The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had PHP Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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 Developer
Rank 166 142 183
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +41
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 92 137 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.04% 1.43% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 1.51% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 102 46
Median daily rate £319 £320 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.39% +8.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £361
UK excluding London median daily rate £321 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.08% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%
PHP Developer
England

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
8311 9058 8685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.20% 94.86% 94.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4967 5335 4693
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 £250 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 424 430
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -0.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.45 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £40.15 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured PHP Developer in the job title.

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 30 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the South East 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
East Sussex +23 27 £325 +14.03% 7
Hampshire -11 27 £288 -11.53% 27
Oxfordshire -17 23 £375 +1.35% 6
Berkshire -4 5 £300 +20.00% 10
Buckinghamshire -1 4 £275 -4.34% 4
Surrey -10 3 £300 -6.25% 4
Kent -3 2 £305 -39.00%
West Sussex -10 1 £315 -25.88% 4
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, PHP Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 182 (100.00%) PHP
2 110 (60.44%) HTML
3 102 (56.04%) JavaScript
4 101 (55.49%) CSS
5 96 (52.75%) MySQL
6 70 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
7 55 (30.22%) Web Development
8 53 (29.12%) Linux
9 51 (28.02%) jQuery
10 48 (26.37%) LAMP
11 44 (24.18%) JSON
11 44 (24.18%) NoSQL
12 40 (21.98%) AngularJS
13 39 (21.43%) Git (software)
13 39 (21.43%) MVC
14 38 (20.88%) TDD
14 38 (20.88%) MongoDB
15 36 (19.78%) Scrum
15 36 (19.78%) Apache
16 32 (17.58%) Magento
17 31 (17.03%) CSS3
17 31 (17.03%) Web Services
17 31 (17.03%) E-Commerce
17 31 (17.03%) SQL
18 30 (16.48%) OO
19 26 (14.29%) OO PHP
19 26 (14.29%) HTML5
19 26 (14.29%) Laravel
20 25 (13.74%) Amazon AWS
20 25 (13.74%) Continuous Integration

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 36 (19.78%) Apache
2 21 (11.54%) WordPress
3 14 (7.69%) Drupal
4 8 (4.40%) CMS
5 7 (3.85%) nginx
6 5 (2.75%) Moodle
7 3 (1.65%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.10%) IIS
8 2 (1.10%) MODX
8 2 (1.10%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.55%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 1 (0.55%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 32 (17.58%) Magento
2 1 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 25 (13.74%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.75%) SaaS
3 1 (0.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (0.55%) AWS OpsWorks
3 1 (0.55%) GitHub
3 1 (0.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.20%) Network Security
2 3 (1.65%) FTP
2 3 (1.65%) Internet
2 3 (1.65%) Intranet
3 2 (1.10%) DNS
3 2 (1.10%) HTTP
3 2 (1.10%) SSH
3 2 (1.10%) SSL
3 2 (1.10%) Telnet
4 1 (0.55%) Firewall
4 1 (0.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (52.75%) MySQL
2 44 (24.18%) NoSQL
3 38 (20.88%) MongoDB
4 12 (6.59%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (4.95%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.75%) CouchDB
6 5 (2.75%) Redis
7 3 (1.65%) Big Data
7 3 (1.65%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.10%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (1.10%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.55%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.55%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 39 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 22 (12.09%) PHPUnit
3 21 (11.54%) Subversion
4 7 (3.85%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.75%) Mercurial
5 5 (2.75%) Vagrant
6 3 (1.65%) Bower
7 2 (1.10%) Grunt
7 2 (1.10%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.10%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.55%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.55%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.55%) git-flow
8 1 (0.55%) gulp
8 1 (0.55%) Selenium
General
1 24 (13.19%) Publishing
2 7 (3.85%) Finance
2 7 (3.85%) Marketing
3 4 (2.20%) Advertising
3 4 (2.20%) Retail
4 2 (1.10%) Games
4 2 (1.10%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (60.44%) HTML
2 101 (55.49%) CSS
3 51 (28.02%) jQuery
4 48 (26.37%) LAMP
5 44 (24.18%) JSON
6 40 (21.98%) AngularJS
7 31 (17.03%) CSS3
7 31 (17.03%) Web Services
8 26 (14.29%) HTML5
8 26 (14.29%) Laravel
9 25 (13.74%) Symfony
10 23 (12.64%) Node.js
10 23 (12.64%) XML
11 21 (11.54%) Sass
12 19 (10.44%) CakePHP
13 18 (9.89%) REST
14 13 (7.14%) SOAP
15 12 (6.59%) RESTful
16 10 (5.49%) Ajax
17 8 (4.40%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.85%) User Experience
2 5 (2.75%) Digital Media
3 4 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.65%) Blog
5 2 (1.10%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.10%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.10%) Replication
5 2 (1.10%) Social Media
6 1 (0.55%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.55%) Fintech
6 1 (0.55%) iPad
6 1 (0.55%) New Media
6 1 (0.55%) Statistics
6 1 (0.55%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 53 (29.12%) Linux
2 16 (8.79%) Unix
3 13 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (6.04%) CentOS
5 2 (1.10%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (1.10%) Solaris
5 2 (1.10%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.10%) Windows
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (30.22%) Web Development
3 39 (21.43%) MVC
4 38 (20.88%) TDD
5 36 (19.78%) Scrum
6 31 (17.03%) E-Commerce
7 30 (16.48%) OO
8 26 (14.29%) OO PHP
9 25 (13.74%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (13.19%) Open Source
11 20 (10.99%) Automation Testing
11 20 (10.99%) Kanban
12 19 (10.44%) API Development
12 19 (10.44%) Pair Programming
12 19 (10.44%) Unit Testing
13 15 (8.24%) OOP
14 14 (7.69%) SDLC
15 13 (7.14%) BDD
16 7 (3.85%) Configuration Management
16 7 (3.85%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 182 (100.00%) PHP
2 102 (56.04%) JavaScript
3 31 (17.03%) SQL
4 6 (3.30%) Perl
5 5 (2.75%) Java
5 5 (2.75%) PHP 5
6 3 (1.65%) Python
7 2 (1.10%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.10%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.55%) VB
8 1 (0.55%) VBA
8 1 (0.55%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (6.04%) CCNP
1 11 (6.04%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (2.20%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.65%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.10%) Varnish
1 2 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (5.49%) Puppet
2 6 (3.30%) Ansible
2 6 (3.30%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.55%) cPanel
Vendors
1 20 (10.99%) Zend
2 12 (6.59%) Oracle
3 3 (1.65%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.10%) Omniture
4 2 (1.10%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.10%) VMware
5 1 (0.55%) Adobe
5 1 (0.55%) Sage
5 1 (0.55%) SAP
Fareham, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £225 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £250.00 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth
aap3
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 4 days ago
East Sussex
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £250 - £300 Per Day Contract
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Computer People
Rate: £320.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago