[Phpwm] Contract developer rates?

Daniel Davies daniel at danux.co.uk
Mon Feb 27 12:34:53 UTC 2012


I'm a contractor on the list. Typically we work 3-6 month stints and the
rates David suggests are pretty accurate. I probably wouldn't sign up
any where for more than a year. I also don't "go home" at weekends, I
just relocate myself to where the work is so generally require at least
3 month contracts. But I'd suggest a month minimum for most local
contractors as you'd be more at the 300+ end of the scale for anything less.




Technical Web Developer

On 27/02/2012 12:09, David Goodwin wrote:
> On 27 Feb 2012, at 12:02, Dave Holmes wrote:
>> Hi All, 
>> I just wanted to pick the community brain over contract developers. 
>> Agencies please take note at this stage I'm just finding out so save yours and my time and don't bother giving me a call!!!
>> Over the course of this year there are going to be several development projects we need to undertake on our application, but we do not have enough ongoing requirements for a full time developer. 
>> Is anyone able to share any general information on daily rates and the type of contract lengths people are looking for? Also it would be good if anyone has any experiences good or bad and anything we should watch out for?
>> Finally just as a straw-poll are there many contractors on the list?
> Hi,
> The jobs I seem to notice tend to be in the range of 200-300/day.
> I've only used one contractor so far, so can't really input much. There's obviously the IR35 / Limited company stuff that'd need sorting out.
> thanks,
> David.
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