The median contractor rate for a PHP MySQL Developer was £281 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP MySQL Developer
UK
Rank 562 590 580
Rank change year-on-year +28 -10  
Contract jobs requiring a PHP MySQL Developer 37 38 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.083% 0.072% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.076% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 25 38
Median daily rate £281 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.46% +18.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £263 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £390 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £325 £240
% change year-on-year -15.38% +35.41%  
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 42403 50275 49651
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.81% 95.18% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 27453 32530 30008
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1493 1573 1955
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP MySQL Developer.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP MySQL Developer in the UK

PHP MySQL Developer
Top 30 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 23 March 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 +34 37 £281 -13.46% 37
North West +23 11 £270 -3.13% 10
Manchester +23 8 £270 -1.81% 5
London +21 7 £375 +20.00% 6
West Midlands +18 7 £325 +5.69% 2
Yorkshire +11 6 £338 +28.57% 5
West Yorkshire +7 5 £356 -20.83% 3
Wakefield - 3 - -
South East +9 2 £300 -14.28% 5
Leeds +5 2 £356 -20.83% 1
Birmingham +3 2 £400 -
East Midlands -1 2 £288 -17.85% 4
South West -4 2 - - 3
Merseyside - 2 £281 - 1
Leicestershire - 2 £288 - 1
Shropshire - 2 £275 -
Liverpool - 2 £281 - 1
Shrewsbury - 2 £275 -
Solihull - 2 £325 - 1
Cheshire +27 1 £338 - 1
Kent +14 1 £300 - 1
East Sussex +11 1 - - 1
Bristol +3 1 - -
South Yorkshire +2 1 £225 -7.69%
Brighton +1 1 - -
Sheffield +1 1 £225 -7.69%
Gloucestershire -2 1 - - 1
Stockport - 1 £300 -
Warrington - 1 £338 -
Warwick - 1 £270 - 1

PHP MySQL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 76 (100.00%) PHP
1 76 (100.00%) MySQL
2 48 (63.16%) HTML
3 45 (59.21%) CSS
4 43 (56.58%) JavaScript
5 24 (31.58%) LAMP
6 13 (17.11%) Symfony
7 12 (15.79%) jQuery
7 12 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (15.79%) MVC
7 12 (15.79%) Linux
7 12 (15.79%) Laravel
8 11 (14.47%) Apache
8 11 (14.47%) WordPress
9 10 (13.16%) Git (software)
9 10 (13.16%) Web Development
9 10 (13.16%) Drupal
10 9 (11.84%) RESTful
10 9 (11.84%) OO
10 9 (11.84%) Photoshop
11 8 (10.53%) Adobe
11 8 (10.53%) OO PHP
11 8 (10.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 7 (9.21%) E-Commerce
12 7 (9.21%) CMS
12 7 (9.21%) Zend
13 6 (7.89%) Software Engineering
13 6 (7.89%) Moodle
13 6 (7.89%) HTML5
13 6 (7.89%) OOP

PHP MySQL Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 11 (14.47%) Apache
1 11 (14.47%) WordPress
2 10 (13.16%) Drupal
3 7 (9.21%) CMS
4 6 (7.89%) Moodle
5 3 (3.95%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.32%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.32%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (11.84%) Photoshop
2 8 (10.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (6.58%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) OpenCart
2 2 (2.63%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (1.32%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) AdWords
1 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.63%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) Intranet
1 1 (1.32%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (100.00%) MySQL
2 4 (5.26%) MongoDB
2 4 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.95%) Redis
4 2 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.32%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (13.16%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.58%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.26%) Subversion
4 3 (3.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (3.95%) Hudson
4 3 (3.95%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (3.95%) PHPUnit
4 3 (3.95%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.32%) Mercurial
General
1 3 (3.95%) Manufacturing
1 3 (3.95%) Retail
2 2 (2.63%) Advertising
3 1 (1.32%) Back Office
3 1 (1.32%) Finance
3 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (63.16%) HTML
2 45 (59.21%) CSS
3 24 (31.58%) LAMP
4 13 (17.11%) Symfony
5 12 (15.79%) jQuery
5 12 (15.79%) Laravel
6 9 (11.84%) RESTful
7 6 (7.89%) HTML5
8 5 (6.58%) CSS3
9 4 (5.26%) Web Services
10 3 (3.95%) Ajax
10 3 (3.95%) AngularJS
10 3 (3.95%) JSON
10 3 (3.95%) REST
10 3 (3.95%) XML
11 2 (2.63%) beanstalkd
11 2 (2.63%) CodeIgniter
11 2 (2.63%) Node.js
12 1 (1.32%) Ember.js
12 1 (1.32%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.32%) NHS
2 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.79%) Linux
2 2 (2.63%) Android
3 1 (1.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (15.79%) MVC
2 10 (13.16%) Web Development
3 9 (11.84%) OO
4 8 (10.53%) OO PHP
5 7 (9.21%) E-Commerce
6 6 (7.89%) OOP
6 6 (7.89%) Software Engineering
7 5 (6.58%) Configuration Management
7 5 (6.58%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (6.58%) DevOps
7 5 (6.58%) TDD
8 4 (5.26%) CRM
8 4 (5.26%) Unit Testing
9 3 (3.95%) Front End Development
9 3 (3.95%) SDLC
10 2 (2.63%) Analytics
10 2 (2.63%) Android Development
10 2 (2.63%) Feasibility Study
10 2 (2.63%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 76 (100.00%) PHP
2 43 (56.58%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.26%) SQL
4 2 (2.63%) PHP 5
5 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.32%) C#
5 1 (1.32%) Java
5 1 (1.32%) PHP 7
5 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (2.63%) Degree
1 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (6.58%) Puppet
2 4 (5.26%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (10.53%) Adobe
2 7 (9.21%) Zend
3 4 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (3.95%) Google
5 2 (2.63%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.32%) Samsung
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