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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 78 92 62
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -30
Contract jobs citing PHP 638 518 730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.95% 2.32% 3.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.73% 5.57% 7.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 372 553
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 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £314 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -7.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £160.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £22.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-26.66% -39.18%
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
9486 9302 9416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.80% 41.73% 40.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 7242 6771 6981
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 £625 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 72 65
Median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.13 £19.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £52.55 £128.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +26 98 £399 +13.92% 76
Croydon -3 10 £388 -6.06% 1
Docklands, London - 3 £353 -
Westminster - 3 £400 -
Twickenham +4 2 £238 -19.49% 1
Canary Wharf - 2 £525 -
Enfield - 2 £150 -
Harrow - 2 £350 -
Hounslow +2 1 £490 +66.10%
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 May 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.

1 613 (52.94%) JavaScript
2 560 (48.36%) HTML
3 541 (46.72%) CSS
4 413 (35.66%) MySQL
5 356 (30.74%) Agile Software Development
6 322 (27.81%) Java
7 289 (24.96%) Git (software)
8 281 (24.27%) HTML5
9 261 (22.54%) Web Development
10 259 (22.37%) jQuery
11 255 (22.02%) Linux
12 217 (18.74%) Python
13 211 (18.22%) CSS3
14 188 (16.23%) SQL
15 178 (15.37%) MVC
16 175 (15.11%) Ruby
17 172 (14.85%) TDD
18 168 (14.51%) Amazon AWS
19 157 (13.56%) Web Services
20 155 (13.39%) OO
21 154 (13.30%) DevOps
22 153 (13.21%) AngularJS
23 149 (12.87%) Perl
24 134 (11.57%) Drupal
24 134 (11.57%) WordPress
25 133 (11.49%) Front End Development
26 132 (11.40%) Symfony
27 130 (11.23%) XML
28 129 (11.14%) LAMP
29 118 (10.19%) BDD

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
1 134 (11.57%) Drupal
1 134 (11.57%) WordPress
2 115 (9.93%) Node.js
3 103 (8.89%) CMS
4 102 (8.81%) Apache
5 44 (3.80%) Tomcat
6 34 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
7 27 (2.33%) nginx
8 25 (2.16%) JBoss
9 22 (1.90%) IIS
10 17 (1.47%) Alfresco
11 16 (1.38%) Confluence
12 15 (1.30%) Moodle
13 14 (1.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 14 (1.21%) Cloud Foundry
14 13 (1.12%) Apache Pig
14 13 (1.12%) SAS
14 13 (1.12%) WebLogic
14 13 (1.12%) WebSphere
15 12 (1.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 43 (3.71%) Photoshop
2 20 (1.73%) MS Excel
3 19 (1.64%) MS Office
4 12 (1.04%) SPSS
4 12 (1.04%) Stata
5 8 (0.69%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 7 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (0.43%) Fireworks
8 5 (0.43%) OmniGraffle
9 3 (0.26%) InDesign
10 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.086%) Houdini
11 1 (0.086%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 70 (6.04%) Magento
2 10 (0.86%) BigMachines
2 10 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.86%) Eloqua
3 7 (0.60%) Payment Gateway
4 6 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.086%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.086%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.086%) RMDS
7 1 (0.086%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.086%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 168 (14.51%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (3.71%) GitHub
3 32 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (2.68%) Amazon EC2
5 29 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
6 24 (2.07%) SaaS
7 22 (1.90%) Google Cloud Platform
8 18 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
9 17 (1.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 12 (1.04%) Amazon S3
