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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP Developer
Rank 184 165 166
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +1
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 76 89 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.89% 0.94% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 1.00% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 57 40
Average daily rate £350 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £365 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 £24.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+89.89% -14.65%
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
8011 8890 7964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.98% 93.80% 93.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4827 4759 4142
Average daily rate £385 £375 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 409 434 467
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.40 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.96 £11.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Oxfordshire +24 28 £401 +68.94% 5
East Sussex +20 18 £313 +6.38% 7
Hampshire -2 16 £298 +8.18% 22
Berkshire -4 9 £300 -7.69% 7
Surrey -9 6 £388 +10.71% 9
Kent -9 5 £325 -7.14% 3
Buckinghamshire +1 1 £338 +22.72% 5
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 155 (100.00%) PHP
2 121 (78.06%) HTML
3 120 (77.42%) JavaScript
4 116 (74.84%) CSS
5 81 (52.26%) MySQL
6 75 (48.39%) jQuery
7 42 (27.10%) HTML5
8 39 (25.16%) Agile Software Development
9 37 (23.87%) Git (software)
10 35 (22.58%) Laravel
11 26 (16.77%) OO
11 26 (16.77%) MVC
11 26 (16.77%) AngularJS
12 25 (16.13%) Linux
13 24 (15.48%) LAMP
14 23 (14.84%) TDD
14 23 (14.84%) Moodle
14 23 (14.84%) Magento
15 21 (13.55%) Sass
15 21 (13.55%) Apache
16 20 (12.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 20 (12.90%) MongoDB
16 20 (12.90%) NoSQL
17 19 (12.26%) CSS3
17 19 (12.26%) WordPress
18 18 (11.61%) OO PHP
18 18 (11.61%) Unit Testing
18 18 (11.61%) JSON
18 18 (11.61%) Symfony
19 17 (10.97%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 23 (14.84%) Moodle
2 21 (13.55%) Apache
3 19 (12.26%) WordPress
4 12 (7.74%) Drupal
5 11 (7.10%) Node.js
6 9 (5.81%) Apache Solr
7 8 (5.16%) CMS
8 7 (4.52%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (3.87%) IIS
9 6 (3.87%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.29%) Jetty
10 2 (1.29%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.65%) SilverStripe
11 1 (0.65%) TYPO3
Applications
1 2 (1.29%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.65%) GIMP
2 1 (0.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 23 (14.84%) Magento
2 3 (1.94%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.29%) BigMachines
3 2 (1.29%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.03%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.52%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (3.87%) Adobe Analytics
3 6 (3.87%) Google Analytics
3 6 (3.87%) Google Tag Manager
4 4 (2.58%) SaaS
5 2 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.29%) Sage Pay
6 1 (0.65%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.81%) Intranet
2 1 (0.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (52.26%) MySQL
2 20 (12.90%) MongoDB
2 20 (12.90%) NoSQL
3 11 (7.10%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.94%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.29%) Couchbase
6 2 (1.29%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.29%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.65%) Big Data
7 1 (0.65%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 37 (23.87%) Git (software)
2 16 (10.32%) Subversion
3 14 (9.03%) PHPUnit
4 6 (3.87%) Bower
4 6 (3.87%) Grunt
5 4 (2.58%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.29%) Babel
6 2 (1.29%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.29%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.29%) gulp
6 2 (1.29%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.29%) JIRA
6 2 (1.29%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.65%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.65%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.65%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (0.65%) PhpStorm
7 1 (0.65%) Selenium
General
1 10 (6.45%) Publishing
2 6 (3.87%) Marketing
3 3 (1.94%) Finance
4 1 (0.65%) Advertising
4 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.65%) Games
4 1 (0.65%) Legal
4 1 (0.65%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (78.06%) HTML
2 116 (74.84%) CSS
3 75 (48.39%) jQuery
4 42 (27.10%) HTML5
5 35 (22.58%) Laravel
6 26 (16.77%) AngularJS
7 24 (15.48%) LAMP
8 21 (13.55%) Sass
9 20 (12.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 19 (12.26%) CSS3
11 18 (11.61%) JSON
11 18 (11.61%) Symfony
12 13 (8.39%) Ajax
12 13 (8.39%) Web Services
12 13 (8.39%) XML
13 12 (7.74%) REST
13 12 (7.74%) SOAP
14 11 (7.10%) RESTful
15 9 (5.81%) CodeIgniter
15 9 (5.81%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.23%) User Experience
2 2 (1.29%) Social Media
3 1 (0.65%) e-Learning
3 1 (0.65%) Fintech
3 1 (0.65%) FMCG
3 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.65%) SCORM
3 1 (0.65%) Statistics
3 1 (0.65%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 25 (16.13%) Linux
2 13 (8.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (6.45%) Windows
4 7 (4.52%) Windows Server
5 6 (3.87%) CentOS
5 6 (3.87%) Unix
6 1 (0.65%) Debian
6 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (25.16%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (16.77%) MVC
2 26 (16.77%) OO
3 23 (14.84%) TDD
4 18 (11.61%) OO PHP
4 18 (11.61%) Unit Testing
5 16 (10.32%) E-Commerce
6 14 (9.03%) Front End Development
7 12 (7.74%) Scrum
8 11 (7.10%) BDD
8 11 (7.10%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (7.10%) OOP
9 9 (5.81%) Analytics
10 8 (5.16%) Open Source
10 8 (5.16%) Web Application Development
11 6 (3.87%) SDLC
11 6 (3.87%) SEO
11 6 (3.87%) Tag Management
11 6 (3.87%) Web Development
12 5 (3.23%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 155 (100.00%) PHP
2 120 (77.42%) JavaScript
3 17 (10.97%) SQL
4 13 (8.39%) Java
5 5 (3.23%) PHP 5
6 3 (1.94%) VB
7 2 (1.29%) Apex Code
7 2 (1.29%) ES6
7 2 (1.29%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.65%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.65%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.65%) Perl
8 1 (0.65%) PHP 4
8 1 (0.65%) Python
8 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.65%) VBA
8 1 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (3.87%) CCNP
1 6 (3.87%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.29%) Degree
3 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.87%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (1.29%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (1.94%) Puppet
2 2 (1.29%) Packer
Vendors
1 12 (7.74%) Zend
2 9 (5.81%) Google
3 7 (4.52%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.52%) Oracle
3 7 (4.52%) Red Hat
4 6 (3.87%) Adobe
5 3 (1.94%) Splunk
6 2 (1.29%) Omniture
6 2 (1.29%) PayPal
6 2 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.29%) Siebel
6 2 (1.29%) Tableau
7 1 (0.65%) SAP
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