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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Web Developer
Rank 540 498 490
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -8
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Web Developer 47 58 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.088% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 45 28
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +8.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £213 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £350 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £270
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
48374 43774 46640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.69% 92.87% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 30732 27045 26834
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1989 1908 2328
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -7.42%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +1 13 £350 +12.00% 11
South East -32 10 £325 +44.44% 13
East Midlands +4 6 £190 -10.58% 3
East of England -19 6 £320 +62.02% 6
South West -42 6 £300 +5.26% 5
Yorkshire -14 4 £294 -9.61% 3
West Midlands -18 3 £250 +2.56% 1
North West -10 2 £313 +38.88% 3
North East - - - - 2
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PHP Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 92 (100.00%) PHP
2 62 (67.39%) MySQL
3 59 (64.13%) HTML
3 59 (64.13%) JavaScript
4 52 (56.52%) CSS
5 36 (39.13%) MVC
6 31 (33.70%) LAMP
7 27 (29.35%) jQuery
8 24 (26.09%) Web Services
8 24 (26.09%) Git (software)
9 22 (23.91%) HTML5
9 22 (23.91%) Zend
10 18 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (19.57%) SOAP
11 17 (18.48%) PHP5
11 17 (18.48%) WordPress
12 16 (17.39%) Drupal
13 15 (16.30%) Symfony
13 15 (16.30%) Linux
13 15 (16.30%) OO
14 14 (15.22%) Subversion
15 13 (14.13%) OOP
16 12 (13.04%) E-Commerce
16 12 (13.04%) CMS
17 11 (11.96%) Ajax
17 11 (11.96%) Web Development
17 11 (11.96%) CodeIgniter
18 10 (10.87%) Apache
18 10 (10.87%) SQL
18 10 (10.87%) Laravel

PHP Web Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 17 (18.48%) WordPress
2 16 (17.39%) Drupal
3 12 (13.04%) CMS
4 10 (10.87%) Apache
5 4 (4.35%) Moodle
6 3 (3.26%) Apache Solr
7 2 (2.17%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.17%) SugarCRM
8 1 (1.09%) Joomla!
8 1 (1.09%) concrete5
8 1 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (3.26%) Photoshop
2 3 (3.26%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 8 (8.70%) Magento
2 1 (1.09%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.70%) Internet
2 2 (2.17%) HTTP
3 1 (1.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (67.39%) MySQL
2 6 (6.52%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.26%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.17%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.09%) Redis
6 1 (1.09%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.09%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 24 (26.09%) Git (software)
2 14 (15.22%) Subversion
3 6 (6.52%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.26%) Bazaar
4 3 (3.26%) Mercurial
5 2 (2.17%) PHPUnit
5 2 (2.17%) Maven
5 2 (2.17%) JUnit
6 1 (1.09%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (3.26%) Publishing
1 3 (3.26%) Marketing
2 2 (2.17%) Multimedia
2 2 (2.17%) Finance
3 1 (1.09%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (64.13%) HTML
2 52 (56.52%) CSS
3 31 (33.70%) LAMP
4 27 (29.35%) jQuery
5 24 (26.09%) Web Services
6 22 (23.91%) HTML5
7 18 (19.57%) SOAP
8 15 (16.30%) Symfony
9 11 (11.96%) CodeIgniter
9 11 (11.96%) Ajax
10 10 (10.87%) Laravel
11 9 (9.78%) CSS3
12 7 (7.61%) XML
13 6 (6.52%) CakePHP
14 5 (5.43%) XSLT
15 4 (4.35%) Zend Framework
16 3 (3.26%) Django
16 3 (3.26%) RESTful
16 3 (3.26%) XHTML
17 2 (2.17%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.61%) Open Source
2 3 (3.26%) Digital Media
2 3 (3.26%) E-Learning
3 2 (2.17%) Derivative
3 2 (2.17%) Learning Management System
3 2 (2.17%) User Experience
4 1 (1.09%) Animation
4 1 (1.09%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.09%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.30%) Linux
2 5 (5.43%) UNIX
3 3 (3.26%) Android
3 3 (3.26%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.17%) Debian
4 2 (2.17%) Windows
5 1 (1.09%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (39.13%) MVC
2 18 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (16.30%) OO
4 13 (14.13%) OOP
5 12 (13.04%) E-Commerce
6 11 (11.96%) Web Development
7 7 (7.61%) TDD
7 7 (7.61%) Content Management
7 7 (7.61%) OO PHP
8 6 (6.52%) Software Engineering
9 4 (4.35%) Project Management
9 4 (4.35%) Scrum
9 4 (4.35%) Unit Testing
10 3 (3.26%) Web Design
10 3 (3.26%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (3.26%) UML
11 2 (2.17%) Requirements Analysis
11 2 (2.17%) iOS Development
11 2 (2.17%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (2.17%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 92 (100.00%) PHP
2 59 (64.13%) JavaScript
3 17 (18.48%) PHP5
4 10 (10.87%) SQL
5 6 (6.52%) Python
6 5 (5.43%) Perl
7 4 (4.35%) Java
8 3 (3.26%) XPath
9 2 (2.17%) Tcl
9 2 (2.17%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.17%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.17%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.09%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.09%) C#
10 1 (1.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (3.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.17%) Shibboleth
2 1 (1.09%) Varnish
Vendors
1 22 (23.91%) Zend
2 5 (5.43%) Adobe
3 4 (4.35%) Red Hat
3 4 (4.35%) Oracle
3 4 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.09%) Google
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