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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior PHP Developer
Rank 547 548 502
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -46
Contract jobs requiring a Senior PHP Developer 36 34 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.071% 0.068% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.073% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 30 18
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£375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £338 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £424 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
46657 46455 40584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.33% 92.38% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28786 28831 23826
Average daily rate £400 £396 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1833 1870 2077
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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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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 0 16 £388 +10.71% 23
South East -2 7 £338 +4.24% 11
South West +3 6 £375 +7.14% 3
Yorkshire -17 3 £400 - 3
West Midlands - 3 £295 - 2
North East - 1 - - 4
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Senior PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 77 (100.00%) PHP
2 58 (75.32%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (58.44%) Zend
4 39 (50.65%) Symfony
5 34 (44.16%) PHP5
5 34 (44.16%) HTML
6 31 (40.26%) TDD
6 31 (40.26%) MVC
7 30 (38.96%) JavaScript
7 30 (38.96%) Doctrine
8 26 (33.77%) Git (software)
9 24 (31.17%) OO
10 22 (28.57%) CSS
10 22 (28.57%) Unit Testing
11 21 (27.27%) HTML5
11 21 (27.27%) MySQL
12 18 (23.38%) LAMP
13 16 (20.78%) OOP
13 16 (20.78%) jQuery
14 15 (19.48%) BDD
15 14 (18.18%) Linux
15 14 (18.18%) Scrum
16 13 (16.88%) Apache
16 13 (16.88%) OO PHP
17 12 (15.58%) XML
18 11 (14.29%) SQL
18 11 (14.29%) E-Commerce
18 11 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
18 11 (14.29%) Subversion
18 11 (14.29%) Open Source

Senior PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 13 (16.88%) Apache
2 6 (7.79%) Node.js
3 4 (5.19%) WordPress
4 3 (3.90%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.90%) Drupal
4 3 (3.90%) nginx
5 2 (2.60%) CMS
6 1 (1.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) GitHub
1 1 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.30%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (1.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (27.27%) MySQL
2 11 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (9.09%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.19%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.90%) Redis
6 2 (2.60%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 26 (33.77%) Git (software)
2 11 (14.29%) Subversion
3 9 (11.69%) PHPUnit
4 4 (5.19%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.90%) Bower
5 3 (3.90%) Grunt
6 2 (2.60%) JIRA
General
1 3 (3.90%) Advertising
1 3 (3.90%) Marketing
2 2 (2.60%) Finance
3 1 (1.30%) Publishing
3 1 (1.30%) iGaming
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (50.65%) Symfony
2 34 (44.16%) HTML
3 30 (38.96%) Doctrine
4 22 (28.57%) CSS
5 21 (27.27%) HTML5
6 18 (23.38%) LAMP
7 16 (20.78%) jQuery
8 12 (15.58%) XML
9 11 (14.29%) Zend Framework
10 9 (11.69%) Web Services
10 9 (11.69%) REST
10 9 (11.69%) Laravel
11 7 (9.09%) JSON
11 7 (9.09%) Ajax
11 7 (9.09%) CSS3
11 7 (9.09%) AngularJS
11 7 (9.09%) RESTful
12 5 (6.49%) CodeIgniter
13 4 (5.19%) KML
13 4 (5.19%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Open Source
2 3 (3.90%) Replication
2 3 (3.90%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.30%) Derivative
3 1 (1.30%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.30%) User Experience
3 1 (1.30%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (2.60%) CentOS
3 1 (1.30%) UNIX
3 1 (1.30%) Windows
3 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.30%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (75.32%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (40.26%) TDD
2 31 (40.26%) MVC
3 24 (31.17%) OO
4 22 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 16 (20.78%) OOP
6 15 (19.48%) BDD
7 14 (18.18%) Scrum
8 13 (16.88%) OO PHP
9 11 (14.29%) E-Commerce
10 8 (10.39%) Web Development
11 6 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (7.79%) Responsive Web Design
12 5 (6.49%) Change Control
13 3 (3.90%) Web Design
13 3 (3.90%) Mobile Application Development
14 2 (2.60%) Dependency Injection
15 1 (1.30%) SOA
15 1 (1.30%) Project Management
15 1 (1.30%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 77 (100.00%) PHP
2 34 (44.16%) PHP5
3 30 (38.96%) JavaScript
4 11 (14.29%) SQL
5 10 (12.99%) Java
6 9 (11.69%) Python
7 5 (6.49%) Ruby
8 2 (2.60%) Perl
9 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (5.19%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) Puppet
1 4 (5.19%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.60%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 45 (58.44%) Zend
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle
3 1 (1.30%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.30%) Google
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