The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had PHP Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP Developer
England / London
Rank 274 226 251
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +25
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 127 202 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.65% 0.98% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 1.03% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 166 135
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £289 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.88% +0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £27.50 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £35.50 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-49.29% +43.43%

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
18510 19632 19967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.97% 95.09% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13242 13846 14179
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 311 345
Median hourly rate £21.75 £17.75 £17.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.56% +0.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.83 £38.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured PHP Developer in the job title.

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 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +4 26 £350 -6.66% 6
Hounslow - 3 - - 1
Croydon -11 1 £225 -
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, PHP Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 292 (100.00%) PHP
2 160 (54.79%) JavaScript
3 147 (50.34%) CSS
4 146 (50.00%) HTML
5 116 (39.73%) MySQL
6 97 (33.22%) Symfony
7 89 (30.48%) Agile Software Development
8 75 (25.68%) HTML5
9 73 (25.00%) jQuery
10 70 (23.97%) Zend
11 64 (21.92%) TDD
12 58 (19.86%) Laravel
13 54 (18.49%) CSS3
13 54 (18.49%) MVC
14 49 (16.78%) Web Development
15 48 (16.44%) AngularJS
15 48 (16.44%) Git (software)
15 48 (16.44%) LAMP
16 44 (15.07%) OO
17 43 (14.73%) BDD
18 40 (13.70%) WordPress
19 38 (13.01%) E-Commerce
20 37 (12.67%) Linux
21 36 (12.33%) Drupal
22 34 (11.64%) Node.js
23 33 (11.30%) SQL
24 32 (10.96%) Web Services
25 31 (10.62%) REST
26 30 (10.27%) OOP
27 28 (9.59%) Responsive Web Design

