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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Web Developer
Rank 572 485 514
Rank change year-on-year
-87 +29
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Web Developer 22 115 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.21% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.23% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 102 34
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£318 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.28% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £350 £213
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +64.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £175.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £175.00 -

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
51450 50956 44853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.28% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 31225 31058 25652
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2017 2017 2210
Average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.22% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -93 21 £318 -9.28% 53
East of England +20 5 £198 -36.80% 5
South East -27 4 £355 +18.33% 16
Cambridgeshire - 4 £195 - 1
North West - 4 £324 - 6
London -9 3 £338 -3.57% 11
West Midlands -9 3 £288 -17.85% 4
West Yorkshire -36 3 £375 +7.14% 4
Leeds -40 3 £275 -21.42% 3
Yorkshire -43 3 £375 +7.14% 6
Manchester - 3 £318 - 3
Birmingham +1 2 £319 -8.92% 1
Reading 0 2 £288 -22.29% 1
Berkshire -8 2 £288 -17.85% 1
City of London +16 1 - - 2
Scotland +5 1 - - 1
Surrey +1 1 £355 +29.09%
Hertfordshire +1 1 £300 -7.69%
Harrogate -8 1 £375 +7.14% 1
North Yorkshire -10 1 £375 +7.14% 1
Sheffield -11 1 £375 -
South Yorkshire -12 1 £375 - 1
Oxford -14 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire -20 1 - - 2
Hampshire -23 1 £200 -33.33% 4
Bradford -27 1 £375 +7.14%
South West -27 1 £200 -42.85% 3
Cambridge - 1 £200 -
Dorking - 1 £355 -
Edinburgh - 1 - - 1

PHP Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 50 (100.00%) PHP
2 44 (88.00%) HTML
3 42 (84.00%) CSS
4 39 (78.00%) MySQL
5 37 (74.00%) JavaScript
6 25 (50.00%) jQuery
7 22 (44.00%) HTML5
8 21 (42.00%) OOP
9 19 (38.00%) MVC
10 15 (30.00%) Git (software)
11 14 (28.00%) LAMP
12 12 (24.00%) SQL
12 12 (24.00%) PHP5
13 11 (22.00%) Web Development
13 11 (22.00%) Laravel
13 11 (22.00%) Linux
14 10 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (20.00%) Marketing
14 10 (20.00%) WordPress
15 9 (18.00%) Drupal
15 9 (18.00%) Symfony
15 9 (18.00%) CSS3
15 9 (18.00%) CMS
16 8 (16.00%) OO
16 8 (16.00%) Apache
16 8 (16.00%) XML
17 7 (14.00%) E-Commerce
17 7 (14.00%) TDD
17 7 (14.00%) Software Engineering
17 7 (14.00%) CodeIgniter

PHP Web Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 10 (20.00%) WordPress
2 9 (18.00%) Drupal
2 9 (18.00%) CMS
3 8 (16.00%) Apache
4 2 (4.00%) IIS
5 1 (2.00%) MODX
5 1 (2.00%) Node.js
5 1 (2.00%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Photoshop
2 4 (8.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (8.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (4.00%) MS Office
3 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.00%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) GitHub
2 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) Intranet
1 1 (2.00%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (78.00%) MySQL
2 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (12.00%) Subversion
3 2 (4.00%) PhpStorm
4 1 (2.00%) NetBeans
4 1 (2.00%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (2.00%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.00%) Bazaar
General
1 10 (20.00%) Marketing
2 4 (8.00%) Advertising
3 1 (2.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (88.00%) HTML
2 42 (84.00%) CSS
3 25 (50.00%) jQuery
4 22 (44.00%) HTML5
5 14 (28.00%) LAMP
6 11 (22.00%) Laravel
7 9 (18.00%) Symfony
7 9 (18.00%) CSS3
8 8 (16.00%) XML
9 7 (14.00%) CodeIgniter
10 6 (12.00%) Doctrine
11 5 (10.00%) XSLT
12 4 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (8.00%) JSON
12 4 (8.00%) CakePHP
12 4 (8.00%) Ajax
12 4 (8.00%) AngularJS
13 3 (6.00%) XHTML
13 3 (6.00%) Backbone.js
14 2 (4.00%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (6.00%) Digital Media
1 3 (6.00%) Open Source
2 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.00%) Derivative
3 1 (2.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.00%) UNIX
2 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.00%) OOP
2 19 (38.00%) MVC
3 11 (22.00%) Web Development
4 10 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (16.00%) OO
6 7 (14.00%) E-Commerce
6 7 (14.00%) TDD
6 7 (14.00%) Software Engineering
7 5 (10.00%) Content Management
7 5 (10.00%) BDD
8 3 (6.00%) Analytics
9 2 (4.00%) OO PHP
10 1 (2.00%) Mobile Development
10 1 (2.00%) Web Design
10 1 (2.00%) Scrum
10 1 (2.00%) Migration
10 1 (2.00%) Project Management
10 1 (2.00%) B2B
10 1 (2.00%) CRM
10 1 (2.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (100.00%) PHP
2 37 (74.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (24.00%) SQL
3 12 (24.00%) PHP5
4 4 (8.00%) XPath
5 2 (4.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.00%) VBA
6 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.00%) Perl
6 1 (2.00%) Java
6 1 (2.00%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) Zend
2 4 (8.00%) Facebook
2 4 (8.00%) Adobe
3 3 (6.00%) Oracle
4 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.00%) VMware
5 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.00%) Siebel
5 1 (2.00%) Twitter
5 1 (2.00%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.00%) Eloqua
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