The table below looks at the statistics for the PHP MySQL 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 PHP MySQL Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP MySQL Developer
Rank 556 510 529
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +19
Contract jobs requiring a PHP MySQL Developer 45 67 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.13% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.14% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 57 23
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£295 £225 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.11% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £375 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £225 £250
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £33.75

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
51630 48043 48724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.71% 92.70% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 32647 29076 27348
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2103 2088 2596
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £38.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

PHP MySQL Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

PHP MySQL Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PHP MySQL Developer
Daily Rate Trend

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

PHP MySQL Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

PHP MySQL Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP MySQL Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

PHP MySQL Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

PHP MySQL Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

PHP MySQL Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

PHP MySQL 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 PHP MySQL Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 November 2014. 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 -46 43 £294 +6.81% 62
London +8 22 £300 +9.09% 11
East Midlands +3 6 £190 -10.58% 6
City of London +24 5 £300 -4.76% 2
Leicestershire +13 5 £190 -10.58% 4
North West - 5 £325 - 10
South East -37 4 £275 -15.38% 7
Surrey -2 3 £275 -
West Midlands -12 3 £175 -30.00% 5
Birmingham -4 2 £213 -17.07%
South West -36 2 - - 2
Cheshire - 2 £325 - 1
Nottinghamshire +10 1 £175 -17.64% 1
Reading +10 1 £275 -31.25%
Nottingham +7 1 £175 -17.64%
Derbyshire +7 1 £175 -17.64%
Derby +3 1 £175 -17.64%
Berkshire +1 1 £275 -31.25%
Coventry -4 1 £175 -17.64% 1
Worcestershire -5 1 £135 -46.00% 1
Yorkshire -9 1 - - 18
Guildford -13 1 £275 -
Gloucestershire -19 1 - -
Hampshire -21 1 £275 - 3
North Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Durham - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 - - 3
Merseyside - 1 - - 1
North East - 1 - -
Harrogate - 1 - -

PHP MySQL Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited PHP MySQL 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 PHP MySQL Developer in their job title.

1 111 (100.00%) PHP
1 111 (100.00%) MySQL
2 66 (59.46%) HTML
3 64 (57.66%) CSS
4 63 (56.76%) JavaScript
5 46 (41.44%) OO
5 46 (41.44%) jQuery
6 41 (36.94%) MVC
7 34 (30.63%) Linux
8 32 (28.83%) Zend
9 29 (26.13%) Apache
10 28 (25.23%) Subversion
11 27 (24.32%) PHP5
11 27 (24.32%) SQL
12 25 (22.52%) XML
12 25 (22.52%) Git (software)
13 24 (21.62%) HTML5
14 21 (18.92%) OO PHP
14 21 (18.92%) Web Services
15 20 (18.02%) CSS3
16 19 (17.12%) OOP
17 18 (16.22%) E-Commerce
17 18 (16.22%) Relational Database
18 17 (15.32%) LAMP
19 15 (13.51%) Finance
19 15 (13.51%) RESTful
19 15 (13.51%) WordPress
20 13 (11.71%) Drupal
20 13 (11.71%) Project Management
21 12 (10.81%) TDD

PHP MySQL Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited PHP MySQL 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 PHP MySQL Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 29 (26.13%) Apache
2 15 (13.51%) WordPress
3 13 (11.71%) Drupal
4 7 (6.31%) CMS
4 7 (6.31%) Node.js
5 5 (4.50%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.90%) nginx
6 1 (0.90%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.90%) Moodle
6 1 (0.90%) TYPO3
6 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (4.50%) Photoshop
1 5 (4.50%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (4.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (8.11%) Magento
2 2 (1.80%) Shopify
2 2 (1.80%) osCommerce
3 1 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.50%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (1.80%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.80%) Route 53
3 1 (0.90%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.80%) HTTP
2 1 (0.90%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (100.00%) MySQL
2 18 (16.22%) Relational Database
3 8 (7.21%) Big Data
4 7 (6.31%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.60%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.70%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.70%) Redis
7 2 (1.80%) Hazelcast
7 2 (1.80%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.80%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (25.23%) Subversion
2 25 (22.52%) Git (software)
3 8 (7.21%) Redmine
3 8 (7.21%) FogBugz
3 8 (7.21%) Trac
3 8 (7.21%) Mercurial
4 3 (2.70%) Selenium
4 3 (2.70%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.90%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.90%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.90%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.90%) Behat
5 1 (0.90%) YouTrack
General
1 15 (13.51%) Finance
2 7 (6.31%) Music Industry
3 5 (4.50%) Marketing
4 2 (1.80%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.80%) Games
5 1 (0.90%) Retail
5 1 (0.90%) Billing
5 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.90%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (59.46%) HTML
2 64 (57.66%) CSS
3 46 (41.44%) jQuery
4 25 (22.52%) XML
5 24 (21.62%) HTML5
6 21 (18.92%) Web Services
7 20 (18.02%) CSS3
8 17 (15.32%) LAMP
9 15 (13.51%) RESTful
10 12 (10.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (9.01%) XHTML
11 10 (9.01%) Symfony
11 10 (9.01%) JSON
12 9 (8.11%) AngularJS
13 8 (7.21%) Yii
13 8 (7.21%) XSL
14 7 (6.31%) SOAP
15 6 (5.41%) Ext JS
16 5 (4.50%) CodeIgniter
16 5 (4.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.01%) Computer Science
2 9 (8.11%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.50%) W3C
3 5 (4.50%) User Experience
4 4 (3.60%) Open Source
5 2 (1.80%) Replication
6 1 (0.90%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.90%) DTV
6 1 (0.90%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.90%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 34 (30.63%) Linux
2 6 (5.41%) UNIX
3 4 (3.60%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.80%) Fedora
4 2 (1.80%) Windows
4 2 (1.80%) CentOS
5 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.90%) Android
5 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (41.44%) OO
2 41 (36.94%) MVC
3 21 (18.92%) OO PHP
4 19 (17.12%) OOP
5 18 (16.22%) E-Commerce
6 13 (11.71%) Project Management
7 12 (10.81%) TDD
8 10 (9.01%) Web Development
9 9 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (8.11%) Unit Testing
10 7 (6.31%) Scrum
10 7 (6.31%) BDD
10 7 (6.31%) Web Application Development
10 7 (6.31%) Analytics
11 5 (4.50%) Digital Marketing
11 5 (4.50%) Content Management
11 5 (4.50%) Responsive Web Design
12 4 (3.60%) SEO
13 2 (1.80%) Performance Testing
13 2 (1.80%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 111 (100.00%) PHP
2 63 (56.76%) JavaScript
3 27 (24.32%) PHP5
3 27 (24.32%) SQL
4 9 (8.11%) Ruby
4 9 (8.11%) Python
5 8 (7.21%) Shell Script
6 5 (4.50%) C
7 4 (3.60%) C#
7 4 (3.60%) Java
8 2 (1.80%) C++
8 2 (1.80%) PHP4
9 1 (0.90%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (9.01%) Degree
2 1 (0.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.90%) MySQL Certification
2 1 (0.90%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.90%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.90%) Capistrano
1 1 (0.90%) Vagrant
1 1 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (28.83%) Zend
2 10 (9.01%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (4.50%) Google
3 5 (4.50%) Adobe
4 4 (3.60%) Sencha
5 2 (1.80%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.80%) Sony
5 2 (1.80%) SAP
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle
6 1 (0.90%) SendGrid
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