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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 68 99 84
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -15
Contract jobs citing PHP 236 192 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.79% 1.97% 2.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.65% 5.80% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 135 120
Median daily rate £350 £295 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% -9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 1
Median hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -30.00%
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
3085 3309 3022
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 36.46% 33.93% 32.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1927 2092 1683
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 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 117 110
Median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £18.84 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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 September 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
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 26 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 September 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 +29 69 £340 +13.33% 37
Oxfordshire -2 54 £375 +25.00% 24
Berkshire +20 40 £388 +33.62% 29
East Sussex 0 30 £300 +20.00% 7
Surrey +16 16 £350 +33.33% 15
Buckinghamshire +12 11 £325 +8.33% 18
West Sussex +4 10 £400 +39.13% 5
Sussex +8 3 - -
Kent +4 3 £315 +16.66% 6
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 273 (58.71%) JavaScript
2 234 (50.32%) HTML
3 219 (47.10%) CSS
4 174 (37.42%) MySQL
5 156 (33.55%) Web Development
6 142 (30.54%) Agile Software Development
7 130 (27.96%) Linux
8 114 (24.52%) Java
9 102 (21.94%) AngularJS
10 99 (21.29%) jQuery
11 93 (20.00%) SQL
12 87 (18.71%) MVC
13 83 (17.85%) LAMP
14 79 (16.99%) Git (software)
15 76 (16.34%) Apache
16 68 (14.62%) Web Services
16 68 (14.62%) .NET
17 66 (14.19%) XML
18 65 (13.98%) Scrum
19 62 (13.33%) C#
19 62 (13.33%) HTML5
20 60 (12.90%) JSON
20 60 (12.90%) E-Commerce
21 59 (12.69%) Perl
22 58 (12.47%) CSS3
23 57 (12.26%) MongoDB
23 57 (12.26%) NoSQL
23 57 (12.26%) Amazon AWS
24 51 (10.97%) Oracle
24 51 (10.97%) Continuous Integration

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 76 (16.34%) Apache
2 48 (10.32%) Drupal
3 45 (9.68%) WordPress
4 23 (4.95%) CMS
5 19 (4.09%) IIS
6 18 (3.87%) nginx
7 14 (3.01%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (2.37%) Tomcat
9 10 (2.15%) SharePoint
10 7 (1.51%) Moodle
11 6 (1.29%) WebLogic
12 5 (1.08%) Joomla!
13 2 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 2 (0.43%) MODX
13 2 (0.43%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.43%) SilverStripe
13 2 (0.43%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
14 1 (0.22%) GeoServer
Applications
1 7 (1.51%) MS Office
2 5 (1.08%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.86%) GIMP
3 4 (0.86%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 41 (8.82%) Magento
2 6 (1.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.22%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 57 (12.26%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (4.30%) GitHub
3 14 (3.01%) SaaS
4 12 (2.58%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (2.37%) Amazon Kinesis
6 7 (1.51%) PaaS
7 6 (1.29%) IaaS
8 2 (0.43%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.43%) Office 365
9 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.22%) AWS OpsWorks
9 1 (0.22%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.22%) Force.com
9 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.22%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 42 (9.03%) Network Security
2 33 (7.10%) Internet
3 23 (4.95%) HTTP
4 22 (4.73%) DNS
5 13 (2.80%) Firewall
6 11 (2.37%) TCP/IP
7 10 (2.15%) FTP
8 9 (1.94%) SSH
8 9 (1.94%) SSL
9 8 (1.72%) DHCP
10 7 (1.51%) HTTPS
10 7 (1.51%) LAN
10 7 (1.51%) Telnet
10 7 (1.51%) VPN
10 7 (1.51%) WAN
11 6 (1.29%) LDAP
11 6 (1.29%) SMTP
