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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior PHP Developer
Rank 607 596 563
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -33
Contract jobs requiring a Senior PHP Developer 33 44 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.078% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.083% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 35 41
Median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £294 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
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
50938 53139 51380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.75% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 33216 33356 31629
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £568 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.16% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1509 2051 2085
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 24 June 2016.

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 20 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 24 June 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 -11 32 £400 - 49
London -2 21 £400 - 19
South East -1 6 £350 -30.00% 6
Southampton - 3 £336 -
Hampshire - 3 £336 - 4
City of London +35 2 £375 - 4
Yorkshire -3 2 £381 +42.52% 8
Surrey -4 2 £350 -
Leamington Spa -5 2 £304 +2.96%
Warwickshire -8 2 £304 +2.96% 1
West Midlands -21 2 £304 +11.46% 2
South Yorkshire - 2 £381 - 2
Sheffield - 2 £381 - 2
South West 0 1 £400 +1.26% 1
Bristol 0 1 £400 +1.26% 1
South Wales - 1 £425 -
Brighton - 1 £400 -
East Sussex - 1 £400 - 1
Cardiff - 1 £425 -
Wales - 1 £425 -

Senior PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, 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 79 (100.00%) PHP
2 49 (62.03%) JavaScript
3 47 (59.49%) Symfony
4 41 (51.90%) HTML
5 40 (50.63%) MVC
6 37 (46.84%) CSS
7 36 (45.57%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (43.04%) MySQL
9 32 (40.51%) Laravel
10 24 (30.38%) TDD
11 22 (27.85%) Web Services
11 22 (27.85%) OO
11 22 (27.85%) Git (software)
11 22 (27.85%) RESTful
12 19 (24.05%) BDD
13 18 (22.78%) HTML5
14 17 (21.52%) Zend
14 17 (21.52%) Linux
14 17 (21.52%) LAMP
15 16 (20.25%) Scrum
16 15 (18.99%) SQL
16 15 (18.99%) Apache
16 15 (18.99%) CSS3
17 14 (17.72%) Unit Testing
17 14 (17.72%) Web Development
17 14 (17.72%) OO PHP
18 13 (16.46%) OOP
18 13 (16.46%) WordPress
18 13 (16.46%) PHPUnit
19 12 (15.19%) Amazon AWS

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 15 (18.99%) Apache
2 13 (16.46%) WordPress
3 7 (8.86%) CMS
4 5 (6.33%) Drupal
4 5 (6.33%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (6.33%) nginx
5 4 (5.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (5.06%) Magnolia
6 1 (1.27%) Alfresco
6 1 (1.27%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.27%) ExpressionEngine
6 1 (1.27%) SugarCRM
Business Applications
1 6 (7.59%) Magento
2 3 (3.80%) BigMachines
2 3 (3.80%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.19%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.33%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.80%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.80%) SaaS
4 1 (1.27%) GitHub
4 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.27%) Internet
1 1 (1.27%) LDAP
1 1 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (43.04%) MySQL
2 11 (13.92%) MongoDB
3 9 (11.39%) NoSQL
4 6 (7.59%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (5.06%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (5.06%) Redis
6 2 (2.53%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (27.85%) Git (software)
2 13 (16.46%) PHPUnit
3 6 (7.59%) Subversion
4 4 (5.06%) JIRA
5 3 (3.80%) Bower
5 3 (3.80%) Grunt
5 3 (3.80%) Mercurial
5 3 (3.80%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (2.53%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.53%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.27%) Geb
7 1 (1.27%) Gradle
7 1 (1.27%) JMeter
7 1 (1.27%) JUnit
7 1 (1.27%) Selenium
7 1 (1.27%) Spock
7 1 (1.27%) Xdebug
General
1 11 (13.92%) Finance
2 6 (7.59%) Retail
3 2 (2.53%) Advertising
3 2 (2.53%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (59.49%) Symfony
2 41 (51.90%) HTML
3 37 (46.84%) CSS
4 32 (40.51%) Laravel
5 22 (27.85%) RESTful
5 22 (27.85%) Web Services
6 18 (22.78%) HTML5
7 17 (21.52%) LAMP
8 15 (18.99%) CSS3
9 10 (12.66%) REST
10 9 (11.39%) XML
11 7 (8.86%) Behat
11 7 (8.86%) jQuery
11 7 (8.86%) React
11 7 (8.86%) Yii
12 6 (7.59%) JSON
13 5 (6.33%) AngularJS
13 5 (6.33%) SOAP
14 4 (5.06%) LAPP Stack
14 4 (5.06%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.33%) User Experience
2 4 (5.06%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.06%) Fintech
3 3 (3.80%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.80%) Blog
4 2 (2.53%) iPad
4 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.27%) Replication
5 1 (1.27%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 17 (21.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (50.63%) MVC
2 36 (45.57%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (30.38%) TDD
4 22 (27.85%) OO
5 19 (24.05%) BDD
6 16 (20.25%) Scrum
7 14 (17.72%) OO PHP
7 14 (17.72%) Unit Testing
7 14 (17.72%) Web Development
8 13 (16.46%) OOP
9 10 (12.66%) E-Commerce
10 6 (7.59%) Data Protection
11 4 (5.06%) Coaching
11 4 (5.06%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (5.06%) Mentoring
12 3 (3.80%) CRM
12 3 (3.80%) Microservices
12 3 (3.80%) Multithreading
12 3 (3.80%) Software Engineering
13 2 (2.53%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 79 (100.00%) PHP
2 49 (62.03%) JavaScript
3 15 (18.99%) SQL
4 11 (13.92%) Java
4 11 (13.92%) Python
5 9 (11.39%) Ruby
6 4 (5.06%) PHP 5
7 3 (3.80%) Apex Code
8 2 (2.53%) Go
9 1 (1.27%) Clojure
9 1 (1.27%) Erlang
9 1 (1.27%) Groovy
9 1 (1.27%) Jython
9 1 (1.27%) PHP 7
9 1 (1.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (2.53%) Degree
2 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.06%) Varnish
2 1 (1.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) Puppet
2 1 (1.27%) Ansible
2 1 (1.27%) Kibana
2 1 (1.27%) logstash
2 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (21.52%) Zend
2 4 (5.06%) Interwoven
3 3 (3.80%) Oracle
3 3 (3.80%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (3.80%) Siebel
4 1 (1.27%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.27%) Sencha
4 1 (1.27%) Twitter
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