The median contractor rate for a PHP Developer was £240 per day in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP Developer
Rank 59 52 -
Rank change year-on-year -7 -  
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.24% 0.44% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £240 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.06% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year +3.17% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £33.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -39.39% +69.23%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Essex. 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
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 387 437 441
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 94.16% 96.26% 96.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 236 235
Median daily rate £350 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.44% +11.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 49 54
Median hourly rate £35.00 £16.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +112.12% -50.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £62.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP Developer in Essex

PHP Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP Developer in Essex

PHP Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP Developer in Essex

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 Essex region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) Web Development
3 3 (50.00%) JSON
3 3 (50.00%) Unica
3 3 (50.00%) Adobe Campaign
3 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (50.00%) Coaching
3 3 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) Unix
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) MySQL
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) CRM
3 3 (50.00%) B2C
3 3 (50.00%) Adobe
3 3 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) User Stories
4 2 (33.33%) Secure Coding
4 2 (33.33%) OO PHP
4 2 (33.33%) LAMP
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) CMS

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 (16.67%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Adobe Campaign
1 3 (50.00%) Unica
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) JSON
2 3 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) LAMP
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Web Development
2 3 (50.00%) B2C
2 3 (50.00%) Coaching
2 3 (50.00%) CRM
2 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) OO PHP
3 2 (33.33%) Secure Coding
3 2 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Adobe
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle