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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 172 114 151
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +37
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 82 129 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.84% 1.52% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 1.63% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 96 46
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£275 £295 £291
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.77% +1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £204 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +7.69%
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
8982 7890 8105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.53% 92.76% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4974 4223 3848
Average daily rate £375 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 490 482 619
Average hourly rate £15.73 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.44% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.09 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £41.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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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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 +7 33 £275 - 5
East Sussex -14 12 £225 +12.50% 4
Hampshire -21 12 £305 +38.63% 25
Oxfordshire -28 10 £330 +1.53% 7
Berkshire -31 8 £306 -9.25% 4
Buckinghamshire -12 4 £300 +33.33% 8
Kent -4 3 £263 -0.94% 2
Middlesex +1 1 - - 1
West Sussex - 1 - - 3
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 158 (100.00%) PHP
2 102 (64.56%) JavaScript
2 102 (64.56%) HTML
3 101 (63.92%) CSS
4 99 (62.66%) MySQL
5 69 (43.67%) jQuery
6 52 (32.91%) OO
7 45 (28.48%) Linux
8 44 (27.85%) MVC
9 42 (26.58%) Agile Software Development
10 39 (24.68%) Zend
11 34 (21.52%) PHP5
12 33 (20.89%) Symfony
13 31 (19.62%) WordPress
14 30 (18.99%) Apache
15 28 (17.72%) Subversion
16 27 (17.09%) LAMP
16 27 (17.09%) OOP
16 27 (17.09%) SQL
16 27 (17.09%) Git (software)
17 25 (15.82%) HTML5
17 25 (15.82%) CodeIgniter
18 24 (15.19%) CMS
18 24 (15.19%) PHPUnit
19 23 (14.56%) Open Source
20 21 (13.29%) Ajax
20 21 (13.29%) E-Commerce
21 20 (12.66%) XML
21 20 (12.66%) Web Development
21 20 (12.66%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 31 (19.62%) WordPress
2 30 (18.99%) Apache
3 24 (15.19%) CMS
4 16 (10.13%) Drupal
5 12 (7.59%) Node.js
6 9 (5.70%) Joomla!
7 2 (1.27%) Moodle
7 2 (1.27%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.63%) Confluence
8 1 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.63%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.63%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (1.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.63%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (5.06%) Magento
2 2 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.76%) Internet
2 5 (3.16%) Asterisk PBX
3 4 (2.53%) PBX
3 4 (2.53%) VoIP
4 2 (1.27%) HTTP
5 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.63%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (62.66%) MySQL
2 11 (6.96%) Relational Database
3 10 (6.33%) SQL Server
4 8 (5.06%) Big Data
5 4 (2.53%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.53%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.53%) Apache Hive
6 3 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.63%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.63%) MS Access
7 1 (0.63%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 28 (17.72%) Subversion
2 27 (17.09%) Git (software)
3 24 (15.19%) PHPUnit
4 11 (6.96%) Jenkins
4 11 (6.96%) JIRA
5 7 (4.43%) Selenium
6 5 (3.16%) Xdebug
7 4 (2.53%) Hudson
7 4 (2.53%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.63%) Maven
8 1 (0.63%) Zend Studio
8 1 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.63%) Grunt
General
1 13 (8.23%) Marketing
2 8 (5.06%) Finance
3 4 (2.53%) Advertising
4 3 (1.90%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.27%) Electronics
5 2 (1.27%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.63%) Games
6 1 (0.63%) Banking
6 1 (0.63%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (64.56%) HTML
2 101 (63.92%) CSS
3 69 (43.67%) jQuery
4 33 (20.89%) Symfony
5 27 (17.09%) LAMP
6 25 (15.82%) CodeIgniter
6 25 (15.82%) HTML5
7 21 (13.29%) Ajax
8 20 (12.66%) XML
9 19 (12.03%) Web Services
10 18 (11.39%) CSS3
11 17 (10.76%) SOAP
12 15 (9.49%) Laravel
12 15 (9.49%) REST
13 12 (7.59%) Zend Framework
14 11 (6.96%) AngularJS
15 10 (6.33%) JSON
16 9 (5.70%) RESTful
17 8 (5.06%) Backbone.js
17 8 (5.06%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.56%) Open Source
2 14 (8.86%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.53%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.53%) iDTV
4 3 (1.90%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.27%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.27%) DTV
5 2 (1.27%) Clustering
5 2 (1.27%) User Experience
5 2 (1.27%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.63%) Kindle
6 1 (0.63%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.63%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.63%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 45 (28.48%) Linux
2 9 (5.70%) UNIX
2 9 (5.70%) Windows
3 6 (3.80%) Android
3 6 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (3.80%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (3.80%) Debian
3 6 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (3.80%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.63%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (32.91%) OO
2 44 (27.85%) MVC
3 42 (26.58%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (17.09%) OOP
5 21 (13.29%) E-Commerce
6 20 (12.66%) TDD
6 20 (12.66%) Web Development
7 17 (10.76%) OO PHP
8 16 (10.13%) Unit Testing
8 16 (10.13%) BDD
9 9 (5.70%) Software Engineering
10 7 (4.43%) Mentoring
11 6 (3.80%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (3.80%) Software Architecture
11 6 (3.80%) DRM
12 5 (3.16%) Scrum
12 5 (3.16%) Web Design
12 5 (3.16%) Automated Testing
12 5 (3.16%) Digital Marketing
12 5 (3.16%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 158 (100.00%) PHP
2 102 (64.56%) JavaScript
3 34 (21.52%) PHP5
4 27 (17.09%) SQL
5 16 (10.13%) Perl
6 12 (7.59%) Python
7 10 (6.33%) Ruby
8 7 (4.43%) Java
9 6 (3.80%) XPath
10 4 (2.53%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.53%) C++
10 4 (2.53%) C
11 3 (1.90%) C#
11 3 (1.90%) PHP4
12 1 (0.63%) ECMAScript
12 1 (0.63%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 8 (5.06%) Degree
2 3 (1.90%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.27%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 39 (24.68%) Zend
2 11 (6.96%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.80%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.27%) SAP
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle
5 1 (0.63%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.63%) Facebook
5 1 (0.63%) Twitter
5 1 (0.63%) Rackspace
5 1 (0.63%) SendGrid
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
East Sussex
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Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
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Rate: £100 - £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
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Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Car allowance
Posted: 12 days ago
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 27 days ago