The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Westminster region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 14 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs citing PHP 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Westminster 1.92% 4.55% 20.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.85% 10.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £325 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £30.20 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+17.54% +38.85%
PHP
London

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
26 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Westminster 50.00% 45.45% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 7 2
Average daily rate £416 £550 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.45% +62.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £415 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £713 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Westminster

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Westminster region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Westminster

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Westminster 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 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) gulp
1 2 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 2 (100.00%) Twig
1 2 (100.00%) Grunt
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) Case Management
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) WAI
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Zend
2 1 (50.00%) Zend Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Django
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) Mocha
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Progressive Enhancement
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Westminster by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Westminster 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 1 (50.00%) Confluence
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Grunt
1 2 (100.00%) gulp
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Mocha
2 1 (50.00%) Vagrant
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Twig
2 1 (50.00%) Behat
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Django
2 1 (50.00%) Sass
2 1 (50.00%) Zend Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Case Management
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Progressive Enhancement
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Zend