The table below looks at the statistics for the PHP Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Programmer
Rank 550 538 541
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Programmer 19 16 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.033% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.036% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 12
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£325 £245 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.65% -7.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £234 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £268 £293
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £245 £250
% change year-on-year
+32.65% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.00
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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
47054 44428 49354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.49% 92.75% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29070 26959 28367
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1866 1936 2487
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

PHP Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP Programmer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

PHP Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in England

PHP Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP Programmer across the England region.

PHP Programmer Daily Rate Trend in England

PHP Programmer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP Programmer across the England region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

PHP Programmer Daily Rate Histogram in England

PHP Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP Programmer across the England region.

PHP Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in England

PHP Programmer
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 Programmer within the England region over the 3 months to 21 August 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 +16 12 £325 +31.97%
South East +1 6 £325 -
East Midlands -1 1 £200 -24.52% 1
West Midlands -15 1 £200 -
East of England - 1 £250 -
South West - - - -
North West - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
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PHP Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited PHP Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title.

1 26 (100.00%) PHP
2 17 (65.38%) HTML
3 16 (61.54%) JavaScript
4 15 (57.69%) CSS
5 12 (46.15%) SQL
5 12 (46.15%) MySQL
5 12 (46.15%) LAMP
5 12 (46.15%) Zend
6 11 (42.31%) MVC
7 9 (34.62%) jQuery
8 8 (30.77%) XML
8 8 (30.77%) Linux
8 8 (30.77%) CodeIgniter
9 7 (26.92%) JSON
10 6 (23.08%) OO
10 6 (23.08%) CRM
10 6 (23.08%) Symfony
10 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
10 6 (23.08%) Laravel
11 5 (19.23%) Web Services
11 5 (19.23%) Apache
11 5 (19.23%) Subversion
11 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
11 5 (19.23%) HTML5
12 4 (15.38%) ETL
12 4 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (15.38%) Migration
12 4 (15.38%) Ajax
12 4 (15.38%) Data Migration
13 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce

PHP Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited PHP Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (19.23%) Apache
2 3 (11.54%) CMS
2 3 (11.54%) Moodle
3 2 (7.69%) WordPress
4 1 (3.85%) ExpressionEngine
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (3.85%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 5 (19.23%) Subversion
3 1 (3.85%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (3.85%) Games
1 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (65.38%) HTML
2 15 (57.69%) CSS
3 12 (46.15%) LAMP
4 9 (34.62%) jQuery
5 8 (30.77%) CodeIgniter
5 8 (30.77%) XML
6 7 (26.92%) JSON
7 6 (23.08%) Symfony
7 6 (23.08%) Laravel
8 5 (19.23%) Web Services
8 5 (19.23%) HTML5
9 4 (15.38%) Ajax
10 3 (11.54%) Zend Framework
10 3 (11.54%) CSS3
11 2 (7.69%) RESTful
11 2 (7.69%) XSL
11 2 (7.69%) SOAP
11 2 (7.69%) .NET
12 1 (3.85%) Memcached
12 1 (3.85%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.85%) Replication
1 1 (3.85%) E-Learning
1 1 (3.85%) SCORM
1 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.85%) Learning Management System
1 1 (3.85%) Open Source
1 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.85%) Debian
3 1 (3.85%) Android
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) MVC
2 6 (23.08%) OO
2 6 (23.08%) CRM
3 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
4 4 (15.38%) Migration
4 4 (15.38%) ETL
4 4 (15.38%) Data Migration
5 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
5 3 (11.54%) OOD
6 2 (7.69%) OOP
6 2 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.69%) Release Management
6 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.69%) Refactoring
6 2 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (7.69%) Build Automation
7 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.85%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) PHP
2 16 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 12 (46.15%) SQL
4 2 (7.69%) Java
5 1 (3.85%) C#
5 1 (3.85%) Python
5 1 (3.85%) ECMAScript
5 1 (3.85%) PHP5
5 1 (3.85%) Golang
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Zend
2 4 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) SAP
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.85%) JD Edwards