The table below looks at the statistics for the PHP Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 51 34 17
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -17
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 3 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.68% 2.10% 4.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 2.23% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 4
Average daily rate
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£348 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.83% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £263 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £300 £303
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £259
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +25.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £175.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-87.71% +311.76%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
411 359 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 93.84% 94.23% 96.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 270 163
Average daily rate £388 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 18 49
Average hourly rate £12.50 £19.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.89% +41.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £16.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £48.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP Developer in the job title across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

PHP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

PHP Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP Developer across the Southampton region.

PHP Developer Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

PHP Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP Developer across the Southampton region.

PHP Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region that cited PHP Developer in their job title 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 with PHP Developer in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) PHP
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) TDD
2 7 (87.50%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (87.50%) BDD
3 6 (75.00%) RESTful
3 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (75.00%) PHP5
3 6 (75.00%) Scrum
3 6 (75.00%) JSON
3 6 (75.00%) OO
3 6 (75.00%) Apache
3 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 6 (75.00%) Web Services
3 6 (75.00%) XML
3 6 (75.00%) Linux
4 5 (62.50%) OOP
4 5 (62.50%) Web Development
4 5 (62.50%) Subversion
4 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
4 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
4 5 (62.50%) REST
5 4 (50.00%) Change Control
5 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (50.00%) PHPUnit
5 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (50.00%) Internet
6 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
6 3 (37.50%) KML
6 3 (37.50%) Magento

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region that cited PHP Developer in their job title 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 with PHP Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (75.00%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) CMS
2 1 (12.50%) Joomla!
2 1 (12.50%) WordPress
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Subversion
1 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
1 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
2 4 (50.00%) PHPUnit
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Web Services
1 6 (75.00%) XML
1 6 (75.00%) JSON
1 6 (75.00%) RESTful
2 5 (62.50%) REST
3 3 (37.50%) PostGIS
3 3 (37.50%) KML
4 2 (25.00%) LAMP
5 1 (12.50%) OpenID
5 1 (12.50%) Nutch
5 1 (12.50%) Symfony
5 1 (12.50%) jQuery
5 1 (12.50%) OAuth
5 1 (12.50%) SAML
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) TDD
1 7 (87.50%) BDD
2 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (75.00%) OO
2 6 (75.00%) Scrum
3 5 (62.50%) OOP
3 5 (62.50%) Web Development
4 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Change Control
5 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
6 2 (25.00%) MVC
6 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 1 (12.50%) OO PHP
7 1 (12.50%) DevOps
7 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 1 (12.50%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) PHP
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) PHP5
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet