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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 95 84 76
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -8
Contract jobs citing PHP 560 635 664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.61% 2.83% 2.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.73% 6.38% 6.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 495 521
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 5
Median hourly rate £27.50 £24.23 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.49% -19.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -10.44%
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
9765 9952 9998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.48% 44.33% 42.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7316 7484 7636
Median daily rate £475 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
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 £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 67 48
Median hourly rate £34.00 £24.23 £21.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.32% +12.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.12 £17.00 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.29%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +2 84 £415 +10.66% 38
Westminster 0 5 £425 +30.76%
Feltham -1 3 £450 +50.00%
Kingston Upon Thames +2 2 - - 1
Brentford - 2 £300 -
Bromley - 2 £688 -
Hounslow - 2 - -
Uxbridge +3 1 £320 +20.75%
Wimbledon -1 1 £375 -5.66%
Croydon -22 1 £250 -23.07%
Twickenham - 1 £325 -
Chiswick - 1 £425 -
Bexleyheath - 1 - -
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 625 (51.10%) JavaScript
2 601 (49.14%) HTML
3 552 (45.13%) CSS
4 400 (32.71%) Agile Software Development
5 390 (31.89%) MySQL
6 290 (23.71%) Linux
7 284 (23.22%) Git (software)
8 266 (21.75%) Python
9 256 (20.93%) HTML5
10 254 (20.77%) Web Development
11 239 (19.54%) Java
11 239 (19.54%) jQuery
12 205 (16.76%) Web Services
13 196 (16.03%) Drupal
14 181 (14.80%) Amazon AWS
15 173 (14.15%) Symfony
16 169 (13.82%) Node.js
17 165 (13.49%) AngularJS
18 162 (13.25%) TDD
19 161 (13.16%) CSS3
20 155 (12.67%) OO
21 154 (12.59%) LAMP
22 151 (12.35%) SQL
23 149 (12.18%) Apache
24 141 (11.53%) XML
25 139 (11.37%) MVC
26 138 (11.28%) Ruby
27 135 (11.04%) Jenkins
28 134 (10.96%) DevOps
29 131 (10.71%) E-Commerce

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 (16.03%) Drupal
2 149 (12.18%) Apache
3 123 (10.06%) WordPress
4 93 (7.60%) CMS
5 71 (5.81%) Elasticsearch
6 68 (5.56%) nginx
7 58 (4.74%) Tomcat
8 27 (2.21%) Confluence
9 23 (1.88%) IIS
10 20 (1.64%) Apache Solr
11 15 (1.23%) JBoss
12 14 (1.14%) Moodle
13 8 (0.65%) Apache Spark
13 8 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
14 7 (0.57%) Joomla!
14 7 (0.57%) SAS
14 7 (0.57%) WebLogic
15 6 (0.49%) Apache Pig
15 6 (0.49%) Umbraco
15 6 (0.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 33 (2.70%) Photoshop
2 17 (1.39%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 8 (0.65%) MS Excel
5 5 (0.41%) SPSS
6 3 (0.25%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.16%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.16%) Camtasia
7 2 (0.16%) GIMP
7 2 (0.16%) InVision
7 2 (0.16%) MS Office
7 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.082%) HipChat
8 1 (0.082%) InDesign
8 1 (0.082%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 79 (6.46%) Magento
2 7 (0.57%) Adobe Campaign
3 6 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.33%) Unica
5 2 (0.16%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.16%) RMDS
5 2 (0.16%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.082%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.082%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.082%) OpenCart
6 1 (0.082%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.082%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.082%) Shopify
6 1 (0.082%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 181 (14.80%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (4.66%) GitHub
3 38 (3.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 33 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
5 24 (1.96%) Amazon S3
