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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 152 228 201
Rank change year-on-year
+76 -27
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 346 221 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.41% 0.88% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 0.95% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 168 197
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £405 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.72% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +7.69%
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
22622 23362 24347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.29% 92.98% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 15682 16056 16013
Average daily rate £425 £433 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 425 621
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.41 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.84% -0.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 23 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP Developer across the London region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

PHP Developer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 23 September 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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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 +38 63 £345 +6.15% 19
Hammersmith - 6 £425 -
Wimbledon - 1 £350 -
Hounslow - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Bexley - - - -
Chislehurst - - - -
Clapham - - - -
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 557 (100.00%) PHP
2 310 (55.66%) MySQL
3 282 (50.63%) HTML
4 259 (46.50%) CSS
5 255 (45.78%) JavaScript
6 220 (39.50%) Zend
7 214 (38.42%) MVC
8 198 (35.55%) OO
9 192 (34.47%) Agile Software Development
10 190 (34.11%) Symfony
11 162 (29.08%) Git (software)
12 143 (25.67%) jQuery
13 140 (25.13%) TDD
14 123 (22.08%) LAMP
15 120 (21.54%) OO PHP
16 111 (19.93%) PHP5
17 99 (17.77%) Linux
18 87 (15.62%) HTML5
19 85 (15.26%) Web Services
20 76 (13.64%) Laravel
21 74 (13.29%) Apache
22 71 (12.75%) BDD
23 69 (12.39%) RESTful
24 65 (11.67%) Zend Framework
25 64 (11.49%) Scrum
25 64 (11.49%) E-Commerce
26 63 (11.31%) OOP
26 63 (11.31%) SQL
26 63 (11.31%) Subversion
27 61 (10.95%) CodeIgniter

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 74 (13.29%) Apache
2 38 (6.82%) Drupal
3 25 (4.49%) WordPress
4 23 (4.13%) CMS
5 16 (2.87%) Node.js
6 15 (2.69%) Moodle
7 14 (2.51%) Elasticsearch
7 14 (2.51%) Apache Solr
8 12 (2.15%) nginx
9 8 (1.44%) Joomla!
9 8 (1.44%) ExpressionEngine
10 5 (0.90%) IIS
11 3 (0.54%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.36%) concrete5
13 1 (0.18%) Confluence
13 1 (0.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (0.90%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.54%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 24 (4.31%) Magento
2 2 (0.36%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.08%) GitHub
3 2 (0.36%) Route 53
3 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.36%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.18%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.18%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.87%) HTTP
2 8 (1.44%) Intranet
3 5 (0.90%) SSH
3 5 (0.90%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.72%) Internet
5 2 (0.36%) VoIP
6 1 (0.18%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.18%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 310 (55.66%) MySQL
2 41 (7.36%) MongoDB
3 25 (4.49%) Redis
4 24 (4.31%) Relational Database
5 23 (4.13%) NoSQL
6 10 (1.80%) SQL Server
7 9 (1.62%) Big Data
8 8 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.72%) SQLite
10 3 (0.54%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.36%) CouchDB
11 2 (0.36%) Riak
11 2 (0.36%) BigTable
11 2 (0.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.36%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.18%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.18%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 162 (29.08%) Git (software)
2 63 (11.31%) Subversion
3 44 (7.90%) PHPUnit
4 30 (5.39%) Jenkins
5 26 (4.67%) Mercurial
6 21 (3.77%) Behat
7 19 (3.41%) JIRA
8 14 (2.51%) Selenium
9 8 (1.44%) Cucumber
9 8 (1.44%) FogBugz
9 8 (1.44%) Trac
9 8 (1.44%) Redmine
10 3 (0.54%) Grunt
10 3 (0.54%) PhantomJS
10 3 (0.54%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.36%) Maven
11 2 (0.36%) JUnit
11 2 (0.36%) Hudson
11 2 (0.36%) Xdebug
11 2 (0.36%) Jasmine
General
1 36 (6.46%) Marketing
2 35 (6.28%) Finance
3 9 (1.62%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.44%) Banking
5 7 (1.26%) Front Office
6 6 (1.08%) Games
7 5 (0.90%) Advertising
7 5 (0.90%) Publishing
7 5 (0.90%) French Language
8 4 (0.72%) Billing
9 3 (0.54%) Music Industry
9 3 (0.54%) Retail
9 3 (0.54%) Back Office
10 2 (0.36%) Automotive
10 2 (0.36%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.18%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 282 (50.63%) HTML
2 259 (46.50%) CSS
3 190 (34.11%) Symfony
4 143 (25.67%) jQuery
5 123 (22.08%) LAMP
6 87 (15.62%) HTML5
7 85 (15.26%) Web Services
8 76 (13.64%) Laravel
9 69 (12.39%) RESTful
10 65 (11.67%) Zend Framework
11 61 (10.95%) CodeIgniter
12 57 (10.23%) XML
13 53 (9.52%) JSON
14 45 (8.08%) Ajax
14 45 (8.08%) CSS3
15 28 (5.03%) CakePHP
16 26 (4.67%) Memcached
16 26 (4.67%) REST
17 24 (4.31%) Backbone.js
18 23 (4.13%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 31 (5.57%) Open Source
2 21 (3.77%) Computer Science
3 13 (2.33%) Social Media
4 12 (2.15%) E-Learning
5 11 (1.97%) Digital Media
5 11 (1.97%) Mobile App
6 9 (1.62%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.26%) Social Network
8 6 (1.08%) User Experience
9 5 (0.90%) W3C
9 5 (0.90%) Web 2.0
10 4 (0.72%) VLE
11 3 (0.54%) SCORM
12 2 (0.36%) DTV
12 2 (0.36%) GIS
12 2 (0.36%) Online Games
12 2 (0.36%) Learning Management System
13 1 (0.18%) Visualisation
13 1 (0.18%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 99 (17.77%) Linux
2 22 (3.95%) UNIX
3 19 (3.41%) Android
4 15 (2.69%) Apple iOS
5 12 (2.15%) CentOS
6 7 (1.26%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.54%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.54%) Windows
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (38.42%) MVC
2 198 (35.55%) OO
3 192 (34.47%) Agile Software Development
4 140 (25.13%) TDD
5 120 (21.54%) OO PHP
6 71 (12.75%) BDD
7 64 (11.49%) Scrum
7 64 (11.49%) E-Commerce
8 63 (11.31%) OOP
9 60 (10.77%) Continuous Integration
10 36 (6.46%) Web Development
11 31 (5.57%) Unit Testing
12 24 (4.31%) Project Management
13 16 (2.87%) Responsive Web Design
14 14 (2.51%) CRM
15 13 (2.33%) Software Engineering
16 12 (2.15%) Mentoring
17 11 (1.97%) Migration
17 11 (1.97%) SOA
17 11 (1.97%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 557 (100.00%) PHP
2 255 (45.78%) JavaScript
3 111 (19.93%) PHP5
4 63 (11.31%) SQL
5 55 (9.87%) Java
6 26 (4.67%) Python
7 21 (3.77%) Ruby
8 12 (2.15%) Perl
9 10 (1.80%) Shell Script
9 10 (1.80%) C
10 8 (1.44%) C++
11 7 (1.26%) Scala
12 6 (1.08%) Golang
13 4 (0.72%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.72%) C#
14 2 (0.36%) PHP4
15 1 (0.18%) sed
Qualifications
1 25 (4.49%) Degree
2 21 (3.77%) Security Cleared
3 17 (3.05%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.18%) MySQL Certification
4 1 (0.18%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.23%) QA
2 4 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (1.08%) Varnish
2 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (1.80%) Vagrant
2 6 (1.08%) Puppet
3 4 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.54%) Ansible
4 3 (0.54%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 220 (39.50%) Zend
2 16 (2.87%) Salesforce.com
3 12 (2.15%) Facebook
4 9 (1.62%) Google
5 8 (1.44%) Twitter
6 5 (0.90%) New Relic
7 4 (0.72%) Oracle
8 3 (0.54%) Adobe
8 3 (0.54%) SendGrid
9 2 (0.36%) Assembla
9 2 (0.36%) Akamai
9 2 (0.36%) Sybase
9 2 (0.36%) Sony
10 1 (0.18%) Blackboard
10 1 (0.18%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.18%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.18%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.18%) Neolane
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