Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for PHP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PHP over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

PHP
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 90 102
Rank change year-on-year -50 +12 -17
Contract jobs citing PHP 111 190 199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.55% 2.84% 2.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.95% 5.62% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 169 166
City of London median daily rate £425 £388 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +4.73% +5.71%
10th Percentile £251 £294 £218
90th Percentile £538 £555 £488
Central London median daily rate £413 £388 £370
% change year-on-year +6.45% +4.73% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
City of London median hourly rate - £50.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +143.90% -10.84%
Central London median hourly rate - £50.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year - +143.90% -10.84%

PHP is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3757 3379 4228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 52.63% 50.45% 46.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3124 2842 3542
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £650 £663
Central London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 22
City of London median hourly rate £22.99 £27.50 £26.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.39% +5.42% +30.43%
10th Percentile £15.12 £16.06 £16.10
90th Percentile £39.10 £55.19 £53.70
Central London median hourly rate £24.49 £27.50 £26.09
% change year-on-year -10.96% +5.42% +30.43%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing PHP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in the City of London

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PHP in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP in the City of London

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP in the City of London

PHP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP in the City of London

PHP
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the City of London region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge 0 1 £225 -21.74%
Moorgate -5 1 - -
PHP
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 City of London region with a requirement for PHP.

1 73 (65.77%) JavaScript
2 62 (55.86%) HTML
3 58 (52.25%) CSS
4 47 (42.34%) Git (software)
5 38 (34.23%) jQuery
6 35 (31.53%) MySQL
7 33 (29.73%) HTML5
8 31 (27.93%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (27.03%) CSS3
10 29 (26.13%) MVC
11 28 (25.23%) Linux
12 23 (20.72%) Drupal
13 21 (18.92%) Python
13 21 (18.92%) Finance
13 21 (18.92%) REST
14 20 (18.02%) CMS
15 19 (17.12%) OO
15 19 (17.12%) E-Commerce
15 19 (17.12%) TDD
15 19 (17.12%) Ajax
15 19 (17.12%) Web Development
15 19 (17.12%) Laravel
16 18 (16.22%) GitHub
17 16 (14.41%) Continuous Integration
17 16 (14.41%) Sass
17 16 (14.41%) OO PHP
18 15 (13.51%) Microservices
18 15 (13.51%) API Development
19 14 (12.61%) Front End Development
19 14 (12.61%) WordPress

