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 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 173 183 145
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -38
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 93 61 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.97% 0.66% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.72% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 42 45
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£325 £290 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -1.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £193 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £366 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £260
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
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
8817 8439 7857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.30% 91.98% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5214 4587 4048
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £213 £205
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 412 410 548
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -4.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 29 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 29 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 +21 31 £325 +36.84% 14
Oxfordshire -8 21 £363 +20.83% 7
Kent +1 12 £500 +122.22% 2
Buckinghamshire 0 11 £250 -16.66% 3
East Sussex +1 9 £285 +16.32% 3
Surrey -9 5 £325 - 10
Berkshire +1 2 £325 +8.33% 5
Middlesex -4 1 £315 +26.00%
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 145 (100.00%) PHP
2 86 (59.31%) JavaScript
3 85 (58.62%) HTML
4 79 (54.48%) MySQL
5 78 (53.79%) CSS
6 60 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
7 52 (35.86%) jQuery
8 50 (34.48%) OO
9 40 (27.59%) OOP
10 39 (26.90%) Linux
10 39 (26.90%) Zend
10 39 (26.90%) Git (software)
11 37 (25.52%) SQL
11 37 (25.52%) TDD
11 37 (25.52%) MVC
12 29 (20.00%) Apache
13 28 (19.31%) Subversion
14 27 (18.62%) Scrum
14 27 (18.62%) HTML5
15 26 (17.93%) LAMP
16 25 (17.24%) OO PHP
17 23 (15.86%) Drupal
18 21 (14.48%) Symfony
18 21 (14.48%) JSON
19 19 (13.10%) PHP5
19 19 (13.10%) PHPUnit
19 19 (13.10%) BDD
20 18 (12.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 18 (12.41%) Perl
20 18 (12.41%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 29 (20.00%) Apache
2 23 (15.86%) Drupal
3 12 (8.28%) WordPress
4 11 (7.59%) CMS
5 9 (6.21%) Node.js
6 7 (4.83%) Moodle
7 3 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.38%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (0.69%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.69%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.69%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.69%) Fireworks
1 1 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 10 (6.90%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.14%) GitHub
2 1 (0.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (0.69%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.28%) Internet
2 1 (0.69%) PuTTY
2 1 (0.69%) SMTP
2 1 (0.69%) DNS
2 1 (0.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (54.48%) MySQL
2 15 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (4.14%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.45%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.76%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.76%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.07%) Redis
7 1 (0.69%) Big Data
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 39 (26.90%) Git (software)
2 28 (19.31%) Subversion
3 19 (13.10%) PHPUnit
4 14 (9.66%) Jenkins
5 6 (4.14%) Grunt
6 4 (2.76%) Bower
7 2 (1.38%) Behat
7 2 (1.38%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.69%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.69%) gulp
General
1 4 (2.76%) Finance
1 4 (2.76%) Publishing
1 4 (2.76%) Marketing
2 3 (2.07%) Retail
3 2 (1.38%) Banking
4 1 (0.69%) Back Office
4 1 (0.69%) Games
4 1 (0.69%) Automotive
4 1 (0.69%) Legal
4 1 (0.69%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (58.62%) HTML
2 78 (53.79%) CSS
3 52 (35.86%) jQuery
4 27 (18.62%) HTML5
5 26 (17.93%) LAMP
6 21 (14.48%) JSON
6 21 (14.48%) Symfony
7 18 (12.41%) XML
7 18 (12.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 16 (11.03%) Laravel
9 14 (9.66%) CSS3
9 14 (9.66%) Web Services
10 9 (6.21%) Zend Framework
10 9 (6.21%) RESTful
10 9 (6.21%) REST
11 8 (5.52%) CodeIgniter
11 8 (5.52%) XHTML
12 7 (4.83%) Sass
12 7 (4.83%) AngularJS
13 6 (4.14%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.76%) Replication
1 4 (2.76%) Digital Media
1 4 (2.76%) User Experience
2 3 (2.07%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.07%) Blog
3 1 (0.69%) Social Media
3 1 (0.69%) Social Gaming
3 1 (0.69%) VLE
3 1 (0.69%) Cybernetics
3 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.69%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 39 (26.90%) Linux
2 5 (3.45%) UNIX
2 5 (3.45%) CentOS
3 3 (2.07%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.07%) Android
4 1 (0.69%) Windows
4 1 (0.69%) Solaris
4 1 (0.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (34.48%) OO
3 40 (27.59%) OOP
4 37 (25.52%) MVC
4 37 (25.52%) TDD
5 27 (18.62%) Scrum
6 25 (17.24%) OO PHP
7 19 (13.10%) BDD
8 17 (11.72%) Open Source
8 17 (11.72%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (10.34%) Web Development
10 14 (9.66%) Unit Testing
11 12 (8.28%) SOA
12 9 (6.21%) Change Control
13 8 (5.52%) E-Commerce
14 5 (3.45%) Mentoring
15 4 (2.76%) Responsive Web Design
15 4 (2.76%) Kanban
15 4 (2.76%) Automated Testing
16 3 (2.07%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 145 (100.00%) PHP
2 86 (59.31%) JavaScript
3 37 (25.52%) SQL
4 19 (13.10%) PHP5
5 18 (12.41%) Perl
6 10 (6.90%) Python
7 4 (2.76%) C#
7 4 (2.76%) Java
8 3 (2.07%) Ruby
9 2 (1.38%) PHP4
9 2 (1.38%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (8.28%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.14%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.69%) Varnish
1 1 (0.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.45%) Puppet
2 4 (2.76%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.69%) Nagios
3 1 (0.69%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 39 (26.90%) Zend
2 3 (2.07%) Twitter
2 3 (2.07%) Oracle
3 1 (0.69%) SAP
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.69%) Adobe
3 1 (0.69%) Perforce
3 1 (0.69%) Google
3 1 (0.69%) Facebook
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