6 18 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
7 14 (1.14%) Amazon ELB
8 11 (0.90%) Google Analytics
8 11 (0.90%) Route 53
9 10 (0.82%) Amazon SQS
9 10 (0.82%) SaaS
10 9 (0.74%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 9 (0.74%) CloudFront
10 9 (0.74%) PaaS
11 8 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
12 6 (0.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 6 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 5 (0.41%) Heroku
14 3 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 55 (4.50%) Network Security
2 49 (4.01%) HTTP
3 45 (3.68%) Firewall
4 42 (3.43%) DNS
5 24 (1.96%) TCP/IP
6 23 (1.88%) SSL
7 21 (1.72%) X.509
8 18 (1.47%) LDAP
9 17 (1.39%) Internet
10 15 (1.23%) SSH
11 14 (1.14%) VPN
12 13 (1.06%) LAN
13 11 (0.90%) SAN
13 11 (0.90%) WAN
14 9 (0.74%) Reverse Proxy
15 7 (0.57%) DHCP
15 7 (0.57%) FTP
15 7 (0.57%) Intranet
16 6 (0.49%) SMTP
17 5 (0.41%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 390 (31.89%) MySQL
2 95 (7.77%) PostgreSQL
3 88 (7.20%) MongoDB
4 74 (6.05%) NoSQL
5 52 (4.25%) SQL Server
6 46 (3.76%) Relational Database
7 35 (2.86%) Redis
8 24 (1.96%) Big Data
9 22 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
10 21 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
11 17 (1.39%) DB2
11 17 (1.39%) Hadoop
12 10 (0.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 9 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (0.74%) Sybase ASE
14 8 (0.65%) Data Mining
14 8 (0.65%) GIS
14 8 (0.65%) RDBMS
15 7 (0.57%) FileMaker
15 7 (0.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 284 (23.22%) Git (software)
2 135 (11.04%) Jenkins
3 70 (5.72%) Subversion
4 62 (5.07%) JIRA
5 45 (3.68%) Vagrant
6 35 (2.86%) Cucumber
7 25 (2.04%) Selenium
7 25 (2.04%) Travis CI
8 23 (1.88%) JUnit
8 23 (1.88%) PHPUnit
9 22 (1.80%) Jasmine
10 21 (1.72%) CircleCI
10 21 (1.72%) Grunt
10 21 (1.72%) gulp
11 20 (1.64%) Hudson
11 20 (1.64%) webpack
12 18 (1.47%) Mercurial
13 15 (1.23%) Ant
13 15 (1.23%) Maven
14 13 (1.06%) WebDriver
General
1 94 (7.69%) Finance
2 70 (5.72%) Marketing
3 28 (2.29%) Publishing
4 24 (1.96%) Retail
5 14 (1.14%) Banking
6 13 (1.06%) Advertising
7 12 (0.98%) Electronics
8 11 (0.90%) Back Office
8 11 (0.90%) Law
9 10 (0.82%) Games
10 9 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (0.74%) Telecoms
11 8 (0.65%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.41%) Automotive
13 4 (0.33%) Legal
14 3 (0.25%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.25%) Front Office
15 2 (0.16%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.16%) Local Government
15 2 (0.16%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 848 (69.34%) Developer
2 316 (25.84%) PHP Developer
3 138 (11.28%) Drupal Developer
4 112 (9.16%) JavaScript Developer
5 85 (6.95%) DevOps Engineer
5 85 (6.95%) Senior Developer
6 82 (6.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 79 (6.46%) Full Stack Developer
8 78 (6.38%) Web Developer
9 60 (4.91%) Magento Developer
10 51 (4.17%) Administrator
11 44 (3.60%) Architect
11 44 (3.60%) Systems Administrator
12 40 (3.27%) Symfony Developer
13 39 (3.19%) Linux Administrator
14 37 (3.03%) HTML Developer
14 37 (3.03%) PHP Symfony Developer
15 36 (2.94%) WordPress Developer
16 35 (2.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 33 (2.70%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 601 (49.14%) HTML
2 552 (45.13%) CSS
3 256 (20.93%) HTML5
4 239 (19.54%) jQuery
5 205 (16.76%) Web Services
6 173 (14.15%) Symfony
7 169 (13.82%) Node.js
8 165 (13.49%) AngularJS
9 161 (13.16%) CSS3
10 154 (12.59%) LAMP
11 141 (11.53%) XML
12 128 (10.47%) REST
13 127 (10.38%) JSON
14 90 (7.36%) Sass
15 86 (7.03%) Laravel
16 81 (6.62%) .NET
17 79 (6.46%) React
18 71 (5.81%) RESTful
19 65 (5.31%) Ajax
20 53 (4.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 83 (6.79%) User Experience
2 57 (4.66%) Digital Media
3 44 (3.60%) Computer Science
4 31 (2.53%) NHS
5 29 (2.37%) Data Centre
6 22 (1.80%) Social Media
7 21 (1.72%) Mobile App
8 16 (1.31%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (1.23%) e-Learning
10 14 (1.14%) Clustering
10 14 (1.14%) Fintech
10 14 (1.14%) Replication
11 10 (0.82%) Blog
11 10 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (0.74%) Wiki
13 8 (0.65%) Statistics
14 7 (0.57%) Data Structures
14 7 (0.57%) Private Cloud
14 7 (0.57%) Semantic Web
14 7 (0.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 290 (23.71%) Linux
2 82 (6.70%) Unix
3 68 (5.56%) Windows
4 53 (4.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 34 (2.78%) CentOS
6 32 (2.62%) Apple iOS
7 26 (2.13%) Android
7 26 (2.13%) Ubuntu
8 17 (1.39%) Windows Server
9 15 (1.23%) AIX
10 14 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (0.49%) Solaris
13 6 (0.49%) Windows 2000
14 4 (0.33%) SUSE
14 4 (0.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 4 (0.33%) VMS
15 3 (0.25%) Debian
16 2 (0.16%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 400 (32.71%) Agile Software Development
2 254 (20.77%) Web Development
3 162 (13.25%) TDD
4 155 (12.67%) OO
5 139 (11.37%) MVC
6 134 (10.96%) DevOps
7 131 (10.71%) E-Commerce
8 128 (10.47%) Scrum
9 127 (10.38%) Continuous Integration
10 126 (10.30%) BDD
11 105 (8.59%) Front End Development
11 105 (8.59%) Open Source
12 93 (7.60%) Configuration Management
12 93 (7.60%) OOP
13 80 (6.54%) Responsive Web Design
14 74 (6.05%) CRM
15 65 (5.31%) Continuous Delivery
16 53 (4.33%) ERP
17 51 (4.17%) OO PHP
18 50 (4.09%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 625 (51.10%) JavaScript
2 266 (21.75%) Python
3 239 (19.54%) Java
4 151 (12.35%) SQL
5 138 (11.28%) Ruby
6 128 (10.47%) Perl
7 84 (6.87%) Bash Shell
8 64 (5.23%) C#
9 49 (4.01%) PowerShell
10 42 (3.43%) C++
11 32 (2.62%) C
12 28 (2.29%) Scala
13 27 (2.21%) PHP 5
14 21 (1.72%) Shell Script
15 19 (1.55%) Go
16 9 (0.74%) AWK
16 9 (0.74%) sed
17 8 (0.65%) PHP 7
17 8 (0.65%) R
17 8 (0.65%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 63 (5.15%) Security Cleared
2 56 (4.58%) SC Cleared
3 50 (4.09%) Degree
4 17 (1.39%) CHECK Team Member
5 7 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (0.33%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.33%) MCSA
6 4 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.25%) ISEB
7 3 (0.25%) MCP
7 3 (0.25%) PMP
7 3 (0.25%) RHCE
8 2 (0.16%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.16%) CISM
8 2 (0.16%) CISSP
8 2 (0.16%) ECIH
8 2 (0.16%) GIAC
9 1 (0.082%) GCIH
9 1 (0.082%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.082%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (3.60%) QA
2 13 (1.06%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.33%) SDET
4 3 (0.25%) HL7
5 2 (0.16%) WCAG
6 1 (0.082%) Basel II
6 1 (0.082%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.082%) WAI
System Software
1 89 (7.28%) Docker
2 39 (3.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (2.78%) Active Directory
4 16 (1.31%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (1.14%) Varnish
6 9 (0.74%) RHEV
6 9 (0.74%) vCloud
7 6 (0.49%) Apache Flume
7 6 (0.49%) NFS
8 5 (0.41%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.33%) BIND 9
9 4 (0.33%) Squid
10 3 (0.25%) Firmware
10 3 (0.25%) iptables
10 3 (0.25%) ProxySG
11 2 (0.16%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.082%) Postfix
12 1 (0.082%) Samba
12 1 (0.082%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 127 (10.38%) Puppet
2 70 (5.72%) Opscode Chef
3 65 (5.31%) Ansible
4 38 (3.11%) Nagios
5 30 (2.45%) Kubernetes
6 24 (1.96%) Salt
7 23 (1.88%) logstash
8 22 (1.80%) Kibana
9 16 (1.31%) Terraform
10 13 (1.06%) Grafana
11 10 (0.82%) HAProxy
12 9 (0.74%) Control-M
12 9 (0.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 9 (0.74%) WSUS
12 9 (0.74%) ZABBIX
13 8 (0.65%) SCOM
14 5 (0.41%) CFEngine
14 5 (0.41%) Rundeck
15 4 (0.33%) Cacti
16 3 (0.25%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 120 (9.81%) Zend
2 66 (5.40%) VMware
3 65 (5.31%) Oracle
4 52 (4.25%) Red Hat
5 41 (3.35%) Adobe
6 34 (2.78%) Google
7 32 (2.62%) Microsoft
8 18 (1.47%) SAP
9 15 (1.23%) Sybase
10 14 (1.14%) HP
10 14 (1.14%) Rackspace
11 13 (1.06%) Atlassian
12 12 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
13 11 (0.90%) IBM
14 10 (0.82%) Apigee
15 9 (0.74%) Citrix
15 9 (0.74%) Splunk
16 8 (0.65%) Facebook
16 8 (0.65%) SaltStack
16 8 (0.65%) Twitter
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