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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 80 87 62
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -25
Contract jobs citing PHP 1407 1264 1543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.80% 2.42% 3.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.95% 6.28% 8.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1041 941 1062
Median daily rate £375 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 19
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.12 £31.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.65% -30.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £8.00 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.60 £36.50 £73.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £18.75 £33.78
% change year-on-year
-17.33% -44.48%
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
20231 20113 18841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.31% 38.56% 37.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13985 13724 12143
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 431 442 382
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.10 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 30 August 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 -11 665 £400 +6.66% 219
South East +7 241 £350 +16.66% 142
Yorkshire +5 119 £325 -7.14% 84
North West +40 94 £326 +0.93% 118
East Midlands +41 91 £390 +24.80% 64
West Midlands -7 71 £319 +15.90% 47
East of England -5 60 £350 +16.66% 53
South West -8 43 £316 -9.64% 66
North East -19 16 £300 -38.77% 16
Midlands - 1 £500 -
PHP
UK

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 1604 (57.76%) JavaScript
2 1283 (46.20%) HTML
3 1205 (43.39%) CSS
4 946 (34.07%) MySQL
5 871 (31.36%) Agile Software Development
6 826 (29.74%) Java
7 819 (29.49%) Web Development
8 705 (25.39%) Linux
9 575 (20.71%) Git (software)
10 507 (18.26%) jQuery
11 506 (18.22%) HTML5
12 430 (15.48%) SQL
13 415 (14.94%) CRM
14 403 (14.51%) Python
15 387 (13.94%) Digital Media
16 382 (13.76%) AngularJS
17 379 (13.65%) MVC
18 377 (13.58%) ERP
19 367 (13.22%) Network Security
19 367 (13.22%) CSS3
20 364 (13.11%) LAMP
21 344 (12.39%) Web Services
22 343 (12.35%) Amazon AWS
23 331 (11.92%) OO
24 312 (11.24%) Apache
25 305 (10.98%) XML
26 304 (10.95%) E-Commerce
27 302 (10.88%) DevOps
28 296 (10.66%) Front End Development
29 294 (10.59%) .NET

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
1 312 (11.24%) Apache
2 292 (10.51%) Drupal
3 265 (9.54%) WordPress
4 203 (7.31%) CMS
5 113 (4.07%) Tomcat
6 106 (3.82%) Elasticsearch
7 92 (3.31%) nginx
8 70 (2.52%) IIS
9 59 (2.12%) Confluence
10 54 (1.94%) SharePoint
11 36 (1.30%) JBoss
12 33 (1.19%) Joomla!
13 31 (1.12%) Moodle
14 28 (1.01%) WebLogic
15 24 (0.86%) WebSphere
16 21 (0.76%) Apache Solr
17 20 (0.72%) SAS
18 14 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
18 14 (0.50%) OpenStack
18 14 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 80 (2.88%) Photoshop
2 47 (1.69%) MS Excel
3 33 (1.19%) MS Office
4 29 (1.04%) Adobe Illustrator
5 20 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 12 (0.43%) SPSS
7 9 (0.32%) Stata
8 8 (0.29%) Fireworks
8 8 (0.29%) MS Visio
9 5 (0.18%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.14%) InDesign
11 3 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
11 3 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
12 2 (0.072%) Acrobat
12 2 (0.072%) GIMP
12 2 (0.072%) InVision
13 1 (0.036%) Houdini
13 1 (0.036%) MS Project
13 1 (0.036%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 185 (6.66%) Magento
2 15 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 9 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
5 6 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 4 (0.14%) BigMachines
7 4 (0.14%) Eloqua
7 4 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
8 3 (0.11%) OpenCart
8 3 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.11%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.072%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.072%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.072%) ION MarketView
9 2 (0.072%) RMDS
10 1 (0.036%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.036%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 343 (12.35%) Amazon AWS
2 99 (3.56%) GitHub
3 84 (3.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 53 (1.91%) Amazon EC2
5 36 (1.30%) Amazon S3
6 33 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
7 29 (1.04%) SaaS
8 23 (0.83%) Office 365
9 19 (0.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 19 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
10 18 (0.65%) Route 53
11 17 (0.61%) Amazon Kinesis
11 17 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
12 13 (0.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 13 (0.47%) PaaS
13 12 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
14 11 (0.40%) DigitalOcean
14 11 (0.40%) Google Analytics
15 10 (0.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 10 (0.36%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 367 (13.22%) Network Security
2 90 (3.24%) DNS
3 88 (3.17%) HTTP
4 82 (2.95%) Firewall
5 81 (2.92%) Internet
6 49 (1.76%) LDAP
7 47 (1.69%) TCP/IP
8 36 (1.30%) SSL
9 28 (1.01%) DHCP
9 28 (1.01%) VPN
10 22 (0.79%) LAN
11 21 (0.76%) SAN
11 21 (0.76%) WAN
12 18 (0.65%) SMTP
12 18 (0.65%) SSH
13 16 (0.58%) Reverse Proxy
13 16 (0.58%) X.509
14 14 (0.50%) SNMP
15 13 (0.47%) DMZ
16 12 (0.43%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 946 (34.07%) MySQL
2 200 (7.20%) SQL Server
3 191 (6.88%) MongoDB
4 183 (6.59%) PostgreSQL
5 158 (5.69%) NoSQL
6 103 (3.71%) Relational Database
7 63 (2.27%) Redis
8 56 (2.02%) Big Data
9 40 (1.44%) DB2
9 40 (1.44%) Oracle Database
10 36 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
11 34 (1.22%) CouchDB
12 31 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
13 25 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
14 22 (0.79%) Hadoop
15 21 (0.76%) Data Mining
16 17 (0.61%) RDBMS
17 16 (0.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 16 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
18 14 (0.50%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 575 (20.71%) Git (software)
2 273 (9.83%) Jenkins
3 172 (6.19%) Subversion
4 123 (4.43%) JIRA
5 91 (3.28%) PHPUnit
6 87 (3.13%) Cucumber
7 81 (2.92%) gulp
8 74 (2.66%) Grunt
9 71 (2.56%) WebDriver
10 61 (2.20%) Selenium
11 60 (2.16%) Vagrant
12 48 (1.73%) Mercurial
13 45 (1.62%) Maven
14 41 (1.48%) Ant
15 38 (1.37%) Jasmine
16 35 (1.26%) Visual Studio
17 31 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
18 30 (1.08%) Hudson
18 30 (1.08%) Sonatype Nexus
19 29 (1.04%) Travis CI
General
1 189 (6.81%) Finance
2 121 (4.36%) Marketing
3 91 (3.28%) Retail
4 65 (2.34%) Telecoms
5 57 (2.05%) Publishing
6 55 (1.98%) Games
7 27 (0.97%) Advertising
7 27 (0.97%) Banking
8 26 (0.94%) Manufacturing
9 23 (0.83%) Electronics
10 16 (0.58%) Back Office
11 14 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
12 10 (0.36%) Law
13 9 (0.32%) Automotive
13 9 (0.32%) Billing
14 8 (0.29%) Legal
14 8 (0.29%) Military
15 7 (0.25%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.18%) German Language
17 4 (0.14%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1835 (66.08%) Developer
2 857 (30.86%) PHP Developer
3 219 (7.89%) JavaScript Developer
4 209 (7.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 178 (6.41%) Web Developer
6 167 (6.01%) DevOps Engineer
7 164 (5.91%) Senior Developer
8 158 (5.69%) Drupal Developer
9 128 (4.61%) HTML Developer
10 124 (4.47%) Magento Developer
11 117 (4.21%) Architect
12 100 (3.60%) Full Stack Developer
12 100 (3.60%) HTML CSS Developer
13 95 (3.42%) Administrator
14 88 (3.17%) WordPress Developer
15 80 (2.88%) PHP Web Developer
16 79 (2.84%) Analyst
17 73 (2.63%) MySQL Developer
18 72 (2.59%) PHP MySQL Developer
18 72 (2.59%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1283 (46.20%) HTML
2 1205 (43.39%) CSS
3 507 (18.26%) jQuery
4 506 (18.22%) HTML5
5 382 (13.76%) AngularJS
6 367 (13.22%) CSS3
7 364 (13.11%) LAMP
8 344 (12.39%) Web Services
9 305 (10.98%) XML
10 294 (10.59%) .NET
11 279 (10.05%) Symfony
12 250 (9.00%) Node.js
13 189 (6.81%) Laravel
14 176 (6.34%) JSON
15 168 (6.05%) RESTful
16 163 (5.87%) Sass
17 159 (5.73%) REST
18 143 (5.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 139 (5.01%) Ajax
20 136 (4.90%) React
Miscellaneous
1 387 (13.94%) Digital Media
2 158 (5.69%) User Experience
3 94 (3.38%) Computer Science
4 87 (3.13%) Mobile App
5 76 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
6 49 (1.76%) e-Learning
7 36 (1.30%) Data Centre
8 28 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
9 26 (0.94%) Visualisation
10 25 (0.90%) NHS
11 24 (0.86%) Fintech
11 24 (0.86%) Social Media
12 20 (0.72%) Clustering
13 19 (0.68%) Algorithms
14 17 (0.61%) Management Information System
15 16 (0.58%) CMDB
15 16 (0.58%) Replication
16 14 (0.50%) Performance Metrics
16 14 (0.50%) W3C
17 13 (0.47%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 705 (25.39%) Linux
2 222 (7.99%) Unix
3 192 (6.91%) Windows
4 146 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 118 (4.25%) CentOS
6 74 (2.66%) Apple iOS
7 63 (2.27%) Ubuntu
8 61 (2.20%) Windows Server
9 59 (2.12%) Android
10 29 (1.04%) AIX
11 27 (0.97%) Mac OS X
11 27 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
12 23 (0.83%) Solaris
13 22 (0.79%) Debian
13 22 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (0.40%) Windows 7