PHP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 23 (20.72%) Drupal
2 20 (18.02%) CMS
3 14 (12.61%) WordPress
4 11 (9.91%) Apache Solr
5 7 (6.31%) Tomcat
6 6 (5.41%) Apache
6 6 (5.41%) JBoss
6 6 (5.41%) MQSeries
6 6 (5.41%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (2.70%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.80%) nginx
9 1 (0.90%) Confluence
9 1 (0.90%) eZ Publish
9 1 (0.90%) Moodle
9 1 (0.90%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (4.50%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (3.60%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (7.21%) Magento
2 1 (0.90%) Odoo
2 1 (0.90%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.90%) RMDS
2 1 (0.90%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (16.22%) GitHub
2 9 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.50%) AWS Lambda
3 5 (4.50%) Serverless
4 2 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.80%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (1.80%) npm
5 1 (0.90%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.90%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.90%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.90%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.90%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.90%) Office 365
5 1 (0.90%) Route 53
5 1 (0.90%) SaaS
5 1 (0.90%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.50%) Intranet
2 3 (2.70%) SSH
3 2 (1.80%) HTTP
4 1 (0.90%) Firewall
4 1 (0.90%) FTP
4 1 (0.90%) Internet
4 1 (0.90%) LAN
4 1 (0.90%) SMTP
4 1 (0.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (31.53%) MySQL
2 7 (6.31%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.50%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.80%) MS Access
4 2 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.90%) CouchDB
5 1 (0.90%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 47 (42.34%) Git (software)
2 13 (11.71%) Codeception
2 13 (11.71%) Codeship
2 13 (11.71%) JIRA
2 13 (11.71%) PHPUnit
3 9 (8.11%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.60%) Bower
4 4 (3.60%) Dreamweaver
4 4 (3.60%) Grunt
4 4 (3.60%) gulp
4 4 (3.60%) Vagrant
5 3 (2.70%) Jasmine
5 3 (2.70%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (2.70%) Mocha
5 3 (2.70%) Selenium
5 3 (2.70%) Subversion
5 3 (2.70%) webpack
6 2 (1.80%) Maven
6 2 (1.80%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (1.80%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (18.92%) Finance
2 12 (10.81%) Marketing
3 10 (9.01%) Banking
4 7 (6.31%) Retail
5 4 (3.60%) Digital Economy
5 4 (3.60%) Games
6 3 (2.70%) Front Office
6 3 (2.70%) Publishing
7 2 (1.80%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.90%) Advertising
8 1 (0.90%) German Language
8 1 (0.90%) Law
8 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 81 (72.97%) Developer
2 37 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 17 (15.32%) Drupal Developer
4 9 (8.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 9 (8.11%) Web Developer
4 9 (8.11%) WordPress Developer
5 8 (7.21%) Analyst
5 8 (7.21%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 6 (5.41%) Python Developer
6 6 (5.41%) Senior Developer
7 4 (3.60%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (3.60%) Magento Developer
7 4 (3.60%) Senior WordPress Developer
7 4 (3.60%) Technical Support
8 3 (2.70%) Angular Developer
8 3 (2.70%) HTML CSS Developer
8 3 (2.70%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (2.70%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 3 (2.70%) Senior Middleware Engineer
8 3 (2.70%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (55.86%) HTML
2 58 (52.25%) CSS
3 38 (34.23%) jQuery
4 33 (29.73%) HTML5
5 30 (27.03%) CSS3
6 21 (18.92%) REST
7 19 (17.12%) Ajax
7 19 (17.12%) Laravel
8 16 (14.41%) Sass
9 14 (12.61%) .NET
10 13 (11.71%) AngularJS
10 13 (11.71%) LAMP
11 11 (9.91%) React
11 11 (9.91%) RESTful
12 9 (8.11%) Symfony
12 9 (8.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (6.31%) Web Services
13 7 (6.31%) XML
14 6 (5.41%) SOAP
14 6 (5.41%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.01%) User Experience
2 6 (5.41%) NHS
3 3 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (2.70%) Online Games
4 2 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.80%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.80%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.80%) Fintech
4 2 (1.80%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.80%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.80%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.90%) Animation
5 1 (0.90%) Clustering
5 1 (0.90%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.90%) Tandem
5 1 (0.90%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.90%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.90%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 28 (25.23%) Linux
2 10 (9.01%) Windows
3 9 (8.11%) Unix
4 6 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.80%) Android
5 2 (1.80%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (27.93%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (26.13%) MVC
3 19 (17.12%) E-Commerce
3 19 (17.12%) OO
3 19 (17.12%) TDD
3 19 (17.12%) Web Development
4 16 (14.41%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (14.41%) OO PHP
5 15 (13.51%) API Development
5 15 (13.51%) Microservices
6 14 (12.61%) Front End Development
7 13 (11.71%) Performance Optimisation
7 13 (11.71%) Workflow
8 11 (9.91%) Open Source
9 9 (8.11%) OOP
9 9 (8.11%) Responsive Web Design
10 8 (7.21%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (7.21%) CRM
11 7 (6.31%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (5.41%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 73 (65.77%) JavaScript
2 21 (18.92%) Python
3 12 (10.81%) SQL
4 11 (9.91%) Java
5 8 (7.21%) C#
5 8 (7.21%) C++
5 8 (7.21%) Perl
6 6 (5.41%) Ruby
7 4 (3.60%) ES6
8 3 (2.70%) C
8 3 (2.70%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.80%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.80%) VBA
10 1 (0.90%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.90%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.90%) Erlang
10 1 (0.90%) F#
10 1 (0.90%) Go
10 1 (0.90%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.90%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (2.70%) SC Cleared
1 3 (2.70%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.80%) Degree
3 1 (0.90%) CHECK Team Member
3 1 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.21%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.70%) Docker
2 1 (0.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.80%) Ansible
2 1 (0.90%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.90%) Terraform
2 1 (0.90%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 7 (6.31%) Red Hat
2 6 (5.41%) IBM
2 6 (5.41%) Zend
3 5 (4.50%) Adobe
3 5 (4.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.70%) Oracle
5 2 (1.80%) Apiary
5 2 (1.80%) Cognos
5 2 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.80%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.80%) Sybase
6 1 (0.90%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.90%) Google
6 1 (0.90%) hybris
6 1 (0.90%) Sun