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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP Developer
Rank 184 194 161
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -33
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 58 79 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.75% 0.83% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.87% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 49 77
Median daily rate £360 £319 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.94% +8.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £450 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £45.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +73.07%
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
7228 9049 9230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.61% 94.91% 94.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4209 5243 5063
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £263 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 511 507
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.64 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.94% +10.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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
Oxfordshire +5 24 £400 -3.61% 5
East Sussex -10 13 £300 -14.28% 10
Surrey +20 5 £375 +7.14% 4
Hampshire +11 5 - - 25
Buckinghamshire +21 4 £325 +8.33% 3
Berkshire +3 4 £363 +29.46% 7
Kent -4 2 £325 -18.75% 2
West Sussex - 1 - - 5
PHP Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 180 (100.00%) PHP
2 110 (61.11%) MySQL
3 99 (55.00%) JavaScript
4 95 (52.78%) HTML
5 89 (49.44%) CSS
6 70 (38.89%) Web Development
7 66 (36.67%) MVC
8 62 (34.44%) AngularJS
9 59 (32.78%) Agile Software Development
10 53 (29.44%) MongoDB
10 53 (29.44%) NoSQL
11 52 (28.89%) Laravel
12 49 (27.22%) Git (software)
12 49 (27.22%) Linux
13 45 (25.00%) LAMP
14 42 (23.33%) Symfony
15 39 (21.67%) Apache
16 38 (21.11%) SQL
17 37 (20.56%) Continuous Integration
18 36 (20.00%) E-Commerce
19 32 (17.78%) Subversion
20 30 (16.67%) JSON
20 30 (16.67%) OO
21 29 (16.11%) jQuery
21 29 (16.11%) Node.js
22 27 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
23 26 (14.44%) Finance
23 26 (14.44%) Zend
23 26 (14.44%) TDD
23 26 (14.44%) CSS3

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 39 (21.67%) Apache
2 21 (11.67%) nginx
3 9 (5.00%) Drupal
3 9 (5.00%) Moodle
3 9 (5.00%) WordPress
4 4 (2.22%) SilverStripe
5 3 (1.67%) CMS
6 1 (0.56%) IIS
6 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.11%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 25 (13.89%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.89%) GitHub
3 6 (3.33%) SaaS
4 1 (0.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.56%) AWS OpsWorks
4 1 (0.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.22%) HTTP
2 3 (1.67%) FTP
2 3 (1.67%) SSH
2 3 (1.67%) Telnet
3 2 (1.11%) Intranet
3 2 (1.11%) Network Security
4 1 (0.56%) DNS
4 1 (0.56%) Internet
4 1 (0.56%) LDAP
4 1 (0.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (61.11%) MySQL
2 53 (29.44%) MongoDB
2 53 (29.44%) NoSQL
3 27 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
4 24 (13.33%) Relational Database
5 21 (11.67%) CouchDB
5 21 (11.67%) Redis
6 6 (3.33%) SQL Server
7 3 (1.67%) Big Data
8 2 (1.11%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.56%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 49 (27.22%) Git (software)
2 32 (17.78%) Subversion
3 23 (12.78%) Jenkins
4 21 (11.67%) Mercurial
5 19 (10.56%) PHPUnit
6 2 (1.11%) gulp
7 1 (0.56%) Bower
7 1 (0.56%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.56%) Vagrant
General
1 26 (14.44%) Finance
2 17 (9.44%) Publishing
3 8 (4.44%) Marketing
4 3 (1.67%) Retail
4 3 (1.67%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.11%) Advertising
6 1 (0.56%) Games
6 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (52.78%) HTML
2 89 (49.44%) CSS
3 62 (34.44%) AngularJS
4 52 (28.89%) Laravel
5 45 (25.00%) LAMP
6 42 (23.33%) Symfony
7 30 (16.67%) JSON
8 29 (16.11%) jQuery
8 29 (16.11%) Node.js
9 26 (14.44%) CSS3
10 24 (13.33%) CakePHP
11 22 (12.22%) LAPP Stack
12 21 (11.67%) LEMP Stack
12 21 (11.67%) Memcached
12 21 (11.67%) Yii
13 19 (10.56%) Web Services
14 17 (9.44%) RESTful
14 17 (9.44%) Sass
15 15 (8.33%) HTML5
16 14 (7.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.00%) Data Structures
2 5 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.78%) Visualisation
3 4 (2.22%) Digital Media
4 3 (1.67%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.11%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.11%) Statistics
5 2 (1.11%) User Experience
6 1 (0.56%) iPad
6 1 (0.56%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 49 (27.22%) Linux
2 15 (8.33%) Unix
3 9 (5.00%) CentOS
4 8 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.78%) Android
6 3 (1.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (38.89%) Web Development
2 66 (36.67%) MVC
3 59 (32.78%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (20.56%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 30 (16.67%) OO
7 26 (14.44%) OO PHP
7 26 (14.44%) TDD
8 25 (13.89%) Scrum
9 20 (11.11%) Release Management
10 16 (8.89%) Configuration Management
10 16 (8.89%) Performance Tuning
10 16 (8.89%) Refactoring
10 16 (8.89%) Web Application Development
11 15 (8.33%) Kanban
11 15 (8.33%) OOP
11 15 (8.33%) Pair Programming
12 14 (7.78%) API Development
12 14 (7.78%) Open Source
13 13 (7.22%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 180 (100.00%) PHP
2 99 (55.00%) JavaScript
3 38 (21.11%) SQL
4 7 (3.89%) Perl
5 4 (2.22%) Java
5 4 (2.22%) XPath
6 3 (1.67%) PHP 5
7 2 (1.11%) ActionScript
7 2 (1.11%) PHP 4
7 2 (1.11%) PHP 7
8 1 (0.56%) C
8 1 (0.56%) C++
8 1 (0.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (4.44%) CCNP
1 8 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (1.67%) Degree
3 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.78%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (11.11%) Ansible
2 17 (9.44%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (8.89%) Puppet
4 1 (0.56%) Opsview
Vendors
1 26 (14.44%) Zend
2 2 (1.11%) Oracle
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