The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior PHP Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior PHP Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior PHP Developer
Rank 556 546 531
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Senior PHP Developer 40 47 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.085% 0.100% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 44 33
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £326 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-18.43% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Senior PHP Developer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44626 44477 42797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.57% 94.45% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29076 28059 25830
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1591 1795 1920
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Senior PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior PHP Developer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior PHP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior PHP Developer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Senior PHP Developer Daily Rate Trend in England

Senior PHP Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior PHP Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Senior PHP Developer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Senior PHP Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Senior PHP Developer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Senior PHP Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior PHP Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +19 34 £375 - 34
Yorkshire -22 3 £400 - 14
South East +12 1 £303 -13.57% 14
North West -17 1 £300 -4.00% 11
East Midlands - 1 - - 9
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Senior PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior PHP Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior PHP Developer in their job title.

1 87 (100.00%) PHP
2 56 (64.37%) JavaScript
3 55 (63.22%) HTML
4 51 (58.62%) CSS
5 37 (42.53%) MySQL
5 37 (42.53%) MVC
6 35 (40.23%) Symfony
7 28 (32.18%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (27.59%) Laravel
9 23 (26.44%) HTML5
10 20 (22.99%) Zend
10 20 (22.99%) Python
11 19 (21.84%) jQuery
11 19 (21.84%) Git (software)
11 19 (21.84%) RESTful
12 18 (20.69%) Linux
12 18 (20.69%) OO
12 18 (20.69%) XML
12 18 (20.69%) Java
13 15 (17.24%) BDD
14 14 (16.09%) JSON
14 14 (16.09%) OOP
14 14 (16.09%) TDD
14 14 (16.09%) OO PHP
15 13 (14.94%) CSS3
16 12 (13.79%) REST
16 12 (13.79%) SQL
16 12 (13.79%) Ruby
16 12 (13.79%) Unit Testing
17 11 (12.64%) Apache

Senior PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior PHP Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior PHP Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (12.64%) Apache
2 8 (9.20%) WordPress
3 7 (8.05%) CMS
3 7 (8.05%) Drupal
4 5 (5.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (5.75%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (5.75%) Magnolia
4 5 (5.75%) nginx
4 5 (5.75%) Node.js
5 1 (1.15%) Confluence
5 1 (1.15%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) BigMachines
1 2 (2.30%) Eloqua
1 2 (2.30%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.90%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.30%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.30%) Route 53
3 2 (2.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.05%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (42.53%) MySQL
2 9 (10.34%) MongoDB
3 8 (9.20%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (5.75%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.45%) Big Data
6 2 (2.30%) Redis
6 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.15%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (21.84%) Git (software)
2 9 (10.34%) PHPUnit
3 6 (6.90%) JIRA
4 3 (3.45%) Grunt
4 3 (3.45%) Subversion
4 3 (3.45%) Vagrant
5 2 (2.30%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.30%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.15%) Bower
6 1 (1.15%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.15%) gulp
6 1 (1.15%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.15%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.15%) Mocha
6 1 (1.15%) Selenium
6 1 (1.15%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (11.49%) Finance
2 7 (8.05%) Advertising
3 2 (2.30%) Marketing
3 2 (2.30%) Retail
4 1 (1.15%) Games
4 1 (1.15%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (63.22%) HTML
2 51 (58.62%) CSS
3 35 (40.23%) Symfony
4 24 (27.59%) Laravel
5 23 (26.44%) HTML5
6 19 (21.84%) jQuery
6 19 (21.84%) RESTful
7 18 (20.69%) XML
8 14 (16.09%) JSON
9 13 (14.94%) CSS3
10 12 (13.79%) REST
11 10 (11.49%) Web Services
12 9 (10.34%) Behat
13 8 (9.20%) Doctrine
13 8 (9.20%) LAMP
13 8 (9.20%) SOAP
14 6 (6.90%) AngularJS
14 6 (6.90%) Sass
15 5 (5.75%) React
15 5 (5.75%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.60%) User Experience
2 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.45%) e-Learning
3 2 (2.30%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.30%) Fintech
3 2 (2.30%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.15%) BBC
4 1 (1.15%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.69%) Linux
2 10 (11.49%) Android
3 3 (3.45%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.30%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (42.53%) MVC
2 28 (32.18%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (20.69%) OO
4 15 (17.24%) BDD
5 14 (16.09%) OO PHP
5 14 (16.09%) OOP
5 14 (16.09%) TDD
6 12 (13.79%) Unit Testing
7 8 (9.20%) E-Commerce
8 7 (8.05%) Android Development
8 7 (8.05%) Product Management
9 6 (6.90%) Web Development
10 5 (5.75%) Coaching
10 5 (5.75%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (5.75%) Front End Development
10 5 (5.75%) Scrum
10 5 (5.75%) Web Application Development
11 2 (2.30%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
11 2 (2.30%) Responsive Web Design
11 2 (2.30%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 87 (100.00%) PHP
2 56 (64.37%) JavaScript
3 20 (22.99%) Python
4 18 (20.69%) Java
5 12 (13.79%) Ruby
5 12 (13.79%) SQL
6 7 (8.05%) C++
7 2 (2.30%) Apex Code
7 2 (2.30%) C
7 2 (2.30%) PHP 5
8 1 (1.15%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.15%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.15%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (2.30%) Varnish
2 1 (1.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) Ansible
1 1 (1.15%) Kibana
1 1 (1.15%) logstash
1 1 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (22.99%) Zend
2 5 (5.75%) Interwoven
3 3 (3.45%) Facebook
3 3 (3.45%) Google
3 3 (3.45%) Oracle
4 2 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.30%) Siebel
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