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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP Web Developer
Rank 631 601 560
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -41
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Web Developer 30 62 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.11% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 48 41
Median daily rate £375 £250 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £400 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £250 £300
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median 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
51008 54089 51827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.76% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33192 34291 31378
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1546 2003 2097
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 30 July 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 20 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 30 July 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 -9 30 £375 +50.00% 50
South East +8 13 £375 +31.57% 17
Oxfordshire +5 11 £375 +25.00% 1
Oxford -1 11 £375 +42.85% 1
London -4 11 £375 -6.25% 2
City of London +48 2 £343 +14.16% 2
East of England +13 2 £350 +75.00% 6
Brighton +7 2 - - 1
East Sussex +7 2 - - 4
West Yorkshire +4 2 £319 - 2
Leeds 0 2 £319 - 2
Yorkshire -3 2 £319 +50.88% 2
Hertfordshire +14 1 - - 3
Cambridgeshire +12 1 £350 +75.00% 2
Cambridge +11 1 £350 +75.00% 1
North West -2 1 £425 +112.50% 8
Staffordshire -3 1 - -
West Midlands -28 1 - - 3
Chester - 1 £425 -
Cheshire - 1 £425 - 1

PHP Web Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 76 (100.00%) PHP
2 74 (97.37%) Web Development
3 63 (82.89%) JavaScript
4 59 (77.63%) HTML
5 55 (72.37%) CSS
6 29 (38.16%) MySQL
7 26 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (32.89%) Web Services
9 23 (30.26%) E-Commerce
9 23 (30.26%) TDD
10 22 (28.95%) Scrum
10 22 (28.95%) jQuery
11 20 (26.32%) Git (software)
11 20 (26.32%) JSON
11 20 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (25.00%) Magento
12 19 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
12 19 (25.00%) Pair Programming
12 19 (25.00%) CSS3
12 19 (25.00%) Sass
13 18 (23.68%) AngularJS
13 18 (23.68%) Automation Testing
13 18 (23.68%) Node.js
13 18 (23.68%) Publishing
13 18 (23.68%) Open Source
14 17 (22.37%) Kanban
14 17 (22.37%) API Development
14 17 (22.37%) NoSQL
15 15 (19.74%) SQL
16 14 (18.42%) WordPress

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 14 (18.42%) WordPress
2 9 (11.84%) Drupal
3 6 (7.89%) CMS
4 5 (6.58%) Apache
5 3 (3.95%) Moodle
6 2 (2.63%) IIS
7 1 (1.32%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.32%) ColdFusion
7 1 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.32%) MODX
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.32%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 19 (25.00%) Magento
2 1 (1.32%) BigMachines
2 1 (1.32%) Eloqua
2 1 (1.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.95%) GitHub
3 2 (2.63%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.26%) DNS
2 3 (3.95%) Internet
2 3 (3.95%) SSH
3 2 (2.63%) Intranet
3 2 (2.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (38.16%) MySQL
2 17 (22.37%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (26.32%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.89%) Subversion
3 3 (3.95%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.95%) JIRA
3 3 (3.95%) NetBeans
3 3 (3.95%) PHPUnit
4 2 (2.63%) Ant
4 2 (2.63%) Apache Ivy
4 2 (2.63%) Gradle
4 2 (2.63%) Hudson
4 2 (2.63%) Maven
5 1 (1.32%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.32%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.32%) QUnit
5 1 (1.32%) Selenium
5 1 (1.32%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (23.68%) Publishing
2 7 (9.21%) Finance
3 4 (5.26%) Marketing
4 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.32%) Banking
5 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (77.63%) HTML
2 55 (72.37%) CSS
3 25 (32.89%) Web Services
4 22 (28.95%) jQuery
5 20 (26.32%) JSON
6 19 (25.00%) CSS3
6 19 (25.00%) Sass
7 18 (23.68%) AngularJS
7 18 (23.68%) Node.js
8 12 (15.79%) LAMP
9 11 (14.47%) HTML5
10 8 (10.53%) Ajax
11 7 (9.21%) Laravel
11 7 (9.21%) Symfony
12 6 (7.89%) CodeIgniter
13 4 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (5.26%) XML
14 3 (3.95%) Highcharts JS
14 3 (3.95%) RESTful
15 2 (2.63%) Smarty
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.53%) User Experience
2 5 (6.58%) e-Learning
3 4 (5.26%) Replication
4 3 (3.95%) Learning Management System
4 3 (3.95%) Statistics
4 3 (3.95%) VLE
5 2 (2.63%) Video on Demand
5 2 (2.63%) W3C
6 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.32%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.84%) Linux
2 3 (3.95%) Ubuntu
3 2 (2.63%) CentOS
3 2 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (97.37%) Web Development
2 26 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (30.26%) E-Commerce
3 23 (30.26%) TDD
4 22 (28.95%) Scrum
5 20 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (25.00%) Pair Programming
7 18 (23.68%) Automation Testing
7 18 (23.68%) Open Source
8 17 (22.37%) API Development
8 17 (22.37%) Kanban
9 9 (11.84%) Front End Development
9 9 (11.84%) OO
10 5 (6.58%) Migration
10 5 (6.58%) MVC
11 4 (5.26%) Content Management
11 4 (5.26%) CRM
12 3 (3.95%) Data Modelling
12 3 (3.95%) HMVC
12 3 (3.95%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 76 (100.00%) PHP
2 63 (82.89%) JavaScript
3 15 (19.74%) SQL
4 8 (10.53%) Python
5 2 (2.63%) Java
5 2 (2.63%) PHP 5
6 1 (1.32%) Apex Code
6 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (2.63%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (15.79%) Zend
2 6 (7.89%) Oracle
3 2 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.32%) Adobe
4 1 (1.32%) Siebel
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