The median contractor rate for a Lead PHP Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies 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.

Lead PHP Developer
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 603 649 632
Rank change year-on-year +46 -17  
Contract jobs requiring a Lead PHP Developer 4 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.004% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.004% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 9
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £425 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £465 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £475 £250
% change year-on-year -31.57% +90.00%  
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. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44561 50348 53046
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.85% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28813 32834 33338
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1376 1496 2028
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Lead PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead PHP Developer in the UK

Lead PHP Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead PHP Developer in the UK

Lead PHP Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Lead PHP Developer over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Lead PHP Developer in the UK

Lead PHP Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Lead PHP Developer in the UK

Lead PHP Developer
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead PHP Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +36 3 £475 +11.76% 21
London -4 3 £475 +11.76% 8
Edinburgh - 1 £325 -
Scotland - 1 £325 -

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 featuring Lead PHP Developer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) PHP
2 4 (66.67%) MySQL
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) jQuery
2 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 3 (50.00%) HTML5
3 3 (50.00%) WordPress
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Apache
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) Docker
3 3 (50.00%) User Experience
4 2 (33.33%) cPanel
4 2 (33.33%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (33.33%) Travis CI
4 2 (33.33%) Bower
4 2 (33.33%) DevOps
4 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (33.33%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
4 2 (33.33%) gulp
4 2 (33.33%) CSS3
4 2 (33.33%) Laravel
4 2 (33.33%) Route 53
4 2 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (33.33%) PHPUnit
4 2 (33.33%) Sass
4 2 (33.33%) Photoshop
4 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 2 (33.33%) LAMP

Lead PHP Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (50.00%) Apache
1 3 (50.00%) WordPress
2 2 (33.33%) nginx
3 1 (16.67%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (33.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon S3
1 2 (33.33%) CloudFront
1 2 (33.33%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) Bower
2 2 (33.33%) gulp
2 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) PHPUnit
2 2 (33.33%) Travis CI
3 1 (16.67%) Bitbucket
3 1 (16.67%) Vagrant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) jQuery
2 3 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) CSS3
3 2 (33.33%) LAMP
3 2 (33.33%) Laravel
3 2 (33.33%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (33.33%) Node.js
3 2 (33.33%) Sass
3 2 (33.33%) Zend Framework
4 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (16.67%) React
4 1 (16.67%) Symfony
4 1 (16.67%) Twig
4 1 (16.67%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Streaming Video
2 1 (16.67%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) BDD
1 2 (33.33%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps
1 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) cPanel
1 2 (33.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Zend