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 26 September 2016 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP Developer
Rank 268 248 137
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -111
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 174 194 399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.76% 0.84% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.89% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 137 321
Median daily rate £375 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £323
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £30.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +114.28%
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
21746 21911 23265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.81% 94.98% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 15443 15462 16112
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 272 348 444
Median hourly rate £17.17 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.91% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £39.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 26 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +11 25 £375 +1.35% 19
Westminster - 5 £413 - 1
Croydon - 3 £400 -
Feltham - 1 £413 -
Hounslow - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £375 -
Hillingdon - 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 £425 -
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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.

1 348 (100.00%) PHP
2 216 (62.07%) JavaScript
3 195 (56.03%) CSS
4 189 (54.31%) HTML
5 158 (45.40%) MySQL
6 115 (33.05%) Agile Software Development
7 106 (30.46%) jQuery
8 100 (28.74%) Symfony
9 90 (25.86%) HTML5
10 79 (22.70%) Git (software)
11 78 (22.41%) MVC
12 76 (21.84%) TDD
13 72 (20.69%) OO
14 71 (20.40%) Web Development
15 70 (20.11%) CSS3
16 63 (18.10%) Zend
16 63 (18.10%) LAMP
17 59 (16.95%) SQL
18 57 (16.38%) Linux
19 56 (16.09%) Laravel
20 55 (15.80%) OOP
21 51 (14.66%) BDD
22 47 (13.51%) WordPress
23 42 (12.07%) Web Services
24 40 (11.49%) Drupal
25 39 (11.21%) AngularJS
26 38 (10.92%) Node.js
27 36 (10.34%) E-Commerce
28 34 (9.77%) RESTful
29 32 (9.20%) Apache

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 47 (13.51%) WordPress
2 40 (11.49%) Drupal
3 32 (9.20%) Apache
4 23 (6.61%) CMS
5 12 (3.45%) Moodle
6 9 (2.59%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (1.72%) Confluence
8 5 (1.44%) Joomla!
9 3 (0.86%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.86%) nginx
10 1 (0.29%) ExpressionEngine
10 1 (0.29%) IIS
10 1 (0.29%) Jadu
10 1 (0.29%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.29%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 2 (0.57%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (4.02%) Magento
2 3 (0.86%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.32%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (5.46%) GitHub
3 5 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.86%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 3 (0.86%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (0.86%) PaaS
5 2 (0.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.29%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.29%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.29%) Route 53
6 1 (0.29%) SaaS
6 1 (0.29%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.15%) HTTP
1 4 (1.15%) Network Security
2 3 (0.86%) LDAP
3 2 (0.57%) Intranet
3 2 (0.57%) SSH
4 1 (0.29%) Extranet
4 1 (0.29%) RIP
4 1 (0.29%) Skype
4 1 (0.29%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (45.40%) MySQL
2 29 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 22 (6.32%) MongoDB
4 20 (5.75%) NoSQL
5 18 (5.17%) Relational Database
6 15 (4.31%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (3.16%) DB2
7 11 (3.16%) Redis
8 4 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.57%) CouchDB
9 2 (0.57%) GIS
9 2 (0.57%) Sybase ASE
10 1 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.29%) FileMaker
10 1 (0.29%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 79 (22.70%) Git (software)
2 25 (7.18%) PHPUnit
3 24 (6.90%) Subversion
4 10 (2.87%) JIRA
5 9 (2.59%) Jasmine
6 8 (2.30%) Cucumber
