[lug] [OT] PHP rates?

neelsmith74 at netscape.net neelsmith74 at netscape.net
Mon Jul 29 20:34:58 MDT 2002

Keep in mind $32hr in Kansas City is not equal to $32hr in Denver/Boulder Colorado (cost of living adj).
I would say that $30-$35hr for F/T employment sounds about right and $75-$125 for an outsourced consultant in Colorado Area.

"Dhruva B. Reddy" <bdhruva at gmx.net> wrote:

>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
>> B
>> ----- 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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