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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
England / London
Rank 102 83 85
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +2
Contract jobs citing PHP 468 575 522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.42% 2.80% 2.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.32% 6.47% 5.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 457 402
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 5
Median hourly rate £42.75 £30.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £23.11 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.18 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.45 £35.00 £22.35
% change year-on-year
-10.14% +56.59%

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
8804 8881 8849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.47% 43.26% 42.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6563 6543 6657
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £623 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 72 37
Median hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.05 £17.68 £15.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 17 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 +1 72 £425 +9.67% 35
Westminster -3 6 £425 +30.76%
Croydon -8 4 £238 -40.62%
Canary Wharf +2 3 £650 +150.00%
Hounslow - 3 - - 2
Feltham -2 2 £431 +43.75%
Kingston Upon Thames -2 2 - - 1
Bexleyheath - 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 £325 - 1
Uxbridge - 1 £320 -
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 618 (52.37%) JavaScript
2 595 (50.42%) HTML
3 538 (45.59%) CSS
4 374 (31.69%) MySQL
5 372 (31.53%) Agile Software Development
6 273 (23.14%) Linux
6 273 (23.14%) Python
7 255 (21.61%) Git (software)
8 251 (21.27%) HTML5
9 239 (20.25%) jQuery
10 231 (19.58%) Java
11 229 (19.41%) Web Development
12 196 (16.61%) Drupal
13 189 (16.02%) Web Services
14 171 (14.49%) Amazon AWS
15 163 (13.81%) Node.js
16 158 (13.39%) CSS3
17 156 (13.22%) Symfony
18 152 (12.88%) AngularJS
19 147 (12.46%) OO
20 145 (12.29%) LAMP
21 144 (12.20%) XML
22 138 (11.69%) Jenkins
22 138 (11.69%) TDD
23 131 (11.10%) SQL
24 130 (11.02%) JSON
25 126 (10.68%) Ruby
26 124 (10.51%) Apache
27 123 (10.42%) DevOps
27 123 (10.42%) REST

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
1 196 (16.61%) Drupal
2 124 (10.51%) Apache
3 105 (8.90%) WordPress
4 93 (7.88%) CMS
5 67 (5.68%) Elasticsearch
6 66 (5.59%) nginx
7 52 (4.41%) Tomcat
8 24 (2.03%) Confluence
9 20 (1.69%) IIS
10 17 (1.44%) Apache Solr
11 12 (1.02%) JBoss
12 11 (0.93%) Moodle
13 8 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
13 8 (0.68%) Umbraco
14 7 (0.59%) Apache Spark
15 6 (0.51%) WebSphere
16 5 (0.42%) Joomla!
16 5 (0.42%) SAS
16 5 (0.42%) SharePoint
16 5 (0.42%) WebLogic
Applications
1 37 (3.14%) Photoshop
2 11 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (0.76%) MS Excel
4 6 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (0.51%) MS Office
5 5 (0.42%) GIMP
6 4 (0.34%) SPSS
7 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.085%) HipChat
8 1 (0.085%) InDesign
8 1 (0.085%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.085%) InVision
Business Applications
1 67 (5.68%) Magento
2 7 (0.59%) Adobe Campaign
2 7 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.34%) Unica
4 3 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.17%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.17%) RMDS
5 2 (0.17%) Shopify
5 2 (0.17%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.085%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.085%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.085%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.085%) OpenCart
6 1 (0.085%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.085%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 171 (14.49%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (5.08%) GitHub
3 35 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (2.29%) Amazon EC2
5 20 (1.69%) Amazon S3
6 16 (1.36%) AWS CloudFormation
7 14 (1.19%) Amazon ELB
8 12 (1.02%) SaaS
9 10 (0.85%) Amazon SQS
10 9 (0.76%) Google Analytics
10 9 (0.76%) PaaS
10 9 (0.76%) Route 53
11 7 (0.59%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 7 (0.59%) CloudFront
12 6 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
13 5 (0.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 4 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
14 4 (0.34%) IaaS
15 3 (0.25%) Akamai
15 3 (0.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 50 (4.24%) HTTP
2 41 (3.47%) Network Security
2 41 (3.47%) TCP/IP
3 37 (3.14%) Firewall
4 36 (3.05%) DNS
5 24 (2.03%) SSL
6 16 (1.36%) X.509
7 15 (1.27%) SSH
8 12 (1.02%) Internet
8 12 (1.02%) LDAP
9 10 (0.85%) VPN
10 9 (0.76%) LAN
10 9 (0.76%) SAN
11 7 (0.59%) Intranet
11 7 (0.59%) Reverse Proxy
11 7 (0.59%) WAN
12 6 (0.51%) FTP
12 6 (0.51%) SMTP
13 5 (0.42%) DHCP
13 5 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 374 (31.69%) MySQL
2 95 (8.05%) PostgreSQL
3 69 (5.85%) MongoDB
4 54 (4.58%) Relational Database
5 52 (4.41%) NoSQL
6 50 (4.24%) SQL Server
7 27 (2.29%) Redis
8 24 (2.03%) Big Data
9 16 (1.36%) Amazon RDS
10 15 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
10 15 (1.27%) Hadoop
11 12 (1.02%) DB2
12 9 (0.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 8 (0.68%) RDBMS
14 7 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (0.59%) MariaDB
15 6 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
15 6 (0.51%) CouchDB
15 6 (0.51%) Data Mining
15 6 (0.51%) HBase
Development Applications
1 255 (21.61%) Git (software)
2 138 (11.69%) Jenkins
3 69 (5.85%) Subversion
4 59 (5.00%) JIRA
5 40 (3.39%) Vagrant
6 35 (2.97%) Cucumber
7 27 (2.29%) Selenium
8 23 (1.95%) Travis CI
9 22 (1.86%) JUnit
10 21 (1.78%) CircleCI
10 21 (1.78%) Hudson
11 20 (1.69%) Jasmine
12 17 (1.44%) Mercurial
12 17 (1.44%) webpack
13 16 (1.36%) PHPUnit
14 14 (1.19%) Grunt
15 12 (1.02%) TeamCity
16 11 (0.93%) Ant
16 11 (0.93%) gulp
16 11 (0.93%) WebDriver
General
1 85 (7.20%) Finance
2 70 (5.93%) Marketing
3 27 (2.29%) Law
3 27 (2.29%) Publishing
4 21 (1.78%) Retail
5 18 (1.53%) Banking
6 13 (1.10%) Advertising
7 12 (1.02%) Electronics
8 11 (0.93%) Telecoms
9 9 (0.76%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.68%) Games
11 7 (0.59%) Back Office
12 5 (0.42%) Automotive
13 4 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.25%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.25%) Front Office
14 3 (0.25%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.17%) Legal
15 2 (0.17%) Local Government
15 2 (0.17%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 819 (69.41%) Developer
2 304 (25.76%) PHP Developer
3 141 (11.95%) Drupal Developer
4 121 (10.25%) JavaScript Developer
5 79 (6.69%) Full Stack Developer
6 77 (6.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 75 (6.36%) Senior Developer
8 74 (6.27%) DevOps Engineer
9 70 (5.93%) Web Developer
10 50 (4.24%) Magento Developer
11 48 (4.07%) Administrator
12 39 (3.31%) HTML Developer
13 37 (3.14%) Architect
13 37 (3.14%) Symfony Developer
13 37 (3.14%) Systems Administrator
14 35 (2.97%) PHP Symfony Developer
15 34 (2.88%) Linux Administrator
16 31 (2.63%) Angular Developer
17 30 (2.54%) AWS Engineer
17 30 (2.54%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 595 (50.42%) HTML
2 538 (45.59%) CSS
3 251 (21.27%) HTML5
4 239 (20.25%) jQuery
5 189 (16.02%) Web Services
6 163 (13.81%) Node.js
7 158 (13.39%) CSS3
8 156 (13.22%) Symfony
9 152 (12.88%) AngularJS
10 145 (12.29%) LAMP
11 144 (12.20%) XML
12 130 (11.02%) JSON
13 123 (10.42%) REST
14 91 (7.71%) Sass
15 83 (7.03%) Laravel
16 78 (6.61%) React
17 76 (6.44%) .NET
18 62 (5.25%) RESTful
19 59 (5.00%) Ajax
20 55 (4.66%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 72 (6.10%) User Experience
2 43 (3.64%) Digital Media
3 41 (3.47%) Computer Science
4 29 (2.46%) Data Centre
5 27 (2.29%) NHS
6 24 (2.03%) Social Media
7 18 (1.53%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (1.44%) Mobile App
9 16 (1.36%) Web 2.0
10 14 (1.19%) Fintech
11 13 (1.10%) Replication
12 12 (1.02%) Clustering
12 12 (1.02%) e-Learning
12 12 (1.02%) Management Information System
13 11 (0.93%) Data Integration
14 10 (0.85%) Visualisation
15 9 (0.76%) Wiki
16 8 (0.68%) Data Structures
17 7 (0.59%) Mathematics
18 6 (0.51%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 273 (23.14%) Linux
2 78 (6.61%) Windows
3 75 (6.36%) Unix
4 44 (3.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 43 (3.64%) CentOS
6 34 (2.88%) Ubuntu
7 28 (2.37%) Windows Server
8 26 (2.20%) Apple iOS
9 21 (1.78%) Android
10 14 (1.19%) AIX
11 10 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (0.51%) Solaris
14 6 (0.51%) Windows 2000
15 4 (0.34%) SUSE
15 4 (0.34%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 2 (0.17%) Amazon Linux
16 2 (0.17%) FreeBSD
16 2 (0.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 372 (31.53%) Agile Software Development
2 229 (19.41%) Web Development
3 147 (12.46%) OO
4 138 (11.69%) TDD
5 123 (10.42%) DevOps
6 122 (10.34%) Scrum
7 121 (10.25%) MVC
8 117 (9.92%) E-Commerce
9 116 (9.83%) Continuous Integration
10 107 (9.07%) BDD
11 105 (8.90%) OOP
12 103 (8.73%) Front End Development
13 94 (7.97%) Open Source
14 90 (7.63%) Configuration Management
15 76 (6.44%) Responsive Web Design
16 66 (5.59%) CRM
17 61 (5.17%) Continuous Delivery
18 49 (4.15%) Microservices
19 47 (3.98%) SDLC
20 46 (3.90%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 618 (52.37%) JavaScript
2 273 (23.14%) Python
3 231 (19.58%) Java
4 131 (11.10%) SQL
5 126 (10.68%) Ruby
6 120 (10.17%) Perl
7 79 (6.69%) Bash Shell
8 62 (5.25%) C#
9 49 (4.15%) C
10 40 (3.39%) C++
10 40 (3.39%) PowerShell
11 27 (2.29%) Shell Script
12 22 (1.86%) Scala
13 21 (1.78%) PHP 5
14 20 (1.69%) Go
15 10 (0.85%) AWK
15 10 (0.85%) sed
16 8 (0.68%) ES6
16 8 (0.68%) PHP 7
16 8 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (5.85%) Security Cleared
2 63 (5.34%) SC Cleared
3 44 (3.73%) Degree
4 17 (1.44%) CHECK Team Member
5 8 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (0.34%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.25%) ISEB
7 3 (0.25%) MCSA
7 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.25%) PMP
8 2 (0.17%) CISM
8 2 (0.17%) CISSP
8 2 (0.17%) ECIH
8 2 (0.17%) GIAC
8 2 (0.17%) MCP
8 2 (0.17%) RHCE
9 1 (0.085%) GCIH
9 1 (0.085%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.085%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (3.90%) QA
2 11 (0.93%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.34%) SDET
4 3 (0.25%) HL7
5 2 (0.17%) WCAG
6 1 (0.085%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 86 (7.29%) Docker
2 31 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (2.03%) Active Directory
4 12 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (0.85%) Varnish
6 8 (0.68%) RHEV
7 7 (0.59%) vCloud
8 6 (0.51%) NFS
9 5 (0.42%) Apache Flume
10 4 (0.34%) BIND 9
10 4 (0.34%) Hyper-V
10 4 (0.34%) Squid
11 3 (0.25%) Firmware
11 3 (0.25%) ProxySG
12 2 (0.17%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.17%) vSphere
13 1 (0.085%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 1 (0.085%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 1 (0.085%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.085%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 114 (9.66%) Puppet
2 62 (5.25%) Opscode Chef
3 52 (4.41%) Ansible
4 34 (2.88%) Nagios
5 27 (2.29%) Kubernetes
6 22 (1.86%) Kibana
6 22 (1.86%) logstash
6 22 (1.86%) Salt
7 18 (1.53%) Terraform
8 14 (1.19%) Grafana
9 8 (0.68%) Control-M
9 8 (0.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 7 (0.59%) ZABBIX
11 6 (0.51%) HAProxy
12 5 (0.42%) CFEngine
13 4 (0.34%) Cacti
13 4 (0.34%) HP SiteScope
13 4 (0.34%) Rundeck
13 4 (0.34%) SCCM
13 4 (0.34%) WSUS
Vendors
1 120 (10.17%) Zend
2 56 (4.75%) Red Hat
3 54 (4.58%) Oracle
4 52 (4.41%) VMware
5 32 (2.71%) Adobe
6 31 (2.63%) Microsoft
7 25 (2.12%) Google
8 20 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
9 16 (1.36%) Rackspace
10 14 (1.19%) Atlassian
11 13 (1.10%) HP
12 12 (1.02%) SAP
12 12 (1.02%) Sybase
12 12 (1.02%) Twitter
13 10 (0.85%) Apigee
13 10 (0.85%) PayPal
13 10 (0.85%) ServiceNow
13 10 (0.85%) Splunk
14 9 (0.76%) IBM
15 8 (0.68%) Facebook
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