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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 200 186 159
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -27
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 66 52 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.67% 0.59% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.64% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 28 29
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £193 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £325 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £182.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-89.31% +508.33%
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
8976 8090 6997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.58% 91.36% 91.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4813 4261 3314
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 467 595
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -4.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -4 16 £325 - 7
Buckinghamshire +5 13 £275 -9.83% 8
Hampshire -7 12 £265 -3.63% 14
Oxfordshire -12 9 £238 +9.19% 6
Surrey +2 7 £350 +16.66% 8
Kent - 5 £350 - 3
East Sussex -4 4 £294 +20.51% 4
West Sussex - - - - 4
Isle of Wight - - - -
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 153 (100.00%) PHP
2 98 (64.05%) HTML
3 95 (62.09%) JavaScript
3 95 (62.09%) CSS
4 73 (47.71%) MySQL
5 65 (42.48%) jQuery
6 45 (29.41%) OO
7 43 (28.10%) MVC
8 40 (26.14%) HTML5
9 39 (25.49%) SQL
10 37 (24.18%) Agile Software Development
11 34 (22.22%) Linux
12 30 (19.61%) WordPress
13 29 (18.95%) LAMP
14 27 (17.65%) Marketing
14 27 (17.65%) OOP
15 26 (16.99%) Git (software)
16 24 (15.69%) CSS3
16 24 (15.69%) PHP5
17 23 (15.03%) Zend
18 22 (14.38%) Laravel
19 21 (13.73%) PHPUnit
19 21 (13.73%) TDD
19 21 (13.73%) Subversion
20 20 (13.07%) CMS
20 20 (13.07%) E-Commerce
20 20 (13.07%) CodeIgniter
20 20 (13.07%) Open Source
21 19 (12.42%) Node.js
21 19 (12.42%) Web Development

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 30 (19.61%) WordPress
2 20 (13.07%) CMS
3 19 (12.42%) Node.js
4 16 (10.46%) Apache
5 12 (7.84%) Drupal
6 3 (1.96%) Joomla!
6 3 (1.96%) Moodle
7 1 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.65%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.65%) MODX
Applications
1 2 (1.31%) MS Office
1 2 (1.31%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (6.54%) Magento
2 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.84%) Internet
2 1 (0.65%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (0.65%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (0.65%) PuTTY
2 1 (0.65%) PBX
2 1 (0.65%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (47.71%) MySQL
2 10 (6.54%) Relational Database
3 7 (4.58%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.96%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.96%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.31%) Redis
5 2 (1.31%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.65%) MS Access
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 26 (16.99%) Git (software)
2 21 (13.73%) PHPUnit
2 21 (13.73%) Subversion
3 11 (7.19%) Jenkins
4 6 (3.92%) JIRA
5 5 (3.27%) Xdebug
6 4 (2.61%) Selenium
7 2 (1.31%) Grunt
8 1 (0.65%) Zend Studio
8 1 (0.65%) Maven
8 1 (0.65%) Hudson
8 1 (0.65%) Mercurial
General
1 27 (17.65%) Marketing
2 11 (7.19%) Finance
3 7 (4.58%) Advertising
4 3 (1.96%) Banking
5 2 (1.31%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.65%) Electronics
6 1 (0.65%) Automotive
6 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.65%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (64.05%) HTML
2 95 (62.09%) CSS
3 65 (42.48%) jQuery
4 40 (26.14%) HTML5
5 29 (18.95%) LAMP
6 24 (15.69%) CSS3
7 22 (14.38%) Laravel
8 20 (13.07%) CodeIgniter
9 19 (12.42%) Web Services
10 17 (11.11%) XML
10 17 (11.11%) JSON
11 14 (9.15%) Ajax
12 13 (8.50%) REST
12 13 (8.50%) Symfony
13 12 (7.84%) AngularJS
13 12 (7.84%) RESTful
14 11 (7.19%) SOAP
15 7 (4.58%) XSLT
15 7 (4.58%) Zend Framework
16 6 (3.92%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.07%) Open Source
2 17 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.92%) Social Media
4 4 (2.61%) iDTV
5 3 (1.96%) Replication
5 3 (1.96%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.31%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.31%) Clustering
6 2 (1.31%) E-Learning
6 2 (1.31%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.65%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.65%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.65%) DTV
7 1 (0.65%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.65%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 34 (22.22%) Linux
2 6 (3.92%) UNIX
3 3 (1.96%) Windows
4 2 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.31%) Debian
4 2 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.65%) CentOS
5 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.65%) Android
5 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (29.41%) OO
2 43 (28.10%) MVC
3 37 (24.18%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (17.65%) OOP
5 21 (13.73%) TDD
6 20 (13.07%) E-Commerce
7 19 (12.42%) Web Development
8 15 (9.80%) BDD
8 15 (9.80%) OO PHP
9 11 (7.19%) Responsive Web Design
9 11 (7.19%) Unit Testing
9 11 (7.19%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (6.54%) Software Engineering
11 9 (5.88%) Scrum
12 8 (5.23%) SEO
13 7 (4.58%) Mobile Application Development
14 6 (3.92%) Web Design
14 6 (3.92%) Software Architecture
15 5 (3.27%) Digital Marketing
15 5 (3.27%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 153 (100.00%) PHP
2 95 (62.09%) JavaScript
3 39 (25.49%) SQL
4 24 (15.69%) PHP5
5 16 (10.46%) Python
6 15 (9.80%) Perl
7 12 (7.84%) Ruby
8 7 (4.58%) XPath
9 3 (1.96%) Java
10 2 (1.31%) C#
10 2 (1.31%) PHP4
11 1 (0.65%) Golang
11 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (3.27%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.61%) Degree
3 3 (1.96%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.65%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.31%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 23 (15.03%) Zend
2 5 (3.27%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.61%) Facebook
4 3 (1.96%) Oracle
5 2 (1.31%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.31%) Twitter
6 1 (0.65%) SendGrid
6 1 (0.65%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.65%) SAP
Hampshire
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes
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Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day + none
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Berkshire
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago