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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP Developer
Rank 185 208 156
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -52
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 89 59 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.92% 0.59% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.63% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 43 73
Median daily rate £325 £300 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -36.29%
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
9184 9388 8744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.24% 94.32% 93.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5566 5157 4802
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 452 483
Median hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £50.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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
East Sussex +23 27 £300 +20.00% 14
Oxfordshire +23 25 £400 +33.33% 3
Hampshire +1 17 £320 +6.66% 19
Surrey -3 8 £350 +5.66% 12
Buckinghamshire +8 6 £325 +13.04% 2
Berkshire 0 3 £300 -7.69% 7
West Sussex -20 2 £315 -18.18% 4
Kent -19 1 £325 -
PHP Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 168 (100.00%) PHP
2 128 (76.19%) HTML
3 123 (73.21%) CSS
4 113 (67.26%) JavaScript
5 89 (52.98%) MySQL
6 66 (39.29%) jQuery
7 60 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
8 50 (29.76%) Web Development
9 41 (24.40%) HTML5
10 40 (23.81%) Git (software)
11 35 (20.83%) TDD
12 33 (19.64%) Linux
13 30 (17.86%) LAMP
13 30 (17.86%) Laravel
14 29 (17.26%) AngularJS
14 29 (17.26%) MVC
15 27 (16.07%) OO
16 25 (14.88%) Scrum
17 24 (14.29%) Magento
18 23 (13.69%) NoSQL
19 22 (13.10%) Apache
19 22 (13.10%) SQL
20 21 (12.50%) E-Commerce
20 21 (12.50%) Symfony
20 21 (12.50%) OO PHP
21 20 (11.90%) Sass
21 20 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
21 20 (11.90%) JSON
21 20 (11.90%) Web Services
22 19 (11.31%) Publishing

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 22 (13.10%) Apache
2 19 (11.31%) WordPress
3 17 (10.12%) Node.js
4 16 (9.52%) Moodle
5 15 (8.93%) Drupal
6 8 (4.76%) Apache Solr
6 8 (4.76%) CMS
7 6 (3.57%) IIS
7 6 (3.57%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.19%) Joomla!
9 2 (1.19%) MODX
9 2 (1.19%) nginx
9 2 (1.19%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.60%) SilverStripe
10 1 (0.60%) TYPO3
Applications
1 1 (0.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 24 (14.29%) Magento
2 3 (1.79%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.60%) BigMachines
3 1 (0.60%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 20 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (4.17%) SaaS
3 6 (3.57%) Adobe Analytics
3 6 (3.57%) Google Analytics
3 6 (3.57%) Google Tag Manager
4 2 (1.19%) GitHub
4 2 (1.19%) Sage Pay
5 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.17%) Intranet
2 3 (1.79%) Network Security
3 1 (0.60%) Firewall
3 1 (0.60%) FTP
3 1 (0.60%) Internet
3 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (52.98%) MySQL
2 23 (13.69%) NoSQL
3 13 (7.74%) MongoDB
4 11 (6.55%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.79%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.19%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (1.19%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 40 (23.81%) Git (software)
2 16 (9.52%) Subversion
3 13 (7.74%) PHPUnit
4 5 (2.98%) Vagrant
5 4 (2.38%) Bower
5 4 (2.38%) Grunt
6 3 (1.79%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (1.19%) Babel
7 2 (1.19%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.19%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.19%) gulp
7 2 (1.19%) Selenium
7 2 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.19%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.60%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.60%) git-flow
8 1 (0.60%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.60%) JIRA
General
1 19 (11.31%) Publishing
2 5 (2.98%) Finance
2 5 (2.98%) Retail
3 4 (2.38%) Marketing
4 2 (1.19%) Advertising
4 2 (1.19%) Games
5 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (76.19%) HTML
2 123 (73.21%) CSS
3 66 (39.29%) jQuery
4 41 (24.40%) HTML5
5 30 (17.86%) LAMP
5 30 (17.86%) Laravel
6 29 (17.26%) AngularJS
7 21 (12.50%) Symfony
8 20 (11.90%) JSON
8 20 (11.90%) Sass
8 20 (11.90%) Web Services
9 19 (11.31%) CSS3
10 17 (10.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 15 (8.93%) Ajax
12 14 (8.33%) SOAP
13 13 (7.74%) XML
14 12 (7.14%) REST
15 11 (6.55%) CodeIgniter
16 10 (5.95%) RESTful
17 8 (4.76%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.76%) User Experience
2 3 (1.79%) Digital Media
3 2 (1.19%) Fintech
3 2 (1.19%) Replication
3 2 (1.19%) Social Media
4 1 (0.60%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.60%) e-Learning
4 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 33 (19.64%) Linux
2 15 (8.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (6.55%) Windows
4 7 (4.17%) Windows Server
5 6 (3.57%) CentOS
5 6 (3.57%) Unix
6 2 (1.19%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (1.19%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.60%) Debian
7 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (29.76%) Web Development
3 35 (20.83%) TDD
4 29 (17.26%) MVC
5 27 (16.07%) OO
6 25 (14.88%) Scrum
7 21 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 21 (12.50%) OO PHP
8 16 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (9.52%) Open Source
9 15 (8.93%) BDD
10 14 (8.33%) Front End Development
11 13 (7.74%) OOP
11 13 (7.74%) Unit Testing
12 11 (6.55%) Automation Testing
12 11 (6.55%) Kanban
12 11 (6.55%) Software Engineering
13 9 (5.36%) Analytics
13 9 (5.36%) API Development
13 9 (5.36%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 168 (100.00%) PHP
2 113 (67.26%) JavaScript
3 22 (13.10%) SQL
4 12 (7.14%) Java
5 8 (4.76%) PHP 5
6 4 (2.38%) Perl
7 3 (1.79%) Python
8 2 (1.19%) ES6
8 2 (1.19%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.19%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.19%) VB
8 2 (1.19%) VBA
9 1 (0.60%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.60%) PHP 4
9 1 (0.60%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.60%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (3.57%) CCNP
1 6 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (2.38%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.79%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.19%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.19%) Varnish
1 2 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (3.57%) Puppet
2 1 (0.60%) cPanel
Vendors
1 17 (10.12%) Zend
2 10 (5.95%) Oracle
3 9 (5.36%) Red Hat
4 7 (4.17%) Adobe
4 7 (4.17%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.57%) Google
6 2 (1.19%) Omniture
6 2 (1.19%) PayPal
6 2 (1.19%) SAP
6 2 (1.19%) VMware
7 1 (0.60%) Sage
7 1 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.60%) Siebel
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