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 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 98 100 102
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing PHP 175 190 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.04% 2.02% 1.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.02% 6.02% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 115 76
Average daily rate £344 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £189 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £390 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 12
Average hourly rate £27.50 £14.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.65% -9.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £30.20 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+17.54% +38.85%
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
2909 3154 2744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.89% 33.49% 32.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1888 1772 1437
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 112 131
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.38 £17.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.28 £45.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 14 February 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
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 14 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 +7 46 £378 +37.27% 11
Hampshire -5 30 £330 +5.60% 56
East Sussex +27 29 £313 +11.11% 15
Berkshire -12 29 £300 -7.69% 30
Surrey -4 24 £375 +7.14% 33
Buckinghamshire +7 15 £331 +10.41% 12
Kent -6 9 £313 -10.71% 10
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 259 (70.19%) JavaScript
2 245 (66.40%) HTML
3 237 (64.23%) CSS
4 148 (40.11%) MySQL
5 142 (38.48%) jQuery
6 104 (28.18%) HTML5
6 104 (28.18%) Linux
7 89 (24.12%) Agile Software Development
8 80 (21.68%) Git (software)
9 74 (20.05%) Java
10 72 (19.51%) SQL
11 60 (16.26%) AngularJS
12 56 (15.18%) Apache
13 55 (14.91%) Web Development
14 54 (14.63%) E-Commerce
14 54 (14.63%) LAMP
15 52 (14.09%) CSS3
16 51 (13.82%) XML
17 50 (13.55%) Magento
18 48 (13.01%) Sass
19 46 (12.47%) OO
19 46 (12.47%) MVC
20 45 (12.20%) Web Services
20 45 (12.20%) Front End Development
21 44 (11.92%) Laravel
22 43 (11.65%) Subversion
23 41 (11.11%) Drupal
24 40 (10.84%) .NET
25 39 (10.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
26 37 (10.03%) Oracle

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 56 (15.18%) Apache
2 41 (11.11%) Drupal
3 37 (10.03%) Node.js
4 35 (9.49%) WordPress
5 34 (9.21%) CMS
6 24 (6.50%) Moodle
7 22 (5.96%) IIS
8 12 (3.25%) Joomla!
8 12 (3.25%) nginx
9 11 (2.98%) Apache Solr
10 10 (2.71%) Tomcat
11 8 (2.17%) SharePoint
12 6 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (1.36%) WebSphere
14 4 (1.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 4 (1.08%) Confluence
14 4 (1.08%) WebLogic
15 2 (0.54%) concrete5
15 2 (0.54%) ExpressionEngine
15 2 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 30 (8.13%) Photoshop
2 11 (2.98%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.90%) MS Office
4 7 (1.90%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.36%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.81%) GIMP
7 2 (0.54%) 3ds Max
7 2 (0.54%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.27%) InDesign
8 1 (0.27%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 50 (13.55%) Magento
2 11 (2.98%) BigMachines
2 11 (2.98%) Eloqua
3 5 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.08%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (1.08%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.54%) OpenText Process Suite
5 2 (0.54%) Shopify
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.96%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (4.07%) Adobe Analytics
3 13 (3.52%) SaaS
4 12 (3.25%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (3.25%) GitHub
5 11 (2.98%) Google Analytics
6 9 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (2.17%) Google Tag Manager
8 3 (0.81%) MailChimp
9 2 (0.54%) IaaS
9 2 (0.54%) Sage Pay
10 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.27%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
