Period
to 27 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a PHP Web Developer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 27 July 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.

PHP Web Developer
England > South East
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 355 364 369
Rank change year-on-year +9 +5 -38
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Web Developer 13 27 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.081% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.15% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 24 32
South East median daily rate £413 £375 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +31.58% -5.00%
10th Percentile £238 £240 £219
90th Percentile £491 £425 £400
England median daily rate £325 £375 £288
% change year-on-year -13.33% +30.43% -17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £47.17 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 15191 17661 18571
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.44% 95.02% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 8747 10686 10488
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £243 £235 £227
90th Percentile £550 £545 £525
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 717 755 889
South East median hourly rate £17.77 £19.61 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +12.06% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.43 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.30 £43.90
England median hourly rate £18.35 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.42% +8.57% +2.94%

PHP Web Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP Web Developer in the South East

PHP Web Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP Web Developer in the South East

PHP Web Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP Web Developer in the South East over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP Web Developer in the South East

PHP Web Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP Web Developer in the South East

PHP Web Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 27 July 2017. 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
Thames Valley -18 8 £413 +10.00% 3
Oxfordshire -21 7 £413 +10.00%
Surrey - 2 £494 -
Berkshire - 2 £415 - 2
Hampshire +18 1 £225 -30.77% 2
East Sussex +2 1 - - 2
Kent - 1 £250 - 1
PHP Web Developer
England

PHP Web Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 July 2017, 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 South East region featuring PHP Web Developer in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) PHP
1 13 (100.00%) Web Development
2 8 (61.54%) CSS
2 8 (61.54%) HTML
2 8 (61.54%) Symfony
3 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
4 6 (46.15%) MySQL
5 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
5 5 (38.46%) Mobile App
6 4 (30.77%) jQuery
6 4 (30.77%) Subversion
6 4 (30.77%) Mobile Development
7 3 (23.08%) PHP 7
7 3 (23.08%) SQL
7 3 (23.08%) OO
7 3 (23.08%) WordPress
7 3 (23.08%) OO PHP
7 3 (23.08%) Laravel
8 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
8 2 (15.38%) Node.js
8 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
8 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (15.38%) Drupal
8 2 (15.38%) PHP 5
8 2 (15.38%) PHPUnit
8 2 (15.38%) RESTful
8 2 (15.38%) .NET
8 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
8 2 (15.38%) Perl

PHP Web Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (23.08%) WordPress
2 2 (15.38%) Drupal
3 1 (7.69%) ArcGIS
3 1 (7.69%) GeoServer
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon S3
2 1 (7.69%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Intranet
1 1 (7.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) MySQL
2 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (7.69%) GIS
3 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.69%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 4 (30.77%) Subversion
3 2 (15.38%) PHPUnit
4 1 (7.69%) Bitbucket
4 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) CSS
1 8 (61.54%) HTML
1 8 (61.54%) Symfony
2 4 (30.77%) jQuery
3 3 (23.08%) Laravel
4 2 (15.38%) .NET
4 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
4 2 (15.38%) Doctrine
4 2 (15.38%) Node.js
4 2 (15.38%) RESTful
4 2 (15.38%) Web Services
4 2 (15.38%) XML
5 1 (7.69%) Angular 2
5 1 (7.69%) JSON
5 1 (7.69%) LAMP
5 1 (7.69%) OpenLayers
5 1 (7.69%) SAML
5 1 (7.69%) Smarty
5 1 (7.69%) Twig
5 1 (7.69%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Web Development
2 4 (30.77%) Mobile Development
3 3 (23.08%) OO
3 3 (23.08%) OO PHP
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) MVC
5 1 (7.69%) API Integration
5 1 (7.69%) Front End Development
5 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (7.69%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) PHP
2 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) PHP 7
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) Perl
4 2 (15.38%) PHP 5
4 2 (15.38%) Ruby
5 1 (7.69%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) TypeScript
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) Pardot
1 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (7.69%) Zend