The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior PHP Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Junior PHP Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior PHP Developer
Rank 566 551 526
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Junior PHP Developer 5 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.016% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.018% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 3
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£115 £175 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.28% -22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £115 - £125
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £190.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £190.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46318 45203 42184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.55% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 29063 26904 23919
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1785 1961 2473
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.48 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% -5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

Junior PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Junior PHP Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Junior PHP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Junior PHP Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Junior PHP Developer within the UK.

Junior PHP Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Junior PHP Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Junior PHP Developer within the UK.

Junior PHP Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Junior PHP Developer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior PHP Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 January 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
England -20 4 £115 -34.28% 13
Berkshire - 3 £115 - 3
South East - 3 £115 - 4
Reading - 2 £115 -
Leeds - 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
City of London - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
North East - - - - 1
North West - - - - 2
South West - - - - 1
Tyne and Wear - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1
Devon - - - -
Durham - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Lancashire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
London - - - - 3
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - - 1
Nottingham - - - -
Plymouth - - - -

Junior PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Junior 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 Junior PHP Developer in their job title.

1 9 (100.00%) PHP
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) MySQL
3 4 (44.44%) OO
3 4 (44.44%) MVC
3 4 (44.44%) jQuery
3 4 (44.44%) CSS3
3 4 (44.44%) Yii
4 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 3 (33.33%) HTML5
4 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 3 (33.33%) Subversion
4 3 (33.33%) Marketing
4 3 (33.33%) Zend
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) Apache
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) MS Office
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) Web Development
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) LAMP
5 2 (22.22%) FuelPHP
6 1 (11.11%) OO PHP
6 1 (11.11%) Laravel

Junior PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Junior 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 Junior PHP Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MySQL
2 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (11.11%) Behat
2 1 (11.11%) Mercurial
2 1 (11.11%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (33.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) CSS
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) jQuery
2 4 (44.44%) CSS3
2 4 (44.44%) Yii
3 3 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (22.22%) LAMP
4 2 (22.22%) FuelPHP
5 1 (11.11%) Laravel
5 1 (11.11%) Ajax
5 1 (11.11%) Symfony
5 1 (11.11%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Open Source
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) OO
1 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
2 2 (22.22%) Web Development
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) OO PHP
3 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
3 1 (11.11%) Web Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) BDD
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
3 1 (11.11%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) PHP
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) PHP5
4 1 (11.11%) Perl
4 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Zend
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
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