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 28 June 2016 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP Developer
Rank 264 242 197
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -45
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 175 194 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.81% 0.84% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.89% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 156 209
Median daily rate £388 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £300 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00
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
20630 21742 21781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.15% 94.61% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14967 15186 15135
Median daily rate £463 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 363 392
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.88 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% +13.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £52.17 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 28 June 2016.

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 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +19 28 £388 +12.72% 16
Harrow - 1 £350 -
Docklands, London - 1 £293 -
Westminster - 1 £425 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £525 -
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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.

1 325 (100.00%) PHP
2 198 (60.92%) JavaScript
3 169 (52.00%) CSS
4 166 (51.08%) HTML
5 137 (42.15%) MySQL
6 110 (33.85%) MVC
7 94 (28.92%) Symfony
8 90 (27.69%) Git (software)
9 85 (26.15%) jQuery
10 80 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
10 80 (24.62%) Laravel
11 74 (22.77%) HTML5
12 71 (21.85%) OO
13 67 (20.62%) Web Development
14 62 (19.08%) CSS3
15 59 (18.15%) Zend
15 59 (18.15%) WordPress
16 57 (17.54%) TDD
17 54 (16.62%) Linux
18 48 (14.77%) SQL
18 48 (14.77%) RESTful
19 45 (13.85%) E-Commerce
19 45 (13.85%) OOP
20 44 (13.54%) LAMP
21 37 (11.38%) BDD
22 32 (9.85%) Web Services
23 30 (9.23%) Java
24 29 (8.92%) CMS
24 29 (8.92%) Amazon AWS
24 29 (8.92%) AngularJS

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 59 (18.15%) WordPress
2 29 (8.92%) CMS
3 27 (8.31%) Drupal
4 18 (5.54%) Apache
5 14 (4.31%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (2.46%) Moodle
7 6 (1.85%) Alfresco
7 6 (1.85%) nginx
8 4 (1.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (1.23%) Magnolia
9 3 (0.92%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.62%) Confluence
10 2 (0.62%) ExpressionEngine
10 2 (0.62%) IIS
11 1 (0.31%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.31%) PrestaShop
11 1 (0.31%) SilverStripe
11 1 (0.31%) SugarCRM
11 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (1.23%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.31%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.31%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.31%) MS Office
2 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (5.54%) Magento
2 4 (1.23%) BigMachines
2 4 (1.23%) Eloqua
3 3 (0.92%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.62%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (8.92%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.69%) GitHub
3 11 (3.38%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (1.54%) SaaS
5 4 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.92%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 3 (0.92%) PaaS
7 2 (0.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.62%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.62%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.62%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.31%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.31%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.54%) Network Security
1 5 (1.54%) SSH
2 3 (0.92%) HTTP
2 3 (0.92%) LDAP
3 2 (0.62%) DNS
3 2 (0.62%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.31%) RIP
4 1 (0.31%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (42.15%) MySQL
2 18 (5.54%) SQL Server
3 17 (5.23%) MongoDB
3 17 (5.23%) NoSQL
4 14 (4.31%) Redis
5 12 (3.69%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (3.08%) Relational Database
7 9 (2.77%) DB2
8 6 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (1.23%) CouchDB
10 3 (0.92%) Big Data
10 3 (0.92%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.62%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.31%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.31%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.31%) FileMaker
12 1 (0.31%) Jackrabbit
12 1 (0.31%) MarkLogic
12 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 90 (27.69%) Git (software)
2 28 (8.62%) PHPUnit
3 14 (4.31%) Subversion
4 11 (3.38%) JIRA
5 10 (3.08%) Cucumber
5 10 (3.08%) Vagrant
6 9 (2.77%) Grunt
6 9 (2.77%) gulp
7 8 (2.46%) Jenkins
8 6 (1.85%) Selenium
9 5 (1.54%) Jasmine
10 4 (1.23%) Mercurial
10 4 (1.23%) Mocha
10 4 (1.23%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (0.92%) Geb
11 3 (0.92%) Gradle
11 3 (0.92%) Hudson
11 3 (0.92%) JUnit
11 3 (0.92%) Spock
12 2 (0.62%) QUnit
General
1 17 (5.23%) Finance
1 17 (5.23%) Retail
2 10 (3.08%) Marketing
3 5 (1.54%) Banking
3 5 (1.54%) Publishing
4 4 (1.23%) Advertising
5 3 (0.92%) Front Office
5 3 (0.92%) Games
5 3 (0.92%) Legal
5 3 (0.92%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (52.00%) CSS
2 166 (51.08%) HTML
3 94 (28.92%) Symfony
4 85 (26.15%) jQuery
5 80 (24.62%) Laravel
6 74 (22.77%) HTML5
7 62 (19.08%) CSS3
8 48 (14.77%) RESTful
9 44 (13.54%) LAMP
10 32 (9.85%) Web Services
11 29 (8.92%) AngularJS
12 26 (8.00%) Node.js
13 24 (7.38%) CodeIgniter
13 24 (7.38%) Sass
14 20 (6.15%) XML
15 19 (5.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 18 (5.54%) Ajax
16 18 (5.54%) JSON
16 18 (5.54%) Yii
17 17 (5.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.00%) User Experience
2 11 (3.38%) Algorithms
3 7 (2.15%) Computer Science
3 7 (2.15%) Digital Media
3 7 (2.15%) Fintech
4 6 (1.85%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.54%) Artificial Intelligence
5 5 (1.54%) e-Learning
5 5 (1.54%) Learning Management System
5 5 (1.54%) Video on Demand
6 4 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.23%) VLE
7 3 (0.92%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.92%) W3C
8 2 (0.62%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.62%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.31%) iPhone
9 1 (0.31%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.31%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 54 (16.62%) Linux
2 13 (4.00%) Unix
3 12 (3.69%) Windows
4 5 (1.54%) CentOS
4 5 (1.54%) Ubuntu
5 4 (1.23%) Android
6 3 (0.92%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.31%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (33.85%) MVC
2 80 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (21.85%) OO
4 67 (20.62%) Web Development
5 57 (17.54%) TDD
6 45 (13.85%) E-Commerce
6 45 (13.85%) OOP
7 37 (11.38%) BDD
8 29 (8.92%) OO PHP
9 22 (6.77%) Scrum
10 20 (6.15%) CRM
10 20 (6.15%) Unit Testing
11 19 (5.85%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (5.85%) Front End Development
12 17 (5.23%) API Development
13 16 (4.92%) Open Source
14 13 (4.00%) Data Protection
15 9 (2.77%) OOD
15 9 (2.77%) Security Architecture
16 8 (2.46%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 325 (100.00%) PHP
2 198 (60.92%) JavaScript
3 48 (14.77%) SQL
4 30 (9.23%) Java
5 16 (4.92%) Python
5 16 (4.92%) Ruby
6 10 (3.08%) Shell Script
7 9 (2.77%) PowerShell
8 7 (2.15%) Go
9 6 (1.85%) PHP 5
10 5 (1.54%) Scala
11 4 (1.23%) Apex Code
11 4 (1.23%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.92%) Apple Swift
12 3 (0.92%) Clojure
12 3 (0.92%) Erlang
12 3 (0.92%) Groovy
12 3 (0.92%) Jython
12 3 (0.92%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.62%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (2.15%) Degree
2 2 (0.62%) SC Cleared
2 2 (0.62%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.31%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.92%) QA
2 2 (0.62%) WAI
3 1 (0.31%) SEPA
System Software
1 10 (3.08%) Docker
2 9 (2.77%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.46%) Varnish
4 2 (0.62%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.62%) Capistrano
2 2 (0.62%) Kibana
2 2 (0.62%) logstash
2 2 (0.62%) Puppet
3 1 (0.31%) Ansible
3 1 (0.31%) cPanel
Vendors
1 59 (18.15%) Zend
2 24 (7.38%) Oracle
3 10 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (2.77%) Sybase
5 4 (1.23%) Interwoven
5 4 (1.23%) Siebel
6 3 (0.92%) Akamai
7 2 (0.62%) Google
7 2 (0.62%) RedDot
7 2 (0.62%) Twitter
8 1 (0.31%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.31%) Facebook
8 1 (0.31%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.31%) Optimizely
8 1 (0.31%) Sage
8 1 (0.31%) Samsung
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