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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Web Developer
Rank 563 519 521
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +2
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Web Developer 49 67 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 46 44
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£320 £285 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.28% +12.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £301
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £285 £250
% change year-on-year
+10.96% +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -

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
52430 48925 53586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.02% 92.73% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29264 29965
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2056 2117 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 -28 47 £320 +12.28% 53
London +11 17 £350 +7.69% 7
South East -3 8 £325 +30.00% 16
East of England -16 7 £320 -1.53% 2
Yorkshire +1 6 £320 +11.30% 2
South West -54 5 £350 +22.80% 10
Berkshire +6 4 £325 +51.16% 1
Reading +15 3 £331 +3.51% 1
West Yorkshire +6 3 £313 +8.69% 1
North West -4 3 £288 -4.16% 3
Wiltshire -7 3 - - 2
Sheffield +8 2 £350 - 1
South Yorkshire +7 2 £350 - 1
Cambridgeshire +5 2 £320 +62.02% 2
Maidenhead +3 2 £325 -
Coventry -3 2 £275 -
Oxfordshire -3 2 - -
Slough -5 2 £325 +15.04%
Surrey -6 2 £325 +4.00% 3
Hampshire -11 2 £325 +20.37% 9
Manchester -11 2 £313 +4.16% 2
Bristol -12 2 £350 +16.66% 1
West Midlands -19 2 £250 -13.04% 6
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Leicestershire - 2 £300 - 2
East Midlands - 2 £300 - 5
Leicester - 2 £300 - 1
Bracknell - 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 £320 -
City of London +27 1 - -

PHP Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 134 (100.00%) PHP
2 85 (63.43%) MySQL
3 81 (60.45%) HTML
4 68 (50.75%) CSS
5 66 (49.25%) JavaScript
6 61 (45.52%) MVC
7 54 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
8 53 (39.55%) Zend
9 41 (30.60%) jQuery
10 34 (25.37%) LAMP
11 32 (23.88%) OO
12 31 (23.13%) Drupal
13 30 (22.39%) PHP5
13 30 (22.39%) Symfony
14 27 (20.15%) OOP
15 25 (18.66%) Web Services
15 25 (18.66%) Web Development
15 25 (18.66%) Git (software)
16 24 (17.91%) TDD
17 22 (16.42%) CodeIgniter
18 21 (15.67%) HTML5
19 19 (14.18%) SOAP
20 18 (13.43%) Ajax
21 16 (11.94%) E-Commerce
22 15 (11.19%) Linux
22 15 (11.19%) Subversion
22 15 (11.19%) Zend Framework
22 15 (11.19%) WordPress
23 14 (10.45%) Software Engineering
23 14 (10.45%) Apache

PHP Web Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 31 (23.13%) Drupal
2 15 (11.19%) WordPress
3 14 (10.45%) Apache
4 13 (9.70%) CMS
5 6 (4.48%) Moodle
6 4 (2.99%) SugarCRM
7 3 (2.24%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.49%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.49%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.75%) concrete5
9 1 (0.75%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (6.72%) Magento
2 1 (0.75%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.72%) Internet
2 2 (1.49%) HTTP
2 2 (1.49%) Extranet
3 1 (0.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (63.43%) MySQL
2 4 (2.99%) NoSQL
2 4 (2.99%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.24%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.75%) SQLite
4 1 (0.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.75%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.75%) Redis
4 1 (0.75%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 25 (18.66%) Git (software)
2 15 (11.19%) Subversion
3 13 (9.70%) PHPUnit
4 10 (7.46%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.49%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.49%) Bazaar
5 2 (1.49%) JUnit
5 2 (1.49%) Maven
6 1 (0.75%) JIRA
6 1 (0.75%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.75%) Flash Builder
General
1 3 (2.24%) Marketing
1 3 (2.24%) Publishing
2 2 (1.49%) Finance
2 2 (1.49%) Multimedia
3 1 (0.75%) Retail
3 1 (0.75%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (60.45%) HTML
2 68 (50.75%) CSS
3 41 (30.60%) jQuery
4 34 (25.37%) LAMP
5 30 (22.39%) Symfony
6 25 (18.66%) Web Services
7 22 (16.42%) CodeIgniter
8 21 (15.67%) HTML5
9 19 (14.18%) SOAP
10 18 (13.43%) Ajax
11 15 (11.19%) Zend Framework
12 10 (7.46%) CSS3
13 9 (6.72%) Laravel
14 5 (3.73%) CakePHP
14 5 (3.73%) XML
15 3 (2.24%) Spring
15 3 (2.24%) Django
15 3 (2.24%) JSON
15 3 (2.24%) Flash
15 3 (2.24%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.46%) Open Source
2 7 (5.22%) Digital Media
3 4 (2.99%) E-Learning
4 2 (1.49%) Learning Management System
4 2 (1.49%) User Experience
4 2 (1.49%) Graphic Design
4 2 (1.49%) Web 2.0
4 2 (1.49%) Derivative
5 1 (0.75%) Animation
5 1 (0.75%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.75%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.19%) Linux
2 7 (5.22%) Android
3 6 (4.48%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.73%) UNIX
5 2 (1.49%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.75%) Debian
6 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.75%) Windows
6 1 (0.75%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (45.52%) MVC
2 54 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (23.88%) OO
4 27 (20.15%) OOP
5 25 (18.66%) Web Development
6 24 (17.91%) TDD
7 16 (11.94%) E-Commerce
8 14 (10.45%) Software Engineering
9 9 (6.72%) OO PHP
10 6 (4.48%) UML
10 6 (4.48%) Scrum
11 5 (3.73%) Unit Testing
11 5 (3.73%) Project Management
12 4 (2.99%) Web Design
12 4 (2.99%) Content Management
13 3 (2.24%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (2.24%) BDD
13 3 (2.24%) Responsive Web Design
14 2 (1.49%) Release Management
14 2 (1.49%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 134 (100.00%) PHP
2 66 (49.25%) JavaScript
3 30 (22.39%) PHP5
4 8 (5.97%) SQL
5 7 (5.22%) Python
6 6 (4.48%) Perl
7 4 (2.99%) Java
7 4 (2.99%) Ruby
8 2 (1.49%) ActionScript
8 2 (1.49%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.49%) Tcl
8 2 (1.49%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.75%) PHP4
9 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.75%) C#
9 1 (0.75%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (0.75%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (2.24%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.24%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.49%) Shibboleth
2 1 (0.75%) Varnish
Vendors
1 53 (39.55%) Zend
2 4 (2.99%) Oracle
3 3 (2.24%) Red Hat
3 3 (2.24%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.24%) Adobe
4 1 (0.75%) Google
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