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 40 (13.70%) WordPress
2 36 (12.33%) Drupal
3 25 (8.56%) Apache
4 22 (7.53%) CMS
5 15 (5.14%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (2.05%) Apache Solr
7 5 (1.71%) Confluence
8 3 (1.03%) Joomla!
9 2 (0.68%) nginx
10 1 (0.34%) concrete5
10 1 (0.34%) IIS
10 1 (0.34%) Jadu
10 1 (0.34%) Moodle
10 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.34%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.34%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (1.03%) MS Office
2 1 (0.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (5.82%) Magento
2 4 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.14%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (5.14%) GitHub
2 4 (1.37%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.68%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.68%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.68%) Trello
4 1 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.34%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.34%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.34%) Office 365
4 1 (0.34%) Route 53
4 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.03%) Intranet
2 2 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.34%) Extranet
3 1 (0.34%) Firewall
3 1 (0.34%) FTP
3 1 (0.34%) HTTP
3 1 (0.34%) Internet
3 1 (0.34%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (0.34%) SNMP
3 1 (0.34%) SSH
3 1 (0.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (39.73%) MySQL
2 19 (6.51%) Relational Database
3 15 (5.14%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (4.79%) MongoDB
5 13 (4.45%) SQL Server
6 5 (1.71%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.34%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.34%) Big Data
9 1 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.34%) FileMaker
9 1 (0.34%) GIS
9 1 (0.34%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.34%) Redis
Development Applications
1 48 (16.44%) Git (software)
2 14 (4.79%) Jasmine
2 14 (4.79%) Subversion
3 13 (4.45%) Jenkins
4 8 (2.74%) PHPUnit
5 7 (2.40%) Karma Test Runner
6 6 (2.05%) JIRA
6 6 (2.05%) Mercurial
7 5 (1.71%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.68%) git-flow
8 2 (0.68%) JUnit
8 2 (0.68%) Mocha
8 2 (0.68%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.34%) Bower
9 1 (0.34%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.34%) Firebug
9 1 (0.34%) GitLab
9 1 (0.34%) PhpStorm
9 1 (0.34%) Travis CI
9 1 (0.34%) webpack
General
1 26 (8.90%) Marketing
2 15 (5.14%) Finance
3 6 (2.05%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.71%) Publishing
4 5 (1.71%) Retail
5 4 (1.37%) Electronics
5 4 (1.37%) Games
5 4 (1.37%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.03%) Back Office
6 3 (1.03%) Banking
6 3 (1.03%) Law
7 2 (0.68%) Advertising
7 2 (0.68%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.34%) Front Office
8 1 (0.34%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (50.34%) CSS
2 146 (50.00%) HTML
3 97 (33.22%) Symfony
4 75 (25.68%) HTML5
5 73 (25.00%) jQuery
6 58 (19.86%) Laravel
7 54 (18.49%) CSS3
8 48 (16.44%) AngularJS
8 48 (16.44%) LAMP
9 34 (11.64%) Node.js
10 32 (10.96%) Web Services
11 31 (10.62%) REST
12 28 (9.59%) Zend Framework
13 26 (8.90%) RESTful
14 20 (6.85%) CodeIgniter
15 17 (5.82%) CakePHP
16 16 (5.48%) React
17 14 (4.79%) JSON
17 14 (4.79%) XML
18 13 (4.45%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.77%) NHS
2 10 (3.42%) User Experience
3 9 (3.08%) e-Learning
4 7 (2.40%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.05%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.71%) Social Media
7 4 (1.37%) Fintech
7 4 (1.37%) Video on Demand
8 3 (1.03%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.68%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.68%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.68%) iPad
9 2 (0.68%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.68%) Social Network
9 2 (0.68%) W3C
10 1 (0.34%) Animation
10 1 (0.34%) Learning Management System
10 1 (0.34%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.34%) Podcast
10 1 (0.34%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 37 (12.67%) Linux
2 10 (3.42%) Windows
3 4 (1.37%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.37%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.03%) CentOS
5 2 (0.68%) Android
6 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.34%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (30.48%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (21.92%) TDD
3 54 (18.49%) MVC
4 49 (16.78%) Web Development
5 44 (15.07%) OO
6 43 (14.73%) BDD
7 38 (13.01%) E-Commerce
8 30 (10.27%) OOP
9 28 (9.59%) Responsive Web Design
10 25 (8.56%) Scrum
11 24 (8.22%) Microservices
12 21 (7.19%) OO PHP
13 17 (5.82%) Front End Development
14 15 (5.14%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (4.79%) DevOps
16 13 (4.45%) Open Source
17 11 (3.77%) Kanban
17 11 (3.77%) Unit Testing
18 10 (3.42%) Refactoring
19 9 (3.08%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 292 (100.00%) PHP
2 160 (54.79%) JavaScript
3 33 (11.30%) SQL
4 15 (5.14%) Python
5 14 (4.79%) Java
6 13 (4.45%) PHP 5
7 7 (2.40%) PHP 7
8 5 (1.71%) C#
8 5 (1.71%) Ruby
8 5 (1.71%) Scala
8 5 (1.71%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.37%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.37%) TypeScript
10 3 (1.03%) C
10 3 (1.03%) Go
11 2 (0.68%) C++
11 2 (0.68%) ES6
11 2 (0.68%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.68%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.34%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 18 (6.16%) Security Cleared
2 17 (5.82%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.05%) Degree
4 1 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.40%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 12 (4.11%) Docker
2 1 (0.34%) GlusterFS
2 1 (0.34%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (1.03%) Terraform
2 1 (0.34%) logstash
2 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.34%) Piwik
2 1 (0.34%) Puppet
Vendors
1 70 (23.97%) Zend
2 9 (3.08%) Oracle
3 7 (2.40%) Google
4 6 (2.05%) Twitter
5 4 (1.37%) SAP
6 2 (0.68%) Facebook
6 2 (0.68%) Microsoft
6 2 (0.68%) PayPal
6 2 (0.68%) Samsung
6 2 (0.68%) Sybase
7 1 (0.34%) Adobe
7 1 (0.34%) Cognos
7 1 (0.34%) ForgeRock
7 1 (0.34%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.34%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com