The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
England / London
Rank 116 97 90
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -7
Contract jobs citing PHP 408 525 523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.10% 2.48% 2.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.60% 5.88% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 386 375
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Median hourly rate £42.75 £42.50 £23.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +79.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.65 £19.85 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.18 £55.00 £43.21
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.67% +102.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
8866 8933 9023
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.60% 42.23% 42.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6625 6632 6653
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 61 42
Median hourly rate £47.00 £40.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% +37.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.62 £17.95 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in London

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP across the London region.

PHP Daily Rate Trend in London

PHP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the London region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram in London

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the London region.

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in London

PHP
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the London region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

PHP Hourly Rate Histogram in London

PHP
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 within the London region over the 3 months to 27 February 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 +9 60 £400 - 67
Croydon +5 5 £225 -45.45%
Canary Wharf -1 5 £650 +36.84%
Westminster - 5 £425 - 1
Hounslow - 2 - - 1
Enfield - 1 £450 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Hackney - 1 £375 - 1
Hammersmith - 1 £225 -
Heathrow - 1 £413 -
West End of London - 1 £350 - 10
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for PHP.

1 536 (53.87%) JavaScript
2 531 (53.37%) HTML
3 467 (46.93%) CSS
4 331 (33.27%) MySQL
5 283 (28.44%) Agile Software Development
6 223 (22.41%) Python
7 218 (21.91%) HTML5
8 208 (20.90%) Linux
9 207 (20.80%) Git (software)
10 202 (20.30%) jQuery
11 193 (19.40%) Java
12 163 (16.38%) Web Development
13 149 (14.97%) Drupal
14 137 (13.77%) CSS3
15 134 (13.47%) Symfony
16 127 (12.76%) AngularJS
17 125 (12.56%) Amazon AWS
17 125 (12.56%) TDD
18 124 (12.46%) Node.js
19 119 (11.96%) Web Services
20 114 (11.46%) XML
20 114 (11.46%) Scrum
21 113 (11.36%) OO
21 113 (11.36%) REST
22 112 (11.26%) JSON
23 110 (11.06%) SQL
24 109 (10.95%) Perl
25 108 (10.85%) Jenkins
26 107 (10.75%) MVC
27 104 (10.45%) Zend

