Period
to 17 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a PHP Web Developer was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North of England during the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

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.

PHP Web Developer
England > North of England
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 294 315 325
Rank change year-on-year +21 +10 -39
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Web Developer 4 10 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 0.036% 0.077% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.081% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 18
North of England median daily rate £275 £205 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.15% -31.67% -5.51%
10th Percentile £250 £111 £225
90th Percentile £300 £366 £344
England median daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year -7.14% +16.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
North of England median hourly rate £37.50 - £47.17
10th Percentile £36.25 - £47.00
90th Percentile £38.75 - £47.33
England median hourly rate £37.50 - £47.17

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North of England. 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
North of England
Contract vacancies in the North of England with a recognized job title 10,521 12,323 15,177
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.38% 94.95% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,817 7,951 9,433
North of England median daily rate £400 £395 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +1.94% +9.15%
10th Percentile £228 £238 £234
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 490 554 770
North of England median hourly rate £17.00 £15.93 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.72% -6.29% +13.33%
10th Percentile £10.63 £10.00 £10.20
90th Percentile £47.50 £42.50 £43.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +1.08% - +12.12%

PHP Web Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings that featured PHP Web Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for PHP Web Developer in the North of England

PHP Web Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP Web Developer in the North of England

PHP Web Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP Web Developer in the North of England

PHP Web Developer
Contract Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Web Developer within the North of England region over the 6 months to 17 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North West +14 4 £275 - 7
PHP Web Developer
England

PHP Web Developer Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, PHP Web Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North of England region featuring PHP Web Developer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Web Development
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) WordPress
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (25.00%) OO PHP
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) Kohana
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) OOP
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project

PHP Web Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of 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 3 (75.00%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (25.00%) Kohana
4 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) OO PHP
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) PHP