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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 75 93 87
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -6
Contract jobs citing PHP 255 192 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.74% 2.06% 2.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.01% 6.20% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 131 137
Median daily rate £350 £313 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £315 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Median hourly rate £23.25 £31.25 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.60% +15.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £24.25 £24.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.65 £38.25 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.75 £22.50 £37.29
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -39.66%
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
3182 3099 2930
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.20% 33.27% 32.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2018 1913 1636
Median daily rate £400 £355 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 84 107
Median hourly rate £39.25 £39.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £22.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.56 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 May 2016.

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 27 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
Hampshire +13 61 £335 +11.66% 31
Oxfordshire +11 50 £400 +14.28% 12
East Sussex +22 37 £300 +20.00% 22
Surrey +1 34 £413 +26.92% 39
Berkshire -6 32 £375 +20.00% 35
Buckinghamshire +7 20 £313 +4.16% 18
Kent -6 11 £275 -45.00% 11
Middlesex 0 4 £413 +30.95% 1
West Sussex -32 4 £315 -22.22% 4
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for PHP.

1 267 (61.95%) JavaScript
2 256 (59.40%) HTML
3 252 (58.47%) CSS
4 145 (33.64%) Web Development
5 126 (29.23%) Java
6 124 (28.77%) Agile Software Development
7 122 (28.31%) jQuery
7 122 (28.31%) MySQL
8 118 (27.38%) Linux
9 97 (22.51%) HTML5
10 88 (20.42%) SQL
11 83 (19.26%) XML
12 78 (18.10%) Git (software)
13 73 (16.94%) .NET
14 72 (16.71%) AngularJS
15 67 (15.55%) C#
15 67 (15.55%) Web Services
16 65 (15.08%) MVC
17 64 (14.85%) Amazon AWS
18 61 (14.15%) Apache
19 56 (12.99%) LAMP
19 56 (12.99%) Scrum
20 52 (12.06%) SOAP
21 51 (11.83%) OO
21 51 (11.83%) CSS3
22 50 (11.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 50 (11.60%) Oracle
22 50 (11.60%) TDD
23 47 (10.90%) WordPress
24 45 (10.44%) E-Commerce

PHP
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 61 (14.15%) Apache
2 47 (10.90%) WordPress
3 40 (9.28%) Drupal
4 38 (8.82%) Node.js
5 36 (8.35%) CMS
5 36 (8.35%) IIS
6 18 (4.18%) Elasticsearch
7 14 (3.25%) WebSphere
8 13 (3.02%) Joomla!
8 13 (3.02%) Tomcat
9 12 (2.78%) Moodle
10 11 (2.55%) Apache Solr
11 9 (2.09%) WebLogic
12 5 (1.16%) nginx
13 4 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 4 (0.93%) MS Exchange
13 4 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
14 3 (0.70%) SharePoint
14 3 (0.70%) Umbraco
15 2 (0.46%) Alfresco
Applications
1 21 (4.87%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.94%) MS Office
3 6 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.16%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.93%) GIMP
5 4 (0.93%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.46%) 3ds Max
7 2 (0.46%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 40 (9.28%) Magento
2 6 (1.39%) BigMachines
2 6 (1.39%) Eloqua
2 6 (1.39%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.46%) OpenText Process Suite
5 2 (0.46%) Shopify
6 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 64 (14.85%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (3.71%) Amazon Kinesis
3 15 (3.48%) SaaS
4 12 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (2.55%) GitHub
6 10 (2.32%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (2.09%) Google Analytics
8 8 (1.86%) Adobe Analytics
8 8 (1.86%) Google Tag Manager
9 7 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.70%) Amazon EMR
