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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP Developer
Rank 146 144 172
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +28
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 118 128 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.37% 1.30% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 1.37% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 95 54
Median daily rate £325 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £236 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £412 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-53.84% +8.33%
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
8076 9335 8775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.97% 95.00% 94.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4886 5595 4855
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 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 359 438 434
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.65% +4.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Hampshire +23 46 £300 -7.69% 25
Oxfordshire -6 30 £375 +36.36% 7
East Sussex +22 25 £300 -1.63% 7
Buckinghamshire +8 6 £300 - 6
Surrey +2 5 £275 -8.33% 2
Berkshire +6 4 £300 +20.00% 7
Kent 0 2 £305 -18.66% 6
PHP Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 195 (100.00%) PHP
2 108 (55.38%) JavaScript
3 105 (53.85%) HTML
4 102 (52.31%) MySQL
5 97 (49.74%) CSS
6 76 (38.97%) Agile Software Development
7 66 (33.85%) Web Development
8 61 (31.28%) AngularJS
9 57 (29.23%) Linux
10 55 (28.21%) MVC
11 51 (26.15%) NoSQL
12 50 (25.64%) LAMP
13 47 (24.10%) jQuery
13 47 (24.10%) Git (software)
14 45 (23.08%) MongoDB
15 42 (21.54%) JSON
16 41 (21.03%) Apache
16 41 (21.03%) Laravel
17 39 (20.00%) SQL
18 37 (18.97%) Scrum
19 35 (17.95%) TDD
20 34 (17.44%) OO
20 34 (17.44%) E-Commerce
20 34 (17.44%) OO PHP
21 32 (16.41%) CSS3
21 32 (16.41%) Symfony
22 31 (15.90%) Continuous Integration
23 30 (15.38%) Web Services
24 29 (14.87%) CakePHP
24 29 (14.87%) Magento

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 41 (21.03%) Apache
2 17 (8.72%) WordPress
3 13 (6.67%) Drupal
4 11 (5.64%) nginx
5 8 (4.10%) CMS
6 4 (2.05%) Moodle
7 2 (1.03%) IIS
7 2 (1.03%) MODX
7 2 (1.03%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.51%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.51%) SilverStripe
8 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.51%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 29 (14.87%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 22 (11.28%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.10%) SaaS
3 2 (1.03%) GitHub
4 1 (0.51%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.51%) AWS OpsWorks
4 1 (0.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.56%) Network Security
2 4 (2.05%) FTP
2 4 (2.05%) HTTP
3 3 (1.54%) Internet
3 3 (1.54%) Intranet
3 3 (1.54%) SSH
3 3 (1.54%) Telnet
4 2 (1.03%) DNS
4 2 (1.03%) SSL
5 1 (0.51%) Firewall
5 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (52.31%) MySQL
2 51 (26.15%) NoSQL
3 45 (23.08%) MongoDB
4 19 (9.74%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (6.67%) Relational Database
6 11 (5.64%) CouchDB
6 11 (5.64%) Redis
7 3 (1.54%) Big Data
7 3 (1.54%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.03%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (1.03%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.51%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 47 (24.10%) Git (software)
2 27 (13.85%) Subversion
3 25 (12.82%) PHPUnit
4 14 (7.18%) Jenkins
5 11 (5.64%) Mercurial
6 3 (1.54%) Bower
6 3 (1.54%) Vagrant
7 2 (1.03%) Grunt
7 2 (1.03%) gulp
7 2 (1.03%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.03%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.51%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.51%) git-flow
General
1 24 (12.31%) Publishing
2 17 (8.72%) Finance
3 8 (4.10%) Marketing
4 4 (2.05%) Retail
5 3 (1.54%) Advertising
5 3 (1.54%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.03%) Games
7 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (53.85%) HTML
2 97 (49.74%) CSS
3 61 (31.28%) AngularJS
4 50 (25.64%) LAMP
5 47 (24.10%) jQuery
6 42 (21.54%) JSON
7 41 (21.03%) Laravel
8 32 (16.41%) CSS3
8 32 (16.41%) Symfony
9 30 (15.38%) Web Services
10 29 (14.87%) CakePHP
11 28 (14.36%) Node.js
12 23 (11.79%) Sass
13 19 (9.74%) HTML5
13 19 (9.74%) XML
14 18 (9.23%) REST
15 15 (7.69%) LAPP Stack
15 15 (7.69%) RESTful
16 12 (6.15%) SOAP
16 12 (6.15%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.08%) Digital Media
2 4 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.05%) User Experience
3 3 (1.54%) Blog
3 3 (1.54%) e-Learning
4 2 (1.03%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.03%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.51%) iPad
5 1 (0.51%) New Media
5 1 (0.51%) Replication
5 1 (0.51%) Statistics
5 1 (0.51%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 57 (29.23%) Linux
2 19 (9.74%) Unix
3 14 (7.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (6.67%) CentOS
5 3 (1.54%) Solaris
6 2 (1.03%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (1.03%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (38.97%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (33.85%) Web Development
3 55 (28.21%) MVC
4 37 (18.97%) Scrum
5 35 (17.95%) TDD
6 34 (17.44%) E-Commerce
6 34 (17.44%) OO
6 34 (17.44%) OO PHP
7 31 (15.90%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (11.79%) Open Source
9 19 (9.74%) API Development
9 19 (9.74%) Automation Testing
9 19 (9.74%) Kanban
9 19 (9.74%) Pair Programming
9 19 (9.74%) Unit Testing
10 17 (8.72%) OOP
11 13 (6.67%) SDLC
12 12 (6.15%) Configuration Management
13 11 (5.64%) Release Management
14 10 (5.13%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 195 (100.00%) PHP
2 108 (55.38%) JavaScript
3 39 (20.00%) SQL
4 7 (3.59%) Java
4 7 (3.59%) Perl
5 4 (2.05%) PHP 5
5 4 (2.05%) Python
6 2 (1.03%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.03%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.51%) ActionScript
7 1 (0.51%) C
7 1 (0.51%) C++
7 1 (0.51%) PHP 4
7 1 (0.51%) PHP 7
7 1 (0.51%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (6.15%) CCNP
1 12 (6.15%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (2.56%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.05%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.21%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.54%) Docker
2 2 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (7.18%) Ansible
2 13 (6.67%) Puppet
3 11 (5.64%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.51%) cPanel
4 1 (0.51%) Opsview
Vendors
1 22 (11.28%) Zend
2 10 (5.13%) Oracle
3 2 (1.03%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.03%) Red Hat
3 2 (1.03%) VMware
4 1 (0.51%) Adobe
4 1 (0.51%) Sage
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