The table below looks at the statistics for the PHP Web 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 Web 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 Web Developer
Rank 595 568 517
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -51
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Web Developer 25 43 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.079% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.085% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 18 42
Average daily rate
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£250 £300 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £244 £225 £265
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -15.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%

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 Web Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP Web Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 31 July 2015.

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 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 Web 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 -45 22 £244 -18.75% 33
South East -3 9 £288 - 6
Oxfordshire - 6 £263 -
London -16 4 £350 +1.44% 4
Oxford - 3 £263 -
West Midlands +4 2 £238 +18.75% 2
East Midlands 0 2 £206 +3.12% 4
East of England -2 2 £200 - 4
South Yorkshire -12 2 £211 -13.77% 1
Sheffield -14 2 £211 -13.77%
Yorkshire -30 2 £211 -39.64% 2
Buckinghamshire - 2 £288 -
South Wales - 2 £263 -
Aylesbury - 2 £288 -
Wales - 2 £263 -
Leicester +9 1 £238 +18.75%
Norwich +9 1 £200 -
Coventry +3 1 £238 +18.75%
Warwickshire +2 1 £400 +100.00%
Leicestershire +1 1 £238 +18.75% 1
Norfolk -4 1 £200 -
Bristol -7 1 £275 -31.25%
City of London -9 1 £300 -14.28% 1
South West -12 1 £275 -31.25% 3
North West -28 1 £275 +182.05% 8
Worcestershire - 1 £238 -
Cardiff - 1 £250 -
Monmouthshire - 1 £275 -
Staffordshire - 1 £238 - 1
Birmingham - 1 £238 - 1

PHP Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited PHP Web 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 Web Developer in their job title.

1 45 (100.00%) PHP
2 35 (77.78%) CSS
3 34 (75.56%) HTML
3 34 (75.56%) MySQL
4 26 (57.78%) JavaScript
5 19 (42.22%) jQuery
6 16 (35.56%) Git (software)
7 14 (31.11%) HTML5
7 14 (31.11%) OOP
7 14 (31.11%) OO
8 9 (20.00%) WordPress
9 8 (17.78%) Web Development
10 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (15.56%) MVC
10 7 (15.56%) CMS
10 7 (15.56%) XML
10 7 (15.56%) PHP5
11 6 (13.33%) Drupal
11 6 (13.33%) Laravel
11 6 (13.33%) Doctrine
11 6 (13.33%) Apache
11 6 (13.33%) Linux
11 6 (13.33%) E-Commerce
11 6 (13.33%) TDD
12 5 (11.11%) LAMP
12 5 (11.11%) Symfony
12 5 (11.11%) Ajax
12 5 (11.11%) Web Services
12 5 (11.11%) Photoshop
12 5 (11.11%) SQL

PHP Web Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited PHP Web 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 Web Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (20.00%) WordPress
2 7 (15.56%) CMS
3 6 (13.33%) Drupal
3 6 (13.33%) Apache
4 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Photoshop
2 3 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (4.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (2.22%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Magento
2 1 (2.22%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) GitHub
2 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) SSH
1 1 (2.22%) PuTTY
1 1 (2.22%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (75.56%) MySQL
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (35.56%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.89%) Subversion
3 2 (4.44%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (4.44%) PhpStorm
4 1 (2.22%) Bower
4 1 (2.22%) Grunt
4 1 (2.22%) NetBeans
4 1 (2.22%) JIRA
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (4.44%) Finance
1 2 (4.44%) Publishing
1 2 (4.44%) Retail
2 1 (2.22%) Marketing
2 1 (2.22%) Banking
2 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (77.78%) CSS
2 34 (75.56%) HTML
3 19 (42.22%) jQuery
4 14 (31.11%) HTML5
5 7 (15.56%) XML
6 6 (13.33%) Laravel
6 6 (13.33%) Doctrine
7 5 (11.11%) LAMP
7 5 (11.11%) Ajax
7 5 (11.11%) Web Services
7 5 (11.11%) Symfony
8 4 (8.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (8.89%) CSS3
9 3 (6.67%) AngularJS
9 3 (6.67%) XHTML
9 3 (6.67%) CakePHP
10 2 (4.44%) JSON
10 2 (4.44%) Sass
11 1 (2.22%) Flash
11 1 (2.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Replication
1 3 (6.67%) Digital Media
2 2 (4.44%) User Experience
2 2 (4.44%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) Android
2 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) OOP
1 14 (31.11%) OO
2 8 (17.78%) Web Development
3 7 (15.56%) MVC
3 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (13.33%) TDD
4 6 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 3 (6.67%) Content Management
5 3 (6.67%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.44%) Open Source
6 2 (4.44%) BDD
6 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.44%) Migration
6 2 (4.44%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (4.44%) OO PHP
6 2 (4.44%) People Management
7 1 (2.22%) Mobile Development
7 1 (2.22%) Dashboard Development
7 1 (2.22%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.22%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 45 (100.00%) PHP
2 26 (57.78%) JavaScript
3 7 (15.56%) PHP5
4 5 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (2.22%) VBA
5 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.22%) Apex Code
5 1 (2.22%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (6.67%) Adobe
1 3 (6.67%) Zend
2 1 (2.22%) Eloqua
2 1 (2.22%) Facebook
2 1 (2.22%) Twitter
2 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle
2 1 (2.22%) Siebel
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