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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
England / South East
Rank 139 92 72
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -20
Contract jobs citing PHP 101 183 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.38% 2.23% 2.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.21% 6.54% 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 124 158
Median daily rate £375 £344 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £29.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +100.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.45 £35.00 £22.35
% change year-on-year
-10.14% +56.59%

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
2400 2799 3102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.79% 34.11% 34.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1448 1763 1761
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 123 104
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.78 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £50.00 £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 17 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 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
Oxfordshire -6 38 £363 -6.45% 28
East Sussex -5 16 £350 +1.81% 10
Berkshire -14 16 £450 +38.46% 28
Surrey -1 10 £400 +18.51% 16
Hampshire -11 9 £575 +91.66% 26
Buckinghamshire -3 6 £325 -3.70% 9
Kent -6 2 £288 -17.85% 6
West Sussex - 2 - - 5
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 180 (55.05%) JavaScript
2 167 (51.07%) HTML
3 149 (45.57%) CSS
4 142 (43.43%) MySQL
5 112 (34.25%) Web Development
6 109 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 88 (26.91%) AngularJS
8 83 (25.38%) Linux
9 72 (22.02%) Git (software)
10 66 (20.18%) MVC
11 63 (19.27%) Laravel
12 58 (17.74%) Java
13 55 (16.82%) SQL
14 48 (14.68%) Web Services
14 48 (14.68%) Continuous Integration
15 47 (14.37%) Symfony
16 46 (14.07%) HTML5
17 44 (13.46%) Apache
17 44 (13.46%) E-Commerce
18 43 (13.15%) Finance
18 43 (13.15%) Node.js
19 42 (12.84%) LAMP
20 41 (12.54%) OO
21 40 (12.23%) Scrum
21 40 (12.23%) jQuery
22 39 (11.93%) CSS3
23 38 (11.62%) Drupal
24 37 (11.31%) TDD
25 36 (11.01%) Python
25 36 (11.01%) Perl

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 44 (13.46%) Apache
2 38 (11.62%) Drupal
3 24 (7.34%) nginx
4 16 (4.89%) WordPress
5 15 (4.59%) Moodle
6 10 (3.06%) IIS
7 8 (2.45%) SharePoint
8 7 (2.14%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.83%) SilverStripe
10 5 (1.53%) CMS
11 4 (1.22%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.92%) Confluence
12 3 (0.92%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
14 1 (0.31%) ArcGIS
14 1 (0.31%) GeoServer
14 1 (0.31%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 1 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 1 (0.31%) Perch
Applications
1 6 (1.83%) GIMP
1 6 (1.83%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.22%) MS Office
2 4 (1.22%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 32 (9.79%) Magento
2 5 (1.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.31%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 28 (8.56%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (4.28%) GitHub
3 8 (2.45%) SaaS
4 6 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.31%) AWS OpsWorks
5 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.50%) HTTP
2 14 (4.28%) Internet
3 13 (3.98%) DNS
4 12 (3.67%) Network Security
5 9 (2.75%) FTP
5 9 (2.75%) SSL
6 8 (2.45%) LDAP
7 7 (2.14%) AMQP
7 7 (2.14%) SSH
7 7 (2.14%) Telnet
8 6 (1.83%) TCP/IP
9 5 (1.53%) HTTPS
10 4 (1.22%) LAN
10 4 (1.22%) SMTP
10 4 (1.22%) SNMP
10 4 (1.22%) WAN
11 3 (0.92%) Firewall
11 3 (0.92%) Intranet
12 2 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (0.61%) DDNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (43.43%) MySQL
2 36 (11.01%) NoSQL
3 33 (10.09%) MongoDB
4 30 (9.17%) PostgreSQL
5 23 (7.03%) Relational Database
6 20 (6.12%) SQL Server
7 18 (5.50%) CouchDB
7 18 (5.50%) Redis
8 6 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.92%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.61%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.61%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.31%) Power BI
12 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 72 (22.02%) Git (software)
2 35 (10.70%) Jenkins
3 34 (10.40%) Subversion
4 21 (6.42%) Mercurial
5 16 (4.89%) Jasmine
6 15 (4.59%) Selenium
7 12 (3.67%) JIRA
8 11 (3.36%) PHPUnit
9 7 (2.14%) Maven
9 7 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (2.14%) WebDriver
10 6 (1.83%) GoCD
10 6 (1.83%) Oracle APEX
10 6 (1.83%) Visual Studio
11 5 (1.53%) Cucumber
12 4 (1.22%) Protractor
12 4 (1.22%) SpecFlow
13 3 (0.92%) gulp
14 2 (0.61%) Axure RP
14 2 (0.61%) WiX
General
1 43 (13.15%) Finance
2 19 (5.81%) Marketing
3 12 (3.67%) Publishing
4 8 (2.45%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.83%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.83%) Retail
6 5 (1.53%) Electronics
6 5 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.22%) Advertising
8 3 (0.92%) Back Office
9 2 (0.61%) Legal
9 2 (0.61%) Military
10 1 (0.31%) Games
10 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 250 (76.45%) Developer
2 145 (44.34%) PHP Developer
3 43 (13.15%) Web Developer
4 31 (9.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 27 (8.26%) JavaScript Developer
6 24 (7.34%) Magento Developer
7 22 (6.73%) HTML Developer
8 21 (6.42%) PHP Web Developer
9 19 (5.81%) HTML CSS Developer
9 19 (5.81%) Software Developer
9 19 (5.81%) Symfony Developer
10 17 (5.20%) E-Commerce Developer
10 17 (5.20%) Node.js Developer
11 16 (4.89%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
11 16 (4.89%) PHP Symfony Developer
12 15 (4.59%) MySQL Developer
12 15 (4.59%) PHP Magento Developer
12 15 (4.59%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 14 (4.28%) AWS Developer
13 14 (4.28%) PHP Laravel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (51.07%) HTML
2 149 (45.57%) CSS
3 88 (26.91%) AngularJS
4 63 (19.27%) Laravel
5 48 (14.68%) Web Services
6 47 (14.37%) Symfony
7 46 (14.07%) HTML5
8 43 (13.15%) Node.js
9 42 (12.84%) LAMP
10 40 (12.23%) jQuery
11 39 (11.93%) CSS3
12 33 (10.09%) JSON
13 29 (8.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 27 (8.26%) .NET
15 25 (7.65%) RESTful
16 23 (7.03%) XML
17 21 (6.42%) LAPP Stack
17 21 (6.42%) Sass
18 20 (6.12%) LEMP Stack
18 20 (6.12%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.20%) User Experience
2 14 (4.28%) Data Structures
3 13 (3.98%) Digital Media
4 11 (3.36%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.75%) Visualisation
6 6 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (1.83%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.22%) CMDB
7 4 (1.22%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.92%) N-Tier
8 3 (0.92%) Statistics
9 2 (0.61%) Clustering
9 2 (0.61%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.61%) Fintech
9 2 (0.61%) iPad
9 2 (0.61%) Linked Data
9 2 (0.61%) Ontologies
9 2 (0.61%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (0.61%) Semantic Web
10 1 (0.31%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 83 (25.38%) Linux
2 27 (8.26%) Windows
3 22 (6.73%) Unix
4 8 (2.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (2.14%) Android
6 5 (1.53%) Solaris
7 4 (1.22%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.92%) Debian
9 2 (0.61%) AIX
9 2 (0.61%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.61%) CentOS
9 2 (0.61%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.31%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.31%) SUSE
10 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.31%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (34.25%) Web Development
2 109 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (20.18%) MVC
4 48 (14.68%) Continuous Integration
5 44 (13.46%) E-Commerce
6 41 (12.54%) OO
7 40 (12.23%) Scrum
8 37 (11.31%) TDD
9 36 (11.01%) Front End Development
10 25 (7.65%) Configuration Management
11 21 (6.42%) DevOps
11 21 (6.42%) Release Management
12 19 (5.81%) OO PHP
12 19 (5.81%) Open Source
13 17 (5.20%) API Development
13 17 (5.20%) OOP
13 17 (5.20%) Performance Tuning
14 16 (4.89%) Kanban
15 15 (4.59%) Migration
15 15 (4.59%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 180 (55.05%) JavaScript
2 58 (17.74%) Java
3 55 (16.82%) SQL
4 36 (11.01%) Perl
4 36 (11.01%) Python
5 24 (7.34%) Bash Shell
6 21 (6.42%) C#
7 15 (4.59%) C++
8 13 (3.98%) C
9 12 (3.67%) Ruby
10 8 (2.45%) F#
10 8 (2.45%) XPath
11 7 (2.14%) Go
12 6 (1.83%) Haskell
12 6 (1.83%) OCaml
12 6 (1.83%) Rust
12 6 (1.83%) VB
13 5 (1.53%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.53%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.22%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 13 (3.98%) Degree
2 11 (3.36%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.06%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.61%) CCNP
4 2 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.31%) CHECK Team Member
5 1 (0.31%) CISSP
5 1 (0.31%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.31%) GPEN
5 1 (0.31%) GWAPT
5 1 (0.31%) GXPN
5 1 (0.31%) ISEB
5 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.31%) OSCE
5 1 (0.31%) OSCP
5 1 (0.31%) RHCSA
5 1 (0.31%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.28%) QA
2 1 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.31%) HIPAA
2 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (5.81%) Docker
2 9 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.61%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.61%) Postfix
3 2 (0.61%) Sendmail
3 2 (0.61%) Xen
4 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.31%) vCloud
4 1 (0.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.31%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.31%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 30 (9.17%) Ansible
2 16 (4.89%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (4.89%) Puppet
3 6 (1.83%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.61%) logstash
4 2 (0.61%) MAILsweeper
4 2 (0.61%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (0.31%) Core Impact
5 1 (0.31%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.31%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.31%) Nessus
5 1 (0.31%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.31%) Nexpose
5 1 (0.31%) Nmap
5 1 (0.31%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (0.31%) OpenView
5 1 (0.31%) Opsview
5 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (0.31%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 25 (7.65%) Zend
2 24 (7.34%) Oracle
3 16 (4.89%) Microsoft
4 11 (3.36%) VMware
5 7 (2.14%) Red Hat
6 6 (1.83%) SAP
7 5 (1.53%) ServiceNow
8 4 (1.22%) Splunk
9 3 (0.92%) HP
10 2 (0.61%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.61%) Blue Coat
10 2 (0.61%) BMC
10 2 (0.61%) Cisco
10 2 (0.61%) DevExpress
10 2 (0.61%) Forcepoint
10 2 (0.61%) Intel Security
10 2 (0.61%) Juniper
10 2 (0.61%) NetApp
10 2 (0.61%) Remedy
10 2 (0.61%) Veritas
Brighton, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £280 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £400 per day 3 months initial
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + Flexible working from home 2-3 days
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
LEXSTRA
Rate: £650 - £651 per day
Posted: 6 days ago