The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills 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 over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 97 81 70
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -11
Contract jobs citing PHP 1031 1122 1261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.22% 2.41% 2.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.75% 6.35% 7.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 722 793 875
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 35
Average hourly rate £36.25 £30.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £14.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.17 £37.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £30.20 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+17.54% +38.85%
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
17933 17670 17036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.58% 37.97% 37.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12294 11854 10829
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 479 402 462
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £19.85 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.39 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 February 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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the England region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
London -8 530 £400 +6.66% 347
South East -5 172 £350 +7.69% 175
Yorkshire -19 73 £305 -15.86% 123
North West -1 68 £300 -3.22% 119
West Midlands -4 47 £280 -2.60% 54
South West -60 45 £310 -22.50% 60
East Midlands +5 40 £350 +27.27% 89
East of England -17 39 £328 +19.09% 45
North East -19 9 £335 +11.66% 22
PHP
UK

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing PHP also 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 that cited PHP.

1 1309 (58.52%) JavaScript
2 1295 (57.89%) HTML
3 1232 (55.07%) CSS
4 877 (39.20%) MySQL
5 712 (31.83%) Agile Software Development
6 590 (26.37%) jQuery
7 579 (25.88%) HTML5
8 506 (22.62%) Git (software)
9 505 (22.57%) Java
10 494 (22.08%) Linux
11 417 (18.64%) SQL
12 391 (17.48%) CSS3
13 384 (17.17%) Python
14 357 (15.96%) OO
15 337 (15.06%) TDD
16 320 (14.30%) MVC
17 296 (13.23%) Front End Development
18 292 (13.05%) LAMP
19 291 (13.01%) AngularJS
20 288 (12.87%) Apache
21 285 (12.74%) Drupal
22 263 (11.76%) Web Services
23 255 (11.40%) Web Development
24 252 (11.27%) Node.js
25 244 (10.91%) WordPress
26 241 (10.77%) Ruby
27 240 (10.73%) E-Commerce
28 236 (10.55%) CMS
29 221 (9.88%) Perl
30 216 (9.66%) XML

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing PHP also 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 that cited PHP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 288 (12.87%) Apache
2 285 (12.74%) Drupal
3 252 (11.27%) Node.js
4 244 (10.91%) WordPress
5 236 (10.55%) CMS
6 83 (3.71%) Tomcat
7 68 (3.04%) nginx
8 57 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
8 57 (2.55%) JBoss
9 56 (2.50%) IIS
10 49 (2.19%) Apache Solr
11 36 (1.61%) Confluence
12 35 (1.56%) Joomla!
13 33 (1.48%) Moodle
14 27 (1.21%) SharePoint
15 16 (0.72%) Alfresco
15 16 (0.72%) Apache Spark
16 14 (0.63%) ExpressionEngine
17 13 (0.58%) OpenStack
17 13 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 102 (4.56%) Photoshop
2 36 (1.61%) MS Excel
3 20 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
4 18 (0.80%) MS Visio
5 17 (0.76%) MS Office
6 15 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
7 11 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 9 (0.40%) Fireworks
9 5 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (0.18%) SPSS
11 3 (0.13%) GIMP
11 3 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
12 2 (0.089%) 3ds Max
12 2 (0.089%) Acrobat
12 2 (0.089%) InDesign
12 2 (0.089%) Stata
13 1 (0.045%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 178 (7.96%) Magento
2 40 (1.79%) BigMachines
2 40 (1.79%) Eloqua
3 11 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 9 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.27%) Oracle CRM
6 5 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.13%) ResourceLink
7 3 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.089%) OpenCart
8 2 (0.089%) OpenText Process Suite
8 2 (0.089%) osCommerce
8 2 (0.089%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.089%) Shopify
9 1 (0.045%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.045%) Oracle HRMS
9 1 (0.045%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.045%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.045%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.045%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 183 (8.18%) Amazon AWS
2 72 (3.22%) GitHub
3 67 (3.00%) SaaS
4 46 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