11 10 (0.86%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 9 (0.78%) Amazon ELB
13 7 (0.60%) Amazon SQS
13 7 (0.60%) CloudFront
13 7 (0.60%) Office 365
14 6 (0.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 6 (0.52%) Google Analytics
14 6 (0.52%) MailChimp
14 6 (0.52%) Route 53
14 6 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 66 (5.70%) Network Security
2 35 (3.02%) HTTP
3 34 (2.94%) TCP/IP
4 32 (2.76%) DNS
5 21 (1.81%) Firewall
5 21 (1.81%) Internet
6 15 (1.30%) SSL
7 12 (1.04%) SAN
8 11 (0.95%) LDAP
9 9 (0.78%) SSH
9 9 (0.78%) VPN
10 8 (0.69%) DMZ
11 7 (0.60%) Intranet
11 7 (0.60%) Reverse Proxy
12 6 (0.52%) HTTPS
12 6 (0.52%) SMTP
13 5 (0.43%) FTP
14 4 (0.35%) DHCP
14 4 (0.35%) Wireshark
15 3 (0.26%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 413 (35.66%) MySQL
2 80 (6.91%) MongoDB
3 62 (5.35%) PostgreSQL
4 58 (5.01%) SQL Server
5 56 (4.84%) NoSQL
6 40 (3.45%) Relational Database
7 33 (2.85%) Big Data
8 32 (2.76%) Redis
9 29 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
10 25 (2.16%) CouchDB
11 23 (1.99%) Apache Cassandra
12 21 (1.81%) Hadoop
13 19 (1.64%) Oracle Database
14 18 (1.55%) Apache Hive
15 16 (1.38%) Data Mining
16 15 (1.30%) HBase
17 14 (1.21%) QlikView
18 13 (1.12%) DB2
18 13 (1.12%) Jackrabbit
19 8 (0.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 289 (24.96%) Git (software)
2 98 (8.46%) Jenkins
3 56 (4.84%) Subversion
4 50 (4.32%) PHPUnit
5 45 (3.89%) JIRA
6 38 (3.28%) Grunt
7 34 (2.94%) Maven
8 30 (2.59%) Cucumber
9 29 (2.50%) gulp
9 29 (2.50%) Vagrant
10 25 (2.16%) Mocha
11 24 (2.07%) Jasmine
11 24 (2.07%) Selenium
12 17 (1.47%) TeamCity
13 16 (1.38%) Hudson
14 15 (1.30%) Mockito
14 15 (1.30%) WebDriver
15 13 (1.12%) Artifactory
16 11 (0.95%) Sonatype Nexus
17 10 (0.86%) SonarQube
General
1 100 (8.64%) Finance
2 50 (4.32%) Retail
3 45 (3.89%) Marketing
4 26 (2.25%) Telecoms
5 19 (1.64%) Banking
6 16 (1.38%) Advertising
6 16 (1.38%) Publishing
7 12 (1.04%) Games
8 10 (0.86%) Front Office
9 8 (0.69%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.60%) Electronics
10 7 (0.60%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.43%) Law
12 3 (0.26%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.26%) Legal
12 3 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.17%) Back Office
13 2 (0.17%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.086%) Billing
14 1 (0.086%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 764 (65.98%) Developer
2 337 (29.10%) PHP Developer
3 96 (8.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 86 (7.43%) Senior Developer
5 79 (6.82%) DevOps Engineer
6 76 (6.56%) Web Developer
7 72 (6.22%) Drupal Developer
8 71 (6.13%) JavaScript Developer
9 62 (5.35%) Full Stack Developer
10 50 (4.32%) Senior PHP Developer
11 49 (4.23%) WordPress Developer
12 48 (4.15%) Architect
13 43 (3.71%) Magento Developer
14 40 (3.45%) Administrator
15 38 (3.28%) Java Developer
16 31 (2.68%) PHP Web Developer
17 30 (2.59%) HTML Developer
17 30 (2.59%) Symfony Developer
18 28 (2.42%) Analyst
19 27 (2.33%) PHP Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 560 (48.36%) HTML
2 541 (46.72%) CSS
3 281 (24.27%) HTML5
4 259 (22.37%) jQuery
5 211 (18.22%) CSS3
6 157 (13.56%) Web Services
7 153 (13.21%) AngularJS
8 132 (11.40%) Symfony
9 130 (11.23%) XML
10 129 (11.14%) LAMP
11 104 (8.98%) RESTful
12 99 (8.55%) Laravel
12 99 (8.55%) Sass
13 81 (6.99%) .NET
14 79 (6.82%) REST
15 76 (6.56%) Ajax
16 72 (6.22%) JSON
17 54 (4.66%) React
18 52 (4.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 51 (4.40%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 74 (6.39%) Digital Media
2 58 (5.01%) User Experience
3 34 (2.94%) Mobile App
4 30 (2.59%) Computer Science
5 22 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (1.64%) Fintech
7 18 (1.55%) Data Centre
8 15 (1.30%) Video on Demand
9 14 (1.21%) Algorithms
9 14 (1.21%) Clustering
10 13 (1.12%) e-Learning
10 13 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (1.04%) Performance Metrics
11 12 (1.04%) Replication
12 10 (0.86%) W3C
13 8 (0.69%) VLE
14 7 (0.60%) Management Information System
14 7 (0.60%) Mathematics
14 7 (0.60%) Social Media
15 6 (0.52%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 255 (22.02%) Linux
