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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
UK / England
Rank 111 98 78
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -20
Contract jobs citing PHP 890 1041 1150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.15% 2.24% 2.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.32% 5.74% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 759 848
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 13
Median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £24.23 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £49.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.45 £35.00 £27.18
% change year-on-year
-10.14% +28.79%

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
16742 18138 17622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.38% 39.00% 37.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 11545 12384 11993
Median daily rate £441 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 368 487 391
Median hourly rate £41.06 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.50 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.19%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 -19 461 £400 - 227
South East -46 105 £375 +11.11% 127
Yorkshire +28 85 £395 +21.53% 83
East of England +17 64 £306 -7.89% 53
North West +34 60 £338 +12.50% 76
West Midlands -1 45 £325 +16.07% 85
South West +11 35 £319 +6.25% 52
East Midlands 0 19 £350 - 49
North East -16 13 £350 - 15
Midlands - 2 £350 - 1
PHP
UK

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 1262 (54.66%) JavaScript
2 1173 (50.80%) HTML
3 1066 (46.17%) CSS
4 827 (35.82%) MySQL
5 726 (31.44%) Agile Software Development
6 593 (25.68%) Linux
7 571 (24.73%) Web Development
8 552 (23.91%) Git (software)
9 509 (22.04%) Java
10 427 (18.49%) Python
11 425 (18.41%) jQuery
12 412 (17.84%) HTML5
13 341 (14.77%) OO
14 330 (14.29%) AngularJS
15 327 (14.16%) Web Services
16 321 (13.90%) Jenkins
17 315 (13.64%) SQL
18 312 (13.51%) Symfony
19 307 (13.30%) MVC
20 299 (12.95%) Drupal
21 296 (12.82%) LAMP
22 280 (12.13%) Continuous Integration
23 279 (12.08%) Apache
24 277 (12.00%) CSS3
25 273 (11.82%) E-Commerce
26 272 (11.78%) Amazon AWS
27 263 (11.39%) Node.js
28 260 (11.26%) Zend
29 257 (11.13%) TDD
30 233 (10.09%) Scrum

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
1 299 (12.95%) Drupal
2 279 (12.08%) Apache
3 207 (8.96%) WordPress
4 158 (6.84%) CMS
5 121 (5.24%) nginx
6 107 (4.63%) Elasticsearch
7 95 (4.11%) Tomcat
8 52 (2.25%) Confluence
9 41 (1.78%) IIS
10 28 (1.21%) Moodle
11 25 (1.08%) Apache Solr
12 24 (1.04%) SharePoint
13 21 (0.91%) OpenStack
14 17 (0.74%) JBoss
15 16 (0.69%) Apache Spark
16 14 (0.61%) WebLogic
17 13 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
18 11 (0.48%) Joomla!
18 11 (0.48%) SilverStripe
18 11 (0.48%) Umbraco
Applications
1 60 (2.60%) Photoshop
2 31 (1.34%) MS Excel
3 16 (0.69%) MS Office
4 15 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
5 14 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 11 (0.48%) GIMP
7 7 (0.30%) Pixelmator
8 4 (0.17%) SPSS
9 3 (0.13%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.087%) InDesign
10 2 (0.087%) MS Project
10 2 (0.087%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.043%) HipChat
11 1 (0.043%) InVision
11 1 (0.043%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 159 (6.89%) Magento
2 20 (0.87%) Adobe Campaign
3 17 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 16 (0.69%) Unica
5 11 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
6 6 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.17%) OpenCart
8 2 (0.087%) ION MarketView
8 2 (0.087%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.087%) RMDS
8 2 (0.087%) Shopify
8 2 (0.087%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.043%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.043%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.043%) Eloqua
9 1 (0.043%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.043%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.043%) osCommerce
9 1 (0.043%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.043%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 272 (11.78%) Amazon AWS
2 84 (3.64%) GitHub
3 68 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 44 (1.91%) Amazon EC2
5 40 (1.73%) SaaS
6 31 (1.34%) Amazon S3
7 25 (1.08%) AWS CloudFormation
8 22 (0.95%) Amazon ELB
8 22 (0.95%) PaaS
9 18 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
10 17 (0.74%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 17 (0.74%) Route 53
11 16 (0.69%) Amazon SQS
12 15 (0.65%) Google Analytics
12 15 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
13 12 (0.52%) IaaS
14 11 (0.48%) CloudFront
15 7 (0.30%) Office 365
15 7 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 6 (0.26%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 165 (7.15%) HTTP
2 109 (4.72%) Network Security
3 77 (3.33%) DNS
4 60 (2.60%) TCP/IP
5 55 (2.38%) Firewall
6 48 (2.08%) Internet
7 46 (1.99%) SSL
8 37 (1.60%) LDAP
9 23 (1.00%) SSH
10 21 (0.91%) DHCP
11 19 (0.82%) Intranet
12 17 (0.74%) FTP
13 16 (0.69%) AMQP
14 15 (0.65%) SMTP
14 15 (0.65%) VPN
15 14 (0.61%) X.509
16 13 (0.56%) LAN
16 13 (0.56%) OpenLDAP
17 12 (0.52%) SAN
17 12 (0.52%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 827 (35.82%) MySQL
2 216 (9.35%) PostgreSQL
3 163 (7.06%) Relational Database
4 149 (6.45%) MongoDB
5 132 (5.72%) SQL Server
6 111 (4.81%) NoSQL
7 75 (3.25%) Redis
8 32 (1.39%) Big Data
9 31 (1.34%) Hadoop
10 27 (1.17%) Amazon RDS
10 27 (1.17%) CouchDB
11 23 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 22 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
13 18 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
13 18 (0.78%) DB2
14 16 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 14 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 14 (0.61%) RDBMS
16 12 (0.52%) MS Access
16 12 (0.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 552 (23.91%) Git (software)
2 321 (13.90%) Jenkins
3 158 (6.84%) Subversion
4 105 (4.55%) JIRA
5 83 (3.59%) Cucumber
6 65 (2.82%) PHPUnit
7 64 (2.77%) Selenium
8 57 (2.47%) Vagrant
9 49 (2.12%) Mercurial
10 44 (1.91%) WebDriver
11 43 (1.86%) Grunt
12 39 (1.69%) gulp
13 37 (1.60%) Jasmine
14 29 (1.26%) Hudson
14 29 (1.26%) Maven
15 26 (1.13%) JUnit
16 24 (1.04%) Travis CI
17 22 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 22 (0.95%) CircleCI
18 21 (0.91%) Ant
General
1 157 (6.80%) Finance
2 118 (5.11%) Marketing
3 51 (2.21%) Publishing
4 42 (1.82%) Retail
5 34 (1.47%) Telecoms
6 31 (1.34%) Manufacturing
7 27 (1.17%) Law
8 26 (1.13%) Advertising
9 24 (1.04%) Banking
9 24 (1.04%) Electronics
10 18 (0.78%) Games
11 12 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
12 11 (0.48%) Back Office
13 8 (0.35%) Automotive
14 5 (0.22%) Legal
15 3 (0.13%) Billing
15 3 (0.13%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.13%) Front Office
15 3 (0.13%) Military
15 3 (0.13%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1662 (71.98%) Developer
2 794 (34.39%) PHP Developer
3 200 (8.66%) JavaScript Developer
4 183 (7.93%) Web Developer
5 181 (7.84%) Senior Developer
6 175 (7.58%) Drupal Developer
7 166 (7.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 123 (5.33%) DevOps Engineer
9 114 (4.94%) Magento Developer
10 110 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
11 105 (4.55%) HTML Developer
12 85 (3.68%) Architect
12 85 (3.68%) HTML CSS Developer
13 81 (3.51%) PHP Web Developer
14 78 (3.38%) Symfony Developer
15 76 (3.29%) Senior PHP Developer
16 73 (3.16%) PHP Symfony Developer
17 64 (2.77%) MySQL Developer
17 64 (2.77%) PHP MySQL Developer
18 61 (2.64%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1173 (50.80%) HTML
2 1066 (46.17%) CSS
3 425 (18.41%) jQuery
4 412 (17.84%) HTML5
5 330 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 327 (14.16%) Web Services
7 312 (13.51%) Symfony
8 296 (12.82%) LAMP
9 277 (12.00%) CSS3
10 263 (11.39%) Node.js
11 233 (10.09%) XML
12 213 (9.22%) Laravel
13 207 (8.96%) JSON
14 182 (7.88%) REST
15 179 (7.75%) .NET
16 150 (6.50%) Sass
17 140 (6.06%) RESTful
18 128 (5.54%) React
19 97 (4.20%) Ajax
20 93 (4.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 141 (6.11%) User Experience
2 110 (4.76%) Digital Media
3 72 (3.12%) Computer Science
4 55 (2.38%) Visualisation
5 48 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
6 45 (1.95%) Mobile App
7 41 (1.78%) Data Centre
8 39 (1.69%) NHS
9 30 (1.30%) Social Media
10 26 (1.13%) Data Structures
11 24 (1.04%) e-Learning
12 19 (0.82%) Fintech
12 19 (0.82%) Replication
13 16 (0.69%) Clustering
13 16 (0.69%) Web 2.0
14 15 (0.65%) Data Integration
15 13 (0.56%) Management Information System
16 10 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
16 10 (0.43%) Private Cloud
16 10 (0.43%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 593 (25.68%) Linux
2 195 (8.45%) Unix
3 146 (6.32%) Windows
4 79 (3.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 74 (3.20%) CentOS
6 49 (2.12%) Mac OS X
6 49 (2.12%) Windows Server
7 48 (2.08%) Ubuntu
8 45 (1.95%) Apple iOS
9 42 (1.82%) Android
10 28 (1.21%) AIX
11 15 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (0.56%) Solaris
12 13 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (0.39%) Debian
14 7 (0.30%) SUSE
14 7 (0.30%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 7 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (0.26%) Windows 2000
16 5 (0.22%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 726 (31.44%) Agile Software Development
2 571 (24.73%) Web Development
3 341 (14.77%) OO
4 307 (13.30%) MVC
5 280 (12.13%) Continuous Integration
6 273 (11.82%) E-Commerce
7 257 (11.13%) TDD
8 233 (10.09%) Scrum
9 226 (9.79%) Front End Development
10 212 (9.18%) DevOps
11 200 (8.66%) BDD
12 187 (8.10%) Configuration Management
13 175 (7.58%) OOP
13 175 (7.58%) Open Source
14 164 (7.10%) OO PHP
15 156 (6.76%) CRM
16 131 (5.67%) Responsive Web Design
17 112 (4.85%) Mentoring
18 100 (4.33%) ERP
19 90 (3.90%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1262 (54.66%) JavaScript
2 509 (22.04%) Java
3 427 (18.49%) Python
4 315 (13.64%) SQL
5 211 (9.14%) Ruby
6 198 (8.58%) Perl
7 141 (6.11%) Bash Shell
8 131 (5.67%) C#
9 70 (3.03%) C
9 70 (3.03%) C++
10 46 (1.99%) PowerShell
11 45 (1.95%) PHP 5
12 42 (1.82%) Shell Script
13 33 (1.43%) Go
14 24 (1.04%) Scala
15 21 (0.91%) T-SQL
16 13 (0.56%) PHP 7
17 12 (0.52%) TypeScript
18 10 (0.43%) ES6
18 10 (0.43%) sed
Qualifications
1 133 (5.76%) Security Cleared
2 92 (3.98%) SC Cleared
3 82 (3.55%) Degree
4 20 (0.87%) DBS Check
5 18 (0.78%) CHECK Team Member
6 16 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (0.26%) CCNP
8 6 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (0.26%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.22%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.22%) ISEB
9 5 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.22%) RHCE
10 4 (0.17%) MCSE
11 3 (0.13%) CISSP
11 3 (0.13%) MCSA
12 2 (0.087%) MCP
12 2 (0.087%) PhD
12 2 (0.087%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (3.64%) QA
2 27 (1.17%) Disclosure Scotland
3 13 (0.56%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.30%) WAI
5 6 (0.26%) HL7
6 5 (0.22%) SDET
7 3 (0.13%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.13%) SLA
8 2 (0.087%) WCAG
9 1 (0.043%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.043%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.043%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 178 (7.71%) Docker
2 61 (2.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (1.52%) Active Directory
4 21 (0.91%) Varnish
5 19 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (0.65%) Squid
7 10 (0.43%) iptables
8 9 (0.39%) vCloud
9 8 (0.35%) NFS
9 8 (0.35%) RHEV
9 8 (0.35%) VirtualBox
10 7 (0.30%) Postfix
10 7 (0.30%) Sendmail
11 6 (0.26%) HDFS
11 6 (0.26%) Hyper-V
11 6 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (0.22%) Apache Flume
12 5 (0.22%) Dovecot
12 5 (0.22%) FreeRADIUS
12 5 (0.22%) KVM
Systems Management
1 200 (8.66%) Puppet
2 144 (6.24%) Opscode Chef
3 137 (5.93%) Ansible
4 71 (3.07%) Nagios
5 42 (1.82%) Salt
6 38 (1.65%) Kubernetes
7 29 (1.26%) logstash
8 27 (1.17%) Kibana
9 22 (0.95%) Terraform
10 17 (0.74%) ZABBIX
11 15 (0.65%) Grafana
12 13 (0.56%) HAProxy
13 9 (0.39%) Cacti
14 8 (0.35%) Control-M
14 8 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 6 (0.26%) CFEngine
15 6 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
16 5 (0.22%) OpenNebula
16 5 (0.22%) Packer
16 5 (0.22%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 260 (11.26%) Zend
2 130 (5.63%) Oracle
3 92 (3.98%) Red Hat
4 87 (3.77%) VMware
5 85 (3.68%) Microsoft
6 68 (2.94%) Adobe
7 45 (1.95%) Rackspace
8 44 (1.91%) Google
9 31 (1.34%) Splunk
10 25 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
10 25 (1.08%) SaltStack
11 24 (1.04%) SAP
12 21 (0.91%) IBM
13 20 (0.87%) HP
14 19 (0.82%) Atlassian
15 16 (0.69%) Cisco
16 15 (0.65%) ServiceNow
17 14 (0.61%) hybris
18 13 (0.56%) New Relic
18 13 (0.56%) Twitter
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Premier Media
Rate: £200.00 - £300 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £240 - £290 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Premier Media
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
ISL
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £430 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cramlington, Northumberland
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £100 - £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Stott & May
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Anonymous
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Austin Fraser
Posted: 6 days ago