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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior PHP Developer
Rank 504 515 527
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Senior PHP Developer 70 29 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.062% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.067% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 22 20
Average daily rate
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£386 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £283 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £291
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +3.00%
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
45632 43161 48999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.45% 92.64% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 28179 25919 27988
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £238
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 1967 2541
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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 30 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 30 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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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 +27 35 £385 +2.66% 23
South West - 24 £400 - 8
South East -9 7 £300 -14.28% 6
East of England -18 1 - - 1
North West - 1 - - 3
Yorkshire - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - - 5
West Midlands - - - - 1
Senior PHP Developer
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Senior PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 103 (100.00%) PHP
2 56 (54.37%) Zend
3 51 (49.51%) MVC
4 49 (47.57%) MySQL
5 45 (43.69%) Symfony
6 38 (36.89%) HTML
7 35 (33.98%) CSS
8 34 (33.01%) OO
9 32 (31.07%) JavaScript
10 28 (27.18%) Git (software)
11 27 (26.21%) TDD
12 24 (23.30%) Agile Software Development
13 22 (21.36%) Unit Testing
14 20 (19.42%) PHP5
14 20 (19.42%) BDD
14 20 (19.42%) LAMP
15 19 (18.45%) jQuery
16 18 (17.48%) XML
17 17 (16.50%) Linux
18 16 (15.53%) OO PHP
19 15 (14.56%) OOP
20 13 (12.62%) MongoDB
20 13 (12.62%) Continuous Integration
20 13 (12.62%) Subversion
21 12 (11.65%) Zend Framework
21 12 (11.65%) Java
22 11 (10.68%) Scrum
22 11 (10.68%) Big Data
23 10 (9.71%) Jenkins
23 10 (9.71%) RESTful

Senior PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 9 (8.74%) Apache
2 6 (5.83%) Drupal
3 4 (3.88%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.91%) nginx
5 2 (1.94%) Node.js
6 1 (0.97%) CMS
6 1 (0.97%) Confluence
6 1 (0.97%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.97%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.97%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (47.57%) MySQL
2 13 (12.62%) MongoDB
3 11 (10.68%) Big Data
4 9 (8.74%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.91%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.94%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.94%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.97%) Redis
7 1 (0.97%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.97%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 28 (27.18%) Git (software)
2 13 (12.62%) Subversion
3 10 (9.71%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.85%) PHPUnit
4 5 (4.85%) Behat
5 4 (3.88%) Selenium
6 2 (1.94%) Grunt
6 2 (1.94%) PhantomJS
6 2 (1.94%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.94%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.97%) Hudson
7 1 (0.97%) JIRA
General
1 5 (4.85%) Front Office
2 3 (2.91%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.94%) Billing
4 1 (0.97%) Retail
4 1 (0.97%) Music Industry
4 1 (0.97%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (43.69%) Symfony
2 38 (36.89%) HTML
3 35 (33.98%) CSS
4 20 (19.42%) LAMP
5 19 (18.45%) jQuery
6 18 (17.48%) XML
7 12 (11.65%) Zend Framework
8 10 (9.71%) RESTful
9 9 (8.74%) HTML5
9 9 (8.74%) Web Services
10 8 (7.77%) CSS3
11 7 (6.80%) JSON
11 7 (6.80%) Ajax
11 7 (6.80%) REST
12 6 (5.83%) OAuth
13 4 (3.88%) AngularJS
13 4 (3.88%) Laravel
13 4 (3.88%) Backbone.js
13 4 (3.88%) SOAP
14 2 (1.94%) Sphinx
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.71%) Open Source
2 5 (4.85%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.85%) Visualisation
3 4 (3.88%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.91%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.97%) EPoS
6 1 (0.97%) GIS
6 1 (0.97%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.50%) Linux
2 5 (4.85%) UNIX
3 1 (0.97%) FreeBSD
3 1 (0.97%) Gentoo
3 1 (0.97%) Debian
3 1 (0.97%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (49.51%) MVC
2 34 (33.01%) OO
3 27 (26.21%) TDD
4 24 (23.30%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (21.36%) Unit Testing
6 20 (19.42%) BDD
7 16 (15.53%) OO PHP
8 15 (14.56%) OOP
9 13 (12.62%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (10.68%) Scrum
11 9 (8.74%) E-Commerce
12 4 (3.88%) Web Development
12 4 (3.88%) Automated Testing
12 4 (3.88%) OOA/OOD
12 4 (3.88%) SOA
13 3 (2.91%) Software Engineering
13 3 (2.91%) Responsive Web Design
14 2 (1.94%) Mobile Application Development
14 2 (1.94%) Refactoring
14 2 (1.94%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 103 (100.00%) PHP
2 32 (31.07%) JavaScript
3 20 (19.42%) PHP5
4 12 (11.65%) Java
5 6 (5.83%) SQL
6 5 (4.85%) Ruby
7 4 (3.88%) Python
8 1 (0.97%) C#
8 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.97%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 4 (3.88%) Degree
1 4 (3.88%) SC Cleared
1 4 (3.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.88%) SLA
2 3 (2.91%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.91%) Vagrant
2 2 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.94%) Ansible
2 2 (1.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 56 (54.37%) Zend
2 2 (1.94%) Oracle
3 1 (0.97%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.97%) Red Hat
3 1 (0.97%) SendGrid
3 1 (0.97%) Rackspace
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