The median contractor rate for a Senior PHP Developer was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 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.

Senior PHP Developer
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 573 592 593
Rank change year-on-year +19 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior PHP Developer 16 31 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.037% 0.064% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.067% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 29 34
Median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £415 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £425
% change year-on-year +21.42% -17.64%  
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 40905 46317 48290
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.76% 95.03% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 26668 30607 30911
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 1248 1357 1858
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 £11.44 £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 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Senior PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior PHP Developer in England

Senior PHP Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior PHP Developer in England

Senior PHP Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior PHP Developer in England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior PHP Developer in England

Senior PHP Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior PHP Developer in England

Senior PHP 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 Senior PHP Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 26 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
London -21 5 £438 +9.37% 18
South East +27 3 £488 +39.28% 9
West Midlands +23 2 £455 +49.79% 7
East of England - 2 £340 - 3
North West - 2 £335 - 8
Yorkshire +25 1 £500 +31.14% 8
North East - 1 £400 - 2
Senior PHP Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Senior 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 England region featuring Senior PHP Developer in the job title.

1 42 (100.00%) PHP
2 25 (59.52%) JavaScript
3 18 (42.86%) MySQL
3 18 (42.86%) HTML
3 18 (42.86%) Symfony
4 16 (38.10%) TDD
4 16 (38.10%) CSS
5 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (33.33%) RESTful
6 11 (26.19%) MVC
7 10 (23.81%) Web Development
7 10 (23.81%) Git (software)
7 10 (23.81%) Laravel
8 9 (21.43%) AngularJS
9 8 (19.05%) jQuery
10 7 (16.67%) Test Automation
10 7 (16.67%) BDD
10 7 (16.67%) Node.js
10 7 (16.67%) OO
11 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
11 6 (14.29%) LAMP
11 6 (14.29%) Zend
11 6 (14.29%) Jenkins
11 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (11.90%) HTML5
12 5 (11.90%) Relational Database
12 5 (11.90%) Drupal
12 5 (11.90%) Apache
12 5 (11.90%) Linux
12 5 (11.90%) Java

Senior PHP 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 5 (11.90%) Apache
1 5 (11.90%) Drupal
2 2 (4.76%) CMS
2 2 (4.76%) ColdFusion
2 2 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.76%) LiveCycle
2 2 (4.76%) SilverStripe
2 2 (4.76%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.38%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) GitHub
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.14%) Google Analytics
3 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (42.86%) MySQL
2 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 5 (11.90%) Relational Database
4 4 (9.52%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.76%) Big Data
5 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.76%) Redis
6 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (23.81%) Git (software)
2 6 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 3 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (7.14%) Selenium
3 3 (7.14%) Subversion
4 2 (4.76%) PHPUnit
4 2 (4.76%) Vagrant
5 1 (2.38%) Babel
General
1 3 (7.14%) Finance
1 3 (7.14%) Marketing
2 2 (4.76%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (42.86%) HTML
1 18 (42.86%) Symfony
2 16 (38.10%) CSS
3 14 (33.33%) RESTful
4 10 (23.81%) Laravel
5 9 (21.43%) AngularJS
6 8 (19.05%) jQuery
7 7 (16.67%) Node.js
8 6 (14.29%) LAMP
9 5 (11.90%) .NET
9 5 (11.90%) HTML5
10 4 (9.52%) React
11 3 (7.14%) Sass
11 3 (7.14%) Web Services
12 2 (4.76%) CodeIgniter
12 2 (4.76%) JSON
12 2 (4.76%) PHP-FPM
12 2 (4.76%) REST
12 2 (4.76%) SOAP
13 1 (2.38%) Phalcon
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (7.14%) User Experience
2 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.38%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Linux
2 1 (2.38%) Android
2 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) TDD
2 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (26.19%) MVC
4 10 (23.81%) Web Development
5 7 (16.67%) BDD
5 7 (16.67%) OO
5 7 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (9.52%) OO PHP
7 4 (9.52%) Scrum
8 3 (7.14%) Analytics
8 3 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (7.14%) DevOps
8 3 (7.14%) OOP
8 3 (7.14%) Service Design
8 3 (7.14%) Software Engineering
9 2 (4.76%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 2 (4.76%) DRM
9 2 (4.76%) Secure Coding
9 2 (4.76%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) PHP
2 25 (59.52%) JavaScript
3 5 (11.90%) Java
4 4 (9.52%) PHP 5
5 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.38%) ES6
6 1 (2.38%) PHP 7
6 1 (2.38%) Ruby
6 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Zend
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle
3 3 (7.14%) Google
4 2 (4.76%) Adobe
4 2 (4.76%) Apple
West Midlands
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