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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 87 87 67
Rank change year-on-year
0 -20
Contract jobs citing PHP 192 193 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.12% 2.15% 2.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.35% 6.56% 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 139 107
Average daily rate
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£310 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £338 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +22.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 8
Average hourly rate £31.25 £27.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.74% +30.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.25 £24.30 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £38.00 £31.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-39.18% +64.44%
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
3023 2944 2721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.41% 32.78% 33.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1867 1639 1383
Average daily rate £355 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 104 203
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £17.50 £17.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.79 £53.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
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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
Hampshire -16 45 £300 - 33
Oxfordshire 0 39 £365 +17.74% 43
Berkshire +2 29 £313 -3.84% 24
Buckinghamshire +10 26 £294 -2.08% 14
Surrey +23 25 £325 - 29
East Sussex -18 15 £250 -13.79% 17
West Sussex -20 11 £405 +44.00% 4
Kent +2 6 £500 +67.36% 14
Middlesex +2 1 £315 - 2
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

1 216 (58.22%) HTML
2 208 (56.06%) JavaScript
3 194 (52.29%) CSS
4 156 (42.05%) MySQL
5 105 (28.30%) Linux
6 90 (24.26%) jQuery
7 82 (22.10%) Agile Software Development
8 78 (21.02%) HTML5
9 69 (18.60%) Git (software)
9 69 (18.60%) Apache
10 61 (16.44%) OO
10 61 (16.44%) Python
10 61 (16.44%) MVC
11 60 (16.17%) SQL
12 58 (15.63%) Drupal
13 57 (15.36%) Java
14 55 (14.82%) LAMP
15 54 (14.56%) Subversion
16 53 (14.29%) Perl
16 53 (14.29%) UNIX
17 47 (12.67%) CMS
17 47 (12.67%) CSS3
18 40 (10.78%) Web Development
18 40 (10.78%) OOP
19 38 (10.24%) .NET
20 36 (9.70%) Zend
20 36 (9.70%) Continuous Integration
21 35 (9.43%) Scrum
22 31 (8.36%) Open Source
22 31 (8.36%) OO PHP

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 69 (18.60%) Apache
2 58 (15.63%) Drupal
3 47 (12.67%) CMS
4 26 (7.01%) WordPress
5 14 (3.77%) Tomcat
6 12 (3.23%) Node.js
7 11 (2.96%) uWSGI
8 10 (2.70%) IIS
9 9 (2.43%) WebLogic
10 8 (2.16%) SharePoint
11 7 (1.89%) Moodle
12 6 (1.62%) ExpressionEngine
12 6 (1.62%) JBoss
13 5 (1.35%) GlassFish
14 4 (1.08%) Apache Solr
14 4 (1.08%) Joomla!
15 3 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
16 2 (0.54%) Kentico
16 2 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 2 (0.54%) Confluence
Applications
1 14 (3.77%) Photoshop
2 9 (2.43%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.08%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.54%) MS Office
6 1 (0.27%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 26 (7.01%) Magento
2 2 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.27%) Tridion
3 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.81%) GitHub
3 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.54%) SaaS
4 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.93%) TCP/IP
2 18 (4.85%) SSL
3 17 (4.58%) Internet
4 13 (3.50%) LAN
4 13 (3.50%) WAN
5 12 (3.23%) DNS
6 11 (2.96%) HTTP
7 10 (2.70%) LDAP
7 10 (2.70%) Firewall
8 6 (1.62%) IPsec
8 6 (1.62%) VPN
9 5 (1.35%) SMTP
9 5 (1.35%) SAN
9 5 (1.35%) Network Security
10 4 (1.08%) SSH
10 4 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (0.81%) Skype
11 3 (0.81%) DHCP
11 3 (0.81%) WLAN
11 3 (0.81%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (42.05%) MySQL
2 26 (7.01%) SQL Server
3 23 (6.20%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (2.70%) Oracle Database
5 9 (2.43%) MongoDB
6 8 (2.16%) Hadoop
6 8 (2.16%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.62%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.08%) Big Data
8 4 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.54%) Redis
10 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.54%) MS Access
10 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 69 (18.60%) Git (software)
2 54 (14.56%) Subversion
3 19 (5.12%) Jenkins
4 12 (3.23%) Grunt
5 11 (2.96%) Selenium
6 8 (2.16%) PHPUnit
7 6 (1.62%) Visual Studio
8 5 (1.35%) Bower
8 5 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (1.08%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 4 (1.08%) Axure RP
10 3 (0.81%) JUnit
10 3 (0.81%) NUnit
10 3 (0.81%) Mockito
10 3 (0.81%) WebDriver
10 3 (0.81%) Jasmine
10 3 (0.81%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.54%) Behat
11 2 (0.54%) Moq
11 2 (0.54%) JIRA
General
1 27 (7.28%) Marketing
2 19 (5.12%) Finance
3 9 (2.43%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.89%) Games
5 5 (1.35%) Advertising
6 4 (1.08%) Retail
6 4 (1.08%) Publishing
6 4 (1.08%) Back Office
7 3 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.81%) Legal
7 3 (0.81%) Banking
8 1 (0.27%) Electronics
8 1 (0.27%) Automotive
8 1 (0.27%) Front Office
