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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 102 96 92
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 23 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.03% 0.97% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 1.06% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 11
Average daily rate
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£348 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.83% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £390 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -35.71%
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
2092 1895 1719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 93.48% 92.03% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1272 1122 992
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £486 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 112 148
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.77 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.62% -7.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £10.57 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015. 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
Southampton +12 15 £350 +40.00% 5
Fareham 0 2 £275 -21.42% 1
Basingstoke -9 1 £225 -21.73% 1
PHP Developer
South East

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 40 (100.00%) PHP
2 26 (65.00%) OO
3 25 (62.50%) HTML
4 24 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 24 (60.00%) Git (software)
5 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (50.00%) CSS
6 20 (50.00%) Linux
7 17 (42.50%) OO PHP
8 16 (40.00%) Subversion
9 15 (37.50%) TDD
9 15 (37.50%) BDD
10 14 (35.00%) Perl
10 14 (35.00%) SQL
11 13 (32.50%) PostgreSQL
11 13 (32.50%) Scrum
11 13 (32.50%) Drupal
12 12 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (30.00%) Jenkins
13 11 (27.50%) PHPUnit
13 11 (27.50%) jQuery
13 11 (27.50%) Apache
13 11 (27.50%) MySQL
14 10 (25.00%) Web Development
14 10 (25.00%) Unit Testing
15 9 (22.50%) JSON
15 9 (22.50%) XML
15 9 (22.50%) Internet
16 8 (20.00%) REST
16 8 (20.00%) Change Control

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 (32.50%) Drupal
2 11 (27.50%) Apache
3 3 (7.50%) WordPress
4 1 (2.50%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.50%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (2.50%) Node.js
4 1 (2.50%) CMS
4 1 (2.50%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.50%) Fireworks
1 1 (2.50%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) GitHub
2 1 (2.50%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (22.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (32.50%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (27.50%) MySQL
3 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 24 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 16 (40.00%) Subversion
3 12 (30.00%) Jenkins
4 11 (27.50%) PHPUnit
5 1 (2.50%) Behat
General
1 3 (7.50%) Retail
2 1 (2.50%) Marketing
2 1 (2.50%) Legal
2 1 (2.50%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (62.50%) HTML
2 20 (50.00%) CSS
3 11 (27.50%) jQuery
4 9 (22.50%) XML
4 9 (22.50%) JSON
5 8 (20.00%) REST
6 7 (17.50%) RESTful
6 7 (17.50%) HTML5
7 6 (15.00%) Web Services
8 4 (10.00%) Symfony
8 4 (10.00%) Zend Framework
9 3 (7.50%) LAMP
9 3 (7.50%) CSS3
10 2 (5.00%) PostGIS
10 2 (5.00%) KML
11 1 (2.50%) Ajax
11 1 (2.50%) XHTML
11 1 (2.50%) SAML
11 1 (2.50%) CodeIgniter
11 1 (2.50%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.50%) W3C
2 1 (2.50%) Cybernetics
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) UNIX
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (65.00%) OO
2 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (42.50%) OO PHP
4 15 (37.50%) BDD
4 15 (37.50%) TDD
5 13 (32.50%) Scrum
6 12 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (25.00%) Web Development
7 10 (25.00%) Unit Testing
8 8 (20.00%) Change Control
9 7 (17.50%) OOP
9 7 (17.50%) MVC
10 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
11 2 (5.00%) Project Management
12 1 (2.50%) SEO
12 1 (2.50%) OOD
12 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
12 1 (2.50%) Online Marketing
12 1 (2.50%) Open Source
12 1 (2.50%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) PHP
2 24 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (35.00%) Perl
3 14 (35.00%) SQL
4 7 (17.50%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
1 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Zend
2 1 (2.50%) Facebook
2 1 (2.50%) Twitter
2 1 (2.50%) Adobe
2 1 (2.50%) Google