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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP Developer
Rank 258 247 171
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -76
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 178 197 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.80% 0.84% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.88% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 150 237
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%
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
21075 22337 22455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.06% 94.76% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15093 15690 15395
Median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 370 420
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £52.17 £40.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

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 July 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 July 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 +35 31 £375 +2.38% 14
Docklands, London - 1 £293 -
Westminster - 1 £425 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £525 -
Chiswick - 1 £425 -
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 320 (100.00%) PHP
2 202 (63.13%) JavaScript
3 171 (53.44%) CSS
4 169 (52.81%) HTML
5 138 (43.13%) MySQL
6 95 (29.69%) MVC
6 95 (29.69%) Symfony
7 91 (28.44%) jQuery
7 91 (28.44%) Git (software)
8 90 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
9 75 (23.44%) OO
10 69 (21.56%) Web Development
11 68 (21.25%) HTML5
12 65 (20.31%) Laravel
13 64 (20.00%) TDD
14 58 (18.13%) CSS3
15 56 (17.50%) Linux
15 56 (17.50%) WordPress
16 55 (17.19%) SQL
17 54 (16.88%) Zend
18 53 (16.56%) LAMP
19 51 (15.94%) OOP
20 41 (12.81%) BDD
20 41 (12.81%) RESTful
21 39 (12.19%) E-Commerce
22 32 (10.00%) Web Services
23 30 (9.38%) AngularJS
24 27 (8.44%) OO PHP
25 26 (8.13%) XML
25 26 (8.13%) Node.js

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 56 (17.50%) WordPress
2 24 (7.50%) Drupal
3 23 (7.19%) Apache
4 19 (5.94%) CMS
5 12 (3.75%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (3.44%) Moodle
7 6 (1.88%) Alfresco
8 3 (0.94%) Joomla!
8 3 (0.94%) nginx
9 2 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.63%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.63%) Confluence
9 2 (0.63%) IIS
9 2 (0.63%) Magnolia
10 1 (0.31%) ExpressionEngine
10 1 (0.31%) PrestaShop
10 1 (0.31%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 3 (0.94%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.31%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.31%) MS Office
2 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (4.38%) Magento
2 3 (0.94%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.63%) BigMachines
3 2 (0.63%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.63%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.75%) GitHub
3 8 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.94%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 3 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.94%) PaaS
5 2 (0.63%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (0.63%) SaaS
6 1 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.31%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.56%) Network Security
1 5 (1.56%) SSH
2 3 (0.94%) HTTP
2 3 (0.94%) LDAP
3 2 (0.63%) DNS
4 1 (0.31%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.31%) RIP
4 1 (0.31%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (43.13%) MySQL
2 24 (7.50%) SQL Server
3 18 (5.63%) NoSQL
4 16 (5.00%) MongoDB
5 11 (3.44%) DB2
6 10 (3.13%) Redis
6 10 (3.13%) Relational Database
7 9 (2.81%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.94%) Big Data
8 3 (0.94%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.63%) CouchDB
9 2 (0.63%) GIS
9 2 (0.63%) MariaDB
9 2 (0.63%) Sybase ASE
10 1 (0.31%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.31%) FileMaker
10 1 (0.31%) MarkLogic
10 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 91 (28.44%) Git (software)
2 25 (7.81%) PHPUnit
3 21 (6.56%) Subversion
4 10 (3.13%) Cucumber
4 10 (3.13%) JIRA
4 10 (3.13%) Vagrant
5 9 (2.81%) gulp
6 8 (2.50%) Grunt
6 8 (2.50%) Jenkins
7 5 (1.56%) Gradle
7 5 (1.56%) Mercurial
8 4 (1.25%) Jasmine
8 4 (1.25%) Selenium
9 3 (0.94%) Geb
9 3 (0.94%) Hudson
9 3 (0.94%) JUnit
9 3 (0.94%) Mocha
9 3 (0.94%) Spock
9 3 (0.94%) Travis CI
10 2 (0.63%) Ant
General
1 15 (4.69%) Finance
1 15 (4.69%) Retail
2 10 (3.13%) Marketing
3 7 (2.19%) Publishing
4 4 (1.25%) Banking
5 3 (0.94%) Advertising
5 3 (0.94%) Front Office
5 3 (0.94%) Games
5 3 (0.94%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.63%) Legal
7 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (53.44%) CSS
2 169 (52.81%) HTML
3 95 (29.69%) Symfony
4 91 (28.44%) jQuery
5 68 (21.25%) HTML5
6 65 (20.31%) Laravel
7 58 (18.13%) CSS3
8 53 (16.56%) LAMP
9 41 (12.81%) RESTful
10 32 (10.00%) Web Services
11 30 (9.38%) AngularJS
12 26 (8.13%) Node.js
12 26 (8.13%) XML
13 22 (6.88%) CodeIgniter
13 22 (6.88%) JSON
13 22 (6.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 20 (6.25%) Sass
15 17 (5.31%) Ajax
15 17 (5.31%) React
16 15 (4.69%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.69%) User Experience
2 10 (3.13%) e-Learning
3 8 (2.50%) Algorithms
4 7 (2.19%) Digital Media
5 6 (1.88%) Artificial Intelligence
5 6 (1.88%) Fintech
5 6 (1.88%) Learning Management System
5 6 (1.88%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.88%) Video on Demand
6 5 (1.56%) Statistics
7 4 (1.25%) VLE
8 3 (0.94%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (0.94%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.94%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.94%) W3C
9 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.63%) Over-the-Top Content
10 1 (0.31%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.31%) Pharmacovigilance
10 1 (0.31%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 56 (17.50%) Linux
2 15 (4.69%) Unix
3 14 (4.38%) Windows
4 5 (1.56%) Android
5 4 (1.25%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.25%) CentOS
5 4 (1.25%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (29.69%) MVC
2 90 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (23.44%) OO
4 69 (21.56%) Web Development
5 64 (20.00%) TDD
6 51 (15.94%) OOP
7 41 (12.81%) BDD
8 39 (12.19%) E-Commerce
9 27 (8.44%) OO PHP
10 22 (6.88%) Scrum
11 19 (5.94%) Front End Development
12 18 (5.63%) Open Source
13 17 (5.31%) API Development
14 16 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (5.00%) CRM
15 14 (4.38%) Unit Testing
16 13 (4.06%) Data Protection
17 11 (3.44%) Security Architecture
18 10 (3.13%) Refactoring
18 10 (3.13%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 320 (100.00%) PHP
2 202 (63.13%) JavaScript
3 55 (17.19%) SQL
4 24 (7.50%) Java
5 13 (4.06%) PHP 5
6 11 (3.44%) PowerShell
7 10 (3.13%) Ruby
7 10 (3.13%) Shell Script
8 9 (2.81%) Python
9 7 (2.19%) Go
10 6 (1.88%) Scala
11 4 (1.25%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.94%) Clojure
12 3 (0.94%) Erlang
12 3 (0.94%) Groovy
12 3 (0.94%) Jython
13 2 (0.63%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.63%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.63%) C#
13 2 (0.63%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (2.81%) Degree
2 1 (0.31%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.63%) QA
1 2 (0.63%) WAI
2 1 (0.31%) SEPA
System Software
1 14 (4.38%) Docker
2 11 (3.44%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.19%) Varnish
4 2 (0.63%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (0.94%) Capistrano
2 2 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.63%) Puppet
3 1 (0.31%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 54 (16.88%) Zend
2 25 (7.81%) Oracle
3 11 (3.44%) Sybase
4 7 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.63%) Akamai
5 2 (0.63%) Facebook
5 2 (0.63%) Google
5 2 (0.63%) Interwoven
5 2 (0.63%) RedDot
5 2 (0.63%) SAP
5 2 (0.63%) Siebel
6 1 (0.31%) Adobe
6 1 (0.31%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.31%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.31%) Optimizely
6 1 (0.31%) Sage
6 1 (0.31%) Samsung
6 1 (0.31%) Twitter
6 1 (0.31%) VMware
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