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 24 August 2016 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP Web Developer
Rank 613 612 536
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -76
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Web Developer 48 50 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.086% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.090% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 36 46
Median daily rate £375 £250 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -22.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £350 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £250 £325
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £35.75 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.71%

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
51653 55417 52511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.81% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 33657 35244 31733
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1646 2081 2055
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +3.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.02 £38.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 24 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Web Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +4 48 £375 +50.00% 53
South East +18 16 £375 +50.00% 9
London +5 12 £370 +9.62% 12
Oxfordshire -2 10 £375 +33.33% 2
Oxford -3 10 £375 +42.85% 1
East of England +10 8 £360 +80.00% 9
Hertfordshire +10 7 £370 +48.00% 1
North West +18 4 £340 +33.33% 9
Northamptonshire 0 3 - - 2
East Midlands -2 3 - - 4
Hampshire -3 3 £343 +28.03% 4
East Sussex +12 2 - - 1
South West +12 2 - - 2
Brighton +10 2 - - 1
Yorkshire -1 2 £179 -20.55% 6
Manchester -10 2 - - 6
Cheshire - 2 £340 - 1
City of London +32 1 £375 +25.00%
Cambridgeshire +16 1 £350 +75.00% 3
Cambridge +12 1 £350 +75.00% 2
West Yorkshire +8 1 £263 - 4
Northampton +3 1 - -
Leeds +3 1 £263 - 3
Staffordshire +2 1 - - 1
South Yorkshire -4 1 £95 -57.77% 1
Sheffield -10 1 £95 -57.77% 1
Fareham -16 1 £350 +22.80% 2
West Midlands -34 1 - - 2
Dorset - 1 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 - -

PHP Web Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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 83 (100.00%) PHP
2 81 (97.59%) Web Development
3 63 (75.90%) JavaScript
4 60 (72.29%) HTML
5 58 (69.88%) CSS
6 36 (43.37%) MySQL
7 30 (36.14%) jQuery
8 26 (31.33%) E-Commerce
9 24 (28.92%) Web Services
9 24 (28.92%) LAMP
9 24 (28.92%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (25.30%) Git (software)
11 20 (24.10%) Zend
11 20 (24.10%) CSS3
12 19 (22.89%) TDD
13 18 (21.69%) Scrum
14 17 (20.48%) Sass
15 16 (19.28%) Pair Programming
15 16 (19.28%) JSON
15 16 (19.28%) WordPress
15 16 (19.28%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (18.07%) Magento
16 15 (18.07%) AngularJS
16 15 (18.07%) Node.js
16 15 (18.07%) Open Source
16 15 (18.07%) Amazon AWS
17 14 (16.87%) Publishing
18 13 (15.66%) SQL
18 13 (15.66%) Kanban
18 13 (15.66%) API Development

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 16 (19.28%) WordPress
2 9 (10.84%) Drupal
3 6 (7.23%) Apache
3 6 (7.23%) CMS
4 3 (3.61%) Moodle
5 2 (2.41%) IIS
6 1 (1.20%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.20%) ColdFusion
6 1 (1.20%) Confluence
6 1 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.20%) Jadu
6 1 (1.20%) MODX
6 1 (1.20%) nginx
6 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (18.07%) Magento
2 1 (1.20%) BigMachines
2 1 (1.20%) Eloqua
2 1 (1.20%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.07%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.82%) GitHub
3 2 (2.41%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.82%) Intranet
2 3 (3.61%) DNS
2 3 (3.61%) Internet
2 3 (3.61%) SSH
3 2 (2.41%) SSL
4 1 (1.20%) Extranet
4 1 (1.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (43.37%) MySQL
2 13 (15.66%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.82%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (25.30%) Git (software)
2 9 (10.84%) Subversion
3 5 (6.02%) PHPUnit
4 4 (4.82%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.82%) JIRA
5 3 (3.61%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.41%) Ant
6 2 (2.41%) Apache Ivy
6 2 (2.41%) Gradle
6 2 (2.41%) Hudson
6 2 (2.41%) Maven
7 1 (1.20%) gulp
7 1 (1.20%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.20%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.20%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.20%) QUnit
7 1 (1.20%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (16.87%) Publishing
2 7 (8.43%) Finance
3 3 (3.61%) Marketing
4 2 (2.41%) Banking
4 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (72.29%) HTML
2 58 (69.88%) CSS
3 30 (36.14%) jQuery
4 24 (28.92%) LAMP
4 24 (28.92%) Web Services
5 20 (24.10%) CSS3
6 17 (20.48%) Sass
7 16 (19.28%) JSON
8 15 (18.07%) AngularJS
8 15 (18.07%) Node.js
9 11 (13.25%) HTML5
10 9 (10.84%) Ajax
10 9 (10.84%) Symfony
11 8 (9.64%) Laravel
11 8 (9.64%) XML
12 4 (4.82%) RESTful
12 4 (4.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (3.61%) SOAP
13 3 (3.61%) Zend Framework
14 2 (2.41%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.46%) e-Learning
2 8 (9.64%) User Experience
3 3 (3.61%) Learning Management System
3 3 (3.61%) Statistics
3 3 (3.61%) VLE
3 3 (3.61%) W3C
4 2 (2.41%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.20%) Replication
5 1 (1.20%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.46%) Linux
2 3 (3.61%) CentOS
2 3 (3.61%) Ubuntu
3 2 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (97.59%) Web Development
2 26 (31.33%) E-Commerce
3 24 (28.92%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (22.89%) TDD
5 18 (21.69%) Scrum
6 16 (19.28%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (19.28%) Pair Programming
7 15 (18.07%) Open Source
8 13 (15.66%) API Development
8 13 (15.66%) Automation Testing
8 13 (15.66%) Kanban
9 11 (13.25%) OO
10 10 (12.05%) Front End Development
11 7 (8.43%) MVC
12 6 (7.23%) OOP
13 5 (6.02%) Content Management
13 5 (6.02%) Migration
14 4 (4.82%) CRM
14 4 (4.82%) Responsive Web Design
14 4 (4.82%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 83 (100.00%) PHP
2 63 (75.90%) JavaScript
3 13 (15.66%) SQL
4 3 (3.61%) Java
4 3 (3.61%) Python
5 2 (2.41%) PHP 5
6 1 (1.20%) Apex Code
6 1 (1.20%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.20%) C
6 1 (1.20%) C++
6 1 (1.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (2.41%) Degree
1 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.41%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (3.61%) Docker
2 1 (1.20%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (3.61%) Ansible
2 1 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.20%) Opsview
Vendors
1 20 (24.10%) Zend
2 2 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle
3 1 (1.20%) Rackspace
3 1 (1.20%) Siebel
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