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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 79 57 66
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +9
Contract jobs citing PHP 15 34 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.05% 2.66% 1.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.49% 6.63% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 28 6
Average daily rate
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£300 £280 £254
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £197 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £508 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £288
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £33.78 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-44.48% +22.81%
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
602 513 469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 42.22% 40.17% 37.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 336 258
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £213 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 25
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
Farnham -2 1 - -
Guildford -5 1 £300 +5.26% 1
Staines -7 1 - -
PHP
South East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 26 (65.00%) JavaScript
2 25 (62.50%) CSS
3 23 (57.50%) HTML
4 16 (40.00%) MySQL
5 10 (25.00%) jQuery
5 10 (25.00%) MVC
6 9 (22.50%) Linux
6 9 (22.50%) Zend
6 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (22.50%) HTML5
7 8 (20.00%) Git (software)
7 8 (20.00%) Apache
8 7 (17.50%) .NET
8 7 (17.50%) SQL
8 7 (17.50%) WordPress
8 7 (17.50%) LAMP
8 7 (17.50%) CSS3
9 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET
10 5 (12.50%) Windows
10 5 (12.50%) Python
10 5 (12.50%) Java
10 5 (12.50%) C#
10 5 (12.50%) Perl
10 5 (12.50%) Marketing
10 5 (12.50%) Symfony
11 4 (10.00%) Subversion
11 4 (10.00%) QA
11 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
11 4 (10.00%) CMS

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 8 (20.00%) Apache
2 7 (17.50%) WordPress
3 4 (10.00%) IIS
3 4 (10.00%) CMS
4 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
4 3 (7.50%) ColdFusion
5 2 (5.00%) Kentico
6 1 (2.50%) Node.js
6 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.50%) Drupal
6 1 (2.50%) JBoss
6 1 (2.50%) nginx
6 1 (2.50%) Moodle
6 1 (2.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) LDAP
1 2 (5.00%) LAN
1 2 (5.00%) WAN
1 2 (5.00%) SMTP
1 2 (5.00%) VPN
1 2 (5.00%) DNS
1 2 (5.00%) SSL
1 2 (5.00%) Firewall
1 2 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (40.00%) MySQL
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.50%) Redis
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.00%) Subversion
3 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
3 3 (7.50%) Eclipse
3 3 (7.50%) WebDriver
3 3 (7.50%) PHPUnit
3 3 (7.50%) Selenium
4 2 (5.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (2.50%) Behat
5 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.50%) Grunt
5 1 (2.50%) gulp
5 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.50%) Maven
5 1 (2.50%) JIRA
General
1 5 (12.50%) Marketing
2 3 (7.50%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Military
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (82.50%) Developer
2 12 (30.00%) PHP Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Web Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
5 4 (10.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 4 (10.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 4 (10.00%) WordPress Developer
6 3 (7.50%) .NET Developer
6 3 (7.50%) LAMP Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Security Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Mobile Developer
7 2 (5.00%) AWS Developer
7 2 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Automation Tester
8 1 (2.50%) Moodle Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Selenium Tester
8 1 (2.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (62.50%) CSS
2 23 (57.50%) HTML
3 10 (25.00%) jQuery
4 9 (22.50%) HTML5
5 7 (17.50%) CSS3
5 7 (17.50%) .NET
5 7 (17.50%) LAMP
6 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET
7 5 (12.50%) Symfony
8 4 (10.00%) Sass
9 3 (7.50%) Laravel
9 3 (7.50%) Yii
9 3 (7.50%) CakePHP
9 3 (7.50%) Classic ASP
9 3 (7.50%) Web Services
10 2 (5.00%) XML
10 2 (5.00%) Flash
10 2 (5.00%) LINQ
10 2 (5.00%) Zend Framework
10 2 (5.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) User Experience
2 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.50%) W3C
3 1 (2.50%) Replication
3 1 (2.50%) VLE
3 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) Linux
2 5 (12.50%) Windows
3 3 (7.50%) Solaris
3 3 (7.50%) Android
3 3 (7.50%) UNIX
3 3 (7.50%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.00%) CentOS
5 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) MVC
2 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (10.00%) Scrum
3 4 (10.00%) OOP
3 4 (10.00%) OO
3 4 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (7.50%) Web Development
4 3 (7.50%) Automated Testing
4 3 (7.50%) Test Automation
4 3 (7.50%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (5.00%) TDD
5 2 (5.00%) Information Assurance
5 2 (5.00%) Cyber Security
5 2 (5.00%) DevOps
5 2 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (5.00%) Mobile Development
5 2 (5.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.50%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (65.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (17.50%) SQL
3 5 (12.50%) C#
3 5 (12.50%) Java
3 5 (12.50%) Perl
3 5 (12.50%) Python
4 3 (7.50%) C
4 3 (7.50%) C++
5 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.50%) Ruby
6 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.50%) VBScript
6 1 (2.50%) VB
6 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) CCNA
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.00%) Sendmail
3 1 (2.50%) vSphere
3 1 (2.50%) vCloud
3 1 (2.50%) KVM
3 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) MIMEsweeper
1 2 (5.00%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (2.50%) ZABBIX
2 1 (2.50%) Capistrano
2 1 (2.50%) Puppet
2 1 (2.50%) Kibana
2 1 (2.50%) Rundeck
2 1 (2.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Zend
2 4 (10.00%) VMware
3 3 (7.50%) Cisco
4 2 (5.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (5.00%) Appcelerator
4 2 (5.00%) Citrix
4 2 (5.00%) Juniper
4 2 (5.00%) NetApp
4 2 (5.00%) McAfee
4 2 (5.00%) Websense
5 1 (2.50%) 3Com
5 1 (2.50%) Perforce
5 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.50%) Percona
5 1 (2.50%) New Relic
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.50%) Dell
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle