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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 111 96 73
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -23
Contract jobs citing PHP 142 203 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.84% 2.13% 2.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.44% 6.21% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 139 168
Median daily rate £375 £325 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 1
Median hourly rate £17.00 £30.00 £48.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.33% -37.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -10.44%
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
2609 3267 3201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.79% 34.27% 32.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1532 2002 1881
Median daily rate £400 £380 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 149 105
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% -3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.63 £17.00 £15.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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
Oxfordshire -11 43 £400 +10.34% 26
Berkshire +12 29 £401 +14.42% 17
East Sussex -4 25 £250 -16.66% 20
Buckinghamshire +19 15 £325 +4.00% 6
Hampshire -9 12 £425 +41.66% 42
Surrey +12 11 £375 +15.38% 11
West Sussex - 3 £400 - 6
Kent -6 2 £325 -7.14% 4
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 219 (56.59%) JavaScript
2 191 (49.35%) HTML
3 178 (45.99%) CSS
4 176 (45.48%) MySQL
5 128 (33.07%) Web Development
6 118 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
7 103 (26.61%) Linux
8 95 (24.55%) AngularJS
9 82 (21.19%) MVC
10 71 (18.35%) Git (software)
11 69 (17.83%) Java
11 69 (17.83%) SQL
12 67 (17.31%) LAMP
13 65 (16.80%) MongoDB
14 64 (16.54%) jQuery
15 63 (16.28%) Apache
16 61 (15.76%) Laravel
17 59 (15.25%) NoSQL
18 56 (14.47%) Continuous Integration
19 55 (14.21%) Web Services
20 54 (13.95%) E-Commerce
20 54 (13.95%) Symfony
21 53 (13.70%) HTML5
22 52 (13.44%) Perl
23 51 (13.18%) CSS3
24 50 (12.92%) JSON
24 50 (12.92%) Scrum
25 45 (11.63%) OO
25 45 (11.63%) Node.js
26 43 (11.11%) Subversion

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 63 (16.28%) Apache
2 41 (10.59%) Drupal
3 27 (6.98%) WordPress
4 25 (6.46%) nginx
5 15 (3.88%) Moodle
6 11 (2.84%) IIS
7 9 (2.33%) SharePoint
7 9 (2.33%) Tomcat
8 8 (2.07%) CMS
9 7 (1.81%) SilverStripe
10 3 (0.78%) Confluence
10 3 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.78%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.52%) ArcGIS
11 2 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.52%) GeoServer
11 2 (0.52%) Perch
12 1 (0.26%) Oracle 10gAS
12 1 (0.26%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (1.55%) GIMP
1 6 (1.55%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.03%) MS Office
2 4 (1.03%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 40 (10.34%) Magento
2 6 (1.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.26%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 35 (9.04%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (3.88%) GitHub
3 12 (3.10%) SaaS
4 6 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.29%) PaaS
6 4 (1.03%) IaaS
7 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.26%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.26%) AWS OpsWorks
7 1 (0.26%) Bluemix
7 1 (0.26%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.20%) Internet
2 20 (5.17%) DNS
3 19 (4.91%) Network Security
4 18 (4.65%) HTTP
5 10 (2.58%) FTP
6 9 (2.33%) SSL
7 8 (2.07%) SSH
7 8 (2.07%) TCP/IP
7 8 (2.07%) Telnet
8 7 (1.81%) AMQP
8 7 (1.81%) Firewall
8 7 (1.81%) VPN
9 6 (1.55%) DHCP
9 6 (1.55%) HTTPS
9 6 (1.55%) LDAP
10 4 (1.03%) LAN
10 4 (1.03%) SMTP
10 4 (1.03%) SNMP
10 4 (1.03%) WAN
11 2 (0.52%) DDNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (45.48%) MySQL
2 65 (16.80%) MongoDB
3 59 (15.25%) NoSQL
4 40 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
5 30 (7.75%) Relational Database
6 26 (6.72%) SQL Server
7 21 (5.43%) CouchDB
7 21 (5.43%) Redis
8 8 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.03%) Big Data
10 4 (1.03%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.03%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (0.78%) MariaDB
11 3 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.52%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.52%) Oracle BI EE
12 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 71 (18.35%) Git (software)
2 43 (11.11%) Subversion
3 33 (8.53%) Jenkins
4 24 (6.20%) Mercurial
5 19 (4.91%) PHPUnit
6 15 (3.88%) Jasmine
6 15 (3.88%) Selenium
7 11 (2.84%) JIRA
8 10 (2.58%) Oracle APEX
9 8 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (1.55%) GoCD
10 6 (1.55%) SpecFlow
10 6 (1.55%) Visual Studio
11 5 (1.29%) WebDriver
12 3 (0.78%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.78%) Maven
13 2 (0.52%) MSI
13 2 (0.52%) NUnit
13 2 (0.52%) TeamCity
13 2 (0.52%) WiX
General
1 41 (10.59%) Finance
2 26 (6.72%) Marketing
3 18 (4.65%) Publishing
4 12 (3.10%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.55%) Advertising
5 6 (1.55%) Electronics
5 6 (1.55%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.55%) Retail
6 5 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.03%) Military
8 3 (0.78%) Back Office
9 2 (0.52%) Games
9 2 (0.52%) Legal
10 1 (0.26%) French Language
10 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 295 (76.23%) Developer
2 180 (46.51%) PHP Developer
3 48 (12.40%) Web Developer
4 31 (8.01%) JavaScript Developer
5 29 (7.49%) Magento Developer
6 26 (6.72%) E-Commerce Developer
7 25 (6.46%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
7 25 (6.46%) HTML Developer
7 25 (6.46%) MySQL Developer