15 10 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
16 9 (0.32%) Fedora
17 7 (0.25%) VMS
17 7 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 871 (31.36%) Agile Software Development
2 819 (29.49%) Web Development
3 415 (14.94%) CRM
4 379 (13.65%) MVC
5 377 (13.58%) ERP
6 331 (11.92%) OO
7 304 (10.95%) E-Commerce
8 302 (10.88%) DevOps
9 296 (10.66%) Front End Development
10 288 (10.37%) Continuous Integration
10 288 (10.37%) TDD
11 282 (10.15%) Scrum
12 230 (8.28%) BDD
13 221 (7.96%) Open Source
14 172 (6.19%) OOP
15 144 (5.19%) Configuration Management
16 143 (5.15%) OO PHP
17 101 (3.64%) Responsive Web Design
18 99 (3.56%) ITIL
19 93 (3.35%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1604 (57.76%) JavaScript
2 826 (29.74%) Java
3 430 (15.48%) SQL
4 403 (14.51%) Python
5 286 (10.30%) Ruby
6 236 (8.50%) Perl
7 213 (7.67%) C#
8 159 (5.73%) Bash Shell
9 78 (2.81%) C++
10 69 (2.48%) Shell Script
11 67 (2.41%) PowerShell
12 55 (1.98%) PHP 5
13 52 (1.87%) C
14 38 (1.37%) PL/SQL
15 33 (1.19%) Scala
15 33 (1.19%) VB
16 23 (0.83%) T-SQL
17 22 (0.79%) Go
18 20 (0.72%) R
19 19 (0.68%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 133 (4.79%) Degree
2 123 (4.43%) Security Cleared
3 90 (3.24%) SC Cleared
4 24 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (0.83%) ISEB
6 21 (0.76%) CCNP
7 19 (0.68%) CHECK Team Member
8 18 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
8 18 (0.65%) ISTQB
8 18 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (0.50%) DBS Check
10 13 (0.47%) RHCE
11 12 (0.43%) DV Cleared
12 11 (0.40%) PMI Certification
13 8 (0.29%) MCITP
13 8 (0.29%) MCTS
14 6 (0.22%) AWS Certification
14 6 (0.22%) CCNA
14 6 (0.22%) PMP
14 6 (0.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (2.92%) QA
2 24 (0.86%) WAI
3 13 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
4 10 (0.36%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.25%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.14%) HL7
7 4 (0.14%) SLA
8 1 (0.036%) Basel II
8 1 (0.036%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.036%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.036%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.036%) SDET
8 1 (0.036%) SEPA
8 1 (0.036%) WCAG
System Software
1 179 (6.45%) Docker
2 80 (2.88%) Active Directory
3 72 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
5 25 (0.90%) Varnish
6 19 (0.68%) vCloud
7 14 (0.50%) NFS
8 12 (0.43%) iptables
8 12 (0.43%) Postfix
9 11 (0.40%) Hyper-V
9 11 (0.40%) Squid
10 10 (0.36%) KVM
11 9 (0.32%) RHEV
12 7 (0.25%) UAG
12 7 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (0.25%) vSphere
13 6 (0.22%) Sendmail
14 5 (0.18%) VirtualBox
15 4 (0.14%) Apache Flume
15 4 (0.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 267 (9.61%) Puppet
2 180 (6.48%) Opscode Chef
3 162 (5.83%) Ansible
4 92 (3.31%) Nagios
5 38 (1.37%) logstash
6 36 (1.30%) Salt
7 34 (1.22%) HAProxy
8 32 (1.15%) Kibana
8 32 (1.15%) ZABBIX
9 30 (1.08%) Terraform
10 27 (0.97%) Kubernetes
11 18 (0.65%) SCCM
12 16 (0.58%) HP SiteScope
12 16 (0.58%) Rundeck
12 16 (0.58%) SCOM
13 13 (0.47%) Grafana
14 12 (0.43%) Graphite
14 12 (0.43%) Zenoss
15 11 (0.40%) CFEngine
15 11 (0.40%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 227 (8.17%) Zend
2 204 (7.35%) Oracle
3 154 (5.55%) Red Hat
4 148 (5.33%) VMware
5 143 (5.15%) Microsoft
6 68 (2.45%) Adobe
7 54 (1.94%) Google
8 41 (1.48%) IBM
9 37 (1.33%) Splunk
10 32 (1.15%) SAP
11 29 (1.04%) HP
12 25 (0.90%) Rackspace
13 23 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
14 22 (0.79%) Cisco
15 21 (0.76%) Citrix
16 20 (0.72%) Sybase
17 19 (0.68%) hybris
17 19 (0.68%) Informatica
18 18 (0.65%) New Relic
18 18 (0.65%) Teradata
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Premier IT
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £180 - £225 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Berkshire
set2recruit
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Premier IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Premier IT
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 400 - 450
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day 3 month rolling contracts- Long term project
Posted: 11 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £430 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £300 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £330 - £430 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £360 - £380 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
North London
Stratospherec
Rate: From £500 to £525 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: ££competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Premier IT
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Austin Fraser
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago