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 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Web Developer
Rank 579 535 504
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -31
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Web Developer 29 68 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 48 44
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£269 £350 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.21% +41.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £256 £350 £225
% change year-on-year
-26.78% +55.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
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
51737 49836 45640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.60% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 32579 30554 26426
Average daily rate £400 £396 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
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 1958 1985 2120
Average hourly rate £16.83 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -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 1 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 1 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 -59 27 £263 -25.00% 35
South East -15 8 £275 -23.61% 11
West Midlands 0 5 £244 +21.87% 1
Oxfordshire - 5 £250 - 1
London -16 4 £300 -7.69% 5
Yorkshire -37 4 £250 -28.57% 2
East of England 0 2 £200 - 5
City of London -4 2 £300 -14.28% 2
East Midlands -10 2 £206 +3.12% 2
Sheffield -16 2 £211 -43.66%
North West -19 2 £330 - 4
South Yorkshire -21 2 £211 -43.66%
Leeds -36 2 £275 -21.42% 2
West Yorkshire -36 2 £275 -21.42% 2
Oxford - 2 £244 - 1
Aylesbury - 2 £288 -
Birmingham - 2 £294 -
Staffordshire - 2 £263 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £288 - 1
Norwich +12 1 £200 -
Leicester +7 1 £238 +18.75%
Coventry +4 1 £238 +18.75%
Norfolk 0 1 £200 -
Warwickshire -2 1 £400 +100.00%
Leicestershire -8 1 £238 +18.75% 1
Bristol -11 1 £275 -31.25%
South West -12 1 £275 -21.42% 5
Worcestershire - 1 £238 -
Scotland - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £200 - 2

PHP Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 49 (100.00%) PHP
2 41 (83.67%) HTML
3 40 (81.63%) MySQL
4 37 (75.51%) CSS
5 30 (61.22%) JavaScript
6 22 (44.90%) jQuery
7 19 (38.78%) OOP
8 16 (32.65%) OO
8 16 (32.65%) HTML5
9 14 (28.57%) Git (software)
10 10 (20.41%) WordPress
10 10 (20.41%) MVC
11 9 (18.37%) LAMP
11 9 (18.37%) Web Development
12 8 (16.33%) PHP5
12 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (16.33%) TDD
12 8 (16.33%) XML
13 7 (14.29%) Apache
13 7 (14.29%) Linux
13 7 (14.29%) Software Engineering
14 6 (12.24%) CMS
14 6 (12.24%) E-Commerce
14 6 (12.24%) XHTML
14 6 (12.24%) Web Services
14 6 (12.24%) SQL
14 6 (12.24%) Laravel
14 6 (12.24%) Doctrine
15 5 (10.20%) CSS3
15 5 (10.20%) JSON

PHP Web Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 10 (20.41%) WordPress
2 7 (14.29%) Apache
3 6 (12.24%) CMS
4 4 (8.16%) Drupal
5 1 (2.04%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Photoshop
2 3 (6.12%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (4.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (2.04%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Magento
2 1 (2.04%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) GitHub
2 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) Intranet
1 1 (2.04%) SSH
1 1 (2.04%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (81.63%) MySQL
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.04%) Big Data
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.20%) Subversion
3 2 (4.08%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (4.08%) PhpStorm
4 1 (2.04%) NetBeans
4 1 (2.04%) JIRA
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (10.20%) Marketing
2 2 (4.08%) Publishing
2 2 (4.08%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (83.67%) HTML
2 37 (75.51%) CSS
3 22 (44.90%) jQuery
4 16 (32.65%) HTML5
5 9 (18.37%) LAMP
6 8 (16.33%) XML
7 6 (12.24%) XHTML
7 6 (12.24%) Web Services
7 6 (12.24%) Laravel
7 6 (12.24%) Doctrine
8 5 (10.20%) CSS3
8 5 (10.20%) Ajax
8 5 (10.20%) JSON
9 4 (8.16%) Symfony
9 4 (8.16%) AngularJS
9 4 (8.16%) CakePHP
10 3 (6.12%) Backbone.js
10 3 (6.12%) CodeIgniter
11 2 (4.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 1 (2.04%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Replication
1 3 (6.12%) Mathematics
1 3 (6.12%) Digital Media
2 2 (4.08%) Social Media
3 1 (2.04%) Derivative
3 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (2.04%) Android
2 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.78%) OOP
2 16 (32.65%) OO
3 10 (20.41%) MVC
4 9 (18.37%) Web Development
5 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (16.33%) TDD
6 7 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 6 (12.24%) E-Commerce
8 4 (8.16%) BDD
9 3 (6.12%) Analytics
9 3 (6.12%) Open Source
9 3 (6.12%) Content Management
10 2 (4.08%) GAP Analysis
10 2 (4.08%) People Management
11 1 (2.04%) Mobile Development
11 1 (2.04%) Dashboard Development
11 1 (2.04%) Android Development
11 1 (2.04%) iOS Development
11 1 (2.04%) OO PHP
11 1 (2.04%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 49 (100.00%) PHP
2 30 (61.22%) JavaScript
3 8 (16.33%) PHP5
4 6 (12.24%) SQL
5 1 (2.04%) VBA
5 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.04%) Apex Code
5 1 (2.04%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 4 (8.16%) Zend
1 4 (8.16%) Facebook
2 3 (6.12%) Adobe
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle
4 1 (2.04%) Siebel
4 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.04%) Twitter
4 1 (2.04%) Eloqua
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