Period
to 16 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a PHP MySQL Developer was £315 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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 MySQL Developer
UK > England
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 774 758 787
Rank change year-on-year -16 +29 -66
Contract jobs requiring a PHP MySQL Developer 59 64 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.064% 0.071% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.075% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 41 44
England median daily rate £315 £315 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.08% +8.33%
10th Percentile £164 £255 £250
90th Percentile £424 £413 £387
UK median daily rate £315 £315 £325
% change year-on-year - -3.08% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
England median hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK median hourly rate - £16.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 87,492 85,020 93,402
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.77% 94.74% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,750 56,010 60,380
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £638 £609 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,541 2,892 3,573
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.29 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.15% +0.22% +10.61%
10th Percentile £10.80 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £46.25
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +2.78% -2.70% +12.12%

PHP MySQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP MySQL Developer in England

PHP MySQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP MySQL Developer in England

PHP MySQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP MySQL Developer in England over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP MySQL Developer in England

PHP MySQL Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP MySQL Developer in England

PHP MySQL Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP MySQL Developer within the England region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. 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
South East -14 20 £275 - 9
North of England +29 17 £300 - 11
London -35 14 £338 -8.78% 8
Yorkshire +20 10 £300 -4.00% 4
North West +10 7 £304 +12.50% 7
South West +13 5 £408 +12.41% 3
East Midlands +3 1 £340 -2.86% 3
Midlands -3 1 £340 +24.77% 7
East of England -17 1 £300 - 4
PHP MySQL Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, PHP MySQL 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 England region featuring PHP MySQL Developer in the job title.

1 59 (100.00%) PHP
1 59 (100.00%) MySQL
2 41 (69.49%) HTML
3 35 (59.32%) CSS
4 31 (52.54%) JavaScript
5 26 (44.07%) Git (software)
6 25 (42.37%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (30.51%) MVC
8 17 (28.81%) jQuery
9 15 (25.42%) Symfony
10 12 (20.34%) Laravel
11 11 (18.64%) Zend
11 11 (18.64%) OOP
12 10 (16.95%) OO
12 10 (16.95%) SQL
12 10 (16.95%) Marketing
13 9 (15.25%) Web Development
13 9 (15.25%) Linux
13 9 (15.25%) HTML5
13 9 (15.25%) WordPress
13 9 (15.25%) Docker
14 8 (13.56%) PHPUnit
14 8 (13.56%) CSS3
14 8 (13.56%) JSON
14 8 (13.56%) Drupal
15 7 (11.86%) TDD
15 7 (11.86%) LAMP
15 7 (11.86%) Sass
16 6 (10.17%) MongoDB
16 6 (10.17%) Yii

PHP MySQL Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 9 (15.25%) WordPress
2 8 (13.56%) Drupal
3 5 (8.47%) CMS
4 3 (5.08%) Apache
4 3 (5.08%) Moodle
5 2 (3.39%) nginx
6 1 (1.69%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) SaaS
2 3 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (100.00%) MySQL
2 6 (10.17%) MongoDB
3 5 (8.47%) MariaDB
3 5 (8.47%) Redis
4 4 (6.78%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (44.07%) Git (software)
2 8 (13.56%) PHPUnit
3 5 (8.47%) JIRA
4 4 (6.78%) Codeception
4 4 (6.78%) GitLab
4 4 (6.78%) PhpStorm
5 2 (3.39%) Subversion
6 1 (1.69%) NUnit
6 1 (1.69%) Selenium
6 1 (1.69%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (16.95%) Marketing
2 3 (5.08%) Electronics
2 3 (5.08%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.39%) Games
4 1 (1.69%) Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (69.49%) HTML
2 35 (59.32%) CSS
3 17 (28.81%) jQuery
4 15 (25.42%) Symfony
5 12 (20.34%) Laravel
6 9 (15.25%) HTML5
7 8 (13.56%) CSS3
7 8 (13.56%) JSON
8 7 (11.86%) LAMP
8 7 (11.86%) Sass
9 6 (10.17%) Ajax
9 6 (10.17%) Web Services
9 6 (10.17%) Yii
10 4 (6.78%) Backbone.js
10 4 (6.78%) Silex
11 2 (3.39%) RESTful
12 1 (1.69%) LEMP Stack
12 1 (1.69%) Memcached
12 1 (1.69%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.39%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.25%) Linux
2 1 (1.69%) CentOS
2 1 (1.69%) Fedora
2 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (42.37%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (30.51%) MVC
3 11 (18.64%) OOP
4 10 (16.95%) OO
5 9 (15.25%) Web Development
6 7 (11.86%) TDD
7 4 (6.78%) BDD
7 4 (6.78%) CRM
7 4 (6.78%) E-Commerce
7 4 (6.78%) OOD
7 4 (6.78%) Project Management
7 4 (6.78%) RAD
7 4 (6.78%) SOLID
7 4 (6.78%) Validation
8 3 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.08%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.08%) Migration
8 3 (5.08%) Programme Management
8 3 (5.08%) Scrum
8 3 (5.08%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 59 (100.00%) PHP
2 31 (52.54%) JavaScript
3 10 (16.95%) SQL
4 5 (8.47%) Python
5 3 (5.08%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.39%) C#
7 1 (1.69%) Go
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 9 (15.25%) Docker
2 1 (1.69%) Varnish
Vendors
1 11 (18.64%) Zend
2 3 (5.08%) SAP
3 2 (3.39%) IBM