The table below looks at the statistics for the PHP Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 95 88 70
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -18
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 20 19 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.96% 1.05% 2.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 1.12% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 20
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £254 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £394 £311
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £265 £275
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +40.00%
PHP Developer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1937 1701 1797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 92.50% 94.08% 93.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1140 979 936
Average daily rate £350 £355 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £225 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 149 181
Average hourly rate £15.13 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.02% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £35.00 £37.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP Developer in the job title across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

PHP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

PHP Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

PHP Developer Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

PHP Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP Developer across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

PHP Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

PHP Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

PHP Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

PHP Developer
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. 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
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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
Basingstoke +24 7 £288 -11.53% 1
Portsmouth -5 1 - -
Southampton -11 1 £250 -9.09% 11
Fareham - 1 £350 - 5
Andover - 1 £400 - 1
Havant - - - -
Liss - - - - 1
Petersfield - - - -
Farnborough - - - - 1
Emsworth - - - -
PHP Developer
South East

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited PHP Developer in their job title 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 with PHP Developer in their job title.

1 42 (100.00%) PHP
2 36 (85.71%) HTML
2 36 (85.71%) CSS
3 33 (78.57%) MySQL
4 30 (71.43%) JavaScript
5 24 (57.14%) PHP5
6 22 (52.38%) jQuery
7 21 (50.00%) OO
8 18 (42.86%) MVC
9 17 (40.48%) OOP
10 16 (38.10%) Linux
11 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (35.71%) Web Development
12 14 (33.33%) Zend
13 13 (30.95%) Apache
13 13 (30.95%) Subversion
14 12 (28.57%) Internet
14 12 (28.57%) Ajax
14 12 (28.57%) PHPUnit
15 11 (26.19%) TDD
15 11 (26.19%) Android
15 11 (26.19%) Apple iOS
16 10 (23.81%) CMS
16 10 (23.81%) Software Engineering
17 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
17 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
17 9 (21.43%) Git (software)
18 7 (16.67%) SOAP
18 7 (16.67%) Symfony
18 7 (16.67%) CodeIgniter

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited PHP Developer in their job title 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 with PHP Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (30.95%) Apache
2 10 (23.81%) CMS
3 5 (11.90%) Drupal
3 5 (11.90%) WordPress
4 3 (7.14%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (7.14%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.38%) Joomla!
5 1 (2.38%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 12 (28.57%) Internet
2 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (78.57%) MySQL
2 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
3 6 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 6 (14.29%) Apache Hive
3 6 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 6 (14.29%) Big Data
4 5 (11.90%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.38%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (30.95%) Subversion
2 12 (28.57%) PHPUnit
3 9 (21.43%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.38%) Selenium
4 1 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 6 (14.29%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (85.71%) HTML
1 36 (85.71%) CSS
2 22 (52.38%) jQuery
3 12 (28.57%) Ajax
4 7 (16.67%) Symfony
4 7 (16.67%) SOAP
4 7 (16.67%) CodeIgniter
5 6 (14.29%) Web Services
5 6 (14.29%) Backbone.js
5 6 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
5 6 (14.29%) Ember.js
5 6 (14.29%) Underscore.js
5 6 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 5 (11.90%) Laravel
6 5 (11.90%) Zend Framework
7 4 (9.52%) HTML5
7 4 (9.52%) CSS3
8 3 (7.14%) LAMP
9 2 (4.76%) REST
9 2 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Open Source
1 3 (7.14%) Kindle
2 2 (4.76%) Web 2.0
3 1 (2.38%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 16 (38.10%) Linux
2 11 (26.19%) Android
2 11 (26.19%) Apple iOS
3 6 (14.29%) UNIX
4 5 (11.90%) Windows
4 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (11.90%) Debian
5 2 (4.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (50.00%) OO
2 18 (42.86%) MVC
3 17 (40.48%) OOP
4 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (35.71%) Web Development
5 11 (26.19%) TDD
6 10 (23.81%) Software Engineering
7 6 (14.29%) OO PHP
7 6 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 6 (14.29%) Analytics
8 4 (9.52%) Content Management
9 3 (7.14%) Scrum
9 3 (7.14%) Web Design
9 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
10 1 (2.38%) OOD
10 1 (2.38%) B2B
10 1 (2.38%) B2C
10 1 (2.38%) CRM
10 1 (2.38%) Logistics
10 1 (2.38%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) PHP
2 30 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 24 (57.14%) PHP5
4 6 (14.29%) Java
5 2 (4.76%) Ruby
6 1 (2.38%) SQL
6 1 (2.38%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.38%) C
6 1 (2.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 14 (33.33%) Zend
2 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.90%) Red Hat
4 3 (7.14%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.38%) Cognos
5 1 (2.38%) IBM