The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Westminster region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
London / Westminster
Rank 10 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Westminster 11.36% 3.23% 3.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.74% 7.14% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Median daily rate £425 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -18.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.45 £35.00 £27.18
% change year-on-year
-10.14% +28.79%

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

Programming Languages Category
Westminster
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
23 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Westminster 52.27% 45.16% 53.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 14
Median daily rate £550 £443 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.14% -19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £325 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £550 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Westminster

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Westminster region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Westminster

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Westminster

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

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Westminster

PHP
Daily Rate Histogram in Westminster

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the Westminster region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram in Westminster

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Westminster

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Westminster region with a requirement for PHP.

1 16 (80.00%) Java
1 16 (80.00%) Scala
2 15 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 15 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (75.00%) Symfony
3 13 (65.00%) GitHub
4 12 (60.00%) Node.js
4 12 (60.00%) REST
4 12 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (60.00%) Play Framework
4 12 (60.00%) Web Services
4 12 (60.00%) Configuration Management
5 11 (55.00%) VMware
5 11 (55.00%) Spring
5 11 (55.00%) Pair Programming
5 11 (55.00%) Vagrant
5 11 (55.00%) Akka
5 11 (55.00%) Docker
5 11 (55.00%) spray
5 11 (55.00%) Kubernetes
5 11 (55.00%) Git (software)
5 11 (55.00%) Puppet
6 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (20.00%) Microservices
8 4 (20.00%) API Design
8 4 (20.00%) DevOps
8 4 (20.00%) TDD
8 4 (20.00%) Network Design
9 3 (15.00%) HTML

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Westminster by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) CMS
1 1 (5.00%) Drupal
1 1 (5.00%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (5.00%) MS Project
1 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 13 (65.00%) GitHub
2 12 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) Git (software)
1 11 (55.00%) Vagrant
2 1 (5.00%) CircleCI
2 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Senior Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Senior Software Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Software Developer
3 5 (25.00%) PHP Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Java Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Node.js Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Content Editor
6 1 (5.00%) Digital Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Front End Web Designer
6 1 (5.00%) Python Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Ruby Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Symfony Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Web Content Designer
6 1 (5.00%) Web Content Editor
6 1 (5.00%) Web Designer
6 1 (5.00%) Web Editor
6 1 (5.00%) Web Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) Symfony
2 12 (60.00%) Node.js
2 12 (60.00%) Play Framework
2 12 (60.00%) REST
2 12 (60.00%) Web Services
3 11 (55.00%) Akka
3 11 (55.00%) spray
3 11 (55.00%) Spring
4 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (15.00%) CSS
4 3 (15.00%) Ember.js
4 3 (15.00%) HTML
5 2 (10.00%) JSON
6 1 (5.00%) Ajax
6 1 (5.00%) Django
6 1 (5.00%) HTML5
6 1 (5.00%) jQuery
6 1 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (5.00%) XML
6 1 (5.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.00%) Semantic Web
1 1 (5.00%) User Experience
1 1 (5.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) CentOS
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 11 (55.00%) Pair Programming
3 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (20.00%) API Design
5 4 (20.00%) DevOps
5 4 (20.00%) Microservices
5 4 (20.00%) Network Design
5 4 (20.00%) TDD
6 3 (15.00%) OO
6 3 (15.00%) OO PHP
6 3 (15.00%) Open Source
7 2 (10.00%) BDD
7 2 (10.00%) Scrum
7 2 (10.00%) User Stories
8 1 (5.00%) OOP
8 1 (5.00%) Project Management
8 1 (5.00%) SEO
8 1 (5.00%) Software Architecture
8 1 (5.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) Java
1 16 (80.00%) Scala
2 3 (15.00%) Python
3 2 (10.00%) Ruby
4 1 (5.00%) C
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 15 (75.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (55.00%) Kubernetes
1 11 (55.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) VMware
2 1 (5.00%) Adobe
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat