The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 98 94 72
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -22
Contract jobs citing PHP 1093 1169 1383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.38% 2.32% 2.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.87% 5.96% 7.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 775 832 1036
Median daily rate £388 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 15
Median hourly rate £27.50 £28.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -16.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £21.10 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.20 £49.00 £49.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -10.44%
PHP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18626 19629 19324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.62% 38.97% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12888 13512 13356
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 371 499 396
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.12 £16.25 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in England

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

PHP Daily Rate Trend in England

PHP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the England region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram in England

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in England

PHP
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the England region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

PHP Hourly Rate Histogram in England

PHP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the England region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -12 560 £400 - 240
South East -25 139 £375 +15.38% 113
West Midlands +27 80 £430 +56.36% 64
Yorkshire +27 75 £375 +15.38% 106
North West +8 65 £350 +14.28% 93
East of England +10 59 £350 - 51
East Midlands +39 56 £420 +24.44% 50
South West -14 45 £325 - 45
North East -29 12 £350 -28.57% 20
South Coast +1 2 £263 -
Midlands - 2 £425 -
PHP
UK

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for PHP.

1 1368 (54.72%) JavaScript
2 1222 (48.88%) HTML
3 1134 (45.36%) CSS
4 893 (35.72%) MySQL
5 790 (31.60%) Agile Software Development
6 657 (26.28%) Web Development
7 641 (25.64%) Linux
8 593 (23.72%) Git (software)
9 574 (22.96%) Java
10 445 (17.80%) jQuery
11 432 (17.28%) HTML5
12 429 (17.16%) Python
13 362 (14.48%) OO
14 356 (14.24%) Web Services
15 354 (14.16%) AngularJS
16 351 (14.04%) SQL
17 335 (13.40%) MVC
18 327 (13.08%) Symfony
19 326 (13.04%) Jenkins
20 325 (13.00%) LAMP
21 315 (12.60%) Drupal
22 312 (12.48%) Apache
23 307 (12.28%) Continuous Integration
24 301 (12.04%) CSS3
25 300 (12.00%) E-Commerce
26 297 (11.88%) Amazon AWS
27 273 (10.92%) TDD
28 270 (10.80%) Node.js
29 261 (10.44%) Zend
30 253 (10.12%) Ruby

