The table below looks at the statistics for the PHP Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 5 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 254 191 202
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +11
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 162 271 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.68% 1.14% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 1.22% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 216 194
Average daily rate
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£350 £348 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% +6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £275 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £27.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +35.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
PHP Developer
England

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
21907 22137 22840
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.19% 92.82% 92.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 15325 15120 15560
Average daily rate £450 £425 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 353 408 472
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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 5 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 5 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
City of London -12 39 £325 -7.14% 11
Twickenham - 3 £375 -
Wimbledon -2 1 £275 -21.42%
Hammersmith -6 1 £275 -26.07%
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 286 (100.00%) PHP
2 172 (60.14%) MySQL
3 145 (50.70%) HTML
4 135 (47.20%) CSS
5 131 (45.80%) JavaScript
6 109 (38.11%) OO
7 107 (37.41%) Agile Software Development
8 99 (34.62%) Symfony
9 94 (32.87%) jQuery
10 90 (31.47%) MVC
11 88 (30.77%) Zend
12 74 (25.87%) OO PHP
13 73 (25.52%) LAMP
14 65 (22.73%) Git (software)
15 62 (21.68%) TDD
16 54 (18.88%) Linux
17 52 (18.18%) Apache
18 51 (17.83%) PHP5
19 47 (16.43%) Laravel
20 43 (15.03%) Subversion
21 41 (14.34%) SQL
22 37 (12.94%) Scrum
22 37 (12.94%) Ajax
23 36 (12.59%) HTML5
24 33 (11.54%) BDD
25 32 (11.19%) Web Services
25 32 (11.19%) E-Commerce
26 30 (10.49%) WordPress
27 28 (9.79%) OOP
28 26 (9.09%) Finance

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 52 (18.18%) Apache
2 30 (10.49%) WordPress
3 14 (4.90%) Drupal
4 13 (4.55%) CMS
4 13 (4.55%) Node.js
5 7 (2.45%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.75%) Moodle
7 3 (1.05%) nginx
7 3 (1.05%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.35%) Confluence
8 1 (0.35%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.35%) IIS
8 1 (0.35%) concrete5
Applications
1 2 (0.70%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.45%) Magento
2 1 (0.35%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.20%) GitHub
2 9 (3.15%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.10%) Amazon S3
4 5 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.05%) SaaS
6 2 (0.70%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.35%) Heroku
7 1 (0.35%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.75%) Broadband
2 4 (1.40%) Internet
2 4 (1.40%) PuTTY
3 3 (1.05%) SSH
4 2 (0.70%) HTTP
5 1 (0.35%) SSL
5 1 (0.35%) Intranet
5 1 (0.35%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (60.14%) MySQL
2 20 (6.99%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (6.64%) MongoDB
4 18 (6.29%) NoSQL
5 17 (5.94%) Relational Database
6 9 (3.15%) Redis
7 5 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (1.40%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 65 (22.73%) Git (software)
2 43 (15.03%) Subversion
3 18 (6.29%) PHPUnit
4 10 (3.50%) FogBugz
4 10 (3.50%) Trac
4 10 (3.50%) Mercurial
4 10 (3.50%) Redmine
5 9 (3.15%) Jenkins
5 9 (3.15%) Selenium
6 7 (2.45%) Grunt
7 6 (2.10%) Bower
8 5 (1.75%) JIRA
8 5 (1.75%) Behat
9 4 (1.40%) gulp
9 4 (1.40%) Hudson
10 1 (0.35%) Mockito
10 1 (0.35%) Broccoli
10 1 (0.35%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.35%) Maven
10 1 (0.35%) JUnit
General
1 26 (9.09%) Finance
2 15 (5.24%) Marketing
3 9 (3.15%) Games
4 6 (2.10%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.75%) Electronics
6 4 (1.40%) Advertising
7 3 (1.05%) Banking
7 3 (1.05%) Retail
8 2 (0.70%) Publishing
9 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.35%) iGaming
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (50.70%) HTML
2 135 (47.20%) CSS
3 99 (34.62%) Symfony
4 94 (32.87%) jQuery
5 73 (25.52%) LAMP
6 47 (16.43%) Laravel
7 37 (12.94%) Ajax
8 36 (12.59%) HTML5
9 32 (11.19%) Web Services
10 26 (9.09%) CSS3
11 24 (8.39%) REST
12 21 (7.34%) Zend Framework
13 17 (5.94%) AngularJS
14 15 (5.24%) CodeIgniter
15 12 (4.20%) XML
15 12 (4.20%) SOAP
15 12 (4.20%) Yii
15 12 (4.20%) JSON
16 11 (3.85%) RESTful
16 11 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.99%) Computer Science
2 14 (4.90%) Digital Media
3 10 (3.50%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.75%) E-Learning
5 4 (1.40%) Social Media
5 4 (1.40%) User Experience
5 4 (1.40%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.05%) Blog
7 2 (0.70%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.70%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.35%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (0.35%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.35%) iPad
8 1 (0.35%) iPhone
8 1 (0.35%) VLE
8 1 (0.35%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 54 (18.88%) Linux
2 6 (2.10%) UNIX
3 5 (1.75%) Windows
3 5 (1.75%) Ubuntu
4 3 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.05%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.70%) CentOS
6 1 (0.35%) Android
6 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (38.11%) OO
2 107 (37.41%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (31.47%) MVC
4 74 (25.87%) OO PHP
5 62 (21.68%) TDD
6 37 (12.94%) Scrum
7 33 (11.54%) BDD
8 32 (11.19%) E-Commerce
9 28 (9.79%) OOP
10 21 (7.34%) Unit Testing
11 19 (6.64%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (4.55%) Open Source
12 13 (4.55%) Mentoring
12 13 (4.55%) SOA
12 13 (4.55%) Pair Programming
13 12 (4.20%) Web Development
14 11 (3.85%) Refactoring
14 11 (3.85%) Project Management
14 11 (3.85%) Kanban
15 9 (3.15%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 286 (100.00%) PHP
2 131 (45.80%) JavaScript
3 51 (17.83%) PHP5
4 41 (14.34%) SQL
5 15 (5.24%) Python
6 10 (3.50%) Shell Script
6 10 (3.50%) Java
7 6 (2.10%) Ruby
8 4 (1.40%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.05%) Perl
10 2 (0.70%) C
10 2 (0.70%) C++
11 1 (0.35%) VBA
11 1 (0.35%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.35%) Go
11 1 (0.35%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 14 (4.90%) Degree
2 8 (2.80%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.10%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.10%) QA
System Software
1 9 (3.15%) Varnish
2 2 (0.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (3.85%) Puppet
2 8 (2.80%) Vagrant
3 3 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.05%) Salt
Vendors
1 88 (30.77%) Zend
2 11 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (2.45%) Oracle
4 4 (1.40%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.05%) Google
5 3 (1.05%) WorldPay
6 1 (0.35%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.35%) Facebook
6 1 (0.35%) PayPal
6 1 (0.35%) LANDesk
6 1 (0.35%) Perforce
6 1 (0.35%) Apple
6 1 (0.35%) Siebel
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