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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 107 82 84
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +2
Contract jobs citing PHP 170 210 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.69% 2.17% 2.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.17% 6.78% 6.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 143 87
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £198 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £380 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 5
Average hourly rate £18.50 £24.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.25% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £20.23 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £36.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.35 £35.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-24.71% +112.12%
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
3287 3098 2666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.66% 32.02% 31.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1948 1747 1329
Average daily rate £350 £335 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 113 213
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.00 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 21 April 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 21 April 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 21 April 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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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
Berkshire +14 50 £313 +4.16% 18
Hampshire -30 43 £300 - 35
Surrey +11 29 £350 +9.37% 36
Oxfordshire -21 25 £275 +5.76% 27
Buckinghamshire -2 18 £300 +4.34% 21
East Sussex -19 9 £238 -4.52% 11
Kent -4 5 £350 +12.00% 10
West Sussex -27 4 £251 -16.25% 7
Isle of Wight - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 219 (56.01%) HTML
2 213 (54.48%) JavaScript
3 205 (52.43%) CSS
4 149 (38.11%) MySQL
5 116 (29.67%) Linux
6 109 (27.88%) jQuery
7 102 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
8 94 (24.04%) HTML5
9 77 (19.69%) Apache
10 72 (18.41%) Git (software)
11 70 (17.90%) SQL
12 68 (17.39%) OO
13 66 (16.88%) LAMP
14 63 (16.11%) MVC
14 63 (16.11%) Drupal
15 57 (14.58%) Subversion
15 57 (14.58%) Python
15 57 (14.58%) Java
16 56 (14.32%) CSS3
17 51 (13.04%) Web Development
18 50 (12.79%) UNIX
19 45 (11.51%) CMS
19 45 (11.51%) Continuous Integration
20 44 (11.25%) Perl
21 41 (10.49%) Web Services
22 40 (10.23%) Marketing
22 40 (10.23%) Laravel
23 39 (9.97%) OOP
24 38 (9.72%) Scrum
25 37 (9.46%) XML

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 77 (19.69%) Apache
2 63 (16.11%) Drupal
3 45 (11.51%) CMS
4 31 (7.93%) WordPress
5 18 (4.60%) Node.js
6 11 (2.81%) uWSGI
7 10 (2.56%) Tomcat
8 9 (2.30%) SharePoint
8 9 (2.30%) WebLogic
9 8 (2.05%) IIS
10 6 (1.53%) JBoss
10 6 (1.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (1.53%) Moodle
11 5 (1.28%) Apache Solr
12 4 (1.02%) Joomla!
12 4 (1.02%) ExpressionEngine
13 3 (0.77%) GlassFish
13 3 (0.77%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.51%) nginx
Applications
1 16 (4.09%) Photoshop
2 7 (1.79%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (1.53%) MS Excel
4 3 (0.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (4.86%) Magento
2 1 (0.26%) Tridion
2 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.09%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.02%) SaaS
3 2 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.26%) Office 365
4 1 (0.26%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.12%) TCP/IP
2 19 (4.86%) Internet
3 16 (4.09%) SSL
4 11 (2.81%) DNS
4 11 (2.81%) HTTP
5 8 (2.05%) LDAP
5 8 (2.05%) Firewall
6 7 (1.79%) LAN
6 7 (1.79%) WAN
6 7 (1.79%) Network Security
7 4 (1.02%) SMTP
7 4 (1.02%) VPN
7 4 (1.02%) IPsec
7 4 (1.02%) SSH
8 3 (0.77%) SAN
8 3 (0.77%) Intranet
8 3 (0.77%) DVB
8 3 (0.77%) VLAN
8 3 (0.77%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (0.77%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (38.11%) MySQL
2 29 (7.42%) PostgreSQL
3 24 (6.14%) SQL Server
4 16 (4.09%) Oracle Database
5 14 (3.58%) MongoDB
6 13 (3.32%) Relational Database
7 11 (2.81%) Hadoop
8 10 (2.56%) NoSQL
9 8 (2.05%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (1.53%) Big Data
11 3 (0.77%) Redis
11 3 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.26%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.26%) SQLite
13 1 (0.26%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 72 (18.41%) Git (software)
2 57 (14.58%) Subversion
3 29 (7.42%) Jenkins
4 19 (4.86%) Selenium
5 17 (4.35%) PHPUnit
6 13 (3.32%) Grunt
7 9 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (1.79%) NUnit
9 6 (1.53%) Cucumber
9 6 (1.53%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 6 (1.53%) Dreamweaver
10 5 (1.28%) JMeter
11 4 (1.02%) Visual Studio
11 4 (1.02%) Maven
11 4 (1.02%) Axure RP
11 4 (1.02%) Bower
12 3 (0.77%) Jasmine
12 3 (0.77%) Eclipse
12 3 (0.77%) WebDriver
12 3 (0.77%) Mockito
General
1 40 (10.23%) Marketing
2 19 (4.86%) Finance
3 8 (2.05%) Advertising
3 8 (2.05%) Publishing
4 7 (1.79%) Games
5 6 (1.53%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.02%) Retail
6 4 (1.02%) Back Office
7 3 (0.77%) Electronics
8 2 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.51%) Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Automotive
9 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.26%) Front Office
9 1 (0.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 280 (71.61%) Developer
2 141 (36.06%) PHP Developer
3 59 (15.09%) Web Developer
4 30 (7.67%) Front-End Developer
5 29 (7.42%) Senior Developer
6 24 (6.14%) Drupal Developer
7 17 (4.35%) Senior PHP Developer
8 16 (4.09%) PHP Web Developer
8 16 (4.09%) DevOps Engineer
9 15 (3.84%) Full Stack Developer
10 14 (3.58%) LAMP Developer
11 11 (2.81%) Analyst
11 11 (2.81%) Junior
11 11 (2.81%) Junior Developer
12 10 (2.56%) Administrator
12 10 (2.56%) Magento Developer
13 9 (2.30%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 9 (2.30%) WordPress Developer
13 9 (2.30%) Programmer
13 9 (2.30%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (56.01%) HTML
2 205 (52.43%) CSS
3 109 (27.88%) jQuery
4 94 (24.04%) HTML5
5 66 (16.88%) LAMP
6 56 (14.32%) CSS3
7 41 (10.49%) Web Services
8 40 (10.23%) Laravel
9 37 (9.46%) XML
9 37 (9.46%) .NET
10 27 (6.91%) Ajax
10 27 (6.91%) Symfony
10 27 (6.91%) AngularJS
11 23 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 22 (5.63%) JSON
13 20 (5.12%) XHTML
14 18 (4.60%) RESTful
15 17 (4.35%) CodeIgniter
16 16 (4.09%) Sass
16 16 (4.09%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.70%) Open Source
2 17 (4.35%) Mobile App
2 17 (4.35%) User Experience
3 8 (2.05%) Computer Science
4 7 (1.79%) Wiki
4 7 (1.79%) Social Media
4 7 (1.79%) E-Learning
4 7 (1.79%) Digital Media
5 6 (1.53%) PKI
5 6 (1.53%) Graphic Design
6 5 (1.28%) Mathematics
6 5 (1.28%) Replication
6 5 (1.28%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (1.02%) CMDB
7 4 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (0.77%) STB
8 3 (0.77%) DTV
8 3 (0.77%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.51%) iDTV
9 2 (0.51%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 116 (29.67%) Linux
2 50 (12.79%) UNIX
3 25 (6.39%) Windows
4 13 (3.32%) Android
4 13 (3.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (2.30%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.79%) CentOS
6 7 (1.79%) Solaris
7 6 (1.53%) Ubuntu
8 5 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.26%) Debian
11 1 (0.26%) Fedora
11 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (17.39%) OO
3 63 (16.11%) MVC
4 51 (13.04%) Web Development
5 45 (11.51%) Continuous Integration
6 39 (9.97%) OOP
7 38 (9.72%) Scrum
8 36 (9.21%) DevOps
9 35 (8.95%) TDD
9 35 (8.95%) Software Engineering
10 29 (7.42%) E-Commerce
10 29 (7.42%) OO PHP
11 25 (6.39%) Responsive Web Design
12 23 (5.88%) BDD
13 21 (5.37%) Unit Testing
14 17 (4.35%) Automated Testing
15 15 (3.84%) Content Management
15 15 (3.84%) Project Management
16 11 (2.81%) Change Control
17 10 (2.56%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 213 (54.48%) JavaScript
2 70 (17.90%) SQL
3 57 (14.58%) Java
3 57 (14.58%) Python
4 44 (11.25%) Perl
5 29 (7.42%) PHP5
6 27 (6.91%) C#
6 27 (6.91%) Ruby
7 17 (4.35%) Shell Script
8 16 (4.09%) C++
9 11 (2.81%) C
9 11 (2.81%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.28%) Scala
10 5 (1.28%) XPath
11 4 (1.02%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.02%) Golang
11 4 (1.02%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.02%) VB
11 4 (1.02%) PHP4
12 3 (0.77%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (5.12%) Security Cleared
2 16 (4.09%) Degree
3 12 (3.07%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.02%) CCNA
4 4 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.77%) MCSE
6 2 (0.51%) ISEB
7 1 (0.26%) CCNP
7 1 (0.26%) MCP
7 1 (0.26%) HNC
7 1 (0.26%) HND
7 1 (0.26%) PMP
7 1 (0.26%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.32%) QA
2 3 (0.77%) WCAG
3 2 (0.51%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (3.58%) VMware Infrastructure
1 14 (3.58%) Shibboleth
2 8 (2.05%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.28%) Varnish
4 4 (1.02%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.77%) Sendmail
5 3 (0.77%) Snort
6 2 (0.51%) Postfix
7 1 (0.26%) Samba
7 1 (0.26%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.26%) iptables
7 1 (0.26%) XenServer
7 1 (0.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (6.65%) Puppet
2 9 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.28%) Nagios
4 3 (0.77%) MIMEsweeper
4 3 (0.77%) MAILsweeper
4 3 (0.77%) OpenView
5 2 (0.51%) Salt
5 2 (0.51%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.26%) AppManager
6 1 (0.26%) SCCM
6 1 (0.26%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.26%) Hyperic
6 1 (0.26%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 33 (8.44%) Zend
2 31 (7.93%) Oracle
3 28 (7.16%) Microsoft
4 18 (4.60%) VMware
5 14 (3.58%) Cisco
6 10 (2.56%) Red Hat
6 10 (2.56%) Twitter
7 6 (1.53%) Appcelerator
7 6 (1.53%) Facebook
7 6 (1.53%) Juniper
7 6 (1.53%) NetApp
8 5 (1.28%) Adobe
9 4 (1.02%) Sun
10 3 (0.77%) HP
10 3 (0.77%) McAfee
10 3 (0.77%) Websense
10 3 (0.77%) WSO2
10 3 (0.77%) Blue Coat
11 2 (0.51%) Rackspace
11 2 (0.51%) Citrix
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