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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior PHP Developer
Rank 597 583 523
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -60
Contract jobs requiring a Senior PHP Developer 32 32 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.064% 0.062% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.065% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 27 46
Median daily rate £400 £388 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £292 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £463 £388
% change year-on-year
-13.51% +19.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Senior PHP Developer
UK

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
47309 49013 46162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.82% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 31081 31699 28498
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1424 1848 1899
Median hourly rate £17.31 £16.83 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% +1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 15 £400 +6.66% 18
East Midlands +4 6 £415 - 6
South East -4 6 £400 -5.88% 8
Yorkshire -3 3 £381 +42.52% 8
South West - 1 £400 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £305 -
Senior PHP Developer
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Senior PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 70 (100.00%) PHP
2 42 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 36 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (50.00%) Symfony
5 32 (45.71%) MVC
6 31 (44.29%) HTML
7 28 (40.00%) MySQL
8 27 (38.57%) CSS
9 26 (37.14%) OO
10 22 (31.43%) TDD
10 22 (31.43%) Laravel
11 21 (30.00%) Git (software)
11 21 (30.00%) BDD
12 19 (27.14%) Linux
12 19 (27.14%) OO PHP
13 18 (25.71%) Web Services
13 18 (25.71%) LAMP
13 18 (25.71%) RESTful
13 18 (25.71%) Zend
14 15 (21.43%) Scrum
14 15 (21.43%) SQL
15 13 (18.57%) Apache
15 13 (18.57%) HTML5
16 12 (17.14%) CSS3
17 11 (15.71%) REST
17 11 (15.71%) PHPUnit
17 11 (15.71%) MongoDB
17 11 (15.71%) Amazon AWS
17 11 (15.71%) Unit Testing
17 11 (15.71%) PostgreSQL

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 (18.57%) Apache
2 9 (12.86%) WordPress
3 8 (11.43%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (5.71%) CMS
5 3 (4.29%) nginx
6 2 (2.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (2.86%) Drupal
6 2 (2.86%) Magnolia
7 1 (1.43%) Alfresco
7 1 (1.43%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.43%) Confluence
7 1 (1.43%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Magento
2 1 (1.43%) BigMachines
2 1 (1.43%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.71%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.29%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.43%) GitHub
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.43%) PaaS
3 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.29%) HTTP
2 1 (1.43%) Internet
2 1 (1.43%) LDAP
2 1 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (40.00%) MySQL
2 11 (15.71%) MongoDB
2 11 (15.71%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (12.86%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.71%) Redis
5 3 (4.29%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (15.71%) PHPUnit
3 7 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (10.00%) Subversion
4 6 (8.57%) Cucumber
4 6 (8.57%) WebDriver
5 3 (4.29%) Grunt
5 3 (4.29%) JIRA
5 3 (4.29%) Mercurial
6 2 (2.86%) Bower
7 1 (1.43%) Geb
7 1 (1.43%) Gradle
7 1 (1.43%) gulp
7 1 (1.43%) Maven
7 1 (1.43%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.43%) Protractor
7 1 (1.43%) Spock
7 1 (1.43%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.43%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.43%) Xdebug
General
1 8 (11.43%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Retail
3 2 (2.86%) Publishing
4 1 (1.43%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (50.00%) Symfony
2 31 (44.29%) HTML
3 27 (38.57%) CSS
4 22 (31.43%) Laravel
5 18 (25.71%) LAMP
5 18 (25.71%) RESTful
5 18 (25.71%) Web Services
6 13 (18.57%) HTML5
7 12 (17.14%) CSS3
8 11 (15.71%) REST
9 9 (12.86%) Behat
10 8 (11.43%) Doctrine
11 7 (10.00%) React
11 7 (10.00%) XML
12 6 (8.57%) Yii
13 5 (7.14%) AngularJS
13 5 (7.14%) JSON
14 4 (5.71%) jQuery
14 4 (5.71%) SOAP
14 4 (5.71%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.14%) Visualisation
2 3 (4.29%) Blog
2 3 (4.29%) Fintech
3 2 (2.86%) iPad
3 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.86%) User Experience
4 1 (1.43%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.43%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.43%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.14%) Linux
2 4 (5.71%) Mac OS X
2 4 (5.71%) Unix
3 1 (1.43%) Android
3 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (45.71%) MVC
3 26 (37.14%) OO
4 22 (31.43%) TDD
5 21 (30.00%) BDD
6 19 (27.14%) OO PHP
7 15 (21.43%) Scrum
8 11 (15.71%) Unit Testing
9 9 (12.86%) OOP
9 9 (12.86%) Web Development
10 8 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (11.43%) E-Commerce
11 5 (7.14%) Data Protection
11 5 (7.14%) Open Source
11 5 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (4.29%) Line Management
12 3 (4.29%) Mentoring
12 3 (4.29%) Microservices
12 3 (4.29%) Multithreading
12 3 (4.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 70 (100.00%) PHP
2 42 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 15 (21.43%) SQL
4 7 (10.00%) Python
5 6 (8.57%) Java
6 5 (7.14%) PHP 5
6 5 (7.14%) Ruby
7 2 (2.86%) Go
8 1 (1.43%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.43%) Clojure
8 1 (1.43%) Erlang
8 1 (1.43%) Groovy
8 1 (1.43%) Jython
8 1 (1.43%) PHP 7
8 1 (1.43%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (2.86%) Degree
1 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.43%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) WAI
System Software
1 6 (8.57%) Docker
2 4 (5.71%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (25.71%) Zend
2 2 (2.86%) Interwoven
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle
3 1 (1.43%) Sage
3 1 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.43%) Sencha
3 1 (1.43%) Siebel
3 1 (1.43%) Twitter
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