Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a PHP MySQL Developer was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 813 825 824
Rank change year-on-year +12 -1 -96
Contract jobs requiring a PHP MySQL Developer 71 74 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.069% 0.070% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.074% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 51 54
UK median daily rate £300 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £219 £225 £208
90th Percentile £424 £394 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £298 £270
% change year-on-year +0.84% +10.19% -1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
UK median hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97824 99914 107019
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.76% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64542 65150 68083
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +2.04% +4.53% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2932 3310 4089
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.88% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year - -1.52% +9.96%

PHP MySQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 22 November 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 11 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 6 months to 22 November 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
England +12 69 £300 -4.00% 26
UK excluding London +22 52 £300 +0.84% 23
South East +9 24 £275 -4.35% 6
North of England +72 20 £300 +1.69% 8
London -27 17 £325 -7.14% 3
Yorkshire +21 12 £300 - 4
North West +16 8 £300 +13.74% 4
South West +11 6 £400 +10.34% 1
Midlands +18 1 £340 -2.86% 5
East Midlands -5 1 £340 -15.00% 4
East of England -18 1 £300 - 3

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 71 (100.00%) PHP
1 71 (100.00%) MySQL
2 49 (69.01%) HTML
3 46 (64.79%) CSS
4 40 (56.34%) JavaScript
5 28 (39.44%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (38.03%) Git (software)
7 20 (28.17%) Symfony
8 18 (25.35%) MVC
9 17 (23.94%) Laravel
10 16 (22.54%) jQuery
11 12 (16.90%) WordPress
12 11 (15.49%) Zend
12 11 (15.49%) LAMP
13 10 (14.08%) Marketing
13 10 (14.08%) Web Development
13 10 (14.08%) SQL
13 10 (14.08%) Linux
13 10 (14.08%) OO
13 10 (14.08%) HTML5
14 9 (12.68%) CSS3
14 9 (12.68%) OOP
14 9 (12.68%) Drupal
15 8 (11.27%) Project Management
15 8 (11.27%) Sass
15 8 (11.27%) MariaDB
16 7 (9.86%) Moodle
16 7 (9.86%) PHPUnit
16 7 (9.86%) Docker
16 7 (9.86%) JSON

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 12 (16.90%) WordPress
2 9 (12.68%) Drupal
3 7 (9.86%) Moodle
4 5 (7.04%) CMS
5 3 (4.23%) Apache
6 2 (2.82%) nginx
7 1 (1.41%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.63%) SaaS
2 3 (4.23%) GitHub
3 2 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (100.00%) MySQL
2 8 (11.27%) MariaDB
3 6 (8.45%) MongoDB
4 5 (7.04%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.23%) Redis
6 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (38.03%) Git (software)
2 7 (9.86%) PHPUnit
3 5 (7.04%) JIRA
4 4 (5.63%) GitLab
4 4 (5.63%) PhpStorm
5 3 (4.23%) Codeception
6 2 (2.82%) Subversion
7 1 (1.41%) gulp
7 1 (1.41%) NUnit
7 1 (1.41%) Selenium
7 1 (1.41%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (14.08%) Marketing
2 3 (4.23%) Electronics
2 3 (4.23%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.82%) Games
4 1 (1.41%) Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (69.01%) HTML
2 46 (64.79%) CSS
3 20 (28.17%) Symfony
4 17 (23.94%) Laravel
5 16 (22.54%) jQuery
6 11 (15.49%) LAMP
7 10 (14.08%) HTML5
8 9 (12.68%) CSS3
9 8 (11.27%) Sass
10 7 (9.86%) JSON
11 5 (7.04%) Web Services
11 5 (7.04%) Yii
12 4 (5.63%) Backbone.js
12 4 (5.63%) CodeIgniter
12 4 (5.63%) Silex
13 3 (4.23%) Ajax
13 3 (4.23%) RESTful
14 2 (2.82%) LEMP Stack
14 2 (2.82%) Zend Framework
15 1 (1.41%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.23%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.82%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.08%) Linux
2 2 (2.82%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.41%) CentOS
3 1 (1.41%) Debian
3 1 (1.41%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (39.44%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (25.35%) MVC
3 10 (14.08%) OO
3 10 (14.08%) Web Development
4 9 (12.68%) OOP
5 8 (11.27%) Project Management
6 6 (8.45%) TDD
7 5 (7.04%) Migration
8 4 (5.63%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (5.63%) Front End Development
8 4 (5.63%) OOD
8 4 (5.63%) RAD
8 4 (5.63%) SOLID
8 4 (5.63%) Test Automation
8 4 (5.63%) Validation
9 3 (4.23%) BDD
9 3 (4.23%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (4.23%) E-Commerce
9 3 (4.23%) Programme Management
9 3 (4.23%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 71 (100.00%) PHP
2 40 (56.34%) JavaScript
3 10 (14.08%) SQL
4 6 (8.45%) Python
5 3 (4.23%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.82%) C#
7 1 (1.41%) ES6
7 1 (1.41%) Go
7 1 (1.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 7 (9.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (15.49%) Zend
2 3 (4.23%) SAP
3 2 (2.82%) IBM
4 1 (1.41%) Adobe