8 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 264 (71.16%) Developer
2 123 (33.15%) PHP Developer
3 58 (15.63%) Web Developer
4 25 (6.74%) Front-End Developer
5 22 (5.93%) Senior Developer
6 21 (5.66%) Magento Developer
7 19 (5.12%) Drupal Developer
8 15 (4.04%) DevOps Engineer
9 14 (3.77%) PHP Web Developer
10 12 (3.23%) Senior PHP Developer
11 11 (2.96%) LAMP Developer
12 10 (2.70%) Perl Developer
12 10 (2.70%) Junior Developer
12 10 (2.70%) Analyst
12 10 (2.70%) Junior
12 10 (2.70%) Full Stack Developer
13 9 (2.43%) PHP LAMP Developer
13 9 (2.43%) Systems Administrator
13 9 (2.43%) Administrator
14 8 (2.16%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (58.22%) HTML
2 194 (52.29%) CSS
3 90 (24.26%) jQuery
4 78 (21.02%) HTML5
5 55 (14.82%) LAMP
6 47 (12.67%) CSS3
7 38 (10.24%) .NET
8 29 (7.82%) Laravel
9 28 (7.55%) Ajax
9 28 (7.55%) Web Services
10 25 (6.74%) XML
10 25 (6.74%) Symfony
11 23 (6.20%) XHTML
12 20 (5.39%) AngularJS
13 17 (4.58%) JSON
14 16 (4.31%) Sass
14 16 (4.31%) ASP.NET
14 16 (4.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 11 (2.96%) WSGI
15 11 (2.96%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.20%) User Experience
2 9 (2.43%) Data Centre
3 8 (2.16%) Social Media
3 8 (2.16%) Mobile App
4 7 (1.89%) Replication
4 7 (1.89%) Wiki
4 7 (1.89%) Computer Science
4 7 (1.89%) PKI
5 5 (1.35%) Graphic Design
5 5 (1.35%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (1.35%) Digital Media
6 4 (1.08%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.08%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (0.81%) DTV
7 3 (0.81%) W3C
7 3 (0.81%) STB
7 3 (0.81%) VLE
8 2 (0.54%) Statistics
8 2 (0.54%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 105 (28.30%) Linux
2 53 (14.29%) UNIX
3 21 (5.66%) Windows
4 11 (2.96%) Android
5 10 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (2.16%) Solaris
7 7 (1.89%) CentOS
7 7 (1.89%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.27%) Debian
9 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (22.10%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (16.44%) OO
2 61 (16.44%) MVC
3 40 (10.78%) Web Development
3 40 (10.78%) OOP
4 36 (9.70%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (9.43%) Scrum
6 31 (8.36%) Open Source
6 31 (8.36%) OO PHP
7 30 (8.09%) TDD
7 30 (8.09%) E-Commerce
8 29 (7.82%) Software Engineering
8 29 (7.82%) DevOps
9 17 (4.58%) Responsive Web Design
10 15 (4.04%) Project Management
11 14 (3.77%) Unit Testing
12 13 (3.50%) Content Management
12 13 (3.50%) Automated Testing
12 13 (3.50%) BDD
13 11 (2.96%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 208 (56.06%) JavaScript
2 61 (16.44%) Python
3 60 (16.17%) SQL
4 57 (15.36%) Java
5 53 (14.29%) Perl
6 23 (6.20%) C#
7 22 (5.93%) PHP5
8 18 (4.85%) Ruby
9 17 (4.58%) C++
10 16 (4.31%) Shell Script
11 13 (3.50%) C
12 10 (2.70%) Bash Shell
13 8 (2.16%) VB
14 6 (1.62%) T-SQL
15 4 (1.08%) PowerShell
15 4 (1.08%) PHP4
15 4 (1.08%) VBScript
15 4 (1.08%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.08%) VBA
15 4 (1.08%) Go
Qualifications
1 19 (5.12%) Security Cleared
2 15 (4.04%) Degree
3 12 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.08%) CCNA
4 4 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.81%) MCSE
6 1 (0.27%) MCP
6 1 (0.27%) CCNP
6 1 (0.27%) PMP
6 1 (0.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.04%) QA
2 4 (1.08%) SLA
3 2 (0.54%) WCAG
3 2 (0.54%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.27%) WAI
4 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (4.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (4.31%) Shibboleth
3 10 (2.70%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.08%) Sendmail
4 4 (1.08%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.81%) Snort
6 2 (0.54%) Varnish
7 1 (0.27%) iptables
7 1 (0.27%) Samba
7 1 (0.27%) vSphere
7 1 (0.27%) XenServer
7 1 (0.27%) Postfix
7 1 (0.27%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 24 (6.47%) Puppet
2 5 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.35%) Vagrant
2 5 (1.35%) Nagios
3 4 (1.08%) MIMEsweeper
3 4 (1.08%) MAILsweeper
4 3 (0.81%) OpenView
5 1 (0.27%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.27%) Salt
5 1 (0.27%) Hyperic
5 1 (0.27%) AppManager
5 1 (0.27%) SCCM
5 1 (0.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 36 (9.70%) Zend
2 29 (7.82%) Oracle
3 27 (7.28%) Microsoft
4 22 (5.93%) VMware
5 17 (4.58%) Cisco
6 9 (2.43%) Juniper
6 9 (2.43%) Twitter
7 7 (1.89%) NetApp
7 7 (1.89%) Red Hat
7 7 (1.89%) Facebook
8 6 (1.62%) Adobe
9 5 (1.35%) Google
10 4 (1.08%) Appcelerator
10 4 (1.08%) Blue Coat
10 4 (1.08%) McAfee
10 4 (1.08%) Websense
10 4 (1.08%) Sun
11 3 (0.81%) WSO2
11 3 (0.81%) HP
11 3 (0.81%) Rackspace
Brighton, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £380 to £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Xcede
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £225 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Mercator IT Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day Perm Salary £35,000 - £45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £425 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £430 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hudson IT
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Mercator IT Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Venturi
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Milton Keynes
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 8 days ago