The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 194 224 159
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -65
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 262 177 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.08% 0.82% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 0.88% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 136 215
Average daily rate £330 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £398 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £250 £250
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £31.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £175.00 £42.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+311.76% +142.85%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22398 20052 25960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.58% 92.82% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15523 13588 16690
Average daily rate £425 £450 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 410 583
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.31 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
PHP Developer
England

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 18 April 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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London +12 67 £338 +10.20% 20
Croydon -10 2 £225 - 1
Uxbridge - 2 £288 -
Wembley - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - - 1
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Hounslow - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 2
Orpington - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 2
Stanmore - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 444 (100.00%) PHP
2 257 (57.88%) HTML
3 249 (56.08%) CSS
4 242 (54.50%) JavaScript
4 242 (54.50%) MySQL
5 160 (36.04%) Zend
6 150 (33.78%) MVC
7 148 (33.33%) Symfony
8 144 (32.43%) OO
9 138 (31.08%) jQuery
10 95 (21.40%) OO PHP
11 93 (20.95%) PHP5
12 84 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
13 80 (18.02%) TDD
14 77 (17.34%) LAMP
15 72 (16.22%) Git (software)
16 65 (14.64%) HTML5
17 61 (13.74%) Scrum
17 61 (13.74%) Linux
18 59 (13.29%) OOP
19 54 (12.16%) Subversion
20 53 (11.94%) Drupal
21 50 (11.26%) CSS3
21 50 (11.26%) CodeIgniter
22 47 (10.59%) Web Development
22 47 (10.59%) SQL
23 46 (10.36%) Ajax
24 42 (9.46%) Web Services
25 40 (9.01%) WordPress
26 36 (8.11%) CMS

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 53 (11.94%) Drupal
2 40 (9.01%) WordPress
3 36 (8.11%) CMS
4 35 (7.88%) Apache
5 21 (4.73%) Node.js
6 17 (3.83%) Joomla!
7 13 (2.93%) Moodle
8 11 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (2.03%) ExpressionEngine
10 8 (1.80%) SugarCRM
11 5 (1.13%) Apache Solr
11 5 (1.13%) nginx
12 4 (0.90%) concrete5
13 3 (0.68%) Mule
14 2 (0.45%) Confluence
14 2 (0.45%) Magnolia
14 2 (0.45%) Adobe CQ
15 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (2.03%) Photoshop
2 5 (1.13%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (4.05%) Magento
2 2 (0.45%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.13%) GitHub
3 3 (0.68%) Heroku
4 2 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.23%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.23%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.58%) HTTP
1 7 (1.58%) Internet
2 1 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.23%) FTP
2 1 (0.23%) DNS
2 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 242 (54.50%) MySQL
2 24 (5.41%) MongoDB
3 11 (2.48%) Relational Database
4 10 (2.25%) NoSQL
4 10 (2.25%) SQL Server
5 7 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.13%) Redis
7 3 (0.68%) Riak
7 3 (0.68%) BigTable
7 3 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (0.68%) CouchDB
8 2 (0.45%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.23%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 72 (16.22%) Git (software)
2 54 (12.16%) Subversion
3 21 (4.73%) PHPUnit
4 17 (3.83%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.13%) Behat
5 5 (1.13%) JIRA
6 4 (0.90%) Selenium
6 4 (0.90%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.68%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.45%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (0.45%) Hudson
8 2 (0.45%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (0.45%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.45%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.23%) QUnit
9 1 (0.23%) Redmine
9 1 (0.23%) FogBugz
9 1 (0.23%) Trac
9 1 (0.23%) PhpStorm
9 1 (0.23%) IntelliJ
General
1 22 (4.95%) Marketing
2 21 (4.73%) Finance
3 15 (3.38%) Advertising
4 12 (2.70%) Retail
5 8 (1.80%) Back Office
6 6 (1.35%) Music Industry
6 6 (1.35%) Publishing
6 6 (1.35%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.35%) Games
7 3 (0.68%) Front Office
8 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.23%) Banking
8 1 (0.23%) Automotive
8 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.23%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 257 (57.88%) HTML
2 249 (56.08%) CSS
3 148 (33.33%) Symfony
4 138 (31.08%) jQuery
5 77 (17.34%) LAMP
6 65 (14.64%) HTML5
7 50 (11.26%) CSS3
7 50 (11.26%) CodeIgniter
8 46 (10.36%) Ajax
9 42 (9.46%) Web Services
10 33 (7.43%) Zend Framework
10 33 (7.43%) XML
11 31 (6.98%) Laravel
12 27 (6.08%) REST
13 25 (5.63%) RESTful
14 22 (4.95%) Yii
15 21 (4.73%) JSON
15 21 (4.73%) SOAP
16 17 (3.83%) Backbone.js
17 16 (3.60%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.66%) Open Source
2 16 (3.60%) Digital Media
3 15 (3.38%) Computer Science
4 13 (2.93%) Social Media
4 13 (2.93%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.13%) E-Learning
6 4 (0.90%) Social Network
7 3 (0.68%) VLE
7 3 (0.68%) Web 2.0
8 2 (0.45%) IPTV
8 2 (0.45%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.45%) Learning Management System
8 2 (0.45%) iPad
9 1 (0.23%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.23%) Interactive TV
9 1 (0.23%) BBC
9 1 (0.23%) GIS
9 1 (0.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.23%) iDTV
9 1 (0.23%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 61 (13.74%) Linux
2 21 (4.73%) Apple iOS
3 12 (2.70%) Android
4 7 (1.58%) UNIX
5 3 (0.68%) Windows
5 3 (0.68%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.23%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (33.78%) MVC
2 144 (32.43%) OO
3 95 (21.40%) OO PHP
4 84 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
5 80 (18.02%) TDD
6 61 (13.74%) Scrum
7 59 (13.29%) OOP
8 47 (10.59%) Web Development
9 32 (7.21%) E-Commerce
10 28 (6.31%) BDD
11 24 (5.41%) Software Engineering
12 19 (4.28%) Unit Testing
13 18 (4.05%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (3.38%) Responsive Web Design
15 13 (2.93%) iOS Development
16 10 (2.25%) Continuous Improvement
17 9 (2.03%) CRM
18 8 (1.80%) Project Planning
18 8 (1.80%) SOA
18 8 (1.80%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 444 (100.00%) PHP
2 242 (54.50%) JavaScript
3 93 (20.95%) PHP5
4 47 (10.59%) SQL
5 26 (5.86%) Java
6 19 (4.28%) Python
7 14 (3.15%) Ruby
8 6 (1.35%) Shell Script
9 4 (0.90%) PHP4
9 4 (0.90%) C#
9 4 (0.90%) Perl
10 3 (0.68%) C
11 2 (0.45%) C++
12 1 (0.23%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.23%) VB
12 1 (0.23%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 26 (5.86%) Degree
2 14 (3.15%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.03%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.23%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.48%) QA
2 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (1.35%) Varnish
2 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (0.68%) Puppet
2 2 (0.45%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.23%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 160 (36.04%) Zend
2 14 (3.15%) Facebook
3 12 (2.70%) Twitter
4 11 (2.48%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (2.25%) Oracle
6 6 (1.35%) Google
7 4 (0.90%) Neolane
8 3 (0.68%) Rackspace
9 2 (0.45%) Sencha
9 2 (0.45%) Microsoft
9 2 (0.45%) Interwoven
9 2 (0.45%) Talend
10 1 (0.23%) VMware
10 1 (0.23%) Sybase
10 1 (0.23%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.23%) Adobe
10 1 (0.23%) Yahoo!
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