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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP Web Developer
Rank 605 596 568
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -28
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Web Developer 25 48 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.087% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.091% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 37 46
Median daily rate £350 £294 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.14% -2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £280 £285
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.00

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
47154 52548 52697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.59% 94.79% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 30883 33471 33311
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 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1660 2050 2167
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 7 December 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 27 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 7 December 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 -1 23 £350 +19.14% 65
London -3 10 £350 +16.66% 5
South East +19 5 £350 +25.00% 13
Oxford -3 3 £350 -41.66% 1
Oxfordshire -6 3 £350 -41.66% 2
West Midlands -17 2 £350 +75.00% 14
Scotland - 2 £240 - 2
North West - 2 - - 10
South West - 2 £283 - 7
Manchester - 2 - - 4
West Yorkshire +20 1 £400 +25.00% 2
Leeds +14 1 £400 +25.00% 2
Norfolk +13 1 - -
Berkshire +8 1 £450 +60.71% 2
Yorkshire +7 1 £400 +33.33% 3
East of England +7 1 - - 4
Slough +5 1 £450 +60.71%
West Sussex - 1 - - 2
Worcester - 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 £325 -
Bristol - 1 £283 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 1
Coventry - 1 £350 -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Dundee - 1 £240 -
Glasgow - 1 - - 1

PHP Web Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 87 (100.00%) PHP
2 83 (95.40%) Web Development
3 64 (73.56%) JavaScript
4 58 (66.67%) HTML
5 57 (65.52%) CSS
6 38 (43.68%) MySQL
7 34 (39.08%) jQuery
8 29 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (28.74%) LAMP
10 24 (27.59%) E-Commerce
11 22 (25.29%) Web Services
12 21 (24.14%) Zend
13 20 (22.99%) Git (software)
14 19 (21.84%) CSS3
15 17 (19.54%) TDD
16 16 (18.39%) WordPress
17 15 (17.24%) SQL
17 15 (17.24%) Finance
17 15 (17.24%) Node.js
18 13 (14.94%) Responsive Web Design
18 13 (14.94%) OO
19 12 (13.79%) OOP
19 12 (13.79%) Kanban
19 12 (13.79%) HTML5
20 11 (12.64%) Subversion
20 11 (12.64%) JSON
20 11 (12.64%) Linux
20 11 (12.64%) Apache
21 10 (11.49%) Scrum
21 10 (11.49%) e-Learning

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 (18.39%) WordPress
2 11 (12.64%) Apache
3 7 (8.05%) Drupal
4 6 (6.90%) CMS
5 2 (2.30%) Jadu
6 1 (1.15%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.15%) ColdFusion
6 1 (1.15%) Confluence
6 1 (1.15%) IIS
6 1 (1.15%) nginx
6 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 8 (9.20%) Magento
2 1 (1.15%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.20%) GitHub
2 7 (8.05%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.45%) Intranet
2 2 (2.30%) Internet
3 1 (1.15%) DNS
3 1 (1.15%) Extranet
3 1 (1.15%) HTTP
3 1 (1.15%) LDAP
3 1 (1.15%) SSH
3 1 (1.15%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (43.68%) MySQL
2 8 (9.20%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.60%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.15%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (22.99%) Git (software)
2 11 (12.64%) Subversion
3 8 (9.20%) PHPUnit
4 6 (6.90%) Jasmine
5 5 (5.75%) Bitbucket
6 4 (4.60%) JIRA
7 2 (2.30%) Ant
7 2 (2.30%) Apache Ivy
7 2 (2.30%) Gradle
7 2 (2.30%) Maven
8 1 (1.15%) gulp
8 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.15%) QUnit
General
1 15 (17.24%) Finance
2 9 (10.34%) Publishing
3 3 (3.45%) Marketing
4 2 (2.30%) Banking
5 1 (1.15%) Music Industry
5 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (66.67%) HTML
2 57 (65.52%) CSS
3 34 (39.08%) jQuery
4 25 (28.74%) LAMP
5 22 (25.29%) Web Services
6 19 (21.84%) CSS3
7 15 (17.24%) Node.js
8 12 (13.79%) HTML5
9 11 (12.64%) JSON
10 10 (11.49%) Sass
10 10 (11.49%) XML
11 9 (10.34%) AngularJS
11 9 (10.34%) RESTful
11 9 (10.34%) Symfony
11 9 (10.34%) Zend Framework
12 7 (8.05%) RequireJS
13 6 (6.90%) CakePHP
13 6 (6.90%) SOAP
14 5 (5.75%) Behat
15 4 (4.60%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.49%) e-Learning
2 7 (8.05%) Data Structures
3 4 (4.60%) User Experience
4 3 (3.45%) Statistics
5 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.30%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.15%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.15%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.15%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.15%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.64%) Linux
2 2 (2.30%) CentOS
3 1 (1.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (95.40%) Web Development
2 29 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (27.59%) E-Commerce
4 17 (19.54%) TDD
5 13 (14.94%) OO
5 13 (14.94%) Responsive Web Design
6 12 (13.79%) Kanban
6 12 (13.79%) OOP
7 10 (11.49%) Scrum
8 9 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (10.34%) MVC
9 8 (9.20%) API Development
9 8 (9.20%) Open Source
9 8 (9.20%) Pair Programming
10 7 (8.05%) Automation Testing
11 6 (6.90%) BDD
11 6 (6.90%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 6 (6.90%) Front End Development
11 6 (6.90%) OO PHP
11 6 (6.90%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 87 (100.00%) PHP
2 64 (73.56%) JavaScript
3 15 (17.24%) SQL
4 6 (6.90%) PHP 5
5 5 (5.75%) Java
6 2 (2.30%) C
7 1 (1.15%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.15%) C++
7 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.15%) Python
7 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.60%) Degree
1 4 (4.60%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.45%) Ansible
2 1 (1.15%) Opsview
Vendors
1 21 (24.14%) Zend
2 1 (1.15%) Rackspace
2 1 (1.15%) Sybase
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