The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior PHP Developer
Rank 603 541 573
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +32
Contract jobs requiring a Senior PHP Developer 27 75 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.13% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.14% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 56 19
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£365 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £325 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - -

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
54176 52067 49457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.80% 92.10% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 34646 31581 29422
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1992 2012 2139
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 2015.

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 22 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 3 September 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 -58 27 £365 -8.75% 43
South East -9 8 £375 -6.25% 3
London -49 8 £400 +1.58% 13
West Yorkshire -16 7 £300 -25.00% 2
Yorkshire -19 7 £300 -25.00% 5
Dover - 3 £500 -
Leeds - 3 £350 - 2
Kent - 3 £500 -
Warwickshire - 3 £275 -
West Midlands - 3 £275 -
City of London +11 2 £415 +7.79% 3
Hertfordshire +6 2 £500 +33.33%
East of England +5 2 £500 +33.33%
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £500 -
Hampshire -3 1 £375 -6.25% 1
Berkshire -4 1 - - 1
Surrey - 1 £350 -
North West - 1 £375 - 15
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Chester - 1 £375 - 1
Southampton - 1 £375 -
Cheshire - 1 £375 - 3

Senior PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 61 (100.00%) PHP
2 35 (57.38%) JavaScript
3 34 (55.74%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (49.18%) Zend
5 28 (45.90%) MySQL
6 25 (40.98%) HTML
6 25 (40.98%) TDD
7 24 (39.34%) CSS
8 22 (36.07%) Symfony
9 19 (31.15%) MVC
10 17 (27.87%) jQuery
11 16 (26.23%) OOP
12 15 (24.59%) OO
13 13 (21.31%) SQL
13 13 (21.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 12 (19.67%) Open Source
14 12 (19.67%) Laravel
15 11 (18.03%) Security Cleared
15 11 (18.03%) OO PHP
16 10 (16.39%) PHP5
16 10 (16.39%) HTML5
17 9 (14.75%) REST
17 9 (14.75%) SOA
17 9 (14.75%) LAMP
18 8 (13.11%) Scrum
18 8 (13.11%) Finance
18 8 (13.11%) Apache
18 8 (13.11%) Linux
18 8 (13.11%) E-Commerce
18 8 (13.11%) Sass

Senior PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 8 (13.11%) Apache
2 3 (4.92%) Node.js
3 2 (3.28%) Drupal
4 1 (1.64%) WordPress
4 1 (1.64%) nginx
4 1 (1.64%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.64%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (45.90%) MySQL
2 8 (13.11%) MongoDB
3 6 (9.84%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.64%) QlikView
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Subversion
1 6 (9.84%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.92%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.92%) Grunt
2 3 (4.92%) Bower
3 2 (3.28%) PHPUnit
3 2 (3.28%) JIRA
4 1 (1.64%) Selenium
4 1 (1.64%) Broccoli
General
1 8 (13.11%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Legal
2 1 (1.64%) Advertising
2 1 (1.64%) Publishing
2 1 (1.64%) Retail
2 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (40.98%) HTML
2 24 (39.34%) CSS
3 22 (36.07%) Symfony
4 17 (27.87%) jQuery
5 13 (21.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 12 (19.67%) Laravel
7 10 (16.39%) HTML5
8 9 (14.75%) REST
8 9 (14.75%) LAMP
9 8 (13.11%) Sass
10 6 (9.84%) CSS3
10 6 (9.84%) Ajax
11 5 (8.20%) Zend Framework
11 5 (8.20%) Web Services
11 5 (8.20%) XML
12 4 (6.56%) Doctrine
13 3 (4.92%) LESS
13 3 (4.92%) Yii
14 2 (3.28%) JSON
14 2 (3.28%) Smarty
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) E-Learning
2 2 (3.28%) User Experience
3 1 (1.64%) Replication
3 1 (1.64%) Clustering
3 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.11%) Linux
2 1 (1.64%) UNIX
2 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (55.74%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (40.98%) TDD
3 19 (31.15%) MVC
4 16 (26.23%) OOP
5 15 (24.59%) OO
6 12 (19.67%) Open Source
7 11 (18.03%) OO PHP
8 9 (14.75%) SOA
9 8 (13.11%) Scrum
9 8 (13.11%) E-Commerce
10 4 (6.56%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (6.56%) BDD
10 4 (6.56%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (4.92%) Web Application Development
11 3 (4.92%) Unit Testing
11 3 (4.92%) Web Design
12 2 (3.28%) Automated Testing
12 2 (3.28%) Analytics
12 2 (3.28%) Mentoring
13 1 (1.64%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 61 (100.00%) PHP
2 35 (57.38%) JavaScript
3 13 (21.31%) SQL
4 10 (16.39%) PHP5
5 3 (4.92%) Java
6 1 (1.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (18.03%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) Puppet
2 1 (1.64%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.64%) Salt
Vendors
1 30 (49.18%) Zend
2 3 (4.92%) Google
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle
3 1 (1.64%) WorldPay
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