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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP Web Developer
UK
Rank 572 576 553
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -23
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Web Developer 15 54 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 43 35
Median daily rate £375 £304 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.45% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £253 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £449 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £28.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £28.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%

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
42508 47354 48039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.75% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 27665 30191 30170
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £587 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1501 1736 1893
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £47.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 23 January 2017.

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 18 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 23 January 2017. 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 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 -6 15 £375 +25.00% 62
South East +10 7 £450 +28.57% 10
Berkshire +20 4 £450 +60.71% 1
Slough +11 4 £450 +60.71%
Cambridge - 3 - - 3
Cambridgeshire - 3 - - 4
East of England - 3 - - 10
South West +5 2 £180 -41.46% 2
London -7 2 £225 -35.71% 8
Hampshire +6 1 £363 +26.08% 3
Kent - 1 £275 -
Staffordshire - 1 £375 - 3
West Sussex - 1 - - 1
Maidstone - 1 £275 -
Stafford - 1 £375 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £375 - 11
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 1
Bristol - 1 £180 -

PHP Web Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 80 (100.00%) PHP
2 76 (95.00%) Web Development
3 59 (73.75%) JavaScript
4 51 (63.75%) HTML
5 48 (60.00%) CSS
6 39 (48.75%) MySQL
7 37 (46.25%) jQuery
8 24 (30.00%) Git (software)
9 22 (27.50%) Zend
10 21 (26.25%) LAMP
11 20 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (21.25%) Finance
13 16 (20.00%) WordPress
13 16 (20.00%) HTML5
14 15 (18.75%) SQL
14 15 (18.75%) E-Commerce
15 14 (17.50%) OO
15 14 (17.50%) Web Services
15 14 (17.50%) Subversion
16 13 (16.25%) RESTful
16 13 (16.25%) CSS3
16 13 (16.25%) Responsive Web Design
17 12 (15.00%) TDD
17 12 (15.00%) Linux
17 12 (15.00%) OOP
18 11 (13.75%) Node.js
19 10 (12.50%) e-Learning
20 9 (11.25%) Apache
20 9 (11.25%) Java
20 9 (11.25%) Zend Framework

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 (20.00%) WordPress
2 9 (11.25%) Apache
3 8 (10.00%) CMS
4 7 (8.75%) Drupal
5 2 (2.50%) Jadu
6 1 (1.25%) Confluence
6 1 (1.25%) IIS
6 1 (1.25%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.25%) nginx
6 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Magento
2 1 (1.25%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.00%) GitHub
2 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) LDAP
2 3 (3.75%) Intranet
3 1 (1.25%) DNS
3 1 (1.25%) Extranet
3 1 (1.25%) HTTP
3 1 (1.25%) Internet
3 1 (1.25%) SSH
3 1 (1.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (48.75%) MySQL
2 7 (8.75%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.00%) phpMyAdmin
4 3 (3.75%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 14 (17.50%) Subversion
3 8 (10.00%) PHPUnit
4 5 (6.25%) Bitbucket
4 5 (6.25%) Jasmine
4 5 (6.25%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (3.75%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.75%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (3.75%) Selenium
6 2 (2.50%) gulp
7 1 (1.25%) JIRA
General
1 17 (21.25%) Finance
2 2 (2.50%) Marketing
2 2 (2.50%) Publishing
3 1 (1.25%) Banking
3 1 (1.25%) Music Industry
3 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (63.75%) HTML
2 48 (60.00%) CSS
3 37 (46.25%) jQuery
4 21 (26.25%) LAMP
5 16 (20.00%) HTML5
6 14 (17.50%) Web Services
7 13 (16.25%) CSS3
7 13 (16.25%) RESTful
8 11 (13.75%) Node.js
9 9 (11.25%) Symfony
9 9 (11.25%) Zend Framework
10 8 (10.00%) Laravel
10 8 (10.00%) XML
11 7 (8.75%) RequireJS
12 6 (7.50%) .NET
12 6 (7.50%) AngularJS
12 6 (7.50%) CakePHP
12 6 (7.50%) SOAP
13 5 (6.25%) Behat
14 3 (3.75%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) e-Learning
2 7 (8.75%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.50%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.50%) User Experience
4 1 (1.25%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.25%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.25%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.25%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.00%) Linux
2 2 (2.50%) CentOS
3 1 (1.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (95.00%) Web Development
2 20 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (18.75%) E-Commerce
4 14 (17.50%) OO
5 13 (16.25%) Responsive Web Design
6 12 (15.00%) OOP
6 12 (15.00%) TDD
7 9 (11.25%) BDD
8 8 (10.00%) Front End Development
8 8 (10.00%) MVC
9 6 (7.50%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 6 (7.50%) OO PHP
9 6 (7.50%) Refactoring
10 5 (6.25%) B2B
10 5 (6.25%) B2C
10 5 (6.25%) Kanban
11 4 (5.00%) DevOps
11 4 (5.00%) OOD
11 4 (5.00%) Scrum
11 4 (5.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 80 (100.00%) PHP
2 59 (73.75%) JavaScript
3 15 (18.75%) SQL
4 9 (11.25%) Java
5 6 (7.50%) PHP 5
6 2 (2.50%) C
7 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.25%) C++
7 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.25%) Python
7 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.75%) Degree
2 3 (3.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) Ansible
2 1 (1.25%) Opsview
Vendors
1 22 (27.50%) Zend
2 3 (3.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.75%) Oracle
3 1 (1.25%) Google
3 1 (1.25%) Rackspace
3 1 (1.25%) Sybase
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