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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior PHP Developer
Rank 589 600 519
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -81
Contract jobs requiring a Senior PHP Developer 39 31 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.078% 0.059% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.062% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 27 58
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £285 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.00 -
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
47590 50276 48346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.76% 94.91% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 31357 32537 29765
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1463 1904 1944
Median hourly rate £17.10 £17.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +0.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.42 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 26 August 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 26 August 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
East Midlands - 15 £425 - 5
London -7 13 £400 - 19
South East +13 7 £400 -5.88% 4
Yorkshire -5 3 £375 +25.00% 11
West Midlands -29 1 £305 +20.79% 3
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Senior PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 69 (100.00%) PHP
2 40 (57.97%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (52.17%) JavaScript
4 33 (47.83%) Symfony
5 31 (44.93%) OO
6 27 (39.13%) BDD
7 26 (37.68%) HTML
8 25 (36.23%) MySQL
8 25 (36.23%) OO PHP
9 24 (34.78%) Linux
10 23 (33.33%) CSS
11 22 (31.88%) MVC
12 21 (30.43%) Git (software)
13 19 (27.54%) LAMP
14 18 (26.09%) TDD
14 18 (26.09%) Laravel
15 17 (24.64%) Jenkins
15 17 (24.64%) Docker
15 17 (24.64%) Zend
15 17 (24.64%) PostgreSQL
16 16 (23.19%) Continuous Integration
17 15 (21.74%) Behat
18 14 (20.29%) PHPUnit
18 14 (20.29%) SQL
19 13 (18.84%) Web Services
19 13 (18.84%) Apache
19 13 (18.84%) Scrum
19 13 (18.84%) HTML5
19 13 (18.84%) Doctrine
20 12 (17.39%) CSS3

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 13 (18.84%) Apache
2 11 (15.94%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (7.25%) WordPress
4 2 (2.90%) Confluence
5 1 (1.45%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.45%) CMS
5 1 (1.45%) Drupal
5 1 (1.45%) nginx
5 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.45%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Magento
2 1 (1.45%) BigMachines
2 1 (1.45%) Eloqua
2 1 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.49%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.45%) GitHub
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.45%) PaaS
2 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.14%) HTTP
2 1 (1.45%) Internet
2 1 (1.45%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (36.23%) MySQL
2 17 (24.64%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (17.39%) MongoDB
4 10 (14.49%) NoSQL
5 8 (11.59%) Relational Database
6 4 (5.80%) Redis
7 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (30.43%) Git (software)
2 17 (24.64%) Jenkins
3 14 (20.29%) PHPUnit
4 11 (15.94%) Cucumber
4 11 (15.94%) WebDriver
5 7 (10.14%) Subversion
6 4 (5.80%) Grunt
7 3 (4.35%) gulp
7 3 (4.35%) Mercurial
8 2 (2.90%) Bower
8 2 (2.90%) JIRA
8 2 (2.90%) Protractor
9 1 (1.45%) Ant
9 1 (1.45%) JMeter
9 1 (1.45%) JUnit
9 1 (1.45%) Maven
9 1 (1.45%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (1.45%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.45%) Vagrant
9 1 (1.45%) Xdebug
General
1 9 (13.04%) Finance
2 7 (10.14%) Retail
3 2 (2.90%) Marketing
3 2 (2.90%) Publishing
4 1 (1.45%) Electronics
4 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (47.83%) Symfony
2 26 (37.68%) HTML
3 23 (33.33%) CSS
4 19 (27.54%) LAMP
5 18 (26.09%) Laravel
6 15 (21.74%) Behat
7 13 (18.84%) Doctrine
7 13 (18.84%) HTML5
7 13 (18.84%) Web Services
8 12 (17.39%) CSS3
8 12 (17.39%) RESTful
9 10 (14.49%) REST
10 7 (10.14%) React
10 7 (10.14%) Zend Framework
11 5 (7.25%) AngularJS
11 5 (7.25%) jQuery
12 4 (5.80%) LAPP Stack
12 4 (5.80%) XML
13 3 (4.35%) JMS
13 3 (4.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) Visualisation
2 3 (4.35%) Blog
2 3 (4.35%) User Experience
3 2 (2.90%) Fintech
4 1 (1.45%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.45%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.45%) iPad
4 1 (1.45%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.45%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (34.78%) Linux
2 7 (10.14%) Mac OS X
2 7 (10.14%) Unix
3 1 (1.45%) Android
3 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (57.97%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (44.93%) OO
3 27 (39.13%) BDD
4 25 (36.23%) OO PHP
5 22 (31.88%) MVC
6 18 (26.09%) TDD
7 16 (23.19%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (18.84%) Scrum
9 12 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (14.49%) Web Development
11 8 (11.59%) E-Commerce
11 8 (11.59%) OOP
12 7 (10.14%) Unit Testing
13 6 (8.70%) Data Protection
13 6 (8.70%) Front End Development
13 6 (8.70%) Open Source
14 5 (7.25%) Line Management
14 5 (7.25%) Mentoring
15 4 (5.80%) Case Management
16 3 (4.35%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 69 (100.00%) PHP
2 36 (52.17%) JavaScript
3 14 (20.29%) SQL
4 4 (5.80%) Java
4 4 (5.80%) Python
5 3 (4.35%) Go
5 3 (4.35%) Ruby
6 2 (2.90%) PHP 5
7 1 (1.45%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.45%) C
7 1 (1.45%) Clojure
7 1 (1.45%) Erlang
7 1 (1.45%) Groovy
7 1 (1.45%) Jython
7 1 (1.45%) PHP 7
7 1 (1.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.35%) DBS Check
2 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) WAI
2 1 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (24.64%) Docker
2 4 (5.80%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) Ansible
2 1 (1.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (24.64%) Zend
2 2 (2.90%) Sage
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle
3 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.45%) SAP
3 1 (1.45%) Sencha
3 1 (1.45%) Siebel
3 1 (1.45%) Twitter
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