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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP MySQL Developer
Rank 582 556 520
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -36
Contract jobs requiring a PHP MySQL Developer 38 55 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 42 49
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£350 £290 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £223 £275 £225
% change year-on-year
-19.09% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £9.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £9.50 -

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
52581 50525 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.45% 92.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 33383 30630 27733
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1941 1999 2141
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.56 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -5.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 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 17 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 31 July 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 -38 38 £350 +16.66% 52
London -2 28 £370 +5.71% 9
City of London -2 13 £370 +2.77% 3
South East -15 4 £281 +40.62% 7
West Midlands +3 3 £200 +37.93% 8
Warwickshire - 3 £200 - 3
East of England 0 2 £140 -44.00% 2
Norfolk -1 2 £140 -44.00%
Oxfordshire -23 2 £244 +51.16% 1
Norwich - 2 £140 -
Oxford - 2 £244 -
Surrey -4 1 £300 +71.42% 2
Twickenham - 1 £350 -
East Midlands - 1 £250 - 6
Leamington Spa - 1 £220 - 2
Leicestershire - 1 £250 - 1
Middlesex - 1 £315 -

PHP MySQL Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 40 (54.79%) JavaScript
3 36 (49.32%) HTML
4 35 (47.95%) CSS
5 30 (41.10%) OO
6 26 (35.62%) Apache
7 25 (34.25%) Linux
8 23 (31.51%) MVC
9 22 (30.14%) jQuery
10 21 (28.77%) Symfony
11 20 (27.40%) Git (software)
11 20 (27.40%) Subversion
12 17 (23.29%) Zend
13 16 (21.92%) PHP5
14 15 (20.55%) OOP
15 14 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (19.18%) Finance
16 13 (17.81%) Ajax
16 13 (17.81%) Web Services
17 12 (16.44%) SQL
17 12 (16.44%) LAMP
17 12 (16.44%) Scrum
18 11 (15.07%) Shell Script
18 11 (15.07%) Relational Database
18 11 (15.07%) OO PHP
19 10 (13.70%) FogBugz
19 10 (13.70%) Trac
19 10 (13.70%) Redmine
19 10 (13.70%) Mercurial

PHP MySQL Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 26 (35.62%) Apache
2 7 (9.59%) CMS
2 7 (9.59%) WordPress
3 4 (5.48%) Drupal
4 2 (2.74%) Moodle
5 1 (1.37%) Node.js
5 1 (1.37%) IIS
5 1 (1.37%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.37%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.74%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) Amazon S3
1 2 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.37%) AWS OpsWorks
2 1 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) SSH
1 1 (1.37%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (100.00%) MySQL
2 11 (15.07%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.48%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (27.40%) Git (software)
1 20 (27.40%) Subversion
2 10 (13.70%) FogBugz
2 10 (13.70%) Trac
2 10 (13.70%) Mercurial
2 10 (13.70%) Redmine
3 5 (6.85%) PhpStorm
4 2 (2.74%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.37%) Selenium
General
1 14 (19.18%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) Marketing
3 2 (2.74%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (49.32%) HTML
2 35 (47.95%) CSS
3 22 (30.14%) jQuery
4 21 (28.77%) Symfony
5 13 (17.81%) Web Services
5 13 (17.81%) Ajax
6 12 (16.44%) LAMP
7 7 (9.59%) Laravel
8 6 (8.22%) HTML5
8 6 (8.22%) JSON
9 5 (6.85%) CSS3
10 4 (5.48%) Yii
11 3 (4.11%) REST
11 3 (4.11%) AngularJS
11 3 (4.11%) XML
11 3 (4.11%) CakePHP
12 2 (2.74%) Zend Framework
12 2 (2.74%) CodeIgniter
12 2 (2.74%) Memcached
12 2 (2.74%) Smarty
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.11%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.74%) Blog
2 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.37%) VLE
3 1 (1.37%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (34.25%) Linux
2 5 (6.85%) UNIX
3 2 (2.74%) Windows
3 2 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (41.10%) OO
2 23 (31.51%) MVC
3 15 (20.55%) OOP
4 14 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (16.44%) Scrum
6 11 (15.07%) OO PHP
7 10 (13.70%) Project Management
8 9 (12.33%) E-Commerce
9 8 (10.96%) Mentoring
9 8 (10.96%) Coaching
9 8 (10.96%) Kanban
9 8 (10.96%) Open Source
9 8 (10.96%) Waterfall
10 4 (5.48%) Web Development
10 4 (5.48%) Content Management
11 3 (4.11%) Workflow
12 2 (2.74%) OOD
12 2 (2.74%) SOA
12 2 (2.74%) Software Engineering
12 2 (2.74%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 73 (100.00%) PHP
2 40 (54.79%) JavaScript
3 16 (21.92%) PHP5
4 12 (16.44%) SQL
5 11 (15.07%) Shell Script
6 4 (5.48%) PHP4
7 3 (4.11%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.11%) Java
7 3 (4.11%) Python
8 2 (2.74%) Ruby
8 2 (2.74%) Perl
8 2 (2.74%) C
8 2 (2.74%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (4.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) Puppet
2 1 (1.37%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 17 (23.29%) Zend
2 10 (13.70%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (8.22%) Adobe
4 2 (2.74%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.74%) Oracle
5 1 (1.37%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.37%) Apple
5 1 (1.37%) Perforce
5 1 (1.37%) Facebook
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