The median contractor rate for a Senior PHP Developer was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 30 April 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.

Senior PHP Developer
London / City of London
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 161 - 195
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior PHP Developer 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.12% - 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% - 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £438 - £363
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 - £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 - £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £338 £375
% change year-on-year +18.51% -10.00%  
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 the City of London. 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
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3051 3319 5261
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.31% 95.05% 95.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2311 2686 3994
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £313 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.13% +5.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 43 81
Median hourly rate £19.16 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.22% +8.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £43.57 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

Senior PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Senior PHP Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior PHP Developer in the City of London

Senior PHP Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior PHP Developer in the City of London

Senior PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, 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 across the City of London region featuring Senior PHP Developer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) PHP
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) AngularJS
4 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (50.00%) GitHub
4 3 (50.00%) DevOps
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) Apache
4 3 (50.00%) Symfony
4 3 (50.00%) TDD
4 3 (50.00%) PHP 5
4 3 (50.00%) BDD
5 2 (33.33%) LiveCycle
5 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
5 2 (33.33%) SSL
5 2 (33.33%) Adobe
5 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 2 (33.33%) DRM
5 2 (33.33%) OOP
5 2 (33.33%) OO
5 2 (33.33%) CSS
5 2 (33.33%) Web Services
5 2 (33.33%) HTML
5 2 (33.33%) PHP-FPM
5 2 (33.33%) Sass
5 2 (33.33%) Vagrant

Senior PHP Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (33.33%) LiveCycle
3 1 (16.67%) CMS
3 1 (16.67%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) Vagrant
3 1 (16.67%) PHPUnit
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 3 (50.00%) Symfony
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) PHP-FPM
3 2 (33.33%) Sass
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) Backbone.js
4 1 (16.67%) Behat
4 1 (16.67%) LAMP
4 1 (16.67%) Node.js
4 1 (16.67%) React
4 1 (16.67%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) BDD
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 3 (50.00%) DevOps
1 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 2 (33.33%) DRM
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) OOP
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) OO PHP
3 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) PHP 5
4 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (16.67%) Zend
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Rate: £450 - £451 per day
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