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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 279 193 221
Rank change year-on-year
-86 +28
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 134 260 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.60% 1.07% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 1.16% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 207 137
Average daily rate
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£358 £330 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £259
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +25.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £175.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-87.71% +311.76%
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
20623 22454 20413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.46% 92.71% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 14160 15529 13843
Average daily rate £445 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 400 421
Average hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.51 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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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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 -9 36 £323 -3.73% 27
Croydon -2 5 £375 +66.66% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £375 -
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Hillingdon - - - -
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 272 (100.00%) PHP
2 166 (61.03%) HTML
3 153 (56.25%) CSS
4 139 (51.10%) JavaScript
5 132 (48.53%) MySQL
6 102 (37.50%) jQuery
7 96 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
8 83 (30.51%) Zend
9 81 (29.78%) OO
10 79 (29.04%) Symfony
11 71 (26.10%) MVC
12 69 (25.37%) Git (software)
13 65 (23.90%) HTML5
14 64 (23.53%) TDD
15 63 (23.16%) LAMP
16 50 (18.38%) OO PHP
17 45 (16.54%) SQL
17 45 (16.54%) PHP5
18 43 (15.81%) WordPress
19 39 (14.34%) BDD
19 39 (14.34%) CSS3
20 38 (13.97%) Linux
21 37 (13.60%) Ajax
22 33 (12.13%) Apache
23 32 (11.76%) Subversion
23 32 (11.76%) Laravel
24 28 (10.29%) REST
24 28 (10.29%) Python
25 25 (9.19%) OOP
25 25 (9.19%) SOAP

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 43 (15.81%) WordPress
2 33 (12.13%) Apache
3 21 (7.72%) Drupal
4 20 (7.35%) Node.js
5 17 (6.25%) CMS
6 8 (2.94%) Joomla!
6 8 (2.94%) Moodle
7 6 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (2.21%) nginx
8 4 (1.47%) IIS
9 2 (0.74%) SugarCRM
10 1 (0.37%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.37%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.37%) Confluence
10 1 (0.37%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 4 (1.47%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.74%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.37%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (3.31%) Magento
2 1 (0.37%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.37%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.04%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.21%) GitHub
3 5 (1.84%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.74%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.37%) SaaS
5 1 (0.37%) Heroku
5 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.57%) HTTP
2 4 (1.47%) Internet
3 1 (0.37%) SSH
3 1 (0.37%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.37%) Skype
3 1 (0.37%) SSL
3 1 (0.37%) Intranet
3 1 (0.37%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (48.53%) MySQL
2 18 (6.62%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (5.51%) MongoDB
4 13 (4.78%) NoSQL
5 11 (4.04%) Relational Database
6 8 (2.94%) SQL Server
7 7 (2.57%) Redis
8 5 (1.84%) Big Data
9 3 (1.10%) CouchDB
10 2 (0.74%) Riak
10 2 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.74%) BigTable
11 1 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.37%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 69 (25.37%) Git (software)
2 32 (11.76%) Subversion
3 19 (6.99%) PHPUnit
4 9 (3.31%) Jenkins
5 6 (2.21%) Cucumber
6 4 (1.47%) Hudson
6 4 (1.47%) Behat
6 4 (1.47%) JIRA
6 4 (1.47%) Selenium
7 3 (1.10%) Mercurial
7 3 (1.10%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.74%) Bower
8 2 (0.74%) CasperJS
8 2 (0.74%) FogBugz
8 2 (0.74%) Trac
8 2 (0.74%) Grunt
8 2 (0.74%) Maven
8 2 (0.74%) QUnit
8 2 (0.74%) Redmine
9 1 (0.37%) SpecFlow
General
1 17 (6.25%) Marketing
2 13 (4.78%) Advertising
3 12 (4.41%) Finance
4 7 (2.57%) Games
5 5 (1.84%) Electronics
5 5 (1.84%) Music Industry
6 4 (1.47%) Retail
7 2 (0.74%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.37%) Legal
8 1 (0.37%) Banking
8 1 (0.37%) Publishing
8 1 (0.37%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.37%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.37%) iGaming
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (61.03%) HTML
2 153 (56.25%) CSS
3 102 (37.50%) jQuery
4 79 (29.04%) Symfony
5 65 (23.90%) HTML5
6 63 (23.16%) LAMP
7 39 (14.34%) CSS3
8 37 (13.60%) Ajax
9 32 (11.76%) Laravel
10 28 (10.29%) REST
11 25 (9.19%) RESTful
11 25 (9.19%) SOAP
12 22 (8.09%) Web Services
13 20 (7.35%) AngularJS
14 19 (6.99%) CodeIgniter
15 17 (6.25%) XML
16 16 (5.88%) XHTML
16 16 (5.88%) Zend Framework
17 15 (5.51%) Doctrine
18 13 (4.78%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 12 (4.41%) Digital Media
3 9 (3.31%) Open Source
4 8 (2.94%) E-Learning
5 5 (1.84%) W3C
5 5 (1.84%) Blog
5 5 (1.84%) User Experience
5 5 (1.84%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.47%) Social Media
7 3 (1.10%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.10%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.74%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.74%) Internet of Things
8 2 (0.74%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.37%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.37%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.37%) Social Network
9 1 (0.37%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.37%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.37%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 38 (13.97%) Linux
2 8 (2.94%) CentOS
3 7 (2.57%) UNIX
4 6 (2.21%) Windows
5 5 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.10%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.74%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.74%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (29.78%) OO
3 71 (26.10%) MVC
4 64 (23.53%) TDD
5 50 (18.38%) OO PHP
6 39 (14.34%) BDD
7 25 (9.19%) Responsive Web Design
7 25 (9.19%) Scrum
7 25 (9.19%) OOP
8 21 (7.72%) Unit Testing
9 20 (7.35%) E-Commerce
10 14 (5.15%) SOA
11 13 (4.78%) Web Design
11 13 (4.78%) Pair Programming
12 12 (4.41%) Web Development
12 12 (4.41%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (4.04%) Refactoring
14 10 (3.68%) Project Management
15 8 (2.94%) Web Application Development
16 7 (2.57%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 272 (100.00%) PHP
2 139 (51.10%) JavaScript
3 45 (16.54%) SQL
3 45 (16.54%) PHP5
4 28 (10.29%) Python
5 22 (8.09%) Java
6 19 (6.99%) Ruby
7 7 (2.57%) Shell Script
8 6 (2.21%) Perl
8 6 (2.21%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.84%) C
10 4 (1.47%) C#
10 4 (1.47%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.10%) Scala
11 3 (1.10%) Clojure
12 2 (0.74%) Groovy
12 2 (0.74%) VBA
13 1 (0.37%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.37%) sed
Qualifications
1 10 (3.68%) Degree
2 5 (1.84%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.74%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.21%) QA
System Software
1 7 (2.57%) Varnish
2 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (4.04%) Puppet
2 7 (2.57%) Vagrant
2 7 (2.57%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.37%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 83 (30.51%) Zend
2 7 (2.57%) Google
3 6 (2.21%) Oracle
4 4 (1.47%) Epicor
4 4 (1.47%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.74%) HP
6 2 (0.74%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.37%) PayPal
7 1 (0.37%) WorldPay
7 1 (0.37%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.37%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.37%) Twitter
7 1 (0.37%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.37%) VMware
7 1 (0.37%) Apple
7 1 (0.37%) Siebel
7 1 (0.37%) Microsoft
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