PHP
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
1 149 (14.97%) Drupal
2 102 (10.25%) WordPress
3 89 (8.94%) Apache
4 80 (8.04%) CMS
5 60 (6.03%) Elasticsearch
6 33 (3.32%) nginx
7 31 (3.12%) Tomcat
8 17 (1.71%) IIS
9 14 (1.41%) Confluence
10 13 (1.31%) Apache Solr
11 10 (1.01%) Cloud Foundry
12 8 (0.80%) Apache Spark
12 8 (0.80%) JBoss
12 8 (0.80%) Moodle
13 6 (0.60%) Apache Pig
14 5 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 5 (0.50%) OpenStack
14 5 (0.50%) SAS
15 4 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
15 4 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 31 (3.12%) Photoshop
2 10 (1.01%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.50%) GIMP
3 5 (0.50%) MS Office
3 5 (0.50%) SPSS
4 4 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.20%) MS Project
5 2 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.10%) HipChat
6 1 (0.10%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 57 (5.73%) Magento
2 7 (0.70%) Adobe Campaign
2 7 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.40%) Unica
4 3 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.20%) Shopify
5 2 (0.20%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.10%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.10%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.10%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.10%) OpenCart
6 1 (0.10%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 125 (12.56%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (5.23%) GitHub
3 39 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
5 15 (1.51%) SaaS
6 13 (1.31%) AWS CloudFormation
7 12 (1.21%) Amazon ELB
8 11 (1.11%) Amazon S3
8 11 (1.11%) PaaS
9 10 (1.01%) Google Analytics
10 8 (0.80%) Amazon SQS
11 7 (0.70%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 7 (0.70%) Route 53
12 6 (0.60%) CloudFront
12 6 (0.60%) IaaS
13 5 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
14 4 (0.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 3 (0.30%) Akamai
15 3 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
15 3 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 38 (3.82%) HTTP
2 32 (3.22%) TCP/IP
3 26 (2.61%) DNS
4 24 (2.41%) Firewall
5 21 (2.11%) Network Security
6 20 (2.01%) SSL
7 13 (1.31%) SSH
8 10 (1.01%) X.509
9 9 (0.90%) Intranet
10 8 (0.80%) Internet
10 8 (0.80%) LDAP
11 6 (0.60%) Reverse Proxy
11 6 (0.60%) VPN
12 5 (0.50%) SMTP
12 5 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (0.40%) FTP
13 4 (0.40%) SAN
13 4 (0.40%) Skype
14 3 (0.30%) AMQP
14 3 (0.30%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 331 (33.27%) MySQL
2 54 (5.43%) Relational Database
3 52 (5.23%) PostgreSQL
4 47 (4.72%) MongoDB
5 40 (4.02%) NoSQL
6 35 (3.52%) SQL Server
7 22 (2.21%) Big Data
8 18 (1.81%) Redis
9 16 (1.61%) Hadoop
10 14 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
11 12 (1.21%) Amazon RDS
12 10 (1.01%) RDBMS
13 7 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (0.70%) HBase
14 6 (0.60%) Apache Hive
14 6 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
14 6 (0.60%) MariaDB
14 6 (0.60%) Oracle Database
14 6 (0.60%) Pentaho
15 5 (0.50%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 207 (20.80%) Git (software)
2 108 (10.85%) Jenkins
3 43 (4.32%) JIRA
4 36 (3.62%) Subversion
5 29 (2.91%) Cucumber
6 28 (2.81%) Vagrant
7 23 (2.31%) Selenium
8 21 (2.11%) PHPUnit
9 19 (1.91%) JUnit
10 17 (1.71%) webpack
11 16 (1.61%) Hudson
11 16 (1.61%) Jasmine
12 14 (1.41%) Grunt
13 13 (1.31%) Mercurial
14 12 (1.21%) Maven
14 12 (1.21%) WebDriver
15 10 (1.01%) Artifactory
15 10 (1.01%) TeamCity
16 9 (0.90%) Babel
17 8 (0.80%) gulp
General
1 77 (7.74%) Finance
2 61 (6.13%) Marketing
3 24 (2.41%) Law
4 23 (2.31%) Publishing
5 22 (2.21%) Banking
6 18 (1.81%) Retail
7 16 (1.61%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.21%) Advertising
9 11 (1.11%) Electronics
10 10 (1.01%) Front Office
11 8 (0.80%) Manufacturing
12 7 (0.70%) Back Office
13 6 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.50%) Games
15 4 (0.40%) Automotive
15 4 (0.40%) Investment Banking
15 4 (0.40%) Music Industry
16 2 (0.20%) Financial Institution
17 1 (0.10%) Legal
17 1 (0.10%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 716 (71.96%) Developer
2 276 (27.74%) PHP Developer
3 118 (11.86%) Drupal Developer
4 104 (10.45%) JavaScript Developer
5 78 (7.84%) Full Stack Developer
6 67 (6.73%) Senior Developer
7 65 (6.53%) Web Developer
8 64 (6.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 63 (6.33%) DevOps Engineer
10 44 (4.42%) Magento Developer
11 37 (3.72%) HTML Developer
12 36 (3.62%) Administrator
13 33 (3.32%) Angular Developer
14 29 (2.91%) Senior PHP Developer
14 29 (2.91%) WordPress Developer
15 28 (2.81%) Java Developer
15 28 (2.81%) Symfony Developer
16 27 (2.71%) HTML CSS Developer
16 27 (2.71%) PHP Drupal Developer
16 27 (2.71%) PHP Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 531 (53.37%) HTML
2 467 (46.93%) CSS
3 218 (21.91%) HTML5