10 3 (0.70%) Boomi
10 3 (0.70%) Force.com
10 3 (0.70%) IaaS
10 3 (0.70%) iPaaS
11 2 (0.46%) MailChimp
11 2 (0.46%) Office 365
11 2 (0.46%) PaaS
11 2 (0.46%) Sage Pay
12 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 28 (6.50%) Network Security
2 19 (4.41%) HTTP
3 13 (3.02%) Internet
3 13 (3.02%) LDAP
3 13 (3.02%) SMTP
4 10 (2.32%) Intranet
5 9 (2.09%) Firewall
5 9 (2.09%) TCP/IP
5 9 (2.09%) Wireshark
6 7 (1.62%) DNS
7 6 (1.39%) FTP
8 5 (1.16%) HTTPS
8 5 (1.16%) LAN
8 5 (1.16%) SSL
8 5 (1.16%) WAN
9 4 (0.93%) SAN
9 4 (0.93%) SSH
10 3 (0.70%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (0.46%) Kerberos
11 2 (0.46%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (28.31%) MySQL
2 38 (8.82%) SQL Server
3 32 (7.42%) NoSQL
4 29 (6.73%) Relational Database
5 18 (4.18%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (2.78%) Big Data
6 12 (2.78%) MongoDB
6 12 (2.78%) Oracle Database
6 12 (2.78%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (1.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (1.16%) Neo4j
8 5 (1.16%) OrientDB
9 4 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.93%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (0.93%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 4 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (0.93%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (0.93%) Redis
Development Applications
1 78 (18.10%) Git (software)
2 38 (8.82%) Subversion
3 22 (5.10%) Visual Studio
4 17 (3.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (3.71%) Oracle APEX
6 15 (3.48%) PHPUnit
7 14 (3.25%) Eclipse
8 11 (2.55%) Jenkins
9 10 (2.32%) Jasmine
10 9 (2.09%) Grunt
11 8 (1.86%) Selenium
12 7 (1.62%) JUnit
12 7 (1.62%) Vagrant
12 7 (1.62%) WiX
13 6 (1.39%) Maven
13 6 (1.39%) PhpStorm
13 6 (1.39%) TeamCity
14 5 (1.16%) Ant
14 5 (1.16%) Fiddler
14 5 (1.16%) Mercurial
General
1 35 (8.12%) Finance
2 25 (5.80%) Publishing
3 12 (2.78%) Marketing
4 11 (2.55%) Banking
5 8 (1.86%) Retail
6 6 (1.39%) Back Office
6 6 (1.39%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.93%) German Language
7 4 (0.93%) Legal
8 3 (0.70%) Military
9 2 (0.46%) Advertising
9 2 (0.46%) Billing
9 2 (0.46%) Electronics
10 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 316 (73.32%) Developer
2 153 (35.50%) PHP Developer
3 52 (12.06%) Web Developer
4 41 (9.51%) JavaScript Developer
5 34 (7.89%) Magento Developer
6 32 (7.42%) HTML Developer
7 28 (6.50%) HTML CSS Developer
8 24 (5.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 24 (5.57%) PHP Web Developer
9 23 (5.34%) Architect
9 23 (5.34%) Support Engineer
10 21 (4.87%) Software Developer
11 19 (4.41%) Drupal Developer
11 19 (4.41%) PHP Magento Developer
12 18 (4.18%) Angular Developer
13 17 (3.94%) .NET Developer
13 17 (3.94%) Full Stack Developer
13 17 (3.94%) Node.js Developer
13 17 (3.94%) Senior Developer
14 15 (3.48%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 256 (59.40%) HTML
2 252 (58.47%) CSS
3 122 (28.31%) jQuery
4 97 (22.51%) HTML5
5 83 (19.26%) XML
6 73 (16.94%) .NET
7 72 (16.71%) AngularJS
8 67 (15.55%) Web Services
9 56 (12.99%) LAMP
10 52 (12.06%) SOAP
11 51 (11.83%) CSS3
12 50 (11.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 41 (9.51%) Laravel
14 40 (9.28%) Ajax
14 40 (9.28%) REST
15 34 (7.89%) Symfony
16 30 (6.96%) JSON
17 28 (6.50%) ASP.NET
18 24 (5.57%) RESTful
19 22 (5.10%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 35 (8.12%) Digital Media
1 35 (8.12%) User Experience
2 14 (3.25%) Computer Science
3 11 (2.55%) Data Centre
4 10 (2.32%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.32%) Mobile App
5 7 (1.62%) e-Learning
5 7 (1.62%) PKI
6 6 (1.39%) Algorithms
6 6 (1.39%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.16%) Animation
8 4 (0.93%) Cryptography
8 4 (0.93%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.93%) Replication
9 3 (0.70%) Blog
9 3 (0.70%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.70%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.70%) W3C
10 2 (0.46%) Fintech
10 2 (0.46%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 118 (27.38%) Linux