6 8 (2.30%) gulp
6 8 (2.30%) Vagrant
7 7 (2.01%) Grunt
8 6 (1.72%) Jenkins
8 6 (1.72%) Mercurial
9 5 (1.44%) Gradle
10 3 (0.86%) Geb
10 3 (0.86%) JUnit
10 3 (0.86%) Mocha
10 3 (0.86%) Selenium
10 3 (0.86%) Spock
10 3 (0.86%) Travis CI
11 2 (0.57%) Ant
11 2 (0.57%) Maven
General
1 18 (5.17%) Marketing
2 17 (4.89%) Finance
3 14 (4.02%) Retail
4 8 (2.30%) Publishing
5 5 (1.44%) Games
6 3 (0.86%) Banking
6 3 (0.86%) Front Office
7 2 (0.57%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.29%) Advertising
8 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.29%) Legal
8 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (56.03%) CSS
2 189 (54.31%) HTML
3 106 (30.46%) jQuery
4 100 (28.74%) Symfony
5 90 (25.86%) HTML5
6 70 (20.11%) CSS3
7 63 (18.10%) LAMP
8 56 (16.09%) Laravel
9 42 (12.07%) Web Services
10 39 (11.21%) AngularJS
11 38 (10.92%) Node.js
12 34 (9.77%) RESTful
13 27 (7.76%) Zend Framework
14 24 (6.90%) JSON
14 24 (6.90%) React
14 24 (6.90%) XML
15 20 (5.75%) CodeIgniter
16 18 (5.17%) Ajax
16 18 (5.17%) REST
17 17 (4.89%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (4.89%) e-Learning
2 16 (4.60%) User Experience
3 8 (2.30%) NHS
4 7 (2.01%) Algorithms
4 7 (2.01%) Learning Management System
5 6 (1.72%) Artificial Intelligence
5 6 (1.72%) Digital Media
5 6 (1.72%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.44%) Fintech
6 5 (1.44%) Statistics
7 4 (1.15%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.15%) Video on Demand
7 4 (1.15%) VLE
8 3 (0.86%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.86%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.57%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.57%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.57%) Over-the-Top Content
9 2 (0.57%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 57 (16.38%) Linux
2 17 (4.89%) Windows
3 15 (4.31%) Unix
4 5 (1.44%) Android
5 3 (0.86%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.86%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.57%) CentOS
6 2 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (33.05%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (22.41%) MVC
3 76 (21.84%) TDD
4 72 (20.69%) OO
5 71 (20.40%) Web Development
6 55 (15.80%) OOP
7 51 (14.66%) BDD
8 36 (10.34%) E-Commerce
9 31 (8.91%) OO PHP
10 27 (7.76%) Open Source
10 27 (7.76%) Responsive Web Design
11 19 (5.46%) Scrum
12 18 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (5.17%) Refactoring
13 17 (4.89%) API Development
13 17 (4.89%) Front End Development
14 15 (4.31%) Data Protection
15 12 (3.45%) DevOps
15 12 (3.45%) Unit Testing
16 11 (3.16%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 348 (100.00%) PHP
2 216 (62.07%) JavaScript
3 59 (16.95%) SQL
4 22 (6.32%) Java
5 18 (5.17%) PHP 5
6 12 (3.45%) Python
7 11 (3.16%) PowerShell
8 10 (2.87%) Ruby
8 10 (2.87%) Scala
8 10 (2.87%) Shell Script
9 6 (1.72%) Go
10 4 (1.15%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.15%) C#
11 3 (0.86%) Clojure
11 3 (0.86%) Erlang
11 3 (0.86%) Groovy
11 3 (0.86%) Jython
11 3 (0.86%) PHP 7
12 2 (0.57%) C
13 1 (0.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (3.16%) Degree
2 9 (2.59%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.30%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.29%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.15%) Data Quality
1 4 (1.15%) QA
2 2 (0.57%) WAI
3 1 (0.29%) SEPA
System Software
1 14 (4.02%) Docker
2 11 (3.16%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.30%) Varnish
4 1 (0.29%) GlusterFS
4 1 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (0.57%) Puppet
2 1 (0.29%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.29%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.29%) logstash
2 1 (0.29%) Piwik
Vendors
1 63 (18.10%) Zend
2 22 (6.32%) Oracle
3 11 (3.16%) Sybase
4 4 (1.15%) Google
5 3 (0.86%) Twitter
6 2 (0.57%) Facebook
6 2 (0.57%) RedDot
6 2 (0.57%) Samsung
6 2 (0.57%) SAP
7 1 (0.29%) Adobe
7 1 (0.29%) Akamai
7 1 (0.29%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.29%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.29%) Optimizely
7 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.29%) VMware
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