The first table below looks at the demand for the PHP Programmer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Programmer
Rank 569 551 551
Rank change year-on-year
-18 0
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Programmer 15 12 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.024% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.026% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 10
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£300 £268 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% +4.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £265 £253
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +4.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.00
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48756 46361 52919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.57% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 29723 26977 29363
Average daily rate £395 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1976 2145 2631
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%

PHP Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

PHP Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PHP Programmer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP Programmer within the UK.

PHP Programmer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

PHP Programmer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

PHP Programmer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

PHP Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP Programmer within the UK.

PHP Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

PHP Programmer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 10 July 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
England -14 15 £300 +12.14% 7
London +13 8 £338 +21.62%
East Midlands +5 4 £200 -
Oxfordshire +6 2 £313 -
South East -5 2 £300 - 4
Berkshire +3 1 £300 - 2
Derbyshire -4 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -11 1 £300 - 1
West Midlands -13 1 £200 -
East of England -22 1 £250 -
Reading - 1 £300 - 2
Derby - 1 - -
Huntingdon - - - -
Kidderminster - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Milton Keynes - - - - 1
Oxford - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bath - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1
Cambridge - - - -
Chippenham - - - -
Corsham - - - - 1
St Neots - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -

PHP Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited PHP Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title.

1 28 (100.00%) PHP
2 16 (57.14%) MySQL
2 16 (57.14%) HTML
3 15 (53.57%) JavaScript
4 14 (50.00%) CSS
5 12 (42.86%) SQL
5 12 (42.86%) LAMP
6 11 (39.29%) Linux
7 8 (28.57%) XML
7 8 (28.57%) jQuery
7 8 (28.57%) Zend
8 7 (25.00%) Symfony
8 7 (25.00%) OO
8 7 (25.00%) MVC
9 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
9 6 (21.43%) JSON
9 6 (21.43%) Apache
10 5 (17.86%) HTML5
10 5 (17.86%) CRM
10 5 (17.86%) Web Services
10 5 (17.86%) CodeIgniter
11 4 (14.29%) Subversion
11 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
12 3 (10.71%) Data Migration
12 3 (10.71%) CSS3
12 3 (10.71%) Laravel
12 3 (10.71%) Moodle
12 3 (10.71%) Mobile App
12 3 (10.71%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce

PHP Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited PHP Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (21.43%) Apache
2 3 (10.71%) CMS
2 3 (10.71%) Moodle
3 2 (7.14%) WordPress
4 1 (3.57%) ExpressionEngine
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (3.57%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (57.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Subversion
1 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (3.57%) Games
1 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (57.14%) HTML
2 14 (50.00%) CSS
3 12 (42.86%) LAMP
4 8 (28.57%) XML
4 8 (28.57%) jQuery
5 7 (25.00%) Symfony
6 6 (21.43%) JSON
7 5 (17.86%) Web Services
7 5 (17.86%) CodeIgniter
7 5 (17.86%) HTML5
8 3 (10.71%) CSS3
8 3 (10.71%) Laravel
9 2 (7.14%) RESTful
9 2 (7.14%) Zend Framework
9 2 (7.14%) XSL
9 2 (7.14%) Ajax
9 2 (7.14%) .NET
10 1 (3.57%) SOAP
10 1 (3.57%) YUI
10 1 (3.57%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Learning Management System
3 1 (3.57%) Open Source
3 1 (3.57%) Replication
3 1 (3.57%) E-Learning
3 1 (3.57%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.57%) UNIX
3 1 (3.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) OO
1 7 (25.00%) MVC
2 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
3 5 (17.86%) CRM
4 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
4 3 (10.71%) OOD
4 3 (10.71%) ETL
4 3 (10.71%) Migration
4 3 (10.71%) Data Migration
5 2 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (7.14%) Build Automation
5 2 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.14%) Project Planning
5 2 (7.14%) UML
5 2 (7.14%) OOP
5 2 (7.14%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (7.14%) Refactoring
5 2 (7.14%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) PHP
2 15 (53.57%) JavaScript
3 12 (42.86%) SQL
4 2 (7.14%) Python
4 2 (7.14%) C#
5 1 (3.57%) Java
5 1 (3.57%) ECMAScript
5 1 (3.57%) PHP5
5 1 (3.57%) Golang
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Zend
2 3 (10.71%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) SAP
3 1 (3.57%) JD Edwards