The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior PHP Developer
Rank 491 509 525
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Senior PHP Developer 58 30 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.066% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.071% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 24 21
Average daily rate
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£380 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £285 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £393 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44116 42244 48390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.58% 92.72% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 27385 25207 27560
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1836 2011 2466
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -1.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
Senior PHP Developer
UK

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 11 July 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 11 July 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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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 -4 26 £375 +7.14% 16
South West - 22 £425 - 2
South East -8 7 £300 -14.28% 4
North West - 1 - - 5
Yorkshire - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - - 7
West Midlands - - - - 2
East of England - - - - 1
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Senior PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 92 (100.00%) PHP
2 50 (54.35%) Zend
3 48 (52.17%) MVC
4 42 (45.65%) MySQL
4 42 (45.65%) Symfony
5 36 (39.13%) HTML
6 33 (35.87%) CSS
7 30 (32.61%) JavaScript
7 30 (32.61%) OO
8 26 (28.26%) Git (software)
9 22 (23.91%) TDD
10 21 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (22.83%) PHP5
11 20 (21.74%) Unit Testing
12 18 (19.57%) BDD
13 16 (17.39%) LAMP
13 16 (17.39%) OO PHP
14 15 (16.30%) OOP
14 15 (16.30%) jQuery
15 14 (15.22%) Subversion
15 14 (15.22%) Linux
15 14 (15.22%) XML
16 12 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
16 12 (13.04%) MongoDB
17 11 (11.96%) Big Data
18 9 (9.78%) Jenkins
18 9 (9.78%) Zend Framework
18 9 (9.78%) Ajax
18 9 (9.78%) Java
19 8 (8.70%) Apache

Senior PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 8 (8.70%) Apache
2 6 (6.52%) Drupal
3 4 (4.35%) nginx
4 2 (2.17%) Node.js
4 2 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.09%) Confluence
5 1 (1.09%) WordPress
5 1 (1.09%) CMS
5 1 (1.09%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (45.65%) MySQL
2 12 (13.04%) MongoDB
3 11 (11.96%) Big Data
4 5 (5.43%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.17%) Redis
5 2 (2.17%) Neo4j
5 2 (2.17%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.17%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.09%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (28.26%) Git (software)
2 14 (15.22%) Subversion
3 9 (9.78%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.35%) Selenium
4 4 (4.35%) Behat
4 4 (4.35%) PHPUnit
5 2 (2.17%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.17%) Grunt
5 2 (2.17%) PhantomJS
6 1 (1.09%) Hudson
6 1 (1.09%) JIRA
6 1 (1.09%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.09%) Dreamweaver
General
1 5 (5.43%) Front Office
2 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.09%) Banking
3 1 (1.09%) Retail
3 1 (1.09%) Billing
3 1 (1.09%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.09%) Music Industry
3 1 (1.09%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (45.65%) Symfony
2 36 (39.13%) HTML
3 33 (35.87%) CSS
4 16 (17.39%) LAMP
5 15 (16.30%) jQuery
6 14 (15.22%) XML
7 9 (9.78%) Ajax
7 9 (9.78%) Zend Framework
8 8 (8.70%) HTML5
9 7 (7.61%) REST
9 7 (7.61%) CSS3
9 7 (7.61%) Web Services
10 6 (6.52%) OAuth
10 6 (6.52%) RESTful
11 4 (4.35%) Laravel
11 4 (4.35%) JSON
12 3 (3.26%) Backbone.js
12 3 (3.26%) AngularJS
12 3 (3.26%) SOAP
13 2 (2.17%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.70%) Open Source
2 5 (5.43%) Visualisation
2 5 (5.43%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.09%) EPoS
5 1 (1.09%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.22%) Linux
2 3 (3.26%) UNIX
3 2 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (52.17%) MVC
2 30 (32.61%) OO
3 22 (23.91%) TDD
4 21 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (21.74%) Unit Testing
6 18 (19.57%) BDD
7 16 (17.39%) OO PHP
8 15 (16.30%) OOP
9 12 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (8.70%) Scrum
11 6 (6.52%) E-Commerce
12 4 (4.35%) Automated Testing
13 3 (3.26%) Software Engineering
13 3 (3.26%) Web Development
14 2 (2.17%) Refactoring
14 2 (2.17%) OOA/OOD
14 2 (2.17%) Responsive Web Design
14 2 (2.17%) Mobile Application Development
14 2 (2.17%) Performance Tuning
14 2 (2.17%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 92 (100.00%) PHP
2 30 (32.61%) JavaScript
3 21 (22.83%) PHP5
4 9 (9.78%) Java
5 5 (5.43%) Ruby
5 5 (5.43%) SQL
5 5 (5.43%) Python
6 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.09%) C#
6 1 (1.09%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 4 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 4 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.17%) Puppet
1 2 (2.17%) Vagrant
1 2 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 50 (54.35%) Zend
2 2 (2.17%) Rackspace
2 2 (2.17%) Oracle
3 1 (1.09%) VMware
3 1 (1.09%) Yahoo!
3 1 (1.09%) SendGrid