The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 186 151 159
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +8
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 58 88 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.64% 1.04% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 1.13% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 44 38
Average daily rate
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£290 £300 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £210 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £400 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £263 £263
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +40.00%
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8317 7813 8982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.97% 92.67% 91.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4526 4023 4109
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 553 641
Average hourly rate £16.48 £17.25 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.46% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.93 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
PHP Developer
England

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Surrey -11 11 £325 -7.14% 8
Hampshire -25 11 £238 -20.83% 9
Oxfordshire -6 8 £295 -7.45% 5
Berkshire -7 7 £300 +9.09% 4
East Sussex -10 7 £245 +40.00% 4
Buckinghamshire -10 6 £300 +9.09% 7
Middlesex - 6 £250 -
Kent +4 3 £225 +150.00% 1
West Sussex - 2 £263 - 2
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 98 (66.22%) MySQL
3 93 (62.84%) HTML
4 91 (61.49%) CSS
5 81 (54.73%) JavaScript
6 47 (31.76%) OO
7 41 (27.70%) OOP
8 40 (27.03%) PHP5
8 40 (27.03%) jQuery
9 37 (25.00%) LAMP
10 36 (24.32%) MVC
10 36 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
11 31 (20.95%) Zend
11 31 (20.95%) Linux
12 28 (18.92%) TDD
12 28 (18.92%) Git (software)
13 25 (16.89%) E-Commerce
14 24 (16.22%) CMS
14 24 (16.22%) Web Development
15 22 (14.86%) Apache
16 20 (13.51%) Symfony
16 20 (13.51%) PHPUnit
17 18 (12.16%) HTML5
17 18 (12.16%) Subversion
18 17 (11.49%) WordPress
19 16 (10.81%) Ajax
19 16 (10.81%) XML
19 16 (10.81%) Apple iOS
20 15 (10.14%) CSS3
20 15 (10.14%) Zend Framework

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 24 (16.22%) CMS
2 22 (14.86%) Apache
3 17 (11.49%) WordPress
4 13 (8.78%) Drupal
5 6 (4.05%) Joomla!
6 5 (3.38%) nginx
7 3 (2.03%) Node.js
7 3 (2.03%) Umbraco
7 3 (2.03%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (1.35%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (0.68%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.68%) Moodle
9 1 (0.68%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 2 (1.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (4.05%) Magento
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.38%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.73%) Internet
2 3 (2.03%) Asterisk PBX
3 2 (1.35%) PBX
3 2 (1.35%) VoIP
4 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (66.22%) MySQL
2 12 (8.11%) Big Data
3 8 (5.41%) NoSQL
4 6 (4.05%) Hadoop
4 6 (4.05%) Apache Hive
5 3 (2.03%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.68%) DB2
6 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (18.92%) Git (software)
2 20 (13.51%) PHPUnit
3 18 (12.16%) Subversion
4 5 (3.38%) Behat
5 4 (2.70%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.70%) Selenium
5 4 (2.70%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 3 (2.03%) JIRA
6 3 (2.03%) Mercurial
6 3 (2.03%) Sublime Text
7 2 (1.35%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.35%) Hudson
General
1 6 (4.05%) Advertising
2 3 (2.03%) Marketing
2 3 (2.03%) Finance
3 2 (1.35%) Games
3 2 (1.35%) Retail
4 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.68%) Electronics
4 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (62.84%) HTML
2 91 (61.49%) CSS
3 40 (27.03%) jQuery
4 37 (25.00%) LAMP
5 20 (13.51%) Symfony
6 18 (12.16%) HTML5
7 16 (10.81%) Ajax
7 16 (10.81%) XML
8 15 (10.14%) Zend Framework
8 15 (10.14%) CSS3
9 9 (6.08%) Backbone.js
9 9 (6.08%) AngularJS
10 7 (4.73%) Underscore.js
11 6 (4.05%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (4.05%) Ember.js
11 6 (4.05%) REST
11 6 (4.05%) JSON
12 5 (3.38%) CodeIgniter
13 4 (2.70%) SOAP
13 4 (2.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.46%) Open Source
2 5 (3.38%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.38%) Visualisation
3 4 (2.70%) Digital Media
4 3 (2.03%) Kindle
5 2 (1.35%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.35%) E-Learning
5 2 (1.35%) Web 2.0
5 2 (1.35%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.68%) iPhone
6 1 (0.68%) SCORM
6 1 (0.68%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 31 (20.95%) Linux
2 16 (10.81%) Apple iOS
3 14 (9.46%) Android
4 2 (1.35%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.35%) UNIX
5 1 (0.68%) Windows
5 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.68%) Debian
5 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (31.76%) OO
2 41 (27.70%) OOP
3 36 (24.32%) MVC
3 36 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (18.92%) TDD
5 25 (16.89%) E-Commerce
6 24 (16.22%) Web Development
7 14 (9.46%) BDD
7 14 (9.46%) OO PHP
8 12 (8.11%) Scrum
9 11 (7.43%) Unit Testing
10 10 (6.76%) Web Design
11 8 (5.41%) Software Engineering
12 7 (4.73%) Analytics
13 6 (4.05%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (3.38%) Automated Testing
15 4 (2.70%) Usability Testing
16 3 (2.03%) Data Security
16 3 (2.03%) Content Management
16 3 (2.03%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 148 (100.00%) PHP
2 81 (54.73%) JavaScript
3 40 (27.03%) PHP5
4 11 (7.43%) SQL
5 5 (3.38%) Java
6 4 (2.70%) Objective-C
6 4 (2.70%) Ruby
6 4 (2.70%) Perl
7 3 (2.03%) C
8 2 (1.35%) C++
8 2 (1.35%) PHP4
8 2 (1.35%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.68%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 1 (0.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.03%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 5 (3.38%) Vagrant
2 2 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 31 (20.95%) Zend
2 5 (3.38%) Rackspace
3 3 (2.03%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.35%) SAP
5 1 (0.68%) Cognos
5 1 (0.68%) IBM
5 1 (0.68%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.68%) Adobe
5 1 (0.68%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.68%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.68%) Pardot
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle
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