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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Web Developer
Rank 542 513 499
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -14
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Web Developer 29 46 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.094% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.10% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 40 25
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£300 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £203 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £385 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.00 -

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
46318 45203 42184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.55% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 29063 26904 23919
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1785 1961 2473
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.48 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% -5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 -36 28 £300 +9.09% 47
South East -9 11 £319 +41.66% 9
East of England +5 6 £200 - 5
London +1 5 £350 +16.66% 8
Cambridge - 4 £200 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £200 - 1
Berkshire +2 3 £208 -7.77%
North West 0 3 £318 +78.87% 5
Manchester -1 3 £318 +47.67% 2
Brighton - 3 - - 1
Reading - 3 £115 -
East Sussex - 3 - - 2
East Midlands +18 2 £190 -41.53% 2
Surrey +1 2 £355 +29.09%
Yorkshire -11 2 £275 -8.33% 1
Dorking - 2 £346 -
Sheffield 0 1 - - 1
South Yorkshire -1 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire -5 1 £275 -8.33%
Buckinghamshire -14 1 - - 2
Reigate - 1 £355 -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £238 - 2
Leatherhead - 1 £355 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - - 2
Oxford - 1 £238 - 1
Scotland - 1 - -
East Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - -

PHP Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 77 (100.00%) PHP
2 61 (79.22%) HTML
3 60 (77.92%) MySQL
4 58 (75.32%) CSS
5 57 (74.03%) JavaScript
6 36 (46.75%) jQuery
7 34 (44.16%) MVC
8 29 (37.66%) HTML5
9 28 (36.36%) LAMP
10 24 (31.17%) Git (software)
11 22 (28.57%) OOP
12 21 (27.27%) Linux
13 18 (23.38%) SQL
13 18 (23.38%) Subversion
14 15 (19.48%) PHP5
14 15 (19.48%) CMS
15 14 (18.18%) E-Commerce
15 14 (18.18%) OO
15 14 (18.18%) Apache
15 14 (18.18%) Symfony
15 14 (18.18%) Drupal
16 13 (16.88%) Zend
16 13 (16.88%) Marketing
16 13 (16.88%) CodeIgniter
16 13 (16.88%) XML
16 13 (16.88%) CSS3
17 12 (15.58%) WordPress
18 11 (14.29%) Web Development
18 11 (14.29%) Web Services
19 10 (12.99%) XSLT

PHP Web Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 15 (19.48%) CMS
2 14 (18.18%) Apache
2 14 (18.18%) Drupal
3 12 (15.58%) WordPress
4 2 (2.60%) IIS
5 1 (1.30%) Node.js
5 1 (1.30%) concrete5
5 1 (1.30%) MODX
5 1 (1.30%) nginx
5 1 (1.30%) Joomla!
Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 5 (6.49%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (6.49%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.60%) MS Office
2 2 (2.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (7.79%) Magento
2 1 (1.30%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.79%) Internet
2 2 (2.60%) Intranet
2 2 (2.60%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (77.92%) MySQL
2 8 (10.39%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.60%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.30%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.30%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 24 (31.17%) Git (software)
2 18 (23.38%) Subversion
3 4 (5.19%) Mercurial
3 4 (5.19%) Bazaar
4 1 (1.30%) PHPUnit
General
1 13 (16.88%) Marketing
2 5 (6.49%) Advertising
3 2 (2.60%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.30%) Publishing
4 1 (1.30%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (79.22%) HTML
2 58 (75.32%) CSS
3 36 (46.75%) jQuery
4 29 (37.66%) HTML5
5 28 (36.36%) LAMP
6 14 (18.18%) Symfony
7 13 (16.88%) CodeIgniter
7 13 (16.88%) XML
7 13 (16.88%) CSS3
8 11 (14.29%) Web Services
9 10 (12.99%) XSLT
10 9 (11.69%) Laravel
10 9 (11.69%) Ajax
11 8 (10.39%) SOAP
12 6 (7.79%) CakePHP
13 5 (6.49%) XHTML
13 5 (6.49%) JSON
14 4 (5.19%) AngularJS
14 4 (5.19%) Backbone.js
15 3 (3.90%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.39%) Open Source
2 4 (5.19%) Mathematics
3 3 (3.90%) Digital Media
3 3 (3.90%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.90%) Derivative
4 1 (1.30%) Social Media
4 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.30%) User Experience
4 1 (1.30%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.30%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 21 (27.27%) Linux
2 4 (5.19%) UNIX
3 2 (2.60%) Android
3 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.60%) Windows
3 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.60%) Debian
3 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (44.16%) MVC
2 22 (28.57%) OOP
3 14 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 14 (18.18%) OO
4 11 (14.29%) Web Development
5 10 (12.99%) Content Management
6 9 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (10.39%) TDD
7 8 (10.39%) Software Engineering
8 6 (7.79%) OO PHP
9 4 (5.19%) Web Design
9 4 (5.19%) Analytics
9 4 (5.19%) BDD
10 3 (3.90%) Project Management
11 2 (2.60%) iOS Development
11 2 (2.60%) Responsive Web Design
12 1 (1.30%) Android Development
12 1 (1.30%) DevOps
12 1 (1.30%) B2B
12 1 (1.30%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 77 (100.00%) PHP
2 57 (74.03%) JavaScript
3 18 (23.38%) SQL
4 15 (19.48%) PHP5
5 7 (9.09%) XPath
6 6 (7.79%) Perl
7 4 (5.19%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.19%) Python
8 3 (3.90%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.90%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.60%) Java
9 2 (2.60%) Tcl
10 1 (1.30%) C#
10 1 (1.30%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.60%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) Shibboleth
2 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 13 (16.88%) Zend
2 6 (7.79%) Oracle
3 5 (6.49%) Red Hat
3 5 (6.49%) Adobe
4 4 (5.19%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.90%) Facebook
6 1 (1.30%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.30%) VMware
6 1 (1.30%) Google
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