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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior PHP Developer
Rank 516 495 482
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Senior PHP Developer 39 39 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.084% 0.088% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.095% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 29 24
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£375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
42723 41204 38282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.41% 92.58% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 27234 25076 22174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1689 1858 2324
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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 -11 17 £375 - 15
South West -11 11 £400 +14.28% 4
South East -16 6 £350 -3.44% 9
Yorkshire -2 3 £400 +14.28% 3
North West -11 1 £313 - 6
West Midlands - 1 £275 -
East of England - - - - 3
East Midlands - - - - 4
North East - - - - 1
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Senior PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

1 117 (100.00%) PHP
2 63 (53.85%) MVC
2 63 (53.85%) Symfony
2 63 (53.85%) Zend
3 61 (52.14%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (47.86%) MySQL
5 55 (47.01%) HTML
6 48 (41.03%) CSS
7 46 (39.32%) JavaScript
8 45 (38.46%) TDD
9 38 (32.48%) Git (software)
10 34 (29.06%) OO
11 32 (27.35%) jQuery
11 32 (27.35%) Doctrine
12 31 (26.50%) PHP5
12 31 (26.50%) LAMP
13 29 (24.79%) HTML5
14 27 (23.08%) Linux
15 25 (21.37%) Unit Testing
16 24 (20.51%) BDD
17 23 (19.66%) OO PHP
18 20 (17.09%) Open Source
18 20 (17.09%) E-Commerce
18 20 (17.09%) Apache
19 19 (16.24%) Subversion
20 18 (15.38%) PHPUnit
20 18 (15.38%) CSS3
20 18 (15.38%) Laravel
21 17 (14.53%) Zend Framework
21 17 (14.53%) XML

Senior PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 20 (17.09%) Apache
2 11 (9.40%) WordPress
3 7 (5.98%) CMS
4 6 (5.13%) Drupal
4 6 (5.13%) Node.js
5 4 (3.42%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.56%) nginx
7 1 (0.85%) concrete5
7 1 (0.85%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 6 (5.13%) Magento
2 2 (1.71%) osCommerce
3 1 (0.85%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (0.85%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (47.86%) MySQL
2 11 (9.40%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (5.98%) Redis
4 5 (4.27%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.27%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.71%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.71%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.85%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.85%) Big Data
6 1 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 38 (32.48%) Git (software)
2 19 (16.24%) Subversion
3 18 (15.38%) PHPUnit
4 7 (5.98%) Jenkins
5 5 (4.27%) Mercurial
5 5 (4.27%) JIRA
6 2 (1.71%) Behat
7 1 (0.85%) Bazaar
7 1 (0.85%) Zend Studio
General
1 7 (5.98%) Marketing
2 3 (2.56%) Advertising
3 1 (0.85%) Music Industry
3 1 (0.85%) Legal
3 1 (0.85%) Games
3 1 (0.85%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (53.85%) Symfony
2 55 (47.01%) HTML
3 48 (41.03%) CSS
4 32 (27.35%) jQuery
4 32 (27.35%) Doctrine
5 31 (26.50%) LAMP
6 29 (24.79%) HTML5
7 18 (15.38%) CSS3
7 18 (15.38%) Laravel
8 17 (14.53%) Zend Framework
8 17 (14.53%) XML
9 15 (12.82%) CodeIgniter
10 13 (11.11%) Web Services
11 10 (8.55%) RESTful
11 10 (8.55%) JSON
12 9 (7.69%) Ajax
12 9 (7.69%) SOAP
13 8 (6.84%) REST
13 8 (6.84%) AngularJS
14 6 (5.13%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.09%) Open Source
2 5 (4.27%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.42%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.42%) Social Media
4 3 (2.56%) Digital Media
4 3 (2.56%) E-Learning
4 3 (2.56%) SCORM
5 2 (1.71%) Replication
5 2 (1.71%) Derivative
5 2 (1.71%) User Experience
6 1 (0.85%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.85%) Social Network
6 1 (0.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 27 (23.08%) Linux
2 7 (5.98%) CentOS
3 4 (3.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.56%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.71%) Windows
6 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.85%) Android
6 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.85%) Debian
6 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (53.85%) MVC
2 61 (52.14%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (38.46%) TDD
4 34 (29.06%) OO
5 25 (21.37%) Unit Testing
6 24 (20.51%) BDD
7 23 (19.66%) OO PHP
8 20 (17.09%) E-Commerce
9 11 (9.40%) OOP
9 11 (9.40%) Scrum
10 10 (8.55%) Web Development
11 8 (6.84%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (5.13%) Responsive Web Design
13 5 (4.27%) Mobile Application Development
14 4 (3.42%) Software Engineering
14 4 (3.42%) Digital Marketing
14 4 (3.42%) Web Application Development
14 4 (3.42%) Change Control
15 3 (2.56%) DevOps
15 3 (2.56%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 117 (100.00%) PHP
2 46 (39.32%) JavaScript
3 31 (26.50%) PHP5
4 15 (12.82%) Python
5 13 (11.11%) SQL
6 12 (10.26%) Ruby
7 9 (7.69%) Java
8 5 (4.27%) Perl
9 1 (0.85%) C
9 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (3.42%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.56%) Degree
3 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (3.42%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (5.13%) Puppet
2 4 (3.42%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.56%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 63 (53.85%) Zend
2 3 (2.56%) Red Hat
3 2 (1.71%) Google
4 1 (0.85%) Twitter
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago