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Upwork PHP Jobs Completed Quarterly

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Time to Complete Upwork PHP Jobs

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Average PHP Freelancer Feedback Score

PHP Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.70.

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  1. Volodymyr Malakhov

    Volodymyr Malakhov

    PHP senior developer

    Ukraine - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2

    I have 12+ years of experience in web-programming. I graduated from Ukrainian National Technical University of Ukraine in 2003 and was working as a web-developer since 2002. 2002 - 2005 - I was working as a private freelancer for mostly US customers on per-project basis 2005 - 2010 - had a full-time job in outsorcing company as a Senior PHP developer on 2 big projects 2010 - now - working in a product company as a PHP Tech Lead During these years I've been a private freelancer, a team member, a team leader, so I know how to work professionally. Projects I've been working on include a lot of different technologies, patterns, programing languages. My core competency lies in development of high-load and scalable system using PHP as main back-end programming language (frameworks might differ). I'm also a specialist in building high-stable and optimized MySQL database structures and queries. Scope of experience: PHP, php-fpm, nginx, apache, mysql, percona, mysql-triggers programming, mysql replication, Phalcon, Yii, Laravel, twig, volt, html5, css3, js, ajax, sencha (ext-js).

    $35.00 /hr
    94 hours
    5.00
  2. Artem V.

    Artem V.

    Zend PHP Developer

    Russia - Last active: 2 days ago - Portfolio: 1

    Over the last 6 years, I have been developing modern websites using PHP5/Zend framework with Doctrine ORM, Mysql, Xhtml, jQuery, Xml, Redis, Memcache, Gearman, Sphinx, Supervisord, PHPUnit, DBUnit, REST full API, GIT, github, bitbucket, Amazon S3 API. Advanced user *nix OS. For agile development I usually use scrum. My promises: - My results everyday. - Online 10 hours a day. - High quality code. - I have full time. - I can work for long term.

    $33.00 /hr
    393 hours
    5.00
  3. Alexander Silenko

    Alexander Silenko

    Expert PHP Developer

    Ukraine - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 2

    Hello, My Name is Alexander. I'm professional web developer with 7+ years of working in commercial projects. For now I'm mostly specialising on Magento shops customisation and performance tinning. Also I have big experience in creation of custom web application on Zend and Yii Frameworks. Looking forward to work with you :)

    $32.00 /hr
    94 hours
    5.00
  4. Alex Lisogurskiy

    Alex Lisogurskiy Agency Contractor

    PHP/MySQL/Android developer

    Ukraine - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 7

    Creative, highly organized and responsible programmer is looking for freelance/regular work in Web development! I've developed websites using PHP/MySQL on LAMP platform. There were totally new projects, as well as customized CMS scripts like Magento, Prestashop, Wordpress and so on. For my own projects I prefer to use YII/CodeIgniter frameworks with jQuery/Ajax. You won't be disappointed with the results.

    Associated with: 3AT Dev

    $50.00 /hr
    7,407 hours
    4.96
  5. Sergei H.

    Sergei H. Agency Contractor

    Senior PHP / JS developer

    Ukraine - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 4

    Senior PHP developer and architect with 10+ years of PHP development. I have a good experience of social networking development (from scratch). I know, how to build highload sites, how to build single-sign on, how to integrate with other social networks and develop API for mobile devices. CEO of thePHPGuys.com, available as individual developer and as PM / TeamLeader. Perfom development, analyzing, refactoring and management. - Deep OOP / MVC / MVP / HMVC understanding - PHP 5.3.x / 5.6 usage (namespaces, traits etc.) - Kohana framework, ORM(s) (like Kohana ORM / Jelly ORM) - Symfony 2 framework / Doctrine ORM / Doctrine ODM - CodeIgniter framework - MySQL / PostgreSQL / MS SQL / MariaDB knowledge, RDBMS arch. planning and support - Highload projects ( 200 000 + hosts per day / 2m pageviews) - Memcached / APC / WinCache - phpExcel / wkHtmlToPDF - Node-FFI / php-FFI experience - SOAP / RPC, AJAX / JSON / XML / YAML - PHP performance optimization for Linux / Windows - Deep JavaScript knowledge ( jQuery, Ext.JS, Prototype) - Node.JS knowledge, highload API development by using Node.JS - Deep ExtJS 3.x / 5.x knowledge, Sencha Touch 1.x / 2.x (minor), Phone GAP - MongoDB via PHP / Node.JS drivers - Experience with Graph API (Facebook), PayPal API, vKontakte API, Mail.RU API, Linked IN API, contributed to HybridAuth OpenSource project and other third-party APIs. - Mandrill API experience; - html tidy / html Purifier / KSES ( crawlers and parsers creation experience ); - Virtual Buckets sharding strategy for social networking; Portfolio includes: - Content Management Framework development; - Social Network development ( friends, mututal friends, personal newsfeeds); - Dating service; - Multiuser online chat system (long pooling / websockets / node.js) - Online browser-based game ( server-side, ajax) + some of client side (canvas). - Highload newsfeed site (inluding editorial back-office); - Dozen corporate websites and personal homepages; - Websockets, JSONp

    Associated with: ThePHPGuys, InVooDoo

    $33.33 /hr
    592 hours
    5.00
  6. Anton L.

    Anton L. Agency Contractor

    PHP / Python / NodeJS / Ruby

    Russia - Last active: 11 hours ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 3

    I'm full stack web developer with more than 6 years of experience in a wide range of web application development, like social networks, SOAP and REST services, mobile applications, stores, portals and other. I prefer to use PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, HTML, CSS in my work. I also like to use a variety of technologies and solutions in projects, like Drupal, Yii, NodeJS, Titanium and etc. I'm also a certified PHP5 developer with a great experience as a Senior Drupal developer. I have had experience with HTML5, CSS3, Bootstrap, AJAX, jQuery, Wordpress, Codeigniter, Git, Apache, nginx, Java, Python and etc. I have an Engineer's degree in a Computer Science, which helped me to expand my horizons and show me all the different technologies and how they can magically interact with each other.

    Associated with: CimpleO,LLC, CimpleO Outsource

    $33.00 /hr
    8,087 hours
    4.90
  7. Artsiom M.

    Artsiom M. Agency Contractor

    PHP/Android Geek

    Belarus - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 5

    I'm a Senior PHP/Java/Android Developer. I have over 10 years of development experience in various web/mobile solutions. I have qualifications in Web Development using PHP and interconnecting technologies(such as mysql, html, css, jquery, nodejs, MongoDB). Also I have 5+ experience working in a team. I'm very comfortable working with web frameworks like WordPress, Laravel, Yii, ZF, jQuery and Backbone.js and etc. I'm working with Java and Android 2 years and have good experience with it too. I have worked on projects in areas such as IPTV, Social Community, E-learning, Instant Message, financial markerts. My goals: • Enjoying the work performed • 100% customer satisfaction My advantages: • Not afraid of difficult projects • Ready work 25 hours a day if needed Thanks.

    Associated with: OniLab

    $33.33 /hr
    2,299 hours
    4.89
  8. Maksym Chornopolskyi

    Maksym Chornopolskyi

    PHP ZF Developer

    Ukraine - Last active: 09/26/2013 - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 9

    I'm professional web-developer from Ukraine with more than 13 years experience and great skills in PHP, Zend framework, MySQL, AJAX technologies. Website development, billing systems, social networks, on-line games and more using ZF, MySQL, AJAX. Many years I worked in local and outsourcing companies mainly on foreign projects. Worked on hi-load projects, scaling, optimizing code/DB. Experience with iOS development using AIR. Writing API webservices for mobile and web applications. Search engines (using Sphinx and Lucene engines). I'm good in backend development. Solid experience in frontend (Jquery/CSS/HTML) Using LAMP stack, configuring *nix servers, experience in Amazon web services configuration. I'm interested in building high performance scalable web apps and mobile development.

    $40.00 /hr
    151 hours
    5.00
  9. Paolo Certo

    Paolo Certo

    Freelance PHP Developer

    Italy - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 4

    Over the last 11 years, for LAMP platform I developed from simple e-commerce websites up to complex web applications with web services. I use MVC frameworks like Code Igniter, Kohana or a framework made by me with PHP5, MySQL 5 and Javascript Frameworks like JQuery or Mootools. I've experience of very large and complex web applications from conception to completion and put into production.

    $44.44 /hr
    139 hours
    4.98
  10. Damian Dennis

    Damian Dennis

    PHP/MySQL Developer

    Australia - Last active: 03/28/2014 - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 6

    Over the past 7 years, I have developed many websites using HTML, DHTML, PHP, and MySQL for small businesses and startup companies. My expertise is in ecommerce websites, and I am seeking opportunities to build websites from the ground up for you or your business. Technologies and tools I have worked with include: PHP4 & PHP5, SQL, MySQL, Database Design HTML, DHTML, CSS Javascript, jQuery, Ajax, Object Orientated Programming, Model View Controller Architecture, Agile Project Management, Joomla,Yii, CakePHP, Smarty Templates, OScommerce, Zencart, Cartweaver, Wordpress, Linux, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Subversion, Bash, Scripting, Basic, Photoshop & Gimp Skills, Basic C, C++, Basic Java, C#

    Groups: concrete5

    $44.44 /hr
    1,307 hours
    4.70