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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 225 242 220
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -22
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 192 185 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.84% 0.78% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.84% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 150 133
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £400 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £278 £288 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.47% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
- +1.58%
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
20991 22143 19500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 93.05% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15086 15237 13037
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 392 385 540
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.79% -2.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £40.00 £43.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +20 52 £325 +1.96% 18
Docklands, London - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hillingdon - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Bexley - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 535 (100.00%) PHP
2 285 (53.27%) MySQL
3 279 (52.15%) HTML
4 266 (49.72%) CSS
5 251 (46.92%) JavaScript
6 207 (38.69%) MVC
6 207 (38.69%) Zend
7 184 (34.39%) Symfony
8 177 (33.08%) Agile Software Development
9 175 (32.71%) OO
10 166 (31.03%) jQuery
11 153 (28.60%) Git (software)
12 131 (24.49%) TDD
13 130 (24.30%) LAMP
14 120 (22.43%) Linux
15 117 (21.87%) HTML5
16 107 (20.00%) OO PHP
17 102 (19.07%) PHP5
18 89 (16.64%) Apache
19 84 (15.70%) RESTful
20 81 (15.14%) Laravel
20 81 (15.14%) Web Services
21 71 (13.27%) CSS3
22 70 (13.08%) SQL
23 68 (12.71%) BDD
24 63 (11.78%) Zend Framework
24 63 (11.78%) CodeIgniter
25 60 (11.21%) E-Commerce
25 60 (11.21%) Subversion
26 59 (11.03%) OOP

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 89 (16.64%) Apache
2 45 (8.41%) WordPress
3 38 (7.10%) Drupal
4 37 (6.92%) CMS
5 16 (2.99%) Node.js
6 14 (2.62%) Apache Solr
7 12 (2.24%) Elasticsearch
7 12 (2.24%) nginx
8 11 (2.06%) Joomla!
8 11 (2.06%) Moodle
9 5 (0.93%) ExpressionEngine
9 5 (0.93%) IIS
10 3 (0.56%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.56%) concrete5
11 2 (0.37%) Adobe CQ
12 1 (0.19%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.19%) SugarCRM
12 1 (0.19%) TYPO3
Applications
1 2 (0.37%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.19%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 28 (5.23%) Magento
2 2 (0.37%) osCommerce
3 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.31%) GitHub
3 5 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (0.56%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.37%) Route 53
5 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.19%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.99%) HTTP
2 7 (1.31%) Intranet
3 5 (0.93%) Internet
4 4 (0.75%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.75%) SSH
5 3 (0.56%) SSL
6 2 (0.37%) Extranet
6 2 (0.37%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 285 (53.27%) MySQL
2 35 (6.54%) MongoDB
3 33 (6.17%) Redis
4 25 (4.67%) NoSQL
5 21 (3.93%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (2.99%) Relational Database
7 9 (1.68%) SQL Server
8 8 (1.50%) Big Data
9 3 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.37%) CouchDB
10 2 (0.37%) BigTable
10 2 (0.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.37%) Riak
11 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.19%) SQLite
11 1 (0.19%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 153 (28.60%) Git (software)
2 60 (11.21%) Subversion
3 55 (10.28%) PHPUnit
4 24 (4.49%) Mercurial
4 24 (4.49%) Jenkins
5 22 (4.11%) JIRA
6 16 (2.99%) Behat
7 12 (2.24%) Cucumber
8 8 (1.50%) Selenium
9 6 (1.12%) Jasmine
10 5 (0.93%) Hudson
10 5 (0.93%) Redmine
10 5 (0.93%) FogBugz
10 5 (0.93%) Trac
11 4 (0.75%) QUnit
12 3 (0.56%) Maven
12 3 (0.56%) Grunt
12 3 (0.56%) Sinon.JS
13 2 (0.37%) Yeoman
13 2 (0.37%) Bower
General
1 46 (8.60%) Marketing
2 37 (6.92%) Finance
3 12 (2.24%) Advertising
4 8 (1.50%) Publishing
5 7 (1.31%) Music Industry
6 6 (1.12%) Games
6 6 (1.12%) Banking
6 6 (1.12%) Telecoms
7 5 (0.93%) Retail
8 3 (0.56%) Billing
8 3 (0.56%) French Language
9 2 (0.37%) Automotive
9 2 (0.37%) Legal
9 2 (0.37%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.19%) Front Office
10 1 (0.19%) Back Office
10 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.19%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 279 (52.15%) HTML
2 266 (49.72%) CSS
3 184 (34.39%) Symfony
4 166 (31.03%) jQuery
5 130 (24.30%) LAMP
6 117 (21.87%) HTML5
7 84 (15.70%) RESTful
8 81 (15.14%) Web Services
8 81 (15.14%) Laravel
9 71 (13.27%) CSS3
10 63 (11.78%) Zend Framework
10 63 (11.78%) CodeIgniter
11 53 (9.91%) XML
12 48 (8.97%) JSON
13 40 (7.48%) Doctrine
14 39 (7.29%) Ajax
15 36 (6.73%) AngularJS
16 32 (5.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 30 (5.61%) SOAP
18 26 (4.86%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (6.73%) Open Source
2 21 (3.93%) Computer Science
3 16 (2.99%) Digital Media
4 13 (2.43%) Social Media
5 12 (2.24%) E-Learning
6 11 (2.06%) User Experience
7 10 (1.87%) W3C
8 8 (1.50%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.31%) Social Network
10 5 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (0.75%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.56%) SCORM
12 3 (0.56%) VLE
12 3 (0.56%) Web 2.0
12 3 (0.56%) Blog
13 2 (0.37%) Animation
13 2 (0.37%) Online Games
14 1 (0.19%) Video on Demand
14 1 (0.19%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 120 (22.43%) Linux
2 23 (4.30%) UNIX
3 16 (2.99%) CentOS
4 9 (1.68%) Windows
5 6 (1.12%) Mac OS X
5 6 (1.12%) Ubuntu
5 6 (1.12%) Android
5 6 (1.12%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (38.69%) MVC
2 177 (33.08%) Agile Software Development
3 175 (32.71%) OO
4 131 (24.49%) TDD
5 107 (20.00%) OO PHP
6 68 (12.71%) BDD
7 60 (11.21%) E-Commerce
8 59 (11.03%) OOP
9 58 (10.84%) Scrum
10 49 (9.16%) Continuous Integration
11 30 (5.61%) Web Development
12 28 (5.23%) Unit Testing
13 26 (4.86%) Responsive Web Design
14 21 (3.93%) Project Management
15 16 (2.99%) SOA
16 12 (2.24%) Web Application Development
16 12 (2.24%) Mentoring
17 11 (2.06%) Analytics
17 11 (2.06%) CRM
18 10 (1.87%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 535 (100.00%) PHP
2 251 (46.92%) JavaScript
3 102 (19.07%) PHP5
4 70 (13.08%) SQL
5 44 (8.22%) Python
5 44 (8.22%) Java
6 35 (6.54%) Ruby
7 13 (2.43%) C
8 12 (2.24%) Perl
9 11 (2.06%) C#
10 10 (1.87%) Scala
11 7 (1.31%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.12%) C++
12 6 (1.12%) Golang
13 5 (0.93%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.75%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.56%) Clojure
16 2 (0.37%) PHP4
16 2 (0.37%) Groovy
16 2 (0.37%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 18 (3.36%) Degree
2 10 (1.87%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.31%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.19%) MySQL Certification
4 1 (0.19%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.31%) QA
System Software
1 9 (1.68%) Varnish
2 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (1.87%) Vagrant
2 9 (1.68%) Puppet
3 6 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.75%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.19%) Ansible
Vendors
1 207 (38.69%) Zend
2 14 (2.62%) Twitter
3 13 (2.43%) Google
4 11 (2.06%) Facebook
5 8 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (1.31%) New Relic
7 6 (1.12%) Oracle
8 5 (0.93%) Epicor
9 2 (0.37%) Sony
9 2 (0.37%) Microsoft
9 2 (0.37%) Rackspace
9 2 (0.37%) SendGrid
9 2 (0.37%) Akamai
10 1 (0.19%) SmartFocus
10 1 (0.19%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.19%) Blackboard
10 1 (0.19%) Adobe
10 1 (0.19%) HP
10 1 (0.19%) VMware
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