The median contractor rate for a PHP MySQL Developer was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 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.

PHP MySQL Developer
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 558 618 573
Rank change year-on-year +60 -45  
Contract jobs requiring a PHP MySQL Developer 29 34 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.063% 0.064% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.068% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 31 48
Median daily rate £338 £315 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -3.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £256 £300
% change year-on-year +41.46% -14.58%  
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 43855 50329 53147
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.86% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28363 32827 33406
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 1353 1495 2037
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 £11.50 £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%  

PHP MySQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP MySQL Developer in the UK

PHP MySQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP MySQL Developer in the UK

PHP MySQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP MySQL Developer over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP MySQL Developer in the UK

PHP MySQL Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP MySQL Developer in the UK

PHP MySQL Developer
Top 28 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP MySQL Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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 +42 29 £338 +7.14% 35
South East +40 11 £450 +53.19% 2
London +1 8 £325 -16.12% 7
East Sussex +3 7 £275 +3.28%
Yorkshire +25 6 £275 +41.02% 6
Sheffield +11 3 - - 1
South Yorkshire +8 3 - - 1
Brighton +2 3 - -
Oxfordshire -7 3 £450 - 2
East of England -8 2 £450 +100.00% 3
North Yorkshire - 2 £281 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £450 -
Liverpool - 2 £375 - 1
Merseyside - 2 £375 - 2
Berkshire - 2 £450 -
Skipton - 2 £281 - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £450 - 1
North West - 2 £375 - 7
West Midlands +24 1 £363 +15.07% 3
West Sussex +20 1 £600 +90.47%
West Yorkshire +19 1 £275 +22.22% 4
Leeds +16 1 £275 +22.22% 2
East Midlands -13 1 £275 -8.33% 4
Greenwich - 1 £170 -
Leicestershire - 1 £275 -
Oxford - 1 £325 - 1
Worthing - 1 £600 -
Birmingham - 1 £363 - 1

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, PHP MySQL 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 PHP MySQL Developer in the job title.

1 66 (100.00%) PHP
1 66 (100.00%) MySQL
2 46 (69.70%) HTML
3 43 (65.15%) CSS
4 42 (63.64%) JavaScript
5 18 (27.27%) LAMP
6 17 (25.76%) Symfony
7 16 (24.24%) Laravel
8 15 (22.73%) Drupal
9 13 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (16.67%) Git (software)
10 11 (16.67%) jQuery
10 11 (16.67%) WordPress
11 10 (15.15%) RESTful
12 9 (13.64%) HTML5
12 9 (13.64%) Software Engineering
12 9 (13.64%) Photoshop
13 8 (12.12%) Adobe
13 8 (12.12%) CSS3
14 7 (10.61%) OOP
14 7 (10.61%) CMS
15 6 (9.09%) Web Development
15 6 (9.09%) Zend
15 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
15 6 (9.09%) CRM
15 6 (9.09%) Ansible
15 6 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
15 6 (9.09%) DevOps
15 6 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
15 6 (9.09%) Jenkins

PHP MySQL 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 15 (22.73%) Drupal
2 11 (16.67%) WordPress
3 7 (10.61%) CMS
4 6 (9.09%) Moodle
5 5 (7.58%) SharePoint
6 4 (6.06%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (13.64%) Photoshop
2 6 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (4.55%) OpenCart
3 1 (1.52%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) AdWords
1 2 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.03%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (100.00%) MySQL
2 4 (6.06%) MariaDB
2 4 (6.06%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.03%) Redis
5 1 (1.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.52%) Power BI
5 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 6 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (7.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (7.58%) Hudson
3 5 (7.58%) PHPUnit
3 5 (7.58%) Vagrant
4 4 (6.06%) Subversion
5 1 (1.52%) Selenium
5 1 (1.52%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (1.52%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (4.55%) Marketing
1 3 (4.55%) Retail
2 2 (3.03%) Advertising
3 1 (1.52%) Back Office
3 1 (1.52%) Banking
3 1 (1.52%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (69.70%) HTML
2 43 (65.15%) CSS
3 18 (27.27%) LAMP
4 17 (25.76%) Symfony
5 16 (24.24%) Laravel
6 11 (16.67%) jQuery
7 10 (15.15%) RESTful
8 9 (13.64%) HTML5
9 8 (12.12%) CSS3
10 5 (7.58%) AngularJS
11 3 (4.55%) Ajax
11 3 (4.55%) REST
11 3 (4.55%) Web Services
12 2 (3.03%) Angular 2
12 2 (3.03%) beanstalkd
12 2 (3.03%) CodeIgniter
12 2 (3.03%) Doctrine
12 2 (3.03%) JSON
12 2 (3.03%) LESS
12 2 (3.03%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.06%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.52%) NHS
2 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.58%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (13.64%) Software Engineering
3 7 (10.61%) OOP
4 6 (9.09%) CRM
4 6 (9.09%) DevOps
4 6 (9.09%) Web Development
5 5 (7.58%) Configuration Management
5 5 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (7.58%) MVC
5 5 (7.58%) OO
5 5 (7.58%) TDD
6 4 (6.06%) OO PHP
6 4 (6.06%) Unit Testing
7 3 (4.55%) Migration
7 3 (4.55%) SDLC
7 3 (4.55%) Web Design
8 2 (3.03%) API Development
8 2 (3.03%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.03%) Front End Development
8 2 (3.03%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 66 (100.00%) PHP
2 42 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.06%) PHP 5
4 2 (3.03%) PHP 7
4 2 (3.03%) SQL
5 1 (1.52%) Java
5 1 (1.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) Ansible
1 6 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (7.58%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (12.12%) Adobe
2 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.09%) Zend
3 5 (7.58%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (6.06%) Atlassian
5 2 (3.03%) Google
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