The table below looks at the statistics for the PHP Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 185 180 150
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -30
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 92 74 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.92% 0.80% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.86% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 50 39
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£300 £300 £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £400 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -35.71%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9307 8562 8137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.58% 92.16% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5616 4783 4299
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 424 425 498
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.48 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.18% -5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP Developer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

PHP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

PHP Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP Developer across the South East region.

PHP Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

PHP Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP Developer across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

PHP Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

PHP Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP Developer across the South East region.

PHP Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

PHP Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire -9 25 £275 -4.34% 1
Hampshire +3 21 £335 +11.66% 10
East Sussex +6 10 £305 +183.72% 7
Kent +5 10 £375 +66.66% 1
Berkshire -11 9 £350 +7.69% 13
Surrey -14 8 £300 -7.69% 7
Buckinghamshire -2 6 £300 - 2
West Sussex -19 2 £288 +12.19% 1
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England

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited PHP Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with PHP Developer in their job title.

1 158 (100.00%) PHP
2 98 (62.03%) JavaScript
3 97 (61.39%) HTML
4 84 (53.16%) MySQL
5 83 (52.53%) CSS
6 61 (38.61%) Agile Software Development
7 52 (32.91%) OO
7 52 (32.91%) Git (software)
8 51 (32.28%) jQuery
9 47 (29.75%) OOP
10 44 (27.85%) Linux
11 37 (23.42%) Apache
11 37 (23.42%) Zend
12 36 (22.78%) TDD
12 36 (22.78%) MVC
13 35 (22.15%) SQL
14 28 (17.72%) HTML5
14 28 (17.72%) Laravel
14 28 (17.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 27 (17.09%) Subversion
16 26 (16.46%) Scrum
16 26 (16.46%) LAMP
17 25 (15.82%) OO PHP
18 23 (14.56%) Symfony
18 23 (14.56%) Drupal
19 22 (13.92%) JSON
19 22 (13.92%) PHPUnit
20 20 (12.66%) Jenkins
21 18 (11.39%) BDD
21 18 (11.39%) XML

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited PHP Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with PHP Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 37 (23.42%) Apache
2 23 (14.56%) Drupal
3 11 (6.96%) WordPress
4 9 (5.70%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (5.06%) Moodle
5 8 (5.06%) CMS
6 7 (4.43%) Node.js
7 2 (1.27%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.63%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.63%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.63%) IIS
8 1 (0.63%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.63%) Fireworks
1 1 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.63%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 11 (6.96%) Magento
2 1 (0.63%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.43%) GitHub
2 3 (1.90%) SaaS
3 2 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.63%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.70%) Internet
2 1 (0.63%) SMTP
2 1 (0.63%) DNS
2 1 (0.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (53.16%) MySQL
2 14 (8.86%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (8.23%) MongoDB
4 6 (3.80%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.16%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.16%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.27%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.63%) QlikView
7 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.63%) Redis
7 1 (0.63%) Big Data
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 52 (32.91%) Git (software)
2 27 (17.09%) Subversion
3 22 (13.92%) PHPUnit
4 20 (12.66%) Jenkins
5 11 (6.96%) Grunt
6 10 (6.33%) Bower
7 8 (5.06%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.27%) Behat
9 1 (0.63%) gulp
9 1 (0.63%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle APEX
General
1 3 (1.90%) Publishing
1 3 (1.90%) Retail
2 2 (1.27%) Marketing
3 1 (0.63%) Games
3 1 (0.63%) Back Office
3 1 (0.63%) Finance
3 1 (0.63%) Legal
3 1 (0.63%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (61.39%) HTML
2 83 (52.53%) CSS
3 51 (32.28%) jQuery
4 28 (17.72%) HTML5
4 28 (17.72%) Laravel
4 28 (17.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 26 (16.46%) LAMP
6 23 (14.56%) Symfony
7 22 (13.92%) JSON
8 18 (11.39%) XML
9 16 (10.13%) Web Services
10 13 (8.23%) Sass
11 11 (6.96%) RabbitMQ
12 10 (6.33%) CSS3
12 10 (6.33%) Zend Framework
13 9 (5.70%) RESTful
14 8 (5.06%) REST
14 8 (5.06%) XHTML
15 7 (4.43%) CodeIgniter
15 7 (4.43%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.16%) User Experience
2 3 (1.90%) Digital Media
2 3 (1.90%) Replication
2 3 (1.90%) Blog
3 1 (0.63%) Visualisation
3 1 (0.63%) Social Media
3 1 (0.63%) Social Gaming
3 1 (0.63%) VLE
3 1 (0.63%) Statistics
3 1 (0.63%) Cybernetics
3 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.63%) W3C
3 1 (0.63%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 44 (27.85%) Linux
2 5 (3.16%) CentOS
3 3 (1.90%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.90%) Android
3 3 (1.90%) UNIX
4 1 (0.63%) Windows
4 1 (0.63%) Solaris
4 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (38.61%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (32.91%) OO
3 47 (29.75%) OOP
4 36 (22.78%) TDD
4 36 (22.78%) MVC
5 26 (16.46%) Scrum
6 25 (15.82%) OO PHP
7 18 (11.39%) BDD
8 15 (9.49%) Unit Testing
8 15 (9.49%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (8.86%) Web Development
9 14 (8.86%) Open Source
10 12 (7.59%) SOA
11 10 (6.33%) E-Commerce
12 8 (5.06%) Change Control
13 5 (3.16%) Web Application Development
13 5 (3.16%) Mentoring
14 4 (2.53%) Kanban
14 4 (2.53%) Web Accessibility
14 4 (2.53%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 158 (100.00%) PHP
2 98 (62.03%) JavaScript
3 35 (22.15%) SQL
4 16 (10.13%) Perl
5 15 (9.49%) PHP5
6 8 (5.06%) Shell Script
7 7 (4.43%) Python
8 5 (3.16%) Java
9 4 (2.53%) C#
10 1 (0.63%) VB
10 1 (0.63%) VBA
10 1 (0.63%) Ruby
10 1 (0.63%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 13 (8.23%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.80%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.16%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.63%) Varnish
1 1 (0.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.16%) Puppet
2 4 (2.53%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.63%) Nagios
3 1 (0.63%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 37 (23.42%) Zend
2 6 (3.80%) Oracle
3 4 (2.53%) Twitter
4 3 (1.90%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.27%) Google
6 1 (0.63%) Adobe
6 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.63%) Perforce
6 1 (0.63%) SAP
6 1 (0.63%) Siebel
6 1 (0.63%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.63%) Facebook
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