[lug] [OT] PHP rates?
Dhruva B. Reddy
bdhruva at gmx.net
Mon Jul 29 17:49:40 MDT 2002
Thanks, everyone, for your responses. A search on realrates.com
revealed a junior position in Kansas City paying $32/hr. This helps.
On Mon, 29 Jul 2002 at 14:20:06 -0600, Barney Treadway soliloquized thusly:
> Probably clearest apples to apples is to compare rates for ASP development.
> Our farm out rate for PHP is $125/hour if that helps.
> Sad thing is that not many know what php is capable of and consider it some
> hack programming language. We've converted many ASP, Perl, and "ColdLesion"
> apps to PHP/MySQL and EVERY one runs faster and cleaner.
> It is nice to see someone's asking for it though!
Yeah, they want to switch from "ColdLesion" (hee hee). Apparently,
they're tired of telling their clients that they have to pony up for the
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "D. Stimits" <stimits at idcomm.com>
> To: <lug at lug.boulder.co.us>
> Sent: Monday, July 29, 2002 1:51 PM
> Subject: Re: [lug] [OT] PHP rates?
> > Dhruva B. Reddy wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > I have an opportunity to do PHP development, and they're asking for my
> > > salary requirements. Does anyone know what the going rate is for a PHP
> > > developer? Is it more or less than Java? C++?
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > > Dhruva
> > I'd suggest it is the rate for web site developers, rather than
> > programmers, if it goes with a web site. Which is no doubt less than
> > Java and C++. Unfortunately, I can't tell you what web site developers
> > earn now, though it is a lot less today than a year or two ago.
> > D. Stimits, stimits AT idcomm.com
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