The median contractor rate for a Senior PHP Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 551 580 563
Rank change year-on-year +29 -17  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior PHP Developer 25 44 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.060% 0.088% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.092% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 33 35
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £325 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £445 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £331 £375
% change year-on-year +13.20% -11.66%  
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 39809 47592 46241
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.81% 95.25% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25961 31270 28439
Median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1355 1455 1881
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +22 16 £400 - 19
West Midlands - 3 £370 - 5
East Midlands -7 2 - - 4
North West +29 1 £325 - 16
South West +2 1 £845 +111.25% 4
East of England - 1 - -
Senior PHP Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 57 (100.00%) PHP
2 35 (61.40%) JavaScript
3 29 (50.88%) HTML
4 27 (47.37%) CSS
5 26 (45.61%) TDD
6 22 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (38.60%) MySQL
6 22 (38.60%) Symfony
7 15 (26.32%) Git (software)
7 15 (26.32%) RESTful
8 14 (24.56%) Laravel
8 14 (24.56%) Web Development
8 14 (24.56%) MVC
9 12 (21.05%) Linux
9 12 (21.05%) Jenkins
10 11 (19.30%) Relational Database
10 11 (19.30%) OO
11 10 (17.54%) Zend
11 10 (17.54%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (15.79%) Node.js
13 8 (14.04%) BDD
13 8 (14.04%) AngularJS
13 8 (14.04%) Apache
13 8 (14.04%) Scrum
13 8 (14.04%) OO PHP
14 7 (12.28%) jQuery
15 6 (10.53%) HTML5
15 6 (10.53%) LAMP
15 6 (10.53%) OOP
15 6 (10.53%) SQL Server

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 8 (14.04%) Apache
2 5 (8.77%) Drupal
2 5 (8.77%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (8.77%) WordPress
3 2 (3.51%) CMS
3 2 (3.51%) ColdFusion
3 2 (3.51%) LiveCycle
3 2 (3.51%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.75%) MS Office
1 1 (1.75%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) GitHub
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.26%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) HTTP
2 2 (3.51%) SSL
3 1 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (38.60%) MySQL
2 11 (19.30%) Relational Database
3 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
4 5 (8.77%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.51%) Big Data
6 2 (3.51%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (26.32%) Git (software)
2 12 (21.05%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (5.26%) Cucumber
3 3 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (5.26%) Selenium
3 3 (5.26%) Subversion
3 3 (5.26%) Vagrant
4 2 (3.51%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.75%) gulp
5 1 (1.75%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.75%) JIRA
5 1 (1.75%) Mocha
General
1 2 (3.51%) Advertising
1 2 (3.51%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Marketing
2 1 (1.75%) Music Industry
2 1 (1.75%) Publishing
2 1 (1.75%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (50.88%) HTML
2 27 (47.37%) CSS
3 22 (38.60%) Symfony
4 15 (26.32%) RESTful
5 14 (24.56%) Laravel
6 9 (15.79%) Node.js
7 8 (14.04%) AngularJS
8 7 (12.28%) jQuery
9 6 (10.53%) HTML5
9 6 (10.53%) LAMP
10 4 (7.02%) CodeIgniter
10 4 (7.02%) React
10 4 (7.02%) Web Services
11 3 (5.26%) .NET
11 3 (5.26%) REST
11 3 (5.26%) Sass
12 2 (3.51%) Backbone.js
12 2 (3.51%) CSS3
12 2 (3.51%) PHP-FPM
12 2 (3.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) User Experience
2 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.75%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.05%) Linux
2 3 (5.26%) Mac OS X
2 3 (5.26%) Unix
3 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (45.61%) TDD
2 22 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (24.56%) MVC
3 14 (24.56%) Web Development
4 11 (19.30%) OO
5 10 (17.54%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (14.04%) BDD
6 8 (14.04%) OO PHP
6 8 (14.04%) Scrum
7 6 (10.53%) OOP
8 5 (8.77%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (8.77%) Web Design
9 4 (7.02%) DevOps
9 4 (7.02%) Line Management
10 3 (5.26%) Analytics
10 3 (5.26%) Configuration Management
10 3 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (5.26%) Mentoring
10 3 (5.26%) Service Design
10 3 (5.26%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 57 (100.00%) PHP
2 35 (61.40%) JavaScript
3 6 (10.53%) Java
4 5 (8.77%) SQL
5 4 (7.02%) PHP 5
5 4 (7.02%) PHP 7
6 3 (5.26%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.75%) C
7 1 (1.75%) Python
7 1 (1.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (17.54%) Zend
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle
3 3 (5.26%) Google
3 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.51%) Adobe
4 2 (3.51%) Apple
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