The median contractor rate for a Senior PHP Web Developer was £845 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 29 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 Web Developer
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 575 619 604
Rank change year-on-year +44 -15  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior PHP Web Developer 2 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.005% 0.014% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.015% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Median daily rate £845 £375 £286
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +125.33% +31.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £845 £400 £286
% change year-on-year +111.25% +39.73%  
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 39575 47323 46031
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.83% 95.28% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25800 31094 28258
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 1459 1862
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 £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Senior PHP Web Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior PHP Web Developer in England

Senior 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 Senior PHP Web Developer in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior PHP Web Developer in England

Senior 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 Senior PHP Web Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 29 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
South West -6 1 £845 +111.25% 1
East of England - 1 - -
Senior PHP Web Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Senior 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 Senior PHP Web Developer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) PHP
1 5 (100.00%) Web Development
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) HTML5
2 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) Service Design
3 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (60.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (60.00%) Selenium
3 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 3 (60.00%) Node.js
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) Subversion
3 3 (60.00%) RESTful
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator

Senior 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 1 (20.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (60.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (60.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) gulp
3 1 (20.00%) PHPUnit
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) HTML5
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) Node.js
2 3 (60.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
1 1 (20.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Web Development
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) Service Design
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) OOP
4 1 (20.00%) SEO
4 1 (20.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Google