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PHP Job Cost Overview

Typical total cost of Upwork PHP projects based on completed and fixed-price jobs.

Upwork PHP Jobs Completed Quarterly

On average, 7,570 PHP projects are completed every quarter on Upwork.

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Time to Complete Upwork PHP Jobs

Time needed to complete a PHP project on Upwork.

Average PHP Freelancer Feedback Score

PHP Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.70.

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  1. Aleksandr Tolstikov

    Aleksandr Tolstikov

    Drupal / PHP expert

    Russia - Last active: 14 hours ago - Tests: 4

    Over 8000 hours on oDesk (only Drupal related). Highly motivated, goal-oriented, hands-on senior software engineer with extensive technical skills and over 15 years of experience in software development. - Expert knowledge of Drupal CMS; - In-depth knowledge of systems architecture and software design methodologies; - 10+ years of experience in web application development using PHP; - Extensive experience in relational database management systems, mainly with MySQL; - Experience in Linux systems administration; - Strong understanding of networking/Internet protocols and formats; - Experience in architecting, implementing and maintaining full-text search platforms;

    Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers, Drupal

    $40.00 /hr
    8,438 hours
    5.00
  2. Daniel L.

    Daniel L.

    Web Programmer - PHP/Symfony/CodeIgniter/MySQL/JQuery/Google Maps

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 6

    I provide for my family by doing something I love and doing it well. With 15+ years of web development experience, I've been full-time freelance since 2011, focusing on custom admin consoles, data-driven sites, and API integration. My "go to toolbox" is PHP ( preferably with Symfony or CodeIgniter ), MySQL, jQuery, Linux sys admin knowledge, Git, and Bootstrap.

    $61.11 /hr
    2,360 hours
    4.86
  3. Alex German

    Alex German

    Web Programmer. PHP/MySql, Ajax, HTML5/CSS3, Wordpress CMS

    Ukraine - Last active: 14 hours ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 7

    I am currently looking for the full time/part time PHP/MySQL programming job for a company or individual and would like to get committed for a long term collaboration with a reliable service buyer. Experienced in the following areas: - PHP - MySQL - Ajax - Java Script - XHTML/CSS Frameworks: - Symfony - YII - Kohana - CodeIgniter CMS: Wordpress, Prestashop Also: Linux, Apache, MVC, SVN, GIT, Mantis/Jira/Redmine

    $38.89 /hr
    8,453 hours
    4.99
  4. Maxim Vorobey

    Maxim Vorobey

    Senior Software Engineer/Architect

    Russia - Last active: 14 hours ago - Tests: 3

    I am a web application developer specializing in PHP/JS with 15 years of experience. strong OOP knowledge, MVC etc php, mysql, html, css, less, js, coffeescript twitter bootstrap, jquery, backbone.js, angular.js ajax, json, xml C/C++/Objective-C (just for fun) load balancing, big data, high traffic data scraping, data parsing saas, soap, rpc, rest phpunit, phpspec, tdd, bdd, xdebug symfony, symfony2, zend2, doctrine2, bitrix mysql, postgre, mongo (clustering, replications) memcached, redis, rabbitmq, sphinx ubuntu/debian/centos/archlinux/osx nginx, lighthttpd, node.js, apache2 git, mercurial, svn opengl, glsl api: paypal, facebook, twitter, livejournal, vkontakte, jira, mailchimp, mandrill, zendesk, amazon aws agile/scrum: jira, redmine https://github.com/n3b

    $69.00 /hr
    2,419 hours
    5.00
  5. Alper OKUTGAN

    Alper OKUTGAN

    Professional PHP Developer and Web Scraper

    Turkey - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 33

    Top-notch web scraping expert using PHP/cURL, having scraped hundreds of sites with billions records. Always deliver perfect quality with quick turnaround. Craigslist, Yipit, Crunchbase, Twitter and Instagram are just a few examples. My major expertise is web crawling / data minning, I am also interesting in solving complex challenges, difficult problem solving, and learning to enhance my programming skills with PHP programming language. I prefer to work for short-time but difficult projects. So I can give my experiences to the task effective. I have a degree in Computer System & Engineering and have 15 years experience coding. I have been working in the hosting industry (Hostgator, GoDaddy, Bluehost) for more than 10 years and highly experienced using hosting software such as WHM / CPanel / Plesk / Virtuozzo / Webmin / Virtualmin. (Installation and Management) Technical background; I began programming on C64s with QBasic language in the 1990s. Following graduation, I developed various programs with Borland Delphi for computing hardware faculty from 2000s, and I am still programming for the automotive industry (OBD/OBD2). I professionally created various web development projects with PHP and Perl languages since 2002. I began working with FreeBSD in 2002 and Linux in 2004 and I have been working as an hostadmin for various servers like Debian and Ubuntu operating systems since 2005. I have founded to BACOMputer, which my first company on 2005, and I am still working as a project manager for my own company. I began working with clients through oDesk since 2009, and I have successfully completed many contracts between 2010 - 2015. The subjects of my recently works; ° Web scrapping / mail scrapping with PHP/cURL. My PHP codes also can be run as standalone programs on the linux shell and/or with crontab. ° PHP-MySQL works / Admin Panels. ° Delphi or PHP based text file conversion programs. ° Hosting services and transfers. ° OpenVPN authentication systems (PAM / Google Authenticator / MySQL / LDAP / Radius) ° Creating Wordpress plugins and themes. HTML to Wordpress. * OPEN-WRT Linux distributions. ° Malware code cleaning on the sites and servers. (I have developed my own tools for finding malicious codes and infected files as quickly and efficiently) ° Decompiling/Tracing Flash applications/games. ° Radio, Audio stream program installations and configurations. Shoutcast, Icecast and Flashcast solutions. ° Software installation on Linux. Ftp servers, Apache, Nginx, PHP and MySQL installations/configurations. ° jQuery and resolving jQuery issues and conflicts. ° JWplayer, Flowplayer video player installations and delayed messages/auto redirecting projects ° Lightbox, Greybox, Laytbox and other jQuery (auto) popup/popunder solutions. Locked pages with javascript alerts. ° .htaccess works (Mass redirections, SEO based links, permalinks)

    Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers

    $45.00 /hr
    1,522 hours
    4.99
  6. Yuriy P.

    Yuriy P.

    Expert web-developer PHP (ZCE) / Python JavaScript / HTML / CSS

    Russia - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 7

    Hi, I developed web applications for last 4 years using PHP, MySQL, xHTML, CSS, JS (native and with framework). I worked on absolutely new projects and maintained existed ones. I also have some experience in SQL, Ajax, OOP, JSON, XML and worked with different php frameworks (I prefer Kohana to build websites from the ground up).I'm seeking work to create awesome web applications. If you have some work for me - let's discuss collaboration.

    Groups: Zend Certified Engineers

    $33.00 /hr
    3,382 hours
    4.85
  7. Yevgeniy N.

    Yevgeniy N.

    Senior Drupal, Yii, PHP developer

    Russia - Last active: 21 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 8

    I work in internet industry over 9 years. I have experience in developing CMS from scratch, e-commerce solutions, internet applications. I have good knowledge of MySQL/MariaDB, Nginx, JS, Git, Agile, HTML, CSS, Jenkins, Drupal (https://drupal.org/user/682600/) and Yii PHP frameworks. I have project development, requirement analysis and project management skills. I'm an independent developer so communication with me is easy and effective. I like sophisticated, not ordinary projects. Interested in long cooperation. LinkedIn profile - https://www.linkedin.com/in/nikitinevgeny

    $38.89 /hr
    2,034 hours
    5.00
  8. Vladimir Fedorov

    Vladimir Fedorov

    Flash & Flex developer

    Russia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 29

    Last 7 years I work with flash and flex. I remember time then flash was on AS1 without any OOP )) I'm professional in AS1/2 and AS3, mxml. Also I love to work with video streaming, live video. I have great experience working with RED5, wowza, FMS. Aslo I can handle server-side of development. I know java, php, MsSQL, ASP.NET. Can well-format HTML (include HTML5) and javascript.

    Groups: Yahoo Web Hosting Designer

    $33.33 /hr
    15,928 hours
    4.73
  9. Dan C.

    Dan C.

    Expert PHP/JavaScript developer & AWS solutions architect

    Romania - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 4

    I am a full stack software engineer specialized in building PHP / JavaScript based web applications. I'm also focused on cloud computing, more specifically on AWS (Amazon Web Services). In my experience in software development, I have played a key role in planning, architecting, building, releasing & maintaining software products. In 2012, I cofounded Sitedity, a start-up based in Brasov, Romania that provides a website creation platform for small businesses and individuals (SaaS). Here are some of the technologies that I'm focusing on: PHP / JavaScript / CoffeeScript / HTML5 / CSS3 / RDBMSs (MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQLite, etc.) / NoSQL DBs (Redis, MongoDB, etc.) AWS / EC2 / S3 / CloudFront / DynamoDB / SimpleDB / RDS / CloudFormation

    $60.00 /hr
    1,252 hours
    5.00
  10. Eric S.

    Eric S.

    Senior Web & Mobile Expert

    China - Last active: 14 hours ago - Tests: 32 - Portfolio: 25

    Web Master with 8 years of experience in designing, developing, improving and maintenance. For the last 2 years, I worked on 3 projects as project manager & developer and led them to success. Always trying to complete project perfectly by suggesting innovative solutions. *** Areas of Expertise *** - Advanced programming and designing skills - Project Management - Risk Management and solving skills - Teamwork - Website Optimization, SEO *** Technical Skills *** PHP, Ruby, NodeJS, HTML5, CSS2/3, Javascript, Java, MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Wordpress, Magento, Ruby on Rails, Zend, Joomla, Drupal, YII, Laravel, JQuery, JQuery UI, VelocityJS, AngularJS, Greensock, ScrollMagic Bootstrap, SCSS, LESS, Responsive Design, Parallex Design, Redmine, GetFlow, Pivotal, Git, SVN, Github, General skill in Amazon Web Services, CPanel Management, Mojohost Management

    Groups: BigCommerce, BoonEx...

    $50.00 /hr
    10,890 hours
    4.95