2 111 (9.59%) Unix
3 71 (6.13%) Windows
4 45 (3.89%) CentOS
5 42 (3.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (2.16%) Ubuntu
7 22 (1.90%) Apple iOS
8 18 (1.55%) Windows Server
9 16 (1.38%) AIX
10 12 (1.04%) Android
11 8 (0.69%) Debian
11 8 (0.69%) Mac OS X
11 8 (0.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 6 (0.52%) Fedora
13 5 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
14 4 (0.35%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
15 3 (0.26%) Solaris
15 3 (0.26%) SUSE
15 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 356 (30.74%) Agile Software Development
2 261 (22.54%) Web Development
3 178 (15.37%) MVC
4 172 (14.85%) TDD
5 155 (13.39%) OO
6 154 (13.30%) DevOps
7 133 (11.49%) Front End Development
8 118 (10.19%) BDD
9 108 (9.33%) E-Commerce
10 102 (8.81%) CRM
11 101 (8.72%) Scrum
12 91 (7.86%) Continuous Integration
13 89 (7.69%) Open Source
14 73 (6.30%) OOP
15 70 (6.04%) ERP
16 61 (5.27%) Configuration Management
17 58 (5.01%) OO PHP
18 55 (4.75%) Responsive Web Design
19 53 (4.58%) Unit Testing
20 36 (3.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 613 (52.94%) JavaScript
2 322 (27.81%) Java
3 217 (18.74%) Python
4 188 (16.23%) SQL
5 175 (15.11%) Ruby
6 149 (12.87%) Perl
7 96 (8.29%) Bash Shell
8 47 (4.06%) C#
9 45 (3.89%) Shell Script
10 30 (2.59%) Scala
11 27 (2.33%) PL/SQL
12 23 (1.99%) PowerShell
13 21 (1.81%) C
13 21 (1.81%) Groovy
14 17 (1.47%) PHP 5
14 17 (1.47%) VB
15 15 (1.30%) Go
16 13 (1.12%) Apex Code
17 12 (1.04%) MATLAB
17 12 (1.04%) R
Qualifications
1 61 (5.27%) Degree
2 27 (2.33%) Security Cleared
3 23 (1.99%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.43%) AWS Certification
5 4 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.26%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.26%) PMP
7 2 (0.17%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.17%) CISSP
7 2 (0.17%) CREST Certified
7 2 (0.17%) HND
7 2 (0.17%) RHCE
7 2 (0.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.086%) CCNA
8 1 (0.086%) CCNP
8 1 (0.086%) CEH
8 1 (0.086%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.086%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.086%) OSCP
8 1 (0.086%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (2.33%) QA
2 9 (0.78%) WAI
3 5 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.26%) WCAG
5 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.17%) SLA
6 1 (0.086%) COBIT
6 1 (0.086%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.086%) HL7
6 1 (0.086%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.086%) SDET
6 1 (0.086%) SEPA
System Software
1 61 (5.27%) Docker
2 29 (2.50%) Active Directory
3 24 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (1.30%) vCloud
5 14 (1.21%) KVM
6 13 (1.12%) Varnish
7 7 (0.60%) RHEV
8 5 (0.43%) NFS
9 4 (0.35%) iptables
9 4 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.35%) vSphere
10 3 (0.26%) HDFS
10 3 (0.26%) Squid
11 2 (0.17%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.17%) pfSense
11 2 (0.17%) Postfix
11 2 (0.17%) Sendmail
11 2 (0.17%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.17%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 108 (9.33%) Puppet
2 82 (7.08%) Opscode Chef
3 76 (6.56%) Ansible
4 49 (4.23%) Nagios
5 29 (2.50%) Salt
6 17 (1.47%) logstash
6 17 (1.47%) ZABBIX
7 16 (1.38%) Kibana
8 12 (1.04%) HAProxy
8 12 (1.04%) Terraform
9 10 (0.86%) HP SiteScope
9 10 (0.86%) Rundeck
9 10 (0.86%) SCCM
9 10 (0.86%) Zenoss
10 9 (0.78%) Control-M
11 8 (0.69%) CFEngine
11 8 (0.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 5 (0.43%) Cacti
13 4 (0.35%) SCOM
14 3 (0.26%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 104 (8.98%) Oracle
2 90 (7.77%) Zend
3 65 (5.61%) Red Hat
4 48 (4.15%) Microsoft
5 45 (3.89%) VMware
6 42 (3.63%) Google
7 38 (3.28%) Splunk
8 34 (2.94%) Adobe
9 25 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
10 18 (1.55%) HP
10 18 (1.55%) New Relic
11 14 (1.21%) Cisco
11 14 (1.21%) Informatica
12 13 (1.12%) Rackspace
12 13 (1.12%) Siebel
12 13 (1.12%) Tableau
12 13 (1.12%) Teradata
13 11 (0.95%) Citrix
13 11 (0.95%) Sybase
14 10 (0.86%) IBM
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