The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 49 62 58
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Contract jobs citing PHP 35 24 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.69% 1.86% 2.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.90% 4.77% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 6 15
Average daily rate
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£285 £254 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.31% -21.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £350 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £286 £285
% change year-on-year
+13.53% +0.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £27.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+22.00% +41.02%
PHP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Programming Languages Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
507 503 519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 38.91% 38.93% 37.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 260 218
Average daily rate £335 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £208 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 31 52
Average hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £21.45 £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.80 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

PHP
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

PHP
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
Guildford +2 5 £285 -10.58% 3
Weybridge - 5 £425 -
Staines +3 4 £210 -
Woking - 2 £269 -
Farnham - 2 £300 -
Walton-on-Thames - 1 £275 -
Chertsey - 1 - -
Cranleigh - - - -
Egham - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Esher - - - - 2
Leatherhead - - - - 1
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Thames Ditton - - - - 4
Addlestone - - - -
Camberley - - - - 4
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 27 (55.10%) MySQL
2 20 (40.82%) Linux
3 19 (38.78%) JavaScript
4 16 (32.65%) HTML
5 15 (30.61%) CSS
5 15 (30.61%) jQuery
6 14 (28.57%) Apache
7 10 (20.41%) CMS
8 9 (18.37%) Selenium
8 9 (18.37%) Java
8 9 (18.37%) OO
8 9 (18.37%) Jenkins
9 8 (16.33%) HTML5
9 8 (16.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (16.33%) Perl
9 8 (16.33%) UNIX
9 8 (16.33%) LAMP
9 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (14.29%) VMware
10 7 (14.29%) Zend
10 7 (14.29%) Web Services
10 7 (14.29%) Shell Script
10 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (14.29%) Puppet
10 7 (14.29%) Open Source
10 7 (14.29%) REST
10 7 (14.29%) CSS3
10 7 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (12.24%) BDD
11 6 (12.24%) C

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 14 (28.57%) Apache
2 10 (20.41%) CMS
3 3 (6.12%) WordPress
4 2 (4.08%) Node.js
4 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.08%) Joomla!
5 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.04%) SAS
5 1 (2.04%) nginx
5 1 (2.04%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Photoshop
1 4 (8.16%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (2.04%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) Asterisk PBX
2 4 (8.16%) PBX
2 4 (8.16%) VoIP
3 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.08%) LDAP
5 1 (2.04%) Intranet
5 1 (2.04%) Internet
5 1 (2.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (55.10%) MySQL
2 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.08%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.04%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.04%) Base SAS
4 1 (2.04%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Selenium
1 9 (18.37%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.16%) Mercurial
2 4 (8.16%) PHPUnit
2 4 (8.16%) Hudson
2 4 (8.16%) JIRA
3 3 (6.12%) Subversion
3 3 (6.12%) WebDriver
4 2 (4.08%) SoapUI
4 2 (4.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.08%) JUnit
4 2 (4.08%) JMeter
General
1 5 (10.20%) Marketing
2 4 (8.16%) Finance
3 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.08%) Electronics
4 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.08%) Retail
5 1 (2.04%) Publishing
5 1 (2.04%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 29 (59.18%) Developer
2 19 (38.78%) PHP Developer
3 8 (16.33%) Front-End Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Web Developer
5 4 (8.16%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Programmer
6 3 (6.12%) PHP Programmer
7 2 (4.08%) PHP Joomla! Developer
7 2 (4.08%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Front-End Web Developer
7 2 (4.08%) UAT Test Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) UAT Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) .NET Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Web Programmer
7 2 (4.08%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.65%) HTML
2 15 (30.61%) CSS
2 15 (30.61%) jQuery
3 8 (16.33%) HTML5
3 8 (16.33%) LAMP
4 7 (14.29%) Web Services
4 7 (14.29%) REST
4 7 (14.29%) CSS3
5 5 (10.20%) Zend Framework
5 5 (10.20%) .NET
6 4 (8.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (8.16%) YAML
7 3 (6.12%) SOAP
7 3 (6.12%) JSON
8 2 (4.08%) CakePHP
8 2 (4.08%) OAuth
8 2 (4.08%) XML
8 2 (4.08%) Ajax
9 1 (2.04%) CodeIgniter
9 1 (2.04%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Open Source
2 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.08%) FMCG
3 2 (4.08%) HACMP
3 2 (4.08%) DTV
3 2 (4.08%) Smartphone
3 2 (4.08%) Clustering
4 1 (2.04%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.04%) Wiki
4 1 (2.04%) Social Media
4 1 (2.04%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 20 (40.82%) Linux
2 8 (16.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (16.33%) UNIX
3 5 (10.20%) Solaris
4 4 (8.16%) AIX
5 3 (6.12%) Windows
6 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.04%) CentOS
6 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.37%) OO
2 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.24%) BDD
3 6 (12.24%) TDD
4 5 (10.20%) E-Commerce
5 4 (8.16%) Usability Testing
5 4 (8.16%) Unit Testing
5 4 (8.16%) OO PHP
5 4 (8.16%) DevOps
5 4 (8.16%) Configuration Management
5 4 (8.16%) Automated Testing
5 4 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (8.16%) Data Security
6 3 (6.12%) SEO
6 3 (6.12%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.12%) OOP
6 3 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (6.12%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (6.12%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.78%) JavaScript
2 9 (18.37%) Java
3 8 (16.33%) Perl
4 7 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 6 (12.24%) C
5 6 (12.24%) C++
6 5 (10.20%) SQL
7 4 (8.16%) PHP5
7 4 (8.16%) Ruby
8 2 (4.08%) Groovy
8 2 (4.08%) Python
9 1 (2.04%) C#
9 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) RHCE
2 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
System Software
1 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (4.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (4.08%) NFS
2 2 (4.08%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.04%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) Puppet
1 7 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.08%) Nagios
3 1 (2.04%) HAProxy
3 1 (2.04%) Ansible
3 1 (2.04%) Salt
3 1 (2.04%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (14.29%) VMware
1 7 (14.29%) Zend
2 5 (10.20%) Red Hat
3 4 (8.16%) Veritas
3 4 (8.16%) Oracle
4 3 (6.12%) SAP
5 2 (4.08%) Twitter
5 2 (4.08%) JBoss
5 2 (4.08%) EMC
6 1 (2.04%) Alterian
6 1 (2.04%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.04%) Adobe