The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had PHP Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP Developer
Rank 297 248 180
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -68
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 418 516 673
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.79% 0.92% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.97% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 400 523
Median daily rate £325 £325 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £304 £300 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00

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
50257 53100 51246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 32789 33386 31524
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1493 2035 2075
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured PHP Developer in the job title.

PHP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PHP Developer
Daily Rate Trend

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

PHP Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

PHP Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

PHP Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

PHP Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

PHP Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

PHP Developer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 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
England -56 391 £330 +1.53% 332
London -8 174 £388 +3.33% 87
South East -44 69 £325 +3.58% 66
Yorkshire +23 61 £325 +14.03% 30
West Yorkshire +3 31 £333 +18.75% 18
South Yorkshire +22 28 £338 +12.50% 6
City of London +17 28 £388 +12.72% 15
Sheffield +11 27 £338 +28.57% 6
West Midlands -34 26 £300 +25.00% 19
Leeds -2 25 £370 +32.14% 14
East Sussex +27 21 £300 +5.26% 9
South West -11 19 £280 -20.00% 30
North West -21 19 £325 +8.33% 46
Brighton +19 18 £325 +14.03% 5
Hampshire -7 16 £294 -2.08% 21
East Midlands +10 15 £250 -9.09% 21
Oxfordshire -18 15 £375 - 2
Manchester -15 14 £325 +18.18% 24
Wales +30 12 £300 - 5
South Wales +28 12 £300 - 4
Oxford -4 12 £375 -6.25% 2
East of England -3 11 £225 -25.00% 29
Scotland -13 11 £325 +18.18% 5
Cardiff +13 10 £300 - 1
Edinburgh -8 10 £325 +15.04% 2
Leicestershire +5 7 £238 -13.63% 1
Bristol -6 7 £283 -24.66% 9
Warwickshire -8 7 £303 +44.04% 5
Cambridgeshire +16 6 £225 -21.73% 14
Worcestershire -4 6 £275 +2.32%

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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 featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 886 (100.00%) PHP
2 522 (58.92%) JavaScript
3 479 (54.06%) HTML
4 461 (52.03%) CSS
5 457 (51.58%) MySQL
6 232 (26.19%) MVC
6 232 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
7 224 (25.28%) jQuery
8 205 (23.14%) Web Development
9 197 (22.23%) Git (software)
10 188 (21.22%) Symfony
10 188 (21.22%) Linux
11 177 (19.98%) OO
12 175 (19.75%) HTML5
13 174 (19.64%) Laravel
14 150 (16.93%) Zend
15 148 (16.70%) LAMP
16 135 (15.24%) SQL
16 135 (15.24%) TDD
17 132 (14.90%) WordPress
18 124 (14.00%) CSS3
19 116 (13.09%) E-Commerce
20 115 (12.98%) RESTful
21 106 (11.96%) OOP
22 99 (11.17%) Apache
23 97 (10.95%) Web Services
23 97 (10.95%) AngularJS
24 92 (10.38%) Magento
25 89 (10.05%) OO PHP
26 78 (8.80%) Scrum

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 132 (14.90%) WordPress
2 99 (11.17%) Apache
3 77 (8.69%) Drupal
4 73 (8.24%) CMS
5 21 (2.37%) Moodle
6 19 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
7 18 (2.03%) nginx
8 9 (1.02%) Apache Solr
8 9 (1.02%) Joomla!
9 8 (0.90%) ExpressionEngine
10 6 (0.68%) Alfresco
11 4 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 4 (0.45%) Confluence
11 4 (0.45%) IIS
11 4 (0.45%) Magnolia
12 3 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.23%) MODX
13 2 (0.23%) SilverStripe
13 2 (0.23%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (0.90%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.11%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.11%) GIMP
3 1 (0.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.11%) MS Office
3 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 92 (10.38%) Magento
2 8 (0.90%) BigMachines
2 8 (0.90%) Eloqua
3 4 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.11%) OpenCart
6 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 63 (7.11%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (2.14%) GitHub
3 17 (1.92%) SaaS
4 12 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.34%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 3 (0.34%) PaaS
8 2 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (0.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (0.23%) Sage Pay
9 1 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.11%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.11%) Firebase
9 1 (0.11%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.11%) Heroku
9 1 (0.11%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.71%) Network Security
2 13 (1.47%) HTTP
3 6 (0.68%) DNS
4 5 (0.56%) LDAP
4 5 (0.56%) Skype
4 5 (0.56%) SSH
5 3 (0.34%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.23%) Internet
6 2 (0.23%) Intranet
7 1 (0.11%) Extranet
7 1 (0.11%) Firewall
7 1 (0.11%) FTP
7 1 (0.11%) RIP
7 1 (0.11%) SMS
7 1 (0.11%) SSL
7 1 (0.11%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 457 (51.58%) MySQL
2 48 (5.42%) MongoDB
3 43 (4.85%) NoSQL
4 38 (4.29%) SQL Server
5 35 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
5 35 (3.95%) Relational Database
6 19 (2.14%) Redis
7 9 (1.02%) DB2
8 6 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (0.68%) CouchDB
9 5 (0.56%) Big Data
9 5 (0.56%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (0.45%) MariaDB
11 3 (0.34%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.23%) FileMaker
12 2 (0.23%) Oracle BI EE
12 2 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 197 (22.23%) Git (software)
2 64 (7.22%) PHPUnit
3 53 (5.98%) Subversion
4 27 (3.05%) Jenkins
5 20 (2.26%) Mercurial
6 19 (2.14%) Vagrant
7 18 (2.03%) JIRA
8 13 (1.47%) Grunt
9 12 (1.35%) gulp
10 11 (1.24%) Cucumber
11 10 (1.13%) Oracle APEX
12 8 (0.90%) Selenium
13 7 (0.79%) Maven
13 7 (0.79%) NetBeans
14 6 (0.68%) Eclipse
15 5 (0.56%) Jasmine
16 4 (0.45%) Bower
16 4 (0.45%) Mocha
16 4 (0.45%) PhpStorm
16 4 (0.45%) Zend Studio
General
1 46 (5.19%) Finance
2 30 (3.39%) Marketing
2 30 (3.39%) Retail
3 29 (3.27%) Publishing
4 13 (1.47%) Games
5 11 (1.24%) Advertising
5 11 (1.24%) Telecoms
6 6 (0.68%) Banking
7 3 (0.34%) Billing
7 3 (0.34%) Front Office
7 3 (0.34%) Legal
7 3 (0.34%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.11%) Back Office
8 1 (0.11%) Electronics
8 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.11%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 479 (54.06%) HTML
2 461 (52.03%) CSS
3 224 (25.28%) jQuery
4 188 (21.22%) Symfony
5 175 (19.75%) HTML5
6 174 (19.64%) Laravel
7 148 (16.70%) LAMP
8 124 (14.00%) CSS3
9 115 (12.98%) RESTful
10 97 (10.95%) AngularJS
10 97 (10.95%) Web Services
11 75 (8.47%) XML
12 74 (8.35%) JSON
13 57 (6.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 56 (6.32%) CodeIgniter
14 56 (6.32%) Node.js
15 49 (5.53%) Sass
15 49 (5.53%) Zend Framework
16 45 (5.08%) Ajax
17 43 (4.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 42 (4.74%) User Experience
2 29 (3.27%) Digital Media
3 18 (2.03%) Computer Science
3 18 (2.03%) Mobile App
4 15 (1.69%) e-Learning
5 14 (1.58%) Algorithms
5 14 (1.58%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (1.24%) Fintech
7 7 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (0.56%) Artificial Intelligence
8 5 (0.56%) Data Centre
8 5 (0.56%) iPad
8 5 (0.56%) Learning Management System
8 5 (0.56%) Replication
8 5 (0.56%) Video on Demand
9 4 (0.45%) Blog
9 4 (0.45%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.45%) NHS
9 4 (0.45%) VLE
9 4 (0.45%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 188 (21.22%) Linux
2 30 (3.39%) Unix
3 20 (2.26%) Windows
4 13 (1.47%) CentOS
5 12 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (1.13%) Ubuntu
7 7 (0.79%) Mac OS X
8 6 (0.68%) Android
8 6 (0.68%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.23%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.11%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.11%) Debian
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
1 232 (26.19%) MVC
2 205 (23.14%) Web Development
3 177 (19.98%) OO
4 135 (15.24%) TDD
5 116 (13.09%) E-Commerce
6 106 (11.96%) OOP
7 89 (10.05%) OO PHP
8 78 (8.80%) Scrum
9 68 (7.67%) Unit Testing
10 64 (7.22%) BDD
10 64 (7.22%) Front End Development
11 58 (6.55%) CRM
12 55 (6.21%) Continuous Integration
13 50 (5.64%) Open Source
14 35 (3.95%) API Development
15 30 (3.39%) ERP
16 25 (2.82%) Kanban
16 25 (2.82%) Software Engineering
17 22 (2.48%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 886 (100.00%) PHP
2 522 (58.92%) JavaScript
3 135 (15.24%) SQL
4 72 (8.13%) PHP 5
5 63 (7.11%) Java
6 48 (5.42%) Python
7 16 (1.81%) Ruby
8 14 (1.58%) Bash Shell
9 13 (1.47%) Shell Script
10 9 (1.02%) PowerShell
11 8 (0.90%) Apex Code
12 7 (0.79%) C#
12 7 (0.79%) Go
13 6 (0.68%) Scala
14 5 (0.56%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.45%) C
15 4 (0.45%) Clojure
15 4 (0.45%) Perl
16 3 (0.34%) Apple Swift
16 3 (0.34%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (1.47%) Degree
2 12 (1.35%) Security Cleared
3 6 (0.68%) CCNP
3 6 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (0.56%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.34%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.11%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (1.69%) QA
2 2 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.23%) WAI
3 1 (0.11%) SEPA
System Software
1 12 (1.35%) Varnish
2 11 (1.24%) Docker
3 9 (1.02%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.23%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (1.47%) Puppet
2 8 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.34%) Ansible
4 2 (0.23%) Capistrano
4 2 (0.23%) cPanel
4 2 (0.23%) Kibana
4 2 (0.23%) logstash
Vendors
1 150 (16.93%) Zend
2 57 (6.43%) Oracle
3 16 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (1.02%) Sybase
5 8 (0.90%) Siebel
6 7 (0.79%) Google
6 7 (0.79%) Microsoft
7 4 (0.45%) Interwoven
7 4 (0.45%) Twitter
8 3 (0.34%) Adobe
8 3 (0.34%) Akamai
8 3 (0.34%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.34%) Sage
8 3 (0.34%) SAP
9 2 (0.23%) Omniture
9 2 (0.23%) PayPal
9 2 (0.23%) RedDot
9 2 (0.23%) VMware
9 2 (0.23%) WorldPay
10 1 (0.11%) Facebook
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £3400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Premier Media
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
AAP3
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Talent Solutions Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £400-450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + Neg.
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Nakama
Rate: From £375 to £415 per day Weekly pay
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £300 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Premier Media
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
University of Kent
Rate: From £32,600 to £37,768 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Poole
Spectrum IT
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 17 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Revolution Technology
Posted: 19 days ago
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