11 6 (1.29%) SNMP
12 5 (1.08%) AMQP
13 3 (0.65%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (37.42%) MySQL
2 57 (12.26%) MongoDB
2 57 (12.26%) NoSQL
3 34 (7.31%) Relational Database
3 34 (7.31%) SQL Server
4 32 (6.88%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (3.44%) Redis
6 14 (3.01%) CouchDB
7 13 (2.80%) Big Data
7 13 (2.80%) RDBMS
8 11 (2.37%) Oracle Database
9 9 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (1.29%) Neo4j
11 6 (1.29%) Oracle BI EE
11 6 (1.29%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 6 (1.29%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (1.08%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 79 (16.99%) Git (software)
2 44 (9.46%) Subversion
3 28 (6.02%) Jenkins
4 26 (5.59%) PHPUnit
5 25 (5.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 22 (4.73%) Visual Studio
7 20 (4.30%) Oracle APEX
8 16 (3.44%) Mercurial
9 15 (3.23%) Selenium
10 13 (2.80%) Jasmine
11 11 (2.37%) SpecFlow
12 6 (1.29%) TeamCity
13 5 (1.08%) GoCD
13 5 (1.08%) JIRA
13 5 (1.08%) WebDriver
14 4 (0.86%) Bitbucket
14 4 (0.86%) gulp
14 4 (0.86%) Vagrant
15 3 (0.65%) Eclipse
16 2 (0.43%) Ant
General
1 42 (9.03%) Finance
2 23 (4.95%) Marketing
3 20 (4.30%) Publishing
4 15 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.37%) Retail
6 7 (1.51%) Military
7 6 (1.29%) Back Office
8 5 (1.08%) Advertising
9 4 (0.86%) Electronics
9 4 (0.86%) German Language
9 4 (0.86%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.43%) Banking
10 2 (0.43%) Games
10 2 (0.43%) Legal
11 1 (0.22%) French Language
Job Titles
1 325 (69.89%) Developer
2 183 (39.35%) PHP Developer
3 54 (11.61%) Web Developer
4 33 (7.10%) JavaScript Developer
5 32 (6.88%) E-Commerce Developer
6 30 (6.45%) Magento Developer
7 29 (6.24%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
7 29 (6.24%) HTML Developer
8 26 (5.59%) HTML CSS Developer
8 26 (5.59%) PHP Web Developer
9 24 (5.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 24 (5.16%) Node.js Developer
9 24 (5.16%) Software Developer
10 22 (4.73%) Architect
10 22 (4.73%) MySQL Developer
10 22 (4.73%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 20 (4.30%) AWS Developer
11 20 (4.30%) PHP Magento Developer
12 18 (3.87%) Administrator
12 18 (3.87%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (50.32%) HTML
2 219 (47.10%) CSS
3 102 (21.94%) AngularJS
4 99 (21.29%) jQuery
5 83 (17.85%) LAMP
6 68 (14.62%) .NET
6 68 (14.62%) Web Services
7 66 (14.19%) XML
8 62 (13.33%) HTML5
9 60 (12.90%) JSON
10 58 (12.47%) CSS3
11 46 (9.89%) Laravel
12 44 (9.46%) Symfony
13 43 (9.25%) Node.js
14 40 (8.60%) REST
15 36 (7.74%) SOAP
15 36 (7.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 32 (6.88%) ASP.NET
17 29 (6.24%) Ajax
18 28 (6.02%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 48 (10.32%) Digital Media
2 19 (4.09%) User Experience
3 14 (3.01%) Computer Science
4 12 (2.58%) Data Centre
4 12 (2.58%) Data Structures
5 10 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (1.72%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.51%) e-Learning
8 6 (1.29%) Virtual Team
8 6 (1.29%) Visualisation
9 5 (1.08%) N-Tier
9 5 (1.08%) PKI
10 4 (0.86%) CMDB
11 3 (0.65%) Blog
11 3 (0.65%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.65%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.43%) Data Extraction
12 2 (0.43%) Ontologies
12 2 (0.43%) Statistics
12 2 (0.43%) STB
Operating Systems
1 130 (27.96%) Linux
2 38 (8.17%) Unix
3 35 (7.53%) Windows
4 34 (7.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (5.16%) CentOS
6 10 (2.15%) Debian
6 10 (2.15%) Windows Server
7 7 (1.51%) Oracle Linux
7 7 (1.51%) Solaris
8 5 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.86%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.65%) Android
11 2 (0.43%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.43%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.43%) zOS
12 1 (0.22%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.22%) SUSE
12 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (33.55%) Web Development
2 142 (30.54%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (18.71%) MVC
