The median contractor rate for a PHP Web Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 24 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 Web Developer
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 552 607 567
Rank change year-on-year +55 -40  
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Web Developer 30 25 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.071% 0.051% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.053% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 17 48
Median daily rate £350 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +36.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £385 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £375 £256
% change year-on-year -8.00% +46.34%  
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 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40228 46925 48391
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.73% 95.04% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 26246 30992 30918
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1226 1370 1877
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

PHP Web Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP Web Developer in England

PHP Web Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP Web Developer in England

PHP Web Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP Web Developer in England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP Web Developer in England

PHP Web 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 Web Developer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP Web Developer in England

PHP Web 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 Web Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 24 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
West Midlands +32 9 £300 - 7
South East +31 9 £415 +10.66% 11
London +12 5 £400 +29.03% 5
Yorkshire +22 3 £281 -25.00% 4
East of England -5 2 £340 +4.61% 4
North East +68 1 £400 -
South West - 1 £300 - 7
PHP Web Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, PHP Web 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 Web Developer in the job title.

1 51 (100.00%) PHP
1 51 (100.00%) Web Development
2 39 (76.47%) HTML
3 38 (74.51%) JavaScript
4 35 (68.63%) CSS
5 29 (56.86%) MySQL
6 17 (33.33%) jQuery
7 14 (27.45%) Git (software)
8 13 (25.49%) OO
8 13 (25.49%) WordPress
9 12 (23.53%) HTML5
10 11 (21.57%) Symfony
10 11 (21.57%) OO PHP
11 10 (19.61%) Laravel
11 10 (19.61%) AngularJS
12 9 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (15.69%) Subversion
13 8 (15.69%) CMS
13 8 (15.69%) Drupal
14 7 (13.73%) User Experience
14 7 (13.73%) RESTful
14 7 (13.73%) MVC
14 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
14 7 (13.73%) Linux
14 7 (13.73%) .NET
15 6 (11.76%) Java
15 6 (11.76%) Google
15 6 (11.76%) SEO
15 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
15 6 (11.76%) PostgreSQL

PHP Web 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 13 (25.49%) WordPress
2 8 (15.69%) CMS
2 8 (15.69%) Drupal
3 3 (5.88%) Apache
4 1 (1.96%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.96%) GeoServer
4 1 (1.96%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.96%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.76%) Google Analytics
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.96%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.96%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) LDAP
2 1 (1.96%) Intranet
2 1 (1.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (56.86%) MySQL
2 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
3 6 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.88%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.96%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (1.96%) GIS
6 1 (1.96%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 14 (27.45%) Git (software)
2 8 (15.69%) Subversion
3 4 (7.84%) Grunt
3 4 (7.84%) gulp
3 4 (7.84%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (5.88%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (5.88%) Selenium
5 2 (3.92%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.96%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.96%) JIRA
General
1 4 (7.84%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (76.47%) HTML
2 35 (68.63%) CSS
3 17 (33.33%) jQuery
4 12 (23.53%) HTML5
5 11 (21.57%) Symfony
6 10 (19.61%) AngularJS
6 10 (19.61%) Laravel
7 7 (13.73%) .NET
7 7 (13.73%) RESTful
8 6 (11.76%) Doctrine
8 6 (11.76%) LESS
9 5 (9.80%) Node.js
10 4 (7.84%) CSS3
10 4 (7.84%) LAMP
11 3 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (5.88%) Web Services
11 3 (5.88%) XML
12 2 (3.92%) CodeIgniter
12 2 (3.92%) JSON
12 2 (3.92%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) User Experience
2 5 (9.80%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.88%) W3C
4 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.96%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) Linux
2 2 (3.92%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.96%) Debian
3 1 (1.96%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (100.00%) Web Development
2 13 (25.49%) OO
3 11 (21.57%) OO PHP
4 9 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (13.73%) MVC
6 6 (11.76%) Analytics
6 6 (11.76%) SEO
7 5 (9.80%) Case Management
7 5 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.84%) E-Commerce
8 4 (7.84%) Front End Development
8 4 (7.84%) Mobile Development
8 4 (7.84%) Web Design
9 3 (5.88%) BDD
9 3 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (5.88%) Scrum
9 3 (5.88%) Service Design
9 3 (5.88%) TDD
9 3 (5.88%) Test Automation
10 2 (3.92%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 51 (100.00%) PHP
2 38 (74.51%) JavaScript
3 6 (11.76%) Java
4 5 (9.80%) SQL
5 4 (7.84%) PHP 7
6 3 (5.88%) Ruby
7 2 (3.92%) PHP 5
8 1 (1.96%) C++
8 1 (1.96%) ES6
8 1 (1.96%) Perl
8 1 (1.96%) Python
8 1 (1.96%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Puppet
2 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) Google
1 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.80%) Zend
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle
4 2 (3.92%) Adobe
5 1 (1.96%) Pardot
5 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
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