The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Senior PHP Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior PHP Developer
Rank 579 624 527
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -97
Contract jobs requiring a Senior PHP Developer 47 27 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.096% 0.051% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.054% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 21 61
Median daily rate £414 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.21% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £285 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £318 £375
% change year-on-year
+30.70% -15.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.00 -
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
46540 50073 48926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.64% 95.00% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 30705 32541 30337
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1499 1918 1984
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.50 £37.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Senior PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Senior PHP Developer in the job title.

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 25 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior PHP Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East Midlands - 26 £425 - 7
London +3 10 £400 - 15
South East +23 6 £400 +6.66% 9
Yorkshire +5 3 £400 +33.33% 8
West Midlands -22 1 £375 +28.20% 2
East of England - 1 - -
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Senior PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, Senior PHP Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Senior PHP Developer in the job title.

1 78 (100.00%) PHP
2 41 (52.56%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (47.44%) JavaScript
4 36 (46.15%) OO
4 36 (46.15%) Symfony
5 32 (41.03%) Linux
6 31 (39.74%) HTML
6 31 (39.74%) OO PHP
7 29 (37.18%) BDD
8 28 (35.90%) MySQL
8 28 (35.90%) CSS
8 28 (35.90%) Git (software)
9 21 (26.92%) Jenkins
10 19 (24.36%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (24.36%) LAMP
11 18 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
11 18 (23.08%) MVC
11 18 (23.08%) Docker
12 17 (21.79%) TDD
13 16 (20.51%) Zend
13 16 (20.51%) Behat
14 15 (19.23%) Laravel
14 15 (19.23%) PHPUnit
14 15 (19.23%) SQL
15 14 (17.95%) Web Services
16 13 (16.67%) Apache
16 13 (16.67%) Unix
16 13 (16.67%) Web Development
16 13 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
16 13 (16.67%) Doctrine

Senior PHP Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (16.67%) Apache
2 11 (14.10%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (6.41%) WordPress
4 3 (3.85%) Drupal
5 2 (2.56%) Confluence
6 1 (1.28%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.28%) CMS
6 1 (1.28%) concrete5
6 1 (1.28%) nginx
6 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.28%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (10.26%) Magento
2 2 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.28%) GitHub
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.38%) HTTP
2 1 (1.28%) Internet
2 1 (1.28%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (35.90%) MySQL
2 18 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (15.38%) MongoDB
3 12 (15.38%) Relational Database
4 11 (14.10%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.13%) Redis
6 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (35.90%) Git (software)
2 21 (26.92%) Jenkins
3 15 (19.23%) PHPUnit
4 11 (14.10%) Cucumber
4 11 (14.10%) WebDriver
5 6 (7.69%) Subversion
6 3 (3.85%) gulp
6 3 (3.85%) JIRA
6 3 (3.85%) Mercurial
7 2 (2.56%) Grunt
7 2 (2.56%) Protractor
8 1 (1.28%) Ant
8 1 (1.28%) Geb
8 1 (1.28%) Gradle
8 1 (1.28%) JMeter
8 1 (1.28%) Maven
8 1 (1.28%) Spock
8 1 (1.28%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.28%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.28%) Xdebug
General
1 8 (10.26%) Retail
2 7 (8.97%) Finance
3 3 (3.85%) Marketing
4 2 (2.56%) Electronics
4 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (46.15%) Symfony
2 31 (39.74%) HTML
3 28 (35.90%) CSS
4 19 (24.36%) LAMP
5 16 (20.51%) Behat
6 15 (19.23%) Laravel
7 14 (17.95%) Web Services
8 13 (16.67%) Doctrine
9 12 (15.38%) HTML5
9 12 (15.38%) REST
10 11 (14.10%) CSS3
11 10 (12.82%) RESTful
12 8 (10.26%) React
12 8 (10.26%) Zend Framework
13 6 (7.69%) SOAP
13 6 (7.69%) XML
14 5 (6.41%) AngularJS
15 4 (5.13%) JMS
15 4 (5.13%) LAPP Stack
15 4 (5.13%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.82%) Visualisation
2 3 (3.85%) Blog
3 2 (2.56%) Fintech
4 1 (1.28%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.28%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.28%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.28%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.28%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (41.03%) Linux
2 13 (16.67%) Unix
3 12 (15.38%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.28%) Android
4 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.28%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (52.56%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (46.15%) OO
3 31 (39.74%) OO PHP
4 29 (37.18%) BDD
5 19 (24.36%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (23.08%) MVC
7 17 (21.79%) TDD
8 13 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (16.67%) Web Development
9 10 (12.82%) OOP
9 10 (12.82%) Scrum
10 8 (10.26%) E-Commerce
11 7 (8.97%) Configuration Management
11 7 (8.97%) Line Management
12 6 (7.69%) Front End Development
12 6 (7.69%) Open Source
12 6 (7.69%) Unit Testing
13 5 (6.41%) Case Management
13 5 (6.41%) Data Protection
13 5 (6.41%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 78 (100.00%) PHP
2 37 (47.44%) JavaScript
3 15 (19.23%) SQL
4 3 (3.85%) Go
4 3 (3.85%) Java
4 3 (3.85%) Python
5 2 (2.56%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.56%) Ruby
6 1 (1.28%) C
6 1 (1.28%) Clojure
6 1 (1.28%) Erlang
6 1 (1.28%) Groovy
6 1 (1.28%) Jython
6 1 (1.28%) PHP 5
6 1 (1.28%) PHP 7
6 1 (1.28%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (12.82%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.69%) DBS Check
3 5 (6.41%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.85%) Degree
5 1 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.56%) WAI
System Software
1 18 (23.08%) Docker
2 4 (5.13%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) Ansible
Vendors
1 16 (20.51%) Zend
2 2 (2.56%) Sage
2 2 (2.56%) SAP
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.28%) Sencha
3 1 (1.28%) Twitter
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