4 202 (20.30%) jQuery
5 137 (13.77%) CSS3
6 134 (13.47%) Symfony
7 127 (12.76%) AngularJS
8 124 (12.46%) Node.js
9 119 (11.96%) Web Services
10 114 (11.46%) XML
11 113 (11.36%) REST
12 112 (11.26%) JSON
13 102 (10.25%) LAMP
14 87 (8.74%) Laravel
15 82 (8.24%) Sass
16 66 (6.63%) React
17 59 (5.93%) RESTful
18 57 (5.73%) .NET
19 55 (5.53%) Ajax
20 43 (4.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 65 (6.53%) User Experience
2 32 (3.22%) Computer Science
3 27 (2.71%) Data Centre
4 24 (2.41%) Digital Media
5 23 (2.31%) NHS
6 22 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (2.11%) Social Media
8 18 (1.81%) Fintech
9 16 (1.61%) Web 2.0
10 14 (1.41%) Linux Command Line
11 11 (1.11%) Equities
11 11 (1.11%) Management Information System
12 9 (0.90%) Mobile App
13 6 (0.60%) Blog
13 6 (0.60%) Clustering
13 6 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (0.50%) Data Structures
14 5 (0.50%) Replication
14 5 (0.50%) Video on Demand
14 5 (0.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 208 (20.90%) Linux
2 67 (6.73%) Unix
3 63 (6.33%) Windows
4 35 (3.52%) CentOS
5 33 (3.32%) Ubuntu
6 30 (3.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (2.51%) Windows Server
8 17 (1.71%) Apple iOS
9 12 (1.21%) Android
10 10 (1.01%) AIX
11 7 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (0.60%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 6 (0.60%) Windows 2000
12 6 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.40%) Solaris
14 3 (0.30%) SUSE
15 2 (0.20%) Amazon Linux
15 2 (0.20%) FreeBSD
16 1 (0.10%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (28.44%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (16.38%) Web Development
3 125 (12.56%) TDD
4 114 (11.46%) Scrum
5 113 (11.36%) OO
6 107 (10.75%) MVC
7 103 (10.35%) DevOps
7 103 (10.35%) E-Commerce
8 91 (9.15%) Front End Development
9 85 (8.54%) BDD
10 83 (8.34%) OOP
11 73 (7.34%) Configuration Management
11 73 (7.34%) Continuous Integration
12 59 (5.93%) Responsive Web Design
13 53 (5.33%) Open Source
14 46 (4.62%) CRM
15 43 (4.32%) Microservices
16 41 (4.12%) OO PHP
17 40 (4.02%) SDLC
18 38 (3.82%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 536 (53.87%) JavaScript
2 223 (22.41%) Python
3 193 (19.40%) Java
4 110 (11.06%) SQL
5 109 (10.95%) Perl
6 95 (9.55%) Ruby
7 68 (6.83%) Bash Shell
8 47 (4.72%) C#
9 40 (4.02%) C
10 29 (2.91%) PowerShell
11 27 (2.71%) C++
11 27 (2.71%) PHP 5
12 26 (2.61%) Shell Script
13 25 (2.51%) Go
14 13 (1.31%) Scala
15 10 (1.01%) PHP 7
16 9 (0.90%) ES6
17 8 (0.80%) AWK
17 8 (0.80%) sed
17 8 (0.80%) VB
Qualifications
1 44 (4.42%) Degree
2 40 (4.02%) Security Cleared
3 36 (3.62%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.20%) CISM
6 2 (0.20%) CISSP
6 2 (0.20%) ECIH
6 2 (0.20%) GIAC
6 2 (0.20%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.20%) MCP
6 2 (0.20%) MCSA
6 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.20%) RHCE
7 1 (0.10%) CHECK Team Member
7 1 (0.10%) CISA
7 1 (0.10%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.10%) GCIH
7 1 (0.10%) ISEB
7 1 (0.10%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (4.02%) QA
2 11 (1.11%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.40%) HL7
3 4 (0.40%) SDET
4 2 (0.20%) SLA
5 1 (0.10%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.10%) WCAG
System Software
1 67 (6.73%) Docker
2 23 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (2.01%) Active Directory
4 10 (1.01%) Varnish
5 8 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (0.70%) Apache Flume
7 6 (0.60%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.50%) RHEV
9 4 (0.40%) vCloud
10 3 (0.30%) BIND 9
10 3 (0.30%) NFS
10 3 (0.30%) Squid
11 2 (0.20%) Firmware
11 2 (0.20%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.10%) FreeRADIUS
12 1 (0.10%) GlusterFS
12 1 (0.10%) HDFS
12 1 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.10%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 78 (7.84%) Puppet
2 46 (4.62%) Opscode Chef
3 45 (4.52%) Ansible
4 25 (2.51%) Nagios
5 14 (1.41%) Kibana
6 13 (1.31%) logstash
6 13 (1.31%) Salt
7 12 (1.21%) Kubernetes
7 12 (1.21%) Terraform
8 9 (0.90%) Grafana
9 4 (0.40%) Control-M
9 4 (0.40%) HP SiteScope
9 4 (0.40%) SCCM
9 4 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (0.40%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.30%) CA Spectrum
10 3 (0.30%) Cacti
10 3 (0.30%) HAProxy
10 3 (0.30%) Rundeck
10 3 (0.30%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 104 (10.45%) Zend
2 46 (4.62%) Red Hat
3 44 (4.42%) Oracle
4 32 (3.22%) VMware
5 31 (3.12%) Microsoft
6 29 (2.91%) Adobe
7 23 (2.31%) Google
8 20 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
9 14 (1.41%) Twitter
10 12 (1.21%) Atlassian
11 11 (1.11%) Rackspace
11 11 (1.11%) Splunk
12 10 (1.01%) PayPal
12 10 (1.01%) ServiceNow
13 9 (0.90%) Citrix
13 9 (0.90%) SAP
14 8 (0.80%) Facebook
14 8 (0.80%) HP
14 8 (0.80%) Sybase
15 6 (0.60%) IBM
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