The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead 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 Lead PHP Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead PHP Developer
Rank 615 605 572
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -33
Contract jobs requiring a Lead PHP Developer 13 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.008% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.008% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 7
Average daily rate £450 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +17.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
48598 48731 45782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.48% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31271 30416 27107
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1757 1902 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Lead PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Lead PHP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Lead PHP Developer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Lead PHP Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Lead PHP Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lead PHP Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Lead PHP Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Lead PHP Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Lead PHP Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Lead PHP Developer
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead PHP Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England -3 12 £450 +9.09% 22
London +13 6 £500 +25.00% 12
South East - 4 £375 - 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £375 - 1
Oxford - 2 £375 - 1
South West +4 1 £375 -11.76% 1
Wales - 1 £388 -
Leicestershire - 1 £450 -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Brighton - 1 - -
Loughborough - 1 £450 -
Cardiff - 1 £388 -
Somerset - 1 £375 -
South Wales - 1 £388 -
East Midlands - 1 £450 - 2

Lead PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Lead 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 Lead PHP Developer in their job title.

1 19 (100.00%) PHP
2 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
3 9 (47.37%) HTML
3 9 (47.37%) MySQL
3 9 (47.37%) CSS
4 7 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (31.58%) jQuery
6 5 (26.32%) HTML5
6 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
6 5 (26.32%) CSS3
7 4 (21.05%) WordPress
7 4 (21.05%) Ruby
7 4 (21.05%) Python
8 3 (15.79%) Apache
8 3 (15.79%) TDD
8 3 (15.79%) Subversion
8 3 (15.79%) LAMP
8 3 (15.79%) Scrum
8 3 (15.79%) BDD
8 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
9 2 (10.53%) SaaS
9 2 (10.53%) CentOS
9 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
9 2 (10.53%) REST
9 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
9 2 (10.53%) Automation Testing
9 2 (10.53%) OO PHP
9 2 (10.53%) User Experience
9 2 (10.53%) Laravel

Lead PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Lead 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 Lead PHP Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (21.05%) WordPress
2 3 (15.79%) Apache
3 1 (5.26%) Apache Solr
3 1 (5.26%) CMS
3 1 (5.26%) Drupal
3 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) BigMachines
1 1 (5.26%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.53%) SaaS
3 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (5.26%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) MySQL
2 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.79%) Subversion
3 2 (10.53%) Selenium
4 1 (5.26%) git-flow
4 1 (5.26%) Grunt
4 1 (5.26%) gulp
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (5.26%) PHPUnit
General
1 1 (5.26%) Advertising
1 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) CSS
1 9 (47.37%) HTML
2 6 (31.58%) jQuery
3 5 (26.32%) CSS3
3 5 (26.32%) HTML5
4 3 (15.79%) LAMP
5 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
5 2 (10.53%) Laravel
5 2 (10.53%) REST
5 2 (10.53%) SOAP
5 2 (10.53%) Symfony
5 2 (10.53%) Web Services
6 1 (5.26%) beanstalkd
6 1 (5.26%) CakePHP
6 1 (5.26%) IronMQ
6 1 (5.26%) Mason
6 1 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (5.26%) RESTful
6 1 (5.26%) Visualforce
6 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) CentOS
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Android
2 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
2 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.79%) BDD
2 3 (15.79%) Scrum
2 3 (15.79%) TDD
3 2 (10.53%) Automation Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
3 2 (10.53%) MVC
3 2 (10.53%) OO
3 2 (10.53%) OO PHP
4 1 (5.26%) CRM
4 1 (5.26%) Data Security
4 1 (5.26%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (5.26%) Kanban
4 1 (5.26%) Open Source
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) SDLC
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) PHP
2 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
3 4 (21.05%) Python
3 4 (21.05%) Ruby
4 1 (5.26%) Apex Code
4 1 (5.26%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) Perl
4 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) CCNP
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Google
2 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.26%) Siebel
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