The median contractor rate for a Senior PHP Developer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 26 June 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 Developer
England / South West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 139 138
Contract jobs requiring a Senior PHP Developer 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.034% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.035% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.26%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £425
% change year-on-year +21.42% -17.64%  
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 the South West. 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 West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2601 2818 2987
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.80% 95.46% 95.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1624 1823 1930
Median daily rate £375 £368 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +0.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £514 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 138 200
Median hourly rate £39.50 £27.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.63% +57.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £43.60 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Senior PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior PHP Developer in the South West

Senior PHP Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior PHP Developer in the South West

Senior PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Senior 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 South West region featuring Senior PHP Developer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) W3C
1 1 (100.00%) SEO
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Google Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) WordPress
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience

Senior PHP Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (100.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Google Analytics
General
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) SEO
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Google