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 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Web Developer
Rank 574 511 503
Rank change year-on-year
-63 -8
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Web Developer 34 58 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.11% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.12% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 49 26
Average daily rate
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£225 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £188 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £379 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £225 £300
% change year-on-year
- -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00

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
50785 47790 46152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.81% 92.47% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 32295 28808 26045
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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 2049 2106 2641
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.64 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 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 -53 32 £225 -18.18% 34
South East -38 11 £225 - 12
London +9 7 £300 - 4
East Sussex +4 7 £225 +38.46% 1
Brighton +2 7 £225 +38.46% 1
East Midlands +10 6 £190 -10.58% 2
Leicestershire +14 5 £190 -36.66%
Leicester +12 5 £190 -10.58%
Cambridgeshire - 4 £200 - 1
Cambridge - 4 £200 - 1
East of England - 4 £200 - 1
Yorkshire -21 3 £275 -15.38% 3
Reading +20 2 £115 -72.94%
Berkshire 0 2 £115 -48.88%
West Yorkshire -11 2 £275 -15.38% 1
Derbyshire +13 1 £175 -17.64%
Derby +11 1 £175 -17.64%
Nottinghamshire +4 1 £175 -17.64% 1
Bath +3 1 £300 +30.43% 1
Nottingham +2 1 £175 -17.64% 1
Glasgow -2 1 - - 3
West Midlands -6 1 £175 -17.64% 2
Somerset -7 1 £300 +30.43% 1
Birmingham -7 1 £175 -31.70% 2
Sheffield -7 1 - - 1
South Yorkshire -8 1 - - 1
Scotland -11 1 - - 3
Hampshire -19 1 £375 -2.59% 4
Oxford -22 1 £238 -17.39% 1
Oxfordshire -29 1 £238 -17.39% 2

PHP Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 83 (100.00%) PHP
2 63 (75.90%) HTML
3 62 (74.70%) JavaScript
4 61 (73.49%) MySQL
4 61 (73.49%) CSS
5 36 (43.37%) MVC
6 31 (37.35%) jQuery
7 30 (36.14%) HTML5
8 29 (34.94%) LAMP
9 27 (32.53%) Git (software)
10 20 (24.10%) Linux
11 19 (22.89%) SQL
12 18 (21.69%) OOP
13 17 (20.48%) PHP5
13 17 (20.48%) Subversion
14 16 (19.28%) Drupal
14 16 (19.28%) Zend
14 16 (19.28%) Web Services
14 16 (19.28%) CSS3
15 15 (18.07%) WordPress
15 15 (18.07%) CMS
16 14 (16.87%) OO
16 14 (16.87%) E-Commerce
17 13 (15.66%) Symfony
18 12 (14.46%) Agile Software Development
18 12 (14.46%) Web Development
18 12 (14.46%) Apache
18 12 (14.46%) XML
18 12 (14.46%) SOAP
19 11 (13.25%) CodeIgniter

PHP Web Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 16 (19.28%) Drupal
2 15 (18.07%) WordPress
2 15 (18.07%) CMS
3 12 (14.46%) Apache
4 2 (2.41%) Apache Solr
4 2 (2.41%) Joomla!
4 2 (2.41%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.20%) IIS
5 1 (1.20%) Moodle
5 1 (1.20%) concrete5
5 1 (1.20%) Node.js
5 1 (1.20%) MODX
5 1 (1.20%) nginx
5 1 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Photoshop
1 5 (6.02%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (6.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (2.41%) MS Office
2 2 (2.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (8.43%) Magento
2 1 (1.20%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.23%) Internet
2 2 (2.41%) HTTP
3 1 (1.20%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (73.49%) MySQL
2 8 (9.64%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.82%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.61%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.61%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.20%) SQLite
5 1 (1.20%) Redis
5 1 (1.20%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 27 (32.53%) Git (software)
2 17 (20.48%) Subversion
3 4 (4.82%) Mercurial
3 4 (4.82%) Bazaar
4 2 (2.41%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.41%) PHPUnit
4 2 (2.41%) Maven
4 2 (2.41%) JUnit
5 1 (1.20%) Cucumber
General
1 10 (12.05%) Marketing
2 4 (4.82%) Advertising
3 2 (2.41%) Multimedia
3 2 (2.41%) Finance
4 1 (1.20%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (75.90%) HTML
2 61 (73.49%) CSS
3 31 (37.35%) jQuery
4 30 (36.14%) HTML5
5 29 (34.94%) LAMP
6 16 (19.28%) Web Services
6 16 (19.28%) CSS3
7 13 (15.66%) Symfony
8 12 (14.46%) XML
8 12 (14.46%) SOAP
9 11 (13.25%) CodeIgniter
10 10 (12.05%) Ajax
11 9 (10.84%) XSLT
12 8 (9.64%) Laravel
13 5 (6.02%) Zend Framework
14 4 (4.82%) CakePHP
15 3 (3.61%) Django
15 3 (3.61%) Dojo
15 3 (3.61%) YUI
15 3 (3.61%) script.aculo.us
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.43%) Open Source
2 3 (3.61%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.61%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.41%) Derivative
3 2 (2.41%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.20%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.20%) Animation
4 1 (1.20%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.20%) Social Media
4 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.20%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (24.10%) Linux
2 6 (7.23%) UNIX
3 2 (2.41%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.41%) Android
3 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.41%) Windows
3 2 (2.41%) Debian
3 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (43.37%) MVC
2 18 (21.69%) OOP
3 14 (16.87%) OO
3 14 (16.87%) E-Commerce
4 12 (14.46%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (14.46%) Web Development
5 10 (12.05%) Content Management
6 9 (10.84%) TDD
7 7 (8.43%) OO PHP
8 5 (6.02%) Project Management
8 5 (6.02%) Software Engineering
9 4 (4.82%) Web Design
10 3 (3.61%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (3.61%) BDD
11 2 (2.41%) iOS Development
11 2 (2.41%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (2.41%) Scrum
12 1 (1.20%) CRM
12 1 (1.20%) B2B
12 1 (1.20%) UML
Programming Languages
1 83 (100.00%) PHP
2 62 (74.70%) JavaScript
3 19 (22.89%) SQL
4 17 (20.48%) PHP5
5 7 (8.43%) XPath
6 6 (7.23%) Perl
7 5 (6.02%) Python
8 4 (4.82%) Java
8 4 (4.82%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.61%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.61%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.41%) Tcl
11 1 (1.20%) C#
11 1 (1.20%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.61%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (2.41%) Shibboleth
2 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.20%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 16 (19.28%) Zend
2 5 (6.02%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.02%) Adobe
2 5 (6.02%) Oracle
3 4 (4.82%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.20%) VMware
4 1 (1.20%) Google
4 1 (1.20%) Rackspace
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