The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Programmer
Rank 597 586 542
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -44
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Programmer 5 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.022% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.024% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 3
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£275 £275 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +57.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £270 £175
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +54.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51453 50379 44110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.31% 92.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 31274 30773 25223
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2016 1989 2173
Average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.25% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.57% -

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
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 8 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 28 April 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
Glasgow - 3 - -
Scotland - 3 - -
England -15 2 £275 - 4
City of London +18 1 - - 1
London -10 1 - - 1
South East -18 1 £275 +22.22%
Oxford - 1 £275 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £275 -

PHP Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) PHP
2 9 (64.29%) MySQL
3 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (42.86%) OO
4 6 (42.86%) Drupal
5 5 (35.71%) SQL
5 5 (35.71%) HTML
6 4 (28.57%) jQuery
6 4 (28.57%) WordPress
6 4 (28.57%) LAMP
7 3 (21.43%) OO PHP
7 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (21.43%) Project Management
7 3 (21.43%) CMS
7 3 (21.43%) UNIX
7 3 (21.43%) Python
7 3 (21.43%) Workflow
8 2 (14.29%) Finance
8 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 2 (14.29%) CSS
8 2 (14.29%) JSON
8 2 (14.29%) Joomla!
8 2 (14.29%) QA
8 2 (14.29%) PHP5
8 2 (14.29%) Software Architecture
8 2 (14.29%) HTML5
8 2 (14.29%) CSS3
9 1 (7.14%) Eloqua
9 1 (7.14%) QUnit

PHP Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 (42.86%) Drupal
2 4 (28.57%) WordPress
3 3 (21.43%) CMS
4 2 (14.29%) Joomla!
5 1 (7.14%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) QUnit
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) HTML
2 4 (28.57%) LAMP
2 4 (28.57%) jQuery
3 2 (14.29%) JSON
3 2 (14.29%) CSS
3 2 (14.29%) HTML5
3 2 (14.29%) CSS3
4 1 (7.14%) Sass
4 1 (7.14%) LESS
4 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.14%) Ajax
4 1 (7.14%) Symfony
4 1 (7.14%) Mason
4 1 (7.14%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) W3C
1 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) OO
2 3 (21.43%) Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) Workflow
2 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (21.43%) OO PHP
3 2 (14.29%) Software Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Web Development
4 1 (7.14%) Refactoring
4 1 (7.14%) MVC
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
4 1 (7.14%) OOP
4 1 (7.14%) Data Mapping
4 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) PHP
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) Python
5 2 (14.29%) PHP5
6 1 (7.14%) Apex Code
6 1 (7.14%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle
1 1 (7.14%) Siebel
1 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (7.14%) Zend
1 1 (7.14%) Eloqua
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Mason Frank
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