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 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP MySQL Developer
Rank 547 522 511
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -11
Contract jobs requiring a PHP MySQL Developer 36 31 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.064% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.070% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 22 22
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£300 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £144 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £423 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £265 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -18.46%
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
47189 44564 41455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.53% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29609 26528 23470
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £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 1818 1936 2419
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.89%
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 £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 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 -16 33 £300 +4.34% 48
London -3 11 £315 -25.88% 5
South East -8 5 £338 +3.84% 9
West Midlands +4 4 £186 -37.91% 4
North West -8 4 £325 +132.14% 4
South West -16 4 £413 +266.66% 4
Bristol -3 3 £413 +135.71% 2
Yorkshire -8 2 £240 +20.00% 11
East Sussex -9 2 £344 +71.87% 1
Brighton -11 2 £344 +71.87%
East Midlands - 2 £190 - 8
North Yorkshire - 2 £240 -
Surrey - 2 £363 -
Berkshire 0 1 £300 -25.00%
East of England -1 1 £300 -22.58% 1
Birmingham -2 1 £335 +11.66% 1
Lancashire -17 1 - - 1
Manchester - 1 £325 - 2
Milton Keynes - - - - 1
Newbury - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - - 1
Nottingham - - - -
Plymouth - - - -
Preston - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Southend-on-Sea - - - -
Sutton Coldfield - - - - 1
Swindon - - - - 2

PHP MySQL Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 94 (100.00%) PHP
1 94 (100.00%) MySQL
2 55 (58.51%) HTML
3 54 (57.45%) CSS
4 53 (56.38%) JavaScript
5 41 (43.62%) jQuery
6 35 (37.23%) OO
7 32 (34.04%) MVC
8 25 (26.60%) HTML5
9 21 (22.34%) Zend
10 20 (21.28%) CSS3
11 19 (20.21%) Linux
12 17 (18.09%) Subversion
12 17 (18.09%) WordPress
12 17 (18.09%) OO PHP
13 16 (17.02%) Apache
13 16 (17.02%) SQL
14 15 (15.96%) PHP5
14 15 (15.96%) Drupal
15 14 (14.89%) E-Commerce
16 13 (13.83%) Git (software)
17 10 (10.64%) LAMP
18 9 (9.57%) Symfony
18 9 (9.57%) Finance
18 9 (9.57%) CMS
18 9 (9.57%) TDD
18 9 (9.57%) Project Management
18 9 (9.57%) OOP
18 9 (9.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 9 (9.57%) AngularJS

PHP MySQL Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 17 (18.09%) WordPress
2 16 (17.02%) Apache
3 15 (15.96%) Drupal
4 9 (9.57%) CMS
5 7 (7.45%) Node.js
6 5 (5.32%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.06%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (1.06%) nginx
7 1 (1.06%) TYPO3
7 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Photoshop
1 5 (5.32%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (5.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (7.45%) Magento
2 2 (2.13%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.32%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.06%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.13%) Intranet
2 1 (1.06%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (100.00%) MySQL
2 8 (8.51%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.32%) Big Data
4 3 (3.19%) Redis
5 2 (2.13%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.13%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.06%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.06%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 17 (18.09%) Subversion
2 13 (13.83%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.19%) Mercurial
3 3 (3.19%) FogBugz
3 3 (3.19%) Trac
3 3 (3.19%) Redmine
4 2 (2.13%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.06%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.06%) Selenium
5 1 (1.06%) TestDirector
5 1 (1.06%) YouTrack
5 1 (1.06%) Behat
General
1 9 (9.57%) Finance
2 5 (5.32%) Music Industry
3 3 (3.19%) Marketing
4 2 (2.13%) Games
5 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.06%) Retail
5 1 (1.06%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (58.51%) HTML
2 54 (57.45%) CSS
3 41 (43.62%) jQuery
4 25 (26.60%) HTML5
5 20 (21.28%) CSS3
6 10 (10.64%) LAMP
7 9 (9.57%) Symfony
7 9 (9.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 9 (9.57%) AngularJS
8 8 (8.51%) Yii
8 8 (8.51%) XML
9 7 (7.45%) RESTful
10 6 (6.38%) Web Services
11 5 (5.32%) XHTML
11 5 (5.32%) Laravel
12 4 (4.26%) REST
12 4 (4.26%) Backbone.js
12 4 (4.26%) CodeIgniter
13 3 (3.19%) JSON
13 3 (3.19%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.51%) Mobile App
2 6 (6.38%) Open Source
3 4 (4.26%) User Experience
3 4 (4.26%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.19%) W3C
5 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.06%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.21%) Linux
2 2 (2.13%) Windows
2 2 (2.13%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.06%) Android
3 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.06%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (37.23%) OO
2 32 (34.04%) MVC
3 17 (18.09%) OO PHP
4 14 (14.89%) E-Commerce
5 9 (9.57%) TDD
5 9 (9.57%) Project Management
5 9 (9.57%) OOP
6 8 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (8.51%) Unit Testing
7 7 (7.45%) Web Development
8 6 (6.38%) Web Application Development
8 6 (6.38%) Content Management
9 5 (5.32%) Analytics
9 5 (5.32%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (5.32%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
10 3 (3.19%) BDD
10 3 (3.19%) Web Design
10 3 (3.19%) Scrum
11 2 (2.13%) SEO
11 2 (2.13%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 94 (100.00%) PHP
2 53 (56.38%) JavaScript
3 16 (17.02%) SQL
4 15 (15.96%) PHP5
5 7 (7.45%) Ruby
5 7 (7.45%) Python
6 5 (5.32%) C
7 3 (3.19%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.19%) C#
7 3 (3.19%) Java
8 1 (1.06%) Perl
8 1 (1.06%) C++
8 1 (1.06%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (4.26%) Degree
2 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 21 (22.34%) Zend
2 5 (5.32%) Google
2 5 (5.32%) Adobe
3 4 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.13%) Sencha
5 1 (1.06%) SAP
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle
5 1 (1.06%) SendGrid
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