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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 79 72 82
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Contract jobs citing PHP 229 253 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.60% 2.68% 2.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.40% 7.80% 6.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 191 146
Median daily rate £350 £315 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £239 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Median hourly rate £10.00 £39.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.35% +44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.20 £39.00 £18.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £39.80 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £39.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-60.25% +14.70%
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
3094 3245 2989
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 35.09% 34.39% 32.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1923 2021 1649
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 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 86 107
Median hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £22.50 £17.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +3.49%

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 26 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 June 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 +1 55 £350 +16.66% 53
Oxfordshire -8 42 £400 - 9
Berkshire +3 37 £375 +27.11% 34
East Sussex +20 32 £300 +20.00% 11
Surrey +2 27 £400 +23.15% 26
Buckinghamshire +5 19 £275 -8.33% 13
Kent +1 8 £253 -49.50% 9
Middlesex -3 5 £400 +45.45% 2
West Sussex -28 2 £283 -30.24% 7
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 270 (61.93%) JavaScript
2 242 (55.50%) HTML
3 237 (54.36%) CSS
4 148 (33.94%) Web Development
5 137 (31.42%) MySQL
6 126 (28.90%) Java
7 123 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
8 120 (27.52%) jQuery
9 115 (26.38%) Linux
10 89 (20.41%) HTML5
11 87 (19.95%) SQL
12 79 (18.12%) XML
13 73 (16.74%) .NET
13 73 (16.74%) AngularJS
14 71 (16.28%) MVC
15 70 (16.06%) C#
16 66 (15.14%) Apache
16 66 (15.14%) Git (software)
17 64 (14.68%) Web Services
18 63 (14.45%) LAMP
18 63 (14.45%) Scrum
19 60 (13.76%) Amazon AWS
20 56 (12.84%) CSS3
21 49 (11.24%) OO
21 49 (11.24%) CRM
21 49 (11.24%) E-Commerce
22 48 (11.01%) Oracle
22 48 (11.01%) TDD
23 46 (10.55%) SOAP
23 46 (10.55%) WordPress

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 66 (15.14%) Apache
2 46 (10.55%) WordPress
3 39 (8.94%) Drupal
4 33 (7.57%) CMS
5 30 (6.88%) IIS
6 18 (4.13%) Elasticsearch
7 14 (3.21%) WebSphere
8 10 (2.29%) Joomla!
9 9 (2.06%) Moodle
9 9 (2.06%) WebLogic
10 6 (1.38%) nginx
10 6 (1.38%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.92%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.92%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.69%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 2 (0.46%) Alfresco
13 2 (0.46%) JBoss
13 2 (0.46%) MODX
13 2 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 19 (4.36%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.44%) MS Office
3 2 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.46%) GIMP
3 2 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.46%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.46%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 41 (9.40%) Magento
2 6 (1.38%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.92%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.46%) BigMachines
5 2 (0.46%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.23%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 60 (13.76%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (3.67%) Amazon Kinesis
3 14 (3.21%) SaaS
4 12 (2.75%) GitHub
5 11 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (1.15%) IaaS
6 5 (1.15%) PaaS
7 3 (0.69%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (0.69%) Boomi
7 3 (0.69%) Force.com
7 3 (0.69%) iPaaS
