The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for PHP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 26 June 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
South East / Surrey
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 68 69
Rank change year-on-year -8 +1  
Contract jobs citing PHP 14 27 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.14% 2.17% 1.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.82% 4.95% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 22 17
Median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.30% +23.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £331 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +6.06% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £15.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +206.45% -60.25%  

PHP is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 497 545 525
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 40.37% 43.78% 40.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 379 321
Median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 37 12
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -14.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.55 £45.40 £52.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey citing PHP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Surrey

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP in Surrey

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in Surrey over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP in Surrey

PHP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP in Surrey

PHP
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Epsom - 2 £494 -
Staines - 2 £475 - 2
Guildford -11 1 - - 3
Haslemere - 1 £325 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 - -
PHP
South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Surrey region with a requirement for PHP.

1 31 (77.50%) HTML
2 28 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 24 (60.00%) Python
4 20 (50.00%) Perl
4 20 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 19 (47.50%) Linux
6 17 (42.50%) Unix
6 17 (42.50%) AIX
6 17 (42.50%) Jenkins
7 16 (40.00%) Java
7 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (37.50%) Oracle
8 15 (37.50%) Docker
9 14 (35.00%) Performance Tuning
9 14 (35.00%) WebLogic
9 14 (35.00%) C
9 14 (35.00%) Tomcat
9 14 (35.00%) ProC
10 13 (32.50%) Configuration Management
10 13 (32.50%) Finance
10 13 (32.50%) CSS
11 11 (27.50%) Apache
12 10 (25.00%) Degree
12 10 (25.00%) SDLC
12 10 (25.00%) nginx
12 10 (25.00%) Open Source
12 10 (25.00%) Waterfall
13 8 (20.00%) AngularJS
13 8 (20.00%) .NET
14 7 (17.50%) SQL

PHP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 14 (35.00%) Tomcat
1 14 (35.00%) WebLogic
2 11 (27.50%) Apache
3 10 (25.00%) nginx
4 3 (7.50%) CMS
5 2 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (5.00%) WordPress
6 1 (2.50%) Drupal
6 1 (2.50%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (5.00%) IaaS
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.00%) PaaS
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) LDAP
2 2 (5.00%) DNS
2 2 (5.00%) Firewall
2 2 (5.00%) SAN
2 2 (5.00%) VLAN
2 2 (5.00%) VPN
3 1 (2.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) MySQL
2 4 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.50%) Redis
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 17 (42.50%) Jenkins
3 14 (35.00%) ProC
4 2 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.50%) Babel
5 1 (2.50%) Subversion
5 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (32.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Legal
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Developer
2 15 (37.50%) Architect
3 14 (35.00%) Oracle Architect
4 12 (30.00%) Unix Architect
5 8 (20.00%) PHP Developer
6 7 (17.50%) Oracle Technical Architect
6 7 (17.50%) Technical Architect
7 6 (15.00%) Technical Design Architect
7 6 (15.00%) Technical Design Authority
8 5 (12.50%) Senior Developer
9 4 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (10.00%) Web Developer
10 3 (7.50%) Linux Engineer
10 3 (7.50%) Senior PHP Developer
11 2 (5.00%) PHP Web Developer
11 2 (5.00%) Project Analyst
11 2 (5.00%) Senior PHP Web Developer
11 2 (5.00%) Senior Web Developer
11 2 (5.00%) Software Engineer
11 2 (5.00%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (77.50%) HTML
2 13 (32.50%) CSS
3 8 (20.00%) .NET
3 8 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 5 (12.50%) HTML5
5 4 (10.00%) CSS3
5 4 (10.00%) LAMP
5 4 (10.00%) React
6 3 (7.50%) jQuery
6 3 (7.50%) Sass
6 3 (7.50%) Symfony
6 3 (7.50%) XML
6 3 (7.50%) YAML
7 2 (5.00%) JSON
7 2 (5.00%) LESS
7 2 (5.00%) Node.js
7 2 (5.00%) Web Services
8 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.50%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (2.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.50%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.50%) Smart Meter
2 1 (2.50%) Social Media
2 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (47.50%) Linux
2 17 (42.50%) AIX
2 17 (42.50%) Unix
3 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (7.50%) Solaris
3 3 (7.50%) Windows
4 2 (5.00%) Android
4 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.00%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (32.50%) Configuration Management
4 10 (25.00%) Open Source
4 10 (25.00%) SDLC
4 10 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 7 (17.50%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (12.50%) DevOps
6 5 (12.50%) Web Development
7 4 (10.00%) MVC
8 3 (7.50%) Coaching
8 3 (7.50%) Front End Development
8 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
8 3 (7.50%) OOP
8 3 (7.50%) Workflow
9 2 (5.00%) Android Development
9 2 (5.00%) Load Balancing
9 2 (5.00%) Scrum
9 2 (5.00%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 28 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 24 (60.00%) Python
3 20 (50.00%) Perl
4 16 (40.00%) Java
5 14 (35.00%) C
6 7 (17.50%) SQL
7 5 (12.50%) Ruby
8 1 (2.50%) Apple Swift
8 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.50%) C#
8 1 (2.50%) ES6
8 1 (2.50%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.50%) MCSD
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 15 (37.50%) Docker
2 3 (7.50%) NFS
3 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Ansible
1 4 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (10.00%) Puppet
2 2 (5.00%) Control-M
2 2 (5.00%) Kibana
2 2 (5.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (5.00%) OpenView
3 1 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.00%) HP
3 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.00%) Veritas
4 1 (2.50%) Adobe
4 1 (2.50%) Dell
4 1 (2.50%) IBM
4 1 (2.50%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.50%) Sun
4 1 (2.50%) VMware