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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 173 131 138
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +7
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 70 104 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.76% 1.19% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 1.29% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 67 57
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£325 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £201 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £398 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.72% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-51.42% +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
8392 8070 9133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.47% 92.66% 92.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4635 4319 4191
Average daily rate £360 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £215 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 435 498 620
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -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 1 October 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 1 October 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 20 £350 +21.73% 12
Berkshire 0 15 £325 -3.70% 3
Hampshire -9 15 £325 +23.80% 22
Oxfordshire -8 12 £305 -9.62% 9
Kent -4 5 £225 -15.09% 1
West Sussex +6 3 £250 +24.22% 1
Buckinghamshire -2 3 £298 +43.37% 8
East Sussex -21 2 - - 5
Middlesex - - - -
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England

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 141 (100.00%) PHP
2 95 (67.38%) MySQL
3 85 (60.28%) HTML
4 84 (59.57%) CSS
5 78 (55.32%) JavaScript
6 42 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (28.37%) OO
8 39 (27.66%) Linux
8 39 (27.66%) MVC
8 39 (27.66%) jQuery
9 37 (26.24%) Zend
10 34 (24.11%) LAMP
11 33 (23.40%) Apache
12 32 (22.70%) Symfony
13 30 (21.28%) PHP5
14 26 (18.44%) Subversion
15 25 (17.73%) CMS
16 22 (15.60%) OOP
16 22 (15.60%) Git (software)
17 20 (14.18%) Ajax
18 19 (13.48%) Web Development
18 19 (13.48%) E-Commerce
18 19 (13.48%) HTML5
19 18 (12.77%) OO PHP
19 18 (12.77%) TDD
20 17 (12.06%) Open Source
20 17 (12.06%) WordPress
21 16 (11.35%) CSS3
21 16 (11.35%) CodeIgniter
22 15 (10.64%) PHPUnit

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 33 (23.40%) Apache
2 25 (17.73%) CMS
3 17 (12.06%) WordPress
4 9 (6.38%) Joomla!
4 9 (6.38%) Drupal
5 6 (4.26%) Node.js
6 3 (2.13%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (2.13%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.42%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.71%) SugarCRM
8 1 (0.71%) Confluence
8 1 (0.71%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.71%) Moodle
8 1 (0.71%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (1.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.71%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (4.26%) Magento
2 2 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.42%) SaaS
2 1 (0.71%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.93%) Internet
2 5 (3.55%) Asterisk PBX
3 4 (2.84%) PBX
3 4 (2.84%) VoIP
4 2 (1.42%) HTTP
5 1 (0.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (67.38%) MySQL
2 13 (9.22%) Big Data
3 9 (6.38%) SQL Server
4 7 (4.96%) NoSQL
5 6 (4.26%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.26%) Apache Hive
5 6 (4.26%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.84%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.71%) DB2
7 1 (0.71%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 26 (18.44%) Subversion
2 22 (15.60%) Git (software)
3 15 (10.64%) PHPUnit
4 8 (5.67%) JIRA
5 5 (3.55%) Selenium
5 5 (3.55%) Mercurial
6 4 (2.84%) Hudson
6 4 (2.84%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.71%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.71%) Sublime Text
General
1 6 (4.26%) Advertising
1 6 (4.26%) Marketing
2 4 (2.84%) Finance
3 3 (2.13%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.42%) Games
4 2 (1.42%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.42%) Electronics
5 1 (0.71%) Banking
5 1 (0.71%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (60.28%) HTML
2 84 (59.57%) CSS
3 39 (27.66%) jQuery
4 34 (24.11%) LAMP
5 32 (22.70%) Symfony
6 20 (14.18%) Ajax
7 19 (13.48%) HTML5
8 16 (11.35%) CSS3
8 16 (11.35%) CodeIgniter
9 14 (9.93%) XML
10 12 (8.51%) SOAP
11 10 (7.09%) Laravel
11 10 (7.09%) Web Services
11 10 (7.09%) Zend Framework
12 9 (6.38%) Backbone.js
12 9 (6.38%) REST
12 9 (6.38%) AngularJS
13 8 (5.67%) CakePHP
14 7 (4.96%) RESTful
14 7 (4.96%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.06%) Open Source
2 6 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.55%) Visualisation
4 4 (2.84%) User Experience
4 4 (2.84%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.13%) Kindle
6 2 (1.42%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.42%) DTV
6 2 (1.42%) Web 2.0
6 2 (1.42%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.71%) Clustering
7 1 (0.71%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.71%) SCORM
7 1 (0.71%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.71%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 39 (27.66%) Linux
2 11 (7.80%) Apple iOS
3 9 (6.38%) UNIX
3 9 (6.38%) Android
4 7 (4.96%) Windows
5 5 (3.55%) Debian
5 5 (3.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (3.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.42%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (28.37%) OO
3 39 (27.66%) MVC
4 22 (15.60%) OOP
5 19 (13.48%) Web Development
5 19 (13.48%) E-Commerce
6 18 (12.77%) OO PHP
6 18 (12.77%) TDD
7 12 (8.51%) BDD
7 12 (8.51%) Unit Testing
8 7 (4.96%) Software Engineering
8 7 (4.96%) Analytics
9 6 (4.26%) DRM
9 6 (4.26%) Content Management
9 6 (4.26%) Scrum
10 4 (2.84%) Mentoring
10 4 (2.84%) CRM
10 4 (2.84%) Data Security
10 4 (2.84%) Automated Testing
10 4 (2.84%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 141 (100.00%) PHP
2 78 (55.32%) JavaScript
3 30 (21.28%) PHP5
4 9 (6.38%) Java
5 6 (4.26%) Ruby
6 5 (3.55%) C
6 5 (3.55%) Perl
6 5 (3.55%) SQL
7 4 (2.84%) C++
7 4 (2.84%) Python
7 4 (2.84%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.13%) PHP4
8 3 (2.13%) Objective-C
8 3 (2.13%) C#
9 2 (1.42%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.71%) ECMAScript
10 1 (0.71%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 6 (4.26%) Degree
2 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.13%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.71%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.42%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 2 (1.42%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 37 (26.24%) Zend
2 9 (6.38%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.55%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.13%) SAP
4 3 (2.13%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.42%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.71%) Cognos
6 1 (0.71%) IBM
6 1 (0.71%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle
6 1 (0.71%) Facebook
6 1 (0.71%) Twitter
6 1 (0.71%) Pardot
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