Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a PHP Developer was £313 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 19 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 86 124
Rank change year-on-year -36 +38 -25
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 22 69 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.70% 2.10% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 2.20% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 50 23
East Midlands median daily rate £313 £425 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.47% +51.79% +12.00%
10th Percentile £223 £281 £133
90th Percentile £356 £488 £366
England median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £37.50 £15.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year +145.90% -56.43% +16.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Contract vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 3003 3141 3085
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.12% 95.82% 96.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1856 1962 1858
East Midlands median daily rate £390 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £213
90th Percentile £550 £559 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 130 182
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% -3.70%
10th Percentile £9.75 £8.76 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £42.50 £31.68
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP Developer in the East Midlands

PHP Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP Developer in the East Midlands

PHP Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP Developer in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP Developer in the East Midlands

PHP Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP Developer in the East Midlands

PHP Developer
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +3 9 £325 - 3
Nottinghamshire -37 6 £250 -43.18% 10
Lincolnshire +1 5 £313 +4.17% 2
Northamptonshire +2 2 £300 -7.69% 2
PHP Developer
England

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 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 East Midlands region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 22 (100.00%) PHP
2 15 (68.18%) HTML
2 15 (68.18%) CSS
3 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (50.00%) MySQL
4 10 (45.45%) LAMP
4 10 (45.45%) Symfony
5 8 (36.36%) RESTful
6 6 (27.27%) jQuery
6 6 (27.27%) Linux
6 6 (27.27%) Apache
7 5 (22.73%) Zend
7 5 (22.73%) Ajax
7 5 (22.73%) Web Development
7 5 (22.73%) Laravel
8 4 (18.18%) HTML5
8 4 (18.18%) CSS3
8 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
8 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
9 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (13.64%) Android
9 3 (13.64%) MongoDB
9 3 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (13.64%) Android Development
9 3 (13.64%) Drupal
9 3 (13.64%) PHP 5
9 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (13.64%) TDD
9 3 (13.64%) Retail
9 3 (13.64%) SSL

PHP Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 6 (27.27%) Apache
2 3 (13.64%) Drupal
3 2 (9.09%) WordPress
4 1 (4.55%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) MySQL
2 3 (13.64%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.09%) PHPUnit
3 1 (4.55%) Bitbucket
3 1 (4.55%) Selenium
General
1 3 (13.64%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (68.18%) CSS
1 15 (68.18%) HTML
2 10 (45.45%) LAMP
2 10 (45.45%) Symfony
3 8 (36.36%) RESTful
4 6 (27.27%) jQuery
5 5 (22.73%) Ajax
5 5 (22.73%) Laravel
6 4 (18.18%) CSS3
6 4 (18.18%) HTML5
7 3 (13.64%) SOAP
7 3 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (13.64%) Web Services
8 1 (4.55%) .NET
8 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Web Development
2 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
3 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.64%) Android Development
3 3 (13.64%) API Development
3 3 (13.64%) Innovative Thinking
3 3 (13.64%) TDD
4 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 2 (9.09%) MVC
4 2 (9.09%) OOP
5 1 (4.55%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (4.55%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 1 (4.55%) Microservices
5 1 (4.55%) OO
5 1 (4.55%) Prototyping
5 1 (4.55%) Scrum
5 1 (4.55%) SDLC
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.55%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) PHP
2 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.64%) PHP 5
4 1 (4.55%) ES6
4 1 (4.55%) Java
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Zend
2 1 (4.55%) Google
2 1 (4.55%) Twitter
2 1 (4.55%) Xamarin