Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a PHP Developer was £310 per day in advertised job vacancies in Brighton during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 18 27
Rank change year-on-year -14 +9 +11
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 15 36 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 4.31% 9.76% 7.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.48% 10.06% 7.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 23 13
Brighton median daily rate £310 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -7.69% +44.44%
10th Percentile £204 £264 £233
90th Percentile £340 £400 £390
East Sussex median daily rate £275 £300 £325
% change year-on-year -8.33% -7.69% +44.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Brighton median hourly rate - - -
East Sussex median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Brighton
Contract vacancies in Brighton with a recognized job title 335 358 505
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.26% 97.02% 98.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 216 342
Brighton median daily rate £390 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14% +0.29%
10th Percentile £263 £261 £225
90th Percentile £549 £538 £538
East Sussex median daily rate £375 £375 £356
% change year-on-year - +5.49% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 16
Brighton median hourly rate £13.50 £19.10 £18.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.31% +2.24% +18.60%
10th Percentile £10.20 £13.34 £14.25
90th Percentile £101.25 £36.25 £33.30
East Sussex median hourly rate £23.00 £19.43 £18.59
% change year-on-year +18.39% +4.51% +17.10%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP Developer in Brighton over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP Developer in Brighton

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 15 (100.00%) PHP
2 11 (73.33%) MySQL
2 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
3 9 (60.00%) Moodle
3 9 (60.00%) CSS
4 8 (53.33%) HTML
5 3 (20.00%) jQuery
5 3 (20.00%) OO
5 3 (20.00%) CRM
5 3 (20.00%) Symfony
5 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (20.00%) Laravel
5 3 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (13.33%) Front End Development
6 2 (13.33%) Zend
6 2 (13.33%) REST
6 2 (13.33%) CSS3
6 2 (13.33%) MariaDB
6 2 (13.33%) SQL
6 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (13.33%) Ajax
6 2 (13.33%) Finance
7 1 (6.67%) CMS
7 1 (6.67%) LAMP
7 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (6.67%) Web Development
7 1 (6.67%) JIRA
7 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
7 1 (6.67%) WordPress

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 9 (60.00%) Moodle
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) Totara
2 1 (6.67%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) MySQL
2 2 (13.33%) MariaDB
3 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) CSS
2 8 (53.33%) HTML
3 3 (20.00%) jQuery
3 3 (20.00%) Laravel
3 3 (20.00%) Symfony
4 2 (13.33%) Ajax
4 2 (13.33%) CSS3
4 2 (13.33%) REST
5 1 (6.67%) .NET
5 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (6.67%) LAMP
5 1 (6.67%) Vue (Vue.js)
5 1 (6.67%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (6.67%) Learning Management System
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) CRM
1 3 (20.00%) OO
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) Front End Development
2 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (6.67%) API Development
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (6.67%) MVC
3 1 (6.67%) OOD
3 1 (6.67%) OOP
3 1 (6.67%) Open Source
3 1 (6.67%) Open Source Development
3 1 (6.67%) People Management
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.67%) Web Application Development
3 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) PHP
2 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) PHP 5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Zend