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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 170 149 131
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -18
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 73 101 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.79% 1.16% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 1.24% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 61 61
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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 £244 £214 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £388 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.72% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £35.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-51.42% +9.37%
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
8534 8116 9138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.96% 92.91% 91.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4759 4311 4248
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 442 505 599
Average hourly rate £16.14 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £39.50 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +2 21 £350 +16.66% 12
Hampshire -8 17 £325 +8.33% 21
Berkshire -5 16 £325 -3.70% 2
Oxfordshire -7 11 £310 -8.14% 12
Kent -3 5 £225 -15.09% 1
West Sussex +3 3 £250 +24.22% 1
Buckinghamshire -11 3 £298 -4.80% 8
East Sussex -22 2 - - 4
Middlesex - - - - 1
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 147 (100.00%) PHP
2 100 (68.03%) MySQL
3 91 (61.90%) HTML
4 90 (61.22%) CSS
5 80 (54.42%) JavaScript
6 47 (31.97%) Agile Software Development
7 46 (31.29%) jQuery
7 46 (31.29%) OO
8 42 (28.57%) MVC
9 39 (26.53%) Zend
9 39 (26.53%) Linux
10 35 (23.81%) PHP5
11 33 (22.45%) LAMP
11 33 (22.45%) Apache
12 30 (20.41%) Symfony
13 27 (18.37%) OOP
14 26 (17.69%) CMS
15 25 (17.01%) Subversion
16 23 (15.65%) TDD
16 23 (15.65%) Web Development
17 22 (14.97%) Git (software)
18 21 (14.29%) Ajax
19 19 (12.93%) E-Commerce
19 19 (12.93%) PHPUnit
19 19 (12.93%) HTML5
19 19 (12.93%) OO PHP
20 18 (12.24%) Open Source
21 17 (11.56%) WordPress
22 16 (10.88%) CSS3
23 15 (10.20%) CodeIgniter

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (22.45%) Apache
2 26 (17.69%) CMS
3 17 (11.56%) WordPress
4 9 (6.12%) Drupal
4 9 (6.12%) Joomla!
5 6 (4.08%) Node.js
6 3 (2.04%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (2.04%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.36%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.68%) Confluence
8 1 (0.68%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.68%) Moodle
8 1 (0.68%) nginx
8 1 (0.68%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 2 (1.36%) Photoshop
1 2 (1.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (4.76%) Magento
2 2 (1.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.36%) SaaS
2 1 (0.68%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.52%) Internet
2 5 (3.40%) Asterisk PBX
3 4 (2.72%) PBX
3 4 (2.72%) VoIP
4 2 (1.36%) HTTP
5 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (68.03%) MySQL
2 13 (8.84%) Big Data
3 9 (6.12%) SQL Server
4 7 (4.76%) NoSQL
5 6 (4.08%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.08%) Hadoop
5 6 (4.08%) Apache Hive
6 4 (2.72%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.68%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.68%) DB2
Development Applications
1 25 (17.01%) Subversion
2 22 (14.97%) Git (software)
3 19 (12.93%) PHPUnit
4 8 (5.44%) JIRA
5 5 (3.40%) Mercurial
5 5 (3.40%) Selenium
6 4 (2.72%) Hudson
6 4 (2.72%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.68%) Sublime Text
7 1 (0.68%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 6 (4.08%) Advertising
1 6 (4.08%) Marketing
2 3 (2.04%) Finance
3 2 (1.36%) Games
3 2 (1.36%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.36%) Electronics
3 2 (1.36%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.68%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (61.90%) HTML
2 90 (61.22%) CSS
3 46 (31.29%) jQuery
4 33 (22.45%) LAMP
5 30 (20.41%) Symfony
6 21 (14.29%) Ajax
7 19 (12.93%) HTML5
8 16 (10.88%) CSS3
9 15 (10.20%) CodeIgniter
10 14 (9.52%) Zend Framework
10 14 (9.52%) XML
11 11 (7.48%) SOAP
12 10 (6.80%) Laravel
13 9 (6.12%) Backbone.js
13 9 (6.12%) AngularJS
13 9 (6.12%) Web Services
14 8 (5.44%) CakePHP
14 8 (5.44%) REST
15 7 (4.76%) Underscore.js
16 6 (4.08%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.24%) Open Source
2 6 (4.08%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.40%) Visualisation
4 4 (2.72%) User Experience
4 4 (2.72%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.04%) Kindle
6 2 (1.36%) DTV
6 2 (1.36%) E-Learning
6 2 (1.36%) Web 2.0
6 2 (1.36%) Graphic Design
6 2 (1.36%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.68%) SCORM
7 1 (0.68%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 39 (26.53%) Linux
2 12 (8.16%) Apple iOS
3 10 (6.80%) Android
4 9 (6.12%) UNIX
5 7 (4.76%) Windows
6 5 (3.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.40%) Debian
6 5 (3.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.36%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (31.97%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (31.29%) OO
3 42 (28.57%) MVC
4 27 (18.37%) OOP
5 23 (15.65%) TDD
5 23 (15.65%) Web Development
6 19 (12.93%) E-Commerce
6 19 (12.93%) OO PHP
7 12 (8.16%) BDD
7 12 (8.16%) Unit Testing
8 11 (7.48%) Software Engineering
9 7 (4.76%) Analytics
10 6 (4.08%) Content Management
10 6 (4.08%) Scrum
11 5 (3.40%) DRM
12 4 (2.72%) CRM
12 4 (2.72%) Data Security
12 4 (2.72%) Automated Testing
12 4 (2.72%) Usability Testing
12 4 (2.72%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 147 (100.00%) PHP
2 80 (54.42%) JavaScript
3 35 (23.81%) PHP5
4 9 (6.12%) Java
5 6 (4.08%) SQL
5 6 (4.08%) Ruby
6 5 (3.40%) Perl
6 5 (3.40%) C
7 4 (2.72%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.72%) C++
7 4 (2.72%) Python
8 3 (2.04%) PHP4
8 3 (2.04%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.36%) C#
9 2 (1.36%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.68%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.68%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 6 (4.08%) Degree
2 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.04%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.36%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 2 (1.36%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 39 (26.53%) Zend
2 9 (6.12%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.40%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.04%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.04%) SAP
5 2 (1.36%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.68%) Pardot
6 1 (0.68%) Facebook
6 1 (0.68%) Twitter
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle
6 1 (0.68%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.68%) IBM
6 1 (0.68%) Cognos
6 1 (0.68%) Adobe
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