5 31 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
5 31 (1.39%) Google Analytics
6 29 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
7 21 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
8 16 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
9 15 (0.67%) Adobe Analytics
10 11 (0.49%) Amazon S3
10 11 (0.49%) MailChimp
11 9 (0.40%) IaaS
12 8 (0.36%) AdWords
12 8 (0.36%) Google Tag Manager
13 7 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 7 (0.31%) PaaS
14 6 (0.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 6 (0.27%) Heroku
15 4 (0.18%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 90 (4.02%) HTTP
2 51 (2.28%) TCP/IP
3 48 (2.15%) Internet
4 45 (2.01%) Intranet
5 30 (1.34%) DNS
5 30 (1.34%) FTP
6 26 (1.16%) SSH
7 24 (1.07%) Wi-Fi
8 22 (0.98%) Firewall
8 22 (0.98%) SMTP
9 21 (0.94%) LDAP
10 19 (0.85%) 3G
10 19 (0.85%) 4G
11 14 (0.63%) SSL
12 10 (0.45%) VPN
13 9 (0.40%) DHCP
13 9 (0.40%) DMZ
14 7 (0.31%) HTTPS
14 7 (0.31%) SAN
14 7 (0.31%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 877 (39.20%) MySQL
2 168 (7.51%) PostgreSQL
3 160 (7.15%) MongoDB
4 125 (5.59%) SQL Server
5 105 (4.69%) NoSQL
6 96 (4.29%) Relational Database
7 69 (3.08%) Redis
8 59 (2.64%) Big Data
9 37 (1.65%) Oracle Database
10 36 (1.61%) Hadoop
11 31 (1.39%) Jackrabbit
12 26 (1.16%) Pentaho
13 22 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
14 18 (0.80%) Apache Hive
15 17 (0.76%) DB2
16 15 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
16 15 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
16 15 (0.67%) HBase
17 12 (0.54%) RDBMS
18 11 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 506 (22.62%) Git (software)
2 180 (8.05%) Subversion
3 153 (6.84%) Jenkins
4 134 (5.99%) JIRA
5 115 (5.14%) Selenium
6 86 (3.84%) Grunt
7 85 (3.80%) PHPUnit
8 69 (3.08%) Maven
9 59 (2.64%) Cucumber
10 56 (2.50%) gulp
11 50 (2.24%) Vagrant
12 47 (2.10%) Oracle APEX
13 46 (2.06%) TeamCity
14 41 (1.83%) WebDriver
15 39 (1.74%) Jasmine
16 36 (1.61%) Eclipse
16 36 (1.61%) Mockito
17 32 (1.43%) JUnit
18 30 (1.34%) Visual Studio
19 28 (1.25%) Ant
General
1 156 (6.97%) Finance
2 122 (5.45%) Marketing
3 66 (2.95%) Retail
4 56 (2.50%) Publishing
5 38 (1.70%) Games
6 36 (1.61%) Telecoms
7 30 (1.34%) Advertising
7 30 (1.34%) Banking
8 15 (0.67%) Manufacturing
9 13 (0.58%) Legal
10 11 (0.49%) Electronics
11 9 (0.40%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.27%) Back Office
12 6 (0.27%) Billing
13 5 (0.22%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.22%) Online Betting
14 3 (0.13%) Front Office
14 3 (0.13%) Local Government
14 3 (0.13%) Military
15 2 (0.089%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1740 (77.78%) Developer
2 845 (37.77%) PHP Developer
3 250 (11.18%) Web Developer
4 226 (10.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 221 (9.88%) JavaScript Developer
6 173 (7.73%) HTML Developer
7 161 (7.20%) Senior Developer
8 154 (6.88%) Drupal Developer
9 135 (6.03%) HTML CSS Developer
10 109 (4.87%) Full Stack Developer
11 99 (4.43%) Java Developer
12 97 (4.34%) Magento Developer
13 89 (3.98%) PHP Web Developer
14 85 (3.80%) Senior PHP Developer
15 76 (3.40%) WordPress Developer
16 67 (3.00%) MySQL Developer
17 63 (2.82%) Angular Developer
17 63 (2.82%) PHP MySQL Developer
18 62 (2.77%) Analyst
19 58 (2.59%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1295 (57.89%) HTML
2 1232 (55.07%) CSS
3 590 (26.37%) jQuery
4 579 (25.88%) HTML5
5 391 (17.48%) CSS3
6 292 (13.05%) LAMP
7 291 (13.01%) AngularJS
8 263 (11.76%) Web Services
9 216 (9.66%) XML
10 207 (9.25%) Symfony
11 198 (8.85%) .NET
12 195 (8.72%) Sass
13 189 (8.45%) Laravel
14 179 (8.00%) JSON
15 170 (7.60%) Ajax
16 158 (7.06%) REST
17 150 (6.71%) RESTful
18 129 (5.77%) LESS
19 128 (5.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 110 (4.92%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 146 (6.53%) User Experience
2 81 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
3 60 (2.68%) Computer Science
4 54 (2.41%) Mobile App
5 45 (2.01%) Social Media
6 32 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
7 22 (0.98%) Data Structures
7 22 (0.98%) Fintech
8 20 (0.89%) W3C
9 18 (0.80%) Algorithms
10 17 (0.76%) Animation
10 17 (0.76%) Digital Media
11 14 (0.63%) Data Centre
11 14 (0.63%) e-Learning
11 14 (0.63%) Management Information System
11 14 (0.63%) NHS
12 13 (0.58%) Clustering
12 13 (0.58%) Visualisation
13 10 (0.45%) Replication
14 9 (0.40%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 494 (22.08%) Linux
2 181 (8.09%) Unix
3 129 (5.77%) Windows
4 75 (3.35%) CentOS
5 71 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 56 (2.50%) Android
7 48 (2.15%) Apple iOS
8 44 (1.97%) Windows Server
9 43 (1.92%) Ubuntu
10 27 (1.21%) Mac OS
11 24 (1.07%) Debian
12 16 (0.72%) Mac OS X
13 13 (0.58%) Solaris
14 10 (0.45%) AIX
15 8 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