10 1 (0.27%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.27%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.88%) Intranet
2 14 (3.79%) HTTP
3 6 (1.63%) LDAP
3 6 (1.63%) VLAN
4 5 (1.36%) Firewall
4 5 (1.36%) SMTP
4 5 (1.36%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.08%) FTP
5 4 (1.08%) Internet
5 4 (1.08%) SSH
6 3 (0.81%) SAN
6 3 (0.81%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.54%) DNS
7 2 (0.54%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.54%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.54%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.54%) VPN
7 2 (0.54%) Wireless
8 1 (0.27%) DHCP
8 1 (0.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (40.11%) MySQL
2 27 (7.32%) MongoDB
2 27 (7.32%) NoSQL
3 22 (5.96%) SQL Server
4 14 (3.79%) Relational Database
5 12 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (1.63%) Hadoop
6 6 (1.63%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.08%) Big Data
7 4 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.81%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.54%) Couchbase
9 2 (0.54%) InterSystems Cache
9 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.27%) GIS
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 80 (21.68%) Git (software)
2 43 (11.65%) Subversion
3 22 (5.96%) Grunt
4 20 (5.42%) Oracle APEX
5 17 (4.61%) PHPUnit
6 16 (4.34%) gulp
7 12 (3.25%) Bower
7 12 (3.25%) JIRA
8 10 (2.71%) Selenium
9 8 (2.17%) Cucumber
9 8 (2.17%) Eclipse
9 8 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (1.90%) Jenkins
10 7 (1.90%) PhpStorm
11 6 (1.63%) Jasmine
12 5 (1.36%) Mercurial
12 5 (1.36%) SpecFlow
12 5 (1.36%) Visual Studio
13 4 (1.08%) Maven
13 4 (1.08%) Vagrant
General
1 31 (8.40%) Marketing
2 23 (6.23%) Publishing
3 20 (5.42%) Finance
4 9 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.36%) Banking
5 5 (1.36%) Legal
6 4 (1.08%) Billing
6 4 (1.08%) Retail
7 3 (0.81%) Military
8 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.27%) Advertising
9 1 (0.27%) Electronics
9 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.27%) Games
9 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 313 (84.82%) Developer
2 143 (38.75%) PHP Developer
3 75 (20.33%) Web Developer
4 52 (14.09%) JavaScript Developer
5 41 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 38 (10.30%) HTML Developer
7 33 (8.94%) Magento Developer
8 30 (8.13%) HTML CSS Developer
9 26 (7.05%) PHP Web Developer
10 23 (6.23%) Moodle Developer
11 22 (5.96%) Full Stack Developer
12 21 (5.69%) Angular Developer
13 20 (5.42%) Senior Developer
14 19 (5.15%) Drupal Developer
14 19 (5.15%) PHP Magento Developer
15 14 (3.79%) Lead Developer
15 14 (3.79%) PHP Laravel Developer
16 12 (3.25%) E-Commerce Developer
16 12 (3.25%) Software Developer
17 11 (2.98%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 245 (66.40%) HTML
2 237 (64.23%) CSS
3 142 (38.48%) jQuery
4 104 (28.18%) HTML5
5 60 (16.26%) AngularJS
6 54 (14.63%) LAMP
7 52 (14.09%) CSS3
8 51 (13.82%) XML
9 48 (13.01%) Sass
10 45 (12.20%) Web Services
11 44 (11.92%) Laravel
12 40 (10.84%) .NET
13 39 (10.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 30 (8.13%) Symfony
15 29 (7.86%) SOAP
16 28 (7.59%) Ajax
17 25 (6.78%) JSON
18 24 (6.50%) REST
19 20 (5.42%) RESTful
20 19 (5.15%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.23%) User Experience
2 7 (1.90%) Social Media
3 6 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (1.63%) Animation
4 5 (1.36%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.08%) Data Centre
6 3 (0.81%) Algorithms
6 3 (0.81%) Digital Media
6 3 (0.81%) PKI
6 3 (0.81%) Statistics
7 2 (0.54%) Cryptography
7 2 (0.54%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.54%) NHS
7 2 (0.54%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.54%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.54%) W3C
8 1 (0.27%) Clustering
8 1 (0.27%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.27%) SCORM
8 1 (0.27%) STB
Operating Systems
1 104 (28.18%) Linux
2 28 (7.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 25 (6.78%) Windows
4 17 (4.61%) Unix
5 16 (4.34%) CentOS
6 14 (3.79%) Windows Server
