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 25 September 2016 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 10 5 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing PHP 15 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Westminster 19.74% 5.88% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.27% 50.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 0
Median daily rate £413 £480 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -30.00%
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
55 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Westminster 72.37% 11.76% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 2 5
Median daily rate £425 £480 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.45% +14.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £228 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £480 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +11.42%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Westminster

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 15 (78.95%) Scala
2 13 (68.42%) Symfony
2 13 (68.42%) Java
2 13 (68.42%) Node.js
3 12 (63.16%) SC Cleared
3 12 (63.16%) Security Cleared
4 11 (57.89%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (57.89%) Git (software)
4 11 (57.89%) Configuration Management
4 11 (57.89%) REST
4 11 (57.89%) GitHub
4 11 (57.89%) Play Framework
5 10 (52.63%) Docker
5 10 (52.63%) Vagrant
5 10 (52.63%) Web Services
6 9 (47.37%) VMware
6 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (47.37%) Pair Programming
6 9 (47.37%) Spring
6 9 (47.37%) Puppet
6 9 (47.37%) Kubernetes
6 9 (47.37%) spray
6 9 (47.37%) Akka
7 6 (31.58%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (26.32%) TDD
8 5 (26.32%) HTML
8 5 (26.32%) CSS
8 5 (26.32%) DevOps
9 4 (21.05%) BDD
9 4 (21.05%) Open Source

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 (5.26%) CMS
1 1 (5.26%) Confluence
1 1 (5.26%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 11 (57.89%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (57.89%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (10.53%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.53%) MySQL
2 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (57.89%) Git (software)
2 10 (52.63%) Vagrant
3 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
3 2 (10.53%) Grunt
3 2 (10.53%) gulp
3 2 (10.53%) Jasmine
3 2 (10.53%) Mocha
4 1 (5.26%) CircleCI
4 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.26%) JIRA
4 1 (5.26%) Travis CI
4 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) PHP Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Senior Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Senior Software Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Software Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Java Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Node.js Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (10.53%) Lead Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Lead PHP Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Ruby Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Content Editor
7 1 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Programmer
7 1 (5.26%) Python Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Web Content Editor
7 1 (5.26%) Web Designer
7 1 (5.26%) Web Editor
7 1 (5.26%) Web Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) Node.js
1 13 (68.42%) Symfony
2 11 (57.89%) Play Framework
2 11 (57.89%) REST
3 10 (52.63%) Web Services
4 9 (47.37%) Akka
4 9 (47.37%) spray
4 9 (47.37%) Spring
5 5 (26.32%) CSS
5 5 (26.32%) HTML
6 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
6 3 (15.79%) CSS3
6 3 (15.79%) Ember.js
7 2 (10.53%) Ajax
7 2 (10.53%) Django
7 2 (10.53%) HTML5
7 2 (10.53%) JSON
7 2 (10.53%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (10.53%) Sass
7 2 (10.53%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
1 2 (10.53%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Configuration Management
2 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) Pair Programming
3 6 (31.58%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (26.32%) DevOps
4 5 (26.32%) TDD
5 4 (21.05%) API Design
5 4 (21.05%) BDD
5 4 (21.05%) Microservices
5 4 (21.05%) Network Design
5 4 (21.05%) Open Source
6 3 (15.79%) OO
6 3 (15.79%) OO PHP
7 2 (10.53%) Front End Development
7 2 (10.53%) Kanban
7 2 (10.53%) Line Management
7 2 (10.53%) Prototyping
7 2 (10.53%) Scrum
7 2 (10.53%) User Stories
7 2 (10.53%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) Scala
2 13 (68.42%) Java
3 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.79%) Ruby
4 2 (10.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) SC Cleared
1 12 (63.16%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.26%) WAI
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (47.37%) Kubernetes
1 9 (47.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) VMware
2 1 (5.26%) Adobe
2 1 (5.26%) Zend