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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 172 210 178
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -32
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 316 240 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.32% 0.95% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 1.02% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 182 230
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £405 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £270 £275
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £27.00 £20.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-35.71% +40.00%
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
22142 23580 24592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.52% 92.91% 93.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 15051 16152 16176
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 460 627
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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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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 +28 56 £350 +7.69% 13
Hammersmith +5 4 £425 - 2
Uxbridge -4 1 - - 1
Wimbledon - 1 £350 -
Hounslow - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Ruislip - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Beckenham - - - - 1
Bexley - - - -
Chislehurst - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Westminster - - - -
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 547 (100.00%) PHP
2 308 (56.31%) MySQL
3 273 (49.91%) HTML
4 252 (46.07%) CSS
5 248 (45.34%) JavaScript
6 230 (42.05%) Zend
7 203 (37.11%) MVC
8 201 (36.75%) OO
9 189 (34.55%) Symfony
10 151 (27.61%) Git (software)
11 140 (25.59%) jQuery
12 136 (24.86%) TDD
13 124 (22.67%) OO PHP
14 116 (21.21%) PHP5
15 115 (21.02%) Agile Software Development
15 115 (21.02%) LAMP
16 94 (17.18%) Linux
17 82 (14.99%) Web Services
18 77 (14.08%) HTML5
19 69 (12.61%) Zend Framework
20 68 (12.43%) SQL
21 66 (12.07%) Subversion
21 66 (12.07%) Apache
22 65 (11.88%) BDD
23 63 (11.52%) OOP
24 60 (10.97%) Laravel
24 60 (10.97%) RESTful
25 59 (10.79%) CodeIgniter
26 58 (10.60%) Scrum
27 56 (10.24%) E-Commerce

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 66 (12.07%) Apache
2 35 (6.40%) Drupal
3 27 (4.94%) WordPress
4 22 (4.02%) CMS
5 17 (3.11%) Node.js
6 15 (2.74%) Apache Solr
7 14 (2.56%) Moodle
7 14 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (1.65%) Joomla!
9 8 (1.46%) nginx
9 8 (1.46%) ExpressionEngine
10 5 (0.91%) IIS
11 3 (0.55%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.18%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.18%) SugarCRM
12 1 (0.18%) Confluence
12 1 (0.18%) concrete5
Applications
1 5 (0.91%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.73%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 21 (3.84%) Magento
2 2 (0.37%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.65%) GitHub
3 2 (0.37%) Route 53
3 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.37%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.18%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.18%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.74%) HTTP
2 6 (1.10%) Internet
3 5 (0.91%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.91%) Intranet
4 2 (0.37%) VoIP
4 2 (0.37%) SSH
5 1 (0.18%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 308 (56.31%) MySQL
2 36 (6.58%) MongoDB
3 25 (4.57%) Relational Database
4 20 (3.66%) NoSQL
5 19 (3.47%) Redis
6 12 (2.19%) SQL Server
7 9 (1.65%) Big Data
8 6 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.73%) SQLite
10 3 (0.55%) CouchDB
10 3 (0.55%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.55%) Riak
10 3 (0.55%) BigTable
11 2 (0.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.18%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.18%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 151 (27.61%) Git (software)
2 66 (12.07%) Subversion
3 43 (7.86%) PHPUnit
4 29 (5.30%) Jenkins
5 24 (4.39%) Mercurial
6 21 (3.84%) Behat
7 14 (2.56%) Selenium
8 11 (2.01%) JIRA
9 8 (1.46%) FogBugz
9 8 (1.46%) Trac
9 8 (1.46%) Redmine
10 5 (0.91%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.55%) WebDriver
11 3 (0.55%) Grunt
11 3 (0.55%) PhantomJS
12 2 (0.37%) Maven
12 2 (0.37%) JUnit
13 1 (0.18%) Eclipse
13 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (0.18%) Xdebug
General
1 33 (6.03%) Marketing
2 31 (5.67%) Finance
3 9 (1.65%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.28%) Banking
4 7 (1.28%) Front Office
5 6 (1.10%) Advertising
5 6 (1.10%) Music Industry
6 5 (0.91%) Publishing
7 4 (0.73%) Games
7 4 (0.73%) Back Office
7 4 (0.73%) French Language
7 4 (0.73%) Retail
7 4 (0.73%) Billing
8 2 (0.37%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.18%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.18%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 273 (49.91%) HTML
2 252 (46.07%) CSS
3 189 (34.55%) Symfony
4 140 (25.59%) jQuery
5 115 (21.02%) LAMP
6 82 (14.99%) Web Services
7 77 (14.08%) HTML5
8 69 (12.61%) Zend Framework
9 60 (10.97%) RESTful
9 60 (10.97%) Laravel
10 59 (10.79%) CodeIgniter
11 54 (9.87%) XML
12 49 (8.96%) JSON
13 45 (8.23%) Ajax
14 40 (7.31%) CSS3
15 29 (5.30%) CakePHP
16 26 (4.75%) REST
17 21 (3.84%) Backbone.js
18 20 (3.66%) Yii
18 20 (3.66%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (5.30%) Open Source
2 21 (3.84%) Computer Science
3 13 (2.38%) Social Media
4 12 (2.19%) Digital Media
5 11 (2.01%) E-Learning
6 9 (1.65%) Mobile App
7 8 (1.46%) Social Network
8 6 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.91%) Web 2.0
10 4 (0.73%) VLE
11 3 (0.55%) SCORM
11 3 (0.55%) W3C
11 3 (0.55%) GIS
12 2 (0.37%) DTV
12 2 (0.37%) Learning Management System
13 1 (0.18%) Visualisation
13 1 (0.18%) iPad
13 1 (0.18%) iPhone
13 1 (0.18%) Copywriting
13 1 (0.18%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 94 (17.18%) Linux
2 22 (4.02%) Android
3 21 (3.84%) Apple iOS
4 19 (3.47%) UNIX
5 9 (1.65%) CentOS
6 7 (1.28%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.55%) Windows
7 3 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (37.11%) MVC
2 201 (36.75%) OO
3 136 (24.86%) TDD
4 124 (22.67%) OO PHP
5 115 (21.02%) Agile Software Development
6 65 (11.88%) BDD
7 63 (11.52%) OOP
8 58 (10.60%) Scrum
9 56 (10.24%) E-Commerce
10 52 (9.51%) Continuous Integration
11 40 (7.31%) Web Development
12 33 (6.03%) Unit Testing
13 22 (4.02%) Project Management
14 15 (2.74%) Software Engineering
14 15 (2.74%) iOS Development
15 14 (2.56%) CRM
15 14 (2.56%) Responsive Web Design
16 11 (2.01%) Data Migration
16 11 (2.01%) SOA
16 11 (2.01%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 547 (100.00%) PHP
2 248 (45.34%) JavaScript
3 116 (21.21%) PHP5
4 68 (12.43%) SQL
5 50 (9.14%) Java
6 25 (4.57%) Python
7 18 (3.29%) Ruby
8 11 (2.01%) Perl
9 10 (1.83%) Shell Script
10 9 (1.65%) C
11 7 (1.28%) C++
12 6 (1.10%) Golang
13 5 (0.91%) Scala
14 4 (0.73%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.55%) C#
16 2 (0.37%) PHP4
17 1 (0.18%) sed
Qualifications
1 27 (4.94%) Degree
2 21 (3.84%) Security Cleared
3 15 (2.74%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.18%) MySQL Certification
4 1 (0.18%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.47%) QA
2 4 (0.73%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (1.28%) Varnish
2 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (1.65%) Vagrant
2 5 (0.91%) Puppet
3 4 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.55%) Ansible
5 1 (0.18%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 230 (42.05%) Zend
2 15 (2.74%) Salesforce.com
3 12 (2.19%) Facebook
4 9 (1.65%) Twitter
4 9 (1.65%) Google
5 7 (1.28%) Oracle
6 3 (0.55%) SendGrid
7 2 (0.37%) New Relic
7 2 (0.37%) Assembla
7 2 (0.37%) Akamai
7 2 (0.37%) Sybase
7 2 (0.37%) Adobe
7 2 (0.37%) Sony
8 1 (0.18%) Blackboard
8 1 (0.18%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.18%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.18%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.18%) Neolane
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