The median contractor rate for a PHP Developer was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England 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 of England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 122 118
Rank change year-on-year -2 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 13 11 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.56% 0.43% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.45% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 20
Median daily rate £438 £225 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +94.44% -25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £188 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £500
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 of England. 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 of England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2175 2457 2938
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 93.75% 96.24% 95.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1263 1406 1744
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £163 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 191 256
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.35
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 of England

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP Developer in the East of England

PHP Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP Developer in the East of England

PHP Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP Developer in the East of England over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP Developer in the East of England

PHP Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP Developer in the East of England

PHP Developer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England 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
Hertfordshire +7 9 £450 +41.73% 3
Cambridgeshire -3 3 £340 +51.11% 9
Essex - 1 £240 -
PHP Developer
England

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

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 of England region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) PHP
2 16 (88.89%) HTML
3 15 (83.33%) JavaScript
4 13 (72.22%) CSS
5 12 (66.67%) MySQL
6 11 (61.11%) jQuery
7 10 (55.56%) Git (software)
8 9 (50.00%) RESTful
8 9 (50.00%) Subversion
8 9 (50.00%) AngularJS
9 8 (44.44%) Symfony
10 7 (38.89%) MongoDB
11 6 (33.33%) PHP 5
11 6 (33.33%) PHPUnit
11 6 (33.33%) Web Development
11 6 (33.33%) Sass
11 6 (33.33%) LESS
11 6 (33.33%) Doctrine
11 6 (33.33%) PHP 7
12 5 (27.78%) Zend
13 4 (22.22%) HTML5
13 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (22.22%) Oracle
13 4 (22.22%) Java
13 4 (22.22%) Laravel
14 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
14 3 (16.67%) Node.js
14 3 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
14 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
14 3 (16.67%) Mobile App

PHP Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (16.67%) Drupal
2 1 (5.56%) CMS
2 1 (5.56%) SilverStripe
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (5.56%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (66.67%) MySQL
2 7 (38.89%) MongoDB
3 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (5.56%) MariaDB
4 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 9 (50.00%) Subversion
3 6 (33.33%) PHPUnit
4 3 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 3 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (16.67%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (88.89%) HTML
2 13 (72.22%) CSS
3 11 (61.11%) jQuery
4 9 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 9 (50.00%) RESTful
5 8 (44.44%) Symfony
6 6 (33.33%) Doctrine
6 6 (33.33%) LESS
6 6 (33.33%) Sass
7 4 (22.22%) HTML5
7 4 (22.22%) Laravel
8 3 (16.67%) .NET
8 3 (16.67%) LAMP
8 3 (16.67%) Node.js
9 2 (11.11%) XML
10 1 (5.56%) Ajax
10 1 (5.56%) CakePHP
10 1 (5.56%) CodeIgniter
10 1 (5.56%) CSS3
10 1 (5.56%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Web Development
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) BDD
3 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (16.67%) Scrum
3 3 (16.67%) Service Design
3 3 (16.67%) TDD
4 2 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (5.56%) API Development
5 1 (5.56%) B2C
5 1 (5.56%) Coaching
5 1 (5.56%) Content Management
5 1 (5.56%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 1 (5.56%) CRM
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps
5 1 (5.56%) Logistics
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.56%) OO
5 1 (5.56%) Release Management
5 1 (5.56%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) PHP
2 15 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (33.33%) PHP 5
3 6 (33.33%) PHP 7
4 4 (22.22%) Java
5 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Zend
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Adobe
East Anglia
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
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