The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Senior PHP Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior PHP Developer
Rank 578 570 543
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Senior PHP Developer 36 45 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.078% 0.090% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.095% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 33 51
Median daily rate £420 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £445 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £318 £375
% change year-on-year
+33.85% -15.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
43899 47527 48849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.60% 94.94% 93.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 28945 30730 31404
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1518 1872 2042
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

Senior PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 5 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior PHP Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 5 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London -15 13 £413 +10.00% 13
East Midlands - 12 £425 - 4
West Midlands -13 7 £440 +44.26% 4
South East +10 2 £325 -11.86% 10
North West +6 1 £425 +38.21% 8
Yorkshire +3 1 £365 +24.78% 6
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Senior PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, Senior 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 England region featuring Senior PHP Developer in the job title.

1 79 (100.00%) PHP
2 41 (51.90%) JavaScript
3 38 (48.10%) HTML
4 36 (45.57%) CSS
4 36 (45.57%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (43.04%) OO
6 33 (41.77%) OO PHP
7 32 (40.51%) Linux
7 32 (40.51%) Symfony
8 27 (34.18%) BDD
9 25 (31.65%) Git (software)
9 25 (31.65%) Jenkins
10 23 (29.11%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (27.85%) MySQL
12 21 (26.58%) MVC
13 19 (24.05%) Zend
14 18 (22.78%) TDD
14 18 (22.78%) Docker
14 18 (22.78%) Relational Database
15 17 (21.52%) Web Development
16 16 (20.25%) Laravel
16 16 (20.25%) Unix
17 15 (18.99%) HTTP
17 15 (18.99%) Mac OS X
17 15 (18.99%) Behat
18 14 (17.72%) PostgreSQL
19 13 (16.46%) LAMP
19 13 (16.46%) User Acceptance Testing
19 13 (16.46%) Doctrine
20 12 (15.19%) Elasticsearch

Senior PHP Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 12 (15.19%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (12.66%) Apache
3 5 (6.33%) WordPress
4 3 (3.80%) Drupal
5 2 (2.53%) CMS
5 2 (2.53%) Confluence
6 1 (1.27%) concrete5
6 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (8.86%) Magento
2 2 (2.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.59%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.99%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (27.85%) MySQL
2 18 (22.78%) Relational Database
3 14 (17.72%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (13.92%) MongoDB
5 9 (11.39%) NoSQL
6 4 (5.06%) Redis
Development Applications
1 25 (31.65%) Git (software)
1 25 (31.65%) Jenkins
2 11 (13.92%) Cucumber
2 11 (13.92%) WebDriver
3 10 (12.66%) PHPUnit
4 4 (5.06%) JIRA
5 3 (3.80%) gulp
6 2 (2.53%) Grunt
6 2 (2.53%) Protractor
6 2 (2.53%) Subversion
7 1 (1.27%) Ant
7 1 (1.27%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.27%) Maven
7 1 (1.27%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.27%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.27%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (8.86%) Retail
2 5 (6.33%) Finance
3 3 (3.80%) Marketing
4 2 (2.53%) Electronics
4 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.27%) Advertising
5 1 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (48.10%) HTML
2 36 (45.57%) CSS
3 32 (40.51%) Symfony
4 16 (20.25%) Laravel
5 15 (18.99%) Behat
6 13 (16.46%) Doctrine
6 13 (16.46%) LAMP
7 11 (13.92%) HTML5
7 11 (13.92%) RESTful
8 10 (12.66%) REST
8 10 (12.66%) Web Services
9 9 (11.39%) CSS3
9 9 (11.39%) Zend Framework
10 8 (10.13%) React
11 6 (7.59%) SOAP
12 5 (6.33%) jQuery
13 4 (5.06%) AngularJS
13 4 (5.06%) JMS
13 4 (5.06%) Sass
14 3 (3.80%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.19%) Visualisation
2 3 (3.80%) User Experience
3 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.27%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.27%) Learning Management System
3 1 (1.27%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.27%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 32 (40.51%) Linux
2 16 (20.25%) Unix
3 15 (18.99%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.53%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.27%) Android
5 1 (1.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (45.57%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (43.04%) OO
3 33 (41.77%) OO PHP
4 27 (34.18%) BDD
5 23 (29.11%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (26.58%) MVC
7 18 (22.78%) TDD
8 17 (21.52%) Web Development
9 13 (16.46%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (13.92%) Line Management
11 10 (12.66%) Configuration Management
12 9 (11.39%) Responsive Web Design
12 9 (11.39%) Scrum
13 8 (10.13%) E-Commerce
13 8 (10.13%) Mentoring
13 8 (10.13%) OOP
13 8 (10.13%) Web Design
14 7 (8.86%) Open Source
15 6 (7.59%) Front End Development
16 5 (6.33%) Case Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (100.00%) PHP
2 41 (51.90%) JavaScript
3 9 (11.39%) SQL
4 3 (3.80%) PHP 7
5 2 (2.53%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.53%) PHP 5
5 2 (2.53%) Python
6 1 (1.27%) C
6 1 (1.27%) Go
6 1 (1.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (12.66%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.59%) DBS Check
3 5 (6.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.53%) Degree
5 1 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.53%) WAI
System Software
1 18 (22.78%) Docker
2 4 (5.06%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (24.05%) Zend
2 2 (2.53%) Sage
2 2 (2.53%) SAP
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