The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Web Developer
Rank 522 479 482
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +3
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Web Developer 44 60 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.089% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.14% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 42 43
Average daily rate
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£325 £270 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.37% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £350 £301
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £265 £250
% change year-on-year
+22.64% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +40.00%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45701 43157 49006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.65% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 28204 25919 28009
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1841 1967 2542
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.78 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
PHP Web Developer
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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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +10 18 £345 +6.15% 2
Yorkshire +7 9 £350 +27.27% 2
South West -27 6 £400 +50.94% 8
East of England -22 4 - - 3
North West -2 3 £98 -67.50% 4
South East -13 3 £325 +30.00% 10
East Midlands - 2 £200 - 3
West Midlands -22 1 £200 - 1
North East - - - - 1
PHP Web Developer
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PHP Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 157 (100.00%) PHP
2 99 (63.06%) MySQL
3 88 (56.05%) HTML
4 79 (50.32%) JavaScript
4 79 (50.32%) Zend
5 76 (48.41%) CSS
6 73 (46.50%) MVC
7 50 (31.85%) jQuery
8 48 (30.57%) Drupal
9 42 (26.75%) Symfony
10 37 (23.57%) CodeIgniter
10 37 (23.57%) OOP
10 37 (23.57%) OO
11 34 (21.66%) PHP5
12 32 (20.38%) Agile Software Development
13 28 (17.83%) LAMP
14 26 (16.56%) TDD
15 25 (15.92%) HTML5
15 25 (15.92%) Jenkins
16 23 (14.65%) Web Development
17 20 (12.74%) Git (software)
17 20 (12.74%) Web Services
18 18 (11.46%) SOAP
18 18 (11.46%) Zend Framework
19 17 (10.83%) WordPress
20 15 (9.55%) Ajax
20 15 (9.55%) E-Commerce
21 14 (8.92%) PHPUnit
22 13 (8.28%) Linux
23 12 (7.64%) Android

PHP Web Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 48 (30.57%) Drupal
2 17 (10.83%) WordPress
3 10 (6.37%) Apache
4 9 (5.73%) CMS
4 9 (5.73%) Moodle
5 7 (4.46%) Node.js
6 5 (3.18%) SugarCRM
7 4 (2.55%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.27%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.64%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.64%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (3.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.01%) Internet
2 7 (4.46%) Extranet
3 5 (3.18%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (63.06%) MySQL
2 5 (3.18%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.91%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.64%) Redis
4 1 (0.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (0.64%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.64%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 25 (15.92%) Jenkins
2 20 (12.74%) Git (software)
3 14 (8.92%) PHPUnit
4 9 (5.73%) Subversion
5 2 (1.27%) Maven
5 2 (1.27%) JUnit
5 2 (1.27%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.64%) Flash Builder
6 1 (0.64%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.64%) JIRA
General
1 4 (2.55%) Telecoms
1 4 (2.55%) Finance
2 3 (1.91%) Publishing
3 1 (0.64%) Games
3 1 (0.64%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (56.05%) HTML
2 76 (48.41%) CSS
3 50 (31.85%) jQuery
4 42 (26.75%) Symfony
5 37 (23.57%) CodeIgniter
6 28 (17.83%) LAMP
7 25 (15.92%) HTML5
8 20 (12.74%) Web Services
9 18 (11.46%) SOAP
9 18 (11.46%) Zend Framework
10 15 (9.55%) Ajax
11 11 (7.01%) CSS3
12 10 (6.37%) Laravel
13 6 (3.82%) XHTML
13 6 (3.82%) XML
14 4 (2.55%) Sass
14 4 (2.55%) Yii
14 4 (2.55%) RESTful
15 3 (1.91%) CakePHP
15 3 (1.91%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.01%) Digital Media
2 6 (3.82%) Open Source
3 3 (1.91%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.91%) E-Learning
4 2 (1.27%) VLE
4 2 (1.27%) Web 2.0
4 2 (1.27%) Graphic Design
4 2 (1.27%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.64%) iPhone
5 1 (0.64%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.28%) Linux
2 12 (7.64%) Android
3 9 (5.73%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.27%) UNIX
4 2 (1.27%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.64%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (46.50%) MVC
2 37 (23.57%) OOP
2 37 (23.57%) OO
3 32 (20.38%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (16.56%) TDD
5 23 (14.65%) Web Development
6 15 (9.55%) E-Commerce
7 12 (7.64%) Software Engineering
8 11 (7.01%) OO PHP
9 7 (4.46%) Scrum
10 6 (3.82%) UML
11 5 (3.18%) Unit Testing
12 4 (2.55%) Responsive Web Design
13 3 (1.91%) Usability Testing
13 3 (1.91%) Requirements Analysis
13 3 (1.91%) Project Management
14 2 (1.27%) SOA
14 2 (1.27%) SEO
14 2 (1.27%) Release Management
14 2 (1.27%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 157 (100.00%) PHP
2 79 (50.32%) JavaScript
3 34 (21.66%) PHP5
4 5 (3.18%) SQL
5 4 (2.55%) Python
5 4 (2.55%) Ruby
5 4 (2.55%) Java
6 3 (1.91%) Perl
7 2 (1.27%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.64%) PHP4
8 1 (0.64%) Scala
8 1 (0.64%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 4 (2.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.91%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.64%) Varnish
Vendors
1 79 (50.32%) Zend
2 4 (2.55%) Adobe
3 2 (1.27%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.64%) Apple
4 1 (0.64%) Facebook
4 1 (0.64%) Twitter
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