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 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 87 79 62
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -17
Contract jobs citing PHP 648 628 791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.85% 2.66% 3.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.51% 6.20% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 469 574
Median daily rate £400 £373 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.38% +6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Median hourly rate £48.25 £22.12 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.17% -42.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.85 £22.02 £22.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.65 £22.12 £156.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £18.75 £33.55
% change year-on-year
-18.66% -44.11%
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
9958 10122 10084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.85% 42.80% 41.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 7420 7451 7118
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 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 73 62
Median hourly rate £34.57 £28.39 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.75% -16.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £16.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £50.65 £53.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 August 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 27 August 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 +24 108 £398 +13.57% 82
Westminster -13 14 £413 -14.06% 2
Croydon -13 6 £400 -11.11%
Feltham - 6 £425 -
Canary Wharf - 6 £375 -
Docklands, London - 3 £293 -
Kingston Upon Thames -6 2 £325 -2.98%
Hounslow +2 1 - -
Bromley +1 1 £475 +90.00% 1
Barnet - 1 £400 -
Ilford - 1 £375 -
Hillingdon - 1 - -
Southwark - 1 £475 -
Chiswick - 1 £425 -
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 676 (52.48%) JavaScript
2 594 (46.12%) HTML
3 566 (43.94%) CSS
4 425 (33.00%) MySQL
5 393 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
6 338 (26.24%) Linux
7 333 (25.85%) Java
8 318 (24.69%) Git (software)
9 308 (23.91%) Web Development
10 271 (21.04%) HTML5
11 265 (20.57%) jQuery
12 237 (18.40%) Python
13 214 (16.61%) Amazon AWS
14 198 (15.37%) Web Services
15 196 (15.22%) SQL
16 193 (14.98%) CSS3
17 186 (14.44%) DevOps
18 178 (13.82%) Ruby
19 177 (13.74%) LAMP
20 166 (12.89%) AngularJS
21 161 (12.50%) OO
22 160 (12.42%) XML
23 155 (12.03%) MVC
23 155 (12.03%) Drupal
24 152 (11.80%) Symfony
24 152 (11.80%) TDD
25 151 (11.72%) Apache
26 145 (11.26%) Puppet
27 138 (10.71%) Node.js
27 138 (10.71%) Continuous Integration

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
1 155 (12.03%) Drupal
2 151 (11.72%) Apache
3 137 (10.64%) WordPress
4 86 (6.68%) CMS
5 60 (4.66%) Tomcat
6 59 (4.58%) nginx
7 42 (3.26%) Elasticsearch
8 31 (2.41%) Confluence
9 27 (2.10%) IIS
10 23 (1.79%) JBoss
11 21 (1.63%) SharePoint
12 20 (1.55%) Moodle
13 18 (1.40%) WebLogic
14 16 (1.24%) WebSphere
15 14 (1.09%) Apache Spark
15 14 (1.09%) SAS
16 13 (1.01%) Apache Pig
17 11 (0.85%) Apache Solr
18 10 (0.78%) Mule ESB
19 9 (0.70%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 45 (3.49%) Photoshop
2 22 (1.71%) Adobe Illustrator
3 16 (1.24%) MS Office
4 15 (1.16%) MS Excel
5 12 (0.93%) SPSS
6 11 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 9 (0.70%) Stata
8 5 (0.39%) MS Visio
9 4 (0.31%) InDesign
10 3 (0.23%) Fireworks
10 3 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.16%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.16%) InVision
12 1 (0.078%) Houdini
12 1 (0.078%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.078%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 74 (5.75%) Magento
2 11 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.54%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.39%) BigMachines
4 5 (0.39%) Eloqua
5 4 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 4 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.16%) ION MarketView
6 2 (0.16%) RMDS
7 1 (0.078%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.078%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 214 (16.61%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (4.89%) GitHub
3 42 (3.26%) Amazon EC2
4 39 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
5 33 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
6 27 (2.10%) Amazon S3
7 17 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
8 13 (1.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 13 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (1.01%) Office 365
9 12 (0.93%) SaaS
10 11 (0.85%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 11 (0.85%) Amazon SQS
11 10 (0.78%) CloudFront
11 10 (0.78%) Route 53
12 8 (0.62%) Amazon ELB
12 8 (0.62%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 7 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 5 (0.39%) Heroku
14 5 (0.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 109 (8.46%) Network Security
2 43 (3.34%) DNS
3 42 (3.26%) Firewall
4 38 (2.95%) HTTP
5 30 (2.33%) TCP/IP
6 26 (2.02%) Internet
7 24 (1.86%) LDAP
8 19 (1.48%) SSL
9 17 (1.32%) VPN
10 14 (1.09%) LAN
10 14 (1.09%) SAN
10 14 (1.09%) X.509
11 13 (1.01%) Reverse Proxy
12 12 (0.93%) WAN
13 11 (0.85%) DMZ
13 11 (0.85%) SSH
14 10 (0.78%) DHCP
15 5 (0.39%) FTP
15 5 (0.39%) SMTP
16 4 (0.31%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 425 (33.00%) MySQL
2 95 (7.38%) MongoDB
3 84 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
4 78 (6.06%) NoSQL
5 76 (5.90%) SQL Server
6 36 (2.80%) Redis
7 30 (2.33%) Big Data
7 30 (2.33%) Relational Database
8 29 (2.25%) Amazon RDS
9 25 (1.94%) DB2
10 23 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
10 23 (1.79%) Oracle Database
11 20 (1.55%) Data Mining
12 18 (1.40%) CouchDB
12 18 (1.40%) Hadoop
13 14 (1.09%) Apache Hive
13 14 (1.09%) HBase
14 12 (0.93%) QlikView
15 11 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 8 (0.62%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 318 (24.69%) Git (software)
2 137 (10.64%) Jenkins
3 76 (5.90%) Subversion
4 57 (4.43%) JIRA
5 48 (3.73%) Vagrant
6 42 (3.26%) gulp
7 41 (3.18%) PHPUnit
8 38 (2.95%) Grunt
9 33 (2.56%) Cucumber
10 32 (2.48%) Maven
11 25 (1.94%) Travis CI
12 23 (1.79%) Jasmine
12 23 (1.79%) Mocha
13 21 (1.63%) Hudson
13 21 (1.63%) Selenium
14 20 (1.55%) Artifactory
14 20 (1.55%) CircleCI
14 20 (1.55%) Sonatype Nexus
15 19 (1.48%) Ant
16 18 (1.40%) SonarQube
General
1 107 (8.31%) Finance
2 51 (3.96%) Marketing
3 39 (3.03%) Retail
4 25 (1.94%) Publishing
5 23 (1.79%) Telecoms
6 18 (1.40%) Banking
7 14 (1.09%) Games
8 10 (0.78%) Advertising
8 10 (0.78%) Law
8 10 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (0.62%) Back Office
9 8 (0.62%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.54%) Electronics
10 7 (0.54%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.54%) Front Office
11 5 (0.39%) Legal
12 3 (0.23%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.16%) Interactive Media
14 1 (0.078%) Military
14 1 (0.078%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 811 (62.97%) Developer
2 325 (25.23%) PHP Developer
3 109 (8.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 99 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
5 89 (6.91%) JavaScript Developer
6 87 (6.75%) Drupal Developer
7 77 (5.98%) Senior Developer
8 64 (4.97%) Web Developer
9 60 (4.66%) Administrator
10 57 (4.43%) Architect
10 57 (4.43%) Full Stack Developer
11 53 (4.11%) Magento Developer
12 50 (3.88%) WordPress Developer
13 46 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
14 42 (3.26%) AWS Engineer
15 39 (3.03%) AWS DevOps
16 37 (2.87%) Linux Administrator
17 35 (2.72%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 35 (2.72%) Symfony Developer
18 34 (2.64%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 594 (46.12%) HTML
2 566 (43.94%) CSS
3 271 (21.04%) HTML5
4 265 (20.57%) jQuery
5 198 (15.37%) Web Services
6 193 (14.98%) CSS3
7 177 (13.74%) LAMP
8 166 (12.89%) AngularJS
9 160 (12.42%) XML
10 152 (11.80%) Symfony
11 138 (10.71%) Node.js
12 96 (7.45%) .NET
13 95 (7.38%) Sass
14 84 (6.52%) React
15 76 (5.90%) JSON
15 76 (5.90%) RESTful
16 75 (5.82%) Laravel
17 71 (5.51%) REST
18 68 (5.28%) Ajax
19 60 (4.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 118 (9.16%) Digital Media
2 81 (6.29%) User Experience
3 39 (3.03%) Mobile App
4 30 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 25 (1.94%) e-Learning
6 22 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (1.55%) Data Centre
8 19 (1.48%) Fintech
9 17 (1.32%) Clustering
10 16 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (1.16%) Social Media
12 13 (1.01%) NHS
12 13 (1.01%) Replication
13 12 (0.93%) Performance Metrics
14 10 (0.78%) Algorithms
14 10 (0.78%) W3C
15 8 (0.62%) VLE
15 8 (0.62%) Wiki
16 7 (0.54%) Blog
16 7 (0.54%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 338 (26.24%) Linux
2 111 (8.62%) Unix
3 87 (6.75%) Windows
4 59 (4.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 51 (3.96%) CentOS
6 39 (3.03%) Apple iOS
7 36 (2.80%) Ubuntu
8 30 (2.33%) Windows Server
9 29 (2.25%) Android
10 17 (1.32%) AIX
11 11 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (0.62%) Debian
13 7 (0.54%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 7 (0.54%) VMS
14 6 (0.47%) Fedora
14 6 (0.47%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.47%) Windows 7
14 6 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
15 4 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 393 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
2 308 (23.91%) Web Development
3 186 (14.44%) DevOps
4 161 (12.50%) OO
5 155 (12.03%) MVC
6 152 (11.80%) TDD
7 138 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
8 135 (10.48%) CRM
8 135 (10.48%) Front End Development
9 118 (9.16%) BDD
10 117 (9.08%) E-Commerce
11 116 (9.01%) Open Source
12 114 (8.85%) ERP
13 106 (8.23%) Scrum
14 93 (7.22%) OOP
15 79 (6.13%) Configuration Management
16 69 (5.36%) Responsive Web Design
17 60 (4.66%) Continuous Delivery
18 59 (4.58%) Automated Testing
19 46 (3.57%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 676 (52.48%) JavaScript
2 333 (25.85%) Java
3 237 (18.40%) Python
4 196 (15.22%) SQL
5 178 (13.82%) Ruby
6 138 (10.71%) Perl
7 104 (8.07%) Bash Shell
8 66 (5.12%) C#
9 48 (3.73%) Shell Script
10 47 (3.65%) PowerShell
11 32 (2.48%) Scala
12 26 (2.02%) C
12 26 (2.02%) C++
13 25 (1.94%) PL/SQL
14 21 (1.63%) PHP 5
15 17 (1.32%) Go
15 17 (1.32%) VB
16 15 (1.16%) R
17 11 (0.85%) Groovy
18 10 (0.78%) ES6
Qualifications
1 55 (4.27%) Degree
2 51 (3.96%) Security Cleared
3 42 (3.26%) SC Cleared
4 17 (1.32%) CHECK Team Member
5 12 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (0.47%) AWS Certification
7 5 (0.39%) PMP
8 3 (0.23%) CCNA
8 3 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.23%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.23%) RHCE
8 3 (0.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.16%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.16%) CISSP
9 2 (0.16%) HND
9 2 (0.16%) ISEB
9 2 (0.16%) MCSA
9 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.078%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.078%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.17%) QA
2 10 (0.78%) WAI
3 7 (0.54%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.078%) Basel II
6 1 (0.078%) HL7
6 1 (0.078%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.078%) SDET
6 1 (0.078%) SEPA
6 1 (0.078%) SLA
6 1 (0.078%) WCAG
System Software
1 103 (8.00%) Docker
2 47 (3.65%) Active Directory
3 34 (2.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (1.48%) Virtual Machines
5 17 (1.32%) vCloud
6 11 (0.85%) Varnish
7 9 (0.70%) iptables
8 8 (0.62%) NFS
9 7 (0.54%) RHEV
10 5 (0.39%) Apache Flume
11 4 (0.31%) KVM
11 4 (0.31%) Postfix
11 4 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.31%) vSphere
12 3 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.23%) Squid
12 3 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.23%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.16%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.16%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 145 (11.26%) Puppet
2 97 (7.53%) Opscode Chef
3 94 (7.30%) Ansible
4 61 (4.74%) Nagios
5 31 (2.41%) Salt
6 26 (2.02%) logstash
7 25 (1.94%) Kibana
8 24 (1.86%) ZABBIX
9 23 (1.79%) Terraform
10 22 (1.71%) Kubernetes
11 20 (1.55%) HAProxy
12 14 (1.09%) Rundeck
13 12 (0.93%) SCOM
14 11 (0.85%) WSUS
15 10 (0.78%) CFEngine
15 10 (0.78%) HP SiteScope
15 10 (0.78%) SCCM
16 9 (0.70%) Control-M
17 8 (0.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
18 7 (0.54%) Grafana
Vendors
1 106 (8.23%) Oracle
2 94 (7.30%) Zend
3 77 (5.98%) Red Hat
4 73 (5.67%) VMware
5 50 (3.88%) Microsoft
6 45 (3.49%) Adobe
7 35 (2.72%) Google
8 32 (2.48%) Splunk
9 20 (1.55%) IBM
9 20 (1.55%) Sybase
10 18 (1.40%) Citrix
10 18 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
11 16 (1.24%) HP
11 16 (1.24%) SAP
12 15 (1.16%) Informatica
13 13 (1.01%) Black Duck
13 13 (1.01%) New Relic
13 13 (1.01%) Sonatype
13 13 (1.01%) Veracode
14 10 (0.78%) Rackspace
London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £125 - £225 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
We Are Aspire Ltd
Rate: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum DOE
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £200 - £250 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago