolane
11 4 (0.37%) Microsoft
12 3 (0.28%) Sitecore
13 2 (0.19%) Talend
13 2 (0.19%) Sencha
13 2 (0.19%) Interwoven
13 2 (0.19%) Mercator
14 1 (0.093%) VMware
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Rate: £300 to £450 per day
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Rate: £100 - £200 per day
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Rate: £200 - 250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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