The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had PHP Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP Developer
Rank 145 178 176
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -2
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 112 92 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.33% 0.94% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 1.00% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 58 55
Median daily rate £336 £294 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.46% -9.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £228 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £30.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +114.28%
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
7888 9239 8617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.79% 94.72% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4784 5565 4753
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 433 456
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +13.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured PHP Developer in the job title.

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 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +34 45 £300 -16.66% 18
Oxfordshire +6 36 £375 +44.23% 11
East Sussex +8 17 £300 +4.34% 5
Surrey +6 5 £275 +22.22% 4
Berkshire +1 4 £350 +40.00% 10
Buckinghamshire +15 3 £338 +12.50% 5
Kent +5 2 £305 +10.90% 3
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, PHP Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 183 (100.00%) PHP
2 102 (55.74%) JavaScript
2 102 (55.74%) MySQL
3 94 (51.37%) HTML
4 86 (46.99%) CSS
5 71 (38.80%) Agile Software Development
6 69 (37.70%) Web Development
7 59 (32.24%) AngularJS
8 56 (30.60%) Linux
8 56 (30.60%) MVC
9 55 (30.05%) LAMP
10 52 (28.42%) Git (software)
11 50 (27.32%) NoSQL
12 46 (25.14%) MongoDB
12 46 (25.14%) SQL
13 45 (24.59%) Apache
14 40 (21.86%) jQuery
15 39 (21.31%) Laravel
16 37 (20.22%) JSON
17 35 (19.13%) Symfony
18 32 (17.49%) E-Commerce
19 31 (16.94%) Continuous Integration
19 31 (16.94%) Subversion
20 30 (16.39%) OO PHP
21 29 (15.85%) CSS3
21 29 (15.85%) OO
21 29 (15.85%) Scrum
22 28 (15.30%) CakePHP
23 27 (14.75%) TDD
23 27 (14.75%) Finance

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 45 (24.59%) Apache
2 18 (9.84%) WordPress
3 14 (7.65%) nginx
4 12 (6.56%) Drupal
5 6 (3.28%) CMS
5 6 (3.28%) Moodle
6 2 (1.09%) IIS
6 2 (1.09%) MODX
6 2 (1.09%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.55%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.55%) SilverStripe
7 1 (0.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.55%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 25 (13.66%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.84%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.83%) GitHub
3 6 (3.28%) SaaS
4 1 (0.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.55%) AWS OpsWorks
4 1 (0.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.73%) Network Security
2 4 (2.19%) HTTP
3 3 (1.64%) FTP
3 3 (1.64%) Internet
3 3 (1.64%) Intranet
3 3 (1.64%) SSH
3 3 (1.64%) Telnet
4 2 (1.09%) DNS
4 2 (1.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (55.74%) MySQL
2 50 (27.32%) NoSQL
3 46 (25.14%) MongoDB
4 20 (10.93%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (8.74%) Relational Database
6 14 (7.65%) CouchDB
6 14 (7.65%) Redis
7 3 (1.64%) Big Data
8 2 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.09%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (1.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.55%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.55%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 52 (28.42%) Git (software)
2 31 (16.94%) Subversion
3 25 (13.66%) PHPUnit
4 16 (8.74%) Jenkins
5 14 (7.65%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.09%) gulp
6 2 (1.09%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.09%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.09%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.55%) Bower
General
1 27 (14.75%) Finance
2 17 (9.29%) Publishing
3 6 (3.28%) Marketing
4 5 (2.73%) Retail
5 3 (1.64%) Advertising
5 3 (1.64%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.55%) Games
6 1 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (51.37%) HTML
2 86 (46.99%) CSS
3 59 (32.24%) AngularJS
4 55 (30.05%) LAMP
5 40 (21.86%) jQuery
6 39 (21.31%) Laravel
7 37 (20.22%) JSON
8 35 (19.13%) Symfony
9 29 (15.85%) CSS3
10 28 (15.30%) CakePHP
11 23 (12.57%) Node.js
12 22 (12.02%) Web Services
13 20 (10.93%) REST
14 19 (10.38%) Sass
15 18 (9.84%) LAPP Stack
16 17 (9.29%) XML
17 16 (8.74%) HTML5
17 16 (8.74%) RESTful
18 15 (8.20%) Yii
19 14 (7.65%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.92%) Data Structures
2 6 (3.28%) Digital Media
3 4 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.19%) Visualisation
4 3 (1.64%) Blog
5 2 (1.09%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.09%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.09%) User Experience
6 1 (0.55%) iPad
6 1 (0.55%) New Media
6 1 (0.55%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 56 (30.60%) Linux
2 19 (10.38%) Unix
3 14 (7.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (7.10%) CentOS
5 3 (1.64%) Solaris
6 2 (1.09%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (38.80%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (37.70%) Web Development
3 56 (30.60%) MVC
4 32 (17.49%) E-Commerce
5 31 (16.94%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (16.39%) OO PHP
7 29 (15.85%) OO
7 29 (15.85%) Scrum
8 27 (14.75%) TDD
9 19 (10.38%) Open Source
9 19 (10.38%) Unit Testing
10 16 (8.74%) API Development
10 16 (8.74%) Automation Testing
10 16 (8.74%) Kanban
10 16 (8.74%) OOP
10 16 (8.74%) Pair Programming
11 13 (7.10%) SDLC
12 12 (6.56%) Configuration Management
13 11 (6.01%) Release Management
14 10 (5.46%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 183 (100.00%) PHP
2 102 (55.74%) JavaScript
3 46 (25.14%) SQL
4 7 (3.83%) Java
5 6 (3.28%) Perl
6 3 (1.64%) PHP 5
7 2 (1.09%) ActionScript
7 2 (1.09%) PHP 4
7 2 (1.09%) PHP 7
7 2 (1.09%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.09%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.55%) C
8 1 (0.55%) C++
8 1 (0.55%) Python
8 1 (0.55%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (6.56%) CCNP
1 12 (6.56%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (1.64%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.74%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.64%) Docker
2 2 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (7.65%) Ansible
2 11 (6.01%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (6.01%) Puppet
3 1 (0.55%) Opsview
Vendors
1 22 (12.02%) Zend
2 7 (3.83%) Oracle
3 2 (1.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.09%) Red Hat
3 2 (1.09%) VMware
4 1 (0.55%) Sage
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Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, Sussex
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Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
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Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago