The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bedfordshire region that had PHP Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP Developer
Rank 40 34 50
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +16
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.29% 0.86% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.93% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £30.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +76.47%
PHP Developer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
326 322 477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.04% 92.26% 98.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 208 338
Median daily rate £425 £398 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.91% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £230 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 25 11
Median hourly rate £12.00 £26.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.84% -13.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Bedfordshire region that featured PHP Developer in the job title.

PHP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

PHP Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP Developer across the Bedfordshire region.

PHP Developer Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

PHP Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

PHP Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, PHP Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Drupal
1 1 (100.00%) PHP 5
1 1 (100.00%) WordPress

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 (100.00%) Drupal
1 1 (100.00%) WordPress
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) PHP 5