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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 89 76 89
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +13
Contract jobs citing PHP 208 251 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.36% 2.63% 2.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.58% 7.52% 6.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 188 125
Median daily rate £325 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £318 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.36% -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Median hourly rate £10.00 £36.50 £24.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.60% +46.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.20 £25.00 £14.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £39.00 £34.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-36.00% -19.35%
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
3163 3338 2965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 35.85% 34.96% 32.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1960 2117 1613
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 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 86 98
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £22.50 £14.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £50.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -14 53 £330 +5.60% 49
East Sussex +9 37 £313 +25.00% 14
Oxfordshire -21 34 £375 -5.06% 13
Berkshire +16 33 £325 +30.00% 24
Surrey +1 22 £400 +25.00% 12
Buckinghamshire -1 14 £275 -8.33% 14
Kent 0 7 £255 -44.86%
West Sussex -13 4 £358 -15.88% 5
Sussex -1 2 - -
Middlesex -11 1 £350 +27.27% 1
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 277 (60.88%) JavaScript
2 250 (54.95%) HTML
3 237 (52.09%) CSS
4 155 (34.07%) Web Development
5 152 (33.41%) MySQL
6 138 (30.33%) Agile Software Development
7 123 (27.03%) Linux
8 118 (25.93%) Java
8 118 (25.93%) jQuery
9 93 (20.44%) SQL
10 82 (18.02%) HTML5
11 81 (17.80%) AngularJS
12 80 (17.58%) XML
13 77 (16.92%) LAMP
14 76 (16.70%) MVC
15 72 (15.82%) Apache
16 69 (15.16%) .NET
17 68 (14.95%) Git (software)
18 67 (14.73%) Amazon AWS
18 67 (14.73%) Web Services
19 65 (14.29%) C#
20 64 (14.07%) Scrum
21 61 (13.41%) CSS3
22 56 (12.31%) JSON
23 55 (12.09%) E-Commerce
24 54 (11.87%) NoSQL
25 52 (11.43%) OO
26 51 (11.21%) Perl
26 51 (11.21%) Digital Media
27 50 (10.99%) CRM

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 72 (15.82%) Apache
2 47 (10.33%) WordPress
3 40 (8.79%) Drupal
4 28 (6.15%) CMS
5 26 (5.71%) IIS
6 18 (3.96%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (2.42%) WebSphere
8 9 (1.98%) WebLogic
9 8 (1.76%) Tomcat
10 7 (1.54%) nginx
11 6 (1.32%) Joomla!
12 5 (1.10%) Moodle
13 3 (0.66%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.66%) SharePoint
14 2 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 2 (0.44%) JBoss
14 2 (0.44%) MS Exchange
14 2 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.44%) SilverStripe
14 2 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 16 (3.52%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.86%) MS Office
3 3 (0.66%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.44%) GIMP
4 2 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.44%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 43 (9.45%) Magento
2 6 (1.32%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.22%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 67 (14.73%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (3.74%) Amazon Kinesis
3 14 (3.08%) GitHub
4 13 (2.86%) SaaS
5 11 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (1.54%) PaaS
7 6 (1.32%) IaaS
8 3 (0.66%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (0.66%) Boomi
8 3 (0.66%) Force.com
8 3 (0.66%) iPaaS
9 2 (0.44%) Office 365
10 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.22%) AWS OpsWorks
10 1 (0.22%) Bluemix
10 1 (0.22%) CloudBees
10 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 42 (9.23%) Network Security
2 28 (6.15%) Internet
3 18 (3.96%) DNS
3 18 (3.96%) HTTP
4 11 (2.42%) Firewall
4 11 (2.42%) LDAP
4 11 (2.42%) SMTP
5 9 (1.98%) TCP/IP
6 8 (1.76%) SSL
7 7 (1.54%) DHCP
7 7 (1.54%) FTP
7 7 (1.54%) Wireshark
8 5 (1.10%) LAN
8 5 (1.10%) SSH
8 5 (1.10%) VPN
8 5 (1.10%) WAN
9 4 (0.88%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.66%) Intranet
10 3 (0.66%) SAN
10 3 (0.66%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (33.41%) MySQL
2 54 (11.87%) NoSQL
3 48 (10.55%) MongoDB
4 34 (7.47%) SQL Server
5 30 (6.59%) Relational Database
6 28 (6.15%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (3.52%) Big Data
8 13 (2.86%) RDBMS
9 9 (1.98%) Oracle Database
10 8 (1.76%) Redis
11 6 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.32%) Neo4j
11 6 (1.32%) Oracle BI EE
11 6 (1.32%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 6 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (1.10%) CouchDB
12 5 (1.10%) Oracle Database 12c
12 5 (1.10%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 68 (14.95%) Git (software)
2 37 (8.13%) Subversion
3 24 (5.27%) PHPUnit
4 22 (4.84%) Visual Studio
5 18 (3.96%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (3.52%) Jenkins
7 14 (3.08%) Oracle APEX
8 12 (2.64%) Selenium
9 10 (2.20%) Jasmine
10 7 (1.54%) SpecFlow
10 7 (1.54%) TeamCity
10 7 (1.54%) Vagrant
11 6 (1.32%) Eclipse
11 6 (1.32%) Mercurial
11 6 (1.32%) WiX
12 5 (1.10%) Fiddler
12 5 (1.10%) JUnit
12 5 (1.10%) WebDriver
13 4 (0.88%) Ant
13 4 (0.88%) JIRA
General
1 29 (6.37%) Finance
2 28 (6.15%) Publishing
3 21 (4.62%) Marketing
4 13 (2.86%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.76%) Banking
6 7 (1.54%) Retail
7 6 (1.32%) Advertising
7 6 (1.32%) Back Office
8 5 (1.10%) Military
9 4 (0.88%) German Language
10 3 (0.66%) Electronics
10 3 (0.66%) Games
11 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.22%) French Language
11 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 324 (71.21%) Developer
2 182 (40.00%) PHP Developer
3 49 (10.77%) Web Developer
4 38 (8.35%) JavaScript Developer
5 35 (7.69%) HTML Developer
5 35 (7.69%) Magento Developer
6 31 (6.81%) HTML CSS Developer
7 28 (6.15%) E-Commerce Developer
8 27 (5.93%) MySQL Developer
8 27 (5.93%) PHP Magento Developer
8 27 (5.93%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 27 (5.93%) PHP Web Developer
9 25 (5.49%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
10 24 (5.27%) Architect
11 23 (5.05%) Agile Developer
12 22 (4.84%) AWS Developer
12 22 (4.84%) Node.js Developer
13 19 (4.18%) .NET Developer
13 19 (4.18%) Software Developer
14 18 (3.96%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 250 (54.95%) HTML
2 237 (52.09%) CSS
3 118 (25.93%) jQuery
4 82 (18.02%) HTML5
5 81 (17.80%) AngularJS
6 80 (17.58%) XML
7 77 (16.92%) LAMP
8 69 (15.16%) .NET
9 67 (14.73%) Web Services
10 61 (13.41%) CSS3
11 56 (12.31%) JSON
12 46 (10.11%) SOAP
13 42 (9.23%) Ajax
14 40 (8.79%) REST
15 38 (8.35%) Laravel
15 38 (8.35%) Node.js
16 35 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 33 (7.25%) Symfony
18 30 (6.59%) ASP.NET
19 28 (6.15%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 51 (11.21%) Digital Media
2 24 (5.27%) User Experience
3 16 (3.52%) Computer Science
4 13 (2.86%) Data Centre
5 12 (2.64%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (2.20%) Mobile App
7 8 (1.76%) e-Learning
8 6 (1.32%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.10%) PKI
10 4 (0.88%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.88%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.88%) Replication
11 3 (0.66%) Blog
11 3 (0.66%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.66%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.66%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.44%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.44%) Smart Meter
12 2 (0.44%) Social Media
12 2 (0.44%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 123 (27.03%) Linux
2 40 (8.79%) Unix
3 32 (7.03%) Windows
4 30 (6.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (5.27%) CentOS
6 11 (2.42%) Windows Server
7 9 (1.98%) Debian
8 8 (1.76%) Android