7 25 (6.46%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 24 (6.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 23 (5.94%) HTML CSS Developer
10 22 (5.68%) Node.js Developer
10 22 (5.68%) PHP Magento Developer
10 22 (5.68%) PHP Web Developer
11 20 (5.17%) Symfony Developer
12 19 (4.91%) AWS Developer
13 18 (4.65%) Full Stack Developer
13 18 (4.65%) Software Developer
14 17 (4.39%) MongoDB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (49.35%) HTML
2 178 (45.99%) CSS
3 95 (24.55%) AngularJS
4 67 (17.31%) LAMP
5 64 (16.54%) jQuery
6 61 (15.76%) Laravel
7 55 (14.21%) Web Services
8 54 (13.95%) Symfony
9 53 (13.70%) HTML5
10 51 (13.18%) CSS3
11 50 (12.92%) JSON
12 45 (11.63%) Node.js
13 35 (9.04%) .NET
14 33 (8.53%) XML
15 27 (6.98%) Sass
15 27 (6.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 26 (6.72%) LAPP Stack
16 26 (6.72%) RESTful
17 24 (6.20%) CakePHP
18 23 (5.94%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.68%) Digital Media
2 14 (3.62%) Data Structures
2 14 (3.62%) User Experience
3 11 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (2.84%) Computer Science
4 7 (1.81%) Visualisation
5 6 (1.55%) Virtual Team
6 5 (1.29%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.03%) CMDB
7 4 (1.03%) N-Tier
8 3 (0.78%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.78%) Statistics
9 2 (0.52%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.52%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.52%) Fintech
9 2 (0.52%) iPad
9 2 (0.52%) Linked Data
9 2 (0.52%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.52%) Ontologies
9 2 (0.52%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 103 (26.61%) Linux
2 30 (7.75%) Windows
3 28 (7.24%) Unix
4 19 (4.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (3.36%) CentOS
6 9 (2.33%) Debian
7 7 (1.81%) Android
7 7 (1.81%) Solaris
8 5 (1.29%) Windows Server
9 4 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.78%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (0.78%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.52%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.52%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.26%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.26%) SUSE
12 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (33.07%) Web Development
2 118 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (21.19%) MVC
4 56 (14.47%) Continuous Integration
5 54 (13.95%) E-Commerce
6 50 (12.92%) Scrum
7 45 (11.63%) OO
8 42 (10.85%) TDD
9 31 (8.01%) OO PHP
10 28 (7.24%) Configuration Management
10 28 (7.24%) Front End Development
11 25 (6.46%) Release Management
12 22 (5.68%) API Development
12 22 (5.68%) Open Source
12 22 (5.68%) SDLC
13 21 (5.43%) CRM
14 20 (5.17%) DevOps
14 20 (5.17%) Kanban
15 19 (4.91%) ERP
15 19 (4.91%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 219 (56.59%) JavaScript
2 69 (17.83%) Java
2 69 (17.83%) SQL
3 52 (13.44%) Perl
4 40 (10.34%) Python
5 28 (7.24%) C#
6 25 (6.46%) Bash Shell
7 20 (5.17%) C++
8 19 (4.91%) Ruby
9 13 (3.36%) C
10 9 (2.33%) F#
10 9 (2.33%) XPath
11 7 (1.81%) Go
12 6 (1.55%) Haskell
12 6 (1.55%) OCaml
12 6 (1.55%) Rust
12 6 (1.55%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.55%) VB
13 5 (1.29%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (3.88%) Security Cleared
2 14 (3.62%) Degree
2 14 (3.62%) SC Cleared
3 10 (2.58%) CCNP
3 10 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (0.78%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.52%) RHCA
6 1 (0.26%) CCNA
6 1 (0.26%) CCSP
6 1 (0.26%) CHECK Team Member
6 1 (0.26%) CISSP
6 1 (0.26%) GPEN
6 1 (0.26%) GWAPT
6 1 (0.26%) HNC
6 1 (0.26%) HND
6 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.26%) OSCE
6 1 (0.26%) OSCP
6 1 (0.26%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.94%) QA
2 4 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.03%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.26%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (4.13%) Docker
1 16 (4.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.07%) Postfix
3 3 (0.78%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.78%) Xen
4 2 (0.52%) Sendmail
4 2 (0.52%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.26%) vCloud
5 1 (0.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 34 (8.79%) Ansible
2 22 (5.68%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (5.68%) Puppet
3 6 (1.55%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.52%) logstash
4 2 (0.52%) MAILsweeper
4 2 (0.52%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (0.26%) Core Impact
5 1 (0.26%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.26%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.26%) Nessus
5 1 (0.26%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.26%) Nexpose
5 1 (0.26%) Nmap
5 1 (0.26%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (0.26%) OpenView
5 1 (0.26%) Opsview
5 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (0.26%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 28 (7.24%) Zend
2 27 (6.98%) Oracle
3 21 (5.43%) Microsoft
4 19 (4.91%) VMware
5 12 (3.10%) Red Hat
6 9 (2.33%) Juniper
7 7 (1.81%) SAP
8 5 (1.29%) ServiceNow
9 4 (1.03%) Cisco
10 3 (0.78%) HP
11 2 (0.52%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.52%) Blue Coat
11 2 (0.52%) BMC
11 2 (0.52%) DevExpress
11 2 (0.52%) Forcepoint
11 2 (0.52%) Google
11 2 (0.52%) Intel Security
11 2 (0.52%) NetApp
11 2 (0.52%) Remedy
11 2 (0.52%) Splunk
Reading, Berkshire
Seven Principles Consulting
Rate: From £350 to £425 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Brighton, Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Salmon Limited
Rate: Excellent rates
Posted: 19 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: to £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 2 days ago