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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Web Developer
Rank 577 499 511
Rank change year-on-year
-78 +12
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Web Developer 19 96 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.18% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.20% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 81 35
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£288 £350 £239
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% +46.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £450 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £350 £213
% change year-on-year
-17.85% +64.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 -

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
49251 48960 43769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.49% 92.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 30638 30338 25166
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
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 1929 1993 2147
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -6.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 29 May 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 24 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 29 May 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 -99 17 £288 -17.85% 40
South East -13 6 £288 -4.16% 13
West Midlands -6 4 £288 -17.85% 5
Oxfordshire - 4 £250 - 3
Yorkshire -50 3 £275 -21.42%
Birmingham -6 2 £319 -8.92% 3
London -8 2 £300 -14.28% 10
North West -17 2 £330 - 5
Leeds -39 2 £275 -21.42%
West Yorkshire -41 2 £275 -21.42%
Aylesbury - 2 £288 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £288 - 1
City of London +13 1 - - 5
Scotland +1 1 - - 1
Sheffield -9 1 £198 -47.33%
South Yorkshire -18 1 £198 -47.33%
Staffordshire - 1 £288 -
Warrington - 1 £330 - 1
Cheshire - 1 £330 - 2
Edinburgh - 1 - - 1
Knutsford - 1 £330 -
Macclesfield - 1 £330 - 1
Manchester - 1 £275 - 3
Oxford - 1 - - 1

PHP Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 46 (100.00%) PHP
2 39 (84.78%) HTML
3 37 (80.43%) MySQL
3 37 (80.43%) CSS
4 29 (63.04%) JavaScript
5 19 (41.30%) OOP
5 19 (41.30%) jQuery
6 15 (32.61%) OO
7 14 (30.43%) Git (software)
8 13 (28.26%) HTML5
8 13 (28.26%) MVC
9 9 (19.57%) LAMP
9 9 (19.57%) Laravel
9 9 (19.57%) Web Development
10 8 (17.39%) WordPress
10 8 (17.39%) XML
11 7 (15.22%) SQL
11 7 (15.22%) Apache
11 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (15.22%) TDD
11 7 (15.22%) Software Engineering
11 7 (15.22%) Symfony
11 7 (15.22%) PHP5
12 6 (13.04%) CMS
12 6 (13.04%) XHTML
12 6 (13.04%) Doctrine
13 5 (10.87%) CSS3
13 5 (10.87%) Ajax
13 5 (10.87%) Marketing
13 5 (10.87%) Drupal

PHP Web Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 8 (17.39%) WordPress
2 7 (15.22%) Apache
3 6 (13.04%) CMS
4 5 (10.87%) Drupal
5 2 (4.35%) IIS
6 1 (2.17%) nginx
6 1 (2.17%) Node.js
6 1 (2.17%) MODX
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Photoshop
2 2 (4.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (4.35%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.17%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Magento
1 1 (2.17%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) GitHub
2 1 (2.17%) SaaS
2 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) SSH
1 1 (2.17%) Intranet
1 1 (2.17%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (80.43%) MySQL
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (30.43%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.52%) Subversion
3 2 (4.35%) PhpStorm
4 1 (2.17%) NetBeans
4 1 (2.17%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (10.87%) Marketing
2 1 (2.17%) Advertising
2 1 (2.17%) Publishing
2 1 (2.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (84.78%) HTML
2 37 (80.43%) CSS
3 19 (41.30%) jQuery
4 13 (28.26%) HTML5
5 9 (19.57%) LAMP
5 9 (19.57%) Laravel
6 8 (17.39%) XML
7 7 (15.22%) Symfony
8 6 (13.04%) XHTML
8 6 (13.04%) Doctrine
9 5 (10.87%) CSS3
9 5 (10.87%) Ajax
10 4 (8.70%) CakePHP
10 4 (8.70%) JSON
10 4 (8.70%) Web Services
11 3 (6.52%) Backbone.js
11 3 (6.52%) AngularJS
11 3 (6.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (6.52%) CodeIgniter
12 1 (2.17%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Replication
1 3 (6.52%) Mathematics
2 2 (4.35%) Social Media
3 1 (2.17%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.17%) User Experience
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.17%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) UNIX
2 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (41.30%) OOP
2 15 (32.61%) OO
3 13 (28.26%) MVC
4 9 (19.57%) Web Development
5 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (15.22%) TDD
5 7 (15.22%) Software Engineering
6 4 (8.70%) BDD
6 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce
6 4 (8.70%) Content Management
7 3 (6.52%) Analytics
8 2 (4.35%) OO PHP
8 2 (4.35%) Open Source
9 1 (2.17%) Web Design
9 1 (2.17%) GAP Analysis
9 1 (2.17%) Scrum
9 1 (2.17%) Migration
9 1 (2.17%) B2B
9 1 (2.17%) CRM
9 1 (2.17%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (100.00%) PHP
2 29 (63.04%) JavaScript
3 7 (15.22%) SQL
3 7 (15.22%) PHP5
4 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.17%) VBA
5 1 (2.17%) Java
5 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.17%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 4 (8.70%) Zend
1 4 (8.70%) Facebook
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle
2 3 (6.52%) Adobe
3 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.17%) Siebel
3 1 (2.17%) Eloqua
3 1 (2.17%) Twitter
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