The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior PHP Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior PHP Developer
UK
Rank 571 573 551
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Senior PHP Developer 29 45 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.088% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.093% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 38 41
Median daily rate £370 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £320 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.67% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
42483 48201 47260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 27643 30615 29774
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 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1508 1765 1883
Median hourly rate £17.77 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.54% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

Senior PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Senior PHP Developer in the job title.

Senior PHP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior PHP Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior PHP Developer within the UK.

Senior PHP Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior PHP Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior PHP Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Senior PHP Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior PHP Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior PHP Developer within the UK.

Senior PHP Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior PHP Developer
Top 21 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior PHP Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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 +12 29 £370 -1.33% 46
London -10 16 £413 +10.00% 8
City of London -13 3 £350 -12.50% 1
East of England - 3 - - 2
Cambridgeshire - 3 - -
Stafford - 3 £370 -
Staffordshire - 3 £370 -
Cambridge - 3 - -
West Midlands - 3 £370 - 7
South East +22 2 £344 -11.29% 7
North West +18 2 £375 +21.95% 5
West Yorkshire +17 2 £350 +22.80% 4
Manchester +15 2 £375 +21.95% 3
Yorkshire +9 2 £350 +22.80% 7
Leeds - 2 £350 - 3
Hampshire +9 1 £363 -6.45% 1
East Midlands - 1 £425 - 6
Surrey - 1 £325 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 £425 - 2
Nottingham - 1 £425 - 1
Esher - 1 £325 -

Senior PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, Senior PHP 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 Senior PHP Developer in the job title.

1 77 (100.00%) PHP
2 39 (50.65%) JavaScript
3 37 (48.05%) HTML
4 33 (42.86%) CSS
5 32 (41.56%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (36.36%) OO
6 28 (36.36%) Symfony
6 28 (36.36%) Git (software)
7 25 (32.47%) Linux
7 25 (32.47%) Jenkins
7 25 (32.47%) OO PHP
8 22 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (27.27%) Web Development
9 21 (27.27%) BDD
10 20 (25.97%) MySQL
10 20 (25.97%) TDD
11 18 (23.38%) Relational Database
12 17 (22.08%) Zend
13 16 (20.78%) MVC
13 16 (20.78%) Docker
14 14 (18.18%) Laravel
15 13 (16.88%) Unix
15 13 (16.88%) HTTP
16 12 (15.58%) Mac OS X
17 11 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
17 11 (14.29%) RESTful
17 11 (14.29%) Behat
18 10 (12.99%) User Acceptance Testing
18 10 (12.99%) Configuration Management
19 9 (11.69%) Scrum

Senior PHP 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 8 (10.39%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (9.09%) Apache
3 6 (7.79%) Drupal
4 5 (6.49%) WordPress
5 3 (3.90%) CMS
6 1 (1.30%) ColdFusion
6 1 (1.30%) concrete5
6 1 (1.30%) Confluence
6 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.30%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) MS Office
1 1 (1.30%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.30%) Pixelmator
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Magento
2 2 (2.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.30%) GitHub
3 1 (1.30%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.88%) HTTP
2 1 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.97%) MySQL
2 18 (23.38%) Relational Database
3 11 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (5.19%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.19%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.60%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 25 (32.47%) Jenkins
3 9 (11.69%) Cucumber
4 8 (10.39%) PHPUnit
5 6 (7.79%) WebDriver
6 4 (5.19%) Subversion
7 3 (3.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (3.90%) gulp
7 3 (3.90%) JIRA
7 3 (3.90%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (3.90%) Selenium
8 1 (1.30%) Grunt
8 1 (1.30%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.30%) Mocha
8 1 (1.30%) Protractor
8 1 (1.30%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (5.19%) Finance
1 4 (5.19%) Retail
2 3 (3.90%) Marketing
3 2 (2.60%) Advertising
3 2 (2.60%) Electronics
3 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.30%) Music Industry
4 1 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.30%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (48.05%) HTML
2 33 (42.86%) CSS
3 28 (36.36%) Symfony
4 14 (18.18%) Laravel
5 11 (14.29%) Behat
5 11 (14.29%) RESTful
6 9 (11.69%) Doctrine
6 9 (11.69%) HTML5
6 9 (11.69%) LAMP
6 9 (11.69%) REST
7 8 (10.39%) jQuery
7 8 (10.39%) Web Services
8 7 (9.09%) SOAP
8 7 (9.09%) Zend Framework
9 6 (7.79%) AngularJS
9 6 (7.79%) Node.js
10 5 (6.49%) React
11 4 (5.19%) CSS3
11 4 (5.19%) JMS
11 4 (5.19%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) Visualisation
2 4 (5.19%) User Experience
3 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.30%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.30%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 25 (32.47%) Linux
2 13 (16.88%) Unix
3 12 (15.58%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.30%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (41.56%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (36.36%) OO
3 25 (32.47%) OO PHP
4 22 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (27.27%) BDD
5 21 (27.27%) Web Development
6 20 (25.97%) TDD
7 16 (20.78%) MVC
8 10 (12.99%) Configuration Management
8 10 (12.99%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (11.69%) Line Management
9 9 (11.69%) OOP
9 9 (11.69%) Responsive Web Design
9 9 (11.69%) Scrum
10 8 (10.39%) Mentoring
10 8 (10.39%) Web Design
11 4 (5.19%) DevOps
11 4 (5.19%) Front End Development
11 4 (5.19%) Service Design
12 3 (3.90%) Case Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (100.00%) PHP
2 39 (50.65%) JavaScript
3 6 (7.79%) Java
3 6 (7.79%) SQL
4 3 (3.90%) PHP 7
5 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.60%) C
5 2 (2.60%) Python
6 1 (1.30%) Go
6 1 (1.30%) PHP 5
6 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (11.69%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.49%) DBS Check
3 4 (5.19%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.60%) Degree
5 1 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.30%) WAI
System Software
1 16 (20.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) Ansible
2 1 (1.30%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (22.08%) Zend
2 3 (3.90%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle
3 2 (2.60%) SAP
4 1 (1.30%) Apple
4 1 (1.30%) Google
4 1 (1.30%) Sage
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