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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP Developer
Rank 240 232 194
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -38
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 183 178 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.87% 0.85% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.90% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 135 183
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £250 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £187.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £24.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -14.65%
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
20026 19682 20464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.69% 94.48% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14194 13942 13897
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 315 337 393
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +8 20 £350 +7.69% 24
Croydon -16 2 - -
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 389 (100.00%) PHP
2 219 (56.30%) HTML
3 218 (56.04%) CSS
4 211 (54.24%) JavaScript
5 201 (51.67%) MySQL
6 124 (31.88%) Agile Software Development
7 118 (30.33%) Symfony
8 108 (27.76%) MVC
9 93 (23.91%) OO
10 92 (23.65%) HTML5
11 84 (21.59%) jQuery
12 81 (20.82%) Laravel
13 76 (19.54%) TDD
14 74 (19.02%) Git (software)
15 70 (17.99%) LAMP
16 68 (17.48%) CSS3
17 64 (16.45%) Zend
18 57 (14.65%) WordPress
19 56 (14.40%) OO PHP
20 51 (13.11%) CMS
21 50 (12.85%) Linux
22 48 (12.34%) Drupal
22 48 (12.34%) AngularJS
23 47 (12.08%) BDD
24 46 (11.83%) SQL
24 46 (11.83%) E-Commerce
25 40 (10.28%) Web Services
26 38 (9.77%) RESTful
26 38 (9.77%) Node.js
27 37 (9.51%) Web Development

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 57 (14.65%) WordPress
2 51 (13.11%) CMS
3 48 (12.34%) Drupal
4 38 (9.77%) Node.js
5 37 (9.51%) Apache
6 17 (4.37%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (1.80%) nginx
8 6 (1.54%) Joomla!
9 5 (1.29%) ExpressionEngine
10 4 (1.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (1.03%) Apache Solr
10 4 (1.03%) Magnolia
11 3 (0.77%) IIS
12 2 (0.51%) Moodle
13 1 (0.26%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.26%) Confluence
13 1 (0.26%) SilverStripe
13 1 (0.26%) SugarCRM
13 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (3.60%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.51%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.26%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 12 (3.08%) Magento
2 3 (0.77%) BigMachines
2 3 (0.77%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 26 (6.68%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (1.54%) GitHub
4 4 (1.03%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.03%) SaaS
5 3 (0.77%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 3 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.77%) Heroku
6 2 (0.51%) Route 53
7 1 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.26%) Firebase
7 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.51%) SMTP
2 1 (0.26%) FTP
2 1 (0.26%) HTTP
2 1 (0.26%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.26%) Internet
2 1 (0.26%) SMS
2 1 (0.26%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (51.67%) MySQL
2 30 (7.71%) MongoDB
3 18 (4.63%) NoSQL
3 18 (4.63%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (4.63%) Redis
4 17 (4.37%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.06%) Amazon RDS
6 7 (1.80%) MariaDB
7 6 (1.54%) CouchDB
8 5 (1.29%) Big Data
9 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.26%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.26%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.26%) FileMaker
10 1 (0.26%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.26%) Jackrabbit
10 1 (0.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 74 (19.02%) Git (software)
2 28 (7.20%) PHPUnit
3 21 (5.40%) Subversion
4 12 (3.08%) Grunt
4 12 (3.08%) JIRA
5 10 (2.57%) gulp
5 10 (2.57%) Vagrant
6 8 (2.06%) Jenkins
7 7 (1.80%) Cucumber
8 6 (1.54%) Mocha
9 4 (1.03%) JUnit
9 4 (1.03%) Selenium
9 4 (1.03%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.77%) EasyMock
10 3 (0.77%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.77%) Jasmine
10 3 (0.77%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (0.77%) Sinon.JS
11 2 (0.51%) Redmine
11 2 (0.51%) Yeoman
General
1 21 (5.40%) Marketing
2 18 (4.63%) Finance
2 18 (4.63%) Retail
3 15 (3.86%) Advertising
4 5 (1.29%) Banking
4 5 (1.29%) Publishing
5 4 (1.03%) Games
6 2 (0.51%) Legal
7 1 (0.26%) Back Office
7 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (56.30%) HTML
2 218 (56.04%) CSS
3 118 (30.33%) Symfony
4 92 (23.65%) HTML5
5 84 (21.59%) jQuery
6 81 (20.82%) Laravel
7 70 (17.99%) LAMP
8 68 (17.48%) CSS3
9 48 (12.34%) AngularJS
10 40 (10.28%) Web Services
11 38 (9.77%) RESTful
12 32 (8.23%) REST
13 27 (6.94%) XML
14 25 (6.43%) Sass
14 25 (6.43%) SOAP
15 20 (5.14%) JSON
16 17 (4.37%) Ajax
16 17 (4.37%) Behat
16 17 (4.37%) LESS
17 16 (4.11%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 10 (2.57%) User Experience
2 7 (1.80%) W3C
3 6 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (1.54%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.29%) Fintech
5 4 (1.03%) Algorithms
5 4 (1.03%) Streaming Video
6 3 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (0.77%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.51%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.51%) Life Science
7 2 (0.51%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.26%) BBC
8 1 (0.26%) Blog
8 1 (0.26%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.26%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.26%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.26%) NHS
8 1 (0.26%) Social Media
8 1 (0.26%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 50 (12.85%) Linux
2 10 (2.57%) Unix
3 8 (2.06%) Android
4 7 (1.80%) Apple iOS
4 7 (1.80%) Windows
5 5 (1.29%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.03%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.77%) CentOS
7 3 (0.77%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.26%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (0.26%) Debian
8 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (31.88%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (27.76%) MVC
3 93 (23.91%) OO
4 76 (19.54%) TDD
5 56 (14.40%) OO PHP
6 47 (12.08%) BDD
7 46 (11.83%) E-Commerce
8 37 (9.51%) Web Development
9 35 (9.00%) Front End Development
10 32 (8.23%) OOP
11 29 (7.46%) Scrum
12 27 (6.94%) Unit Testing
13 19 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (4.63%) Open Source
15 16 (4.11%) CRM
15 16 (4.11%) Web Application Development
16 14 (3.60%) Responsive Web Design
17 12 (3.08%) Content Management
18 10 (2.57%) SOA
18 10 (2.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 389 (100.00%) PHP
2 211 (54.24%) JavaScript
3 46 (11.83%) SQL
4 32 (8.23%) Python
5 28 (7.20%) Java
6 21 (5.40%) Ruby
7 9 (2.31%) PHP 5
8 6 (1.54%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.29%) C#
10 4 (1.03%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.77%) Apex Code
11 3 (0.77%) C
11 3 (0.77%) Groovy
12 2 (0.51%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.51%) Perl
13 1 (0.26%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.26%) Go
13 1 (0.26%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (2.06%) SC Cleared
1 8 (2.06%) Security Cleared
2 4 (1.03%) Degree
3 1 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.26%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.29%) QA
2 1 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.26%) WAI
System Software
1 8 (2.06%) Varnish
2 3 (0.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.77%) Ansible
2 3 (0.77%) Puppet
3 2 (0.51%) Capistrano
3 2 (0.51%) cPanel
3 2 (0.51%) Kibana
3 2 (0.51%) logstash
Vendors
1 64 (16.45%) Zend
2 8 (2.06%) Oracle
3 7 (1.80%) Google
4 6 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (1.29%) ServiceNow
6 4 (1.03%) Facebook
6 4 (1.03%) Interwoven
7 3 (0.77%) Siebel
8 2 (0.51%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.26%) Adobe
9 1 (0.26%) Akamai
9 1 (0.26%) CyberSource
9 1 (0.26%) DataCash
9 1 (0.26%) Demandware
9 1 (0.26%) Ogone
9 1 (0.26%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.26%) Twitter
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