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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 172 176 139
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -37
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 88 70 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.96% 0.78% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 0.85% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 54 49
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£325 £295 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% +18.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £198 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £371 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £330 £250
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +32.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
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
8443 8253 7814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.38% 92.48% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4908 4500 3983
Average daily rate £375 £350 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £210
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 411 421 591
Average hourly rate £16.14 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.04 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £38.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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
Hampshire +12 29 £313 +25.00% 16
Oxfordshire -5 22 £370 +25.42% 3
Kent +8 13 £500 +185.71% 3
Buckinghamshire +2 10 £238 -20.83% 4
East Sussex -16 5 £285 +16.32% 11
Surrey -6 4 £338 +3.84% 8
Berkshire +6 3 £325 -1.51% 5
Middlesex +3 1 £315 +26.00%
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 148 (100.00%) PHP
2 89 (60.14%) JavaScript
3 85 (57.43%) HTML
4 81 (54.73%) MySQL
5 78 (52.70%) CSS
6 57 (38.51%) Agile Software Development
7 49 (33.11%) jQuery
8 45 (30.41%) OO
9 42 (28.38%) OOP
9 42 (28.38%) MVC
10 41 (27.70%) Zend
11 39 (26.35%) Linux
12 36 (24.32%) TDD
13 35 (23.65%) Git (software)
13 35 (23.65%) SQL
14 29 (19.59%) LAMP
15 26 (17.57%) Subversion
15 26 (17.57%) HTML5
16 25 (16.89%) OO PHP
16 25 (16.89%) Apache
17 24 (16.22%) Scrum
18 22 (14.86%) JSON
18 22 (14.86%) Drupal
19 19 (12.84%) Symfony
20 17 (11.49%) Perl
20 17 (11.49%) PHP5
20 17 (11.49%) Open Source
21 16 (10.81%) BDD
21 16 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
21 16 (10.81%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 25 (16.89%) Apache
2 22 (14.86%) Drupal
3 15 (10.14%) CMS
4 12 (8.11%) WordPress
5 7 (4.73%) Node.js
6 4 (2.70%) Moodle
7 2 (1.35%) ExpressionEngine
7 2 (1.35%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.68%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.68%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.68%) Fireworks
1 1 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 9 (6.08%) Magento
2 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.70%) GitHub
2 3 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.68%) SaaS
3 1 (0.68%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (0.68%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.76%) Internet
2 1 (0.68%) PuTTY
2 1 (0.68%) SMTP
2 1 (0.68%) DNS
2 1 (0.68%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (54.73%) MySQL
2 12 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (3.38%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.70%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.03%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.03%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.03%) Redis
6 1 (0.68%) Big Data
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 35 (23.65%) Git (software)
2 26 (17.57%) Subversion
3 14 (9.46%) PHPUnit
4 9 (6.08%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.35%) Grunt
5 2 (1.35%) Behat
6 1 (0.68%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.68%) Bower
General
1 9 (6.08%) Marketing
2 7 (4.73%) Finance
3 3 (2.03%) Publishing
4 2 (1.35%) Banking
4 2 (1.35%) Retail
5 1 (0.68%) Games
5 1 (0.68%) Back Office
5 1 (0.68%) Electronics
5 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.68%) Automotive
5 1 (0.68%) Legal
5 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.68%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (57.43%) HTML
2 78 (52.70%) CSS
3 49 (33.11%) jQuery
4 29 (19.59%) LAMP
5 26 (17.57%) HTML5
6 22 (14.86%) JSON
7 19 (12.84%) Symfony
8 16 (10.81%) XML
9 15 (10.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 14 (9.46%) CSS3
11 13 (8.78%) Web Services
12 11 (7.43%) XHTML
13 10 (6.76%) Zend Framework
13 10 (6.76%) Laravel
14 8 (5.41%) AngularJS
15 7 (4.73%) REST
15 7 (4.73%) Yii
15 7 (4.73%) RESTful
15 7 (4.73%) CodeIgniter
16 5 (3.38%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.38%) Replication
2 4 (2.70%) Digital Media
2 4 (2.70%) User Experience
3 3 (2.03%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.03%) Blog
3 3 (2.03%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.68%) W3C
4 1 (0.68%) DTV
4 1 (0.68%) E-Learning
4 1 (0.68%) VLE
4 1 (0.68%) Cybernetics
4 1 (0.68%) Learning Management System
4 1 (0.68%) Social Media
4 1 (0.68%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 39 (26.35%) Linux
2 8 (5.41%) UNIX
3 5 (3.38%) CentOS
4 2 (1.35%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.35%) Android
5 1 (0.68%) Windows
5 1 (0.68%) Solaris
5 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (38.51%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (30.41%) OO
3 42 (28.38%) MVC
3 42 (28.38%) OOP
4 36 (24.32%) TDD
5 25 (16.89%) OO PHP
6 24 (16.22%) Scrum
7 17 (11.49%) Open Source
8 16 (10.81%) BDD
8 16 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (9.46%) Web Development
10 12 (8.11%) SOA
11 10 (6.76%) Unit Testing
12 9 (6.08%) E-Commerce
13 8 (5.41%) Software Engineering
14 7 (4.73%) Change Control
15 6 (4.05%) Mentoring
16 5 (3.38%) Responsive Web Design
17 4 (2.70%) Analytics
17 4 (2.70%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 148 (100.00%) PHP
2 89 (60.14%) JavaScript
3 35 (23.65%) SQL
4 17 (11.49%) Perl
4 17 (11.49%) PHP5
5 11 (7.43%) Python
6 4 (2.70%) C#
6 4 (2.70%) Java
7 3 (2.03%) Ruby
8 2 (1.35%) PHP4
9 1 (0.68%) Go
9 1 (0.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (8.78%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.73%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.68%) Varnish
1 1 (0.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.38%) Puppet
2 4 (2.70%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.68%) Nagios
3 1 (0.68%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 41 (27.70%) Zend
2 4 (2.70%) Facebook
3 3 (2.03%) Twitter
3 3 (2.03%) Oracle
4 2 (1.35%) SAP
5 1 (0.68%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.68%) Adobe
5 1 (0.68%) Perforce
5 1 (0.68%) Google
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Rate: £150 - £170 per day
Posted: 8 days ago