The median contractor rate for a PHP Developer was £273 per day in advertised job vacancies in Brighton during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

PHP Developer
East Sussex / Brighton
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 14 34
Rank change year-on-year -8 +20  
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 9 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 4.66% 9.42% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.84% 9.57% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 3
Median daily rate £273 £325 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.15% +14.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £300 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £400 £331
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £305 £300
% change year-on-year +11.47% +1.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Brighton
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 186 188 251
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 96.37% 98.43% 98.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 465 547
Median daily rate £363 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.44% +28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £556 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 42
Median hourly rate £11.93 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.82% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.66 £12.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £152.85 £37.50 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

Job postings that featured PHP Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Brighton.

Job vacancy trend for PHP Developer in Brighton

PHP Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PHP Developer in Brighton.

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP Developer in Brighton

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 across the Brighton region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 10 (100.00%) PHP
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
2 9 (90.00%) MySQL
2 9 (90.00%) HTML
3 5 (50.00%) Web Development
4 4 (40.00%) Moodle
5 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (30.00%) API Development
5 3 (30.00%) Front End Development
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) jQuery
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
7 1 (10.00%) MVC
7 1 (10.00%) Web Services
7 1 (10.00%) OO
7 1 (10.00%) WordPress
7 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
7 1 (10.00%) Symfony
7 1 (10.00%) Zend
7 1 (10.00%) Vue.js
7 1 (10.00%) OO PHP
7 1 (10.00%) Sass
7 1 (10.00%) LESS
7 1 (10.00%) CSS3
7 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (10.00%) HTML5

PHP Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton 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 4 (40.00%) Moodle
2 1 (10.00%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
2 9 (90.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (10.00%) CSS3
5 1 (10.00%) HTML5
5 1 (10.00%) LESS
5 1 (10.00%) Sass
5 1 (10.00%) Symfony
5 1 (10.00%) Vue.js
5 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Web Development
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) API Development
2 3 (30.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 10 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Zend