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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP MySQL Developer
Rank 563 545 499
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -46
Contract jobs requiring a PHP MySQL Developer 37 50 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.092% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.099% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 37 28
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£300 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £138 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £385 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £294 £275 £200
% change year-on-year
+6.81% +37.50%
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
51527 50292 44718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.33% 92.33% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 31396 30820 25579
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.15% -3.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2022 2008 2205
Average hourly rate £17.30 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.14% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.85% -

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -18 37 £300 - 52
London -16 11 £375 +15.38% 13
West Midlands -6 10 £300 - 6
Birmingham - 7 £320 - 1
Yorkshire - 5 £250 - 4
West Yorkshire - 5 £250 - 3
North West -22 4 £303 +10.00% 2
Leeds - 4 £263 -
City of London -4 3 £360 +92.00% 4
South East -13 3 £313 +78.57% 15
South West - 3 £225 - 4
Surrey - 3 £313 - 4
Bristol - 3 £225 - 1
East Midlands -5 2 £245 -1.50% 3
Merseyside -10 2 £225 -10.00%
Worcestershire - 2 £218 -
Birkenhead - 2 £225 -
Staffordshire - 2 £294 -
Cheshire - 2 £330 - 1
Warwickshire -2 1 £220 - 2
Derbyshire - 1 £190 -
Leicestershire - 1 £300 - 1
Leicester - 1 £300 - 1
Coventry - 1 £300 - 1
Derby - 1 £190 -
Guildford - 1 £313 - 3
Knutsford - 1 £330 -
Leamington Spa - 1 £220 - 1
Macclesfield - 1 £330 -
Redditch - 1 £135 -

PHP MySQL Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 73 (100.00%) PHP
1 73 (100.00%) MySQL
2 39 (53.42%) HTML
3 38 (52.05%) JavaScript
3 38 (52.05%) CSS
4 27 (36.99%) jQuery
5 22 (30.14%) OO
5 22 (30.14%) MVC
6 17 (23.29%) HTML5
7 16 (21.92%) WordPress
7 16 (21.92%) Linux
8 15 (20.55%) Git (software)
9 14 (19.18%) PHP5
10 13 (17.81%) OO PHP
10 13 (17.81%) Apache
11 12 (16.44%) CMS
11 12 (16.44%) CSS3
11 12 (16.44%) Zend
12 11 (15.07%) Subversion
12 11 (15.07%) OOP
13 10 (13.70%) LAMP
13 10 (13.70%) Drupal
14 9 (12.33%) E-Commerce
14 9 (12.33%) SQL
15 8 (10.96%) Photoshop
15 8 (10.96%) Adobe
15 8 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
16 7 (9.59%) Laravel
16 7 (9.59%) Yii
16 7 (9.59%) Unit Testing

PHP MySQL Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 16 (21.92%) WordPress
2 13 (17.81%) Apache
3 12 (16.44%) CMS
4 10 (13.70%) Drupal
5 5 (6.85%) Joomla!
6 3 (4.11%) Node.js
7 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.37%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (1.37%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 8 (10.96%) Photoshop
2 4 (5.48%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (5.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.22%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.11%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.74%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.37%) GitHub
4 1 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.37%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (100.00%) MySQL
2 4 (5.48%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.11%) Big Data
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.37%) MS Access
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (20.55%) Git (software)
2 11 (15.07%) Subversion
3 5 (6.85%) PhpStorm
4 2 (2.74%) Mercurial
4 2 (2.74%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.74%) FogBugz
4 2 (2.74%) Trac
4 2 (2.74%) Redmine
5 1 (1.37%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.37%) Selenium
General
1 3 (4.11%) Finance
1 3 (4.11%) Music Industry
2 2 (2.74%) Marketing
3 1 (1.37%) Retail
3 1 (1.37%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (53.42%) HTML
2 38 (52.05%) CSS
3 27 (36.99%) jQuery
4 17 (23.29%) HTML5
5 12 (16.44%) CSS3
6 10 (13.70%) LAMP
7 7 (9.59%) Laravel
7 7 (9.59%) Yii
7 7 (9.59%) Ajax
8 6 (8.22%) Web Services
8 6 (8.22%) Symfony
8 6 (8.22%) JSON
9 5 (6.85%) RESTful
9 5 (6.85%) REST
10 4 (5.48%) XML
11 2 (2.74%) XHTML
11 2 (2.74%) J2EE
11 2 (2.74%) XSL
12 1 (1.37%) SOAP
12 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.11%) User Experience
1 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (4.11%) Open Source
1 3 (4.11%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.74%) Blog
2 2 (2.74%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.37%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.37%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.92%) Linux
2 3 (4.11%) UNIX
3 2 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.37%) Windows
4 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.14%) OO
1 22 (30.14%) MVC
2 13 (17.81%) OO PHP
3 11 (15.07%) OOP
4 9 (12.33%) E-Commerce
5 8 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (9.59%) Unit Testing
6 7 (9.59%) Content Management
7 6 (8.22%) Project Management
8 4 (5.48%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (5.48%) Scrum
8 4 (5.48%) Web Design
8 4 (5.48%) TDD
9 3 (4.11%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
9 3 (4.11%) Web Application Development
9 3 (4.11%) Analytics
9 3 (4.11%) Web Development
10 2 (2.74%) BDD
10 2 (2.74%) DevOps
10 2 (2.74%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 73 (100.00%) PHP
2 38 (52.05%) JavaScript
3 14 (19.18%) PHP5
4 9 (12.33%) SQL
5 6 (8.22%) PHP4
6 3 (4.11%) Ruby
6 3 (4.11%) C
6 3 (4.11%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.11%) Python
7 2 (2.74%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.74%) Java
8 1 (1.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (4.11%) Degree
2 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) Puppet
2 1 (1.37%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 12 (16.44%) Zend
2 8 (10.96%) Adobe
3 3 (4.11%) Google
4 2 (2.74%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.74%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.37%) Apple
5 1 (1.37%) Facebook
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