Contract PHP Developer


Bristol, England

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£300 - £325 per day

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Matthew Pearce

Contract PHP Developer, Bristol

My client, a leading media company based in Bristol require a PHP developer for a 6 month initial contract.

It's to work in an exciting agile team in with a great opportunity for a longer-term contract if desired.

The client would ideally like someone on-site 5 days a week however may consider someone who requires 1-2 days remote working.


You will be working on a fintech Platform.

You will work as part of an agile team delivering solutions to meet a fast-moving industry. You will be based in the Bristol office.


  • PHP, JS, CSS.
  • Frameworks - Bootstrap/Jquery
  • Docker - Development containers standardised across the team to match systems in production.
  • Choice of IDE between PHP Storm, Atom, Subline Text and Eclipse.
  • SQL - Particularly MySQL/MariaDB.
  • Others - Encryption at the app, db and os layers, GIT, Jira, Sentry, Jenkins and more.

Required skills and experience:

  • Great communication and being able to fit into a highly motivated team.
  • Experience developing PHP applications/sites, non-framework specific.
  • Experience with front end (JS/CSS).

Exposure to one or more of the following areas:

  • Docker
  • Jira
  • Performance Testing
  • Security Testing
  • Jenkins
  • Database design / Index Optimisation
  • Linux
  • MySQL/MariaDB
  • Encryption
  • Threat Modelling
  • Using RESTful APIs

Beneficial skills and experience:

  • Any maths experience

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