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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 210 161 150
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -11
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 57 87 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.57% 0.89% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.97% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 61 44
Average daily rate
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£313 £285 £266
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.64% +7.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £259
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +25.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £175.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-87.71% +311.76%
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
9227 8947 7837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.70% 91.89% 92.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5072 4916 3900
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £215 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 474 613
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £48.33 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Berkshire -3 14 £325 - 5
Hampshire -15 13 £300 +2.56% 10
Oxfordshire -23 9 £288 +10.57% 9
Buckinghamshire +8 7 £313 +19.04% 8
Surrey +5 6 £355 +14.51% 16
East Sussex -10 5 £250 -9.09% 9
West Sussex -19 2 - - 3
Kent -6 1 - - 6
Middlesex - - - -
Isle of Wight - - - -
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 145 (100.00%) PHP
2 91 (62.76%) HTML
3 89 (61.38%) JavaScript
3 89 (61.38%) CSS
4 72 (49.66%) MySQL
5 56 (38.62%) jQuery
6 46 (31.72%) MVC
7 41 (28.28%) HTML5
8 40 (27.59%) OO
9 38 (26.21%) Linux
9 38 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
10 34 (23.45%) LAMP
11 31 (21.38%) SQL
12 28 (19.31%) OOP
12 28 (19.31%) Zend
13 26 (17.93%) Git (software)
14 25 (17.24%) Marketing
15 24 (16.55%) CSS3
15 24 (16.55%) Laravel
16 23 (15.86%) PHP5
17 22 (15.17%) WordPress
17 22 (15.17%) Apache
18 21 (14.48%) Web Development
18 21 (14.48%) TDD
18 21 (14.48%) Subversion
19 18 (12.41%) OO PHP
20 16 (11.03%) CMS
20 16 (11.03%) XML
20 16 (11.03%) E-Commerce
20 16 (11.03%) Symfony

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 22 (15.17%) Apache
1 22 (15.17%) WordPress
2 16 (11.03%) CMS
3 13 (8.97%) Drupal
3 13 (8.97%) Node.js
4 3 (2.07%) Moodle
5 2 (1.38%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.69%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.69%) ExpressionEngine
6 1 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.69%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.69%) MODX
Applications
1 2 (1.38%) MS Office
1 2 (1.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (4.83%) Magento
2 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.52%) Internet
2 2 (1.38%) Skype
3 1 (0.69%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (0.69%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (0.69%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.69%) PBX
3 1 (0.69%) VoIP
3 1 (0.69%) SMTP
3 1 (0.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (49.66%) MySQL
2 9 (6.21%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (5.52%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.07%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.07%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.38%) Redis
5 2 (1.38%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 26 (17.93%) Git (software)
2 21 (14.48%) Subversion
3 15 (10.34%) PHPUnit
4 9 (6.21%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.07%) Grunt
6 2 (1.38%) JIRA
6 2 (1.38%) Selenium
7 1 (0.69%) Zend Studio
7 1 (0.69%) Maven
7 1 (0.69%) Hudson
7 1 (0.69%) Behat
7 1 (0.69%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.69%) Bower
7 1 (0.69%) Xdebug
General
1 25 (17.24%) Marketing
2 10 (6.90%) Finance
3 7 (4.83%) Advertising
4 2 (1.38%) Publishing
4 2 (1.38%) Banking
4 2 (1.38%) Retail
5 1 (0.69%) Games
5 1 (0.69%) Automotive
5 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.69%) Electronics
5 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (62.76%) HTML
2 89 (61.38%) CSS
3 56 (38.62%) jQuery
4 41 (28.28%) HTML5
5 34 (23.45%) LAMP
6 24 (16.55%) CSS3
6 24 (16.55%) Laravel
7 16 (11.03%) CodeIgniter
7 16 (11.03%) Symfony
7 16 (11.03%) XML
7 16 (11.03%) JSON
8 15 (10.34%) Web Services
9 14 (9.66%) AngularJS
10 10 (6.90%) Ajax
11 9 (6.21%) Zend Framework
12 8 (5.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (5.52%) Yii
12 8 (5.52%) REST
13 7 (4.83%) RESTful
14 6 (4.14%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.97%) Open Source
2 10 (6.90%) Mobile App
3 6 (4.14%) Social Media
4 3 (2.07%) iDTV
4 3 (2.07%) Replication
4 3 (2.07%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.38%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.38%) E-Learning
5 2 (1.38%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.38%) User Experience
6 1 (0.69%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.69%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.69%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.69%) Clustering
6 1 (0.69%) DTV
6 1 (0.69%) Social Gaming
6 1 (0.69%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 38 (26.21%) Linux
2 5 (3.45%) UNIX
3 3 (2.07%) CentOS
4 2 (1.38%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.38%) Android
5 1 (0.69%) Windows
5 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (31.72%) MVC
2 40 (27.59%) OO
3 38 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (19.31%) OOP
5 21 (14.48%) TDD
5 21 (14.48%) Web Development
6 18 (12.41%) OO PHP
7 16 (11.03%) E-Commerce
8 14 (9.66%) BDD
9 12 (8.28%) Scrum
9 12 (8.28%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (8.28%) Unit Testing
10 10 (6.90%) Software Engineering
10 10 (6.90%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (4.14%) Web Design
11 6 (4.14%) SEO
12 5 (3.45%) Change Control
13 4 (2.76%) Mobile Application Development
13 4 (2.76%) Mentoring
13 4 (2.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 145 (100.00%) PHP
2 89 (61.38%) JavaScript
3 31 (21.38%) SQL
4 23 (15.86%) PHP5
5 13 (8.97%) Python
6 11 (7.59%) Perl
7 7 (4.83%) Ruby
8 5 (3.45%) XPath
9 4 (2.76%) PHP4
10 3 (2.07%) Java
11 2 (1.38%) C#
11 2 (1.38%) VBA
12 1 (0.69%) Golang
Qualifications
1 4 (2.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.38%) Degree
2 2 (1.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.45%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.69%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (2.07%) Puppet
2 2 (1.38%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 28 (19.31%) Zend
2 4 (2.76%) Oracle
3 3 (2.07%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.07%) Facebook
4 2 (1.38%) Twitter
4 2 (1.38%) SAP
5 1 (0.69%) Perforce
5 1 (0.69%) Sitecore
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