2 38 (8.82%) Windows
3 31 (7.19%) Unix
4 29 (6.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (3.94%) Windows Server
6 14 (3.25%) CentOS
7 11 (2.55%) Apple iOS
7 11 (2.55%) zOS
8 9 (2.09%) Android
9 8 (1.86%) Debian
10 6 (1.39%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.93%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.70%) Fedora
12 3 (0.70%) Solaris
13 2 (0.46%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.46%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.46%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (33.64%) Web Development
2 124 (28.77%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (15.08%) MVC
4 56 (12.99%) Scrum
5 51 (11.83%) OO
6 50 (11.60%) TDD
7 45 (10.44%) E-Commerce
8 43 (9.98%) CRM
9 41 (9.51%) Front End Development
10 36 (8.35%) ERP
11 33 (7.66%) DevOps
12 31 (7.19%) Open Source
13 27 (6.26%) BDD
13 27 (6.26%) OOP
13 27 (6.26%) Software Engineering
14 26 (6.03%) Continuous Integration
15 23 (5.34%) Content Management
16 22 (5.10%) Migration
16 22 (5.10%) Workflow
17 21 (4.87%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 267 (61.95%) JavaScript
2 126 (29.23%) Java
3 88 (20.42%) SQL
4 67 (15.55%) C#
5 42 (9.74%) Python
6 34 (7.89%) Perl
7 32 (7.42%) C++
8 23 (5.34%) VB
9 19 (4.41%) Ruby
10 15 (3.48%) PowerShell
11 13 (3.02%) Shell Script
12 10 (2.32%) Bash Shell
12 10 (2.32%) PHP 5
12 10 (2.32%) PL/SQL
13 9 (2.09%) Apex Code
13 9 (2.09%) VB.NET
14 8 (1.86%) T-SQL
15 6 (1.39%) Apple Swift
16 5 (1.16%) VB6
17 4 (0.93%) F#
Qualifications
1 27 (6.26%) Security Cleared
2 21 (4.87%) Degree
3 19 (4.41%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.39%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.70%) CCNP
5 3 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.70%) DBS Check
5 3 (0.70%) MCITP
5 3 (0.70%) MCTS
5 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.23%) ISEB
7 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.55%) QA
2 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (4.41%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.62%) Docker
4 5 (1.16%) KVM
5 3 (0.70%) RHEV
5 3 (0.70%) Varnish
5 3 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.46%) Firmware
6 2 (0.46%) oVirt
6 2 (0.46%) Samba
6 2 (0.46%) vSphere
7 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.23%) NFS
7 1 (0.23%) Postfix
7 1 (0.23%) qmail
7 1 (0.23%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.23%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.23%) XenApp
7 1 (0.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (3.94%) Puppet
2 9 (2.09%) Ansible
3 6 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.93%) cPanel
4 4 (0.93%) Nagios
4 4 (0.93%) yum
5 3 (0.70%) logstash
5 3 (0.70%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.23%) Bacula
6 1 (0.23%) Cacti
6 1 (0.23%) Grafana
6 1 (0.23%) Graphite
6 1 (0.23%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.23%) Kibana
6 1 (0.23%) OSSEC
6 1 (0.23%) Plesk
6 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (0.23%) Salt
6 1 (0.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 50 (11.60%) Oracle
2 34 (7.89%) Zend
3 27 (6.26%) VMware
4 26 (6.03%) Microsoft
4 26 (6.03%) Red Hat
5 17 (3.94%) IBM
6 16 (3.71%) Adobe
7 10 (2.32%) Google
8 9 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (1.86%) Sitecore
10 6 (1.39%) Siebel
11 5 (1.16%) Cisco
11 5 (1.16%) SAP
12 4 (0.93%) Rackspace
13 3 (0.70%) Citrix
13 3 (0.70%) Dell
13 3 (0.70%) Informatica
13 3 (0.70%) Perforce
13 3 (0.70%) WSO2
14 2 (0.46%) NetApp
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 hours ago
Surrey
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: MARKET RATE
Posted: 6 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £40000 - £65000 Per Annum + bonus + BUPA + free lunch + full training
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified NEG
Posted: 2 days ago
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Oscar
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Oscar
Rate: £225 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 17 days ago