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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
England / South East
Rank 114 102 96
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -6
Contract jobs citing PHP 129 173 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.69% 2.02% 1.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.08% 5.99% 5.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 114 115
Median daily rate £381 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.53% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £278 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £27.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +89.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £35.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-12.76% +63.95%

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
2539 2890 3247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.33% 33.68% 34.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1576 1902 1807
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 111 121
Median hourly rate £42.00 £43.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £15.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.55 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.88%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -8 37 £325 -13.33% 14
Surrey +16 25 £535 +42.66% 10
Hampshire +3 24 £438 +34.61% 28
Berkshire +8 16 £413 +37.50% 19
East Sussex -7 12 £275 -12.00% 9
West Sussex - 7 £550 - 9
Kent -3 4 £263 -16.00% 9
Buckinghamshire -10 2 £325 -1.88% 10
Middlesex - 1 - -
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 172 (56.58%) JavaScript
2 167 (54.93%) HTML
3 132 (43.42%) CSS
4 125 (41.12%) MySQL
5 109 (35.86%) Agile Software Development
6 95 (31.25%) Web Development
7 92 (30.26%) Linux
8 89 (29.28%) Git (software)
9 78 (25.66%) Java
10 63 (20.72%) AngularJS
11 62 (20.39%) Apache
12 56 (18.42%) SQL
13 53 (17.43%) Laravel
13 53 (17.43%) Jenkins
14 52 (17.11%) MVC
15 49 (16.12%) HTML5
16 48 (15.79%) Python
17 46 (15.13%) Perl
17 46 (15.13%) Symfony
18 42 (13.82%) LAMP
19 41 (13.49%) Oracle
20 40 (13.16%) Finance
20 40 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
21 39 (12.83%) jQuery
21 39 (12.83%) CSS3
22 38 (12.50%) Drupal
23 37 (12.17%) nginx
24 36 (11.84%) Performance Tuning
24 36 (11.84%) Front End Development
25 35 (11.51%) Configuration Management

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 62 (20.39%) Apache
2 38 (12.50%) Drupal
3 37 (12.17%) nginx
4 31 (10.20%) Tomcat
5 22 (7.24%) WebLogic
6 19 (6.25%) WordPress
7 15 (4.93%) Moodle
8 10 (3.29%) IIS
9 8 (2.63%) SharePoint
10 6 (1.97%) ArcGIS
10 6 (1.97%) CMS
10 6 (1.97%) SilverStripe
11 4 (1.32%) Cloud Foundry
11 4 (1.32%) Confluence
11 4 (1.32%) GeoServer
12 3 (0.99%) GlassFish
13 2 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.66%) Jetty
14 1 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 1 (0.33%) phpBB
Applications
1 6 (1.97%) GIMP
1 6 (1.97%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.32%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (5.59%) Magento
2 6 (1.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (4.93%) GitHub
3 8 (2.63%) SaaS
4 5 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle CX
6 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.33%) IaaS
6 1 (0.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.61%) HTTP
2 11 (3.62%) Internet
3 9 (2.96%) LDAP
4 8 (2.63%) DNS
5 7 (2.30%) Network Security
6 6 (1.97%) AMQP
6 6 (1.97%) FTP
6 6 (1.97%) SSL
6 6 (1.97%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.64%) HTTPS
7 5 (1.64%) SSH
7 5 (1.64%) Telnet
8 3 (0.99%) Intranet
8 3 (0.99%) SNMP
9 2 (0.66%) DVB
9 2 (0.66%) LAN
9 2 (0.66%) VLAN
9 2 (0.66%) WAN
10 1 (0.33%) LTE
10 1 (0.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (41.12%) MySQL
2 28 (9.21%) PostgreSQL
3 24 (7.89%) MongoDB
4 22 (7.24%) NoSQL
4 22 (7.24%) Relational Database
5 21 (6.91%) SQL Server
6 17 (5.59%) CouchDB
6 17 (5.59%) Redis
7 4 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.99%) phpMyAdmin
8 3 (0.99%) QGIS
8 3 (0.99%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.66%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.33%) GIS
10 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.33%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 89 (29.28%) Git (software)
2 53 (17.43%) Jenkins
3 31 (10.20%) Subversion
4 21 (6.91%) ProC
5 20 (6.58%) Mercurial
6 13 (4.28%) Jasmine
7 11 (3.62%) JIRA
7 11 (3.62%) Selenium
8 8 (2.63%) Maven
9 6 (1.97%) PHPUnit
9 6 (1.97%) Visual Studio
10 5 (1.64%) Cucumber
10 5 (1.64%) GoCD
10 5 (1.64%) WebDriver
11 4 (1.32%) Protractor
12 3 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.66%) Ant
13 2 (0.66%) Axure RP
13 2 (0.66%) Gerrit
13 2 (0.66%) Mockito
General
1 40 (13.16%) Finance
2 19 (6.25%) Marketing
3 10 (3.29%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.63%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.97%) Electronics
6 5 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.32%) Back Office
7 4 (1.32%) Publishing
8 3 (0.99%) Advertising
8 3 (0.99%) Retail
9 2 (0.66%) Local Government
10 1 (0.33%) Legal
10 1 (0.33%) Military
10 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 213 (70.07%) Developer
2 114 (37.50%) PHP Developer
3 37 (12.17%) Web Developer
4 35 (11.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 32 (10.53%) Architect
6 21 (6.91%) Oracle Architect
7 18 (5.92%) JavaScript Developer
7 18 (5.92%) PHP Web Developer
