The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had PHP Web Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP Web Developer
UK
Rank 570 566 567
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Web Developer 26 52 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.10% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.11% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 37 37
Median daily rate £300 £300 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £250 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £280 £300
% change year-on-year
+29.46% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £47.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.00 -

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
42939 48575 49622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.98% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 27981 31258 30651
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1563 1629 1923
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

PHP Web Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured PHP Web Developer in the job title.

PHP Web Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PHP Web Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP Web Developer within the UK.

PHP Web Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

PHP Web Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP Web Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

PHP Web Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

PHP Web Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP Web Developer within the UK.

PHP Web Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

PHP Web Developer
Top 22 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Web Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +15 21 £300 - 86
South East +10 8 £406 +45.08% 11
Cardiff +22 5 - -
South Wales +20 5 - -
Wales +12 5 - -
London -6 5 £225 -41.93% 17
Berkshire +21 4 £450 +60.71% 2
Slough +12 4 £450 +60.71%
South West +12 4 £250 -18.69% 7
East of England - 3 - - 6
Cornwall - 3 £250 -
Cambridge - 3 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 - - 2
Hampshire +5 2 £294 +4.91% 2
Kent - 2 £263 - 2
Maidstone - 2 £263 - 1
West Midlands +4 1 £375 - 14
Bristol - 1 £180 - 1
Staffordshire - 1 £375 -
Stafford - 1 £375 -
Camborne - 1 £845 -
Croydon - 1 £190 -

PHP Web Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, PHP Web Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring PHP Web Developer in the job title.

1 75 (100.00%) PHP
2 72 (96.00%) Web Development
3 59 (78.67%) JavaScript
4 54 (72.00%) HTML
5 52 (69.33%) CSS
6 39 (52.00%) MySQL
7 32 (42.67%) jQuery
8 24 (32.00%) Git (software)
9 22 (29.33%) HTML5
10 21 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (25.33%) Zend
12 18 (24.00%) WordPress
12 18 (24.00%) SQL
13 17 (22.67%) Finance
14 16 (21.33%) CSS3
15 15 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
15 15 (20.00%) LAMP
15 15 (20.00%) OOP
16 14 (18.67%) Web Services
17 13 (17.33%) RESTful
18 12 (16.00%) Zend Framework
18 12 (16.00%) Apache
18 12 (16.00%) TDD
18 12 (16.00%) Subversion
18 12 (16.00%) Front End Development
19 11 (14.67%) Node.js
19 11 (14.67%) OO
19 11 (14.67%) Linux
20 10 (13.33%) Java
20 10 (13.33%) CMS

PHP Web Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (24.00%) WordPress
2 12 (16.00%) Apache
3 10 (13.33%) CMS
4 7 (9.33%) Drupal
5 1 (1.33%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.33%) GeoServer
5 1 (1.33%) Jadu
5 1 (1.33%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.33%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.33%) GitHub
2 4 (5.33%) Google Analytics
3 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.33%) LDAP
2 1 (1.33%) HTTP
2 1 (1.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (52.00%) MySQL
2 5 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.00%) phpMyAdmin
3 3 (4.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.33%) GIS
5 1 (1.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.33%) QGIS
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (32.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (16.00%) Subversion
3 6 (8.00%) PHPUnit
4 5 (6.67%) Jasmine
5 4 (5.33%) Jenkins
6 3 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (4.00%) Bitbucket
6 3 (4.00%) Cucumber
6 3 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (4.00%) Selenium
7 1 (1.33%) gulp
General
1 17 (22.67%) Finance
2 3 (4.00%) Marketing
3 2 (2.67%) Publishing
4 1 (1.33%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (72.00%) HTML
2 52 (69.33%) CSS
3 32 (42.67%) jQuery
4 22 (29.33%) HTML5
5 16 (21.33%) CSS3
6 15 (20.00%) LAMP
7 14 (18.67%) Web Services
8 13 (17.33%) RESTful
9 12 (16.00%) Zend Framework
10 11 (14.67%) Node.js
11 7 (9.33%) RequireJS
11 7 (9.33%) Symfony
11 7 (9.33%) XML
12 6 (8.00%) AngularJS
12 6 (8.00%) Laravel
13 5 (6.67%) .NET
13 5 (6.67%) Ajax
13 5 (6.67%) Behat
13 5 (6.67%) CakePHP
13 5 (6.67%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) Data Structures
2 6 (8.00%) User Experience
3 3 (4.00%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (4.00%) W3C
4 2 (2.67%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.67%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.33%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.67%) Linux
2 2 (2.67%) CentOS
3 1 (1.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (96.00%) Web Development
2 21 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (20.00%) OOP
3 15 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 12 (16.00%) Front End Development
4 12 (16.00%) TDD
5 11 (14.67%) OO
6 9 (12.00%) BDD
7 6 (8.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 6 (8.00%) E-Commerce
7 6 (8.00%) MVC
7 6 (8.00%) Web Design
8 5 (6.67%) B2B
8 5 (6.67%) B2C
8 5 (6.67%) Kanban
8 5 (6.67%) OO PHP
8 5 (6.67%) Refactoring
8 5 (6.67%) SEO
9 4 (5.33%) Analytics
9 4 (5.33%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 75 (100.00%) PHP
2 59 (78.67%) JavaScript
3 18 (24.00%) SQL
4 10 (13.33%) Java
5 6 (8.00%) PHP 5
6 2 (2.67%) C
7 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.33%) C++
7 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.33%) Python
7 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.33%) Degree
2 3 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) Opsview
Vendors
1 19 (25.33%) Zend
2 5 (6.67%) Google
3 3 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.00%) Oracle
4 1 (1.33%) Sybase
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