The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills 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 over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 77 68 55
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -13
Contract jobs citing PHP 198 225 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.16% 2.58% 3.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.58% 7.29% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 144 140
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £163 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £290 £288
% change year-on-year
+12.06% +0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% +6.00%
PHP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3007 3086 3192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.77% 35.43% 32.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1670 1703 1490
Average daily rate £350 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 127 169
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

PHP
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 across the South East region.

PHP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

PHP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

PHP
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 across the South East region.

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

PHP
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 within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 October 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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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
Berkshire -21 40 £325 -2.98% 23
Hampshire -11 37 £350 +12.00% 34
Surrey +13 35 £338 +17.39% 33
Oxfordshire -5 35 £300 +20.00% 22
Kent +12 22 £313 +17.92% 12
Buckinghamshire +8 14 £350 +68.67% 19
West Sussex +8 11 £306 +8.88% 4
East Sussex -18 10 £275 +57.14% 11
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Sussex - - - - 1
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing PHP also 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 that cited PHP.

1 216 (52.94%) MySQL
2 212 (51.96%) HTML
3 196 (48.04%) CSS
4 186 (45.59%) JavaScript
5 143 (35.05%) Linux
6 119 (29.17%) Apache
7 105 (25.74%) Agile Software Development
8 91 (22.30%) jQuery
9 86 (21.08%) LAMP
10 77 (18.87%) HTML5
11 67 (16.42%) MVC
12 62 (15.20%) OO
13 60 (14.71%) Open Source
14 58 (14.22%) Git (software)
15 55 (13.48%) CMS
15 55 (13.48%) E-Commerce
15 55 (13.48%) Java
16 52 (12.75%) CSS3
16 52 (12.75%) Web Development
17 51 (12.50%) Subversion
18 50 (12.25%) OOP
19 47 (11.52%) UNIX
20 45 (11.03%) Symfony
21 44 (10.78%) Drupal
21 44 (10.78%) Python
22 43 (10.54%) XML
23 42 (10.29%) Zend
23 42 (10.29%) Ajax
24 40 (9.80%) Web Services
25 39 (9.56%) SQL

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing PHP also 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 that cited PHP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 119 (29.17%) Apache
2 55 (13.48%) CMS
3 44 (10.78%) Drupal
4 29 (7.11%) WordPress
5 20 (4.90%) IIS
6 13 (3.19%) Joomla!
7 12 (2.94%) Node.js
8 8 (1.96%) Tomcat
8 8 (1.96%) SharePoint
8 8 (1.96%) GlassFish
9 6 (1.47%) nginx
10 5 (1.23%) Moodle
11 4 (0.98%) uWSGI
12 3 (0.74%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.74%) Liferay
12 3 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.49%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.49%) ExpressionEngine
13 2 (0.49%) TYPO3
13 2 (0.49%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 19 (4.66%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.92%) Photoshop
3 9 (2.21%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.49%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.25%) MS Project
5 1 (0.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (2.45%) Magento
2 5 (1.23%) Oracle CRM
3 4 (0.98%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.25%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.72%) SaaS
3 5 (1.23%) Rackspace Cloud
4 2 (0.49%) Route 53
4 2 (0.49%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (8.82%) Internet
2 12 (2.94%) HTTP
3 11 (2.70%) SSL
4 9 (2.21%) TCP/IP
4 9 (2.21%) FTP
4 9 (2.21%) DNS
5 6 (1.47%) MPLS
5 6 (1.47%) SAN
5 6 (1.47%) IPv6
5 6 (1.47%) Ethernet
6 5 (1.23%) SSH
6 5 (1.23%) Asterisk PBX
6 5 (1.23%) Intranet
6 5 (1.23%) Telnet
7 4 (0.98%) PBX
7 4 (0.98%) VoIP
7 4 (0.98%) LDAP
7 4 (0.98%) iSCSI
7 4 (0.98%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (0.74%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (52.94%) MySQL
2 24 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 16 (3.92%) Big Data
4 13 (3.19%) Relational Database
5 11 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (2.45%) NoSQL
7 8 (1.96%) MongoDB
8 6 (1.47%) Hadoop
8 6 (1.47%) Apache Hive
9 3 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.25%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.25%) QlikView
11 1 (0.25%) DB2
Development Applications
1 58 (14.22%) Git (software)
2 51 (12.50%) Subversion
3 25 (6.13%) Jenkins
4 19 (4.66%) Maven
5 17 (4.17%) PHPUnit
6 15 (3.68%) Selenium
7 12 (2.94%) JIRA
8 10 (2.45%) Eclipse
9 9 (2.21%) Ant
10 8 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (1.72%) Mercurial
12 6 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
12 6 (1.47%) Bitbucket
13 5 (1.23%) WebDriver
14 4 (0.98%) Hudson
15 3 (0.74%) Grunt
15 3 (0.74%) Appcelerator Titanium
15 3 (0.74%) Behat
15 3 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 2 (0.49%) JMeter
General
1 17 (4.17%) Marketing
2 15 (3.68%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.70%) Finance
4 8 (1.96%) Retail
5 7 (1.72%) Advertising
6 4 (0.98%) Electronics
7 3 (0.74%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.49%) Games
8 2 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.49%) Automotive
8 2 (0.49%) Legal
9 1 (0.25%) Interactive Media
9 1 (0.25%) Banking
9 1 (0.25%) Billing
9 1 (0.25%) Publishing
9 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.25%) Back Office
9 1 (0.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 267 (65.44%) Developer
2 141 (34.56%) PHP Developer
3 57 (13.97%) Web Developer
4 49 (12.01%) Front-End Developer
5 18 (4.41%) Front-End Web Developer
6 16 (3.92%) Senior Developer
7 15 (3.68%) Tester
7 15 (3.68%) PHP Web Developer
7 15 (3.68%) Senior PHP Developer
8 14 (3.43%) Drupal Developer
8 14 (3.43%) DevOps Engineer
9 13 (3.19%) Security Engineer
9 13 (3.19%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 12 (2.94%) PHP LAMP Developer
11 11 (2.70%) Programmer
12 10 (2.45%) Analyst
12 10 (2.45%) LAMP Developer
13 9 (2.21%) PHP Programmer
13 9 (2.21%) Software Engineer
13 9 (2.21%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (51.96%) HTML
2 196 (48.04%) CSS
3 91 (22.30%) jQuery
4 86 (21.08%) LAMP
5 77 (18.87%) HTML5
6 52 (12.75%) CSS3
7 45 (11.03%) Symfony
8 43 (10.54%) XML
9 42 (10.29%) Ajax
10 40 (9.80%) Web Services
11 31 (7.60%) .NET
12 28 (6.86%) REST
13 23 (5.64%) SOAP
14 22 (5.39%) Laravel
15 19 (4.66%) JSON
16 18 (4.41%) CodeIgniter
16 18 (4.41%) ASP.NET
16 18 (4.41%) AngularJS
17 16 (3.92%) Backbone.js
18 15 (3.68%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 60 (14.71%) Open Source
2 21 (5.15%) User Experience
3 11 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.45%) Mobile App
5 8 (1.96%) Learning Management System
5 8 (1.96%) Digital Media
6 7 (1.72%) Social Media
6 7 (1.72%) E-Learning
7 6 (1.47%) SCORM
7 6 (1.47%) Clustering
7 6 (1.47%) Visualisation
7 6 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.23%) Graphic Design
9 4 (0.98%) W3C
9 4 (0.98%) Computer Science
9 4 (0.98%) Smartphone
9 4 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (0.74%) Human Factors
10 3 (0.74%) Kindle
10 3 (0.74%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 143 (35.05%) Linux
2 47 (11.52%) UNIX
3 37 (9.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 33 (8.09%) Windows
5 19 (4.66%) Apple iOS
6 14 (3.43%) Android
7 10 (2.45%) Solaris
8 9 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (1.96%) Debian
10 7 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (1.23%) CentOS
11 5 (1.23%) AIX
12 4 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.74%) HPUX
14 2 (0.49%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.49%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (25.74%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (16.42%) MVC
3 62 (15.20%) OO
4 55 (13.48%) E-Commerce
5 52 (12.75%) Web Development
6 50 (12.25%) OOP
7 34 (8.33%) TDD
8 29 (7.11%) OO PHP
9 24 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
9 24 (5.88%) BDD
10 23 (5.64%) DevOps
11 21 (5.15%) Unit Testing
12 20 (4.90%) Scrum
13 18 (4.41%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (4.17%) Content Management
15 16 (3.92%) Migration
16 15 (3.68%) CRM
16 15 (3.68%) ITIL
16 15 (3.68%) Software Engineering
17 14 (3.43%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 186 (45.59%) JavaScript
2 55 (13.48%) Java
3 44 (10.78%) Python
4 39 (9.56%) SQL
5 38 (9.31%) PHP5
6 36 (8.82%) Perl
7 31 (7.60%) Ruby
8 30 (7.35%) Shell Script
9 28 (6.86%) Bash Shell
10 25 (6.13%) C
11 23 (5.64%) C#
12 17 (4.17%) C++
13 8 (1.96%) T-SQL
14 7 (1.72%) VB.NET
14 7 (1.72%) Objective-C
15 4 (0.98%) VB
15 4 (0.98%) Korn
16 3 (0.74%) PHP4
16 3 (0.74%) PowerShell
16 3 (0.74%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 25 (6.13%) Degree
2 13 (3.19%) CISSP
3 12 (2.94%) Security Cleared
4 9 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (1.72%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.74%) CCNP
6 3 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.74%) PMP
6 3 (0.74%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.49%) RHCE
7 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.49%) CCIE
7 2 (0.49%) MCITP
8 1 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.25%) MCTS
8 1 (0.25%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.25%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.43%) PCI DSS
2 10 (2.45%) QA
3 6 (1.47%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.25%) WAI
System Software
1 14 (3.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (3.19%) Snort
3 8 (1.96%) Shibboleth
4 6 (1.47%) KVM
5 3 (0.74%) Varnish
5 3 (0.74%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.49%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.49%) NFS
6 2 (0.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (0.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.49%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (6.13%) Puppet
2 14 (3.43%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.96%) Vagrant
4 7 (1.72%) Nagios
5 3 (0.74%) Zenoss
6 2 (0.49%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.49%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.49%) Plesk
7 1 (0.25%) Cacti
Vendors
1 42 (10.29%) Zend
2 36 (8.82%) Red Hat
3 30 (7.35%) Microsoft
4 19 (4.66%) Oracle
5 17 (4.17%) VMware
6 14 (3.43%) Cisco
7 12 (2.94%) Juniper
8 8 (1.96%) Twitter
9 7 (1.72%) Rackspace
9 7 (1.72%) Google
10 6 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.47%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 6 (1.47%) Brocade
11 5 (1.23%) Telerik
11 5 (1.23%) DevExpress
11 5 (1.23%) Adobe
11 5 (1.23%) HP
12 4 (0.98%) Veritas
12 4 (0.98%) SAP
12 4 (0.98%) Facebook
Oxfordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £360 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Oxbridge Answers
Rate: Excellent market rates
Posted: 16 hours ago
Maidstone
Recruitment Genius
Rate: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £480.00 - £520.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The People Network
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford
Real Staffing
Rate: £280 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Venn Group - UK
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Austin Fraser
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £320 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Dorking
Annapurna
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Oxfordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £150 - £200 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Liss
Spectrum IT
Posted: 26 days ago
Staines
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
Reading
Spectrum IT
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 27 days ago