The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Westminster 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 28 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
London / Westminster
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing PHP 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Westminster 4.44% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.18% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £463 - -
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 Westminster with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Westminster
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 11 35 3
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Westminster 24.44% 52.24% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 32 3
Median daily rate £550 £425 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -19.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £308 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £688 £500 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Westminster

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Westminster 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 Westminster

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Westminster

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP in Westminster

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Westminster

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in Westminster over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP in Westminster

For the 6 months to 28 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 Westminster region with a requirement for PHP.

1 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 5 (71.43%) Scala
2 5 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (71.43%) Puppet
2 5 (71.43%) REST
2 5 (71.43%) Vagrant
2 5 (71.43%) Akka
2 5 (71.43%) Play Framework
2 5 (71.43%) Docker
2 5 (71.43%) GitHub
2 5 (71.43%) Kubernetes
2 5 (71.43%) spray
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Spring
2 5 (71.43%) Pair Programming
2 5 (71.43%) Symfony
2 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
2 5 (71.43%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) Node.js
4 1 (14.29%) Laravel
4 1 (14.29%) User Experience
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) CentOS
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Development
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories

PHP
Co-occurring 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 (14.29%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (71.43%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
1 5 (71.43%) Vagrant
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Senior Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Senior Software Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Digital Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Akka
1 5 (71.43%) Play Framework
1 5 (71.43%) REST
1 5 (71.43%) spray
1 5 (71.43%) Spring
1 5 (71.43%) Symfony
1 5 (71.43%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) Node.js
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) Laravel
3 1 (14.29%) RSS
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
1 1 (14.29%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) CentOS
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
1 5 (71.43%) Pair Programming
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Development
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) OOP
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) SEO
2 1 (14.29%) User Stories
2 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) Scala
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Kubernetes
1 5 (71.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat