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

Upwork PHP Jobs Completed Quarterly

On average, 7,750 PHP projects are completed every quarter on Upwork.

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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. Vasyl K.

    Vasyl K. Agency Contractor

    PHP JQuery AJAX ZEND MySQL

    Poland - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 1

    I have six years of experience in design of web applications and building them using PHP5 and MySQL and very good knowledge of HTML, CSS. I also have good skills in JavaScript, jQuery, AJAX and SEO and very good experience with Kohana, Drupal, Zend Framework and other systems.

    Associated with: Polcode

    $36.00 /hr
    3,951 hours
    5.00
  2. Dawid Bednarek

    Dawid Bednarek Agency Contractor

    PHP JQuery AJAX ZEND MySQL

    Poland - Last active: 8 hours ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 4

    I have six experience in design of web applications and building them using PHP5 and MySQL and very good knowledge of HTML, CSS. I also have good skills in JavaScript, jQuery, AJAX and SEO and very good experience with Kohana, Drupal, Zend Framework and other systems.

    Associated with: Polcode

    $36.00 /hr
    7,677 hours
    4.83
  3. Adrian K.

    Adrian K. Agency Contractor

    PHP JQuery AJAX ZEND MySQL

    Poland - Last active: 8 hours ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 12

    I have experience in design of web applications and building them using PHP5 and MySQL and very good knowledge of HTML, CSS. I also have good skills in JavaScript, jQuery, AJAX, SEO and very good experience with Kohana, Zend Framework and other systems.

    Associated with: Polcode

    $35.00 /hr
    4,696 hours
    5.00
  4. Anton T.

    Anton T.

    MODx Developer / PHP / MySQL / JS / Linux

    Russia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 22

    MODx Revo/Evo developer. Over the last 9 years of working in web developing industry. I have experienced as team working (including team leader position) as well as independent freelancer. Now scope of my professional interests range from light-weight web sites to highload portals and startups. In recent years I'm developing sites mostly based on MODx CMS/CMF, but i also worked with other frameworks: Zend Framework, osCommerce, UMI.CMS, Bitrix, WordPress, Joomla and about 3-5 self-made nameless CMS. Also I have strong expirience in integration of 3rd party applications, payment systems API (Card gateways, PayPal, SMS gateways, WebMoney, Yandex.Money, RBK.Money, Money[at]Mail.ru, Qiwi), websites optimization (according to GTmetrix and Google Page Speed Test). In addition, I possess high-quality 2 years expertise in software and web testing. At your service!

    Groups: Upwork Verified Web Developers

    $33.33 /hr
    1,251 hours
    4.98
  5. Dan C.

    Dan C.

    Expert PHP/JavaScript developer & AWS solutions architect

    Romania - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 2

    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
    1,145 hours
    5.00
  6. Andres Olvera

    Andres Olvera

    Expert Wordpress/PHP developer | Scripting expert

    Mexico - Last active: 17 days ago - Tests: 18 - Portfolio: 2

    I have lots of experience building and enhancing WordPress plugins and building themes from scratch. My main strengths are: - Clean coding - 100% Wordpress coding standard compliant - Availability - usually respond within 5 to 10 minutes to any queries during CST workhours - Fast and top quality work I also have experience developing web pages using Perl and/or PHP, Javascript/jQuery, VBScript, CSS, Ajax and MySQL databases. I worked for a Fortune 500 automotive company in a reporting and analysis position, and also building and maintaining a website in the company's intranet using Perl and MySQL. After that I was in charge of supporting a website built with Java and the Spring framework, using both MySQL and Oracle databases, for customers worldwide. I also worked at the tech support helpdesk for that same company for over a year, troubleshooting Linux servers and workstations, networking and other data related issues. I was also in charge of administering KBOX ticketing system for over a year, from content management to database administration, to scripting solutions for its customers. I also have knowledge in scripting using different technologies, such as VBScript, Javascript, Linux shell scripting, Perl, and some Powershell, as well as VBA for Excel and HTAs. I was also regularly troubleshooting C and Java programs for bugs and/or enhancements. After that, I moved to a company named Softtek as a Software Engineer, I was part of a team that develops Wordpress plugins and themes for an American multinational conglomerate corporation. The last position I held was for yet another company as a Linux intermediate administrator, where I was in charge of managing users with Centrify and I also installed Cacti to monitor some of the company's servers running CentOS. Currently, I work on my own mostly developing Wordpress plugins and themes. I have specialized myself working on web development, mainly PHP with MySQL databases, but also Javascript/jQuery for the front end.

    Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers, LoginRadius

    $55.56 /hr
    90 hours
    4.96
  7. Alper OKUTGAN

    Alper OKUTGAN

    Professional PHP Developer and Web Scraper

    Turkey - Last active: 16 days ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 33

    Top-notch web scraping expert using PHP/cURL, having scraped hundreds of sites with millions records. Always deliver perfect quality with quick turnaround. Crunchbase, Twitter, oGame, Washington EDU, Craigslist and Yipit are just a few examples. My major expertise is Web crawling, data minning, Wordpress plugin and theme development with PHP/MySQL. I have a degree in Computer System & Engineering and have 14 years experience coding. I am interested in solving complex challenges, difficult problem solving, and learning to enhance my programming skills. I have been working in the hosting industry (Hostgator, GoDaddy, Bluehost) for more than 8 years and highly experienced using hosting software such as WHM/CPanel/Plesk/Virtuozzo/Webmin/Virtualmin. 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 RS232 / OBDII. I professionally created various web development projects with PHP and Perl languages since 2002. I began working with Linux and FreeBSD in 2003 and I have been working as an admin 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 software developer for my own company. I have created almost 250 web sites which are hosted in my re-seller account, and I can provide web hosting services also. You may easily reach some of website samples in my portfolio. I began working with clients through oDesk since 2009, and I have successfully completed many contracts between 2010 - 2014. 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. ° OpenVPN authentication systems ° Creating Wordpress plugins and themes. HTML to Wordpress. ° PHP-MySQL works / Admin Panels. ° Delphi or PHP based text file conversion programs. * OPEN-WRT Linux distributions. ° Hosting services and transfers. ° 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 solutions. ° .htaccess works (Mass redirections, SEO based links, permalinks)

    Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers

    $45.00 /hr
    1,470 hours
    4.99
  8. Andrey E.

    Andrey E.

    Web Scraping Expert and PHP Web Developer

    Russia - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 12

    I'm web scraping expert/full stack developer with 7+ years of commercial experience. I'm good problem solver holding M.S. in maths and computer science. Today I'm offering webscraping/php/javascript services as a freelancer. My main skills: • Web scraping, parsing, automation, data processing • Simplehtmldom, Goutte, Symfony Browser Kit, Cheerio, CasperJS, Regular Expressions, Xpath • PHP, JavaScript, Java, NodeJS, PhantomJS, LUA • HTML5, CSS3, LESS, Bootstrap Framework • MySQL, MongoDB, Redis • Memcached, ZeroMQ, ReactPHP • SocketIO, Websockets • REST, SOAP, XML, JSON • Matlab, Wolfram Mathematica • Jquery, KnockoutJS, BackboneJS, RequireJS • Prestashop, OpenCart • Experience working with APIs: Ebay, Spotify, Amazon AWS, Amazon MWS, Flickr, Facebook Graph, Vk.com, GitHub, Instagram and several others • Git, SVN • Apache, Nginx, Curl • Amazon AWS • Linux, Vagrant • Understanding of OOP principles and software design patterns • Teamwork experience My github account is https://github.com/256cats My blog: http://256cats.com/ Over the years I’ve developed a lot of web scrapers of different complexity mostly using PHP (simplehtmldom, browserkit) and NodeJS/PhantomJS (casperjs). Some were simple regex-based and others were complex distributed systems with multiple proxies and Amazon AWS support. Also I developed a wide range of websites using PHP, HTML, JavaScript, CSS and MySQL including several e-commerce websites (+ Prestashop, Opencart). I built sites both from scratch and using frameworks, developed custom modules and extended existing ones for my clients. I have experience in PHP/MySQL performance tuning. Last two years I was working as MMO game (Clash of Clans/Heroes of Might and Magic-like mechanics) logic/backend developer. I’ve implemented distributed message queues, realtime leaderboards with Redis, Mysql, PHP. Developed battle-related algorithms (game unit classes, attack/defend, shortest path, quadtree). Then I’ve done some frontend development, e.g. – developed embeddable javascript classifieds widget and fitness/health single page web application with realtime updates/notifications (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Jquery, Knockout.js, MomentJS, REST, AJAX, Socket.io).

    Groups: Coding Champs

    $39.90 /hr
    150 hours
    4.98
  9. Andrey Semenischev

    Andrey Semenischev

    Expert in PHP coding and MySQL optimisation

    Russia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 14

    I'm WEB programmer. I have more than 12 years expierence in site-creation field. I work with PHP, Smarty, MySQL, JS, HTML, Linux adminstration (httpd, mysqld, iptables etc.). I have developed and changed a wide range of websites and backend systems. I also have a rich experience in AJAX, OOP, software testing. Feel free to work.

    $38.89 /hr
    1,532 hours
    5.00