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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP Developer
Rank 270 260 193
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -67
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 161 170 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.74% 0.76% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.81% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 131 226
Median daily rate £388 £360 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% +7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £314 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.58% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 - £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
20644 21057 21495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.92% 94.65% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 15023 14520 15143
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 393 382
Median hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 17 £400 +14.28% 14
Croydon -12 4 £381 +1.66%
Harrow - 1 £350 -
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 334 (100.00%) PHP
2 194 (58.08%) JavaScript
3 174 (52.10%) CSS
4 169 (50.60%) HTML
5 150 (44.91%) MySQL
6 110 (32.93%) MVC
7 99 (29.64%) Symfony
8 88 (26.35%) jQuery
9 87 (26.05%) Agile Software Development
10 85 (25.45%) Git (software)
11 80 (23.95%) Laravel
12 73 (21.86%) Web Development
13 71 (21.26%) HTML5
14 70 (20.96%) OO
15 64 (19.16%) Zend
16 58 (17.37%) WordPress
16 58 (17.37%) CSS3
16 58 (17.37%) TDD
17 51 (15.27%) LAMP
18 50 (14.97%) RESTful
19 47 (14.07%) E-Commerce
20 45 (13.47%) Linux
21 41 (12.28%) OOP
22 36 (10.78%) AngularJS
23 35 (10.48%) SQL
24 33 (9.88%) Web Services
24 33 (9.88%) CMS
25 32 (9.58%) BDD
26 31 (9.28%) Node.js
27 29 (8.68%) Java

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 58 (17.37%) WordPress
2 33 (9.88%) CMS
3 31 (9.28%) Node.js
4 27 (8.08%) Drupal
5 17 (5.09%) Elasticsearch
6 16 (4.79%) Apache
7 8 (2.40%) Moodle
8 6 (1.80%) Alfresco
9 5 (1.50%) nginx
10 4 (1.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (1.20%) Magnolia
11 2 (0.60%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.60%) Confluence
11 2 (0.60%) ExpressionEngine
12 1 (0.30%) IIS
12 1 (0.30%) PrestaShop
12 1 (0.30%) SilverStripe
12 1 (0.30%) SugarCRM
12 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (1.80%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.30%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.30%) MS Office
2 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (5.09%) Magento
2 4 (1.20%) BigMachines
2 4 (1.20%) Eloqua
3 3 (0.90%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.60%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.19%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (4.49%) GitHub
3 10 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (1.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 5 (1.50%) SaaS
5 4 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.60%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.60%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.60%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.60%) PaaS
7 1 (0.30%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.30%) Firebase
7 1 (0.30%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.50%) SSH
2 4 (1.20%) Network Security
3 2 (0.60%) DNS
3 2 (0.60%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.60%) LDAP
4 1 (0.30%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (44.91%) MySQL
2 17 (5.09%) MongoDB
3 16 (4.79%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (4.79%) Redis
4 14 (4.19%) SQL Server
5 12 (3.59%) Relational Database
6 11 (3.29%) NoSQL
7 7 (2.10%) CouchDB
7 7 (2.10%) DB2
8 6 (1.80%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (0.90%) Big Data
9 3 (0.90%) MariaDB
10 2 (0.60%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.30%) Jackrabbit
11 1 (0.30%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 85 (25.45%) Git (software)
2 25 (7.49%) PHPUnit
3 14 (4.19%) Subversion
4 11 (3.29%) JIRA
5 9 (2.69%) Cucumber
5 9 (2.69%) Jenkins
5 9 (2.69%) Vagrant
6 8 (2.40%) Grunt
7 6 (1.80%) gulp
7 6 (1.80%) Jasmine
7 6 (1.80%) Mocha
8 4 (1.20%) Hudson
8 4 (1.20%) Oracle APEX
8 4 (1.20%) Selenium
9 3 (0.90%) JUnit
9 3 (0.90%) Mercurial
9 3 (0.90%) Yeoman
10 2 (0.60%) Gradle
10 2 (0.60%) Mockito
10 2 (0.60%) QUnit
General
1 22 (6.59%) Retail
2 19 (5.69%) Finance
3 11 (3.29%) Marketing
4 6 (1.80%) Advertising
5 4 (1.20%) Banking
6 3 (0.90%) Front Office
6 3 (0.90%) Games
6 3 (0.90%) Publishing
6 3 (0.90%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.60%) Legal
8 1 (0.30%) Back Office
8 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (52.10%) CSS
2 169 (50.60%) HTML
3 99 (29.64%) Symfony
4 88 (26.35%) jQuery
5 80 (23.95%) Laravel
6 71 (21.26%) HTML5
7 58 (17.37%) CSS3
8 51 (15.27%) LAMP
9 50 (14.97%) RESTful
10 36 (10.78%) AngularJS
11 33 (9.88%) Web Services
12 22 (6.59%) Sass
12 22 (6.59%) Yii
13 19 (5.69%) CodeIgniter
14 18 (5.39%) REST
14 18 (5.39%) XML
15 17 (5.09%) Ajax
16 16 (4.79%) Behat
17 15 (4.49%) JSON
17 15 (4.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (3.59%) User Experience
2 10 (2.99%) Algorithms
3 7 (2.10%) Fintech
4 6 (1.80%) Digital Media
5 5 (1.50%) Artificial Intelligence
5 5 (1.50%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.50%) e-Learning
5 5 (1.50%) Learning Management System
5 5 (1.50%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.50%) Video on Demand
6 4 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.20%) VLE
6 4 (1.20%) W3C
7 3 (0.90%) Data Integration
7 3 (0.90%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.60%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.30%) iPhone
9 1 (0.30%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.30%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 45 (13.47%) Linux
2 10 (2.99%) Windows
3 9 (2.69%) Unix
4 6 (1.80%) CentOS
4 6 (1.80%) Ubuntu
5 3 (0.90%) Android
5 3 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.60%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.30%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (32.93%) MVC
2 87 (26.05%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (21.86%) Web Development
4 70 (20.96%) OO
5 58 (17.37%) TDD
6 47 (14.07%) E-Commerce
7 41 (12.28%) OOP
8 32 (9.58%) BDD
9 29 (8.68%) OO PHP
10 23 (6.89%) Front End Development
11 21 (6.29%) Unit Testing
12 19 (5.69%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (5.39%) Scrum
14 17 (5.09%) CRM
15 13 (3.89%) Data Protection
16 11 (3.29%) Open Source
17 9 (2.69%) API Development
17 9 (2.69%) DevOps
18 8 (2.40%) Migration
18 8 (2.40%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 334 (100.00%) PHP
2 194 (58.08%) JavaScript
3 35 (10.48%) SQL
4 29 (8.68%) Java
5 21 (6.29%) Python
6 18 (5.39%) Ruby
7 10 (2.99%) PHP 5
8 8 (2.40%) Shell Script
9 7 (2.10%) PowerShell
10 6 (1.80%) Go
11 4 (1.20%) Apex Code
12 3 (0.90%) Apple Swift
12 3 (0.90%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.90%) Groovy
12 3 (0.90%) Objective-C
12 3 (0.90%) Scala
13 2 (0.60%) C#
13 2 (0.60%) Clojure
13 2 (0.60%) Erlang
13 2 (0.60%) Jython
Qualifications
1 5 (1.50%) Degree
1 5 (1.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (1.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.30%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.90%) QA
2 2 (0.60%) WAI
3 1 (0.30%) SEPA
System Software
1 10 (2.99%) Docker
2 7 (2.10%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.80%) Varnish
4 2 (0.60%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.90%) Ansible
2 3 (0.90%) Capistrano
2 3 (0.90%) Puppet
3 2 (0.60%) Kibana
3 2 (0.60%) logstash
4 1 (0.30%) cPanel
Vendors
1 64 (19.16%) Zend
2 19 (5.69%) Oracle
3 11 (3.29%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (2.10%) Sybase
5 4 (1.20%) Interwoven
5 4 (1.20%) Siebel
6 3 (0.90%) Akamai
6 3 (0.90%) Facebook
6 3 (0.90%) Google
7 2 (0.60%) RedDot
7 2 (0.60%) Twitter
8 1 (0.30%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.30%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.30%) Optimizely
8 1 (0.30%) Sage
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