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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 46 48 59
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Contract jobs citing PHP 50 42 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 3.26% 3.23% 2.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.52% 8.92% 6.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 29 20
Average daily rate
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£275 £308 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.56% +6.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £221 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £363 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 3
Average hourly rate £48.00 £21.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £21.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+59.52% -30.00%
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
587 471 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 38.22% 36.26% 35.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 285 261
Average daily rate £350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £204 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 36 42
Average hourly rate £46.75 £21.00 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.61% -48.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £11.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £36.50 £48.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -3 8 £275 - 2
Dorking 0 5 £275 -24.13% 3
Leatherhead - 5 £190 - 1
Woking -1 2 £275 - 1
Godalming - 2 £280 -
Reigate -10 1 - - 3
Staines - 1 £350 - 2
Chertsey - 1 - -
Farnham - 1 £275 -
Redhill - - - -
Esher - - - - 1
Addlestone - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 56 (64.37%) JavaScript
2 53 (60.92%) HTML
3 52 (59.77%) CSS
4 50 (57.47%) jQuery
5 46 (52.87%) MySQL
6 29 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (26.44%) Linux
7 23 (26.44%) HTML5
8 22 (25.29%) Open Source
9 18 (20.69%) WordPress
9 18 (20.69%) CSS3
9 18 (20.69%) Perl
9 18 (20.69%) MVC
10 17 (19.54%) OO
10 17 (19.54%) Zend
11 16 (18.39%) Mobile App
12 15 (17.24%) LAMP
13 14 (16.09%) Ruby
13 14 (16.09%) BDD
13 14 (16.09%) REST
13 14 (16.09%) PHPUnit
14 13 (14.94%) Apache
15 12 (13.79%) SQL
15 12 (13.79%) Python
15 12 (13.79%) Selenium
16 11 (12.64%) Node.js
16 11 (12.64%) Jenkins
16 11 (12.64%) Web Services
17 10 (11.49%) CMS
17 10 (11.49%) Drupal

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 18 (20.69%) WordPress
2 13 (14.94%) Apache
3 11 (12.64%) Node.js
4 10 (11.49%) CMS
4 10 (11.49%) Drupal
5 2 (2.30%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.30%) JBoss
5 2 (2.30%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.15%) nginx
6 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.15%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (3.45%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Magento
2 2 (2.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.90%) Asterisk PBX
2 5 (5.75%) PBX
2 5 (5.75%) VoIP
3 3 (3.45%) Internet
4 2 (2.30%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.30%) LDAP
4 2 (2.30%) Intranet
5 1 (1.15%) SSL
5 1 (1.15%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (52.87%) MySQL
2 3 (3.45%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.15%) Redis
4 1 (1.15%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.15%) QlikView
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (16.09%) PHPUnit
2 12 (13.79%) Selenium
3 11 (12.64%) Jenkins
4 10 (11.49%) Git (software)
5 7 (8.05%) Subversion
6 6 (6.90%) JIRA
7 5 (5.75%) Grunt
7 5 (5.75%) Mercurial
8 4 (4.60%) Hudson
8 4 (4.60%) SpecFlow
9 3 (3.45%) Xdebug
9 3 (3.45%) WebDriver
9 3 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (3.45%) Visual Studio
10 2 (2.30%) JUnit
10 2 (2.30%) JMeter
10 2 (2.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (2.30%) SoapUI
11 1 (1.15%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (9.20%) Marketing
2 4 (4.60%) Publishing
3 3 (3.45%) Finance
3 3 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.30%) Electronics
4 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.15%) Automotive
5 1 (1.15%) Legal
Job Titles
1 69 (79.31%) Developer
2 50 (57.47%) PHP Developer
3 9 (10.34%) WordPress Developer
3 9 (10.34%) Senior Developer
4 8 (9.20%) Web Developer
4 8 (9.20%) Front-End Developer
5 6 (6.90%) Senior PHP Developer
5 6 (6.90%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 6 (6.90%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 5 (5.75%) Drupal Developer
7 4 (4.60%) Programmer
7 4 (4.60%) PHP Programmer
8 3 (3.45%) Automation Tester
8 3 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.45%) Analyst
8 3 (3.45%) Tester
8 3 (3.45%) Senior Web Developer
9 2 (2.30%) Web Programmer
9 2 (2.30%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (2.30%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (60.92%) HTML
2 52 (59.77%) CSS
3 50 (57.47%) jQuery
4 23 (26.44%) HTML5
5 18 (20.69%) CSS3
6 15 (17.24%) LAMP
7 14 (16.09%) REST
8 11 (12.64%) Web Services
9 9 (10.34%) Zend Framework
10 7 (8.05%) SOAP
11 6 (6.90%) .NET
12 5 (5.75%) XML
13 4 (4.60%) YAML
13 4 (4.60%) CodeIgniter
13 4 (4.60%) RESTful
14 3 (3.45%) Laravel
14 3 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 3 (3.45%) Symfony
14 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET
15 2 (2.30%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.29%) Open Source
2 16 (18.39%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.60%) iDTV
4 3 (3.45%) Digital Media
4 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.30%) HACMP
5 2 (2.30%) DTV
5 2 (2.30%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.30%) Clustering
5 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.15%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.15%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (26.44%) Linux
2 9 (10.34%) UNIX
3 5 (5.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (5.75%) Windows
4 4 (4.60%) AIX
4 4 (4.60%) Solaris
5 2 (2.30%) CentOS
6 1 (1.15%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.15%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (20.69%) MVC
3 17 (19.54%) OO
4 14 (16.09%) BDD
5 9 (10.34%) Web Development
5 9 (10.34%) Responsive Web Design
6 8 (9.20%) Automated Testing
6 8 (9.20%) TDD
6 8 (9.20%) DevOps
7 7 (8.05%) Scrum
7 7 (8.05%) E-Commerce
8 6 (6.90%) SEO
9 5 (5.75%) Mobile Application Development
9 5 (5.75%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (5.75%) Usability Testing
9 5 (5.75%) Unit Testing
9 5 (5.75%) Software Testing
10 4 (4.60%) DRM
10 4 (4.60%) Project Management
10 4 (4.60%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 56 (64.37%) JavaScript
2 18 (20.69%) Perl
3 14 (16.09%) Ruby
4 12 (13.79%) SQL
4 12 (13.79%) Python
5 8 (9.20%) C++
6 7 (8.05%) Java
6 7 (8.05%) C
7 3 (3.45%) C#
7 3 (3.45%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.15%) PHP5
8 1 (1.15%) Groovy
8 1 (1.15%) VBScript
8 1 (1.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (4.60%) ISEB
2 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.15%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.75%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.45%) Varnish
3 2 (2.30%) NFS
3 2 (2.30%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (2.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.15%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.15%) Postfix
4 1 (1.15%) Xen
4 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (6.90%) Puppet
2 4 (4.60%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (19.54%) Zend
2 7 (8.05%) VMware
3 4 (4.60%) Veritas
3 4 (4.60%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.30%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.30%) EMC
4 2 (2.30%) SAP
4 2 (2.30%) Twitter
5 1 (1.15%) Percona
5 1 (1.15%) 3Com
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle
5 1 (1.15%) Citrix
5 1 (1.15%) Cisco
5 1 (1.15%) Dell
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Mason Frank
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
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Rate: From £250 to £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorking
Annapurna
Rate: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: 24 days ago