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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior PHP Developer
Rank 504 530 539
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Senior PHP Developer 79 27 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.055% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.060% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 19 23
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +9.09%
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
47122 45147 49346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.47% 92.76% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29091 27426 28362
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1866 1971 2486
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.96 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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
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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 +42 46 £385 +2.66% 21
South West - 18 £400 - 3
South East +3 8 £400 +14.28% 9
East of England -28 2 £375 +50.00%
East Midlands - 2 £325 - 2
Yorkshire +3 1 £400 +60.00% 1
North East - - - - 1
North West - - - - 5
West Midlands - - - -
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Senior PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 121 (100.00%) PHP
2 65 (53.72%) MVC
3 63 (52.07%) MySQL
3 63 (52.07%) Zend
4 59 (48.76%) Symfony
5 43 (35.54%) HTML
6 41 (33.88%) CSS
7 38 (31.40%) JavaScript
8 37 (30.58%) Git (software)
9 36 (29.75%) OO
10 34 (28.10%) TDD
11 27 (22.31%) LAMP
12 25 (20.66%) Agile Software Development
12 25 (20.66%) Unit Testing
13 24 (19.83%) jQuery
14 22 (18.18%) PHP5
14 22 (18.18%) XML
15 21 (17.36%) OO PHP
16 19 (15.70%) BDD
16 19 (15.70%) Linux
16 19 (15.70%) Subversion
17 15 (12.40%) OOP
18 14 (11.57%) Zend Framework
19 13 (10.74%) Continuous Integration
19 13 (10.74%) Open Source
20 12 (9.92%) HTML5
21 11 (9.09%) MongoDB
21 11 (9.09%) CSS3
21 11 (9.09%) Big Data
21 11 (9.09%) JSON

Senior PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 9 (7.44%) Apache
2 5 (4.13%) Drupal
3 4 (3.31%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (3.31%) WordPress
3 4 (3.31%) CMS
4 2 (1.65%) Joomla!
4 2 (1.65%) nginx
5 1 (0.83%) Node.js
5 1 (0.83%) concrete5
5 1 (0.83%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Magento
2 1 (0.83%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.65%) Internet
2 1 (0.83%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (52.07%) MySQL
2 11 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 11 (9.09%) Big Data
3 7 (5.79%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.13%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.48%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.65%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.83%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.83%) Redis
Development Applications
1 37 (30.58%) Git (software)
2 19 (15.70%) Subversion
3 10 (8.26%) Jenkins
4 7 (5.79%) Mercurial
5 5 (4.13%) PHPUnit
5 5 (4.13%) Behat
6 4 (3.31%) Selenium
7 3 (2.48%) JIRA
8 2 (1.65%) Grunt
8 2 (1.65%) PhantomJS
8 2 (1.65%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.83%) Hudson
9 1 (0.83%) Bazaar
General
1 5 (4.13%) Front Office
2 3 (2.48%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.48%) Marketing
3 2 (1.65%) Billing
4 1 (0.83%) Retail
4 1 (0.83%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.83%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (48.76%) Symfony
2 43 (35.54%) HTML
3 41 (33.88%) CSS
4 27 (22.31%) LAMP
5 24 (19.83%) jQuery
6 22 (18.18%) XML
7 14 (11.57%) Zend Framework
8 12 (9.92%) HTML5
9 11 (9.09%) CSS3
9 11 (9.09%) JSON
10 10 (8.26%) Ajax
10 10 (8.26%) Laravel
10 10 (8.26%) RESTful
11 8 (6.61%) Web Services
11 8 (6.61%) REST
12 7 (5.79%) SOAP
12 7 (5.79%) CodeIgniter
13 6 (4.96%) OAuth
13 6 (4.96%) XHTML
14 4 (3.31%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.74%) Open Source
2 7 (5.79%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.13%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.13%) Visualisation
4 3 (2.48%) E-Learning
4 3 (2.48%) SCORM
5 2 (1.65%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.83%) EPoS
6 1 (0.83%) GIS
6 1 (0.83%) Social Network
6 1 (0.83%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.70%) Linux
2 5 (4.13%) UNIX
3 2 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.65%) Debian
3 2 (1.65%) Windows
4 1 (0.83%) FreeBSD
4 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.83%) Gentoo
4 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.83%) CentOS
4 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (53.72%) MVC
2 36 (29.75%) OO
3 34 (28.10%) TDD
4 25 (20.66%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (20.66%) Unit Testing
5 21 (17.36%) OO PHP
6 19 (15.70%) BDD
7 15 (12.40%) OOP
8 13 (10.74%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (9.09%) E-Commerce
10 10 (8.26%) Scrum
11 4 (3.31%) Web Development
11 4 (3.31%) Automated Testing
11 4 (3.31%) Software Engineering
11 4 (3.31%) SOA
12 3 (2.48%) SEO
13 2 (1.65%) DevOps
13 2 (1.65%) Responsive Web Design
13 2 (1.65%) Refactoring
13 2 (1.65%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 121 (100.00%) PHP
2 38 (31.40%) JavaScript
3 22 (18.18%) PHP5
4 10 (8.26%) Java
5 8 (6.61%) SQL
6 4 (3.31%) Ruby
6 4 (3.31%) Python
7 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.83%) C#
7 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.83%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 7 (5.79%) Degree
2 5 (4.13%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.31%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.31%) SLA
2 3 (2.48%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.48%) Vagrant
2 2 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.65%) Ansible
2 2 (1.65%) Puppet
Vendors
1 63 (52.07%) Zend
2 2 (1.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.65%) Red Hat
2 2 (1.65%) Oracle
3 1 (0.83%) Google
3 1 (0.83%) SendGrid
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