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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 79 90 63
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -27
Contract jobs citing PHP 641 550 750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.00% 2.36% 3.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.89% 5.62% 7.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 408 538
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 £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £39.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-60.25% +14.70%
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
9299 9792 9743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.55% 42.04% 41.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7090 7169 7107
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 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 83 63
Median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £18.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £113.00 £52.55 £153.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +3.49%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +25 104 £400 +9.21% 69
Croydon -8 9 £480 +12.94%
Canary Wharf - 6 £375 -
Docklands, London - 4 £293 -
Westminster - 4 £413 -
Enfield - 2 £150 -
Harrow - 2 £350 -
Hounslow -1 1 £490 +66.10%
Twickenham -3 1 £325 -10.34% 2
Barnet - 1 £400 -
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 605 (52.56%) JavaScript
2 538 (46.74%) HTML
3 520 (45.18%) CSS
4 396 (34.40%) MySQL
5 338 (29.37%) Agile Software Development
6 319 (27.72%) Java
7 295 (25.63%) Git (software)
8 270 (23.46%) Linux
9 264 (22.94%) Web Development
10 259 (22.50%) HTML5
11 245 (21.29%) jQuery
12 208 (18.07%) Python
13 202 (17.55%) SQL
14 193 (16.77%) CSS3
15 178 (15.46%) Amazon AWS
16 169 (14.68%) Ruby
17 167 (14.51%) MVC
18 165 (14.34%) DevOps
19 156 (13.55%) TDD
20 148 (12.86%) Web Services
21 146 (12.68%) OO
22 141 (12.25%) Perl
23 137 (11.90%) AngularJS
24 136 (11.82%) XML
25 134 (11.64%) Front End Development
26 132 (11.47%) Symfony
27 131 (11.38%) WordPress
27 131 (11.38%) LAMP
28 128 (11.12%) Drupal
29 120 (10.43%) CRM

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
1 131 (11.38%) WordPress
2 128 (11.12%) Drupal
3 106 (9.21%) Apache
4 96 (8.34%) CMS
5 38 (3.30%) Tomcat
6 31 (2.69%) Elasticsearch
6 31 (2.69%) nginx
7 22 (1.91%) IIS
8 18 (1.56%) Confluence
8 18 (1.56%) SharePoint
9 17 (1.48%) JBoss
10 16 (1.39%) Moodle
11 15 (1.30%) WebLogic
12 14 (1.22%) SAS
13 13 (1.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 13 (1.13%) Alfresco
13 13 (1.13%) Apache Pig
13 13 (1.13%) Cloud Foundry
14 12 (1.04%) Joomla!
14 12 (1.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 42 (3.65%) Photoshop
2 20 (1.74%) MS Office
3 16 (1.39%) MS Excel
4 12 (1.04%) SPSS
4 12 (1.04%) Stata
5 10 (0.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 9 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
7 8 (0.70%) MS Visio
8 6 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (0.43%) Fireworks
9 5 (0.43%) OmniGraffle
10 4 (0.35%) InDesign
11 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.087%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.087%) Houdini
12 1 (0.087%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 69 (5.99%) Magento
2 15 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.78%) BigMachines
3 9 (0.78%) Eloqua
4 7 (0.61%) Payment Gateway
5 6 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.26%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.087%) ION MarketView
8 1 (0.087%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.087%) RMDS
8 1 (0.087%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.087%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 178 (15.46%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (3.82%) GitHub
3 38 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 33 (2.87%) Amazon EC2
5 29 (2.52%) AWS CloudFormation
6 23 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 23 (2.00%) SaaS
7 17 (1.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 17 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (1.30%) Amazon S3
9 11 (0.96%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 11 (0.96%) Office 365
10 9 (0.78%) CloudFront
11 8 (0.70%) Route 53
12 7 (0.61%) Amazon ELB
12 7 (0.61%) Amazon SQS
12 7 (0.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 7 (0.61%) Google Analytics
13 6 (0.52%) MailChimp
13 6 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 79 (6.86%) Network Security
2 35 (3.04%) DNS
3 27 (2.35%) TCP/IP
4 25 (2.17%) Firewall
4 25 (2.17%) HTTP
5 22 (1.91%) Internet
6 20 (1.74%) LDAP
7 13 (1.13%) SAN
8 11 (0.96%) DMZ
8 11 (0.96%) VPN
9 10 (0.87%) Reverse Proxy
9 10 (0.87%) SSL
10 9 (0.78%) SSH
11 8 (0.70%) DHCP
12 7 (0.61%) Intranet
