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Re: [SLUG] Hourly rate for short-term PHP work
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- From: Piers Rowan <piers.rowan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun, 05 Jun 2011 19:10:50 +0930
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On 06/05/2011 06:46 PM, James Gray wrote:
The FTE @ $30 / hour (Full Time Equiv)  is $47,424 which is way above
many jobs (washing cars, stacking shelves). I've often spoken to PHP
devs who want $90 / hour (which is $142,272) and many wanting $50 / hour
On 05/06/2011, at 10:08 AM, Jim Donovan wrote:
The matter of pay rates came up a week or so ago. How about $25-30/hour for an "experienced PHP developer" - see http://www.seek.com.au/job/19910204
I hope that's not indicative of where the market's headed.
You'd get paid more washing cars, or (night) packing shelves...maybe the pimp advertising was smoking crack?
Often when people talk of a "package" that includes 9% super (aka $50 /
hour = $86,153.60 package).
Alternately http://www.remotestaff.com.au has PHP devs for $5.19 AUD +
Maybe the person advertising was taking into fact that you can offshore
development in the blink of an eye.
If you have global skills you have global competition.
 ~ FTE == 80% of casual rate. "Contractors" you are really casual
employees with a cool name