The median contractor rate for a PHP Developer was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 22 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 78 88
Rank change year-on-year -9 +10  
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 16 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.04% 1.03% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 1.07% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 9
Median daily rate £300 £250 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £195 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £370 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £313 £300
% change year-on-year +12.00% +4.16%  
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 East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1451 1490 1551
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 94.53% 96.01% 95.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 901 896 922
Median daily rate £400 £400 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £565 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 50 73
Median hourly rate £13.86 £13.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.61% -3.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £9.82 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £20.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands that featured PHP Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 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
Leicestershire -3 10 £300 +26.31% 6
Nottinghamshire +2 5 £300 +26.31% 16
Lincolnshire -6 1 £263 +5.00% 4
PHP Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 East Midlands region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 25 (100.00%) PHP
2 23 (92.00%) CSS
2 23 (92.00%) HTML
3 21 (84.00%) JavaScript
3 21 (84.00%) MySQL
4 16 (64.00%) jQuery
5 15 (60.00%) Symfony
6 14 (56.00%) Git (software)
7 11 (44.00%) HTML5
7 11 (44.00%) CSS3
7 11 (44.00%) Ajax
8 10 (40.00%) RESTful
9 9 (36.00%) Drupal
9 9 (36.00%) Linux
9 9 (36.00%) OOP
10 8 (32.00%) LAMP
10 8 (32.00%) Unit Testing
10 8 (32.00%) MongoDB
11 7 (28.00%) PHPUnit
11 7 (28.00%) Apache
11 7 (28.00%) Retail
12 5 (20.00%) OO
13 3 (12.00%) Zend
13 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (12.00%) Magento
13 3 (12.00%) WordPress
13 3 (12.00%) MVC
13 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
13 3 (12.00%) OO PHP
14 2 (8.00%) Big Data

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 9 (36.00%) Drupal
2 7 (28.00%) Apache
3 3 (12.00%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (84.00%) MySQL
2 8 (32.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.00%) Big Data
4 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (56.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (28.00%) PHPUnit
3 2 (8.00%) Vagrant
4 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 7 (28.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (92.00%) CSS
1 23 (92.00%) HTML
2 16 (64.00%) jQuery
3 15 (60.00%) Symfony
4 11 (44.00%) Ajax
4 11 (44.00%) CSS3
4 11 (44.00%) HTML5
5 10 (40.00%) RESTful
6 8 (32.00%) LAMP
7 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
8 2 (8.00%) React
8 2 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (4.00%) Doctrine
9 1 (4.00%) Laravel
9 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) OOP
2 8 (32.00%) Unit Testing
3 5 (20.00%) OO
4 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.00%) MVC
4 3 (12.00%) OO PHP
5 2 (8.00%) API Integration
5 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.00%) Scrum
5 2 (8.00%) TDD
6 1 (4.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (4.00%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.00%) Front End Development
6 1 (4.00%) Line Management
6 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.00%) Service Design
6 1 (4.00%) Software Architecture
6 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.00%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) PHP
2 21 (84.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) C#
4 1 (4.00%) Java
4 1 (4.00%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Zend
2 1 (4.00%) Google
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Twitter
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