4 65 (13.98%) Scrum
5 60 (12.90%) E-Commerce
6 51 (10.97%) Continuous Integration
7 48 (10.32%) OO
8 44 (9.46%) CRM
9 42 (9.03%) ERP
9 42 (9.03%) TDD
10 36 (7.74%) Configuration Management
11 35 (7.53%) OO PHP
12 34 (7.31%) Open Source
13 32 (6.88%) Migration
14 30 (6.45%) Front End Development
15 29 (6.24%) DevOps
16 25 (5.38%) ITIL
17 24 (5.16%) API Development
18 22 (4.73%) Kanban
18 22 (4.73%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 273 (58.71%) JavaScript
2 114 (24.52%) Java
3 93 (20.00%) SQL
4 62 (13.33%) C#
5 59 (12.69%) Perl
6 39 (8.39%) Python
7 34 (7.31%) C++
8 25 (5.38%) Bash Shell
9 18 (3.87%) Ruby
10 13 (2.80%) C
10 13 (2.80%) Shell Script
10 13 (2.80%) VB
11 12 (2.58%) F#
12 8 (1.72%) PL/SQL
13 7 (1.51%) T-SQL
13 7 (1.51%) VB.NET
14 5 (1.08%) Haskell
14 5 (1.08%) OCaml
14 5 (1.08%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.08%) VB6
Qualifications
1 29 (6.24%) SC Cleared
1 29 (6.24%) Security Cleared
2 16 (3.44%) Degree
3 14 (3.01%) CCNP
3 14 (3.01%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (0.86%) DBS Check
5 3 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.43%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.43%) RHCA
7 1 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.22%) CCNA
7 1 (0.22%) CCSP
7 1 (0.22%) CISSP
7 1 (0.22%) GPEN
7 1 (0.22%) GWAPT
7 1 (0.22%) ISEB
7 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.22%) OSCE
7 1 (0.22%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.95%) QA
2 4 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (0.86%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.22%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (4.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (3.01%) Docker
3 9 (1.94%) Active Directory
4 8 (1.72%) Postfix
5 3 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.65%) Xen
6 2 (0.43%) Firmware
6 2 (0.43%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.43%) KVM
6 2 (0.43%) oVirt
6 2 (0.43%) RHEV
6 2 (0.43%) Sendmail
6 2 (0.43%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.22%) vCloud
7 1 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (5.59%) Ansible
2 23 (4.95%) Puppet
3 19 (4.09%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.08%) Kubernetes
5 4 (0.86%) logstash
6 2 (0.43%) MAILsweeper
6 2 (0.43%) MIMEsweeper
6 2 (0.43%) Nagios
6 2 (0.43%) yum
6 2 (0.43%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.22%) Core Impact
7 1 (0.22%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.22%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.22%) Nessus
7 1 (0.22%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.22%) Nexpose
7 1 (0.22%) Nmap
7 1 (0.22%) Opsview
7 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.22%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 51 (10.97%) Oracle
2 40 (8.60%) VMware
3 28 (6.02%) Zend
4 27 (5.81%) Microsoft
5 19 (4.09%) Red Hat
6 10 (2.15%) Juniper
7 8 (1.72%) Cisco
8 5 (1.08%) SAP
8 5 (1.08%) ServiceNow
9 4 (0.86%) Adobe
9 4 (0.86%) NetApp
10 3 (0.65%) IBM
10 3 (0.65%) Perforce
10 3 (0.65%) Remedy
11 2 (0.43%) Blue Coat
11 2 (0.43%) BMC
11 2 (0.43%) Forcepoint
11 2 (0.43%) Google
11 2 (0.43%) Intel Security
11 2 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
Brighton, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: ££competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day 6 months +
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, Sussex
TOTO energy
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Stratospherec
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Premier Media
Rate: £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
NDORMS, University of Oxford
Rate: From £24,298 to £28,982 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Skilliantech Limited
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
V2
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day then up to £60,000 perm after 6 months
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading
Spectrum IT
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading
Spectrum IT
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 27 days ago