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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior PHP Developer
Rank 629 629 568
Rank change year-on-year
0 -61
Contract jobs requiring a Senior PHP Developer 32 34 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.060% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.063% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 28 48
Median daily rate £400 £385 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £298 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +9.67%
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
51008 54089 51827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.76% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33192 34291 31378
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1546 2003 2097
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 July 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 19 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 July 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 +15 32 £400 +3.89% 46
London -4 14 £400 +6.66% 16
East Midlands +7 7 £420 - 6
South East +9 6 £400 -5.88% 6
Nottinghamshire 0 5 £453 - 1
Nottingham -5 5 £453 - 1
Southampton +12 3 £336 -10.33% 2
Hampshire +4 3 £336 -10.33% 5
Yorkshire -2 3 £381 +42.52% 7
East Sussex - 3 £400 -
Brighton - 3 £400 -
City of London +47 2 £375 -1.96% 3
Sheffield - 2 £381 - 1
South Yorkshire - 2 £381 - 1
Leamington Spa - 1 £305 -
Bristol - 1 £400 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 £305 - 1
South West - 1 £400 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £305 - 2

Senior PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 72 (100.00%) PHP
2 45 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 38 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (47.22%) Symfony
5 33 (45.83%) HTML
6 31 (43.06%) MVC
7 30 (41.67%) MySQL
8 29 (40.28%) CSS
9 28 (38.89%) OO
10 22 (30.56%) TDD
10 22 (30.56%) Git (software)
10 22 (30.56%) BDD
10 22 (30.56%) Laravel
11 21 (29.17%) Linux
12 20 (27.78%) OO PHP
13 19 (26.39%) Web Services
13 19 (26.39%) Zend
14 18 (25.00%) RESTful
14 18 (25.00%) LAMP
15 16 (22.22%) SQL
16 15 (20.83%) Scrum
17 14 (19.44%) HTML5
18 13 (18.06%) Apache
19 12 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
19 12 (16.67%) CSS3
20 11 (15.28%) REST
20 11 (15.28%) PHPUnit
20 11 (15.28%) MongoDB
20 11 (15.28%) Amazon AWS
21 10 (13.89%) WordPress

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 (18.06%) Apache
2 10 (13.89%) WordPress
3 9 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (5.56%) CMS
5 3 (4.17%) nginx
6 2 (2.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (2.78%) Drupal
6 2 (2.78%) Magnolia
7 1 (1.39%) Alfresco
7 1 (1.39%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.39%) Confluence
7 1 (1.39%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (8.33%) Magento
2 1 (1.39%) BigMachines
2 1 (1.39%) Eloqua
2 1 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.28%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.39%) GitHub
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.39%) PaaS
3 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) HTTP
2 1 (1.39%) Internet
2 1 (1.39%) LDAP
2 1 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (41.67%) MySQL
2 12 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (15.28%) MongoDB
4 9 (12.50%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.56%) Redis
5 4 (5.56%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (30.56%) Git (software)
2 11 (15.28%) PHPUnit
3 8 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 7 (9.72%) Cucumber
4 7 (9.72%) Subversion
4 7 (9.72%) WebDriver
5 3 (4.17%) Grunt
5 3 (4.17%) JIRA
5 3 (4.17%) Mercurial
6 2 (2.78%) Bower
7 1 (1.39%) Geb
7 1 (1.39%) Gradle
7 1 (1.39%) gulp
7 1 (1.39%) Maven
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.39%) Protractor
7 1 (1.39%) Spock
7 1 (1.39%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.39%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.39%) Xdebug
General
1 9 (12.50%) Finance
2 6 (8.33%) Retail
3 2 (2.78%) Publishing
4 1 (1.39%) Advertising
4 1 (1.39%) Electronics
4 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.39%) Marketing
4 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (47.22%) Symfony
2 33 (45.83%) HTML
3 29 (40.28%) CSS
4 22 (30.56%) Laravel
5 19 (26.39%) Web Services
6 18 (25.00%) LAMP
6 18 (25.00%) RESTful
7 14 (19.44%) HTML5
8 12 (16.67%) CSS3
9 11 (15.28%) REST
10 10 (13.89%) Behat
11 8 (11.11%) Doctrine
12 7 (9.72%) React
12 7 (9.72%) XML
13 6 (8.33%) Yii
14 5 (6.94%) AngularJS
14 5 (6.94%) JSON
14 5 (6.94%) Zend Framework
15 4 (5.56%) jQuery
15 4 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) Visualisation
2 3 (4.17%) Blog
2 3 (4.17%) Fintech
3 2 (2.78%) iPad
3 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.78%) User Experience
4 1 (1.39%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.39%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.39%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (29.17%) Linux
2 5 (6.94%) Mac OS X
2 5 (6.94%) Unix
3 1 (1.39%) Android
3 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (43.06%) MVC
3 28 (38.89%) OO
4 22 (30.56%) BDD
4 22 (30.56%) TDD
5 20 (27.78%) OO PHP
6 15 (20.83%) Scrum
7 10 (13.89%) Unit Testing
8 9 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (12.50%) OOP
8 9 (12.50%) Web Development
9 8 (11.11%) E-Commerce
10 6 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (6.94%) Data Protection
11 5 (6.94%) Open Source
12 4 (5.56%) Line Management
13 3 (4.17%) Case Management
13 3 (4.17%) Front End Development
13 3 (4.17%) Mentoring
13 3 (4.17%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 72 (100.00%) PHP
2 45 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 16 (22.22%) SQL
4 7 (9.72%) Python
5 6 (8.33%) Java
6 5 (6.94%) PHP 5
6 5 (6.94%) Ruby
7 2 (2.78%) Go
8 1 (1.39%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.39%) Clojure
8 1 (1.39%) Erlang
8 1 (1.39%) Groovy
8 1 (1.39%) Jython
8 1 (1.39%) PHP 7
8 1 (1.39%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (2.78%) Degree
1 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.39%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) WAI
System Software
1 7 (9.72%) Docker
2 4 (5.56%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (26.39%) Zend
2 2 (2.78%) Interwoven
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle
3 1 (1.39%) Sage
3 1 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.39%) SAP
3 1 (1.39%) Sencha
3 1 (1.39%) Siebel
3 1 (1.39%) Twitter
Midlands
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Computer People
Rate: £320.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
East Midlands
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago