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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
UK / England
Rank 113 101 83
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -18
Contract jobs citing PHP 878 1057 1122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.13% 2.22% 2.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.23% 5.74% 6.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 608 740 781
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 13
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.20 £15.70 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.10 £51.93 £36.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-12.67% +82.05%

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
16780 18403 18073
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.65% 38.60% 37.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11645 12629 12018
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 457 397
Median hourly rate £42.24 £40.00 £35.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £18.25 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.39 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 25 February 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 -15 400 £400 - 253
South East -18 125 £398 +17.77% 115
Yorkshire +17 96 £400 +28.00% 108
North West +18 64 £320 +6.66% 119
West Midlands +16 58 £355 +26.78% 65
East of England +8 47 £313 +4.16% 42
South West -3 43 £285 -12.30% 72
East Midlands -3 29 £350 - 46
North East -1 16 £350 +55.55% 18
Midlands - 1 - - 4
PHP
UK

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 1145 (55.23%) JavaScript
2 1114 (53.74%) HTML
3 976 (47.08%) CSS
4 758 (36.57%) MySQL
5 624 (30.10%) Agile Software Development
6 504 (24.31%) Git (software)
7 487 (23.49%) Linux
8 467 (22.53%) Java
9 446 (21.51%) Web Development
10 392 (18.91%) HTML5
11 381 (18.38%) Python
12 379 (18.28%) jQuery
13 291 (14.04%) Symfony
14 287 (13.84%) OO
15 284 (13.70%) MVC
16 283 (13.65%) SQL
17 273 (13.17%) AngularJS
18 268 (12.93%) Jenkins
19 264 (12.74%) CSS3
20 255 (12.30%) Drupal
21 249 (12.01%) Apache
22 241 (11.63%) Web Services
23 238 (11.48%) LAMP
24 231 (11.14%) TDD
25 226 (10.90%) E-Commerce
26 218 (10.52%) Laravel
27 214 (10.32%) Node.js
28 211 (10.18%) Amazon AWS
29 210 (10.13%) XML
30 206 (9.94%) 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
1 255 (12.30%) Drupal
2 249 (12.01%) Apache
3 204 (9.84%) WordPress
4 142 (6.85%) CMS
5 93 (4.49%) nginx
6 87 (4.20%) Tomcat
7 82 (3.96%) Elasticsearch
8 39 (1.88%) IIS
9 33 (1.59%) Confluence
10 28 (1.35%) WebLogic
11 26 (1.25%) Moodle
12 24 (1.16%) Apache Solr
12 24 (1.16%) SharePoint
13 17 (0.82%) Apache Spark
13 17 (0.82%) OpenStack
14 15 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
15 12 (0.58%) JBoss
15 12 (0.58%) SilverStripe
16 11 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
17 9 (0.43%) Umbraco
Applications
1 53 (2.56%) Photoshop
2 35 (1.69%) MS Excel
3 16 (0.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 13 (0.63%) MS Office
5 11 (0.53%) GIMP
6 9 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.24%) SPSS
8 2 (0.096%) InDesign
8 2 (0.096%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.096%) MS Project
8 2 (0.096%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.048%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.048%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 135 (6.51%) Magento
2 27 (1.30%) Adobe Campaign
3 24 (1.16%) Unica
4 15 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 11 (0.53%) Payment Gateway
6 10 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (0.29%) OpenCart
8 2 (0.096%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.096%) Shopify
8 2 (0.096%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.048%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.048%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.048%) Eloqua
9 1 (0.048%) ION MarketView
9 1 (0.048%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.048%) osCommerce
9 1 (0.048%) Primavera
9 1 (0.048%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 211 (10.18%) Amazon AWS
2 77 (3.71%) GitHub
3 72 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 43 (2.07%) SaaS
5 30 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
6 24 (1.16%) PaaS
7 23 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
8 20 (0.96%) Amazon ELB
9 19 (0.92%) Amazon S3
10 17 (0.82%) Google Analytics
10 17 (0.82%) IaaS
11 16 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
12 14 (0.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 14 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
13 13 (0.63%) Amazon SQS
14 11 (0.53%) Adobe Analytics
14 11 (0.53%) Route 53
15 10 (0.48%) CloudFront
16 8 (0.39%) Loggly
16 8 (0.39%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 137 (6.61%) HTTP
2 66 (3.18%) Network Security
3 60 (2.89%) TCP/IP
4 56 (2.70%) DNS
5 44 (2.12%) SSL
6 42 (2.03%) Internet
7 37 (1.78%) Firewall
8 26 (1.25%) LDAP
9 20 (0.96%) Intranet
10 19 (0.92%) SSH
11 16 (0.77%) AMQP
12 13 (0.63%) OpenLDAP
13 12 (0.58%) FTP
14 11 (0.53%) DHCP
15 10 (0.48%) X.509
16 8 (0.39%) SMTP
16 8 (0.39%) VPN
17 7 (0.34%) SAN
18 6 (0.29%) HTTPS
18 6 (0.29%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 758 (36.57%) MySQL
2 148 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 147 (7.09%) Relational Database
4 131 (6.32%) MongoDB
5 108 (5.21%) SQL Server
6 89 (4.29%) NoSQL
7 64 (3.09%) Redis
8 38 (1.83%) Hadoop
9 31 (1.50%) Big Data
10 26 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
11 23 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
12 20 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
12 20 (0.96%) CouchDB
13 16 (0.77%) RDBMS
14 15 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
15 13 (0.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 12 (0.58%) HBase
16 12 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 11 (0.53%) Oracle Database
18 10 (0.48%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 504 (24.31%) Git (software)
2 268 (12.93%) Jenkins
3 111 (5.35%) Subversion
4 78 (3.76%) JIRA
5 61 (2.94%) Cucumber
6 58 (2.80%) PHPUnit
7 56 (2.70%) Selenium
8 46 (2.22%) Vagrant
9 43 (2.07%) Grunt
10 41 (1.98%) Mercurial
11 38 (1.83%) Jasmine
12 33 (1.59%) Maven
13 31 (1.50%) gulp
14 29 (1.40%) WebDriver
15 23 (1.11%) JUnit
16 22 (1.06%) JMeter
17 21 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 21 (1.01%) ProC
18 20 (0.96%) Mocha
19 19 (0.92%) Hudson
General
1 141 (6.80%) Finance
2 106 (5.11%) Marketing
3 37 (1.78%) Retail
3 37 (1.78%) Telecoms
4 36 (1.74%) Publishing
5 28 (1.35%) Banking
6 26 (1.25%) Manufacturing
7 24 (1.16%) Law
8 23 (1.11%) Advertising
9 19 (0.92%) Electronics
10 15 (0.72%) Games
11 12 (0.58%) Back Office
11 12 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
12 10 (0.48%) Front Office
13 7 (0.34%) Automotive
14 4 (0.19%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.19%) Music Industry
15 3 (0.14%) Local Government
16 2 (0.096%) Billing
16 2 (0.096%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1513 (72.99%) Developer
2 721 (34.78%) PHP Developer
3 172 (8.30%) JavaScript Developer
4 164 (7.91%) Drupal Developer
5 152 (7.33%) Senior Developer
6 151 (7.28%) Web Developer
7 141 (6.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 105 (5.07%) Full Stack Developer
9 99 (4.78%) Magento Developer
10 97 (4.68%) DevOps Engineer
11 93 (4.49%) Architect
12 84 (4.05%) HTML Developer
13 72 (3.47%) MySQL Developer
13 72 (3.47%) PHP MySQL Developer
14 71 (3.42%) Senior PHP Developer
15 66 (3.18%) Symfony Developer
16 65 (3.14%) HTML CSS Developer
17 63 (3.04%) WordPress Developer
18 61 (2.94%) PHP Symfony Developer
19 60 (2.89%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1114 (53.74%) HTML
2 976 (47.08%) CSS
3 392 (18.91%) HTML5
4 379 (18.28%) jQuery
5 291 (14.04%) Symfony
6 273 (13.17%) AngularJS
7 264 (12.74%) CSS3
8 241 (11.63%) Web Services
9 238 (11.48%) LAMP
10 218 (10.52%) Laravel
11 214 (10.32%) Node.js
12 210 (10.13%) XML
13 182 (8.78%) JSON
14 164 (7.91%) REST
15 146 (7.04%) .NET
16 140 (6.75%) RESTful
17 131 (6.32%) Sass
18 111 (5.35%) React
19 96 (4.63%) Ajax
20 84 (4.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 136 (6.56%) User Experience
2 66 (3.18%) Digital Media
3 54 (2.60%) Computer Science
4 43 (2.07%) Mobile App
5 42 (2.03%) Analytical Skills
6 41 (1.98%) Data Centre
7 32 (1.54%) NHS
8 26 (1.25%) Social Media
9 25 (1.21%) Linux Command Line
10 24 (1.16%) Data Structures
11 22 (1.06%) Fintech
12 16 (0.77%) W3C
12 16 (0.77%) Web 2.0
13 15 (0.72%) Management Information System
14 13 (0.63%) Replication
15 11 (0.53%) Clustering
16 10 (0.48%) Equities
17 8 (0.39%) e-Learning
17 8 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
17 8 (0.39%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 487 (23.49%) Linux
2 169 (8.15%) Unix
3 124 (5.98%) Windows
4 57 (2.75%) CentOS
5 49 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 43 (2.07%) Windows Server
7 40 (1.93%) Ubuntu
8 39 (1.88%) Apple iOS
9 38 (1.83%) Android
10 35 (1.69%) Mac OS X
11 33 (1.59%) AIX
12 15 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (0.29%) SUSE
14 6 (0.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 6 (0.29%) Windows 2000
14 6 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (0.24%) CoreOS
16 4 (0.19%) Debian
16 4 (0.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 624 (30.10%) Agile Software Development
2 446 (21.51%) Web Development
3 287 (13.84%) OO
4 284 (13.70%) MVC
5 231 (11.14%) TDD
6 226 (10.90%) E-Commerce
7 206 (9.94%) Scrum
8 201 (9.70%) Continuous Integration
9 195 (9.41%) Front End Development
10 180 (8.68%) Configuration Management
11 178 (8.59%) DevOps
12 159 (7.67%) BDD
13 146 (7.04%) OOP
14 132 (6.37%) OO PHP
15 126 (6.08%) Open Source
16 122 (5.89%) CRM
17 117 (5.64%) Responsive Web Design
18 94 (4.53%) Mentoring
19 79 (3.81%) Software Engineering
19 79 (3.81%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1145 (55.23%) JavaScript
2 467 (22.53%) Java
3 381 (18.38%) Python
4 283 (13.65%) SQL
5 182 (8.78%) Perl
6 162 (7.81%) Ruby
7 118 (5.69%) Bash Shell
8 110 (5.31%) C#
9 71 (3.42%) C
10 49 (2.36%) PHP 5
11 44 (2.12%) C++
12 40 (1.93%) Go
13 37 (1.78%) PowerShell
14 36 (1.74%) Shell Script
15 21 (1.01%) Scala
16 16 (0.77%) T-SQL
17 15 (0.72%) PHP 7
18 12 (0.58%) VB
19 11 (0.53%) Groovy
20 10 (0.48%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 93 (4.49%) Degree
2 91 (4.39%) Security Cleared
3 55 (2.65%) SC Cleared
4 14 (0.68%) DBS Check
5 13 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (0.34%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.29%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.24%) ISEB
8 5 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.14%) CCNP
9 3 (0.14%) CISA
9 3 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.14%) CISSP
9 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.096%) CISM
10 2 (0.096%) ECIH
10 2 (0.096%) GIAC
10 2 (0.096%) MCP
10 2 (0.096%) MCSA
10 2 (0.096%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (3.28%) QA
2 22 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
3 13 (0.63%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.39%) WAI
5 5 (0.24%) SDET
6 4 (0.19%) HL7
6 4 (0.19%) SLA
7 2 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.096%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.096%) WCAG
8 1 (0.048%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.048%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 146 (7.04%) Docker
2 51 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (1.54%) Active Directory
4 20 (0.96%) Varnish
5 13 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (0.53%) Squid
7 8 (0.39%) vCloud
8 7 (0.34%) Apache Flume
8 7 (0.34%) Hyper-V
8 7 (0.34%) iptables
8 7 (0.34%) Postfix
9 6 (0.29%) HDFS
9 6 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (0.29%) VirtualBox
10 5 (0.24%) FreeRADIUS
10 5 (0.24%) NFS
10 5 (0.24%) RHEV
11 3 (0.14%) BIND 9
11 3 (0.14%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.096%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 150 (7.24%) Puppet
2 122 (5.89%) Ansible
3 119 (5.74%) Opscode Chef
4 55 (2.65%) Nagios
5 43 (2.07%) Salt
6 26 (1.25%) Kubernetes
7 19 (0.92%) Kibana
7 19 (0.92%) logstash
8 17 (0.82%) Terraform
9 12 (0.58%) ZABBIX
10 10 (0.48%) Grafana
11 6 (0.29%) HAProxy
12 5 (0.24%) Cacti
12 5 (0.24%) Packer
13 4 (0.19%) Control-M
13 4 (0.19%) HP SiteScope
13 4 (0.19%) Piwik
13 4 (0.19%) SCCM
13 4 (0.19%) StatsD
13 4 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 203 (9.79%) Zend
2 141 (6.80%) Oracle
3 80 (3.86%) Microsoft
4 72 (3.47%) Adobe
5 67 (3.23%) Red Hat
6 66 (3.18%) VMware
7 49 (2.36%) Google
8 43 (2.07%) Rackspace
9 36 (1.74%) Splunk
10 28 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
11 23 (1.11%) SAP
12 21 (1.01%) SaltStack
13 17 (0.82%) Atlassian
14 16 (0.77%) New Relic
14 16 (0.77%) Twitter
15 15 (0.72%) HP
16 13 (0.63%) Cisco
17 12 (0.58%) IBM
18 11 (0.53%) Citrix
19 10 (0.48%) ServiceNow
Nottinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £175 - £250 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £479 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ISL
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £479 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified market rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cornwall
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + Remote working
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Mego Employment Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £190 - £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £275 - £325 per day + negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
Premier IT
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £12 - £15 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago