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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 199 162 134
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -28
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 61 81 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.65% 0.91% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.99% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 63 51
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£300 £290 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £208 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £250
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 -
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
8669 8213 7418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.83% 91.88% 92.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4887 4545 3774
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £210 £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 413 435 580
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +3 17 £300 - 20
Oxfordshire -20 14 £300 +3.44% 11
Buckinghamshire +2 8 £225 -25.00% 11
Berkshire -8 6 £325 -2.62% 7
Kent +5 5 £500 +122.22% 6
Surrey +4 4 £319 +21.42% 12
East Sussex -25 4 £258 -11.20% 12
West Sussex -20 2 - - 2
Middlesex +2 1 £315 -
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 127 (100.00%) PHP
2 82 (64.57%) HTML
3 79 (62.20%) JavaScript
4 77 (60.63%) CSS
5 70 (55.12%) MySQL
6 40 (31.50%) MVC
7 38 (29.92%) jQuery
8 36 (28.35%) OO
9 34 (26.77%) Linux
9 34 (26.77%) HTML5
10 33 (25.98%) Agile Software Development
11 30 (23.62%) LAMP
12 29 (22.83%) OOP
12 29 (22.83%) Zend
13 28 (22.05%) Git (software)
14 21 (16.54%) Subversion
14 21 (16.54%) SQL
14 21 (16.54%) OO PHP
15 20 (15.75%) Apache
16 19 (14.96%) TDD
17 18 (14.17%) Drupal
17 18 (14.17%) CSS3
18 17 (13.39%) Laravel
18 17 (13.39%) PHP5
18 17 (13.39%) Marketing
18 17 (13.39%) CMS
19 15 (11.81%) Symfony
20 13 (10.24%) WordPress
21 12 (9.45%) Scrum
22 11 (8.66%) Python

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 20 (15.75%) Apache
2 18 (14.17%) Drupal
3 17 (13.39%) CMS
4 13 (10.24%) WordPress
5 8 (6.30%) Node.js
6 4 (3.15%) Moodle
7 2 (1.57%) ExpressionEngine
7 2 (1.57%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.79%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.79%) MODX
8 1 (0.79%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.79%) MS Office
1 1 (0.79%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.79%) Fireworks
1 1 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (2.36%) Magento
2 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.57%) GitHub
2 1 (0.79%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.94%) Internet
2 2 (1.57%) Skype
3 1 (0.79%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.79%) SMTP
3 1 (0.79%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (55.12%) MySQL
2 6 (4.72%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (3.15%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.36%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.36%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.57%) Redis
5 2 (1.57%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 28 (22.05%) Git (software)
2 21 (16.54%) Subversion
3 6 (4.72%) PHPUnit
4 3 (2.36%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.57%) Grunt
6 1 (0.79%) Bower
6 1 (0.79%) Behat
General
1 17 (13.39%) Marketing
2 7 (5.51%) Finance
3 6 (4.72%) Advertising
4 2 (1.57%) Publishing
4 2 (1.57%) Banking
4 2 (1.57%) Retail
5 1 (0.79%) Games
5 1 (0.79%) Automotive
5 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.79%) Electronics
5 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (64.57%) HTML
2 77 (60.63%) CSS
3 38 (29.92%) jQuery
4 34 (26.77%) HTML5
5 30 (23.62%) LAMP
6 18 (14.17%) CSS3
7 17 (13.39%) Laravel
8 15 (11.81%) Symfony
9 11 (8.66%) JSON
9 11 (8.66%) Web Services
9 11 (8.66%) XML
9 11 (8.66%) XHTML
10 9 (7.09%) Zend Framework
10 9 (7.09%) CodeIgniter
10 9 (7.09%) AngularJS
11 8 (6.30%) Yii
11 8 (6.30%) Ajax
12 7 (5.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (3.94%) Doctrine
14 4 (3.15%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.72%) Social Media
2 5 (3.94%) Replication
3 4 (3.15%) User Experience
4 3 (2.36%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.36%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.57%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.79%) VLE
6 1 (0.79%) Cybernetics
6 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.79%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.79%) W3C
6 1 (0.79%) DTV
6 1 (0.79%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.79%) Social Gaming
6 1 (0.79%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 34 (26.77%) Linux
2 6 (4.72%) UNIX
3 4 (3.15%) CentOS
4 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.79%) Windows
4 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (31.50%) MVC
2 36 (28.35%) OO
3 33 (25.98%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (22.83%) OOP
5 21 (16.54%) OO PHP
6 19 (14.96%) TDD
7 12 (9.45%) Scrum
8 11 (8.66%) Web Development
9 10 (7.87%) Open Source
10 8 (6.30%) BDD
10 8 (6.30%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (6.30%) Software Engineering
11 7 (5.51%) E-Commerce
12 6 (4.72%) Responsive Web Design
13 5 (3.94%) Mentoring
13 5 (3.94%) Unit Testing
14 4 (3.15%) SOA
14 4 (3.15%) Project Management
14 4 (3.15%) SEO
14 4 (3.15%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 127 (100.00%) PHP
2 79 (62.20%) JavaScript
3 21 (16.54%) SQL
4 17 (13.39%) PHP5
5 11 (8.66%) Python
6 10 (7.87%) Perl
7 4 (3.15%) C#
7 4 (3.15%) Java
7 4 (3.15%) PHP4
8 3 (2.36%) Ruby
9 2 (1.57%) VBA
10 1 (0.79%) Go
Qualifications
1 5 (3.94%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.51%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (3.94%) Puppet
2 4 (3.15%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.79%) Nagios
Vendors
1 29 (22.83%) Zend
2 4 (3.15%) Facebook
2 4 (3.15%) Oracle
3 3 (2.36%) Twitter
3 3 (2.36%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.57%) SAP
5 1 (0.79%) Adobe
5 1 (0.79%) Perforce
5 1 (0.79%) Google
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