12 best PHP developers

Find the best PHP developer of your heart

3 simple steps

Post a job

Provide necessary information concerning your project and the expected duration. After that, just review talented freelancers' applications to become a part of your project.

Contact dedicated project manager

Our project managers are there to insure the project success by effective initiation, planning, execution, monitoring and controlling of your project, delivering it on time and on budget.

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Who is a PHP developer?


The PHP developer is the one responsible for building the logic of server-side applications. PHP developers are focused on back-end components, connecting the application with other third-party services and integrating the front-end developers' work with the application. 


How do you hire the best PHP developer? 


You don’t have to look too far ItHire has them all gathered in one place! Our website has the number-one PHP developers. All you need to do is to choose the best matching one. Here are a few tips to get you started:


  • Describe your project: Tell your potential freelancer what your project is all about. Give some details about the deadlines, skills required, and your expectations from the PHP developer.
  • Post it on ItHire: It could not get any more simple. Once you have written your work description, post it on our platform following some simple steps.
  • Pick the best match: When your work offer goes live, you will get our PHP developers responding to it. Skim through their profiles, look at their experience and choose the one you like the most! 
  • Get help from our PM: If you don’t have time for all of these steps, find a project manager and let him do all of the work for you. 


How much should you expect to pay? 


The salary for a PHP developer may vary depending on his experience, location, and skills. In general, you can expect to pay at around $30-80/hr on our platform. However, this cost might change depending on the project. 


How to write a killing PHP developer job offer?  


The job post is the place you can elaborate on your project, finances, time scope, and so on. Try to give a clear overview of your project and mention exactly how you envision the final result. In short, convey enough information so that your freelancer knows whether he is a match for the project or not.  


Write a grabbing job title that is also to-the-point. Then include the responsibilities and qualifications you expect from your PHP developer. Here are a few examples: 

PHP developer responsibilities

  • Updating the features of the application and ensuring high performance 
  • Building quality PHP modules and writing a back-end code
  • Analyzing application and website requirements 
  • Identifying bugs and issues in the application and suggesting solutions 


PHP developer qualifications and requirements 

  • X+ years of experience as a PHP developer 
  • Experience with creating scalable applications 
  • Firm knowledge of SQL/NoSQL databases 
  • Firm knowledge of code versioning tools such as Git, CVS, Mercurial, and so on. 
  • Problem-solving skills