The table below looks at the statistics for the PHP Web 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 Web Developer 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 Web Developer
Rank 557 503 494
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -9
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Web Developer 32 56 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.12% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.13% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 47 26
Average daily rate
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£225 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £188 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £381 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £213 £225 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
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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
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 Web Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

PHP Web Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

PHP Web Developer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

PHP Web Developer Daily Rate Trend in England

PHP Web Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP Web Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

PHP Web Developer Daily Rate Histogram in England

PHP Web Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

PHP Web Developer Hourly Rate Trend in England

PHP Web 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 Web Developer 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 11 £225 - 8
London +1 7 £300 - 3
East Midlands +4 6 £190 -10.58% 3
East of England - 4 £200 - 2
Yorkshire -15 3 £275 -15.38% 3
West Midlands -17 1 £175 -17.64% 2
South West -26 1 £300 +9.09% 6
North East - - - - 3
North West - - - - 2
PHP Web Developer
UK

PHP Web Developer
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 Web 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 Web Developer in their job title.

1 79 (100.00%) PHP
2 59 (74.68%) MySQL
2 59 (74.68%) HTML
2 59 (74.68%) JavaScript
3 57 (72.15%) CSS
4 34 (43.04%) MVC
5 28 (35.44%) LAMP
5 28 (35.44%) jQuery
6 27 (34.18%) HTML5
7 26 (32.91%) Git (software)
8 20 (25.32%) Linux
9 17 (21.52%) PHP5
9 17 (21.52%) Subversion
10 16 (20.25%) SQL
10 16 (20.25%) OOP
11 15 (18.99%) Web Services
12 14 (17.72%) E-Commerce
12 14 (17.72%) WordPress
12 14 (17.72%) Zend
12 14 (17.72%) Drupal
13 13 (16.46%) Symfony
13 13 (16.46%) CMS
13 13 (16.46%) CSS3
14 12 (15.19%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (15.19%) SOAP
15 11 (13.92%) XML
15 11 (13.92%) OO
15 11 (13.92%) CodeIgniter
16 10 (12.66%) Content Management
16 10 (12.66%) Web Development

PHP Web Developer
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 Web 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 Web Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (17.72%) WordPress
1 14 (17.72%) Drupal
2 13 (16.46%) CMS
3 10 (12.66%) Apache
4 2 (2.53%) Apache Solr
4 2 (2.53%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.27%) IIS
5 1 (1.27%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.27%) concrete5
5 1 (1.27%) Node.js
5 1 (1.27%) MODX
5 1 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Photoshop
1 5 (6.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (6.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (2.53%) MS Office
2 2 (2.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (7.59%) Magento
2 1 (1.27%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.59%) Internet
2 2 (2.53%) HTTP
3 1 (1.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (74.68%) MySQL
2 8 (10.13%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.80%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.80%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.53%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.27%) SQLite
5 1 (1.27%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.27%) Redis
5 1 (1.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 26 (32.91%) Git (software)
2 17 (21.52%) Subversion
3 4 (5.06%) Bazaar
3 4 (5.06%) Mercurial
4 2 (2.53%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.53%) PHPUnit
4 2 (2.53%) Maven
4 2 (2.53%) JUnit
5 1 (1.27%) Cucumber
General
1 9 (11.39%) Marketing
2 4 (5.06%) Advertising
3 2 (2.53%) Multimedia
3 2 (2.53%) Finance
4 1 (1.27%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (74.68%) HTML
2 57 (72.15%) CSS
3 28 (35.44%) LAMP
3 28 (35.44%) jQuery
4 27 (34.18%) HTML5
5 15 (18.99%) Web Services
6 13 (16.46%) Symfony
6 13 (16.46%) CSS3
7 12 (15.19%) SOAP
8 11 (13.92%) XML
8 11 (13.92%) CodeIgniter
9 9 (11.39%) XSLT
10 8 (10.13%) Laravel
11 6 (7.59%) Ajax
12 4 (5.06%) CakePHP
13 3 (3.80%) Django
13 3 (3.80%) Dojo
13 3 (3.80%) Zend Framework
13 3 (3.80%) YUI
13 3 (3.80%) script.aculo.us
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.86%) Open Source
2 3 (3.80%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.53%) Derivative
3 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.27%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.27%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.27%) Animation
4 1 (1.27%) Social Media
4 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.32%) Linux
2 6 (7.59%) UNIX
3 2 (2.53%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.53%) Android
3 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.53%) Windows
3 2 (2.53%) Debian
3 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (43.04%) MVC
2 16 (20.25%) OOP
3 14 (17.72%) E-Commerce
4 12 (15.19%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (13.92%) OO
6 10 (12.66%) Content Management
6 10 (12.66%) Web Development
7 9 (11.39%) TDD
8 6 (7.59%) OO PHP
9 5 (6.33%) Project Management
9 5 (6.33%) Software Engineering
10 3 (3.80%) Web Design
10 3 (3.80%) BDD
11 2 (2.53%) iOS Development
11 2 (2.53%) Responsive Web Design
11 2 (2.53%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (2.53%) Scrum
12 1 (1.27%) CRM
12 1 (1.27%) B2B
12 1 (1.27%) UML
Programming Languages
1 79 (100.00%) PHP
2 59 (74.68%) JavaScript
3 17 (21.52%) PHP5
4 16 (20.25%) SQL
5 7 (8.86%) XPath
6 6 (7.59%) Perl
7 5 (6.33%) Python
8 4 (5.06%) Java
8 4 (5.06%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.80%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.80%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.53%) Tcl
11 1 (1.27%) C#
11 1 (1.27%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.27%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) Shibboleth
2 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.27%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 14 (17.72%) Zend
2 5 (6.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.33%) Adobe
2 5 (6.33%) Oracle
3 4 (5.06%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.27%) VMware
4 1 (1.27%) Google
4 1 (1.27%) Rackspace
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