8 2 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.46%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.46%) Office 365
8 2 (0.46%) Sage Pay
9 1 (0.23%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.23%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 38 (8.72%) Network Security
2 22 (5.05%) Internet
3 19 (4.36%) HTTP
4 13 (2.98%) DNS
4 13 (2.98%) LDAP
4 13 (2.98%) SMTP
5 12 (2.75%) Firewall
6 7 (1.61%) TCP/IP
6 7 (1.61%) Wireshark
7 6 (1.38%) SSL
8 5 (1.15%) DHCP
8 5 (1.15%) LAN
8 5 (1.15%) VPN
8 5 (1.15%) WAN
9 4 (0.92%) FTP
9 4 (0.92%) SAN
10 3 (0.69%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.69%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (0.46%) NAS
11 2 (0.46%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (31.42%) MySQL
2 38 (8.72%) SQL Server
3 36 (8.26%) NoSQL
4 28 (6.42%) MongoDB
5 26 (5.96%) Relational Database
6 25 (5.73%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (2.98%) Big Data
7 13 (2.98%) RDBMS
8 10 (2.29%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.38%) Neo4j
9 6 (1.38%) Oracle BI EE
9 6 (1.38%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 6 (1.38%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (1.38%) Redis
10 5 (1.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 5 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.15%) Oracle Database 12c
10 5 (1.15%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 66 (15.14%) Git (software)
2 26 (5.96%) Subversion
3 22 (5.05%) Visual Studio
4 18 (4.13%) PHPUnit
4 18 (4.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (3.67%) Oracle APEX
6 13 (2.98%) Jenkins
7 10 (2.29%) Selenium
8 9 (2.06%) Jasmine
9 8 (1.83%) Vagrant
10 7 (1.61%) Eclipse
10 7 (1.61%) Grunt
10 7 (1.61%) SpecFlow
10 7 (1.61%) TeamCity
10 7 (1.61%) WiX
11 5 (1.15%) Fiddler
11 5 (1.15%) JUnit
11 5 (1.15%) Mercurial
12 4 (0.92%) Ant
12 4 (0.92%) WebDriver
General
1 33 (7.57%) Finance
2 25 (5.73%) Publishing
3 16 (3.67%) Marketing
4 11 (2.52%) Banking
5 9 (2.06%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.61%) Retail
7 6 (1.38%) Back Office
8 5 (1.15%) Military
9 4 (0.92%) German Language
9 4 (0.92%) Legal
10 3 (0.69%) Advertising
11 2 (0.46%) Electronics
11 2 (0.46%) Games
12 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 316 (72.48%) Developer
2 159 (36.47%) PHP Developer
3 46 (10.55%) Web Developer
4 38 (8.72%) JavaScript Developer
5 36 (8.26%) Magento Developer
6 30 (6.88%) HTML Developer
7 26 (5.96%) HTML CSS Developer
8 24 (5.50%) PHP Magento Developer
8 24 (5.50%) PHP Web Developer
9 23 (5.28%) Architect
9 23 (5.28%) Software Developer
10 22 (5.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 21 (4.82%) E-Commerce Developer
12 20 (4.59%) Administrator
12 20 (4.59%) MySQL Developer
12 20 (4.59%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 18 (4.13%) .NET Developer
13 18 (4.13%) Drupal Developer
13 18 (4.13%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
13 18 (4.13%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 242 (55.50%) HTML
2 237 (54.36%) CSS
3 120 (27.52%) jQuery
4 89 (20.41%) HTML5
5 79 (18.12%) XML
6 73 (16.74%) .NET
6 73 (16.74%) AngularJS
7 64 (14.68%) Web Services
8 63 (14.45%) LAMP
9 56 (12.84%) CSS3
10 46 (10.55%) SOAP
11 43 (9.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 40 (9.17%) Ajax
12 40 (9.17%) JSON
13 39 (8.94%) REST
14 37 (8.49%) Node.js
15 35 (8.03%) Laravel
16 34 (7.80%) Symfony
17 30 (6.88%) ASP.NET
18 23 (5.28%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 46 (10.55%) Digital Media
2 32 (7.34%) User Experience
3 15 (3.44%) Computer Science
4 13 (2.98%) Data Centre
5 12 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (2.29%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.61%) e-Learning
8 6 (1.38%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.15%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.15%) Animation
9 5 (1.15%) PKI
10 4 (0.92%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.92%) Replication
11 3 (0.69%) Blog
11 3 (0.69%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.69%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.46%) Fintech
