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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 245 232 215
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -17
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 143 181 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.69% 0.83% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.89% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 140 126
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 £273 £250 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £407 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £290 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £29.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-39.65% -7.93%
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
19129 20370 18381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.49% 93.18% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13552 13895 12393
Average daily rate £440 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.14% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
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 316 377 506
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +29 40 £331 +8.16% 15
Docklands, London - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hillingdon - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Uxbridge - - - -
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 440 (100.00%) PHP
2 243 (55.23%) HTML
3 236 (53.64%) CSS
4 227 (51.59%) MySQL
5 224 (50.91%) JavaScript
6 166 (37.73%) MVC
7 155 (35.23%) Zend
8 151 (34.32%) jQuery
9 148 (33.64%) Symfony
10 141 (32.05%) Agile Software Development
11 140 (31.82%) OO
12 124 (28.18%) Git (software)
13 108 (24.55%) LAMP
14 107 (24.32%) TDD
15 105 (23.86%) HTML5
16 93 (21.14%) Linux
17 89 (20.23%) OO PHP
18 78 (17.73%) Laravel
18 78 (17.73%) PHP5
19 68 (15.45%) CSS3
20 67 (15.23%) Apache
21 53 (12.05%) BDD
22 52 (11.82%) SQL
23 50 (11.36%) Subversion
23 50 (11.36%) CodeIgniter
24 49 (11.14%) E-Commerce
25 48 (10.91%) Web Services
25 48 (10.91%) RESTful
26 47 (10.68%) OOP
27 46 (10.45%) PHPUnit

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 67 (15.23%) Apache
2 41 (9.32%) WordPress
3 36 (8.18%) Drupal
4 34 (7.73%) CMS
5 16 (3.64%) Node.js
6 13 (2.95%) Joomla!
7 11 (2.50%) nginx
8 10 (2.27%) Moodle
9 7 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (1.14%) IIS
11 4 (0.91%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.68%) ExpressionEngine
12 3 (0.68%) concrete5
13 2 (0.45%) SugarCRM
13 2 (0.45%) Adobe CQ
14 1 (0.23%) SharePoint
14 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.23%) TYPO3
Applications
1 3 (0.68%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.45%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.23%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (5.45%) Magento
2 2 (0.45%) osCommerce
3 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (0.68%) GitHub
4 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.23%) MailChimp
5 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.18%) HTTP
2 8 (1.82%) Intranet
3 5 (1.14%) Internet
3 5 (1.14%) SSH
4 3 (0.68%) SSL
5 2 (0.45%) Extranet
6 1 (0.23%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 227 (51.59%) MySQL
2 25 (5.68%) Redis
3 23 (5.23%) MongoDB
4 20 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (2.95%) NoSQL
5 13 (2.95%) Relational Database
6 8 (1.82%) SQL Server
7 5 (1.14%) Big Data
8 2 (0.45%) Riak
8 2 (0.45%) CouchDB
8 2 (0.45%) BigTable
8 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.23%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.23%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.23%) MS Access
9 1 (0.23%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 124 (28.18%) Git (software)
2 50 (11.36%) Subversion
3 46 (10.45%) PHPUnit
4 18 (4.09%) Mercurial
4 18 (4.09%) JIRA
5 15 (3.41%) Jenkins
6 13 (2.95%) Behat
7 12 (2.73%) Cucumber
8 6 (1.36%) Jasmine
9 5 (1.14%) Hudson
10 4 (0.91%) Selenium
10 4 (0.91%) QUnit
11 3 (0.68%) Sinon.JS
11 3 (0.68%) FogBugz
11 3 (0.68%) Trac
11 3 (0.68%) Redmine
12 2 (0.45%) Bower
12 2 (0.45%) Grunt
12 2 (0.45%) Yeoman
12 2 (0.45%) CasperJS
General
1 45 (10.23%) Marketing
2 27 (6.14%) Finance
3 12 (2.73%) Advertising
4 7 (1.59%) Publishing
5 6 (1.36%) Games
6 5 (1.14%) Music Industry
7 4 (0.91%) Banking
7 4 (0.91%) Retail
8 3 (0.68%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.45%) Automotive
9 2 (0.45%) Legal
9 2 (0.45%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.45%) Billing
10 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.23%) Back Office
10 1 (0.23%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.23%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.23%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 243 (55.23%) HTML
2 236 (53.64%) CSS
3 151 (34.32%) jQuery
4 148 (33.64%) Symfony
5 108 (24.55%) LAMP
6 105 (23.86%) HTML5
7 78 (17.73%) Laravel
8 68 (15.45%) CSS3
9 50 (11.36%) CodeIgniter
10 48 (10.91%) Web Services
10 48 (10.91%) RESTful
11 37 (8.41%) AngularJS
12 35 (7.95%) Ajax
12 35 (7.95%) Zend Framework
13 33 (7.50%) XML
14 30 (6.82%) SOAP
14 30 (6.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 29 (6.59%) REST
16 27 (6.14%) Doctrine
17 26 (5.91%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.82%) Open Source
2 18 (4.09%) Computer Science
3 13 (2.95%) Digital Media
4 12 (2.73%) E-Learning
5 11 (2.50%) Social Media
6 10 (2.27%) User Experience
7 8 (1.82%) W3C
7 8 (1.82%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (0.91%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.68%) VLE
10 3 (0.68%) SCORM
10 3 (0.68%) Blog
10 3 (0.68%) Social Network
10 3 (0.68%) Animation
11 2 (0.45%) Online Games
11 2 (0.45%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.23%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.23%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 93 (21.14%) Linux
2 17 (3.86%) UNIX
3 16 (3.64%) CentOS
4 9 (2.05%) Windows
5 7 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.36%) Ubuntu
6 6 (1.36%) Mac OS X
7 5 (1.14%) Android
7 5 (1.14%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (37.73%) MVC
2 141 (32.05%) Agile Software Development
3 140 (31.82%) OO
4 107 (24.32%) TDD
5 89 (20.23%) OO PHP
6 53 (12.05%) BDD
7 49 (11.14%) E-Commerce
8 47 (10.68%) OOP
9 43 (9.77%) Scrum
10 34 (7.73%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (6.14%) Responsive Web Design
11 27 (6.14%) Web Development
12 24 (5.45%) Unit Testing
13 16 (3.64%) Project Management
14 13 (2.95%) Web Design
15 11 (2.50%) Web Application Development
16 10 (2.27%) SOA
17 9 (2.05%) Software Engineering
18 7 (1.59%) ERP
19 6 (1.36%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 440 (100.00%) PHP
2 224 (50.91%) JavaScript
3 78 (17.73%) PHP5
4 52 (11.82%) SQL
5 41 (9.32%) Python
6 33 (7.50%) Java
7 30 (6.82%) Ruby
8 11 (2.50%) Perl
8 11 (2.50%) C#
9 9 (2.05%) C
10 8 (1.82%) Scala
10 8 (1.82%) Shell Script
11 6 (1.36%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.91%) C++
12 4 (0.91%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.68%) Clojure
14 2 (0.45%) Groovy
14 2 (0.45%) PHP4
14 2 (0.45%) ActionScript
14 2 (0.45%) Golang
Qualifications
1 15 (3.41%) Degree
2 10 (2.27%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.36%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.91%) QA
System Software
1 6 (1.36%) Varnish
2 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (2.05%) Puppet
2 7 (1.59%) Vagrant
3 5 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.68%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 155 (35.23%) Zend
2 12 (2.73%) Google
3 11 (2.50%) Twitter
4 7 (1.59%) Oracle
5 6 (1.36%) Facebook
6 5 (1.14%) New Relic
6 5 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.14%) Epicor
7 2 (0.45%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.45%) HP
7 2 (0.45%) Rackspace
7 2 (0.45%) SendGrid
8 1 (0.23%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.23%) Adobe
8 1 (0.23%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.23%) VMware
8 1 (0.23%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.23%) Blackboard
8 1 (0.23%) Akamai
8 1 (0.23%) SmartFocus
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