The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had PHP Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP Developer
England / London
Rank 299 243 238
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -5
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 106 169 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.55% 0.80% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.84% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 134 128
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £47.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-57.44% +141.02%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
18361 20062 20287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.76% 95.10% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 13139 14193 14289
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 305 335
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -11.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured PHP Developer in the job title.

PHP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in London

PHP Developer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

PHP Developer Daily Rate Trend in London

PHP Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP Developer across the London region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

PHP Developer Daily Rate Histogram in London

PHP Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

PHP Developer Hourly Rate Trend in London

PHP Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 20 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
City of London +2 18 £375 +7.14% 21
Croydon -1 2 £208 -
Hounslow - 2 - - 1
Hammersmith - 1 £225 -
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, PHP Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 275 (100.00%) PHP
2 152 (55.27%) JavaScript
3 145 (52.73%) HTML
4 141 (51.27%) CSS
5 109 (39.64%) MySQL
6 94 (34.18%) Symfony
7 77 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
8 71 (25.82%) HTML5
9 65 (23.64%) Laravel
9 65 (23.64%) TDD
10 62 (22.55%) jQuery
11 61 (22.18%) Zend
12 54 (19.64%) MVC
13 52 (18.91%) CSS3
14 49 (17.82%) Git (software)
15 44 (16.00%) Web Development
16 43 (15.64%) OO
17 42 (15.27%) WordPress
18 41 (14.91%) AngularJS
19 40 (14.55%) BDD
20 36 (13.09%) LAMP
21 34 (12.36%) Linux
22 33 (12.00%) E-Commerce
22 33 (12.00%) REST
23 32 (11.64%) Drupal
23 32 (11.64%) OOP
24 29 (10.55%) Responsive Web Design
25 28 (10.18%) Node.js
25 28 (10.18%) Marketing
26 26 (9.45%) RESTful

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 42 (15.27%) WordPress
2 32 (11.64%) Drupal
3 22 (8.00%) CMS
4 20 (7.27%) Apache
5 18 (6.55%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (2.18%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.09%) nginx
8 1 (0.36%) concrete5
8 1 (0.36%) Confluence
8 1 (0.36%) IIS
8 1 (0.36%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.36%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (1.09%) MS Office
2 2 (0.73%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (4.36%) Magento
2 4 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.73%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.64%) GitHub
3 7 (2.55%) Google Analytics
4 4 (1.45%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.09%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (1.09%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.73%) Trello
7 1 (0.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.36%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.36%) Office 365
7 1 (0.36%) Route 53
7 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.73%) Intranet
1 2 (0.73%) SSH
1 2 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.36%) Firewall
2 1 (0.36%) FTP
2 1 (0.36%) HTTP
2 1 (0.36%) Internet
2 1 (0.36%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (0.36%) SNMP
2 1 (0.36%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (39.64%) MySQL
2 18 (6.55%) Relational Database
3 12 (4.36%) MongoDB
4 10 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (2.91%) SQL Server
6 4 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.73%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.36%) Big Data
8 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.36%) FileMaker
8 1 (0.36%) GIS
8 1 (0.36%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 49 (17.82%) Git (software)
2 14 (5.09%) Jenkins
3 13 (4.73%) Jasmine
4 10 (3.64%) PHPUnit
5 7 (2.55%) Karma Test Runner
5 7 (2.55%) Subversion
6 4 (1.45%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.73%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.73%) git-flow
7 2 (0.73%) JIRA
7 2 (0.73%) JUnit
7 2 (0.73%) Mocha
7 2 (0.73%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.36%) Bower
8 1 (0.36%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.36%) GitLab
8 1 (0.36%) Grunt
8 1 (0.36%) gulp
8 1 (0.36%) webpack
General
1 28 (10.18%) Marketing
2 14 (5.09%) Finance
3 7 (2.55%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.82%) Publishing
5 4 (1.45%) Electronics
5 4 (1.45%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.09%) Back Office
6 3 (1.09%) Banking
6 3 (1.09%) Law
7 2 (0.73%) Advertising
7 2 (0.73%) Games
7 2 (0.73%) Music Industry
7 2 (0.73%) Retail
8 1 (0.36%) Front Office
8 1 (0.36%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (52.73%) HTML
2 141 (51.27%) CSS
3 94 (34.18%) Symfony
4 71 (25.82%) HTML5
5 65 (23.64%) Laravel
6 62 (22.55%) jQuery
7 52 (18.91%) CSS3
8 41 (14.91%) AngularJS
9 36 (13.09%) LAMP
10 33 (12.00%) REST
11 28 (10.18%) Node.js
12 26 (9.45%) RESTful
13 24 (8.73%) Zend Framework
14 23 (8.36%) Web Services
15 19 (6.91%) CodeIgniter
16 17 (6.18%) React
17 16 (5.82%) CakePHP
18 13 (4.73%) Sass
19 12 (4.36%) JSON
19 12 (4.36%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.73%) User Experience
2 11 (4.00%) NHS
3 6 (2.18%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (1.82%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.45%) Fintech
5 4 (1.45%) Social Media
5 4 (1.45%) Video on Demand
6 3 (1.09%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.73%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.73%) e-Learning
7 2 (0.73%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.36%) Animation
8 1 (0.36%) iPad
8 1 (0.36%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.36%) Podcast
8 1 (0.36%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.36%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.36%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.36%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 34 (12.36%) Linux
2 7 (2.55%) Windows
3 4 (1.45%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.09%) CentOS
5 2 (0.73%) Android
6 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.36%) Unix
6 1 (0.36%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (23.64%) TDD
3 54 (19.64%) MVC
4 44 (16.00%) Web Development
5 43 (15.64%) OO
6 40 (14.55%) BDD
7 33 (12.00%) E-Commerce
8 32 (11.64%) OOP
9 29 (10.55%) Responsive Web Design
10 24 (8.73%) Scrum
11 21 (7.64%) Front End Development
11 21 (7.64%) OO PHP
12 19 (6.91%) Microservices
13 15 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (4.73%) DevOps
15 12 (4.36%) Analytics
15 12 (4.36%) Kanban
16 9 (3.27%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
16 9 (3.27%) Unit Testing
17 8 (2.91%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 275 (100.00%) PHP
2 152 (55.27%) JavaScript
3 25 (9.09%) SQL
4 14 (5.09%) PHP 5
5 11 (4.00%) Python
6 10 (3.64%) Java
7 8 (2.91%) PHP 7
8 5 (1.82%) Ruby
8 5 (1.82%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.45%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.45%) Go
9 4 (1.45%) TypeScript
10 3 (1.09%) C
11 2 (0.73%) C#
11 2 (0.73%) C++
11 2 (0.73%) ES6
11 2 (0.73%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.73%) PHP 4
11 2 (0.73%) Scala
11 2 (0.73%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 11 (4.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.18%) Degree
3 1 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.18%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.36%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (4.36%) Docker
2 1 (0.36%) GlusterFS
2 1 (0.36%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (1.09%) Terraform
2 1 (0.36%) logstash
2 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.36%) Piwik
2 1 (0.36%) Puppet
Vendors
1 61 (22.18%) Zend
2 9 (3.27%) Google
2 9 (3.27%) Oracle
3 6 (2.18%) Twitter
4 4 (1.45%) SAP
5 2 (0.73%) Adobe
5 2 (0.73%) Microsoft
5 2 (0.73%) PayPal
5 2 (0.73%) Sybase
6 1 (0.36%) Cognos
6 1 (0.36%) Facebook
6 1 (0.36%) ForgeRock
6 1 (0.36%) Panasonic
6 1 (0.36%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.36%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.36%) Samsung
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Posted: 21 hours ago
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Rate: £350 - £375 per day
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Rate: Up to £200 per day
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Rate: £450 - £600 per day
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
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