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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior PHP Developer
Rank 596 568 560
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Senior PHP Developer 34 37 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.067% 0.073% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.077% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 30 32
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £322 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £450 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.14%
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
48390 47949 46865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.00% 94.73% 94.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 31923 29597 29145
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1362 1922 1960
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

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 May 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 May 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 +4 19 £394 -1.56% 23
South East -16 6 £338 -3.57% 8
Yorkshire +3 3 £400 +4.91% 8
East Midlands +14 2 £325 - 6
North West - 2 £325 - 6
South West -7 1 £400 +6.66% 1
West Midlands -11 1 £303 +2.54% 5
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Senior PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 75 (100.00%) PHP
2 47 (62.67%) HTML
2 47 (62.67%) JavaScript
3 42 (56.00%) Symfony
4 41 (54.67%) CSS
4 41 (54.67%) MVC
5 34 (45.33%) MySQL
6 31 (41.33%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (34.67%) Laravel
8 20 (26.67%) RESTful
8 20 (26.67%) Zend
9 18 (24.00%) Git (software)
9 18 (24.00%) HTML5
9 18 (24.00%) OO
10 15 (20.00%) TDD
10 15 (20.00%) jQuery
11 14 (18.67%) BDD
11 14 (18.67%) CSS3
11 14 (18.67%) Web Services
11 14 (18.67%) OO PHP
12 13 (17.33%) Web Development
13 12 (16.00%) Python
13 12 (16.00%) Scrum
14 11 (14.67%) Java
14 11 (14.67%) Unit Testing
15 10 (13.33%) WordPress
15 10 (13.33%) OOP
15 10 (13.33%) Finance
15 10 (13.33%) LAMP
16 9 (12.00%) Ruby

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 10 (13.33%) WordPress
2 8 (10.67%) Apache
3 7 (9.33%) CMS
4 5 (6.67%) Drupal
5 4 (5.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (5.33%) Magnolia
5 4 (5.33%) nginx
5 4 (5.33%) Node.js
6 3 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.33%) Alfresco
7 1 (1.33%) ExpressionEngine
Business Applications
1 4 (5.33%) BigMachines
1 4 (5.33%) Eloqua
2 2 (2.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.33%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (5.33%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (5.33%) SaaS
3 1 (1.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.33%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (45.33%) MySQL
2 5 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.33%) Big Data
4 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (24.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (12.00%) PHPUnit
3 4 (5.33%) Grunt
3 4 (5.33%) JIRA
3 4 (5.33%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (5.33%) Subversion
4 3 (4.00%) Bower
5 2 (2.67%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.67%) Mercurial
5 2 (2.67%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.33%) Selenium
General
1 10 (13.33%) Finance
2 5 (6.67%) Advertising
3 4 (5.33%) Retail
4 2 (2.67%) Publishing
5 1 (1.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (62.67%) HTML
2 42 (56.00%) Symfony
3 41 (54.67%) CSS
4 26 (34.67%) Laravel
5 20 (26.67%) RESTful
6 18 (24.00%) HTML5
7 15 (20.00%) jQuery
8 14 (18.67%) CSS3
8 14 (18.67%) Web Services
9 10 (13.33%) LAMP
10 9 (12.00%) SOAP
11 8 (10.67%) Behat
11 8 (10.67%) XML
11 8 (10.67%) Yii
12 7 (9.33%) Doctrine
13 6 (8.00%) REST
14 5 (6.67%) AngularJS
15 4 (5.33%) JSON
15 4 (5.33%) Mason
15 4 (5.33%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.67%) User Experience
2 3 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.67%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.67%) Fintech
3 2 (2.67%) iPad
4 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.33%) BBC
4 1 (1.33%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.33%) Replication
4 1 (1.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.67%) Linux
2 1 (1.33%) Android
2 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (54.67%) MVC
2 31 (41.33%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (24.00%) OO
4 15 (20.00%) TDD
5 14 (18.67%) BDD
5 14 (18.67%) OO PHP
6 13 (17.33%) Web Development
7 12 (16.00%) Scrum
8 11 (14.67%) Unit Testing
9 10 (13.33%) OOP
10 7 (9.33%) E-Commerce
11 4 (5.33%) Coaching
11 4 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (5.33%) CRM
11 4 (5.33%) Data Protection
11 4 (5.33%) Mentoring
11 4 (5.33%) Software Engineering
12 3 (4.00%) Microservices
12 3 (4.00%) Multithreading
13 2 (2.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (100.00%) PHP
2 47 (62.67%) JavaScript
3 12 (16.00%) Python
4 11 (14.67%) Java
5 9 (12.00%) Ruby
6 6 (8.00%) SQL
7 4 (5.33%) Apex Code
7 4 (5.33%) PHP 5
8 1 (1.33%) C
8 1 (1.33%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 1 (1.33%) Degree
1 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) Puppet
2 1 (1.33%) Ansible
2 1 (1.33%) Kibana
2 1 (1.33%) logstash
2 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (26.67%) Zend
2 4 (5.33%) Interwoven
2 4 (5.33%) Oracle
2 4 (5.33%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (5.33%) Siebel
3 3 (4.00%) Facebook
3 3 (4.00%) Google
4 1 (1.33%) Twitter