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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior PHP Developer
Rank 614 584 565
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Senior PHP Developer 30 39 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.071% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.075% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 31 38
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £301 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £490 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
50844 52173 51273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.70% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 33234 32322 31697
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1467 2070 2148
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 30 May 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 25 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 30 May 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 -4 28 £388 +3.33% 57
London -2 15 £394 +5.00% 21
South East -9 8 £325 -18.75% 8
Hampshire +3 4 £325 - 4
Southampton - 3 £336 - 2
City of London +44 2 £375 - 3
Buckinghamshire +12 2 £325 -
Yorkshire +5 2 £406 +32.65% 9
Surrey - 2 £350 - 2
Milton Keynes - 2 £325 -
East Midlands +6 1 - - 7
Leeds -2 1 £400 +10.34% 5
West Yorkshire -3 1 £400 +30.61% 6
Leamington Spa -4 1 £303 +2.54%
Warwickshire -6 1 £303 +2.54%
Bristol -6 1 £400 +6.66%
South West -10 1 £400 +6.66% 2
West Midlands -15 1 £303 +2.54% 1
Wales - 1 £425 -
South Wales - 1 £425 -
Cardiff - 1 £425 -
Lincolnshire - 1 - - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 £413 - 2
Lincoln - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 £413 - 2

Senior PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 76 (100.00%) PHP
2 48 (63.16%) JavaScript
3 44 (57.89%) Symfony
4 40 (52.63%) HTML
5 39 (51.32%) MVC
6 35 (46.05%) CSS
7 34 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (43.42%) MySQL
9 27 (35.53%) Laravel
10 22 (28.95%) Git (software)
11 21 (27.63%) RESTful
12 20 (26.32%) OO
13 19 (25.00%) Web Services
13 19 (25.00%) TDD
13 19 (25.00%) Zend
14 16 (21.05%) HTML5
14 16 (21.05%) BDD
15 13 (17.11%) CSS3
15 13 (17.11%) Unit Testing
15 13 (17.11%) WordPress
15 13 (17.11%) Web Development
15 13 (17.11%) LAMP
15 13 (17.11%) OOP
15 13 (17.11%) OO PHP
16 12 (15.79%) Linux
16 12 (15.79%) SQL
16 12 (15.79%) PHPUnit
17 11 (14.47%) Java
17 11 (14.47%) Python
17 11 (14.47%) 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 13 (17.11%) WordPress
2 10 (13.16%) Apache
3 7 (9.21%) CMS
4 5 (6.58%) Drupal
5 4 (5.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (5.26%) Magnolia
5 4 (5.26%) nginx
6 3 (3.95%) Node.js
7 1 (1.32%) Alfresco
7 1 (1.32%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.32%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (1.32%) SugarCRM
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) BigMachines
1 3 (3.95%) Eloqua
1 3 (3.95%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.84%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.58%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.95%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.95%) SaaS
4 1 (1.32%) GitHub
4 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) Internet
1 1 (1.32%) LDAP
1 1 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (43.42%) MySQL
2 6 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (6.58%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (2.63%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (28.95%) Git (software)
2 12 (15.79%) PHPUnit
3 6 (7.89%) Subversion
4 4 (5.26%) Grunt
4 4 (5.26%) JIRA
5 3 (3.95%) Bower
5 3 (3.95%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (3.95%) Vagrant
6 2 (2.63%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.63%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.32%) Geb
7 1 (1.32%) Gradle
7 1 (1.32%) JUnit
7 1 (1.32%) Selenium
7 1 (1.32%) Spock
General
1 10 (13.16%) Finance
2 5 (6.58%) Retail
3 4 (5.26%) Advertising
4 2 (2.63%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (57.89%) Symfony
2 40 (52.63%) HTML
3 35 (46.05%) CSS
4 27 (35.53%) Laravel
5 21 (27.63%) RESTful
6 19 (25.00%) Web Services
7 16 (21.05%) HTML5
8 13 (17.11%) CSS3
8 13 (17.11%) LAMP
9 10 (13.16%) jQuery
9 10 (13.16%) XML
10 9 (11.84%) REST
11 8 (10.53%) Behat
11 8 (10.53%) SOAP
12 7 (9.21%) Yii
13 6 (7.89%) JSON
14 5 (6.58%) AngularJS
14 5 (6.58%) Doctrine
15 4 (5.26%) LAPP Stack
15 4 (5.26%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.58%) User Experience
2 4 (5.26%) Fintech
3 3 (3.95%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.95%) Blog
3 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.63%) iPad
4 2 (2.63%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.32%) Replication
5 1 (1.32%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (51.32%) MVC
2 34 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (26.32%) OO
4 19 (25.00%) TDD
5 16 (21.05%) BDD
6 13 (17.11%) OO PHP
6 13 (17.11%) OOP
6 13 (17.11%) Unit Testing
6 13 (17.11%) Web Development
7 11 (14.47%) Scrum
8 7 (9.21%) E-Commerce
9 6 (7.89%) Data Protection
10 4 (5.26%) Coaching
10 4 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (5.26%) Mentoring
11 3 (3.95%) CRM
11 3 (3.95%) Microservices
11 3 (3.95%) Multithreading
11 3 (3.95%) Software Engineering
12 2 (2.63%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 76 (100.00%) PHP
2 48 (63.16%) JavaScript
3 12 (15.79%) SQL
4 11 (14.47%) Java
4 11 (14.47%) Python
5 9 (11.84%) Ruby
6 4 (5.26%) PHP 5
7 3 (3.95%) Apex Code
8 2 (2.63%) Go
9 1 (1.32%) Clojure
9 1 (1.32%) Erlang
9 1 (1.32%) Groovy
9 1 (1.32%) Jython
9 1 (1.32%) PHP 7
9 1 (1.32%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (2.63%) Degree
2 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) Puppet
2 1 (1.32%) Ansible
2 1 (1.32%) Kibana
2 1 (1.32%) logstash
2 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (25.00%) Zend
2 4 (5.26%) Interwoven
3 3 (3.95%) Oracle
3 3 (3.95%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (3.95%) Siebel
4 2 (2.63%) Facebook
4 2 (2.63%) Google
5 1 (1.32%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.32%) Sencha
5 1 (1.32%) Twitter
Woking, Surrey
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £40000 - £65000 Per Annum + bonus + BUPA + free lunch + full training
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified NEG
Posted: 5 days ago