7 18 (5.92%) Symfony Developer
8 17 (5.59%) Software Developer
9 15 (4.93%) Drupal Developer
9 15 (4.93%) Magento Developer
9 15 (4.93%) PHP Symfony Developer
10 12 (3.95%) Full Stack Developer
10 12 (3.95%) HTML Developer
10 12 (3.95%) MySQL Developer
10 12 (3.95%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 12 (3.95%) Unix Architect
11 11 (3.62%) Moodle Developer
11 11 (3.62%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (54.93%) HTML
2 132 (43.42%) CSS
3 63 (20.72%) AngularJS
4 53 (17.43%) Laravel
5 49 (16.12%) HTML5
6 46 (15.13%) Symfony
7 42 (13.82%) LAMP
8 39 (12.83%) CSS3
8 39 (12.83%) jQuery
9 35 (11.51%) Web Services
10 30 (9.87%) Node.js
11 27 (8.88%) XML
12 26 (8.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 25 (8.22%) RESTful
14 20 (6.58%) .NET
15 19 (6.25%) LEMP Stack
16 18 (5.92%) LAPP Stack
16 18 (5.92%) Yii
17 17 (5.59%) JSON
17 17 (5.59%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.92%) User Experience
2 15 (4.93%) Data Structures
3 13 (4.28%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.63%) Digital Media
5 7 (2.30%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (1.64%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.32%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (0.99%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.66%) Clustering
9 2 (0.66%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.66%) Fintech
9 2 (0.66%) Life Science
9 2 (0.66%) Linked Data
9 2 (0.66%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.66%) Semantic Web
9 2 (0.66%) STB
10 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.33%) FMCG
10 1 (0.33%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 92 (30.26%) Linux
2 30 (9.87%) Unix
3 26 (8.55%) Windows
4 21 (6.91%) AIX
5 8 (2.63%) Android
5 8 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.64%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.32%) CentOS
8 3 (0.99%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.66%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.33%) Debian
10 1 (0.33%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.33%) SUSE
10 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (35.86%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (31.25%) Web Development
3 52 (17.11%) MVC
4 40 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (11.84%) Front End Development
5 36 (11.84%) Performance Tuning
6 35 (11.51%) Configuration Management
6 35 (11.51%) OO
7 32 (10.53%) Scrum
8 27 (8.88%) TDD
9 26 (8.55%) Open Source
10 25 (8.22%) E-Commerce
10 25 (8.22%) SDLC
11 24 (7.89%) DevOps
12 21 (6.91%) Release Management
12 21 (6.91%) Waterfall
13 15 (4.93%) OOP
14 14 (4.61%) Unit Testing
15 13 (4.28%) BDD
15 13 (4.28%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 172 (56.58%) JavaScript
2 78 (25.66%) Java
3 56 (18.42%) SQL
4 48 (15.79%) Python
5 46 (15.13%) Perl
6 29 (9.54%) C
7 21 (6.91%) C#
8 16 (5.26%) Bash Shell
9 11 (3.62%) Ruby
10 8 (2.63%) C++
11 7 (2.30%) XPath
12 6 (1.97%) Go
13 5 (1.64%) F#
13 5 (1.64%) Groovy
13 5 (1.64%) Haskell
13 5 (1.64%) OCaml
13 5 (1.64%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.64%) Rust
14 4 (1.32%) PHP 5
14 4 (1.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (9.54%) Degree
2 5 (1.64%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.99%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.66%) CCNP
4 2 (0.66%) CISA
4 2 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.66%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.66%) ISEB
4 2 (0.66%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.33%) CCSP
5 1 (0.33%) CISSP
5 1 (0.33%) GPEN
5 1 (0.33%) GWAPT
5 1 (0.33%) GXPN
5 1 (0.33%) HNC
5 1 (0.33%) HND
5 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.33%) RHCSA
5 1 (0.33%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.29%) QA
2 1 (0.33%) HIPAA
2 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.33%) WCAG
System Software
1 34 (11.18%) Docker
2 9 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.97%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.99%) vCloud
5 2 (0.66%) Postfix
5 2 (0.66%) Xen
6 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.33%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 24 (7.89%) Ansible
2 15 (4.93%) Puppet
3 14 (4.61%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.97%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.66%) logstash
6 1 (0.33%) Core Impact
6 1 (0.33%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.33%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.33%) Nessus
6 1 (0.33%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.33%) Nexpose
6 1 (0.33%) Nmap
6 1 (0.33%) NSN NetAct
6 1 (0.33%) OpenView
6 1 (0.33%) Opsview
6 1 (0.33%) Piwik
6 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.33%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 41 (13.49%) Oracle
2 24 (7.89%) Zend
3 16 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 13 (4.28%) VMware
5 9 (2.96%) Red Hat
6 7 (2.30%) SAP
7 6 (1.97%) HP
8 4 (1.32%) Splunk
9 3 (0.99%) Google
10 2 (0.66%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.66%) BMC
10 2 (0.66%) ESRI
10 2 (0.66%) Remedy
10 2 (0.66%) SolarWinds
10 2 (0.66%) Veritas
11 1 (0.33%) Cisco
11 1 (0.33%) hybris
11 1 (0.33%) New Relic
11 1 (0.33%) Percona
11 1 (0.33%) Xamarin
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Rate: £250 - £300 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Hampshire
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