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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Web Developer
Rank 554 517 493
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -24
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Web Developer 57 66 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.13% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 48 52
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£323 £285 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.15% +4.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £212 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £285 £250
% change year-on-year
+12.28% +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +40.00%

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
51961 49585 53705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.02% 92.76% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 31503 29488 30138
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2007 2141 2629
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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 2 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 2 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 -24 56 £323 +13.15% 53
London +18 25 £348 +6.92% 9
Yorkshire +6 8 £316 +15.00% 5
East of England -19 7 £320 +16.36% 2
South West -41 7 £400 +40.35% 7
South East -9 6 £325 +8.33% 13
Sheffield +10 4 £245 - 1
South Yorkshire +7 4 £245 - 2
Bristol -18 4 £400 +33.33% 2
Berkshire +9 3 £325 -7.14%
West Yorkshire +4 3 £313 +13.63% 3
Norfolk - 3 - -
Norwich - 3 - -
Reading +10 2 £325 -
Slough +2 2 £325 -7.14%
Oxfordshire -2 2 - - 1
Surrey -4 2 £325 -7.14% 1
North West -6 2 £193 -35.83% 6
Cambridgeshire -7 2 £320 +62.02% 2
Hampshire -11 2 £325 +13.04% 8
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Leicestershire - 2 £200 -
East Midlands - 2 £200 - 5
Bracknell - 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 £320 - 2
Leicester - 2 £200 -
Maidenhead - 2 £325 -
City of London +33 1 - -
Basingstoke +16 1 £325 - 1
Leeds +5 1 £313 +13.63%

PHP Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 152 (100.00%) PHP
2 97 (63.82%) MySQL
3 88 (57.89%) HTML
4 74 (48.68%) CSS
5 72 (47.37%) JavaScript
5 72 (47.37%) MVC
6 69 (45.39%) Zend
7 45 (29.61%) jQuery
8 44 (28.95%) Drupal
9 42 (27.63%) Symfony
10 36 (23.68%) OO
11 35 (23.03%) LAMP
12 33 (21.71%) CodeIgniter
12 33 (21.71%) PHP5
13 29 (19.08%) Agile Software Development
14 28 (18.42%) OOP
14 28 (18.42%) Git (software)
15 27 (17.76%) TDD
15 27 (17.76%) Web Development
16 24 (15.79%) HTML5
17 23 (15.13%) Web Services
18 20 (13.16%) SOAP
18 20 (13.16%) Jenkins
19 18 (11.84%) Ajax
20 16 (10.53%) WordPress
20 16 (10.53%) Zend Framework
20 16 (10.53%) Linux
21 15 (9.87%) PHPUnit
22 14 (9.21%) E-Commerce
22 14 (9.21%) Subversion

PHP Web Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 44 (28.95%) Drupal
2 16 (10.53%) WordPress
3 12 (7.89%) Apache
3 12 (7.89%) CMS
4 6 (3.95%) Moodle
5 4 (2.63%) SugarCRM
5 4 (2.63%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.97%) Joomla!
7 2 (1.32%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.66%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.66%) concrete5
8 1 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (4.61%) Magento
2 1 (0.66%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.26%) Internet
2 2 (1.32%) Extranet
2 2 (1.32%) HTTP
3 1 (0.66%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (63.82%) MySQL
2 4 (2.63%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.97%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.97%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.66%) SQLite
4 1 (0.66%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.66%) Redis
4 1 (0.66%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 28 (18.42%) Git (software)
2 20 (13.16%) Jenkins
3 15 (9.87%) PHPUnit
4 14 (9.21%) Subversion
5 2 (1.32%) Maven
5 2 (1.32%) JUnit
5 2 (1.32%) Bazaar
5 2 (1.32%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.32%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.66%) Flash Builder
6 1 (0.66%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.66%) JIRA
General
1 4 (2.63%) Publishing
2 3 (1.97%) Marketing
3 2 (1.32%) Finance
3 2 (1.32%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.66%) Games
4 1 (0.66%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (57.89%) HTML
2 74 (48.68%) CSS
3 45 (29.61%) jQuery
4 42 (27.63%) Symfony
5 35 (23.03%) LAMP
6 33 (21.71%) CodeIgniter
7 24 (15.79%) HTML5
8 23 (15.13%) Web Services
9 20 (13.16%) SOAP
10 18 (11.84%) Ajax
11 16 (10.53%) Zend Framework
12 11 (7.24%) CSS3
13 9 (5.92%) Laravel
14 5 (3.29%) CakePHP
15 4 (2.63%) XML
16 3 (1.97%) Flash
16 3 (1.97%) XHTML
16 3 (1.97%) Django
16 3 (1.97%) Spring
16 3 (1.97%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.24%) Open Source
2 8 (5.26%) Digital Media
3 4 (2.63%) E-Learning
4 2 (1.32%) Web 2.0
4 2 (1.32%) Graphic Design
4 2 (1.32%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.66%) Animation
5 1 (0.66%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.66%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.66%) iPhone
5 1 (0.66%) Derivative
5 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.53%) Linux
2 9 (5.92%) Android
3 7 (4.61%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.29%) UNIX
5 2 (1.32%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.66%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.66%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (47.37%) MVC
2 36 (23.68%) OO
3 29 (19.08%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (18.42%) OOP
5 27 (17.76%) TDD
5 27 (17.76%) Web Development
6 14 (9.21%) Software Engineering
6 14 (9.21%) E-Commerce
7 13 (8.55%) OO PHP
8 7 (4.61%) UML
9 6 (3.95%) Scrum
9 6 (3.95%) Unit Testing
10 5 (3.29%) Project Management
11 4 (2.63%) Content Management
12 3 (1.97%) Web Design
12 3 (1.97%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (1.97%) BDD
13 2 (1.32%) Responsive Web Design
13 2 (1.32%) Android Development
13 2 (1.32%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 152 (100.00%) PHP
2 72 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 33 (21.71%) PHP5
4 9 (5.92%) SQL
5 7 (4.61%) Perl
5 7 (4.61%) Python
6 4 (2.63%) Ruby
7 3 (1.97%) Java
8 2 (1.32%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.32%) ActionScript
8 2 (1.32%) Tcl
8 2 (1.32%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.66%) PHP4
9 1 (0.66%) Scala
9 1 (0.66%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.66%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (1.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.97%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.32%) Shibboleth
2 1 (0.66%) Varnish
Vendors
1 69 (45.39%) Zend
2 4 (2.63%) Oracle
2 4 (2.63%) Adobe
3 2 (1.32%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.66%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.66%) Apple
4 1 (0.66%) Google
Manchester, Lancashire
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Rate: £24 per hour
Posted: 14 hours ago