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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Programmer
Rank 579 545 519
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -26
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Programmer 10 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.020% 0.030% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.032% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 7
Average daily rate
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£275 £250 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £250
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
46272 43750 42038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.73% 92.64% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 29935 26900 24214
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1900 1926 2472
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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
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 19 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
South East -21 7 £275 -29.48%
London - 2 £325 - 1
East Midlands +2 1 - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
PHP Programmer
UK

PHP Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 28 (100.00%) PHP
2 17 (60.71%) jQuery
3 15 (53.57%) JavaScript
4 13 (46.43%) SQL
4 13 (46.43%) MySQL
5 12 (42.86%) HTML
5 12 (42.86%) OO
5 12 (42.86%) LAMP
6 11 (39.29%) Zend
6 11 (39.29%) CSS
7 10 (35.71%) JSON
8 9 (32.14%) MVC
9 7 (25.00%) CodeIgniter
9 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (21.43%) Symfony
10 6 (21.43%) Software Architecture
10 6 (21.43%) Laravel
11 5 (17.86%) CRM
12 4 (14.29%) XML
12 4 (14.29%) Linux
12 4 (14.29%) CMS
12 4 (14.29%) Ajax
12 4 (14.29%) Subversion
12 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
12 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
13 3 (10.71%) Responsive Web Design
13 3 (10.71%) HTML5
13 3 (10.71%) Magento
13 3 (10.71%) Windows
13 3 (10.71%) Migration

PHP Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (14.29%) CMS
2 3 (10.71%) Drupal
2 3 (10.71%) WordPress
2 3 (10.71%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) ExpressionEngine
3 1 (3.57%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) MySQL
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Subversion
1 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (3.57%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (60.71%) jQuery
2 12 (42.86%) HTML
2 12 (42.86%) LAMP
3 11 (39.29%) CSS
4 10 (35.71%) JSON
5 7 (25.00%) CodeIgniter
6 6 (21.43%) Symfony
6 6 (21.43%) Laravel
7 4 (14.29%) XML
7 4 (14.29%) Ajax
8 3 (10.71%) HTML5
9 2 (7.14%) SOAP
9 2 (7.14%) Web Services
9 2 (7.14%) .NET
9 2 (7.14%) Zend Framework
9 2 (7.14%) CSS3
9 2 (7.14%) RESTful
10 1 (3.57%) Memcached
10 1 (3.57%) LESS
10 1 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.57%) Open Source
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) NHS
2 1 (3.57%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Debian
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) OO
2 9 (32.14%) MVC
3 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (21.43%) Software Architecture
5 5 (17.86%) CRM
6 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 3 (10.71%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (10.71%) Migration
7 3 (10.71%) Data Migration
7 3 (10.71%) OOP
7 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
7 3 (10.71%) ETL
8 2 (7.14%) Refactoring
8 2 (7.14%) OO PHP
9 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.57%) Build Automation
9 1 (3.57%) Release Management
9 1 (3.57%) OOA/OOD
9 1 (3.57%) DRM
9 1 (3.57%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) PHP
2 15 (53.57%) JavaScript
3 13 (46.43%) SQL
4 2 (7.14%) PHP5
5 1 (3.57%) Golang
5 1 (3.57%) Java
5 1 (3.57%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Zend
2 3 (10.71%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
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