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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Web Developer
Rank 579 485 505
Rank change year-on-year
-94 +20
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Web Developer 20 85 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.16% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.18% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 73 25
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£318 £350 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.28% +18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £350 £290
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +20.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £175.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £175.00 -

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
49598 47956 42731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.38% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 30070 28704 24525
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1954 2000 2187
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -73 20 £318 -9.28% 42
South East -37 7 £346 +25.90% 12
East of England +4 5 £198 -36.80% 5
Manchester -6 5 £318 - 4
North West -10 5 £318 - 7
Cambridgeshire - 4 £195 - 1
Berkshire -7 3 £300 -14.28% 1
Reading - 3 £300 -
Surrey +6 2 £355 +29.09% 1
London -15 2 £338 -3.57% 7
Dorking - 2 £346 -
Hertfordshire -1 1 £300 -7.69% 1
Oxfordshire -16 1 - - 4
Oxford -16 1 - - 3
Hampshire -18 1 £200 -27.27% 2
West Yorkshire -18 1 £375 +7.14%
Leeds -24 1 £375 +7.14%
Yorkshire -27 1 £375 +7.14% 3
South West -31 1 £200 -40.29% 3
West Midlands - 1 £288 - 2
South Yorkshire - 1 £375 - 2
Basingstoke - 1 £200 -
Birmingham - 1 £288 -
Bournemouth - 1 £200 - 1
Leatherhead - 1 £355 -
Dorset - 1 £200 - 1
Wakefield - 1 £375 -
Sheffield - 1 £375 - 2
Solihull - - - -
Southampton - - - - 1

PHP Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 53 (100.00%) PHP
2 48 (90.57%) HTML
3 47 (88.68%) CSS
4 44 (83.02%) JavaScript
5 39 (73.58%) MySQL
6 27 (50.94%) jQuery
7 25 (47.17%) HTML5
7 25 (47.17%) OOP
8 22 (41.51%) MVC
9 16 (30.19%) LAMP
10 15 (28.30%) PHP5
11 14 (26.42%) Linux
12 13 (24.53%) SQL
13 12 (22.64%) WordPress
13 12 (22.64%) Git (software)
14 11 (20.75%) Drupal
14 11 (20.75%) Marketing
14 11 (20.75%) Symfony
14 11 (20.75%) CodeIgniter
14 11 (20.75%) Laravel
15 10 (18.87%) CSS3
16 9 (16.98%) Web Development
16 9 (16.98%) XML
16 9 (16.98%) OO
16 9 (16.98%) E-Commerce
16 9 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
17 8 (15.09%) TDD
17 8 (15.09%) CMS
17 8 (15.09%) Apache
17 8 (15.09%) XSLT

PHP Web Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 12 (22.64%) WordPress
2 11 (20.75%) Drupal
3 8 (15.09%) Apache
3 8 (15.09%) CMS
4 2 (3.77%) IIS
5 1 (1.89%) nginx
5 1 (1.89%) Node.js
5 1 (1.89%) MODX
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Photoshop
1 5 (9.43%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (9.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (3.77%) MS Office
2 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) Intranet
1 1 (1.89%) Internet
1 1 (1.89%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (73.58%) MySQL
2 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.77%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (22.64%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.43%) Subversion
3 1 (1.89%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.89%) Bazaar
General
1 11 (20.75%) Marketing
2 5 (9.43%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (90.57%) HTML
2 47 (88.68%) CSS
3 27 (50.94%) jQuery
4 25 (47.17%) HTML5
5 16 (30.19%) LAMP
6 11 (20.75%) Symfony
6 11 (20.75%) CodeIgniter
6 11 (20.75%) Laravel
7 10 (18.87%) CSS3
8 9 (16.98%) XML
9 8 (15.09%) XSLT
10 6 (11.32%) Doctrine
11 5 (9.43%) AngularJS
12 4 (7.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (7.55%) CakePHP
13 3 (5.66%) Ajax
13 3 (5.66%) JSON
13 3 (5.66%) Backbone.js
13 3 (5.66%) XHTML
13 3 (5.66%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Mathematics
1 3 (5.66%) Open Source
2 2 (3.77%) Digital Media
2 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.89%) Derivative
3 1 (1.89%) Animation
3 1 (1.89%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.42%) Linux
2 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.89%) Debian
2 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.89%) UNIX
2 1 (1.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (47.17%) OOP
2 22 (41.51%) MVC
3 9 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (16.98%) OO
3 9 (16.98%) E-Commerce
3 9 (16.98%) Web Development
4 8 (15.09%) TDD
5 7 (13.21%) Software Engineering
6 6 (11.32%) Content Management
7 5 (9.43%) BDD
8 3 (5.66%) Analytics
9 2 (3.77%) OO PHP
10 1 (1.89%) Responsive Web Design
10 1 (1.89%) Migration
10 1 (1.89%) Web Design
10 1 (1.89%) B2B
10 1 (1.89%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (100.00%) PHP
2 44 (83.02%) JavaScript
3 15 (28.30%) PHP5
4 13 (24.53%) SQL
5 7 (13.21%) XPath
6 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.89%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.89%) VBA
7 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.89%) Perl
7 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (1.89%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 8 (15.09%) Zend
2 5 (9.43%) Adobe
3 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.66%) Facebook
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle
4 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.89%) VMware
5 1 (1.89%) Twitter
5 1 (1.89%) Rackspace