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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP MySQL Developer
Rank 535 516 537
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +21
Contract jobs requiring a PHP MySQL Developer 65 59 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.12% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 43 37
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£325 £255 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.45% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £200 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £225 £250
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £9.50 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.50 - £25.00

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
51265 49491 54504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.21% 92.73% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 31026 29372 30573
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1968 2145 2690
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -5 64 £325 +23.80% 47
London +19 34 £350 +7.69% 9
City of London +28 9 £360 +10.76% 2
North West -1 7 £238 +5.55% 7
East of England -21 6 £250 - 1
West Midlands 0 5 £145 - 4
South East -14 5 £163 -26.13% 7
South West -39 5 £375 +87.50% 2
Worcestershire - 5 £145 -
Lancashire -9 4 - - 2
Bristol -18 4 £413 - 1
Hertfordshire - 4 - -
Oxfordshire -1 2 £161 -35.50% 3
Surrey -3 2 - - 1
Durham - 2 - - 1
Manchester - 2 £238 - 4
North East - 2 - - 2
Berkshire +10 1 - -
Yorkshire +6 1 - - 7
Slough +4 1 - -
Glasgow -9 1 £265 +17.77%
Scotland -23 1 £265 +32.50%
Dorset - 1 £275 -
Hounslow - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Staines - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - - 1

PHP MySQL Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 63 (56.76%) CSS
4 51 (45.95%) JavaScript
5 39 (35.14%) OO
6 37 (33.33%) Zend
7 33 (29.73%) MVC
8 31 (27.93%) jQuery
8 31 (27.93%) Git (software)
9 29 (26.13%) Linux
10 28 (25.23%) XML
11 27 (24.32%) PHP5
12 25 (22.52%) Subversion
12 25 (22.52%) Web Services
12 25 (22.52%) Apache
12 25 (22.52%) SQL
13 22 (19.82%) OOP
14 21 (18.92%) Relational Database
15 19 (17.12%) OO PHP
15 19 (17.12%) CSS3
16 18 (16.22%) HTML5
16 18 (16.22%) LAMP
17 17 (15.32%) E-Commerce
17 17 (15.32%) Symfony
18 14 (12.61%) Finance
19 13 (11.71%) Salesforce.com
20 11 (9.91%) TDD
20 11 (9.91%) Ajax
20 11 (9.91%) BDD

PHP MySQL Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (22.52%) Apache
2 10 (9.01%) CMS
3 6 (5.41%) WordPress
4 5 (4.50%) Drupal
5 4 (3.60%) Joomla!
6 3 (2.70%) Node.js
7 1 (0.90%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.90%) Moodle
7 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (8.11%) Magento
2 2 (1.80%) Shopify
2 2 (1.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.80%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.80%) Route 53
3 1 (0.90%) GitHub
3 1 (0.90%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.90%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (100.00%) MySQL
2 21 (18.92%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.41%) Big Data
4 5 (4.50%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.60%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.70%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.80%) Hazelcast
7 2 (1.80%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (27.93%) Git (software)
2 25 (22.52%) Subversion
3 8 (7.21%) Mercurial
3 8 (7.21%) Redmine
3 8 (7.21%) FogBugz
3 8 (7.21%) Trac
4 4 (3.60%) PHPUnit
4 4 (3.60%) Selenium
5 1 (0.90%) Behat
5 1 (0.90%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (12.61%) Finance
2 7 (6.31%) Marketing
3 2 (1.80%) Music Industry
3 2 (1.80%) Electronics
3 2 (1.80%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.90%) Publishing
4 1 (0.90%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (59.46%) HTML
2 63 (56.76%) CSS
3 31 (27.93%) jQuery
4 28 (25.23%) XML
5 25 (22.52%) Web Services
6 19 (17.12%) CSS3
7 18 (16.22%) HTML5
7 18 (16.22%) LAMP
8 17 (15.32%) Symfony
9 11 (9.91%) Ajax
9 11 (9.91%) RESTful
9 11 (9.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 10 (9.01%) Laravel
10 10 (9.01%) JSON
10 10 (9.01%) XHTML
11 9 (8.11%) CodeIgniter
11 9 (8.11%) Yii
12 8 (7.21%) XSL
12 8 (7.21%) SOAP
13 6 (5.41%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.01%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.41%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.60%) W3C
4 2 (1.80%) DTV
4 2 (1.80%) Replication
4 2 (1.80%) Telematics
4 2 (1.80%) Open Source
5 1 (0.90%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 29 (26.13%) Linux
2 7 (6.31%) UNIX
3 2 (1.80%) Fedora
3 2 (1.80%) Ubuntu
3 2 (1.80%) CentOS
4 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (35.14%) OO
2 33 (29.73%) MVC
3 22 (19.82%) OOP
4 19 (17.12%) OO PHP
5 17 (15.32%) E-Commerce
6 11 (9.91%) TDD
6 11 (9.91%) BDD
7 9 (8.11%) Web Development
8 8 (7.21%) Project Management
9 7 (6.31%) Scrum
10 6 (5.41%) Digital Marketing
11 5 (4.50%) Time Management
11 5 (4.50%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (3.60%) SEO
12 4 (3.60%) CRM
13 3 (2.70%) Performance Testing
13 3 (2.70%) Unit Testing
14 2 (1.80%) Web Application Development
14 2 (1.80%) Analytics
14 2 (1.80%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 111 (100.00%) PHP
2 51 (45.95%) JavaScript
3 27 (24.32%) PHP5
4 25 (22.52%) SQL
5 8 (7.21%) Shell Script
6 6 (5.41%) Java
6 6 (5.41%) Python
7 4 (3.60%) Ruby
8 3 (2.70%) C#
8 3 (2.70%) C++
9 2 (1.80%) PHP4
10 1 (0.90%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.90%) Perl
10 1 (0.90%) ActionScript
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 4 (3.60%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.90%) Capistrano
1 1 (0.90%) Vagrant
1 1 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 37 (33.33%) Zend
2 13 (11.71%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (3.60%) Sencha
4 2 (1.80%) Sony
4 2 (1.80%) SAP
4 2 (1.80%) Adobe
4 2 (1.80%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.90%) Google
5 1 (0.90%) Rackspace
5 1 (0.90%) SendGrid
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Darlington, County Durham
People Source Consulting
Rate: daily rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago