The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior PHP 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 Senior PHP Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior PHP Developer
Rank 524 538 556
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Senior PHP Developer 69 30 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.059% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.064% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 24 19
Average daily rate
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£385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £298 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £479 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £283
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +6.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50509 47198 53521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.39% 92.49% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30674 27610 29823
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1993 2137 2716
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -6.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Senior PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior PHP Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 25 July 2014.

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 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior PHP Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 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 +11 69 £385 +2.66% 49
London +13 35 £380 +1.33% 21
Bristol - 23 £413 - 2
South West - 23 £413 - 7
South East -4 7 £300 -14.28% 5
Middlesex - 5 - -
City of London +11 4 £368 -8.12% 2
East of England -25 1 - - 2
North West - 1 - - 3
Berkshire - 1 £300 - 1
Hampshire - 1 - - 2
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Cornwall - - - -
Dorset - - - - 4
East Sussex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Ascot - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bath - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - - 1
Bournemouth - - - - 2
Brighton - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
Northamptonshire - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
Somerset - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - - 1

Senior PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior PHP 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 Senior PHP Developer in their job title.

1 101 (100.00%) PHP
2 55 (54.46%) Zend
3 50 (49.50%) MVC
4 48 (47.52%) MySQL
5 43 (42.57%) Symfony
6 38 (37.62%) HTML
7 35 (34.65%) CSS
8 34 (33.66%) OO
9 32 (31.68%) JavaScript
10 27 (26.73%) Git (software)
11 26 (25.74%) TDD
12 24 (23.76%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (20.79%) Unit Testing
14 20 (19.80%) PHP5
14 20 (19.80%) LAMP
15 19 (18.81%) jQuery
15 19 (18.81%) BDD
16 18 (17.82%) XML
17 17 (16.83%) Linux
18 16 (15.84%) OO PHP
19 15 (14.85%) OOP
20 13 (12.87%) MongoDB
20 13 (12.87%) Continuous Integration
20 13 (12.87%) Subversion
21 12 (11.88%) Zend Framework
21 12 (11.88%) Java
22 11 (10.89%) Scrum
22 11 (10.89%) Big Data
23 10 (9.90%) Jenkins
23 10 (9.90%) RESTful

Senior PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior PHP 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 Senior PHP Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (8.91%) Apache
2 6 (5.94%) Drupal
3 4 (3.96%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.97%) nginx
5 2 (1.98%) Node.js
6 1 (0.99%) Confluence
6 1 (0.99%) WordPress
6 1 (0.99%) CMS
6 1 (0.99%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.99%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (47.52%) MySQL
2 13 (12.87%) MongoDB
3 11 (10.89%) Big Data
4 9 (8.91%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.97%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.98%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.98%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.99%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.99%) Redis
7 1 (0.99%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 27 (26.73%) Git (software)
2 13 (12.87%) Subversion
3 10 (9.90%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.96%) PHPUnit
4 4 (3.96%) Selenium
4 4 (3.96%) Behat
5 2 (1.98%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.98%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.98%) Grunt
5 2 (1.98%) PhantomJS
6 1 (0.99%) JIRA
6 1 (0.99%) Hudson
General
1 5 (4.95%) Front Office
2 3 (2.97%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.98%) Billing
4 1 (0.99%) Music Industry
4 1 (0.99%) Marketing
4 1 (0.99%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (42.57%) Symfony
2 38 (37.62%) HTML
3 35 (34.65%) CSS
4 20 (19.80%) LAMP
5 19 (18.81%) jQuery
6 18 (17.82%) XML
7 12 (11.88%) Zend Framework
8 10 (9.90%) RESTful
9 9 (8.91%) HTML5
9 9 (8.91%) Web Services
10 8 (7.92%) CSS3
11 7 (6.93%) REST
11 7 (6.93%) JSON
11 7 (6.93%) Ajax
12 6 (5.94%) OAuth
13 4 (3.96%) Laravel
13 4 (3.96%) AngularJS
13 4 (3.96%) SOAP
14 3 (2.97%) Backbone.js
15 2 (1.98%) Sphinx
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.90%) Open Source
2 5 (4.95%) Visualisation
2 5 (4.95%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.96%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.97%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.99%) EPoS
6 1 (0.99%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.83%) Linux
2 5 (4.95%) UNIX
3 1 (0.99%) FreeBSD
3 1 (0.99%) Debian
3 1 (0.99%) Gentoo
3 1 (0.99%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (49.50%) MVC
2 34 (33.66%) OO
3 26 (25.74%) TDD
4 24 (23.76%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (20.79%) Unit Testing
6 19 (18.81%) BDD
7 16 (15.84%) OO PHP
8 15 (14.85%) OOP
9 13 (12.87%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (10.89%) Scrum
11 9 (8.91%) E-Commerce
12 4 (3.96%) OOA/OOD
12 4 (3.96%) SOA
12 4 (3.96%) Automated Testing
12 4 (3.96%) Web Development
13 3 (2.97%) Software Engineering
13 3 (2.97%) Responsive Web Design
14 2 (1.98%) Mobile Application Development
14 2 (1.98%) Software Architecture
14 2 (1.98%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 101 (100.00%) PHP
2 32 (31.68%) JavaScript
3 20 (19.80%) PHP5
4 12 (11.88%) Java
5 6 (5.94%) SQL
6 5 (4.95%) Ruby
7 4 (3.96%) Python
8 1 (0.99%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.99%) C#
8 1 (0.99%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 4 (3.96%) Degree
1 4 (3.96%) SC Cleared
1 4 (3.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) SLA
2 3 (2.97%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.98%) Puppet
1 2 (1.98%) Vagrant
1 2 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.98%) Ansible
Vendors
1 55 (54.46%) Zend
2 2 (1.98%) Oracle
3 1 (0.99%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.99%) Red Hat
3 1 (0.99%) Rackspace
3 1 (0.99%) SendGrid
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