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 315 (12.60%) Drupal
2 312 (12.48%) Apache
3 240 (9.60%) WordPress
4 178 (7.12%) CMS
5 128 (5.12%) nginx
6 124 (4.96%) Elasticsearch
7 106 (4.24%) Tomcat
8 68 (2.72%) Confluence
9 48 (1.92%) IIS
10 36 (1.44%) Apache Solr
11 35 (1.40%) Moodle
12 24 (0.96%) SharePoint
13 22 (0.88%) OpenStack
14 18 (0.72%) JBoss
15 15 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
15 15 (0.60%) SAS
16 14 (0.56%) Apache Spark
16 14 (0.56%) Joomla!
17 12 (0.48%) Umbraco
17 12 (0.48%) WebLogic
Applications
1 59 (2.36%) Photoshop
2 30 (1.20%) MS Excel
3 19 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
4 17 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 13 (0.52%) Pixelmator
6 11 (0.44%) MS Office
7 8 (0.32%) GIMP
8 5 (0.20%) SPSS
9 3 (0.12%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.080%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.080%) Camtasia
10 2 (0.080%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.080%) InVision
10 2 (0.080%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.040%) HipChat
11 1 (0.040%) InDesign
11 1 (0.040%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 181 (7.24%) Magento
2 19 (0.76%) Adobe Campaign
3 18 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 15 (0.60%) Unica
5 8 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.16%) OpenCart
7 3 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
7 3 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.080%) ION MarketView
8 2 (0.080%) RMDS
8 2 (0.080%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.040%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.040%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.040%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.040%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.040%) osCommerce
9 1 (0.040%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.040%) Shopify
9 1 (0.040%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 297 (11.88%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (3.40%) GitHub
3 83 (3.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 52 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
5 39 (1.56%) Amazon S3
5 39 (1.56%) SaaS
6 26 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
6 26 (1.04%) PaaS
7 23 (0.92%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 23 (0.92%) Route 53
8 22 (0.88%) Amazon ELB
9 18 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
10 15 (0.60%) Amazon SQS
10 15 (0.60%) Google Analytics
11 13 (0.52%) CloudFront
12 12 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
13 11 (0.44%) DigitalOcean
14 10 (0.40%) IaaS
14 10 (0.40%) Office 365
15 7 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 169 (6.76%) Network Security
2 161 (6.44%) HTTP
3 88 (3.52%) DNS
4 76 (3.04%) Firewall
5 60 (2.40%) Internet
6 47 (1.88%) TCP/IP
7 42 (1.68%) SSL
8 39 (1.56%) LDAP
9 30 (1.20%) DHCP
10 24 (0.96%) SSH
10 24 (0.96%) VPN
11 21 (0.84%) X.509
12 19 (0.76%) FTP
13 18 (0.72%) LAN
14 16 (0.64%) WAN
15 15 (0.60%) Intranet
15 15 (0.60%) SMTP
16 14 (0.56%) SAN
17 12 (0.48%) AMQP
17 12 (0.48%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 893 (35.72%) MySQL
2 233 (9.32%) PostgreSQL
3 195 (7.80%) MongoDB
4 165 (6.60%) Relational Database
5 144 (5.76%) SQL Server
6 143 (5.72%) NoSQL
7 83 (3.32%) Redis
8 36 (1.44%) Amazon RDS
9 35 (1.40%) Big Data
10 29 (1.16%) CouchDB
10 29 (1.16%) Hadoop
11 26 (1.04%) DB2
12 25 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
13 21 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
14 17 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
14 17 (0.68%) Oracle Database
15 16 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
15 16 (0.64%) RDBMS
16 13 (0.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 13 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 593 (23.72%) Git (software)
2 326 (13.04%) Jenkins
3 167 (6.68%) Subversion
4 126 (5.04%) JIRA
5 91 (3.64%) Cucumber
6 74 (2.96%) PHPUnit
7 60 (2.40%) Vagrant
8 58 (2.32%) Selenium
9 57 (2.28%) Grunt
9 57 (2.28%) gulp
10 56 (2.24%) WebDriver
11 53 (2.12%) Mercurial
12 37 (1.48%) Jasmine
13 29 (1.16%) Hudson
14 28 (1.12%) Ant
15 27 (1.08%) JUnit
15 27 (1.08%) Travis CI
16 26 (1.04%) Protractor
17 25 (1.00%) Maven
18 22 (0.88%) CircleCI
General
1 166 (6.64%) Finance
2 131 (5.24%) Marketing
3 62 (2.48%) Retail
4 54 (2.16%) Publishing
5 42 (1.68%) Telecoms
6 34 (1.36%) Manufacturing
7 32 (1.28%) Advertising
8 28 (1.12%) Electronics
9 21 (0.84%) Games
10 20 (0.80%) Banking
11 15 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
12 14 (0.56%) Back Office
13 12 (0.48%) Automotive
14 11 (0.44%) Law
15 9 (0.36%) Billing
16 6 (0.24%) Legal
17 4 (0.16%) Military
18 3 (0.12%) Financial Institution
18 3 (0.12%) Front Office
18 3 (0.12%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1790 (71.60%) Developer
2 855 (34.20%) PHP Developer
3 210 (8.40%) JavaScript Developer
4 202 (8.08%) Senior Developer
5 193 (7.72%) Web Developer
6 190 (7.60%) Drupal Developer
7 177 (7.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 149 (5.96%) DevOps Engineer
9 133 (5.32%) Magento Developer
10 119 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
10 119 (4.76%) HTML Developer
11 94 (3.76%) HTML CSS Developer
12 91 (3.64%) Architect
13 84 (3.36%) PHP Web Developer
14 80 (3.20%) Symfony Developer
15 78 (3.12%) Senior PHP Developer
16 74 (2.96%) MySQL Developer
16 74 (2.96%) PHP MySQL Developer
16 74 (2.96%) PHP Symfony Developer
17 72 (2.88%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1222 (48.88%) HTML
2 1134 (45.36%) CSS
3 445 (17.80%) jQuery
4 432 (17.28%) HTML5
5 356 (14.24%) Web Services
6 354 (14.16%) AngularJS
7 327 (13.08%) Symfony
8 325 (13.00%) LAMP
9 301 (12.04%) CSS3
10 270 (10.80%) Node.js
11 246 (9.84%) XML
12 221 (8.84%) JSON
13 198 (7.92%) Laravel
14 195 (7.80%) .NET
15 192 (7.68%) REST
16 155 (6.20%) Sass
17 150 (6.00%) RESTful
18 125 (5.00%) React
19 110 (4.40%) Ajax
20 107 (4.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 173 (6.92%) Digital Media
2 152 (6.08%) User Experience
3 80 (3.20%) Computer Science
4 57 (2.28%) Visualisation
5 50 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
6 47 (1.88%) Mobile App
7 41 (1.64%) NHS
8 38 (1.52%) Data Centre
9 31 (1.24%) e-Learning
10 28 (1.12%) Social Media
11 24 (0.96%) Data Structures
12 20 (0.80%) Fintech
13 19 (0.76%) Clustering
13 19 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
14 16 (0.64%) Algorithms
14 16 (0.64%) CMDB
14 16 (0.64%) Replication
15 14 (0.56%) Public Cloud
16 13 (0.52%) Statistics
17 12 (0.48%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 641 (25.64%) Linux
2 218 (8.72%) Unix
3 142 (5.68%) Windows
4 111 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 94 (3.76%) CentOS
6 58 (2.32%) Apple iOS
7 55 (2.20%) Mac OS X
8 52 (2.08%) Android
9 47 (1.88%) Ubuntu
10 39 (1.56%) Windows Server
11 28 (1.12%) AIX
12 24 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
13 22 (0.88%) Solaris
14 18 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
15 17 (0.68%) Debian
16 10 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
17 7 (0.28%) SUSE
18 6 (0.24%) Windows 2000
19 5 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
20 4 (0.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 790 (31.60%) Agile Software Development
2 657 (26.28%) Web Development
3 362 (14.48%) OO
4 335 (13.40%) MVC
5 307 (12.28%) Continuous Integration
6 300 (12.00%) E-Commerce
7 273 (10.92%) TDD
8 247 (9.88%) Scrum
9 237 (9.48%) Front End Development
10 235 (9.40%) DevOps
11 225 (9.00%) BDD
12 210 (8.40%) CRM
13 199 (7.96%) Open Source
14 195 (7.80%) Configuration Management
15 190 (7.60%) OO PHP
16 170 (6.80%) OOP
17 164 (6.56%) ERP
18 136 (5.44%) Responsive Web Design
19 102 (4.08%) Mentoring
20 96 (3.84%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1368 (54.72%) JavaScript
2 574 (22.96%) Java
3 429 (17.16%) Python
4 351 (14.04%) SQL
5 253 (10.12%) Ruby
6 222 (8.88%) Perl
7 146 (5.84%) C#
8 145 (5.80%) Bash Shell
9 78 (3.12%) C++
10 58 (2.32%) PowerShell
11 56 (2.24%) C
12 52 (2.08%) PHP 5
13 34 (1.36%) Shell Script
14 29 (1.16%) Scala
15 28 (1.12%) Go
16 16 (0.64%) T-SQL
17 14 (0.56%) Objective-C
17 14 (0.56%) TypeScript
17 14 (0.56%) VB
18 13 (0.52%) R
Qualifications
1 136 (5.44%) Security Cleared
2 97 (3.88%) Degree
3 95 (3.80%) SC Cleared
4 23 (0.92%) DBS Check
5 18 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
5 18 (0.72%) CHECK Team Member
6 15 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (0.56%) CCNP
8 13 (0.52%) ISTQB
9 12 (0.48%) ISEB
10 10 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (0.28%) DV Cleared
12 6 (0.24%) RHCE
13 4 (0.16%) MCSA
13 4 (0.16%) MCSE
14 3 (0.12%) AWS Certification
14 3 (0.12%) CCNA
14 3 (0.12%) CISSP
14 3 (0.12%) MCP
14 3 (0.12%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (3.48%) QA
2 27 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
3 15 (0.60%) Data Quality
3 15 (0.60%) WAI
4 6 (0.24%) HL7
4 6 (0.24%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.16%) SDET
6 2 (0.080%) WCAG
7 1 (0.040%) Basel II
7 1 (0.040%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.040%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.040%) SLA
System Software
1 187 (7.48%) Docker
2 80 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (1.92%) Active Directory
4 28 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
5 24 (0.96%) Varnish
6 14 (0.56%) Squid
7 13 (0.52%) Hyper-V
8 12 (0.48%) NFS
9 11 (0.44%) vCloud
10 9 (0.36%) Postfix
10 9 (0.36%) RHEV
11 8 (0.32%) iptables
12 7 (0.28%) Sendmail
13 6 (0.24%) Apache Flume
13 6 (0.24%) FreeRADIUS
13 6 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
14 5 (0.20%) Dovecot
14 5 (0.20%) KVM
14 5 (0.20%) VirtualBox
14 5 (0.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 245 (9.80%) Puppet
2 179 (7.16%) Opscode Chef
3 158 (6.32%) Ansible
4 72 (2.88%) Nagios
5 39 (1.56%) Kubernetes
5 39 (1.56%) Salt
6 32 (1.28%) logstash
7 27 (1.08%) Kibana
7 27 (1.08%) Terraform
8 22 (0.88%) HAProxy
9 18 (0.72%) Grafana
10 16 (0.64%) ZABBIX
11 9 (0.36%) Cacti
11 9 (0.36%) Control-M
11 9 (0.36%) SCOM
11 9 (0.36%) StatsD
11 9 (0.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 9 (0.36%) WSUS
12 8 (0.32%) Graphite
13 6 (0.24%) Icinga
Vendors
1 261 (10.44%) Zend
2 146 (5.84%) Oracle
3 120 (4.80%) VMware
4 108 (4.32%) Red Hat
5 89 (3.56%) Microsoft
6 72 (2.88%) Adobe
7 46 (1.84%) Google
8 42 (1.68%) Rackspace
9 34 (1.36%) SAP
10 27 (1.08%) HP
11 24 (0.96%) IBM
12 23 (0.92%) Splunk
13 20 (0.80%) SaltStack
14 19 (0.76%) Cisco
15 17 (0.68%) Atlassian
15 17 (0.68%) hybris
15 17 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
16 15 (0.60%) Sybase
17 13 (0.52%) ServiceNow
18 12 (0.48%) Sitecore
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £240 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: to £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: From £28,495 to £31,743 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Robert Half
Rate: £275 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £290 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
Austin Fraser
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier IT
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Spring Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Reed Technology
Rate: NEGOTIABLE
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harris Global
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cramlington, Northumberland
printed.com
Rate: From £100 to £150 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Seven Principles Consulting
Rate: From £350 to £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
FT Select
Rate: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Robert Half
Rate: £275 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Rate: £325 - £350 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
24 Seven
Rate: Market related
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Knowit
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 5 days ago