16 7 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
17 6 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
18 5 (0.22%) zOS
19 4 (0.18%) Fedora
19 4 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 712 (31.83%) Agile Software Development
2 357 (15.96%) OO
3 337 (15.06%) TDD
4 320 (14.30%) MVC
5 296 (13.23%) Front End Development
6 255 (11.40%) Web Development
7 240 (10.73%) E-Commerce
8 215 (9.61%) BDD
9 192 (8.58%) Scrum
10 181 (8.09%) Continuous Integration
10 181 (8.09%) Open Source
11 158 (7.06%) OOP
12 148 (6.62%) Unit Testing
13 136 (6.08%) DevOps
14 130 (5.81%) OO PHP
15 119 (5.32%) Responsive Web Design
16 84 (3.76%) Software Engineering
17 83 (3.71%) CRM
18 76 (3.40%) Analytics
19 74 (3.31%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1309 (58.52%) JavaScript
2 505 (22.57%) Java
3 417 (18.64%) SQL
4 384 (17.17%) Python
5 241 (10.77%) Ruby
6 221 (9.88%) Perl
7 107 (4.78%) C#
8 98 (4.38%) Bash Shell
9 80 (3.58%) C++
10 59 (2.64%) Scala
11 55 (2.46%) PHP 5
12 52 (2.32%) Shell Script
13 45 (2.01%) VB
14 39 (1.74%) ActionScript
14 39 (1.74%) Apex Code
15 38 (1.70%) C
16 29 (1.30%) PowerShell
17 27 (1.21%) Go
18 22 (0.98%) Objective-C
18 22 (0.98%) R
Qualifications
1 88 (3.93%) Degree
2 77 (3.44%) Security Cleared
3 39 (1.74%) SC Cleared
4 18 (0.80%) DV Cleared
5 12 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (0.45%) CCNP
7 9 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
7 9 (0.40%) Sun Certification
8 7 (0.31%) AWS Certification
8 7 (0.31%) PMI Certification
8 7 (0.31%) PMP
9 5 (0.22%) LPIC
9 5 (0.22%) RHCT
10 4 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.13%) CCNA
11 3 (0.13%) CREST Certified
11 3 (0.13%) ISEB
11 3 (0.13%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (0.089%) RHCSA
12 2 (0.089%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (3.31%) QA
2 34 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
3 22 (0.98%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.31%) WCAG
5 5 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.18%) WAI
7 2 (0.089%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 2 (0.089%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.089%) SDET
7 2 (0.089%) SLA
8 1 (0.045%) COBIT
8 1 (0.045%) HL7
8 1 (0.045%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 42 (1.88%) Docker
2 36 (1.61%) Varnish
3 35 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (0.80%) Active Directory
5 14 (0.63%) KVM
6 13 (0.58%) vCloud
7 7 (0.31%) iptables
8 5 (0.22%) Dovecot
8 5 (0.22%) Samba
8 5 (0.22%) Sendmail
8 5 (0.22%) Squid
9 4 (0.18%) BitLocker
9 4 (0.18%) HDFS
9 4 (0.18%) VirtualBox
9 4 (0.18%) Xen
10 3 (0.13%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.089%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.089%) Postfix
11 2 (0.089%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 125 (5.59%) Puppet
2 87 (3.89%) Opscode Chef
3 71 (3.17%) Ansible
4 30 (1.34%) Nagios
5 25 (1.12%) Salt
6 18 (0.80%) ZABBIX
7 17 (0.76%) logstash
8 13 (0.58%) Kibana
9 11 (0.49%) HAProxy
10 10 (0.45%) Cacti
10 10 (0.45%) CFEngine
11 8 (0.36%) Fluentd
11 8 (0.36%) Zenoss
12 7 (0.31%) OpenNebula
13 6 (0.27%) Rundeck
14 5 (0.22%) yum
15 4 (0.18%) Graphite
15 4 (0.18%) NetBackup
15 4 (0.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 3 (0.13%) cPanel
Vendors
1 195 (8.72%) Zend
2 150 (6.71%) Oracle
3 91 (4.07%) Google
4 84 (3.76%) Red Hat
5 74 (3.31%) Microsoft
6 56 (2.50%) Adobe
7 53 (2.37%) VMware
8 51 (2.28%) Salesforce.com
9 43 (1.92%) Siebel
10 29 (1.30%) Tableau
11 21 (0.94%) Alteryx
11 21 (0.94%) Rackspace
12 20 (0.89%) Cisco
12 20 (0.89%) SAP
12 20 (0.89%) Twitter
13 18 (0.80%) IBM
13 18 (0.80%) Informatica
14 17 (0.76%) Cloudera
14 17 (0.76%) Splunk
15 15 (0.67%) Facebook
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Montagu Olsen Associates
Rate: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
PCR
Rate: £350 - £395 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ISL
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £225 - £300 Per Day Contract
Posted: Yesterday
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Tiro Consultants
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Molesey, Surrey
Premier IT
Rate: £80 - £120 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £7.00 - £7.70 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
East Riding
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £280 - £380 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £250 - £300 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
ISL
Rate: £150 - £250 per day + Flexible or some remote work possible
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Austin Fraser
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Oscar
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Oscar
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago