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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 203 192 187
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 233 261 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.02% 1.08% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 1.16% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 194 222
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +7.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £232 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £250 £263
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -6.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +55.55%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21256 22408 24429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.80% 92.45% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14623 15254 15784
Average daily rate £425 £443 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.95% +4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 394 474 640
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £41.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -3 44 £350 +7.69% 21
Hammersmith +4 1 £372 -
Wimbledon - 1 £350 -
Croydon - 1 £300 -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Ruislip - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Bexley - - - -
Chislehurst - - - -
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 495 (100.00%) PHP
2 274 (55.35%) MySQL
3 268 (54.14%) HTML
4 251 (50.71%) CSS
5 248 (50.10%) JavaScript
6 191 (38.59%) Zend
7 178 (35.96%) OO
8 174 (35.15%) Symfony
9 166 (33.54%) MVC
10 144 (29.09%) jQuery
11 118 (23.84%) Agile Software Development
12 115 (23.23%) TDD
13 112 (22.63%) Git (software)
14 109 (22.02%) OO PHP
15 102 (20.61%) PHP5
15 102 (20.61%) LAMP
16 76 (15.35%) Linux
17 72 (14.55%) HTML5
18 67 (13.54%) Web Services
19 65 (13.13%) SQL
20 61 (12.32%) Scrum
21 57 (11.52%) OOP
22 53 (10.71%) XML
22 53 (10.71%) Zend Framework
22 53 (10.71%) CodeIgniter
23 52 (10.51%) Ajax
23 52 (10.51%) Apache
23 52 (10.51%) Subversion
24 50 (10.10%) BDD
24 50 (10.10%) RESTful

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 52 (10.51%) Apache
2 39 (7.88%) Drupal
3 30 (6.06%) WordPress
4 22 (4.44%) CMS
5 21 (4.24%) Node.js
6 14 (2.83%) Moodle
7 12 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (2.02%) Joomla!
9 8 (1.62%) Apache Solr
10 7 (1.41%) nginx
11 6 (1.21%) ExpressionEngine
12 4 (0.81%) IIS
13 3 (0.61%) Mule
14 2 (0.40%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.40%) Confluence
15 1 (0.20%) concrete5
15 1 (0.20%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 6 (1.21%) Photoshop
2 5 (1.01%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 20 (4.04%) Magento
2 2 (0.40%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.41%) GitHub
3 3 (0.61%) Heroku
4 2 (0.40%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.40%) Route 53
5 1 (0.20%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.22%) HTTP
2 4 (0.81%) Internet
2 4 (0.81%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.20%) Intranet
3 1 (0.20%) DNS
3 1 (0.20%) VoIP
3 1 (0.20%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.20%) FTP
3 1 (0.20%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 274 (55.35%) MySQL
2 35 (7.07%) MongoDB
3 19 (3.84%) Relational Database
4 18 (3.64%) NoSQL
5 13 (2.63%) SQL Server
6 9 (1.82%) Redis
6 9 (1.82%) Big Data
7 8 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.61%) BigTable
8 3 (0.61%) Riak
8 3 (0.61%) Neo4j
8 3 (0.61%) CouchDB
8 3 (0.61%) SQLite
8 3 (0.61%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.20%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 112 (22.63%) Git (software)
2 52 (10.51%) Subversion
3 33 (6.67%) PHPUnit
4 24 (4.85%) Jenkins
5 13 (2.63%) Selenium
6 12 (2.42%) Behat
7 7 (1.41%) Mercurial
8 6 (1.21%) JIRA
9 5 (1.01%) FogBugz
9 5 (1.01%) Trac
9 5 (1.01%) Redmine
10 4 (0.81%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.61%) Grunt
11 3 (0.61%) PhantomJS
11 3 (0.61%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.40%) Maven
12 2 (0.40%) JUnit
12 2 (0.40%) Hudson
13 1 (0.20%) Jasmine
13 1 (0.20%) Phing
General
1 27 (5.45%) Marketing
2 20 (4.04%) Finance
3 12 (2.42%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.41%) Music Industry
4 7 (1.41%) Front Office
4 7 (1.41%) Advertising
5 6 (1.21%) Retail
5 6 (1.21%) Back Office
6 5 (1.01%) Games
6 5 (1.01%) Banking
7 4 (0.81%) Publishing
7 4 (0.81%) French Language
8 2 (0.40%) Billing
9 1 (0.20%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 268 (54.14%) HTML
2 251 (50.71%) CSS
3 174 (35.15%) Symfony
4 144 (29.09%) jQuery
5 102 (20.61%) LAMP
6 72 (14.55%) HTML5
7 67 (13.54%) Web Services
8 53 (10.71%) XML
8 53 (10.71%) Zend Framework
8 53 (10.71%) CodeIgniter
9 52 (10.51%) Ajax
10 50 (10.10%) RESTful
11 43 (8.69%) JSON
11 43 (8.69%) Laravel
12 40 (8.08%) CSS3
13 23 (4.65%) CakePHP
14 22 (4.44%) REST
15 21 (4.24%) Yii
16 17 (3.43%) Backbone.js
17 16 (3.23%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 34 (6.87%) Open Source
2 14 (2.83%) Computer Science
3 13 (2.63%) Social Media
4 12 (2.42%) Mobile App
5 10 (2.02%) Digital Media
6 9 (1.82%) Social Network
6 9 (1.82%) E-Learning
7 5 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.01%) Web 2.0
8 4 (0.81%) VLE
8 4 (0.81%) Learning Management System
9 3 (0.61%) W3C
9 3 (0.61%) GIS
10 2 (0.40%) DTV
10 2 (0.40%) iPad
11 1 (0.20%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.20%) iPhone
11 1 (0.20%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 76 (15.35%) Linux
2 22 (4.44%) Apple iOS
3 20 (4.04%) Android
4 13 (2.63%) UNIX
5 5 (1.01%) CentOS
6 3 (0.61%) Windows
7 2 (0.40%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (35.96%) OO
2 166 (33.54%) MVC
3 118 (23.84%) Agile Software Development
4 115 (23.23%) TDD
5 109 (22.02%) OO PHP
6 61 (12.32%) Scrum
7 57 (11.52%) OOP
8 50 (10.10%) BDD
9 42 (8.48%) E-Commerce
10 38 (7.68%) Continuous Integration
11 35 (7.07%) Web Development
12 25 (5.05%) Unit Testing
13 19 (3.84%) Software Engineering
13 19 (3.84%) Responsive Web Design
14 16 (3.23%) CRM
15 15 (3.03%) Project Management
15 15 (3.03%) iOS Development
16 12 (2.42%) Migration
17 11 (2.22%) SOA
18 10 (2.02%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 495 (100.00%) PHP
2 248 (50.10%) JavaScript
3 102 (20.61%) PHP5
4 65 (13.13%) SQL
5 44 (8.89%) Java
6 27 (5.45%) Python
7 20 (4.04%) Ruby
8 9 (1.82%) Perl
9 8 (1.62%) Shell Script
10 7 (1.41%) C
11 6 (1.21%) C++
12 4 (0.81%) Golang
13 3 (0.61%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.61%) Scala
13 3 (0.61%) PHP4
13 3 (0.61%) C#
14 1 (0.20%) sed
Qualifications
1 25 (5.05%) Degree
2 17 (3.43%) Security Cleared
3 13 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.20%) MySQL Certification
4 1 (0.20%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.84%) QA
2 4 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.81%) Varnish
2 1 (0.20%) vSphere
2 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (1.41%) Vagrant
2 4 (0.81%) Puppet
2 4 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.61%) Ansible
4 1 (0.20%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 191 (38.59%) Zend
2 20 (4.04%) Salesforce.com
3 10 (2.02%) Twitter
4 9 (1.82%) Facebook
5 5 (1.01%) Neolane
5 5 (1.01%) Google
5 5 (1.01%) Oracle
6 3 (0.61%) Rackspace
7 2 (0.40%) Sony
7 2 (0.40%) Adobe
7 2 (0.40%) Sybase
7 2 (0.40%) Sencha
7 2 (0.40%) Assembla
8 1 (0.20%) New Relic
8 1 (0.20%) SendGrid
8 1 (0.20%) Akamai
8 1 (0.20%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.20%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.20%) VMware
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Coal IT Services
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
e-Recruiter
Rate: £320 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Engage PSG
Rate: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
RBW Consulting
Rate: From £300 to £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
C.O.A.L IT Services Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £320 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £180 - £230 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £300 to £350 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Rate: £375 - £420 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: From £200 to £250 per day
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Rate: Market rates
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Rate: £280 to £300 per day
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