The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 79 81 71
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs citing PHP 209 177 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.15% 2.11% 2.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.72% 6.66% 7.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 87 123
Average daily rate £300 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £184 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 17
Average hourly rate £24.75 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.23 £15.00 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £15.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+122.22% -12.50%
Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3110 2659 3274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.05% 31.73% 30.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1755 1327 1593
Average daily rate £335 £340 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% +3.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £242 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £428 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 213 204
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.29 £19.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
PHP
England

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 17 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

PHP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +18 61 £300 +6.19% 56
Berkshire -14 33 £300 -4.76% 20
East Sussex -3 29 £238 -20.83% 12
Oxfordshire +7 28 £260 -0.95% 24
Surrey -13 22 £320 +28.00% 26
Buckinghamshire -29 14 £288 +22.34% 12
West Sussex +8 13 £300 -48.27% 9
Kent +5 8 £313 +5.93% 15
Middlesex - 3 £300 - 5
Sussex - - - -
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 246 (61.35%) HTML
2 217 (54.11%) JavaScript
3 212 (52.87%) MySQL
4 208 (51.87%) CSS
5 124 (30.92%) jQuery
6 109 (27.18%) Linux
7 90 (22.44%) OO
8 72 (17.96%) LAMP
9 68 (16.96%) MVC
9 68 (16.96%) SQL
10 65 (16.21%) HTML5
11 64 (15.96%) Drupal
12 63 (15.71%) OOP
13 60 (14.96%) .NET
14 58 (14.46%) XML
15 56 (13.97%) Java
16 53 (13.22%) UNIX
17 51 (12.72%) Apache
18 50 (12.47%) PHP5
19 48 (11.97%) E-Commerce
20 45 (11.22%) Agile Software Development
21 43 (10.72%) CSS3
22 42 (10.47%) Zend
22 42 (10.47%) Windows
23 41 (10.22%) C#
24 39 (9.73%) Ajax
25 38 (9.48%) CMS
26 37 (9.23%) Degree
26 37 (9.23%) Symfony
26 37 (9.23%) Git (software)

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 64 (15.96%) Drupal
2 51 (12.72%) Apache
3 38 (9.48%) CMS
4 24 (5.99%) WordPress
5 12 (2.99%) SharePoint
6 11 (2.74%) nginx
7 6 (1.50%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.50%) SugarCRM
8 5 (1.25%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.25%) IIS
8 5 (1.25%) Moodle
8 5 (1.25%) Kentico
8 5 (1.25%) Node.js
9 3 (0.75%) concrete5
9 3 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.75%) ExpressionEngine
9 3 (0.75%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.75%) Joomla!
10 2 (0.50%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (2.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.75%) Photoshop
3 5 (1.25%) OmniGraffle
4 4 (1.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.75%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (3.99%) Magento
2 7 (1.75%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (0.50%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.25%) SAP APO
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.49%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.00%) Rackspace Cloud
3 4 (1.00%) SaaS
4 2 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.25%) Route 53
5 1 (0.25%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.74%) Internet
2 11 (2.74%) Intranet
3 9 (2.24%) TCP/IP
4 8 (2.00%) Network Security
5 7 (1.75%) Ethernet
6 6 (1.50%) IPv6
6 6 (1.50%) HTTP
6 6 (1.50%) MPLS
6 6 (1.50%) Firewall
7 5 (1.25%) SAN
7 5 (1.25%) DNS
8 3 (0.75%) SSL
8 3 (0.75%) WAN
8 3 (0.75%) LAN
8 3 (0.75%) iSCSI
8 3 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (0.75%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (0.50%) FCoE
9 2 (0.50%) IPsec
9 2 (0.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (52.87%) MySQL
2 24 (5.99%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.00%) Big Data
4 6 (1.50%) NoSQL
4 6 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.00%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.00%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.50%) MariaDB
7 2 (0.50%) MS Access
8 1 (0.25%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.25%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.25%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 37 (9.23%) Git (software)
2 36 (8.98%) Subversion
3 15 (3.74%) PHPUnit
4 13 (3.24%) JIRA
5 12 (2.99%) Jenkins
6 8 (2.00%) Ant
7 7 (1.75%) Behat
8 6 (1.50%) Selenium
8 6 (1.50%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 6 (1.50%) Visual Studio
9 5 (1.25%) MSI
9 5 (1.25%) NUnit
9 5 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (1.25%) WiX
9 5 (1.25%) Axure RP
10 4 (1.00%) Maven
11 3 (0.75%) Sublime Text
12 2 (0.50%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.50%) Hudson
12 2 (0.50%) Mercurial
General
1 24 (5.99%) Marketing
2 16 (3.99%) Telecoms
2 16 (3.99%) Finance
3 6 (1.50%) Games
4 4 (1.00%) Retail
5 3 (0.75%) German Language
5 3 (0.75%) Spanish Language
6 2 (0.50%) Billing
6 2 (0.50%) Back Office
6 2 (0.50%) Automotive
6 2 (0.50%) Advertising
6 2 (0.50%) Publishing
7 1 (0.25%) Electronics
7 1 (0.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 302 (75.31%) Developer
2 171 (42.64%) PHP Developer
3 67 (16.71%) Web Developer
4 48 (11.97%) Drupal Developer
5 33 (8.23%) PHP Web Developer
6 22 (5.49%) Front-End Developer
6 22 (5.49%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 16 (3.99%) Programmer
8 13 (3.24%) Administrator
8 13 (3.24%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 12 (2.99%) PHP Programmer
9 12 (2.99%) Project Manager
9 12 (2.99%) C++ Developer
10 11 (2.74%) Junior
10 11 (2.74%) Analyst
11 10 (2.49%) Junior Developer
12 9 (2.24%) Development Project Manager
12 9 (2.24%) Software Project Manager
12 9 (2.24%) Software Development Manager
12 9 (2.24%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 246 (61.35%) HTML
2 208 (51.87%) CSS
3 124 (30.92%) jQuery
4 72 (17.96%) LAMP
5 65 (16.21%) HTML5
6 60 (14.96%) .NET
7 58 (14.46%) XML
8 43 (10.72%) CSS3
9 39 (9.73%) Ajax
10 37 (9.23%) Symfony
11 34 (8.48%) JSON
12 24 (5.99%) XHTML
13 20 (4.99%) CodeIgniter
14 19 (4.74%) Web Services
15 18 (4.49%) SOAP
16 14 (3.49%) Smarty
17 12 (2.99%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 12 (2.99%) YUI
18 11 (2.74%) Kohana
18 11 (2.74%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.98%) Open Source
2 26 (6.48%) Computer Science
3 15 (3.74%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (3.24%) Digital Media
5 12 (2.99%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.75%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.50%) Social Network
8 5 (1.25%) Replication
9 4 (1.00%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.75%) FMCG
10 3 (0.75%) Graphic Design
10 3 (0.75%) Social Media
11 2 (0.50%) Learning Management System
11 2 (0.50%) W3C
11 2 (0.50%) Clustering
11 2 (0.50%) E-Learning
11 2 (0.50%) Web 2.0
11 2 (0.50%) AS400
12 1 (0.25%) Streaming Video
12 1 (0.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 109 (27.18%) Linux
2 53 (13.22%) UNIX
3 42 (10.47%) Windows
4 27 (6.73%) Apple iOS
5 16 (3.99%) Android
6 13 (3.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (2.49%) Ubuntu
8 8 (2.00%) Debian
8 8 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (1.50%) Solaris
9 6 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.00%) Windows XP
10 4 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.00%) CentOS
11 2 (0.50%) HPUX
12 1 (0.25%) AIX
12 1 (0.25%) SUSE
12 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.25%) Gentoo
12 1 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (22.44%) OO
2 68 (16.96%) MVC
3 63 (15.71%) OOP
4 48 (11.97%) E-Commerce
5 45 (11.22%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (7.23%) TDD
6 29 (7.23%) Software Engineering
7 25 (6.23%) Web Development
8 24 (5.99%) Scrum
9 21 (5.24%) CRM
10 19 (4.74%) PRINCE2
11 17 (4.24%) OO PHP
12 16 (3.99%) Responsive Web Design
13 15 (3.74%) Web Application Development
13 15 (3.74%) Project Management
14 14 (3.49%) ITIL
15 13 (3.24%) Web Design
15 13 (3.24%) Analytics
15 13 (3.24%) BDD
16 12 (2.99%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 217 (54.11%) JavaScript
2 68 (16.96%) SQL
3 56 (13.97%) Java
4 50 (12.47%) PHP5
5 41 (10.22%) C#
6 35 (8.73%) Perl
7 21 (5.24%) C
8 19 (4.74%) C++
8 19 (4.74%) Python
9 16 (3.99%) Bash Shell
10 14 (3.49%) Ruby
11 12 (2.99%) Shell Script
12 9 (2.24%) VB
13 6 (1.50%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.75%) Korn
15 2 (0.50%) RPG
15 2 (0.50%) VBScript
15 2 (0.50%) RPG IV
15 2 (0.50%) ActionScript 3.0
15 2 (0.50%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 37 (9.23%) Degree
2 9 (2.24%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (1.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.00%) RHCE
4 4 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.75%) CCNP
6 2 (0.50%) CCIE
6 2 (0.50%) ISEB
7 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.25%) CCNA
7 1 (0.25%) MCP
7 1 (0.25%) MCSE
7 1 (0.25%) MCSA
7 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.25%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.25%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.50%) ISO 9001
1 6 (1.50%) SLA
1 6 (1.50%) QA
2 1 (0.25%) HL7
2 1 (0.25%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.25%) WAI
System Software
1 9 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.75%) Sendmail
2 3 (0.75%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.50%) Shibboleth
3 2 (0.50%) Varnish
3 2 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (3.24%) Nagios
1 13 (3.24%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (1.75%) ZABBIX
2 7 (1.75%) Cacti
2 7 (1.75%) Puppet
3 5 (1.25%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.50%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.50%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.50%) HAProxy
4 2 (0.50%) Ansible
4 2 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.25%) MOM
5 1 (0.25%) SCCM
5 1 (0.25%) Munin
Vendors
1 42 (10.47%) Zend
2 27 (6.73%) Oracle
3 26 (6.48%) Red Hat
4 16 (3.99%) VMware
5 12 (2.99%) Cisco
5 12 (2.99%) Microsoft
6 11 (2.74%) Juniper
7 10 (2.49%) SAP
8 9 (2.24%) Rackspace
9 8 (2.00%) JD Edwards
10 7 (1.75%) Adobe
11 6 (1.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 6 (1.50%) Brocade
12 5 (1.25%) Google
12 5 (1.25%) Twitter
13 4 (1.00%) Facebook
13 4 (1.00%) McAfee
13 4 (1.00%) HP
14 3 (0.75%) Sun
14 3 (0.75%) NetApp
Surrey
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Streamline Connections
Rate: £300 - £301 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £301350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
IT Talent Solutions
Rate: From £200 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Basingstoke
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Basingstoke
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Rate: £360 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Basingstoke
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Rate: £360 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Hampshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
West Sussex
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Bodleian Libraries
Rate: From £26,527 to £31,644 per annum (PR) Fixed term until 31.7.2015
Posted: 14 days ago
Chichester
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Oxfordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Southampton
Real Staffing
Rate: £330 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Brighton
Real Staffing
Rate: £280 - £300 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 23 days ago