13 5 (0.43%) FTP
13 5 (0.43%) HTTPS
13 5 (0.43%) SMTP
14 4 (0.35%) Wireshark
14 4 (0.35%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 396 (34.40%) MySQL
2 73 (6.34%) MongoDB
3 64 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 59 (5.13%) SQL Server
5 50 (4.34%) PostgreSQL
6 38 (3.30%) Relational Database
7 32 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
7 32 (2.78%) Redis
8 31 (2.69%) Big Data
9 27 (2.35%) Oracle Database
10 26 (2.26%) Apache Cassandra
11 22 (1.91%) CouchDB
12 21 (1.82%) Hadoop
13 16 (1.39%) Apache Hive
14 15 (1.30%) Data Mining
15 14 (1.22%) HBase
16 13 (1.13%) QlikView
17 12 (1.04%) DB2
18 9 (0.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 8 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 295 (25.63%) Git (software)
2 100 (8.69%) Jenkins
3 54 (4.69%) PHPUnit
4 48 (4.17%) Subversion
5 42 (3.65%) Grunt
5 42 (3.65%) JIRA
6 38 (3.30%) gulp
7 33 (2.87%) Vagrant
8 32 (2.78%) Maven
9 27 (2.35%) Cucumber
10 25 (2.17%) Selenium
11 23 (2.00%) Mocha
12 22 (1.91%) Jasmine
13 19 (1.65%) Hudson
14 16 (1.39%) Artifactory
15 14 (1.22%) WebDriver
16 13 (1.13%) Mercurial
16 13 (1.13%) SonarQube
16 13 (1.13%) Sonatype Nexus
17 12 (1.04%) Ant
General
1 105 (9.12%) Finance
2 42 (3.65%) Retail
3 41 (3.56%) Marketing
4 26 (2.26%) Telecoms
5 22 (1.91%) Banking
6 16 (1.39%) Publishing
7 13 (1.13%) Advertising
7 13 (1.13%) Games
8 10 (0.87%) Front Office
9 9 (0.78%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.70%) Electronics
11 7 (0.61%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.52%) Law
13 4 (0.35%) Legal
14 3 (0.26%) Back Office
14 3 (0.26%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.17%) Interactive Media
15 2 (0.17%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.087%) Billing
Job Titles
1 737 (64.03%) Developer
2 328 (28.50%) PHP Developer
3 99 (8.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 86 (7.47%) DevOps Engineer
4 86 (7.47%) Senior Developer
5 67 (5.82%) Web Developer
6 66 (5.73%) JavaScript Developer
7 64 (5.56%) Drupal Developer
8 56 (4.87%) Full Stack Developer
9 54 (4.69%) Architect
10 49 (4.26%) Senior PHP Developer
11 47 (4.08%) Administrator
12 45 (3.91%) Magento Developer
12 45 (3.91%) WordPress Developer
13 31 (2.69%) AWS Engineer
13 31 (2.69%) Systems Administrator
14 30 (2.61%) HTML Developer
15 29 (2.52%) AWS DevOps
16 28 (2.43%) Analyst
16 28 (2.43%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 538 (46.74%) HTML
2 520 (45.18%) CSS
3 259 (22.50%) HTML5
4 245 (21.29%) jQuery
5 193 (16.77%) CSS3
6 148 (12.86%) Web Services
7 137 (11.90%) AngularJS
8 136 (11.82%) XML
9 132 (11.47%) Symfony
10 131 (11.38%) LAMP
11 102 (8.86%) Laravel
12 101 (8.77%) Sass
13 98 (8.51%) Node.js
14 95 (8.25%) RESTful
15 85 (7.38%) .NET
16 70 (6.08%) REST
17 67 (5.82%) React
18 64 (5.56%) Ajax
19 57 (4.95%) JSON
20 56 (4.87%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 87 (7.56%) Digital Media
2 59 (5.13%) User Experience
3 36 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 33 (2.87%) Computer Science
5 24 (2.09%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (1.82%) Data Centre
7 20 (1.74%) Fintech
8 16 (1.39%) Clustering
9 14 (1.22%) Algorithms
9 14 (1.22%) e-Learning
10 13 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (1.13%) Performance Metrics
10 13 (1.13%) Replication
10 13 (1.13%) Video on Demand
11 8 (0.70%) Social Media
11 8 (0.70%) VLE
12 7 (0.61%) W3C
13 6 (0.52%) Equities
13 6 (0.52%) Management Information System
13 6 (0.52%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 270 (23.46%) Linux
2 112 (9.73%) Unix
3 78 (6.78%) Windows
4 54 (4.69%) CentOS
5 46 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 33 (2.87%) Ubuntu
7 24 (2.09%) Windows Server
8 23 (2.00%) Apple iOS
9 17 (1.48%) AIX
10 13 (1.13%) Android
11 9 (0.78%) Debian
12 8 (0.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 7 (0.61%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.52%) Fedora
14 6 (0.52%) Windows 7
15 5 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
15 5 (0.43%) VMS
15 5 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
16 3 (0.26%) Solaris
16 3 (0.26%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 338 (29.37%) Agile Software Development
2 264 (22.94%) Web Development
3 167 (14.51%) MVC
4 165 (14.34%) DevOps
5 156 (13.55%) TDD
6 146 (12.68%) OO
7 134 (11.64%) Front End Development
8 120 (10.43%) CRM
9 113 (9.82%) BDD
9 113 (9.82%) Scrum
10 110 (9.56%) E-Commerce
11 98 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
12 84 (7.30%) ERP
13 80 (6.95%) Open Source
14 65 (5.65%) OOP
15 59 (5.13%) Configuration Management
16 56 (4.87%) OO PHP
17 48 (4.17%) Responsive Web Design
18 38 (3.30%) Automated Testing
18 38 (3.30%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 605 (52.56%) JavaScript
2 319 (27.72%) Java
3 208 (18.07%) Python
4 202 (17.55%) SQL
5 169 (14.68%) Ruby
6 141 (12.25%) Perl
7 103 (8.95%) Bash Shell
8 49 (4.26%) C#
9 45 (3.91%) Shell Script
10 29 (2.52%) PL/SQL
11 27 (2.35%) PowerShell
11 27 (2.35%) Scala
12 25 (2.17%) C
13 20 (1.74%) Groovy
14 18 (1.56%) VB
15 17 (1.48%) Go
16 13 (1.13%) R
17 12 (1.04%) Apex Code
17 12 (1.04%) MATLAB
17 12 (1.04%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 63 (5.47%) Degree
2 26 (2.26%) Security Cleared
3 22 (1.91%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (0.52%) AWS Certification
6 3 (0.26%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.26%) PMP
7 2 (0.17%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.17%) CCNA
7 2 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.17%) CISSP
7 2 (0.17%) HND
7 2 (0.17%) RHCE
7 2 (0.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.087%) CCNP
8 1 (0.087%) CISM
8 1 (0.087%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.087%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.087%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.087%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.43%) QA
2 9 (0.78%) WAI
3 4 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.26%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.26%) WCAG
5 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.087%) Basel II
6 1 (0.087%) HL7
6 1 (0.087%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.087%) SDET
6 1 (0.087%) SEPA
6 1 (0.087%) SLA
System Software
1 69 (5.99%) Docker
2 32 (2.78%) Active Directory
3 27 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (1.48%) vCloud
5 15 (1.30%) Varnish
6 13 (1.13%) KVM
7 12 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (0.78%) iptables
9 8 (0.70%) RHEV
10 5 (0.43%) NFS
11 4 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.35%) vSphere
12 3 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.26%) Postfix
12 3 (0.26%) Squid
12 3 (0.26%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.17%) Apache Flume
13 2 (0.17%) pfSense
13 2 (0.17%) Sendmail
13 2 (0.17%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 117 (10.17%) Puppet
2 86 (7.47%) Opscode Chef
3 80 (6.95%) Ansible
4 58 (5.04%) Nagios
5 28 (2.43%) Salt
6 24 (2.09%) ZABBIX
7 21 (1.82%) logstash
8 20 (1.74%) Kibana
9 19 (1.65%) HAProxy
10 16 (1.39%) Terraform
11 13 (1.13%) Rundeck
12 10 (0.87%) Control-M
12 10 (0.87%) HP SiteScope
12 10 (0.87%) SCCM
13 9 (0.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 9 (0.78%) Zenoss
14 8 (0.70%) CFEngine
15 6 (0.52%) SCOM
16 5 (0.43%) Cacti
16 5 (0.43%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 112 (9.73%) Oracle
2 88 (7.65%) Zend
3 76 (6.60%) Red Hat
4 53 (4.60%) VMware
5 50 (4.34%) Microsoft
6 44 (3.82%) Google
7 38 (3.30%) Splunk
8 37 (3.21%) Adobe
9 25 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
10 18 (1.56%) Informatica
11 17 (1.48%) HP
12 16 (1.39%) New Relic
13 15 (1.30%) Citrix
14 14 (1.22%) Siebel
15 13 (1.13%) Teradata
16 12 (1.04%) Cisco
16 12 (1.04%) IBM
16 12 (1.04%) Tableau
17 11 (0.96%) SAP
17 11 (0.96%) Sybase
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £3400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Explore Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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City, London
Oscar
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £0 to £0 per day Rate negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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London
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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City, London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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London
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day + Negotiable
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City, London
Venturi
Rate: £0.00 - £1 per day + Remote working
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
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London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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City, London
Quant Capital
Rate: From £400 to £500 per annum
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London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
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City, London
Oscar
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Nakama
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City, London
Salt
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
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City, London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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London
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