The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 187 138 144
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +6
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 62 88 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.67% 1.04% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 1.12% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 43 42
Average daily rate
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£290 £294 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.27% +9.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £210 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £400 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £265
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +40.00%
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8443 7880 9019
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.77% 92.77% 91.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4593 4073 4128
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 547 637
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -9.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
PHP Developer
England

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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
Surrey -12 12 £325 -7.14% 7
Hampshire -21 11 £238 -20.83% 14
Oxfordshire -1 9 £300 -7.69% 4
Berkshire -4 7 £300 +9.09% 3
East Sussex -7 7 £245 +40.00% 5
Buckinghamshire -14 6 £300 +20.00% 5
Middlesex - 6 £250 -
Kent +4 4 £225 +150.00% 3
West Sussex - 3 £281 - 2
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England

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

1 151 (100.00%) PHP
2 101 (66.89%) MySQL
3 93 (61.59%) HTML
4 92 (60.93%) CSS
5 81 (53.64%) JavaScript
6 47 (31.13%) OO
7 41 (27.15%) OOP
7 41 (27.15%) PHP5
8 40 (26.49%) jQuery
9 38 (25.17%) LAMP
10 37 (24.50%) Agile Software Development
11 36 (23.84%) MVC
12 33 (21.85%) Zend
13 32 (21.19%) Linux
14 29 (19.21%) TDD
15 28 (18.54%) Git (software)
16 26 (17.22%) E-Commerce
17 24 (15.89%) CMS
17 24 (15.89%) Web Development
17 24 (15.89%) Apache
18 22 (14.57%) Symfony
19 21 (13.91%) PHPUnit
20 19 (12.58%) HTML5
21 18 (11.92%) Subversion
22 17 (11.26%) WordPress
23 16 (10.60%) Zend Framework
23 16 (10.60%) XML
23 16 (10.60%) BDD
23 16 (10.60%) Apple iOS
23 16 (10.60%) CSS3

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 24 (15.89%) Apache
1 24 (15.89%) CMS
2 17 (11.26%) WordPress
3 12 (7.95%) Drupal
4 6 (3.97%) Joomla!
5 5 (3.31%) nginx
6 3 (1.99%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.99%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.99%) Node.js
7 2 (1.32%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.66%) SugarCRM
8 1 (0.66%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.66%) Moodle
Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (3.97%) Magento
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.31%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.64%) Internet
2 4 (2.65%) Asterisk PBX
3 3 (1.99%) PBX
3 3 (1.99%) VoIP
4 1 (0.66%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (66.89%) MySQL
2 13 (8.61%) Big Data
3 8 (5.30%) NoSQL
4 6 (3.97%) Hadoop
4 6 (3.97%) Apache Hive
5 3 (1.99%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.66%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.66%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.66%) DB2
6 1 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (18.54%) Git (software)
2 21 (13.91%) PHPUnit
3 18 (11.92%) Subversion
4 5 (3.31%) Selenium
4 5 (3.31%) Behat
4 5 (3.31%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.65%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 4 (2.65%) JIRA
5 4 (2.65%) Mercurial
6 3 (1.99%) Hudson
6 3 (1.99%) Sublime Text
7 2 (1.32%) Bitbucket
General
1 6 (3.97%) Advertising
2 3 (1.99%) Marketing
2 3 (1.99%) Finance
3 2 (1.32%) Games
3 2 (1.32%) Retail
4 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.66%) Electronics
4 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (61.59%) HTML
2 92 (60.93%) CSS
3 40 (26.49%) jQuery
4 38 (25.17%) LAMP
5 22 (14.57%) Symfony
6 19 (12.58%) HTML5
7 16 (10.60%) CSS3
7 16 (10.60%) Zend Framework
7 16 (10.60%) XML
8 15 (9.93%) Ajax
9 9 (5.96%) Backbone.js
9 9 (5.96%) AngularJS
10 7 (4.64%) Underscore.js
10 7 (4.64%) REST
11 6 (3.97%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (3.97%) Ember.js
11 6 (3.97%) JSON
12 5 (3.31%) CodeIgniter
13 4 (2.65%) SOAP
13 4 (2.65%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.27%) Open Source
2 5 (3.31%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.31%) Visualisation
3 3 (1.99%) Kindle
3 3 (1.99%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.32%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.32%) E-Learning
4 2 (1.32%) Web 2.0
4 2 (1.32%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.66%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.66%) iPhone
5 1 (0.66%) SCORM
5 1 (0.66%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 32 (21.19%) Linux
2 16 (10.60%) Apple iOS
3 14 (9.27%) Android
4 2 (1.32%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.32%) UNIX
5 1 (0.66%) Windows
5 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.66%) Debian
5 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (31.13%) OO
2 41 (27.15%) OOP
3 37 (24.50%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (23.84%) MVC
5 29 (19.21%) TDD
6 26 (17.22%) E-Commerce
7 24 (15.89%) Web Development
8 16 (10.60%) BDD
9 14 (9.27%) OO PHP
10 12 (7.95%) Unit Testing
10 12 (7.95%) Scrum
11 10 (6.62%) Web Design
12 8 (5.30%) Software Engineering
13 7 (4.64%) Analytics
14 6 (3.97%) Automated Testing
14 6 (3.97%) Continuous Integration
15 5 (3.31%) Usability Testing
16 3 (1.99%) Data Security
16 3 (1.99%) Content Management
16 3 (1.99%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 151 (100.00%) PHP
2 81 (53.64%) JavaScript
3 41 (27.15%) PHP5
4 11 (7.28%) SQL
5 5 (3.31%) Java
6 4 (2.65%) Objective-C
6 4 (2.65%) Ruby
6 4 (2.65%) Perl
6 4 (2.65%) C
7 3 (1.99%) C++
8 2 (1.32%) PHP4
8 2 (1.32%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.66%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 1 (0.66%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.99%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 5 (3.31%) Vagrant
2 2 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (21.85%) Zend
2 5 (3.31%) Rackspace
3 3 (1.99%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.32%) SAP
5 1 (0.66%) Cognos
5 1 (0.66%) IBM
5 1 (0.66%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.66%) Adobe
5 1 (0.66%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.66%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.66%) Pardot
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 6 days ago