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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP MySQL Developer
Rank 551 521 528
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +7
Contract jobs requiring a PHP MySQL Developer 41 49 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.096% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.10% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 42 19
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£275 £225 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £383 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £225 £300
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -25.00%
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
49935 47333 45284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.07% 92.46% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31866 28484 25556
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2011 2083 2584
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.77 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -29 38 £275 +1.85% 26
London +16 15 £300 +9.09% 3
East Midlands +13 6 £190 -10.58% 3
Leicestershire +17 5 £190 -10.58% 1
West Midlands -5 5 £175 -36.36% 4
North West -6 5 £325 +132.32% 4
South East -39 5 £275 - 6
Surrey - 4 £275 - 1
City of London +4 3 £300 -11.11% 2
Worcestershire -5 2 £135 -46.00% 1
Birmingham -7 2 £213 -29.16% 1
South West -26 2 £413 +30.95% 1
Redditch - 2 £135 -
Reading +16 1 £275 -31.25%
Derbyshire +14 1 £175 -17.64%
Derby +10 1 £175 -17.64%
Nottinghamshire +2 1 £175 -17.64% 1
Nottingham -1 1 £175 -17.64% 1
Coventry -2 1 £175 -17.64% 1
Berkshire -5 1 £275 -31.25%
East Sussex -5 1 £350 +75.00% 1
Brighton -10 1 £350 +75.00% 1
East of England -11 1 £300 -22.58% 2
Hampshire -20 1 £275 - 1
Lancashire -22 1 - -
Preston - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £300 - 1
Staffordshire - 1 £175 -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £413 -

PHP MySQL Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 108 (100.00%) PHP
1 108 (100.00%) MySQL
2 63 (58.33%) HTML
3 61 (56.48%) CSS
4 58 (53.70%) JavaScript
5 43 (39.81%) OO
5 43 (39.81%) jQuery
6 35 (32.41%) MVC
7 30 (27.78%) Linux
8 28 (25.93%) Zend
9 26 (24.07%) HTML5
10 25 (23.15%) Apache
11 23 (21.30%) Subversion
12 22 (20.37%) SQL
12 22 (20.37%) PHP5
13 21 (19.44%) CSS3
14 20 (18.52%) OO PHP
15 18 (16.67%) Git (software)
15 18 (16.67%) E-Commerce
15 18 (16.67%) LAMP
16 16 (14.81%) XML
16 16 (14.81%) WordPress
17 15 (13.89%) Drupal
17 15 (13.89%) Web Services
17 15 (13.89%) OOP
18 13 (12.04%) RESTful
18 13 (12.04%) Relational Database
19 12 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 11 (10.19%) Finance
21 10 (9.26%) Project Management

PHP MySQL Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 25 (23.15%) Apache
2 16 (14.81%) WordPress
3 15 (13.89%) Drupal
4 8 (7.41%) CMS
5 7 (6.48%) Node.js
6 5 (4.63%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.93%) nginx
7 1 (0.93%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.93%) TYPO3
7 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (4.63%) Photoshop
1 5 (4.63%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (4.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (7.41%) Magento
2 2 (1.85%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.63%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (1.85%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.85%) Route 53
2 2 (1.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.93%) HTTP
1 1 (0.93%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (100.00%) MySQL
2 13 (12.04%) Relational Database
3 7 (6.48%) Big Data
4 6 (5.56%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.70%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.78%) Redis
7 2 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.85%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (21.30%) Subversion
2 18 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.63%) Mercurial
3 5 (4.63%) FogBugz
3 5 (4.63%) Trac
3 5 (4.63%) Redmine
4 2 (1.85%) PHPUnit
4 2 (1.85%) Selenium
5 1 (0.93%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.93%) YouTrack
5 1 (0.93%) Webistrano
5 1 (0.93%) Behat
5 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.93%) TestDirector
General
1 11 (10.19%) Finance
2 7 (6.48%) Music Industry
3 4 (3.70%) Marketing
4 2 (1.85%) Games
5 1 (0.93%) Retail
5 1 (0.93%) Billing
5 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (58.33%) HTML
2 61 (56.48%) CSS
3 43 (39.81%) jQuery
4 26 (24.07%) HTML5
5 21 (19.44%) CSS3
6 18 (16.67%) LAMP
7 16 (14.81%) XML
8 15 (13.89%) Web Services
9 13 (12.04%) RESTful
10 12 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (8.33%) Yii
11 9 (8.33%) AngularJS
11 9 (8.33%) Symfony
12 8 (7.41%) JSON
13 7 (6.48%) XHTML
14 5 (4.63%) XSL
15 4 (3.70%) SOAP
15 4 (3.70%) Laravel
15 4 (3.70%) Regular Expression
15 4 (3.70%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.41%) Mobile App
2 6 (5.56%) User Experience
3 5 (4.63%) W3C
3 5 (4.63%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.63%) Open Source
4 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 30 (27.78%) Linux
2 5 (4.63%) UNIX
3 2 (1.85%) Windows
3 2 (1.85%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.93%) Android
4 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (39.81%) OO
2 35 (32.41%) MVC
3 20 (18.52%) OO PHP
4 18 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 15 (13.89%) OOP
6 10 (9.26%) Project Management
6 10 (9.26%) TDD
7 8 (7.41%) Web Development
8 7 (6.48%) Unit Testing
8 7 (6.48%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (6.48%) Web Application Development
8 7 (6.48%) Analytics
9 5 (4.63%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (4.63%) BDD
9 5 (4.63%) Content Management
10 4 (3.70%) SEO
10 4 (3.70%) Scrum
10 4 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (1.85%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (1.85%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 108 (100.00%) PHP
2 58 (53.70%) JavaScript
3 22 (20.37%) SQL
3 22 (20.37%) PHP5
4 8 (7.41%) Ruby
4 8 (7.41%) Python
5 5 (4.63%) Shell Script
5 5 (4.63%) C
6 3 (2.78%) C#
7 2 (1.85%) Java
8 1 (0.93%) PHP4
8 1 (0.93%) C++
8 1 (0.93%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (4.63%) Degree
2 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.93%) MySQL Certification
2 1 (0.93%) HND
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) Capistrano
1 1 (0.93%) Vagrant
1 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (25.93%) Zend
2 7 (6.48%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (4.63%) Adobe
3 5 (4.63%) Google
4 4 (3.70%) Sencha
5 2 (1.85%) Sony
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle
6 1 (0.93%) SAP
6 1 (0.93%) SendGrid