Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Lead PHP Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 17 November 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.

Lead PHP Developer
England > London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 623 619 600
Rank change year-on-year -4 -19 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Lead PHP Developer 4 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.009% 0.009% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.009% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 11
London median daily rate £475 £425 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -8.11% +19.74%
10th Percentile £463 £393 £325
90th Percentile £488 £473 £538
England median daily rate £325 £425 £431
% change year-on-year -23.53% -1.45% +11.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44411 43038 44839
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 95.01% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 32161 30620 31621
London median daily rate £492 £458 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.54% +1.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £265
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 556 556 694
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £18.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +3.75% +7.40%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.40 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.38 £17.98
% change year-on-year +1.77% +2.20% +8.97%

Lead PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Lead PHP Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Lead PHP Developer in London

Lead PHP Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead PHP Developer in London

Lead PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Lead 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 London region featuring Lead PHP Developer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
1 4 (100.00%) Apache
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) WordPress
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) nginx
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon S3
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) Video on Demand
2 2 (50.00%) PHPUnit
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) CloudFront
2 2 (50.00%) Node.js
2 2 (50.00%) CSS3
2 2 (50.00%) Laravel
2 2 (50.00%) Route 53
2 2 (50.00%) Sass
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Vagrant
2 2 (50.00%) Bower
2 2 (50.00%) Docker
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (50.00%) cPanel

Lead PHP Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 4 (100.00%) Apache
1 4 (100.00%) WordPress
2 2 (50.00%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (50.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon S3
1 2 (50.00%) CloudFront
1 2 (50.00%) npm
1 2 (50.00%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Bower
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) gulp
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) PHPUnit
1 2 (50.00%) Travis CI
1 2 (50.00%) Vagrant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) CSS3
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) LAMP
2 2 (50.00%) Laravel
2 2 (50.00%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (50.00%) Node.js
2 2 (50.00%) Sass
2 2 (50.00%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
1 2 (50.00%) Video on Demand
1 2 (50.00%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) BDD
1 2 (50.00%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
1 2 (50.00%) Collaborative Working
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) cPanel
1 2 (50.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Zend