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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 86 84 68
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -16
Contract jobs citing PHP 644 599 738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.91% 2.54% 3.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.62% 5.98% 7.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 447 536
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 £283 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £318 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.36% -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Median hourly rate £48.25 £22.06 £34.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.74% -36.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.85 £22.01 £19.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.65 £22.10 £107.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-36.00% -19.35%
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
9734 10010 9830
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.97% 42.51% 41.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7316 7319 7041
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 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 90 66
Median hourly rate £40.00 £27.78 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.98% -18.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £16.49 £16.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.17 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +29 115 £393 +12.14% 63
Croydon -14 7 £480 +8.16% 2
Canary Wharf - 6 £375 -
Docklands, London - 5 £266 -
Westminster - 5 £425 -
Kingston Upon Thames 0 2 £325 -2.98% 1
Enfield - 2 £150 -
Hounslow +1 1 £490 +4.25%
Twickenham 0 1 £325 -13.33% 2
Southwark - 1 £475 -
Chiswick - 1 £425 -
Barnet - 1 £400 - 1
Feltham - 1 £400 -
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 662 (53.47%) JavaScript
2 579 (46.77%) HTML
3 556 (44.91%) CSS
4 410 (33.12%) MySQL
5 352 (28.43%) Agile Software Development
6 330 (26.66%) Java
7 317 (25.61%) Git (software)
8 297 (23.99%) Linux
9 296 (23.91%) Web Development
10 267 (21.57%) jQuery
10 267 (21.57%) HTML5
11 210 (16.96%) SQL
12 203 (16.40%) Python
12 203 (16.40%) CSS3
13 182 (14.70%) Amazon AWS
14 170 (13.73%) OO
15 168 (13.57%) MVC
16 166 (13.41%) DevOps
17 158 (12.76%) Ruby
18 157 (12.68%) LAMP
19 156 (12.60%) TDD
20 155 (12.52%) Web Services
20 155 (12.52%) AngularJS
21 152 (12.28%) XML
22 148 (11.95%) Symfony
23 147 (11.87%) Front End Development
24 143 (11.55%) Perl
25 138 (11.15%) WordPress
26 137 (11.07%) Drupal
26 137 (11.07%) Apache

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
1 138 (11.15%) WordPress
2 137 (11.07%) Apache
2 137 (11.07%) Drupal
3 87 (7.03%) CMS
4 48 (3.88%) Tomcat
5 37 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
6 33 (2.67%) nginx
7 25 (2.02%) IIS
8 22 (1.78%) Confluence
9 21 (1.70%) JBoss
9 21 (1.70%) Moodle
10 18 (1.45%) SharePoint
11 17 (1.37%) WebLogic
12 16 (1.29%) SAS
13 15 (1.21%) WebSphere
14 14 (1.13%) Apache Pig
15 12 (0.97%) Apache Solr
15 12 (0.97%) Apache Spark
16 11 (0.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 11 (0.89%) Alfresco
Applications
1 47 (3.80%) Photoshop
2 19 (1.53%) Adobe Illustrator
3 15 (1.21%) MS Office
4 14 (1.13%) MS Excel
5 13 (1.05%) SPSS
6 12 (0.97%) Stata
7 10 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 8 (0.65%) MS Visio
9 6 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
10 5 (0.40%) OmniGraffle
11 4 (0.32%) InDesign
12 3 (0.24%) Fireworks
13 2 (0.16%) Acrobat
13 2 (0.16%) InVision
13 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
14 1 (0.081%) Houdini
14 1 (0.081%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 72 (5.82%) Magento
2 15 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.57%) BigMachines
3 7 (0.57%) Eloqua
3 7 (0.57%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.16%) ION MarketView
6 2 (0.16%) RMDS
7 1 (0.081%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.081%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.081%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 182 (14.70%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (3.80%) GitHub
3 43 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 37 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
5 35 (2.83%) AWS CloudFormation
6 22 (1.78%) Amazon S3
7 20 (1.62%) Google Cloud Platform
8 18 (1.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 18 (1.45%) SaaS
9 15 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
10 12 (0.97%) Office 365
11 11 (0.89%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 10 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
12 10 (0.81%) CloudFront
13 9 (0.73%) Route 53
14 8 (0.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 7 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
15 7 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 6 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
16 6 (0.48%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 99 (8.00%) Network Security
2 37 (2.99%) DNS
3 34 (2.75%) Firewall
4 29 (2.34%) HTTP
5 25 (2.02%) TCP/IP
6 23 (1.86%) Internet
7 22 (1.78%) LDAP
8 15 (1.21%) VPN
9 14 (1.13%) SAN
10 13 (1.05%) SSL
11 12 (0.97%) LAN
11 12 (0.97%) Reverse Proxy
12 11 (0.89%) DMZ
13 10 (0.81%) SSH
13 10 (0.81%) WAN
13 10 (0.81%) X.509
14 8 (0.65%) DHCP
15 4 (0.32%) HTTPS
15 4 (0.32%) SMTP
15 4 (0.32%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 410 (33.12%) MySQL
2 81 (6.54%) MongoDB
3 76 (6.14%) NoSQL
4 64 (5.17%) SQL Server
5 52 (4.20%) PostgreSQL
6 35 (2.83%) Relational Database
7 33 (2.67%) Amazon RDS
8 31 (2.50%) Redis
9 30 (2.42%) Big Data
10 26 (2.10%) Apache Cassandra
11 25 (2.02%) Oracle Database
12 21 (1.70%) Data Mining
12 21 (1.70%) Hadoop
13 20 (1.62%) CouchDB
14 19 (1.53%) DB2
15 16 (1.29%) Apache Hive
16 15 (1.21%) HBase
17 14 (1.13%) QlikView
18 12 (0.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 10 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 317 (25.61%) Git (software)
2 108 (8.72%) Jenkins
3 63 (5.09%) Subversion
4 51 (4.12%) JIRA
5 47 (3.80%) Grunt
5 47 (3.80%) PHPUnit
6 44 (3.55%) gulp
7 42 (3.39%) Vagrant
8 33 (2.67%) Maven
9 31 (2.50%) Cucumber
10 22 (1.78%) Jasmine
10 22 (1.78%) Mocha
11 17 (1.37%) Ant
11 17 (1.37%) Artifactory
11 17 (1.37%) Selenium
11 17 (1.37%) Sonatype Nexus
12 16 (1.29%) Mercurial
13 15 (1.21%) Hudson
13 15 (1.21%) SonarQube
13 15 (1.21%) WebDriver
General
1 103 (8.32%) Finance
2 43 (3.47%) Retail
3 40 (3.23%) Marketing
4 23 (1.86%) Telecoms
5 22 (1.78%) Publishing
6 21 (1.70%) Banking
7 11 (0.89%) Games
8 10 (0.81%) Advertising
8 10 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (0.65%) Front Office
10 7 (0.57%) Electronics
10 7 (0.57%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.57%) Law
10 7 (0.57%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.48%) Back Office
12 5 (0.40%) Legal
13 2 (0.16%) Interactive Media
13 2 (0.16%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.16%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 790 (63.81%) Developer
2 320 (25.85%) PHP Developer
3 112 (9.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 90 (7.27%) DevOps Engineer
5 81 (6.54%) Drupal Developer
6 79 (6.38%) Senior Developer
7 76 (6.14%) JavaScript Developer
8 65 (5.25%) Full Stack Developer
9 62 (5.01%) Web Developer
10 60 (4.85%) Architect
11 55 (4.44%) Administrator
12 52 (4.20%) Magento Developer
13 50 (4.04%) WordPress Developer
14 39 (3.15%) Systems Administrator
15 36 (2.91%) Analyst
15 36 (2.91%) AWS Engineer
15 36 (2.91%) Senior PHP Developer
16 34 (2.75%) Symfony Developer
17 33 (2.67%) AWS DevOps
18 32 (2.58%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 579 (46.77%) HTML
2 556 (44.91%) CSS
3 267 (21.57%) HTML5
3 267 (21.57%) jQuery
4 203 (16.40%) CSS3
5 157 (12.68%) LAMP
6 155 (12.52%) AngularJS
6 155 (12.52%) Web Services
7 152 (12.28%) XML
8 148 (11.95%) Symfony
9 121 (9.77%) Node.js
10 102 (8.24%) Sass
11 92 (7.43%) .NET
12 87 (7.03%) Laravel
13 84 (6.79%) RESTful
14 77 (6.22%) React
15 70 (5.65%) JSON
16 69 (5.57%) REST
17 66 (5.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 64 (5.17%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 110 (8.89%) Digital Media
2 73 (5.90%) User Experience
3 39 (3.15%) Mobile App
4 29 (2.34%) Computer Science
5 27 (2.18%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (1.78%) Fintech
7 21 (1.70%) e-Learning
8 20 (1.62%) Data Centre
9 17 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
10 16 (1.29%) Clustering
11 14 (1.13%) Performance Metrics
11 14 (1.13%) Video on Demand
12 10 (0.81%) Algorithms
12 10 (0.81%) Replication
13 9 (0.73%) Social Media
14 8 (0.65%) NHS
14 8 (0.65%) VLE
14 8 (0.65%) W3C
14 8 (0.65%) Wiki
15 7 (0.57%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 297 (23.99%) Linux
2 117 (9.45%) Unix
3 82 (6.62%) Windows
4 53 (4.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 52 (4.20%) CentOS
6 38 (3.07%) Ubuntu
7 37 (2.99%) Apple iOS
8 26 (2.10%) Windows Server
9 25 (2.02%) Android
10 18 (1.45%) AIX
11 11 (0.89%) Debian
12 10 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (0.65%) Mac OS X
13 8 (0.65%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 7 (0.57%) VMS
15 6 (0.48%) Fedora
15 6 (0.48%) Windows 7
16 5 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
17 4 (0.32%) Solaris
17 4 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (28.43%) Agile Software Development
2 296 (23.91%) Web Development
3 170 (13.73%) OO
4 168 (13.57%) MVC
5 166 (13.41%) DevOps
6 156 (12.60%) TDD
7 147 (11.87%) Front End Development
8 136 (10.99%) CRM
9 120 (9.69%) BDD
10 113 (9.13%) E-Commerce
11 110 (8.89%) Scrum
12 105 (8.48%) ERP
13 102 (8.24%) Continuous Integration
14 92 (7.43%) OOP
15 88 (7.11%) Open Source
16 65 (5.25%) Configuration Management
17 62 (5.01%) Responsive Web Design
18 57 (4.60%) OO PHP
19 39 (3.15%) Data Modelling
19 39 (3.15%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 662 (53.47%) JavaScript
2 330 (26.66%) Java
3 210 (16.96%) SQL
4 203 (16.40%) Python
5 158 (12.76%) Ruby
6 143 (11.55%) Perl
7 104 (8.40%) Bash Shell
8 55 (4.44%) C#
9 49 (3.96%) Shell Script
10 37 (2.99%) PowerShell
11 28 (2.26%) PL/SQL
12 25 (2.02%) Scala
13 23 (1.86%) C
14 21 (1.70%) PHP 5
15 19 (1.53%) C++
16 18 (1.45%) VB
17 16 (1.29%) Go
18 14 (1.13%) R
19 12 (0.97%) Groovy
19 12 (0.97%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 60 (4.85%) Degree
2 28 (2.26%) Security Cleared
3 23 (1.86%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.57%) AWS Certification
4 7 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (0.40%) PMP
6 3 (0.24%) CCNA
6 3 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.24%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.24%) RHCE
7 2 (0.16%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.16%) CISSP
7 2 (0.16%) HND
7 2 (0.16%) ISEB
7 2 (0.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.081%) CCNP
8 1 (0.081%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.081%) MCP
8 1 (0.081%) MCSA
8 1 (0.081%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (1.86%) QA
2 10 (0.81%) WAI
3 4 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.24%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.081%) Basel II
6 1 (0.081%) HL7
6 1 (0.081%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.081%) SDET
6 1 (0.081%) SEPA
6 1 (0.081%) SLA
System Software
1 87 (7.03%) Docker
2 40 (3.23%) Active Directory
3 30 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (1.13%) vCloud
6 13 (1.05%) Varnish
7 10 (0.81%) iptables
7 10 (0.81%) KVM
8 8 (0.65%) RHEV
9 5 (0.40%) NFS
10 4 (0.32%) Postfix
10 4 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.24%) Apache Flume
11 3 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.24%) Squid
11 3 (0.24%) vSphere
11 3 (0.24%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.16%) Samba
12 2 (0.16%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 133 (10.74%) Puppet
2 91 (7.35%) Opscode Chef
3 86 (6.95%) Ansible
4 62 (5.01%) Nagios
5 27 (2.18%) Salt
6 24 (1.94%) ZABBIX
7 20 (1.62%) logstash
8 19 (1.53%) Kibana
8 19 (1.53%) Terraform
9 18 (1.45%) HAProxy
10 14 (1.13%) Kubernetes
10 14 (1.13%) Rundeck
11 12 (0.97%) SCOM
12 10 (0.81%) Control-M
12 10 (0.81%) HP SiteScope
12 10 (0.81%) SCCM
12 10 (0.81%) WSUS
13 9 (0.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 8 (0.65%) CFEngine
14 8 (0.65%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 106 (8.56%) Oracle
2 86 (6.95%) Zend
3 77 (6.22%) Red Hat
4 62 (5.01%) VMware
5 51 (4.12%) Microsoft
6 45 (3.63%) Adobe
7 40 (3.23%) Google
8 35 (2.83%) Splunk
9 20 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
10 18 (1.45%) Citrix
10 18 (1.45%) Informatica
10 18 (1.45%) Sybase
11 16 (1.29%) IBM
11 16 (1.29%) New Relic
12 15 (1.21%) HP
13 14 (1.13%) SAP
14 13 (1.05%) Tableau
14 13 (1.05%) Teradata
15 12 (0.97%) Siebel
15 12 (0.97%) Sonatype
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £275 - £320 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
South East London
Salt
Rate: £450.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Coded People
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £325.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 - £600 per day + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Reuben Chase
Rate: From £350 to £400 per annum (60k p.a when permanent)
Posted: 3 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £500 - £501 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £380 - £400 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
World First
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Bite Consulting
Rate: From £200 to £400 per day
Posted: 25 days ago