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 28 September 2016 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 80 73 58
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -15
Contract jobs citing PHP 709 647 834
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.10% 2.76% 3.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.92% 6.37% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 567 474 634
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £261 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Median hourly rate £48.25 £22.12 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.17% -46.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.85 £22.02 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.65 £22.12 £156.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -30.00%
PHP
England

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
10251 10150 10069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.88% 43.30% 41.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7653 7586 7269
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 70 61
Median hourly rate £30.94 £29.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% -4.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.62 £15.82 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.10 £137.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 28 September 2016.

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
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 28 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 +19 111 £413 +11.48% 60
Westminster -3 15 £413 -14.06% 1
Feltham - 6 £425 -
Bromley +3 3 £675 +170.00% 1
Croydon -21 3 £400 -11.11% 1
Docklands, London - 3 £400 -
Kingston Upon Thames -5 2 £325 +11.11%
Canary Wharf - 2 £463 -
Brentford - 2 £300 -
Hounslow +7 1 - -
Wimbledon 0 1 £375 +36.36%
Chiswick - 1 £425 -
Ilford - 1 £375 -
Hillingdon - 1 - -
Southwark - 1 £475 -
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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.

1 714 (52.69%) JavaScript
2 639 (47.16%) HTML
3 597 (44.06%) CSS
4 443 (32.69%) MySQL
5 425 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
6 358 (26.42%) Linux
7 333 (24.58%) Git (software)
8 317 (23.39%) Java
9 306 (22.58%) Web Development
10 297 (21.92%) HTML5
11 277 (20.44%) jQuery
12 258 (19.04%) Python
13 218 (16.09%) Amazon AWS
14 217 (16.01%) Web Services
15 201 (14.83%) CSS3
16 196 (14.46%) SQL
17 191 (14.10%) Drupal
18 187 (13.80%) DevOps
19 186 (13.73%) LAMP
20 180 (13.28%) OO
20 180 (13.28%) AngularJS
21 171 (12.62%) Ruby
22 169 (12.47%) MVC
23 168 (12.40%) Apache
24 164 (12.10%) XML
24 164 (12.10%) TDD
25 163 (12.03%) Symfony
26 153 (11.29%) Node.js
27 151 (11.14%) Puppet
28 146 (10.77%) Jenkins

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
1 191 (14.10%) Drupal
2 168 (12.40%) Apache
3 139 (10.26%) WordPress
4 92 (6.79%) CMS
5 69 (5.09%) Tomcat
6 68 (5.02%) nginx
7 46 (3.39%) Elasticsearch
8 36 (2.66%) Confluence
9 25 (1.85%) IIS
10 23 (1.70%) JBoss
11 20 (1.48%) Moodle
12 16 (1.18%) Apache Solr
13 15 (1.11%) WebLogic
14 14 (1.03%) SharePoint
15 12 (0.89%) Mule ESB
15 12 (0.89%) WebSphere
16 11 (0.81%) Apache Spark
16 11 (0.81%) SAS
17 10 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
17 10 (0.74%) Joomla!
Applications
1 37 (2.73%) Photoshop
2 19 (1.40%) Adobe Illustrator
3 12 (0.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 12 (0.89%) MS Excel
3 12 (0.89%) MS Office
4 9 (0.66%) SPSS
5 5 (0.37%) Stata
6 3 (0.22%) Fireworks
6 3 (0.22%) InDesign
7 2 (0.15%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.15%) InVision
8 1 (0.074%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.074%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 76 (5.61%) Magento
2 12 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.52%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.30%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.15%) ION MarketView
6 2 (0.15%) RMDS
7 1 (0.074%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.074%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.074%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 218 (16.09%) Amazon AWS
2 69 (5.09%) GitHub
3 45 (3.32%) Amazon EC2
4 41 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
5 29 (2.14%) AWS CloudFormation
6 26 (1.92%) Amazon S3
7 12 (0.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 12 (0.89%) Amazon SQS
7 12 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
7 12 (0.89%) Office 365
8 11 (0.81%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 11 (0.81%) Route 53
9 10 (0.74%) CloudFront
10 8 (0.59%) Amazon ELB
10 8 (0.59%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 8 (0.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 7 (0.52%) Google Analytics
11 7 (0.52%) PaaS
12 5 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 104 (7.68%) Network Security
2 51 (3.76%) Firewall
3 45 (3.32%) DNS
4 41 (3.03%) HTTP
5 28 (2.07%) Internet
6 26 (1.92%) LDAP
6 26 (1.92%) TCP/IP
7 19 (1.40%) X.509
8 17 (1.25%) SSL
9 16 (1.18%) VPN
10 15 (1.11%) Reverse Proxy
11 14 (1.03%) LAN
12 12 (0.89%) SAN
12 12 (0.89%) SSH
12 12 (0.89%) WAN
13 11 (0.81%) DMZ
14 10 (0.74%) DHCP
15 7 (0.52%) FTP
16 5 (0.37%) SMTP
17 4 (0.30%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 443 (32.69%) MySQL
2 101 (7.45%) MongoDB
3 92 (6.79%) PostgreSQL
4 79 (5.83%) NoSQL
5 75 (5.54%) SQL Server
6 40 (2.95%) Redis
7 37 (2.73%) Relational Database
8 29 (2.14%) DB2
9 26 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
10 25 (1.85%) Big Data
11 22 (1.62%) Apache Cassandra
11 22 (1.62%) Oracle Database
12 15 (1.11%) Data Mining
13 14 (1.03%) Hadoop
14 12 (0.89%) CouchDB
15 11 (0.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 9 (0.66%) Apache Hive
16 9 (0.66%) HBase
16 9 (0.66%) Sybase ASE
17 8 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 333 (24.58%) Git (software)
2 146 (10.77%) Jenkins
3 76 (5.61%) Subversion
4 64 (4.72%) JIRA
5 48 (3.54%) Vagrant
6 46 (3.39%) PHPUnit
7 35 (2.58%) gulp
8 34 (2.51%) Cucumber
9 31 (2.29%) Grunt
9 31 (2.29%) Maven
10 26 (1.92%) Jasmine
11 25 (1.85%) Travis CI
12 23 (1.70%) Hudson
12 23 (1.70%) Selenium
13 22 (1.62%) Ant
13 22 (1.62%) Artifactory
13 22 (1.62%) Sonatype Nexus
14 20 (1.48%) CircleCI
14 20 (1.48%) Mercurial
14 20 (1.48%) SonarQube
General
1 111 (8.19%) Finance
2 57 (4.21%) Marketing
3 35 (2.58%) Retail
4 23 (1.70%) Publishing
5 22 (1.62%) Telecoms
6 18 (1.33%) Banking
7 13 (0.96%) Games
8 11 (0.81%) Advertising
8 11 (0.81%) Electronics
8 11 (0.81%) Law
9 10 (0.74%) Back Office
9 10 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (0.66%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.52%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.37%) Legal
13 4 (0.30%) Front Office
14 2 (0.15%) Interactive Media
14 2 (0.15%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.15%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.074%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 877 (64.72%) Developer
2 350 (25.83%) PHP Developer
3 111 (8.19%) Drupal Developer
4 105 (7.75%) DevOps Engineer
4 105 (7.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 105 (7.75%) JavaScript Developer
5 89 (6.57%) Senior Developer
6 74 (5.46%) Web Developer
7 64 (4.72%) Administrator
8 63 (4.65%) Full Stack Developer
9 62 (4.58%) Magento Developer
10 59 (4.35%) Architect
11 51 (3.76%) Systems Administrator
12 45 (3.32%) WordPress Developer
13 43 (3.17%) Linux Administrator
14 39 (2.88%) AWS Engineer
14 39 (2.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 38 (2.80%) Analyst
15 38 (2.80%) HTML Developer
16 36 (2.66%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 639 (47.16%) HTML
2 597 (44.06%) CSS
3 297 (21.92%) HTML5
4 277 (20.44%) jQuery
5 217 (16.01%) Web Services
6 201 (14.83%) CSS3
7 186 (13.73%) LAMP
8 180 (13.28%) AngularJS
9 164 (12.10%) XML
10 163 (12.03%) Symfony
11 153 (11.29%) Node.js
12 104 (7.68%) .NET
13 103 (7.60%) Sass
14 91 (6.72%) React
15 90 (6.64%) JSON
16 84 (6.20%) REST
17 80 (5.90%) Laravel
18 74 (5.46%) RESTful
19 65 (4.80%) Ajax
20 58 (4.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 113 (8.34%) Digital Media
2 88 (6.49%) User Experience
3 37 (2.73%) Computer Science
4 33 (2.44%) Mobile App
5 26 (1.92%) e-Learning
6 24 (1.77%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (1.77%) Data Centre
7 22 (1.62%) NHS
7 22 (1.62%) Social Media
8 20 (1.48%) Fintech
9 16 (1.18%) Clustering
10 15 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (0.96%) Replication
12 10 (0.74%) Blog
13 9 (0.66%) Algorithms
14 8 (0.59%) Data Structures
14 8 (0.59%) Performance Metrics
14 8 (0.59%) VLE
14 8 (0.59%) W3C
14 8 (0.59%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 358 (26.42%) Linux
2 102 (7.53%) Unix
3 91 (6.72%) Windows
4 65 (4.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 53 (3.91%) CentOS
6 38 (2.80%) Ubuntu
7 35 (2.58%) Apple iOS
8 29 (2.14%) Android
9 27 (1.99%) Windows Server
10 16 (1.18%) AIX
11 13 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (0.59%) Debian
12 8 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (0.52%) VMS
14 5 (0.37%) Fedora
14 5 (0.37%) SUSE
14 5 (0.37%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 5 (0.37%) Windows 7
14 5 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (0.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 425 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
2 306 (22.58%) Web Development
3 187 (13.80%) DevOps
4 180 (13.28%) OO
5 169 (12.47%) MVC
6 164 (12.10%) TDD
7 141 (10.41%) Continuous Integration
8 134 (9.89%) BDD
9 131 (9.67%) Front End Development
10 125 (9.23%) Open Source
11 124 (9.15%) CRM
12 119 (8.78%) E-Commerce
13 115 (8.49%) Scrum
14 113 (8.34%) OOP
15 105 (7.75%) ERP
16 93 (6.86%) Configuration Management
17 82 (6.05%) Responsive Web Design
18 71 (5.24%) Continuous Delivery
19 58 (4.28%) Automated Testing
20 56 (4.13%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 714 (52.69%) JavaScript
2 317 (23.39%) Java
3 258 (19.04%) Python
4 196 (14.46%) SQL
5 171 (12.62%) Ruby
6 141 (10.41%) Perl
7 118 (8.71%) Bash Shell
8 75 (5.54%) C#
9 58 (4.28%) PowerShell
10 39 (2.88%) Shell Script
11 34 (2.51%) C++
12 33 (2.44%) Scala
13 30 (2.21%) C
14 25 (1.85%) PHP 5
15 20 (1.48%) PL/SQL
16 19 (1.40%) Go
17 12 (0.89%) R
18 11 (0.81%) Groovy
19 10 (0.74%) ES6
19 10 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 65 (4.80%) Degree
2 52 (3.84%) Security Cleared
3 43 (3.17%) SC Cleared
4 17 (1.25%) CHECK Team Member
5 13 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (0.44%) AWS Certification
7 5 (0.37%) PMP
8 3 (0.22%) CCNA
8 3 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.22%) CISSP
8 3 (0.22%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.22%) MCSA
8 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.22%) RHCE
8 3 (0.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.15%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.15%) GIAC
9 2 (0.15%) HND
9 2 (0.15%) ISEB
9 2 (0.15%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (2.44%) QA
2 10 (0.74%) WAI
3 8 (0.59%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.15%) WCAG
6 1 (0.074%) Basel II
6 1 (0.074%) HL7
6 1 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.074%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.074%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.074%) SEPA
6 1 (0.074%) SLA
System Software
1 107 (7.90%) Docker
2 51 (3.76%) Active Directory
3 39 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
5 17 (1.25%) vCloud
6 15 (1.11%) Varnish
7 9 (0.66%) iptables
8 8 (0.59%) NFS
9 7 (0.52%) RHEV
10 4 (0.30%) Apache Flume
10 4 (0.30%) Postfix
10 4 (0.30%) Squid
11 3 (0.22%) KVM
11 3 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (0.22%) vSphere
11 3 (0.22%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.15%) BIND 9
12 2 (0.15%) Samba
Systems Management
1 151 (11.14%) Puppet
2 97 (7.16%) Ansible
3 92 (6.79%) Opscode Chef
4 65 (4.80%) Nagios
5 31 (2.29%) Salt
6 28 (2.07%) logstash
7 27 (1.99%) Kibana
8 26 (1.92%) Kubernetes
9 25 (1.85%) ZABBIX
10 21 (1.55%) HAProxy
10 21 (1.55%) Terraform
11 14 (1.03%) Rundeck
12 12 (0.89%) SCOM
13 11 (0.81%) WSUS
14 9 (0.66%) HP SiteScope
14 9 (0.66%) SCCM
15 8 (0.59%) CFEngine
15 8 (0.59%) Control-M
15 8 (0.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 7 (0.52%) Grafana
Vendors
1 102 (7.53%) Zend
2 96 (7.08%) Oracle
3 81 (5.98%) Red Hat
4 78 (5.76%) VMware
5 50 (3.69%) Microsoft
6 39 (2.88%) Adobe
7 34 (2.51%) Google
8 29 (2.14%) Splunk
9 21 (1.55%) Sybase
10 19 (1.40%) IBM
11 17 (1.25%) SAP
12 14 (1.03%) Black Duck
12 14 (1.03%) Citrix
12 14 (1.03%) HP
12 14 (1.03%) Sonatype
12 14 (1.03%) Veracode
13 11 (0.81%) Atlassian
13 11 (0.81%) Informatica
13 11 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
14 10 (0.74%) Rackspace
London
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Tiro Partners
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Mint
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
South East London
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £260 - £300 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Central Employment
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £450 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bexleyheath, Kent
Edison Hill Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
Intelletec
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Intelletec
Rate: From £350 to £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £580.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Rate: Up to £550 per day + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Meteor Systems Limited
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day 3 month rolling contracts - Long term projec
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Revolution Technology
Rate: £380 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Posted: 27 days ago