12 2 (0.46%) Internet of Things
12 2 (0.46%) Smart Meter
12 2 (0.46%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 115 (26.38%) Linux
2 32 (7.34%) Unix
2 32 (7.34%) Windows
3 23 (5.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (4.13%) CentOS
5 12 (2.75%) Windows Server
6 11 (2.52%) zOS
7 10 (2.29%) Debian
8 8 (1.83%) Android
9 7 (1.61%) Apple iOS
9 7 (1.61%) Ubuntu
10 6 (1.38%) Oracle Linux
10 6 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.69%) Solaris
12 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.46%) Fedora
14 1 (0.23%) SUSE
14 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (33.94%) Web Development
2 123 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (16.28%) MVC
4 63 (14.45%) Scrum
5 49 (11.24%) CRM
5 49 (11.24%) E-Commerce
5 49 (11.24%) OO
6 48 (11.01%) TDD
7 44 (10.09%) ERP
8 34 (7.80%) Front End Development
8 34 (7.80%) Open Source
9 33 (7.57%) DevOps
10 29 (6.65%) Continuous Integration
11 28 (6.42%) BDD
12 26 (5.96%) Migration
12 26 (5.96%) Software Engineering
13 25 (5.73%) ITIL
14 24 (5.50%) OOP
15 23 (5.28%) Content Management
16 22 (5.05%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 270 (61.93%) JavaScript
2 126 (28.90%) Java
3 87 (19.95%) SQL
4 70 (16.06%) C#
5 44 (10.09%) Perl
6 39 (8.94%) Python
7 33 (7.57%) C++
8 21 (4.82%) Ruby
8 21 (4.82%) VB
9 15 (3.44%) PowerShell
10 12 (2.75%) Shell Script
11 9 (2.06%) PHP 5
12 8 (1.83%) Bash Shell
12 8 (1.83%) PL/SQL
12 8 (1.83%) VB.NET
13 7 (1.61%) T-SQL
14 5 (1.15%) Apex Code
14 5 (1.15%) C
14 5 (1.15%) F#
14 5 (1.15%) VB6
Qualifications
1 29 (6.65%) Security Cleared
2 21 (4.82%) Degree
2 21 (4.82%) SC Cleared
3 8 (1.83%) DV Cleared
4 6 (1.38%) CCNP
4 6 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.69%) DBS Check
6 3 (0.69%) MCITP
6 3 (0.69%) MCTS
7 2 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.23%) ISEB
8 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.23%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.29%) QA
2 3 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.69%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (4.59%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.61%) Docker
3 7 (1.61%) Postfix
4 4 (0.92%) KVM
5 3 (0.69%) RHEV
5 3 (0.69%) Varnish
5 3 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.46%) Firmware
6 2 (0.46%) oVirt
6 2 (0.46%) vSphere
7 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.23%) Samba
7 1 (0.23%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.23%) XenApp
7 1 (0.23%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (5.05%) Puppet
2 11 (2.52%) Ansible
3 10 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.92%) cPanel
4 4 (0.92%) Nagios
5 3 (0.69%) logstash
5 3 (0.69%) Zenoss
6 2 (0.46%) yum
7 1 (0.23%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.23%) Cacti
7 1 (0.23%) Control-M
7 1 (0.23%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.23%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.23%) Plesk
7 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.23%) SCCM
7 1 (0.23%) SCOM
7 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 48 (11.01%) Oracle
2 35 (8.03%) VMware
3 29 (6.65%) Zend
4 26 (5.96%) Microsoft
5 18 (4.13%) IBM
6 16 (3.67%) Red Hat
7 8 (1.83%) Juniper
8 7 (1.61%) Adobe
9 6 (1.38%) Sitecore
10 5 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.92%) Cisco
12 3 (0.69%) Citrix
12 3 (0.69%) Dell
12 3 (0.69%) Informatica
12 3 (0.69%) NetApp
12 3 (0.69%) Perforce
12 3 (0.69%) Rackspace
12 3 (0.69%) SAP
12 3 (0.69%) WSO2
13 2 (0.46%) PayPal
Lewes, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
AAP3
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Sevenoaks
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
AAP3
Rate: Attractive
Posted: 2 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
University of Kent
Rate: From £32,600 to £37,768 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Parham Consulting
Rate: Up to £400 per day Maximum £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago