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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior PHP Developer
Rank 543 529 496
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -33
Contract jobs requiring a Senior PHP Developer 33 31 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.067% 0.065% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.070% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 24 17
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £331 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £400 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
45333 44161 38662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.46% 92.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 27997 26983 22727
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £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 1804 1877 2051
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
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 £16.83 £17.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -0.87%

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 March 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 30 March 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 -1 14 £375 +7.14% 24
South East - 8 £350 - 8
Yorkshire -8 4 £400 - 4
South West -10 4 £375 +7.14% 2
West Midlands - 2 £295 - 1
North West -20 1 £313 +13.63% 7
East of England - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 2
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Senior PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 86 (100.00%) PHP
2 61 (70.93%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (62.79%) Zend
4 44 (51.16%) HTML
5 42 (48.84%) Symfony
6 36 (41.86%) TDD
7 35 (40.70%) MVC
8 34 (39.53%) JavaScript
9 32 (37.21%) MySQL
10 31 (36.05%) CSS
10 31 (36.05%) PHP5
11 30 (34.88%) Doctrine
12 28 (32.56%) Git (software)
13 27 (31.40%) HTML5
14 26 (30.23%) OO
15 22 (25.58%) Unit Testing
16 21 (24.42%) LAMP
17 20 (23.26%) Linux
18 19 (22.09%) jQuery
18 19 (22.09%) BDD
19 18 (20.93%) PHPUnit
20 17 (19.77%) Zend Framework
21 16 (18.60%) Open Source
21 16 (18.60%) Apache
21 16 (18.60%) OO PHP
22 15 (17.44%) Python
22 15 (17.44%) E-Commerce
23 14 (16.28%) XML
24 13 (15.12%) SQL
24 13 (15.12%) PostgreSQL

Senior PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 16 (18.60%) Apache
2 9 (10.47%) Node.js
3 8 (9.30%) WordPress
4 5 (5.81%) Drupal
5 4 (4.65%) nginx
6 3 (3.49%) CMS
6 3 (3.49%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.16%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Magento
2 2 (2.33%) osCommerce
3 1 (1.16%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.16%) GitHub
1 1 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.30%) Internet
2 1 (1.16%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (1.16%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (37.21%) MySQL
2 13 (15.12%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (6.98%) Redis
4 5 (5.81%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.65%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.65%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.16%) Big Data
6 1 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 28 (32.56%) Git (software)
2 18 (20.93%) PHPUnit
3 12 (13.95%) Subversion
4 5 (5.81%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.33%) Grunt
5 2 (2.33%) Bower
5 2 (2.33%) JIRA
6 1 (1.16%) Zend Studio
6 1 (1.16%) Behat
General
1 3 (3.49%) Advertising
1 3 (3.49%) Marketing
2 2 (2.33%) Finance
3 1 (1.16%) Legal
3 1 (1.16%) Publishing
3 1 (1.16%) Music Industry
3 1 (1.16%) iGaming
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (51.16%) HTML
2 42 (48.84%) Symfony
3 31 (36.05%) CSS
4 30 (34.88%) Doctrine
5 27 (31.40%) HTML5
6 21 (24.42%) LAMP
7 19 (22.09%) jQuery
8 17 (19.77%) Zend Framework
9 14 (16.28%) XML
10 12 (13.95%) CSS3
11 11 (12.79%) Web Services
11 11 (12.79%) REST
12 10 (11.63%) RESTful
13 9 (10.47%) AngularJS
14 8 (9.30%) Laravel
15 7 (8.14%) JSON
16 6 (6.98%) CodeIgniter
17 5 (5.81%) SOAP
18 4 (4.65%) KML
18 4 (4.65%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.60%) Open Source
2 5 (5.81%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.49%) Replication
4 2 (2.33%) Social Media
5 1 (1.16%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.16%) User Experience
5 1 (1.16%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.16%) Clustering
5 1 (1.16%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.16%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 20 (23.26%) Linux
2 6 (6.98%) CentOS
3 3 (3.49%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.16%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (70.93%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (41.86%) TDD
3 35 (40.70%) MVC
4 26 (30.23%) OO
5 22 (25.58%) Unit Testing
6 19 (22.09%) BDD
7 16 (18.60%) OO PHP
8 15 (17.44%) E-Commerce
9 12 (13.95%) Scrum
10 11 (12.79%) OOP
11 9 (10.47%) Responsive Web Design
11 9 (10.47%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (9.30%) Web Development
13 5 (5.81%) Change Control
13 5 (5.81%) Mobile Application Development
14 4 (4.65%) Web Application Development
14 4 (4.65%) Automated Testing
15 3 (3.49%) Software Engineering
16 2 (2.33%) Refactoring
16 2 (2.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 86 (100.00%) PHP
2 34 (39.53%) JavaScript
3 31 (36.05%) PHP5
4 15 (17.44%) Python
5 13 (15.12%) SQL
6 11 (12.79%) Ruby
7 8 (9.30%) Java
8 5 (5.81%) Perl
9 1 (1.16%) C
9 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (5.81%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (4.65%) Puppet
1 4 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.33%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 54 (62.79%) Zend
2 2 (2.33%) Oracle
2 2 (2.33%) Google
3 1 (1.16%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.16%) Twitter
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