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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 72 69
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3  
Contract jobs citing PHP 26 26 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.19% 2.00% 1.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.00% 4.88% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 15
Median daily rate £535 £378 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.72% +7.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £425 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £305
% change year-on-year +7.69% +6.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.25 £22.00
% change year-on-year +9.58% -17.04%  

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 520 533 498
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 43.77% 40.97% 34.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 366 317
Median daily rate £425 £425 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +19.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 37 14
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.30 £24.60 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.62 £52.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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
Redhill - 6 £538 -
Epsom +3 1 - -
Staines - 1 £138 -
Caterham - 1 £651 -
Cobham - 1 £250 -
Egham - 1 - -
PHP
South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 28 (73.68%) HTML
2 25 (65.79%) JavaScript
3 21 (55.26%) Linux
4 19 (50.00%) Python
4 19 (50.00%) Perl
5 18 (47.37%) Git (software)
6 17 (44.74%) Java
6 17 (44.74%) AIX
6 17 (44.74%) Jenkins
7 16 (42.11%) Oracle
7 16 (42.11%) Unix
8 15 (39.47%) Performance Tuning
9 14 (36.84%) Docker
9 14 (36.84%) WebLogic
9 14 (36.84%) C
9 14 (36.84%) Tomcat
9 14 (36.84%) ProC
9 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (34.21%) Configuration Management
11 12 (31.58%) Apache
12 10 (26.32%) SDLC
12 10 (26.32%) Waterfall
12 10 (26.32%) MySQL
12 10 (26.32%) nginx
12 10 (26.32%) Open Source
13 9 (23.68%) Degree
13 9 (23.68%) Finance
14 8 (21.05%) CSS
14 8 (21.05%) AngularJS
15 7 (18.42%) 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 (36.84%) Tomcat
1 14 (36.84%) WebLogic
2 12 (31.58%) Apache
3 10 (26.32%) nginx
4 2 (5.26%) CMS
4 2 (5.26%) Drupal
4 2 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (5.26%) WordPress
5 1 (2.63%) ExpressionEngine
5 1 (2.63%) Moodle
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) LDAP
2 2 (5.26%) DNS
2 2 (5.26%) Firewall
2 2 (5.26%) SAN
2 2 (5.26%) VLAN
2 2 (5.26%) VPN
3 1 (2.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) MySQL
2 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (47.37%) Git (software)
2 17 (44.74%) Jenkins
3 14 (36.84%) ProC
4 2 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.63%) Selenium
5 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 9 (23.68%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Marketing
3 2 (5.26%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Architect
1 14 (36.84%) Oracle Architect
2 13 (34.21%) Developer
3 12 (31.58%) Unix Architect
4 7 (18.42%) Oracle Technical Architect
4 7 (18.42%) Technical Architect
5 6 (15.79%) Technical Design Architect
5 6 (15.79%) Technical Design Authority
6 5 (13.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (13.16%) PHP Developer
7 4 (10.53%) HTML Developer
7 4 (10.53%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (7.89%) HTML CSS Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) Development Analyst
9 2 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) Project Analyst
9 2 (5.26%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (73.68%) HTML
2 8 (21.05%) AngularJS
2 8 (21.05%) CSS
3 7 (18.42%) CSS3
3 7 (18.42%) HTML5
4 6 (15.79%) jQuery
5 5 (13.16%) LAMP
5 5 (13.16%) Symfony
6 3 (7.89%) .NET
6 3 (7.89%) XML
6 3 (7.89%) YAML
7 2 (5.26%) JSON
7 2 (5.26%) React
7 2 (5.26%) Sass
8 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.63%) Behat
8 1 (2.63%) Ember.js
8 1 (2.63%) Mithril
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.63%) Clustering
2 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.63%) Replication
2 1 (2.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (55.26%) Linux
2 17 (44.74%) AIX
3 16 (42.11%) Unix
4 5 (13.16%) Windows
5 4 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (7.89%) Solaris
7 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (34.21%) Configuration Management
4 10 (26.32%) Open Source
4 10 (26.32%) SDLC
4 10 (26.32%) Waterfall
5 7 (18.42%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (10.53%) Front End Development
6 4 (10.53%) MVC
6 4 (10.53%) OOP
7 3 (7.89%) Coaching
7 3 (7.89%) DevOps
7 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.89%) Web Development
8 2 (5.26%) Load Balancing
8 2 (5.26%) Risk Management
8 2 (5.26%) Web Design
8 2 (5.26%) Workflow
9 1 (2.63%) Contingency Planning
9 1 (2.63%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (65.79%) JavaScript
2 19 (50.00%) Perl
2 19 (50.00%) Python
3 17 (44.74%) Java
4 14 (36.84%) C
5 7 (18.42%) SQL
6 3 (7.89%) Ruby
7 1 (2.63%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) Degree
System Software
1 14 (36.84%) Docker
2 3 (7.89%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Ansible
1 3 (7.89%) Puppet
2 2 (5.26%) Control-M
2 2 (5.26%) Kibana
2 2 (5.26%) NetBackup
2 2 (5.26%) OpenView
2 2 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) Oracle
2 3 (7.89%) Red Hat
2 3 (7.89%) Veritas
3 2 (5.26%) HP
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.63%) Dell
4 1 (2.63%) IBM
4 1 (2.63%) Percona
4 1 (2.63%) Sun