7 7 (1.90%) Debian
8 5 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.36%) zOS
9 4 (1.08%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.81%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.54%) Android
11 2 (0.54%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.54%) Solaris
11 2 (0.54%) SUSE
11 2 (0.54%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.54%) Windows NT
11 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.54%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (24.12%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (14.91%) Web Development
3 54 (14.63%) E-Commerce
4 46 (12.47%) MVC
4 46 (12.47%) OO
5 45 (12.20%) Front End Development
6 34 (9.21%) TDD
7 28 (7.59%) Scrum
8 26 (7.05%) Open Source
8 26 (7.05%) SEO
8 26 (7.05%) Unit Testing
9 22 (5.96%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (5.96%) CRM
10 21 (5.69%) BDD
11 20 (5.42%) Project Management
11 20 (5.42%) Software Engineering
12 19 (5.15%) OO PHP
13 16 (4.34%) Analytics
13 16 (4.34%) Digital Marketing
14 13 (3.52%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 259 (70.19%) JavaScript
2 74 (20.05%) Java
3 72 (19.51%) SQL
4 37 (10.03%) Python
5 28 (7.59%) C#
6 20 (5.42%) Perl
7 18 (4.88%) Ruby
8 16 (4.34%) C++
9 15 (4.07%) Shell Script
10 14 (3.79%) VB
11 11 (2.98%) Apex Code
11 11 (2.98%) Bash Shell
12 10 (2.71%) ES6
12 10 (2.71%) PHP 5
13 8 (2.17%) PowerShell
14 7 (1.90%) ActionScript
15 6 (1.63%) VBScript
16 5 (1.36%) PHP 4
16 5 (1.36%) PL/SQL
16 5 (1.36%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (3.79%) Security Cleared
2 10 (2.71%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.44%) CCNP
3 9 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (2.17%) Degree
5 5 (1.36%) LPIC
5 5 (1.36%) PMI Certification
5 5 (1.36%) PMP
5 5 (1.36%) RHCT
6 3 (0.81%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.81%) ISEB
6 3 (0.81%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.27%) CCNA
7 1 (0.27%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.34%) QA
2 4 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.54%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (2.44%) Active Directory
1 9 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.54%) Docker
2 2 (0.54%) KVM
2 2 (0.54%) Samba
2 2 (0.54%) Varnish
3 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.27%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (2.98%) Puppet
2 7 (1.90%) Nagios
3 4 (1.08%) Ansible
4 3 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.54%) Cacti
5 2 (0.54%) yum
6 1 (0.27%) collectd
6 1 (0.27%) cPanel
6 1 (0.27%) Ganglia
6 1 (0.27%) Graphite
6 1 (0.27%) logstash
6 1 (0.27%) OpenNMS
6 1 (0.27%) OSSEC
6 1 (0.27%) Packer
6 1 (0.27%) Salt
6 1 (0.27%) vRealize
6 1 (0.27%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.27%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 37 (10.03%) Oracle
2 23 (6.23%) Adobe
3 22 (5.96%) Google
3 22 (5.96%) Red Hat
4 21 (5.69%) Zend
5 18 (4.88%) Microsoft
6 15 (4.07%) Salesforce.com
7 11 (2.98%) Siebel
8 10 (2.71%) VMware
9 8 (2.17%) IBM
10 7 (1.90%) SAP
11 4 (1.08%) HP
12 3 (0.81%) Cisco
12 3 (0.81%) Sitecore
12 3 (0.81%) Splunk
13 2 (0.54%) Omniture
13 2 (0.54%) PayPal
13 2 (0.54%) Rackspace
13 2 (0.54%) Tableau
14 1 (0.27%) Facebook
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £225 - £300 Per Day Contract
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Molesey, Surrey
Premier IT
Rate: £80 - £120 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 340 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Oscar
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Oscar
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Interact Consulting
Rate: 300-400pd
Posted: 4 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Interact Consulting
Rate: 300-400pd
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Metaskil
Rate: £Neg on exp
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT
Posted: 20 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT
Posted: 23 days ago
Surrey
Venturi
Rate: £300 per day + DOE
Posted: 24 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Mason Frank International
Posted: 25 days ago