8 8 (1.76%) zOS
9 7 (1.54%) Apple iOS
9 7 (1.54%) Solaris
10 6 (1.32%) Oracle Linux
10 6 (1.32%) Ubuntu
10 6 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.22%) AIX
13 1 (0.22%) Fedora
13 1 (0.22%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (34.07%) Web Development
2 138 (30.33%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (16.70%) MVC
4 64 (14.07%) Scrum
5 55 (12.09%) E-Commerce
6 52 (11.43%) OO
7 50 (10.99%) CRM
8 49 (10.77%) TDD
9 44 (9.67%) ERP
10 38 (8.35%) Open Source
11 36 (7.91%) Continuous Integration
12 31 (6.81%) DevOps
12 31 (6.81%) Front End Development
13 29 (6.37%) OO PHP
14 27 (5.93%) Migration
14 27 (5.93%) OOP
15 26 (5.71%) API Development
15 26 (5.71%) Configuration Management
16 24 (5.27%) BDD
17 23 (5.05%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 277 (60.88%) JavaScript
2 118 (25.93%) Java
3 93 (20.44%) SQL
4 65 (14.29%) C#
5 51 (11.21%) Perl
6 34 (7.47%) Python
7 30 (6.59%) C++
8 18 (3.96%) VB
9 17 (3.74%) Ruby
10 12 (2.64%) Shell Script
11 11 (2.42%) Bash Shell
11 11 (2.42%) PowerShell
12 8 (1.76%) PL/SQL
13 7 (1.54%) T-SQL
13 7 (1.54%) VB.NET
14 6 (1.32%) PHP 5
15 5 (1.10%) C
15 5 (1.10%) F#
15 5 (1.10%) VB6
16 4 (0.88%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 27 (5.93%) Security Cleared
2 21 (4.62%) Degree
3 20 (4.40%) SC Cleared
4 12 (2.64%) CCNP
4 12 (2.64%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (1.76%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.66%) DBS Check
7 3 (0.66%) MCITP
7 3 (0.66%) MCTS
8 2 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.44%) RHCA
9 1 (0.22%) CCNA
9 1 (0.22%) ISEB
9 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.84%) QA
2 3 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.66%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (3.30%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.54%) Docker
3 7 (1.54%) Postfix
4 4 (0.88%) KVM
5 3 (0.66%) RHEV
5 3 (0.66%) Varnish
5 3 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.44%) Firmware
6 2 (0.44%) oVirt
6 2 (0.44%) vSphere
7 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.22%) NFS
7 1 (0.22%) qmail
7 1 (0.22%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.22%) XenApp
7 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (5.05%) Puppet
2 15 (3.30%) Ansible
3 14 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.88%) Nagios
5 3 (0.66%) cPanel
5 3 (0.66%) logstash
5 3 (0.66%) Zenoss
6 2 (0.44%) yum
7 1 (0.22%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.22%) Bacula
7 1 (0.22%) Cacti
7 1 (0.22%) Control-M
7 1 (0.22%) Graphite
7 1 (0.22%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.22%) Plesk
7 1 (0.22%) Salt
7 1 (0.22%) SCCM
7 1 (0.22%) SCOM
7 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 48 (10.55%) Oracle
2 37 (8.13%) VMware
3 29 (6.37%) Zend
4 26 (5.71%) Microsoft
5 18 (3.96%) Red Hat
6 12 (2.64%) IBM
7 8 (1.76%) Juniper
8 6 (1.32%) Adobe
8 6 (1.32%) Cisco
9 5 (1.10%) Sitecore
10 4 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.66%) Citrix
11 3 (0.66%) Dell
11 3 (0.66%) HP
11 3 (0.66%) Informatica
11 3 (0.66%) NetApp
11 3 (0.66%) Perforce
11 3 (0.66%) Rackspace
11 3 (0.66%) SAP
11 3 (0.66%) WSO2
West Sussex
Oscar
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Premier IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £225 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Computer People
Rate: £200.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £250.00 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth
aap3
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 4 days ago
East Sussex
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £250 - £300 Per Day Contract
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Computer People
Rate: £320.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Rate: £300 - £380 per day + (dependent on experience)
Posted: 9 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford
Spectrum IT
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Oxford
Spectrum IT
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 24 days ago